Matthew McConaughey (“The Lincoln Lawyer”) will join Channing Tatum and Alex Pettyfer in Steven Soderbergh’s indie drama “Magic Mike.” Tatum plays a stripper and dancer who takes Alex Pettyfer’s character under his wing and mentors him on how to hustle both on and off the stage. McConaughey will play Dallas, a former exotic dancer who now owns and operates Xquisite, the club where “Magic Mike” works. (More…)
Adam Scott (“Party Down”, “Piranha 3D”) will star in star the Stuart Zicherman directed comedy. ”The title, A.C.O.D., is an acronym for Adult Children of Divorce, and Scott plays a thirty-ish man who was forced at an early age to be the adult of his family when his parents split bitterly. Fed up dealing with his parents’ long running feud, he must get his folks together once more time and keep from blowing a gasket after his younger brother unexpectedly decides to get married.” (More…)
Dakota Fanning (“The Runaways”) and Emma Thompson (“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”) will star in the 1850’s Victorian drama about the unfortunate marriage between Euphemia Gray and the famed critic John Ruskin in 1850s London. Richard Luxton directs (More…)
Hatfields and McCoys
Bill Paxton (“Big Love”, “Tombstone”) will star opposite Kevin Costner in the the History Channel mini-series. The TV event, from “Robin Hood : Prince of Thieves” helmer Kevin Reynolds, tells of ”“Devil” Anse Hatfield (Costner) and Randall McCoy (Paxton). Close friends and comrades during the Civil War, they returned to their neighboring homes — Hatfield in West Virginia, McCoy just across the Tug River border in Kentucky — to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments that soon exploded into all-out warfare between the families. As hostilities grew, friends, neighbors and outside forces joined the fight, bringing the two states to the brink of another Civil War.” (More…)
Rosemarie DeWitt (“The United States of Tara”) is joining Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn in the Akiva Schaffer directed comedy. DeWitt will play Stiller’s wife in the film, the story of a “neighborhood watch” group that serves as a front for dads to get some male-bonding time away from their families. The group finds itself in over its head when it uncovers a plot to destroy the world. (More…)
Former “Grey’s Anatomy” star Isaiah Washington will star in a thriller about the sniper attacks that terrorized the Washington, DC, area in October 2002. Alexandre Moors directs.