« Ewan McGregor turned down Bond | Filmstalker | Return release moved »

Promotion


Matthew Broderick addicted to comedy

MatthewBroderick.jpgMatthew Broderick is set to turn in a very interesting performance as a recovering drug addict and alcoholic TV Producer who is sent to track down his niece who has herself embarked on a binge of drinking, drugs and gambling in Vegas in a film called Finding Amanda.

The film marks the directorial debut of Peter Tolan, writer, director and producer of the TV series Rescue Me. The story from Production Weekly through Empire, goes something like this:

His past is littered with incidents, such as the day he both vomited on stage at the Emmys and lost $150,000 betting on a horse race...his wife...sends him on a mission to find their niece (the titular Amanda) and convince her to enter rehab. Trouble is, Amanda's currently earning her way by working as a stripper… in Las Vegas.

Of course once there he's tempted beyond belief, and that is perhaps where the comedy aspect comes in. Perhaps a touch of Ferris Buller in the real world with real problems and one day of wild behaviour? Oh, now that would be nice.





Promotion


Promotion


Add a comment

Tagline

Site Navigation

Latest Stories

Partner

LOVEFiLM.png

Vidahost image

Latest Reviews

Promotion

Filmstalker Poll

Promotion

Subscribe with...

AddThis Feed Button

Windows Live Alerts

Site Feeds

Subscribe to Filmstalker:

Filmstalker's FeedAll articles

Filmstalker's Reviews FeedReviews only

Filmstalker's Reviews FeedAudiocasts only

Subscribe to the Filmstalker Audiocast on iTunesAudiocasts on iTunes

Feed by email:

Contact

My Skype status



SkypeTwitterPlurkFacebookMyBlogLogLinkedInIMDB

Help Out


Feedback

Site Information

Creative Commons License
© www.filmstalker.co.uk

Give credit to your sources. Quote and credit, don't steal


Movable Type 3.34