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Lindsey   September 30th, 2014   News & Rumors 1 Comment

It was previously announced that Rachel is one of the 2014 Canada’s Walk Of Fame Inductees. The ceremony will be held at the Sony Centre and tickets are available now. You can head over to SonyCentre.ca to purchase them, but be sure to buy them soon because only a few tickets are still available.

The outstanding roster of 2014 Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductees includes legendary rock group The Band, film stars Ryan Reynolds and Rachel McAdams, hockey superstar Hayley Wickenheiser, and former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada Louis Arbour. The Cineplex Legends Award will be awarded posthumously to musician Jeff Healey and The Weeknd will receive the Allan Slaight Slaight Award.

The Show will be hosted by Canadian television and film actor Jason Priestley, and will air nationally on Global TV on Friday, December 19th.

Entertainment Tonight Canada announced earlier today that Jason Priestley will host the show and they are reporting that Rachel is expected to attend the show. You can sent in questions using the #CWOF hash-tag:



The 2014 Canada’s Walk of Fame Tribute Show is held at Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, October 18. Global will air the two-hour event airing on Friday, December 19 at 8p.m. ET/PT.

Lindsey   September 30th, 2014   A Most Wanted Man, Movie News 1 Comment

The 2014 Rome Film Festival revealed it’s line-up yesterday and “A Most Wanted Man” is selected as part of the Events selection. The movie will have it’s Italian premiere during the festival. Screen Daily has the following story:

The ninth Rome Film Festival (Oct 16-25) has revealed a diverse line-up including the Italian premieres for potential awards contenders

This year for the first time the award-winners in each section of the programme will be decided by the audience on the basis of votes cast after the screenings.

Events – Italian premiere
A MOST WANTED MAN by Anton Corbijn, USA, 2014, 121′
Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Willem Dafoe, Daniel Brühl, Robin Wright, Rachel McAdams, Grigoriy Dobrygin

You can head over to the official website of the festival to find our more information.

Lindsey   September 29th, 2014   Gallery Updates, Spotlight 1 Comment

Rachel was seen filming another scene for “Spotlight” earlier today in Boston. We have added the high quality images in our gallery. We also added some additional images including some great on set photos former Boston Globe Spotlight reporter Sacha Pfeiffer, who Rachel will portray in the movie, shared on her official twitter account.

Lindsey   September 29th, 2014   Gallery Updates, Spotlight 1 Comment

Rachel was seen filming a scene for “Spotlight” in front of the public library in Boston yesterday. We have added the high quality on set images in our gallery. The movie shot several scenes on different locations including the Boston Globe office during the weekend. The movie is expected to film for a few more days on location in Boston before heading to Toronto to continue to film.

Lindsey   September 26th, 2014   Gallery Updates, Spotlight 1 Comment

Rachel and her co-stars Mark Ruffalo and John Slattery attended a Red Sox game in Boston for “Spotlight” yesterday. Rachel was also spotted filming on various locations in Boston. We have added photos of Rachel on set of the movie our gallery, thanks to my friend Claudia. Boston Globe is reporting that some members of the real-life Spotlight team will make a cameo in the movie.

The cast, which includes Liev Schreiber as then-Globe editor Marty Baron, Michael Keaton as Globe reporter-editor Walter V. Robinson, Rachel McAdams as former Globe reporter Sacha Pfeiffer, and Stanley Tucci as Mitchell Garabedian, the lawyer who represented several of the victims.

The real-life reporters and editors are expected to have cameos in the film, and several were invited to sit in the stands during the scene at Fenway. (In the movie, Thursday’s game takes place in July so extras were asked to wear Red Sox T-shirts or “muted tones, casual summer and nothing that has a year later than 2001.”)

Spotlight” will continue to film in Boston until next week before heading to Toronto. The production is expected to wrap up early November. Reporter Sacha Pfeiffer, who Rachel will portray in the movie, shared some amazing on set photos on her official twitter account including one of Rachel which can be found behind the jump.

Lindsey   September 25th, 2014   News & Rumors, Spotlight 1 Comment

Participant Media has announced that principal photography for “Spotlight” began today in Boston and they will head to Toronto next week. Many thanks to my friend Nick for the heads up! Rachel will star in the movie alongside Mark Ruffalo, Stanley Tucci, Michael Keaton and many more. The press release also confirms some exciting new cast additions including John Slattery. Rachel was already spotted on set with co-star Brian d’Arcy James.

