Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Street signs





The New York Times interviewed End of Watch director David Ayer about making a movie in his home town.

For Mr. Ayer the streets of Los Angeles are something of an addiction. He lived on them for a time, having been thrown out of the house by his parents, he said. Later he began to write his experiences into stories during service on an attack submarine in the Navy.



He put aside his fear of being type-cast as the go-to guy for the Los Angeles police genre to pursue what he now calls “the ultimate cop movie.” It aims to transcend clichés that have piled up over the years, he explained, by portraying a pair of local patrol officers, played by Mr. Gyllenhaal and Mr. Peña, who are not crazed or corrupt. Instead they bring fierce mutual loyalty and an unexpected sweetness to their pursuit of goodness in a bad world.



The shock value in “End of Watch” lies as much in its intimacy as in its insider’s look at Mr. Ayer’s own streets.



Those streets, he said, have become more stable through the years, as a cellphone culture took drug dealers off the corners, and the police force began to mirror the city’s changing ethnic makeup, with more Hispanic and Asian officers. Even the term “South Central,” stigmatized by crime, is now out of vogue; Mr. Ayer shot in a zone known as Newton.


There are easier places to film. But, Mr. Ayer said, “the street signs would be wrong.”



On the first of his many police ride-alongs, Mr. Gyllenhaal said in a telephone interview, the squad car arrived on the scene of a drug dealer’s murder. Later Mr. Gyllenhaal and Mr. Peña endured a controlled burn by fire officials in Orange County, in order to acquire what Mr. Ayer calls “muscle memory” that would help them to play a scene in a flaming house.



In an unusual exercise with live ammunition, the actors learned to shoot past each other in what proved to be a lesson less in police tactics than in bonding.

“This guy has my life in his hands for real,” Mr. Gyllenaal recalled thinking. “I realized, I finally knew what we were dealing with.” (Mr. Ayer said the actors were “safe all the time” during the exercise at a training ground in Burbank.)




Let's hope they keep up this level of PR for EoW.

(Photos courtesy of IHJ. EoW gif courtesy go Gyllenhaalism.)

121 comments:

UltraViolet said...

That was quick. Guess it was just for auditions:

Guess who just got escorted onto a plane by a flight attendent in the t-dot... Jakey Gyllenhal. :)
5:13 PM

Anonymous said...

This movie is going to be epic, I showed the tralier to my brother, and he said just WOW! and he is not the type of person that easily go thrills.
I am so excited for An Enemy, I just can't wait for it, meanwhile I have read twice the story:)

KY

Twitter said...

Jake Gyllenhaal was approximately 8 feet behind me at Edward Sharpe. Until he caught me staring. He's gone now.
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Anonymous said...

Alison Moser ‏ @alison_moser
Chelsea

Jake Gyllenhaal was approximately 8 feet behind me at Edward Sharpe. Until he caught me staring. He's gone now
9 min ago

Anonymous said...

OOPS sorry already posted:)

UltraViolet said...

No prob, anon. Apparently, the Edward Sharpe show was at the Roseland Ballroom. A few more tweets:

No but for real Jake's beard is in my way
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Oh hi Jake gylenhall


And this one:

Standing behind Jake Gyllenhall at Edward Sharpe nbd you guys

I wonder if Marcus Mumford went. He was in town for the Met Ball last night.

Anonymous said...

The trailer is out way too soon so I fear that marketing has already been screwed up. There is no way to keep the buzz going for a cop movie for 4 months especially with all the new cop TV shows that are on or about to premeire in the fall. Jake has the worse luck, bless his sweet little bald head bad dancing self.

UltraViolet said...

Well, I'm a pessimist but I think it's too soon to say it's already screwed up. They just need to keep up the marketing and PR, in a smart way.

From FB:

Nolan and I had a smoke and chilled with Jake Gyllenhaal on the set of his new movie today. (yeah, he's all right!). :)
24 minutes ago via mobile ·


Also, I forgot to say to KY, I haven't read An Enemy. I don't want to be spoiled for the movie. But I hear it's intriguing.

Glad your brother liked the trailer. It's definitely pulling in fans from different demographics. Fingers crossed they all show up for the movie and enjoy it.

Anonymous said...

Nolan and I had a smoke and chilled with Jake Gyllenhaal on the set of his new movie today. (yeah, he's all right!). :)

UV where this? In Toronto?

