Fox, Ridley Scott Pick Up Brad Ingelsby Spec ‘A Better Place’

Fox, Ridley Scott Pick Up Brad Ingelsby Spec ‘A Better Place’
Exclusive: Fox has just closed a mid- against high-six-figure deal for A Better Place, a spec script by Brad Ingelsby that will be produced by Scott Free’s Ridley Scott and Michael Schaefer, with Michael Pruss exec producing. This amounts to a reteam for Ingelsby and Scott. Ingelsby was a 27-year-old AFI grad living at home with his parents in Pennsylvania and working for his father’s insurance business when his very first script, Low Dweller, sold for $650,000 against $1.1 million to Relativity in 2008, with Scott attached to direct and Leonardo DiCaprio to star. Scott and DiCaprio both dropped out but remained producers, and the project eventually became Out Of The Furnace, the gritty drama that Scott Cooper directed with Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Zoe Saldana and Willem Dafoe. It was a throwback movie that proved too rough for mainstream audiences, a lot like the Cormac McCarthy-scripted The Counselor,
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Scott Free Bolsters Production Ranks; Hires Michael Pruss, Ups Elishia Holmes

Exclusive: Scott Free Productions has hired Indian Paintbrush executive Michael Pruss to be senior vice president of Production. Scott Free has separately promoted production executive Elishia Holmes to senior vice president of Production. Both report to Scott Free President Michael Schaefer. Pruss joins Scott Free from Indian Paintbrush where he served as vice president and oversaw the acquisition of the Drake Doremus-directed Like Crazy at the 2011 Sundance Festival. He co-produced the director’s followup, Breathe In, which will be released in the fall. Pruss also developed A Murder Foretold with Chris Terrio, The Signal with Brad Ingelsby, Off The Grid with Chris Cantwell and Chris Rogers and he is a producer on Hold On To Me, the James Marsh-directed thriller that stars Carey Mulligan and Robert Pattinson. Before that he was a Focus Features exec who worked on Milk, The American and Coraline. He was raised in London.
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Robert Pattinson’s Movie With Carey Mulligan Is On Hold

Looks like R-Patz’s schedule has opened up a little! In a new interview his co-star revealed that their upcoming movie, ‘Hold On To Me’ is actually on the back burner, and no plans are set to begin filming any time soon. Well, at least now Rob has more time to kick it with Kristen Stewart!

Robert Pattinson’s 2013 is pretty packed, but it appears that he’s gotten a bit of a reprieve. Hold On To Me, a film Rob was scheduled to shoot this year, is actually on hold!

Carey Mulligan: ‘Hold On To Me’ Is On The Back Burner

The movie’s co-star, Carey Mulligan, revealed that things just haven’t come together and that production has come to a standstill. Talking to MTV, Carey said, “We couldn’t get it together in time. We still hope to do it.”

“It’s just sort of hanging out there for a second,
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Carey Mulligan: Dapper As A Flapper On Glam ‘Gatsby’ Vogue Cover

The English actress looks stunning in her 1920’s themed attire on the May 2013 cover of ‘Vogue’! Carey will star as Daisy Buchanan in director Baz Luhrmann’s remake of ‘The Great Gatsby’. She certainly embodies her character in this ‘Great Gatsby’ themed cover shoot. Do You like her cover of ‘Vogue’?

Carey Mulligan, 27, looks fabulous on the newest cover of Vogue in a bright and beautiful Oscar de la Renta dress. She wore roaring twenties-inspired jewels, which were provided by Tiffany & Co., and put together by costume designer, Catherine Martin. While styled in the clothing of the character she is playing, the Pride & Prejudice star embodied the time period of author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s work. Film director, Baz Luhrmann, made sure to audition nearly every A-list actress in Hollywood, but Carey was the only one to make the cut.

Carey Mulligan Takes The Cake

“Because of Leonardo, Daisy became a hugely desired role,
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Todd Field To Write & Direct Adaptation Of Bestseller 'Beautiful Ruins'

Todd Field To Write & Direct Adaptation Of Bestseller 'Beautiful Ruins'
Are we finally going to see a new movie from director Todd Field? It has been a far too long seven years since his excellent "Little Children" and we've been patiently waiting for "The Creed Of Violence" to get moving, while Field has taken to directing Captain Morgan commercials and producing the brewing "Hold On To Me" with Robert Pattinson and Carey Mulligan. And now, Field is lining up another movie to direct, but one that will certainly find him courting his biggest audience yet.  Via his Cross Creek Pictures shingle, Field is teaming with Smuggler Films, to produce, co-write and direct "Beautiful Ruins." The film is an adaptation of author Jess Walter's massive bestseller, and she'll help pen the screenplay. You can see why this makes such a good big outing from the logline already, with the story beginning in the spring of 1962 off the Ligurian Sea, centering
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Robert Pattinson Dropped From Latest Film Project

Say it ain’t so! Rob was cast in the romantic western film ‘Unbound Captives’ in 2011, but now the director Madeline Stowe has Exclusively revealed to that Rob will not be in the film. But why?

