Our search for a new Bourne lead who will not be Jason Bourne has at last moved beyond the name every young actor in Hollywood phase and into phase two: testing! According to Deadline, the first round of readings will take place the first week of April, and right now the lineup is Joel Edgerton (The Thing, Dominic Cooper (above, as Awestruck Howard Stark), Garrett Hedlund (new Tron) and Luke Evans (Clash of the Titans). It sounds like they're the frontrunners for this thing, but before they start practicing handing people passports too hard, they should be warned, other actors in the running--like Shia LaBeouf--have been in so many Transformers films that they don't need to test, and the part could still go to them. Probably couldn't hurt to practice a few variations of "it turns out I'm right outside the window!" though.
Marvel has begun their search for someone to play their central Guardians of the Galaxy protagonist--a guy named "Star-Lord," who shoots special guns and flies around in a sentient ship cleverly named "Ship." They do not seem to know quite what they're looking for in a Star-Lor... / Continue →
The Bourne series has lost its star for the latest installment of the franchise, but Universal is sure doing its best to distract us from staring at that ever-present Damon-shaped depression in the Bourne mattress. With rising star Jeremy Renner set for the new Bourne-like char... / Continue →
With Jeremy Renner set to play the new guy who is similar to Bourne--but definitely not Bourne--in the new Bourne film, Universal's attention has shifted to the concern of who will be a girl in The Bourne Legacy, because everyone at the studio agrees there should be at least a ... / Continue →