Steve Conrad's John Belushi biopic seems to have found its young future entrepreneur of eerily-packaged liquor. At a Sundance party last night, Emile Hirsch, who's playing Belushi in the film, gave the unofficial announcement that The Spectacular Now and That Awkward Moment's Miles Teller will co-star as his Blues Brother Dan Aykroyd. "A shout-out to Miles Teller," Hirsch reportedly shouted out. "We're going to be working together soon. He's playing Dan Aykroyd in the Belushi movie."
Aykroyd is also an executive producer on the project, so it would seem he's on-board with the choice of Teller. Though Aykroyd has also been on-board with various Ghostbusters 3 drafts that Bill Murray considered too poor to produce, so maybe we shouldn't give too much weight to that vote.
Emile Hirsch is going from playing Clyde Barrow to still another icon whose death scene we'll be morbidly awaiting the whole time. He's reportedly been cast in the lead in the long-gestating, still-untitled John Belushi biopic being directed by The Promotion's Steve Conrad. Con... / Continue →
Spectacular Now star Miles Teller is rumored to be returning to superlative filmmaking with a lead part in Fox's Fantastic Four reboot. As with the film's previous casting rumors, Allison Williams and Michael B. Jordan, there still aren't said to be any deals or offers on the t... / Continue →
Though it's already well established that James Spader's Ultron will be the main villain of next year's Avengers sequel, it seems Hulk and the gang may also be facing off against a mean old baron. Marvel's latest big casting news is reportedly that NBC's Dracula co-star Thomas ... / Continue →