August 8, 2017 Comments Off on Jennifer Garner Joins Lakeshore & Pierre Morel-Helmed Revenge Thriller ‘Peppermint’ Peppermint

Thank you Deadline for this exciting news!

EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Garner is in talks to star in Peppermint, the Chad St. John-scripted action film for Lakeshore that will be directed by Pierre Morel. At the same time, the film is in the process of moving: STXfilms is in talks to distribute the film worldwide. It looked like Lionsgate had secured worldwide rights during Cannes, but that arrangement has fallen apart.

The high-action revenge thriller premise has been likened to John Wick, with a female protagonist. When her husband and daughter are gunned down in a drive-by, the heroine wakes up from a coma and spends years learning to become a lethal killing machine. On the 10th anniversary of her family’s death, she targets everyone she holds responsible, the gang that committed the act, the lawyers that got them off, and the corrupt cops that enabled the murderous incidents. Lakeshore’s Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi are producing.

Garner will hone action chops not seen since her breakthrough role as the ass kicking operative Sydney Bristow in the JJ Abrams-created series Alias, which led to her playing Elektra in the Marvel film Daredevil and a solo spinoff movie. She has more recently become known for her work in such films as Dallas Buyers Club and Miracles From Heaven. WME and Management 360 rep Garner. Morel and St.John are UTA and Morel is managed by Sentient Entertainment.

July 31, 2017 Comments Off on Additional Wakefield Stills Images, Wakefield

I have added some more new stills from Jennifer’s role in the film Wakefield.

Gallery Links:
Jennifer Garner Online > FILMS > 2016 | Wakefield > Production Stills

May 20, 2017 Comments Off on Jennifer Garner Uses Her Endorsing Skills For ‘The Late Show’ Guest Appearances, Videos

Check out this clip from Jennifer’s appearance on last night’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert!

May 19, 2017 Comments Off on Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner Delivered Food Trucks to ‘Wakefield’ Set Articles, Wakefield

Bryan Cranston often plays fatherly characters on-screen but for many of his young costars that mentoring spirit carries on when the cameras aren’t rolling.

“It was like one huge action class on set,” explained actress Victoria Bruno, who plays the daughter of Cranston and Jennifer Garner in “Wakefield,” the actors’ latest release. “He took the time to sit with me every day to ask me what I want to learn and what questions I have.”

The Cinema Society and Fiji Water hosted a special screening of “Wakefield” Thursday in New York with guests Zoe Kazan, Rachel Roy, Fern Mallis and Johannes Huebl on hand to celebrate the moody drama, which focuses largely on lengthy and intense soliloquies from Cranston.

“I’ve been doing it for so many years and now at 61 years old I have to make sure my energy level stays high [on set] when I need it high,” explained the former “Breaking Bad” actor. “If I get a sense that I’m not going to be needed for an hour, I’ll go back to my trailer and nap for 45 minutes. We’re there for 14 or 15 hours everyday so it’s more of an endurance test than anything else.”

To lighten the daily drudgery of filming, Cranston and Garner strategically provided food trucks to deliver goodies to the cast and crew as a gesture of thanks. “Jen always has a homemade pizza truck come out to the set [she’s on] so every crew member can individualize their own pizza,” explained Cranston. “I had an ice cream truck come out and there was a coffee truck that came and made lattes. It’s a small gesture, but we don’t want the work to go unnoticed.”

Following the screening, guests convened at the Penthouse Hotel on Rivington for an after party where tequila cocktails were welcome refreshments in the unseasonably hot and humid weather.

A distant lightning storm sparked behind the Empire State Building’s silhouette as Cranston, who was dressed in head-to-toe Givenchy for the evening, waved off the notion that his role in “Wakefield” could eventually be an Oscar contender. Costar Garner stayed briefly for the post-screening party and dashed.


May 19, 2017 Comments Off on Jennifer Garner Dazzles in Sleek Strapless Dress at Premiere of Her New Film Wakefield Articles, Events, Family, Videos, Wakefield

People interviewed Jennifer last night on the red carpet of the screening of Wakefield. She talks about the new film and working with Bryan Cranston.

New York City may be experiencing record temperature highs, but that didn’t stop Jennifer Garner from staying cool on the red carpet Thursday night — while at the screening of her new film Wakefield.

The 45-year-old actress wore a black strapless tea-length dress with gold accents to the event, held at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema and hosted by The Cinema Society and FIJI Water. She accessorized the look with simple black pumps and silver jewelry.

Garner stars in the film alongside actor Bryan Cranston, who was also at the event. He wore a charcoal suit, white shirt, and black tie.

Based on an E.L. Doctorow short story, the film tells the story of an attorney named Howard Wakefield (Cranston) who spends months hiding out in his garage attic after a nervous breakdown — spying on the reaction of his wife Diana (Garner) and their family to his disappearance.

Speaking with reporters, Garner revealed that before shooting began, she and Cranston underwent “intimacy training” in order to accurately portray a longtime couple onscreen.

