http://movieweb.com/person/liam-neeson/Liam Neeson and Giovanni Ribisi have joined Seth MacFarlane's upcoming western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West. Charlize Theron and Amanda Seyfried have already been attached to star.
The film centers on Albert (Seth MacFarlane), a sheep farmer that backs out of a gun duel, only to find out that his girlfriend (Amanda Seyfried) has dumped him. He sets out to exact his revenge on the outlaw that took his former lover and begins to train with a famous gunslinger (Liam Neeson). After completing his training he meets the outlaw's wife (Charlize Theron) and ends up falling in love with her. Giovanni Ribisi will be playing Albert's best friend Edward.Read More
The unjustly delayed noir thriller Gangster Squad is coming to theaters this January, complete with an all-star cast of badass actors sure to beat you, and anyone else, in a fist fight. Warner Bros. has released eight character banners, featuring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Anthony Mackie, Giovanni Ribisi, Robert Patrick, and the comic relief stylings of Michael Peña. It's no names, no badges, and no mercy for these LAPD officers as they go after the notorious Mickey Cohen!
Gangster Squad was released January 11th, 2013.Read More
In theaters this Friday, October 28th, Johnny Depp stars in his second Hunter S. Thompson adaptation The Rum Diary. The actor portrays Thompson's infamous alter ego Paul Kemp, a freelance journalist who travels to Puerto Rico to kick start a flailing newspaper business. Our own Ryan J. Downey recently caught up with several members of The Rum Diary cast, including Aaron Eckhart, Giovanni Ribisi, and Michael Rispoli, to discuss this fall release. To check out our exclusive interview featurette, click on the clip below.
The Rum Diary was released October 28th, 2011.Read More
http://movieweb.com/person/giovanni-ribisi/Giovanni Ribisi has boarded Warner Bros' period crime drama The Gangster Squad, directed by Ruben Fleischer.
The Gangster Squad stars Sean Penn as Mickey Cohen, and Ryan Gosling and Josh Brolin as members of the elite cop squad that are after him in 1949 Los Angeles. Anthony MackieBryan Cranston, and Michael Peña also co-star.Read More
Giovanni Ribisi has joined the cast of director Seth MacFarlane's Ted for Universal Pictures. This will be the Family Guy creator's first foray into feature films.
Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis are in final negotiations to star in this upcoming comedy, which revolves around a man whose childhood teddy bear has come to life as the result of a childhood wish, and has never left his side. Seth MacFarlane will be voicing the teddy bear.Read More
Ben Foster and Giovanni Ribisi are in negotiations to join Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale in the thriller Contraband for Universal and Working Title.
According to Variety, Contraband is a remake of the Icelandic pic Reykjavik-Rotterdam and is being directed by Baltasar Kormákur who also co-wrote, produced and starred in the original.Read More
Luke Wilson is best known for his comedic work in films like Old School, The Royal Tenenbaums and Idiocracy but the actor takes on a more dramatic role in the new film Middle Men, opening in theaters across the country on August 6th. The film is based on the true story of a straight-and-narrow businessman who builds the first online billing company dealing exclusively with adult entertainment. The film also stars Giovanni Ribisi (Avatar) and Gabriel Macht (The Spirit), as well as acting veterans Kevin Pollak (The Usual Suspects), Kelsey Grammer (X-Men: The Last Stand), Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore) and James Caan (The Godfather). We recently had a chance to sit down and speak with Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi and Gabriel Macht about the new film; their crazy characters and the true story that the film is based on. To watch our exclusive interviews please click on the video clips below.
In 1995, everyone had a VCR, music was sold in record stores, and the world-wide-web was a newfound discovery. Businessman Jack Harris (Luke Wilson) had the perfect life, a beautiful family and a successful career fixing problem companies. Then he met Wayne Beering (Giovanni Ribisi) and Buck Dolby (Gabriel Macht), two genius but troubled men, who had invented the way adult entertainment is sold over the Internet. When Jack agrees to help steer their business, he soon finds himself caught between a twenty-three year-old porn star and the FBI all the while becoming one of the wealthiest entrepreneurs of his time. Witness a story so outrageous, you won't believe it's true. Middle Men is a film that proves business is a lot like sex...Getting in is easy, pulling out is hard.Read More
We reported over a year ago that Mickey Rourke would be starring in a new film by director Walter Hill, and while that doesn't seem to be the case now, Hill does have a quartet of new actors. Variety is reporting that Pierce Brosnan, Billy Bob Thornton, Maria Bello and Giovanni Ribisi have all joined the cast of St. Vincent.
Walter Hill (The Warriors) is directing from a script by Cameron Young, which centers on a hitman, played by Bronsan, who poses as a priest to get close to his target, a gangland turncoat (Thornton). It wasn't clear what roles Bello and Ribisi would play in the film.Read More