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Toby Kebbell, Patricia Clarkson, Shiloh Fernandez and Aldis Hodge join »The East« / New features on EPO

Toby Kebbell, Patricia Clarkson, Shiloh Fernandez and Aldis Hodge

Since the last update, four more actors have joined the main cast of »The East«, including Toby Kebbell (»RocknRolla«), Patricia Clarkson (»Friends with Benefits«), Shiloh Fernandez (»Red Riding Hood«) and Aldis Hodge (»Leverage«). While Clarkson will play Sharon, the ruthless boss of the private security firm that Marling's character Sarah Moss is working for, the three guys are part of the mysterious, eponymous eco-activist group. Kebbell is set to star as a doctor simply called "Doc" with Parkinson’s-like symptoms caused by a tainted drug, with Hodge playing an "ex-military member of the townspeople who is affiliated with the group" and Fernandez as a "free-spirited and sexually adventurous member of Skarsgard’s eco-terrorism group".

In the meanwhile I was in the lucky position to read the August 2011 draft of the movie script. Without going out on a limb or giving too much away at this early stage, I think "Izzy" is tailor-made for Ellen and this role could be the opportunity to get finally rid of the ubiquitous »Juno« image.

Filming is currently underway in Shreveport, Louisiana and is scheduled to continue until mid-December. While other websites are tentatively anticipating a late 2012 release, I rather believe the premiere will be held at the 2013 Sundance since the film festival has been a good place for Brit Marling's »Another Earth« in the past.

Finally, here are two recent tweets from Aldis Hodge which give you an idea of what you can expect from the movie and its cast:


Over the last few days, I have completely revised the »Other Projects« page to make EPO an even better website. There you will find information about projects that Ellen was originally attached to (»Jack and Diane«, »Drag Me to Hell« and »Jane Eyre«), which never happened (»The Good Canary« play) or haven't been released (»Tilda«). In October I also modified the news and press archive scripts and added some new features. Instead of a general EPO string, the title bar of the browser now shows the subject of the current page. At the same time, the first sentences of the actual page content are included in the description meta tag. What looks like minor changes at first sight, has a huge influence on the way single pages are indexed by search engines and displayed in the search results. Just Google "Ellen Page Glenn Martin DDS" and you will see what I mean!


Date: 11/04/2011 - 08:47:17 Posted by Dominik
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Ellen Page in final talks to join the eco-terrorism thriller »The East« / Ellen's guest appearance on »Ronna & Beverly«

Brit Marling, Alexander Skarsgard, Ellen Page and Zal Batmanglij

It looks like Ellen will team up with Fox Searchlight Pictures for the third time. According to Variety, she is in final negotiations to star opposite rising indie actress Brit Marling (»Another Earth«) and Swedish actor Alexander Skarsgård (»True Blood«) in the eco-terrorism thriller »The East«. Zal Batmanglij (»Sound of My Voice«) is directing from a screenplay he penned with Marling while Michael Costigan, Jocelyn Hayes Simpson as well as Marling are producing it.

The story centers on a private contracting firm tasked with protecting big corporations from anti-business extremists and radical environmentalists. It assigns its best and brightest agent (Marling) to infiltrate a mysterious anarchist organization known only as »The East«, which is led by Skarsgård's character. Ellen will play Izzy, a member of the group who used to be Skarsgård's former lover and becomes jealous of relationship between him and the new “recruit.”

Although I'm always happy when Ellen gets involved in a new interesting and challenging movie project, it should be mentioned, in all fairness, that she wasn’t the first choice. British actress Felicity Jones (»Cemetery Junction«) was originally going to take the role, but press commitments for the film »Like Crazy« forced her to drop out. On the other hand, Ellen's involvement could turn out to be very important since a few websites reported Fox Searchlight will only make it if they "land a huge star to anchor it." On a side note, if Ellen eventually gets the role, it will reunite her with two producers she's already worked with on »An American Crime« and »Smart People«.

Earlier reports indicated the project will begin production in early November, with shooting to take place in Shreveport, Louisiana. With that in mind, I could definitely see this premiering at the next TIFF or Sundance. Anyway, stay tuned for more information!

