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Brenton Thwaites Odeya Rush The Giver
Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush and Cameron Monaghan play three teens with different motives in the latest released clips from Phillip Noyce‘s “The Giver.” Loosely based on the 1993 Newbery-winning novel by Lois Lowry, “The Giver” follows Jonas, a teenage boy (as opposed to a 12-year-old in the book) who lives in a black-and-white society that shields its inhabitants from experiencing the pleasures and sufferings of the real world. But that all changes when he is summoned to be the successor of the Giver (Jeff Bridges), a man who bears theRead More
Brenton Thwaites Odeya Rush
People.com has unveiled new stills of Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush from Phillip Noyce’s “The Giver.” Loosely based on the 1993 novel by Lois Lowry, “The Giver” stars Thwaites as Jonas, a teenage boy (as opposed to a 12-year-old in the book) who lives in a utopian society that shields him from experiencing the pleasures and sufferings of the real world. But that all changes when he is summoned as the successor of The Giver (played by Jeff Bridges), a man who bears the burden of knowing the truth ofRead More
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Brenton Thwaites is taken under the wings of Jeff Bridges to be his successor as seen in the first featurette for Phillip Noyce‘s adaptation of Lois Lowry’s Newbery award-winning book “The Giver.” Thwaites stars as a teenage boy named Jonas who lives in a utopian society that is without war, pain, individuality or self-control. Jonas is completely oblivious to the pleasures and suffering of the real world. But that all changes when he alone is chosen to be guided by The Giver (Bridges), a man who bears the burden ofRead More
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After the success of films like “The Hunger Games”, “The Spectacular Now” and “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, it shouldn’t be a surprise why we’re getting an abundance of young adult adaptations lately. One of the upcoming films of this genre that we are most anticipating is Phillip Noyce‘s “The Giver” – and today we’ve been treated with the film’s debut trailer! Based on Lois Lowry’s 1994 Newbery award-winning book, “The Giver” follows a young boy named Jonas (Brenton Thwaites) who lives in a utopian society that is withoutRead More
Persistence pays off! Frequet shortlist mainstay Brenton Thwaites has finally bested the competition and landed a highly coveted role. Deadline reports Thwaites has been cast in the lead role of Jonas in Phillip Noyce’s adaptation of “The Giver”, Lois Lowrys’ award-winning young adult dystopian novel. Jeff Bridges stars in the film and has been developing it for nearly 2 decades. Lowry’s dystopian novel first appears as a utopia in which the Community is tightly regulated but accepted happily by its population. When 12 year old Jonas (who will be –Read More