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Jake Gyllenhaal Interested In Demolition Jean-Marc Vallee's latestDespite that headline, Jake Gyllenhaal is not planning to give up acting so he can pursue a career in knocking down buildings. He is, in fact, considering the lead role in Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallée’s next film, Demolition.The director, who has followed up the film that scored Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto and the hair/make-up team Oscars with Reese Witherspoon hiking drama Wild, is now developing Bryan Sipe’s script as a future project.

Do Oscar Campaigns Make Us Reverse Opinions? Cue: Dallas Buyers

3:10 PM 2/20/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
I wasn’t super in love with Dallas Buyer’s Club, but the featurettes the studio is releasing for the film's Oscar campaign are incredibly compelling. I realize it’s not fashionable to say a movie about a crusader with AIDS left me cold, but it did so crying over these clips makes me question my instincts.


Director Jean-Marc Vallée Talks DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, If He Was Nervous When His Actors Showed Up Rail Thin, His Editing Process, and More – Now playing in theaters is Jean-Marc Vallée’s drama Dallas Buyers Club. Based on a true story, the film stars Matthew McConaughey as a Texas electrician who, after being diagnosed with AIDS in 1986, began to smuggle alternative and illegal treatments into the US and into the hands of other patients, along with his business partner, a transgender AIDS patient brilliantly played by Jared Leto.

9 years 2 weeks ago via jetli

Review: Dallas Buyers Club (You'll Never Want to Be Skinny Again)

11:38 AM 10/25/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Both an alternative med hero and an unlikely activist, Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) was too homophobic to start an AIDS revolution, but when the doctors gave him a month to live he took it like a bridge jumper bet—because it was. With the help of an unlicensed doctor practicing out of Mexico (Griffin Dunne) he started an unregulated drug trade successful enough to become a “Buyer’s Club” and a threat to the local branches of the FBI and, eventually, the FDA.

Dallas Buyers Club

Posted October 21st, 2013 by Binh Ngo

An imperfect man fights for survival during an uncertain time in America. Inspired by true events, Ron Woodroof’s story of strength is told in Dallas Buyers Club, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée from an original screenplay by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack. Spirit Award winner Matthew McConaughey portrays the real-life character, whose self-interest is galvanized into something much more.


Posted October 11th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone.


'Dallas Buyers Club' Director Jean-Marc Vallée, Len Wiseman & Ruben Fleischer Line Up New Projects – It's look like Jean-MarcVallée's time is coming. Ever since breaking out with "C.R.A.Z.Y." in 2005, the Canadian filmmaker has been edging his way into Hollywood, helming the somewhat underrated "The Young Victoria" and of course, this fall's awards season contender "The Dallas Buyers Club" starring Matthew McConaughey. Next up, he'll be behind the camera for another true story tale in "Wild," with Reese Witherspoon slated to lead and he's already lining up his next gig after that. 9 years 8 weeks ago via brucelee

'Dallas Buyers Club' Helmer Jean-Marc Vallée Goes 'Wild' With Reese Witherspoon – 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 is already set to star in the Nick Hornby-scripted adaptation of the Cheryl Strayed bestselling memoir. Witherspoon and her Pacific Standard partner Buna Papandrea are producing with River Road Entertainment’s Bill Pohlad. 9 years 15 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Jean-Marc Vallee Set To Helm 'Demolition' For Mr. Mudd – EXCLUSIVE: Jean-Marc Vallée, who just helmed Dallas Buyers Club, is teaming with production company Mr. Mudd to develop Demolition from a Black List screenplay by Bryan Sipe. Lianne Halfon, John Malkovich, and Russell Smith will produce for Mr. Mudd and Jason Reitman and Helen Estabrook are exec producers with Vallée’s producing partner and manager Nathan Ross. 9 years 30 weeks ago via jackiechan

Focus Acquires 'Dallas Buyers Club,' Matthew McConaughey's Oscar Bait – Focus Features has acquired domestic distribution rights to "Dallas Buyers Club," Jean-Marc Vallee's upcoming drama that stars Matthew McConaughey as an ordinary man diagnosed as HIV-positive. 9 years 32 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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