Beautiful Creatures is the latest young adult book series to be adapted into what Hollywood hopes is its next great fantasy-romance franchise — complete with supernatural powers, star-crossed lovers and a showdown that determines the fates of people’s lives and loves.
But at the Los Angeles press day for the film, the cast…
Emmy Rossum made her Hollywood breakthrough in 2004 as Christine, the ingénue who captures the attention of the disfigured title character in Phantom of the Opera. Nine years later, Rossum is playing Ridley, one of the villainesses in Beautiful Creatures who menaces a young woman (played by Alice Englert).
The transition from would-be…
In Beautiful Creatures, Alden Ehrenreich and Alice Englert play Ethan Wate and Lena Duchannes, a restless Southern teenage boy and the girl he hopes will help him escape the boredom of small-town life. Sounds a little bit like a certain supernatural romance between a introverted schoolgirl and a shiny, impossibly good-looking vampire, no?
Before J.J. Abrams landed the gig, directing Star Wars: Episode VII was Hollywood’s most coveted job.
Now, on the heels of recent news that Disney and Lucasfilm are developing a standalone Star Wars movie centered on Han Solo’s origins, the role of everyone’s favorite intergalactic scoundrel is quickly becoming the job every young actor wants.