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By Jen: As long as Ethan Hawke isn't cast as her love interest... With Linklater it's either Hawke or McConaughey. McConaughey's a DILF so that would…

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 28th, 2015 12:35am

By ainsley: okay read this book last winter and I thought that Jennifer lawrence would be PERFECT as Rosie the whole time I was reading it.

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 28th, 2015 12:32am

By DougW: There is a sequel novel called "The Rosie Effect," so there's a chance for a second film if "The Rosie Project" is a hit.

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 28th, 2015 12:12am

By DougW: I read the novel. The premise may sound bland, but it works fine because these are really interesting characters. It reminds me of a lighte…

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 28th, 2015 12:08am

By Dmon: I liked Legend!

The 10 Best And 5 Worst Tom Cruise Performances

Jul 27th, 2015 11:56pm

By Matt: Just to second, well done Daniel.

Looks Like That Black-And-White Version Of 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Isn't Getting A Blu-Ray Release After All

Jul 27th, 2015 11:56pm

By Jean: I'll watch anything with J.Law, but Linklater can be pretentious at times. Sigh.

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 27th, 2015 11:50pm

By HAL: Yeah, Dave, you were quite reasonable to expect Marvel to portray felons as a loveable, relatable group of potential heroes. Also, sometimes…

Box Office: ‘Ant-Man’ Remains Big, ‘Southpaw’ & ‘Paper Towns’ Underwhelm

Jul 27th, 2015 11:32pm

By emily: Jennifer Lawrence and Linklater! So excited!!!

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 27th, 2015 11:21pm

By Maria B.: I enjoyed this article and I came to it because I just watched Life of Crime -- the precursor to Jackie Brown that was mentioned. I enjoyed…

From Best To Worst: Elmore Leonard Movie Adaptations

Jul 27th, 2015 11:01pm

By jimmy: Yes. Incredible teaming!

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 27th, 2015 10:02pm

By Seo: (To Daisy in the comments) Nooooooooooooooooo! He's too awesome.

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 27th, 2015 9:12pm

By matt cousens: It's been retitled Everybody Wants Some

Richard Linklater's ‘That’s What I’m Talking About’ Lands Official Spring 2016 Release Date

Jul 27th, 2015 8:05pm

By Stefano: Lt. Burris played by James Frain which is also the main suspect behind the man with the bird mask.

Review And Recap: ‘True Detective’ Goes Eyes Wide Shut In Episode 6, 'Church In Ruins'

Jul 27th, 2015 7:34pm

By Mark: Jennifer Lawrence in a Linklater movie...That's a dream come true!

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 27th, 2015 7:12pm

By michael: Amazing. Linklater + Lawrence = Greatness, Oscars...

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 27th, 2015 6:36pm

By cirkusfolk: Cruise should've gotten a Supporting Oscar nom for Rain Man. He's that good. And like you mentioned in the piece, if it wasn't for Daniel Day…

The 10 Best And 5 Worst Tom Cruise Performances

Jul 27th, 2015 6:10pm

By Daisy: Noooooooooooooooooo! He's too boring.

Richard Linklater Frontrunner To Direct 'The Rosie Project' Starring Jennifer Lawrence

Jul 27th, 2015 5:48pm

By JH: Off the top... 1. Gareth Edwards 2. Antoine Fuqua 3. Phillip Noyce

Ava DuVernay Says She Turned Down 'Black Panther' Because There Might've Been Too Much Compromise

Jul 27th, 2015 5:26pm

By Alejandro: I actually think that Tom Cruise is the only reason to see Rock of Ages. The movie sucks, yeah, but I think he is pretty good.

The 10 Best And 5 Worst Tom Cruise Performances

Jul 27th, 2015 5:14pm