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Lex Luthor to be Played by Joaquin Phoenix

The Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix can reportedly play the role of Superman's arch-nemesis Lex Luthor in the upcoming Man of Steel (Batman vs. Superman) sequel.

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Lex Luthor to be Played by Joaquin Phoenix

Warner Bros. is reportedly in talks with Joaquin Phoenix to play the role of Lex Luthor in the upcoming sequel of Man of Steel. The unnamed sources suggest that Joaquin Phoenix could play the villain role in the upcoming untitled Batman vs. Superman movie.

Variety reports that Warner Brothers studio is in early talks with the Oscar-nominated actor to play the role of Superman's arch-nemesis, Lex Luthor. Joaquin Phoenix is already getting appreciations for his latest performance in “Her”.

Joaquin Phoenix is also being offered a role in the Gus Van Sant movie “Sea of Trees”. And the actor is said to still be considering that offer as well. 

Warner Bros. has already booked stars Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck and Amy Adams for the Man of Steel sequel. Zack Snyder is also returning as director of upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie. This movie will hit theaters on July 17, 2015.

 

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Review: Luc Besson's 'Lucy' Wastes Big Ideas on Blockbuster Action

Source: Latino Review

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Whether suiting up as Black Widow or luring oafish, young men to their otherworldly demise in Under the Skin, or wrangling Joaquin Phoenix with her voice alone in Her, Scarlett Johansson appears to be the ideal choice to play the next-level woman, a female character made supernatural with all the powers she beholds. So thank goodness writer/director Luc Besson has her front and center in Lucy, his latest sci-fi, evolutionary actioner that promises to blow your mind as well as your entertai ...
Source: Latino Review  Full article at: Latino Review 12 hours ago
 


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Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley Join Woody Allen's Next Film

Source: Latino Review

Joaquin Phoenix Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"
The untitled project already had Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone on b ...
Source: Latino Review  Full article at: Latino Review 13 hours ago, 5:45pm CDT
 

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Woody Allen casts Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley in his next picture

Source: Reality TV World Reality TV News

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Writer-director Woody Allen announced Thursday he has cast Parker Posey and Jamie Blackley in the as-yet-untitled film he is now shooting in Rhode Island with Joaquin Pho ...
Source: Reality TV World Reality TV News   Full article at: Reality TV World Reality TV News 14 hours ago, 5:02pm CDT
 

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Newswire: Parker Posey joins the cast of Woody Allen’s next film

Source: The A.V. Club

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There are still almost no plot details on Woody Allen’s latest film, other than it being set in Rhode Island and involving humans. As usual, news mostly comes in the form of casting, as with the recent announcement that Parker Posey has joined the ensemble. Allen is doing his usual writing, producing, and directing, while so far Joaquin Phoenix and Allen’s Magic ...
Source: The A.V. Club   Full article at: The A.V. Club 16 hours ago, 3:31pm CDT
 

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Parker Posey, Jamie Blackley Join Woody Allen's Newest Movie

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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The director's latest production, starring Joaquin Phoenix, is currently shooting in Rhode Isl ...
Source: The Hollywood Reporter   Full article at: The Hollywood Reporter 19 hours ago, 12:17pm CDT
 

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Woody Allen Adds Parker Posey, Jamie Blackley To Next Pic

Source: Deadline

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After setting Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone to star in his next untitled film, Woody Allen has just added Parker Posey and Snow White And The Huntsman’s Jamie Blackley to the cast of the film currently shooting in Rhode Island. Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum are producing. Allen’s Magic In The Moonlight will be released this ...
Source: Deadline  Full article at: Deadline 19 hours ago, 12:08pm CDT
 

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Newswire: Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice gets premiere and release dates

Source: The A.V. Club

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The upcoming Inherent Vice finds one of America’s most respected filmmakers, Paul Thomas Anderson, re-teaming with one of its greatest actors, Joaquin Phoenix, to adapt a work by one of the country’s greatest living writers, Thomas Pynchon. Understandably, the movie has been preceded by a great deal of anticipation and speculation even though the production hasn’t re ...
Source: The A.V. Club   Full article at: The A.V. Club 3 days ago, 3:00pm CDT
 

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Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice to premiere at New York film festival

Source: the guardian

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NYFF lays claim to Thomas Pynchon adaptation starring Joaquin Phoenix as festivals vie for likely Oscar contenders Gone Girl picked for opening slot at New York film festival We predict how Venice, Toronto and Telluride will s ...
Source: the guardian   Full article at: the guardian 4 days ago, 6:37am CDT
 

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For Woody Allen's Next Trick, Shrugging Off Bad Publicity

Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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By DAVE ITZKOFFPROVIDENCE, R.I. — The cafe here on Westminster Street that was the location for a future Woody Allen movie looked like an elaborate stage illusion, surrounded by large screens that focused light into the restaurant, while also concealing any action within from onlookers outside.In time, Mr. Allen will raise the curtain on that particular act, starring Emma Stone and Joaquin Phoenix. But for now, that trickster was keeping it hidden, emerging from his protect ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't! 4 days ago, 3:35pm CDT
 

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SR Geek Picks: Kids Cursing In Movies, ‘Eyes Wide Shut’ Facts & More

Source: screen rant

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Welcome to Screen Rant’s “Geek Picks,” where we collect the finest movie-related geekery from around the Web. Today you’ll find the Muppet Babies theme song as a slow jam; the top 10 movie suicides; the Game of Thrones theme song played by the Queen’s guards; 30 Star Wars impressions; a supercut of kids cursing in movies; and a cosplay music video from the first ever FantasyCon. All that and more on this edition of S ...
Source: screen rant   Full article at: screen rant 5 days ago, 11:20am CDT
 

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