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Sam Worthington & Jennifer Aniston Star In ‘Cake’
Sam has joined Jennifer Aniston on the indie movie ‘Cake’, a project on which Jennifer is also acting as executive producer.
The movie has a huge cast which includes: Sam, Jennifer, Anna Kendrick, Chris Messina, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Mamie Gummer, Lucy  Walters and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.
'Cake' is written by Patrick Tobin and directed by Daniel Barnz and is based on a screenplay which made the 2013 Black List of the best unproduced scripts in Hollywood.
The story follows Claire Simmons (Jennifer Aniston), a recently divorced and severely depressed young woman. When Claire discovers the suicide of Nina (Kendrick), a woman in her chronic pain support group, Claire quite literally becomes haunted by her story and begins to uncover details about her, resulting in a poignant relationship developing between her and Nina’s husband (Sam).
Chris Messina is to play Claire’s ex-husband who still cares about her deeply, while Felicity Huffman plays the facilitator of the support group

Sam Worthington & Jennifer Aniston Star In ‘Cake’

Sam has joined Jennifer Aniston on the indie movie ‘Cake’, a project on which Jennifer is also acting as executive producer.

The movie has a huge cast which includes: Sam, Jennifer, Anna Kendrick, Chris Messina, Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Mamie Gummer, Lucy  Walters and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.

'Cake' is written by Patrick Tobin and directed by Daniel Barnz and is based on a screenplay which made the 2013 Black List of the best unproduced scripts in Hollywood.

The story follows Claire Simmons (Jennifer Aniston), a recently divorced and severely depressed young woman. When Claire discovers the suicide of Nina (Kendrick), a woman in her chronic pain support group, Claire quite literally becomes haunted by her story and begins to uncover details about her, resulting in a poignant relationship developing between her and Nina’s husband (Sam).

Chris Messina is to play Claire’s ex-husband who still cares about her deeply, while Felicity Huffman plays the facilitator of the support group

Sam Worthington Joins Cast Of ‘Everest’
Sam is to join the stellar cast of climbing drama ‘Everest’.
Based on Jon Krakauer’s best-selling book ‘Into Thin Air’, the drama follows an ill-fated attempt at the summit of Mount Everest in 1996 which resulted in the loss of eight climbers, bringing the total killed that year to 15, the single deadliest year in Everest’s climbing history.
Sam will play Guy Cotter, a scaling expert from New Zealand and stars alongside Robin Wright, Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin and John Hawkes as members of two separate expeditions.
Principal photography started in February and Universal has already announced that the film, directed by Baltasar Kormákur, will be released on September 18th 2015.
The film was also co-written by Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” scribe Simon Beaufoy.
More details as we get them…

Sam Worthington Joins Cast Of ‘Everest’

Sam is to join the stellar cast of climbing drama ‘Everest’.

Based on Jon Krakauer’s best-selling book ‘Into Thin Air’, the drama follows an ill-fated attempt at the summit of Mount Everest in 1996 which resulted in the loss of eight climbers, bringing the total killed that year to 15, the single deadliest year in Everest’s climbing history.

Sam will play Guy Cotter, a scaling expert from New Zealand and stars alongside Robin Wright, Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin and John Hawkes as members of two separate expeditions.

Principal photography started in February and Universal has already announced that the film, directed by Baltasar Kormákur, will be released on September 18th 2015.

The film was also co-written by Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” scribe Simon Beaufoy.

More details as we get them…

New Trailer For Sabotage Starring Sam Worthington & Arnold Schwarzenegger

New Sabotage Red Band Clip: Warning - Graphic Content

New Sabotage Red Band Trailer: Warning - Graphic Content

Sam Worthington & Idris Elba Join Cast Of ‘Alive Alone’
Sam is joining the cast of ‘Alive Alone’, a drama which was originally announced at Cannes with Noomi Rapace and Mattias Schoenaerts (who has had to pull out for personal reasons) in the starring roles.
The drama is set in New York and follows the story of an ex-detainee of Guantanamo Bay (Idris Elba) who is working as a taxi driver, and a prostitute (Noomi Rapace), who is on the run from a ruthless crime boss (Sam). When their worlds collide, they unexpectedly find salvation in one another.
The project, which is due to start in March, is being directed by Khurram Longi, who is also writing the script which has featured on both the Black List and the UK Brit List.
Basil Iwanyk of Thunder Road (who also worked with Sam on Clash/Wrath of the Titans) is producing with Rapace acting as Executive Producer.
Michael Benaroya’s Benaroya Pictures is financing and Protagonist is selling in Berlin.

Sam Worthington & Idris Elba Join Cast Of ‘Alive Alone’

Sam is joining the cast of ‘Alive Alone’, a drama which was originally announced at Cannes with Noomi Rapace and Mattias Schoenaerts (who has had to pull out for personal reasons) in the starring roles.

