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Kristen Stewart News

January 9, 2009


  • The Daily Herald – Lots of Films to Look Forward to in 2009
    • The Prestige Pics
      • “Adventureland” (March 27) — It’s been a dozen years since director Greg Mottola (“Superbad”) made “The Daytrippers,” and fans of that film keep waiting for him to do something else as memorable. This story about a recent college graduate who gets stuck working at an amusement park instead of going to Europe as he dreamed sounds promising. Jesse Eisenberg and “Twilight’s” Kristen Stewart co-star.
  • SUPERHEROFLIX – 2009’s Most Anticipated Films
    • March
      • Greg Mottola will follow-up his audience favorite Superbad with Adventureland, a harsh comedy about life as a theme park attendant.
  • – Animated Sundance Festival
    • Less audacious, we presume, is Greg Mottola’s “Adventureland,” starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg. “It’s based on the summer of ’84,” writer-director Mottola said when he was starting the project, “when my parents still lived in Dix Hills and I worked at the amusement park in Farmingdale. It may be shot in Pittsburgh, because Long Island is too expensive.” In fact, it was shot in Pittsburgh, but its heart is on Route 110.
  • Uptown Magazine Online – What and What Not To See
    • The filmmaker behind Superbad (Greg Mottola, not producer Judd Apatow) has Adventureland in the middle of the month, and it’s generating solid buzz in preview screenings. Set in 1987 and written by Mottola, it’s the story of a youth (Jesse Eisenberg from The Squid and The Whale) learning about life while working at an amusement park.

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