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Trailer: ‘Everest’ Starring Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Keira Knightley and Jake Gyllenhaal

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind.

Watch: ‘House of Cards’ Star Robin Wright Describes How to Build a Character

In 2007, Robin Wright shot this tutorial about how to build a character and explains why spending just one hour with an acting coach taught her everything she needed to know to express herself as a character

Audition Tapes: Robin Wright and Haley Joel Osment Audition with Tom Hanks for ‘Forrest Gump’

Check out Robin Wright auditioning for the role of Jenny from Forest Gump opposite Tom Hanks. Interestingly enough, Hanks doesn’t quite have Gump’s southern drawl down just yet while the other actors audition with him. In fact, Hanks would base Gump’s voice on the voice of Michael Conner Humphreys, who played the young Forrest and who can also be seen in this audition reel. Also included are Hanna R. Hall, who played the young Jenny, and Haley Joel Osment, who played Forrest’s son. The 1994 film would go on to win six Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor in ... Read more

Trailer: ‘The Congress’ Starring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti & Kodi Smit-McPhee

The Congress: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress (Robin Wright, playing a version of herself) decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent (Harvey Keitel) and the head of Miramount Studios (Danny Huston), her alias will be controlled by the studio, and will star in any film they want with no restrictions. In return, she receives healthy compensation so she can care for her ailing son and her digitized character will stay forever young. Twenty years ... Read more

Robin Wright’s Approach to Aging in Hollywood

Robin Wright is someone who has always done Hollywood her own way. In the June/July issue of Town & Country, the 48-year-old actress explained why she forged her own path versus following a stereotypical starlet career. She said, “Hollywood is difficult to navigate if you have integrity. So I opted not to work if there wasn’t enough to do in a role, which doesn’t have to do with the role’s size. If there’s nothing for me to do as an actress, that’s frustrating…I’d rather go work at a menial labor job, where I can actually get my hands dirty.” Wright ... Read more

Watch the Trailer for ‘A Most Wanted Man’ Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman

A Most Wanted Man is based on master story-teller John le Carré’s worldwide bestselling book. Anton Corbijn (The American) directs this modern day thriller with Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright and two-time Academy Award nominee Willem Dafoe toplining an ensemble cast. Synopsis: Hamburg, Germany: 2012. A mysterious, tortured and near-dead half-Chechen, half-Russian man on the run (Grigoriy Dobrygin) arrives in the city’s Islamic community desperate for help and looking to recover his late Russian father’s ill-gotten fortune. Nothing about this young man seems to add up; is he a victim or a thief or, worse still, ... Read more

Robin Wright Is Choosing Roles on Her Terms: “I don’t want to always be the tortured, soulful wife”

Robin Wright is hot off the awards show podium with a win for Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama for House of Cards at the Golden Globes in January. However, the actress is not one to rest on her laurels. She’s stretching herself even further on the second season of the Netflix show. This season she’s directing an episode after talking with co-star Kevin Spacey about his own desire to direct in their sophomore season. Wright revealed,”I said, ‘I want to, too,’ and I kept saying that to multiple parties. They said, ‘Yeah sure,’ and I just kept saying ... Read more

Trailer: “Moneyball” starring Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Director: Bennett Miller Cast: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Chris Pratt, Philip Seymour Hoffman Writers: Steven Zaillian , Aaron Sorkin