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Eve Hewson

Rising star Eve Hewson is in negotations to play the key role of Maid Marian in the upcoming Robin Hood: Origins, according to Deadline. She gained notice because of her sterling performance as a fledgling nurse in the first season of The Knick, a medical show set during the early 20th century and directed by Steven Soderbergh. That excellent series will… Continue reading 'Robin Hood: Origins' Nabs 'The Knick' Star as Maid Marian

San Andreas

Jungle Cruise: Dwayne Johnson (San Andreas, above) is ready to take Disney’s Jungle Cruise. The theme park ride, which debuted with the opening of Disneyland in 1955, heads to the big screen in an adventure that will be written by John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (Focus). Long in development, the new idea is to drew upon the ride’s original inspirations… Continue reading Movie News: Dwayne Johnson Joins Disney's 'Jungle Cruise'; 'Masters of the Universe' Nabs 'Thor' Writer

The Fifth Estate / Dracula Untold

Beauty and the Beast: Dan Stevens (The Guest, TV’s Downton Abbey) will star as the Beast in Disney’s upcoming live-action version of Beauty and the Beast, joining Emma Watson as Belle, aka Beauty. Luke Evans is in talks to play the vain, villainous Gaston. Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) is set to direct; what’s not yet known is… Continue reading Movie News: 'Beauty and the Beast' Nabs Its Beast and Villain; 'Barbie' Movie Secures 'Juno' Writer

Avengers: Age of Ultron: Hmm, we’re sensing a trend here. One day after Robert Downey Jr. shared a photo from the set of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, his Hulk co-star Mark Ruffalo shared two photos via social media, one featuring himself and Downey, and the other a mysterious shot of Scarlett “Black Widow” Johansson. The movie opens on May 1, 2015. [Tumblr]

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NEW YORK (AP) – The dystopian science fiction thriller “Elysium” topped the weekend box office with $ 30.5 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, enough to beat three newcomers, including the Jennifer Aniston comedy “We’re the Millers.”

Sony’s “Elysium,” directed by Neill Blomkamp and starring Matt Damon, opened in line with expectations, but still debuted somewhat modestly for a $ 115 million action… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Elysium' Nabs $30.5M, 'Millers' Not Far Behind