Nick Jonas Ready To Make You ‘Uncomfortable’ In New Thriller
Nick Jonas is ready to get all hot and bothered with Isabel Lucas for his upcoming film project, “Careful What You Wish For.” And by the sound of it, he’s going to make the audience feel a bit heated under the collar as well.
“I play a guy named Doug Martin. It’s an interesting movie; really intense sort of sexy thriller with a lot of twists and turns,” he told MTV News on Wednesday during the “Live From MTV” with the Jonas Brothers. The movie revolves around Jonas’ Doug and Lucas’ Lena, who find themselves caught up in an affair of the heart… and the body. But, it takes a turn for the worse when her hubby winds up dead.
He heads to North Carolina this week to begin filming the movie, directed by Elizabeth Allen (“Aquamarine,” “The Vampire Diaries,” “Life Unexpected”) and he shared it’s a great breakout role for him. “It’s a great acting role. It’s something I can really dive into and sort of lose myself in and become this person for a little while, which is exciting,” the 20-year-old added. “And I think it’ll be a movie that keeps people on the edge of their seats and makes them uncomfortable and excited. It’ll be good.”
And he confirms that, yes, there will be some sexy times. “There’s a couple of those [types of scenes] too. It’s a good film and a really interesting story,” he said.
Oh, and by the way, expect a new look from the singer/actor. In addition to stepping out of his comfort zone as a performer in “Careful,” he also revealed that he will be growing out his hair for the movie, “but it takes a little bit of time. So, be patient.”
It seems The Wedding Party is getting a bit more promotion in the US, as a premiere for it was held in Los Angeles earlier this month. Isabel and director Amanda Jane were both in attendance, with Isabel looking pretty in a black sequinned jacket and red top (can’t see the bottom half unfortunately!). At first sight I thought she’d cut her hair short, but she’s actually just got it cleverly tied back. Whilst on the red carpet Isabel spoke of her delight at the film getting this premiere, saying:
“This is really special and I’m delighted to be here. It feels great for The Wedding Party to be picked up in the States. We all felt passionate about the script, and it’s wonderful that Film Festival Flix takes Indy, underdog films. This really was a love project for us.”
HighlightHollywood.com have a short article about the event which you can read at their site. It seems to have been a low key premiere, but I’ve managed to find 7 photos from it for you, and you can see them in our Gallery – Isabel is all smiles!
Big thanks to our friend DeA for sending us some lovely high quality photos from the recent SOTS Photo Exhibition that Isabel attended!
We’ve had a major lack of candids in the last few months, but by chance I have just found some new ones! Isabel was snapped walking in Studio City, Los Angeles at the end of March, wearing a little red dress, grey cardigan and her favourite headband. Check out the pics in our Gallery (and if you re-post them on Tumblr then please be nice and give us a credit link ;-))…
Graham Rogers Joins ‘Careful What You Wish For’
“Revolution’s” Graham Rogers joins Isabel Lucas, Nick Jonas and Dermot Mulroney in indie thriller “Careful What You Wish For” from Hyde Park Entertainment and Troika Pictures.
Producers are Robert Stein, Ashok Amritraj, Kirk D’Amico, Bradley Gallo, William Gallo, Michael Helfant and Philip Cohen, with Stuart Brown, Kevin Frakes and Raj Singh exec producing.
“Careful” is directed by Elizabeth Allen from a script by Chris Frisina and Gregg Hurwitz. Production starts April 22 in Charlotte, N.C.
Jonas is making his feature debut, portraying a character who has an affair with a married woman played by Lucas. Mulroney is cast as her husband, an investment banker who dies suspiciously. Rogers will portray the best friend of Jonas’ character, who at first doesn’t believe that he’s having an affair with such an attractive woman.
Rogers also stars in “Struck By Lightning,” and “Crazy Kind Of Love.” He’s repped by APA, Management 360, and Stone, Meyer, Genow, Smelkinson, & Binder LLP.
Hello Isabel fans and welcome back to our freshly revamped site! Thanks to the lovely Flor we have a beautiful and long overdue new layout! This one features a photo – one of my favourites – from Isabel’s 2009 photoshoot for Vanity Fair, and I think it showcases Isabel’s natural beauty and persona perfectly. Flor did a great job capturing a beachy feel and customising the layout to our needs, so I hope you all love this new look as much as I do … don’t be shy in leaving a comment
With a new layout should always come new updates, so I will try to get something in in the next few days….
