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WB acquires action-adventure spec script from John Krasinski and Oren Uziel

Deadline has learned John Krasinski and Oren Uziel have sold an untitled spec script for an action-adventure movie to Warner Bros. The project will be set up at Krasinski's Sunday Night Productions banner, with Ben Affleck and Matt Damon producing through their Pearl Street Films. John Krasinski previously teamed up with Matt Damon on the script for last year's...
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12.17.2013
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Gangster Squad, The Impossible, Jurassic Park 3D ...

This week: A great cast fires blanks in Gangster Squad, Naomi Watts ends her slump with The Impossible, and Jurassic Park 3D wastes no time going to Blu-ray. ► Sean Penn overacts the hell out of GANGSTER SQUAD , to the point you wish he and director Ruben Fleischer (‘Zombieland’) would dial it down and...
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04.23.2013
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Review: Promised Land

PLOT: Steve Butler ( Matt Damon ) works for a natural gas company. Along with his colleague Sue ( Frances McDormand ), Steve travels from small-town to small-town, encouraging farmers to sell their land rights so his company can pump for gas. Steve has no qualms about the morality of his job, but when he’s challenged by an elderly schoolteacher ( Hal Holbrook ) as to the safety...
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12.28.2012
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Interview Promised Land Star Rosemarie DeWitt!

Rosemarie DeWitt has been earning critical acclaim for her performances in the feature film RACHEL GETTING MARRIED as well as her work on the series “United States of Tara” and a seven episode arc on “Mad Men.” In her latest feature PROMISED LAND, the actress proves to be able to hold her own opposite Matt Damon and co-star John Krasinski and then some. When I sat down with her we...
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12.28.2012
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Interview: Promised Land Star John Krasinski!

Simply put, John Krasinski may be the nicest actor in Hollywood. Sure there are a ton of these guys who you can sit with and really find out how cool they are, but John would top that list. I realized when I first met him four years ago, he is easily one of my favorite people to talk to. And he also happens to be a really talented fellow as well. I was a Jim fan when I used to watch “The...
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12.27.2012
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Interview: Promised Land Star Matt Damon!

Matt Damon is a rarity in Hollywood. He is a nice guy that starred in a successful action franchise, yet he is just as good taking on the more dramatic and even comedic roles. Damon can do it all. And that includes writing (he also co-wrote this movie). In his latest film, PROMISED LAND, he portrays a natural gas salesman who is finding himself in the middle of the "fracking" controversy...
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12.24.2012
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Will Promised Land with John Krasinski and Matt Damon be worth the watch? Check out 7 minutes of footage to find out

Pals for life, Matt Damon and John Krasinski got together awhile back and decided to write a screenplay for a film called, PROMISED LAND. It was intended for Damon to take this on as his directorial debut, but Gus Van Sant ended up stepping in for the actor for the job. Collider.com has put together a 7-minute reel made up of clips from the film. This is a nice little...
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12.10.2012
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Cool Videos: THR's Director Roundtable featuring Affleck, Hooper, Lee, Russell, Tarantino, and Van Sant

Six directors, one room, one giant roundtable discussion (held yearly - look for past ones on YouTube) that runs the gamut from working with crazy actors to retirement to fan interaction to screenwriting to the dangers of digital projection.  Ben Affleck (ARGO), Tom Hooper (LES MISERABLES), Ang Lee (LIFE OF PI), David O. Russell (SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK), Quentin Tarantino (DJANGO...
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11.29.2012
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New poster trifecta: Rise of the Unexpected Hobbit Guardian in Matt Damon's Promised Land

My gift to you this morning: three pieces of promotional art for three very different movies releasing in 2012. First we have a new poster for Dreamworks' RISE OF THE GUARDIANS starring Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Isla Fisher, Hugh Jackman, and Jude Law.  The animated tale, which deals with "an epic and magical adventure that tells the story of Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, the...
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09.24.2012
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Gus Van Sant reteams with Matt Damon in the trailer for Promised Land

After 15 years, Gus Van Sant and Matt Damon are filming a movie with a screenplay by Damon and another Hollywood actor. No, not the sequel to GOOD WILL HUNTING. PROMISED LAND is based on a story by Dave Eggers and was adapted by Damon and John Krasinski. Van Sant directs the film which also stars Rosemarie DeWitt, Francis McDormand, Titus Welliver, and Hal Holbrook. Plot: M att...
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09.21.2012
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