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John Cusack In Talks To Join Elijah Wood In 'Speed'-Esque Thriller 'Grand Piano'

fb.indiewire.com – As far as ludicrous movie pitches go, the "'Speed' with a piano' logline for "Grand Piano" is up there with "Snakes On A Plane" and "Burning Bright" (don't remember "Burning Bright?" That was the one where the girl from "Step Up 2" and her autistic brother are trapped in their house by a hurricane, only to be stalked by an escaped tiger. 7 years 26 weeks ago via brucelee

Grand Piano

Posted May 1st, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Tom Selznick, the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score:

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John Cusack Talks Playing Edgar Allen Poe in 'The Raven' and What to Expect From 'The Paperboy'

fb.indiewire.com – For the past few years, John Cusack, who got his start by charming his way into the hearts of millions in a string of defining '80s comedies ("Say Anything," "Better Off Dead"), has been playing it relatively safe. He popped up to save his family in Roland Emmerich's limp blockbuster "2012" and went back in time via a hot tub in the gross-out comedy "Hot Tub Time Machine." But this Friday marks the return of the chance-taking Cusack we know and love. 7 years 29 weeks ago via jetli
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John Cusack Talks Playing Richard Nixon In Lee Daniels' 'The Butler'

feedproxy.google.com – There’s been a lot of casting buzz surrounding The Butler, Lee Daniels’s forthcoming movie about Eugene Allen, a White House butler who served eight consecutive U.S. Presidents: The excellent Forest Whitaker has taken on the title role; Oprah Winfrey is in talks to return to the big screen as his ... 7 years 30 weeks ago via donnieyen
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The Fate of John Cusack's 'The Factory' Revealed

shocktillyoudrop.com – Some time ago, various sites erroneously reported the John Cusack thriller The Factory was making a small theatrical run. That wasn't the case at all. In fact, at the time of the report, the film was exactly where it was a year ago and the year before that: Sitting on a shelf.

7 years 35 weeks ago via brucelee
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Exclusive New Photos From 'The Raven'

comingsoon.net – ShockTillYouDrop.com has your exclusive first look at three new photos from director James McTeigue's The Raven , starring John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. 7 years 36 weeks ago via jetli
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Oscar Winner Cloris Leachman Set For 'Adult World'

deadline.com – Leachman will play Mary Anne, the owner of the porn store in director Scott Coffey’s Adult World. John Cusack, Evan Peters and Emma Roberts also star in the film, currently shooting in upstate New York from a script by Andrew Cochran. The film centers on 21 year-old Amy Anderson who is Convinced she is the next star in the literary world, moves back with her parents to write poetry, but her parents force her to get a “real job.” The only place that will hire her is an erotic bookstore called Adult World. 7 years 37 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Watch: First Intense TV Spot for James McTeigue's 'The Raven' Online

feedproxy.google.com – "Are you up to the task, Mr. Poe?" Relativity has debuted the first official 30-second TV spot on EW.com for James McTeigue's The Raven, starring John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe in a dark, thrilling mystery of murder and more. This is essentially a condensed version of all the footage we've seen in the other trailers released, but there are a few take-aways: 7 years 38 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Shannon Woodward To Star Opposite Emma Roberts In 'Adult World'

deadline.com – Shannon Woodward will play Candace, a punk/goth anarchist sporting a nose ring and a Ramones shirt. Deadline previously reported that Emma Roberts, John Cusack and Evan Peters were cast in Adult World, which began production this month in upstate New York via TreeHouse Pictures and Anonymous Content. In Adult World, Candace and her friend Amy (Roberts) bond over their mutual rebellion becoming roommates who decide to live the down-and-out life together. 7 years 38 weeks ago via jetli

Lee Daniels' The Butler

Posted February 17th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

THE BUTLER, based on the screenplay by Danny Strong & Lee Daniels, is inspired by Wil Haygood’s Washington Post article about an African-American man who served as a butler (Whitaker) to eight Presidents in the White House for over thirty years. From this unique vantage point, THE BUTLER traces the dramatic changes that swept American society, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man’s life and family.

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