The League star Katie Aselton has signed on to join Matthew McConaughey, Ken Watanabe and Naomi Watts in the upcoming drama Sea of Trees.
The story centers on Arthur (Matthew McConaughey), an American man, and a Japanese man named Takumi (Ken Watanabe) who meet in an area of Japan known as the "Suicide Forest," where many go to end their own lives. Instead of killing each other, the two men go on a journey of self-reflection through the forest together. Katie Aselton is playing a woman who had an affair with Arthur. Naomi Watts is playing Arthur's wife Joan.Read More
Katie Aselton makes her second directorial effort with the thriller Black Rock, which finds three lifelong friends being hunted down during their private camping trip. Watch as Katie teams up with Lake Bell and Kate Bosworth to stay alive in five clips and a ton of new photos. In select theaters starting today!
Black Rock was released May 17th, 2013.Read More
Beloved as Jenny, the odd woman out amongst a gang of fantasy football obsessed men on The League, actress and filmmaker Katie Aselton directors her second feature, the white-knuckle thriller Black Rock, which is in theaters this Friday.
The film follows three lifelong friends who set out for a private camping trip at an iconic setting from their childhood. This empty island off the coast of Maine soon turns into a nightmare stomping ground for our trio of young women when they encounter a group of recently returned servicemen on a hunting excursion. After a misunderstanding quickly turns into a tragedy, the three ladies find themselves the targets of the hunt. What started out as a simple getaway to recall old times is now a race for survival as these ordinary woman must find extraordinary strength in order to beat the odds against violence and the elements.Read More
Three young women - Sarah (Kate Bosworth), Abby (Katie Aselton) and Lou (Lake Bell) - get together for a private campout at one of the iconic settings of their childhood, an empty island off the coast of Maine, to renew their bond of sisterhood. They quickly learn, though, that the island is anything but empty, when they encounter three recently-returned servicemen, who have come to the island to hunt. A misunderstanding quickly turns to tragedy, and the three women soon find themselves the targets of the hunt. What started as a simple getaway to recall old times is now a race for survival as three ordinary woman must find extraordinary strength in order to beat the odds against violence and the elements. We have five photos from Black Rock, featuring the trio of Katie Aselton, Kate Bosworth and Lake Bell. Will they make it out alive?
Also directed by Katie Aselton and written by her husband Mark Duplass, Black Rock, was filmed on location off the coast of Maine, where beautiful imagery is interplayed with a host of horrors as the three friends try to make it out alive.Read More
Black Rock, from co-writer and director Katie Aselton (The League) hopes to turn chick flicks on their head. This slick little thriller, co-written by Aselton's husband Mark Duplass, follows three woman on a camping trip that turns very ugly really fast. The poster for this experience in female bonding terror has debuted featuring Katie Aselton alongside her co-stars Kate Bosworth and Lake Bell.
Black Rock was released May 17th, 2013.Read More
On an all-new episode of The League , Ruxin (Nick Kroll) hires a hot Au Pair (Brie Larson) for Baby Geoffrey and is afraid Taco (Jonathan Lajoie) will sleep with her. Andre (Paul Scheer) explores on-line dating, and Kevin (Stephen Rannazzisi) cheats on Jenny (Katie Aselton) with ESPN's Matthew Berry. The League Season 3 continues with Episode 3.03: The Au Pair this Thursday, October 20th, only on FX. Check out the promo below.
The League returns for Season 3 tonight, October 6th, with the hilarious new episode Lockout. And as is true of any sport, there are some winners and some losers when it comes to the guys and gals that make up this terrific ensemble of iconic modern day characters. To celebrate the anxiously awaited return of The League, we talked with three of the show's big winners.
Nick Kroll stars as Ruxin, winner of last year's Shiva Bowl, and he is doing his best to gloat about this championship title. Katie Aselton stars as Jenny, who has gotten a new job, joined the league on her own, and won the battle not to have another baby, getting a dog instead. She has her husband Kevin right where she wants him. Then there's Taco (Jonathan Lajoie), just back from a tour of the world, and now the international star of an Iraqi soap opera. He is pretty much a winner by default.Read More
Katie Aselton (The Freebie) is set to direct and star in the thriller Black Rock, with Lake Bell and Kate Bosworth signing on to co-star. The film chronicles three childhood friends who embark on a weekend getaway to the isolated island of Black Rock, only to discover that they are not alone. The story was conceived by Aselton and written by Mark Duplass (Cyrus), both of whom will executive produce, with Adele Romanski (The Freebie, The Myth of the American Sleepover) reuniting with Aselton to produce the film.
Aselton, who starred in and co-produced The Puffy Chair, is also currently a regular on the hit FX comedy The League, which was recently renewed for a third season. Aselton will also be seen in the upcoming comedies Our Idiot Brother, directed by Jesse Peretz and to be released this summer by The Weinstein Company, and Paramount's Jeff Who Lives at Home, written, directed and produced by Mark and Jay Duplass. Her debut film as a writer and director, The Freebie, in which she co-starred opposite Dax Shepard, premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically by Phase Four Films to critical acclaim.Read More