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Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko and Vincent Cassel Join ‘Momentum’

Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko and Vincent Cassel Join ‘Momentum’

Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Vincent Cassel and Shea Whigham have signed on to star in Momentum for Moonrise Pictures and director Stephen Campanelli.

The action-thriller centers on a thief (Olga Kurylenko) who is forced to go on the run to evade the authorities and a ruthless gang of assassins, lead by Vincent Cassel's character. No details were given for Morgan Freeman and Shea Whigham's roles.

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‘Trance’ Photos with Danny Boyle, James McAvoy and Vincent Cassel

‘Trance’ Photos with Danny Boyle, James McAvoy and Vincent Cassel

Fox Searchlight Pictures has released four new photos from Danny Boyle's heist thriller, Trance. James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson star in this art theft drama about an auctioneer who plots to steal a masterpiece by Goya from a major public auction.

In case you missed them last week, check out our exclusive interviews with director Danny Boyle and the cast below.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Trance’ Cast and Crew Interviews

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Trance’ Cast and Crew Interviews

Critically-acclaimed director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Sunshine) returns with his latest thriller Trance, which delves deep into the human psyche. James McAvoy stars as Simon, an art auctioneer who double-crosses a group of thieves during an art heist that goes terribly awry. When Simon can't remember the whereabouts of this priceless painting, Franck (Vincent Cassel) enlists the help of Elizabeth (Rosario Dawson), a hypnotherapist who explores Simon's subconscious mind to try and recover the painting's location. Our own Ryan J. Downey recently sat down with stars James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson, and filmmaker Danny Boyle to discuss this mind-bending tale of intrigue. Watch our exclusive interviews to get inside the heads of the Trance cast and crew.

Trance was released April 5th, 2013.

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Lands Vincent Cassel and Lea Seydoux

Actors Vincent Cassel (A Dangerous Method) and Léa Seydoux (Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol) have signed on to star in Beauty and the Beast, a live-action retelling of the classic fairy tale from director Christophe Gans.

Richard Grandpierre is producing Beauty and the Beast, which is scheduled to begin production in October. French companies Eskwad and Pathe are backing the project financially.

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‘Trance’ Gets Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassell

Actors Rosario Dawson and Vincent Cassel have joined the cast of Trance for director Danny Boyle.

The actors join James McAvoy in the primary lead roles of this drama, which centers on an art heist gone awry. James McAvoy and Vincent Cassel will portray the partners who concoct this elaborate scheme, while Rosario Dawson plays a woman who has an unusual relationship with both men. We reported earlier this month that Colin Firth was a contender for one of the lead roles, with Scarlett Johansson up for the main female role.

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‘A Dangerous Method’ Lands at Sony Pictures Classics

Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired the US Rights to David Cronenberg's A Dangerous Method from UK based Hanway Films. The film, produced by Jeremy Thomas (The Last Emperor, Sexy Beast), stars Viggo Mortensen, Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender, and Vincent Cassel. The film is currently in post-production.

Cronenberg once again gathered a prestigious crew to work on A Dangerous Method, director of photography Peter Suschitsky (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises), composer Howard Shore (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Avatar), editor Ronald Sanders (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, Coraline), costume designer Denise Cronenberg (A History of Violence, Eastern Promises, The Incredible Hulk) and production designer James McAteer (Good Will Hunting, A History of Violence, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen). The screenplay was adapted by Christopher Hampton (Atonement, The Quiet American) from his own play.

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