James Ponsoldt

Emma Watson Will Make You Want To Delete Your Facebook in New Clips From ‘The Circle’

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by Erin Whitney 6 days ago
EuropaCorp
You know when you’re casually scrolling through Facebook reading statuses and an ad pops up for that random blender you were researching on Amazon? Or when that person you went on a really awkward Tinder date with shows up in Instagram’s recommendations to follow list? If you think the internet is terrifying now, just be glad we don’t live in a world with The Circle… yet.

Amazon’s ‘Master Legend,’ ‘Mrs. Maisel’ and More 2017 Pilots Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 17, 2017 @ 9:14 AM
Amazon
There’s a good chance even those not celebrating March 17 will have plenty to watch in its stead, but the Amazon crowd in particular will be busy. The new crop of 2017 pilots has arrived, including The Legend of Master Legend, a new series from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, and more, all visible in a first trailer.

Amazon’s ‘Master Legend,’ ‘Gilmore’ Pilot and More Get March Premieres

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 2, 2017 @ 9:36 AM
Amazon
It’s that time of the year again, and Amazon’s latest crop of pilots are here to crowd your St. Patrick’s Day schedule even further. Not only do you have Iron Fist to watch that weekend, but also The Legend of Master Legend, a new series from Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino, and Robb Stark in space!

The Internet Is Terrifying in New Trailer for Tom Hanks Thriller ‘The Circle’

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by Charles Bramesco February 9, 2017 @ 11:06 AM
STX
Google is a wonderful company! They manufacture high-quality products and provide a web-surfing experience unparalleled in its intuitiveness and user ease. They’ve made tracking down a specific page in the endless expanse of the Internet into a few simple clicks, drastically cutting down research time. They connect people. They make the world a better place.

Tom Hanks and Emma Watson Are Watching Us in First Trailer for Tech Thriller ‘The Circle’

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by Erin Whitney December 6, 2016 @ 9:15 AM
EuropaCorp
What’s more relevant right now than tech thriller about privacy and the dangers of the digital age? After the latest season of Black Mirror continued to explore the tech terrors of the not-so-distant future, James Ponsoldt’s latest film is all about how much a social media platform called The Circle can help humanity and potentially harm it.

‘End of the Tour’ Director James Ponsoldt to Helm Disney’s ‘Wild City’

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by Britt Hayes August 4, 2016 @ 12:53 PM
Timothy Hiatt, Getty Images
Surprise! Disney is making a live-action and CGI hybrid movie that isn’t a remake of one of their established properties — it’s like Christmas in August, or maybe someone at the studio realized they have enough live-action remakes in development to get them through the next 30 years and into nuclear winter. In any case, Disney has hired End of the Tour and The Spectacular Now director James Ponsoldt to take on their latest live-action / CGI project, Wild City.

‘I Want My MTV’ Movie in the Works With ‘The End of the Tour’ Director James Ponsoldt

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by Britt Hayes April 19, 2016 @ 6:10 PM
MTV
Major studios have been in nostalgia overdrive for years, with everything from Transformers to new Star Wars sequels to Disney’s live-action remakes of classic animated films, and even a…Power Rangers movie…yeah, sure, why not. But A24 has their sights set on a different kind of nostalgia with plans to revisit the golden age of MTV with James Ponsoldt, the director of The Spectacular Now and last year’s acclaimed drama The End of the Tour.

Patton Oswalt Joins ‘The Circle’ With Tom Hanks and Emma Watson

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by Britt Hayes September 11, 2015 @ 8:12 PM
ABC
The cast for James Ponsoldt’s The Circle continues to get better and better — comedian / author / actor Patton Oswalt is the latest to join the lineup, which already includes Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, Karen Gillan and John Boyega. This group of people could sit in a literal circle and play bongos and we’d still totally watch it and find it completely compelling.

Karen Gillan Enters ‘The Circle’ With Tom Hanks and Emma Watson

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by Britt Hayes September 1, 2015 @ 7:48 PM
ABC
The cast of James Ponsoldt’s The Circle is shaping up to be a fairly exciting lineup: Tom Hanks, Emma Watson and John Boyega were previously announced for the adaptation of Dave Eggers’ novel, and now he’s gone and cast your favorite former Doctor Who companion and Guardians of the Galaxy star Karen Gillan. Ugh, this movie sounds terrible.

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Star John Boyega Joins Tom Hanks in ‘The Circle’

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by Jacob Hall August 18, 2015 @ 3:59 PM
Lucasfilm
In a few months, more people will watch John Boyega in Star Wars: The Force Awakens in its opening day than have ever watched his breakthrough performance in Attack the Block. He’s going to stop being a well-kept secret and start literally being a Movie Star overnight. So how does an actor with newfound career powers keep himself from getting stuck in a rut? Simple – you sign up to star alongside Tom Hanks in a movie directed by a very interesting filmmaker that couldn’t sound more different than a space opera.