Kodi Smit-McPhee is the voice of Norman in the animated film ParaNorman, and when we sat down with the actor at a recent press day in LA, he told us what it was like stepping behind the microphone for the role. He also revealed which supernatural power he wished he had, why this film is the kind he enjoys, and even talked about his upcoming role in Romeo and Juliet. Watch our interview here, and you can catch ParaNorman when it hits theaters Aug. 17.
Twilight and True Blood have made vampires into a sexy trend. Grown women coo over the likes of Edward Cullen and Eric Northman, but Let Me In reminds us of the creatures' less glamorous qualities: uncontrollable, often terrifying, and bloodthirsty.
Based on the lauded Swedish original Let the Right One In, the film follows a scrawny school boy named Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) who spends most of his days hiding from bullies or hanging out in the courtyard of his rundown apartment building. When a girl, Abby (Chloe Moretz), and her father (Richard Jenkins) move in next door, Owen takes an immediate interest in his new neighbors. He watches the father mysteriously leave late at night, and Owen can hear the man and his daughter yell through their paper-thin walls when he returns. As you might expect, their story is sinister. To find out what I mean, read more
Based on the critically acclaimed Swedish film Let the Right One In, the movie centers on a bullied social outcast (Kodi Smit-McPhee) who becomes curious when young Abby (Chloe Moretz) moves into his building with her guardian (Richard Jenkins). The two form a complicated friendship — complicated in that she's a vampire. I'm sure devotees of the original may have beef with a remake, but this preview looks promising (and, of course, Moretz is utterly creepy). If you're a fan of the Swedish version, take a look at the trailer, and let me know what you think. The film comes to theaters Oct. 1, but for now just read more