The TV green rush continues, with Deadline reporting that Sideways and The Descendants director Alexander Payne is the latest high-profile name to take a whiff of the recent push toward marijuana legalization, and smell TV success hiding underneath all that dank, kind bud. Show More Summary
A&E Network has put in development an adaptation of the Dutch television series Holland's Hoop, about a family in the illegal pot growing business. The project comes from Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor, Jim Burke, Miguel Arteta, Scripted...Show More Summary
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Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig make an exit out of an airport while filming a scene for their upcoming movie Downsizing on Thursday (April 7) in Ontario, Canada. The film is being directed by two-time Oscar winner Alexander Payne and it’s about an “Omaha man who joins the throngs of people undergoing a new process [...]
Every once in awhile a movie comes along that falls into the "so crazy it just might work" category. Alexander Payne's Downsizing is one of those movies. It's not about a company dealing with a workforce reduction, but rather about people who literally shrink themselves and move into communities where other smaller people now live. Show More Summary
The Martian co-stars are about to go on another wild journey.
According to Deadline, Kristen Wiig has stepped up to replace Reese Witherspoon in director Alexander Payne’s Downsizing. Wiig will be playing the female lead, a woman whose husband (Matt Damon) has been downsized due to some financial issues. Show More Summary
The incredible shrinking satire will reteam Wiig with The Martian's Matt Damon The post Kristen Wiig Replaces Reese Witherspoon in Alexander Payne’s Downsizing Movie appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig both starred in 2015’s award-winning The Martian, but the two of them didn’t really share any screen time. That hopefully isn’t the case with Downsizing, the new film from Alexander Payne. …Read More
EXCLUSIVE: Alexander Payne is setting Kristen Wiig to star with Matt Damon in Downsizing for Paramount Pictures. The lead role was originally to be played by Payne’s Election star Reese Witherspoon, but she has had to withdraw over scheduling. Show More Summary
Christopher Waltz and Hong Chau have booked roles in Downsizing, Alexander Payne’s film about a man who joins the throngs of people undergoing a new process that reduces them to a tiny fraction of their size. Matt Damon and Reese Witherspoon...Show More Summary
Spectre and Inglourious Basterds star Christoph Waltz is joining Matt Damon and Reese Witherspoon for Downsizing, the latest film from Nebraska and Election director Alexander Payne. The film centers on a society in the near future that...Show More Summary
Matt Damon and Reese Witherspoon are set to lead Alexander Payne's sci-fi satire The post Downsizing Movie Adds Christoph Waltz appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
It’s taken a few years, but Alexander Payne is finally getting close to the start of shooting on Downsizing, a high-concept comedy starring Matt Damon and Reese Witherspoon. When it’ll open is still unclear — earlier reports indicated...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Fox has acquired Dead Mall, a pitch that will be written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, the duo that shared the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay with Alexander Payne for The Descendants and wrote and directed the Sundance sensation The Way Way Back. Show More Summary
She drew acclaim for playing a small town newspaper editor in Alexander Payne’s Oscar-nominated drama.
Though her role in Alexander Payne's 2013 dramedy "Nebraska" was small, Angela McEwan was singled out for her wistfully sweet turn as a small-town newspaper editor who had long-loved Woody (Bruce Dern) and regretted losing him to the feisty Kate (June Squibb). McEwan, who had recently turned to...
Sandra Oh, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen and Paul Giamatti in Sideways | Image: Fox SearchlightIf you've ever seen Alexander Payne's 2004 movie Sideways, you're familiar with at least two of the director's sardonic (as well as his sardonic treatment of) film characters. Show More Summary
We’ve been obsessed with Alexander Payne’s movie Downsizing for years. And now that star Matt Damon has just broken the box office with The Martian, it looks like Damon and Payne finally got the go-ahead to make their weird-as-fuck satire. Read more...
Director Alexander Payne carved out his niche as a chronicler of the mundane, a filmmaker who mines comedy and drama from high school elections and road trips across the midwest. So the fact that his next movie, Downsizing, is a high-concept...Show More Summary