September 25, 2014, Boston, MA /3BL Media/ – Principal photography begins today on Academy Award®-nominee Thomas McCarthy’s riveting drama SPOTLIGHT, starring Mark Ruffalo (The Normal Heart, The Kids are All Right), Michael Keaton (Birdman), Rachel McAdams (Midnight in Paris), Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan) and Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games). Written by McCarthy and Josh Singer (The Fifth Estate), SPOTLIGHT is a co-production of Anonymous Content and Rocklin/Faust, financed by Participant Media, and will be distributed by Open Road Films in the U.S. and by Entertainment One internationally.

Joining the cast are John Slattery (Mad Men), Brian d’Arcy James (Smash), Billy Crudup (Blood Ties) and Jamey Sheridan (Homeland). SPOTLIGHT will shoot in Boston for one week and then head to Toronto where filming will continue until the end of November.

Thomas McCarthy received an Oscar® nomination for the screenplay Up, won a BAFTA award for the script of The Station Agent which he also directed and was named best director at the Independent Spirit Awards for The Visitor.

Lindsey   September 25th, 2014   News & Rumors, True Detective 1 Comment

Variety broke the news that Rachel is closing in on the female lead of “True Detective“. HBO hasn’t confirmed the casting yet but it seems like it’s almost official. The following story has been reported:

Rachel McAdams is said to be locking down a lead role in season 2 of HBO’s “True Detective.”

Sources tell Variety HBO has offered McAdams the part opposite Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn. Taylor Kitsch is expected to land the role of the fourth lead.

Though HBO recently announced Farrell and Vaughn as the show’s leads, sources say fans could have a similar response to the female lead as they did to Matthew McConaughey’s part as Rust Cohle in season 1.

Several other actresses have been considered for the part, including Jessica Biel and Malin Akerman, but McAdams has been seen as the front-runner for the past few weeks. HBO could not immediately be reached for comment.

It came down to scheduling, as insiders tell Variety McAdams was about to start filming “Spotlight,” the drama revolving around the Catholic Church sex scandal uncovered by the Boston Globe, and it was unknown whether dates could be worked out for McAdams to do that film and “True Detective.” Sources say that in the past 24 hours, a deal was worked out where the actress could do both projects.

Justin Lin is set to direct the first two episodes of season 2. “True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto has been busy writing the second season, which is set in California and revolves around three police officers and a career criminal who navigate a web of conspiracy in the aftermath of a murder.

McAdams and Kitsch are expected to play cops alongside Farrell, while Vaughn plays the crime boss whose empire is threatened when his partner is murdered.

McAdams, repped by WME and Magnolia Entertainment, is already set to have a busy 2015 with the untitled Cameron Crowe pic and the Jake Gyllenhaal boxing pic “Southpaw” both bowing next year. She was most recently seen opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman in “A Most Wanted Man.”

Deadline is also confirming the story and saying Rachel is “in talks”:

It looks like the search for the female lead in the second season of True Detective is over. Rachel McAdams is the choice for the role and is in talks to join the lauded series when the HBO drama returns next year alongside Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn, who have been confirmed, and Taylor Kitsch, who is not official yet.

Lindsey   September 23rd, 2014   Movie News, Spotlight 1 Comment

Project Casting is reporting that there is an open casting call in Boston for “Spotlight“. Filming will start tomorrow (September 24) and will continue until October 1st in Boston. It was previously reported that the movie will film in Toronto from October 6th until November 2nd.

“Spotlight” starring starring Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, and Liev Schreiber is now casting extras in Boston, Massachusetts.

According to Deadline, “Spotlight” centers around the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

C.PCasting is looking for men and women of all ages and ethnicities who are interested in working as an extra in the movie to apply. Filming will start on September 24th and will continue until October 1st.

To audition for an extra role in the movie, check out the casting call details below:

C.P. Casting is seeking submissions from people of all ages who are interested in background extra work on the feature film “Spotlight”; starring Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, and Liev Schreiber, that is shooting in Boston Sept. 24 through Oct. 1.

Background extras hired would likely work just ONE day between Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.

To find out more be sure to head over to Project Casting.

