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New Clip From James Franco’s ‘The Sound And The Fury’ Released

11 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Take a look at this brand new clip from James Franco’s latest movie The Sound And The Fury. The clip has been released ahead of its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. While the movie will be premiering out of competition, Franco has also received the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award.

The Sound And The Fury, adapted from the novel of the same name by William Faulkner, tells the story of The Compson Family, former Southern aristocrats who are dealing with their family’s declining reputation in the community. Franco stars in the film alongside Joey King, Scott HazeTim Blake Nelson, Ahna O’Reilly, Seth Rogen, Dave Franco and Jon Hamm.

This is the second time that Franco has brought Faulkner to the big screen (the first being As I Lay Dying) and it is something that Franco has got used to despite the fact that »

- Lucy Cave

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Hot Venice Clip: James Franco’s ‘The Sound And The Fury’

13 hours ago | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Prolific jack-of-all-artistic-trades James Franco arrives on the Lido this week to accept the Venice Film Festival’s Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award, which goes to a personality who has made an original contribution to innovation in contemporary cinema. Fitting then that his latest directorial effort, The Sound And The Fury, will have its world premiere out of competition at the fest (see the exclusive clip above).

Related: Telluride: Jon Stewart’s ‘Rosewater’ Wins Standing Ovation At Festival

The film is based on the novel of by William Faulkner; it’s Franco’s second time adapting the author — a notoriously tough challenge given the author’s penchant for stream of consciousness. Franco tells me he nevertheless stayed faithful to the book, which is broken into four sections and focuses on the decline and fall of the Compsons, a once-proud, aristocratic Southern family. A major obstacle to translating their story »

- Nancy Tartaglione

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Wamg’s Guide To 100+ Films For Fall / Holiday 2014

29 August 2014 1:49 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

As we look in the rearview mirror of the summer blockbusters, September heralds the start of the fall movie season. Filled with Hollywood heavyweights and A-listers, here’s our Big list of the most anticipated movies coming to cinemas this autumn and during the holidays.

Our exhaustive list includes films that are playing at the upcoming Toronto Film Festival as well the ones that already have a theatrical release date. With the awards season on the horizon, we also added a few bonus films at the end to keep your eye out for in the months ahead.

Pull up a chair, grab a pen and paper and get ready for Wamg’s Guide to the 100+ Films This Fall And Holiday Season.

We kick it off with what’s showing in Toronto at the film festival that runs September 4 – 14.

Maps To The StarsSeptember 2014 – Toronto International Film Festival; UK & Ireland September »

- Movie Geeks

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New UK quad poster for Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here

27 August 2014 4:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Next month sees the UK release of Wish I Was Here, former Scrubs star Zach Braff’s first directorial offering since 2004′s Garden State, and Koch Media Films has dropped a new UK poster for the Kickstarter-funded comedy drama, which we have for you here…

Wish I Was Here opens in the UK on September 19th, with Braff joined in the cast by Kate Hudson (The Killer Inside Me), Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), Josh Gad (Frozen), Joey King (The Dark Knight Rises), Ashley Greene (The Twilight Saga), Donald Faison (Scrubs), Pierce Gagnon (Looper), Michael Weston (The Last Kiss), the late James Avery (The Fresh Prince of Bel Air), and Mandy Patinkin (Homeland). Watch the trailer here.

The post New UK quad poster for Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

- Gary Collinson

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Inside the Emmy Parties: Kerry Washington & ‘Scandal’ Cast Party Hop, Cloris Leachman Photobombs

24 August 2014 10:08 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The Emmy Awards aren’t till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV’s finest. Here’s our party report for Saturday, Aug. 23:

11:10 a.m. “Nashville’s” Rayna James is “a woman that we need to see in country music,” says honoree Callie Khouri at the Women Making History Event, presented by the National Women’s History Museum and Glamour Magazine, at the Skirball Center. (She also teases that the “Nashville” premiere is going to feature two live performances in the show.) She thinks it’s incredible to see more women directing TV and as showrunners. “Nashville” boasts a largely female writing staff and women in main storylines.

