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Emily Blunt, John Krasinski Stay Silent to Survive in Creepy ‘A Quiet Place’ Trailer

Emily Blunt, John Krasinski Stay Silent to Survive in Creepy ‘A Quiet Place’ Trailer
Silence equals survival in the first trailer for the supernatural horror film “A Quiet Place,” starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski.

The first footage, released on Thursday, shows a family of four living in the woods in a rundown house and using sign language. The tagline reads, “Listen closely, move carefully, and never make a sound. If they can’t hear you, they can’t hunt you.”

The trailer features a creepy wooden crucifix on a bridge, the family attempting to play Monopoly, and a fire starting when a lantern is knocked over.

Krasinski is directing from a script he wrote, revising the screenplay from Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, which the studio acquired prior to Krasinski and Blunt’s involvement.

Krasinski previously helmed “The Hollars” and “Brief Interviews With Hideous Men” in 2009. Michael Bay will produce along with his partners Andrew Form and Brad Fuller of Platinum Dunes. Krasinski and his Sunday Night Productions partner [link=nm
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Kaya Scodelario, Josh Hutcherson to Star in Action-Romance ‘Die in a Gunfight’

Kaya Scodelario, Josh Hutcherson to Star in Action-Romance ‘Die in a Gunfight’
Kaya Scodelario, Josh Hutcherson, Olivia Munn, and Helen Hunt are starring in the action-romance “Die in a Gunfight” as an update on William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.”

The Mark Gordon Company is producing the film, with photography set to begin next month in Boston. Collin Schiffli will direct the film. His 2014 movie “Animals” won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2014 SXSW Film Festival.

Producers are Tom Butterfield, Mark Gordon and Allyson Seeger of Sunday Night. Sara Smith of Mark Gordon Company will be an executive producer.

Scodelario and Hutcherson will play the star-crossed lovers who share an eagerness to break from the confines of their lives that fuels their passion for each other and leads to an all-out struggle for their love against a backdrop of corporate espionage, revenge, and a long-standing feud between their families. Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari, who teamed on Marvel’s upcoming “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” wrote the screenplay.
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Kaya Scodelario, Josh Hutcherson to Star in 'Romeo and Juliet' Reimagining

Kaya Scodelario, Josh Hutcherson to Star in 'Romeo and Juliet' Reimagining
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 actress Kaya Scodelario and Hunger Games grad Josh Hutcherson are set to play star-crossed lovers in a Romeo and Juliet re-imagining from The Mark Gordon Co. 

Die in a Gunfight will be directed by Collin Schiffli (SXSW winner Animals) and will also star Olivia Munn and Helen Hunt

Ant-Man and the Wasp scribes Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari are set to write the screenplay, which will update William Shakespeare's classic romantic tragedy against a backdrop of corporate espionage.

Mark Gordon will produce alongside Tom Butterfield and Allyson Seeger. Sara Smith will be an executive producer. Principal photography will begin...
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Emily Blunt + John Krasinski Vehicle ‘A Quiet Place’ Shooting in N.Y. This Fall

Talk about a power couple. Husband and wife duo Emily Blunt and John Krasinski will team up onscreen for the first time in the feature film, “A Quiet Place.” But the collaboration is not just one in front of the camera. In addition to starring, Krasinski will also write and direct the horror-suspense film. Though “The Office” alum has directed two films previously, “A Quiet Place,” from Paramount/Platinum Dunes, will mark his first directorial gig with a major studio. Details about the project’s plot are scant so far, however, we do know production is slated to begin this September in upstate New York. We also know that Blunt and Krasinski will play parents, while “Suburbicon” actor Noah Jupe has signed on for the role of their son. Laura Rosenthal and Maribeth Fox are splitting duties as casting directors. Krasinski will executive produce along with Allyson Seeger and Scott Beck & Bryan Woods.
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John Krasinski to Direct Emily Blunt in Supernatural Thriller ‘A Quiet Place’

John Krasinski to Direct Emily Blunt in Supernatural Thriller ‘A Quiet Place’
John Krasinski is set to write and direct the supernatural thriller “A Quiet Place,” in which he will also star opposite wife Emily Blunt, reports Variety. The Paramount/Platinum Dunes production marks the first time the couple will co-star together in a feature film — the last movie they worked on together was 2011’s “The Muppets,” but they did not share any scenes.

