Sam Shepard News

Review: August: Osage County (The Family Big House)

3:19 PM 12/30/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Based on the Tracy Letts play of the same name, August: Osage County is a remarkably miserable family drama wrapped in the kind of high pedigree performances the Actor’s Studio is sure to tongue bathe.

New in Theaters: 'Out of the Furnace'

5:46 PM 12/6/2013 by Logan Falk
Out of the Furnace
After last week’s deluge of new releases, it’s very nice for certain movie column writers to have a week with just one new release (that’s not a big-name release that people have been clamoring to see for months, that is) to write about.

Shepard, Johnson, Shaw Join 'Cold in July' (EXCLUSIVE) – Sam Shepard (“Killing Them Softly,” “Mud”), Don Johnson (“Django Unchained”) and Vinessa Shaw (“Two Lovers”) have joined lead Michael C. Hall (“Dexter,” “Killing Them Softly”) in “Cold in July,” Jim Mickle’s follow-up to “We Are What We Are.” A successful English-language remake which some reviewers thought even better than the cult Mexican original,... 9 years 4 weeks ago via jackiechan

Sam Shepard Jumps Into 'Out of the Furnace' – Written and directed by Scott Cooper ("Crazy Heart"), the drama costars Christian Bale, Casey Affleck and Zoe Saldana. 10 years 26 weeks ago via brucelee

Darling Companion

Posted March 19th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

On the side of a busy freeway, a woman finds the love, devotion, commitment, and courage she needs – all wrapped up in a bloodied stray dog who becomes her “darling companion.” When the beloved canine goes missing, a shaggy-dog search adventure plays out, drawing together friends and family and rekindling a lifelong love.


'Cogan’s Trade' Has Been Retitled 'Killing Them Softly'

Killing Them Softly – Filmmaker Andrew Domink and actor Brad Pitt are rejoining forces for an adaptation of George V. Higgin’s 1974 crime novel, Cogan’s Trade. The mobster tale boasts a killer cast (pun intended) which includea such onscreen Mafia icons as James Gandolfini and Ray Liotta, along with excellent supporting talent in the forms of Scoot McNairy (Monsters) and Oscar-nominees like Sam Shepard (Safe House) and Richard Jenkins (Let Me In).

10 years 30 weeks ago via jackiechan

Out of the Furnace

Posted February 24th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Christian Bale is attached to star in this revenge drama about a man who seeks out his brother's killers shortly after being released from prison. Zoe Saldana stars as Bale's girlfriend. Sam Shepard plays the uncle to Affleck's character.

Safe House

Posted November 16th, 2011 by Binh Ngo

Oscar® winner Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds star in the action-thriller Safe House. Washington plays the most dangerous renegade from the CIA, who comes back onto the grid after a decade on the run. When the South African safe house he’s remanded to is attacked by mercenaries, a rookie operative (Reynolds) escapes with him.


Sam Shepard talks Malick and 'Days of Heaven' – Sam Shepard stars in "Blackthorn," which will hit theaters next week. But he recently sat down for an interview with Movieline and talked a little about his work with Terrence Malick in 1978's "Days of Heaven." 11 years 1 day ago via theothersenhman

Sam Shepard Talks 'Blackthorn' In This Behind-The-Scenes Featurette – When Sam Shepard, one of the great modern playwrights, says that the screenplay for Blackthorn is one of the best he has ever read… well, you gotta take that seriously. And he says just that in this behind the scenes featurette, provided exclusively to Badass Digest by Magnolia, about the new Western. 11 years 4 weeks ago via jetli
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