Golden Globe nominated actor Patrick Wilson (Angels in America, Angels in America), multiple Emmy and Golden Globe winner Ted Danson, and multiple Emmy winner Jean Smart have signed on to star in the second installment of FX's Emmy and AFI Award winning miniseries franchise Fargo, it was announced today by Eric Schrier, President, Original Programming, FX Networks and FX Productions and Steve Stark President, Television Production & Development of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. Wilson, Danson and Smart join previously announced leads Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.
Patrick Wilson will star as "Lou Solverson," a clean cut Minnesota State Patrolman, four years back from Vietnam, where he served in the Navy. A humble and competent man, Lou is a devoted husband to his wife "Betsy" (yet to be cast), and father to four-year-old "Molly" (yet to be cast). Ted Danson will play "Hank Larsson," the Sheriff of Rock County, Minnesota. An unflappable WWII vet who embodies a certain cowboy poetry, Hank is Lou's father-in-law. Jean Smart will play "Floyd Gerhardt," the matriarch of the Gerhardt crime family. She's stood by her husband's side for 40 years, but now that he's out of the picture she thinks it's her turn to run things.Read More
Following the trailer and gag reel released last month, Universal Pictures has debuted a NSFW red band trailer for Stretch that hints at the madness and debauchery contained within director Joe Carnahan's new feature.
Patrick Wilson stars as the title character, who takes a job as a limo driver to pay off his mounting gambling debts to a dangerous bookie. His first client ends up being an eccentric billionaire named Roger, played by Chris Pine, who takes him on a wild ride he'll never forget that includes midgets, "fake stripper titties," a ghost (Ed Helms) that only Stretch can see, a co-worker with a heart of gold (Jessica Alba) and even David Hasselhoff as himself.Read More
Vertical Entertainment has released a red band trailer for Anthony Burns's upcoming dramatic comedy Home Sweet Hell. Katherine Heigl, Patrick Wilson, Jordana Brewster, Kevin McKidd and James Belushi star in the project, which is set to hit theaters spring next year.
In this sexy dark-comedy, Don Champagne (Patrick Wilson) has a gorgeous house, beautiful children, a successful business and a domineering, misguided, delusional wife (Katherine Heigl). And when she learns of his seductive new hire Dusty (Jordana Brewster) she will stop at nothing to maintain order as chaos begins to seep into her perfect world and destroy everything she holds dear.Read More
Matthew Fox and Patrick Wilson have signed on to join Kurt Russell and Richard Jenkins in the indie Western Bone Tomahawk.
The story centers on a group of four men who set off on a rescue mission to save a group of captives from a tribe of cannibals who live on the edge of civilization. Patrick Wilson is playing a "thoughtful cowboy" whose life is interrupted by a tragedy, which hinders his rise to foreman in his cattle outfit. Matthew Fox is playing an unscrupulous gentleman with sinister plans.Read More
With production set to begin in just a few short weeks, Marvel's Ant-Man has hit another snag, as actor Patrick Wilson pulls out of the project.
Deadline reports that the actor had a scheduling conflict after production on the movie was delayed, following the departure of director Edgar Wright in May. The actor joined the cast back in February, but it was never confirmed what character he was set to portray.Read More
Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel, Imogen Poots, and Toby Jones have signed on to star in The Blunderer.
The story, adapted from Patricia Highsmith's novel of the same name, follows Walter Stackhouse (Patrick Wilson), a successful architect with a lovely wife (Jessica Biel) in the 1960s. While Walter appears to have the perfect life, he becomes obsessed with an unsolved murder case, which spirals out of control as he faces both a deadly killer (Toby Jones) and an ambitious detective, all while lusting for another woman (Imogen Poots).Read More
Nearly five years after playing Nite Owl in Watchmen, Patrick Wilson is returning to the superhero genre, landing the last major role in Marvel's Ant-Man. The actor is currently in negotiations to star in this Phase Three adventure, although it isn't known which character he is portraying.
Michael Douglas and Paul Rudd are starring as Hank Pym and Scott Lang. No story details have been announced, but an unconfirmed report from last month revealed the plot starts in the 1960s, where Hank Pym is working as a spy fighting Communism for the government. The story then shifts to the present day, where we are introduced to Michael Douglas as an older Hank Pym, and Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, who, in the comics, took up the Ant-Man mantle after Pym. That report also revealed that Michael Pena is playing a villain named Castillo.Read More
Insidious Chapter 2 hits theaters this Friday the 13th, and its one sequel that is sure to scare up big numbers at the box office. Director James Wan and writing partner Leigh Whannell bring back the entire original cast in this much anticipated follow-up to the 2011 horror hit. The studio is keeping an extra tight lid on the film's plot, so we unfortunately cannot give away any details. But if you watch our exclusive interviews below, a few tasty tidbits might sneak out. Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell and Producer Jason Blum discuss Insidious Chapter 2!
Insidious Chapter 2 was released September 13th, 2013.Read More