Stephen Moyer‘s channeling Jack Nicholson (with a British accent) in the newly-unleashed trailer for Darren Lynn Bousman’s horror movie The Barrens. The movie is set to be released simultaneously in selected US theaters on September 28th and on DVD and blu-ray, on October 9th. Blu-Ray cover art and a new poster have also been revealed.
If you’re keen to see The Barrens show in your hometown, then fans can request that it be shown in local cinemas via website Tug.
Alexander Skarsgård has been in Vancouver, Canada filming Hidden this past week, but there have been a couple of things to report.
The first look photo of Alex and Paula Patton appeared on the Italian website La Stampa for their movie Disconnect, which will be premiering at the Venice Film Festival on September 3rd. (It opens in US theatres on April 12, 2013). Thanks to LuvTheViking for the find, and to Ilaria who translated the article for AlexSkarsgard.net:
Excerpt from Alex: “In the movie I’m married to Paula Patton–he tells–both of us have the habit of chatting on the net, our marriage doesn’t work anymore. Suddenly somebody steals our identities and as we assume to know who might be responsible, we decided to go on the chase together. The journey we have to face to find the virtual thief , played by Michael Nyqvist who’s a friend of mine who lives in Stockholm, just two blocks from my house, starts a new sparkle between us and we get together again eventually. For Skarsgård it was a thrilling experience: “It’s a movie with complex tales, a little like Short cuts by Robert Altman, I was really into it, and I was really comfortable working with the director. All the plot is about how people cope with the digital era we’re living in.”
As you are aware, Alex is the new face for the Calvin Klein men’s fragrance Encounter. The fragrance is supposed to hit the stores in September, but we were lucky to find his ad (and a chance to smell the fragrance) in two magazines: the September issues Details (pages 155 & 156) and Maxim (pages 49 & 50). The ad has a website for the fragrance listed, but so far the link is not available. [Double-click on the thumbnails to enlarge]
If you would like to get in on donating to a worthy cause (Action Against Hunger and EJ Scott’s Race for A Cure) and want to get your name included on a birthday card for Alexander, there is still time! Jenna at AlexSkarsgard.net will be sending his birthday card on August 18th. Everyone who donates gets their name on the card, but some lucky people will win special Alex prizes! Click on the photo at the right for more details.
Denis O’Hare is set to perform in the fairytale musical Into the Woods in New York’s Central Park this summer. The show concerns a baker and his wife who are desperate to have a child, but have had a curse placed on their family by an evil witch. The witch tells them she’ll lift the curse if they find ”the cow as white as milk, the cape as red as blood, the hair as yellow as corn, and the slipper as pure as gold”. Denis is playing the baker, and his wife will be played by Academy Award nominated actress Amy Adams. Chip Zien, Donna Murphy and Glenn Close are also lending their talents to this revival.
Into the Woods will officially open August 9th and run until August 25th.
Have you been wondering where else you will be able to see your favourite stars of True Blood once the tortuous hiatus between seasons begins again? Well, here’s a handy guide to all their forthcoming movie and TV gigs!
Let us know which of these you’re most excited to see.
Deadline is reporting that Ryan Kwanten will star in a new featurette called ‘Sex and Sunsets.’
Ryan Kwanten will take a temporary detour from the sex and fangs of HBO’s True Bloodto star in the indie feature Sex And Sunsets. Jeremiah Chechick will direct from the screenplay adaptation by Megan Martin based on the novel by Tim Sandlin. Principal photography will begin on August 20th on locations in Banff and Los Angeles. Robert Lantosis producing the Serendipity Point Films production with Ari Lantos, and Mark Musselman is exec producer.
Kwanten will play a failed writer who toils as a dishwasher, but is famous for his many flaws and shortcomings thanks to a blog called “Why You Suck,” written by his ex wife. He meets Colette, the girl of his dreams on the day she is marrying the perfect man, and decides to risk all for her, determined to show her and the whole world all that is right with a man famous for being wrong.
“Ryan Kwanten brings a balance of humor and edge to every character he plays,” Chechick said. “He can turn from vulnerable to threatening on a dime yet he remains lovable throughout. eOne is aboard to distribute the film in Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand and the Benelux.
Sam Trammell is headed back to the big screen. The talented thespian has been signed for Indie film “White Rabbit” with Nick Krause, who had a break-out role in Alexander Payne’s Oscar-winning drama “The Descendants.” Tim McCann is directing the pic, which is described as a dark drama with fantasy elements. Robert Yocum of Burning Sky Films, Shaun Sanghani of SSS Entertainment, and Jacky Morgan are producing.
Written by Anthony Di Pietro, Rabbit is story of a bullied, high school teen (Krause), who begins having visions of a rabbit that he killed when he was nine years old. The rabbit, along with other imaginary characters, turn menacing in the hopes of pushing him over the edge and luring him into one last fatal act of revenge. Trammell is playing the teen’s father. An end of July shoot in New Orleans is being planned.
Todd Lowe plays Terry Bellefleur (Photo credit: John P. Johnson/HBO)
Todd Lowe talked to The Hollywood Reporter recently about his character Terry Bellefleur on True Blood this season. In episode 4, Terry went to South Dakota with Scott Foley‘s character Patrick Devins.
“He is going to reveal something to us, that it is not a surprise to my character, but it is going to be a surprise to Scott’s. And it’s going to have major significance on the second half of the season,” Lowe tells THR.
“Terry isn’t the only one who’s gone crazy,” Lowe adds. “There was an event that happened over there, and Terry and Private Eller are the only ones who are witnesses, so far. There’s still a lot more secrets coming out.”
And what’s this? Todd is working on a new TV show called “Bunheads” and cannot say if he will be back next year? Say it isn’t so!!