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Rosemarie DeWitt has had a hell of a year. The actress, who put in unforgettable performances in everything from Jonathan Demme’s “Rachel Getting Married” (she was Rachel!) and the first season of “Mad Men,” really seems to be breaking out in a big way. She starred in the tiny-budgeted festival favorite “Your Sister’s Sister,” as well as the big-budget Ben Stiller comedy “The Watch.” This week she appears alongside Matt… Continue reading Rosemarie DeWitt, 'Promised Land' Star, On Gus Van Sant And Her Favorite Films Of 2012

For “Promised Land,” Gus Van Sant’s new eco-drama, John Krasinksi found himself pulling double duty. Not only is he one of the film’s leads, playing a devilishly charismatic environmental advocate, but he also co-wrote the screenplay with the movie’s other big star, Matt Damon (with some assistance from beloved novelist Dave Eggers). Not too shabby for a guy most people know for his lovably goofy drone on “The Office.”

We got… Continue reading John Krasinski, 'Promised Land' Star, On Matt Damon And His Success From 'The Office'

While you probably wouldn’t know it based on the miniscule amount of advertising done for the film, there’s a new movie that opened this past weekend, which reunites the “Good Will Hunting” team of director Gus Van Sant and co-writer/star Matt Damon. Called “Promised Land,” the film stars John Krasinksi (who co-wrote the screenplay with Damon) and Rosemarie DeWitt, and takes a close look at the controversial energy-extraction process known… Continue reading 'Promised Land' Review: The Pros And Cons Of Matt Damon's New Movie

February 1, 2012

promised land actors Gus Van Sant Takes Over Former Matt Damon Project, The Promised LandFirst announced last fall, Matt Damon and John Krasinski are set to team for a drama based on an idea formulated between Krasinski and author/screenwriter Dave Eggers (“A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius”, Away We Go, Where the Wild Things Are). Deadline now reports that Gus Van Sant will direct the project, now with the title The Promised Land.

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