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Why Joey King Is One of the Funniest Actresses in Hollywood

Why Joey King Is the Funniest Girl in Hollywood

Joey King is many things to many people. For movies buffs, she’s the skilled prison child in The Dark Knight Rises, Steve Carell’s daughter in Crazy, Stupid, Love, and the free spirit in Zach Braff’s 2014 dramedy Wish I Was Here. For others, she’s the actress who shares a super cool handshake with Hollywood heartthrob Channing Tatum. For us here at Zimbio, she’s a star on the rise. In honor of her new film Stonewall, Roland Emmerich’s drama about the 1969 Stonewall Riots, the good-humored actress revealed everything you ever wanted to know about her.

Actor you wouldn’t mind being for a day:
Jessica Chastain.

Best character you’ve ever played and why:
I’m going to give you two of my favorite characters because of how polar opposite they are: My character Grace in Wish I Was Here because of her sweet simplicity and intelligence, and my character Freddie in one of my most recent films, Smartassbecause of how rebellious and outspoken she is.

Why Joey King Is the Funniest Girl in Hollywood

Caption this photo, please: 
“When someone Channings all over your Tatum?!?!?!”

Why Joey King Is the Funniest Girl in Hollywood

Describe yourself in one sentence:
I like big butts and I cannot lie.

Embarrassing story you’re ready to share with the world:
I once did an entire meet-and-greet with my fly down. #yeahdude

The full interview you can read HERE

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Joey and Charlie Plummer to Star in Film Adaptation of YA Novel STARGIRL

Joey King and Charlie Plummer to Star in Film Adaptation of YA Novel STARGIRL

Joey King and Charlie Plummer have been cast as the two leads in the adaptation of Jerry Spinelli’s best-selling YA novel STARGIRL. Catherine Hardwicke (“Twilight”) is directing from a screenplay written by Kristin Hahn. Gotham Group (“Maze Runner’), Hahnscape Entertainment (“Tumbledown”), and BCDF Pictures (“The Outskirts”) are producing.

First published in 2000, the critically-acclaimed STARGIRL tells the story of a homeschooled teenage girl who enrolls in an Arizona high school, altering the ecosystem of the student body with her effortless nonconformity, capturing the heart of a star-struck boy named Leo.

King will play the role of ‘Stargirl’, one of the most vivid and memorable characters in the YA canon. Plummer will take on the role of ‘Leo’, the intriguing character who narrates the story.

It will be Hardwicke’s first YA film since TWILIGHT. Production begins in New Mexico this fall.

King has an impressive upcoming film slate including Roland Emmerich’s STONEWALL, lead roles in INDEPENDENCE DAY 2 and BOREALIS, James Franco’s ZEROVILLE, and Zach Braff’s GOING IN STYLE. King is known for her roles in WHITE HOUSE DOWN, THE CONJURING, OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, CRAZY STUPID LOVE, WISH I WAS HERE, for which she was nominated for a Gotham Award, and for her title role of “Ramona” in RAMONA AND BEEZUS, for which she won a Young Artist Award. She has been nominated for an additional six Young Artist Awards. Joey also starred in FX’s acclaimed series FARGO, which received 18 Emmy nominations and won the Emmy for Best Miniseries.

Plummer recently starred as Jack in “KING JACK,” which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in April 2015 and won the Audience Award for best narrative film. He has wrapped his third season on the acclaimed Cold War-thriller “GRANITE FLATS,” appeared on HBO’s “BOARDWALK EMPIRE” for the past three seasons, and has had guest appearances on “PERSON OF INTEREST” and “WENDELL & VINNIE”. Charlie was in “NOT FADE AWAY,” the first feature from “Sopranos” creator David Chase.



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Borealis Trailer

The premiere of the film is scheduled for September 5, 2015

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New Project ‘Going In Style’


Joey  has joined Zach Braff’s next directorial effort Going In Style, alongside Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin. A remake of the 1979 caper film starring Art Carney, Lee Strasberg, and George Burns, the film will follow a trio of elderly retirees who decide to enliven their relatively dull existence by embarking on a criminal career. King will portray Caine’s granddaughter. The role continues King’s working relationship with Braff, having previously appeared together in Braff’s Wish I Was Here.
From New Line, Going In Style is written by Ted Melfi and produced by Donald De Line. Avy Kaufman serves as casting director. King is repped by Meredith Fine of Coast-to-Coast Talent Group and Dan Spilo of Industry Entertainment.