Splitsider

Posts tagged as ellen page

Ellen Page in Talks to Play John Belushi's Wife in Belushi Biopic

Ellen Page has signed on for a supporting role in the upcoming movie about John Belushi's life. The Wrap reports that she's in negotiations to play Belushi's wife, Judith Jacklin (now known as Judy Belushi Pisano), who was his high school girlfriend who married him in 1976.

The biopic, based on Belushi: A Biography by Judy Belushi Pisano and Tanner Colby, stars Emile Hirsch as the late comedian, following his career in the late '70s and early '80s as he appeared on SNL, Animal House, and Blues Brothers. Steve Conrad (The Promotion) will direct from his own screenplay, with Miles Teller (The Spectacular Now) playing [...]

Check Out the First Trailer for Super, Rainn Wilson's Superhero Dark Comedy

Here's the first trailer for Super, James Gunn's dark comedy starring Rainn Wilson about a man who hits rock bottom and decides to become an ultra-violent super hero. Here's the official synopsis: After his wife Sarah (Liv Tyler) hooks up with a smooth-talking drug dealer named Jacques (Kevin Bacon), Frank (Rainn Wilson) transforms himself into superhero “The Crimson Bolt”. Then with the help of a trusty wrench, Frank wages a one man war on crime. Libby (Ellen Page), a local comic book store employee, transforms herself into a superheroine named “Boltie” and becomes Frank’s sidekick. The two then team up to take Jacques down.

Look for it in theaters [...]

We're All Following Woody Allen To Rome With Love on June 22

Woody Allen's new comedy with Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, and Ellen Page is now called To Rome With Love, and it's coming to theaters June 22. (It seems the powers that be decided Nero Fiddled would be a confusing title for international audiences. Go figure.)

Woody Allen's Roman Comedy Nero Fiddled Will Come Out Next Summer

Woody Allen's next comedy is called Nero Fiddled, and it takes place in Rome. The four vignettes comprising the film will star Woody Allen himself, IN THE FLESH, plus Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, and Ellen Page (and Roberto Benigni, Penélope Cruz, Judy Davis, and Greta Gerwig). Okay, I realize this probably won't happen, but if Alec Baldwin played Nero, that would be incredible. Anyway, Sony Pictures Classic says there are "more laughs in this one than you can imagine" and calls it "the perfect summer comedy of 2012." Yeah, that's what you'd like us to think, ISN'T IT, SONY?