Update - 10/01/2011

Ronna & BeverlyOn August 17, Ellen expressed the desire to be on »Ronna & Beverly« (a raucous live chat show hosted by America’s favourite fifty-something Jewish mothers played by thirty-somethings Jessica Chaffin and Jamie Denbo) via Twitter. This finally came true at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre in Los Angeles yesterday, when she made a guest appearance on the show alongside American actor Alan Tudyk (»Firefly«, »Tucker and Dale vs Evil«).

The good news is that the event was live broadcasted on the internet by Yowie.com. EPO won't be EPO if the German guy, who runs it and works his ass off every day of the week, didn't get up in the middle of the night to make a recording for all those who missed it, couldn't watch it or would like to see it again.

Besides responding to some rather rhetorical questions like "Where do you come from?" or "Can you explain Inception to me?", Ellen briefly talked about the recent film shooting for Woody Allen's »The Bop Decameron« in Rome, Italy as well as the above mentioned new project »The East«. Check out the exclusive video after the jump to find out what else she had to say and if she was able to keep pace with the two terrific babblers! Finally, a special thanks to my Canadian friend Jim for being my backup!

» [Exclusive] Ronna & Beverly - 30th September 2011 «



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Date: 09/30/2011 - 23:35:29 Posted by Dominik
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Ellen Page makes a guest voice appearance on FOX's Emmy award-winning TV series »Family Guy« this fall

Ellen will voice a character in an upcoming episode of FOX's animated TV series »Family Guy«. Here's the official press release:



ALL-STAR ROSTER OF GUEST-VOICE APPEARANCES ON "ANIMATION DOMINATION" STARTING THIS FALL ON FOX
Kiefer Sutherland, Jeremy Irons, Joan Rivers, Jane Lynch, Andy Garcia, Carl Reiner, Kanye West, Fergie, Phylicia Rashad, Florence Henderson, Will Arnett, Ryan Reynolds, Ricky Gervais, Cate Blanchett, Cee Lo Green, Anjelica Huston, Amy Sedaris and Kathy Griffin Among Guest Voices on Upcoming Seasons of THE Simpsons, The Cleveland Show, Family Guy and American Dad
Premiering Sunday, September 25, on FOX
New Series ALLEN GREGORY Debuts Sunday, October 30


ANIMATION DOMINATION kicks off this fall with a star-studded lineup of guest voices on returning favorite animated series THE Simpsons, The Cleveland Show, Family Guy and American Dad premiering Sunday, Sept. 25 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. New kid on the block, ALLEN GREGORY, sets out on his first day of school Sunday, Oct. 30 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT).
[...]
This fall on Family Guy, actor and heartthrob Ryan Reynolds ("The Green Hornet") becomes obsessed with Peter Griffin in "Stewie Goes for a Drive." Additional guest stars include comedian Ricky Gervais ("The Ricky Gervais Show") and Academy Award nominated actresses Cate Blanchett ("I’m Not There"), Anna Kendrick ("Up in the Air") and Ellen Page ("Inception"). And on American Dad, singer/music producer Cee Lo Green performs on the musical episode "Hot Water." Other guest voice appearances include actor Patrick Stewart ("Star Trek: The Next Generation"), Pro-Football Hall of Famer Shannon Sharpe, actress Anjelica Huston ("The Royal Tenenbaums"), Bones crime-solving duo David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" alumnae Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan, actress/author Amy Sedaris ("Strangers With Candy") and comedienne/reality show star Kathy Griffin ("My Life on the D List").

Source: zap2it.com


Date: 08/05/2011 - 22:18:12 Posted by Dominik
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Filming of »The Bop Decameron« in Rome / Features of the »SUPER« DVD/Blu-ray / Kickstarter campaign for »Na Nai'A«

