We’ve already got the villainess (Angelina Jolie), the young princess (Elle Fanning), her father (Sharlto Copley), and the three fairies (Imelda Staunton, Lesley Manville, and Juno Temple), and now, at long last, we have the prince. Young Aussie actor Brenton Thwaites has just boarded Robert Stromberg‘s Maleficent, a Sleeping Beauty retelling seen from the perspective [...]
'Harry Potter' alum Imelda Staunton and Miranda Richardson are among the new cast members set for Disney's 'Maleficent'. Meanwhile, Elle Fanning and Sharlto Copley have been confirmed for the Angelina Jolie vehicle.
Though Maleficent‘s three leads hail from the States (Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning) and South Africa (Sharlto Copley), the Disney production is looking to the U.K. to fill up much of its cast list. American India Eisley and Brits Imelda Staunton, Miranda Richardson, Lesley Manville, Kenneth Cranham, and Sam Riley have all just boarded the Robert Stromberg-directed [...]
Following last week's announcement that Sharlto Copley is in talks to join the cast of Walt Disney Pictures' Maleficent comes word, via The Hollywood Reporter, that five more have signed on, including Kenneth Cranham, Lesley Manville,...Show More Summary
Sharlto Copley has been one hot commodity as of late, hasn't he? Hell we barely just got finished telling you about the actor (right) joining both OLDBOY and OPEN GRAVE and now here we are with news on Copley being in talks to star in...Show More Summary
It's been a busy week for Sharlto Copley. After being officially confirmed as the villain in "Oldboy" yesterday, we've now just found out that he's in talks to star in another big budget adaptation. Deadline is reporting that Copley is in talks to play King Stefan, the father of Aurora, in Disney's upcoming "Sleeping Beauty" [...]
Hot on the heels of the news that he will play the villain in Spike Lee's 'Old Boy', Sharlto Copley (District 9) has begun talks to star opposite Angelina Jolie in Disney's 'Maleficent'.
The actor will portray King Stefan alongside Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning in this Disney fantasy tale. [...]
Remember yesterday when I said Sharlto Copley wasn’t getting enough roles? Well, you can forget I said that. In the coming years he’s going to be seen in Neil Blomkamp’s Elysium, Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego’s Open Grave and Spike Lee’s remake of Park … Continue reading ?
Man, Sharlto Copley has been nabbing some good roles recently. He was just confirmed to star as the villain in Spike Lee's Oldoy remake, and is also lining up a spot in some horror-thriller called Open Grave, from the guy who directed Apollo 18. Show More Summary
Forget Demián Bichir – this week belongs to Sharlto Copley. Just a couple of days ago, the District 9 star was confirmed as the villain in Spike Lee’s Oldboy remake, even as he was packing his bags to shoot Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego’s dark thriller Open Grave in Hungary. Today, Copley’s has entered talks for Disney’s live-action Sleeping Beauty retelling Maleficent, which stars [...]
But who plays the princess?
District 9 and The A-Team star Sharlto Copley is in talks to join Angelina Jolie in Walt Disney Pictures' Maleficent, says Deadline. The site says he would play male lead King Stefan in the film that will explore the origins of the evil...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Sharlto Copley is in negotiations to play the male lead opposite Angelina Jolie in Disney’s Maleficent. He will play King Stefan in the live-action film, which tells the backstory of Sleeping Beauty and why the evil fairy (played by Jolie) cursed Princess Aurora in the first place. Show More Summary
Hot on the heels of yesterday's news that Sharlto Copley has been tapped to jump into OPEN GRAVE, the latest offering from APOLLO 18 director Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego, comes a handful of supporting names to join him. Thomas KretschmannShow More Summary
Following yesterday's news that Sharlto Copley ( District 9, The A-Team ) was joining Open Grave, comes word that Thomas Kretschmann ( King Kong, Wanted, Valkyrie ), Josie Ho ( Contagion, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li ), Joseph...Show More Summary
Thomas Kretschmann, Josie Ho, Joseph Morgan, Erin Richards and Hugo’s Max Wrottesley are joining Sharlto Copley in Open Grave. The haunting thriller sets six individuals waking up together next to an open grave of rotting bodies in the middle of nowhere. Show More Summary
All the fuss over Spike Lee's Oldboy remake star search can finally be put to rest, it seems — though who could have predicted that South African actor Sharlto Copley would've landed the plum co-starring lead opposite Josh Brolin? According to Deadline, the District 9 star, most recently seen bursting out of the woodwork every [...]
The Hollywood re-envisioning of Korean horror classic Oldboy has cast its villain in South African District 9 and A-Team actor Sharlto Copley. He'll face off against Josh Brolin and possibly Elizabeth Olsen in Spike Lee's take on the film. Production is scheduled to start this September; art house gore purists will furiously debate the remake's ... More »
Sharlto Copley came to global attention as an actor playing Wikus Van Der Merwe in Neill Blomkamp’s District 9. Since then Copley has only been in The A-Team. This is criminal. How is he not sought after for every film? … Continue reading ?