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Our wrap up of various movie news items we may have missed this week, including Jaden Smith in 'Boy Nobody'; Jennifer Lawrence starring in 'The Glass Castle'; as well as Rooney Mara in Spike Jonze's latest film, and more.
Jennifer Lawrence is reportedly in talks to star in the film adaptation of “The Glass Castle,” a memoir about gossip columnist Jeanette Walls. The memoir rights were recently purchased by Lionsgate, who has also put out movies like Saw and Hotel Rwanda, a film about the Genocide in the African country. Jennifer Lawrence recently starred in [...]Show More Summary
Post by Jacqueline Burt Phew! Jennifer Lawrence is going to need some serious downtime after filming The Glass Castle -- if, that is, the Hunger Games heroine really is set to star as journalist Jeannette Walls in the movie version of her best-selling memoir. Show More Summary
If you haven’t already read the 2005 memoir The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, pick it up or download it ASAP. It is seriously one of the most riveting books I’ve read. In case you don’t trust my taste, it spent over 250 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, so there’s that. But [...]
Another plum role for Katniss.
Jennifer Lawrence is deciding on her next major role outside of the blockbuster franchises she is attached to and may have found it. The young actress is in talks to portray gossip columnist Jeanette Walls in the adaptation of her New York Times bestselling memoir The Glass Castle. Lionsgate has acquired the rights to the title and [...]
With their recent blockbuster smash, The Hunger Games, Lionsgate has gone from being a lesser studio, funding niche genre pictures and picking up the scraps that other studios throw away for distribution deals, to having the capital and cache to move up in the movie-making world. Show More Summary
Jennifer Lawrence‘s post-Hunger Games schedule might be getting busier! The 21-year-old actress is reportedly in talks to star in the big screen adaptation of The Glass Castle: A Memoir by gossip columnist Jeannette Walls. “Critically well received when it was published in 2005, Walls’ book was a surprise because it focused on her difficult childhood [...]
Lionsgate has just acquired the rights to Jeanette Walls' New York Times bestseller.
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She could pretty much name her price and project and Jennifer Lawrence would likely get whatever she wanted these days. And it sounds like the “Hunger Games” hottie is already a shoo-in for the forthcoming Lionsgate adaptation of Jeanette...Show More Summary
It was clear after her Oscar-nominated work in Winter's Bone that Jennifer Lawrence was an actress on the rise. Lionsgate wisely snagged her for The Hunger Games franchise, and now the studio is looking to keep her happy in between next year's Catching Fire and Mockingjay, the third film in the trilogy. Show More Summary
Marti Noxon will adapt the Jeannette Walls memoir for Lionsgate, which chronicles her dysfunctional family. [...]
How's it hanging with gifted archer and all-around excellent person Jennifer Lawrence? Well, she has some new friends to make on the Catching Fire set, as soon as that starts filming, and she's also newly in talks for a side project: an adaptation of Jeannette Walls's The Glass Castle. Lionsgate ... More »
Lionsgate has plans to adapt Jeanette Walls' bestselling memoir The Glass Castle for the screen and is lining up The Hunger Games star Jennifer Lawrence to headline. Deadline has the news, saying that Marti Noxon ("Buffy the VampireShow More Summary
In Jeannette Walls' follow-up to her bestselling memoir, The Glass Castle, she assumes the voice of her plucky grandmother, Lily Casey Smith, in the retelling of her eccentric life as a rodeo rider, schoolteacher, bootlegger and bush pilot. Half Broke Horses enjoys its 25th week on the list.
“A motorist in Chatham was allegedly found reading while driving.” I know the feeling of not wanting to put a good book down. I was almost run over by a bike messenger because I was too busy reading The Glass Castle while crossing the street. Sometimes keeping your eyes on the road gets in the [...]
Top 5 at a Glance1. EAT, PRAY, LOVE, by Elizabeth Gilbert2. INSIDE OF A DOG, by Alexandra Horowitz3. STONES INTO SCHOOLS, by Greg Mortenson4. THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls5. THREE CUPS OF TEA, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Jeannette Walls' new book seems to confirm that the gene for common sense skips generations in her family. Her mother, as millions of readers learned in "The Glass Castle," preferred painting to providing food and a snug home for her four kids. Show More Summary