STX Moves the Release of Morena Baccarin’s End of the World Thriller “Greenland” to Q4 2020

Morena Baccarin’s end of the world drama won’t come as soon as expected…

STX is moving the U.S. release of Greenland, starring the 41-year-old Brazilian actress, to the fourth quarter. An exact date hasn’t been set yet.

Greenland revolves around a family who must fight for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. Gerard Butler plays John Garrity and Baccarin his estranged wife Allison. Together with their young son Nathan, they must make a perilous journey to their only hope for sanctuary. Amid terrifying news accounts of cities around the world being leveled by the comet’s fragments, the Garritys experience the best and worst in humanity while they battle the increasing panic and lawlessness surrounding them. As the countdown to global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.

The film was scheduled to open on September 25 after STX pushed back its  launch several times due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The action thriller, directed by Ric Roman Waugh and written by Chris Sparling, has opened No. 1 in 13 markets abroad, grossing $12.5 million to date.

Maurice Compte Signs with APA

Maurice Compte has new representation…

The Cuban American actor, best known for his role as tough Colombian cop Carillo on the first two seasons of Netflix’s Narcos, has signed with APA (Agency for the Performing Arts) in all areas.

Maurice Compte

Compte, who stars as Kevin on Mayans MC, has also starred as high-level drug dealer Diego on the hit Starz series Power, and a season-long arc on From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series.

He’s also appeared on Kevin Can WaitThe Last ShipCSI24Burn NoticeLie To MeSouthland and most recently on the CW’s In The Dark.

On the film side, Compte also recently starred in Den Of Thieves opposite Gerard Butler, and appeared in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. 

Other feature credits include The Dream CatcherBefore Night FallsAll The Real GirlsEnd Of Watch and A Walk Among The Tombstones.

Morena Baccarin’s Disaster Thriller “Greenland” to Open in Theaters in July

Morena Baccarin’s readying for a Green(land) summer…

The 41-year-old Brazilian actress’ disaster thriller with Gerard Butler, Greenland, is now scheduled for a July 31 theatrical opening.

The STX film, directed by Ric Roman Waugh and written by Chris Sparling, was previously scheduled for June 12 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and global lockdown.

Greenland revolves around a family who must fight for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth.  Butler plays John Garrity and Baccarin his estranged wife Allison. Together with their young son Nathan, they must make a perilous journey to their only hope for sanctuary.  Amid terrifying news accounts of cities around the world being leveled by the comet’s fragments, the Garritys experience the best and worst in humanity while they battle the increasing panic and lawlessness surrounding them.  As the countdown to global apocalypse approaches zero, their incredible trek culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.

Baccarin’s previous film credits include the Deadpool franchise, Ode to Joyand Spy.

Morena Baccarin to Star in the Feature “The Good House”

Morena Baccarin is ready to play House…

The 40-year-old Brazilian actress has been cast in Amblin Partners’ Sigourney WeaverKevin Kline feature reteam The Good House.

Morena Baccarin

Baccarin joins a list of recent cast additions that includes Rob Delaney, Beverly D’AngeloDavid RascheRebecca Hendersonand Molly Brown.

The film, already shooting in Canada, is directed by Maya Forbes and Wally Wolodarsky, based on a script they co-wrote adapted from the Ann Learynovel

The Good House follows Hildy Good (Weaver), a wry New England realtor and descendant of the Salem witches who loves her wine and loves her secrets. Her compartmentalized life starts to unravel as she rekindles an old romance and becomes dangerously entwined in one person’s reckless behavior.

Baccarin will play Rebecca McAllister, a beautiful, luminous woman in an unhappy marriage. She’s distractible, emotional, with an air of danger around her. 

Baccarin just wrapped back to back films Waldo opposite Charlie Hunnam and Greenland opposite Gerard Butler

She’s starred in such television series as VGotham and Homelandthe latter on which earned her a best supporting actress Emmy nomination. 

Chavarria to Star in the Naval Action Thriller “Hunter Killer”

Gabriel Chavarria is in the Navy

The 27-year-old Honduran American actor has joined Millennium Films’ naval action thriller Hunter Killer.

Gabriel Chavarria

Chavarria will star in a key role, joining Gerard Butler, Common and Gary Oldman in the story of an American submarine commander deployed to Russian waters in order to save the elected Russian president from a military coup.

Chavarria will portray a Navy SEAL aboard the American submarine.

Chavarria recently wrapped filming on 20th Century Fox’s War for the Planet of the Apes in which he plays one of the two human leads alongside Woody Harrelson, set for release July 14, 2017.

His credits include the Los Angeles Film Festival pic Lowriders, from Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions, and his Hulu series East Los High that premieres its fourth season July 15.

Donovan Marsh is directing Hunter Killer from a script by Peter Craig and Jamie Moss based on the George Wallace and Don Keith novel Firing Point

Hunter Killer is set to begin filming in London on July 25.