The drama is set in New York and follows the story of an ex-detainee of Guantanamo Bay (Idris Elba) who is working as a taxi driver, and a prostitute (Noomi Rapace), who is on the run from a ruthless crime boss (Sam). When their worlds collide, they unexpectedly find salvation in one another.

The project, which is due to start in March, is being directed by Khurram Longi, who is also writing the script which has featured on both the Black List and the UK Brit List.

Basil Iwanyk of Thunder Road (who also worked with Sam on Clash/Wrath of the Titans) is producing with Rapace acting as Executive Producer.

Michael Benaroya’s Benaroya Pictures is financing and Protagonist is selling in Berlin.

'Sabotage' Starring Sam Worthington & Arnold Schwarzenegger: Red Band Trailer (Warning: Graphic Content)

Sam Worthington Attends Adelaide Press Conference For ‘Deadline Gallipoli’

At a press conference in Adelaide this morning, Sam told journalists what his vision was for his Foxtel miniseries
'Deadline Gallipoli'.

He stated that he believes he has uncovered a fresh take on the Gallipoli story that is not simply “a re-telling
of the last 20 minutes of Peter Weir’s movie”, one which will resonate with modern audiences in the era of WikiLeaks
and whistleblower Edward Snowden.

"The biggest reason I wanted to do this was because I didn’t realise what that (Anzac) spirit was," he said.

"I thought that I’d lost it. I didn’t know what we were commemorating. With our show, what I find is that these
were soldiers who were excited to go there, young guys from the bush who went to this kind of war zone at the
other end of the world.”

The project tells the story of the journalists ‘embedded’ with the troops on the ill-fated campaign and their
fight to get the truth about how badly the fighting was going out from behind the lines.

'We wanted to have a different way of looking at this moment in our history, that defined us as a nation to some
respect,’ he said.

"Me and my producing partner John Schwarz wanted to come up with an idea so that we could be part of this 100-year
commemoration of the Gallipoli campaign, but we didn’t want it to be the old slouch hat, bully
beef kind of story.

The more we uncovered about these journalists, the more we realised we had an All the President’s Men in a war
zone kind of movie where these guys actually fought to get the news out because censorship was so strong back
then.

If you look at WikiLeaks and any kind of war zone where there is censorship, the story and the idea and the
themes are still as relevant today as they were back n 1915.”

As previously mentioned, Sam will play Age journalist Phillip Schuler, who travelled with the first convoy to
Turkey in 1915.

'The soldiers themselves would have kept fighting for as long as they were told to. I can appreciate that spirit.
The thrilling part of the drama is the story of these four journalists fighting the upper echelons of the military
to get the truth out and stop the carnage.”

Sam was unable to give any casting news re- the roles of legendary Australian war correspondent Charles Bean,
journalist Keith Murdoch and British correspondent Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett.

'Let's just say I have a very big Rolodex and a lot of mates,' he says. 'It's more juggling all the different
schedules. We haven’t finalised anything yet.’

Deadline Gallipoli will begin production in South Australia this year and will be released to coincide with next
year’s centenary commemorations.

The SA State Government will contribute $618,000 to the project, which is expected to employ 1,300 people,
most of them crew from the local region.

Sam told journalists that Maslin Beach in the Fleurieu Peninsula will double as Anzac Cove.

'Me and my friend went to Gallipoli in August and the topography alone matches here,' he said.

Sam says the new $42 million Glenside Studios put the state at the top of his list as a location for the shoot.

'This facility alone is up there with some of the best I have seen in the world,' he said. 'Things like this don't
really exist (elsewhere in Australia). This is American standard. This is, like, another level. I went and had a
look at some of the stages and they’re massive,” he said.

"For something of an undertaking like the project we’re trying to do, which is very ambitious, we need the highest
calibre and we need the best kind of facility we can find.”

South Australian premier Jay Weatherill referred to the favourable infrastructure and talent available in SA for
the project.

'We are very proud that we have been chosen to film what I think will be a very important contribution to the
100th commemoration of the events of World War One,’ he said.

The project will begin filming in mid-2014 and the show will air on Foxtel in 2015.

