James Ponsoldt

Tom Hanks Eyed for Adaptation of ‘The Circle’ From the Director of ‘The Spectacular Now’

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by Britt Hayes 7 days ago
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James Ponsoldt is one of our most talented and promising new directors, following his directorial debut with 'The Spectacular Now.' And while he has a couple of other projects in the pipeline, Ponsoldt is also adapting the new Dave Eggers' novel 'The Circle,' which has attracted the eye of actor and producer Tom Hanks. It wouldn't be the first time Hanks has starred in an adaptation of a Dave Eggers novel, either.

'The Spectacular Now' Review

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by Britt Hayes August 2, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
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Sutter Keely is the kind of laid-back, party-hard guy you'd love to hang out with in high school. But when the party ends, where does his life begin? 'The Spectacular Now' answers this question with heart-breaking poignancy, where even the moments of levity are motivated by a particularly sweet kind of teenage sadness.