IN TIME (2011)
Release Date: October 28, 2011
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Director: Andrew Niccol
Screenwriter: Andrew Niccol
Starring: Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried
MPAA Rating: PG-13
In addition to JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE’s (Will Salas) multi-platinum album FutureSex/LoveSounds, which produced four consecutive #1 singles, and his critically acclaimed 2007 FutureSex/LoveShow tour, along with multiple Grammy Awards, he has recently garnered acclaim as an actor for a variety of work in both comedy and drama. Timberlake received rave reviews for Universal’s crime drama Alpha Dog, co-starring Emile Hirsh, Bruce Willis and Sharon Stone. He was also applauded for his role alongside Christina Ricci and Samuel L. Jackson in Black Snake Moan, writer-director Craig Brewer’s follow-up to his Sundance hit Hustle & Flow.
In the summer of 2007, Timberlake loaned his voice to the all-star cast of DreamWorks Animation’s Shrek the Third, taking a starring role alongside Mike Meyers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy, as the voice of Artie—the young King Arthur. In the U.S., Shrek the Third generated $121 million its first weekend at the box office, breaking box office records for animated movies. Timberlake joined Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Mandy Moore in Southland Tales from the director of the cult hit Donnie Darko.
More recently, he appeared in the independent film The Open Road with Jeff Bridges, Mary Steenburgen, Harry Dean Stanton and Kate Mara, and in the Academy Award-winning The Social Network. He was also heard as the voice of Boo Boo in the feature film adaptation of the celebrated animated series, Yogi Bear. Timberlake starred in the Screen Gems film Friends with Benefits and the Columbia Pictures comedy Bad Teacher.
In addition to movies, Timberlake has hosted two memorable episodes of Saturday Night Live and several of his sketches have become viral video sensations, including D**k in a Box, which not only has been viewed over 100 million times on YouTube, but earned Timberlake his first Emmy® Award. He won a second Emmy Award in 2009 for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for hosting SNL. Timberlake has also hosted MTV’s Europe Music Awards, Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Awards and ESPN’s ESPY Awards.
AMANDA SEYFRIED (Sylvia Weis) has quickly become one of today’s busiest actresses. She has completed the thriller Gone, in which she stars under the direction of Heitor Dhalia. Also upcoming for Seyfried are the Untitled Mark Webber Project, writer/director Justin Zackham’s comedy The Wedding, and the thriller Love Written in Blood.
Seyfried is also well known for her multi-faceted performance, showcasing both her acting and singing skills, in the international blockbuster Mamma Mia!, directed by Phyllida Lloyd. Seyfried starred with Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan in the musical, which was released in 2008 and went on to gross more than $600 million globally.
In 2010, Seyfried starred in Gary Winick’s romantic comedy Letters to Juliet, with Vanessa Redgrave and Gael Garcia Bernal. She also starred opposite Channing Tatum in the romantic drama Dear John, based on the Nicholas Sparks bestseller, directed by Lasse Hallström; and in Chloe, an Atom Egoyan-directed thriller, in which Seyfried co-starred with Julianne Moore and Liam Neeson.
On the small-screen, Seyfried starred in HBO’s award-winning drama series Big Love, earning praise for her role as a young woman struggling with her parents’ polygamist lifestyle.
A native of Pennsylvania, Seyfried began her career in modeling at age 11. In her teens, she first gained attention in daytime television, with contract roles on the series As the World Turns and All My Children.
Her major break came in 2004, when she made her feature film debut in the smash hit Mean Girls, directed by Mark Waters from a screenplay by Tina Fey. Together with her co-stars, Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams, Seyfried won an MTV Movie Award for Best Onscreen Team. The following year, Seyfried starred in the acclaimed independent film Nine Lives, which premiered to applause at the Sundance Film Festival and won a number of international festival awards. Written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia, the film also starred Sissy Spacek, Glenn Close, Holly Hunter, Robin Wright and Dakota Fanning.
Seyfried’s additional film credits include Catherine Hardwicke’s updated Red Riding Hood, starring Gary Oldman, Virginia Madsen and Julie Christie; Nick Cassavetes’ fact-based drama Alpha Dog, starring Bruce Willis, Emile Hirsch and Justin Timberlake; the ensemble drama American Gun, with Donald Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, and Marcia Gay Harden; and the horror thriller Jennifer’s Body, in which she starred with Megan Fox.
