Posted on March 9th, 2011 with No Comments

In the latest screen version of Charlotte Brontë’s 164-year-old novel “Jane Eyre,” 21-year-old Mia Wasikowska plays the title role. The filmmakers had sought a lead actress close in age to the young heroine, part of an effort to freshen a work that’s been fodder for countless film, TV and stage adaptations. Director Cary Joji Fukunaga (“Sin Nombre”) emphasized the story’s spooky elements, in some scenes flirting with the horror genre,

Posted on January 20th, 2011 with No Comments

Mia Wasikowska’s 2011 could get curiously busy. The “Alice in Wonderland” thesp is circling both John Hillcoat’s “The Wettest County in the World” and Fox Searchlight’s “Stoker.” She may do both – but as of now, a scheduling conflict stands in the way. Negotiations are on hold while her reps and the studios try to work out a sked. Both projects have received a fair share of buzz in recent

Posted on January 18th, 2011 with 1 Comment

After winning a Tony Award for his performance as Eddie Carbone in Arthur Miller’s play A View from the Bridge, Anthony LaPaglia is taking the not uncustomary route of reprising the role for a film adaptation. And now Variety (via FirstShowing) tells us that joining him for the film are actresses Vera Farmiga and Mia Wasikowska. The former you probably know from work like The Departed and Up in the

Posted on December 23rd, 2010 with 8 Comments

Finally some photos! Mia has a 10 page spread in ELLE US January issue along with her co-star Henry Hopper. I’ve added both HQ scans and outtakes, so enjoy! RELATED LINKS Magazine Scans > Magazine Scans 2011 > January – Elle US Photoshoots > 017

Posted on December 23rd, 2010 with No Comments

The year 2010 has been a year chock-full of fresh, young faces vying to overthrow the Hollywood’s mainstays — and they’re playing to win. Whether it was the youngest billionaire in history taking over the internet (“The Social Network”), kids beating up adults (“Kick-Ass”) or kids beating up each other (“The Karate Kid”), it’s clear this new batch of rising stars is not a group to mess with. 6. Mia

Posted on October 21st, 2010 with 3 Comments

Mia Wasikowska Age: 21 What She’s Done: Debuted her talent on HBO’s ‘In Treatment,’ fell down the rabbit hole in Tim Burton’s ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ and had two kick-ass moms in ‘The Kids Are All Right.’ What’s Next: Gus Van Sants ‘Restless’ (Jan. 28), for which she chopped her hair off, and an adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel ‘Jane Eyre’ (Mar. 11). Did You Know? The porcelain-skinned beauty is

Posted on August 22nd, 2010 with 2 Comments

Thanks Mka for the tip! Geez, ask a simple question, get a simple answer. Jim Jarmusch recently sat down with Pitchfork to talk about his work curating a day at the upcoming All Tomorrow’s Parties festival in upstate New York (his pretty great line up includes Girls, Fucked Up, Kurt Vile, Vivian Girls, Raekwon, GZA, DJ Kool Herc, Sunn O))) and Boris) and it didn’t take much prompting for him

Posted on August 16th, 2010 with 2 Comments

The contenders to lead David Fincher’s new thriller are an intriguing collection of unknowns—and speculation is flying as to who will get the job. Gina Piccalo separates fact from fiction. While every major role in director David Fincher’s hotly anticipated crime thriller The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo has been cast in the last two weeks, the title character remains a mystery. (…) For instance, Alice in Wonderland star Mia

Posted on August 12th, 2010 with 3 Comments

Alice in Wonderland (2010) has been a long-awaited adaptation of the children’s book by Lewis Carroll. Most people are familiar with this story, being a classic and a children’s favorite. However, the 2010 version is special, as it is edgier and somewhat darker. Directed by Tim Burton, it boasts of a star-studded cast such as Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Anne Hathaway and Crispin Glover. Mia Wasikowska plays 19-year old

Posted on July 22nd, 2010 with No Comments

Six young and promising actresses are contending to land a role in one of the most prestigious Hollywood film parts of 2010, four of which are Australian. Sophie Lowe from Beautiful Kate, Alice in Wonderland’s Mia Wasikowska, Uninvited’s Emily Browning and Sydney stage sensation Sarah Snook are all aiming to grab the role of awkwardly asocial but extremely intelligent Lisbeth Salander. The four actresses flew in to LA this week

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