Robert Pattinson is busy in Australia filming his dark new movie The Rover, and he need not rush back from the outback because he has lost his part in the romantic western Unbound Captives! spoke with Rob’s would-be director Madeleine Stowe at the Hollywood Domino & Bovet 1822 Gala benefiting Artists For Peace And Justice at the Sunset Tower Hotel on Feb. 21, and she revealed that Rob is no longer attached to the movie. Read on to find out the reason why!

Madeline Stowe Reveals Why Robert Pattinson Will Not Be In ‘Unbound Captives caught up with sexy Revenge star Madeleine at the prestigious gala in Los Angeles, and
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Robert Pattinson To Get Shirtless,Sell Drugs & More In His New Criminal Movie

Robert Pattinson to get shirtless,sell drugs & more in his new criminal movie. According to a new report from Hollywood Life, our Twilight Saga boy Robert Pattinson is about to get pretty dark for his new "Hold On To Me" crime/drama flick that he's co-starring in with actress Carey Mulligan. Apparently,from what I'm hearing,his character is supposed to get shirtless again, and sell drugs like cocaine,and more. We've already seen Rob get pretty violent and shirtless in some of his other films,but this one takes him further into a dark path by adding on the selling of drugs,so it should be interesting to see him hustling. Rob's character will be a supporting role ,named Jimmy. Their source told them, Rob "plays an amazingly attractive guy who is a very cool cat, and he is also a top level drug dealer!" They also went onto
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Robert Pattinson Strips Down & Sells Coke In Racy New Film Role

It looks like Rob is changing things up a bit in his future roles! In his upcoming film, ‘Hold On To Me’, the hunk will get semi-nude and sell cocaine! Is it the right thing to do or is it a bit risky for his career?

We all know what Robert Pattinson did with the Twilight films, but now that he is branching out to attempt riskier roles, will the interesting selection of roles he is taking really pay off?

Based on a true story, Hold On To Me follows a dangerously seductive woman who, with her boyfriend, kidnaps the town’s richest man and holds him for ransom. They bury him in a box and, as you could imagine, things go horribly wrong. Rob plays a supporting role in the film, the woman’s longtime life love, Jimmy. He isn’t involved in the crime, but is involved in his own interesting situations.
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Robert Pattinson’s New Criminal Movie Official Spoilers,Synopsis Revealed

Robert Pattinson's new criminal movie official spoilers,synopsis revealed. As previously reported, Twilight Saga main man Robert Pattinson ,landed a new criminal/action movie gig,called, "Hold On To Me" with actress Carey Mulligan,and now,the official synopsis/spoilers have been released by the studio,and it sounds like Rob will be quite the ruthless criminal in it,and more. The offical synopsis reads like this: "Hold On To Me is an electrifying thriller based on the extraordinary true story of a femme fatale who kidnaps and ransoms the town’s richest man. Mulligan plays Nancy, a small town girl who callously leaves her boyfriend Jimmy (Robert Pattinson) behind to chase a modeling career in New York City, breaking his heart in the process. To Nancy’s surprise, New York isn’t impressed by her ,and at 26, she’s back home waiting tables at the local diner. When
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Robert Pattinson’s ‘Hold On To Me’ — New Details On Upcoming Movie

Rob’s sexy new film has just been moved into pre-production, and more details about the plot and his character have been released! Read on to find out what to expect from the new flick!

When we last heard about Robert Pattinson‘s upcoming movie Hold On To Me, it was October of 2012 and the hunky actor had just been cast as Carey Mulligan‘s love interest, which guaranteed a handful of shirtless scenes! On Feb. 6, FilmNation, the company behind the film, announced that it’s officially in pre-production, while also revealing a whole slew of exciting new details about the movie!

