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The Book of Eli

Release Date: January 15, 2010

February 5, 2009
Dumbledore grabs dibs on Book of Eli film

Michael Gambon (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) joined the cast of The Book of Eli. He will play one half of a strange couple that holds onto aged traditions in the futuristic drama.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

January 27, 2009
Jennifer Beals reunites with Denzel

Jennifer Beals will play Gary Oldman's sexual prize and Mila Kunis' mother in The Book of Eli, an action thriller from Warner Bros. and Alcon Entertainment. The movie marks the first time Beals has worked with Denzel Washington since 1995's Devil in a Blue Dress. Principal photography begins next month in New Mexico.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

December 3, 2008
Ray Stevenson tapped to play Denzel Washington's enemy

Ray Stevenson joined Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman and Mila Kunis in Book of Eli, a Warner Bros. drama. The actor will play an enforcer whose mission is to kill Eli (Washington). Studio execs eye a February 2009 start date.
Source: Variety

November 23, 2008
Mila Kunis grabs a Book

Mila Kunis (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) joined Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman in The Book of Eli. In it, the actress will play Solara, a woman who helps Eli in his quest after originally being asked to betray him. Principal photography is expected to begin in February in New Mexico.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

October 31, 2008
Gary Oldman to star with Denzel?

Gary Oldman is in talks to star opposite Denzel Washington in The Book of Eli. If signed, Oldman would play Carnegie, the despot of a small town without necessary services and, oddly, laws. His character wants to get the book Eli (Washington) is guarding. Filming is expected to begin in February in New Mexico. A Jan. 15, 2010 release date is eyed.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

September 6, 2008
Denzel Washington to save world in Eli

Denzel Washington will star in The Book of Eli, a futuristic drama from directors Allen and Albert Hughes. The Warner Bros. project focuses on a future where America is a wasteland and a lone person (Washington) struggles to bring the knowledge that is key to society's redemption. The drama is based on a story by Gary Whitta, with an Anthony Peckham rewrite.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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