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16 items from 2009


Virginia Madsen to be part of 'Invention'

7 July 2009 3:12 PM, PDT | Monsters and Critics | See recent Monsters and Critics news »

Virginia Madsen will star opposite Kevin Spacey as his ex-wife in the indie comedy "Father of Invention."According to Variety, the film will be produced by Trigger Street Productions. Spacey and Dana Brunetti plus Jonathan Krane and Ken Barbet.Trent Cooper directs from a script he wrote with Krane and Nichole Beatty. Scott Lumpkin executive produces. "Father of Invention" centers on a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire who loses it all when one of his inventions goes horribly awry. After eight years in federal prison, he returns to discover his ex-wife has spent his fortune and remarried.Camilla Belle, Heather Graham and Craig Robison also star. »

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Virginia Madsen Joins Father of Invention

7 July 2009 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Virginia Madsen will star opposite Kevin Spacey as his ex-wife in indie comedy Father of Invention , reports Variety . Trent Cooper is directing from a script he wrote with Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beatty. The film centers on a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire who loses it all when one of his inventions goes horribly awry. After eight years in federal prison, he returns to discover his ex-wife has spent his fortune and remarried. Craig Robinson, Heather Graham, Johnny Knoxville and Camilla Belle also star. »

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Virginia Madsen joins Kevin Spacey in "Father of Invention."

6 July 2009 9:30 PM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Virginia Madsenis set to star as Kevin Spacey's his ex-wife in "Father of Invention." The indie comedy is being produced by Spacey and Dana Brunuett's Trigger Street Prods. as well as Jonathan Krane and Ken Barbet. Trent Cooper directs from a script he wrote with Krane and Nichole Beatty. Tells of a once humble inventor who became a billionaire and then lost everything when one of his inventions goes wrong. After being thrown in a federal prison and serving eight years, he returns with a mission »

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Virginia Madsen Joins Father of Invention

6 July 2009 6:04 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

According to Variety Virginia Madsen will be starring with Kevin Spacey as his ex-wife in the comedy Father of Invention

Trent Cooper will be directing the screenplay that he co-wrote with Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beatty.

The story centers on a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire who loses it all when one of his inventions goes horribly awry. After eight years in federal prison, he returns bankrupt, homeless and determined to rebuild his reputation and fortune.

This film is currently being shot.

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Tracking Shot July 2009: The Fighter, Your Highness and Vengeance: A Love Story

1 July 2009 | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

- At the beginning of every month, Ioncinema.com's "Tracking Shot" features a half dozen projects or so that are moments away from lensing and that we feel are worth signaling out. This July (2009), we are keeping tabs on Paul Scheuring's Americanized remake of the German film Das Experiment, Trent Cooper's third outing as a director with the comedy Father of Invention, David O. Russell puts the Nailed mess behind him to concentrate on The Fighter, Harold Becker starts filming Uma and Abigail in Michigan and David Gordon Green directs his second straight studio film in parts of the U.K/Ireland. *The Experiment Director & Screenwriter: Paul Scheuring Producer(s): Marty Adelstein, Jeanette Buerling , Bill Johnson, Maggie Monteith, Dawn Parouse Cast: Cam Gigandet, Elijah Wood, Adrien Brody , Forest Whitaker Filming in Iowa. *Father of Invention Director: Trent Cooper - Screenwriter: Cooper, Jonathan D. Krane, N. Beattie Rapaport Producer(s): Ken Barbet, »

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Foursome will profit from 'Invention'

24 June 2009 | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

- With Shrink getting out of the theatrical gates later next month [Roadside Attractions - July 24th] its time for Trigger Street and Kevin Spacey to move into their next 'invention'. A peculiar foursome of players in Craig Robinson, Heather Graham, Johnny Knoxville and Camilla Belle have joined Father of Invention which according to THR begins lensing next week in New Orleans with Trent Cooper helming. While comedy is less flattering than drama for Spacey, his cred will receive a great boost starting with The Men Who Stare at Goats (Grant Heslov) and to be followed by Casino Jack (George Hickenlooper). Scripted by Cooper, Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beatty, this follows a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire (Spacey) who spends eight years in prison when one of his inventions goes awry. Upon release, he is seeks to rebuild his reputation and fortune but finds that easier than salvaging his relationship with his family. Robinson will play the »

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'Father of Invention' Gets Cast

23 June 2009 9:30 PM, PDT | CinemaSpy | See recent CinemaSpy news »

Imagine if criminal genius Lex Luthor had a family he actually cared about. Now imagine a movie where, instead of trying to kill Superman and take over the world, he tried to reconcile with those loved ones over his past misdeeds.

That’s what the premise of the upcoming comedy Father of Invention sounds like to us, although it probably doesn’t help that Kevin Spacey, who recently played Lex Luthor in Superman Returns, is among the ensemble cast. Spacey plays an inventor-turned-billionaire and world-class egotist who serves a prison term after one of his inventions (Let’s guess which one it was: Giant robot? Orbiting death ray beam? Super-intelligent android with a heart made of Kryptonite?) goes crazy.

After being released from the slammer, the character tries to rebuild his fortune as well as repair his fractured relationship with family members—the latter proving much trickier. According to The Hollywood Reporter, »

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Four join Spacey in 'Invention'

23 June 2009 3:00 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Craig Robinson, Heather Graham, Johnny Knoxville and Camilla Belle will star opposite Kevin Spacey in "Father of Invention," an ensemble comedy that Spacey is independently producing via his Trigger Street banner.

