/** ayboll ad script */

Tag Archives: Jeff Bridges

The Giver

“The Giver” Trailer Will Have You On The Edge of Your Seat

It’s taken 20 years, but we’re almost there. “The Giver” comes out August 15, 2014!

Larkable brought you new stills back in January for the exciting movie adaptation of Lois Lowry’s popular book, “The Giver”.  Produced by and starring Jeff Bridges, who was the book’s biggest advocate for decades,  the movie also features Hollywood giants like Meryl Streep and Alexander Skarsgård, as well as breakout performer Brenton Thwaites (who plays Jonas Salk).

The Giver

 

Audiences can also expect to see Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift among the many faces in the trailer. Some surprises include a romantic sub-plot from screenwriter Michael Mitnick, and some pretty futuristic technology, advanced beyond what was presented in the book — but worse things could have happened. As Bridges told Entertainment Weekly, “the spirit of the story is still there.”

All in all, we’re pretty thrilled Harvey Weinstein finally got on board with this idea, because it looks like the movie is going to exceed expectations all around.

 

The Giver

After 20 Years, This Beloved Novel is Finally Coming to the Silver Screen

Lois Lowry’s The Giver movie adaptation has finally wrapped production, and it’s been a long road to get here Originally published in 1993, this Newbery Award winning novel was an instant success with teachers and librarians, adding it to their required reading lists. As a result, thousands of young adults have grown up reading The Giver. Like Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, Lowry’s novel is remembered fondly by most as a wise, coming-of-age tale. For Jeff Bridges, to see the novel made into a movie…

Read More »