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While prestigious films make their debut at Cannes, in the basement of the Palais, the marketplace is where new projects are being announced and shopped around. It’s hard to keep to keep up with all of them, but here are some of the latest highlights: While it’s not the six-film action pantomimes franchise we were hoping for, you do want to see a movie about the world’s greatest mime, right? Well, Jesse Eisenberg will play the legendary French mime Marcel Marceau in the film, “Resistance,” centering on the artist’s involvement in the resistance in the WWII. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg, Mackenzie Davis, Carrie Brownstein, Sandra Bullock & More Line Up New Projects at The Playlist.

While prestigious films make their debut at Cannes, in the basement of the Palais, the marketplace is where new projects are being announced and shopped around. It’s hard to keep to keep up with all of them, but here are some of the latest highlights: While it’s not the six-film action pantomimes franchise we were hoping for, you do want to see a movie about the world’s greatest mime, right? Well, Jesse Eisenberg will play the legendary French mime Marcel Marceau in the film, “Resistance,” centering on the artist’s involvement in the resistance in the WWII. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg, Mackenzie Davis, Carrie Brownstein, Sandra Bullock & More Line Up New Projects at The Playlist.

Kim Nguyen is a celebrated filmmaker, but one whose achievements are mostly known on the arthouse circuit. If you’re a cinephile familiar with the Canadian director, then you’ll likely have heard of “War Witch” and his most recent effort, “Two Lovers And A Bear.” But now the director is going a bit more mainstream with tech thriller “The Hummingbird Project.” READ MORE: Jesse Eisenberg To Write, Direct And Star In J.J. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg & Alexander Skarsgard To Star In ‘War Witch’ Director Kim Nguyen’s ‘The Hummingbird Project’ at The Playlist.

Given that he doesn’t necessarily look or act like a traditional idea of a leading man, the enduring stardom of Jesse Eisenberg is a pleasing thing. It’s now 15 years since we first saw him on screen, in Dylan Kidd’s “Roger Dodger,” and he’s consistently made strong choices that have kept him on the A-list, whether it’s working with acclaimed auteurs like Woody Allen, Noah Baumbach and David Fincher, excelling in smaller indies like Kelly Reichardt’s “Night Moves,” Richard Ayoade’s “The Double” or James Ponsoldt’s “The End Of The Tour,” or selling out while holding out to his credibility in “Now You See Me” or “Zombieland” (though we’ll skip over “Batman V. Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg To Write, Direct & Star In J.J. Abrams-Produced TV Comedy at The Playlist.

Last week, Warner Bros. unveiled a preview of their 2017 slate on their press site for journalists, and one particular nugget caught the eye of fanboys: the cast list for “Justice League.” However, in the days since, the studio has quietly scrubbed all information about the movie from the press site for now, except for the film’s logo. Hmmm. Did they reveal too much, too early or was some of it just plain wrong? Continue reading Jesse Eisenberg & More Reportedly Confirmed As Cast Members For ‘Justice League’ at The Playlist.

The 2013 surprise hit Now You See Me was refreshing and fun and made lots of money for Lionsgate/Summit, so it’s no surprise that it has spawned a franchise with the arrival of the cleverly titled Now You See Me 2If the movie magic that made the first one stand out has vanished with the new edition basically repeating much of the formula, the concept of a team of Vegas magicians called The Four Horsemen, out to stop bad guys with abracadabara style, is so appealing the…

There’s often been the notion in the media that Woody Allen has stacked up a number of scripts over the years in a drawer which he churns out on a regular basis, but as his sister Letty Aronson, who also produced Cafe Society told us some time ago, her brother “might have a couple of scripts in his drawer, but he has a drawer full of ideas.” And in the case of Cafe Society, a love triangle comedy about a young wannabe agent in Hollywood (Jesse Eisenberg) who falls for his…