Dylan Minnette Lands Lead in ‘Goosebumps’ Adaptation

Dylan Minnette is set to star in Sony Pictures’ adaptation of R.L. Stine’s popular young adult horror book series, Goosebumps. Dylan will be starring alongside Jack Black and Odeya Rush.

 

Variety:

The story follows Zack Cooper (Dylan Minnette) who moves from New York City to the small town of Greendale, Maryland, where his secretive new neighbor turns out to be veteran young adult horror author R.L. Stine (Jack Black). When all the many demons of Stine’s mind are set free by Slappy, a demonic ventriloquist’s dummy, it’s up to Minnette’s character and Stine’s niece Hannah (Odeya Rush) to put all the evil genies back in the bottle.

 

 

 

 

 

Stay tuned for more on Goosebumps and check out some of Dylan’s other upcoming film and TV projects!

 

‘Labor Day’ in Theaters January 31st!

Dylan Minnette makes an appearance new Paramount Pictures motion picture Labor Day — out Friday, January 31, 2014.

Starring Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, and Gattlin Griffith, Labor Day tells the story of a single mom, her son and their chance run in with a mysterious stranger.

A story of love, passion, and betrayal as seen through the eyes of a teenage boy and the man he later becomes. Henry (Gattlin Griffith) looks back on his fateful 13th year, when he lived with his reclusive divorced mother (Kate Winslet). At the start of Labor Day weekend, while on a rare excursion to town, Henry and his mother encounter an injured man (Josh Brolin) who asks for refuge in their home. Over the course of the next four days, they’re taken ‘hostage’ by a man who ultimately captures them, body and soul.

Dylan plays a teenage Henry Wheeler in the film.

Want more? Visit LaborDayMovie.com!

 

Dylan Minnette in ‘Labor Day’

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Dylan Minnette will appear in the new movie, Labor Day, coming to theaters this January!

Labor Day stars Josh Brolin, and Kate Winslet.  Winslet plays a depressed single mom, Adele.  Adele and her son, Henry, offer a wounded man a ride.  However, the police are searching for an escaped convict and mother and son soon learn the true story of their hitchhiker.

Watch for Dylan Minnette, as he will be playing teenage Henry!  Check out the trailer below!

‘Prisoners’ Tops the Box Office

Prisoners movie“Prisoners” dominated at the box office this weekend with a strong 21.4 Million opening! The film opened to much acclaim from critics and audiences alike.

“‘Prisoners’ elevates the thriller genre.” – Examiner.com

“an artistic triumph from start to finish.” – New York Observer

“is several steps above most other crime thrillers or revenge tales, choosing to not only be memorable, but to matter.” – Forbes

 

If you haven’t checked out “Prisoners” yet, get your TICKETS!

 

If you’ve seen the film, let Dylan know what you thought in the comments below!

 



Early ‘Prisoners’ Buzz

 

The buzz has been building since ‘Prisoners’ had its surprise debut at last weekend’s Telluride Film Festival. This weekend, ‘Prisoners’ is being screened by audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival.

See what the critics are saying so far:

 

 

“A spellbinding, sensationally effective thriller with a complex moral center that marks a grand-slam” – Variety

 

“Superbly crafted” with “outstanding performances.” – The Hollywood Reporter

 

“Add this to the list of strong Oscar contenders. That is, if  audiences and Academy members can handle the intensity of this superbly directed and produced film that features career-best performances, for sure, from Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman plus a brilliant supporting cast .” – Deadline

 

“It’s a brilliant mystery that will be remembered. More than anything, the movie succeeds thanks to Villeneuve’s excellent direction of Guzikowski’s script, and a cast that really gives it their all. Prisoners is a great exercise in telling a compelling story that runs two hours and yet keeps viewers enthralled up until the final second.” – Firstshowing


“A first-rate thriller with a blackened bite… the picture is often graphic and pulls no punches in its disturbing violence.. [and] its unflinching nature gives it a memorable sear that won’t soon be forgotten.” – Indiewire

 

“It is expert, tasteful craft in the Hollywood sphere. We just don’t get it often enough.” – Hitfix.com

 

“I really can’t praise PRISONERS highly enough, as to me it feels like some kind of masterpiece. It’s without a doubt the best movie I’ve seen this year.” – Joblo.com

 

“It’s an emotionally intense edge-of-your-seat thrill ride that won’t let go of your mind, body and soul until the title card appears in the end credits.” – Movies.com

 

 

Check out the latest Prisoners TV Spot and mark your calendars! Prisoners hits theaters September 20th!

