The trailer and poster have arrived for the romantic political comedy Accidental Love, which is the first 'Alan Smithee' release in quite sometime. Starring heavy hitters Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessica Biel, the movie was demeaned so good, director David O. Russell had to change his name to Stephen Greene just so it could be released.
Originally titled Nailed, Accidental Love follows Jessica Biel as Sammy Joyce, a socially awkward small-town receptionist who gets a nail shot into her head by a clumsy workman. This elicits wild sexual urges in the woman, and she soon finds herself on a crusade to Washington. There, she will fight for the rights of the bizarrely injured. She meets an immoral congressman (Jake Gyllenhaal) who takes advantage of her sex drive and capitalizes on her crusade as Joyce heads into her own career in politics.Read More
20th Century Fox has set a December 25, 2015 release date for Joy, the latest collaboration between Jennifer Lawrence and director David O. Russell. The movie will go up against Paramount's Mission: Impossible 5 next Christmas, with DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda 3 opening just two days earlier on December 23, 2015.
The plot is based on the true story of Joy Mangano, a single mother from Long Island who made millions of dollars after selling her Miracle Mop invention. The release date indicates the director is clearly taking another shot at an Oscar, since his last movie, American Hustle, which also starred Jennifer Lawrence, was given a similar release date.Read More
Director David O. Russell gloriously takes us back to the 70s in American Hustle. Christian Bale and Amy Adams star as two con artists that get swept up in the FBI's infamous Abscam bust. The pair are forced by an ambitious G-Man (Bradley Cooper) to take down a well-meaning New Jersey politician (Jeremy Renner). Fun, flashy, and certainly sexy, American Hustle is taking the awards circuit by storm with multiple Golden Globe and SAG nominations. Max Evry, skilled filmmaker and all around good guy, spoke with the cast and director for us recently in New York City. Check out our exclusive interviews with Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and David O. Russell.
American Hustle was released December 20th, 2013.Read More
Over 15 new hi-res photos have been released for director David O. Russell's period drama American Hustle. Check out the cast in their stylish 70s fashions. Also included are three wardrobe illustrations by Warren Manser based on designs by Michael Wilkinson.
A fictional film set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock our nation, American Hustle tells the story of brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale), who along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams) is forced to work for a wild FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper). DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Jeremy Renner is Carmine Polito, the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con artists and Feds. Irving's unpredictable wife Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. Like David O. Russell's previous films, American Hustle defies genre, hinging on raw emotion, and life and death stakes.Read More
Panorama Media announced today they are joining Darko Entertainment, Handsomecharlie Films and producer Allison Shearmur in the production of Seth Grahame-Smith's worldwide best seller Pride, Prejudice and Zombies. The company will come on to produce, finance and will handle foreign sales on the film. Based on the book, the script is written by David O. Russell.
The film will be produced by Darko Entertainment's Sean McKittrick, Natalie Portman, Annette Savitch and Allison Shearmur of Allison Shearmur Productions. It will be executive produced by Darko's Edward H. Hamm Jr., Aleen Keshishian and Panorama's Marc Butan.Read More
After directing Jennifer Lawrence to her second Oscar nomination in Silver Linings Playbook, director David O. Russell is reuniting with the actress by signing on to make The Ends of the Earth. The actress has been attached to the project since August.
Todd Black, Steve Tisch, and Jason Blumenthal are producing through their Escape Artists company. Production will likely begin after the director wraps on the Untitled David O. Russell Project, which also has a Silver Linings Playbook connection. Bradley Cooper signed on to star back in July, with Jennifer Lawrence joining the cast just last week.Read More
After scoring a second Oscar nomination for her role in David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook, Jennifer Lawrence is reuniting with the director and Bradley Cooper in the Untitled David O. Russell Project, formerly known as American Bullshit.
No details were given regarding her character, but she joins a cast that also includes Jeremy Renner, Amy Adams, comedian Louis C.K., and Christian Bale. The plot is based on the true story of an FBI sting operation known as Abscam that uncovered a vast network of corruption along the East Coast. The story centers on con artist Melvin Weinberg (Christian Bale) who works with the FBI to unravel this intricate plot.Read More
Director David O. Russell has signed on to direct American Bullshit for Sony Pictures and Atlas Entertainment.
Eric Singer (The International) wrote the screenplay, which centers on a con artist who goes to work for the FBI to bust open a wide-ranging conspiracy case, which reaches from Washington D.C. to Atlantic City. Charles Roven and Richard Suckle are producing.Read More