Odd Thomas

(2014)

Odd Thomas (Anton Yelchin) tells the story of a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities. Maybe he has a gift, maybe it’s a curse, Odd has never been sure, but he tries to do his best by the silent souls who seek him out. Sometimes they want justice and he finds himself helping police solve a crime. Occasionally, they prevent one.

One day, however, a mysterious man comes to town with a filing cabinet stuffed with information on the world’s worst killers and a pack of hyena-like shades that follow him wherever he goes. Who the man is and what he wants, not even Odd’s deceased informants can tell him. What happens next is a mysterious battle between light and darkness.

‘Odd Thomas’ Finds a Home at Image Entertainment

‘Odd Thomas’ Finds a Home at Image Entertainment

Image Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment brand, has acquired all U.S. rights to the thriller Odd Thomas, based on the original, critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling book by Dean Koontz under the same name. Odd Thomas is the first in a series of seven books, six of which have already been released and have sold a total of over 20 million copies worldwide. The set includes Odd Thomas, Forever Odd, Brother Odd, Odd Interlude, Odd Apocalypse and Deeply Odd.

The film was written and directed by Stephen Sommers (The Mummy franchise, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Van Helsing) and stars Anton Yelchin (Star Trek Into Darkness, Fright Night), Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man franchise, Platoon) and Addison Timlin (Californication, Zero Hour). The film was produced by Sommers, John Baldecchi and Howard Kaplan. Budgeted at $30 million dollars, the film uses state of the art visual effects to bring the supernatural elements of the Koontz novels to the big screen. Image Entertainment is set to release Odd Thomas in Q1 2014.

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‘Odd Thomas’ Trailer Starring Anton Yelchin

‘Odd Thomas’ Trailer Starring Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin portrays the peculiar title character in the first trailer for Odd Thomas, an adaptation of Dean R. Koontz's novel. The story centers on Thomas, an exuberant short-order cook who possesses the gift to communicate with the dead. He must use his talent to prevent an evil force from entering our world through a gateway from hell. Check out the latest footage from this upcoming thriller, also starring Addison Timlin, Willem Dafoe, Nico Tortorella, and Patton Oswalt.

Odd Thomas was released in 2014.

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‘Odd Thomas’ Adds 50 Cent

Taking on one of the most interesting characters of his short acting career thus far, rapper 50 Cent will play blind DJ Shamus Cocobolo in Stephen Sommers's upcoming adaptation of Dean R. Koontz's best selling novel Odd Thomas.

Anton Yelchin is set to play the title character in Odd Thomas, a fry cook who finds that he has the ability to talk with the dead. DJ Shamus Cocobolo will help Thomas uncover an evil satanic cult hellbent on destroying the world.

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‘Odd Thomas’ Adds Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Casting on director Stephen Sommers's upcoming adaptation of the Dean R. Koontz novel series Odd Thomas continues to roll along. Today, Gugu Mbatha-Raw has joined a line-up that also includes Anton Yelchin, Willem Dafoe, Patton Oswalt, and Addison Timlin.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw will play Viola, best friend to Thomas' (Anton Yelchin) girlfriend (Addison Timlin). Thomas is a short order cook who can see the dead. He becomes mixed up with a mysterious man linked to the dark forces, as well as helps Viola, a waitress who is raising two young girls after their junkie mother dies.

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‘Odd Thomas’ Lands Patton Oswalt

Patton Oswalt is the latest actor to join the cast of Odd Thomas for Fusion Films and director Stephen Sommers.

The comedian will portray Oswald "Ozzie" P. Boone, an artist and sculptor who made a steel pendant that the title character (Anton Yelchin) wears around his neck. Addison Timlin, Willem Dafoe, and Nico Tortorella are in talks to join the cast, although their deals have not yet closed.

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‘Odd Thomas’ Wants Nico Tortorella for the Villain

Nico Tortorella, who stars in the upcoming horror sequel Scream 4 this weekend, is in talks for a villain role in Paramount Pictures' Odd Thomas.

The story centers around Thomas (Anton Yelchin), a short-order cook who appears to be a normal young man, although he has special powers to communicate with the dead. He can also spot evil beings called bodachs, which he sees surrounding a mysterious stranger who just wandered into town. Addison Timlin will play Thomas' girlfriend and Willem Dafoe is portraying the police chief, both of whom are the only ones who know Thomas' secret. If Nico Tortorella signs on, he will play a local cop, who is also the member of a satanic cult which wants to destroy the sleepy town.

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‘Odd Thomas’ Wants Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe is in discussions to star in the supernatural drama Odd Thomas.

The actor will portray the police chief in a small California town. He's one of only two people who know the secret of Anton Yelchin's Thomas, who can communicate with the dead. We reported earlier this week that Addison Timlin will play Thomas' girlfriend, Stormy Llewellyn.

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‘Odd Thomas’ in Talks with Addison Timlin

Addison Timlin is in talks to play the female lead in Stephen Sommers' adaptation of Odd Thomas, starring opposite Anton Yelchin.

In the film, Addison Timlin would assume the coveted role of Stormy Llewellyn, the girlfriend of the title character in the supernatural thriller.

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