Stone

(2010)

As parole officer Jack Mabry counts the days toward a quiet retirement, he is asked to review the case of Gerald "Stone" Creeson, in prison for covering up the murder of his grandparents with a fire. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince Jack he has reformed, but his attempts to influence the older man's decision have profound and unexpected effects on them both.

EXCLUSIVE: Angus MacLachlan Delves Inside ‘Stone’

Stone screenwriter Angus MacLachlan discusses working with this talented cast, shooting in Michigan, new projects and more.

I read that this started as a play before you turned it into a screenplay. Can you talk about where that original idea came from and how it evolved into the script?

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EXCLUSIVE: John Curran Dishes on ‘Stone’

Stone director John Curran talks about his talented trio of stars, shooting in Michigan, the religious aspects of the movie and more.

Can you take me through your first reactions to Angus MacLachlan's script and how it resonated with you?

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In Stone, Jack Mabry (Robert De Niro), a parole officer days away from retirement, is asked to review the case of Gerald "Stone" Creeson (Edward Norton), who's in prison for arson. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince Jack he has reformed, but his attempts to use his wife Lucetta (Milla Jovovich) to influence the older man's decision have profound and unexpected effects on them both. This tale of passion, betrayal and corruption skillfully weaves together the parallel journeys of two men grappling with dark impulses, as the line between lawman and lawbreaker becomes precariously thin.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Stone’ Casting Edward Norton Blu-ray Featurette

In Stone, Jack Mabry (Robert De Niro), a parole officer days away from retirement, is asked to review the case of Gerald "Stone" Creeson (Edward Norton), who's in prison for arson. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince Jack he has reformed, but his attempts to use his wife Lucetta (Milla Jovovich) to influence the older man's decision have profound and unexpected effects on them both. This tale of passion, betrayal and corruption skillfully weaves together the parallel journeys of two men grappling with dark impulses, as the line between lawman and lawbreaker becomes precariously thin.

Stone was released October 8th, 2010.

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‘Stone’ Blu-ray and DVD Arrives January 18th

In Stone, Jack Mabry (Robert De Niro), a parole officer days away from retirement, is asked to review the case of Gerald "Stone" Creeson (Edward Norton), who's in prison for arson. Now eligible for early release, Stone needs to convince Jack he has reformed, but his attempts to use his wife Lucetta (Milla Jovovich) to influence the older man's decision have profound and unexpected effects on them both. This tale of passion, betrayal and corruption skillfully weaves together the parallel journeys of two men grappling with dark impulses, as the line between lawman and lawbreaker becomes precariously thin.

Stone was released October 8th, 2010.

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EXCLUSIVE: Edward Norton Talks ‘Stone’

Actor Edward Norton first gained attention over a decade ago for his Oscar nominated performance as an alter boy accused of murder in Primal Fear. He followed that up with a second Academy Award nomination for his powerful and commanding role as a reformed neo-Nazi in American History X. Since then, the actor has gone onto become one of the premiere actors of his generation and appear in some of the most interesting and acclaimed films of the past decade and a half including The People vs. Larry Flynt, Rounders, Fight Club, Frida, Red Dragon, The 25th Hour, The Italian Job, Kingdom Of Heaven, The Illusionist and The Incredible Hulk.

Now Norton returns with a new film called Stone, which opened on October 8th and not only reunites him with acting icon Robert De Niro for the first time since their 2001 movie The Score, but also marks the second collaboration between he and director John Curran, who first worked together on 2006's The Painted Veil. In the new film, Norton plays a prisoner up for parole, and De Niro is his correctional officer who gets involved in a relationship with his wife, played by Milla Jovovich. We recently had the honor of speaking with Edward Norton about Stone, his character, similarities to American History X, working with De Niro again, Milla Jovovich's performance and the aftermath of The Incredible Hulk.

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EXCLUSIVE: Director John Curran Talks ‘Stone’

Director John Curran first gained attention for his work on the 2004 drama We Don't Live Here Anymore starring Mark Ruffalo and Naomi Watts. He followed that up with the critically acclaimed 2006 drama The Painted Veil, also starring Naomi Watts along with PEnXNtqpsrKurq||Edward Norton} and Liev Schreiber. Earlier this year he wrote The Killer Inside Me, which is based on Jim Thompson's popular novel and stars Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson and Jessica Alba.

Now Curran returns to the director's chair and once again teams up with Edward Norton for the new film Stone, which opens in theaters on October 8th and also stars Oscar winner Robert De Niro and Milla Jovovich. The movie reunites De Niro and Norton for the first time since they starred opposite each other in the 2001 film The Score. In the picture, Norton plays a prisoner up for parole and De Niro is his correctional officer that gets involved in a relationship with the prisoner's wife, played by Jovovich.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Stone’ Clip Featuring Robert de Niro

The legendary actor discusses the importance of meditation with Frances Conroy in this look at John Curran's upcoming drama.