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Joel Courtney

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    Exclusive: Jonathan Demme Exits Stephen King Adaptation '11/22/63'

    Moving easily and often between documentaries and feature film projects, Jonathan Demme has always got a few things on the go at any given time. This year alone has seen him direct theater legends Wallace Shawn and André Gregory in their re-teaming in "Wally And André Shoot I...

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    'Super 8' Star Joel Courtney Lines Up 'Tom Sawyer' & Indie Flick 'The Healer'

    For all the whizz-bang wonder of J.J. Abrams' "Super 8," none of it would have worked as well as it did if he didn't have a great core of young actors to work with. And while Elle Fanning was predictably great, newcomer Joel Courtney matched her note for note and emerged as a major young talent to k...

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    Interview: 'Super 8' Star Joel Courtney Was Just Looking For A Commercial Gig And $100

    Instead The Newcomer Landed the Lead Role In An Abrams/Spielberg Summer BlockbusterOf the varied critical reactions to "Super 8," everyone does seem to concur on one thing: that the film's young leads give some strong performances. But, with the exception of Elle Fanning -- who at the age of just 1...

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