UltraViolet said...

Yes, since that's where Jake's movie is being made.

Anonymous said...

I think that to release the trailer with The Avengers, has been indeed an intelligent move.
KY

Monica said...

I hope they put the trailer before Prometheus.
Many, many films that will debut in September are beginning to release their trailers now, as Argo.
And this week, Warner will release the trailer for Gangster Squad, which will debut only in December.

Anonymous said...

Very good point Monica!:)

KY

Monica said...

End of Watch will debut in the same day of animated Hotel Transylvania and Looper, Joseph Gordon Levitt's movie, that had its trailer released last month.

Anonymous said...

I just hope there are no blockbusters coming out there, usually those are set in the summer (like the Dark Knight Rises)

I'm just hoping that since it's at the end of the year it will be noticed more by the academy, GG etc than Source Code was.

Lily

UltraViolet said...

I wouldn't get my hopes up for awards consideration for EoW. I just don't think it will have that pull.

I'm a little worried that Looper is coming out the same day. We'll see if one of them moves.

She is very nice :) said...

Is Jake Gyllenhaal Hooking Up With a Twilight Star?!

Anna Kendrick is a very lucky lady.

Not only did the Oscar-nominated Twilight star, 26, get to lock lips with Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford, 26, in the soon-to-be released What to Expect When You're Expecting, but…

READ: Exclusive! Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford Leaving New York! Where's He Going?

She also got it on with Jake Gyllenhaal, 31, in the upcoming police drama End of Watch.

"Not bad," Kendrick says of her hot costars. "Anna Kendrick's doing OK. I'm nailing it."

Careful with your wording, Ms. Kendrick!

Anyhoo, she says things got unusually comfortable with Gyllenhaal—so much so, you may have thought they'd become a real-life couple. "We were shooting [End of Watch] on tiny cameras with very little lighting and a very small crew. There was a lot of improv," Kendrick said. "It felt incredibly intimate. You're in character all the time because you're shooting all the time. So Jake and I would be holding hands and suddenly we'd be like, 'Oh, we're not filming.'"

Ask her just how steamy things got with Jakey and Kendrick begins to giggle. "Oh, my goodness—I'm actually blushing," she said. "Yeah, it gets all sexy time with us."

RELATED: We're Livestreaming the What to Expect When You're Expecting Premiere—Only on E! Online!

Lionsgate As for Mr. Crawford, sounds like he had Kendrick at hello. "He's scary handsome," she gushed. "When I first met him, I felt like I shouldn't look him in the eye. It's like he was a wild animal



http://it.eonline.com/news/marc_malkin/jake_gyllenhaal_hooking_up_with/314882#ixzz1uOZoMhLE
KY
Continua a leggere: http://it.eonline.com/news/marc_malkin/jake_gyllenhaal_hooking_up_with/314882#ixzz1uOZfpIoo

UltraViolet said...

Thanks for the article. I wondered if Anna would be asked about Jake during the promotion for her movie. Seems like she had a good time with Jake.

It continues to amaze me how many tweets TDAT inspires. It's on TV all the time, but people always watch and always tweet about Jake.

Hard to see if he's been out and about amid all the TDAT and Anna K article tweets. But a NYer on FB said she saw him today. No details.

bobbyanna said...

I'm looking forward to the marketing campaign for EoW,too, and monica, you're right,placing the trailer with Prometheus would be an awesome move. Prometheus and Batman are the two films I'm most looking forward to this summer.

Good to see Anna riffing about how much fun she had working with Jake.

I'm also looking forward to the rest of the casting for Enemy.

bobbyanna said...

LOL! You're so right about TDAT, UV!

Anonymous said...

Almost tthe same happens with LAOD:)

Amy L. ‏ @AmyCaryn
Another Jake Gyllenhaal @soulcycle spotting! @jaimieleighk @LindsNazz @EllaPeNYC

3 MIN AGO
KY.

Chica said...

What a great interview , thanks so much for posting it UV! The movie is really intense and the interview gives insight on David's upbring and how it shaped the script.

I hope they don't screw up the marketing too, it's really a great action cop/drama but there is an intimacy to it like David has said that draws you in, it's not just car chases and explosions.

Anonymous said...

