Miles Teller

Jonah Hill Starring in True Crime Comedy ‘Arms and the Dudes’ for Todd Phillips

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by Britt Hayes December 3, 2014 @ 8:41 PM
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After being nominated for two Academy Awards, Jonah Hill could do just about anything. As it turns out, what he plans to do next is star in ‘Arms and the Dudes,’ the new film from ‘Hangover’ director Todd Phillips, based on the true crime story of a couple of stoner guys who get in over their heads and wind up becoming arms dealers. Who will play the role of the other stoner guy? ‘Whiplash’ star Miles Teller is in talks to star opposite Hill, which would make for quite the talented pairing.

‘Whiplash’ Director Damien Chazelle On The Dark Surprise Ending You Never Saw

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by Mike Ryan December 3, 2014 @ 10:55 AM
Damien Chazelle’s film, ‘Whiplash’—the story of a future jazz prodigy (Miles Teller) and his manipulative, sadistic conductor (J.K. Simmons, who seems to be the odds-on favorite to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor) has had quite the journey this year. It premiered in January at the Sundance Film Festival and wound up taking home the top prize. After, it steadily built momentum from word of mouth on the festival circuit and now, having been in release for two months, it still seems to be operating on a word of mouth system. (I still get text messages from friends back in the Midwest asking, “Should I see ‘Whiplash’? I keep hearing it’s good.”)

Miles Teller Can Actually Drum! Watch Him Flaunt His 'Whiplash' Skills With The Roots

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by Kate Erbland October 1, 2014 @ 11:32 AM
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Rising star Miles Teller has already gotten a lot of attention for his next role: starring in the jazzy thriller 'Whiplash' as a young drummer (of the jazz variety) who finds himself pushed to the breaking point by a somewhat crazy (and definitely offensive) teacher, played by J.K. Simmons. The film is pretty heavy on the music, and within minutes, it's obvious that Teller couldn't have faked the musical side of his performance. Like, at all.

Miles Teller Says Making 'Divergent' Made Him Feel "Dead Inside"

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by Mike Sampson September 24, 2014 @ 12:25 PM
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Miles Teller has a movie he's very proud of this year. That movie is 'Whiplash,' a movie about the dysfunctional relationship between a jazz drummer and his demented teacher. He says of all the training he put into the film, "It was, by far, the hardest thing I’ve ever done." Miles Teller also has a movie he's not very proud of. That movie is the young adult hit 'Divergent,' which Teller says left him feeling "dead inside."

TIFF 2014: 'Whiplash' is Even Better the Second Time Around

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by Mike Ryan September 4, 2014 @ 3:14 PM
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This was my second time watching with ‘Whiplash,’ Damien Chazelle’s film about basically two sociopaths and their terrible relationship. One of these sociopaths (I’m exaggerating a little, but not by much) is played by Miles Teller as an up-and-coming jazz drummer trying to make it at the best school in the country. The other is played by J.K. Simmons, his jazz instructor. Both of these people are assholes. Both of these people hate each other. Both of these people kind of need each other, but in the process, both do awful, awful things to each other. There’s no real reconciliation for these two. ‘Whiplash’ will never have these two characters put apart their differences and form a friendship. The dynamic between these two assholes is just what makes ‘Whiplash’ so incredible to watch.

'Two Night Stand' Trailer: Miles Teller Falls Back to More Rom-Com Fair

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by Nick Romano August 7, 2014 @ 11:26 AM
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While Miles Teller keeps gaining traction post-'The Spectacular Now' with films like 'Whiplash' and the upcoming 'Fantastic Four,' the 'Two Night Stand' trailer reminds us how much he loves those guy-humor-filled rom-coms. Remember 'That Awkward Moment'? Well, you'll see elements of that in here.

'Whiplash' Trailer: Miles Teller Wants to Be One of the Greats

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by Britt Hayes July 24, 2014 @ 1:20 PM
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One of the films to gain a lot of buzz at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year was 'Whiplash,' an intense indie drama starring Miles Teller as a young man pursuing a career as a jazz drummer. And if that doesn't sound like it would be very riveting, let this first trailer persuade you.

Rumor: The 'Fantastic Four' Coming to Comic-Con 2014

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by Nick Romano July 11, 2014 @ 2:36 PM
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We've already heard about Disney's Marvel and Warner Bros.' DC lineups coming to Comic-Con 2014 (whether they've been officially confirmed or not), but what about that itty-bitty superhero property over in 20th Century Fox land, 'Fantastic Four'? The cast and crew have been on location in Louisiana filming for a couple months now, but will they be jetting to San Diego to appease the fans?

'Fantastic Four' Rumor Buster: Fox Has Fired the Director, Ditched the Script and Wants to Recast the Movie?

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by Mike Sampson March 14, 2014 @ 4:38 PM
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UPDATE: For what it's worth, we spoke to some high-level studio sources who flatly denied the below report and stated it's "not at all" true. Filming is still scheduled to begin on April 21 and Trank himself is on set right now.
The 'Fantastic Four' movie has not been without its hiccups, but few superhero movies are. We didn't think much of the troubles and when the cast was finally announced - Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell - we assumed it would be a fairly smooth ride to the start of production this summer. But, according to a shocking new report, Fox is looking to reboot it's reboot: they reportedly have fired director Josh Trank, thrown out the existing script and are looking to recast the movie.

'Fantastic Four' Casting Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Miles Teller [UPDATE]

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by Nick Romano February 19, 2014 @ 10:58 PM
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Josh Trank's 'Fantastic Four' reboot caused much speculation as of late as various actors and actresses have been mentioned for roles. Michael B. Jordan of 'Fruitvale Station' has long been linked to the role of Johnny Storm/Human Torch (a role previously portrayed onscreen by Chris Evans), but now it looks like the other members of his team have been found!