“College Republicans” news from Daniel Radcliffe

College Republicans news starring Dane DeHaan and Daniel Radcliffe by John Krokidas

Today is Daniel Radcliffe‘s birthday (Happy 25th, Dan!). Dan was recently interviewed by The Daily Beast.
Among other interesting topics, he also talked about College Republicans, and said that it’s looking like it will happen, once he, Dane DeHaan and John Krokidas can get their schedules to line up.
You can read more details from Dan below:

You’re attached to reunite with your Kill Your Darlings director Jon Krokidas and co-star Dane DeHaan in College Republicans, with you playing a young Lee Atwater and DeHaan playing a young Karl Rove. Is that happening?
DAN:I don’t know at the moment! It’s looking really good, and it’s a fantastic script. That’s the plan—Dane as Karl and me as Lee—but trying to get the three of us in the same place at one time is tricky. It would make a really good movie because I don’t think people know that story at all. Like Kill Your Darlings, it’s a story about the genesis of a very important American cultural phenomenon that nobody really knows about. It’s fascinating how much of the neo-conservative ideal was born in a Ford Pinto driving around the South between Lee and Karl. It’s a serious true story, but it’s witty.

Check out the article and the featured video on (Thanks for my beloved tumblr use imsirius for the heads up!

‘Life’ Will Release In 2015 “We still have two more months of sound and [potential] pick-up shoots” ~ Anton Corbijn

Dane DeHaan as James Dean in Life

Anton Corbijn was interviewed by CraveOnline where he spoke about how he wanted Phillip Seymour Hoffman involved in Life and also confirmed that Life would release in 2015.

Here’s an excerpt from the interview:

You mentioned recently that you were trying to get Philip Seymour Hoffman into your next film, Life. What role would that have been?

John Morris. (Who was a photo editor for Life magazine; and who will be played, now, by Joel Edgerton)

Life wasn’t part of the TIFF announcement this morning, is there potential for a 2014 release?

No, that’ll be 2015. We haven’t locked picture yet. We still have two more months of sound and [potential] pick-up shoots.

In your background in photography, you’ve photographed numerous icons. Your first film, Control, was a portrait of the iconic Ian Curtis (singer for Joy Division), who died very young. I guess now we’ve confirmed that next year, you have a film that involves James Dean (to be played by Dane DeHaan) in Life. Who also died very young. Is it more difficult to capture an iconic photograph of an individual in life, or to tell their story in death?

I’m flattered that people think my pictures are iconic. That’s not what I set out to be. A lot of people that I worked with in the 70s and 80s were not very well known people, but they became [well known] later. So I’ve not deliberately sought icons. As far as making films for Ian Curtis and James Dean, that is, of course, is very deliberate. Ian Curtis was someone that I knew and I moved to England to make it because I wanted to make it. It was a personal project. And, also, I thought there was a good love story there (between Sam Riley and Samantha Morton).

With Life it’s first and foremost a story about a photographer, Dennis Stock (Robert Pattinson), who profiled James Dean (DeHaan). So it’s the story of a photographer and their subject. As a photographer that story interested me: studying the power balance between a photographer and their subject. You know, who influences who? The James Dean portion of the story wasn’t my interest. In fact I’d turned down a straight James Dean project once before.


News: Sony moved back its “The Amazing Spider-Man” 3 by two years

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Garfield Lifting Car - H 2014

The studio has dated The Sinister Six, a movie that features an all-star lineup of Spider-Man villains, for Nov. 11, 2016. As part of the move, Sony moved back its The Amazing Spider-Man 3 by two years to 2018. Amazing Spider-Man 3 and 4 had already been dated for June 10, 2016, and May 4, 2018, respectively.

The studio will move Uncharted into the June 10, 2016, spot. The Seth Gordon-helmed film is an action-adventure based on the best-selling PlayStation video game series that follows the adventures of treasure hunter Nathan Drake.

Sony is very high on Drew Goddard‘s take on the Sinister Six material, which is described as a rough script at this point. Goddard will write and direct the Spider-Man spin-off.