Lindsey N ‏ @LindsNazz
nyc
Nice end of a Wednesday spinning next to Jake Gyllenhaal. Everybody loves a little Soul.
1 min ago

UltraViolet said...

Right back in the Soul Cycle swing:

Just finished a SoulCycle class. Even better today because I had the seat RIGHT behind Jake Gyllenhaal and got to watch his backside the entire time! Great workout! ;)

Whaaa?!? I am so jealous

I have also had that pleasure;)

omg awesome!

Union Square. He was front and center, right in front of the instructor, so not going incognito. He is sporting a shaggy beard but still a cutie!


And from twitter:

Ms. Tina, Solange, Jay Z, Steve Stoute, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kevin Lilles are at the #DUSSE Party #WaitingOnBeyonce
9:36 PM


Also, kudos to President Obama for finally saying the right thing about gay marriage.

Anonymous said...

BEYNCEcallmeDVA2 ‏ @BEYcallmeDVA2
Ms. Tina, Solange, Jay Z, Steve Stoute, Jake Gyllenhaal, Kevin Lilles are at the #DUSSE Party #WaitingOnBeyonce

3 m ago

Anonymous said...

oops alredy posted again, sorry:)

UltraViolet said...

Also from twitter:

Ummmmm.....Twitter, I AM SO EXCITED!!!

Why?

Jake Gyllenhall. That's why. (I was called in to audition for a part that's opposite him)

HOLYSHITOMGZZZZ!!!!


She might want to learn how to spell his name :) Although apparently, the NY Times also spelled it wrong in that story originally!

UltraViolet said...

BTW, that is for the play.

Anonymous said...

venessa correa ‏ @nesscorrea
Jay Z, Jake Gyllenhaal, Pharrell. You know just another night in nyc

10 min ago

Anonymous said...

The Source Magazine ‏ @TheSource

Random sighting: who knew that Jake Gyllenhaal & Jay Z @s_c_ were such great friends They were chopping it up at Top of The Standard #dusse
14 min ago

UltraViolet said...

And more Soul Cycle talk:

Finally spotted Jake Gyllenhal in spin class tonight.

Was he yummy?

He was sweaty and yummy. Jake G has some pretty nice guns

lucky!!! in jersey?!

He was at Soul Cycle

What?!

NO WAY. Did emily and lori see him too!!!!!
about an hour ago

Yup, he was in the front row in class tonight

You guys must have burned some extra calories tonight!

We all saw him. It was hard not to stare

I can imagine!!

I'm so jealous.. 6:30 class? Very unlike him!

Office of Nancy Pelosi said...

I love reading the NY Times interview with David Ayres, He has an interesting background. Can't wait to see this movie!

Jake is sure hanging out a lot with J-Z, I think I read here that he was looking for someone to add another song to the soundtrack to EOW?

Jake is sure busy participating in audtions for EOW and the play in NY!

I am so proud of our President UV, it's about time.

UltraViolet said...

Funny, from FB:

passed jake gyllenhaal on the subway today nbd.
38 minutes ago ·

i will tell you the exact chain of events that went on. first you saw him and in your mind you went OMG! then you made sure to walk by him without any expression pretending like you couldnt care less because thats what real new yorkers do. guaranteed.

yea tommy pretty much. except that i did a double take, then kinda stared with my mouth open, then awkwardly leaned to my right so that he had to brush shoulders with me to pass.


And from PopSugar:

Jay-Z was the center of attention last night at the launch party for the new cognac, D'ussé, at the Top of the Standard. He went to the NYC hotel despite the big playoff game going down between the NY Knicks and the Miami Heat. That wasn't a problem for Jay-Z though — the Standard wheeled out a big screen so Jay could watch the action in his VIP area. Beyoncé Knowles didn't join her husband, but her little sister Solange was on hand along with Pharrell Williams and a bearded Jake Gyllenhaal, who politely declined being photographed when he arrived just before 10 p.m.

Sheba said...

Was umming and ahhing (a common Brit term) about watching the trailer but could stay away no longer. Almost sorry I did cos it made me ache for September 28th. That is going to be an awesome ride. I was a bit worried about the shaky camera shots as it can make one dizzy but the trailer was a very good balance.

Jay Z (not so much) and Pharrell (gorgeous cool dude) are credible choices to soundtrack this movie. The gritty with the quirky seems a good mix and good fit.

