Fresh off his second directorial outing Wish I Was Here, Zach Braff is in talks to direct the Going in Style remake for New Line Cinema.
The original 1979 movie Going in Style starred George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg as three retired friends in their 70s, who plan a bank heist to add some excitement to their dull lives.Read More
Garden State director and star Zach Braff makes his second directorial effort with the crowd-funded family dramedy Wish I Was Here, co-starring Kate Hudson, Jim Parsons, Josh Gad, Joey King, Ashley Greene and Mandy Patinkin. The story follows a thirty-something man who finds himself at a crossroads in terms of his family and his career. Take a look at the cast as they rise to the occasion on this new one-sheet.
Wish I Was Here was released July 18th, 2014.Read More
An all-new trailer for Wish I Was Here has arrived, the new movie from director Zach Braff, tells a funny, touching, universal story of what it means to be at a major crossroads as a parent, spouse, and child -- all at once.
Wish I Was Here is the story of Aidan Bloom (to be played by Braff), a struggling actor, father and husband, who at 35 is still trying to find his identity; a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic Space-Knight he'd always dreamed he'd be as a little kid.Read More
Writer-director-star Zach Braff announced that Kate Hudson will play the female lead in Wish I Was Here. Take a look at the photo that includes a concept illustration for Kate Hudson's character Sarah, the wife of Zach Braff's Bloom, along with his full update from his Kickstarter page, which includes the cast he has assembled so far."The character of Sarah (my wife) needs to be pretty, funny, believable as a mother of two children ages 5 and 12 and an actress who's skilled at both comedy and drama.
Years later, we have become good friends. There's an added benefit in already being close with the actor playing opposite you; a familiarity that's real and isn't forced. As we shoot in August, I loved the idea of jumping into this movie-marriage with someone with whom I've already shared lots of laughs.Read More
After a successful Kickstarter campaign, writer-director-star Zach Braff has cast Mandy Patinkin in his indie drama Wish I Was Here. Take a look at the photo of both actors, released by Zach Braff on his Twitter page, then read on for more details regarding the project.
One of my favorite actors of all time joins the cast of "Wish I Was Here": Mandy Patinkin will play my father. twitter.com/zachbraff/stat…— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) May 14, 2013Read More
Inspired by the successful Kickstarter campaign that funded the Veronica Mars movie, Zach Braff is taking his latest project to the crowd-sourcing site. The Garden State writer-director is seeking $2 million to finance Wish I Was Here. Take a look at the filmmaker's video introduction, featuring appearances from Jim Parsons, Donald Faison, and Chris Hardwick, along with concept art illustrations, then read on for more details.
Launched earlier today, the campaign has already raised over $850,000. Here's a description of the script, which Zach Braff wrote with his brother Andy Braff."Wish I Was Here is the story of Aidan Bloom (played by me), a struggling actor, father and husband, who at 35 is still trying to find his identity; a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic Space-Knight he'd always dreamed he'd be as a little kid.Read More
Zach Braff is in final negotiations to join Disney's Oz: The Great and Powerful, directed by Sam Raimi.
The 3D fantasy pic is a prequel to The Wizard of Oz that finds the titular character arriving in the Land of Oz and being treated like a wizard by the colorful locals.Read More
Variety reports that while ABC isn't confirming that Scrubs is going off the air, the show's star Zach Braff declared via Facebook that it is.
The original incarnation of the show actually ended last season. At that point it jumped to ABC after running for seven seasons on NBC. The new version of Scrubs centered on a new crop of medical interns, but never really took hold with fans."It was worth a try, but alas ... it didn't work," Braff posted on Facebook.Read More