Friday, April 4, 2014

EMILY BLUNT IN 'SICARIO' CRIME THRILLER! 'LUCKY THEM' TRAILER WITH TONI COLLETTE! ALLISON PATAKI'S 'THE TRAITOR'S WIFE' HISTORICAL NOVEL GETS MOVIE ADAPTATION

EMILY BLUNT IN
'SICARIO' CRIME THRILLER!
After Meryl Streep, Amy Adams and Kate Winslet earlier this week we continue with the updates on our fave actresses, this time with fresh mom Emily Blunt! According to 'Variety' she is in talks to take the role in crime thriller SICARIO in which the story would revolve around a Tucson police officer who hires two mercenaries on a journey to track down a notorious drug lord in Mexico! It will be directed by Dennis Villeneuve who is also helming Amy Adams in sf movie STORY OF YOUR LIFE which I announced yesterday (Emily and Amy are actually best friends in real life). Before this, you will watch Emily Blunt in science fiction epic EDGE OF TOMORROW next to Tom Cruise this summer, and with Meryl Streep and Chris Pine in INTO THE WOODS fantasy fairy tale musical this Autumn.

'THE TRAITOR'S WIFE'
BIG SCREEN ADAPTATION
If you're in the mood for big screen book adaptations here's one for you: 'Deadline' reports that Allison Pataki's bestselling novel THE TRAITOR'S WIFE will be turned into a film. The story follows Benedict Arnold’s historical betrayal of Gen. George Washington. But behind the most notorious turncoat of the American Revolutionary War was a wife half his age who orchestrated the whole thing. Peggy Shippen Arnold was a beautiful socialite with a loyalty to the British that led her to exploit her husband’s disillusionment into a scandalous move. Washington learned of the plot when British Major John Andre was caught with Arnold’s traitorous documents in his boot. While Andre was hanged, Arnold fled and became a Brigadier General for the Brits.

'LUCKY THEM' TRAILER
 WITH TONI COLLETTE
And here's yet another of our favourite actresses - Toni Collette: the first trailer for her LUCKY THEM movie has been released announcing the film which comes out May 30th! More interested in partying and flirting with young musicians than work, veteran rock journalist Ellie Klug (Toni Collette) has one last chance to prove her value to her magazine's editor: a no-stone-unturned search to discover what really happened to long lost rock god Matthew Smith, who also happens to be her ex-boyfriend. Teaming up with an eccentric amateur documentary filmmaker (Thomas Haden Church), Ellie hits the road in search of answers.

47 comments:

The Happy Whisk said...

If you didn't have Church's name there, I might not have known the image was him. But probably once I played the video.

Made organic beet root powder today. Well, almost powder. It will be soon as I pound it. But I tried the pulp from juicing and wow, so flippin' good.

DEZMOND said...

I didn't even put an image of him in the post :P I generally don't know him.
Oooh, glad you used my idea. You can use it to colour your cakes, both sweet and savoury ones, rolls, pancakes, even your waffles :)

The Happy Whisk said...

In the video, where it stopped. That image. Didn't know it was him. Unless that's not him.

When I make my pink heart-shaped dough I will link back to your post. Using beet root powder is a great idea but have you seen the prices for the organic stuff?

Ouch. Way too rich for my blood. So I had to try and make my own. Best part, none of the veg goes to waste.

Waffles????? That's brilliant. Oh my gosh. Thanks for that idea. If I ever get a heart-shaped waffle iron I will link back to you.

I saw the machine once but couldn't let myself buy it. Too high. But it was a nice machine.

Vanessa Morgan said...

Emily Blunt is awesome. Reason enough to see Sicario.

Theresa Mahoney said...

Emily Blunt is always so fun to watch on the screen. She is just a breath of fresh air!

Mason Canyon said...

Lucky Them looks interesting, as does The Traitor's Wife.

