Because there have not been enough Paul Rudd movies these past few years, here is another one. The film is called Prince Avalanche and it stars the comic actor as a highway man in 1988. His co-star is Savages’ Emile Hirsch. Release is set for August 9.
History has set into motion production for their next high-flying mini-series based on the tale of Bonnie and Clyde. Organically titled Bonnie & Clyde, the four-hour event stars Savages’ Emile Hirsch and The Borgias alumna Holliday Grainger in the title roles for the Depression-era crime series. Sony is producing the effort with Steel Magnolias and Chicago producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron on board to EP. Oscar-nominated director of Driving Miss Daisy Bruce Beresford is helming the effort which should make it to air later this year.
LOS ANGELES, CA/NEW YORK, NY (April 22, 2013) – Bonnie & Clyde, a star-studded miniseries for HISTORY and LIFETIME, has begun filming on location in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The four-hour, two-night event miniseries stars Emile Hirsch (Into the Wild) and Holliday Grainger (The Borgias) in the title roles of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, the Depression-era Outlaw couple whose criminal exploits have assured them lasting fame for eight decades. Bonnie & Clyde will be simulcast on HISTORY and Lifetime later this year. The announcement was made by Nancy Dubuc, President, Entertainment and Media, A+E Networks. The stellar cast also includes Academy Award®, Golden Globe® and Emmy® winner Holly Hunter (The Piano) and Academy Award® winner and multiple Golden Globe® and Emmy® nominee William Hurt (Too Big to Fail). The miniseries reunites Hunter and Hurt, who starred in and earned Oscar®nominations for 1987’s Broadcast News. Hunter will play Emma Parker, Bonnie’s mother, and Hurt will play Frank Hamer, the Texas Ranger pursuing the Barrow gang. Other key cast members include Sarah Hyland (Modern Family) as Blanche Barrow, Clyde’s sister-in-law; Lane Garrison (Prison Break) as Clyde’s brother; Elizabeth Reaser (The Twilight Saga) as P.J. Lane, a writer tracking the gang; Austin Hebert (True Blood) as Ted Hinton, a lawman also on the hunt for duo; and Dale Dickey (Winter’s Bone) as Cummie Barrow, Clyde’s mother. Continue Reading
Now is your chance to take a look at a trailer for the upcoming Penelope Cruz-starrer Twice Born. It really is a beautiful piece packaged together to promote the upcoming film from director Sergio Castellitto. Based on a novel by Margaret Mazzantini, the film is about a single mother who brings her teenage son to Sarajevo where his father died in the Bosnian conflict.
Be sure to take a quick look even if you are confident you are not going to see this film. Not only is the trailer decent, but it seems to showcase that Academy Award-winning version of Penelope Cruz that often gets lost in translation. Continue Reading