Warrior and Animal Kingdom star Joel Edgerton — who recently appeared in the remake of John Carpenter’s classic,The Thing — is in talks for a part in the 300 sequel, Battle of Artemisia. The action vehicle is based on Zack Snyder’s script — which he co-wrote with Kurt Johnstad — and is being directed by Noam Murro (Smart People), inspired by Frank Miller’s upcoming graphic novel… Continue reading 'Warrior' and 'The Thing' Star Joel Edgerton Offered Lead Role in '300: Battle of Artemisia'
October 5, 2011
When Joel Edgerton (seen in last month’s release Warrior) was cast in the prequel to The Thing, his character, Sam, was described as a helicopter pilot. Naturally, instant comparisons were drawn to Kurt Russell’s MacReady in John Carpenter’s 1982 The Thing. But piloting a chopper is about where the similarities end between Sam and MacReady as audiences will find out when The Thing opens
The Killing wraps up its first season Sunday night on AMC. EW checked in with Joel Kinnaman, who plays Det. Stephen Holder, for some clues about what’s to come from this twist-filled, unconventional procedural. [Mild spoiler alert!] ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: First off, congratulations on the second season. JOEL KINNAMAN: Thank you. It was very expected. So
Joel Edgerton has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby in the role of Tom Buchanan, Deadline reports.
In the film, based on the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic, Leonardo DiCaprio will play Jay Gatsby and Tobey Maguire wil play Nick Carraway, the narrator in the novel. Carey Mulligan will play Gatsby’s love, Daisy Buchanan, who is married to the wealthy Tom Buchanan with Isla Fisher as Myrtle Wilson.
The… Continue reading Joel Edgerton Joins The Great Gatsby
Joel Schumacher has signed on to direct a suspense thriller called The Hive , Variety reports.
The film is said to focus on a female emergency line operator who, in trying to help a young girl, comes up against a killer from her own past. The script arrives from Rich D’Ovidio, who previously wrote Exit Wounds and Thir13en Ghosts .
Schumacher most recently directed the drama Twelve and is currently finishing… Continue reading Joel Schumacher Takes The Hive