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Sound Off: Jake Gyllenhaal in Dan Gilroy's 'Nightcrawler' - Thoughts? Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "You have to make the money to buy a ticket." In theaters now is Dan Gilroy's Nightcrawler, a story set during nighttime in Los Angeles about a young man desperate for work who lands a career in late-night crime journalism. Jake Gyllenhaal plays Louis Bloom, who zooms around the city with his video camera hoping to capture footage of the biggest story he can find. The cast includes Bill Paxton as a competitor, Rene Russo as a TV station editor, and Riz Ahmed as his assistant "Rick". So how is it? The sleeper hit of the year?

Sound Off: Jake Gyllenhaal in Dan Gilroy's 'Nightcrawler' - Thoughts? Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "You have to make the money to buy a ticket." In theaters now is Dan Gilroy's Nightcrawler, a story set during nighttime in Los Angeles about a young man desperate for work who lands a career in late-night crime journalism. Jake Gyllenhaal plays Louis Bloom, who zooms around the city with his video camera hoping to capture footage of the biggest story he can find. The cast includes Bill Paxton as a competitor, Rene Russo as a TV station editor, and Riz Ahmed as his assistant "Rick". So how is it? The sleeper hit of the year?

Nightcrawler

Posted October 4th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

NIGHTCRAWLER is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime journalism. Finding a group of freelance camera crews who film crashes, fires, murder and other mayhem, Lou muscles into the cut-throat, dangerous realm of nightcrawling -- where each police siren wail equals a possible windfall and victims are converted into dollars and cents.

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'Four Lions' Star Riz Ahmed to Join Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Nightcrawler' (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Riz Ahmed is set to join Jake Gyllenhaal in Dan Gilroy’s directorial debut “Nightcrawler.” Ahmed is represented by CAA and Kate Bryden and Donna French in the UK. More to come… The post ‘Four Lions’ Star Riz Ahmed to Join Jake Gyllenhaal in ‘Nightcrawler’ (Exclusive) appeared first on TheWrap. 6 years 9 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'World War Z' Scribe Makes Directorial Debut With Garrett Hedlund

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Inside Llewyn Davis‘ Garrett Hedlund is on board to play the lead in screenwriter Matthew Michael Carnahan’s directorial debut Violent Talent. The Wolf Of Wall Street’s Margot Robbie as well as RocknRolla’s Toby Kendall and Four Lion’s Riz Ahmed will join Hedlund in the drama. Carnahan is directing Violent Talent from an original script that he wrote. 6 years 27 weeks ago via donnieyen

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Posted April 24th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

We begin in 2011 in Lahore. At an outdoor café a Pakistani man named Changez (Riz Ahmed) tells Bobby (Liev Schreiber), an American journalist, about his experiences in the United States. Roll back ten years, and we find a younger Changez fresh from Princeton, seeking fortune and glory on Wall Street.

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First Trailer for THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST Starring Liev Schreiber, Kiefer Sutherland, and Riz Ahmed

The Reluctant Fundamentalist
collider.com – The first theatrical trailer for director Mira Nair’s (Monsoon Wedding) adaptation of the Mohsin Hamid novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist has been released online. The film tells the story of a young Pakistani professor (Riz Ahmed) whose success as a businessman in America takes a turn following the events of 9/11.

6 years 38 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Mira Nair's The Reluctant Fundamentalist Poster

movieweb.com – Cine Mosaic has debuted a new poster for Mira Nair's thriller The Reluctant Fundamentalist. This new one-sheet features Riz Ahmed, Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schreiber, Kate Hudson and Om Puri. Take a look.In 2010, as student demonstrations rage in Lahore, a young Pakistani professor Changez Khan (Riz Ahmed) is interviewed by American journalist Bobby Lincoln (Liev Schreiber). 6 years 39 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Toronto: IFC Acquires Mira Nair's 'The Reluctant Fundmantalist'

deadline.com – IFC Films announced today from the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival that the company is acquiring all North American rights to director Mira Nair’s THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST starring Liev Schreiber, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, and Riz Ahmed in the title roles. Based on the best-selling novel of the same title by Mohsin Hamid, THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST tells the story of a young Pakistani man (Ahmed) whose pursuit of corporate success on Wall Street leads him on a strange path back to the world he had left behind. 7 years 9 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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New Pics Of Kate Hudson, Riz Ahmed & Kiefer Sutherland In 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

fb.indiewire.com – Mira Nair is getting her Air Miles checked, passport ready and luggaged packed. She heads to Venice in August to open the proceedings there with "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," before crossing the ocean in September to unspool it for audiences at TIFF, and a few more images have arrived. Starring Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schreiber, Martin Donovan, Om Puri and more, the film follows Changez Khan, a Pakistani professor and journalist working in the United States, whose life is altered by the events of 9/11. 7 years 16 weeks ago via donnieyen
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