... And. Yes very proud of your president too on his stance on gay marriage. When you guys are done with his second term can we have him?!!

bobbyanna said...

Very proud of President Obama.

Ayer is a pretty interesting guy. The NYT article was a good read.

Monica said...

Pathé International hedges its bets on An Enemy
What a line-up for French international sales agency Pathé International who, at the 65th Cannes Film Festival (May 16 to 27) Film Market, will launch pre-sales for Denis Villeneuve’s next film, a psychological thriller currently in pre-production called An Enemy! After the success of Incendies (nominated in 2011 for an Oscar for Best Foreign Film), the filmmaker will now adapt a novel, The Double by Portuguese Nobel Prize winner José Saramago, to the big screen, on a screenplay by Javier Gullón. This Canadian-Spanish (Rhombus Mediam in Canada, Roxbury Pictures and Mecanismo Films in Spain) co-production is to star famous American actor Jake Gillenhaal.

UltraViolet said...

Thanks, Monica. I don't think the headline writer knows what it means to hedge a bet (play both sides to cover a possible loss).

But it's great news to hear about them selling it. Maybe they'd have better luck if Jake showed up to help the cause :)

Sheba, from your mouth to the electorate's ears! We'll send him your way once his work is done here.

You really are a spoiler-phobe. I don't like to know what's going to happen, but I've never tried not to watch a trailer.

KY. said...

"Is that Jake Gyllenhaall?" asked a partygoer on the 18th floor of the Standard Hotel Wednesday night.

Indeed it was, although a number of people weren't sure. A security guard told Mr. Gyllenhaal he'd need to check in, directing the movie-star toward a cadre of young women in pink dresses.

Holding clip-boards, the women were guarding the entrance to a fete for the launch of D'ussé, a cognac from the liquor company Bacardi, produced at the Chateau de Cognac in France. Recognizing the actor at a glance, the young women did not need to check Mr. Gyllenhaal in under "G," after all; they ushered him through the swinging doors leading to the storied Standard Hotel bar.


.One couldn't fault a few guests for failing to identify the "Prince of Persia: Sands of Time" star, whose famous face was hidden behind a scruffy beard, a black baseball hat and a zip-up hoodie, "Donnie Darko" style. But the rapper and businessman Jay-Z, who greeted the actor from behind a VIP rope by the bar, did not mistake Mr. Gyllenhaal, an apparent friend of his, for anyone else.

On one side of that rope, the actor and rapper watched the Knicks versus Heat game, rapt. Joining them were the singer Solange Knowles and musician Pharrell Williams.

On the other side were the party reporters, plus-ones, photographers and publicists, who were denied an actual interview with the higher-profile guests but toasted cognac glasses nonetheless.



Musician Solange Knowles
.A spokeswoman for the event said Jay-Z and his guests had requested a television set, tuned to the Knicks game. (They lost.)

Alain Allegretti, the chef behind New York's La Promenade des Anglais, had cooked for foodies and editors the night before, at a preview party for the brand. What does one serve for the editors who eat everything? "Foie-gras, roasted rhubarb glazed with the cognac, soft-shell crab, rack of lamb with cognac sauce and chocolate mousse!" he said.

Mr. Allegretti had also recently dined with Jay-Z and Beyoncé, when they swung by his new Atlantic City restaurant, Azure.


Actress Adrienne Bailon
."We had a lot of fun!" Mr. Allegretti recalled. "They are very humble."

A few glasses of D'ussé in, a reporter asked how this drink differentiates itself from all the other expensive liquors on the market.

"A lot of cognacs have been around for hundreds of years," said Christine Molle, who works at Bacardi and helped create the product. "This is a new take on it." Ms. Molle added, "Jay-Z is known to be a cognac drinker."

A glance at the VIP section, from all the way over by the other bar, confirmed her assertion. "Cheers!" she said.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304070304577396371749518122.html

Mary said...

Im so proud of Obama for taking a stance thanks Ky for the article

KY said...

Mary you are welcome:)

President Obama, is a President worthy of this name, he is a bless and he represents a hope for us in the rest of the world too:)

UltraViolet said...

Was just about to post that, KY :) Thanks!

Generally, it's better to post the Jake-relevant parts of an article, rather than the whole thing. Just makes it easier to read, rather than posting a big block of text.

