News

David Ayer's End of Watch Returns to Theaters This Friday

Source:   Open Road Films
December 3, 2012


End of Watch, the recent film starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peņa, is set to return to theaters nationwide this Friday, December 7. The film, which was written and directed by David Ayer, opened at number one at the box office this past September.

The film, which earned the Critics' Choice distinction from the Broadcast Film Critics Association, recently won nominations from the Film Independent Spirit Awards for Best Supporting Actor for Peņa and Best Cinematography for Roman Vasyanov. Roger Ebert recently named End of Watch one of the best films of 2012 writing, "Jake Gyllenhaal's image-transforming work as a very tough cop in David Ayer's 'End of Watch' may help the film win a Best Picture slot, and Michael Peņa is no less effective as his partner in a dangerous Los Angeles police district. They forge a relationship during a series of brilliantly-staged action sequences."

"Audience and critical response to 'End of Watch' has been incredible. We are thrilled about the success of the movie to date and hope that this will be a new opportunity for audiences to discover 'End of Watch' and for the film to be seen again on the big screen for awards consideration," Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films.

Producer Sinclair continued, "'End of Watch' has been one of the most rewarding films I have ever worked on. It connects emotionally with audiences in a very special and unique way and, alongside my fellow producers David Ayer, John Lesher and Matt Jackson, and distribution partner Open Road, could not be prouder to have brought this film to the big screen."

End of Watch was produced by Ayer's Crave Films, John Lesher under his Le Grisbi Productions, and Nigel Sinclair and Matt Jackson of Exclusive Media who also financed the film, in association with Emmett/Furla Films. Executive producers are Guy East and Exclusive Media's Tobin Armbrust, Jake Gyllenhaal, Adam Kassan, Chrisann Verges, Randall Emmett and George Furla of Emmett/Furla Films, Stepan Martirosyan and Remington Chase.


| 11 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Promo for Episode 20, Featuring Maria Hill
Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Red Army
Marshmallow Peeps Planned as Feature Film
Jon Turteltaub to Direct it's a small world
Flash Gordon is Headed Back to the Big Screen!
Dimension Films Plans Underwater Thriller 47 Meters Down
John Malkovich is the Pirate Blackbeard in the Trailer for Crossbones
Doug Liman Targets Space Adventure Railhead
Felicia Day and Steven Yeun to Voice Chew Animated Feature
First In-Game Screenshot From the Next Call of Duty
Blonde Sets Jessica Chastain as Marilyn Monroe
The Trailer for The Love Punch, Starring Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan
Robert Downey Jr. Delivers the First Photo From the Set of Avengers: Age of Ultron
Electro Takes Center Stage in a New The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Featurette
Check Out New Footage in the Latest X-Men: Days of Future Past TV Spot
New Dates Announced for Foxcatcher and The Nest
First Clip From Episode 2.20 of Arrow Debuts
Rachel Weisz and Toni Collette to Headline Miss You Already

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners