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  • 13 Nov 2013
    Former teen star Spencer Treat Clark was born 24 September 1987, New York City, New York, USA and began acting at an early age. He started his career with a role on “Another World,” appearing from 1995 to 1997, then again from 1998 to 1999. While on the soap, Clark also appeared in two made-for-TV movies, “It Was Him or Us” and “Long Island Fever.” Clark made his film debut in 1999 with roles in “Arlington Road” playing Jeff Bridges young son Grant Faraday, and a small role in “Double Jeopardy.” He continued his streak into 2000 by appearing in “Gladiator,” where he played the role of Lucius in the spectacular epic starring Russell Crowe. This led to a role in M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable where he played Joseph Dunn the son of Bruce Willis. After a three year absence he returned in the feature Mystic River. Other film roles included “Loverboy” (2005), “The Babysitters” (2007), “Superheroes” (2007) and “The Last House on the Left” (2009). Spencer in his transition from teen to adult actor has worked continuously in films and TV guest spots in series such as “The Good Wife” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” Clark has quite a resume of new and coming soon films for 2013 and 2014 these includes the titles “The Last Exorcism Part II” (2013) “Ice Scream” (2014), “The Town That Dreaded Sundown” (2014), “You Were Once Called Queen City” and more. Spencer attended high school at the Taft School, a boarding school in Watertown, Connecticut where he was a member of his high school's all-male acapella group "Oriocos.". Spencer then went on to attended Columbia University studying political science and economics. Even with numerous interruptions for film and TV roles he received his Bachelor's Degree from Columbia in the spring of 2010. Eliza Clark his older sister is a successful playwright and screenwriter, he enjoys traveling, playing guitar, mountain biking, hockey and fly fishing. Spencer now predominantly resides in Los Angeles.   Recent Photo of actor Spencer Treat Clark
    22168 Posted by JeffJones
  • Former teen star Spencer Treat Clark was born 24 September 1987, New York City, New York, USA and began acting at an early age. He started his career with a role on “Another World,” appearing from 1995 to 1997, then again from 1998 to 1999. While on the soap, Clark also appeared in two made-for-TV movies, “It Was Him or Us” and “Long Island Fever.” Clark made his film debut in 1999 with roles in “Arlington Road” playing Jeff Bridges young son Grant Faraday, and a small role in “Double Jeopardy.” He continued his streak into 2000 by appearing in “Gladiator,” where he played the role of Lucius in the spectacular epic starring Russell Crowe. This led to a role in M. Night Shyamalan’s Unbreakable where he played Joseph Dunn the son of Bruce Willis. After a three year absence he returned in the feature Mystic River. Other film roles included “Loverboy” (2005), “The Babysitters” (2007), “Superheroes” (2007) and “The Last House on the Left” (2009). Spencer in his transition from teen to adult actor has worked continuously in films and TV guest spots in series such as “The Good Wife” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” Clark has quite a resume of new and coming soon films for 2013 and 2014 these includes the titles “The Last Exorcism Part II” (2013) “Ice Scream” (2014), “The Town That Dreaded Sundown” (2014), “You Were Once Called Queen City” and more. Spencer attended high school at the Taft School, a boarding school in Watertown, Connecticut where he was a member of his high school's all-male acapella group "Oriocos.". Spencer then went on to attended Columbia University studying political science and economics. Even with numerous interruptions for film and TV roles he received his Bachelor's Degree from Columbia in the spring of 2010. Eliza Clark his older sister is a successful playwright and screenwriter, he enjoys traveling, playing guitar, mountain biking, hockey and fly fishing. Spencer now predominantly resides in Los Angeles.   Recent Photo of actor Spencer Treat Clark
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  • 12 Nov 2013
    Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Grudge Match” stars award-winning movie legends Oscar® winner Robert De Niro (“Raging Bull,” “Silver Linings Playbook”) and Oscar® nominee Sylvester Stallone (the “Rocky” films, “The Expendables”) as old boxing rivals who come out of retirement for one final match. Peter Segal (“Get Smart”) directs the comedy. In “Grudge Match,” De Niro and Stallone play Billy “The Kid” McDonnen and Henry “Razor” Sharp, two local Pittsburgh fighters whose fierce rivalry put them in the national spotlight. Each had scored a victory against the other during their heyday, but in 1983, on the eve of their decisive third match, Razor suddenly announced his retirement, refusing to explain why but effectively delivering a knock-out punch to both their careers. Thirty years later, boxing promoter Dante Slate Jr., seeing big dollar signs, makes them an offer they can’t refuse: to re-enter the ring and settle the score once and for all. But they may not have to wait that long: on their first encounter in decades, their long-festering feud erupts into an unintentionally hilarious melee that instantly goes viral. The sudden social media frenzy transforms their local grudge match into a must-see HBO event. Now, if they can just survive the training, they may actually live to fight again. The film also stars Kevin Hart (“Think Like a Man”) as Dante Slate Jr.; Oscar® winner Alan Arkin as Razor’s former trainer, Louis “Lightning” Conlon, who gets to put Razor through his paces again; and Oscar® winner Kim Basinger (“L.A. Confidential”) as Sally Rose, who was once the love of Razor’s life. Rounding out the cast are Jon Bernthal (upcoming “The Wolf of Wall Street,” TV’s “The Walking Dead”) as BJ, who becomes The Kid’s instinctive but untested trainer; and young film newcomer Camden Gray (“Californication”). Segal is directing from a screenplay by Rodney Rothman, story by Tim Kelleher. The film is being produced by Bill Gerber (“Gran Torino”), Mark Steven Johnson (“Grumpy Old Men,” “Grumpier Old Men”), Michael Ewing (“Get Smart”) and Ravi Mehta (“The Lucky One”). Peter Segal, Jane Rosenthal and Kevin King-Templeton are serving as executive producers. Collaborating with Segal behind the scenes are: Academy Award®-winning cinematographer Dean Semler (“Dances With Wolves,” “Apocalypto”); production designer Wynn Thomas (“Cinderella Man”); costume designer Mary Vogt (“Men in Black 3”); and editor William Kerr (“Bridesmaids”). Robert Sale, who was the technical advisor on “Rocky Balboa,” is serving as the film’s boxing consultant. The music is by Trevor Rabin. Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Gerber Pictures Production, a Callahan Filmworks Production, a Peter Segal film, “Grudge Match.” The film opens December 25, 2013 and will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. Grudge Match Trailer and Studio Stills Copyright: © 2013 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC
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    Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Grudge Match” stars award-winning movie legends Oscar® winner Robert De Niro (“Raging Bull,” “Silver Linings Playbook”) and Oscar® nominee Sylvester Stallone (the “Rocky” films, “The Expendables”) as old boxing rivals who come out of retirement for one final match. Peter Segal (“Get Smart”) directs the comedy. In “Grudge Match,” De Niro and Stallone play Billy “The Kid” McDonnen and Henry “Razor” Sharp, two local Pittsburgh fighters whose fierce rivalry put them in the national spotlight. Each had scored a victory against the other during their heyday, but in 1983, on the eve of their decisive third match, Razor suddenly announced his retirement, refusing to explain why but effectively delivering a knock-out punch to both their careers. Thirty years later, boxing promoter Dante Slate Jr., seeing big dollar signs, makes them an offer they can’t refuse: to re-enter the ring and settle the score once and for all. But they may not have to wait that long: on their first encounter in decades, their long-festering feud erupts into an unintentionally hilarious melee that instantly goes viral. The sudden social media frenzy transforms their local grudge match into a must-see HBO event. Now, if they can just survive the training, they may actually live to fight again. The film also stars Kevin Hart (“Think Like a Man”) as Dante Slate Jr.; Oscar® winner Alan Arkin as Razor’s former trainer, Louis “Lightning” Conlon, who gets to put Razor through his paces again; and Oscar® winner Kim Basinger (“L.A. Confidential”) as Sally Rose, who was once the love of Razor’s life. Rounding out the cast are Jon Bernthal (upcoming “The Wolf of Wall Street,” TV’s “The Walking Dead”) as BJ, who becomes The Kid’s instinctive but untested trainer; and young film newcomer Camden Gray (“Californication”). Segal is directing from a screenplay by Rodney Rothman, story by Tim Kelleher. The film is being produced by Bill Gerber (“Gran Torino”), Mark Steven Johnson (“Grumpy Old Men,” “Grumpier Old Men”), Michael Ewing (“Get Smart”) and Ravi Mehta (“The Lucky One”). Peter Segal, Jane Rosenthal and Kevin King-Templeton are serving as executive producers. Collaborating with Segal behind the scenes are: Academy Award®-winning cinematographer Dean Semler (“Dances With Wolves,” “Apocalypto”); production designer Wynn Thomas (“Cinderella Man”); costume designer Mary Vogt (“Men in Black 3”); and editor William Kerr (“Bridesmaids”). Robert Sale, who was the technical advisor on “Rocky Balboa,” is serving as the film’s boxing consultant. The music is by Trevor Rabin. Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Gerber Pictures Production, a Callahan Filmworks Production, a Peter Segal film, “Grudge Match.” The film opens December 25, 2013 and will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. Grudge Match Trailer and Studio Stills Copyright: © 2013 WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC
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  • 05 Nov 2013
    Keanu Reeves makes an explosive return to action-adventure in 47 Ronin. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and restore honor to their people. Driven from their homes and dispersed across the land, this band of Ronin must seek the help of Kai (Reeves)—a half-breed they once rejected—as they fight their way across a savage world of mythic beasts, shape-shifting witchcraft and wondrous terrors. As this exiled, enslaved outcast becomes their most deadly weapon, he will transform into the hero who inspires this band of outnumbered rebels to seize eternity. Helmed by director Carl Rinsch (The Gift), 47 Ronin is produced by Pamela Abdy (Identity Thief, upcoming Endless Love) and Eric McLeod (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Austin Powers series). www.47roninmovie.com Genre:      Epic 3D action-adventure Cast:        Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada          Tadanobu Asano,  Rinko Kikuchi, Ko Shibasaki                    Directed by:                  Carl Rinsch Screenplay by:              Chris Morgan and Hossein Amini Screen Story by:            Chris Morgan & Walter Hamada Produced by:                 Pamela Abdy, Eric McLeod Executive Producers:      Scott Stuber, Chris Fenton, Walter Hamada Watch Trailer 2 HD
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    Keanu Reeves makes an explosive return to action-adventure in 47 Ronin. After a treacherous warlord kills their master and banishes their kind, 47 leaderless samurai vow to seek vengeance and restore honor to their people. Driven from their homes and dispersed across the land, this band of Ronin must seek the help of Kai (Reeves)—a half-breed they once rejected—as they fight their way across a savage world of mythic beasts, shape-shifting witchcraft and wondrous terrors. As this exiled, enslaved outcast becomes their most deadly weapon, he will transform into the hero who inspires this band of outnumbered rebels to seize eternity. Helmed by director Carl Rinsch (The Gift), 47 Ronin is produced by Pamela Abdy (Identity Thief, upcoming Endless Love) and Eric McLeod (Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Austin Powers series). www.47roninmovie.com Genre:      Epic 3D action-adventure Cast:        Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada          Tadanobu Asano,  Rinko Kikuchi, Ko Shibasaki                    Directed by:                  Carl Rinsch Screenplay by:              Chris Morgan and Hossein Amini Screen Story by:            Chris Morgan & Walter Hamada Produced by:                 Pamela Abdy, Eric McLeod Executive Producers:      Scott Stuber, Chris Fenton, Walter Hamada Watch Trailer 2 HD
    Nov 05, 2013 27435
  • 30 Oct 2013
    Mr. Peabody, the most accomplished dog in the world, and his mischievous boy Sherman, use their time machine - The Wabac - to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man or dog. But when Sherman takes The Wabac out for a joyride to impress his friend Penny, they accidently rip a hole in the universe, wreaking havoc on the most important events in world history. Before they forever alter the past, present and future, Mr. Peabody must come to their rescue, ultimately facing the most daunting challenge of any era: figuring out how to be a parent. Together, the time traveling trio will make their mark on history. Genres: Time Travel Adventure Comedy Starring: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Allison Janney, Stephen Colbert, Leslie Mann, Stanley Tucci, Patrick Warburton, Lake Bell, Zach Callison, Dennis Haysbert Directed By: Rob Minkoff Produced By: Alex Schwartz and Denise Nolan Cascino Executive Produced By: Tiffany Ward, Eric Ellenbogen, Jason Clark   Watch Trailer