11:36 a.m. Sophia Bush, also being honored, stops to blush when her mom stands behind the press snapping photos »

- Cynthia Littleton, Laura Prudom and Shalini Dore

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Chloe Grace Moretz on the Staying Power of ‘If I Stay': ‘This Movie Is Going to Hit Home’

21 August 2014 12:51 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

“I think this movie is really going to hit home with a lot of people, they’re going to go and see it because it deals with life themes that we all know and we all have seen and felt and heard,” said Chloe Grace Moretz at the Wednesday premiere of “If I Stay” at the Tcl Chinese Theatre, based on the bestselling novel by Gayle Forman. Moretz plays the lead character of Mia Hall. “It’s not just silly, typical fodder. It’s different from anything we’ve seen yet.”

Joshua Leonard, who plays Mia’s father Denny, noted that “If I Stay” received a boost from the box office success of “The Fault in Our Stars.”

“This is embarrassing to admit, but I didn’t know that it was based on a young adult novel when I first read the script,” said Leonard. “Because it’s a very beautiful and evolved script, »

- Sebastian Torrelio

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Venice 2014: Get ready for buzzworthy 'Birdman,' Andrew Garfield and Al Pacino

21 August 2014 10:50 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

As previously reported by my HitFix colleagues, 2014’s fall festivals represent something of a battle royale for various heavyweight Oscar hopefuls. The oldest fest in the big four, venerable Venice, is up against younger North American counterparts Toronto, Telluride and New York in the perennial fight to deliver a truly memorable Competition. Which films will be left standing once the critics have had their way with them? Contenders hoping to emerge victorious from La Biennale’s royal rumble include Alejandro González Iñárritu’s opening nighter "Birdman" starring Michael Keaton, David Gordon Green’s Al Pacino vehicle "Manglehorn" and Andrew Garfield vs Michael Shannon in Ramin Bahrani’s real estate showdown "99 Homes." As far as awards season goes, for me the big hitter to beat from Cannes is "Foxcatcher," an extraordinary and illuminating piece of filmmaking from Bennett Miller, a director I’ve not been personally persuaded by before now. In the documentary category, »

- Catherine Bray

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Toronto Film Festival completes lineup

19 August 2014 8:49 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

The lineups for the Mavericks, Discovery, and Tiff Kids parts of the Toronto Film Festival were announced, wrapping up a series of lineup announcements for the Toronto International Film Festival.

With the added films, the festival’s entire slate is now a whopping 393 movies. Two hundred eighty-five of those movies are feature films, of which 143 are world premieres.

The Mavericks portion of the festival includes onstage discussions following the screening of each film. Do I Sound Gay? will be followed by a talk between director David Thorpe and sex-advice guru Dan Savage. Also premiering in that space is The 50 Year Argument, »

- Jacob Shamsian

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Palme d’Or Winner, Studio Ghibli Pair, “St. Vincent” & “Song of the Sea” Among Tiff’s Final Wave Items

19 August 2014 7:55 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Bill Murray is coming to Toronto folks. Actually, the film he stars in (Theodore Melfi’s St. Vincent) is having its official World Premiere launch at the jaw-dropping 285 feature film 2014 Tiff line-up. In the final batch of items we finally get the confirmation that 2014′s Palme d’Or Winner Winter Sleep (which gets added along with a trio of others to the Masters Programme) will show, and Tomm Moore’s highly anticipated Song of the Sea (among the four item line-up for Tiff Kids) also lands. Worth mentioning are the sprinkling of add-ons to the various other sections (Marjane Satrapi’s Sundance preemed The VoicesMatt Shakman’s Cut Bank and the world preem of Danis Tanovic’s Tigers) with a Studio Ghibli docu item being fitted into the Tiff Docs, but it is the Discovery Programme that finally takes shape. 

The “up-and-comers” include Berlin Film Fest (and future Nyff »

- Eric Lavallee

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Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

19 August 2014 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array of stars expected to alight on the red carpet of the 2014 Toronto Film Festival.

The fest today revealed an impressive roster of helmers and thesps planning to boost their latest work in Toronto next month. And with the critical four-day opening weekend packed exclusively — as per the new fest policy — with world premieres and North American premieres of studio awards contenders, buzzy acquisition titles, and hot U.S. and international arthouse fare, you can expect media frenzies, flash mobs of buyers, and intense afterparty rivalries like never before.

