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This first official image has arrived online from ‘Dark Places,’ the feature adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s best-selling novel starring Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christina Hendricks, Corey Stoll and Tye Sheridan. The film is written and directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner (Sarah’s Key).
‘Dark Places’ tells the story of Libby Day (Theron), a woman who, at the age of 7, survives the massacre of her family and testifies against her brother as the murderer. Twenty-five years later, a group obsessed with solving notorious crimes confronts her with questions about the horrific event. Told in a series of flashbacks from the points of view of Libby’s mother, Patty, and her brother, Ben, Libby is forced to revisit that fateful day and begins to question what exactly she saw – or didn’t see – the night of the tragedy.
Christina Hendricks Talks About Working With Ryan Gosling On His Directional Debut ‘How To Catch A Monster’
In a recent chat with E!, Christina Hendricks opened up about her experience working on Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, ‘How to Catch a Monster,’ a thriller about a mother and son trapped in a dark underworld. ”It was truly wonderful and probably one of the most creative things I have ever worked on and most collaborative,” Hendricks said. “[Ryan] was tremendous as a director. He knew exactly what he was looking for, set an environment for people to be truly creative in a way that I never experienced before.”
Christina Hendricks commented that her ‘Drive’ co-star gave the cast something very rare in Hollywood, “We had the extraordinary experience—you don’t always get this with a film—we rehearsed for a week and a half to two weeks before. So we felt like a tight unit family…We felt very close. We’ve all been talking since and I’ve seen a bunch of them since.”
At the D23 Expo, Disneytoon Studios announced ‘The Pirate Fairy,’ the latest film in the Disney Fairies franchise. From director Peggy Holmes, the voice cast includes Christina Hendricks as Zarina and Tom Hiddleston as young rogue named James, who is better known by his future title: Captain Hook.
When a misunderstood dust-keeper fairy named Zarina steals Pixie Hollow’s all-important Blue Pixie Dust, and flies away to join forces with the pirates of Skull Rock, Tinker Bell and her fairy friends must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to return it to its rightful place. However, in the midst of their pursuit of Zarina, Tink’s world is turned upside down. She and her friends find that their respective talents have been switched and they have to race against time to retrieve the Blue Pixie Dust and return home to save Pixie Hollow. ‘The Pirate Fairy’ sets sail Spring 2014.
Haley Bennett Joins Denzel Washington & Chloe Moretz In ‘The Equalizer’; Christina Hendricks In ‘Measure Of A Man’ Talks
Deadline are reporting that Haley Bennett is set to join Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Melissa Leo, David Meunier and Marton Csokas in ‘The Equalizer,’ Sony Pictures’ big-screen take on the 1980s TV show. Washington is playing Robert McCall, a retired intelligence officer who helps the powerless. In the movie version, he is living a quiet life while working at a Home Depot when one of his acts of kindness towards a prostitute (Moretz) gets him embroiled with the Russian mob.
Haley Bennett has completed a string of movies in the past year including an untitled Terence Malick film opposite Christian Bale; the psychological thriller ‘Kristy’ for the Weinstein Company; and ‘Things People Do’ co-starring Wes Bentley. ’The Equalizer’ will re-team Denzel Washington with his ‘Training Day’ director, Antoine Fuqua. The film is pencilled in for a April 11th, 2014 release.
News out of the Cannes Film Festival is that Sierra/Affinity, which is handling international sales on the film, has sold distribution rights in more than 20 territories for Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut, ‘How to Catch a Monster.’ Christina Hendricks, Iain De Caestecker, Saoirse Ronan, Ben Mendelsohn, Eva Mendes, Matt Smith and Rob Zabrecky star in the modern fantasy-drama, for which Gosling has also written the screenplay. Principal hotography for the modern fantasy-drama commences this month in Detroit.
‘How to Catch a Monster’ weaves elements of fantasy noir, and suspense into a modern day fairy tale. Set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city, Billy (Christina Hendricks), a single mother of two, is swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while her teenage son, Bones, discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town. Both Billy and Bones must dive deep into the mystery, if their family is to survive. ‘How to Catch a Monster’ marks Ryan Gosling’s first time writing and directing a feature film. Gosling is an Oscar nominated actor having starred in films including ‘The Place Beyond the Pines,’ ‘Drive,’ ‘Lars and the Real Girl,’ ‘Blue Valentine,’ ‘Gangster Squad’ and ‘Half Nelson,’ for which he received his Academy Award nomination.
Park Pictures Features send word that Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is set to star in ‘God’s Pocket,’ the upcoming feature directorial debut from Emmy-nominee John Slattery (Mad Men, Flags of Our Fathers). Slattery adapted the screenplay with Alex Metcalf from the novel by National Book Award Winning author Pete Dexter. Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks and John Turturro will co-star.
Set in the gritty blue-collar neighborhood of God’s Pocket, Mickey’s crazy stepson Leon is killed in a construction ‘accident’ and Mickey quickly tries to bury the bad news with the body. But when a local columnist comes sniffing around for the truth, things go from bad to worse. Mickey finds himself stuck in a life and death struggle between a body he can’t bury, a wife he can’t please and a debt he can’t pay.