Armie Hammer is set to star in Participant Media’s On the Basis Of Sex, which is based on the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He’ll play husband Marty Ginsburg to Felicity Jones’ Ruth Bader Ginsburg as they team to bring the first landmark gender discrimination case before the Supreme Court. Deadline broke the news of Jones’ attachment over the summer.
Mimi Leder is directing from a script by Daniel Stiepleman, who is Ginsburg’s nephew. Participant is producing and financing through Amblin Partners. Robert Cort will produce. Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King of Participant will executive produce.
The feature is slated for release in 2018, in line with Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary as a Supreme Court Justice. [Source]
Call Me by Your Name, which opens in theaters in November, is a film about first love: specifically, an affair between a 17-year-old boy and a 24-year-old doctoral student working for the boy’s father, a professor of Greco-Roman culture.
Based on the novel by André Aciman, the film, which was directed by Luca Guadagnino, is set in the 1980s, in a villa in a bucolic small town in Italy, but its sense of youthful desire is timeless and universal. “You don’t really see a lot of tender love stories between men,” Armie Hammer, who plays Oliver, the older of the two, told me. “There’s always one person who says, ‘Oh, we can’t do this’ or ‘My family wouldn’t approve.’ You don’t get that in this movie. Instead, you have two men who are trying to figure out the feelings they have for each other.” [more at source]
HOMETOWN: Los Angeles.
BIG BREAK: The Social Network.
ROOM-SERVICE ORDER: “Four eggs over easy, bacon, sausage, O.J., coffee.”
WHAT I’M READING: The Patrick Melrose novels, by Edward St. Aubyn.
PODCAST I’M LISTENING TO: Waking Up, with neuroscientist Sam Harris.
HAPPY PLACE: “Next to my grill in my yard.”
THREE FAVORITE FILMS: Cool Hand Luke, Apocalypse Now, Fight Club.
FAVORITE ACTOR, LIVING OR DEAD: Paul Newman.
IF YOU COULD GO BACK IN TIME AND PLAY ANY CHARACTER, WHO WOULD IT BE? “I wouldn’t. I’d go back and invest in Starbucks, Amazon, Google, and Facebook.”
UP NEXT: The Sundance favorite Call Me by Your Name, the based-on-true-events thriller Hotel Mumbai, the Alberto Giacometti biopic, Final Portrait.
Last night Armie & Elizabeth attended the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet, an event hosted annually to support members of the film and television community with grants scholarships and fellowships. He presented on stage with fellow actor Matt Bomer. Check out the over 100 HQ photos of Armie from the event.
A few days ago, the official trailer of Armie’s upcoming movie “Call Me By Your Name” was released in the time the poster made it online. Check out the video below then head out to the gallery for screencaptures of the trailer.
The Academy announced on Wednesday that it’s inviting 774 new members — a record-breaking number.
It marks the second year in a row that the institution has broken its own record; last year, it set a new high-water mark by inviting 683 new members. Additionally, people of color make up 30% of the new class — a significant statistic following the #OscarsSoWhite protest that made waves in 2016. According to the Academy’s announcement, there has been a 331% increase of people of color invited to join the Academy from 2015-2017. The Academy has vowed to make its membership better reflect the world demographics, after many years of criticism that women, racial minorities and international artists were under-represented. As a result, the number of new-member invitations has risen steadily. [Source]
Noel Gugliemi – “Lowriders,” “The Fast and the Furious”
Jon Hamm – “Baby Driver,” “The Town”
Armie Hammer – “The Birth of a Nation,” “The Social Network”
Naomie Harris – “Moonlight,” “Skyfall”
Leila Hatami – “A Separation,” “Leila”
Anne Heche – “Rampart,” “DonnieBrasco”
I’ve updated the gallery with various photos of Armie out & about in Milan Men’s Fashion Week a couple of days ago.
Welcome to Starring Armie Hammer!
Your newest & biggest online resource for daily news & images on the talented Armie Hammer.
Best known for his role as Illya Kuryakin in The Men From U.N.C.L.E. You may also recognise him from movies such as The Social Network, J. Edfar, The Birth of a Nation & many other.
You will find an almost complete gallery (just missing a few projects) with high quality pictures covering Armie’s appearances throughout the years, promotional pictures of his career currently holding over 17,000 images.
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I’ve updated the gallery with photos of Armie during the ‘Cars 3‘ press portraits done last week during his round table interviews with the press in Los Angeles.