BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
Today was a pretty big day for Cameron Crowe’s anticipated musical documentary Pearl Jam Twenty, which promises to capture the rise of alternative rock’s grungiest antiheroes. For starters, it was announced that Twenty would hold its official world premiere at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, where the doc will screen in the Special Presentations program. Next, the first official trailer was posted online.
Back in 2009, Pearl Jam released the first single off of their new album, Backspacer. A song called "The Fixer," the song was promoted with a music video directed by none-other-than Cameron Crowe. The choice of director made perfect sense, as Crowe has been working on a then-untitled documentary about the band, from their start in Seattle, Washington to their twentieth anniversary.
Though he typically sticks to smaller roles and guest spots on television shows, John Michael Higgins is always fun to watch. Whether he is acting like an insane person, as he did in Yes Man,
Though Fugit has had a hard time finding any roles that capitalize on the talent he showed in Almost Famous-- his last film was the instantly forgotten Cirque du Freak-- Fanning is on a roll
Scarlett Johansson’s name seems to be rumored for just about every upcoming project in Hollywood, but since being the best thing about Iron Man 2, aside from reprising her role as Black Widow in The Avengers
The role would be opposite Matt Damon in the story of a grieving father who buys a zoo along with his children. I'm not totally sure where the female lead fits in, since my understanding is that the wife is dead
Cameron Crowe has written and/or directed three wonderful movies and two totally watchable films, which means when I walk into his next movie, I know there's a higher percentage chance of greatness
Matt Damon is a busy dude. He currently has six movies that have either been completed or are in post-production and has six more that are currently in development. Apparently he likes this whole "actor" business.
Crowe also did a rewrite on the script originally by Aline Brosh McKenna, which means we'll likely be getting a film more "Crowe-esque" than you might expect from a project he didn't develop himself
With virtually no attention from the press, Crowe has secured full music rights and the participation of Motown producer Berry Gordy, as well as a production deal with Sony and Scott Rudin