Louis Leterrier News

Currently in production in England, Louis Leterrier's spy comedy Grimsby has added Penelope Cruz to its cast. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Cruz will play the head of a philanthropic organization opposite Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Annabelle Wallis, David Harewood, Ian McShane, Gabourey Sidibe, Johnny Vegas, Rebel Wilson and Isla Fisher.

Take a look at Sacha Baron Cohen as a soccer hooligan in Grimsby The World Cup is still ongoing and if you gave up caring after your favorite team was eliminated perhaps Sacha Baron Cohen will get some of that spirit back. The actor is currently filming the soccer comedy GRIMSBY, which he helped co-write alongside Phil Johnston and Peter Baynham, and is being directed by Louis Leterrier (NOW YOU SEE ME). None other than Eric Idle decided to share a look at Cohen’s... Read More...

Take a look at Sacha Baron Cohen as a soccer hooligan in Grimsby The World Cup is still ongoing and if you gave up caring after your favorite team was eliminated perhaps Sacha Baron Cohen will get some of that spirit back. The actor is currently filming the soccer comedy GRIMSBY, which he helped co-write alongside Phil Johnston and Peter Baynham, and is being directed by Louis Leterrier (NOW YOU SEE ME). None other than Eric Idle decided to share a look at Cohen’s... Read More...

Ian McShane and others join Sacha Baron Cohen's spy comedy Grimsby We learned a couple of months ago Mark Strong will play Sacha Baron Cohen's brother in the upcoming spy spoof GRIMSBY, and now THR is reporting Ian McShane (HERCULES, Deadwood), Gabourey Sidibe (PRECIOUS), David Harewood (BLOOD DIAMOND, Homeland) and English comedian Johnny Vegas (THE LIBERTINE) have joined the project as well. Director Louis Leterrier (NOW YOU SEE ME, CLASH OF THE TITANS) will be... Read More...

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Posted February 17th, 2014 by Binh Ngo

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Sony Will Release Sacha Baron Cohen’s New Comedy GRIMSBY on July 31, 2015

collider.com – You can now add a Sacha Baron Cohen comedy to the crowded 2015 film slate. We learned last year that Cohen would be teaming up with Now You See Me director Louis Leterrier for his next film, Grimsby, and now Deadline reports that the film has moved from Paramount to Sony Pictures, which will distribute the pic on July 31, 2015.

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Louis Leterrier to Direct Sacha Baron Cohen in Paramount's 'Grimsby'

4:29 PM 12/3/2013 by Binh Ngo
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Given Sacha Baron Cohen's resemblance to Queen's late frontman Freddie Mercury, it's a shame Cohen won't be playing him in the biopic, but he has another project lined up: A spy action-comedy called Grimsby. Cohen and Phil Johnston came up with the story and sold their pitch to Paramount last August.

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Louis Leterrier to Helm Sacha Baron Cohen Spy Comedy 'Grimsby' at Paramount (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Following the success of his film “Now You See Me,” Louis Leterrier is ready to enter the the world of espionage and is on board to direct Sacha Baron Cohen’s spy-action comedy “Grimsby” for Paramount. Baron Cohen and Phil Johnston sold the film as a pitch to Paramount last August. 6 years 5 days ago via donnieyen
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Exclusive: Louis Leterrier Back for Now You See Me Sequel

comingsoon.net – Director Louis Letterier tells ComingSoon.net that he's already working on ideas for the sequel to the summer's surprise hit Now You See Me and that they shot something for the first movie that sets up a sequel but that they decided to save for the DVD and Blu-ray, rather than jinxing the first movie. 6 years 14 weeks ago via donnieyen

Review: 'Now You See Me' Is Cinematic Flimflam

6:43 PM 6/1/2013 by Jeff Giles
Now You See Me
On paper, Now You See Me looks like one heck of a heist thriller. Featuring a terrific cast that includes Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, and Dave Franco as four magicians brought together by a mysterious benefactor, Mark Ruffalo as the rumpled cop hellbent on stopping their dazzling crime spree, and Morgan Freeman as a famous magic debunker who might be working for either side, it gives every appearance of a sleek, tightly written caper, with the added benefit of cool magic tricks thrown into the mix.
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