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    Mr. Peabody, the most accomplished dog in the world, and his mischievous boy Sherman, use their time machine - The Wabac - to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man or dog. But when Sherman takes The Wabac out for a joyride to impress his friend Penny, they accidently rip a hole in the universe, wreaking havoc on the most important events in world history. Before they forever alter the past, present and future, Mr. Peabody must come to their rescue, ultimately facing the most daunting challenge of any era: figuring out how to be a parent. Together, the time traveling trio will make their mark on history. Genres: Time Travel Adventure Comedy Starring: Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Allison Janney, Stephen Colbert, Leslie Mann, Stanley Tucci, Patrick Warburton, Lake Bell, Zach Callison, Dennis Haysbert Directed By: Rob Minkoff Produced By: Alex Schwartz and Denise Nolan Cascino Executive Produced By: Tiffany Ward, Eric Ellenbogen, Jason Clark   Watch Trailer
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  • 29 Oct 2013
    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Lionsgate)Release: 11/22/2013 THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever. THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE is directed by Francis Lawrence, and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the second in a trilogy that has over 50 million copies in print in the U.S. alone. THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE opens on November 22, 2013. Lionsgate Presents; A Color Force/Lionsgate Production Watch the Final Trailer
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    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (Lionsgate)Release: 11/22/2013 THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the 74th Annual Hunger Games along with fellow tribute Peeta Mellark. Winning means that they must turn around and leave their family and close friends, embarking on a "Victor's Tour" of the districts. Along the way Katniss senses that a rebellion is simmering, but the Capitol is still very much in control as President Snow prepares the 75th Annual Hunger Games (The Quarter Quell) - a competition that could change Panem forever. THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE is directed by Francis Lawrence, and produced by Nina Jacobson’s Color Force in tandem with producer Jon Kilik. The novel on which the film is based is the second in a trilogy that has over 50 million copies in print in the U.S. alone. THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE opens on November 22, 2013. Lionsgate Presents; A Color Force/Lionsgate Production Watch the Final Trailer
    Oct 29, 2013 10100
  • 21 Oct 2013
    Our look back today at former Teen Stars Online stars takes us to Freddie Boath who is primarily remembered by North American audiences for his role of Alex in the 2001 film The Mummy Returns. Freddie was born on the 6 May 1991, in London, England. Freddie was a huge fan of the first film The Mummy (1999) which at that time he had claimed to have seen a whopping 58 times. His only experience before auditioning for The Mummy Returns had been lip-synching the John Travolta role in a class production of Grease. He had a previous audition setup for a part in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) but scuttled those plans to audition for the role of Alex in The Mummy Returns. The audition paid off as he snagged the role to play adventure-loving Alex over hundreds of other hopefuls. His fearless personality convinced Stephen Sommers that he was right for the part after only a few meetings, and the film's cast and crew agreed that he is much like the brave, action-minded Alex in real life. The son of a banker father and producer mother, he attends a Catholic boys' school in London. Although he has taken weekly drama classes for several years with his older brother Jack and his little sister he had zero acting experience. The film was a big hit when released and was certainly a great popcorn action flick and it seemed a Freddie was destined to child stardom but disappeared from the scene for seven years showing up again in 2008 in the British series The Children playing Jack for three episodes. All his following work has been on TV in the UK with appearances in series such as The Bill (2009), Doctors (2010), The Pillars of the Earth for eight episodes and more recently House of Anubis as Benji Reed.