Molina to Star Opposite Gerard Butler in “The Headhunter’s Calling”

Alfred Molina has found his new calling

The 62-year-old half-Spanish actor has joined the cast of The Headhunter’s Calling, the drama starring Gerard Butler.

Alfred Molina

Mark Williams is directing the project, which is due to being shooting October 26 in Toronto.

In the film, Butler is playing a ruthless headhunter who is on the verge of achieving his dream, taking over the company he works for, when the sudden illness of his 10-year old son causes his personal and professional life to crash.

Molina will portray a lovable, unemployed engineer who is looking for a chance to shine.

Bill DuBuque, who wrote The Judge and the upcoming Ben Affleck movie The Accountant, penned the script.

Leto to Appear at This Year’s Hollywood Film Awards

Jared Leto is Hollywood bound…

The 42-year-old actor, singer-songwriter and director will make an appearance at the Hollywood Film Awards.

Jared Leto

Leto, who won an Oscar last year for his critically acclaimed performance in Dallas Buyers Club, be joined by Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Steve Carell, Laura Dern, Jennifer Lopez, Mike Myers, Robert Pattinson, Eddie Redmayne, Chris Rock and Hilary Swank at the annual awards ceremony, held at the Hollywood Palladium on Friday, November 14, from 8:00 to 10:00 pm ET and broadcast on CBS. Queen Latifah will host the 17th annual gala.

Previously announced attendees include Amy Adams, Gerard Butler, Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, Jonah Hill, Keira Knightley, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Jack O’Connell, Chris Pratt, Kristen Stewart, Channing Tatum, Jean-Marc Vallée, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley.

A half-hour red carpet show will kick off the evening at 7:30 pm ET. Following the two-hour awards show, a one-hour aftershow with interviews and highlights from the evening, hosted by CBS This Morning‘s Charlie Rose, Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King, starts at 10:00 pm.

The Hollywood Film Awards is produced by Dick Clark Productions.

Garcia in Talks to Star in the Sci-Fi Adventure Film “Geostorm”

It may be the calm before the (geo)storm for Andy García.

The 58-year-old Cuban actor is in talks to join Gerard Butler in the sci-fi adventure feature Geostorm, which will be directed by Dean Devlin.

Andy Garcia

The film centers on a stubborn but charming satellite designer (portrayed by Butler) who, when the world’s climate-controlling satellites malfunction, has to work together with his estranged brother to save the world from a man-made storm of epic proportions. As the designer heads into space, the brother discovers a plot to assassinate the president.

Garcia is in negotiations to take the Oval Office as the president in Geostorm.

Other actors in talks to join the film include Jim Sturgess, Abbie Cornish and Ed Harris.

Warner Bros. and Skydance are behind the film, which is eyeing an October shoot in New Orleans.

The script was originally written by Devlin and was also worked on by Kieran and Michele Mulroney.

Garcia is currently appearing in theaters in 20th Century Fox’s Let’s Be Cops.

Hayek to Star in the Political Thriller “The Septembers of Shiraz”

It’ll be a September to remember for Salma Hayek

The 47-year-old Mexican actress will co-star opposite Shohreh Aghdashloo in the thriller The Septembers of Shiraz, the film adaptation of a novel by Dalia Sofer from Millennium Films.

Salma Hayek 

Wayne Blair, who last helmed The Sapphires, will direct the drama, which is quietly being sold at Berlin’s European Film Market.

Gerard Butler is producing the film with Alan Siegel and Heidi Jo Markel.

The Septembers of Shiraz is based on actual events (Sofer was 10 years old when her own family escaped Iran) and tells the story of a Jewish family caught in the Islamic revolution in 1981 Iran.

The story centers on an imprisoned gem dealer, his despairing wife, their daughter — whose playmate’s father is in the charge of the prison — and their New York-based son as they try to come together and escape the deadly tyranny.

Hayek will play the mother while Aghdashloo is the family’s housekeeper, whose son used to work for the gem dealer but is not part of the Revolutionary Guard.

Producers are eyeing a production start in April 2014.

Hayek will next be seen in Muppets Most Wanted. She last co-starred in Grown-Ups 2.

Mars Makes Cameo in Jimmy Kimmel’s “Movie: The Movie” Trailer

Bruno Mars may feel like he’s been “Locked Out of Heaven,” but he hasn’t been excluded from Jimmy Kimmel’s post-Oscars antics.

The 27-year-old part-Puerto Rican singer appears in the trailer for the sequel to the late night talk show host’s mock film, Movie: The Movie, from last year’s post-Oscars show.

Bruno Mars

But Mars isn’t the only Hispanic celebrity to appear in the hilarious seven-minute skit…

Salma Hayek, who wowed on the red carpet at this year’s Academy Awards, makes a cameo appearance.

Other celebrities involved include Oprah Winfrey, who plays the U.S. president, as well as Channing Tatum, Rachel Weisz, Samuel L. Jackson, Bradley Cooper, Bryan Cranston, Gerard Butler, John Krasinski, Kerry Washington and Matt Damon.