Category Archive: Casting

Stellen Skarsgard cast in “Thor”

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An interview with Swedish website TT Spektra has revealed that actor Stellen Skarsgard will have a role in the upcoming comic book movie adaptaton, “Thor”. Here’s a rough translation of his interview: Stellan Skarsgård is ready for a role in action movie “Thor.” Everything is still secret about the project and Skarsgård can not reveal …

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Jay Chou is Kato

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The role of Kato in Michel Gondry’s “The Green Hornet” has finally been cast and has been given to Asian singer and actor Jay Chou. Michel Gondry said the following: Jay is incredibly unique and charming and fights like a wild dog! When I filmed him next to Seth, they had such great chemistry, and …

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Nicolas Cage playing baddie in “Green Hornet”?

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The latest from Variety states that Nicolas Cage is in talks with Columbia Pictures to play the main gangster villain in Michel Gondry’s film adaptation of “The Green Hornet”. We also mentioned earlier that Cameron Diaz was auditioning for a role and it’s now been revealed that she will play a reported and love interest. …

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Bilbo Baggins casting rumors surface

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With Ian Holm not reprising his “Lord of the Rings” role as Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro’s “The Hobbit”, casting news has begun to surface with 3 names in the running.  Rumored to take on the role are actors David Tennant (Dr. Who), James McAvoy (Wanted), and Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, …

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Natalie Portman cast in “Thor”

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Natalie Portman has been confirmed for a part in Kenneth Branagh’s big-screen adaptation, “Thor”, next to Chris Hemsworth as Thor and Tom Hiddleston as Loki.  Portman will play love interest Jane Foster, a nurse to Donald Blake, Thor’s alter ego. In the comics, Jane Foster learns about Donald Blake’s true identity and becomes his first …

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No “Green Hornet” for Stephen Chow?

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Over the past few months, news continued to surface about actor Stephen Chow’s part in director Michel Gondry’s big-screen adaptation of “The Green Hornet”. This included Chow’s plans to play sidekick/chauffeur, Kato to actually directing the project.  Chow eventually decided not to direct the project, but remained firm on starring in the film.  Writer, producer, …

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