After being rejected from Harvard University, 14-year old genius and outcast Eli Pettifog (Alex Wolff) finds himself at Whittman College, an Ivy League wannabe. Eli meets 41-year-old freshman Leo Searly (Brendan Fraser), a gambler whose world has imploded and has dropped out of life to enroll in college. The odd duo becomes unlikely friends in this comedic, coming of age film. In select theaters February 28, we have the exclusive poster and new photos for Hairbrained.
HairBrained was released February 28th, 2014.Read More
In advance of its Heartland Film Festival's World Premiere as the Opening Night film on October 17th, Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. rights to the inspirational drama Gimme Shelter from filmmaker Ron Krauss. The film stars Vanessa Hudgens, as a pregnant teen runaway, as well as Brendan Fraser, Rosario Dawson, James Earl Jones and Ann Dowd. Roadside has targeted January 24, 2014 for national release.
Based on a true story centering on 16-year-old Agnes "Apple" Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens), Gimme Shelter uncovers the struggle for survival and the hope of redemption through the harsh realities of life on the streets. As a pregnant teenager, Apple's journey plummets her into a perilous struggle until finding salvation in a suburban shelter for homeless teens. With provisions of unprecedented comfort, a collective sisterhood connection and female empowerment, the shelter inspires Apple to break the shackles of her past and inspires her to embrace the future with clarity, maturity and hope not only for herself but her unborn child.Read More
In this shop, these people may be pawning far more than they bargained for: Brendan Fraser, Elijah Wood, Vincent D'Onofrio, Academy Award nominee Matt Dillon, Norman Reedus, Thomas Jane, Lukas Haas and Paul Walker star in 3 twisted tales all connected by items from a Southern small-town pawn shop. A man searching for his kidnapped wife, a couple of white-supremacist meth heads, and a sad-sack Elvis impersonator, plus more desperate characters come to life in the action-packed and hilarious story written by Adam Minarovich and from the director of Running Scared, Wayne Kramer. Check out the trailer and two posters for Pawn Shop Chronicles before this Kentucky fried action comedy hits theaters and VOD this July.
Pawn Shop Chronicles was released in 2013.Read More
Oscar-winning Irish director Terry George (The Shore, Hotel Rwanda, Reservation Road) returns this weekend with a new crime comedy shot in and around Belfast. Stand Off stars Brendan Fraser and Colm Meaney in the tale of a fish market robbery gone wrong. When a young dad attempts to pay back a local mobster by carrying out a dangerous hiest, he accidentally steals from mob boss instead, setting up a chain reaction of events that eventually find him locked in a local curio shop run by a man that could possibly be his illegitimate father.
Brendan Fraser stars as Joe Maguire, the absentee parent in question. To celebrate the movie's release in theaters starting today, Friday, February 22nd, we caught up with this icon of humorous high adventure for a chat about his experiences on set. Fraser arrived in Belfast as one of the few Americans working on the project. He was soon met with the dangers of working in such a notoriously violent city, which is still in the midst of shedding its past transgressions.Read More
Brendan Fraser has boarded Magnet Media Group's romantic comedy Married and Cheating. Sarah Jessica Parker has already been attached to star with Kiefer Sutherland and Eva Longoria in talks to join to cast.
The film is a romantic comedy centered on three different couples with one thing in common: infidelity. Their stories connect over a long weekend in New York and Paris.Read More
Mike Figgis has signed on to direct the ensemble drama Seconds of Pleasure, starring Matt Dillon, Julia Stiles, Brendan Fraser, Kristin Scott Thomas and Christina Hendricks.
Neil LaBute adapted the script from his book of short stories that was published under the same title in 2004.Read More
Journey to the Center of the Earth director Eric Brevig has signed on to helm William Tell 3D, which has Brendan Fraser attached to star.
Eric Brevig replaces Nick Hurran on William Tell 3D, who left for unknown reasons. The project is expected to start shooting next spring in Romania. Here's an early teaser poster and a description of the plot from the movie's distributor, Arclight Films."Brendan Fraser (The Mummy, Journey to the Center of the Earth) and director Eric Brevig (Journey to the Center of the Earth, Yogi Bear) are reuniting for the untold story of the legend that is William Tell - noble farmer, quick-witted family man, cunning hero, scruffy outlaw - in 3D.Read More
The Weinstein Company (TWC) and Rainmaker Entertainment announced today the all-star voice cast for Escape from Planet Earth which includes Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry, James Gandolfini and Craig Robinson. The 3D animated family comedy is currently in full production.
The announcement was made today by Donna Gigliotti, TWC's President of Production, and Catherine Winder, President and Executive Producer, Rainmaker Entertainment. Both Donna Gigliotti and Catherine Winder serve as producers on the animated feature film.Read More