English actress Rebecca Hall, best known for her roles in The Town and The Prestige, is in negotiations to join the cast of Marvel’s Iron Man 3, playing the part declined by Jessica Chastain.
Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain, who rose to fame last year with roles in such films as The Help and The Tree of Life, has passed on Iron Man 3 because of scheduling conflicts. The Shane Black-directed sequel begins filming later this month.
The Weinstein Company has released the first trailer for Lawless, the John Hillcoat-directed Prohibition-era crime drama starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce and Jessica Chastain. It opens Aug. 31.
DreamWorks Animations has premiered a theatrical trailer and new poster for Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, which finds Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Gloria the Hippo and Melman the Giraffe still desperate to get back home.
Five well-known actresses are testing for the lead role in Joe Kosinski’s Horizons (formerly Oblivion), to star opposite Tom Cruise.
Guy Pearce, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska and Jason Clarke have signed on to director John Hillcoat’s Prohibition-era thriller The Wettest County in the World, joining Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy and Jessica Chastain.