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Brie Larson has a slew of projects in the works including “Captain Marvel,” Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire” and “Kong: Skull Island,” out March 10, 2017. Also included in her slate is the upcoming drama “The Glass Castle,” and Entertainment Weekly has your first look.
Based on Jeanette Walls’ 2005 best-selling memoir of the same name, the film recounts the unconventional, poverty-stricken upbringing Walls and her siblings had at the hands of their deeply dysfunctional parents, alcoholic Rex, portrayed by Woody Harrelson, and artist Rose Mary (Naomi Watts).
In the two new images, Academy Award winner Larson is seen with a stern look on her face and dark, reddish-brown hair, wearing a crisp button-up shirt with a brown belt and slacks. The second picture includes Watts, Harrelson and their four other children standing outside by a car. Check out the images here. »
- Liz Calvario
After winning an Academy Award for her performance in last year’s “Room,” Brie Larson is one of the most sought-after performers in Hollywood. In addition to increasingly high-profile roles onscreen, she’s also leveraging her status by directing the upcoming comedy “Unicorn Store.” Her step behind the camera isn’t exactly unprecedented — Larson has has co-written and -directed two short films already, the first of which, “Weighting,” played at South by Southwest in 2013. Watch it below.
Larson also starred in the short, which she made with Dustin Bowser. A staff pick on Vimeo, “Weighting” comes with a simple premise — “She wants to go. He wants her to stay. Neither gets quite what they want” — and lasts a scant four minutes. The relationship drama gives the appearance on unfolding in one single take as Larson and co-star Satya Bhabha, »
- Michael Nordine
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