The production of Woody Allen's »The Bop Decameron« started as planned on July 11 in Rome, Italy. Ellen arrived in the country of pizza, pasta and amore on July 18 and was initially spotted on set towards the end of the week. Most scenes were shot outside at highly frequented locations including: Rome's longest and most popular beach Ostia, the Roma Termini train station, the daily farmer's market of Campo de' Fiori, the Spanish Steps, the Colosseum and the main shopping avenue Via del Corso. It was only a matter of time until the first paparazzi shots turned up on the Internet. I could easily add a hundred of them to the gallery, but I won't do it for the following reasons. It is and has always been the policy of this website to ignore and not repost such photos. Although filming outdoor scenes in Italy's capital is kind of a public event and you could argue these snaps help to promote interest in the film, I'm sure many, if not all photos, have been taken without the knowledge or permission of the actors or the director. The fact that none of them waved off the camera or made some other friendly gesture underlines this thesis. I'm not trying to be the moralist here, but I think it is about showing some respect for Ellen and the people she is working with. You surely don't want pictures of you to be taken while at work either, do you? Why not let the cast and crew do their thing and enjoy the final product in 2012.



While details concerning the story and characters are still sketchy, the following actors have been spotted on the set together and will very likely star in the same vignette:

»Click here to view / hide some potential spoilers«

However, this is all speculation like everything else right now. I'm sure we will get some information to answer the questions we have in mind in due time.



As reported in the previous post, »SUPER« will be released on DVD and Blu-ray tomorrow in the UK, and the week after in the USA (August 9, 2011). DVDActive revealed in a recent article the extra features will include a general making-of, an opening titles making-of, a college humor short, deleted scenes, a trailer and a TV spot. Furthermore, there will be a retailer exclusive Blu-ray edition with an extra DVD containing extended scenes, director and cast interviews, a comic con discussion, coverage of the SXSW première and a poster gallery. If you consider the posted cover art, it looks like Best Buy will offer this release. However, since this caused confusion, I tried to get in touch with director James Gunn for an official confirmation. As a response to my request on Facebook, he wrote that staff members of Best Buy interviewed him and the cast at last year's Comic Con and it's plausible they are going to sell an exclusive edition. Although the price difference between Amazon and Best Buy isn't significant, it's up to everyone to decide whether it's worth it to spend some extra money on bonus features or not. If you would like to learn more about the DVD/Blu-ray release, I suggest reading this article on homemediamagazine.com or watch the following interview by MovieWeb, which recently met up with director James Gunn at San Diego's Comic-Con 2011.

» MovieWeb - SDCC 2011: James Gunn Talks Super on Blu-Ray - 26th July 2011 «



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After the world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2010, it has been quiet around Johnathon Kay's »Na Nai'A legend of the dolphins«. Indeed, there wasn't much publicity, except actress Megan Fox (»Transformers«) receiving the Iris Award for her work on the documentary at the Maui Film Festival in June. But now Kay is back with a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter to arrange bigger screenings and more parties, make a 3D conversion and simply complete the film. The documentary celebrates the spectacular beauty of the dolphins, their message to humanity, their power, their wisdom, their fun-loving nature, and the importance of their global conservation. They might not be as important as the bees, but dolphins are without a doubt some of the most beautiful living creatures on earth. If you search the internet, you will find stories about heroic dolphins risking their own life to save other non-dolphin creatures, including humans.

Besides, dolphin therapy is a powerful method for the physical and emotional healing, where the dolphins play a key role in the treatment of multiple disorders. Just a few days ago I read in my local newspaper about a male teenager who was heavily abused by schoolmates. They kicked him several times, hurt his genitals and even burnt him with a cigarette. After this terrible incident, he wasn't the same anymore. He stopped speaking, stayed at home all the time and was afraid of all strangers he accidentally met. Since no psychologist was able to help him, a friend of the desperate mother suggested trying dolphin therapy. Fortunately, they raised enough money through donations and were finally able to go to Hawaii for a week, where the guy spent one hour a day with the dolphins. As unbelievable as it sounds, playing with the animals changed his life for the better. He started speaking again, was even able to talk about what exactly happened to him at the schoolyard and wiped the slate clean.



I don't implicitly support this method of treatment, but it is a great example of the special connection the dolphins have with the human race. They have always been one of my favourite animals among others like turtles, chameleons or bumblebees and I'm really proud that Ellen participated in this documentary. I strongly believe it will make people aware of this animal's beauty and teach them it is totally wrong to kill dolphins for no reason (see »The Cove«). We have to make sure these fantastic creatures don't go extinct. So if you have a few dollars to spare, please consider donating to Johnathon Kay's Kickstarter campaign. It won't be easy to reach fundraising goal of $100000, but together we can accomplish anything! Please spread the word and support this documentary in whatever way you can!



