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Arnold has 'Power' for Beckner pic

19 December 2006 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Tom Arnold has been cast in Remarkable Power, an indie comedic thriller from screenwriter-director Brandon Beckner.

The story centers on an eclectic collection of Los Angeles locals whose lives are intertwined after a late-night talk-show host masterminds an elaborate stunt to save his canceled show, with murder and mayhem ensuing. Arnold will play a low-rent private investigator.

Also in the cast are Kip Pardue, Nora Zehetner, Dule Hill, Johnny Messner, Bob Sapp, Kevin Nealon and Christopher Titus.

Scot Sampila, who co-wrote the script with Beckner, is producing, and Arnold is exec producing.

Power is the latest indie Arnold has taken on as he sheds the broad comedy side of his persona. He recently had roles in Playtone's The Great Buck Howard and Gardens of the Night, a drama about teenage street kids. Arnold next appears in Pride, a sports drama starring Terrence Howard.

Arnold is repped by ICM and Brillstein-Grey. »

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Blunt Looks to Lead in ‘Howard’

1 August 2006 | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

- Quick Links > The Great Buck Howard > Emily Blunt > My Summer of Love > The Devil Wears Prada Emily Blunt, most recently noted for her American-film breakout role in The Devil Wears Prada has entered talks to play the female lead in Bristol Bay Prods. The Great Buck Howard. The Hanks clan (Tom and Colin) and John Malkovich will star. The film, which recently began shooting in Los Angeles, is written and directed by Sean McGinly (Two Days). The story revolves around a luckless magician and his assistant who struggle to reinvigorate his career. Blunt will play a self-assured publicist hired by Buck Howard (Malkovich) to publicize an event that will put him back on the map. The 23 year-old actresses first attracted on-lookers in the Pawel Pawlikowski 2004 coming-of-age story My Summer of Love where she portrayed the exotic and pampered Tasmin, a well educated spoiled and cynical teen who meets Mona, »

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Blunt puts new spin on 'Howard'

1 August 2006 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Emily Blunt is in negotiations to play the female lead in Bristol Bay Prods.' The Great Buck Howard. Tom Hanks, John Malkovich and Colin Hanks star. Written and directed by Sean McGinly, the story revolves around a luckless magician and his assistant who struggle to reinvigorate his career. Blunt will play a self-assured publicist hired by Buck Howard (Malkovich) to publicize an event that will put him back on the map. The film began shooting Monday in Los Angeles. »

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Blunt puts new spin on 'Howard'

1 August 2006 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Emily Blunt is in negotiations to play the female lead in Bristol Bay Prods.' The Great Buck Howard. Tom Hanks, John Malkovich and Colin Hanks star. Written and directed by Sean McGinly, the story revolves around a luckless magician and his assistant who struggle to reinvigorate his career. Blunt will play a self-assured publicist hired by Buck Howard (Malkovich) to publicize an event that will put him back on the map. The film began shooting Monday in Los Angeles. »

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No illusions: Malkovich is 'Howard'

24 May 2006 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

John Malkovich has signed on to play the title role in Bristol Bay Prods. and Playtone Prods.' The Great Buck Howard. Sean McGinly is directing the comedy from his own script, which follows a luckless magician (Malkovich) and his assistant as they struggle to reinvigorate his career. Colin Hanks already has been cast as the assistant, and Tom Hanks will play the assistant's disapproving father. Kevin Kline had been in negotiations to star as the magician. »

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