Sunday January 12, 2014 6:45 am
Cinecast: Star Wars VII Casting, Tarantino’s New Film, Marvel’s ‘Ultimates’
+ Jesse Plemons - famous for both his role as Breaking Bad's Todd and looking a lot like a younger Philip Seymour Hoffman - is apparently being called back for Star Wars: Episode VII auditions, although Disney/Lucasfilm is keeping mum about it.
+ No one has been cast yet and it's due to begin production this summer, but because it's a Quentin Tarantino project, you can guarantee that it will be full of awesomesauce. Especially considering the name of the film is officially The Hateful Eight (for those who don't know, it's a reference to the famous 1960 western The Magnificient Seven).
+ Marvel has released details on its upcoming Ultimates project, which will apparently not feature one single white guy (yay!) - both leading male superheroes will be of a non-white background. Also more yayness: the All-New Ultimates will see FOUR female superheroes on the team.
+ Despite the meteoric success she's had starring in the Martin Scorsese black comedy The Wolf of Wall Street, Australian actress Margot Robbie says that she wants to be cast in a Quentin Tarantino film next.
+ New photos of the upcoming horror film Deliver Us From Evil - starring Eric Bana - have been released.
+ Rebel Wilson has been cast opposite Amanda Seyfried in the Will Ferrell and Adam McKay co-produced film He's F---ing Perfect.
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