Casting News – Matt Smith Cast in “Terminator” Reboot

The Doctor Who star has been cast in the reboot alongside Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke and Zero Dark Thirty star Jason Clarke. Paramount says that Smith will play “a new character with a strong connection to John Connor.”

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Paramount and Skydance Productions announced Smith’s addition to the cast this morning via Twitter: “We don’t have a TARDIS, but we do have a Timelord: we’re pleased to welcome Matt Smith to the cast of #Terminator.”

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The movie is to be released in July 2015 and is directed by Alan Taylor, who also directed Thor.

Since Smith’s departure from BBC drama Doctor Who – in which he is succeeded in the role of the Doctor by Peter Capaldi – he has been on stage in London performing American Psycho, and will be seen on the big screen in the Ryan Gosling directed Lost River, with a North American release date to be announced.

What do you think of Smith’s addition to the cast?

Source: BBC News

Television Exclusive – Gorgeous New Character Posters Released for “Game of Thrones”

The official Game of Thrones Facebook  recently shared a set of gorgeous new character posters for the upcoming fourth season of the show. There are eighteen (18) new posters and they all feature the phrase “Valar Morghulis” which translates to “all men must die” in High Valyrian (a language that author George R.R. Martin created for the series).

Composition of these posters is rather simple, but very effective in portraying the characters. Some of the major characters that are featured include, Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage), Jamie Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), and Jon Snow (Kit Harington).  Take a look at all of these stunning posters below:

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen

What do you think of these new posters? Are you looking forward to the premiere of season four on April 6, 2014? Who is your favorite character in the Game of Thrones series?

Sources: Game of Thrones Facebook page and IMDbPro

Television Exclusive – Director List for Season Four of “Game of Thrones”

Entertainment Weekly recently shared some interesting details on season four of the hit HBO show Game of Thrones. The studio has announced who will be directing specific episodes of the next season. Here is an official list of the directors and the episodes they will be covering:

Episode 1: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss
Episodes 2, 3, 8, 10: Alex Graves
Episodes 4, 5: Michelle MacLaren
Episodes 6, 7: Alik Sakharov
Episodes 9: Neil Marshall

Now most of these directors have worked on the show before and created some amazing episodes. For instance, Neil Marshall directed the pivotal Battle of the Blackwater episode for season two of the show. Another returning director, Alex Graves will be directing four episodes this season! This may excite fans because Graves was responsible for directing the intense episode when Daenerys unleashed her dragons on a slave city.

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What do you think of this production news? Are you excited to see how the storylines unfold for season four of Game of Thrones? Who is your favorite Game of Thrones character? What did you think of last season?

Source: Entertainment Weekly

Met Gala 2013 – Exclusive Red Carpet Photos!

Yesterday the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute held a Gala in honor of the museum’s latest exhibit entitled  “Punk: Chaos to Couture.”

The opening of the exhibit attracted many of Hollywood’s biggest stars and some major names in fashion. Some of the stars that attended the opening in New York yesterday include, Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Watson, Sarah Jessica Parker, Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, Lily Collins, Dakota and Elle Fanning, Nina Dobrev, Emma Roberts, Michelle Williams, Carey Mulligan, Kerry Washington, Emilia Clarke, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Rooney and Kate Mara, and many more!

Check out the unique red carpet fashion in the images below and see if you can find your favorite star! What do you think of these unique and artistic gowns? Which gown or outfit is your favorite?

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Sources: The Hollywood Reporter, Page to Premiere, and IMDbPro

Broadway – Emilia Clarke as Holly Golightly in Production of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

Entertainment Weekly exclusively premiered some of the first production photos from the stage version of Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Of course, this Broadway production is an adaptation of the classic 1961 Breakfast at Tiffany’s film starring Audrey Hepburn. Emilia Clarke stars as Holly Golightly, Cory Michael Smith stars as Fred, and George Wendt stars as Joe Bell. Look at the full cast list and prodcution details here.

In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Clarke addresses her experiences working on the production, how she has to do 20 costume changes in one show, and taking on such an iconic role on stage. In the interview Clarke states: “It’s not the movie, it’s not Audrey Hepburn, but it is Capote’s words and Capote’s beautiful characters. I’ve just been trying to live out his words…the film sort of had to take a back seat. It’s very much an entirely different piece.” (Read the full interview here.)

Breakfast at Tiffany’s opens on March 20 and is on a limited-engagement Broadway run. Would you be interested in seeing this production? Do you think Emilia Clarke suits the role? Take a look at the exclusive photos taken by Nathan Johnson below:

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Sources: Entertainment Weekly (Pictures), Entertainment Weekly (Interview), and IBDb

“Entertainment Weekly” – Exclusive “Game of Thrones” Cast Portraits and Cover

Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke are on the cover of  Entertainment Weekly. This week’s edition of the magazine has some exclusive information on season three. The portraits were taken by photographer Ian Derry and feature Harrington, Clarke, Rose Leslie, and Richard Madden.

Entertainment Weekly went behind the scenes on the sets in North Ireland and got to talk with the producers, George R.R. Martin, and of course the cast. Read more on this special issue of the magazine here. Season three of HBO’s Game of Thrones premieres on March 31, 2013.

Are you looking forward to season three? Who is your favorite Thrones character? Take a look at the portraits and exclusive cover below:

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Source: Entertainment Weekly (Gallery), Entertainment Weekly (Interview)

“Game of Thrones” – Five New Images from Season Three

In preparation for season three of their hit show, HBO has released character posters, an extended trailer, and now the network has released new images. These five new stills feature Lena Heady as Cersei, Natalia Tena as Osha, Kit Harrington as Jon Snow, and Jack Gleeson as Joffery.

According to an article on Collider, season three will be based off of the first half of George R. R. Martin’s third book in the series, A Storm of SwordsPlus, there will be new characters introduced from Riverrun and members of Stannis Baratheon’s family at Dragonstone.

 

What do you think of these new images? Have you read any of George R.R. Martin’s books? Who is your favorite Game of Thrones character?

Source: Collider