Here’s a rundown of the rumors that have been buzzing in Hollywood over the past week.
1. Ryan Gosling to be Emma Watson’s Beast?
According to some very shaky rumors from the website Tracking Board, Disney wants Ryan Gosling to play the Beast in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast live-action reboot that Emma Watson is already set to star in as Belle. Gosling is often the center of rumors for pretty much any big Hollywood role that comes up for casting, but he typically shies away from big studio projects in favor of smaller indies. It seems fairly unlikely that he’ll accept a role in a big-budget Disney film even if he’s been offered the part, as Tracking Board alleges. Like the animated classic, this reboot will be a musical and is set to be directed by Twilight: Breaking Dawn helmer Bill Condon. Gosling just completed his directorial debut, Lost River, and his upcoming projects include The Big Short and an untitled Terrence Malick film.