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The Hitchcock biopic Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho has been in the works for several years now, but it looks like the project is finally filling out its cast and inching closer to theater screens. Anthony Hopkins will be playing the famous director, and now they've attracted an actress of equal caliber to play the female lead: the ever-foxy Dame Helen Mirren is in talks to take on the role of Alma Reville, Hitchcock's wife.
Obviously, Branagh directed Hopkins in Thor. But he also co-starred with Dench in My Week With Marilyn, and directed her in both Henry V and Hamlet. Even without these previous relationships, however, it sounds like the roles in Mankellís novel are custom-built for Dench and Hopkins, and with Branagh and the helm, this drama sounds potentially wonderful.
The film has had its own passport punched a few times. It world premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, opened the BFI London Film Festival, and opened in Sweden on Oct. 19. But early reviews so far have been mixed, with critics praising the cast but wishing Morgan and Meirelle had found a stronger line to connect the filmís floating protagonists.
A lot of actors sprint away from their more iconic roles so that they can prove their range. Anthony Hopkins, on the other hand, completely embraces them. Possibly known to more people as Hannibal Lecter than by the name he was born with, Hopkins has played multiple kinds of roles over his six decade career, but has never tried to distance himself from either creepy characters or serial killer dramas.
What with the world stubbornly refusing to end this past weekend, there has been much discussion of faith vs. science, the spiritual vs. the secular. We here at Cinema Blend wouldn't presume to toss our two cents into such a weighty philosophical conversation, but we feel like we should contribute somehow. So, we're giving away a movie about demonic possession!
While itís true that Hopkins plays a good villain, he has played so many bad guys by now that itís rapidly becoming a clichť. You know what the next Bond movie doesnít need? A clichť. And while itís true that the best Bond movies often have great bad guys, that doesnít necessarily mean...
Though Captain America: The First Avenger doesn't come out for another 2-3 months after Thor, Marvel has a balancing act to perform this summer. With the anticipation building for the trailer release for the Cap movie, the studio has to make sure that people don't forget about the Norse God.
Production is finally beginning on the long-anticipated Fernando Meirelles drama 360, and the high profile names attached to the picture are only becoming more numerous. Jude Law has now officially joined the cast, adding to the already stellar lineup of Anthony Hopkins, Rachel Weisz, Maria Flor and Karl Markovic. The talent is certainly there. Now it's just up to everyone to execute.
Jason Statham does what he does best, and Anthony Hopkins exorcises some demons. And remember, I'm not reviewing these movies, but rather predicting their final
Hereís a pretty obvious casting choice: Anthony Hopkins is in talks to play Alfred Hitchcock. Not only does he look almost exactly like him, heís a brilliant actor
Thatís right. In this day and age where you can barely walk down a street without seeing hundreds of multi-cultural people, there are still those out there who think white skin makes them superior
Unless youíve been living under a rock you know that today marked the release of the first official trailer for next summerís superhero blockbuster and weíre more than happy to go through it frame-by-frame so you
Of course, I don't expect this cast to make The Rite any less silly than the trailers seem-- The Wolfman taught me my lesson once and for all
Reese and Wernick are obviously facing the challenge of making a sequel to a film that was enjoyable precisely because of its surprises, so picking a cameo would have to be especially hard
The first day of New York Comic Con was pretty low-key for movie and TV related panels or even booths on the exhibit floor, but over in the Marvel area the folks at Hasbro debuted some pretty exciting stuff for Thor fans
No, it doesn't seem Hopkins and Weisz will be involved in the film, at least not directly. Hopkins will play a character on a trip to find his missing daughter, only to be sidetracked by a romance with a woman he meets on
Hemsworth also described the feeling of being onstage just hours earlier when the full Avengers cast lined up for the first time, and answered a last-minute question about the appearance of the rainbow bridge
We were caught by surprise yesterday when on-set stills from the film Midnight in Paris popped online. Under normal circumstances this would be a humdrum affair, but the fact of the matter is that Woody Allen
A new image from Marvelís Thor was released today in the LA Times. That guy with his back to you in the photo is Chris Hemsworth as Thor and the shiny fellow with the pointy stick
Not to be outdone by Warner Bros. and their new DC Comics based Green Lantern franchise, Marvel has a new photo from Thor floating around out in the ether.