Heading up John Slattery's directing debutHe's been part of Emmy Award-winning acting teams in Mad Men and Desperate Housewives, and recently distinguished himself as Stark Sr. in the globe-conquering Marvel movies. And if that all wasn't enough, next up for John Slattery is a directing debut. He'll be behind the camera for God's Pocket, and he's clearly been earning the respect of his peers, since he's been able to pull in Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Turturro, Christina Hendricks and...Read Full Story
Park Pictures Features send word that Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is set to star in ‘God’s Pocket,’ the upcoming feature directorial debut from Emmy-nominee John Slattery (Mad Men, Flags of Our Fathers). Slattery adapted the screenplay with Alex Metcalf from the novel by National Book Award Winning author Pete Dexter. Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks and John Turturro will co-star.
Set in the gritty blue-collar neighborhood of God’s Pocket, Mickey’s crazy stepson...Read Full Story
BY MICHAEL SOMMERS
Bob Glaudini wrote “Jack Goes Boating,” a quirky – and rather sweet -- romantic comedy about a metro area limo driver striving to improve his messy ways for a damaged woman.
Labyrinth Theater Company, which produced the play in 2007, now premieres Glaudini’s “A Family For All Occasions” at its small Bank Street Theater space in the far West Village.
The production, directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, is well acted and handsomely designed, but the two...Read Full Story
Philip Seymour Hoffman will star in John Slattery’s indie drama “God’s Pocket” with Richard Jenkins, Christina Hendricks and John Turturro co-starring. Slattery, in his feature directing debut, adapted the screenplay with Alex Metcalf from Pete Dexter’s novel. Jay Cohen of Gersh will handle all film sales. Park Pictures Features will produce in partnership with Hoffman’s... Read more »Read Full Story
Philip Seymour Hoffman is already garnering Oscar buzz thanks to his charismatic performance as a boisterous seller of existential spirituality in The Master, but it's another skill he's ready to be recognized for.The Academy Award winning actor is set to go behind the camera to direct Ezekiel Moss, a film whose script appeared on the ballyhooed Black List in 2011. Variety reports the film is about an "imaginative boy living in a small town who befriends a mysterious drifter who may have the...Read Full Story
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