Peter Farrelly

Russell Crowe, Zac Efron Join Peter Farrelly on ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ Shoot in Thailand (EXCLUSIVE)

Russell Crowe and Zac Efron have arrived in Thailand for the production of buddy movie “The Greatest Beer Run Ever.” The film is directed by Peter Farrelly whose 2018 film “Green Book” won three Oscars in 2019, including best picture. The film is an adaptation of the book “The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A True Story of Friendship Stronger Than War,” written by Joanna Molloy and John “Chickie” Donohue. It is based on the true story of Donohue, who left New York in 1967 to track down and share a few beers with his childhood buddies in the army while they...
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Peter Farrelly in Talks to Team With Eagle Pictures on Adaptation of Guillaume Musso’s ‘Seras-tu là’ (EXCLUSIVE)

UPDATED: Tarak Ben Ammar’s Eagle Pictures is in talks with “Green Book” director Peter Farrelly to team up on the film adaptation of French author Guillaume Musso’s bestselling novel “Seras-tu là,” Variety has learned. “Seras-tu là” revolves around Elliott, a 60-year old widowed and renowned surgeon who lives in San Francisco and has a daughter, Angie. Although he leads a successful life, he never totally recovered from the death of his beloved wife 30 years prior. One day, he meets a man who gives him the opportunity to travel back in time. Elliott embarks on a journey to change his wife’s...

Peter Farrelly to Direct ‘Super In Love’ Comedy for Amblin Partners

Peter Farrelly is reteaming with Amblin Partners on the comedy movie Super In Love. Farrelly will direct the feature after partnering with Amblin on the Oscar-winning Green Book, which earned $320 million at the global box office. Flint Wainess is penning the script for Super In Love. A few details on the project, including a synopsis, were revealed on Thursday. Before Green Book, for which Farrelly won two Oscars for best picture and best original screenplay, the director was best known for his comedies where he teamed with brother Bobby Farrelly. Together, they wrote, directed and produced iconic comedies that included There’s Something...

Amblin Reteaming With Peter Farrelly For Comedy ‘Super In Love’

After their Oscar-winning work together on 2019 Best Picture Green Book, Amblin Partners has tapped Peter Farrelly to direct the comedy feature Super In Love. Flint Wainess, who has had the Black List script Linda and Monica; and has written Power Couple for Comedy Central and has been a consulting producer on In the Dark, is writing the script. Green Book won three Oscars, Farrelly notching two of those for Best Picture and Original Screenplay, with the film grossing over $320M WW. With his brother Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly wrote, directed and produced such comedy blockbusters as There’s Something About Mary, Dumb and Dumber, Kingpin, and Me, Myself and Irene. Jeb Brody, Amblin’s President of Production, and Mia Maniscalco, SVP Creative Affairs, are overseeing Super in Love for the studio. Farrelly is represented by CAA, Anonymous Content, Lichter Grossman Nichols Adler Feldman & Clark. Wainess is represented by CAA and McKuin Frankel Whitehead LLP

Marshall Cook To Direct ‘Champions Of The Universe’ Film Starring Will Sasso; Peter Farrelly On Board As EP

EXCLUSIVE: Marshall Cook (Film Fest) will direct Champions of the Universe, a new film starring Will Sasso (Loudermilk), which he and the actor wrote together. Pic tells the story of a former college football star (Sasso) who misguides his elite athlete son while diluting himself in a small town flag football rivalry with his son’s stepfather.

Zac Efron, Russell Crowe, & Bill Murray To Go On ‘The Greatest Beer Run Ever’ For Peter Farrelly

The name Peter Farrelly carries a lot more respect on it now that he’s an Oscar-winning filmmaker. The Best Picture award given to his film Green Book wasn’t without controversy, however, with many saying it was just another movie by a white director putting a pretty face on racism. Whatever one thinks about Farrelly, there’s a lot of attention on what he’s doing next, The Greatest Beer Run Ever, which looks to be assembling one Hell of a cast and may have a generous backer in Apple.

Zac Efron, Russell Crowe to star in new Peter Farrelly movie at Apple

Zac Efron and Russell Crowe will soon be starring opposite each other in director Peter Farrelly’s new film. Casting is picking up steam on Green Book helmer Peter Farrelly’s next motion picture. According to Deadline, actors Zac Efron and Russell Crowe are both currently in talks to join the cast...