Tim Blake Nelson

Cannes Hot Package: Ken Kwapis’ Indie ‘Thelma’ Adds Stephen Root & Tim Blake Nelson; The Exchange To Launch Sales At Cannes

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Root (Barry) and Tim Blake Nelson (Old Henry) have signed on to star alongside Oscar and Emmy winner Kathy Bates, two-time Oscar nominee and Emmy winner John Malkovich and Lewis Pullman in Thelma, an upcoming indie to be directed by two-time Emmy nominee Ken Kwapis (#BlackAF, The Office). The Exchange will be introducing the title to international buyers at the 2022 Cannes Film Market, with ICM Partners and UTA Independent Film Group handling domestic. Thelma recounts the true story of the mother of John Kennedy Toole (Pullman), the Pulitzer Prize winning author of A...
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Mike Moh, Amy Sedaris, Tim Blake Nelson And Tate Donovan Join ‘Ghosted’ From Dexter Fletcher, Apple & Skydance

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: The Apple and Skydance film Ghosted is putting together quite the ensemble, as Deadline is hearing Once Upon a Time in Hollywood breakout Mike Moh, Amy Sedaris, Tim Blake Nelson and Tate Donovan have joined the cast. Chris Evans, Ana de Armas and Adrien Brody are set to star, with Dexter Fletcher directing. Skydance’s David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger are producing along with Jules Daly. Evans will serve as producer and de Armas an executive producer. The film’s writers, Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick (Deadpool, Zombieland), also will be producers. They developed...

Tim Blake Nelson: ‘The audience can thank God they don’t look as bad as I do’

Tim Blake Nelson is grateful to be here. “My mother is a holocaust refugee,” says the star of Watchmen and O Brother, Where Art Thou?, in a voice that only half resembles the gravelly southern drawl he often adopts on screen. “She and her parents passed down the credo that we are lucky to be alive; the very fact you’re here is something you have to earn. A life should be lived in pursuit of tikkun olam.” He’s referring to the concept in Judaism, he explains, that means “repairing the world – leaving it somehow better than when you got here”.The same could certainly be said for Nelson’s many screen...

Berlin: Tim Blake Nelson, Clifton Collins Jr. Join Millennium’s ‘Bricklayer’ (Exclusive)

Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Old Henry) and Clifton Collins Jr. (Star Trek, Westworld) have signed on to co-star alongside Aaron Eckhart and Nina Dobrev in Bricklayer, the new action-thriller from director Renny Harlin (Cliffhanger), which Millennium Media is producing and selling at Berlin’s virtual European Film Market this week. Eckhart headlines the would-be franchise as a former CIA operative forced out of retirement to confront and unravel an international conspiracy. Hannah Weg (Septembers of Shiraz) and Matt Johnson (Into the Blue) have penned the screenplay. Shooting is set to start in March at Millennium Media’s Nu Boyana...

‘Old Henry’ Star Tim Blake Nelson: ‘I’ve Always Loved Westerns’

Filmmaker-actor Tim Blake Nelson commands the screen in the Western thriller “Old Henry,” written and directed by Potsy Ponciroli. Nelson’s intense performance as a man driven to extremes in order to protect his son in early 1900s Oklahoma drives the narrative. What appealed to you most about the script? I’ve always loved Westerns. It was a true meat-and-potatoes take on the genre, but my main connection to the material was as a dad, as I’ve got three ornery kids in New York City, two of whom are in college. Raising kids is tough because you always want to shield them from the...

Here’s the Trailer For GHOSTS OF THE OZARKS Starring Tim Blake Nelson and Angela Bettis – In Theaters, On Demand, and Digital February 3rd

GHOSTS OF THE OZARKS starring Thomas Hobson, Phil Morris, Tara Perry, Tim Blake Nelson, Angela Bettis and David Arquette – In Theaters/On Demand/Digital Feb. 3rd. Tim Blake Nelson, David Arquette, Angela Bettis, Thomas Hobson, Phil Morris and Tara Perry star in this exciting new take on the southern ghost story. In post-Civil War Arkansas, a young doctor is mysteriously summoned to a remote town in the Ozarks only to discover that the utopian paradise is filled with secrets and surrounded by a menacing, supernatural presence.