Is a mystery. So is love1929
Will never age another day.1935
After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones (Michiel Huisman) reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents (Harrison Ford and Kathy Baker) threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.
Lionsgate / Sidney Kimmel Entertainment / Lakeshore Entertainment present a Sidney Kimmel Entertainment / Lakeshore Entertainment / Lionsgate production.
Is the secret to all beauty.1965
Fades. Only style remains the same.2014
Cast & Crew
Blake Lively [Adaline Bowman] has garnered critical acclaim for her feature film performances.
Lively made her film debut in 2005 as ‘Bridget’ in the Warner Bros.’ hit, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. In 2008 she reprised her role in the film’s sequel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Lively also appeared opposite Ryan Reynolds in Warner Bros.’ Green Lantern, as well as opposite Ben Affleck, Jeremy Renner and Jon Hamm in The Town; which led to her winning the 2011 CinemaCon “Breakthrough Performer of the Year” award.
Lively’s other film credits include Oliver Stone’s Savages, the indie drama Hick, Rebecca Miller’s The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, Universal’s Accepted, and the independent feature Elvis & Annabelle.
Lively is no stranger to television. She starred as Serena van der Woodsen on The CW’s hit drama, Gossip Girl, from 2007 to 2012.
In 2014 Lively launched her editorial commerce website, Preserve. The site is dedicated to celebrating American artisans and their exceptional, often handcrafted, goods.
Lively is currently the face of L'Oréal Paris and the Brand Ambassador for Gucci’s Premiere fragrance. She previously served as the Official Ambassador to Chanel’s Mademoiselle handbag line in 2011.
As a talented actor on the rise, Michiel Huisman [Ellis Jones] brings dynamic characters to life in a wide range of film and television roles, consistently elevating his body of work since.
Huisman is currently in production on Paul Currie’s 2:22,co-starring opposite Teresa Palmer. In the romantic thriller, Huisman portrays “Dylan Branson,” a man whose life is permanently derailed when an ominous pattern of events repeats itself in exactly the same manner every day, ending at precisely 2:22pm. When he falls for “Sarah” (Palmer), a beautiful woman whose life is threatened by these strange events, Dylan must solve the mystery of 2:22 to preserve a love whose second chance has finally come.
Following that, he begins lensing on Jason Zada’s The Forest,co-starring opposite Natalie Dormer. The film is an elevated genre set in Japan’s Aokigahara forest where, according to legend, people go to end their lives. Against this backdrop, a young American woman (Dormer) comes in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. Despite everyone’s warnings not to stray from the path, she dares to enter the forest to discover the truth about her sister’s fate. Huisman portrays a charming traveler who accompanies the young woman into the forest, though she begins to suspect he had something to do with her sister’s disappearance.
Upcoming, Huisman will be seen reprising his role in the fifth season of HBO’s popular fantasy drama series Game of Thrones,where he stepped into the role of “Daario Naharis,” the leader of a band of mercenaries and a love interest of “Daenerys” (Emilia Clarke).
In addition to Game of Thrones, Huisman can also be seen in BBC America’s breakout original sci-fi series Orphan Black. Joining the cast in the recurring role of “Cal Morrison,” Huisman portrays a rugged outdoorsman whose unexpected emotional depth and clear intuition helps guide his life.
Previous film credits include Jean-Marc Valiee for Wild, a biopic drama in which he co-stars opposite Reese Witherspoon; Marc Forsters’s adaptation of Max Brooks' best-selling novel World War Z, opposite Brad Pitt; Jean-Marc Valiee’s The Young Victoria with Emily Blunt; Janusz Kaminski's American Dream; Otto Bathurst’s Margot for BBC Films in which he played "Rudolph Nureyev” opposite Ann-Marie Duff; and Alexis Dos Santos’ Unmade Beds. In the Netherlands, his film credits include Paul Verhoeven’s Black Book.
Previous television credits include HBO’s hit series, Treme, starring as “Sonny,” the street musician with dreams of breaking into the New Orleans music scenes; as well as ABC's musical drama series Nashville, in which he portrayed bad-boy country music producer, “Liam McGuinnis” starring opposite Connie Britton.
Huisman originates from the Netherlands and has been working there as an actor and musician since his childhood, prior to his international career. He currently resides in New Orleans.
Kathy Baker [Kathy] has won three Emmy Awards®, a Golden Globe Award®, and the Screen Actors Guild Award® for her work on the CBS television series Picket Fences. She also received a 2003 Emmy® nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in the TNT feature Door To Door, which garnered multiple Emmy Awards® and an AFI Creative Ensemble Award. Baker was also nominated for back-to-back Emmys® for her guest performances on Touched by an Angel and Boston Public. Baker will next be seen in Comedy Central’s series Big Time in Hollywood, FL, which premieres on March 25th. She also co-stars in the upcoming feature Boulevard opposite the late Robin Williams and directed by Dito Montiel.
