Simply Dane DeHaan
Dane DeHaan on Life
February 19, 2014
Devil’s Knot release May 9
February 10, 2014
Devil’s Knot, Atom Egoyan’s docudrama about the West Memphis Three, will arrive in U.S. theaters and on VOD on May 9. Starring Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth, the movie recounts the tragic true story of three missing boys in the religious community of Memphis, Ark., and the frenzied rush to justice that condemned three teenagers to prison for a horrific crime. The West Memphis Three — Damien Echols, Jesse Misskelley Jr., and Jason Baldwin — were convicted in 1994 of murdering the three boys, in part because of hyped suspicions that the trio were satanists. Doubts about the three men’s guilt were widespread, though, and their plight became a cause célèbre that resulted in several documentaries that shed new light on the case.
In the film, Witherspoon plays the mother of one of the victims, but her anguish gives way to doubts as community fears and hysteria gain momentum leading up to the trial. Firth plays Ron Lax, the private investigator who becomes suspicious of the community’s rush to judgment and pokes holes in the evidence used to convict the teenagers.
In a small supporting role, Dane DeHaan plays a suspect who narrowly avoids major scrutiny once the cloud of suspicion shifts to the other three teens.
Dane DeHaan: BAFTA EE Rising Star Award interview
January 21, 2014
We caught up with him last week to get his reaction to the nomination, as well as talking Spider-Man, his James Dean biopic and Life After Beth…
Congrats on your BAFTA nomination. How did you find out you’d been nominated?
I was… I found out on Twitter. [laughs] I woke up and it’s later in London, so things had already happened there.
Crazy that we found out before you did…
Well, it’s a crazy world! I feel like I find out things via Twitter more often than you’d think.
What else have you found out on Twitter?
Awards, y’know. I found out I got nominated for a Gotham award on Twitter. I had gotten a text message from a friend that said, Congratulations. And I didn’t know what he was talking about. I went on Gotham and it was, like, You’ve been nominated for a Gotham award! I was like, Wow, that’s what he was talking about.
Source: Total Film
Dane DeHaan on Zombies and ‘Life After Beth’
January 21, 2014
Life after Beth Reviews
January 20, 2014
New image from The Amazing Spiderman 2
January 16, 2014
Sundance : Jeff Baena talks Life after Beth
January 11, 2014