Rosemarie DeWitt News

'Poltergeist' Remake is an Adventure Movie About Child Abduction… You Know, For Kids One of the more curious horror releases arriving this year is the remake of ‘Poltergeist,’ starring Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Jared Harris. Remake or no, that is one enticing cast of talented people. The remake is based on the 1982 horror classic directed by Tobe Hooper and produced by Steven Spielberg, and up until now, we haven’t known a whole lot about it—aside from the fact that it will be presented in 3D (insert eye roll). A new interview with Rockwell provides some new details about the project, and doesn’t make it sound all that scary. Continue reading…

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
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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.

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Director Jason Reitman Circling 'Men, Women And Children' With Adam Sandler, Rosemarie DeWitt And Jennifer Garner

fb.indiewire.com – 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 25 weeks ago via donnieyen

Sam Rockwell Considering 'Poltergeist' Reboot

3:54 PM 8/6/2013 by Binh Ngo
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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.
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Sam Rockwell in Early Talks to Star in 'Poltergeist' Reboot (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – 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 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Rosemarie DeWitt Boards Poltergeist

comingsoon.net – 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 31 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Rosemarie DeWitt To Star Opposite Jeremy Renner In 'Kill The Messenger'

deadline.com – 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 34 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Review: Promised Land (Sold for Beads)

9:46 PM 12/19/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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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.

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