Baker made her film debut in The Right Stuff. Her other film credits include Saving Mr. Banks, Big Miracle, All The King’s Men, Machine Gun Preacher, Cold Mountain, Nine Lives, 13 Going on 30, Fathers and Sons, Assassination Tango, The Glass House, Last Chance Harvey, The Jane Austin Book Club, Inventing the Abbotts, To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday, Mad Dog and Glory, Jennifer Eight, Article 99, Edward Scissorhands, Street Smart (National Society of Film Critics’ Best Supporting Actress Award), Clean and Sober, Jackknife, Dad, The Cider House Rules (Screen Actors Guild Award® nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Theatrical Motion Picture), and Mister Frost.
On television, Baker co-starred in the hit Jesse Stone franchise for CBS starring Tom Selleck. Her character was introduced in Jesse Stone: Sea Change; and continued in Jesse Stone: Thin Ice, Jesse Stone: No Remorse, Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost; and Jesse Stone: Benefit of a Doubt. Her other television credits include recurring roles on Medium, Grey’s Anatomy, Nip/Tuck, the TNT series Bull; the Lifetime series Against the Wall, and guest stars on Criminal Minds, Law & Order, and Saving Grace among others. Her TV movie credits include Return to Zero, starring Minnie Driver and Alfred Molina, The Trials of Cate McCall, directed by Karen Moncrieff, and starring Kate Beckinsale, Picking Up, Dropping Off, Spike Lee’s Showtime feature Sucker Free City, Sanctuary, Ten Tiny Love Stories, Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her, Showtime’s Ratz, the CBS mini-series Shake, Rattle & Roll: An American Love Story, Lush Life, Not in This Town, the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie A Season For Miracles, and The Image, as well as HBO’s Too Big To Fail directed by Curtis Hanson. A veteran of the stage, Baker originated the role of ‘May’ in Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love, and, at the playwright’s request, took the part to New York along with co-star Ed Harris. The move resulted in a prestigious Obie Award for Baker. During the following year, Baker continued to work on other successful stage productions such as Desire Under the Elms and Aunt Dan and Lemon. She returned to the stage in 2006 in a South Coast Repertory production of the Tracy Letts play A Man From Nebraska, which was directed by William Friedkin. Baker also starred in Memory House directed by Claudia Weill. Baker recently starred in The Gift written by Joanna Murray-Smith at the Geffen Playhouse, opposite Chris Mulkey, James Van der Beek and Jaime Ray Newman, and directed by Maria Aitken.
Lee Toland Krieger [Director] is a 2005 graduate of the USC School of Cinema-Television. Two months after graduating, he directed the one-hour TV drama The Wilton, which sold to the CW Network after a bidding war.
In 2008, Krieger wrote and directed The Vicious Kind. His mentor through college, Neil LaBute, executive produced the film, which had its world premiere at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival®. The Vicious Kind went on to earn two Independent Spirit Award nominations, one for Best Actor (Adam Scott) and another for Best Screenplay. The film also garnered Krieger the Emerging Filmmaker Award at the 32nd Denver Film Festival, and won best actor for Adam Scott at numerous festivals, including the Strasbourg Film Festival.
Next, Krieger directed Celeste & Jesse Forever written by Rashida Jones and Will McCormack. Starring Jones and Andy Samberg in the title roles, the film also featured Elijah Wood, Chris Pine, Emma Roberts, Ari Graynor and Chris Messina. Produced by Jennifer and Suzanne Todd of Team Todd, Celeste & Jesse Forever had its world premiere at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival® where it was acquired by Sony Pictures Classics. It was released theatrically in August 2012.
In 2013, Krieger wrote an original screenplay for Warner Brothers and Castle Rock Entertainment, with Martin Brest attached to direct and Al Pacino attached to star.
Krieger has also worked as a television writer and director. In late 2012, he sold a half-hour single-camera comedy to the FX Network with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay producing. He also directed a half-hour single-camera comedy for MTV, which received a series order and aired in 2014.
Krieger’s work on commercials and music videos has included projects for clients including Universal Music, Island Def Jam, Intel Computers, W Hotels, Vice Magazine, and AG Jeans. In the fall of 2011, he wrote and directed a branded short starring Andy Samberg for the worldwide launch of online travel marketplace CanaryHop. In 2012, he was invited to direct one of five branded shorts for Roman Coppola’s Director’s Bureau as a part of Intel Computer’s new Ultrabook launch. Titled Modern Love, the short film starred Robert Schwartzman and Naomi Scott. It premiered in London in the fall of 2012 in conjunction with the UK Ultrabook launch.
