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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)

Universal Pictures has announced the release dates for three of their upcoming titles today.

The studio is targeting a September 28, 2012 release for Oliver Stone’s Savages , starring Aaron Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Salma Hayek, Benicio Del Toro, John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Emile Hirsch and Demian Bichir. In the adaptation of Don Winslow’s novel, two friends from Laguna Beach share the same girlfriend and a thriving business growing and… Continue reading Universal Dates Savages , Despicable Me 2 and Oblivion

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

Emile Hirsch Heads to Savages

Emile Hirsch is joining the cast of Oliver Stone’s Savages , Variety reports.

Based on the novel by Don Winslow novel, the book features two friends from Laguna Beach (Aaron Johnson, Taylor Kitsch) who share the same girlfriend (Blake Lively) and a thriving business growing and distributing the best-quality pot on the planet. When they resist being muscled by a Mexican drug cartel, the girl is kidnapped and the ransom… Continue reading Emile Hirsch Heads to Savages