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“Anna Karenina” New Casting

It has been announced today that a few more names have been added to Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina! It’s also been confirmed that Focus Features will handle the release of the feature which is due to begin filming this month.

Screen Daily – Keira Knightley will star in the title role alongside Jude Law as her husband Aleksei Karenin and Aaron Johnson as Count Vronsky. Kelly Macdonald, Matthew Macfadyen, Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Emily Watson, Olivia Williams and Ruth Wilson round out the cast.

Working Title co-chairs Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are producing with Paul Webster.

Leo Tolstoy’s classic tale takes place in late-19th Century Russian high-society and explores the capacity for love.

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“A Dangerous Method” Release Date

Finally we have a released date for A Dangerous Method! Collider repors that the film will make a limited release on November 23rd.

First up, two hotly anticipated films now have prime awards season release dates. David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method will open in limited release on November 23rd, opposite two other Oscar bait limited release films: The Descendants and The Artist. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Viggo Mortensen and Keira Knightley and centers on the relationship between Carl Jung (Fassbender), his mentor Sigmund Freud (Mortenson), and the woman that came between them (Knightley).