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D.J. Caruso

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  • Kate Beckinsale's 'Disappointments Room' Finds Financing

    Relativity Media and Media Talent Group have locked in financing for Kate Beckinsale's thriller "The Disappointments Room" with shooting starting in late August. Relativity will distribute worldwide. Robbie Brenner is overseeing the film on the studio'...
  • AFM: Kate Beckinsale's 'The Disappointments Room' Shooting in February

    Kate Beckinsale is in negotiations to star in indie thriller "The Disappointments Room," with shooting starting Feb. 3 in Greensboro, N.C. Foresight Unlimited is handling international sales and will introduce the project to buyers next week at the...
  • John Badham on moving a film in a good direction

     John Badham on moving a film in a good direction
    In a directing career that has spanned four decades, John Badham has had more than his share of hits, including 1977's "Saturday Night Fever," for which John Travolta earned his first Oscar nomination, as well as 1983's "Blue Thunder," 1986's "Short...
  • Review: Outcast kids defy camp bullies in 'Standing Up'

    Review: Outcast kids defy camp bullies in 'Standing Up'
    Scrubbed clean and sanded around the edges, "Standing Up" is a sanitized version of Brock Cole's '80s young adult novel "The Goats." It's a curious entry in director D.J. Caruso's filmography, a benign kids movie in a career that launched with the edgy...
  • Russian Cinema: Alexander Rodnyansky Backs Local Hits and Works with Global Pics

    For the Russian biz to develop further it needs to cultivate more producers of the stature of Alexander Rodnyansky, who has established a stable of interlinking companies that allow him to exploit the films he produces both in Russia and abroad. On the...
  • D.J. Caruso might direct ‘Preacher’

     
    The director of “Disturbia” and “Eagle Eye” has another project, the “sci-fi ‘Twilight', I Am Number 4,” in theaters Friday. Will it be a breakout hit? Maybe, but who knows whether teenagers will show up for a...
  • Movie Review: I Am Number 4

     
    They're young, they're darned attractive, and their hands glow an eerie neon blue when they're in trouble. And they're in trouble a lot, because they're being hunted. They have superhuman strength, great hair and lips and wardrobes to die for. And in &#...
  • Movie Projector: 'I Am Number Four' to be No. 1 at holiday weekend box office [Updated]

     
    On what is traditionally the biggest moviegoing weekend of the New Year, Hollywood may still be playing in a minor key. With most people off work or school Monday, Presidents Day weekend is usually prosperous for the film studios. This......
  • 'I Am Number Four'

    'I Am Number Four'
    Take "Twilight," substitute a hunky young alien for a certain hunky young vampire, and you pretty much have director D.J. Caruso's ("Disturbia") sci-fi-flavored mix of action and romance. Alex Pettyfer ("Beastly") plays the earthbound extraterrestrial...
  • Review: 'I Am Number Four' is Brett Favre's worst pick-up line and forgettable sci-fi

    Review: 'I Am Number Four' is Brett Favre's worst pick-up line and forgettable sci-fi
    John (Alex Pettyfer) just wants to be a normal teenager, especially when he strikes up a romance with Sarah (Dianna Agron of “Glee,” Pettyfer’s real-life girlfriend) in Paradise, Ohio. The problem is that John’s one of a...
  • Pettyfer braces for the fame 'Number Four' could bring him

    Movie stars love playing characters on the run, living on their wits, their survival skills and their will. And audiences can't seem to get enough of this much-loved screen scenario — be it in "Shooter" or "The Fugitive" or a certain amnesiac secret...
  • Director D.J. Caruso Recalls His Days at Norwalk High School

    Director D.J. Caruso Recalls His Days at Norwalk High School
    In the new sci-fi flick I Am Number Four (based on the young adult novel of the same name), a handsome but misunderstood space alien (played by Alex Pettyfer) crash-lands on Earth, being hunted by the same villains that destroyed his home world. While...