Tag Archives: Benjamin Walker

Hollywood Contenders – Ron Howard’s “In the Heart of the Sea” sets sail for late Oscar consideration

With very few films still to be seen, we more or less know who and what the Academy Award hopefuls for 2015 realistically are. Sure, we don’t know exactly what will happen, but the mysteries are drying up. One that still remains is if members of the Academy will take[...]

Scarlett Johansson headed to Broadway in ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’

HollywoodNews.com: Scarlett Johansson is apparently heading back to Broadway soon as she will reportedly be in the revival of Tennessee Williams’ ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.’ Johansson will reportedly take part in the show that will start performances in January 2013, states UsMagazine.com. The actress will reportedly star as Maggie[...]

Fox finds its Abraham Lincoln for ‘Vampire Hunter’

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Four score and seven years ago, Fox settled on an actor to play Honest Abe in its big-screen adaptation of “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.” That would be Benjamin Walker, a Brit thespian whose credits include “The Golden Compass” and Clint Eastwood’s “Flag of Our Fathers.” Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”)[...]

Ben Walker Chooses Broadway Over X Men: Final Stand

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: With the uncertainty surrounding 20th Century Fox’s casting choices for “X Men First Class,” Benjamin Walker has ankled the project. Walker is negotiating a deal instead to reprise his starring role on Broadway in “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.” The emo-pop musical was a smash hit off Broadway with[...]

Michael Fassbender to appear in “X Men: First Class”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: I told you some time ago — exclusively–that Michael Fassbender, hot as a pistol, had to choose between roles in the new “X Men” and “Spider Man.” I am told he has made his choice, and will appear in “X Men: First Class.” James McAvoy and Benjamin[...]

Benjamin Walker joins ‘X Men: First Class’

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Matthew Vaughn’s “X Men: First Class” is picking up another cast member. Benjamin Walker, star of the Public Theater’s “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” is the name to remember. He’s going to play Beast, the character played in “X Men 3″ by Kelsey Grammer. He’ll be joining the[...]