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Dakota Fanning, 20, is joining the cast of Phillip Noyce‘s “American Pastoral,” according to TheWrap. Based on Philip Roth‘s 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “American Pastoral” is set to star Ewan McGregor as Seymour “Swede” Levov, a legendary Newark high school athlete who marries a former Miss New Jersey beauty queen (played by Jennifer Connelly) and inherits his father’s glove factory business. Swede’s seemingly perfect life, however, gets turned upside down when his teenage daughter, Merry (Fanning), decides to rebel with plans of political terrorism set for the Vietnam War. “TheRead More
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
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
Hailee Steinfeld is really mastering the art of the revenge thriller. The “True Grit” star will join Sam Worthington in yet another similarly themed tale, “For the Dogs”, according to Deadline. Worthington plays an assassin who gets talked into helping a precocious teenager (Steinfeld) seek revenge on the criminals who murdered her parents and younger brother: “His guidance unleashes events that ultimately stoke her thirst for vengeance while he desperately seeks peace and absolution.” Phillip Noyce will direct. Steinfeld’s also got “Three Days to Kill” and “Barely Lethal” in theRead More