Back in October, we’d originally reported that the film would center on Carey’s character, a girl who kidnaps her town’s richest man, looking for a ransom. Rob, 26, is set to play Jimmy, her love interest, who isn’t involved in the crime. We’d also learned,
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Liam Neeson Just Wants to Kick Ass Now, Will Star in ‘Run All Night’ Next

Liam Neeson seems intent on making money off his somewhat-newly-minted role as Hollywood’s Only Action Star, as Deadline Hollywood reports that the actor has now signed on to star in the Brad Ingelsby-penned Run All Night. Warner Bros. is also reportedly negotiating with with director Jaume Collet-Sera to helm the project. Neeson and Collet-Sera are currently filming Non-Stop together, that Neeson-as-air-marshal actioner that sounds like a ton of fun, though obviously the merits of the resulting project remain to be seen. The real fly in the ointment? The lackluster Unknown, the pair’s first team up from 2011, which disappointed audiences eager to embrace a post-Taken Neeson. As long as they don’t bring Unknown co-star January Jones on board for Run All Night, we should be just fine. The story of Run All Night seems to be relatively straightforward, so hopefully it’s got some tricks up its sleeve. Neeson
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Liam Neeson Locked To ‘Run All Night;’ Helmer Jaume Collett-Serra In Talks

Liam Neeson Locked To ‘Run All Night;’ Helmer Jaume Collett-Serra In Talks
Breaking: Warner Bros has locked Liam Neeson to star in the Brad Ingelsby action film Run All Night, and they are negotiating with Jaume Collett-Sera to direct. The studio is aiming for a fall start. While Neeson is getting to the age where you don’t want to run much anymore, he’s thriving as an action star, after Taken and its sequel, and it doesn’t look like he’ll stop running and kicking ass anytime soon. He plays a mob hitman who, in a single night, is forced to take on his former boss. The guy has to protect his son and family, and winds up on the run from the mob and the authorities with his estranged son. Neeson and Collett-Sera are currently shooting Non-Stop for Silver Pictures, and they’ve been eyeing this as a return match. They also teamed for the thriller Unknown. Project is
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Full 2012 Black List of Best Unproduced Scripts

Every year, film executive Franklin Leonard releases his list, called The Black List, of most-liked unproduced screenplays in Hollywood. This year's list was compiled from the suggestions of 290 film executives, each of whom picked up to ten of their favorite scripts. Since the list started in 2004, many screenplays ended up being turned into films. In 2005, two of the top three scripts were "Lars and the Real Girl" which was nominated for Best Original Screenplay Oscar, and "Juno" which actually won the Oscar. See the 2012 Black List below, broken up by how many votes each screenplay received. Some of the projects are already in the works. 65 - Draft Day (Rajiv Joseph, Scott Rothman) On the day of the NFL Draft, Bills General Manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to save football in Buffalo when he trades for the number one pick. He must quickly decide what he's willing to sacrifice in
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Draft Day, A Country of Strangers & Rodham Top the 2012 Black List

There is either a couple of football fans or Jerry Maguire/Moneyball with this year’s most liked unproduced screenplay. Close to 300 hundred film executives provided with the Black List creators a top ten of their favorite screenplays of the year and the consensus first overall pick (with 65 votes) comes from the recently featured in Variety (10 Screenwriters to Watch 2012) tandem of Rajiv Joseph & Scott Rothman and their drama which has nothing to do with enlisting in the armed forces. Draft Day – about the day in the life of a fictitious Buffalo Bills Gm appears to currently be in turnaround — which only means I expect to see this greenlight perhaps a little later than sooner – worth noting: top spot almost guarantees that the film will indeed go into production (2006, 2010 and 2011 are the exceptions.) Among the more alluring logline subjects we find on the list, I’d be keen on reading the
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Robert Pattinson, Aaron Paul, Bette Midler & More Casting News

Robert Pattinson, Aaron Paul, Bette Midler & More Casting News
The Twilight Saga might be coming to a close, but Robert Pattinson's career continues to make headlines. Deadline confirmed that Pattinson will star opposite Carey Mulligan in Hold On To Me, the inspired-by-true-events story of a kidnapping gone wrong directed by James Marsh (who won Oscars for his films Man On Wire and Project Nim). The steamy crime drama follows a couple who kidnap the richest man in town for ransom and bury him. Glee and Gossip Girl also announced a slew of cameos, while Aaron Paul secured a very different film role for the Breaking Bad star. Keep
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Robert Pattinson To Show Lots Of Shirtless Skin In New ‘Hold On To Me’ Drama Movie

