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Honey, I Shrunk Matt Damon, Directed By Alexander Payne

After years of waiting, writer/director Alexander Payne is finally getting ready to make his bizarre social satire film Downsizing, and he has gotten one of the greatest leading men around to go on the filmmaking adventure with him. Sources...Show More Summary

TV Ads: Where Smart, Funny Women Play Dumb

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Exhibit A: This Sprint commercial featuring Judy Greer, who blew minds as the diabolical Kitty Sanchez on Arrested Development before blowing minds in another way playing a straight role in Alexander Payne's The Descendants. ExhibitShow More Summary

Let’s just go ahead and predict that Alexander Payne’s ‘Downsizing’ will be Matt Damon’s Oscar role

2 weeks agoArts : Arts Post

Matt Damon has worked with your basic laundry list of first-tier auteurs — Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Steven Soderbergh, the Coen brothers. But there’s one highly-regarded director he hasn’t collaborated with: Alexander Payne. That’s about the change now that Damon has been cast in “Downsizing.” Damon may already seem to have it all, but the […]

Matt Damon Will Star In Alexander Payne’s Social Satire ‘Downsizing’

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

We’llgivethistoMattDamon,he’sgotarealtasteforSF.HewasthebestthingaboutElysium,wasthedrivingforcebehindthe’60s-styleSFthrowbackTheAdjustmentBureau,andhe’sgotTheMartianashisnextmovie.NowDeadline claimshejustsignedontoAlexanderPayne’sexceptionallystrangeSFtakeonoverpopulation:Downsizing.

Is Alexander Payne Finally Making His Science Fiction Satire?

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Matt Damon is supposedly set to star in Alexander Payne's next film, Downsizing. And with that announcement, the long-delayed film is finally getting made. Thank god, because what we know about the project sounds kind of amazingly bonkers. Read more...

Matt Damon to star in Alexander Payne's 'Downsizing'

Matt Damon's next role will see him shrink down to size. The Oscar winner will star in "Downsizing," a movie directed by Alexander Payne, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Channing Tatum Opens Up About Drugs, the Mean Girls Cast Reunites + More in Today’s Last Lap

Minnie Driver joins Peter Pan Live!, Mark Wahlberg is a gambling man in new movie trailer, Matt Damon and Alexander Payne team up for new project, and more in Last Lap.

Matt Damon Cast in Alexander Payne’s Geopolitical Thriller ‘Downsizing’

Alexander Payne’s Downsizing has been in development since 2004, but because of technological issues and scale, he hasn’t been able… Read More

Be Excited: Matt Damon and Alexander Payne Are Making a Movie Together

Deadline reports that Matt Damon will star in Alexander Payne’s next movie. Payne, who will direct, co-wrote the script with Sideways and About Schmidt collaborator Jim Taylor. Entitled Downsizing, it’s described as “A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to... More »

Matt Damon Will Be ‘Downsizing’ for Alexander Payne

Several years ago, Alexander Payne was working on a project called Downsizing. He got a good cast on board led by Paul Giamatti, but the film never quite took off and so Payne went off to make The Descendants and Nebraska instead. Now that those are done, he’s circling back to Downsizing. Show More Summary

Matt Damon Joins 'Downsizing' for Director Alexander Payne

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Matt Damon will star as a man who realizes life would be better if he shrunk himself in Alexander Payne's 'Downsizing'. [...]

Matt Damon Ready to Get Small on the Big Screen with 'Downsizing'

It's been five years since we heard anything about Alexander Payne's big screen project Downsizing. Before the director decided to take on The Descendants, he was working on Downsizing with a cast that included Sacha Baron Cohen, Paul Giamatti, Meryl Streep and Reese Witherspoon. Show More Summary

Newswire: Matt Damon will star in Alexander Payne’s next movie

Deadline reports that Matt Damon has signed on to star in Alexander Payne’s next film, Downsizing. Not much is known about the project thus far except that the story, written by Payne and his Sideways co-writer Jim Taylor, is “a social...Show More Summary

Matt Damon to Get Shrunk for Alexander Payne's Downsizing

In the planning stages for years, Alexander Payne's high concept sci-fi satire Downsizing is moving forward with Matt Damon in the lead. Deadline has the news, reporting that Damon will headline the story of a man and his wife who, deciding that their lives have gotten out of hand, decide to voluntarily have themselves shrunk down. Show More Summary

Matt Damon To Star In Alexander Payne’s ‘Downsizing’

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Damon will star in Downsizing, the next film from Alexander Payne. I'm told that Damon will take on this film, which is set at 2oth Century Fox, and that it knocks him out of the China-set Legendary Pictures epic The Great Wall which will be helmed by Zhang Yimou. Show More Summary

Reese Witherspoon thinks Tracy Flick would be running the Tea Party now

Reese Witherspoon thinks that Tracy Flick, that eager student politician she played in Alexander Payne’s Election back in 1999, would probably be

Critic's Notebook: September's Top Five

A monthly listing of art critic Andrew Alexander’s picks for the top five arts events in Atlanta: 5. Topher Payne's Perfect Arrangement at Process Theatre, Sep. 12 to Oct. 4. … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story...

Newswire: Epix will show the color version of Nebraska Alexander Payne hoped you wouldn’t see

In general, colorized TV versions of films have fallen out of favor alongside their black-and-white older siblings. But when a director does choose to make his or her movie in black and white, studio executives often insist on making...Show More Summary

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