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Kate Mara Talks Rivalry With Sister Rooney Mara

Kate Mara has held her own as an actress just fine, thank you very much. Her turn on House of Cards made her a hot topic of conversation. Her role alongside Johnny Depp in Transcendence may not have been the best way to spend that new-found capital, but she survived. Despite her up and coming status in Hollywood, Kate Mara …

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Tatiana Maslany Robbed Of Star Wars Role

Tatiana Maslany has been passed over for the female lead in the new Star Wars stand-alone movie. While earlier reports had her pretty much pegged as a sure thing, she was beat out by Felicity Jones. Jones, of The Theory of Everything fame, beat out not only Tatiana Maslany, but also Rooney Mara. As the star of Orphan Black, Tatiana …

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Rooney Mara Pleads for America to Get Involved in South Sudan

Actress Rooney Mara, known to many for her roles in the films The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (American version) and The Social Network, is also heavily involved in something else that most people in the United States may not be aware of. Rooney Mara is a global ambassador for Oxfam, an international relief and development organization. Oxfam is based …

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Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn Set to Star in ‘Blackbird’

Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn co-star in an upcoming dark, romance-drama, Blackbird. Mara and Mendelsohn play two former lovers who reunite after a fifteen year separation. Blackbird is the screen-adaptation of the award winning David Harrower’s 2005 play. It was the 2007 recipient of the Oliver Award for best new play. Jean Doumanian and Patrick Daly are set to produce …

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Jessica Chastain Replaced by Rooney Mara in ‘The Secret Scripture’

Jessica Chastain has apparently dropped out of The Secret Scripture and will be replaced by Rooney Mara. Back in March The Irish Independent reported that Jeremy Irons (The Mission, Reversal of Fortune) and Jonathan Rhys Meyers (August Rush, Match Point, The Tudors) were in negotiations to join Chastain and Vanessa Redgrave (As You Like It, Atonement, Julia) in the adaptation …

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Rooney Mara Casting as Tiger Lily Sparks Controversy

Actress Rooney Mara is no stranger to the dust-up that inevitably occurs after a film adaptation of a novel announces its cast list. Her role as Lisbeth Salander in the American adaptations of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo subjected her to both novel fans’ idealistic expectations and comparisons to Swedish adaptation actress Noomi Rapace. However, her latest casting as …

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“Peter Pan” Remake Garners Protests, Petition

With the remake of the classic “Peter Pan” comes a casting decision that isn’t sitting well with many; Rooney Mara as the young Native American girl Tiger Lily. Now, a petition has been started to get the attention of Warner Bros. and to get them to change the way they cast for films, especially children’s movies. “Warner Bros. just announced …

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Kate Mara Asked Rooney Mara for David Fincher Advice

SPOILERS BELOW… House of Cards star Kate Mara, 31, admitted in a recent interview that she asked her sister Rooney Mara for advice on working with director David Fincher in the hit Netflix series. “I ask my sister for advice if I’m ever questioning whether to take a job. I called her for advice on Fincher when I first started …

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Upcoming Netflix Content Includes Nick Offerman And Strange Beards

Netflix is a revolving door of movie and television content, particularly on the streaming side of things. Though titles often disappear from availability, new ones are also frequently added. Sometimes these come in the form of Netflix original shows or even exclusive access to certain programming, but sometimes it’s just older titles that many find to be still worth watching. …

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David Fincher Directed This Ad For Calvin Klein, Featuring Rooney Mara

Calvin Klein has a new ad out today, and it just happens to star Rooney Mara (and she smiles in it). It also just happens to be directed by David Fincher, who directed Mara in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Social Network. He also directed her sister Kate in Netflix’s House of Cards. Kate tweeted a link …

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Yahoo! Data Picks “War Horse” For Best Picture Academy Award

Yahoo! thinks they’ve decoded the mysterious voting process for the Academy Awards and it’s all based on the strength of search trends related to nominees. The search data is a pretty good measure of what the public favors the most, but whether that reflects the will of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Based on the fact that …

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