Keene McRae Goes ‘Wild’; John Heard, Sheila Vand Join ‘Jimmy Vestvood’

By | Monday November 4, 2013 @ 7:39pm PST

CBGB actor Keene McRae has been cast opposite Reese Witherspoon in Fox Searchlight‘s Wild. Jean-Marc Vallee (Dallas Buyers Club) is directing the drama which Nick Hornby adapted from the bestseller … Read More »

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Laura Dern Joins Reese Witherspoon In ‘Wild’

By | Friday October 18, 2013 @ 10:06am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Maybe the Oscar nominated actress has a thing for movies with “wild” in the title. Laura Dern was in Wild At Heart back in 1990 and now she’s joining Wild with Reese WitherspoonDern has been added … 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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‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Helmer Jean-Marc Vallée Goes ‘Wild’ With Reese Witherspoon

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EXCLUSIVE: Jean-Marc Vallée, who helmed the upcoming Matthew McConaughey-starrer Dallas Buyers Club, has been set by Fox Searchlight to helm Wild. Reese Witherspoon already is set to star in the Nick Hornby-scripted adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s best-selling … Read More »

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