“With Sinister Six in the hands of writer-director Drew Goddard, we feel extremely confident placing the film on a prime date in 2016,” said Doug Belgrad, president of Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group.

First introduced in 1964, the original members included Electro, Doctor Octopus, Kraven the Hunter, Mysterio, Vulture and Sandman. Electro, played by Jamie Foxx, was already introduced in Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 this summer.

It is unclear which villains this incarnation will feature. Among the possibilities include Green Goblin, played by Dane DeHaan in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. The film’s third act dropped so-called Easter eggs for the fans that hinted at potential future villains for the franchise. For instance, Doc Ock’s mechanical arms were seen in the background of one scene. The movie also introduced The Rhino (Paul Giamatti) in its last scene.

Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are producing Sinister Six.

As for Uncharted, the latest draft of the screenplay is being written by David Guggenheim, and the film will be an Arad/Atlas Entertainment production, produced byCharles Roven, Arad, Alex Gartner and Ari Arad. The video game series was developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment America.

 “June 10 is a great date for Uncharted,” Belgrad added. “It’s just the right place for this exciting action-adventure film.”

Source: THR

“Life After Beth” available on DIRECTV soon + it’s being shown at more upcoming festivals

Dane DeHaan and Aubrey Plaza in 'Life After Beth' 2014

Life After Beth with Dane DeHaan: available on DIRECTV soon

Great news for those of you who have DIRECTV: “Life after Beth” will be available from Thu, Jul 17, 6:00AM EDT. You can already order it for $12.99 on their official website.

Also great news for Dane’s Australian fans: “Life After Beth” will be shown during The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) on August 12-14. You can pre-order the tickets on their official website.
And for those of you from Arlington Heights, IL: “Life After Beth” will be featured at the BWiFF2014 on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. You can also pre-order your tickets here.

Dane mentioned in LA Times “30 important actors under 30” list

Dane DeHaan - 2013 photoshoot for LA times HQ

Dane was mentioned in LA Times recent online article by Betsy Sharkey. Here is what’s been said about Dane in an article:

Dane DeHaan

Hit my radar as a troubled teen in therapy with Gabriel Byrne in HBO’s “In Treatment”

Proved a keeper as Beat Generation’s Lucien Carr, the troubled one everyone loved, in “Kill Your Darlings”

Looking forward to seeing his take on James Dean in the drama “Life” with Robert Pattinson

You can check an entire list on LA Times website.

Dane gets a nomination for the 16th annual Young Hollywood Awards

The nominees for the 16th Annual Young Hollywood Awards were announced Thursday. The 2014 ceremony will air for the second consecutive year on the CW network on at 8 p.m. ET/PT July 28. Kelly Osbourne will host the ceremony in Los Angeles.

The announcement was made by Jay Penske, founder, chairman and CEO of Penske Media Corp., owner and executive producer of the award show. The event honors the accomplishments of the entertainment industry’s rising young stars from the worlds of television, music, film, fashion, sports and social media. Sadly we can’t vote for Dane (fans can can only vote online in the categories of Fan Favorite Male and Female Actor here).

Dane received an award in the following category:
We Love to Hate You:
· Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2)
· Jack Gleeson (Games of Thrones)
· Sam Riley (Maleficent)
· Pablo Schreiber (Orange Is the New Black)
· Zombies (The Walking Dead)

In case you are curious, you can read the full list of nominees in other categories on Variety’s website.

“Life After Beth” first poster available + new information about film being shown in LA

Dane DeHaan in Life After Beth - new poster

Dane posted “Life After Beth” poster on his twitter account. Love it so much! You can also check the version with Aubrey Plaza on Dane’s twitter here.

The film will screen at the Sundance NEXT FEST in Los Angeles this August. “Life After Beth” explores what would happen when a girl named, you guessed it, Beth (Plaza) dies in a hiking accident but mysteriously returns to the shock of her deeply emotional and mourning boyfriend, Zach (DeHaan). Directed by Jeff Baena, “Life After Beth” also stars Anna Kendrick, Matthew Gray Gubler and John C. Reilly.

