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Dustin Hoffman Joins Stephen Frears' Lance Armstrong Project

variety.com – Dustin Hoffman has joined the cast of Stephen Frears’ untitled Lance Armstrong project. Hoffman will join when the production moves to the U.S. for the final stages of the shoot. The film is shooting on location in Europe. Hoffman and Frears previously worked together on 1992’s “The Accidental Hero.” Lee Pace (“The Hobbit”)... 6 years 46 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'Hobbit' Star Lee Pace Joins Ben Foster in Lance Armstrong Movie (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – “The Hobbit” star Lee Pace has joined the cast of Stephen Frears’ untitled Lance Armstrong movie that stars Ben Foster as the controversial cyclist, TheWrap has learned. Working Title is producing the Studio Canal-funded movie, which screenwriter John Hodge (“Trance”) adapted from journalist David Walsh’s book “Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong.” Chris O’Dowd co-stars as Walsh, while “Breaking Bad” star Jesse Plemons and Guillaume Canet have key supporting roles. 6 years 49 weeks ago via jackiechan
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First Look: Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong in Stephen Frears' Biopic

feedproxy.google.com – The fastest man on two wheels. The biggest liar of our time. The greatest downfall in sports history. He is many things, and his story will be scrutinized and discussed for many years to come. In addition to the documentary about cyclist Lance Armstrong being released this year, titled The Armstrong Lie from Alex Gibney, a couple of different competing feature films telling his story are in the works. 7 years 6 days ago via brucelee
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Stephen Frears' Lance Armstrong Pic In Gear With Ben Foster, Chris O'Dowd

deadline.com – Studiocanal will fully finance Stephen Frears‘ untitled Lance Armstrong project, its fourth partnership with Working Title. Shooting starts on October 18 on the film that stars Ben Foster as Armstrong and Chris O’Dowd as journalist David Walsh. Guillaume Canet and Breaking Bad‘s Jesse Plemons have key supporting roles. Trance‘s John Hodge wrote the screenplay based on sportswriter Walsh’s book Seven Deadly Sins: 7 years 1 week ago via jackiechan

Philomena

Posted September 30th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

Philomena is the true story of one mother’s search for her lost son.

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Trailer Watch: Stephen Frears' 'Philomena,' Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan

feedproxy.google.com – Check out the first trailer for Stephen Frears' "Philomena," starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. The film, based on a true story, centers on Philomena Lee (Dench) who embarks with a political jouranalist (Coogan) on a journey through America to discover the truth about her son, who was taken away from her as a baby.

7 years 11 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Stephen Frears And Working Title Pedaling Fast On Lance Armstrong Movie

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Director Stephen Frears, in Hollywood promoting his HBO film Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight at TCA, is moving fast on another fact-based movie based on an iconic athlete. I’m told that Frears and Working Title partners Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner have teamed up on a feature film on the doping scandal that enveloped the Tour de France and led to the downfall of 7-time champion Lance Armstrong in the biggest doping scandal in the history of sports. 7 years 13 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Freddie Mercury Biopic With Sacha Baron Cohen Aiming For Spring 2013 Shoot, 2014 Release

fb.indiewire.com – One of the more immediate recognitions of perfect casting in recent years, the news of Sacha Baron Cohen tackling the role of Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury has excited fans of both talents since the biopic was announced in 2010. 8 years 1 week ago via jetli
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Stephen Frears' 'Philomena' Gets Start Date

feedproxy.google.com – The movie, co-starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, is set to shoot at the end of October. 8 years 4 weeks ago via donnieyen

Lay the Favorite

Posted June 5th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Beth Raymer (Hall) leaves behind her life as a stripper in Florida and heads to Las Vegas to realize her dream: being a cocktail waitress in a glitzy casino. But, when her career goals don't pan out, she falls in with Dink (Willis), a kind and idiosyncratic sports gambler. Beth wins Dink's admiration when she shows herself to be something of a gambling prodigy, but she also wins the ire of Dink's wife, Tulip (Zeta-Jones), when her relationship with her boss seems to extend beyond the professional.

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