Tag Archives: Oliver Platt

“Kill the Messenger”: Jeremy Renner – Official Trailer

Focus Features’ upcoming film, KILL THE MESSENGER. Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner (‘The Bourne Legacy’) leads an all-star cast (Rosemarie DeWitt, Ray Liotta, Tim Blake Nelson, Barry Pepper, Oliver Platt, Michael Sheen, Paz Vega, Michael Kenneth Williams, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Andy Garcia) in a dramatic thriller, based on the[...]

“Chef” – What’s up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Jon Favreau Written by: Jon Favreau Main Cast: Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Bobby Cannavale, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, Emjay Anthony, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., and others Past Oscar relations: Both Robert Downey Jr. and Dustin Hoffman have Academy Award nominations under their belt, with Hoffman actually having an[...]

“X-Men: First Class” cast expands to include Byrne, Platt

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Who isn’t in Matthew Vaughn’s “X-Men: First Class”? Let’s run down the actors we already know will be in the “Kick-Ass” director’s “X-Men” prequel. James McAvoy is playing Prof. Charles Xavier. “Ingourious Basterds” star Michael Fassbender will play his rival, Magneto. Alice Eve has been cast as Emma[...]

Laura Linney’s ‘The Big C’ is “something special”

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Laura Linney’s “The Big C” dark comedy is a little over half way through production of its initial 13 series segments – and already the cast and crew on the Aug. 16-debuting Showtime series are talking about it as a groundbreaking show. With[...]

REVIEW: Catherine Keener, Amanda Peet ask indie audiences to “Please Give”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Please Give (** out of 4) An obsession with death casts a pall over “Please Give,” an Upper East Side slice of navel gazing from Manhattan-born writer-director Nicole Holofcener (“Friends with Money,” “Lovely & Amazing”). Catherine Keener, who has appeared in all four of Holofcener’s films, wears her[...]

Paul Rudd to star in “My Idiot Brother”

HollywoodNews.com: Anthony Bregman of Likely Story and Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub of Big Beach announced that Paul Rudd has signed on to star in “My Idiot Brother,” a comedy about family and the sacrifices it takes to deal with them. Based on a screenplay by Evgenia Peretz and David[...]