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"Sons of Anarchy" actor Taylor Sheridan penned the script for the story about two brothers (Pine & Foster), one an ex-con and the other a divorced father of two, facing the foreclosure of their family’s West Texas farm.
They team for a bank-robbing spree that puts them on a collision course with a Texas Ranger (Bridges) determined to take them down.
Julie Yorn will produce and the film is being fast-tracked to start production in June.
Source: Deadline »
- Garth Franklin
Most of the movie biopics that figure prominently in awards season had their share of twists and turns, but none more than American Sniper, the film about Navy Seal Chris Kyle that Clint Eastwood directed for Warner Bros. Jason Hall, the writer since the film’s inception, explains how Sniper overcame more setbacks and tragedy than most films.
Deadline: You were an aspiring actor not that long ago. How did you become the sole writer of American Sniper?
Hall: I tried to be an actor, did TV parts in shows like Buffy The Vampire Slayer, played the bad guy or the MacGuffin bad guy with the half-baked mustache. I’d read these terrible movie scripts and couldn’t get auditions for them. I thought maybe I could write a terrible script for myself, but they wouldn’t even let me audition when I did that. My first script, I remember »
- Mike Fleming Jr
2 items from 2015
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