Tim Blake Nelson’s ‘Anesthesia’ Adds Glenn Close, Sam Waterston, Gretchen Mol, Michael K. Williams, Corey Stoll & More

EXCLUSIVE: Tim Blake Nelson is getting more company on his ensemble drama Anesthesia. The Lincoln actor wrote, stars in, and is directing the pic which follows the disparate stories of New Yorkers whose lives come together after the violent mugging of a Columbia University philosophy professor. Sam Waterston has been cast as said professor, Walter Zarrow. Oscar-nominated Glenn Close will play Zarrow’s wife Marcia, with Corey Stoll (Midnight In Paris) as an investment banker who witnesses the attack and Gretchen Mol as his wife, an alcoholic New Jersey homemaker. As I reported Sunday, Twilight‘s Kristen Stewart has taken a supporting role in the ensemble drama; she’ll play Zarrow’s troubled student Sophie. Nelson will step in front of the camera himself to play Zarrow’s son. Read More »

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Kristen Stewart Joins Tim Blake Nelson’s ‘Anesthesia’

By | Sunday November 3, 2013 @ 12:58pm PST

Kristen Stewart cast in AnesthesiaEXCLUSIVE: Twilight‘s Kristen Stewart has joined the ensemble cast of writer-director Tim Blake Nelson‘s Anesthesia in a small role. She’ll be shooting for a few days on the … Read More »

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Tim Blake Nelson Joins Noah Wyle In Drag-Race Drama ‘Snake And Mongoose’

By | Friday May 11, 2012 @ 8:43am PDT
Mike Fleming

Tim Blake Nelson Snake And MongooseTim Blake Nelson will play drag racing announcer McAllister in Snake And Mongoose, an indie feature that’s getting underway with Wayne Holloway directing. He joins Noah Wyle, who plays Mattel Inc. exec Art Spear in … Read More »

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Steven Spielberg’s Abe Lincoln Film Casts Up

Mike Fleming

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 5, 2011) – Tommy Lee Jones, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Hal Holbrook, James Spader, John Hawkes, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill and Joseph Cross are in negotiations to join the cast of DreamWorks Studios’ “Lincoln,” it was announced today by DreamWorks partners Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider.

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Tim Blake Nelson To Host Sundance Award Ceremony

By | Wednesday January 12, 2011 @ 9:19am PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: I’m hearing that Tim Blake Nelson has been set to host the closing awards ceremony at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, January 29. Nelson will be on hand for the premiere of his latest film, Flypaper. He stars … Read More »

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It’s Official: ‘Chaos’ Picked Up To Series At CBS For Midseason

Nellie Andreeva

Back From the Dead: CBS’ ‘Chaos’ Is Alive!

CBS eyeTom Spezialy’s CIA drama pilot Chaos completed its remarkable comeback with a midseason series order at CBS. The network and producing studio 20th Century Fox TV just closed a deal for … Read More »

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