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James McAvoy to star in Assange biopic

James McAvoy to star in Assange biopic

Nov 12 2012, 10:02am CST | by

James McAvoy is in talks to star in the forthcoming Julian Assange biopic alongside Benedict Cumberbatch.

James McAvoy is in talks to star in the forthcoming Julian Assange biopic. The 'X-Men: First Class' actor is reportedly up for the role of the WikiLeaks founder's right-hand man Daniel Domscheit-...

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James McAvoy to star in Assange biopic

Nov 12 2012, 10:02am CST | by

James McAvoy is in talks to star in the forthcoming Julian Assange biopic alongside Benedict Cumberbatch.

James McAvoy is in talks to star in the forthcoming Julian Assange biopic.
The 'X-Men: First Class' actor is reportedly up for the role of the WikiLeaks founder's right-hand man Daniel Domscheit-Berg in the film opposite Benedict Cumberbatch as the controversial journalist, Variety reports.
The script for the film - which is being directed by 'Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn' helmsman Bill Condon - is partially based on Daniel's book 'Inside WikiLeaks: My Time With Julian Assange at the World's Most Dangerous Website'.
Josh Singer's script is also partially adapted from David Leigh and Luke Harding's book 'WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy'.
'RoboCop' actor Joel Kinnaman was previously linked with the role of Daniel, while Jeremy Renner has expressed a wish to portray Assange.
The DreamWorks-produced film is expected to go into production next year.
Assange is wanted in Sweden to face questioning over a sexual assault investigation.
He has been living in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since June 2012.
British officials say he will be arrested if he steps out of the building.

 
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No Jennifer Lawrence After X-Men Apocalypse? Where The Franchise May Go Without Her!

Oct 3 2014 12:40pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

With X-Men: First Class, we were introduced to a new cast of characters representing some of the most iconic X-Men we've seen on both print and film.Days of Future Past continued their story (albeit with some time-traveling characters from other continuities thrown in), and Fox is apparently planning to finish their saga with the upcoming X-Men: Apocalypse.Simon Kinberg, producer and writer for X-Men, confirmed this in a recent interview with Collider: X-Men: First Class"I will ...
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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Will Conclude ‘First Class’ Trilogy; Talks Timeline And New Characters

Sep 26 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg and the whole team are hard at work in pre-production on X-Men: Apocalypse. Filming starts this April up in Montreal for a summer 2016 release. The film will be set in the ’80s, following the old timeline from the end of X-Men: Days of Future Past with the stars of that movie returning: Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy and more. It’ll be the biggest X-Men ...
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3 weeks ago

Bryan Singer Officially Directing X-MEN: APOCALYPSE

Sep 22 2014 3:08pm CDT | Source: Collider

Four or five months ago, the notion of Bryan Singer returning for X-Men: Apocalypse, seemed iffy.  Then, as the movie performed and treatment pages were teased, it seemed well within the realm of possibility.  And for the past month or so we've just assumed it was going to happen.  Now Singer's deal has closed and he's officially onboard.  So there it is. The story will follow the First Class gang along with Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine into the 1980s ...
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Bryan Singer Confirmed for ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’, Simon Kinberg Teases Character Details

Sep 22 2014 2:57pm CDT | Source: slash film

It’s long been rumored, but now it’s official: Bryan Singer will be back to direct X-Men: Apocalypse. It’ll be his fourth contribution to the franchise as a director, following the original X-Men, its sequel X2, and this summer’s X-Men: Days of Future Past. Also returning is X-Men: Days of Future Past writer Simon Kinberg, who’ll pen the script. And he’s very eager to share some details about what he’s got in store for us, including clues ...
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Bryan Singer Confirmed For X-Men: Apocalypse

Sep 22 2014 2:37pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

He's locked in his director's dealGiven the success of X-Men: Days Of Future Past and his comments after the film’s release about follow-up plans, it was all but a foregone conclusion that Bryan Singer would return to direct the new film, X-Men: Apocalypse. But the vagaries of filmmaking deals demand that things take time to lock in and Singer has just officially signed his contract to tackle the next instalment.With ...
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X-Men Apocalypse: Simon Kinberg Dishes Re-Casting & More

Sep 22 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

We all know that X-Men: Apocalypse will be the follow-up to the wildly popular X-Men: Days of Future Past. The writer of both films, Simon Kinberg, talked with Yahoo Movies recently and shed a little light on what fans of the X-Men series can expect. One of the topics that was truly intriguing from the conversation was whether or not some fan favorites would be recast. "If we included some of the original X-Men, like Storm, Jean, Scott, and others, yeah we would have to recast th ...
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Capone talks with THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY: THEM writer-director Ned Benson

Sep 22 2014 1:57am CDT | Source: aintitcool

Capone talks memory, perception, and Chastain with THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY: THEM writer-director Ned Benson Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. After doing what any sensible writer-director would do for the 10 years leading up to his first feature (which is make a series of solid short films), Ned Benson decided to become one of the most ambitious first-time feature directors in recent history by ma ...
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4 weeks ago

Capone's Art-House Round-Up with THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY: THEM and THE ZERO THEOREM

Sep 19 2014 5:32pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Capone's Art-House Round-Up with THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY: THEM and Terry Gilliam's THE ZERO THEOREM!!! Read the full article on AICN Hey, folks. Capone in Chicago here, with a few films that are making their way into art houses or coming out in limited release around America this week (maybe even taking up one whole screen at a multiplex near you). Do your part to support these films, or at least the good ones… THE DISAPPEARANCE O ...
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