Jackie Earle Haley To Helm ‘Criminal Activities’

By | Wednesday April 23, 2014 @ 12:06pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Jackie Earle Haley Criminal ActivitiesEXCLUSIVE: Jackie Earle Haley, who has made the most of a second career wind since his Oscar-nominated turn in Little Children, has made it to the directing chair. He’ll make his feature debut on Criminal Activities, an indie crime drama that stars John Travolta, Michael Pitt, Dan Stevens and Rebecca Da Costa. Haley will also appear in the film. Pic is about four young guys who reunite at an ex-classmate’s funeral. One mentions to the others inside information on a stock that is a guaranteed lock to make them instant millionaires. Unfortunately, the deal goes south along with their investment. Things go from bad to worse: one of them borrowed his share of the money from a mobster. Read More »

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Jackie Earle Haley Joining ‘Robocop’ Cast

By | Friday July 20, 2012 @ 3:50pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Jackie Earle Haley is signing on to star in the Robocop remake that Jose Padilha will direct with Joel Kinnaman playing the title character. Haley will play Maddox, the guy who dispenses the military training to Robocop. … Read More »

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WME Signs Anna Faris, Jackie Earle Haley

By | Wednesday June 13, 2012 @ 11:18am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Anna Faris and Jackie Earle Haley have signed with WME, following their agent Warren Zavala, who left CAA last Sunday. That brings the majority of Zavala’s client list … Read More »

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Jackie Earle Haley To Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Jackie Earle Haley is set for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, playing the role of Alexander Stephens. Stephens was vice president of the Confederate States during the Civil War and a nemesis of Lincoln’s slavery reform agenda. He is remembered for … Read More »

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Thomas McDonell Graduates From ‘Prom’ To ‘Dark Shadows’

Mike Fleming

Warner Bros and director Tim Burton has set Thomas McDonell to play the young Barnabas Collins in Dark Shadows, the feature film based on the 1960s TV soap. He’ll be serving as the younger version of the character that Johnny … Read More »

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Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter Eye ‘Dark Shadows’

Mike Fleming

Tim Burton is turning to familiar onscreen leading ladies for roles in Dark Shadows, the film he’ll direct for Warner Bros with Johnny Depp in the lead role of Barnabas Collins. Michelle Pfeiffer is in talks to play Elizabeth Collins … Read More »

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Ultimate Bond Girl Eva Green Gets ‘Dark Shadows’ Lead

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Eva Green has landed the female lead in Dark Shadows, the Tim Burton-directed adaptation of the 60s supernatural TV soap opera for Warner Bros. Green, who made a most memorable impression when she broke James Bond’s heart in Casino Read More »

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Jackie Earle Haley And Bella Heathcoate In ‘Dark Shadows’ Talks

By | Wednesday February 2, 2011 @ 2:17pm PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: I’m told that Jackie Earle Haley is in talks to play Willie Loomis in Dark Shadows, the Tim Burton-directed horror film for Warner Bros, based on the 60s TV soap that will star Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins. At … Read More »

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Fox’s ‘Human Target’ Taps Female Lead

Nellie Andreeva

indira-varmaI hear Fox’s action drama Human Target is adding a female lead for Season 2 and has cast British actress Indira Varma for it. The series, based on the DC Comic about unorthodox bodyguard Christopher Chance (Mark Valley), stood out in its first season with an all-male regular cast of 3, Valley, Chi McBride and Jackie Earle Haley, probably the smallest core cast I’ve seen on a drama series in a long time. Now the show is adding a fourth regular, Varma. Read More »

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