Amber Heard Suffers From PARANOIA!!
The Kidd here...
With Liam Hemsworth already locked in as the lead and Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman making up the supporting cast, Robert Luketic's PARANOIA has turned its focus towards landing its female lead, where it has found Amber Heard ready for the role.
PARANOIA, which Relativity Media already has scheduled for September 27, 2013, is centered around "a blue-collar guy who makes a costly and illegal mistake while trying to get ahead in his entry-level job. His boss agrees not to turn him in under one condition: he must infiltrate the competition as a corporate spy," according to Variety.
So where does Heard come in? She'd be a one-night stand for Hemsworth who becomes a bit more crucial to his assignment after he learns she works at said company.
It's easy to write this off a bit, because well... this isn't the Harrison Ford of old we're talking about. Plus, Luketic is the man who brought THE UGLY TRUTH (in his defense, LEGALLY BLONDE and 21 aren't bad). However, Oldman is still Oldman, and Hemsworth has shown promise... now you've got Heard to look at, and perhaps things are on the up and up here.
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June 20, 2012, 11:29 a.m. CST
June 20, 2012, 11:30 a.m. CST
Has been in maybe 5 good/great movies and about 30 horrible ones. Luckily for him, we all seem to forget the latter.
June 20, 2012, 11:38 a.m. CST
Damn. I did it myself.
June 20, 2012, 11:38 a.m. CST
June 20, 2012, 11:41 a.m. CST
June 20, 2012, 11:52 a.m. CST
Blade Runner, Witness, Mosquito Coast, Presumed Innocent, The Fugitive, Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, Regarding Henry, American Graffiti. I think those all fall on the scale of "good to great" and that's without having to fall back on Star Wars or Indy.
June 20, 2012, 11:53 a.m. CST
That's the one where he went full retard, isn't it?
June 20, 2012, 11:54 a.m. CST
I'm an Alpha Complex Dandy. Alpha Complex do or die. A new clone version of my last five clones. Like them I know I'll soon die. I've got an Alpha Complex sweetheart. Teela is my Alpha Joy. Troubleshooters find the Commies. Beat the mutants senseless. I am an Alpha Complex boy! . I'm an Alpha Complex dandy. Troubleshooter do or die. A clone replacement of my former self. Soon I will probably fry. I've got to serve my friend Computer. If I don't, I know I'll die. Kill the Commie infiltrators, Also Troubleshooters. I am an Alpha Complex guy!
June 20, 2012, 11:55 a.m. CST
June 20, 2012, 11:56 a.m. CST
June 20, 2012, 12:09 p.m. CST
June 20, 2012, 12:19 p.m. CST
nuff said really.
June 20, 2012, 12:41 p.m. CST
Got it for free from iTunes awhile back, never listened to it until recently after a long car trip. Pretty engaging actually, funny now they're making a movie. She's completely wrong for the part though. The girl described looks and acts nothing like her, but I guess we'll see. The fact that there's a mistake (or studio change that would completely ruin the whole point) in what Variety has heard bothers me though. He isn't trying to get ahead. He was a slacker pulling a prank and got caught hoping to get fired. The jerk boss blackmails him into pretending to be successful because he's a good BS'er. Makes me wonder if they're just being lazy, someone at the studio is being lazy, or if they're going to change it into something else. If it follows the book, it could be really good, but I don't have a lot of confidence.
June 20, 2012, 1:23 p.m. CST
its sad if he hasnt
June 20, 2012, 1:32 p.m. CST
...why do I know this?
June 20, 2012, 1:35 p.m. CST
she would win
June 20, 2012, 1:40 p.m. CST
avoiding the obvious Indy/Star Wars Apocalypse Now The Conversation American Graffiti The Fugitive Blade Runner Presumed Innocent Witness Mosquito Coast and Patriot Games was pretty good too so you add in the 6 Indy and Star Wars films I would say that's 15 good movies
June 20, 2012, 2:11 p.m. CST
June 20, 2012, 2:18 p.m. CST
by Michael Edwards
I believe the only nomination he has received was for Witness.
June 20, 2012, 2:45 p.m. CST
This should play great with the Wall Street cokehead and hooker set.
June 20, 2012, 3:06 p.m. CST
Always thought this would be a great movie. Looking forward to seeing this one ...
June 20, 2012, 3:09 p.m. CST
That's all I got.
June 20, 2012, 3:28 p.m. CST
And I want to see her naked.
June 20, 2012, 3:34 p.m. CST
June 20, 2012, 4:21 p.m. CST
by Red Ned Lynch
You know, I liked Drive Angry. It was great 70s drive-in trash, all duded up with a few million dollars spending cash. Fitchner was great, too. I also liked her in The Ward. But I did not like The Ward. Not even when I first saw it as Identity.
June 20, 2012, 4:22 p.m. CST
by Red Ned Lynch
...Heard's already been nude on film. Your wish is granted.
June 20, 2012, 5:41 p.m. CST
by Johnny Wrong
...I really am stalking her.
June 20, 2012, 7:07 p.m. CST
Your opinion has bumped it into the rental zone. Thanks.
June 20, 2012, 7:46 p.m. CST
.....a much hotter and more bi-sexual version of Scarlett Johansson. Not that i would kick either one out for eating crackers in bed. Any chance we will ever get a movie with Amber and Scarlett playing bi-curious siblings stranded on a deserted island together? Kind of like a lesbian Blue Lagoon? No? Too bad....
June 20, 2012, 7:52 p.m. CST
by Ted Knight
Hell, she prolly dove on a lot more masculine looking lesbos.
June 20, 2012, 7:57 p.m. CST
"This isn't the Harrison Ford of old we're talking about . . . Hemsworth has shown promise." When you're rating Liam Hemsworth ahead of Harrison Ford, it is a sad, sad state of affairs.
June 20, 2012, 11:13 p.m. CST
by Red Ned Lynch
...it's got it all. A ridiculously sublime opening and closing, an absolutely vile villain, dazzlingly implausible action sequences, bad nudity, characters introduced who offer no discernible value to the film, gleefully sadistic violence, Cage sharpening his rendition of the man with no shame to a stiletto tip and dialogue as gripping as a Cormac McCarthy novel written in Mad-Libs. And Fitchner is just a revelation. There should be awards for the kind of performance he gives in this movie, though I shudder to think of what such an award would be named. I've uh...watched it three times.
June 20, 2012, 11:51 p.m. CST
June 21, 2012, 12:26 a.m. CST
June 21, 2012, 12:28 a.m. CST
The Making Of with Bruce Robinson footage is good too.
June 21, 2012, 1:51 a.m. CST
June 21, 2012, 1:52 a.m. CST
June 21, 2012, 8:19 a.m. CST
...as a former GM of Paranoia, you've brought tears to my eyes.
June 21, 2012, 8:37 a.m. CST
June 21, 2012, 10:17 a.m. CST
That movie could turn generations into canasta players
June 21, 2012, 1:25 p.m. CST
June 21, 2012, 4:26 p.m. CST
Has been on a downward hotness spiral since Pineapple Express. Too thin and bleach blond now.
June 21, 2012, 10:54 p.m. CST
hot lesbians. Unamerican.
June 22, 2012, 9:24 a.m. CST
... you're welcome, Citizen.
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