"This has the elements of a sports masterpiece!" The first trailer for Goon has arrived, featuring plenty of hard-core hockey action for fans worldwide. Fubar director Michael Dowse is behind this inspirational sports comedy about the misfits of semi-pro puck slapping, with a cast that features Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill, and an almost unrecognizable Liev Schreiber. Grab some back bacon, slice open a dented tall boy, and dive into this international clip from Canada below.
Goon was picked up for US distribution by Magnolia Pictures genre arm Magnet Releasing. A spring 2012 theatrical release is expected to be announced, as well as a release through Magnet's Ultra VOD program.Read More
Aaron Sorkin's new HBO pilot More as the Story Develops is closing in on female cast members Marisa Tomei, Olivia Munn, and Alison Pill. All three actresses are in negotiations, although it is said that Marisa Tomei is the closest to finalizing her deal.
Marisa Tomei will play the female lead, Mackenzie, an executive producer of a cable news show, which is anchored by Will McCallister (Jeff Daniels). Mackenzie is said to be completely devoted to her job, with everything else taking a back seat. Olivia Munn will play a financial analyst on the network, while Alison Pill will play an associate producer.Read More
Seann William Scott and Jay Baruchel have joined forces for the upcoming indie comedy Goon, which takes place inside the world of Minor League Hockey. According to The Hollywood Report, Alison Pill and Marc-André Grondin have also come aboard the project.
Jay Baruchel wrote the screenplay with Evan Goldberg, inspired by the Doug Smith and Adam Frattasio non-fiction book Goon: The True Story of an Unlikely Journey into Minor League Hockey. The story will follow perpetual loser Doug Glatt (Seann William Scott, a bouncer who overcomes immense odds to lead a ragtag team of underperforming Minor League Hockey players to semi-pro glory. And it is said that Glatt beats the hell out of anything standing in his way, having recently been touched by the 'fist of god'.Read More
Edgar Wright is best known for directing fan-favorite films like Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz and a hit TV series called Spaced starring comedic-actor Simon Pegg. Now Wright is about to release a new film of epic proportions, which does not star Pegg, entitled Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World opening in theaters on August 13th. The film is based on the popular series of comic books from author Bryan Lee O'Malley and stars a who's who of popular young actors including Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Brandon Routh, Alison Pill, Satya Bhabha, Ellen Wong and Jason Schwartzman. We recently had an opportunity to sit down and speak the film's director Edgar Wright, as well as some of the talented cast including Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ellen Wong, Kieran Culkin, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, Mark Webber, Aubrey Plaza, Satya Bhabha, Brandon Routh and Jason Schwartzman about the new film, rock n' roll, video games, super-heroes and evil-ex-boyfriends. To watch our exclusive interview please click on the video clip below.
Meet charming and jobless Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera), a 22-year-old bass guitarist for the garage band Sex Bob-omb. Scott has never had a problem getting a girlfriend ... it's getting rid of them that proves difficult. From the girl who kicked his heart's ass and now is back in town, to the teenage distraction he's trying to shake when he meets the girl of his dreams ... literally. When Ramona (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) rollerblades into his world Scott realizes that love isn't easy. He soon discovers that his new crush has the most unusual baggage of all: a nefarious league of exes controls her love life and will do whatever it takes to eliminate him as a suitor. As Scott gets closer to Ramona, he must face an increasingly vicious rogues' gallery from her past, from infamous skateboarders to vegan rock stars and fearsomely identical twins. If he hopes to win his true love, he must vanquish them all before it really is game over in Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World.Read More