Woody Allen, take note: Why have three different movies set separately in New York, Paris and Rome when you can put all three in one?
That's exactly what Paul Haggis is doing in his upcoming drama "Third Person," and it looks like he's got quite the group of actors interested in getting on board. Deadline is reporting that Mila Kunis, Olivia Wilde, James Franco, Casey Affleck, Liam Neeson and Moran Atias are all in negotiations to join the project.
"Third Person" follows three different storyline that are set in Paris, New York and Rome. Each of them tell a story that "represents a different stage of love from the beginning to the middle and the end of a relationship."
The wolf pack is back, and the Italians already know it.
A brand new Italian posted for "The Hangover: Part II" has hit the web courtesy of MoviePlayer (via Latino Review). There are certain things we're a bit concerned about in the image, like those claw marks on Stu's chair and the glazed expression on Alan's face, but mostly we're just glad we only have to wait until May 26 to see what shenanigans the boys are up to this time.
After the jump, find out what surprising summer blockbuster will be playing at Cannes, more information about the movie Michael Mann and Paul Haggis are teaming for, and whether or not the monkeys speak in "Rise of the Apes."
What is a normal guy supposed to do when his beloved wife and the mother of his child is sentenced to 20 years in prison for a murder she claims she didn't commit? For Russell Crowe in the thriller "The Next Three Days," that answer is simple: break her out of prison.
Of course, this is Robin Hood and Maximus Decimus Meridius we're talking about, so it's easy to believe that Crowe could go from an average Joe living it Pittsburgh to the architect of an intricate and daring escape from a maximum security prison. With Elizabeth Banks playing Crowe's wife and "Crash" Oscar winner Paul Haggis directing, the film's got a stellar pedigree. Add to that the fact that it's based on the acclaimed French film "Pour Elle," has a supporting cast that includes Liam Neeson, Brian Dennehey and Olivia Wilde, and boasts one heck of a gripping trailer... and we're liking its chances to do well as counter-programming to "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" when it hits theaters on November 19.
Check out two exclusive photos -- one of Banks and Crowe on the lam, and another of Haggis doing his directing thing -- from "The Next Three Days" after the jump! Read More...
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What's It Called: "The Next Three Days"
What It's About: A woman is accused of murder and sent to prison. Her husband, a professor, is not pleased. So he hatches a brilliant plan to extract her from prison and clear her name.
Who's In It: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Brian Dennehy, Olivia Wilde, Jason Beghe. Directed by Paul Haggis.
Why You Should Care: Russell Crowe and ex-con Liam Neeson team up to plan a prison break. Seriously, do you need more prodding? Haggis hasn't directed a movie since 2007's "In the Valley of Elah." Lastly, Brian Dennehy is in it. WIN.
When You Can See It: November 19
There isn't a Russell Crowe movie that I won't watch. I confess to not only owning "A Good Year" but watching it multiple times simply because I occasionally need a trip to the French wine-country with a stern Australian. I've already pre-bought my ticket to Ridley Scott's "Robin Hood," and now I can check the calender days off for Crowe's latest, "The Next Three Days."
According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Days" actually has Crowe taking a break from Universal and his director friend Scott. The actor will team up with Paul Haggis ("Crash") and Lionsgate for this remake of the 2008 French thriller "Pour Elle." Read More...
While the press release hasn't been officially issued yet, AICN got their mitts on the news that "The Last King of Scotland," "Frost/Nixon" and "The Queen" writer Peter Morgan will be digging into the James Bond franchise for his next project. Morgan will join screenwriters Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who also wrote 2006's "Casino Royale" and 2008's "Quantum of Solace."
The Bond series received of reboot of sorts with "Casino," which served as an origin story. Actor Daniel Craig stepped in to play the new Bond, and the Purvis/Wade writing team was further bolstered by "Crash" screenwriter Paul Haggis. Haggis also had a hand in writing the "Quantum" follow-up, but it appears that he'll be replaced in this outing by Morgan. Read More...