Tom Hardy to Play Elton John in Upcoming Biopic

Tom Hardy has agreed to play Elton John in an upcoming biopic called, “Rocketman”.

The film will be released by Focus Features, and will tell the life story of Elton John from his childhood days to his rise to fame. Elton John in planning on re-recording some of his biggest hits for the movie.

‘Rocketman’ is scheduled to begin shooting in the Fall of 2014.

Do you think Tom Hardy will fit the role?

 

DiCaprio’s Next Big Role

If you thought Gatsby was the end of Leo, then think again. The actor has just agreed to play the role of Rasputin in an upcoming biopic.

It has been reported that new facts about Rasputin will be unveiled in the film. The film’s writer, Jason Dean Hall, conducted research and will reveal his findings through the movie.

Although Leo professed that he would be taking a leave of absence from the acting world post-Gatsby, it seems that the actor will have to squeeze in one last project.

Carey Mulligan Emerges as the Clinton Front-runner

Last week we informed you that Scarlett Johannson was seriously being considered to play Hillary Clinton in the upcoming biopic, “Rodham.”

The tables have turned, and now Carey Mulligan is the current frontrunner for the film. From the looks of the photos below, we can see why the ‘Gatsby’ star is in the lead.

 

Scarlett Johansson May Play Hillary Clinton

Scarlett Johansson is on track to play the first lady in the upcoming biopic, “Rodham.” The movie tells the story of Hillary Clinton, who was always torn between her professional and personal lives.

Jessica Chastain, Amanda Seyfried, and Reese Witherspoon are all in the running for the role as well, but don’t seem to stand a chance against Johannson.

Do you think the starlet would make a good Clinton?

 

Travolta to Move Forward with Gotti Biopic

“Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father” is finally hitting the production stages. Since 2010, John Gotti has been working diligently to get the story of his father to the big screen, and now it is finally happening.

John Travolta is set to play Gotti in the film, alongside his actually wife who will play Victoria Gotti. Anthony Hopkins will also be a part of the gang.

The latest announcements about the film were made at Cannes this year. The film is scheduled to begin filming in New York this September.

 

 

Home Run at the Box Office

The Jackie Robinson biopic, “42″ hit a homerun at the box office this weekend. The film took first place this weekend, earning $27.5 million.

“Scary Movie 5″ also opened this weekend with $15.15 million. The fifth film of the franchise stars Lindsay Lohan, Ashley Tisdale, and Charlie Sheen.

“The Croods” held on to the number three spot, making it the third consecutive weekend that the film has made the top three. The animated movie took in $13.3 at the box office this weekend.

Is Bradley Cooper the Next Armstrong?

Bradley Cooper’s wish might actually be coming true. The actor recently told BBC News that he would be honored to play Lance Armstrong in the upcoming biopic.

Director JJ Abrams has confirmed that Cooper is a serious candidate for the role.

Cooper confessed to BBC News, “I would be interested in playing Armstrong.I think he’s fascinating. What a fascinating character.”

Bradley Cooper is nominated for Best Actor at the Oscars this year for his role in Silver Linings Playbook.

Hillary Clinton Biopic Coming Right Up!

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be hitting the silver screen pretty soon. Her upcoming biopic is entitled “Rodham,” and it tells the story of the former first lady’s ability to balance her personal and professional life.

The film is currently on Hollywood’s Black List, a list of unproduced scripts that was once home to ‘Django Unchained.’

Screenwriter Young Il Kim revealed to Politico,” The film is about a journey of a woman who was torn between her personal desires and her professional ambition — both literally pulled her thousands of miles apart, because Bill did not want to leave Arkansas, and she did not want to leave Washington, D.C.”

Moviegoers are looking forward to seeing a softer side of Clinton, with a scene that will feature her singing “You’re So Vain” while getting ready in the morning.

Why Matt Damon Won’t Play Lance Armstrong

Source: everymantri.com

The Lance Armstrong biopic has been on quite a journey over the past few years, and so has the legend himself. The bumpy ride to the big screen has been a lengthy process for the film and it’s not over yet.

Now that Matt Damon is no longer taking the ride, the movie has been faced with the obstacle of finding a new lead role. When asked if he would conider the role, Damon told MTV, ”No, that ship sailed a while ago because of how old I was. I still think that story is remarkable and I’m sorry for what’s happened, but I have to say he’s done incredible things and he’s given a lot of people a lot of hope, he’s made a hell of an impact on a lot of lives and he raised a ton of money for cancer research. I love the guy.”

The search will continue to find the actor who will play Lance Armstrong. Who do you think fits the role?

 

Susan Boyle Biopic

Everyone remembers the “Britain’s Got Talent” star that became famous overnight from her rendition of Les Miserables. Susan Boyle and her unforgettable voice will be hitting the silver screen pretty soon thanks to Fox Searchlight.

The singer reached the top of the charts in Britain back in 2009 with her best-selling album. In addition to her singing career, Boyle has an autobiography on the shelves titled,”The Woman I Was Born To Be.”

The biopic will combine pieces from the novel with bits from her jukebox musical that has been floating around called, “I Dreamed a Dream.” Boyle’s fans cannot wait to see her transformation from an unknown Scottish girl into a singing sensation on the big screen soon.