Aaron Paul stars as a single father trying to deal with the loss of his wife in writer/director Kat Chandler’s new film, Hellion. Paul’s Hollis, dealing with his demons, isn’t around much so that leaves 13-year-old Jacob (Josh Wiggins in his film debut) and younger brother Wes (another newcomer Deke Garner) to fend for themselves. And like most boys who have to take care of themselves, they get into some major trouble. Jacob loves racing
Dermot Mulroney‘s strong turn in August: Osage County will surprise many moviegoing audiences who are accustomed to seeing the actor in romantic comedies. In his latest film, he plays Juliette Lewis‘ fiancé who has a lot of swagger and flash, but also a bit of darkness. The 50-year-old star talked to Interview about his heavy-hitting role in the Oscar-hopeful film about his genre preferences—comedy or drama.
Lewis plays the brother’s (Sam Rockwell) ex-wife, whose false testimony is the reason for his imprisonment. Although Lewis is only in the film for a few scenes, it’s a testament to her that she remains in my memory of the film.