Date: 07/31/2011 - 23:25:31 Posted by Dominik
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Woody Allen finalizes »The Bop Decameron« cast / International + US/UK DVD & Blu-ray release dates for »SUPER«

Just because he’s going on 76 this year doesn’t mean that Woody Allen is ready to slow down just yet. The famous writer/ director has assembled yet another top-notch ensemble for his latest film project, currently entitled »The Bop Decameron«.



The full cast, which was announced yesterday, includes Alec Baldwin (»30 Rock«), Roberto Benigni (»Life is Beautiful«), Penélope Cruz (»Vicky Cristina Barcelona«), Judy Davis (»Husbands and Wives«), Jesse Eisenberg (»The Social Network«), Greta Gerwig (»Greenberg«) and Ellen Page (»Juno«). Antonio Albanese, Fabio Armiliata, Alessandra Mastronardi, Ornella Muti, Flavio Parenti, Alison Pill, Riccardo Scamarcio, Alessandro Tiberi as well as a slate of other Italian actors are set to co-star. It has also been confirmed that the director himself will return to the screen after last appearing in his own 2006 film »Scoop«.



While details about the project are largely being kept under wraps, Allen mentioned the following at a press conference at the recent Cannes film festival in May:

"It's a broad comedy, not a romantic comedy, of various tales interwoven. I'm one of them, in one of them. All the parts are quite significant, there are no cameos. There just happened to be a part that I could play. I can't play the love interest anymore, which is tremendously frustrating. My wife and myself go to Rome because our daughter is going to marry an Italian boy that she met there, and we go over to meet him and meet his family, and what ensues. The film is very broadly funny."

In addition, Variety reported the film will be made up of four separate vignettes and the other stories will focus on an American couple and two Italian couples, although none of the individual storylines will intersect.

»The Bop Decameron« is Allen’s 47th directorial effort and shooting is expected to begin on location in Rome on July 11.

Here’s the official press release:

New York (June 20, 2011) – Woody Allen announced today the full cast for "The Bop Decameron," his latest film in pre-production. Starring, in alphabetical order, are: Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Penélope Cruz, Judy Davis, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig and Ellen Page. Co-stars include Antonio Albanese, Fabio Armiliata, Alessandra Mastronardi, Ornella Muti, Flavio Parenti, Alison Pill, Riccardo Scamarcio and Alessandro Tiberi.

"The Bop Decameron" is a Gravier Productions film produced by Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum. This is Allen's first film to be financed by the Italian production and distribution company, Medusa Film. "The Bop Decameron" begins production on July 11 and marks Allen’s first time shooting in Rome. His latest film, "Midnight in Paris," is currently playing in theaters.


All »SUPER« fans from the United Kingdom have a reason to rejoice. G2 Pictures will not only unleash James Gunn’s eagerly awaited superhero comedy in UK cinemas on July 8, but will also release it on DVD and Blu-ray on August 1. This means it comes out one week before the U.S. launch on August 9. Although neither G2 nor IFC Films/MPI Home Video have announced any technical specifications or bonus features yet, Gunn has revealed both discs will include an audio commentary by him and actor Rainn Wilson, some deleted scenes and additional special features like a "Making of the Title Sequence" as well as hilarious behind-the-scenes footage from the sets in Shreveport and Los Angeles.



At the same time, the Japanese can look forward to fighting crime with the Crimson Bolt and Boltie starting July 30. The people in France, in turn, are less fortunate and have to wait a bit longer until they can see what happens "between the panels". French theater owners apparently became very squeamish about the violence in »SUPER« and decided to cancel the planned theatrical release. The film is still scheduled to arrive on DVD/Blu-ray some time later this year though. But don't worry, the Germans are facing a similar situation. We have a distributor, but there is no official word yet on how and when we will get to see it, except for some special screenings in a few major German cities in conjunction with this year's Fantasy Filmfest.

In this spirit, Shut Up, Crime!


Date: 06/21/2011 - 21:33:38 Posted by Dominik
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