CILLIAN MURPHY (Raymond Leon) was recently seen in Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-winning global blockbuster Inception. Murphy previously worked with Nolan when he played Dr. Jonathan Crane, a.k.a Scarecrow, in 2005’s Batman Begins, for which he received a London Film Critics Circle Award nomination. He reprised the role in a cameo appearance in Nolan’s 2008 blockbuster The Dark Knight.
Murphy first garnered international attention for his performance as Jim, the reluctant survivor, in Danny Boyle’s post-apocalyptic thriller 28 Days Later. He earned a Golden Globe® nomination for his portrayal of the transgender outcast, Patrick Kitten Braden, in Neil Jordan’s Breakfast on Pluto. Murphy then garnered two consecutive British Independent Film Award nominations for his roles in the award-winning 2006 drama The Wind That Shakes the Barley, directed by Ken Loach, and Danny Boyle’s 2007 science-fiction thriller Sunshine.
More recently, Murphy starred in Michael Lander’s thriller Peacock, and in the independent film Perrier’s Bounty, with Brendan Gleeson. Gleeson directs and stars with Murphy in the upcoming indie feature At Swim-Two-Birds, also starring Colin Farrell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Gabriel Byrne. Also upcoming for Murphy are the thriller Retreat, with Jamie Bell and Thandie Newton; the motion picture adaptation of Daniel Clay’s acclaimed novel Broken; Rodrigo Cortes’ Red Lights, alongside Robert De Niro and Sigourney Weaver; and Stephen Bradley’s wartime drama Wayfaring Strangers.
Murphy’s diverse filmography also includes Wes Craven’s thriller Red Eye, opposite Rachel McAdams; The Edge of Love, with Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller and Matthew Rhys; the Civil War drama Cold Mountain, for director Anthony Minghella; Peter Webber’s period drama Girl with a Pearl Earring, with Scarlett Johansson; John Crowley’s dark comedy Intermission, with Colin Farrell; and John Carney’s On the Edge. On television, Murphy had a leading role in the BBC miniseries The Way We Live Now, directed by David Yates.
Born and raised in Ireland, Murphy began his professional acting career in Enda Walsh’s award-winning play Disco Pigs. After receiving commendations at the 1996 Dublin Theatre Festival and the 1997 Edinburgh Festival, Disco Pigs went on to tour extensively in Ireland, the UK, Toronto and Australia. Murphy later starred in the film version directed by Kirsten Sheridan.
On the stage, Murphy repeatedly worked with Tony® Award-winning director Garry Hynes in productions of such plays as The Country Boy, Juno and the Paycock and The Playboy of the Western World. He also starred in Neil LaBute’s The Shape of Things, at Dublin’s Gate Theatre, and the Edinburgh Festival production of Chekhov’s The Seagull. He more recently made his West End debut in John Kolvenbach’s play Love Song, at the Ambassadors Theatre.
VINCENT KARTHEISER (Philippe Weis) is currently starring in the Golden Globe and Emmy-winning hit series Mad Men on AMC.
Kartheiser has been acting since age 14, starring in the film Untamed Heart, opposite Christian Slater and Marisa Tomei. He is best known for his roles in independent films such as Another Day in Paradise, Alpha Dog, Crime and Punishment in Suburbia and Dandelion, as well as starring on the WB hit series Angel.
Kartheiser also performs in the theater, most recently starring in Slag Heap at the Cherry Lane Theatre.
Equally successful in film and television, OLIVIA WILDE (Rachel Salas) has starred in an array of roles. Wilde can currently be seen on FOX’s Emmy-nominated dramaHouse, and was recently seen on the movie screen in the sci-fi action/thriller Cowboys & Aliens, directed by Jon Favreau, starring Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig. Last year, Wilde starred in the futuristic thriller Tron: Legacy, opposite Jeff Bridges, as well as in Paul Haggis’ drama The Next Three Days, starring Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks.
Wilde was seen opposite Jack Black in the comedy film Year One, which Judd Apatow, Harold Ramis and Owen Wilson produced, with Ramis also directing. Additionally, Wilde starred in and produced Fix, the story of documentary filmmakers who race all over California to get help for a relative; Fix opened at the 2008 Slamdance Film Festival and was released in New York in November of 2009.
