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'Star Wars: Episode 7' Rumor Patrol: Saoirse Ronan Might Be a Sith and Benedict Cumberbatch is Not Out

by Damon Houx September 18, 2013 @ 10:37 PM
BBC/Open Road Films
Though we're still months away from production, rumors about who's in 'Star Wars: Episode 7' are likely to persist until the movie screens for audiences. The latest round of rumoring is that Saoirse Ronan is up for a role, and that -- contrary to the denials -- Benedict Cumberbatch is very much in the new trilogy.

Reel Women: 'Violet and Daisy' is All Sugar, No Substance

by Britt Hayes June 7, 2013 @ 5:00 PM
'Violet and Daisy,' the directorial debut from Geoffrey Fletcher (Academy Award-winning screenwriter of 'Precious,' of all things), stars Saoirse Ronan and Alexis Bledel as two teenage assassins. The film struggles to showcase the duplicitous nature of societal projections onto young women with its twee style and stylized dialogue, and even a look beneath the surface finds little else beyond its saccharine trappings.

Saoirse Ronan on Playing Scarlet Witch in 'The Avengers 2'

by Nick Romano May 23, 2013 @ 1:45 PM
Open Road Films/Marvel
After she became an alien-possessed human in 'The Host' and a teen vampire in 'Byzantium,' will Saoirse Ronan end up next transforming into a witch? More specifically, Scarlet Witch in Joss Whedon's 'The Avengers 2'? The director recently confirmed that this classic comic book character and her brother, Quicksilver, are currently set to appear in the sequel to Marvel's superhero team blockbuster, and the actress the studio is reportedly using as a template for Scarlet Witch has come forward to address the chatter.

'Avengers 2' -- Joss Whedon Confirms Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver, Teases Iron Man

by Jacob Hall May 17, 2013 @ 1:45 PM
It's been rumored for the past few months that 'The Avengers 2' would introduce the Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver to the ensemble, but this came such early on in the script process that it was taken with a grain of salt. Well, put away the seasoning: writer/director Joss Whedon has confirmed that these characters will have a role in the highly anticipated sequel.

'How to Catch a Monster' Snags Saoirse Ronan for Ryan Gosling

by Jacob Hall February 9, 2013 @ 3:10 PM
Open Road Films
For most first time directors, attracting big names to your movie is a huge challenge, but when you are a first-time director who also happens to be Ryan Gosling, you probably have to beat back the talent with an oar or something. The latest piece of the 'How to Catch a Monster' ensemble is the increasingly busy Oscar nominee, Saoirse Ronan.

'The Host' Featurettes Introduce the Cast

by Jacob Hall January 19, 2013 @ 11:35 AM
Open Road Films
Reason to not be excited for 'The Host': it's based on a novel by Stephanie "Twilight" Meyer, who, for all of her success, really can't write or plot her way out of a paper bag. Reason to be excited for 'The Host': it was adapted and directed by Andrew Niccol, a man who, despite his duds, still made 'Gattaca' once upon a time. Now, two new featurettes about the film have emerged...will they change anyone's mind about the film?