Rendition

(2007)

Gavin Hood, whose "Tsotsi" became the first film from the former Apartheid state to win an Academy Award, will make his Hollywood debut directing first-time screenwriter Kelley Sane's multi-layered story centering on a CIA analyst based in Cairo who finds his world spinning out of control after he witnesses the interrogation of a foreign national by the Egyptian secret police. Witherspoon has been tapped to play Isabella El-Ibrahim, the pregnant American wife of an Egyptian-born chemical engineer whose family emigrated to the States in the mid 1980s, who is shipped off to a third world country for interrogation after he is deemed a political prisoner in our post-9/11 world.

‘Rendition’ Comes to DVD on February 19th

Get ready to take home some war drama on DVD.

Rendition will be hitting the DVD shelves on February 19. The disc will be released in just the standard format. The film stars Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Meryl Streep, Alan Arkin, and Peter Sarsgaard.

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CONTEST: Win Tickets to See ‘Rendition’!

Movie PictureIn Theaters October 19 comes Rendition! This provcative film asks what if someone you love...just disappeared? Since we know our users love a good political thriller, we are giving away some free tickets to this film.

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Reese Witherspoon and Jake Gyllenhaal Surrender to ‘Rendition’

The plot revolves around a CIA analyst based in Cairo who finds his world spinning out of control after he witnesses the interrogation of a foreign national by the Egyptian secret police. Reese Witherspoon has been tapped to play Isabella El-Ibrahim, the pregnant American wife of an Egyptian-born chemical engineer whose family emigrated to the States in the mid 1980s, who is shipped off to a third world country for interrogation after he is deemed a political prisoner in our post-9/11 world.

For Jake and Peter, was there ever any discussion of switching your parts?

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Meryl Streep Orders A ‘Rendition’

Meryl Streep has joined Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon in the cast of the political thriller, Rendition, for New Line Cinema.

Alan Arkin has also signed on to the flick, directed by Gavin Hood and written by Kelley Sane. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story centers on a CIA analyst (Gyllenhaal) based in Cairo who finds his world spinning out of control after he witnesses the interrogation of a foreign national by the Egyptian secret police. Witherspoon is playing the pregnant American wife of the national; Arkin will play a senator. Streep is a government official who orders the rendition of the national.

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Peter Sarsgaard Joins The Cast of ‘Rendtiion’

Peter Sarsgaard is joining Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon in the cast of the thriller, Rendition for New Line Cinema.

Tsotsi director, Gavin Hood is taking the helm on this project with Kelly Sane writing the script. Variety says it centers on a CIA operative in the Middle East who questions his assignment after observing a secret-police grilling of a suspect in a suicide bombing.

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Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon to Star in ‘Rendition’

Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon will star in New Line's Middle East political thriller Rendition, according to Variety. Gavin Hood (Tsotsi) will direct.

The multi-layered story centers on a CIA analyst, based in the Middle East whose world spins out of control as he questions his assignment after overseeing the secret-police interrogation of a suspected terrorist.

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Reese Witherspoon to star in Gavin Hood's ‘Rendition’

Reese Witherspoon, whose portrayal of June Carter Cash won her the coveted Oscar last spring, will team with another of this year's winners, South African director Gavin Hood, on the upcoming New Line production, Rendition, according to FilmJerk.

Hood, whose Tsotsi became the first film from the former Apartheid state to win an Academy Award, will make his Hollywood debut directing first-time screenwriter Kelley Sane's multi-layered story centering on a CIA analyst based in Cairo who finds his world spinning out of control after he witnesses the interrogation of a foreign national by the Egyptian secret police. Witherspoon has been tapped to play Isabella El-Ibrahim, the pregnant American wife of an Egyptian-born chemical engineer whose family emigrated to the States in the mid 1980s, who is shipped off to a third world country for interrogation after he is deemed a political prisoner in our post-9/11 world.

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