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First Trailer for the Coen Brothers’ New Movie, Hail, Caesar!

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After months of waiting, the first trailer for Hail, Caesar! from the Coen Brothers has released!

The film follows Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin), a Hollywood “fixer” helping the production of the upcoming film entitled Hail Caesar starring Baird Whitlock (George Clooney). When Whitlock is kidnapped by a group named “The Future,” Mannix is the one in charge of collecting 100,000 dollars and rescuing him. The film is set in the 1950s Hollywood.

The film has a star studded cast including:

  • Josh Brolin as Eddie Mannix, a fixer who keeps actors’ scandals out of the press.
  • George Clooney as Baird Whitlock
  • Alden Ehrenreich as Tobey
  • Ralph Fiennes as Laurence Lorenz, a film director
  • Jonah Hill as Joseph Silverman
  • Scarlett Johansson as “an actress who suddenly becomes pregnant as her film is about to go into production”
  • Frances McDormand as a film editor
  • Tilda Swinton as a gossip columnist
  • Channing Tatum as Burt, an actor and one of Mannix’s clients.
  • Christopher Lambert as Arne Slessum, a filmmaker who has an affair with the female star of Hail, Caesar!, the film within a film
  • Kate Morgan Chadwick
  • Dolph Lundgren as a Soviet “submarine commander”

Hail, Caesar! releases on February 5. You can watch the trailer below:

Colin Hanks to Co-Star in FX’s “Fargo” Series

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Colin Hanks, who is probably still on is quest to get into Stanford, has been cast in FX’s upcoming television adaptation, “Fargo.” According to the Hollywood Reporter, Hanks has joined the cast in one of the main law enforcement officer roles.  Continue reading Colin Hanks to Co-Star in FX’s “Fargo” Series

Martin Freeman to Headline Fargo Television Series

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According to a report from the Hollywood Reporter, the upcoming “Fargo” series from FX has finally cast the lead role. Martin Freeman, most known for his roles in The Hobbit, The World’s End and “Sherlock” will play Lester Nygaard, a similar character to the Jerry Lundegaard role played by William H. Macy in the original feature film. Continue reading Martin Freeman to Headline Fargo Television Series