William H. Macy Demonstrates He is Anything But ‘Rudderless’ With His Directorial Debut

RUDDERLESS7We love William H. Macy as the well-lubricated Frank Gallagher on Shameless, a role he will reprise when the series returns to Showtime in January. But there is more to Macy than just his acting talent, which he proves with his first-rate directorial debut, tackling a tender story about finding happiness after suffering loss and pain, known as Rudderless.

Rudderless is the story of Sam (Billy Crudup), a former high-profile advertising executive whose life is hijacked by the sudden death of his son Josh (Miles Heizer). Living off the grid on a docked sailboat two years following the loss, he wastes away his days while drowning his pain in alcohol. When Sam’s ex-wife (Felicity Huffman) drops off a box filled with Josh’s demo tapes and lyrics, his own child’s musical talent is a revelation for him, a grieving father yearning to reconnect with … Read more

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William H. Macy Makes Directorial Debut with ‘Rudderless’

Rudderless_1(PCM) Academy Award-nominated actor/writer/producer William H. Macy makes his directorial debut with Rudderless, opening in theaters on a limited run October 17, 2014.

Billy Crudup plays Sam, a former high-profile advertising executive whose life is torn apart by the sudden death of his son.

Living off the grid on a docked sailboat, he wastes away his days while drowning his pain in alcohol.

When Sam discovers a box filled with his son’s demo tapes and lyrics, his own child’s musical talent is a revelation for him, a grieving father who felt he’d been absent from his son’s life.

Communing with his deceased son’s dashed dreams, Sam learns each song and eventually musters the will to perform one at a local bar.

When Quentin (Yelchin), a young musician in the audience, is captivated by the song, the unlikely duo forms a rock band that becomes surprisingly popular and revitalizes both Read more

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“Behaving Badly” in Theaters August 1

BehavingBadly(PCM) Vertical Entertainment’s Behaving Badly opens in theaters on a limited run starting August 1st.

In this fast-paced, outrageously funny, all-star romp, socially awkward high schooler Rick Stevens (Nat Wolff) is willing to do whatever it takes to win the heart of the girl of his dreams … and he does mean anything.

But love’s a bitch! Particularly when your sights are set on the most beautiful and popular girl at school, Nina Pennington, (teen queen and pop superstar Selena Gomez). © Vertical Entertainment

Behaving Badly stars Selena Gomez (Spring Breakers), Nat Wolf (The Fault in Our Stars), Mary-Louise Parker (Weeds), Elisabeth Shue (The Karate Kid), Heather Graham (The Hangover), Ashley Rickards (Awkward), Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride), Patrick Warburton (Rules of Engagement), Jason Lee (Almost Famous), and Dylan McDermott (The Perks Read more

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Selena Gomez and Director Courtney Solomon Take a Thrill Ride in Getaway

(PCM) Actress Selena Gomez and film director Courtney Solomon enjoy taking risks – so it is fitting that their new action thriller is one heck of a roller coaster ride. Now 21, Gomez, best known for Wizards of Waverly Place and teen-oriented films, was looking for adventure in her next film, and Solomon, who also produced the movie, instinctively knew that she had just the acting chops to pull it off. In Getaway she portrays a complete stranger known only as “the kid” and ends up in the passenger seat of a custom Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake, riding along side Ethan Hawke’s character, a former race car driver, Brent … Continue reading

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