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Review: The Circle

PLOT: A young woman ( Emma Watson ) takes a job as a customer service rep for a mammoth tech company, The Circle. Catching the eye of the founder ( Tom Hanks ), she quickly rises through the company, whose goal seems to be to eliminate privacy altogether. REVIEW: Social media is a double-edged sword. In many ways, it’s brought people closer together, but in other ways...
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04.28.2017
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Emma Watson's every move is watched in this trailer for The Circle

THE CIRCLE follows tech worker Mae Holland as she takes a job at a powerful internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks and soon finds herself in a perilous situation that involves privacy, surveillance and freedom. Starring Emma Watson , John Boyega , Karen Gillan and Tom Hanks , the second trailer for THE CIRCLE paints an even darker portrait of what technology...
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02.09.2017
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Tom Hanks and Emma Watson star in the trailer for The Circle

Based on the Dave Eggers novel of the same name, THE CIRCLE follows tech worker Mae Holland as she takes a job at a powerful internet corporation, quickly rises up the company's ranks, and soon finds herself in a perilous situation which that involves privacy, surveillance and freedom. Starring Emma Watson , John Boyega , Karen Gillan and Tom Hanks as the Steve Jobs character...
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12.06.2016
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James Ponsoldt is bringing Disney into Wild City

After making his mark on the film industry with a few smaller but incredibly well-received feature films (SMASHED, THE SPECTACULAR NOW and THE END OF THE TOUR), James Ponsoldt is moving up to make a big studio picture, developing a CG-live-action hybrid at Disney called WILD CITY that he'll write and direct.  The film is an original concept concocted by...
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08.04.2016
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Spectacular Now's James Ponsoldt to direct I Want My MTV adaptation

A24 has announced that they've picked up the rights to Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks' critically-acclaimed 2011 book I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution , and that they have hired THE SPECTACULAR NOW and SMASHED filmmaker James Ponsoldt to write and direct the adaptation. Ponsoldt will also produce the movie with A24 and VisionChaos...
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04.20.2016
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Guardians of the Galaxy's Karen Gillan joins James Ponsoldt's The Circle

Deadline has learned that Doctor Who and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY actress Karen Gillan is set to co-star alongside Tom Hanks , Emma Watson and John Boyega in THE CIRCLE, director James Ponsoldt 's (THE END OF THE TOUR) movie adaptation of the Dave Eggers novel of the same name. Gillan has been cast as Annie, "a warm, cute, goofy, old-money confident and fiercely...
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09.02.2015
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John Boyega joins Tom Hanks & Emma Watson in James Ponsoldt's The Circle

According to Deadline , STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS and ATTACK THE BLOCK star John Boyega has landed a lead role in THE CIRCLE, joining the previously cast Tom Hanks and Emma Watson . The upcoming techno thriller from director James Ponsoldt (THE END OF THE TOUR, THE SPECTACULAR NOW, SMASHED) is based on the Dave Eggers novel of the same name, and Ponsoldt also wrote the...
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08.19.2015
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Jesse Eisenberg interviews Jason Segel in The End of the Tour trailer

THE END OF THE TOUR follows Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky ( Jesse Eisenberg ) during his five-day interview with novelist David Foster Wallace, right after the 1996 release of his novel "Infinite Jest". The film itself is based on the memoir later written by Lipsky following Wallace's suicide in 2008, and you can check out the trailer for this intimate affair below....
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05.27.2015
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Casting Round-Up with Dwayne Johnson, Liam Neeson & Alicia Vikander

DreamWorks has reportedly won a bidding war for a pitch from Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer titled ALPHA SQUAD SEVEN, and Dwayne Johnson is attached to star in the project. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but the planned film has been described as a "four-quadrant action-comedy adventure set in space" and "the project is meant to act as a...
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05.12.2015
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Tom Hanks eyes another Dave Eggers novel adaptation with The Circle

Looking to sink his teeth into another David Eggers novel adaptation, Tom Hanks could be lining himself up to produce and star in THE CIRCLE . Hanks is already starring in the upcoming A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING adaptation where he will reteam with CLOUD ATLAS co-director Tom Tykwer . Deadline reports that THE SPECTACULAR NOW director James Ponsoldt is writing and directing THE...
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12.15.2014
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First Look: Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace in The End of the Tour

I wonder what author David Foster Wallace would have thought about Jason Segel playing him in a movie. Likely he would have been baffled at the idea of a movie even being made about him. Hed definitely feel uneasy about it. Wallace suffered from depression, and the beginnings of literary fame were not a good mix. Even after his death, Wallace is still influencing others to learn...
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03.19.2014
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Jason Segel to play Infinite Jest author in The End of the Tour with Jesse Eisenberg

Jason Segel is awesome, that's a fact. He's incredibly talented, funny as hell, and in general, seems like a pretty cool guy. That's why I'm very happy about his latest project. According to The Wrap , Segel is attached to star as David Foster Wallace in THE END OF THE TOUR. Wallace is the author of 1996's "Infinite Jest," and tragically committed...
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12.12.2013
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