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  M.   June 26, 2011

Gemma Arterton is expected to be among the 42 actors who will feature in the ‘Brits to watch’ dinner that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will attend.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have not yet packed their suitcases for their trip to North America, but tempers are already fraying among the actors who hope to meet them in Hollywood.

Mandrake hears that the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, whose inaugural “Brits to Watch” dinner will be attended by Prince William and the former Kate Middleton, has been deluged with calls from agents desperate for their clients to be among the 42 actors featured. Read More

  M.   June 19, 2011

The costume (in Hansel and Gretel) will be a complete contrast for her next project, A Song for Marion , which is a small British movie with Arterton playing a choir teacher for an old-peoples choir.


Gemma Arterton reveals she’s learning the piano for her new role: click HERE to watch her short interview.

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  M.   May 24, 2011

Today’s A-listers are versatile chameleons who convince audiences they can inhabit the lives of just about anyone in any context. What they can’t do as convincingly is portray characters whose ages differ widely from their own.

Age might not be anything but a number, according to R&B singer Aaliyah, but it is important in establishing realism.

Still, a lot of recent casting announcements seem to be placing familiar actors in roles that don’t seem age-appropriate.

Sure, as audiences, we can suspend our disbelief, but that willingness may be stretched to the breaking point in some of these upcoming films. (…)

Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan as mother and daughter

Even more curious was the announcement of Byzantium, director Neil Jordan’s return to vampire movies, which will star Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan as vampires who pose as sisters. That’s believable, but they duo is actually supposed to be mother and daughter.

This is problematic because Arterton is 25 and Ronan is 17. So Arterton was 8 when she gave birth? Okay, vampires don’t exactly age like we poor mortals do, but still, does that make sense?


  M.   May 15, 2011

CANNES — Oscar winning filmmaker Neil Jordan is reuniting with producer Stephen Woolley to make Byzantium, a female vampire movie with Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton as the lead bloodsuckers.

The original script is penned by Moira Buffini and details the story of a mother vampire who turns her own daughter into a vampire and the pair form a lethal partnership, sometimes posing as sisters.

The £8 million ($11 million) budgeted movie is set to shoot in October. Read More

  M.   May 14, 2011

Julie Andrews, Gemma Arterton, Matthew Goode and Gabriel Byrne have signed up to star in helmer Neil LaBute’s bigscreen version of Agatha Christie’s “Crooked House.”

Book is adapted by “Gosford Park” scribe Julian Fellowes and Tim Rose Price.

Crooked House” is one of Christie’s tomes that hasn’t hit the bigscreen or TV, and was one of her personal favorites. Read More

  M.   May 14, 2011

Will Ferrell briefly mentions producing Hansel and Gretel in his recent interview with Collider.com.

I looked on the “always accurate” IMDB and you are listed as a producer on Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters and Bouncers along with some other stuff. How involved are you as the producer and is this a new thing for you where you will start producing movies that you are not in or is it always going to be stuff that you are in?

Will Ferrell: No. That is kind of Adam [McKay} and I’s company [Gary Sanchez]. We are looking stuff for ourselves but are also excited to be making movies that we are not in. That is he is not directing and that I am not acting in. Hansel and Gretel is a big movie that is shooting right now in Germany with Jeremy Renner. It’s a great twist on the whole fable of Hansel and Gretel.

  M.   April 15, 2011

Michael Mann’s representatives have got in touch with Obsessed With Film and say the information regarding Eva Green, Gemma Arterton and Andrew Garfield’s reported attachment to a Robert Capa biopic “was misreported a few months back and was inaccurate then and is still inaccurate today”.