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‘The Whale’: Darren Aronofsky Sets His Next Movie at A24, Brendan Fraser Starring

Darren Aronofsky (The Fountain, Requiem for a Dream) is teaming up with A24 for the first time on a new movie called The Whale. The film will be an adaptation of playwright Samuel D. Hunter‘s 2012 stage play of the same name, with Hunter on board to write the screenplay. Brendan Fraser (The Mummy, Doom Patrol) is attached to star. Discussing Film first broke the news about Aronofsky’s next movie, and Deadline later revealed that Fraser will star. Here’s a description of the story: On the outs...
Tags: Hollywood, Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Drama, Casting, Noah, Adaptation, Steven Soderbergh, Darren-Aronofsky, A24, The Whale, Hunter, Darren, Fraser, Black Swan, Brendan-Fraser

Off Broadway Review: Samuel D. Hunter’s ‘The Healing’

“The Healing,” the new play by MacArthur Foundation genius grant winner Samuel D. Hunter, was written specifically for Theater Breaking Through Barriers, a company of disabled actors who really lucked out with this smart and sensitive piece about the harm done to vulnerable people in the name of religion. The playwright dealt with the same... Read more »
Tags: Reviews, Legit, Samuel D Hunter, The Whale, MacArthur Foundation

Off Broadway Review: ‘Pocatello’ Starring T.R. Knight

Samuel D. Hunter made a splash a couple of years ago with “The Whale,” an offbeat play about a 600-pound man determined to eat himself to death as a desperate protest gesture. Compared to that highly original piece, his new play, “Pocatello,” presents itself as a structurally ambitious, but basically conventional, domestic tear-jerker about a... Read more »
Tags: Reviews, Legit, Playwrights Horizons, Samuel D Hunter, T.r. Knight, The Whale, Pocatello