Hot Trailer: ‘If I Stay’

By | Tuesday April 15, 2014 @ 8:05pm PDT

Mia is young, talented and in love, with her whole life ahead of her. Until the car crash. With her family decimated, she lies comatose in a hospital — having an out-of-body experience. She watches as she’s told that living or dying “is all up to you; whatever fight you … Read More »

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Chloe Moretz In Talks To Topline ‘The 5th Wave’; Ryan Guzman To Star In ‘Hold Your Ground’

By | Thursday April 10, 2014 @ 7:00pm PDT

Chloe Moretz is in negotiations withmoretz1 Sony, GK Films, and Material Pictures to star in the adaptation of the bestselling novel The 5th Wave, the first book in a planned trilogy by Rick Yancey. J. Blakeson is set to direct from a screenplay by Susannah Grant. Graham King will produce with GK Films along with Tobey Maguire and Matthew Plouffe for Material Pictures. The thriller centers on 16-year-old Cassie, who’s on the run after fave waves of increasingly deadly attacks that have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal fifth wave, she meets a young man who may become her final hope. Andrea Giannetti brought the project to Sony Pictures and will oversee for the studio with Hannah Minghella. WME-repped Moretz will next be seen opposite Denzel Washington in The Equalizer and R.J. Cutler-helmed If I Stay.
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August Release Set For ‘If I Stay’

By | Thursday January 9, 2014 @ 2:58pm PST

wblogo1Warner Bros will release MGM‘s If I Stay on August 22. It will face off against Weinstein/Dimension’s crime pic Sin City: A Dame To Kill For and TriStar’s sports drama When The Game Stands Tall. R.J. Cutler directs … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Carrie’ Remake

By | Tuesday August 27, 2013 @ 3:04pm PDT

The second trailer for MGM/Screen Gems’ Carrie remake may spoil all the iconic scenes from the 1976 original. But Sissy Spacek’s telekinetic heroine never had to deal with mean girls in the cell phone age. Chloe Moretz stars as Stephen King‘s misfit teen opposite … Read More »

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Chloe Moretz To Star In ‘If I Stay’ For MGM; R.J. Cutler Will Direct

By | Thursday July 11, 2013 @ 6:17pm PDT

Now that it has secured rights to If I Stay, MGM is moving forward with the pic, which Chloe Moretz has committed to topline and R.J. Cutler is set to direct. Based on … Read More »

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‘Equalizer’ Update: Chloe Moretz Getting Lead in Film And Creator Michael Sloan To Write New Novels Based On Iconic Character

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: A couple of intriguing developments have happened on The Equalizer. After a strong reading with Denzel Washington, Chloe Moretz is getting the offer from Sony Pictures to play the female lead in the drama that will re-team Training Day tandem Washington and Antoine Fuqua. At the same time, Michael Sloan, creator of the 1980s TV series, has made a deal to write an original novel for Thomas Dunne Books that will continue the adventures of Robert McCall, the shadowy character originated by Edward Woodward who’ll be played on the big screen by Washington.

Moretz is a surprise choice to play the role of Teri, in that the role was originally drawn for a twentysomething. After Moretz did a chemistry reading with Washington, he was very impressed as was everybody else, and the role will be redrawn for Moretz to play a young prostitute, reminiscent of Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver. Deal has to be made, but between this and the upcoming Kimberly Peirce-directed Carrie, that little girl from Kick-Ass is turning into a young woman who’s taking on some of the edgiest roles in town. Read More »

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Chloe Moretz In Talks To Join ‘Sils Maria’

By | Tuesday April 23, 2013 @ 12:03pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Juliette Binoche and Mia Wasikowska are close to getting a new co-star in Sils Maria. Chloe Moretz is in negotiations to join the Olivier Assayas-directed film. … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Carrie’ Remake

By | Thursday April 4, 2013 @ 5:26pm PDT

It’s a tough road to fully wipe clear the iconic images of Brian De Palma’s 1976 original, based on the Stephen King book about a loner high school girl whose crazy mom and the mean kids at school eventually get the brunt of her blossoming telekinetic powers. But this first … Read More »

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Chloe Moretz In Talks To Join ‘Dark Places’ With Charlize Theron

By | Monday April 1, 2013 @ 2:14pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Chloe Moretz is in negotiations to join Charlize Theron in the thriller Dark Places. The actress would play a character named Diondra in the adaptation of the Gillian Flynn mystery novel, about a woman forced to re-face the massacre of her family over two decades before. Deadline broke the story in early February that Theron was on board. In the film, Theron, who is co-producing through her Denver and Delilah Productions, plays Libby Day, a woman who 25 years ago testified against her brother as the killer of their family. Now a group called the Kill Club believes he is innocent and is out to prove it. Gilles Paquet-Brenner is writing and directing the adaptation of the 2009 book. Exclusive Media is fully financing and producing alongside Denver and Delilah. Read More »

