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Craig Gillespie set to direct Margot Robbie's Tonya Harding biopic

Back in March , we brought you word that Margot Robbie will star as Tonya Harding in I, TONYA, a biopic about the disgraced figure skater, and now Variety is reporting that the project has found a director in the form of Craig Gillespie . Gillespie is definitely familiar with telling true stories on the big screen, as he was behind the camera for the biographical sports...
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06.15.2016
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Review: The Finest Hours

PLOT : In 1952, the Coast Guard made an incredible rescue attempt, one that made history. With only a 36-foot lifeboat, Bernie Webber and a small crew set out to rescue a group of thirty something men stranded on a sinking tanker off the coast of Cape Cod in the middle of a massive blizzard. Yes, this is really based on a true story. REVIEW : THE FINEST HOURS is the latest...
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01.27.2016
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Get wet with the new Finest Hours trailer feat. Chris Pine and Casey Affleck

THE FINEST HOURS is a heroic action-thriller based on the true story of the most daring rescue mission in the history of the Coast Guard. Featuring the likes of Casey Affleck, Chris Pine, and some super fun accents, this film chronicles the battle of man versus the sea (minus a whale)! How about that! And if you're feeling thirsty, there's more water to go around in this trailer...
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11.11.2015
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Chris Pine battles a perfect storm in the trailer for The Finest Hours

Disney has always done well with their underdog stories like THE ROOKIE and MILLION DOLLAR ARM, but they have almost always been sports related. Now, they go for a different kind of inspirational story with THE FINEST HOURS. From LARS AND THE REAL GIRL and FRIGHT NIGHT director Craig Gillespie , THE FINEST HOURS feels like a cross between the upcoming EVEREST and the George Clooney movie...
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07.08.2015
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Casting Round-Up with Ben Foster, Holliday Grainger & Billy Bob Thornton

Here's some casting news for you this morning. According to Variety , Ben Foster (LONE SURVIVOR) and Holliday Grainger (THE RIOT CLUB) have joined Craig Gillespie 's (MILLION DOLLAR ARM) THE FINEST HOURS. Filming is already underway on the Disney film, and it also stars Chris Pine and Casey Affleck . THE FINEST HOURS is an adaptation of Casey Sherman and...
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09.16.2014
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Chris Pine & Casey Affleck to star in coast guard thriller The Finest Hours

This September, Walt Disney Pictures and director Craig Gillespie (MILLION DOLLAR ARM, LARS AND THE REAL GIRL) will go into production on the U.S. coast guard rescue flick, THE FINEST HOURS. Tapped to star in this film based on a true story will be Chris Pine of STAR TREK fame, and Casey Affleck (GONE BABY GONE, OCEAN'S THIRTEEN). The flick will be shot on in Quincy and...
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09.09.2014
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Review: Million Dollar Arm

PLOT: The true account of how two Indian teenagers were signed by a Major League Baseball team with the help of a sports agent and pitching contest called "Million Dollar Arm." REVIEW: MILLION DOLLAR ARM may be based on a true story, but it completely feels as if itís been written by the Script-O-Matic 2000, that hard-working but predictable machine patented by Disney years...
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05.13.2014
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Chris Pine and director Craig Gillespie may board The Finest Hours

So SHADOW RECRUIT didnít seem to do so well for Chris Pine ? I thought he would make an excellent Jack Ryan, but the audiences just werenít there for it. I thought it was entertaining enough. Sure, Pineís no Harrison Ford , but the guy still has all the necessary tools to take on the character. No matter, Pine has several anticipated projects to move along with like INTO THE...
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04.17.2014
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Trailer for Million Dollar Arm with Jon Hamm is like Slumdog Millionaire Baseball

The true story of a sports agent who creates a reality show in India to recruit cricket players to become baseball pitchers has all the feel-good underdog story beats that populate most sports-themed films as well as the TV-show-in-India aspect, making this a unique, if not obvious, sports tale mash-up. Starring Mad Men's Jon Hamm as the sports agent and Suraj Sharma (LIFE OF...
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12.23.2013
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Disney to put Jon Hamm's Million Dollar Arm up against Godzilla next Summer

Jon Hamm is one of my favorite actors working today and I am still baffled that he hasn't been headlining more films. From his epic turn as Don Draper on MAD MEN to great turns in BRIDESMAIDS, THE TOWN, and Larry David 's recent HBO film CLEAR HISTORY, Hamm has proven he can handle anything from comic hijinks to heavy drama. While he may not be a superhero yet (give this guy Batman...
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08.19.2013
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Fright Night director Craig Gillespie to helm Jon Hamm in true sports drama Million Dollar Arm

Last reported on back in May , it seems like Jon Hamm's upcoming starring vehicle MILLION DOLLAR ARM is on the verge of securing a director in the form of Craig Gillespie.  I presume this means that production is moving closer to commencing, though there is technically no start date as of yet for the movie.  Gillespie is an interesting man to watch (in both sense of the...
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10.23.2012
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