TriStar Options Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey’s Memoir, Which Launches Company For Actors Ben McKenzie, Logan Marshall-Green

Mike Fleming

WINDEXCLUSIVE: Actors Ben McKenzie and Logan Marshall-Green have joined forces to launch the shingle A Thing Or Two Productions. They come to the table in a big way. Tom Rothman’s TriStar Pictures has made a deal on a baseball memoir which the duo will produce with Michael De Luca. TriStar has optioned Wherever I Wind Up, the memoir by pitcher R.A. Dickey about his unusual life journey. Buzz Bissinger has been set to write the script. It becomes another eclectic project for Rothman’s upstart division.

DICEKMcKenzie first starred on Fox’s The O.C. and now is playing the lead role of Detective Jim Gordon in the Bat-prequel series Gotham, while Marshall-Green played his brother on O.C. and has co-starred in Brooklyn’s Finest, Prometheus and As I Lay Dying. He just shot the pilot Quarry. They have been friends since doing theater together at Williamstown in 2001 and talked about partnering in a production company. It all crystallized when both sparked to Dickey’s memoir. Neither is looking to play the pitcher in the feature. Read More »

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Logan Marshall-Green Joins ‘Madame Bovary’; ‘Senior Project’ Adds Sterling Beaumon

By | Monday September 30, 2013 @ 7:15pm PDT

Logan Marshall-Green (Prometheus) has joined director Sophie Barthes’ Madame Bovary along with Cesar-nominated Olivier Gourmet and Downton Abbey‘s Laura Carmichael. The Occupant Entertainment-produced adaptation also stars Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller, Paul Giamatti, Rhys Ifans, and Henry Lloyd-Hughes and begins production this week in Normandy, France. Rose Barrenche and Barthes scripted from Gustave Flaubert’s classic novel about Emma (Wasikowska), who escapes her small-town life through marriage to a doctor and indulges in a string of adulterous affairs, with tragic consequences. Marshall-Green will play the Marquis, with Gourmet as Monsieur Roualt and Carmichael playing Henrietta. Marshall-Green is repped by CAA and 3 Arts Entertainment; Gourmet is repped by Artmedia; and Carmichael is repped by Curtis Brown Group and Untitled Entertainment.
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Sony Pictures Worldwide Nabs Bryan Cranston, Logan Marshall-Green Pic ‘Cold Comes The Night’

Alice Eve, Bryan Cranston, and Logan Marshall-Green star in director Tze Chun’s Cold Comes The Night, which Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions picked up for domestic and international. Chun (Children of Invention) co-wrote and directed the pic about a motel owner (Eve) taken hostage by a nearly blind criminal (Cranston) as he attempts to retrieve a cash package from a dirty cop (Marshall-Green). Read More »

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Logan Marshall-Green Set As The Lead In Cinemax Pilot ‘Quarry’

By | Wednesday May 22, 2013 @ 1:30pm PDT
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Logan Marshall-Green has been cast as the title character in Quarry, a drama project for Cinemax based on the series of novels by Max Allan Collins (Road To Perdition graphic novel). Written by Graham Gordy … Read More »

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Logan Marshall Green Cast As Tennessee Williams In Carson McCullers Biopic

By | Wednesday May 9, 2012 @ 10:04am PDT

Logan Marshall Green Tennessee WilliamsLogan Marshall Green has been tapped to play Tennessee Williams in Full Moon Films’ Lonely Hunter, the feature based on the life of Southern gothic novelist Carson McCullers. … Read More »

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‘Bourne Legacy’ Update: Who’ll Test?

Mike Fleming

The young male Role To Die For at the moment is the lead in The Bourne Legacy, the Bourne Identity spinoff film that will be directed for Universal by … Read More »

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Logan Marshall-Green Lands ‘Prometheus’

Mike Fleming

Ridley Scott and 20th Century Fox have tapped Logan Marshall-Green to play a lead role in Prometheus, the science fiction film that Scott next directs. Marshall-Green will play the role of Holloway, a crewman on the space ship and the … Read More »

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