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Jason Reitman To Direct The Princess Bride Live Read

The Juno director is planning to assemble a cast of A-list actors to honour the film, which won the People's Choice Award at the Canadian festival in 1987, on 12 September (15)....

Jason Reitman To Adapt Popular Children's Book Into Animated Film

The Up in the Air director has teamed up with bosses at DreamWorks Animation to write and direct the film, which tells the story of a one-of-a-kind imaginary friend called Beekle who sets...

Aaron Paul And J.k. Simmons Cast In Star Wars Live Reading

Filmmaker Jason Reitman has cast Aaron Paul and J.K. Simmons to lead a live reading of the Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back in California on Thursday (18Dec14).Breaking Bad star Paul will...

Jason Reitman To Team Up With Nick Hornby For Real-life Bank Heist Movie

Moviemaker Jason Reitman and author Nick Hornby are teaming up for a new heist film.Reitman will direct Hornby's adaptation of Skip Hollandsworth's magazine article about a real-life family of bank robbers. I Would Only...

Jason Reitman Asked Young Stars To Stay Off Social Media

Director Jason Reitman urged the young stars of his new film Men, WOMen & Children to avoid social media during the making of the movie so they could keep the experience among themselves.The filmmaker sat...

Aaron Eckhart Looks For No-nonsense Directors

Aaron Eckhart only works with directors who don't take any ''c**p''.'The Dark Knight' actor has teamed up with a host of top filmmakers including Christopher Nolan, Jason Reitman and Steven Soderbergh in the past, and...

'Labor Day' Is A Tearjerker, Though Maybe Not An Awards Winner [Trailer]

Much of the talk ahead of the Telluride Film Festival earlier this year focused on Jason Reitman's drama Labor Day, starring Oscar winner Kate Winslet as a struggling mother and her son who accidently brings...

Jason Reitman 'Re-learned' Filmmaking

Jason Reitman ''re-learned'' how to make films for 'Labor Day'.The Oscar-nominated director has had massive success with acclaimed films such as 'Juno', 'Up in the Air' and 'Young Adult', but his latest feature required a...

Kate Winslet's Unpredictable Labor Day

Kate Winslet claims filming 'Labor Day' was unpredictable.The Oscar winning actress says she never knew what director Jason Reitman was going to do next on the set of her latest movie, which had its premiere...

Kate Winslet Worried About Wetting Herself During Labor Day Premiere

Kate Winslet worried she was going to wet herself at the 'Labor Day' premiere.The heavily pregnant actress hit the red carpet in London's Leicester Square last night (15.10.13) to promote her new drama as part...

Kate Winslet On Labor Day: No Rehearsals, No Problem

Kate Winslet felt confident without rehearsing for 'Labor Day'.The Oscar-winning actress stars alongside Josh Brolin in acclaimed director Jason Reitman's new drama and she believes the filmmaker's decision to not rehearse scenes before filming -...

A Week In Movies: Festival Films Create Oscar Buzz For Meryl, Judi, Kate And An Emaciated Matthew Mcconaughey

As the Venice Film Festival wrapped up last weekend with its surprising award winners, led by the Roman ring-road documentary Sacro GRA, the Toronto Film Festival got underway in Canada. Both festivals are launching pads...

Kate Winslet (Understandably) Ducked Out Of "Labor Day" Tiff Premiere

Kate Winslet honored the unwritten Hollywood tradition of stars not staying to watch the premieres of their own films and skipped out on the Toronto Film Festival showing of Labor Day. However, while many actors...

Adam Sandler And Jennifer Garner For Men, Women And Children

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Garner may star in 'Men, Women and Children'.Director Jason Reitman is set to helm the big screen adaptation of Chad Kultgen's best-selling novel and has set his sights on the A-list...

Telluride Festival Is All About Jason Reitman's Labor Day

The Coen Brothers, Alexander Payne and Robert Redford are among those attending this year's Telluride Film Festival, premiering their latest movies in the Colorado mountains for an event dedicated to the memory of filmmaker Les...