Also, when you cut and paste like that, a lot of extra junk gets in there, like the photo captions.

But thank you for keeping us informed!

I like how the reporter was basically mocking the whole us and them aspect of the party, as well as the product.

KY said...

I get it UV, Im sorry,I will be more accurate next time:)

Exra said...

The PR for this film is so far so good IMO, i just hope they don't screw it up with too much saturation. You are doing s bang up job keeping up with all thr EOW news UV!

Thanks for the news on The Enemy Monica!

President Obama is awesome. I never thought a sitting President would ever endores same sex marriage in my lifetime, bravo Mr. President.

Anonymous said...

Ally ‏ @allyBUNNY

"my girlfriend would be freaking out right now if she was here" -Jeremy to Jake Gyllenhaal and Austin Nichols.


@MelAriella in-n-out hahah. He said they were nice and scruffy lol

Viv said...

From FB:

Justice Laub:

in real life.. its crazy but this is one of the deepest movies I've ever seen / I hope every1 young and older, is able to learn something from this film, out this summer

End Of Watch

Monica said...

Visiting A Medical Center In Beverly Hills:
IHJ

Tweety said...

Looks like Jake is back in L.A., the Medical building stop off is probably a check up for insurance before he starts on The Enemy.

I'm really jazzed with all the positive responses from the EOW screenings and the trailer.

lily sawyer said...

I'm curious, does Jake go to his own doctor for his pre-filming physical or does the studio send him to a doctor?

I wonder how long he was in LA for?

Lily

UltraViolet said...

I don't think we know why Jake was at the medical building, nor should we.

If you post here and you're so concerned, pick a name and use it.

If you don't like a question, don't answer it.

Monica said...

OT: I think this is the year of Anne Hathaway:
Les Miserables

Anonymous said...

Well, she is lovely, bat she don't sing so well.

KY

Anonymous said...

*But:)

KY

Anonymous said...

Jake a the JZ party, loser right hand side!

http://img16.imageshack.us/img16/844/jaypharrell.jpg

Anonymous said...

LOL:),anon, I was just for ask why loser!?

Anonymous said...

What happen ? where is the second msg about mistake loser/lower?

Anonymous said...

Ooops! I meant lower right hand side, sory!

Anonymous said...

well we got Jake's left side, wasn't that supposed to be his best side? (didn't someone say the left side of the face is better for some reason?)

I'd like a frontal view sans hat (Notice I didn't say anything else :D I'm trying to accept the things I can't change )

Lily

Chica said...

Wishing all the Mom's here on GB a Happy Mother's Day!

Mary said...

Happy Mothers Day

Monica said...

Happy Mothers Day to all who are celebrating!

bobbyanna said...

A very Happy Mother's Day to everyone! : )

Office of Nancy Pelosi said...

Happy Mother's Day!!!

UltraViolet said...

Hope all the mothers out there had a great day.

Looks like JAke may be on the move. From FB:

Thanks to my adorable one year old cousin my aunt talked to Jake Gyllenhaal in the airport...the only thing is she didn't know it was him until she was walking away!
2 hours ago

KY said...

Happy Mothers Day! :)

Anonymous said...

Happy Mother's Day to all the mom's on the group.

I wonder which airport, UV

Lily

Anonymous said...

Movie and TV News ‏ @CinemaReel
Melanie Laurent, Sarah Gadon, Isabella Rossellini join Jake Gyllenhaal on An Enemy: EXCLUSIVE: Starry cast assem... http://bit.ly/Jue399

Monica said...

Great cast! thanks!

UltraViolet said...

Interesting casting. I wonder what part Isabella Rosellini will play. I've always loved her.

I haven't seen Sarah Gadon in anything. Melanie Laurent was good in Inglorious Bs. I guess she was okay in Beginners, but the movie was so bad, it's hard to tell.

"Existential erotic thriller" is an intriguing description...

gyllencrazy said...

Isabella Rossellini will play Jake's mom. I know you haven't read the book so I won't say anything more, but it's a great cast indeed. Laurent also played in The Concert, a lovely little gem of a film, she was really good.

UltraViolet said...

Thanks, GC. I love Isabella, but she has been in a lot of bad movies. But this will not be one of them :)

It's an international cast. Should be an interesting experience for Jake.

