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
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
Win Premiere Tickets
To see Mission: Impossible in Vienna.
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
New Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Images
Chinny reckoning
Bryan Singer Teases New X-Men: Days Of Future Past Rogue Cut Footage
'This is not just an extended edition...'
Exclusive First Trailer For Spanish Thriller Marshland
The acclaimed serial killer mystery gets a poster too
Mark Wahlberg Joins Mile 22
Iko Uwais and Ronda Rousey already aboard
Simon Kinberg Talks Deadpool
''It’s graphic. Nothing is taboo...''
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
New Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp Trailer Online
Introducing Jon Hamm!
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Victor Frankenstein
02 October 2015
Love & Mercy
10 July 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Mr Holmes (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Men, Women & Children
Empire Star Rating
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
X-Men: Days Of Future Past (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Tobey Maguire Fills Out The Details
Drama alongside Elizabeth Banks

08 July 2009  |  Written by Chris Hewitt  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Tobey Maguire has replaced James McAvoy in the lead role of Jacob Estes’ black comedy, The Details.

McAvoy pulled out of the movie owing to a scheduling conflict, but with filming set to start next month in Seattle, Estes moved quickly to ensure that Maguire filled the gap. He’ll now star alongside his Spider-Man co-star Elizabeth Banks as a couple whose rocky marriage disintegrates further when raccoons start burrowing into their yard, setting off a darkly comic and murderous chain of events.

"Maguire's character is an everyman in the sense that he is composed of a morally ambiguous core," Estes told Variety. "He has good intentions, but he makes a lot of self-destructive mistakes."

It’s all worked out rather nicely for Maguire, in fact. He had circled the project back in the day, but nothing came of it. Now he’s found time to squeeze it in before starting work next year on Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 4.

The indie comedy also stars Ray Liotta, Dennis Haysbert, Laura Linney and Anna Friel, and sounds like an even darker version of The ‘burbs. Which, in case you weren’t sure, is a Good Thing.
 


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

Cherry Tree Lane Next For Cottage Team
Shooting starts next week
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Please Explain! With Arnold Schwarzenegger...
Plus Emilia Clarke on pranks, smiles and 'The Robot'

Terminator Genisys: Empire's Verdict
It wants your clothes and your (re)boots

100 Greatest Movie Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains exclusively revealed!

Bonfire Of The Vanities: When Personal Projects Go Wrong
15 hubristic horrors that went straight to movie jail

Podcast 167: Emily Mortimer, Robert Sheehan, Corin Hardy
It's the live Edinburgh special round 2!

Hollywood Jackanory: Stars Reading Things Out Of Context
From Ian McKellen vs. One Direction to Hugh Jackman vs. baking innuendos

Before And After: How 10 Books Changed On Their Way To Becoming Movies
...And how their authors reacted

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
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)