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Colin Farrell Is A Romantic Thief Lost In Time In First Winter's Tale Trailer
Both adapted and directed by Goldman, the fantasy story tells the story of Peter Lake (Colin Farrell), an Irish thief living in New York at the turn of the 20th century, who gets caught up in a romance with Bererly Penn (Jessica Brown Findlay) a young woman dying of a fatal illness. Throwing the narrative for a spin, however, part of the story is also set in the present day.
Kevin Corrigan Cast As Russell Crowe's Partner In Winter's Tale
Colin Farrell, in the story, plays a thief who breaks into the home of a dying woman, only to fall in love with his targeted victim. Variety says Crowe has been cast as Pearly Soames, the leader of a gang who is pursuing Farrell’s character. Corrigan will play Crowe’s right-hand man at the head of the Short Tail gang. The film appears to be set in New York City in 1916.
Jennifer Connelly In Talks For Akiva Goldsman's Winter's Tale
A Beautiful Mind was an important film in the career of Akiva Goldsman. While the writer/producer has made a number of big hits throughout his career, the script he wrote for Ron Howard's 2001 drama ended up winning him the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, a monumental achievement for anyone in Hollywood.
Matt Bomer And Lucy Griffiths Join Akiva Goldsman's Winter's Tale
Dazzling audiences as the clean-cut looking, coke-addicted stripper of Magic Mike's insanely fit ensemble, Matt Bomer, the star of TV's White Collar, had an incredible summer. Despite having a relatively minor role in the breakout indie hit, Bomer drew plenty of notice among moviegoers, many of whom promptly took to the web to throw his name onto the growing wish list of handsome leading men who should be considered for the role of Christian Grey...
Colin Farrell Wanted As Lead In Akiva Goldsman's Winter's Tale
Akiva Goldsman, the screenwriter behind A Beautiful Mind and I Am Legend among many others, is preparing to make his feature directing debut with Winter's Tale, which isn't an adaptation of the Shakespeare play but Mark Helprin's slightly supernatural novel
Russell Crowe & Will Smith Save Akiva Goldsman's Winter's Tale By Taking Roles In It
Crowe has in fact signed on to Winter's Tale, and so has I Am Legend star Will Smith. The A-listers will play supporting roles in the fantasy-fueled drama, as a favor to Goldsman. While it might not seem like much for each to offer a few shoot days to the screenwriter who helped garner each major acclaim, this favor has in fact saved Winter's Tale from stalling out altogether. Well that in conjunction with a new budget, wherein Goldsman has cut $20 million of Warner Bros.'s costs.
Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Hiddleston Up For Akiva Goldsman's Winter's Tale
Goldsman has read with Tom Hiddleston (Loki in Marvel Films’ Thor and The Avengers) and Benjamin Walker (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) for the lead role of a criminal who finds himself on the run. Goldsman has penned a female part, as well, and is eyeing Bella Heathcote (In Time), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Gabriele Wilde (Three Musketeers) and Sarah Gadon (A Dangerous Method) to play a terminally ill character.
Akiva Goldsman Will Adapt Mark Helprin's Novel Winter's Tale
Goldsman won't be entirely a newbie director, as he's directed a handful of episodes of Fringe, but it will be a significant change for the well-known screenwriter