Maggie Gyllenhaal has joined the steadily growing cast of White House Down for Sony Pictures and director Roland Emmerich.
The story centers on a paramilitary group that takes everyone in the White House hostage. Jamie Foxx is in talks to play the President of the United States, while Channing Tatum is portraying a Secret Service agent who tries to stop the takeover. Maggie Gyllenhaal will play another Secret Service agent, assigned to protect the President.Read More
Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all US and South African rights to Hysteria. The film is directed by Tanya Wexler from a script by the team of Stephen Dyer and Jonah Lisa Dyer. A trio of women produced Hysteria - Forthcoming Films' Sarah Curtis (Mansfield Park, Her Majesty Mrs Brown), Informant Media's Judy Cairo (Crazy Heart), and Beachfront Films' Tracey Becker (Finding Neverland).
The film stars Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal (Crazy Heart, Nanny McPhee Returns) and Hugh Dancy (Adam, Confessions of a Shopaholic) alongside Jonathan Pryce, Rupert Everett, and Felicity Jones and had its World Premiere at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.Read More
Maggie Gyllenhaal will headline the cast of Eric D. Howell's upcoming supernatural thriller Voice from the Stone.
Based on the Italian novel 'Le Voce Della Pietra', the story centers on a nurse who becomes haunted by the same malevolent entity terrorizing one of her young patients in an old house in the Italia countryside. The nurse and the boy's father eventually enter into a relationship, which only worsens the problem.Read More
Walden Media has set actresses Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis to star in the drama Still I Rise.
The story centers on two frustrated mothers (Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis) who take action to change their troubled local public school. The movie is based on a true story, and will also focus on America's educational crisis as a whole.Read More
Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy are set to star in the indie romantic comedy Hysteria, centered on the invention of the vibrator in Victorian-era England, according to Variety.
Penned by Stephen Dyer and Jonah Lisa Dyer, Hysteria is directed by Tanya Wexler. Jonathan Pryce and Rupert Everett have already been signed to co-star.Read More
In a recent talk with ScreenCrave, Maggie Gyllenhaal (Nanny McPhee Returns) talked about a new role in an upcoming Bill Monroe biopic.
In fact, Gyllenhaal is going to co-star in this film with her husband Peter Sarsgaard that examines the music legend's life. Here is what Gyllenhaal had to say about that project:"Bill Monroe, who invented Blue Grass music had a kind of Sid and Nancy style affair with this woman Bessie Lee Mauldin throughout his life and T-Bone Burnett's going to do the music and Callie Khouri who wrote Thelma & Louise wrote the script so we're going to do that together.Read More
Oscar winning actress and writer Emma Thompson is best known for her dramatic roles in such films as Howards End, The Remains of the Day, In the Name of the Father, Sense and Sensibility and An Education. But she has also appeared in a series of romantic comedies and family films as well such as Love Actually, Last Chance Harvey, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and Nanny McPhee, which she also wrote. Now she returns both as star and writer of the new film Nanny McPhee Returns, which is a sequel to her hit 2005 film and opens in theaters on August 20th. In addition to Thompson the follow-up features an all-star cast of actors including Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maggie Smith, Ralph Fiennes, Rhys Ifans and Ewan McGregor, as well as child-actors Lil Woods, Eros Vlahos and Rosie Taylor-Ritson. We recently had an opportunity to sit down and speak with Oscar winner Emma Thompson, Oscar nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal, Lil Woods, Eros Vlahos and Rosie Taylor-Ritson about the new movie, the series and the art of making films for the entire family. To watch our exclusive interview please click on the video clip below.
In Nanny McPhee Returns, Oscar winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson returns to the role of the magical nanny who appears when she's needed the most and wanted the least in the next chapter of the hilarious and heartwarming fable that has enchanted children around the world. In the latest installment, Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green (Maggie Gyllenhaal), who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she's arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that Mrs. Green's children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have just moved in and refuse to leave. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and a baby elephant, which turns up in the oddest places, Nanny McPhee uses her magic to teach her mischievous charges five new lessons.Read More