In a recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter, director Oliver Stone proudly claimed that “grass is God’s gift” and that “California makes the best in the world.” Apparently, he’s looking to prove both of these statements true in his newest film, “Savages.”
Based on the Don Winslow book, “Savages” follows two California pot dealers (Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Ben and Taylor Kitsch as Chon) who get mixed up with the Mexican cartel… Continue reading 'Savages' Review: The Pros And Cons Of Oliver Stone's Drug War Movie
“Cartel wars are going around as we speak, you read it all the time in the news,” star Demián Bichir says in the newest featurette from Oliver Stone’s “Savages.”
The movie, which hits theaters this Friday, illustrates Mexico’s vicious drug wars, with Blake Lively playing the kidnapped girlfriend of drug dealers Chon (Taylor Kitsch) and Ben (Aaron Taylor-Johnson).
However, as the cast and crew of the film explains, Stone’s newest underworld expose… Continue reading 'Savages' Clip: Blake Lively, John Travolta Talk Oliver Stone's New Thriller (VIDEO)
Actor Demian Bichir is likely to make waves when more people start seeing his performance in Chris Weitz’s drama A Better Life when it opens on June 24, and Oliver Stone must have been duly impressed as he’s added the actor to his ensemble cast for Savages , his adaptation of Don Winslow’s novel which will start filming on July 6.
Bichir, who played Fidel Castro in Steven Soderbergh’s Che… Continue reading Demian Bichir Joins Oliver Stone's Savages
Pulp Fiction stars John Travolta and Uma Thurman are in talks to join Oliver Stone’s Savages , while Green Lantern star Blake Lively is also joining the adaptation of the Don Winslow novel.
Deadline says Travolta will play Dennis, a burned out DEA agent, Lively is set to take on the role of O, and Thurman would play her mom, named Pagu.
In the book, two friends from Laguna Beach… Continue reading Travolta, Thurman and Lively Joining Oliver Stone's Savages