August 2015

Watch Robert Pattinson and Dane DeHaan re-create an Iconic James Dean Moment

Paying a famous person on film is a big enough challenge as it is. But how about re-creating one of the most iconic photographs of that person? In the exclusive clip above from Life, Robert Pattinson—playing Life photographer Dennis Stock—trails James Dean (Dane DeHaan) to take what would be one of the defining images of the actor, his high collar protecting him from the splattering rain in Times Square.

Life comes from director Anton Corbijn (Control, A Most Wanted Man), documenting the time that Dean and Stock spent together, just before Dean became famous. In a statement, Corbijn called his work with Pattinson and DeHaan a “tremendous experience”:

“I cannot wait for the story of Dennis Stock and James Dean, which is at the center of LIFE, to come to an American audience, as it played a part in the permanent cultural changes of the last century within American society and beyond. It was a tremendous experience to work with Rob Pattinson and Dane DeHaan in bringing this story to life, no pun intended, and I’d like to thank Cinedigm for spreading the word, and the visuals.”

Life arrives in select U.S. theaters on December 4.

Source: VanityFair

Dane DeHaan, Anna Wood & Wesley Taylor

Dane to attend the reading of Bridging The Gap and Other Short Plays by Wesley Taylor [October 26]

Casting has been announced for an upcoming benefit reading of Bridging The Gap and Other Short Plays by Wesley Taylor, which is set to take place October 26 at New World Stages. The event, a benefit for the Actors Fund, will be structured as an evening of readings of a collection of six new short plays by actor and playwright Wesley Taylor (The Addams Family).

The benefit’s starry cast will include two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane (It’s Only a Play), Emmy Award winner Debra Messing (Outside Mullingar), Emmy and Tony Award winner Stockard Channing (It’s Only a Play), Tracee Chimo (The Heidi Chronicles), Dane Dehaan (American Buffalo), Billy Magnussen (Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike), Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), Krysta Rodriguez (Spring Awakening), and Becca Tobin (Rock of Ages) as well as Kyle Beltran (Fortress of Solitude), Logan Fahey (Masters of Sex), Max Jenkins (The Mysteries of Laura), Alice Lee (Heathers: The Musical), Victoria Mack (Venus in Fur), and Adrienne Warren (Bring It On: The Musical), with Roger Clark on stage directions.

The evening’s six 10-minute plays will be Bridging the Gap, Spark, Mother, Cuckold,Little Monsters, and Billy Green Auditions for Juilliard. The director and host will be announced at a later date. All cast members are subject to change.

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that serves professionals in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio, and dance. The Fund’s programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment, and training services.

For tickets and more information, click here.

Source: Theatermania