Kate Winslet, 37, Pregnant With A Miniature Rocknroller

Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet is pregnant with her first child to husband Ned Rocknroll. The 37-year-old will become a mother for the third time - she is also a parent to 12-year-old Mia with...

Russell Brand In Talks For Pierre Pierre

Russell Brand is in talks to star in raunchy comedy 'Pierre Pierre'.The British comedian is currently in negotiations for the lead role in Larry Charles' upcoming film about an obnoxious French nihilist who embarks upon...

Tobey Maguire Joins Labor Day Cast

Tobey Maguire has joined the cast of 'Labor Day'.The 37-year-old actor will play an adult version of central character Henry - a 13-year-old boy who leans some valuable life lessons - and also narrate the...

Jason Reitman Recruits Emma Stone And Paul Rudd For The Apartment

Director Jason Reitman has recruited stars including Emma Stone, Paul Rudd and James Woods for a reading of The Apartment as he takes his movie theatre project to New York City.The moviemaker has been bringing...

Jason Reitman Hopes For 'Jarring' Reaction

Jason Reitman hopes audiences find his new movie "jarring". 'You Adult' - the filmmaker's latest offering - features Charlize Theron as a hard drinking author with emotional issues, and Jason admits he purposely refused to...

Miserable Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron is a "miserable ****".The 36-year-old actress stars as self-destructive teen author Mavis in forthcoming comedy 'Young Adult' and insists she didn't have to try too hard to achieve the series of unpleasant expressions...

Patton Oswalt And Jason Reitman Urge Movie Fans Not To Text At The Cinema

Patton Oswalt and Jason Reitman have filmed a public service announcement (Psa) in a bid to prevent moviegoers from texting at the cinema.Oswalt teamed up with Reitman, the director of his new movie Young Adult,...

Reitman Wrote Up In The Air In A Coffee Shop

Director Jason Reitman wrote Up In The Air in a coffee shop because his penchant for porn became too much of a distraction while working from home.The filmmaker admits he struggles to concentrate whenever he...

Charlize Theron's 'Acting Juice'

Charlize Theron relied on "a lot of alcohol" to get through her scenes with Patton Oswalt on 'Young Adult'. The 36-year-old beauty stars as an adult novelist in the movie - which is directed by...

Charlize Theron Single For The First Time

Charlize Theron has "never" been single until now.The 36-year-old actress - whose nine-year relationship with Stuart Townsend ended in January 2010 - admits being alone is a new experience for her, but she thinks it...

Moviemaker Jason Reitman Files For Divorce

Moviemaker Jason Reitman has filed for divorce.The Juno and Up In the Air director filed paperwork in Los Angeles last week (ends17Jun11), according to Tmz.com. Reitman, the son of movie mogul Ivan Reitman, and his...

Charlize Theron To Star In New Ridley Scott Movie

CHARLIZE THERON is set to star in RIDLEY SCOTT's new movie 'Prometheus'.CHARLIZE THERON, the 35-year-old South African actress, is in final negotiations to appear in RIDLEY SCOTT's highly anticipated new movie 'Prometheus', according to the...

Charlize Theron Date Auctioned For Charity

Charlize Theron has auctioned a date with herself for charity.The 35-year-old actress - who has been single since splitting from long-term boyfriend Stuart Townsend earlier this year - offered to attend a Los Angeles Lakers...

Reitman And Cody Reteam For Theron Comedy

Director JASON REITMAN and screenwriter DIABLO CODY are aiming to replicate the success of their Oscar-winning hit JUNO by teaming up for a new dark comedy starring CHARLIZE THERON.The Monster actress has signed up for...

Screenwriters Reitman & Turner Happy To Share Up In The Air Credit

Oscar nominees JASON REITMAN and SHELDON TURNER have dismissed stories they hate each other, but confess they didn’t meet until acclaimed movie UP IN THE AIR was completed.Writer/director Reitman shares a screenwriting credit with Turner...

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