‘A Million Little Pieces’ Director: “I Never Lost The Feeling That It Was Such A Redemptive Story” – Toronto Studio

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“I never lost the feeling that I had when I first read the book. I never lost the feeling that it was such a redemptive story and a story from a broken human spirit and that journey through and into the light, ” said A Million Little Pieces…

Sam And Aaron Taylor-Johnson Breathe Fire Into James Frey’s Controversial Addiction Memoir ‘A Million Little Pieces’

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A Million Little Pieces is as raw, bloody and messy as James Frey wrote it. With the startling intensity he shocked Toronto with in Nocturnal Animals two years ago, Aaron Taylor-Johnson plays Frey through his evolution from a hopeless, cornered animal …

12 Hottest Toronto Movies for Sale, From ‘Wild Rose’ to ‘Vox Lux’ (Photos)

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“Wild Rose” was the first title numerous industry players said was their most anticipated movie of the festival. It follows a young musician from Glasgow who wants to become a star in Nashville. Julie Walters…

CAA Signs James Frey As Sam & Aaron Taylor-Johnson Ready ‘A Million Little Pieces’ Film For Fall Festivals

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EXCLUSIVE: CAA just signed best-selling author James Frey. This comes as Brad Weston’s Makeready and The Picture Company prepare to launch A Million Little Pieces, the screen version of the semi-autobiographical and controversial addiction novel …

Makeready Chief Brad Weston Broadens Quality From Oscar-Bait Slates To Multiple Platforms – Deadline Disruptors

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After a five-year run as New Regency president and CEO that garnered two Best Picture winners—12 Years a Slave and Birdman—and nearly a third—The Revenant—Brad Weston left to form Makeready with funding from eOne and distributio…

Charles Parnell Cast In ‘A Million Little Pieces’; Sony’s ‘Superfly’ Adds Big Bank Black & Kaalan Walker

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Charles Parnell, who currently stars in the TNT series, The Last Ship, has come aboard the Sam Taylor-Johnson-directed drama, A Million Little Pieces, joining Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Odessa Young, Giovanni Ribisi, and Billy Bob Thornton. The pic is based on James Frey’s 2003 novel, which follows a young drug-addled writer approaching the bottom of his descent. He submits himself to two months of agonizing rehab where he meets an eccentric band of inmates including a young…

David Dastmalchian Joins ‘A Million Little Pieces’ & ‘Die in a Gunfight’

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EXCLUSIVE: Ant-Man And The Wasp actor David Dastmalchian has landed two back-to-back projects. He’s set for A Million Little Pieces, the Sam Taylor-Johnson directed film adaptation of the James Frey book, which is currently in production. The pic stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Carla Juri, Charlie Hunnam, and Giovanni Ribisi.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Sam Taylor-Johnson adapted the book, loosely based on Frey’s life. It follows a young drug-addled writer…

Billy Bob Thornton to help pick up A Million Little Pieces: The Movie

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Billy Bob Thornton is set to play a guy who may—or may not—exist, with Deadline reporting that the Bad Santa star has signed on to appear in an upcoming adaptation of James Frey’s memoir/novel/Oprah provoker A Million Little Pieces. Thornton will play Leonard, the mysterious mafia boss/mentor who looked after Frey…

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Billy Bob Thornton, Carla Juri & Charlie Hunnam Join Aaron Taylor-Johnson In ‘A Million Little Pieces’

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EXCLUSIVE: A Million Little Pieces, the screen adaptation of the James Frey book, is fast assembling for a January 25 production start. Billy Bob Thornton has joined Aaron Taylor-Johnson and director Sam Taylor-Johnson for the first film to go into production for Brad Weston’s producing/financing company Makeready. Thornton will be joined by Carla Juri, who emerges from Blade Runner 2049 to play the female lead, and Charlie Hunnam. Giovanni Ribisi was already set…

A Million Little Pieces is being revived as a movie for our more truth-flexible modern era

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Ah, 2006: A simpler, more truth-sensitive time—outside all the government-manipulated foreign wars, anyway—when the American people were still capable of getting up in arms because a memoirist had the temerity to lie to Oprah. It’s hard to imagine now, in our current post-truth world, but once upon a time, James…

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