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Ridley Scott Tries to Explain Why the ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Cast is So White Normally, Ridley Scott tapping Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton for the leads of his next movie would be cause for excitement. But in the case of Exodus: Gods and Kings, Scott’s choices have raised some eyebrows. You see, Exodus is a film set in ancient Egypt, about ancient Egyptians, specifically Moses and Ramses. More than a few people have pointed out the oddness of casting Caucasian people to play Africans — especially since the few black actors he did cast appear to be playing lower-class and criminal elements.


Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett & More Added to 'Jungle Book: Origins' – Following news yesterday that Benedict Cumberbatch would reateam with his The Hobbit trilogy motion-capture co-star Andy Serkis for his directorial debut on Jungle Book: Origins, the rest of the cast has been revealed, including the role of young Mowgli. THR reports Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander, Eddie Marsan and Peter Mullan have all landed animal roles in the film which is a new telling of the orphan boy Mowgli who is raised in the jungle by the animal kingdom. 4 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan

Christian Bale Circles Travis McGee Role in ‘Deep Blue Good-By’ (EXCLUSIVE) – Christian Bale is in early talks to star as Travis McGee in Fox’s adaptation of “The Deep Blue Good-By.” While there is no official offer, Bale has agreed to come on to star and an offer should be coming shortly. James Mangold just closed his deal to direct with Chernin Entertainment, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer... 9 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman

Christian Bale stars in new trailer for Exodus: Gods And Kings: watch now A new trailer has arrived online for Exodus: Gods And Kings, in which Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton go head to head as Biblical figures, Moses and Ramses. Directed by Ridley Scott, the new film is a sweeping, swords-and-sandals epic, as the two childhood friends find themselves on opposite sides of a brutal war. For Ramses, victory would mean securing his power as Pharaoh of Egypt, while for Moses, the battle is for his people’s very survival.


First look: Christian Bale as Moses in Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus’ – Thou Shall Not Attempt to Outdo Charlton Heston. Okay, so that’s not an official Hollywood commandment, but the prospect of 11 weeks 4 days ago via jetli

David Fincher Out of Sony's Steve Jobs Biopic

7:07 PM 4/14/2014 by Binh Ngo
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Apparently, David Fincher's asking price is too high for Sony, so the studio is looking for another director to take over their Steve Jobs biopic. Fincher wants $10 million upfront and control over marketing, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It's conceivable the two parties could re-enter talks, but unless Fincher is willing to come down on his upfront fees, it's probably a non-starter.

The Download: 'Ghostbusters 3' a Go, 'Jem the Movie', Live-Action 'Little Mermaid'

5:36 PM 3/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
This week on The Download, we talk about Sony moving ahead with Ghostbusters 3, Jon M. Chu's truly outrageous Jem and the Holograms big screen adaptation, and Sofia Coppola's live-action Little Mermaid movie.

Christian Bale Is David Fincher's Choice to Play Steve Jobs in Sony Movie (Exclusive) – Oscar winner Christian Bale is David Fincher's choice to play Steve Jobs in the untitled movie that Aaron Sorkin has written for Sony, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Scott Rudin and Mark Gordon are producing with Film 360's Guymon Casady. A representative for Gordon did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for comment, while Sony declined to comment on the record. 26 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen

David Fincher Wants Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs – David Fincher will only direct the Aaron Sorkin-scripted Steve Jobs biopic if Oscar-winner Christian Bale plays the lead role. That’s what The Wrap is reporting this afternoon. Fincher has been in talks to direct the film, which reportedly centers on three key keynote addresses in Jobs’ life. In a meeting with the head of Sony Pictures, Amy Pascal, the Fight Club director said he’d only do the film if Batman himself took on the role.

26 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen

Aaron Paul Couldn't Keep Track of Exodus Crew

11:14 PM 2/21/2014 by Fred Topel
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After the finale of Breaking Bad, the first time viewers will see Aaron Paul again is behind the wheel of the action film Need for Speed. After that, he costars in director Ridley Scott’s biblical epic Exodus, which was so big, Paul said he couldn't keep track of the entire crew.
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