New Images of Daniel Radcliffe As Allen Ginsberg in ‘Kill Your Darlings’

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The first set images for British actor Daniel Radcliffe‘s latest film, Kill Your Darlings, have been released this week. Written and directed by John Krokidas, Radcliffe plays beat poet Allen Ginsberg, which, as shown below, give a first look at him in character as he gives fellow cast member Dane DeHaan (Chronicle) a big cuddle.

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Five New Feaurettes Ask to Pledge Your Allegiance For ‘Game of Thrones’

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With the release of four new character profiles and the episode synopses for the first five episodes, as well as the fourth trailer for the second season of the medieval fantasy series, Game of Thrones, already this week, HBO now ask you to pledge allegiance in five new featurettes.

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Gerard Butler to Star in ‘Olympus Has Fallen’

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Scottish actor Gerard Butler has signed to star in Olympus Has Fallen at Millennium Films, an action film described as “Die Hard” in the White House, reports have confirmed.

Written by newcomers Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt, the film follows a down-on-his-luck ex-Secret Service agent who becomes America’s only hope when 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is taken over by terrorists.

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Four New Character Profiles & Five Episode Synopsis for ‘Game of Thrones’

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After the release of the fourth trailer for season two of HBO’s medieval fantasy series, Game of Thrones, earlier this week, we now have four new character profiles and the episode synopses for the first five episodes.

The new character profiles re-introduce us to some of the cast that we first met in season one, featuring videos for Robb Stark played by Richard Madden, Jon Snow played by Kit Harington, Daenerys Targaryen played by Emilia Clarke, and Joffrey Baratheon played by Jack Gleeson.

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Casting Catch-Up: Tom Felton, Rupert Grint, Colin Farell, Clive Owen & Many More!

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This week’s casting news begins with a bit of a Harry Potter special. Whilst we’ve seen much from Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson since the end of filming for the Harry Potter franchise, it’s now time for Tom Felton and Rupert Grint to return to the big screen. Other news includes that of Keira Knightley, Colin Farrell, Clive Owen, Louise Lombard, Simon Merrells and Naomie Harris, so keep reading to see who will be Winnie Mandela to Idris Elba‘s Nelson, Marcus Crassus in Starz Original’s Spartacus series, and one of the lead roles in Warner Bros. Arthur and Lancelot.

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Idris Elba In Talks For British Adventure ‘Ascension’

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Luther star Idris Elba is in talks to join the cast of the TV adventure/thriller miniseries, Ascension.

British producer Vivek J. Tiwary (The Fifth Beatle) and writer Warren Ellis (Red) have teamed up for the project, which revolves around the history and future of astronomy and mankind’s impulse for the stars.

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Michael Fassbender To Star In Romantic Drama ‘The Mountain Between Us’

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We’ve already had news over the past few weeks that British actor Michael Fassbender is to star in Ronan Bennettas’ Irish Myths and Ridley Scott‘s upcoming drama The Counselor, reports this week confirm that the Shame actor is now in final talks to star in Gerardo Naranjo‘s adaptation of Charles Martin’s romantic drama novel, The Mountain Between Us.

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Meet The Scottish Characters From Pixar’s ‘Brave’

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Disney have released eleven new character posters for Pixar’s upcoming 3D fantasy adventure Brave this week, highlighting both the film’s Scottish cast and Pixar’s stunning animation and attention to detail.

Set to close the 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival in June, Brave follows the epic battles of Princess Merida (voiced by Kelly Macdonald) in ancient Scotland who, determined to make her own path in life, defies an age-old custom against her parents King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson).

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‘Bel Ami’ Starring Robert Pattinson Gets US Release Date

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Released in the UK earlier this month, Magnolia Pictures has announced that they are to distribute 1890s Paris set period drama, Bel Ami, and that they have now set a US theatrical release date for the film which stars British actors Robert Pattinson and Kristin Scott Thomas and American actresses Uma Thurman and Christina Ricci.

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