Tom Cruise has played many iconic roles over the course of his career - from the still-active Ethan Hunt in the Mission: Impossible films, to Frank T.J. Mackey in Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia, to Ron Kovic in Born on the Fourth of July - but ranking right up towards the top is his supporting turn as studio executive Les Grossman in Tropic Thunder. Show More Summary
Screencap and thumbnail via The extreme close-up, while abused at the hands of Guy Ritchie wannabes and high school students imitating Tarantino, is a powerful tool in the filmmaker's arsenal. When a master like Paul Thomas AndersonShow More Summary
We all know the late Philip Seymour Hoffman was playing a very thinly veiled L. Ron Hubbard in Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master. Less known is the fact that Joaquin Phoenix, following in the fine tradition of Rodney Dangerfield’s Rover Dangerfield and Tim Allen’s The Shaggy Dog, was straight-up playing a dog. Show More Summary
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They’re all on top of their respective games, so it’s no wonder Mindy Kaling, Yolanda Foster and Gillian Anderson made the cut for the August 2015 Pop issue of W magazine. Joined by talented folks like Lauren Cohan, Thomas Middleditch,...Show More Summary
Two guards and a forward transfer to Seton Hall; Anderson, Gordon can play immediately
Another live-action adaptation of a classic children's tale is gearing up to move from early development to actual development. "Pinocchio" is getting a live-action film courtesy of Robert Downey, Jr. and Warner Bros. They recently added Paul Thomas Anderson, known for his work in "There Will Be Blood" and "Inherent Vice," to write the film's screenplay.
In what seems, at first glance, one of the more bananas pairings of auteur and material in recent memory, THR is reporting Paul Thomas Anderson has joined Robert Downey Jr.’s upcoming live-action Pinocchio, writing a draft of the long-percolating screenplay “with an eye toward directing.”… Read More
In news that should warm the balls of your feet all the way up to the tip of your noggin, cinematic luminary Paul Thomas Anderson is working on Disney's live-action version of Pinocchio. To make matters even more scintillating, Robert Downey Jr. Show More Summary
Robert Downey Jr has been trying to get his Pinocchio film off the ground for some time now. In an interview with Howard Stern last year the actor told the King of All Media that he was hoping Ben Stiller would direct the film. Stiller, later that same year, told Stern that he loved working with Robert Downey Jr. Show More Summary
Paul Thomas Anderson will write and possibly direct a live-action 'Pinocchio' for Robert Downey Jr. to star in.
Get ready because Robert Downey Jr. is going to be playing Geppetto in the Pinocchio film. Pinocchio, which is rumored to be a live-action film might get director Paul Thomas Anderson to helm the project with Downey Jr. playing the wood maker. Show More Summary
Real boy turned real man?
The auteur will write and possibly direct Robert Downey Jr. Read the full article on AICN Robert Downey Jr. has been attached to play Gepetto (and possibly the title character?) in a Warner Bros. PINOCCHIO movie for years now, with Ben Stiller circling to direct at one point. Show More Summary
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Hollywood’s passion for revisionist public domain fairy tales is drawing some seriously unusual bedfellows. The Master and Inherent Vice writer/helmer Paul Thomas Anderson has taken on a rewrite job scripting Pinocchio for Warner Bros. and Team Downey. Robert Downey Jr has long been passionate about his take culled from the classic 1883 children’s book by Carlo…
Say what? Yep, it's actually true! THR is reporting that critically acclaimed filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson is the latest to get involved in the developing the live-action Pinocchio project at Warner Bros. Actor Robert Downey Jr. has...Show More Summary
The guy who gave us the story of a boy and his wood (Boogie Nights) will now give us a story of a boy made of wood. Robert Downey Jr. is also involved. "Not April Fool’s: Paul Thomas Anderson to Write and Maybe Direct a Pinocchio Movie" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary
Anderson nearly worked with Downey Jr. on last year's Inherent Vice The post Paul Thomas Anderson Writing, May Direct Robert Downey Jr.’s Pinocchio appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Paul Thomas Anderson just threw his fans a major curveball: The acclaimed director is set to write the live-action Pinocchio starring Robert Downey Jr., The Hollywood Reporter reports. Anderson, whose last project was 2014's Inherent Vice, is also in talks to direct. (For reference, Anderson has both written and directed... More »