Jean-Marc Vallée

Amy Adams' Janis Joplin Biopic Gets ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Director

Amy Adams' Janis Joplin Biopic Gets ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Director

After languishing in development for several years, the Untitled Janis Joplin Biopic starring Amy Adams is finally moving forward, with filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club) now set to direct.

Amy Adams has been attached to star as Janis Joplin for several years, with Fernando Meirelles (City Of God) expressing interest to direct back in 2010, and Lee Daniels entering talks to direct back in 2012.

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‘Wild’ Begins Shooting in Oregon with Reese Witherspoon

‘Wild’ Begins Shooting in Oregon with Reese Witherspoon

Fox Searchlight Pictures announced that director Jean-Marc Vallée began principal photography in Oregon this week on Wild. The film stars Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon. The screenplay is adapted by Oscar nominated writer Nick Hornby from author Cheryl Strayed's NY Times #1 best-seller Wild, the book that re-launched Oprah's Book Club 2.0. Pacific Standard's Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea are producing with River Road Entertainment's Oscar nominated Bill Pohlad. The film's executive producers are Nick Hornby, Bergen Swanson and Jonathan Ross, Jean-Marc Vallée 's producing partner.

Thomas Sadoski, Michiel Huisman, W. Earl Brown, Gaby Hoffmann, and Kevin Rankin have also joined the cast. The film will shoot on location in Oregon and California.

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