DEZMOND said...

we absolutely adore her! I wish she wasn't underrated in Hollywood ,and I wish she was doing more dramatic role. She was so flawless in YOUNG VICTORIA and DEVIL WEARS PRADA and SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN

DEZMOND said...

She is so posh and refined and yet charming, warm and fun

DEZMOND said...

I thought you might like those

DEZMOND said...

You might even make rainbow waffles colouring it with beet, green tea or something else :)

Blue Grumpster said...

I love Amy Adams, Kate Winslet and Emily Blunt but... they don't like me. I'm not a fan of drug related movies much this one I'll check out.

DEZMOND said...

I don't do drug and crime movies either. I wish they would use Emily in other genres, especially in dramas

Scarlet said...

The trailer is full of drama but I like the plot of Traitor's Wife ~ Happy week/end Dezzy ~

DEZMOND said...

we do like historical stories

klahanie said...

Hi human, DEZMOND,

I've no doubt you've been eagerly waiting for one of my highly collectable comments. Good human, your wait is over.

My alleged human wants to see Sicario. Especially if James Blunt, sorry, Emily Blunt was in it. And no mention of what Blunt might rhyme with :)

Penny, the pawsitive host of the Alphabark Challenge, 2014!

Lynda R Young as Elle Cardy said...

Toni Collette has been busy recently. Good to see.

Adam said...

I've seen her in 5 year engagement and young victoria

Anonymous said...

I greatly admire Toni Collette and I'd also love to see The Traitor's Wife.

Weaver said...

that trailer looks good. I love Oliver Platt.

DEZMOND said...

Greetings, welcome to the court of my Intergalactic Dezziness!
Boo and hiss on James Blunt! We despise him at our court!
Wait, you're a lady? Methought you was a gent :)

DEZMOND said...

don't we just adore her? Like most other Australian ladies and gents

DEZMOND said...

she was outstanding in both

DEZMOND said...

she such a diverse actress and such depth of talent

DEZMOND said...

he is always funny

Sherry Ellis said...

I think I'd enjoy the Traitor's Wife.

DEZMOND said...

could be interesting to watch

Jeremy [Retro] said...

Hey, just thought I would say hello "HELLO"... thank you for the kind words. and thank you for Emily, she is a doll.

Blue Grumpster said...

Couldn't agree more. And a SF with Tom Cruise? Oh please no!

Blue Grumpster said...

Nothing will make my heart skip a beat like seeing friends become friends. I need a hanky. And some Panky.

Blue Grumpster said...

Like Dezz.

Blue Grumpster said...

I've got a friend who doesn't look like him one bit but sure acts like him. It's a strange thing to witness. All I need is popcorn.

DEZMOND said...

haven't seen you for ages here, Jeremy! Hope your foot is getting at least a bit better

DEZMOND said...

really? That is interesting.

DEZMOND said...

you do need hanky panky on a daily basis, Blue

DEZMOND said...

nobody has ever become happier next to Cruise....

DEZMOND said...

me is? Oh, such delight! I wish I was, Blue.... I'm just a silly coon who will die fat and hungry one day

Blue Grumpster said...

Don't you say that. That's my line.

Blue Grumpster said...

Enough said. Nicole? Penelope?

Blue Grumpster said...

Sounds awfully tiring. I'm afraid my lungs would give up.

Blue Grumpster said...

Yep. I call him speedmouse. How's that for interesting?

DEZMOND said...

mine too

DEZMOND said...

Mimi Rogers? David Beckham? :)

DEZMOND said...

we can both use it for our epitaphs :)

Jeremy [Retro] said...

i am slowly getting back to normal, what ever normal might be... i am walking in the boot, a good day is a day without crutches.

DEZMOND said...

hope your foot goes back to its old self!

Unknown said...

Lucky Them looks really terrific. I adore Toni and think she is magnificent. Amy and Emily are definitely a pair friends I would love to hang out with.

DEZMOND said...

they're such a perfect match for friends!