Robert Pattinson to show lots of shirtless skin in new 'Hold On To Me' drama movie. According to a new report from Hollywood Life, Twilight Saga main man Robert Pattinson has just signed on to star in yet another,new drama flick with actress Carey Mulligan. The film is titled, "Hold On To Me," and it turns out that Rob will be baring a lot of skin again. They claimed, they got their hands on the script,and were able to read some steamy scenes that Rob will be involved in,and they have him shirtless. Rob is going to play a character named Jimmy,and he'll have three steamy scenes with Carey's character,including them,swimming under the moonlight. The movie has not yet gone into production,but it sounds like it'll be another boring drama that will hardly get any showtimes. The studio is currently unknown,
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Robert Pattinson Set To Join Carey Mulligan In ‘Hold On To Me’

Twilight’s leading man Robert Pattinson has signed on to join Drive star Carey Mulligan in new crime thriller Hold On To Me, which was previously titled Nancy And Danny. Set to take up the director’s chair is James Marsh, the filmmaker behind the highly-acclaimed documentary Man On Wire.

The plot is based on a true story set in a small town, where Mulligan will play a money hungry woman whose life didn’t quite turn out the way she wanted. She then proceeds to manipulate one unfortunate (but very wealthy) man in order to snag her high school crush, played by Pattinson. The plan then is to bury her victim in a box and hold him for ransom; though, as expected, things don’t quite turn out as hoped.

Brad Inglesby wrote the screenplay with Alexandra Milchan, Steven Rales, Mark Roybal and Todd Field all set to produce.
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Robert Pattinson To Co-Star In Hold On To Me

The Twilight Saga’s Robert Pattinson now has a showy supporting role in a true story movie called Hold On To Me.

The Brit heartthrob has signed on to co-star alongside Carey Mulligan (Drive) in the film that was formerly titled, Nancy and Danny.

The Academy Award-winning filmmaker behind Man on Wire, James Marsh‘s latest narrative project is based on a true life account of a deadly woman who with her boyfriend kidnaps their town’s richest man, but things go horribly wrong.

Pattinson will play Jimmy, a character described as the love of the woman’s life, but not the one involved in the kidnapping. The script was penned by Brad Inglesby (Out of the Furnace) and will be produced by Indian Paintbrush’s Steven Rales, Mark Roybal and Michael Pruss with Alexandra Milchan; Todd Field, who was originally set the project up to direct, will also produce.
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Robert Pattinson Cast in ‘Hold On To Me’

Robert Pattinson Cast in ‘Hold On To Me’
Robert Pattinson’s 2013 is shaping up to be quite the busy year. Breaking Dawn – Part 2 will still be in theatres when Rob launches into a busy new year with the Rover and Mission: Blacklist, and now a brand new role in Hold On To Me. Rob will play a supporting role in the film, as the the love of a femme fatale’s (Carey Mulligan) life. Read more below from Deadline New York:

Robert Pattinson is signing on to star with Carey Mulligan in Hold On To Me. The film will be directed by James Marsh, who won an Oscar for the docu Man On Wire and followed with Project Nim.

Pic is based on a true story about a femme fatale who with her boyfriend kidnaps and ransoms the town’s richest man. They bury him in a box and things go horribly awry. Pattinson plays the flashy supporting role of the woman’s life love, Jimmy, who isn’t involved in the crime. The project was scripted by Brad Ingelsby.

Alexandra Milchan is producing with Indian Paintbrush‘s Steven Rales, Mark Roybal and Michael Pruss. Also producing is Todd Field, who originally developed the film to direct but stepped off to helm Creed Of Violence for Cross Creek.

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Robert Pattinson Says Hold On To Me

Robert Pattinson Says Hold On To Me
How quickly things change. Or at least, titles change. It was just a couple of months ago that Carey Mulligan was circling the lead in Nancy And Danny, the tale of a woman who turns to crime to win over the man of her dreams. Now it’s called Hold On To Me, and while it still boasts Mulligan in the lead, it'll also come packing some Pattinson power.Robert Pattinson (for it is he) has signed on to co-star in the film, which Man On Wire / Project Nim’s James Marsh is directing.Hold On To Me is based on a true story about a woman (Mulligan) who has seen her big-city dreams collapse. She plots to kidnap her town’s richest man and pulls off the crime with her boyfriend. But after they bury him in a box, things start to go badly wrong.Pattinson is on to
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