Slates for Mavericks, Discovery, and Tiff Kids were also unveiled today, as were a handful of late-breaking adds to other programs, bringing this year’s grand total to 393 films, »

- Jennie Punter

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James Franco And Miley Cyrus Add A Twist To Their Ice Bucket Challenge

19 August 2014 12:27 AM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

Two of the craziest Hollywood celebs took up the Als Ice Bucket Challenge and it was a treat to watch them!

The not-so-innocent James Franco performed the task pants less. Granted, he wasn.t butt naked like some of the other stars who.ve done the challenge, the Spring Breakers star was spotted wearing just a Moby Dick T-shirt.

You do not realize this until the camera zooms out and you see the soaking wet 127 Hours star dancing around, while holding a paper to shield his privates from view. The note named Zach Braff, Keegan Allen and Joey King as his nominees.

On the other hand, Miley Cyrus decided to tweak the challenge a bit. She completed the Ice Bucket Challenge without using any water! Instead, the rebellious star had a bucket of rice poured on her.

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James Franco And Miley Cyrus Add A Twist To Their Ice Bucket Challenge

19 August 2014 12:27 AM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

Two of the craziest Hollywood celebs took up the Als Ice Bucket Challenge and it was a treat to watch them!

The not-so-innocent James Franco performed the task pants less. Granted, he wasn.t butt naked like some of the other stars who.ve done the challenge, the Spring Breakers star was spotted wearing just a Moby Dick T-shirt.

You do not realize this until the camera zooms out and you see the soaking wet 127 Hours star dancing around, while holding a paper to shield his privates from view. The note named Zach Braff, Keegan Allen and Joey King as his nominees.

On the other hand, Miley Cyrus decided to tweak the challenge a bit. She completed the Ice Bucket Challenge without using any water! Instead, the rebellious star had a bucket of rice poured on her.

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James Franco And Miley Cyrus Add A Twist To Their Ice Bucket Challenge

19 August 2014 12:27 AM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

Two of the craziest Hollywood celebs took up the Als Ice Bucket Challenge and it was a treat to watch them!

The not-so-innocent James Franco performed the task pants less. Granted, he wasn.t butt naked like some of the other stars who.ve done the challenge, the Spring Breakers star was spotted wearing just a Moby Dick T-shirt.

You do not realize this until the camera zooms out and you see the soaking wet 127 Hours star dancing around, while holding a paper to shield his privates from view. The note named Zach Braff, Keegan Allen and Joey King as his nominees.

On the other hand, Miley Cyrus decided to tweak the challenge a bit. She completed the Ice Bucket Challenge without using any water! Instead, the rebellious star had a bucket of rice poured on her.

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James Franco And Miley Cyrus Add A Twist To Their Ice Bucket Challenge

19 August 2014 12:27 AM, PDT | icelebz.com | See recent iCelebz news »

Two of the craziest Hollywood celebs took up the Als Ice Bucket Challenge and it was a treat to watch them!

The not-so-innocent James Franco performed the task pants less. Granted, he wasn.t butt naked like some of the other stars who.ve done the challenge, the Spring Breakers star was spotted wearing just a Moby Dick T-shirt.

You do not realize this until the camera zooms out and you see the soaking wet 127 Hours star dancing around, while holding a paper to shield his privates from view. The note named Zach Braff, Keegan Allen and Joey King as his nominees.

On the other hand, Miley Cyrus decided to tweak the challenge a bit. She completed the Ice Bucket Challenge without using any water! Instead, the rebellious star had a bucket of rice poured on her.

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James Franco Completes the Ice Bucket Challenge Without Pants (or Underwear!)—Plus, See What Miley Cyrus Poured on Herself!

18 August 2014 8:18 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

At first, you think it's just another innocently recorded celeb completing the Als Ice Bucket Challenge—but then you remember that it's James Franco and he doesn't do anything innocently. No, he wasn't naked (completely) like some of the other stars who have participated in the new phenomenon. Instead, he wore a Moby Dick T-shirt and, well, nothing else. But you don't realize that until the camera pulls back and all of a sudden, the Hollywood stud is standing there wet and giggling as he dances around with a drenched piece of paper being the only thing between your eyes and his junk. The orange note named his nominees, which were Zach Braff, Keegan Allen and Joey King. Meanwhile, »

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New Images Of James Franco, Seth Rogen And Danny McBride In The Sound And The Fury

12 August 2014 7:01 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

James Franco clearly feels a connection to celebrated author William Faulkner. Last year, he went to the Cannes Film Festival with his adaptation of As I Lay Dying, a project that our reviewers Dominic Mill and Matt Donato called, in turn, “a case of pretention over awareness” and “jumbled.” Now, Franco is taking another Faulkner-derived film to the festival circuit - The Sound and the Fury - and likely hoping for a better reception.