I wonder if it's been a weird head trip for him to be doing auditions for the movie and the play.

Anonymous said...

I love Isabella Rosselini. I think it's great she's playing Jake's mom.

Lily

bobbyanna said...

I'm thrilled about the casting news!
Also a huge Isabella fan. I was thinking about that too, Jake preparing for both his movie role and the play. I'm so glad he's busy!

(One of my favorite Isabella roles was in an American version of "Cousine, Cousine" called "Cousins."
It was lovely. With Ted Danson.If you get a chance to rent it,I think you'll enjoy it. : ))

Monica said...

Sarah Gadon was in A Dangerous Method and will appear in Cosmopolis.

bobbyanna said...

Thanks, monica. Haven't seen Dangerous Method yet. Have to rent it.

Is Cosmopolis out yet?

Monica said...

Cosmopolis goes to Cannes.

Daniela said...

Hi! I hope you all had a great Mother's Day :)
I liked the cast, then it will be the mother of Jake? But which of Adam or Anthony?

Monica said...

But which of Adam or Anthony?
I'll tell you in the community!

Shondra said...

I'm loving all the EOW updates and news, thanks UV for keeping all of us up to date!!

Hope all the Mom's here had a wonderful Mother's day, me hubby and sons made me breakfast and pampered me all day.

What a fantastic cast for the Enemy and I adore Isabella, what a grea edition to the cast.

Anonymous said...

Casey Cohen ‏ @CaseyLCohen NY

Typical tuesday. Jake Gyllenhaal on the instructor bike.
3 MIN ago

LOL :) said...

raychel wade ‏ @RaychelWade

To the girl who spins in a white tank with no bra every week smack in front of Jake Gyllenhaal, bold move. Let me know when it works

UltraViolet said...

LOL at that tweet.

Maggie talks about her LA food life. A couple of mentions of Jake.

From twitter:

Just walked by Jake Gyllenhaal and he's even prettier in real life.

2:54 PM - 15 May 12 via Twitter for iPhone

WHAT BODY PART DID YOU GRAB?? #dontletmedown

Too busy hyperventilating to grab. So. Gorgeous.

UltraViolet said...

A Toronto musician tweeted this earlier:

so anyway I'm meeting Jake Gyllenhall tomorrow. no biggie.

LOL at one of the responses:

kiss him for me please!!!

And another report on the SoulCycle epidemic of brainlessness:

LOL at my boss complaining about all the braless girls at her spinning class bc Jake Gylenhaal also goes to it. #Hilarious

bahahaha, Cos they totally have a shot. No.

that's what she's saying..and apparently he loves it and is quite full of himself

From GYLLENCRAZY said...

The Shoes “Time to Dance” among the best music videos in the upcoming Worldwide Short Film Festival in TORONTO

I KNEW this video was EPIC! Just like I KNEW Jake would be recognized for his outstanding performance!

Scheduled in the Toronto Worldwide Short Film Festival Scene Not Herd: Music Videos section, The Shoes “Time To Dance”, this is how it is presented:

Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal (Donnie Darko, Source Code) taps into his dark side to play a savage serial killer with a flair for the mundane in this epic, video-cum-short film showcasing this bangin’ electro-dance jam.

Since Jake will be in Toronto during the Festival (June 5-10, 2012) maybe he’ll attend one of the ceremonies. I’d love to see him accept an award for The Shoes video (I’m sure the band would be happy to win, too).

UltraViolet said...

That's a new award category for Jake!

The Toronto tweets may have begun:

Pretty sure I just saw Jake Gyllenhaal walking down King.
9:36 PM


Also, from the guy who said he was going to meet Jake today :

Can you share why you get to meet him?

doubling him on screen maybe

Anonymous said...

OMG! I'm so happy for the news about "Time to dance",that video is indeed a disturbing pice of art.And Jake performance was really amazing.
I hope that people start to get what such a talented actor Jake is, and starts to reward him for his job!

Good Night and hugs :)

LOL! :) said...

Gaylord Nammoongkhun ‏ @FAFAFINE
Jake Gyllenhaal will play a man & his doppelganger in "An Enemy." Presumably the evil twin is the one who dumped Taylor Swift.

Mary said...

Good news about time to dance be nice it wins and Jake will make annappearance atthe festival thanks gyllencrazy for the news.

