In this shop, these people may be pawning far more than they bargained for: Brendan Fraser, Elijah Wood, Vincent D'Onofrio, Academy Award nominee Matt Dillon, Norman Reedus, Thomas Jane, Lukas Haas and Paul Walker star in 3 twisted tales all connected by items from a Southern small-town pawn shop. A man searching for his kidnapped wife, a couple of white-supremacist meth heads, and a sad-sack Elvis impersonator, plus more desperate characters come to life in the action-packed and hilarious story written by Adam Minarovich and from the director of Running Scared, Wayne Kramer. Check out the trailer and two posters for Pawn Shop Chronicles before this Kentucky fried action comedy hits theaters and VOD this July.
Pawn Shop Chronicles was released in 2013.Read More
Willem Dafoe and Matt Dillon have signed on to star in Whiskey Bay, an independent feature that marks the directorial debut of producer Chris Brinker (Boondock Saints).
The story centers on a longtime cop (Willem Dafoe) who arrests a notorious member of the Aryan Brotherhood (Matt Dillon). Although the former neo-Nazi is just trying to put his life back together, he agrees to go undercover to shut down his former operation.Read More
Dimension Films announced that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the heist comedy The Black Marks from Darius Films starring Kurt Russell (Death Proof), Matt Dillon (Crash, There's Something About Mary) and Jay Baruchel (Knocked Up). The film is written and directed by Jonathan Sobol (A Beginner's Guide to Endings). The announcement was made today by Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company.
Crunch Calhoun (Russell), a third rate motorcycle daredevil and semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get back into the con game and pull off just one more lucrative art theft with his untrustworthy brother Nicky (Dillon). Crunch reassembles the old team and comes up with a plan to steal a priceless historical book, but the successful heist leads to another, far riskier, plan devised by Nicky. What the brothers don't realize is they each have their own agenda and their plan goes awry in this con movie about brotherhood, honor and revenge.Read More
Mike Figgis has signed on to direct the ensemble drama Seconds of Pleasure, starring Matt Dillon, Julia Stiles, Brendan Fraser, Kristin Scott Thomas and Christina Hendricks.
Neil LaBute adapted the script from his book of short stories that was published under the same title in 2004.Read More
Principal photography has begun on Sunlight Jr., it was announced today by Original Media's Charlie Corwin and Freight Yard Films' Andrea Roa. Filmed on location in southern Florida, the independent film stars Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon.
Sunlight Jr. is written and directed by Laurie Collyer (Sherrybaby) and produced by Charlie Corwin (Half Nelson, The Squid and the Whale), Andrea Roa (Booster) and Ariel Elia, who will produce on behalf of Empyrean. Joshua Skurla is on board as an Executive Producer, as are Billy Dietrich and Simon Fawcett, who arranged the financing.Read More
http://movieweb.com/person/matt-dillon/Matt Dillon is joining Kristen Wiig and Annette Bening in the indie comedy Imogene.
In the film, Matt Dillon plays the eccentric love interest of Annette Bening's character. He claims to be in the CIA, but his behavior suggests he just might be crazy.Read More
Actors Matt Dillon, Brendan Fraser, and Craig Robinson have joined the cast of Freaky Deaky, an adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel of the same name.
The story centers on two former activists and bomb-makers who use their explosive skills to con a drunk movie producer out of his fortune. William H. Macy has already committed to playing the movie producer, Woody Ricks. Matt Dillon is set for the lead role of Chris Mankowski, an LAPD bomb squad officer who uncovers the activists' threat. Brendan Fraser will play one of the activists, Skip Gibbs, who now works as a pyrotechnics artist on movie sets, and Craig Robinson will play Woody Ricks' assistant, a former Black Panther.Read More
Pajiba is reporting that actors Jack Black, Matt Dillon and Renée Zellweger are attached to the upcoming comedy You Are Here.
Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner wrote the script and will make his feature directorial debut with the project. The site reports that he was in pre-production on the movie last year, which had Jennifer Aniston, Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis attached to star at that time. The production was put on hold since it conflicted with the Mad Men shooting schedule. Now Jack Black, Matt Dillon and Renée Zellweger are all on board to replace the previous cast, with an offer out to Rachel McAdams to appear as well.Read More