Sam Worthington In Adelaide To Announce Shooting For ‘Deadline Gallipoli’
Sam is to fly to Adelaide tomorrow to publicly accept South Australian State Government funding for his TV mini-series ‘Deadline Gallipoli’, a deal which has secured SA as the primary location for filming the series (originally titled ‘The Gallipoli Story’).
He will attend a press conference with SA Premier Jay Weatherill to confirm the project is to go into pre-production in Adelaide in April with filming taking place mid-year.
As we mentioned before, Sam is to star in the mini-series and is also an executive producer through his production company FullClip.
The Foxtel-commissioned series tells the story of a team of journalists who were embedded at Gallipoli during WWI. The group smuggled out information that helped to end the disastrous campaign.
Sam is to play Australian journo Phillip Schuler, but casting for the roles of fellow Australians Sir Keith Murdoch (father of Rupert Murdoch) and Charles Bean, along with Britain’s Ellis Ashmead Bartlett, has yet to be announced.
‘Deadline Gallipoli’ is the third major Gallipoli project in SA in less than a year, with ABC choosing the state for its six-part miniseries ‘Anzac Girls’ late last year. The series, based on the diaries of nurses from WWI, used various Adelaide city and hills locations, with some filming taking place at the Adelaide Studios.
Also, this month Russell Crowe began filming his $12 million Gallipoli movie ‘The Water Diviner’, the story of an Australian man who travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three missing sons. His $12 million film has worked with the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) to source locations and crew but is based at Burra and has not asked for funding support. Crowe is also using locations in the Mid-North and the southern beaches.
All three projects have been commissioned to highlight the Anzac centenary year which begins in April, and today’s State Government announcement may be part of a Gallipoli commemorative program.
Sam’s project was drawn to SA by its locations, which have appealed to filmmakers since Peter Weir made the original ‘Gallipoli’ with Mel Gibson in 1981, using beaches near Port Lincoln for location shooting.
It is understood the South Australian Film Corporation SAFC is also involved in ‘Deadline Gallipoli’ with an investment package that includes use of the Adelaide Studios, with the project in return using SA crews.
Side-Note: Before flying to Adelaide, Sam is due to attend tonight’s AACTA awards in Sydney.

Sam Worthington In Adelaide To Announce Shooting For ‘Deadline Gallipoli’

Sam is to fly to Adelaide tomorrow to publicly accept South Australian State Government funding for his TV mini-series ‘Deadline Gallipoli’, a deal which has secured SA as the primary location for filming the series (originally titled ‘The Gallipoli Story’).

He will attend a press conference with SA Premier Jay Weatherill to confirm the project is to go into pre-production in Adelaide in April with filming taking place mid-year.

As we mentioned before, Sam is to star in the mini-series and is also an executive producer through his production company FullClip.

The Foxtel-commissioned series tells the story of a team of journalists who were embedded at Gallipoli during WWI. The group smuggled out information that helped to end the disastrous campaign.

Sam is to play Australian journo Phillip Schuler, but casting for the roles of fellow Australians Sir Keith Murdoch (father of Rupert Murdoch) and Charles Bean, along with Britain’s Ellis Ashmead Bartlett, has yet to be announced.

‘Deadline Gallipoli’ is the third major Gallipoli project in SA in less than a year, with ABC choosing the state for its six-part miniseries ‘Anzac Girls’ late last year. The series, based on the diaries of nurses from WWI, used various Adelaide city and hills locations, with some filming taking place at the Adelaide Studios.

Also, this month Russell Crowe began filming his $12 million Gallipoli movie ‘The Water Diviner’, the story of an Australian man who travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three missing sons. His $12 million film has worked with the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) to source locations and crew but is based at Burra and has not asked for funding support. Crowe is also using locations in the Mid-North and the southern beaches.

All three projects have been commissioned to highlight the Anzac centenary year which begins in April, and today’s State Government announcement may be part of a Gallipoli commemorative program.

Sam’s project was drawn to SA by its locations, which have appealed to filmmakers since Peter Weir made the original ‘Gallipoli’ with Mel Gibson in 1981, using beaches near Port Lincoln for location shooting.

It is understood the South Australian Film Corporation SAFC is also involved in ‘Deadline Gallipoli’ with an investment package that includes use of the Adelaide Studios, with the project in return using SA crews.

Side-Note: Before flying to Adelaide, Sam is due to attend tonight’s AACTA awards in Sydney.

Full Clip Productions & Radical Studios Working On ‘Damaged’ Adaptation

Full Clip Productions is collaborating with Radical Studios to adapt the graphic novel ‘Damaged’ for the big screen.

The graphic novel was conceived and developed by Sam and his Full Clip partners John and Michael Schwarz and it was published by Radical back in 2011.

'Damaged' follows the story of two brothers, Frank and Henry Lincoln, one a police officer, the other a vigilante. An inevitable, violent clash results in them becoming estranged and so they to their separate ways, each doing what he thinks is the right thing, taking on the city lowlifes in their own way.

35 years on, the brothers reach a point where retirement is on the cards and each takes a younger protégé under his wing in order to shape a new generation to fight the good fight. However, sparks fly as the two brothers and their different methods collide once again, and the fate of the city may hang in the balance.

Full Clip are producing along with Radical and they have a script by John Glosser that is currently out to directors.

Updates as we get them!