the guilty remake cast

Antoine Fuqua is directing a remake of the Danish thriller The Guilty for Netflix with Jake Gyllenhaal set to star. So far, so good. But now a surprisingly large cast has been added around Gyllenhaal, including Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Dano, Ethan Hawke, Riley Keough, and more. And that’s where things grow slightly confusing. To be clear: these are all good actors, but their addition here suggests that The Guilty remake is going to be very different than the original. Because the original film is almost entirely a one-man show.

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Ambulance Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal wants in on some Bayhem so he’s in talks to star in Ambulance, the latest from Michael Bay. The script for the film, penned by Chris Fedak, has actually been kicking around for a while. At one point, Big Bad Wolves directors Navot Papushado & Aharon Keshales were attached to helm. But now, Bay has ahold of it. While the latest news about Gyllenhaal possibly joining the cast says that the plot is under wraps, previous reports reveal that Fedak’s script is a remake of the 2005 Danish film Ambulancen, which followed two brothers who use an ambulance as their getaway vehicle following a robbery.

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The Son Jake Gyllenhaal

About a month ago, word came out that director Denis Villeneuve (the upcoming Dune) was going to reunite with his two-time collaborator Jake Gyllenhaal (Prisoners, Enemy) on a mystery project. Now we know what that project is: an HBO limited series called The Son, based on Norwegian author Jo Nesbø’s book of the same name. Get the details below. Read More »

Godfather Making Of Movie

Barry Levinson is making a movie about the making of The Godfather, and it’s already shaping up to have quite a cast. Oscar Isaac is set to play Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola, while Jake Gyllenhaal will play legendary producer Rober Evans. While The Godfather is considered today to be one of the greatest movies of all time, the making of the film was not without roadblocks. There was significant push-back against Coppola directing the film, as there was against several of Coppola’s casting choices. But of course, as we know now, it all worked out in the end.

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the guilty remake

The Guilty is heading to Netflix, as the streaming giant has landed the rights to the Jake Gyllenhaal and Antoine Fuqua remake of the Danish thriller in a $30 million deal. It’s the latest high-profile acquisition by the streaming giant in recent weeks, which include movies starring Halle Berry, Zendaya, and others.

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Gyllenhaal Villeneuve

Director Denis Villeneuve is spending some time in the world of Arrakis with his two-part film adaptation of Dune, but it sounds like he might be working with a familiar collaborator again soon. Jake Gyllenhaal, who starred in Villeneuve’s one-two punch of Enemy and Prisoners in 2013, revealed that the two are teaming up again for a mysterious new project. Read More »

the guilty remake

Jake Gyllenhaal is going another round with his Southpaw director Antoine Fuqua. Gyllenhaal is starring in a remake of the phenomenal Danish thriller, The Guilty, which Fuqua has just signed on to direct. Filming is set to begin this November under COVID-19 restrictions.  Read More »

a suspense novelists trail of deception

Now that Jake Gyllenhaal has shed his leading-man persona and embraced the unhinged character actor he was always destined to be, the Velvet Buzzsaw actor will play the ultimate in unhinged roles: a slowly unraveling writer. Gyllenhaal is teaming up with Janicza Bravo, the writer and director behind the Sundance hit Zola, to develop a series adaptation of Ian Parker’s New Yorker article A Suspense Novelist’s Trail of Deceptions, which explores the “complex life” of The Woman in the Window writer Dan Mallory.

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snow blind

Everyone wants a piece of Snow Blind. Studios are currently in a bidding war for the film adaptation of the graphic novel written by Ollie Masters and illustrated by Tyler Jenkins, with Jake Gyllenhaal attached to star for director Gustav Möller. Described as “Prisoners meets Running on Empty,” the story follows a teen who discovers that he and his family have secretly been in the Witness Protection Program for years, and now someone seeking revenge has tracked them down.

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John Mulaney Hosted Saturday Night Live

This weekend, John Mulaney became the first person to host a Leap Day episode of Saturday Night Live. But that wasn’t the only noteworthy moment to come out of this outstanding episode of the late night sketch series. This is the third year in a row that Mulaney has hosted SNL, and I hope this becomes a tradition that Lorne Michaels continues to honor. Speaking of traditions, this episode features yet another musical sketch inspired by New York, this time by airport sushi, and it’s just one of plenty of hilarious highlights.

Let’s run through the best and worst sketches from the John Mulaney hosted Saturday Night Live. Read More »