Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Save up to 70%
Empire
Film Studies 101
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer Smashes In
'Do you bleed?'
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
09 April 2015
Vin Diesel And Chris Tucker Join Ang Lee's Billy Lynn
Taking the Long Halftime Walk with Steve Martin
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Jurassic World
12 June 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Million Dollar Arm (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Lunchbox (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Life Of Pi (2012)
Empire Star Rating
Life Of Pi (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Tobey Maguire On For Life Of Pi
He'll cameo as a reporter

09 April 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Despite the fact that he’s already busy shooting the film in India, Ang Lee is still finding cast members to join his adaptation of Yann Martel’s Life of Pi. And his latest hire is a familiar face for anyone who knows Lee’s back catalogue, as he’s reached out to Tobey Maguire to sign on.

Don’t expect to see an awful lot of the Ice Storm/Ride with the Devil star in Pi, however: Maguire will crop up briefly in the story.

The focus is on a 16-year-old boy (Suraj Sharma) who is crossing the Pacific in anticipation of a new life in America. But when the freighter he’s aboard is shipwrecked, he’s left trying to survive on a life raft with an orang-utan, a hyena and a Bengal tiger.

Pi’s multi-layered story covers several years and part of the tale is narrated by the adult Pi (Irrfan Khan), who tells all to a reporter (Maguire). According to the Hollywood Reporter, the artist formerly known as Spider-Man will only be reporting to set for a few days to film his scenes.

Life of Pi also features Adil Hussain, Tabu and Gerard Depardieu, and will be out on December 14, 2012.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Josh Pence Joins The Dark Knight Rises
He's scored a key role...
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

====== http://fashiongoods999.us/ =====
input this URL: ( http://fashiongoods999.us/ ) you can find many cheap and high stuff (jor dan shoes) (NBA NFL NHL MLB jersey) ( lv handbag) (cha nel wallet) (D&G sunglasses) (ed har dy jacket) (UGG boot) WE ACCEPT PYAPAL PAYMENT YOU MUST NOT MISS IT!!! =====( http://fashiongoods999.us/ )==== More

Posted by lijinhao at 12:54 on 11 April 2011 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The 15 Most Controversial Alternate Endings
How some of your favourite films could have finished...

80 Of The Best Movie Star Adverts
From Sly Stallone selling bread to Hugh Jackman dancing for Ice Tea

Showrunner Matthew Weiner Reveals 7 Mad Men Secrets
The truth about The Beatles and that lawnmower

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Breakdown
Everything you need to know about the second teaser

Podcast #157: Alan Rickman
From A Little Chaos to Die Hard and back again

From Hell! 22 Stalker Psychodramas
From fatal attractions to single white females

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon On The Town That Dreaded Sundown
The American Horror Story director on his cult slasher remake

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Subscribe now and save up to 70%

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe now and save up to 70%
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)