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The Office” alum previously directed the indie comedy-drama “The Hollars,” released last year, and 2009’s “Brief Interviews with Hideous Men.” “A Quiet Place” marks the first time he’s directed for a major studio.

The supernatural thriller will be produced by Platinum Dunes’ co-founders Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller. Krasinski and Allyson Seeger, his Sunday Night partner, will serve as executive producers alongside Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, who wrote the first draft of the script.
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Emily Blunt and John Krasinski Will Costar in a Movie Because Dreams Do Come True

Clearly the Hollywood gods have been listening to our prayers about a movie starring both John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. The Office star is slated to direct, write, and star in a supernatural thriller called A Quiet Place alongside his wife of seven years, making it his third directorial effort following 2016's The Hollars and 2009's Brief Interviews With Hideous Men. So far a plot has yet to be revealed, but Michael Bay is on board as a producer alongside Krasinski and his Sunday Night production company partner Allyson Seeger. Back in September 2016, Krasinki told us they "would love" to work together, so clearly we're not the only ones who were dreaming of this.
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John Krasinski, Emily Blunt for A Quiet Place

Nick Harley Mar 16, 2017

John Krasinski will write, direct and star in A Quiet Place, alongside Emily Blunt...

Hollywood couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt are set to co-star in the upcoming Paramount/Platinum Dunes supernatural thriller, A Quiet Place.

Along with sharing screen duties with Blunt, former Office star Krasinski will also write and direct A Quiet Place. Currently, plot details on the project are unknown, but Michael Bay is producing along with Platinum Dunes duo Andrew Form and Brad Fuller. Executive producing is Krasinski and his Sunday Night partner Allyson Seeger in tandem with Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, who worked on an earlier draft of the screenplay.

This will be Krasinski’s first directing gig for a major studio after helming the critically acclaimed indie The Hollars last year and his mockumentary, Brief Interviews With Hideous Men, based on the collection of short stories by David Foster Wallace of the same name,
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John Krasinski to Write, Direct and Star With Emily Blunt in ‘Quiet’ Thriller

John Krasinski to Write, Direct and Star With Emily Blunt in ‘Quiet’ Thriller
Hollywood couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt will co-star in their first feature film together.

Krasinksi is set to write and direct the Paramount/Platinum Dunes supernatural thriller “A Quiet Place,” marking his third directorial effort and first for a major studio, and also star opposite his wife Blunt in the film.

Krasinski previously helmed critically acclaimed indie “The Hollars” last year and “Brief Interviews with Hideous Men” in 2009.

Michael Bay will produce along with his partners Andrew Form and Brad Fuller of Platinum Dunes. Scott Beck and Bryan Woods wrote the earlier draft. Krasinski and his Sunday Night partner Allyson Seeger will serve as executive producers alongside Beck and Woods.

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The film goes into production this fall.

Plot details are unknown.

Krasinski and Platinum Dunes last collaborated on Bay’s 2016 drama “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi.
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Adult Swim’s Next Insane Comedy ‘Dream Corp LLC’ Will Get Into Your Head (And Mess With It)

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Get ready to enter your own mind — and maybe blow it wide open. On Oct. 23, the new Adult Swim series “Dream Corp LLC” premieres, and it’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

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Per the official synopsis, the series is “an absurd comedy set in a neglected dream therapy facility. Each week desperate patients have their dreams recorded and analyzed by Dream Corp’s absent-minded professor, Dr. Roberts (Jon Gries), and his team of unremarkable scientists.”

Created by Daniel Stessen (who won the 2013 SXSW Grand Jury Award for his animated short “The Gold Sparrow”), the series is a hybrid in more ways than one, using a mix of live-action footage and rotoscoped animation to capture the divide between dreams and reality. The effect created leads to a
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John Krasinski to Executive Produce Fox Family Comedy ‘My Bad Parent’

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John Krasinski to Executive Produce Fox Family Comedy ‘My Bad Parent’
John Krasinski is set to executive produce single-camera family sitcom “My Bad Parent” at Fox, which gave his Sunday Night Productions a script order plus penalty. “My Bad Parent” hails from “Family Guy” scribe Alex Carter. The project — inspired by the book and blog of the same name — reminds us we’re not alone in our parenting faux pas, per Fox. It follows a blue-collar, loving-yet-imperfect family with a point of view that alternates between the blunt working mother and her pubescent son. Carter, Allyson Seeger, Todd Hoffman and Dennis Kim will executive produce alongside the “Office” alum. “My Bad Parent” also has roots.
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John Krasinski Producing Family Comedy ‘My Bad Parent’ at Fox (Exclusive)

John Krasinski Producing Family Comedy ‘My Bad Parent’ at Fox (Exclusive)
John Krasinski is working his producing chops.

