Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Save up to 70%
Empire
Film Studies 101
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
First Official Image Of Jared Leto's Joker Revealed
He's having a laugh
Tomorrowland: A World Beyond Debuts Animated Story Segments
A little background on part of the film
Fox Halts The Deep Blue Good-By
Because Christian Bale is injured
Michael Green Re-Writing The Latest Wolverine Film
James Mangold may now direct it next
Michael Bay Posts Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 Images
Turtles not pictured
Fast & Furious 7 Again Sees Off The Competition At The US Box Office
The Age Of Adaline wins Friday but ends up third
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
21 April 2015
Ewan McGregor Is Beauty And The Beast's Lumiere
And Stanley Tucci will be Cadenza
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Still Alice (2015)
Empire Star Rating
My Old Lady (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Calling (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Tammy (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Last Vegas (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Kevin Kline Will Be Errol Flynn
In The Last Of Robin Hood

10 October 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Though your brain might not naturally flick to Kevin Kline when you hear that someone will be playing screen legend Errol Flynn, he does at least have the voice and the chin for the role. And since The Last Of Robin Hood is set during Flynn’s last days at the age of 50, he could be perfect casting.

Kline is attached to play Flynn in the time shortly before he died of a heart attack. He spent his last couple of years romancing 17 year-old Beverly Aadland who he allegedly first seduced when she was 15 and had co-starred in his last film, Cuban Rebel Girls.

Susan Sarandon is also looking to take part as Florence, Beverly’s stage mother who pushed her daughter into performing when her own aspirations to be a star didn’t work out.

Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland have collaborated on the script and plan to start directing the movie in January, once they’ve locked in the actress to play Beverly.

We last saw Kline in Darling Companion and he’s about to work on geezer bachelor party comedy Last Vegas with Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Robert De Niro. Sarandon has The Big Wedding set to arrive on November 9 and then Cloud Atlas, scheduled for February 22.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Matt Damon Joins The Zero Theorem
For a small role
Arrested Development S4 Extended?
Update: More episodes will be shot!

Your Comments

KLINE, ERROL'S DOUBLE.
Hi,. I'd just like to say that it is written above that Kline might just pass it off, its aa walk in the breeze for him. i have always thought that if he only had that mustache he would be Errol's double, in fact so much that i wonder if he is related. highest regards, Elvin Priestley. www.elvinpriestley.com More

Posted by Elvin Priestley at 18:34 on 31 March 2013 | Report This Post

He has the look. My immediate thought was, can he actually pull off an Aussie accent? Not many can, but I'm not sure if Errol still maintained his living in the US. More

Posted by jazzyjules63 at 03:23 on 14 October 2012 | Report This Post

Not so odd.
He played Douglas Fairbanks in Chaplin, which is hardly a million miles away... More

Posted by gusbuster at 14:04 on 11 October 2012 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
40 Of The Unlikeliest Movie Character Posters
Would you put these one-sheets on your wall?

Who Is The Vision, Anyway?
An introduction to Avengers: Age Of Ultron's newest addition

Jenny Agutter: Role by Role
From Tin to Captain America to The Railway Children

80 Of The Best Movie Star Adverts
From Sly Stallone selling bread to Hugh Jackman dancing for iced tea

Matthew Weiner Reveals 7 Mad Men Secrets
The showrunner on The Beatles and that lawnmower

Empire's Avengers: Age Of Ultron Review
Our verdict on what could be the biggest film of the year...

The 15 Most Controversial Alternate Endings
How some of your favourite films could have finished...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Subscribe now and save up to 70%

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe now and save up to 70%
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)