Sam Claflin and Lily Collins to Star in LOVE, ROSIE; Bruce Greenwood Joins QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

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Though they each starred in separate Snow White movies last year, Sam Clafin and Lily Collins are set to team up onscreen for an upcoming adaptation of the Cecelia Ahern novel Where Rainbows EndVariety reports that Claflin and Collins will front Love, Rosie, which will be directed by Christian Ditter (The Crocodiles).  The screenplay adaptation was penned by Juliette Towhidi (Calendar Girls) and centers on a young girl whose plans to attend college in the U.S. with her best friend (Claflin) are thrown into question when she becomes pregnant after a night out with the most popular boy in school.

The story takes place over the course of 12 years as the friends maintain their connection, and production is set to get underway in May.  Hit the jump for more, including casting news concerning Queen of the Night.

Frank Langella Signs on for REYKJAVIK, Kevin Durand Joins QUEEN OF THE NIGHT, Cody Horn Boards James Wan’s Untitled Paranormal Thriller

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Check out the latest casting news below:

  • Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon) has signed on for director Mike Newell’s political drama Reykjavik as Paul Nitze, the U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Ronald Reagan’s senior adviser.
  • Kevin Durand (Real Steel) reunites with Devil’s Knot director Atom Egoyan for Queen of the Night, starring Ryan Reynolds, Mireille Enos, Scott Speedman, Rosario Dawson and Alexia Fast.
  • Cody Horn (End of Watch) joins the untitled thriller written by James Wan (Insidious) and directed by Will Cannon (Brotherhood).  The paranormal pic already stars Frank Grillo (The Grey) and Maria Bello (A History of Violence).

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Rosario Dawson Joins QUEEN OF THE NIGHT, Frank Grillo and Maria Bello Board James Wan Thriller, Plus Casting Updates on MAN OF STEEL and FREEZER

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Check out the latest casting news below:

  • Rosario Dawson (Sin City) will join Queen of the Night, the Atom Egoyan thriller that stars Ryan Reynolds, Scott Speedman and Mireille Enos.
  • Frank Grillo (The Grey) and Maria Bello (A History of Violence) will star in a James Wan-presented thriller, possibly titled House of Horror, to be directed by Will Canon (Brotherhood).
  • Peter Facinelli (The Twilight Saga) and Yuliya Snigir (A Good Day to Die Hard) join the cast of Freezer, an action/thriller directed by Mikael Salomon and starring Dylan McDermott.
  • Richard Cetrone and Revard Dufresne, who each had stunt/small roles in Sucker Punch, will fill out the villainous contingent of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel presumably as General Zod’s henchmen.

Hit the jump for more on each casting announcement.

Ryan Reynolds to Star in Atom Egoyan’s QUEEN OF THE NIGHT

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Ryan Reynolds is set to lead Atom Egoyan‘s psychological thriller Queen of the Night.  According to Deadline, “Reynolds plays a father who discovers a series of disturbing clues eight years after his daughter is abducted, he becomes determined to find her when the trail leads him to believe the now 17-year old girl is alive.”  Egoyan recently wrapped on the West Memphis Three drama Devil’s Knot, and filming on Queen of the Night is slated to begin shooting in February in Ontario.

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