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Anne Hathaway, Chloe Moretz & Sam Rockwell To Star In Lynn Shelton Pic

By | Wednesday March 27, 2013 @ 11:14am PDT

Anne HathawayChloe MoretzEXCLUSIVE: Anne Hathaway, Chloe Moretz and Sam Rockwell are all deep in negotiations to join Laggies. The Lynn Shelton-directed dark comedy chronicles perpetual adolescent and late-twentysomething Megan (Hathaway) who, freaked out by her boyfriend’s marriage proposal, pretends to go on a career retreat but actually hides out for a week with 16-year-old Annika (Moretz), her new best friend. Mark Webber is also in talks to join the film as Megan’s boyfriend. Rockwell will play an older character named Craig in the film, written by Andrea Seigel. Steve Golin, Alix Madigan and Rosalie Swedlin are producing for Anonymous Content. Madigan brought the project to Anonymous, developing it and bringing Shelton on board to direct before attaching any cast. Read More »

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Hot International Trailer: ‘Kick-Ass 2′

By | Wednesday March 27, 2013 @ 5:31am PDT

The new international trailer for Kick-Ass 2 is Hit Girl-centric, focusing on Chloë Grace Moretz‘s orphaned character as she enters high school and deals with issues of identity. The follow-up to 2010′s original is directed by Jeff Wadlow and also stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and … Read More »

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‘Man Under’ Adds Tim Robbins, Michelle Pfeiffer & Chloe Moretz; Robbins To Direct

By | Wednesday November 7, 2012 @ 5:05pm PST

Tim Robbins, Michelle Pfeiffer and Chloe Moretz have all signed on for Man Under. Robbins will also direct the dysfunctional family … Read More »

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Chloe Moretz Exits ‘The Wilderness Of James’ And Isabelle Fuhrman Takes Her Place

By | Thursday September 13, 2012 @ 4:10pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Isabelle Furhman Wilderness Of JamesLast month, when I reported that Chloe Moretz was in talks to star in The Wilderness Of James, an indie film coming-of-age tale that was scripted by first-time director Michael Johnson, I mentioned the deal was … Read More »

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Chloe Moretz In Talks For ‘The Wilderness Of James’

By | Thursday August 23, 2012 @ 5:31pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Chloe Moretz is negotiating to star in The Wilderness Of James, an indie film coming of age tale that was scripted by Michael Johnson, who will make his directorial debut. The film takes place in Portland and is … Read More »

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Jason Schwartzman In ‘Trolls’ Mode?

By | Wednesday June 20, 2012 @ 8:45am PDT
Mike Fleming

Jason Schwartzman TrollsEXCLUSIVE: Jason Schwartzman has been offered the male lead voice role of Masklin in Trolls, the next major animation project for DreamWorks Animation. Chloe Moretz has already been set for the female lead in the film.

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Portia Doubleday, Judy Greer Join ‘Carrie’ Remake

By | Thursday June 14, 2012 @ 12:28pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: MGM and Screen Gems have set Portia Doubleday to play bad girl Chris Hargensen and Judy Greer to play the gym teacher Miss Desjardin in the Kim Peirce-directed CarrieRead More »

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Universal Close To ‘Kick-Ass 2′ Deals With Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Others

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: After Deadline revealed that Universal Pictures was stepping in to finance Kick-Ass 2 with Jeff Wadlow directing his script, the big question was whether the original Kick-Ass cast of Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, among … Read More »

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MGM Formally Offers Lead Remake Of Stephen King’s ‘Carrie’ To Chloe Moretz

By | Tuesday March 27, 2012 @ 9:33am PDT
Mike Fleming

Chloe Moretz CarrieBREAKING: After meeting and reading a group of young actresses for Carrie, MGM, Screen Gems and director Kim Peirce have made their decision and made the formal offer today to Chloe Moretz. If negotiations work out, she’ll play the title role in the remake of the Brian DePalma original that was based on the 1974 Stephen King bestseller. She’s expected to play the shy high school student Carrie White, who is raised by a nightmarish religious fanatic mother, and comes to grip with devastating telepathic powers just as she reaches puberty. She eventually uses those gifts for lethal means when fellow classmates use the prom as an excuse to humiliate her before the entire school in a parable about bullying. Sissy Spacek played the character in the first movie, with Piper Laurie playing her mother, and Amy Irving, Nancy Allen, John Travolta, Betty Buckley and William Katt rounding out the cast. Both Spacek and Laurie got Oscar nominations for their work in the 1976 film. Read More »

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Eddie Redmayne Joins ‘Les Miserables’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Hot off My Week With Marilyn, Eddie Redmayne has been set to play the role of Marius in Les Miserables, the Tom Hooper-directed musical for Universal Pictures that stars Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as Inspector Javert … Read More »

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