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The Glass Castle

You can’t outrun family, and that marks the central theme of “The Glass Castle,” the adaptation of the best-selling memoir by Jeannette Walls, that will offer a bit of counter-programming this summer. Brie Larson takes the lead role, reteaming with “Short Term 12” director Destin Daniel Cretton, in the film which tracks Walls’ wild upbringing and how she reconciled with it as an adult. Continue reading Brie Larson Is Haunted By Her Past In First Trailer For ‘The Glass Castle’ at The Playlist.
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There’s now less than a month until Christmas, and after a start last week with our look at the Best Posters and Best Trailers of the year, this week commences in earnest our annual smorgasbord of movie love that is our annual Playlist year-end features marathon. We’ll be looking at the best and worst of films, performances, sequences, cinematography, soundtracks and more across the next few weeks, which will serve as a reminder that 2016 was a pretty strong year at the movies. Continue reading The 100 Most Anticipated Films Of 2017 at The Playlist.

It’s a loooong way until we see Brie Larson kicking superhero ass in “Captain Marvel,” but the actress has a full slate in the year ahead. She stars in Ben Wheatley‘s wickedly fun shoot-em-up “Free Fire,” goes blockbuster with “Kong: Skull Island,” and then will presumably be getting back in the awards season race following her Best Actress Oscar win for “Room” with “The Glass Castle.” And I guess since it’s never too early to start campaigning, the first images have arrived. Continue reading First Look: Brie Larson As Jeannette Walls In ‘The Glass Castle’ at The Playlist.

EXCLUSIVE: The Beautiful Lie star Sarah Snook is in negotiations to appear in Lionsgate’s The Glass Castle, the Destin Daniel Cretton-directed adaptation of the best-selling memoir by Jeannette Walls. Like the book, the film will chart Wall’s dysfunctional, impoverished upbringing in the American Southwest and its impact on her later writing career; the deal isn’t done yet, but Snook would play Walls’ sister opposite Brie Larson as Walls, with Naomi Watt and Woody…

EXCLUSIVE: Gotham actor Cory Michael Smith has joined the cast of Todd Haynes’ upcoming drama Wonderstruck. From Amazon Studios, it’s based on the novel by Brian Selznick and follows the intertwined stories of two deaf children: Ben, living with his family in 1977 Minnesota, who runs off to New York after his mother’s death when a mysterious note shows up, and Rose, locked in a house in 1927 New Jersey, who herself escapes to New York to see her idol, film actress Lillian…