Lindsey   September 23rd, 2014   News & Rumors, True Detective 2 Comments

HBO confirmed the casting of Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn in the much anticipated second season of “True Detective” earlier today. Rachel was mentioned for being in the running for the female lead, as we previously reported. There have been many rumors and reports about the casting including a recent one of 7 other actresses vying for a role in the series.

The Wrap is now reporting that Rachel is still “frontrunner” alongside Taylor Kitsch to join season 2 while Deadline is reporting that Rachel “continues to be mentioned”. Both sources mention a possible scheduling conflict for Rachel because she is doing a movie (and we assume they are referring to “Spotlight” which will reportedly start filming this week). The Wrap reporter Jeff Sneider is reporting the following on his official twitter account:

There will be several women in the show. This is the first of several announcements. Vaughn’s wife will be a significant character on the show & the actresses auditioning for the female lead (a cop) could segue to that role. HBO has always wanted a big star for the female lead. If Rachel McAdams wants to do it, she will, but there is a scheduling conflict. It looks like Keira’s next on the list, but she’s not being asked to read like the other 7 women who went in. 8 if you count Abigail Spencer

Let’s hope HBO will confirm the additional casting, including who will be the female lead, soon!

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True Detective (2015)
HBO's Anticipated Second Season
Rachel as Ani Bezzerides
Creator: Nic Pizzolatto
Release: Summer 2015 (US)
Rachel stars in the second season of HBO's hit series True Detective alongside Colin Farrell, Taylor Kitsch, and Vince Vaughn. The second season is currently in production in California.
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  • Southpaw (201?)
    Screenplay by Kurt Sutter
    Rachel as Maureen Hope
    Director: Antoine Fuqua
    Release: TBA 201? (US)
    Rachel co-stars alongside Jake Gyllenhaal & Forest Whitaker. A boxer fights his way to the top, only to find his life falling apart around him. Wrapped up filming late Summer 2014 in Pittsburgh and currently in post-production.
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  • Spotlight (2015)
    Based on true story
    Rachel as Sacha Pfeiffer
    Director: Thomas McCarthy
    Release: TBA 2015 (US)
    Rachel co-stars alongside Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Stanley Tucci, Billy Crudup, and many more. Currently in post-production.
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  • The Little Prince (2015)
    Novel Adaption of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Rachel as The Mother (Voice)
    Director: Mark Osborne
    Release: TBA 2015 (US)
    Animated Movie adaption of the classic French novel "Le Petite Prince". Currently in production in Montreal.
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  • Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
    Wim Wenders' 3D Feature Film
    Rachel as Kate
    Director: Wim Wenders
    Release: TBA 2015 (US)
    Rachel co-stars as James Franco's girlfriend, who has to deal with the deteriorating mental health of her boyfriend. The movie is currently in post-production and is expected to finish early-mid 2015.
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  • Untitled Cameron Crowe/Hawaii Project (2015)
    Written and directed by Cameron Crowe
    Rachel as Tracy
    Director: Cameron Crowe
    Release: May 29, 2015 (US)
    Rachel co-stars alongside Emma Stone and Bradley Cooper in the untitled Cameron Crowe/Hawaii project. The movie is currently in post-production.
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  • A Most Wanted Man (2014)
    Adaption of John le Carré's novel
    Rachel as Annabel Richter
    Director: Anton Corbijn
    Release: July 25, 2014 (US)
    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Willem Dafoe, Grigoriy Dobrygin and Rachel star in the anticipated movie. The movie is currently out On Demand and on DVD/Blu-Ray in the US.
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  • Rumored/In development Projects

    Sherlock Holmes (TBA)
    Calendar
  • November 04, 2014 | US DVD/Blu-Ray Release date for "A Most Wanted Man"
  • November 17, 2014 | Rachel's Birthday
  • May 29, 2015 | US Release date for Untitled Hawaii Project
  • Other Projects
    WDYTYA? (2014)
    TLC's ancestry show
    Rachel as Guest Appearance
    Episode: 5.03
    Release: August 6, 2014
    Rachel and her sister Kayleen discover an English ancestor surrounded by a privileged world, but forced to separate from those he loved.
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  • Food & Water First (2013)
    Food & Water First Movement
    Rachel as Ambassador
    Director: Jason van Bruggen
    Release: Fall 2013 (US)
    Local movement with the aim to protect Ontario’s Class 1 farmland and source water regions.
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