Rosemarie DeWitt News

Larger-than-life true stories are catnip for Hollywood, as if “this really happened” imprints lend more gravitas and import than fictional narratives that are potentially just as trenchant or more so. The problem therein lies not only with doing the story justice, but seeing beyond the compelling details and transforming them into something with moving dramatic heft, with the freedom of fiction often being a much more pliant tool. And like most alluring substances, the attracting agents within the true story can be blinding.

Kill the Messenger

Posted November 4th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (“The Bourne Legacy”) leads an all-star cast in a dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation’s streets…and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua.

Review: Touchy Feely (Less Handsy Than You Expect)

9:54 PM 9/5/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Rosemarie DeWitt plays Abby, a massage therapist looking for an apartment. When her boyfriend (Scoot McNairy) casually suggests they move in together she struggles for a second before realizing it’s a blessing—but she’s not ready and her panic gives way to an aversion to touch that puts the breaks on her job and relationship.


Director Jason Reitman Circling 'Men, Women And Children' With Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt And Jennifer Garner – Jason Reitman is about to have a very busy Toronto. In addition to unveiling his new film, the already seriously polarizing crime drama "Labor Day," starring Josh Brolin and Kate Wisnlet (you can read our take on it here), he is also staging one of his starry script readings, this time of Paul Thomas Anderson's "Boogie Nights." And if that wasn't enough, the director of "Juno" and "Young Adult" is also lining up his next project at the festival: 1 year 15 weeks ago via donnieyen

Sam Rockwell Considering 'Poltergeist' Reboot

3:54 PM 8/6/2013 by Binh Ngo
Sam Rockwell
Sam Rockwell may join Rosemarie DeWitt in the Poltergeist reboot, TheWrap has learned. The actor is in early talks to star as the male lead, but he is also considering other movie offers as well.

Sam Rockwell in Early Talks to Star in 'Poltergeist' Reboot (Exclusive) – After stealing every scene in "The Way Way Back," Sam Rockwell is in early talks to star opposite Rosemarie DeWitt in MGM and Fox 2000's "Poltergeist" reboot, TheWrap has learned. Rockwell is currently weighing several movie offers and hasn't officially decided to take the part, though an individual familiar with the project tells TheWrap that Rockwell is now the filmmakers' top choice -- and that the actor is intrigued by the prospect of a lead role in a studio movie produced by horror maestro Sam Raimi. 1 year 19 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Rosemarie DeWitt Boards Poltergeist – Rachel Getting Married star Rosemarie DeWitt has signed on to play the female lead in MGM and Fox 2000's upcoming remake of Poltergeist . 1 year 21 weeks ago via donnieyen

Rosemarie DeWitt To Star Opposite Jeremy Renner In 'Kill The Messenger' – EXCLUSIVE: Rosemarie DeWitt is in final negotiations to play the female lead in Kill The Messenger, the true-story thriller about journalist Gary Webb, a San Jose Mercury News reporter who committed suicide after being the target of a smear campaign when he linked the CIA to a scheme to arm Contra rebels in Nicaragua and import cocaine into California. 1 year 24 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Review: Promised Land (Sold for Beads)

9:46 PM 12/19/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Promised Land
Steve Butler (Matt Damon) buys gas-rich land from farmers and he’s so successful the natural gas company is grooming him for VP. How does he do it? He’s a country boy like his customers, he’s earnest, principled, well-spoken—but that’s not why. He thinks he’s selling farmers salvation. Steve's posture about the hell of farm life and the nirvana of the civilized social hub is inherently tragic.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Posted August 8th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Academy Award(R)-nominated director/writer Peter Hedges ("Dan in Real Life," What's Eating Gilbert Grape?") brings enchantment to the screen with "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," an inspiring, magical story about a happily married couple, Cindy and Jim Green (Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton), who can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like.

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