Justin Long To Star In Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Sober Companion’ Which Changes Format From Multi- To Single-Camera

By | Tuesday February 25, 2014 @ 2:30pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

justinlongAfter a lengthy courtship, Justin Long has signed on as one of the two leads in Fox’s comedy pilot Sober Companion, originally developed and greenlighted as multi-camera. As part of getting Long to commit, Fox is converting CBS Studios-produced Sober Read More »

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AFM Briefs: Well Go USA Acquires Justin Long Pic ‘The Lookalike’; ‘Generation Iron’ Sells Overseas

By | Monday November 11, 2013 @ 1:13pm PST

Well Go USA has acquired North American rights to crime-romance The Lookalike, starring Justin Long, John Corbett, Gillian Jacobs, Jerry O’Connell, Gina Gershon, Scottie Thompson and Luiz Guzman. Richard Gray directed … Read More »

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‘Walking With Dinosaurs’ Adds John Leguizamo, Justin Long; Keith Robinson Joins James Brown Pic ‘Get On Up’; Rutger Hauer To Aid John Cusack In ‘Kickback’

By | Sunday November 3, 2013 @ 3:48pm PST

Fox‘s Walking With Dinosaurs 3D has added a quartet of thesps to its voice cast. John Leguizamo joins the BBC Earth production as the Alexomis bird Alex, with … Read More »

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Justin Long Comedy Produced By Jason Winer Lands At NBC With Penalty

By | Thursday October 10, 2013 @ 5:21pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Justin Long started his acting career on NBC as a regular on dramedy Ed before segueing to features. Now Long is returning to the network with a comedy starring vehicle. Long is co-writing and expected … Read More »

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ICM Partners Signs Justin Long

By | Monday July 29, 2013 @ 9:45am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: ICM Partners has signed Justin Long, who just finished shooting the independent film Comet opposite Emmy Rossum. That film was written and directed by Sam Esmail. He also stars in A Case Of You, which premiered at … Read More »

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‘Shameless’ Star Emmy Rossum And Justin Long Lead ‘Comet’ Cast

By | Wednesday June 5, 2013 @ 5:56pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Milestone Media is just getting underway with Comet, a quirky indie romantic comedy that stars Emmy Rossum (Shameless) and Justin Long. Sam Esmail is directing his screenplay, and Scott Stone and Farnaz Fahid are producing … Read More »

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IFC Films Has ‘A Case Of You’ And Is Taking It To The States

By | Wednesday May 15, 2013 @ 1:58pm PDT

IFC Films has picked up U.S. rights to Kat Coiro’s rom-com A Case of You, which bowed at Tribeca last month. Justin Long stars in the film, which he co-wrote with his brother Christian Long and Keir O’Donnell … Read More »

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Justin Long In Talks For Stephen King’s ‘The Ten O’Clock People’

EXCLUSIVE:  Justin Long is in negotiations for the lead role in The Ten O’clock People. The Live Free Or Die Hard actor would play Brandon Pearson in the modernized adaptation of the Stephen King short story. As … Read More »

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Toronto: Anchor Bay Acquires U.S. Rights To ‘Ten Year’

Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Anchor Bay Films has picked up U.S. distribution rights to Ten Year, the Jamie Linden-directed drama that premiered at 2011 Toronto Film Festival. The film will be released next spring. Anchor Bay has been negotiating for this for the … Read More »

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2011 Toronto: ‘Shame’ Will Start Dealmaking Flurry, But Buyers Wait To Be Blown Away

Mike Fleming

Last year’s Toronto Film Festival started slow for acquisitions, but finished with a flurry of modest distribution deals that served notice the specialty film business had finally pulled out of its nosedive. This year’s festival hasn’t started and … Read More »

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Justin Long To Do Arc On Fox’s New Comedy ‘New Girl’

By | Thursday September 1, 2011 @ 5:30pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Fox is adding more big-screen star power to new comedy series New Girl, which is toplined by indie darling Zooey Deschanel. In his first major TV role since his breakthrough gig on NBC’s Ed, Justin Long has signed … Read More »

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Oscar Isaac Is ‘Bourne’ Again In Robert Ludlum Thriller Spinoff

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Not long ago, newcomer Oscar Isaac tested for Tony Gilroy and the lead role in Universal’s The Bourne Legacy and made such a strong impression that the director seriously considered giving the actor the lead role that went to … Read More »

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Justin Long Heads Cast Of Indie ‘Lumpy’

By | Wednesday April 20, 2011 @ 6:23am PDT
Mike Fleming

Justin Long, Jess Weixler, Tyler Labine and Californication‘s Addison Timlin head the cast of Lumpy, an indie film just getting underway in Minnesota. Michael Landes, Evan Jones and Shelley Long costar in the directorial debut of Ted Koland, who wrote … Read More »

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Justin Long Hangs Shingle, Sets TV And Film Projects

By | Wednesday January 12, 2011 @ 8:22am PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Justin Long has formed I’m So Sorry Productions with partners Keir O’Donnell and Christian Long. There’s no apology needed … Read More »

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Channing Tatum Has ‘Ten Year’ Feature Itch

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s an early peek at a director’s test done by Dear John and We Are Marshall scribe Jamie Linden for Ten Year, an ensemble feature film he has written about a 10-year high school reunion. The short features such … Read More »

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George Clooney’s ‘The American’ Wins Weekend, Robert Rodriguez’s ‘Machete’ #2, Drew Barrymore’s ‘Going The Distance’ #5

SATURDAY PM/SUNDAY AM 3RD UPDATE: Late shows made the difference after a sluggish … Read More »

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