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Danny Huston Joins Amy Adams And Christoph Waltz For Tim Burton's Big Eyes
Huston has now officially signed on, and is now set to play Dick Nolan, who is described as a “burnt-out, heavy-drinking gossip reporter.” The character of Nolan sounds like trouble, and with Huston's unique blend of boyish charm and reckless swagger, he seems a great fit for the part.
Don't Trust The B---'s Krysten Ritter Joins Tim Burton's Biopic Big Eyes
The titular Big Eyes refer to the kitschy paintings of Margaret (Adams) and Walter Keane (Waltz), and the impending implosion of their relationship centered on arguments over the true creator behind those creepy children and their optical enlargements.
Danny Huston Eyes A Role In Tim Burton's Biopic Big Eyes
Burton's dramedy centers on the strained relationship between Walter and Margaret Keane (Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams), whose big-eyed children portraits were extremely popular in the 1950s through the 1960s. What's interesting about the back story is that the couple’s relationship was tarnished due to divorce and lawsuits trying prove who the actual artist actually was.
Tim Burton Will Direct Biopic Big Eyes, Christoph Waltz And Amy Adams To Star
Now, in hindsight, we should have known better than to think a film with paintings of kids with spooky-big eyes could possibly be directed by anyone other than Burton himself.
Reese Witherspoon, Ryan Reynolds Team For Controversial Art Biopic Big Eyes
Witherspoon will play Margaret Keane, an artist whose pop-eyed paintings became all the rage in the 1960s. Also known as “Waifs,” “Keane” and “Sad Eye” paintings, these works of art popped up around San Francisco nearly 50 years ago and became household commodities … until controversy cropped up.