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Taylor Lautner to Lead Gus Van Sant’s Next

November 1, 2011

taylor l Taylor Lautner to Lead Gus Van Sants NextFollowing the less-than-stellar reception of his latest, Abduction, Taylor Lautner is now planning to go indie, starring in a film from Gus Van Sant. The Hollywood Reporter has the news, saying that Lautner will also produce the film and that it will be based on an unspecified New Yorker article that the star optioned.

Van Sant’s latest film, Restless, starred Mia Wasikowska

Movies.com is happy to premiere the exclusive poster for Main Street, an upcoming small-town drama with an exceptional ensemble cast that follows several residents of a Southern town whose lives are altered when a stranger shows up with a controversial plan to save their town. Main Street arrives on VOD on August 5th, and then hits theaters on September 9th. Check out the official synopsis and poster below.

From Horton Foote

gijoe G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes Casts Female LeadAdrianne Palicki has just been cast as the female lead in ‘G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes.’ The ‘Friday Night Lights’ star will play Lady Jane.

This must come as welcome news for Palicki, whose ‘Wonder Woman’ pilot (where she played the iconic female superhero) neglected to get picked up by a network.

Palicki joins a cast of Channing Tatum, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and the RZA. Directing the sequel will be… Continue reading 'G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes' Casts Female Lead

Plant, Miller Lead Americana Awards Nominations

Robert Plant and Buddy Miller teamed up to top the list of nominees for the 2011 Americana Awards with three apiece. . . Each was nominated Monday … Continue reading Plant, Miller Lead Americana Awards Nominations

Anna Faris, Gillian Jacobs and Kristen Wiig are said to comprise the short list of actresses up for the female lead in The Dictator , the upcoming film from the Bruno and Borat pair of Larry Charles and Sacha Baron Cohen. The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop, also adding that Jason Mantzoukas is in talks for a role.

The comedy, said to be also aiming for heavy improvisation, is inspired by… Continue reading The Dictator Female Lead Short List Revealed