Ellen Burstyn’s [Flemming] illustrious fifty-eight year acting career encompasses film, stage and television. In 1975 she became only the third woman in history to win both the Tony Award® and the Academy Award® in the same year, for her work in Bernard Slade’s Same Time, Next Year on Broadway and in Martin Scorsese’s Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, for which she also received a Golden Globe® nomination and a British Academy Award for Best Actress. Burstyn has been nominated for an Academy Award® five other times for The Last Picture Show (1972), The Exorcist (1974), Same Time, Next Year (1979), Resurrection (1981), and Requiem for a Dream (2000). She became a “triple crown winner” when she won her first Emmy® for a guest appearance in Law & Order: SVU (2009), to add to her Oscar® and Tony®. She also won an Emmy® in 2013 for USA’s mini-series Political Animals. She has received Emmy® nominations for her title role in The People vs. Jean Harris (1981), her starring role in Pack of Lies (1987), a Hallmark Hall of Fame television production, HBO’S Big Love (2008), and Lifetime’s Flowers in the Attic (2014) for which she also received a nomination in 2015 from the Screen Actors Guild®. She also appeared in Lifetime’s Petals on the Wind (2014). Her most recent films include Draft Day (2014), The Calling (2014) and Interstellar (2014).
Burstyn was the first woman elected president of Actors Equity Association (1982-85) and served as the Artistic Director of the famed Actors Studio where she studied with the late Lee Strasberg. She continues to be active there as co-president with Al Pacino and Harvey Keitel, and again as the Artistic Director.
Academically, Burstyn holds four honorary doctorates, one in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts, a Doctor of Humane Letters from Dowling College, a doctorate from The New School for Social Research, and a doctorate from Pace University.
Burstyn lectures throughout the country on a wide range of topics and became a national best-selling author with the publication of her memoir, Lessons in Becoming Myself (2006), published by Riverhead Press.
Harrison Ford [William] has starred in some of the most successful and acclaimed films in cinema history, including the landmark Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises and a total of eight Best Picture Oscar®-nominated movies. Ford earned an Academy Award® nomination for his compelling portrayal of Detective John Book in Peter Weir’s 1985 Oscar®-nominated hit Witness, for which he also received Golden Globe® and BAFTA Award nominations, all for Best Actor. Ford subsequently garnered three more Best Actor Golden Globe® nominations: for his performances in Weir’s 1986 drama The Mosquito Coast; the 1994 Oscar®-nominated blockbuster The Fugitive, for director Andrew Davis; and Sydney Pollack’s 1996 remake of Sabrina.
Over the course of his illustrious career, Ford has also been repeatedly honored for his contributions to the film industry, including the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Cecil B. DeMille Award in 2002, and the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000. In 1994, the National Association of Theater Owners named him the Box Office Star of the Century.
In December, Ford will reprise his role as Han Solo in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. He most recently starred in Brian Helgeland’s acclaimed drama 42, the true story of legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson, who broke baseball’s color line. Ford has received widespread praise for his portrayal of Branch Rickey, the General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers who changed history when he signed Robinson to the team.
A native of Chicago, Ford launched his film career in 1973 with the breakthrough role of hot-rodder Bob Falfa in George Lucas’ seminal hit, American Graffiti. Four years later, he reunited with Lucas to play the iconic role of Han Solo in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. The sci-fi epic earned 12 Oscar® nominations, including Best Picture, and went on to become the top-grossing film in history, a record it held for 20 years. Ford reprised the role of Han Solo in the sequels The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi.
In 1981, Ford created another legendary screen character, Indiana Jones, in Steven Spielberg’s Oscar®-nominated mega-hit Raiders of the Lost Ark. During the 1980s, he starred in the blockbuster sequels Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. In 2008, he returned to the title role in the hugely successful Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
Ford’s many other film credits include Francis Ford Coppola’s Oscar®-nominated features The Conversation and Apocalypse Now; Ridley Scott’s 1982 science fiction classic Blade Runner; Mike Nichols’ Oscar®-nominated romantic comedy Working Girl; the title role in the Nichols-directed drama Regarding Henry; Alan J. Pakula’s Presumed Innocent; Philip Noyce’s Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger, both based on the Tom Clancy bestsellers; Wolfgang Petersen’s Air Force One; Robert Zemeckis’ What Lies Beneath; Kathryn Bigelow’s K-19: The Widowmaker, which he also executive produced; Roger Michell’s Morning Glory; Jon Favreau’s Cowboys & Aliens; Robert Luketic’s Paranoia; and Gavin Hood’s Ender’s Game.