Just over a week ago Isabel attended a photo exhibition hosted by Summit On The Summit to mark World Water Day. You might remember that it was the Summit On The Summit charity that Isabel climbed Mount Kilimanjaro with 3 years ago. SOTS is a charity concerned with bringing awareness to the need for more access to clean water around the world. Isabel looked pretty at this photo exhibition in a little peach YB J’Aime blouse and skirt from the Mademoiselle 2012 collection with a Proenza Schouler PS11 Classic bag, and posed with fellow supporters including her good friend, musician Kenna.
Photos from the exhibition have now been added to our Gallery:
Nick Jonas and Isabel Lucas have a new co-star in Careful What You Wish For. Dermot Mulroney has joined the Elizabeth Allen-directed thriller, announced Hyde Park-Image Nation and Troika Pictures today. Mulroney will play the investment banker who Lucas’ character Lena is married to while she is having an affair with Jonas’ Doug role. When Mulroney’s character dies and a hefty life insurance policy is reveled, everyone becomes a suspect. Jonas’ addition to the film was announced on March 18. Mulroney recently was set to topline NBC’s drama pilot from writer-executive producer Rand Ravich. The actor will also next be seen in the upcoming jOBS and Osage County with Julia Roberts and Meryl Streep. Mulroney is repped by WME and Barry Tyerman.
Red Dawn was released on DVD and Blu-ray in the US recently, and I have now been able to add HD screencaptures from the film to our Gallery! Isabel unfortunately only had a small role in the film and didn’t have much to do. Still, it was nice seeing her on screen alongside Chris Hemsworth again, and seeing her take part in a bit of action!
Browse through the pretty HD screencaps in the Gallery:
Nick Jonas Joins ‘Careful What You Wish For’
Singer Nick Jonas has come on to star in Elizabeth Allen’s indie thriller “Careful What You Wish For” opposite Isabel Lucas.
Hyde Park-Image Nation and Troika Pictures are producing. Producers are Robert L. Stein, Michael A. Helfant and Bradley Gallo for Troika Pictures; Ashok Amritraj for Hyde Park and Kirk D’Amico.
Lensing will begin April 22 in Charlotte, N.C. It’s the first leading role in a feature for Jonas, who will play a man who begins an affair with the young wife of an investment banker renting the lake house next door for the summer. The husband then dies suspiciously.
Script is penned by Chris Frisina and Gregg Hurwitz.
Stuart Brown, Raj Singh and Kevin Frakes will exec produce for Merced Media Partners. William Gallo and Dale Rosenbloom will exec produce with Phillip Cohen as co-exec producer for Troika Pictures.
Hyde Park International represents international rights. “Careful What You Wish For” has already been sold to Square One for Germany, Swen for Latin America, Grandview for Eastern Europe, Phars for the Middle East, Aqua Pinema for Turkey, Lusomundo for Portugal, Ster Kinekor for South Africa and PT Amero for Indonesia.
Saving the best til last of our several updates today – we now have our first look at Isabel as Pauline in Electric Slide! Isabel’s involvement in this film was first reported on last October, and she has been filming the movie in Los Angeles in the time since then. The first still from the film has recenty been posted online, to accompany a Variety article about the potential sale of the film at the European Film Market currently being held in Berlin. It’s a long, long article with only a short mention of the film, talking about how the film may get an initial release on Video On Demand in the US. I’ve posted the excerpt relevant to Electric Slide below, and you can read the whole thing at the source linked beneath that. The still itself shows a hurried Pauline in a pretty red and black dress, being dragged along by Jim Sturgess’s character Eddie Dodson. Read back through our News Archive for the film to find out more about the story.
Are you excited for Electric Slide?
Steaming brings boost to Berlin
Digital distribution and compressed windows may not seem like the sexiest topics, but these two phenomena have bolstered an indie film world undercut by the crash of the DVD market. And whether it’s pre-theatrical VOD, day-and-date multiplatform distribution or ancillary windows far briefer than the customary three-month, compressed window releasing has become common enough — and sometimes profitable enough — to begin influencing how films are financed.
It’s been a while since I’ve been able to make some proper updates here (blame real-life), but I’ve now finally found a bit of time to add some new things to the site. Marica was kind enough to send me a big batch of additional candids – in HQ! – from a sighting of Izzy out and about in New York City last year. We already had some shots from this sighting, but these fabulous HQ ones from Marica let us see more of Izzy looking summery in the Big Apple. I know how much everyone loves candids, so enjoy these
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