“We did this intimacy training, we sniffed each other, we checked out each other’s feet,” she said.

So how did her costar fare?

“Brian smells delicious, he smells like Ivory soap. I would sniff him anytime,” she quipped.

Garner also said that she can understand the appeal of Wakefield‘s theme of escaping reality.

“I can see the allure of it. I’m in the thick of raising kids,” she explained. “My escape is when I go to work.”

Directed by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Robin Swicord (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Wakefield is in theaters now.

While Garner and Swicord worked together on this picture, there’s another director clamoring to collaborate with the former Alias star — ex Ben Affleck.

The 44-year-old actor told PEOPLE that that he’s hoping to direct a female-led film starring Garner.

“I would love to, are you kidding me?” the Oscar winner said. “I think that would be great. I’ve often said that I want to direct a movie that Jennifer was in because I think she’s so great and she could do something really cool.”

The only hitch? It would be a scheduling nightmare for the kids of the friendly exes: Violet, 11, Seraphina, 8, and Samuel, 5.

“The problem that gets in the way is that one of us has to be looking after the kids at home,” Affleck explained — adding the two would have to wait until the kids are in college. “I’ve got another however many years until college. We’re lockin’ it down for the next 13 years.”

May 19, 2017 Comments Off on Cinema Society Screening of Wakefield Events, Images

Jennifer attended the Cinema Society screening of her new film Wakefield last night in New York City. She looked beautiful in a black and gold strapless gown by Oscar de la Renta.

Gallery Links:
Jennifer Garner Online > 2017 > May 18 | Cinema Society Screening of Wakefield
Jennifer Garner Online > 2017 > May 18 | Cinema Society Screening of Wakefield – After Party

May 19, 2017 Comments Off on Arriving at the Late Show with Stephen Colbert Guest Appearances, Images

Yesterday Jennifer attended a taping for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert which will air tonight. Be sure to tune into CBS!

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Jennifer Garner Online > 2017 > May 18 | The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

May 17, 2017 Comments Off on Wakefield Stills & Poster Images, Wakefield

I have added some six new stills to the gallery from Jennifer’s role as Diana in the film Wakefield.

Gallery Links:
Jennifer Garner Online > FILMS > 2016 | Wakefield

May 17, 2017 Comments Off on Bryan Cranston shines in moody, escapist ‘Wakefield’ Wakefield

The NY Daily News gives a review of Jennifer’s new film Wakefield.

Have you ever fantasized about one day walking away from your well-ordered life? Just ditching work and the humdrum routine of life? You have? Then, before you go, you need to see the curiously brilliant film “Wakefield.”

Bryan Cranston stars as Howard Wakefield, a successful, upper class suburbanite with a wife and kids who, on an otherwise ordinary day, doesn’t come home from work. He effectively drops out of life.

No, “Wakefield ” isn’t a story about running away. Our hero actually chooses to stay very close to his family — he hides in his home’s unheated garage attic and scrounges for food in Dumpsters. He spends the next several months quietly spying on the life he has removed himself from.

“I ask you: What is so sacrosanct about a marriage and a family that you should have to live in it day after day, however unrealized that life may be?” he asks. “Who hasn’t had the impulse to just put that life on hold for a moment?”

“Wakefield” is directed by Robin Swicord from her adaptation of E.L. Doctorow’s short story. Her film is a moody meditation on modern living and surveillance, true to the original 10,000-word tale but also beautifully cinematic.

It taps into a deep vein of American angst at social conformity, explored before by everyone from Henry David Thoreau to “American Beauty.” It arrives at a time when there’s a surge in interest in a more natural life far from the crowds — so-called “cabin porn.” But the suburban cabin Wakefield finds himself leads to a brutal, unromantic life.

Forever peering down into the main house’s windows, Wakefield must endure freezing New York winters and its blistering summer days. His hair and beard become unkempt. He grows self-reliant — embracing the anti-consumerism of “Fight Club” or “Into the Wild” — and becomes, basically, a hermit.

“I no longer seem to require those things that only days ago were so indispensable,” he says. “Unshackled, I’ll become the Howard Wakefield I was meant to be.”

Cranston is simply remarkable in the role, a tricky one since his character has precious little dialogue with anyone else. Yet the actor shows everything here — arrogance, sorrow, anger, love, fear. It may bring to mind another superb performance from a man who found himself in exile — Tom Hanks in “Cast Away.”

Wakefield’s wife is played with delicate sadness by a terrific Jennifer Garner, who somehow is able to convey ranges of emotion mutely from behind a glass window. Aaron Zigman’s score has colors that are both playful and haunting.

May 7, 2017 Comments Off on City Year Los Angeles Spring Break Events, Images

Jennifer did her first appearance of the year yesterday at the City Year Los Angeles Spring Break event.

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Jennifer Garner Online > 2017 > May 6 | City Year Los Angeles Spring Break

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