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Jake Gyllenhaal

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  • Oscar Hopefuls Timothy Spall, Jake Gyllenhaal Take on Unique Tasks

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Learning to hold a brush like Britain's most revered landscape artist could be considered the easiest way to embody the role of J.M.W. Turner. But for Timothy Spall, who stars as the titular "Mr. Turner," perfecting the artist'...
  • 'Unbroken' could stir Oscar acting pot

    Conventional wisdom would tell you the Oscar acting races are, for the most part, all but settled. And we haven't even carved the Thanksgiving turkey! But then, last November's conventional wisdom had Tom Hanks, Robert Redford and Emma Thompson as lock-...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal Sells Hollywood Hills House

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SELLER: Jake Gyllenhaal LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA PRICE: $3,262,500 SIZE: 2,826 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Property records and other online resources now show that Oscar-nominated actor and...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal digs deep for gritty 'Nightcrawler' role

    Jake Gyllenhaal digs deep for gritty 'Nightcrawler' role
    In "Nightcrawler," Jake Gyllenhaal plays a man whose drive for success leads him to do despicable things. As Louis Bloom — a freelancer who sells graphic video footage of crimes and accidents to local news stations — he drives recklessly...
  • 'Nightcrawler' captures the noirish edge of L.A.

    Sometimes it’s hard to know what looms largest in Los Angeles: The sprawl of the city, the outsized egos of some of its residents or the industries that enable their ambitions. In the new film "Nightcrawler," Louis Bloom, played by Jake Gyllenhaal,...
  • Movie fiction mirrors fact for L.A.'s real-life 'nightcrawlers'

    Movie fiction mirrors fact for L.A.'s real-life 'nightcrawlers'
    Marc Raishbrook was showing off video of a bear when the news came. A public-transit accident. Exposition Line. Woman possibly trapped on the tracks. "Time to work," Raishbrook said from the back seat of his Dodge Charger. "Probably near Vermont," his...
  • Belafonte Electrifies Governors Awards, Issues Challenge to Hollywood

    Harry Belafonte gave one of the all-time great acceptance speeches at Saturday night's Governors Awards, citing Hollywood's often-shameful power to influence attitudes, and challenging the heavy-hitters in the room to instead create works that allow...
  • A Familiar Energy of Mega-Budget Tentpoles Marks AFM Deals

    Amid the profound changes in the movie business, the first half of the 35th American Film Market has been dominated by the tried-and-true -- action, thrillers and sci-fi with A-list attachments -- as the six major studios concentrate on mega-budget...
  • Reel Critics: News bleeds, leads in 'Nightcrawler'

    Nightcrawler, Jake Gyllenhall, Rene Russo, Before I Go to Sleep, Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Memento, Mark Strong, Gone Girl, Force Majeure, Alps, Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli Local TV news gone wild is the voyeuristic theme behind...
  • Variety's Actors on Actors Conversations to Air on PBS SoCal

    Variety's awards season events continue to grow with the "Actors on Actors" conversations set to be shown on PBS SoCal. The interview show features one-on-one conversations between actors and actresses including Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal,...
  • 'Skyfall' Director Sam Mendes Puts Production Company Up for Sale

    LONDON -- Neal Street Prods., the production company part-owned by "Skyfall" director Sam Mendes, has been put up for sale, a source close to the company has confirmed. Neal Street, which produces "Penny Dreadful," is on the market for around £40...