Focus Sets Ryan Reynolds Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Selfless’ For Winter 2015

By | Friday December 6, 2013 @ 3:40pm PST

As part of the October deal that saw FilmDistrict being absorbed into Focus Features, the latter has taken over distribution of two more titles and announced a new release date for one of them. The sci-fi thriller Selfless, starring Ryan Reynolds, originally had been set for Read More »

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Victor Garber Joins Sci-Fi Indie ‘Selfless’, Billy Porter In Talks For Barry Levinson’s ‘The Humbling’, Reese Witherspoon-Starrer ‘Wild’ Rounds Out Cast

By | Friday October 11, 2013 @ 10:52am PDT

Victor Garber has been set to co-star opposite Ryan Reynolds in Selfless, the indie sci-fi thriller from FilmDistrict and Endgame Entertainment being directed by Tarsem. The script from Alex and David Pastor centers on a terminally ill billionaire who undergoes an experimental procedure to transfer his consciousness into the body of a younger man, only to be hunted by the killers who murdered his host. Garber will play the billionaire’s longtime friend in the pic slated for a September 2014 release. He is repped by UTA and Industry Entertainment.

Billy Porter, who is continuing his Tony-winning role in Broadway’s Kinky Boots, is in negotiations to join Barry Levinson’s The Humbling. Al Pacino, Greta Gerwig, Diane Wiest and Mandy Patinkin already are aboard the adaptation of the Philip Roth novel, which is eyeing a fall start. It has a script by Buck Henry, Michal Zebede and Levinson. The story revolves around a famous stage actor in decline who is revived when he retires to his upstate New York farmhouse and takes up with a much younger woman. Porter, repped by Industry Entertainment, is also shooting a guest-lead spot for Law & Order: SVU. Read More »

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‘Selfless’ Adds Natalie Martinez, Manny Perez Joins ‘Love Is Strange’, ‘Jersey Boys’ Casts Kathrine Narducci

By | Tuesday September 3, 2013 @ 7:49pm PDT

FilmDistrict and Endgame Entertainment’s Selfless has found a female lead in Natalie Martinez, who will play the wife of Ryan Reynolds‘ character in the Tarsem-helmed sci-fi thriller. Reynolds stars in the … Read More »

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FilmDistrict Dates ‘Selfless’ For Sept. 26, 2014

By | Wednesday June 12, 2013 @ 1:47pm PDT

Tarsem-directed Selfless will bow wide on September 26, 2014 opposite Focus Features’ animated The Boxtrolls. Ryan Reynolds stars in the sci-fi thriller that centers on a terminally ill billionaire who buys a chance for eternal life … Read More »

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Tarsem, Ryan Reynolds In ‘Selfless’ Talks

By | Wednesday April 24, 2013 @ 6:05pm PDT
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EXCLUSIVE: Tarsem and Ryan Reynolds are in talks to team on Selfless, the co-production between Endgame Entertainment and FilmDistrict. Based on a script by Carriers scribes Alex … Read More »

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