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'True Detective' Season 2: Jessica Chastain Offered Lead Role?

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 20, 2014 10:46 PM
Sony Pictures
We were dubious of recent 'True Detective' season 2 gossip that seemed to cement Brad Pitt as a leading contender for the as-yet-unconfirmed 2015 followup to HBO's breakout drama, but the latest major Hollywood name in play proves a bit more promising. Is 'Interstellar' star Jessica Chastain our female lead for 'True Detective' season 2, or is the rumor mill only spouting wishful thinking?

'True Detective' Season 2: OK, Seriously, Here's Who We Really Think Should Star

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 21, 2014 03:33 PM
HBO
HBO's ‘True Detective’ has neither completed the course of its eight-episode run, nor has that Nic Pizzolato-scripted series even officially attained a season 2 renewal, but recently the internet has been abuzz with #TrueDetectiveSeason2 casting choices, both real and fake. The meme may have run its course, but we decided to take a serious approach to pool Hollywood A-list talent we’d like to see in ‘True Detective’ season 2!

Guillermo del Toro's 'Crimson Peak' Gets a 2015 Release Date [UPDATE]

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by Mike Sampson October 25, 2013 10:48 AM
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
Here's the good news: Legendary Pictures has officially given Guillermo del Toro's new horror film an April 2015 release date. Now, the bad news: They've also give the film, previously titled 'Crimson Peak,' a crappy, generic new title - 'Haunted Peak.'

'Crimson Peak' Will Reunite Jessica Chastain and Guillermo del Toro for More Horror

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by Jacob Hall April 05, 2013 02:34 PM
Universal Pictures
'Zero Dark Thirty' star Jessica Chastain seems to be omnipresent these days, popping up in every other movie like a gorgeous robot who does not need to sleep and never stops working. The next film on her increasingly lengthy resume will be 'Crimson Peak,' the mysterious horror film from director Guillermo del Toro.

Weekend Box Office Report: Jessica Chastain Wins the Weekend

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by Jacob Hall January 20, 2013 02:28 PM
Universal
Is Jessica Chastain a movie star? Probably not. At least not yet. However, this weekend proved that she's well on her way to being one. Headlining the top two films  at the box office in a single weekend is a great start. The Oscar nomination certainly doesn't hurt either.

'Mama' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman January 16, 2013 11:00 AM
Universal
The "Creepy Kid" movie is officially a genre. From 'Village of the Damned' to 'The Bad Seed' to shots of Danny Torrence spaced out and making noises from the back of his throat in 'The Shining,' there's something that cuts from the screen directly to whichever gland releases that “flight” endorphin in your brain. While the marketing material makes it seem as if 'Mama' is going to be a Creepy Kid movie for the ages, it falls upon me to report that, sadly, this is not the case. This is, at root, another "Kid in Peril" flick, and while that has a value all its own, it is not quite a vehicle for inexplicable, nightmare-inducing horror.

'Mama' Clips: Preview Guillermo del Toro's Latest Horror Venture

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by Nick Romano January 15, 2013 03:00 PM
Universal
'Mama,' the creepy-children-type horror flick produced by 'Pacific Rim' helmer Guillermo del Toro and directed by first-timer Andres Muschietti, is prepping for its initial release Friday, January 18. If you're still debating whether it's worth your money or not, you should decide after checking out these five clips from the film -- about 4:10-worth of footage in all.