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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
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The first trailer for Disney’s “Into the Woods” musical has been released, featuring our first looks at Anna Kendrick as Cinderella, Chris Pine as her Prince, Meryl Streep as the Witch, Mackenzie Mauzy as Rapunzel, James Corden and Emily Blunt as the Baker and his wife, and many more fairy tale characters. Rob Marshall directed the adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-winning musical, a darkly comedic take on fairy tale characters who make their way through an enchanted forest and meet each other for unexpected encounters along the way. Memorable songsRead More
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Brenton Thwaites continues receiving horrific memories from Jeff Bridges in the newest trailer for Bridges’ long-gestating adaptation of Lois Lowry’s classic dystopian children’s novel “The Giver.” Thwaites plays Jonas, who’s a teenage boy selected to be his seemingly idyllic society’s Receiver of Memories, which is presented to him as a great honor, but which in actuality means he gets to carry all of humanities’ worst (and sometimes best) memories, so no one else has to suffer. This, at least, is the reasoning the Elders (led by Meryl Strep) give. ButRead More
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Tommy Lee Jones heads to the American Frontier in his newest directorial vehicle, which we have the first trailer for today and which seems to be headed for a world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. “The Homesman” sees Jones starring opposite Hilary Swank as they traverse the great plains to transport three insane women from Nebraska to Iowa. Two of the three insane women are played by Miranda Otto and Grace Gummer, with Gummer’s mom Meryl Streep making appearance along with Jesse Plemons and Hailee Steinfeld. All in all,Read 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
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“The Giver” continues to grow its… interesting cast, with country singer Taylor Swift the latest cast member signing on today, according to THR. The adaptation of Lois Lowry’s dystopian classic will be directed by Phillip Noyce. Brenton Thwaites landed the role of Jonas in July, beating out a plethora of fellow young actors, and will play the young boy who’s tasked with shouldering all the extremes of human emotion and history from The Giver (Jeff Bridges), the guy who previously held his job. Alexander Skarsgard and Katie Holmes will playRead More
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Katie Holmes has signed on to star alongside newcomers Brendan Thwaites and Odeya Rush to star in sci-fi drama “The Giver,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. Phillip Noyce is directing the film adaptation of the best-selling novel by Lois Lowry, which depicts a society in which there is no conflict, sickness or racism. Thwaites is the young star of the film who is selected for his life service as The Receiver of Memories, the one member of society allowed to absorb the memories, emotions and knowledge from generations before the currentRead More
Filming has begun under Rob Marshall on Disney’s big screen adaptation of Sondheim musical “Into the Woods,” and with that comes one last piece of casting news. Broadway star Lilla Crawford, who recently starred as the titular orphan in the revival of “Annie,” will play Little Red Riding Hood opposite Johnny Depp, Meryl Streep and more in the twisted, comedic take on fairy tales. The dark and twisted take on fairy tales sees a childless baker (James Corden) and his wife (Emily Blunt) trek into some magical woods to findRead More
Sixteen year old newcomer Odeya Rush has landed a lead role in Jeff Bridges’ long gestating adaptation of Lois Lowry’s “The Giver,” according to Deadline. Bridges stars as the titular Giver, with Brenton Thwaites in the lead role of Jonah. Phillip Noyce directs. Lowry’s dystopian novel first appears as a utopia in which the Community is tightly regulated but accepted happily by its population. When Jonas (Thwaites) is selected, for his occupation, to be the Receiver of Memories, he experiences true emotions for the first time, the highs of happinessRead More