Two JJJ faves – Britt Robertson and Asa Butterfield – are teaming up for a movie!
According to Deadline, the 25-year-old actress and 18-year-old actor have both been cast in an untitled science fiction romance film, also starring Gary Oldman and Carla Gugino.
Here’s how the site describes the movie, based on a short story by Richard Lewis: “Set in an era of planetary colonization in the solar system, the film will follow the first child born on Mars who begins an online romance with a girl living in Colorado.”
It continues, “Living in a secret, experimental colony, he begins a plan to find his way to Earth in order to meet her. But with Earth’s gravity threatening his life, the two literally star crossed lovers seek out the billionaire whose money made Martian colonization possible for information about the boy’s dead mother, and the circumstances of his birth.”
Production is set to begin this fall.
Charlie Rowe and Asa Butterfield are among six actors that have screen-tested for the role of Spider-Man in the upcoming reboot!
Six young actors were flown to Atlanta to meet producers for the role, which will be featured in the upcoming Marvel movie Captain America: Civil War before getting solo films, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The Impossible‘s Tom Holland, Boardwalk Empire‘s Charlie Plummer, and two newcomers – Judah Lewis and Matthew Lintz – are also in the running.
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Rumors are swirling that Asa Butterfield is reportedly in early talks for the role of Peter Parker in Sony Pictures and Marvel’s Spider-Man reboot!
The 18-year-old Ender’s Game actor was on a shortlist of actors being considered for the role, such as Nat Wolff, Tom Holland, Liam James, and Timothy Chalamet.
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The film will center on Peter Parker’s life during his high school days.
If you weren’t aware, Spider-Man will first appear in a supporting role in what many believe is Captain America: Civil War, before starring in the reboot.
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Sophie Turner turns heads in polka dots while attending the 2014 Moet British Independent Film Awards held at Old Billingsgate Market on Sunday (December 7) in London, England.
The 18-year-old Game of Thrones actress was joined at the event by Max Irons, Douglas Booth, and Asa Butterfield.
“Thanks to everyone who is congratulating me but its another Sophie who is marrying Benedict Cumberbatch. Nice one guys haha,” Sophie recently tweeted.
In case you didn’t know, Benedict is engaged to Sophie Hunter, not Turner. LOL!
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Asa Butterfield accepts the Rising Star award during the 2014 Savannah Film Festival held at the Trustees Theater in Savannah, Georgia on Saturday night (October 25).
The 17-year-old actor joined The Walking Dead‘s Norman Reedus at the annual festival, which provides students with opportunities to meet and interact with professionals in the entertainment industry and to honor those who have excelled in their profession.
“I did a question and answer with a group of students,” Asa shared with Savannah Now. “It was a lot of fun. Some were really interested in talking about filmmaking and acting.”
He added about the honor, “I’m so excited to get the award. Being honored is always exciting. I’m happy to be recognized.”
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Asa Butterfield makes his red carpet entrance at the premiere of his new movie X+Y held during the 2014 BFI London Film Festival at the Odeon West End on Monday night (October 13) in London, England.
The 17-year-old actor recently opened up about how he got interested in the role.
“I loved the script. I always think that trying to push yourself as an actor in a direction that you’ve never been before, developing characters which are more difficult to get into the head of, or are more interesting and further away from yourself, is always a challenge,” Asa said. “But, you want to take up that challenge and try your best.”
The film follows a socially awkward teenage math prodigy who finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Tim Burton may have found his Jacob Portman in Asa Butterfield for the upcoming film Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, according to The Wrap.
The 17-year-old Ender’s Game star would join Eva Green who has been cast as the title role of Miss Peregrine.
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Imaginary Children, based on the Ransom Riggs‘ novel of the same name, is about a teenager named Jacob who follows clues to a mysterious island searching for answers after witnessing his grandfather’s bizarre and horrific death.
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Asa Butterfield steps out for the premiere of his new film, X+Y, during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival held at Ryerson Theatre on Friday night (September 5) in Toronto, Canada.
The 17-year-old actor joined his co-stars Rafe Spall and Jo Yang with director Morgan Matthews. A few days later, the group stopped by the Variety Studio presented by Moroccanoil at Holt Renfrew to chat up their film.
Asa is also pictured at the HFPA & InStyle’s 2014 TIFF celebration at the Windsor Arms Hotel.
X+Y centers on a socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.