NEW! ‘Prisoners’ Movie Trailer: Official TV Spot

Prisoners - MovieSee the first official TV spot for Dylan Minnette’s upcoming film, Prisoners!

From Huffington Post: “”From the moment a child goes missing, the police have 168 hours to find them.” Those are the words that set the stage for this new look at “Prisoners,” the upcoming abduction thriller starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Paul Dano, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard and Melissa Leo. The film, from acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve (“Incendies”), focuses on a man (Jackman) who takes matters into his own hands after his daughter and her friend go missing. Gyllenhaal plays the cop on the case, with Dano as the prime suspect.”

Prisoners opens nationwide on September 20, 2013!

 
 

Prisoners: Official Trailer #2

Prisoners Movie PosterA brand new trailer for Dylan’s latest movie project has been released. Check out the second official trailer for Prisoners starring High Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Terrence Howard, Maria Bello, Dylan Minnette & more!

Award-winning filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (Incendies) directs a deep ensemble cast in Prisoners, about two families whose lives are upturned when their young daughters go missing together. Hugh Jackman, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, and Viola Davis play the distraught parents, with Jake Gyllenhaal as a cop trying to pick up the missing girls’ trail. Paul Dano and Melissa Leo also star in the drama written by Aaron Guzikowski. WB opens the pic September 20. (Deadline.com)

Watch the Official ‘Prisoners’ Trailer

Prisoners - movie - Warner BrosWatch the newly released trailer for Dylan’s upcoming movie, “Prisoners.”

“Prisoners” is a crime thriller starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Terrence Howard, Maria Bello, Melissa Leo and Paul Dano due out this Fall.When his daughter and her friend are kidnapped, Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) takes matters in his own hands with the person he believes is responsible. Dylan Minnette plays Ralph Dover, Keller’s son and brother to kidnap victim Anna.

Watch the trailer and mark your calendars for the “Prisoners” release on September 20, 2013!

First Look: Behind the Scenes of ‘Prisoners’ with ET

 

Get your first look at the Warner Bros movie, Prisoners, starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Marissa Leo and Dylan Minnette.

 

In the rural New England town of Brockton, Massachusetts, neighbors and friends the Dovers and the Birches gather for Thanksgiving dinner, but by the end of the night, their celebration turns to panic when the families’ two youngest daughters go missing. As the hours pass and the girls don’t turn up, it becomes terrifyingly apparent they’ve been kidnapped. After the cops fail to find them, Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) decides to take the law into his own hands, running up against dedicated Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal). But even as Loki is diligently working against the clock to solve the case, Keller will stop at nothing to get their prime suspect to talk before it’s too late. 

In the film, Dylan plays Ralph Dover, the son of Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) and brother of the kidnapped Anna Dover (Erin Gerasimovich.)

 

This Entertainment Tonight exclusive takes you behind the scenes with ‘Prisoners’ stars on set.


 

Such an honor to be a part of an amazing cast and crew! – Dylan

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Prisoners is slated for a Fall 2013 release (September 20, 2013.)


 

 

Dylan Minnete Starts Work on ‘Prisoners’

MV5BMTM4ODEwNjIzOV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwMTk1NDA3Nw@@._V1._SY314_CR128,0,214,314_Dylan Minnette has started production on a new project; the gritty Alcon Entertainment thriller, Prisoners. The movie stars Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, and Terrence Howard.

In the rural New England town of Brockton, Massachusetts, neighbors and friends the Dovers and the Birches gather for Thanksgiving dinner, but by the end of the night, their celebration turns to panic when the families’ two youngest daughters go missing. As the hours pass and the girls don’t turn up, it becomes terrifyingly apparent they’ve been kidnapped. After the cops fail to find them, Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) decides to take the law into his own hands, running up against dedicated Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal). But even as Loki is diligently working against the clock to solve the case, Keller will stop at nothing to get their prime suspect to talk before it’s too late.  

Denis Villeneuve  (Incendies) is on board to direct with the script by Aaron Guzikowski (Contraband.) Dylan Minnette will be playing character Ralph Dover in the film.

Prisoners is slated for a 2013/2014 release.