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Ben Stiller and Jonathan Safran Foer collaborate on TV show

Ben Stiller has signed on to star in, direct, and executive produce the new series All Talk for HBO, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The comedy is written by Jonathan Safran Foer (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Everything is Illuminated) and has Alan Alda tipped to star opposite Stiller. The series follows a Jewish family in […]

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Ewan McGregor cast in Noah Baumbach’s The Corrections

Ewan McGregor will join Chris Cooper and Dianne Wiest in Noah Baumbach‘s HBO pilot The Corrections. It was announced in September that Baumbach and producer Scott Rudin would bring Jonathan Franzen’s acclaimed tome to the small screen as a HBO series. The book tells the story of the repressed Lambert family; parents Alfred (Cooper) and […]

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Oscar Isaac cast in Coen brothers’ Inside Llewyn Davis

Up-and-coming actor Oscar Isaac has landed the lead role in the upcoming Coen brothers’ film, Inside Llewyn Davis, Deadline reports. Currently without US domestic distribution, the new Joel and Ethan Coen film centres on the folk music scene in 1960s’ Greenwich Village. Written by the brothers, and co-produced by Scott Rudin (No Country For Old […]

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Book of Mormon movie on the way

From your lips to God’s ears! Trey Parker and Matt Stone have confirmed they intend to adapt their Tony winning Broadway hit The Book of Mormon into a movie musical. Parker spoke to Entertainment Weekly about their plans: “Hopefully it will have a big run and a big tour and then we can do the […]

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Noah Baumbach bringing Franzen’s The Corrections to TV

Oscar nominee Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale) is rumoured to be adapting Jonathan Franzen’s acclaimed tome The Corrections for HBO. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Baumbach is developing the 568-page novel for executive producer Scott Rudin. The book tells the story of the repressed Lambert family; parents Alfred and Enid, and their ruined children […]

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The Coen brothers’ new film has a title

Back in June it was revealed that Oscar winners Joel and Ethan Coen would follow up their True Grit remake with a film focusing on the Greenwich village folk scene of the 1960s, based on guitarist Dave van Ronk’s memoir The Mayor of MacDougal Street. Variety now has the title: Inside Llewyn Davis. The film concerns the […]

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Jesse Eisenberg to play young genius … again

As if Jesse Eisenberg wasn’t already in danger of being typecast. The ‘berg is set to star as Evan Kohlmann – the real-life 23-year-old counterterrorism expert – in a new film from his Social Network producer Scott Rudin. According to Deadline, The Messenger‘s Oren Moverman will adapt Kohlmann’s exploits from Wesley Yang’s New York Magazine […]

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