Hot Trailer: ‘Devil’s Knot’

By | Tuesday March 11, 2014 @ 8:27am PDT

Devil’s Knot is the story of three teenagers accused of the brutal 1993 murder of three 8-year-old boys in West Memphis, Ark. — two of them sentenced to life imprisonment and one to death even though there was not a shred of physical evidence. The film explores the lives … Read More »

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Toronto: Image Lands West Memphis 3 Pic ‘Devil’s Knot’ With Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon

Mike Fleming

Image Entertainment has acquired the Toronto title Devil’s Knot and will release it in second-quarter 2014. The Atom Egoyan-directed film stars Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Amy Ryan, Mireille Enos, and Stephen Moyer. Image’s Chief Acquisition … Read More »

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‘True Blood’s Stephen Moyer Tied To ‘Devil’s Knot’ In Key Role

By | Friday June 29, 2012 @ 1:31pm PDT

Stephen Moyer Devil's KnotEXCLUSIVE: Stephen Moyer has joined the cast of Devil’s Knot in a lead role. The True Blood star will play prosecutor John Fogelman in the film about the wrongfully convicted and imprisoned West Memphis 3. … Read More »

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‘Devil’s Knot’ Adds ‘CSI: Miami’s’ Rex Linn

By | Wednesday June 27, 2012 @ 10:59am PDT

Rex Linn Devil's KnotEXCLUSIVE: Rex Linn has joined the cast of Devil’s Knot. Linn will play Chief Inspector Gary Gitchell in the Atom Egoyen-directed feature about the wrongfully convicted and wrongly imprisoned West Memphis 3. He joins Read More »

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‘Devil’s Knot’ Adds Duo To Cast

By | Monday June 25, 2012 @ 5:50pm PDT

Robert Baker and Brian Howe are the latest additions to the cast of Devil’s Knot. The duo joins Colin Firth, Reese Witherspoon and Alessandro Nivola in the Atom Egoyan-directed film about the wrongly accused … Read More »

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‘Devil’s Knot’ Adds Matt Letscher To Cast

By | Thursday June 21, 2012 @ 3:50pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Letscher has joined Devil’s Knot.  The actor, who appears on ABC’s Scandal, will play defense attorney “Paul Ford” in the Atom Egoyan-directed film about the West Memphis 3. Letscher is scheduled to … Read More »

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‘Devil’s Knot’ Adds Trio To Cast

By | Tuesday June 12, 2012 @ 3:23pm PDT

There are more casting additions to the Atom Egoyan-directed Devil’s Knot, a day after Alessandro Nivola joined Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth in the drama about the West Memphis 3. The Ringer regular Kris Polaha will play public defender Val Price in the movie about the conviction of the trio, who were convicted of killing three boys in Arkansas in 1993 despite no physical evidence. Also aboard is Collette Wolfe as Firth’s character’s assistant Glori Shettles. Wolfe appeared recently in Young Adult and will be seen in NBC’s upcoming comedy series Next Caller. Justin Castor, who has appeared in Glee and CSI:NY, is talks to play Jason Baldwin, one of the West Memphis 3. Castor is repped by Anonymous Content and Abrams Artists Agency, Wolfe by Gersh and Untitled, and Polaha by WME and Medavoy Management. Read More »

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Alessandro Nivola Plays Key Role In West Memphis 3 Film ‘Devil’s Knot’

By | Monday June 11, 2012 @ 8:46am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Alessandro Nivola has been tapped to star opposite Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth in Devil’s Knot, the Atom Egoyan-directed drama about the conviction of the West Memphis 3, a trio falsely accused of a triple homicide in a controversial … Read More »

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Kristopher Higgins Joining ‘Devil’s Knot’

By | Friday June 8, 2012 @ 2:08pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Kristopher Higgins is in talks to join the cast of Devil’s Knot. Higgins, who appeared in season 3 of The Secret Life Of The American Teenager, joins the already announced Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon in the drama about … Read More »

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‘The Killing’s Mireille Enos Tied To ‘Devil’s Knot’

By | Wednesday May 30, 2012 @ 1:15pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Mireille Enos Devil's Knot CastingEXCLUSIVE: The Killing star Mireille Enos has joined Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth in Devil’s Knot, the Atom Egoyan-directed drama about the West Memphis 3. Enos will play Vicki Hutcheson, the mother of an 8-year-old boy who lives in a run-down house in West Memphis. She becomes an important witness in the murder trial of Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley for the killing of three 8-year-old boys found hog-tied in a drainage ditch. Hutcheson, it becomes apparent to investigators, could be the only link between Echols and Misskelley.

As Deadline revealed just after the West Memphis 3 murder defendants were released from prison last summer, The Sweet Hereafter and Chloe director Egoyan came aboard to direct a script that was originally written by Scott Derrickson and Paul Boardman, the team behind The Exorcism Of Emily Rose. Read More »

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