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Exclusive The Way Way Back deleted scene – Coming-of-age comedy The Way Way Back cropped up on a lot of Total Film's Top 10 of 2013 lists, which means we're super excited to have landed this exclusive deleted scene from the flick's upcoming DVD release. Set during the film's raucous waterslide party scene, it sees Maya Rudolph's drunk park worker grabbing the imaginary mike for an impromptu sing-song with co-director Nat Faxon. 8 years 41 weeks ago via brucelee

Specialty Box Office: 'Way, Way Back' Scores Strong Debut; 'Midnight' Tops 'Sunrise' and 'Sunset' – Fox Searchlight's big Sundance buy is so far looking like a smart move: "The Way, Way Back" -- which the distributor bought for $10 million at this year's festival - debuted in 19 theaters this weekend to very strong $525,000 gross. That made for a $30,263 average and suggested promising things for the film's future. Written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (who won the screenwriting Academy Award for their adaptation of 'The Descendants'), the films tells the story of an introverted young teen named Duncan (Liam James) and his coming of age while on vacation in a northeastern coa 9 years 13 weeks ago via donnieyen

First Trailer for THE WAY, WAY BACK Starring Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, and Toni Collette – Fox Searchlight has released the first trailer for the coming of age comedy/drama The Way, Way Back. The film marks the directorial debut of The Descendants co-writers Nat Faxon and Jim Rash and centers on a 14-year-old boy (Liam James) who spends his summer vacation bonding with the manager of a water park (Sam Rockwell) while staying with his mother (Toni Collette) and her overbearing boyfriend (Steve Carell).

9 years 25 weeks ago via jetli

Release Dates for THE WAY, WAY BACK, TURKEYS, WE STEAL SECRETS, and Nicholas Sparks Adaptation THE LONGEST RIDE – A few release date shifts/announcements have been made. Briefly: The Way, Way Back – This comedy/drama from the writers of The Descendants was one of the largest acquisitions from Sundance, and the Steve Carell-starrer is set to open in limited release on July 5th of this year. Sam Rockwell, Toni Collette, and Allison Janney.

9 years 32 weeks ago via jetli

SUNDANCE DEAL PRECEDENT 2: Fox Searchlight In Lead For 'The Way, Way Back' With Bids At $10 Million

The Way Way Back – EXCLUSIVE: The Sundance Film Festival has emerged as one of the craziest for deal making in recent memory. After a wild all-night negotiating session following a raucous premiere screening yesterday of The Way, Way Back, Fox Searchlight has emerged as the frontrunner to acquire domestic rights and several other territories. 9 years 37 weeks ago via jackiechan

New Pics Of Sam Rockwell In 'The Way, Way Back,' June Temple & Kathryn Hahn 'Afternoon Delight' & Lake Bell In 'In A World...'

The Way Way Back – Even though they have an Oscar under their belt for Alexander Payne's "The Descendants," screenwriters Nat Faxon and Jim Rash will be at Park City next month as newbie directors, with their feature debut "The Way, Way Back" ready to unpsool. We got our first look at the movie in August, but now another new snap has arrived of Sam Rockwell, who stars in the flick alongside a pretty solid cast including Steve Carell, Maya Rudolph, AnnaSophia Robb, Allison Janney, Rob Corddry and more. 9 years 44 weeks ago via donnieyen

New Images: 'The Way, Way Back' With Steve Carell & Sam Rockwell; 'Not Fade Away,' 'Flight' & 'Fun Size'

The Way Way Back – So what happens when you win an Oscar? Your long-developing project gets the kick in the pants it needs to get made. And that's just what happened for "The Descendants" writers Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Originally set for director Shawn Levy ("Real Steel") in 2007, "The Way, Way Back" was first delayed by the WGA strike of that year, and was stuck in limbo before finally coming back to life last fall. 10 years 6 weeks ago via donnieyen

Trio Of Actors Join 'The Way, Way Back' – EXCLUSIVE: Maya Rudolph, Rob Corddry and Amanda Peet have been added to the cast of Nat Faxon and Jim Rash’s comedic drama The Way, Way Back, which begins shooting Monday in Massachusetts. The co-writers, who won the Adapted Screenplay Oscar this year for The Descendants, are making their directorial debut on their original screenplay about a teenager (Liam James) who comes into his own during the summer through an unlikely friendship with a local water-park manager (Sam Rockwell). 10 years 15 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Liam James To Go "Way, Way Back"

Liam James – Liam James ("2012," "Fred Claus," TV's "The Killing") has scored the coveted lead role in the coming-of-age indie "The Way, Way Back" says Variety. "The Descendants" scribes Jim Rash and Nat Faxon make their directorial debut on the film about a teenager who struggles to find himself as he comes to terms with his unattentive mother (Toni Collette) and cheating stepfather (Steve Carell) during summer vacation.

10 years 20 weeks ago via brucelee
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The Way Way Back

The Way Way Back
A teenager tries to find his own way but he is not getting any help from his philandering dad and inattentive mother.
Jim Rash, Nat Faxon
July 05, 2013
Comedy, Drama