    14308 Posted by JeffJones
  • Our look back today at former Teen Stars Online stars takes us to Freddie Boath who is primarily remembered by North American audiences for his role of Alex in the 2001 film The Mummy Returns. Freddie was born on the 6 May 1991, in London, England. Freddie was a huge fan of the first film The Mummy (1999) which at that time he had claimed to have seen a whopping 58 times. His only experience before auditioning for The Mummy Returns had been lip-synching the John Travolta role in a class production of Grease. He had a previous audition setup for a part in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) but scuttled those plans to audition for the role of Alex in The Mummy Returns. The audition paid off as he snagged the role to play adventure-loving Alex over hundreds of other hopefuls. His fearless personality convinced Stephen Sommers that he was right for the part after only a few meetings, and the film's cast and crew agreed that he is much like the brave, action-minded Alex in real life. The son of a banker father and producer mother, he attends a Catholic boys' school in London. Although he has taken weekly drama classes for several years with his older brother Jack and his little sister he had zero acting experience. The film was a big hit when released and was certainly a great popcorn action flick and it seemed a Freddie was destined to child stardom but disappeared from the scene for seven years showing up again in 2008 in the British series The Children playing Jack for three episodes. All his following work has been on TV in the UK with appearances in series such as The Bill (2009), Doctors (2010), The Pillars of the Earth for eight episodes and more recently House of Anubis as Benji Reed.
    Oct 21, 2013 14308
  • 08 Oct 2013
    Set in a dystopic present where vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons rage in a battle for ultimate power, Victor Frankenstein's creation Adam (Aaron Eckhart) finds himself caught in the middle as both sides race to discover the secret to his immortality. From the co-writer of the hit supernatural saga, UNDERWORLD, comes the action thriller I, FRANKENSTEIN, written for the screen and directed by Stuart Beattie, screen story by Kevin Grevioux and Stuart Beattie, based on the Darkstorm Studios graphic novel "I, Frankenstein" created by Kevin Grevioux, and brought to life by a cast that includes Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Socratis Otto, Jai Courtney, Kevin Grevioux, Mahesh Jadu, Caitlin Stasey and Aden Young as Victor Frankenstein. Genres: Action-Thriller Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Socratis Otto, Jai Courtney and Kevin Grevioux Directed By: Stuart Beattie Produced By: Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Richard Wright, Andrew Mason, Sidney Kimmel Watch the Trailer
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    Set in a dystopic present where vigilant gargoyles and ferocious demons rage in a battle for ultimate power, Victor Frankenstein's creation Adam (Aaron Eckhart) finds himself caught in the middle as both sides race to discover the secret to his immortality. From the co-writer of the hit supernatural saga, UNDERWORLD, comes the action thriller I, FRANKENSTEIN, written for the screen and directed by Stuart Beattie, screen story by Kevin Grevioux and Stuart Beattie, based on the Darkstorm Studios graphic novel "I, Frankenstein" created by Kevin Grevioux, and brought to life by a cast that includes Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Socratis Otto, Jai Courtney, Kevin Grevioux, Mahesh Jadu, Caitlin Stasey and Aden Young as Victor Frankenstein. Genres: Action-Thriller Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Socratis Otto, Jai Courtney and Kevin Grevioux Directed By: Stuart Beattie Produced By: Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Richard Wright, Andrew Mason, Sidney Kimmel Watch the Trailer
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  • 07 Oct 2013
    We now look at another retro stars from Teen Stars Online early days it is Joseph Michael Cross who was born the 28 May 1986, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA and made Joseph made his feature film debut in M. Night Shyamalan's "Wide Awake" (1998). Before that he appeared on the television series "As the World Turns" in the recurring role of Casey Hughes and "Dellaventura" as Daniel Webb in 1997. The year 1998 was a big one for Cross, besides Wide Awake he was also see in the TV movie "Saint Maybe" and one of the best episodes of the series "Touched by an Angel," paying Petey in the episode Psalm 51. The landmark 100th episode saw cross as young boy battling cystic fibrosis in a breakout performance. Cross appeared in two featured films that year sharing the screen with Michael Keaton in "Desperate Measures" and the underrated family flick "Jack Frost." Things slowed down after this for the popular child actor appearing two years later in the TV move "The Spring" and then a three year break before we next saw him in two episodes of "Third Watch" and then landing the role of Danny O'Keefe in the short lived "The O'Keefes." Over the next few year Cross kept working appearing in features such as "Running with Scissors" (2006) and "Milk" (2008). Since 2011 he has made a comeback in several features such as "Lincoln" (2012), "Last Weekend: (2013) and the upcoming "The Automatic Hate" (2015). In between the films and TV in 2003 he made his stage debut at the Williamstown Playhouse in John Guare's play "Landscape of the Body," directed by Michael Grief. He played guitar for the rock band Roostir, attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in 2007 and in 2009 appeared as William 'Fred' Parsons on the British stage adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's.
