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‘Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters’ casts Olga Kurylenko as headmistress

By:  Jen Lamoureux (@jenlam26) Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters is moving quickly with Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, and Danila Kozlovski already in fight training. Now they have cast Olga Kurylenko as the headmistress. Olga Kurylenko was recently seen opposite Tom Cruise in Oblivion. According to Deadline, she will be playing Kirova, the head mistress of St. Vladmir’s Academy, a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. As mentioned earlier, Lucy Fry, Zoey Deutch, and Danila Kozlovski will comprise the leads []

The Avengers’ Tom Hiddleston In Talks For The Crow Reboot

By: Eric Eisenberg The reboot of The Crow has more than its fair share of ups and downs. While at one point it looked as though the film was going to be directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo and star Bradley Cooper, eventually both dropped off the project, and then Relativity Media had to deal with a lawsuit from The Weinstein Company (which was eventually settled). Since all of the drama the remake has gotten back up on its feet, with F. Javier Gutierrez set to direct and Warrior‘s Cliff []

Jennifer Lawrence And David O. Russell Reteaming For The Ends Of The Earth

By:  Eric Eisenberg It would seem that Jennifer Lawrence and director David O. Russell got along famously on the set of Silver Linings Playbook. Not only did their collaboration lead to the actress’ second Oscar nomination in the Best Actress category, she also recently signed on to appear in Russell’s next film about the famous Abscam sting, formerly known as American Bullshit. But while that movie is still in pre-production, Lawrence and Russell are already set to go for the hat trick. The Hollywood Reporter is []

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Sequel To Start Production In May

By: Eric Eisenberg Remember that Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel that you never asked for and probably never heard of before I mentioned it at the beginning of this sentence? Well, it’s going into production in May. Deadline has learned that The Weinstein Company has been quietly developing a follow-up to Ang Lee‘s Oscar-winning wuxia film and are now just a few months away from starting to roll cameras. John Fusco, whose previous titles include Hidalgo and The Forbidden Kingdom, has written the script while Bride of Chucky/Freddy vs. Jason director []

Django Unchained May Get An Extended Re-release

By:  Kristy Puchko Quentin Tarantino been known to unleash some seriously long running times for his epic actioners. Inglorious Basterds clocked in at 153 minutes,Pulp Fiction was 154. And Kill Bill turned out so long it was released in two parts that totaled up to 247 minutes long. At 165 minutes Tarantino’s upcoming Django Unchained comes somewhere in the middle, but this number—based on its current theatrical release—was come to after many discussions with The Weinstein Company, discussions which still seem unresolved. At a press day this weekend, some interesting []