Katie Holmes, Kevin Kline and Paul Dano have been tapped to join John C. Reilly in the new comedy The Extra Man.
Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini signed on to direct the movie based on Jonathan Ames' novel, and production is set to begin this February in New York, according to Variety. Springer Berman and Pulcini last directed The Nanny Diaries together.
In the film, Kline plays a failed playwright who works as a male escort for rich widows on the Upper East Side. Kline's character also forms a mentor-student relationship with a troubled, wannabe playwright (Dano). ...
The Closer's Jon Tenney has joined the remake of 1987's The Stepfather. Tenney will play a dad trying to reconnect with his teen son (Gossip Girl's Penn Badgley) after a divorce. Oh, and Hidden Palms' dewy Amber Heard is now playing Badg's GF, a role previously eyed by FNL's Adrienne Palicki.... Paul Dano (There Will Be Blood) will star in and exec-produce Gigantic, an offbeat comedy about a mattress salesman and a woman he meets in his store. Zooey Deschanel will also star.... DreamWorks Animation has pushed the release of the 3-D How to Train Your Dragon to March 26, 2010, after realizing the original November '09 date was overcrowded with other 3-D flicks: A Christmas Carol (starring Jim Carrey) and James Cameron's Avatar. Adam Bryantread more
Amidst all the pillaging pirates and soaring superheroes of this summer movie season, keep an eye out for a plucky little yellow VW bus, because that's one ride you won't want to miss. Now in select theaters, Little Miss Sunshine follows a dysfunctional bunch — Dad (Greg Kinnear) is a low-rent Tony Robbins, the Nietzsche-loving son (Paul Dano) has taken a vow of silence, Grandpa (Alan Arkin) is an oversexed druggie, and Uncle Frank (read more