Fun fact: Alan Arkin is set to star in a movie called “Arigo.” This is not to be confused with “Argo,” a ’70s spy thriller that also features the Oscar-winning actor. Oddly enough, Arkin just happens to be involved with two different films that have almost identical names. Granted, one — “Argo” — is about the true story of a CIA operative who looks to smuggle six stranded Americans out… Continue reading Alan Arkin, 'Argo' Star, On Hollywood, 'The Muppets' And The Hardest Movie He's Done
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Ben Affleck has started the casting process for his Tehran hostage thriller Argo and the first name out of the hat is Oscar-winning actor Alan Arkin ( Little Miss Sunshine ) who will play Hollywood producer Lester Siegel, an O.S.S. veteran described as equal parts bookie and rabbi, according to Variety .
The film is about how the CIA teamed with the Canadian government to rescue six U.S. dipomats who’d been… Continue reading Affleck Casts Alan Arkin for Argo