1-20 of 343 items from 2013 « Prev | Next »
Jenna Elfman is returning as host of the 2013 Crystal & Lucy Awards, set for June 12 at the Beverly Hilton. Elfman, who most recently starred in NBC's comedy 1600 Penn, also hosted last year's event. As previously announced, Laura Linney, the female stars of Mad Men, George Lucas, Sofia Coppola, Hailee Steinfeld and cinematographer Rachel Morrison will be honored at the dinner. Photos: Women in Film Crystal + Lucy Awards 2012 The theme of this year's event, "Close Up," celebrates the 40th anniversary of Women in Film, Los Angeles, and will "take a close look at the organization's
- Kimberly Nordyke
The new film stars Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Harrison Ford, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Viola Davis, Nonso Anozie, Stevie Ray Dillmore, Andrea Powell, Moises Arias, Conor Carroll, Aramis Knight, Brendan Meyer, Jimmy "Jax" Pinchak, Suraj Parthasarathy and Khylin Rhambo :
"...in the near future, a hostile alien race called the 'Formics' have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of 'International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham' (Kingsley), all would have been lost.
"In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed 'Colonel Hyrum Graff' (Ford) and the 'International Military' are training only the best young minds to find the future Mazer.
"'Ender Wiggin' (Butterfield), a shy but strategically brilliant boy, is recruited to join the elite. Arriving at 'Battle School', Ender quickly and easily masters increasingly difficult challenges and simulations, distinguishing himself and winning respect amongst his peers. »
- Michael Stevens
Jenna Elfman will host Women in Film's Crystal + Lucy Awards in June, the organization said on Wednesday. The gala will honor actresses Laura Linney, Hailee Steinfeld and the women of AMC's "Mad Men," as well as cinematographer Rachel Morrison ("Fruitvale Station"), George Lucas and Sofia Coppola. Linney, whose career in both film and television has spanned two decades, will be awarded the Crystal Award for Excellence in Film. The Lucy Award for Excellence in Television will be given to Elisabeth Moss, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, Jessica Paré, and Keirnan Shipka of »
- Greg Gilman
Here's a new promo photo for Gavin Hood's Ender's Game featuring Harrison Ford as Colonel Hyrum Graff and Asa Butterfield as Ender. It gives us a better, more detailed look at Ender's battle uniform. This movie looks like it could be a decent adaptation. I like what I've seen so far, but ya never know what the final product is until after you see it.
In the near future, a hostile alien race (called the Formics) have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander, Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed Colonel Graff (Harrison Ford) and the International Military are training only the »
- Joey Paur
Look for more as it comes.
In the near future, a hostile alien race called the Formics have attacked Earth. If not for the legendary heroics of International Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, the highly esteemed Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford) and the International Military are training only the best young minds to find the future Mazer.
Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield), a shy but strategically brilliant boy, is recruited to join the elite. Arriving at Battle School, »
- Uncle Creepy
Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford) and Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield) are featured in the latest photo for Ender's Game. Gavin Hood directs this sci-fi thriller, based on Orson Scott Card's popular novel, set in an elite government facility where the best and brightest young minds train to defeat a deadly alien force. Stay tuned for more photos and footage throughout the summer, as we near closer to Summit Entertainment's adaptation, hitting theaters November 1.
