I do, to varying degrees, like all the actors at the center of the next story, but doesn’t this sound like a casting report that would have hit us in 2000? As it goes, Deadline reports that Heather Graham and Carrie-Anne Moss will co-star with Joe Mantegna and Kevin Dillon in Compulsion, which Egidio Coccimiglio has started to direct. And he’s directing the film in Canada, no less.
Scripted by Floyd Byars, the drama follows a cynical, grown-up child star (Moss) who “fears nothing about death” and a chef (Graham), who “fears nothing in life” and is trying to get herself on the Food Network. Mantegna and Dillon‘s roles aren’t being disclosed right now — I’d guess the latter’s playing a love interest to one character, the former a father. (This is based on almost nothing, by the way.) It’s a nice little quartet of onscreen performers, though I’ll require an extra bit or two of information before making some kind of concrete judgement.
Has any interest generated for yourself when it comes to Compulsion?
Hitting theaters in wide release this weekend is John Wick, a film I fell for at Fantastic Fest and I’ve since revisited. The actioner, from first-time filmmakers Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, follows Keanu Reeves’ title character who left behind a life as a hitman for Russian mobsters to settle down for a quiet life with […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I discuss Alex Ross Perry‘s Listen Up Philip, which is now in limited release and available on VOD. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in […]
As my review can attest to, I’m looking forward to not only watch John Wick again but also see how the film hits with general audiences when it arrives this weekend. The actioner stars Keanu Reeves as an ex-hitman who is crossed by the son of his old employer. When everything is taken from him, he decides to […]
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