    11097 Posted by JeffJones
  • We now look at another retro stars from Teen Stars Online early days it is Joseph Michael Cross who was born the 28 May 1986, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA and made Joseph made his feature film debut in M. Night Shyamalan's "Wide Awake" (1998). Before that he appeared on the television series "As the World Turns" in the recurring role of Casey Hughes and "Dellaventura" as Daniel Webb in 1997. The year 1998 was a big one for Cross, besides Wide Awake he was also see in the TV movie "Saint Maybe" and one of the best episodes of the series "Touched by an Angel," paying Petey in the episode Psalm 51. The landmark 100th episode saw cross as young boy battling cystic fibrosis in a breakout performance. Cross appeared in two featured films that year sharing the screen with Michael Keaton in "Desperate Measures" and the underrated family flick "Jack Frost." Things slowed down after this for the popular child actor appearing two years later in the TV move "The Spring" and then a three year break before we next saw him in two episodes of "Third Watch" and then landing the role of Danny O'Keefe in the short lived "The O'Keefes." Over the next few year Cross kept working appearing in features such as "Running with Scissors" (2006) and "Milk" (2008). Since 2011 he has made a comeback in several features such as "Lincoln" (2012), "Last Weekend: (2013) and the upcoming "The Automatic Hate" (2015). In between the films and TV in 2003 he made his stage debut at the Williamstown Playhouse in John Guare's play "Landscape of the Body," directed by Michael Grief. He played guitar for the rock band Roostir, attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in 2007 and in 2009 appeared as William 'Fred' Parsons on the British stage adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's.
    Oct 07, 2013 11097
  • 05 Oct 2013
    A brilliant and remarkably gifted 12‐year‐old is trained to become Earth’s ultimate military leader in Ender’s Game, the long‐awaited big‐screen adaptation of the classic, Hugo and Nebula Award winning novel. After surviving a devastating attack by the insect‐like Formics, the people of Earth have spent years readying themselves for a repeat attack by nurturing a new generation of child geniuses to be trained as warriors. The planet’s best and brightest youngsters are selected to attend Battle School, an orbiting space station where they compete for a chance to become a commander of the International Forces. Using advanced computer simulations and rigorous game‐like exercises, they train in an atmosphere of violence and intense competition, knowing that only one will be selected to lead. Ender Wiggins (Asa Butterfield) is exceptional, even among his extraordinary classmates. His unique combination of intelligence, empathy, and strategic brilliance makes him a standout in the classroom and in the Battle Room—a zero‐gravity playground where games of futuristic laser tag test the trainees’ strategic and physical abilities. But Ender’s singular gifts inspire envy in his fellow recruits, and the school’s commander, Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford), deliberately alienates Ender from the other children in order to hone his individual leadership skills. An outsider at first, Ender, with his preternatural understanding of human nature gradually builds a coalition among his peers, and is soon promoted to command school—located on a distant planet once used by the Formics as a forward staging post for their invasion of Earth. Under the severe tutelage of Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), the brilliant general who defeated the Formics years earlier, Ender is rapidly promoted to lead his fellow students in simulated war games against enemy forces. Certain that another attack by the Formics is imminent, Graff and Rackham believe they have only weeks to ready Ender to lead the International Fleet in a battle for planetary survival. But as the boy prepares to face his final test, he develops gnawing doubts about the monumental task that lies ahead. Is this the best stragefy for achieving peace? Ender’s Game is written for the screen and directed by Gavin Hood (Tsotsi, X‐Men Origins: Wolverine), based