A talented actress with scene stealing performance on television and in film—Amanda Crew continues to evolve her craft with each new role.
Amanda Crew is currently in production on the second season of HBO’s Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award nominated series, Silicon Valley which will return on April 12th. Crew plays ‘Monica,’ Peter Gregory’s head of operations who handles the day-to-day duties of his tech investment business, often fielding pitches and working directly with tech folks who Peter has given money.
The actress recently completed production on the upcoming film Race opposite Jason Sudeikis. The film is based on the true life story of track and field star Jesse Owens, who overcame adversity to win four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.
Last year, Crew appeared in Carl Bessai’s Bad City written by and co-starring Aaron Brooks and Dustin Milligan. This marked her second time working with Bessai, after having previously starred in 2010’s The Repeaters. In 2013, the actress appeared in the biopic, Jobs opposite Ashton Kutcher and J.K. Simmons about Steve Jobs, founder and CEO of Apple.
In 2010, Crew starred opposite Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, and Dave Franco in the Universal feature film Charlie St. Cloud. Based on the novel by Ben Sherwood and directed by Burr Steers, the supernatural drama centers on a cemetery caretaker (Efron) who after the untimely death of his younger brother, meets and begins a romantic relationship with a young woman (Crew) who is training for a
Crew’s other film credits include; The Identical opposite Ashley Judd and Ray Liotta; Crazy Kind of Love co-starring Virginia Madsen and Zach Gilford; the supernatural thriller The Haunting of Connecticut opposite Virginia Madsen and Elias Koteas; and Bill Guttentag’s Knife Fight co-starring Rob Lowe and Julie Bowen. The actress’ first leading role was in the 2008 film, Sex Drive, where she played spunky tomboy Felicia alongside Josh Zuckerman and Clark Duke.
Born and raised in Langley, British Columbia, Crew began her professional acting career in 2003 when she was cast as a series regular on the Canadian television series, 15/Love. In 2005, Amanda landed the female lead in the CTV hit series Whistler and soon after played supporting roles in the New Line film Final Destination 3 and She’s the Man for DreamWorks. Amanda won the 2007 Leo Award for Best Lead Female in a Dramatic Series for her portrayal of ‘Carrie Miller’ on Whistler.
In her spare time, Crew has a passion for photography and started a lifestyle blog, GRANNY GIRLS along with her friend Amber Borycki. The site contains DIY crafting tutorials, gift ideas and features on home décor, sewing, travel, recipes, cooking and more.
J. MILLS GOODLOE
J. Mills Goodloe [Co-Writer] grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. He began his career at Warner Brothers under the tutelage of director Richard Donner whose credits include Superman, The Omen, Scrooged and the Lethal Weapon series. Goodloe was employed as Donner's assistant from 1992 to 1995 on films such as Lethal Weapon 3 and Maverick. Goodloe rose within the ranks and was named president of the Donner Company in 1996. Over the next four years, he produced Assassins, starring Sylvester Stallone and Julianne Moore, ConspiracyTheory with Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts, and Lethal Weapon 4 with Gibson, Danny Glover and Chris Rock.
Goodloe left Warner Brothers in 2001 to write and direct A Gentleman's Game starring Gary Sinise, Dylan Baker and Philip Baker Hall. The film was nominated for an ESPY in the category of Best Sports Film. Castle Rock optioned his next screenplay WonderfulTonight in a competitive auction. Tom Vaughn is attached to direct. Goodloe has adapted two John Grisham novels Bleachers for Revolution Studios and Playing for Pizza for Phoenix Pictures.
Goodloe co-wrote the screenplay for the inspirational sports biopic Pride, released theatrically by Lionsgate, starring Terrence Howard and Bernie Mac. In October of 2014, Relativity Media released Goodloe's adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' best-selling novel Best of Me starring Michelle Monaghan and James Marsden.
In 2015, principal photography is scheduled to begin on Goodloe's screenplay Mountain Between Us starring Charlie Hunnam and Academy- Award nominated actress Rosamund Pike and directed by Academy Award nominated director Hany Abu-Assad. Fox 2000 has scheduled the film for release on February 10, 2017. He's currently writing Christian the Lion for Sony and producer Neil Moritz.
He lives in Malibu with his wife and two young children.