Anonymous said...

great news about the Time to Dance video. More exposure for Jake. good thing

Lily

GYLLENCRAZY said...

Great news indeed about Time to Dance.

Hello folks, I just wanted to say that it wasn't me who copied my blog post here, you know I wouldn't do that (I respect my fellow bloggers too much to sell my stuff at their place!)

But thanks anyway to the anonymous who shared the news. Hey UV, you have a lot of anonymous people posting here!

Have a good day, folks!

Extra said...

That is fantastic news about Time to Dance, congrats to The Shoes and Jake!

KY said...

Lynzie Erin Chronis ‏@supchronis

Nbd Jake Gyllenhaal is filming a movie at my work right now!

Lynzie Erin Chronis ‏@supchronis
I'm too nervous to go say hi aaaah

he's smoking out back. When I go for a smoke if he's there ill say hello

the movie sets real cool too btw

UltraViolet said...

Hi, GC! No prob, I knew that wasn't you. And it would be fine if you wanted to repost something :)

Thanks for the tweets, KY.

From twitter:

ate at Hiro Sushi last night...WOW what an incredible meal! PLUS Jake Gyllenhaal was there!
2:07 PM

Beard? said...

No one has said Jake is shaved?

UltraViolet said...

According to the maybe double, Jake still has his beard. But I don't think filming has begun yet, so who knows if it will go away before then.

Anonymous said...

joel geleynse music
‏@joelgeleynse
full beard! “@Sasha4Jake: @joelgeleynse AND? How was it? Will you get the part? Most importantly: did Jake shave? #AnEnemy”

Anonymous said...

Shani
‏@pingumonkey
so...i processed jake gyllenhaal today #nbd #jkbestdayever
@topnotchCLUTCH yup :) nice and blue, but he looked a bit homeless with his beard. but thats alright, he was still beautiful :)

KY said...

Phil Birnbaum ‏@shotbyPhil
Denis Villeneuve walked into dinner tonight and my heart stopped, hoping that Jake would be with him. Next time, Gyllenhaal, next time.

UltraViolet said...

Leaving already, Jake?

Within 2 minutes I saw Jake Gyllenhall and Mike Fisher at the airport and now my heart has exploded

Thoroughly enjoying the background music at Pearson airport #80sgreatesthits


I imagine the body double in this movie will have more work than usual!

KY said...

hannah yauck ‏@hannah_yauck
It's official ! Last few minutes in Canada :) next stop NYC 😃😄😳😁😍😏😂 sooo happy
2 h ago

hannah yauck ‏@hannah_yauck
In new York ! :D :D ohmiiigoosh also I met jake gyllenhaal! So happy :) such a great start to a great week !

5 min ago

Lexis Kepler ‏@lexi_kepler
Guess who I talked to and met ? Jake gyllenhaal ! #holyfuck #legit #sohappy
6 min ago

Lexis Kepler ‏@lexi_kepler
Happiest girl in the world #jakegyllenhaal #NewYork
6 min ago

hannah yauck ‏@hannah_yauck
@lexi_kepler we met him together ! :) #buds <3
6 min ago


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Anonymous said...

maybe they were doing some rehearsals and that is why Jake was in Toronto.

I guess we'll find out soon if his characters wear a beard or not (not, not, not :D)

Lily

bobbyanna said...

Commuting between NYC & Toronto? Thank goodness that's a short hop. Seems like he'll finish the movie in July, just in time to start the play, a little more than a month later. So Jake has three characters converging.
That has to be a real head trip! : )

Anonymous said...

Jake Gyllenhaal is in Toronto, and here’s where he’s been so far

Did you know that Jake Gyllenhaal is in Toronto? He’ll be here to work on Denis Villeneuve’s film An Enemy from May 22 to July 13, but he arrived earlier than his expected call time and has already been spotted across the city. Gyllenhaal was out eating at Hiro Sushi in the St. Lawrence Market area last night, and just the sight of him is sending girls into a frenzy (okay, so far we can count one girl, but still). There’s also a rumour that Gyllenhaal will be staying at Toronto’s Thompson Hotel. We’ll be sure to keep a lookout for him taking his morning run.

http://www.torontolife.com/daily/hype/cinemania-hype/2012/05/18/jake-gyllenhaal-is-in-toronto-may-2012/?

Anonymous said...