on the book titled Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. It stars Academy Award® nominee Harrison Ford (Witness, Actor in a Leading Role, 1985; Star Wars), Asa Butterfield (Hugo, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas), Academy Award® nominee Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit, Actress in a Supporting Role, 2010), Academy Award® nominee Viola Davis (The Help, Actress in a Leading Role, 2011; Doubt) and Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine, Actress in a Supporting Role, 2006; Zombieland) and Academy Award® winner Sir Ben Kingsley (Gandhi, Actor in a Leading Role, 1982; Iron Man 3). Ender’s Game is produced by Gigi Pritzker (Drive, The Way, Way Back), Linda McDonough (Rabbit Hole, Drive), Alex Kurtzman (Now You See Me, Star Trek Into Darkness), Roberto Orci (Now You See Me, Star Trek Into Darkness), Robert Chartoff (The Mechanic, Rocky Balboa), Lynn Hendee (The Tempest, My Country), Orson Scott Card and Ed Ulbrich (Oblivion, Tron: Legacy). Executive producers are Bill Lischak (Drive, The Rabbit Hole), David Coatsworth (Underworld: Awakening, Larry Crowne), Ivy Zhong (Huang Jin Da Jie An), Venkatesh Roddam, Ted Ravinett, Deborah Del Prete (From Prada to Nada, The Spirit) and Mandy Safavi (“Transformers Prime”). Don McAlpine, ASC (Moulin Rouge!, X‐Men Origins: Wolverine) is the director of photography. Production designers are Sean Haworth (The Thing) and experienced concept artist Ben Procter (Prometheus, Avatar), with Tully Summers (The Dark Knight Rises, Men in Black 3) serving as creature designer. The film was edited by Zach Staenberg, A.C.E. (The Matrix, In Time) and Lee Smith, A.C.E. The costume designer is Christine Bieselin Clark (Tron: Legacy, Watchmen). Matthew E. Butler is the visual effects supervisor. Steve Jablonsky is the composer. Casting is by John Papsidera, C.S.A. Theatrical Trailer Photos
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    A brilliant and remarkably gifted 12‐year‐old is trained to become Earth’s ultimate military leader in Ender’s Game, the long‐awaited big‐screen adaptation of the classic, Hugo and Nebula Award winning novel. After surviving a devastating attack by the insect‐like Formics, the people of Earth have spent years readying themselves for a repeat attack by nurturing a new generation of child geniuses to be trained as warriors. The planet’s best and brightest youngsters are selected to attend Battle School, an orbiting space station where they compete for a chance to become a commander of the International Forces. Using advanced computer simulations and rigorous game‐like exercises, they train in an atmosphere of violence and intense competition, knowing that only one will be selected to lead. Ender Wiggins (Asa Butterfield) is exceptional, even among his extraordinary classmates. His unique combination of intelligence, empathy, and strategic brilliance makes him a standout in the classroom and in the Battle Room—a zero‐gravity playground where games of futuristic laser tag test the trainees’ strategic and physical abilities. But Ender’s singular gifts inspire envy in his fellow recruits, and the school’s commander, Colonel Hyrum Graff (Harrison Ford), deliberately alienates Ender from the other children in order to hone his individual leadership skills. An outsider at first, Ender, with his preternatural understanding of human nature gradually builds a coalition among his peers, and is soon promoted to command school—located on a distant planet once used by the Formics as a forward staging post for their invasion of Earth. Under the severe tutelage of Mazer Rackham (Ben Kingsley), the brilliant general who defeated the Formics years earlier, Ender is rapidly promoted to lead his fellow students in simulated war games against enemy forces. Certain that another attack by the Formics is imminent, Graff and Rackham believe they have only weeks to ready Ender to lead the International Fleet in a battle for planetary survival. But as the boy prepares to face his final test, he develops gnawing doubts about the monumental task that lies ahead. Is this the best stragefy for achieving peace? Ender’s Game is written for the screen and directed by Gavin Hood (Tsotsi, X‐Men