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Tribeca: Maisie Williams & Jason Sudeikis Talk Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

They also discuss Alexander Payne's Downsizing and the potential sequel Pacific Rim 2 The post Tribeca: Maisie Williams & Jason Sudeikis Talk Devil and the Deep Blue Sea appeared first on

Matt Damon & Kristen Wiig Get to Work on 'Downsizing'

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 [...]

Reese Witherspoon Leaves Matt Damon's Downsizing, Here's Who'll Replace Her

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

Newswire: Kristen Wiig replaces Reese Witherspoon in Downsizing

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

Kristen Wiig Replaces Reese Witherspoon in Alexander Payne’s Downsizing Movie

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

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

Kristen Wiig Joins Matt Damon, Alec Baldwin in New Alexander Payne Film About Shrunken People

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

Kristen Wiig Joins Matt Damon In Alexander Payne’s ‘Downsizing’ After Reese Witherspoon Exit

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

'Nebraska' screenwriter Bob Nelson talks about his Oscars moment and new film, 'The Confirmation'

Even by the enigmatic standards of Hollywood, Bob Nelson has had a strange career. It took the Seattle resident more than a decade for his first script, "Nebraska," to get made. Under the direction of Alexander Payne, that film became a breakout after its release in 2013, eventually earning Nelson...

Christoph Waltz & Hong Chau Join ‘Downsizing’; ‘3rd Street Blackout’ Gets NYC Release Date

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

Newswire: Alexander Payne’s shrinking movie casts a teeny-tiny Christoph Waltz

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

Downsizing Movie Adds Christoph Waltz

3 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

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

Alexander Payne Returns to the Road to Direct Karl Ove Knausgård’s ‘My Saga’

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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

Nat Faxon, Jim Rash Set ‘Dead Mall’ Slasher Comedy At Fox

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

Angela McEwan, late-blooming actress in ‘Nebraska,’ dies at 81

She drew acclaim for playing a small town newspaper editor in Alexander Payne’s Oscar-nominated drama.

'Nebraska' and 'Getting On' actress Angela McEwan, a Hollywood late bloomer, dies at 81

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...

16 Straightforward Facts About Sideways

7 months agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

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

Alexander Payne Will Finally Get To Shrink Matt Damon to Doll Size

8 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

Alexander Payne’s Bizarre Comedy ‘Downsizing’ Lands at Paramount

8 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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

Alexander Payne Taps Matt Damon And Reese Witherspoon For ‘Downsizing’ At Paramount

Alexander Payne is heading back to Nebraska and to Paramount for his next film, Downsizing. The project was previously set up at Fox and the trio were reported exclusively by Deadline several months ago here. In what marks the thirdShow More Summary

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