Chris Evans

Chris Evans goes from superhero to writer in his role in the upcoming rom-com Playing It Cool. Evans stars as a writer who just wants to write action, but is convinced to script a romcom. All he wants to do is show love how it really is, but being a love-hater doesn’t make for a good movie. His whole view on love changes when he meets a beautiful and charming woman (Michelle Monaghan). Aubrey Plaza, Anthony Mackie, Topher Grace, Luke Wilson, Ioan Gruffudd and Philip Baker Hall star.

There has been no release date set for Playing It Cool yet.screen_shot_2014-09-13_at_7.55.26_pm.jpg-web

Source: /Film

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HBO’s Westworld has added more people to star alongside Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood. They have added Jeffrey Wright, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Angela Sarafyan and Simon Quarterman.

Wright will star as Bernand Lowe, the head of the park’s programming, Santoro will play “most wanted” gangster Harlan Bell, Woodward will play rising star Elsie King, Berdal will play bandit Armistice, Sarafyan will play the most popular attraction Clementine Pennyfeather and Quarterman stars as Lee Sizemore, Westworld’s narrative director.

This upcoming drama is inspired by the 1973 Michael Crichton sci-fi film set at an amusement park, redeveloped by JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot. The series is described as “a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin.” From creator Jonathan Nolan, writer Lisa Joy, producer Jerry Weintraub and Warner Bros TV, the pilot had no premiere date but is definitely something to look forward too.

Source: Deadline

combined-pics (L to R) Wright, Santoro, Woodward, Berdal, Sarafyan and Quarterman

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Transformers: Age of Extinction

A mechanic and his daughter make a discovery of a lifetime when they find a seemingly regular automobile is actually injured transformer, Optimus Prime. As the government calls for extinction of all transformers they begin to close in on the ones still operating. As the transformers begin to re-emerge into the world that was once theirs, they find that not only do they have to fight extinction but they also have to face the Dinobots. This action packed science fiction film, Transformers: Age of Extinction, marks the fourth installment in director Michael Bays Transformer franchise. Along with Bay, executive producer Steven Spielberg brings this story back to life. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Nicola Peltz and Jack Reynor. Transformers: Age of Extinction gives us every action packed scene we expect from a Michael Bay film.

Snowpiercer

In 2031 when Curtis (Chris Evans) begins a revolution against the different levels of social classes inhabiting the train, The Snowpiercer, a war breaks outs. The train is holding the remaining people left on Earth after a global warming experiment went catastrophically wrong. This futuristic story about a train that houses the sole survivors of Earth circles the globe as the inhabits fight for their rights of life. South Korean director Joon-ho Bong makes his directorial English-language debut starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton and Jamie Bell.

 Begin Again

Dan is an ex- record label executive. Dave is a musician with newfound fame. Greta is a struggling musician and the girl Dave broke up with as soon as he made it big. In a twist of fate Dan discovers Greta playing at a New York bar one night. They begin on a journey of lifetime, recording an album in various locations all over New York City. This whirlwind rom-com is directed and written by John Carney and has an all-star cast starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine, Cee-Lo Green, and Hailee Steinfeld.

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TRAILER 2: The Iceman

by Arthur Vandelay on January 15, 2013


Shot in Shreveport, The Iceman stars Michael Shannon, Wynona Rider, Chris Evans, James Franco, Ray Liotta, David Schwimmer and Stephen Dorff.

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Winona Ryder picks up role in ‘The Iceman’

by Brittney Franklin on December 13, 2011

Black Swan‘s Winona Ryder has joined the cast of director Ariel Vromen’s The Iceman, a thriller based on the Anthony Bruno book about family man and notorious contract killer Richard Kuklinski. Ryder will be replacing Crazy Heart‘s Maggie Gyllenhaal as Kuklinski’s unsuspecting wife, Deborah.

In addition to Iceman, the Oscar-nominated actress will be voicing Elsa Van Helsing in filmmaker Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, based on the 1984 short film of the same name. She can next be seen alongside James Franco and Dagmara Dominczyk (Suits) in psychological thriller The Stare.

Currently filming in Shreveport, The Iceman stars Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta and David Schwimmer. The film is set to be released in 2013.

Source: Deadline

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Baton Rouge and Shreveport screenings of “Loss of a Teardrop Diamond”

by Arthur Vandelay

After two sell-out screenings last month in New Orleans, Tennessee Williams’ “Loss of a Teardrop Diamond” will be screened in Baton Rouge and Shreveport with director Jodie Markell in attendance for a Q&A. Starring Bryce Dallas Howard (“The Village”, “Spiderman 3”, “Twilight Saga: Eclipse”) and Chris Evans (the upcoming “Captain America”, “Fantastic 4”, “Push”), “The Loss […]

A Special Screening of “The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond” with director Jodie Markell

by Arthur Vandelay

Scene Magazine and the New Orleans Film Society present two special screenings of Tennessee Williams’ “The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond” starring Bryce Dallas Howard (“The Village”, “Spiderman 3”, “Twilight Saga: Eclipse”) and Chris Evans (the upcoming “Captain America”, “Fantastic 4”, “Push”). The film’s director Jodie Markell will be in attendance at both screenings to […]