Shalom Life | September 16, 2014

Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin Joins Vampire Film

Yelchin joins the cast of Jim Jarmusch’s “Only Lovers Left Alive”

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: June 11th, 2012 in Culture » Film » News

Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin Joins Vampire Film

Like Crazy star, Anton Yelchin, has just signed on for Jim Jarmusch’s newest film entitled Only Lovers Left Alive, according to Deadline.

Only Lovers Left Alive, co-starring Mia Wasikowska, Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston and John Hurt, follows the story of a two-century love affair between two vampires.

Information on Yelchin’s role has not been released, nor have the names of the actors playing the two main characters.

Yelchin recently dropped out of the indie flick, Very Good Girls, in order to accept this role. Very Good Girls and Only Lovers Left Alive are shooting this summer, and the actor could not take them both on.

Yelchin wrapped recently on the sequel to J.J Abrams Star Trek 2, where he is reprising his role as Chekov, and will next be seen as the title character in the film adaptation of Dean Koontz’s Odd Thomas.

Michael Jackson Hologram Inspires Hitler Pictures and Gun Threats Michael Jackson Hologram Inspires Hitler Pictures and Gun Threats TrendingHoward Stern Defends Himself Against Rabbi's Attack Howard Stern Defends Himself Against Rabbi's Attack TrendingHorsin' Around with 'BoJack' Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg Horsin' Around with 'BoJack' Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg Trending
 

GIVEAWAY: Win 1 of 5 Passes to ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ in Toronto

September 16, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
GIVEAWAY: Win 1 of 5 Passes to ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ in Toronto

Enter now to win a pair of tickets to 'This Is Where I Leave You' starring Jason Bateman, Tina Fey, Adam Driver, and Jane Fonda.

Read More

TIFF 2014: This Is My Land

September 16, 2014 | By Anthony Marcusa
TIFF 2014: This Is My Land

Documentarian Tamara Erde takes us into six classrooms in Israel and Palestine to discover what children are being taught.

Read More

TIFF 2014: Zero Recognition

September 16, 2014 | By Anthony Marcusa
TIFF 2014: Zero Recognition

Lauren Collins and Ben Lewis' satirical short subtly suggests that being Canadian and being a famous young actor may be mutually exclusive.

Read More

TIFF 2014: Rosewater

September 16, 2014 | By Anthony Marcusa
TIFF 2014: Rosewater

Jon Stewart's directorial debut is gripping, informative, poignant, and at times unexpectedly comical.

Read More

Justin Trudeau Strongly Opposes Anti-Terror Bill

September 16, 2014 | By Daniel Koren
Justin Trudeau Strongly Opposes Anti-Terror Bill

Says bill proposed by current PM Stephen Harper is against "Canadian identity"

Read More

Shalom, Alabama: A Jewish Culture Guide

September 16, 2014 | By Sara Torvik
Shalom, Alabama: A Jewish Culture Guide

Did you know one of the best Jewish film festivals take place in Mobile, Alabama each year?

Read More

Report: Turkey is Largest Source of Fighters for Islamic State

September 16, 2014 | By ShalomLife Team
Report: Turkey is Largest Source of Fighters for Islamic State

More than 1,000 Turks are suspected to be fighting for Islamic State, many of them disaffected youths

Read More

Arsonists Attack Belgian Synagogue

September 16, 2014 | By Ynet News
Arsonists Attack Belgian Synagogue

Three family members injured; Jewish community officials unsure if it was an anti-Semitic attack

Read More

More Headlines