Excitingly, Franco has called on friends and This is the End co-stars Seth Rogen and Danny McBride to join him in the adaptation, which he both directed and starred in. Joey King, Tim Blake Nelson, Ahna O’Reilly, Keegan Allen, Loretta Devine, Scott Haze and Janet Jones all also have roles. Here’s the official synopsis:

Directed by and starring Academy Award nominee James Franco, The Sound and The Fury captures the lives and passions of the Compsons, »

- Isaac Feldberg

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First The Sound And The Fury Images Featuring James Franco, Danny McBride and Seth Rogen

11 August 2014 2:59 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Not only is James Franco due to receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker Award at the Venice Film Festival in September, but he’s also got a film screening out-of-competition too, his adaptation of the William Faulkner novel, The Sound and the Fury.  With the 71st edition of the festival set to kick off on Wednesday, August 27th, promo material for the official selections is starting to surface and we’ve got four new stills from Franco’s film in the mix. The assortment features Danny McBride and Seth Rogen looking strikingly different donning their period wardrobe, a shot of Franco’s Child of God star, Scott Haze, looking far more put together than he did as Lester Ballard, and then two more of Franco himself as Benjy Compson.  Hit the jump to check out those The Sound and the Fury images.  The film also stars Jacob Loeb, Ahna O’Reilly, »

- Perri Nemiroff

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First look at The Sound and The Fury starring James Franco and Seth Rogen

11 August 2014 12:03 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Despite his success, and love for comedy, James Franco (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) is slowly making a name for himself as a director of book adaptation, notably the work of Cormac McCarthy and William Faulker, the latter of which is the subject of his latest film, The Sound and The Fury, adapted from the novel by the author.

In addition, and what is becoming a signature of Franco’s directorial efforts, he has called upon his plethora of famous friends, namely Seth Rogen (This Is the End), Danny McBride (Pineapple Express), Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother, Where Art Thou) and Joey King (Oz The Great and Powerful), to help him realise his latest ambitions.

Here’s the official press release, followed by some first look images…

Directed by and starring Academy Award nominee James Franco, The Sound and The Fury captures the lives and passions of the Compsons, »

- Scott Davis

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James Franco and Seth Rogen in first look at The Sound and the Fury

11 August 2014 10:21 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

James Franco and Seth Rogen feature in the first images from The Sound and the Fury.

Franco is directing the adaptation of the classic William Faulkner novel.

Danny McBride, Joey King, Tim Blake Nelson and Ahna O'Reilly also feature in the movie, the pictures from which were posted by The Playlist from the Venice Film Festival.

The Sound and the Fury centres around an ill-fated southern family, the Compsons.

Franco previously adapted Faulkner's As I Lay Dying.

The Sound and the Fury will premiere in Venice.

Franco will receive the Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory award at the film festival. »

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Venice First Look: James Franco, Seth Rogen And Danny McBride In 'The Sound And The Fury'

11 August 2014 7:01 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Alongside Cormac McCarthy, William Faulkner is the author of most interest to James Franco. Last year, Franco went to Cannes with his adaptation of "As I Lay Dying," which utilized split screens to capture to the many voices encompassing the story's narrative simultaneously. And while it remains to be seen what aesthetic tricks Franco will bring to his latest Faulkner-derived project, "The Sound And The Fury," the first batch of images from the movie indicate his inclinations. In typical Franco fashion, he's starring in and directing the picture, and he's also called up pals Seth Rogen and Danny McBride for roles alongside Joey King, Tim Blake Nelson, Ahna O'Reilly and more. Here's the official synopsis: Directed by and starring Academy Award nominee James Franco, The Sound and The Fury captures the lives and passions of the Compsons, a once proud Southern family caught in a tragic spiral of loss and misfortune. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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