It will be distributed exclusively on DirecTV on July 17 before hitting theaters on August 15.


‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Blu-ray gets release date, might have tantalizing deleted scenes

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 live NYC premiere

It probably had little impact on whether you liked The Amazing Spider-Man 2, but some fans were disappointed when the film’s end credits were not punctuated by the teaser that’s become expected from all the Marvel superhero franchises. At the end of director Marc Webb’s first Spider-Man movie, a mysterious figure confronts the imprisoned Dr. Curt Connors and asks, “Did you tell the boy the truth about his father?” But for the sequel, fans were left with a somewhat random promotional clip for Fox’s most recent X-Men movie.

Since then, the internet has speculated that Webb initially intended to include another teaser scene with the mysterious, gravelly-voiced shadow — whom we now know is Gustav Fiers — based on a Sony photo that seems to contain Norman Osborn’s severed but preserved head. Combine that with Webb’s decision to postpone scenes and certain character developmentsuntil the third film, and you have an inordinate amount of interest in the deleted scenes that might be included on the Blu-ray release of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

EW can announce that Spider-Man 2 is available on Digital HD on Aug. 5 before arriving on Blu-ray and DVD on Aug. 19 – and the release might have something juicy. According to the set’s description, one of the 13 deleted scenes on the Blu-ray is titled “Peter Meets His Father.” Are we foolish to think this could be something more than another flashback, a dream sequence, or another iChat video message? Might Richard Parker (Campbell Scott) actually be alive? Maybe there’s a bookend to that first Spider-Man post-credit teaser: “Did you tell the boy the truth about his father?”

Blu-ray & DVD Bonus Features Include:  
4 All-New Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Marc Webb
Filmmaker Commentary
Alicia Keys “It’s On Again” music video

Exclusively Available on Blu-ray:
9 Additional Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Marc Webb, including “Peter Meets His Father”
“The Wages of Heroism: Making The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” featuring revealing, in-depth segments including:
“Lessons Learned: Development and Direction” — Filmmakers and cast discuss their approach to the sequel and their efforts to make it the best Spider-Man yet.
“Heart of the City: Shooting in New York” — A behind-the-scenes look at the film’s unprecedented access to 
New York City during production.
“Triple Threat: Attack of the Villains” — An inside look at the development of Spider-Man’s fearsome foes, Electro, 
the Green Goblin and Rhino.
“A More Dangerous World: Transforming Electro and the Green Goblin” — From make-up to costuming, see what it took to transform Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan into their fearsome alter-egos.
“A Bolt From the Blue: Visual Effects” — Sony Pictures Imageworks artists and animators show how they created the gravity defying, web-slinging and pumped-up action in the new film.
“Spidey Gets His Groove Back: Music and Editing” — Learn how the film’s soundtrack and score came together in this behind-the-scenes look at jam sessions with Composer Hans Zimmer and the team of master musicians he assembled, including Pharrell Williams, Johnny Marr, Michael Einziger and more.

Exclusive to the DVD:
New Public Service Announcement for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO), featuring Andrew Garfield & WWO CEO Dr. Jane Aronson


Cressida Bonas cast alongside Cara Delevingne in “Tulip Fever”

Cressida Bonas has landed her first big screen role alongside Cara Delevingne.

Tulip Fever
 is set in the 17th century and follows Alicia Vikander’s married woman who begins a passionate affair with an artist hired to paint her portrait.

Cressida will play a young merchant’s wife, and the film also stars rising stars Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spiderman 2) and Jack O’Connell (Angelina Jolie’s upcoming Unbroken) as well as Glee‘s Matthew Morrison, Dame Judi Dench, and Christoph Waltz.

Cressida Bonas

Tulip Fever will be produced by famous Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of The Weinstein Company, and in a statement he said the film “will be the 10th film we’ve collaborated on with my friend Dame Judi Dench, whom I consider one of the most talented actresses of our time. It’s a thrill to have her, Matthew, Cara and Cressida joining the fantastic cast that’s been assembled.”

Source: Hello magazine

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