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Billy Lynn’s powerful story is being told on the big screen and the trailer was released earlier today. Based on the Ben Fountain, “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” centers on a solider named Billy Lynn. The film recounts the events that occurred while he was serving in the army while centering on a halftime celebration at a football game honoring several soldiers including Billy. Ang Lee directed the film, which stars Joe Alwyn as Billy Lyn. Vin Diesel, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Kristen Stewart and Chris Tucker also star. WatchRead More
kristen-stewart
Ang Lee’s upcoming “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” has added some new cast members, with TheWrap reporting Kristen Stewart is set to join the cast, while Deadline reports Ben Platt has joined the film as well. Joe Alwyn plays Billy, while Garrett Hedlund and Steve Martin also have roles. The film, based on Ben Fountain’s novel, follows Billy Lynn and his fellow soldiers from the Bravo Squad as they return home and become part of a promotional tour at a Thanksgiving Day Dallas Cowboys football game. Flashbacks will reveal the eventsRead More
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Ang Lee has found his Billy Lynn. The director has cast British newcomer Joe Alwyn in the titular role of the young soldier in his adaptation of “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.” Alwyn beat out the likes of Billy Howle, Jack Reynor, Joe Cole and Taron Egerton for the role of a 19 year old American soldier whose squadron was captured on camera in the midst of a heroic act, being catapulted to national stardom as a result. The action takes place in the hours leading up to a bigRead More
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Ang Lee made a star out of Suraj Sharma with “Life of Pi,” and the director is on the hunt for his next discovery. Deadline reports four young actors are on Lee’s shortlist for his next film, “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” based on the bestselling novel by Ben Fountain. Billy Howle, Jack ReynorJoe Cole and Taron Egerton are up for the titular role in the wartime drama. Billy Lynn is a 19 year old American soldier whose squadron was captured on camera in the midst of a heroic act,Read More
It’s a cliche to hear a film is not just a film, it’s an experience, but it’s truly difficult to find more fitting words to describe the best film of Ang Lee’s already impressive repertoire, the beautiful, exciting, emotional and thought-provoking “Life of Pi”, which screened last night at the AFI Film Festival. A slow and contemplative meditation on life and faith mixed seamlessly with some of the most intense, most jaw-dropping action sequences you will ever see, “Life of Pi” is a nearly perfect movie that also boasts theRead More
Ang Lee takes a big step into the Oscar race as it was announced today his visionary adaptation of bestselling novel “Life of Pi” will have its world premiere as the Opening Night film of the New York Film Festival on September 28th. Based on the Yann Martel book, newcomer Suraj Sharma plays the titular Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, who, on a journey to Canada with his family and their small zoo of exotic animals, finds himself stranded on a small lifeboat with a Bengal tiger, a hyena, an injuredRead More
It’s always tough to adapt a beloved novel for the big screen but the first trailer for “Life of Pi” hit the internet today and it looks like Oscar winning director Ang Lee may win over the sceptics. Filmed in 3D and starring newcomer Suraj Sharma, “Life of Pi” is a fantasy adventure novel written by Yann Martel and adapted for the screen by David Magee. The film follows protagonist, Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, who survives 227 days after a shipwreck, while stranded on a boat in the Pacific Ocean withRead More
It’s shaping up to be one of the most surreal and visually stunning movies of the year, but has been talked about very little, but at last we have our first look at Ang Lee’s adaptation of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel “Life of Pi.” Via Cinema Blend comes this first image of newbie actor Suraj Sharma as the titular Piscine Molitor “Pi” Patel, who, on a journey to Canada with his family and their small zoo of exotic animals, finds himself stranded on a small lifeboat with a Bengal tiger,Read More