Atom Egoyan's starry dramatization of the West Memphis Three case transforms a fascinating tale of small-town prejudice and miscarried justice into a surprisingly staid courtroom drama.
Jessie Misskelley Jr
Despite recent news that "West of Memphis" did not make the Acad doc shortlist, spirits were high at the Friday-night preem at Gotham's Florence Gould Hall.
After playing a handful of bad guys, "Lost" thesp Kevin Durand is now set to play a character who was falsely accused of committing an evil act.
Seventeen-year-old newcomer Seth Meriwether has been tapped to play West Memphis Three defendant Jason Baldwin in Atom Egoyan's true crime drama "Devil's Knot," the pic's second key role in as many…
After a nationwide search for the right actor to play Damien Echols -- the West Memphis Three defendant who recently got off death row -- Atom Egoyan has tapped unknown drama student James Hamrick…
Sony Pictures Classics has dated Jacques Audiard's romance-suspenser "Rust and Bone" for a Nov. 16 release in the U.S.
Amy Ryan ("Gone Baby Gone") and Dane DeHaan ("Chronicle") are in early talks to join the cast of Atom Egoyan's "Devil's Knot," an indie pic about the West Memphis Three based on journalist Mara…
Following on the heels of the celebrated "Paradise Lost" trilogy, Amy Berg's clear, captivating, indignant film about the West Memphis Three carves out its own significant place in criminal-justice…
Amy Berg's "West of Memphis" bows today in Sundance's Doc Premieres -- with an audience that's likely familiar with the subject.
Reese Witherspoon is attached to star in Atom Egoyan's West Memphis Three drama "Devil's Knot."