- COTILLARD & PHOENIX ARE LOW LIFES
Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix have joined the cast of Low Life, Deadline reports. Jeremy Renner is also said to be in negotiations for the James Gray film.
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The storyline deals with an immigrant (Cotillard) who suffers from a nightmarish ordeal emigrating from Poland. Forced into prostitution to provide for her sick sister, Cotillard's character winds up getting taking in by Phoenix's character, a "charming sleazebag." Renner's potential role is that of a magician, also the cousin of said sleazebag, who offers the woman a potential romance.
Production on Low Life is not scheduled to begin until all the actors' schedules free up in 2012.
- ELYSIUM JUST FOUND ITS PREDATOR
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Deadline reports that Alice Braga (The Rite, Predators, I Am Legend) has been cast in Neill Blomkamp's Elysium, coming to theaters on March 1, 2013.
Braga joins a cast for the sci-fi project that includes Sharlto Copley, Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Wagner Moura.
The next film from the District 9 writer and director is set in the far future on another planet and is filled with many sociopolitical ideas wrapped up inside a Hollywood action film.
The film storyline is kept rather quiet, and they intend to keep it that way, but we will try our best to get more information on it.