Emile Hirsch

EXCLUSIVE: John Belushi Biopic Will Focus on the Early Years Says Star Emile Hirsch

EXCLUSIVE: John Belushi Biopic Will Focus on the Early Years Says Star Emile Hirsch

Steve Conrad is directing from his own screenplay, which is said to illuminate the highs and lows of the American dream. The actor also revealed that they don't have a production start date set. Another report from last month revealed that Nelson Franklin (Jobs, Argo) is in contention to play the comedian's longtime friend and The Blues Brothers co-star Dan Aykroyd, although no other cast members have been confirmed.

Untitled John Belushi Project was released in 2013.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Lone Survivor’ AFI Fest Premiere Interviews

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Lone Survivor’ AFI Fest Premiere Interviews

Just one day after the Veterans Day holiday, the cast and crew of Lone Survivor hit the red carpet at the AFI Fest in Hollywood last night. This adaptation of retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's book is steadily building award season buzz leading into its limited release December 27 and expanding wide January 10, 2014. The film takes us inside the lives of four Navy SEALS (Mark Wahlberg, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster and Taylor Kitsch), who are sent on a mission deep into the Afghanistan mountains to kill a wanted terrorist. After their mission becomes compromised, these four soldiers are ambushed by an onslaught of Taliban soldiers in this intense tale of brotherhood and survival.

He also took us through the training process all the actor's went through, while revealing that it's merely a fraction of what real Navy SEALS must endure.

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Emile Hirsch Is John Belushi in Upcoming Biopic

Emile Hirsch Is John Belushi in Upcoming Biopic

Emile Hirsch has signed on to star in the Untitled John Belushi Project, less than a week after we reported he was in contention for the title role alongside Joaquin Phoenix and Workaholics star Adam DeVine.

Steve Conrad (The Weather Man) wrote the screenplay and is directing the biopic, which follows comedian John Belushi's life until his tragic death at the age of 33 from a heroin overdose in 1982. The story is said to be an allegory that illuminates the highs and lows of the American dream. Our report from last week revealed that Nelson Franklin (Jobs, Argo) is in contention to play the comedian's longtime friend and The Blues Brothers co-star Dan Aykroyd.

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‘The Motel Life’ Trailer Starring Emile Hirsch and Stephen Dorff

‘The Motel Life’ Trailer Starring Emile Hirsch and Stephen Dorff

The transient lifestyle of two brothers is put to the ultimate test in the first trailer for The Motel Life. Emile Hirsch and Stephen Dorff star as these vagabonds who live on the outskirts of Reno, Nevada. After one of them is involved in a fatal accident, they must decide whether to run or face the music. This drama from directors Alan Polsky and Gabe Polsky co-stars Dakota Fanning, Kris Kristofferson and Joshua Leonard, arriving in limited release on November 8.

The Motel Life explores the intense bond between two brothers living on the fringes of Reno, Nevada. They grew up depending on each other and their big imaginations to escape the challenges of their transient life. When one of the brothers is involved in a fatal accident, it forces both of them to choose between running or facing reality. It is a story of brotherhood, shared dreams and the redemptive power of hope.

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‘Prince Avalanche’ Trailer Starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch

‘Prince Avalanche’ Trailer Starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch

An odd couple of sorts, meditative and stern Alvin (Paul Rudd) and his girlfriend's brother, Lance (Emile Hirsch), dopey and insecure, leave the city behind to spend the summer in solitude repainting traffic lines down the center of a country highway ravaged by wildfire. As they sink into their job in the remarkable landscape, they learn more than they want to about each other and their own limitations. An unlikely friendship develops through humor and nasty exchanges, leading to surprising affection. We have the first Prince Avalanche poster and trailer for you to check out. Watch as these two individuals grow close in surprising and unexpected ways.

Adapted from Icelandic film Either Way, writer/director David Gordon Green gets back to his independent roots with this character study, which shows his knack for realistically capturing people and finding meaning in their lives and dreams. With a soundtrack by Explosions in the Sky and David Wingo and gorgeous cinematography by Tim Orr, Prince Avalanche bucks convention by exploring male bonding in a refreshingly genuine way.

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Emile Hirsch Signs on for ‘Lone Survivor’

Emile Hirsch Signs on for ‘Lone Survivor’

Emile Hirsch is in early talks to star in Lone Survivor for Universal Pictures and director Peter Berg. We reported back in February that Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, and Taylor Kitsch will star, with Emile Hirsch landing the last lead role.

The project is based on the memoir by Navy SEAL Marcus Littrell, that tells his harrowing journey of survival when he and his SEAL team members were ambushed by the Taliban in Afghanistan. The SEALS were pinned down in the Hindu Kush mountains, while on a mission to eliminate a terrorist. Mark Wahlberg is playing Littrell, with Ben Foster, Taylor Kitsch, and Emile Hirsch playing other SEAL team members.

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‘Killer Joe’ Quad Poster

A moody international quad poster has been released for the true-life crime thriller Killer Joe, which stars Emile Hirsch as a strung out drug addict that puts a hit on his own mother to pay off a debt. Check out Matthew McConaughey as a Sheriff turned part-time contract killer as he sets out on his latest post-shift assignment.

Killer Joe was released July 27th, 2012.

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‘The Darkest Hour’ TV Spot

A new TV spot has arrived for the sci-fi thriller The Darkest Hour, which invades theaters across the country on Christmas Day. Check out this latest clip below, which features stars Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Rachael Taylor, Joel Kinnaman, and Max Minghella as five US college students stranded in Moscow during a deadly alien attack.

The Darkest Hour was released December 25th, 2011.

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