Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Roar Power
Jurassic World unleashed on iTunes
Halo 5 Guardians
The Master Chief returns
Movie News

Ant-Man And The Wasp Arrives In 2018
And three new films will arrive in 2020
F. Gary Gray Looks Set To Direct Fast & Furious 8
UPDATE: He has the job
Will Forte Says He's Still Tooling Around With A MacGruber Sequel
''It’s not a question of if but when...''
The Incredibles 2 Set For 2019 As Disney Announces New Releases
More Marvel! More Pixar! More Disney Animation!
Jessica Jones Goes To Work In A New Netflix Promo
UPDATE: Now with more David Tennant
Sherlock Special Trailer Online
The stage is set...
Gugu Mbatha-Raw Joins Star Wars: Episode VIII
In, of course, an unknown role
Naomi Scott Is The New Pink Power Ranger
From The Martian to Mighty Morphin'
Documentary To Explore The Curse Of Poltergeist
Original star Oliver Robins will present
More Movie News

06 October 2015
Jack Huston And Jennifer Aniston Join The Yellow Birds
But Benedict Cumberbatch will be Sir Not Appearing In This Film
More Movie News

The Jungle Book
15 April 2016
The Walk
09 October 2015
More Future Films

Self/Less (2015)
Empire Star Rating
She’s Funny That Way
Empire Star Rating
Stonehearst Asylum (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Robot Overlords (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Cake (2015)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Jennifer Aniston Off To Convention
She's joining the sci-fi comedy

07 February 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Jennifer Aniston

Last May, we reported on quirky sci-fi project Convention, which had locked in Ben Kingsley and Safety Not Guaranteed’s Mark Duplass to co-star. Even back then, director Justin Reardon was hoping to add Jennifer Aniston to the cast and, after months of courting and haggling, he’s secured her.

Reardon, working from a script by Christopher Painter, is bringing to the life the story of a man (Duplass) who invents a five-sided box. While it defies the laws of physics and seems set to revolutionize the storage market, there’s just one little issue: every time he creates the extra fold for one of his boxes, he tears a hole in the fabric of the universe.

Still, that doesn’t stop him bringing it, along with his sister (Aniston) to a storage convention, where it attracts the attention of a rival manufacturer (Kingsley).

K5 International is touting rights to the film at the European Film Market, and Aniston’s name should be a useful selling point. She’ll next be seen on screen in pot comedy We’re The Millers (which arrives on August 23) and is at work on an untitled, Elmore Leonard-fuelled prequel to Jackie Brown.

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

Brosnan Will Be Last Man Out
For a new thriller
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce

Empire's Best Horror Films For Halloween
An unlucky thirteen triple-bills

Emily Blunt Talks Sicario
On the five-star thriller, puke acting and taking Tom Cruise to The Box

Denis Villeneuve Talks Sicario
On his cartel thriller and the upcoming Blade Runner sequel

Tomorrowland: The Viewing Guide
Brad Bird talks through his sci-fi adventure, scene by scene

Empire Meets Ridley Scott
The great director on The Martian, Blade Runner 2 and the Prometheus sequels

Life On Mars: Trips To The Red Planet
A dozen of cinema's Martian misadventures

10 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Toys You’ll Want To Own
Falcon quad copter? BB-8 Sphero? We’re already asking for pay raises…

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available 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)