Ender's Game comes to theaters November 1st, 2013 and stars Harrison Ford, Abigail Breslin, Hailee Steinfeld, Asa Butterfield, Ben Kingsley, Viola Davis, Moises Arias, Jimmy Pinchak. The film is directed by Gavin Hood. »
Summit Entertainment has released this new promo photo for Ender's Game featuring Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield. Opening in theaters and IMAX on November 1st, the big screen adaptation also stars Ben Kingsley, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin, Viola Davis, Nonso Anozie, Stevie Ray Dillmore, Andrea Powell, Moises Arias, Conor Carroll, Aramis Knight, Brandon Soo hoo, Jimmy "Jax" Pinchak, Suraj Parthasarathy and Khylin Rhambo. »
Long in-development, Relativity Media's Hunter Killer appears set to finally make to the screen. Variety reports that Charlie's Angels and Terminator Salvation director McG is set to helm the action drama. Based on the novel "Firing Point" by Don Keith and George Wallace, Hunter Killer follows an untested submarine captain who must work with a Navy Seal team to rescue the Russian president, who has been taken prisoner during a military coup, in an effort to stop a rogue Russian General from igniting World War III. McG, who most recently helmed the action rom-com This Means War , is currently working on the Relativity thriller Three Days to Kill with Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld, Amber Heard and Connie Nielsen starring. Hunter Killer will be »
• Emily Blunt (Looper) is reportedly in talks to join the ever-growing ensemble cast of Disney’s Into the Woods to play the role of the Baker’s (James Corden) wife. The main cast also currently includes Meryl Streep (The Witch) and Johnny Depp (The Wolf). Chris Pine and Jake Gyllenhaal are both in talks for two prince roles. Blunt recently appeared with Colin Firth in Arthur Newman and can be seen next with Tom Cruise in Doug Liman’s All You Need Is Kill (out June 4). [Variety]
- Lindsey Bahr
Academy Award nominated actor Samuel L Jackson (Django Unchained, Pulp Fiction) has joined Rko Pictures’ Barely Lethal, starring Academy Award nominated actress Hailee Steinfeld (Ender’S Game, True Grit). Highland Film Group (Hfg) is handling international sales in Cannes. Kyle Newman (Fanboys) will direct the comedy action script by John D’Arco. Principal photography will begin Fall 2013. Barely Lethal is being produced by Rko Pictures with Hopscotch Pictures and Brett Ratner’s Rat Entertainment.
Barely Lethal is a playful, high-velocity action-comedy in which a 16-year old international assassin (Steinfeld) yearning for “normal” adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls in a suburban high school. When her former-employer (Jackson) comes calling, it becomes more extracurriculars than any teenager can handle.
- Michelle McCue
Samuel L. Jackson, already on the hook to mentor a teenage girl killer in an upcoming live-action adaptation of the Japanese anime “Kite”, will be mentoring another teenage girl killer in the Brett Ratner-produced “Barely Lethal”. “Lethal” will star “True Grit’s” Hailee Steinfeld as “a 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a “normal” adolescence who fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school.” She discovers, much to her chagrin, that the hallways of high school is just as dangerous (if not more so) than being an international assassin. It’s all hyperbole, of course, but then again, so are 16-year old international assassins. Jackson will play Steinfeld’s mentor in the film, a role that sounds remarkably like the one he’s playing in “Kite”, where he mentors another teenage killer looking to avenge her father’s murder. “Kite” was supposed to have »
Samuel L. Jackson has been announced as the latest cast member to join Rko Pictures’ “Barely Lethal.” The megawatt star and Academy Award nominee will join fellow Academy Award nominee Hailee Steinfeld, who plays an unsatisfied teen assassin in the project. The film will be directed by Kyle Newman, with script by John D’Arco. The film is being produced by Rko Pictures with Hopscotch Pictures and Brett Ratner’s Rat Entertainment. Principal photography will begin this fall. As stated above, “Barely Lethal” is about a teen assassin who yearns for the normal teenage life: “Barely Lethal is a playful, high-velocity action-comedy in which a 16-year old international assassin (Steinfeld) yearning for [ Read More ]
It seems like the only movies we've seen Samuel L. Jackson in over the last few years have been Marvel movies. Well, he's now going to use those S.H.I.E.L.D. skills to train teenagers how to be assassins in his next film Barely Lethal.
Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit) is set to play a 16-year-old international assassin named Megan who is raised at a boarding school that trains kids to be assassins. She has a quirky sense of humor but is clueless about normal life. She ends up faking her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school, where she discovers dealing with popularity is just as hard as living life as an assassin. Jackson will play her mentor who trains her in the program.
