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Emma Thompson and Nick Offerman Join Robert Redford for 'A Walk in the Woods'

3:19 PM 5/5/2014 by Jeff Giles
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After many years in and out of development -- and the significant (but ultimately temporary) setback caused by the death of his onetime co-star, Paul Newman -- Robert Redford is finally setting out on A Walk in the Woods, his long hoped-for adaptation of Bill Bryson's comedic mid-life travel memoir about walking the Appalachian Trail with a friend.
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Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman Joining Robert Redford on ‘A Walk in the Woods’

variety.com – Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal have joined Robert Redford in the independent drama “A Walk in the Woods.” Wildwood Enterprises and Route One Films started production Monday on the film, an adaptation of travel writer Bill Bryson’s memoir. Ken Kwapis (“He’s Just Not That Into You”) is directing from a script by “Little... 21 weeks 20 hours ago via donnieyen
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SAG Awards: Presenters Announced (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Robert DeNiro, Emma Thompson, Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence have been added to the list of presenters for Saturday's ceremony.The full list of presenters for Saturday's Screen Actors Guild Awards has been announced, and it features a number of A-list stars and Hollywood icons. Occurring just six days after many attended the Golden Globes on Jan. 36 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan

Review: Saving Mr. Banks (A Mouse House Full of Daddy Issues)

6:36 PM 12/30/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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Saving Mr. Banks is a surprisingly apologetic celebration of Papa Walt and the herculean effort required to bring Mary Poppins to screen. The drama escapes whatever litigious truthiness is basic to the situation (Walt pestered the rights owner to submission) and somehow writers Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith wrestle this into a story about recovering from damaging parents.

New in Theaters: 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,' 'Walking with Dinosaurs,' 'American Hustle,' 'Saving Mr. Banks'

12:35 AM 12/21/2013 by Logan Falk
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
We’ve quite the large batch of new releases heading our way this weekend; while a group of four new releases can be rare, rarer still is that three out of the four were met with decent critical reception, with the lowest rating received (of the well-received films) being 75%.
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National Board Of Review Names Spike Jonze's 'Her' Best Film

deadline.com – The National Board of Review has named HER the 2013 Best Film of the Year. Below is a full list of the awards given by the National Board of Review: Best Film: HER Best Director: Spike Jonze, HER Best Actor: Bruce Dern, NEBRASKA Best Actress: Emma Thompson, SAVING MR. 42 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
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Emma Thompson discusses real and pretend screenwriting and 'Saving Mr. Banks'

hitfix.com – Emma Thompson sat down with us for a delightful conversation about her own work as a screenwriter, playing P.L. Travers in 'Saving Mr. Banks,' and the strange conundrum created by an earlier role in relation to this one 43 weeks 6 hours ago via jetli

Emma Thompson Says There Won't Be a 'Nanny McPhee 3'

12:46 AM 11/18/2013 by Fred Topel
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Nanny McPhee was set to be a franchise for Emma Thompson, starring as the magical governess who teaches kids to behave. Based on the Christianna Brand books, 2005’s Nanny McPhee led to a 2010 sequel, Nanny McPhee Returns so there are many fans of the nanny. Unfortunately, those fans will not be getting a trilogy, and Thompson was sorry to break it to us.

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'The Love Punch,' Starring Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan, Acquired By Ketchup Entertainment

fb.indiewire.com – After premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival last month, "The Love Punch" has just been picked up for distribution by Ketchup Entertainment, who are eyeing a release for next year. The romantic caper follows Richard (Pierce Brosnan) and Kate (Emma Thompson), a divorced couple who reunite after having their pension stolen by a corrupt businessman. 49 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
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Millennium Sets Milla Jovovich, Emma Thompson, Pierce Brosnan, Angie Bassett For 'Survivor' Thriller Pic

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Millennium Films has set Milla Jovovich, Emma Thompson, Pierce Brosnan and Angela Bassett to star in Survivor, a thriller that James McTeigue will direct starting January 20 in London. Charles Winkler and Irwin Winkler are producing. Bill Shelby wrote the script. Jovovich plays a State Department employee newly posted to the American embassy in London where she is charged with stopping terrorists from getting into the U.S. 51 weeks 14 hours ago via theothersenhman
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