The Office” alum and new “Jack Ryan” is attached to executive produce “My Bad Parent,” a comedy series that has landed a script plus penalty commitment at Fox, Variety has learned.

From “Family Guy” writer Alex Carter, “My Bad Parent” is inspired by the book and blog of the same name. The show that reminds us we’re not alone in our parenting faux pas follows a blue-collar, loving-but-imperfect family with a point of view that alternates between the blunt working mother and her pubescent son.

Krasinski will exec produce by way of his Sunday Night Productions shingle, along with Carter, Allyson Seeger, Todd Hoffman and Dennis Kim. 20th Century Fox and Storied Media Group are also behind the single-cam comedy.

The project marks Krasinski’s first-ever executive producer credit on major broadcast scripted series. Though he’s best known for his on-screen roles, Krasinski
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Ice cream and pretzels by Anne-Katrin Titze

Michael Barker, John Krasinski, Margo Martindale, Sharlto Copley, Thomas Bernard Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

At the Sony Pictures Classics première at Cinepolis Chelsea for John Krasinski's The Hollars, written by People, Places Things director Jim Strouse, Krasinski and his stars, Margo Martindale and Sharlto Copley, talked ice cream and pretzels, Alexander Payne, Rod Steiger, a Le Cirque lunch for John Wells's August: Osage County, tightrope and tire swings.

Sharlto Copley: "I had a really personal bond with the two actresses playing my daughters." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

Richard Jenkins with Anna Kendrick, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Josh Groban, Mary Kay Place, Randall Park, Charlie Day, Isabela Costine and Didi Costine round out the cast for John Krasinski's directorial follow-up to Brief Interviews With Hideous Men, based on David Foster Wallace stories.

Emily Blunt, producer Allyson Seeger, Ron Claiborne, Devika Bhise (Matt Brown's The Man Who Knew Infinity), Sarah Megan Thomas,
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Adult Swim Announces Samurai Jack Revival, Robot Chicken: The Walking Dead Special, and More

Some really cool news has come out of the Cartoon Network camp today. Variety announced that Cartoon Network's Adult Swim has some pretty awesome plans to ensure that their current, future, and past fan bases will all be entertained. One of the steps they are taking is to bring us new episodes of Samurai Jack. Earlier this year, Adult Swim announced the series revival would be coming, but this solidifies their plans, and there are a ton of other new announcements that Cn has revealed:

The Time Warner-owned cable programmer that tilts toward millennial viewers and younger generations with animated fare shown in primetime and overnights, said it would release more original programming via streaming video for daytime viewing as part of an effort to spur its audience to increase consumption of its oddball but cult-favorite content.The outlet "simply knows its audience," said Christina Miller, president and general manager,
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Adult Swim Revives Samurai Jack As Network Courts Linear, Online Viewers

Adult Swim wants to cut a new swath through its audience.

The Time Warner-owned cable programmer that tilts toward millennial viewers and younger generations with animated fare shown in primetime and overnights, said it would release more original programming via streaming video for daytime viewing as part of an effort to spur its audience to increase consumption of its oddball but cult-favorite content.

The outlet ” simply knows its audience,” said Christina Miller, president and general manager, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Boomerang, in a prepared statement.

As part of its slate of programs, expected to be cited next week during a presentation by Time Warner’s Turner unit, Adult Swim will unveil its revival of “Samurai Jack,” the former Cartoon Network series that has not produced an original episode since 2004. Original creator and executive producer Genndy Tartakovsky will continue the epic story of a young prince from feudal Japan vies
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Sundance: John Krasinski’s ‘The Hollars’ Bought by Sony Classics

Sundance: John Krasinski’s ‘The Hollars’ Bought by Sony Classics
Sony Pictures Classics acquired all rights in the U.S. and Asia to John Krasinski’s drama “The Hollars” on Friday, the same day as its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

The Hollars” is directed by Krasinski from a script by from Jim Strouse. Producers are Krasinski, Tom Rice, Allyson Seeger and Ben Nearn. Executive producers are Michael London, Janice Williams, Mike Sablone and Strouse.

