Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
A perfect night in with EE
Win £200 to spend on the perfect night in
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
David Duchovny Reveals More X-Files Revival Details
Looks like Walter Skinner and CSM are headed back to screens
Anna Kendrick Set For Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates
She'll join the new Zac Efron comedy
Johnny Galecki Heads For Rings
Set for the new horror
Aaron Berg Drafted In To Re-Write G.I. Joe 3
From Section 6 to the special forces
Luke Grimes Cast In The Magnificent Seven
He'll appear alongside Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and co. in the remake
New Straight Outta Compton Trailer Lands
It's a Dre Day (and everybody's got a poster too)
New Last Knights Trailer Stars Clive Owen And Morgan Freeman
'Only time will tell how we are remembered'
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje And More Join Suicide Squad
Scott Eastwood and Karen Fukuhara aboard David Ayer's film
Zach Galifianakis Assembles Masterminds For Trailer
Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudeikis smarten up
Marvel's Luke Cage Hits Netflix In 2016
And Cheo Hodari Coker will run the show
Jack Black's D-Train Trailer Rides Online
Black and James Marsden take the friendship test
Robert Z'Dar 1950-2015
Maniac Cop actor dies, aged 64
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
06 March 2015
Allison Janney On For Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children
She's joined Tim Burton's latest
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
10 April 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Big Hero 6 (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Foxcatcher (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Alexander And The Horrible, Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Rewrite (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

The Way, Way Back Trailer Arrives
Summer sufferin'

11 April 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Apple

submit to reddit

The Way, Way Back

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash might be best known for scooping an adapted screenplay Oscar alongside director Alexander Payne for The Descendants (and for spoofing Angelina Jolie’s leg stance at the ceremony), but they’ve now taken up the director’s chair together for their latest work, The Way, Way, Back. The trailer is up over at Apple.

Coming across as a blend of Little Miss Sunshine and Adventureland, the new comedy focuses on Duncan (Liam James), who is dismayed at the prospect of a summer holiday with his mother Pam (Toni Collette) and, more annoyingly, her overbearing boyfriend Trent (Steve Carell, having some fun playing a jerk).

Duncan’s always been the quiet type, and has trouble fitting in, but then he befriends Owen (Sam Rockwell), the charismatic, quirky manager of the local Water Wizz water park. Via Owen and the personalities who work at the park, Duncan comes out of his shell, and even tries romancing a local girl (AnnaSophia Robb). What could have been a nightmare becomes a summer to remember…

Rash (also a comedy genius as the Dean on TV’s Community) and Faxon have raided the rolodex to round up plenty of great people to support the main cast, with Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, Rob Corddry and Amanda Peet all cropping up. This looks to be a charming, easy-going comedy with some emotional heft thrown in. There’s no sign of a UK date yet, but it’ll hit American cinemas on July 5.


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

McAdams May Star For Cameron Crowe
She's in talks for his latest film
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Fast And Furious Franchise's 7 Most Insane Stunts
In ascending order of madness...

Empire's Fast & Furious 7 Review
We run the rule on the return of Toretto, Hobbs and co

Empire Meets Alison Brie
The Get Hard star on Ken Jeong, Toto and her favourite episode of Community

17 ‘What The?’ TV Cameos From Film Directors
From Spike Jonze as a music exec to Peter Bogdanovich as… himself?

Empire Meets Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
On A Second Chance, Game Of Thrones pranks and Headhunters' poo scene

The Secrets Behind 44 Classic Cinema Sound Effects
No really, the Ringwraiths are actually plastic cups...

The 30 Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time
Empire readers pick their top super flicks

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
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 iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  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)