It looks like a gorgeous hotel that Jake is staying at. I've been to Toronto many times but not to that hotel.

I hope he has a great time relaxing before he has to start filming. Does anyone know the film locations yet?

Lily

Anonymous said...

Susanna Miller
‏@SusannaMiller
Dear Jake Gyllenhaal, I never would have recognized you if you hadn't given me the "oh god that girl recognizes me" look. Just FYI.

Anonymous said...

Nadia Tuma
‏@NadiaTuma
Lovely and delicious lunch at Angelica Kitchen in East Village. Dessert was definitely Jake Gyllenhaal walking in. Yowzers.

Chica said...

Like you said Bobbyanna, it's a short hop from NY to Toronto, so we will be getting tweets from NY and Toronto, back and forth.

He will be super busy this summer/fall that's for sure!

UltraViolet said...

From FB:

Errands, hair touch up, work, spin class with Jake Gyllenhaal--you know, the average day.
9 hours ago


No details bout I thought the comment was funny:

Met Brandon Phillips, Drew Stubbs and Jay Bruce of the Reds, watched baseball, got a break. Then saw Tyson Beckford and Jake Gyllenhaal while out, went back to Fan Cave to watch more baseball and did a radio interview. The A's are currently losing. Horrible day. ;)
9 hours ago via mobile ·

I retained nothing of this post except that you saw Jake Gyllenhaal.

Yah, most women zeroed in on that part too.

Twitter said...

Best way to start a saturday? Have Jake Gyllenhaal as your spin instructor #sofreakinghot
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Anonymous said...

Then saw Tyson Beckford and Jake Gyllenhaal while out

I don't get it,, together?

KY.

UltraViolet said...

From twitter:

Spotted: jake gyllenhall on mulberry and prince.
11:40 PM

um what!

yep. You heard right. I didn't have the guys to say hi.

wow. that's amazing. I would die.

I was speechless

I was starstruck


And this, from earlier tonight:

Sitting next to Jake Gyllenhall at Parm! (248 Mulberry St., btwn Prince & Spring St., New York)

8:53 PM

Anonymous said...

Alana Sue ‏@fashionieceta

practically sharing a table at brunch with jake gyllenhaal.

GYLLENCRAZY said...

"I retained nothing of this post except that you saw Jake Gyllenhaal.

Yah, most women zeroed in on that part too."

LMAO!! Thanks UV, that comment was priceless.

Anonymous said...

Mary Helen Turnage ‏@maryturns

Casual Jake Gyllenhaal sighting at brunch #invitemetoyourtable #beautiful

Anonymous said...

Matthew Cunnington‏@cunningtonmatt

Just walked through #YYZ Pearson customs behind Jake Gyllenhal. #NBD

KY said...

Robert Ruscitti ‏@rob_ruscitti
Saw Jake gyllenhaal at laguardia airport in new york

@rob_ruscitti omg jealous!! How good did he look?

@bethanykoh LOLLLLL he's sporting a new beard so he's looked better, but he's a bosssssss, didn't know celebs took #AirCanada
1 h ago


Island Girl ‏@IslandGirl1622
Toronto
Just finished having dinner at Terronis with my bestie AND Jake Gyllenhaal. He is still cute even with the beard.
54 min ago


Matt Shuttlesworth ‏@MATshutt
Went to LA no Celeb sightings come home to Toronto sitting feet from Jake Gyllenhaal crazy!

21 min ago

Anonymous said...

Meagan Wilson ‏@meaganwilson
Toronto
Jake Gyllenhaal is down the street from my apartment. So, that.

11 m ago

Anonymous said...

MR.WILL-W.:POP MAVΞN ‏@mrwillw

Jake Gyllenhaal and Denis Villeneuve spotted having dinner at Terroni earlier here in Toronto. Pre-shoot bonding.

OMG, Tweets storm!

Mary said...

Keep the tweets coming Toronto fans

Anonymous said...

http://www.mailonsunday.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2147386/Jake-Gyllenhaal-continues-flaunt-overgrown-beard.html

Anonymous said...

CaitlinMcConkeyPirie ‏@DehydratedFox
Totonto
Siiiiighhhh. Latest episode of Girls. And I talked to Jake Gyllenhaal today. #nobigdeal

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UltraViolet said...

The tweets did pour in.

New post with some new photos.