The cast includes Krasinski, Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins, Sharlto Copley, Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, Josh Groban, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Randall Park. Krasinski plays a struggling New York City artist who is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mother’s illness brings him home. When he returns, he’s immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his girlfriend in New York.
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Sundance: John Krasinski's 'The Hollars' Goes to Sony Pictures Classics

Sundance: John Krasinski's 'The Hollars' Goes to Sony Pictures Classics
Sony Pictures Classics has picked up all U.S. and Asian rights to John Krasinski’s comedy-drama The Hollars. The second feature directed by the actor, best known for playing Jim Halpert in The Office, debuts tonight at the Sundance Film Festival. In The Hollars, written by Jim Strouse, Krasinski plays a graphic novelist who returns home when his mother, played by Margo Martindale, is diagnosed with a brain tumor. The cast also includes Richard Jenkins, Sharlto Copley, Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, Josh Groban, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Randall Park. Krasinski also produced the film along with Tom Rice, Allyson Seeger and Ben Nearn.

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Adult Swim Orders John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant’s Animated Series Dream Corp, LLC

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Adult Swim has green-lit Dream Corp, LLC, a new animated series from creator Daniel Stessen, who made an acclaimed animated short called The Gold Sparrow. John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant, who first worked together on the U.S. version of The Office, are serving as executive producers alongside Allyson Seeger, Krasinski's Sunday Night Productions partner. The comedy will follow the "absent-minded" Dr. Roberts (voiced by Jon Gries) and his team of lackluster analysts at a neglected dream-therapy facility as they treat a rotating cast of "desperate" patients. A pilot for Dream Corp was originally ordered in 2014, and it will be the first of Adult Swim's series to use rotoscope technology, the process by which live-action footage is traced over, frame by frame. The show will begin production in Los Angeles later this year. 
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John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant Workplace Comedy Greenlit at Adult Swim

It’s back to work for John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant.

Adult Swim has ordered “Dream Corp, LLC.,” an animated comedy series created by Daniel Stessen (“The Gold Sparrow”). The show is exec produced by the two “The Office” alums as well as Allyson Seeger, Krasinski’s producing partner through his Sunday Night shingle.

Described as an absurd workplace comedy, this series is set in a neglected dream therapy facility. Episodes will feature a rotating cast of desperate patients who have their dreams recorded and analyzed by Dream Corp’s absent-minded professor, Dr. Roberts (Jon Gries), and his team of unremarkable scientists.

Adult Swim announced that the “Dream Corp” pilot was on its development slate at its 2014 upfront presentation. It will be the first Adult Swim original series to utilize rotoscope technology, or the act of tracing over live-action footage frame-by-frame.

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Adult Swim Greenlights Animated Comedy ‘Dream Corp, LLC’ From ‘Office’ Workers

Adult Swim has given a greenlight to Dream Corp, LLC., an animated comedy series from director Daniel Stessen. The show will be executive produced by The Office (USA) alum John Krasinski and The Office (UK) alum Stephen Merchant, along with Krasinski's Sunday Night production partner Allyson Seeger. Set to begin production before the end of the year, the absurdist workplace comedy takes place in a foundering dream-therapy facility in which a rotating cast of patients have…
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Krasinski, Merchant Re-Team For "Dream Corp"

Adult Swim has given the order for "Dream Corp, LLC.," an animated comedy series which "The Office" alums John Krasinski and Stephen Merchant will executive produce.

The absurd workplace comedy is set in a neglected dream therapy facility, episodes will feature a rotating cast of desperate patients who have their dreams recorded and analyzed by Dream Corp's absent-minded professor Dr. Roberts (Jon Gries), and his team of unremarkable scientists.

This will be the first Adult Swim original series to utilize rotoscope technology - tracing over live-action footage frame-by-frame ala "A Scanner Darkly".

Daniel Stessen ("The Gold Sparrow") created the series which Allyson Seeger will also executive produce.

Source: Variety
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