The Weinstein Company has launched the official website for director Andrew Dominik's thriller Killing Them Softly. Along with that comes a 10 picture Hi-Res photo gallery featuring cast members Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins, and James Gandolfini. Check them out, and then read on for the official synopsis.
Adapted from the George V. Higgins novel and set in New Orleans, Killing Them Softly follows professional enforcer, Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt), who investigates a heist that occurs during a high stakes, mob-protected, poker game.Read More
Academy Award-nominated actor Richard Jenkins (The Visitor) and Cameron Bright (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse) have joined the cast of Charles-Olivier Michaud's latest drama One Square Mile. Written by scribes Josh Campbell and Jeff Van Wie, the film will be produced by Howard Burd and Micah Sparks of Phoenix Rising Motion Pictures, and Deborah Moore of Inner Primary Entertainment. Martin Harmon is executive producing for Phoenix Rising Motion Pictures. International sales are being handled by Lawrence Meyers, Bobby Meyers and Peter Rowley of Meyers Media Group. Principal photography is scheduled to begin in August with Seattle, Washington as a possible location.
One Square Mile is a highly charged, emotional story of a disenfranchised teen (Bright) living on the wrong side of the tracks. Desperate for a way out, his life collides with an old reclusive track coach (Jenkins), angry at the world with no purpose in life. The two form a reluctant bond that forces them to face their circumstances as they race to save each other and ultimately - themselves.Read More
Lionsgate has released three new photos for The Cabin in the Woods, which arrives in theaters nationwide April 13. The story centers on a group of young friends who take a trip up to the title locale, although they don't realize they are about to be terrorized by a sinister, high-tech organization. These photos offer our first look at Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford, and Amy Acker, along with a horrified Kristen Connolly. Click on the photos to access our gallery for The Cabin in the Woods.
The Cabin in the Woods was released April 13th, 2012.Read More
Actor Richard Jenkins has joined the cast of One Shot for Paramount Pictures and director Christopher McQuarrie.
The story, which is adapted from the Lee Childs novel of the same name, centers on Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise), a former military police officer who starts investigating the case of a sniper accused of murdering five people at a mall. Richard Jenkins will play the district attorney prosecuting the sniper. Rosamund Pike will play the lawyer defending the sniper, while David Oyelowo portrays a homicide detective investigating the mall massacre.Read More
Susan Sarandon, Julie Christie and Richard Jenkins have signed on to star in the Robert Redford-directed The Company You Keep, which is an adaptation of Neil Gordon's 2003 novel.
The chilling story centers around an ex-Weather activist who is on the run, when a zealous reporter (Shia LaBeouf) unravels his true identity. The FBI cold case story will take Jason Sinai (Robert Redford), through a nationwide manhunt for a murder during a bank robbery in the 1970's. Susan Sarandon and Julie Christie will play Ex-Weather Underground associates who were involved with the robbery. Richard Jenkins plays a college professor who has information surrounding the militants in hiding.Read More
The Three Stooges was released April 13th, 2012.Read More
Richard Jenkins is the latest to join Andrew Dominik's new crime saga Cogan's Trade.
Brad Pitt will star as Jackie Cogan, an enforcer who is investigating the robbery of a high-stakes poker tournament, which was played under mob protection. Richard Jenkins will play a lawyer who provides Cogan with inside information regarding the game.Read More
Matt Reeves took on the challenge of remaking Let the Right One In, one of the most revered vampire thrillers seen in the last decade, and succeeded in creating something that wasn't just a lame carbon copy of the original. Let Me In, which was released this past October, actually stands on its own as a mercifully adept horror film about three lonely people coming to terms with their doomed fate. One of the things that separates Let Me In from other recent vampire outings is that it has crafted characters unique to the genre, and Matt Reeves cast an outstanding ensemble to bring these lost souls to life.
In the film, Richard Jenkins plays ten-year-old vampire Abby's (Chloe Moretz) protector, a Renfield-like servant who has grown tired and weary of his place at her side. It's an understated performance wrought full of pathos. Richard Jenkins doesn't say much, but he conveys the weight of his world with just one off look as it comes crashing down around him. Its one of the best performances in recent horror history, and the man brings a great deal of empathy to the overall dramatic arc of the story.Read More