Salvador Paskowitz [Co-Writer] is the seventh son of eight brothers and one sister from a famous surfing family. His father is a Stanford doctor who bucked convention and traveled the world with his nine kids. Paskowitz’s origins began as part of the Action Sports community, living in Orange County, CA, for many years as well as attended classes at The Art Student's League in New York City – classically trained in oil on canvas. Later Paskowitz opened a graphic design company whose clients included Billabong Inc. and Hurley Sportswear. Paskowitz also published as a teenager Surf Crazed and Wave Warrior comics which were featured in the internationally published Surfing Magazine. An avid reader since childhood days of traveling and surfing Paskowitz turned to screenwriting full time in 2007. St. Lucy's Home for Girl's Raised by Wolves which Paskowitz developed with John Jacobs/Smart Entertainment (Ted, Ted 2, The Boy Next Door) is in contention for the 2015 pilot season. He is also casting for his first directorial project, The Shore, a fantastical story of a boy fisherman which derives heavily from his life on the road. He now resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
Sidney Kimmel [Producer] is chairman and CEO of Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (SKE), the Los Angeles-based motion-picture financing and production company. He recently produced The Place Beyond the Pines, directed by Derek Cianfrance and starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper and Eva Mendes; and Stand Up Guys, starring Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin.
Next from SKE is Sleeping with Other People, a romantic comedy written and directed by Leslye Headland (Bachelorette), starring Jason Sudeikis.
Active in the film industry for more than 25 years, Kimmel’s passion as an independent producer throughout the 1980s and 1990s eventually led to the founding of SKE in 2004. The company develops, finances, and produces three to five features per year, working with proven filmmaking talent to create quality, commercial films.
Kimmel and/or SKE have co-financed, produced or co-produced more than 39 motion pictures since the company’s inception. These credits include the Academy Award® nominee United 93,directed by Paul Greengrass, and the highly acclaimed Breach, starring Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe and Laura Linney.
Kimmel also executive-produced Moneyball and produced the hit thriller The Lincoln Lawyer, starring Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe and William H. Macy. Other credits include Greg Mottola’s Adventureland, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart; Charlie Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman; and Neil LaBute’s remake of Death at a Funeral, with Chris Rock.
SKE has also produced such films as Craig Gillespie’s Lars and the Real Girl, starring Ryan Gosling; The Kite Runner, directed by Marc Forster; Charlie Bartlett, starring Anton Yelchin, Robert Downey Jr. and Hope Davis; and Frank Oz’s Death at a Funeral, starring Matthew Macfadyen, Peter Dinklage and Ewen Bremner.
Prior to his success in filmed entertainment, Kimmel founded Jones Apparel Group in 1975, which has since grown into a $4.5 billion fashion-industry empire.
Kimmel founded the Sidney Kimmel Foundation and its subsidiary, the Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research, which is one of the nation’s largest individual donors to cancer research. He is extremely involved in philanthropic endeavors that benefit his hometown of Philadelphia, as well as Jewish education and the arts. He oversaw the opening of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, home of the world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra. Kimmel is also a partner in Cipriani International, the acclaimed international restaurant and catering establishment. He is part-owner of the NBA’s Miami Heat.
Gary Lucchesi [Producer] serves as President of Lakeshore Entertainment, an independent film company based in Los Angeles. He also serves as the President of the Producers Guild of America. Lucchesi executive-produced Million Dollar Baby, which won the Oscar® for Best picture of 2004. The first movie he produced was Primal Fear, and he has produced many other notable hits since including, The Lincoln Lawyer with Matthew McConaughey and Marisa Tomei; the Underworld franchise; The Ugly Truth, directed by Robert Luketic and CRANK starring Jason Statham.
Tom Rosenberg [Producer] is the chairman and CEO of Lakeshore Entertainment, which he founded in 1994. He produced Million Dollar Baby, which won the 2004 Academy Award® for Best Picture. Directed by and starring Clint Eastwood and co-starring Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman, the film also won Oscars® for Eastwood (Best Director), Swank (Best Actress) and Freeman (Best Supporting Actor). Rosenberg recently produced I, Frankenstein starring Aaron Eckhart, Stand Up Guys starring Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin, as well as The Lincoln Lawyer, starring Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei and Ryan Phillippe. He also produced One for the Money, starring Katherine Heigl, The Ugly Truth, starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler, directed by Robert Luketic, along with Crank and Crank: High Voltage, starring Jason Statham. Rosenberg produced the Underworld franchise, starring Kate Beckinsale and Elegy, the film adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel, The Dying Animal, starring Penelope Cruz and Ben Kingsley. Rosenberg’s upcoming release includes The Vacation Tapes, starring Michael Pena and Djimon Hounsou.2014
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