Shalom Life | May 03, 2015

Kate Hudson to Star in ‘Everly,’ ‘Me & My Shadow’

Hudson ventures into new territory with action-thriller and animation flicks

By: Rebecca Ihilchik

Published: February 2nd, 2012 in Culture » Film » News

Kate Hudson to Star in ‘Everly,’ ‘Me & My Shadow’

Kate Hudson’s had a busy week.

The Academy Award-nominated actress announced her involvement in not one but two upcoming films, neither of them close to the rom-com genre she typically gravitates toward.

Hudson’s first new project is DreamWorks Animation’s Me & My Shadow, an original feature film reported to be utilizing a groundbreaking mixture of both CG and traditional animation techniques. The animated film centres around a frustrated shadow (Saturday Night Live’s Bill Hader) that decides to break the rules of the Shadow World by taking control of his ‘owner,’ boring human Stanley (The Book of Mormon star Josh Gad). Hudson will play the role of Heidi, Stanley’s real-world love interest.

Also announced was Hudson’s starring role in Everly, a suspense thriller by indie outfit Crime Scene Pictures. Joe Lynch (Wrong Turn 2) is set to direct. The entire film is set in one room, the down-on-her-luck protagonist’s apartment, as Hudson’s character must fend off assassins sent by her mob boss ex-boyfriend to kill her. The script, penned by Yale Hannon, made it onto 2010’s Hollywood Black List, an annual catalog of Hollywood’s best unproduced movie scripts.

Shadow is slated for a November 2013 release date. Everly will be officially unveiled to buyers at next week’s Berlin Film Festival.

James Corden Wants to Host YOUR Bar or Bat Mitzvah [VIDEO] James Corden Wants to Host YOUR Bar or Bat Mitzvah [VIDEO] TrendingHilary Swank to Star in New Film About Holocaust Denial Hilary Swank to Star in New Film About Holocaust Denial TrendingAnti-Israel Crusader Roger Waters Tells Robbie Williams to Cancel his Tel Aviv Concert Anti-Israel Crusader Roger Waters Tells Robbie Williams to Cancel his Tel Aviv Concert Trending
 

WATCH: Ten Times Steve Ballmer's Gone Absolutely Crazy

May 01, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
WATCH: Ten Times Steve Ballmer's Gone Absolutely Crazy

With Game 7 of the Clippers-Spurs series taking place tomorrow, expect the business mogul and Clippers owner to be in full spirits

Read More

Former Staff Member Suing Al-Jazeera for Sexism & Both anti-American, and anti-Semitic, Statements

May 01, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Former Staff Member Suing Al-Jazeera for Sexism & Both anti-American, and anti-Semitic, Statements

The former employee claims his boss would exclude women, and said that "whoever supports Israel should die a fiery death in hell"

Read More

French Muslim Teen Sent Home For Wearing Modest Skirt

May 01, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
French Muslim Teen Sent Home For Wearing Modest Skirt

In an attempt to preserve secularism, a Muslim girl was sent home for wearing a skirt deemed too modest and a sign of her faith

Read More

Israeli Tennis Star Shahar Pe'er Says She Still Believes in Herself

May 01, 2015 | By Nadav Zenziper
Israeli Tennis Star Shahar Pe'er Says She Still Believes in Herself

While Israel's leading female tennis player has had a few rough years, she's determined to get back on form

Read More

History Made as Public Transportation Finally Offered in Jerusalem on Shabbat

May 01, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
History Made as Public Transportation Finally Offered in Jerusalem on Shabbat

The 'Shabus' will be available to members of a cooperative, and will be driven by non-Jewish drivers

Read More

Israeli Tech Helps Power World's First 3D Printed Car

May 01, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
Israeli Tech Helps Power World's First 3D Printed Car

A project made possible thanks to Autodesk Inc., Massivit, and Local Motors, the 'Strati' will be turning heads at Tel Aviv's EcoMotion show

Read More

This Jewish Offensive Lineman Could Be Your New Favorite NFL Star

May 01, 2015 | By Caitlin Marceau
This Jewish Offensive Lineman Could Be Your New Favorite NFL Star

300 lb., 6-foot-4 Alexander Marpet from Hobart College might just have the heart, and talent, the National Football League is looking for

Read More

Microsoft Acquires Israeli Surface 3 Pen Technology

May 01, 2015 | By Daniel Koren
Microsoft Acquires Israeli Surface 3 Pen Technology

The computer giant has purchased the pen-sensing technology developed by long-time partner N-trig

Read More

More Headlines