The Paperboy

(2012)

A directionless young man helps his reporter brother investigate the possible wrongful conviction of a man on death row, and in the process, falls for the woman whom the convict has been romancing through prison correspondence.

‘The Paperboy’ 'Good Vibrations' Clip

‘The Paperboy’ 'Good Vibrations' Clip

Millennium Films has released the first clip from The Paperboy, the studio's upcoming thriller from director Lee Daniels. Zac Efron stars as Jack Jansen, a young man who helps his journalist brother (Matthew McConaughey) investigate the possible wrongful conviction of a man on death row. Take a look at this scene where Jack has an odd conversation with the death row inmate's wife, Charlotte (Nicole Kidman).

The Paperboy was released October 5th, 2012.

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‘The Paperboy’ Trailer

‘The Paperboy’ Trailer

Millennium Entertainment has released the first trailer for director Lee Daniels' thriller The Paperboy, an adaptation of Peter Dexter's novel. Zac Efron stars as Jack Jensen, who helps his journalist brother Ward (Matthew McConaughey) investigate a man on death row, who may be falsely accused of murder. Take a look at the first footage from this crime thriller, also starring John Cusack, Nicole Kidman, and Scott Glenn.

A directionless young man helps his reporter brother investigate the possible wrongful conviction of a man on death row, and in the process, falls for the woman whom the convict has been romancing through prison correspondence.

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‘The Paperboy’ Poster

Millennium Films has released the first poster for The Paperboy, which doesn't have a release date solidified yet. Take a look at this one-sheet below, which features Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, and Matthew McConaughey.

The Paperboy was released October 5th, 2012.

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‘The Bourne Legacy’ Secures Scott Glenn

The iconic and timeless actor Scott Glenn, whose been an ass-kicker ever since he played the main villain in Urban Cowboy, takes on two new roles today.

First, the Sucker Punch player has officially signed onto act in Lee Daniels' follow-up to Precious, The Paperboy. And then he will jump directly into the franchise spin-off The Bourne Legacy, reprising his role from previous entries in the popular series.

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John Cusack Joins ‘The Paperboy’

John Cusack has joined the indie drama The Paperboy, from writer-director Lee Daniels, which marks the helmer's follow-up to Precious.

The ensemble project also stars Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman and Matthew McConaughey.

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‘The Paperboy’ Adds Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman has joined the cast of Lee Daniels' new drama The Paperboy, although two other actors recently dropped out of the project.

Back in May, we reported that Tobey Maguire, Sofía Vergara, Matthew McConaughey, and Zac Efron had joined the cast. Shooting was pushed back after Tobey Maguire stepped away from the project last week. The delay also cut into Sofía Vergara's shooting schedule on the ABC sitcom Modern Family, which caused her to drop the movie as well. Matthew McConaughey and Zac Efron are still attached to The Paperboy.

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‘The Paperboy’ Adds Matthew McConaughey and Tobey Maguire

Matthew McConaughey, Tobey Maguire, Sofía Vergara, and Zac Efron have joined the cast of The Paperboy for Millennium Films.

The project is an adaptation of Peter Dexter's 1995 novel of the same name, which follows a Miami Times reporter who comes back to his Florida hometown to investigate a death row inmate and how he was imprisoned.

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