- Joey Paur
Samuel L. Jackson will bring his trademark strut and baritone to "Barely Lethal," Rko Pictures announced from the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday. The "Pulp Fiction" actor will co-star opposite Hailee Steinfeld, who nabbed an Oscar nomination for her work in the Coen Brothers' "True Grit." The action-comedy follows a 16-year-old assassin (Steinfeld) who fakes her own death, so she can have a normal high-school experience. But it's a fate worse than detention when her former-employer (Jackson) comes looking for her. Kyle Newman ("Fanboys") will direct the film, which will begin shooting »
- Brent Lang
The story follows a 16-year-old international assassin yearning for a 'normal' adolescence who fakes her own death and enrolls as a senior in a suburban high school. Jackson will play her mentor who trains her in the program. [Source: Variety]
Jonny Weston ("Chasing Mavericks") and Sofia Black-d’Elia ("Gossip Girl") are in negotiations to star in Dean Israelite's $12 million found footage thriller "Almanac" at Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes.
The story centers on the creation of a time machine and is one of two competing found footage projects that has time travel at its core (the other being Dreamworks' "Glimmer"). Shooting begins this summer in Atlanta. [Source: Heat Vision]
- Garth Franklin
More deals out of Cannes as Samuel L. Jackson has joined Barely Lethal , the new action-comedy from Fanboys director Kyle Newman, which currently stars Hailee Steinfeld in the role of a teen assassin trying to have a normal life. The movie is described as a "playful, high-velocity action-comedy in which a 16-year old international assassin (Steinfeld) yearning for "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls in a suburban high school. When her former-employer (Jackson) comes calling, it becomes more extracurriculars than any teenager can handle." The action script written by John D'Arco is being produced by Rko Pictures along with Hopscotch Pictures and Bret Ratner's Rat Productions. You can read the full press release below: Cannes. May 16, »
Blimey, Samuel L. Jackson certainly likes helping out the young ‘uns. This newest project, Barely Lethal, once again has him cast in the role of mentor. He’s now in the final stages of negotiation to star in the latest from Brett Ratner’s Rat Entertainment banner.
True Grit star and Oscar-nominated Hailee Steinfeld is the only other big name attached so far. She will play the girl in question under Jackson’s tutelage. As a 16-year old international assassin tired of the killing game, she gives it all up to become a normal teenager. After faking her own death, she enrols as a senior in high school. Surviving high school proves to be more of a challenge than she bargained for though.
Jackson is to act as Steinfeld’s teacher who trains her “in the program.” Pegged as a teenage comedy, the film comes from an original script by newcomer John D’Arco. »
- Gem Seddon
Samuel L. Jackson is boarding Rko Pictures' Barely Lethal, which marks the third Jackson project that is being shopped at the Cannes film market. Highland Film Group (Hfg) is representing international rights to the action-comedy, which headlines Hailee Steinfeld. Kyle Newman will direct from a script by John D'Arco. Photos: Cannes: 'The Great Gatsby' Photocall With Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan Rko is producing with Hopscotch Pictures and Brett Ratner's Rat Entertainment. Barely Lethal is described as a playful, high-velocity romp in which a 16-year-old international assassin (Steinfeld) yearning for "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and
- Pamela McClintock
Barely Lethal pairs Hailee Steinfeld as assassin, Samuel L. Jackson as former boss Samuel L. Jackson has joined the Kyle Newman-directed action comedy Barely Lethal which Brett Ratner's Rat Entertainment is producing along with Rko Pictures and Hopscotch Pictures. Scripted by John D'Arco, Steinfeld of the Coen brothers' True Grit stars as Megan whose raised at a boarding school. This is no ordinary boarding school however, these kids are being prepped to become assassins. After she relocates to a small rural town she finds out that high school is not exactly without its challenges as well. »
Cate Blanchett (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) is playing the lead role in Blackbird, a present-day take on the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Blanchett’s character, Janet, discovers that her grandfather – a Hollywood visual effects artist who also worked for the U.S. government – had been keeping secrets about the president’s death. Traveling to Los Angeles after his death, she embarks on a twisting, turning journey to discover the truth. David Mamet wrote the script for the thriller. [Variety Exclusive]
- Amanda Taylor
1-20 of 343 items from 2013 « Prev | Next »
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners