Rami Malek

‘Akira’ Tests Michael Pitt and Paul Dano for Tetsuo

The Akira live-action adaptation is moving swiftly ahead at Warner Bros. Garrett Hedlund is set to headline the film as Kaneda, and an offer is out to Kristen Stewart for the key female role of Ky Reed.

Now, Warner Bros. and director Jaume Collet-Serra are testing for the best friend role of Tetsuo, the young man whose telekinetic prowess is capable of unleashing the powerful being known as Akira.

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‘Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project’ Gets Rami Malek

The Untitled Paul Thomas Anderson Project may not have a title yet, but the production has added yet another new cast member in Rami Malek.

The story centers on Philip Seymour Hoffman's character, who creates his own religious belief system after World War II, which exponentially grows in popularity. Rami Malek will play Clark, the son-in-law of Philip Seymour Hoffman's character, who is known only as The Master. Clark is married to The Master's 19-year-old daughter, a role which has not been cast yet.

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‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’ Casting Update

Summit Entertainment announced today the following have been cast in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn for roles in The Amazon Coven, The Egyptian Coven, The Irish Coven and The Romanian Coven, as well as the American and European Nomads as outlined below.

The Amazon Coven is comprised of Tracey Heggins as Senna and Judith Shekoni as Zafrina.

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‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’ Adds Rami Malek as Benjamin

Entertainment Tonight reports that actor Rami Malek has been cast in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1.

Rami Malek will portray Benjamin, a member of an Egyptian vampire coven who has the ability to control the elements air, water, fire and earth. In the Breaking Dawn book, the coven travels to Forks, Washington to help out the Cullen clan in their battle with the Volturi.

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