Music journalist Ellie Klug (Toni Collette) is tasked with tracking down her ex-boyfriend and rock legend Matthew Smith in the first trailer for Lucky Them. Thomas Haden Church co-stars as Charlie, a former software mogul trying his hand at documentary filmmaking, who chronicles Ellie's journey to find this musical legend, 10 years after he went missing. Megan Griffiths (Your Sister's Sister) directs this indie drama from IFC Films, which co-stars Ryan Eggold, Joanne Woodward, Ahna O'Reilly and Oliver Platt, arriving in theaters May 30.
More interested in partying and flirting with young musicians than work, veteran rock journalist Ellie Klug has one last chance to prove her value to her magazine's editor: a no-stone-unturned search to discover what really happened to long lost rock god Matthew Smith, who also happens to be her ex-boyfriend. Teaming up with an eccentric amateur documentary filmmaker, Ellie hits the road in search of answers.Read More
Production is underway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on the family feature, Heaven Is for Real for TriStar Pictures. Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, the film brings to the screen the true story of a small-town Pastor who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience.
Heaven Is for Real is directed by Randall Wallace, the Oscar-nominated creative force behind the epic storytelling of such critical and box-office hits as Braveheart, We Were Soldiers, Pearl Harbor and Secretariat. The screenplay is by Christopher Parker and Randall Wallace, based on the book by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. The film is produced by Joe Roth (Alice in Wonderland, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Snow White and the Huntsman), T.D. Jakes (Jumping the Broom, Not Easily Broken, Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day) and Derrick Williams (Jumping the Broom, Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day).Read More
Demi Moore, Thomas Haden Church and Kate Bosworth have boarded the comedy The Reasonable Bunch, about warring exes and battling relatives at a family wedding.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Martin Landau, Ellen Barkin and Ellen Burstyn have also joined the film, which is directed by Sam Levinson, an actor and son of director Barry Levinson.Read More
According to Variety, Thomas Haden Church and Claire Forlani have left Showtime's upcoming series Episodes.
With the series presently in pre-production in London it is set to begin shooting in the next few weeks. Church wanted to leave because of scheduling conflicts with a film he's trying to put together. No reason was given for why Forlani left. She was replaced with the British actress Tamsin Greig.Read More
Audiences first fell in love with actor Thomas Haden Church for his role as dim-witted mechanic, Lowell Mather, on the popular TV series Wings but it was Oscar nominated role in Alexander Payne's Oscar winning comedy, Sideways, that made him a household name. Since then the actor has appeared in a slew of mainstream studio films including Charlotte's Web, Smart People, Imagine That, All About Steve and Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3, in which he played the classic comic book villain, The Sandman. The actor even won an Emmy award for his role in the TV movie Broken Trail opposite screen legend Robert Duvall.
To begin with, after doing a string of studio films, "Spider-Man 3", "Imagine That" and "All About Steve" did you feel like doing this film was an opportunity for you in a sense to get back to your "Sideways" independent-roots and earn back a little independent street-cred? Is that what attracted you to the project, a chance to get back to making interesting, small, quiet and intriguing character pieces?Read More