Origins: Wolverine), based on the book titled Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card. It stars Academy Award® nominee Harrison Ford (Witness, Actor in a Leading Role, 1985; Star Wars), Asa Butterfield (Hugo, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas), Academy Award® nominee Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit, Actress in a Supporting Role, 2010), Academy Award® nominee Viola Davis (The Help, Actress in a Leading Role, 2011; Doubt) and Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine, Actress in a Supporting Role, 2006; Zombieland) and Academy Award® winner Sir Ben Kingsley (Gandhi, Actor in a Leading Role, 1982; Iron Man 3). Ender’s Game is produced by Gigi Pritzker (Drive, The Way, Way Back), Linda McDonough (Rabbit Hole, Drive), Alex Kurtzman (Now You See Me, Star Trek Into Darkness), Roberto Orci (Now You See Me, Star Trek Into Darkness), Robert Chartoff (The Mechanic, Rocky Balboa), Lynn Hendee (The Tempest, My Country), Orson Scott Card and Ed Ulbrich (Oblivion, Tron: Legacy). Executive producers are Bill Lischak (Drive, The Rabbit Hole), David Coatsworth (Underworld: Awakening, Larry Crowne), Ivy Zhong (Huang Jin Da Jie An), Venkatesh Roddam, Ted Ravinett, Deborah Del Prete (From Prada to Nada, The Spirit) and Mandy Safavi (“Transformers Prime”). Don McAlpine, ASC (Moulin Rouge!, X‐Men Origins: Wolverine) is the director of photography. Production designers are Sean Haworth (The Thing) and experienced concept artist Ben Procter (Prometheus, Avatar), with Tully Summers (The Dark Knight Rises, Men in Black 3) serving as creature designer. The film was edited by Zach Staenberg, A.C.E. (The Matrix, In Time) and Lee Smith, A.C.E. The costume designer is Christine Bieselin Clark (Tron: Legacy, Watchmen). Matthew E. Butler is the visual effects supervisor. Steve Jablonsky is the composer. Casting is by John Papsidera, C.S.A. Theatrical Trailer Photos
    Oct 05, 2013 5777
  • 22 Sep 2013
    It is a shame there have to be video games like GTA 5, while the game developers claim the game is aimed at adults they very well know that many kids will get this game into their hands. I have heard stories of kids as young as 11 years old being bought this game by their parents, what kind of irresponsible parent would place such a game in the hand of a child? It is bad enough the endless hours they spend playing violent war type games but then we get a GTA with the sex and drugs thrown in with the violence. In my own experience and I am a teen I saw in the mall a parent buying the game for a kid that looked no more than 11 years old and you could see his excitement of wanting to get home as fast as possible and get it in to his video game console. Look as a teen I freely admit to playing the war theme games but I can freely place a barrier between reality and fantasy but I have known many other games kids who are unable to and for this I say the gaming industry is very irresponsible with games such as GTA 5, but then again the real burden should be on parents who provide access to games like this.
    29721 Posted by $NavyBoy$
  • It is a shame there have to be video games like GTA 5, while the game developers claim the game is aimed at adults they very well know that many kids will get this game into their hands. I have heard stories of kids as young as 11 years old being bought this game by their parents, what kind of irresponsible parent would place such a game in the hand of a child? It is bad enough the endless hours they spend playing violent war type games but then we get a GTA with the sex and drugs thrown in with the violence. In my own experience and I am a teen I saw in the mall a parent buying the game for a kid that looked no more than 11 years old and you could see his excitement of wanting to get home as fast as possible and get it in to his video game console. Look as a teen I freely admit to playing the war theme games but I can freely place a barrier between reality and fantasy but I have known many other games kids who are unable to and for this I say the gaming industry is very irresponsible with games such as GTA 5, but then again the real burden should be on parents who provide access to games like this.
    Sep 22, 2013 29721