Yay! This sounds like a terrific part and the cast is fantastic. Congratulations, Garrett!! – Laura

Garrett Hedlund, Richard Jenkins, Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Amy Adams Cast In Andrew Levitas’ LULLABY

Garrett Hedlund (TRON: LEGACY, COUNTRY STRONG, and the upcoming ON THE ROAD and INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS), Oscar nominee Richard Jenkins (THE VISITOR), Jessica Brown Findlay (PBS’ “Downton Abbey”), Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson (DREAMGIRLS), Oscar nominee Terrence Howard and three-time Oscar nominee Amy Adams (THE FIGHTER) will star in acclaimed fine artist Andrew Levitas’ comedy/drama LULLABY. It was announced today by Mimi Steinbauer, President and CEO of Radiant Films International, and producers Andrea Stone-Brokaw of Ananta Productions and Cary Brokaw (THE PLAYER, SHORT CUTS, ANGELS IN AMERICA, CLOSER) of Avenue Pictures. Radiant Films will be offering the film to international buyers of the Cannes Film Market.

Levitas will direct the feature film from his own script which is set to start shooting in June 2012 in New York City. The Producers are in discussion with several domestic distributors but the North American rights have not been licensed.

Filled with considerable comedic beats, LULLABY explores the power of life, its transformative moments and reconnections between loved ones. Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) receives word that his father, Robert (Jenkins), who has been fighting illness for over a decade has chosen to take himself off life support in less than forty-eight hours. What follows is an unexpected journey of love, laughter, and forgiveness.

“Andrea and Cary have assembled a truly stellar cast for this life affirming tale of family and love. And in Andrew Levitas’ visionary hands LULLABY will unquestionably be an exciting film” said Steinbauer.

“Andrew Levitas has written a remarkable script and created a story that is as funny as it is moving and a part of life that everyone can identify with.” said Stone-Brokaw and Brokaw.

Hedlund made his leading breakout role in Disney’s action blockbuster TRON: LEGACY opposite Jeff Bridges before starring in COUNTRY STRONG opposite Gwyneth Paltrow. He will next star in Walter Salles’ Cannes 2012 Official Selector ON THE ROAD, where he co-starred with Adams alongside Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst and Viggo Mortensen and the Coen Brothers’ INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS opposite Carey Mulligan and Justin Timberlake, currently in post-production.

More info under the cut …

Read the rest of this entry…

Garrett cast in LULLABY with Amy Adams and Richard Jenkins
Laura
19 May, 2012


The magazine is out now!
It is also available on the iPad AND it has extra special pictures (AMAZING DEAN PICTURES!!). Unfortunately, the only down side (for non speaking) is the article is in French! Checkout the gallery for the awesome extras.

Thanks Laura for letting me know!
Source: my iPad :)

M Le Magazine Du Monde iPAD Special
tini ReTweet
19 May, 2012


 

In just five short days, Garrett and the On the Road cast will be walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. To celebrate, we have one copy of the Trois Couleur’s issue that Garrett is on the cover of to give away. The people at MK2 were kind enough to send me an extra copy and I wanted to share it with you guys.

There are three simple ways to enter the contest – “like” Team Hedlund on facebook, follow us on twitter, and tweet about the contest, which you can do once a day through May 23rd and each of those tweets counts as two entries. After you tweet about the contest, make sure you enter the URL of the tweet in the box provided on the widget to get credit for it.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Please comment below if you have any questions. Good Luck!!

CONTEST!!! Countdown To Cannes
Laura
18 May, 2012


Rick at the Beat Handbook has just posted an interview with Gerry Nicosia, author of One and Only, the biography of Luanne Henderson (Marylou in On the Road). Gerry visited Montreal during the Beatnik Boot Camp that the cast participated in before filming. Make sure you check out Rick’s site to read the article. There are also a lot of pictures from the camp, including these of Garrett:

On set with Al Hinkle (Big Ed Dunkel in the book) on the left and Gerry Nicosia on the right.


Garrett and Kristen throwing a football around.

The Daily Beat Interviews Gerry Nicosia - Includes Beatnik Boot Camp Pictures
Laura
18 May, 2012


From screenslam.com:

 

ON THE ROAD MOVIE INTERVIEWS – Join us (ed – screenslam.com) next week from May 21 – May 25 for our  On the Road week. We’re giving you the exclusive look into our sit down interview with stars Kristen Stewert, Garrett Hedlund, and Sam Riley as they tell us about their newest movie On the Road, directed by Walter Salles. The cast tells you about their journey through connecting to their characters personality and the 70′s generation and culture they immersed themselves in. We will be releasing footage to you as part of a 5 day interview series every day, starting Monday, May 21.

“I didn’t want to do anything after this. It raises the bar for, of course the work that you do, but just the experiences that you want to have and why you do the work you do.” – Kristen Stewert

“I don’t think there’s a director that could have done it the same way Walter did it. He was so immersed, I think he invested so much of himself and his life into understanding these people.” – Sam Riley

Screen Slam OTR Interview Series Next Week
Laura
17 May, 2012


As my friend Simone said on Skype when I sent her the link: asdfasfasd;fsahdfsahdfsad

More in the Gallery and there’s another picture of Kristen at the Source

M Magazine - Garrett, Sam Riley & Kristen Stewart - More Pictures
Laura
17 May, 2012




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