It’s not difficult to see why James Cameron had Sam Worthington lead his 2009 film “Avatar”; after all, the Australian-born star looks like a real-life John Smith (barrel-chested and handsome, but not pretty), something that came in handy since Cameron’s film was basically Pocahontas in space. Yet, at the time, the King of the World’s choice was slightly risky: who was Sam Worthington? Three years and billions of dollars in… Continue reading Sam Worthington, 'Man On A Ledge' Star, On 'Avatar 2,' Comedy With Jonah Hill And 'Titanic'
In this week’s column, we examine alternative fare to the wide-release remakes, detail two new distribution deals, and highlight a broadly-appealing indie comedy.
OPENING THIS WEEKEND
Check out Sam Worthington and Helen Mirren’s new thriller The Debt. Worthington and Mirren star in the story of Rachel Singer, “a former Mossad agent who endeavored to capture and bring to trial a notorious Nazi war criminal-the Surgeon of Birkenau-in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. […] Continue reading “The Debt” Trailer [Starring Sam Worthington & Helen Mirren]