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Olivia Wilde and Luke Wilson Join ‘Meadowland’

Olivia Wilde and Luke Wilson Join ‘Meadowland’

Bron Studios will produce the psychological drama, Meadowland, starring Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, Elisabeth Moss and Natasha Lyonne, it was announced today by Aaron L. Gilbert, Bron's Managing Director.

The film marks the feature directorial debut of award-winning cinematographer Reed Morano, with a screenplay by Chris Rossi. Morano's credits include The Skeleton Twins, Kill Your Darlings, HBO's Looking and Frozen River. She is a member of the A.S.C.

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Luke Wilson Joins ‘A Many Splintered Thing’

Luke Wilson Joins ‘A Many Splintered Thing’

Luke Wilson has joined the growing cast of A Many Splintered Thing for Voltage Pictures and director Justin Reardon. We reported earlier this month that Anthony Mackie, Aubrey Plaza, Giovanni Ribisi, and Philip Baker Hall signed on.

The story centers on a man (Chris Evans) who meets a young woman (Michelle Monaghan) by pretending to be a philanthropist. When he finds out she is engaged, he is convinced to strike up a platonic relationship with the woman, to see if he can eventually win her over. No details were given for Luke Wilson's character.

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Luke Wilson, Zachary Quinto, and Topher Grace Board ‘The Invitation’

XYZ Films has announced that the thriller The Invitation will begin principal photography in Los Angeles in the summer of 2012. Directed by Karyn Kusama (Jennifer's Body, Girlfight), the film was scripted by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi (Clash of the Titans, R.I.P.D.) and will star Luke Wilson (Enlightened) and an ensemble that includes Zachary Quinto (Star Trek), Topher Grace (Traffic) and Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory). XYZ Films (The Raid: Redemption) will produce alongside Martha Griffin (Girlfight) and Hay and Manfredi. Foreign sales will be handled at Cannes by Celluloid Nightmares, the partnership between XYZ Films and Celluloid Dreams. XYZ Films and ICM are representing domestic sales.

On a dark night, Will (Luke Wilson) is invited to his estranged ex-wife's dinner party. Over the course of the evening, he is gripped by mounting evidence that something insidious has taken hold of his ex-wife, and that she and her new friends have a mysterious and horrifying agenda. By the end of the night, the ramifications of what happens in this house will spread far beyond its doors.

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Luke Wilson and Kevin Connolly Join ‘Elvis & Nixon’

Kevin Connolly has signed on and Luke Wilson is in talks to join Elvis & Nixon, which marks the directorial debut of actor Cary Elwes.

Last week, we reported Eric Bana signed on to play Elvis Presley and Danny Huston will portray Richard Nixon. The story centers on their infamous 1970 meeting at the White House, after Elvis Presley wrote a six-page letter requesting permission to visit. Luke Wilson will play Sonny, a member of Elvis Presley's "Memphis Mafia," who accompanies the rock icon on his Washington D.C. visit. Kevin Connolly is set to portray a limo driver named Ronnie.

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Luke Wilson Lands ‘Straight A's’

Actor Luke Wilson has signed on to the cast of Straight A's, just hours after we reported Anna Paquin and Ryan Phillippe joined the cast.

The story centers on Ryan Phillippe's character, who returns to his hometown of Shreveport after turning his back on the town more than a decade ago. He must confront his ex-lover (Anna Paquin), who still has feelings for him, despite being married to his brother (Luke Wilson). Riley Thomas Stewart has also been cast as the son of Ryan Phillippe's character.

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Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Wilson and Leslie Bibb Are ‘Meeting Evil’

Samuel L. Jackson, Luke Wilson and Leslie Bibb have boarded the noir thriller Meeting Evil, reports Scene.

Based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Thomas Berger, the film will be directed by Chris Fisher (S. Darko).

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Luke Wilson and Giovanni Ribisi Talk ‘Middle Men’

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.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Chris Rock & Tracy Morgan Find ‘Death at a Funeral’

Danny Glover, Luke Wilson and Regina Hall join the two outrageous comedians to discuss their new remake of the famous British comedy.