On the heels of yesterday's word that Rooney Mara is eyeing a role in Spike Jonze's next film comes, via Variety, confirmation that Mara is also attached to play the lead in Brooklyn, an adaptation of the Colm Tóibín, officially described as follows:
It is Ireland in the early 1950s and for Eilis Lacey, as for so many young Irish girls, opportunities are scarce. So when her sister arranges for her to emigrate to New York, Eilis knows she must go, leaving behind her family and her home for the first time.
Confirmed details on Spike Jonze‘s upcoming romance have been pretty sparse, though we’ve known for a while that the cast, at least, would be stellar. Joaquin Phoenix plays the lead, while Samantha Morton, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, an... Read Post
Rooney Mara appears set to replace Carey Mulligan in the upcoming Spike Jonze/Charlie Kaufman reteaming, Variety reports. The Great Gatsby actress was forced to drop out of the still-untitled project due to scheduling conflicts. Roo... Read Post
After news broke yesterday that Rooney Mara had landed the lead role of Lisbeth Salander in the three-picture Hollywood adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, interest in the relatively unknown actress spiked... Read Post