Posts tagged as cameron crowe

Luke Wilson and More Join Cameron Crowe's Showtime Pilot 'Roadies'

Back in June it was announced that Cameron Crowe was developing a roadie comedy for Showtime, and today THR reports that the project has set its leading stars. The pilot will follow "the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the crew members who get the show on the road" and star Luke Wilson as the sober and "sleep-deprived" tour manager Bill, Imogen Poots as electrical tech Kelly Ann, Keisha Castle-Hughes as the "outspoken and passionate" sound mixer Donna Mancini, Peter Cambor as "offbeat American anglophile guitar tech" Milo, and Rafe Spall as a British financial adviser named Reg Whitehead who "knows less than [...]

Bill Murray Is in Talks to Join Cameron Crowe's New Movie

Writer/director Cameron Crowe is working on his next movie in Hawaii, and The Wrap reports that Bill Murray is in talks to join the cast. The untitled romantic comedy follows a defense contractor (Bradley Cooper) who falls in love with an Air Force pilot (Emma Stone) after he's sent to set up a weapons satellite in Hawaii. The two decide to work together to stop the satellite's launch. There's no word on who Murray would be playing, but he's joining a supporting cast that includes Rachel McAdams, Danny McBride, Alec Baldwin, and Jay Baruchel. This will be Murray and Cameron Crowe's first time working together. A 2014 release is [...]

An Imagined Scene From The Academy Awards Writers' Room

For the first time ever (except for every other year), a bunch of comedy screenwriters will gather to work on the telecast for the Oscars this February. The hired writers include Curb Your Enthusiasm's Alec Berg and David Mandel, Tower Heist writers Jeff Nathanson and Ted Griffin, SNL vets Barry Blaustein and David Sheffield, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno's Jon Macks, and Cameron Crowe. Here is an imagined scene from this year's writers' room:

Brett Ratner: Welcome! I wanted to make you feel comfortable, so I've furnished our writers' room with a sofa for each of you to stretch across like Roman emperors. My number one [...]

NBC Is Developing a 'Say Anything' Series, and Cameron Crowe Wants to Stop It

From Real Genius to Big to Problem Child, there have been a ton of movie-to-TV series in development these days, but yesterday's report that NBC was developing a single-cam series adaptation of Cameron Crowe's 1989 comedy Say Anything didn't go over well with the movie's original writer/director. According to the original Deadline report, NBC has given a script commitment to the follow-up series set a decade after the film written by Better Off Ted's Justin Adler and co-executive produced by Aaron Kaplan. After the news broke, Crowe and Say Anything star John Cusack were quick to address it on Twitter: "Regarding the announcement of a [...]

Danny McBride Joins Cameron Crowe's Next Movie

Danny McBride and writer/director Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire) don't seem like the most obvious pairing, but they're set to work together on Crowe's next project, an untitled film that also stars Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, and Rachel McAdams. Cooper revealed that McBride has been cast in a supporting role during an interview with The Huffington Post. The mysterious film is believed to be a revamped version of Crowe's rom-com Deep Tiki, which was set to star Ben Stiller and Reese Witherspoon in 2008 before the project was canceled. Danny McBride's role is not known at this time, but here's how The Wrap describes the movie:

Cooper will [...]

Cameron Crowe's Original Opening to Say Anything

Cameron Crowe has just uploaded the original, unused opening from Say Anything, his directoral debut.

Cameron Crowe Is Developing a Roadie Comedy for Showtime

Cameron Crowe is about to give TV comedy a try. According to Nikki Finke, the Almost Famous writer/director is currently working on an ensemble comedy set at a U.S. rock tour called Roadies. While no other details on the pilot have been revealed, Crowe will reportedly direct it before the end of the year, when his latest untitled romantic comedy starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, and Bill Murray will be released in theaters.

Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: 'Say Anything'

Do you like Valentine’s Day? If so, do you try to coordinate your DVD purchases with whatever holiday you might be celebrating? If so, maybe you’d like to buy Cameron Crowe’s 1989 classic rom-com Say Anything which Amazon has recently put out at discounted DVD and Blu-Ray prices. Fall in love all over again with Lloyd Dobler as he falls in love with Diane Court and then gets his heart broken and then falls in love with her a couple more times.

Do you not like Valentine’s Day, or you do but you don’t get why you’d buy a DVD today if you’re not even [...]