It should come as no surprise that the cutie casting announcements keep coming in for The CW's "Sex and the City" prequel "The Carrie Diaries," which will make its fashionable debut come January 14.
The latest paramour to potentially sweep Carrie Bradshaw (played by AnnaSophia Robb) off her feet is Richard Kohnke, who's been cast in the multiple-episode role of George Silver. And it sounds as though this dashing suitor could be the retro spirit animal of one Chuck Bass. See if any of this rings a
butler's bell: George is described in Deadline's report as "a handsome, charming and entitled Upper East Side kid with a confident, seen-it-all attitude who is taking a gap year between prep school and college."
by Ryan J. Downey
One door closes but another door opens—even when that "door" is a coffin lid!
OK, so the vampires of Mystic Falls don't really sleep in coffins (though they do often sleep with each other! Zing!), but we really wanted to make that sentence happen. Even as "The Twilight Saga" draws to a close in theaters, one vamp veteran is headed to the other supernatural romance based on a series of books, "The Vampire Diaries."
Charlie Bewley, known to Team Edward and Team Jacob members alike as the villainous Volturi Demetri, is headed to "The Vampire Diaries" in this season's 13th episode, E! News reports. The 31-year-old London-born actor will play Vaughn, whom casting folks described as "ruggedly handsome, charming, built and tough as hell." The E! News report also noted that an actor with an accent was preferred for the role. Perhaps he'll play one of The Five? Hmm.
With a sequel to this year's "The Amazing Spider-Man" officially in the works, there's been plenty of speculation of late as to which young actor will play the next film's most important supporting role: that of Harry Osborn, the moneyed young playboy who serves as Peter Parker's ultimate frenemy. And as of today, our enlightened friends over at MTV Splash Page have a roundup of the latest boys to be bandied about as possible picks for the part.
Because we love a good superhero movie as much as the next guy, we're totally psyched to see that the list contains four truly talented actors, any of whom would be terrific as Harry O. But because we are not, in fact, guys, we also have to point out that Splash Page has failed to discuss the most important component of the casting decision: Which of these guys is the hottest hottie? But don't worry, y'all; we're on it, with a highly scientific ratings system designed to determine their eligibility on a number of fronts, tallied to reveal which of these dudes is the dreamiest dreamboat ever to sail on the Sea of Sexy Men. So without further ado, let's take the measurements of...
Rich-boy hair: 8
Soulful eyes: 9
Butt shapeliness: 4 (speculative)
Can he make entitled whining look sexy? (+5 points): yes
Bonus points: +1 for artfully placed moles, +10 for also being Finnick Odair.
With actress Shailene Woodley aboard as tough-as-nails Tris in the big-screen adaptation of "Divergent," casting directors are now sounding the whistle for her hunky, dystopian love interest. And, according to Deadline, four(!) actors are vying for the role of Dauntless instructor Four.
The highest-profile name among them is Lucas Till, who played Havok in the superhero flick "X-Men: First Class." Lucas has had a number of brushes with hot YA film properties—he reportedly auditioned for the role of everyone's favorite baker boy Peeta Mellark in "The Hunger Games." This could be the part that finally secures leading-man status for Lucas.
Given its evocative name, it's very appropriate that the upcoming rom-com "Are We Officially Dating?" keeps rounding out its cast with dudes who we'd loooove to date—officially or not, really. We aren't picky.
The movie, which already had snagged Zac Efron in its headline role, has tapped the exquisitely handsome Michael B. Jordan to play another one of the film's three avowed bachelors, who swear they'll stay single forever and ever.. and then, of course, promptly fall in love with three lovely girls whom their stupid bro pact prevents them from actually dating, and hijinks ensue.
As Bella's long-awaited swan song, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2," heads into theaters next week, the vamp's real-life alter ego, Kristen Stewart, is busy filling up her post-saga schedule. The latest: The actress is in talks to star alongside Ben Affleck in the con-man movie "Focus," according to Variety.
The story centers on a veteran grifter (Ben) who takes a noob (Kristen) under his law-breaking tutelage.
Looks like Grant Gustin will be trading in his Dalton Academy blazer for a pair of board shorts. The actor, who plays Warbler Sebastian Smythe on "Glee," has signed on for a guest appearance on "90210," according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Grant will be playing Campbell, described as "a charming and good-looking college student from a wealthy and privileged background." Doesn't that sort of sound like every character on "90201"? Anyway!
Sebastian fans need not worry about this arc hindering Grant's return to Lima, Ohio. He's slated to appear on an upcoming episode of Fox's song-and-dance series.
We've peeped the premiere, we've chatted up the leading lady, and we've ogled the bejeezus out of the awesome 1980s-era fashion in its first crop of publicity stills... yep, it's safe to say that we're pret—ty psyched for "The Carrie Diaries" to make its premiere on The CW in January. And since no "Sex and the City" prequel would be complete without a crop of fresh-faced young gentlemen to break the hearts (or, um, the beds) of its female characters, the show has been busy rounding up some eligible bachelors to round out its cast. The latest? Kyle Harris, who, according to The Hollywood Reporter, will be joining the show for regular appearances as boyfriend to Carrie's BFF Mouse.
Looks like we aren't the only ones getting comfy on the casting couch to ponder the role of Four for the upcoming "Divergent" movie! On the same day that we posted our five most-wanted picks for the role of the Dauntless faction's most enigmatic and fearless member, at least one young up-and-comer was meeting with producers to talk about the part: Alexander Ludwig, who tweeted, "Had an amazing meeting with Doug Wick (produced gladiator) about playing Four in Divergent. Need to get this one."
Alexander, of course, is probably most famous for playing the evil career tribute Cato in the "Hunger Games" movie—he's the one with a knife to Peeta's throat in the film's final, terrifying confrontation—so he's not exactly new to the world of YA lit adaptations in Hollywood. And hey, a heroic leading role would be a nice change after having to be so very bad in his last big-screen outing...that is, if fans can handle it without being overwhelmed by memories of his villainy and hurling popcorn at the screen. So, whatcha think? Vote in our poll after the jump!
We've been riding the "Divergent" train ever since Veronica Roth's electrifying debut hit bookstore shelves last year, and now we're finally making our first stop in Casting Junction for the big-screen adaptation!
Deadline reports that "Secret Life of the American Teenager" star Shailene Woodley is in talks to play teen heroine Tris Prior.
For the uninitiated, "Divergent" takes place in a near-future Chicago in which society is divided into five factions, representing different virtues (eg. selflessness, courage, etc.). All 16-year-olds must take a test to determine whether they will join Abnegation, Erudite, Dauntless, Amity or Candor. The second novel in Veronica's series, "Insurgent," debuted May 2012.