Wilde co-starred opposite Bruce Willis, Emile Hirsch and Justin Timberlake in the Universal film Alpha Dog, based on the true story of Jesse James Hollywood. She has completed the independent features Bickford Schmeckler’s Cool Ideas, for which she won Best Actress at the Aspen Film Festival, as well as Conversations with Other Women, opposite Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart, which received glowing reviews at the Telluride Film Festival.
On stage, Wilde starred in Epic Theatre Center’s off-Broadway production of Beauty on the Vine in 2007. On television, she co-starred in the drama The Black Donnellys, created by Paul Haggis. Wilde’s television breakout role was in the Jerry Bruckheimer produced series, Skin,for FOX, but she is perhaps better known for her recurring role on the critically-acclaimed FOX series, The O.C.
Wilde was among the early supporters of President Barack Obama, hitting the campaign trail during the primary season. She is also a longtime advocate of PowerUp Gambia, a nonprofit organization that seeks to create medical clinics in rural Africa using solar panels to supplement electricity. Additionally, she is a board member of Artists for Peace and Justice and the ACLU.
ALEX PETTYFER (Fortis) was recently seen in DreamWorks’ film I Am Number Four, starring as the title character. Steven Spielberg and Michael Bay joined forces to produce the film, directed by D.J. Caruso, and also starring Dianna Agron and Teresa Palmer. Pettyfer also starred in Beastly, opposite Vanessa Hudgens. A modern re-telling of the classic story Beauty & the Beast, the CBS Films release opened in March 2011.
Previously, Pettyfer starred as Tom Brown in the acclaimed ITV film Tom Brown’s Schooldays, and then as Alex Rider in Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker. He has also appeared in Tormented and Wild Child.
Born in the United Kingdom, Alex now resides in Los Angeles.
JOHNNY GALECKI (Borel) can currently be seen starring on The Big Bang Theory, the hit CBS comedy from Chuck Lorre (Two and a Half Men), for which Galecki received a 2011 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, for his role as Leonard, a brilliant mind who, along with his roommate and best friend Sheldon, is taught a thing or two about life (especially, women) by their new neighbor, Penny.
Galecki is also known to television audiences as David on the long-running and critically-acclaimed comedy series Roseanne, a role for which he earned a Young Artist Award. His additional television credits include the TBS comedy My Boys, as well as a guest appearance on My Name is Earl.
In 2008, Galecki appeared in Peter Berg’s feature Hancock, starring Will Smith, Charlize Theron and Jason Bateman. His additional film credits include roles in the Don Roos films The Opposite of Sex, Bounce, and Happy Endings; Cameron Crowe’s Vanilla Sky; the hit horror film I Know What You Did Last Summer; Suicide Kings; Bookies; Chrystal; Playing Mona Lisa; Bean; and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.
Galecki has numerous stage credits. He most recently starred in Douglas Carter Beane’s Tony Award-nominated Broadway play The Little Dog Laughed, for which Galecki received a 2007 Theater World Award for outstanding Broadway debut. His other theater credits include The Drawer Boy and Pot Mom at Chicago’s famed Steppenwolf Theater; The Member of the Wedding (nominated for a Joseph Jefferson award); and Galileo (at the Goodman Theater), among others.
Galecki was born in Belgium, where his father was stationed while serving in the United States Air Force. Galecki was raised in Chicago, and he currently resides in Los Angeles.
MATT BOMER (Henry Hamilton) is one of Hollywood’s most promising young actors. He currently stars as Neal Caffrey on White Collar, which is the #1 rated scripted show on cable and critically acclaimed drama series for USA Network.
Season two of White Collar premiered in January of this year, and season three began July 5, 2011.
Bomer received a BFA degree from Carnegie Mellon University. After college, he moved to New York, where he worked on the stage until landing roles on television.
His credits include a lead role on the ABC series Traveler and recurring roles on the NBC series Chuck and the FOX series Tru Calling.
Bomer’s feature film credits include a starring role in New Line Cinema’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, in addition to appearing in Flight Plan with Jodie Foster.
Bomer is also a writer. Most recently he and Neal Dodson teamed up with country music star Brad Paisley and executive producer Mark Schwahn to create Nashville, a drama that revolves around a young female singer destined for stardom…and a male songwriter whose career isn’t as certain.
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