Two young rising stars in Hollywood may team for a new drama that’s set to be shopped around at the American Film Market. After finding success in The Hunger Games a new project is aiming to link up Josh Hutcherson with Logan Lerman, who is coming off his best role yet in The Perks of Being a Wallflower. The duo, who both tried out for The Amazing Spider-Man, are attached to the project called The Bluff, Moviehole reports.
Directed by Jonathan Dillon, the film would follow two high school seniors and start off as a comedy as they lead a relatively lowkey life as Superbad-esque dweebs. When one of them hacks into his father’s Ameritrade account and makes a bad bet, they are out $750,000. The solution? When their parents are out of town they head to Las Vegas and enter in the world’s largest poker tournament. It sounds like it could be a fun project, mixing a few genres together. One can see a pitch reel Dillon put together below as we see if this gets any traction at AFM.
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The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below. Above, an unused Taxi Driver poster made for SpokeArt’s Martin [...]
Since any New York City cinephile has an almost suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not [...]
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