WEIRDLAND: Jake & Reese together

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Jake & Reese together









According to Variety: "Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon will topline New Line's Middle East political thriller "Rendition."
Gavin Hood ("Tsotsi") will direct and Steve Golin will produce via his Anonymous Content banner. [...] Multilayered story centers on a CIA analyst, based in the Middle Eastwhose world spins out of control as he questions his assignment after overseeing the secret-police interrogation of a suspected terrorist," it would be based on a spec script by Kelley Sane about a Cairo-based CIA analyst that's in pre-productionpre-production at New Line.


And Hollywoodreporter also confirms this scoop: "Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon are in final negotiations to star in New Line Cinema's "Rendition," Gavin Hood's follow-up to his Oscar-winning South African feature "Tsotsi." Written by Kelley Sane, the multilayered story revolves around a CIA analyst based in Cairo who finds his world spinning out of control after he witnesses the interrogation of a foreign national by the Egyptian secret police. Gyllenhaal will play the analyst, while Witherspoon will play the pregnant American wife of the national. [...]The film is planning shoots in Los Angeles, Washington, Morocco and South Africa starting in November."

9 comments :

thesweetestone said...

oh, thats so perfect!He is my favorite boy, she is my favorite girl.... two best actors doing a movie together..... its just..... too much :-)

Kendra said...

And if you look back in my blog, I anticipated somehow that this would happen, quoting myself when I replied to kokodee on 12th August: " Ah, the chosen one [Jake] plus the rom-com queen [Reese]: So hot, more than with Mark Ruffalo if that is possible! here!

jacknastygirl said...

hey, well done, kendra!

jng said...

it could be western: she would be a cowgirl and Jake should be a cowboy ;)
what more do you need?

Kendra said...

What more do I need? Besides myopic laser, a lobotomy and battling insomnia(joking)? I'm gonna make another Jake and Reese post ;)

gr77 said...

the more i think of this the more excited i get!!!
reese is one of my favourites

kokodee said...

This is too exciting!!!
Kendra more hot star hook-ups please. My choices are Johnny Depp and Natalie.

The Bearded Lady said...

I think they stole this whole spy agent theme from us Jake Watch agents! ;)

LOL

Kendra said...

more hot star hook-ups
Naughty kokodee!
Johnny Depp and Natalie?
I'll try, I'll try...

"Rendition" writer Kelley Sane must be a covered Watch agent longing to be close to Jake Tbl;)