Josh Brolin headlines this weekend’s “Gangster Squad” as the tough cop who looks to take down gangster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) in 1940s Los Angeles. Behind the scenes, Brolin was also instrumental in getting his good friend Penn to star as Cohen (after passing on the role himself), as well as in shaping his own character — even if that meant cutting his lines.
At the film’s press conference, Brolin said… Continue reading Josh Brolin, 'Gangster Squad' Star, On Fighting Sean Penn And Shooting A Tommy Gun
Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin have joined the cast of Labor Day , EW reports.
The film (which you can watch Reitman briefly discuss in a 2009 video interview with ComingSoon.net by clicking here ) adapts Joyce Maynard’s novel of the same year. The book is described on Maynard’s own site as follows:
With the end of summer closing in and a steamy Labor Day weekend looming in the town… Continue reading Winslet and Brolin make Labor Day Plans
Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling and Josh Brolin are now in talks to star in the Ruben Fleischer-directed Gangster Squad at Warner Bros. Pictures.
Variety says that Penn is nearing a deal to star, and with Penn, every other offer was expected to fall into place. It was previously reported that the studio had offered the roles to Penn and Gosling, but no negotiations had begun then.
Will Beall wrote the script… Continue reading Penn, Gosling and Brolin in Talks for Gangster Squad
Life after Bush: ‘W.’ star Brolin is still on a roll with Stone, Allen entries at Cannes Josh Brolin doesn’t have to choose between love and money. He has both in his two Cannes Film Festival entries, playing a financial shark in Oliver Stone’s “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” and co-starring in Woody Allen’s darkly comic romance … Continue reading Life after Bush: 'W.' star Brolin still on a roll