WEIRDLAND: Jake Gyllenhaal & Hugh Jackman filming "Prisoners" in Georgia

Friday, February 22, 2013

Jake Gyllenhaal & Hugh Jackman filming "Prisoners" in Georgia

Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway (co-stars in "Les Miserables) in Time magazine ("Great Performances" feature), 2013

Principal photography is underway on location in Georgia for Alcon Entertainment’s PRISONERS, a Warner Bros. Pictures’ release starring Oscar® nominees Hugh Jackman (“Les Misérables”)

and Jake Gyllenhaal (“Brokeback Mountain”), under the direction of Denis Villeneuve, who helmed the Oscar®-nominated foreign language film “Incendies.” Led by Jackman and Gyllenhaal, the dramatic thriller PRISONERS features an all-star cast, including Maria Bello (“Beautiful Boy”) as Keller’s distraught wife, Grace; Oscar® nominees Terrence Howard (“Hustle & Flow”) and Viola Davis (“The Help,” “Doubt”) as Franklin and Nancy Birch, whose daughter Joy went missing with the Dovers’; Academy Award® winner Melissa Leo (“The Fighter”) as Alex Jones’ Aunt Holly; and Paul Dano (“Looper”) as Alex Jones.

Jake Gyllenhaal hangs out on the set of his upcoming film Prisoners on January 20 in Conyers, Georgia

Denis Villeneuve directs the film from an original screenplay by Aaron Guzikowski (“Contraband”). Villeneuve is supported by a top-flight creative team that includes 10-time Oscar®-nominated cinematographer Roger Deakins (“Skyfall”), Oscar®-nominated production designer Patrice Vermette (“The Young Victoria”), Oscar®-winning editor Joel Cox (“Unforgiven”), editor Gary Roach (“J. Edgar”), and costume designer Renée April (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”).

Alcon Entertainment’s PRISONERS is scheduled for release on September 20, 2013, and will be distributed domestically by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. Source:

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