The story follows a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire (Spacey) who spends eight years in prison when one of his inventions goes awry. Upon release, he is seeks to rebuild his reputation and fortune but finds that easier than salvaging his relationship with his family.

Robinson will play the husband of the former billionaire's ex-wife who now lives in his house and drives his car and helps Spacey get back on his feet after he gets out of prison.

Belle will play his daughter, a social worker hesitant to trust her father, while Graham is her lesbian roommate who sleeps with the father. Knoxville will play a store manager who hires Spacey's character after his prison stint.

Dana Brunetti, Jonathan Krane »

- By Borys Kit

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Foursome Boards Kevin Spacey's Invention

23 June 2009 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Craig Robinson, Heather Graham, Johnny Knoxville and Camilla Belle will star opposite Kevin Spacey in Father of Invention , an ensemble comedy that Spacey is independently producing via his Trigger Street production company, says The Hollywood Reporter . The story follows a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire (Spacey) who spends eight years in prison when one of his inventions goes awry. Upon release, he is seeks to rebuild his reputation and fortune but finds that easier than salvaging his relationship with his family. Trent Cooper is directing from a script he wrote with Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beatty. Production begins this week in New Orleans »

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Kevin Spacey is a Bankrupt Billionaire in Father of Invention

1 April 2009 9:00 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Kevin Spacey will star in and produce the indie comedy "Father of Invention." Trent Cooper (Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector) will direct from a script he penned with Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beattie. Story centers on a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire who loses it all when one of his inventions goes horribly awry. After eight years in federal prison, he returns bankrupt, homeless and determined to rebuild his reputation and fortune. Spacey has several films in the can, including "Men Who Stare at Goats," alongside George Clooney; "Telstar"; and "Shrink." »

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Kevin Spacey Is The Father Of Invention -- Will star in a film from the Larry The Cable Guy director… this is no April Fool’s.

1 April 2009 | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Written by Nicole Pedersen So, here I am about to write up a story from Variety about Kevin Spacey and the next independent feature that has caught the actor’s eye, when I read this: “Trent Cooper (‘Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector’) will direct from a script he penned with Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beattie.” So Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winner and Broadway legend, will have only one degree of separation between himself and Larry the Cable Guy? Really? Am I the only one who thinks there is something wrong with this scenario? Well, maybe the script is just fantastic, right? After all, Trent Cooper didn’t write “Larry the Cable Guy” - he just had the misfortune to direct it. So join me in suspending your judgment until you read what this Spacey/Cooper movie is all about. The independent feature is called »

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Kevin Spacey to star in "Father of Invention"

1 April 2009 | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Kevin Spacey will star in and as well as produce "Father of Invention," an indie comedy helmed by Trent Cooper.   Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beattie wrote the script alongside Cooper which tells of a once humble inventor who became a billionaire and then lost everything when one of his inventions goes wrong. After being thrown in a federal prison and serving eight years, he returns with a mission to regain his fortune and his respectable name.   Spacey produces with his Trigger Street Productions parter Dana Brunetti. Spacey was last seen in "21" alongside Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Aaron Yoo, Liza Lapira, Laurence Fishburne and Jack McGee.   »

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Kevin Spacey is the Father of Invention

1 April 2009 | Comingsoon.net | See recent Comingsoon.net news »

Kevin Spacey will star in and produce the indie comedy Father of Invention , reports Variety . Trent Cooper ( Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector ) will direct from a script he wrote with Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beattie. The story centers on a humble inventor-turned-egomaniacal billionaire who loses it all when one of his inventions goes horribly awry. After eight years in federal prison, he returns bankrupt, homeless and determined to rebuild his reputation and fortune. Trigger Street Productions' Spacey and Dana Brunetti are producing alongside Krane ( Swordfish ) and Ken Barbet. Scott Lumpkin executive produces. »

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Kevin Spacey Is The Father Of Invention

1 April 2009 1:11 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Kevin Spacey is set to star in indie comedy Father of Invention, as a bankrupt billionaire - well, former billionaire presumably - a role that seems extremely timely in this credit-crunched era.The plot sees Spacey play a once humble inventor who turned egomaniac when his creations finally took off. But he loses everything when one of his inventions goes horribly awry, and after eight years in federal prison, he is released, homeless, penniless but determined to rebuild his fortune. Does this sound like the beginning of Superman Returns to anyone else? The plot better not see him moving in on a dying heiress.Trent Cooper of, er, Larry The Cable Guy: Health Inspector fame will direct, after writing the script with Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beattie. Spacey will produce as well as starring. »

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Kevin Spacey to star in "Father of Invention"

1 April 2009 12:32 AM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Kevin Spacey will star in and as well as produce "Father of Invention," an indie comedy helmed by Trent Cooper. Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beattie wrote the script alongside Cooper which tells of a once humble inventor who became a billionaire and then lost everything when one of his inventions goes wrong. After being thrown in a federal prison and serving eight years, he returns with a mission to regain his fortune and his respectable name. Spacey produces with his Trigger Street Productions parter Dana Brunetti. Spacey was last seen in "21" alongside Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth »

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Kevin Spacey to star in "Father of Invention"

1 April 2009 12:32 AM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Kevin Spacey will star in and as well as produce "Father of Invention," an indie comedy helmed by Trent Cooper. Jonathan Krane and Nichole Beattie wrote the script alongside Cooper which tells of a once humble inventor who became a billionaire and then lost everything when one of his inventions goes wrong. After being thrown in a federal prison and serving eight years, he returns with a mission to regain his fortune and his respectable name. Spacey produces with his Trigger Street Productions parter Dana Brunetti. Spacey was last seen in "21" alongside Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth »

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