Variety announced today that Robert Pattinson will be joining Naomi Watts in the upcoming Gertrude Bell biopic, Queen of the Desert. Pattinson will portray T.E. Lawrence in the Werner Herzog-helmed film.
Lionsgate announced today that Stephanie Leigh Schlund has been cast in the role of Cashmere for the upcoming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Read more at the film's official Facebook page.
Lionsgate announced today that Maria Howell has been cast as Seeder in the upcoming The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, due for release on November 22, 2013.
Sunday (8/19) Update: Universal reports that The Bourne Legacy grossed $18.2 million from 2,042 locations in 18 territories this weekend. The international total now stands at $28.1 million, although the sequel still has 45 territories remaining to open in.
The worldwide cume is an estimated $97.7 million through Sunday.
Sunday (8/12): Universal reports that The Bourne Legacy is off to a decent start worldwide. The action flick roped in $40.3 million domestically and another $7.8 million from 694 locations in 13 territories. The Bourne Legacy has big shoes to fill internationally considering that The Bourne Ultimatum made more than $215 million back in
Key international stats from Universal:
• The Philippines is the top opener at No. 1 with $2.7M at 130 dates - the biggest opening ever for Universal in this market.
• Singapore opened No. 1 with a very strong $1.4M at 26 dates.
• Taiwan opened No. 2 with a very good $1.2M at 67 dates.
Over the next few months the film will open in major territories around the world. Next week, it opens in Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Spain and the U.K. and Ireland.