Film News Roundup: Sean Astin Cast in ‘Mayfields Game,’ ‘Charming the Hearts of Men’

Variety | 7/15/2019 | Dave McNary
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In today’s film news roundup, Sean Astin gets two roles, two “Peanuts” movies are set for release, “One Last Night” gets distribution and Brian De Palma gets honored.

Sean Astin has been cast in a pair of upcoming feature films: “Mayfield’s Game” opposite Mira Sorvino and “Charming The Hearts of Men” opposite Kelsey Grammer.

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Astin is best known for portraying Samwise Gamgee in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy (2001–2003) and Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger in “Rudy.” He also played Bob Newby in the second and third season of “Stranger Things” and will appear in the second season of his show “No Good Nick,” which premieres Aug. 5 on Netflix.

CineLife Entertainment has partnered with CBS Home Entertainment as the North American theatrical distributor for 1969’s “A Boy Named Charlie Brown” and 1972’s “Snoopy, Come Home.”

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This is the first time the digitally remastered films have been available for theatrical bookings since their original release dates.

“A Boy Named Charlie Brown” will re-open in theaters on Aug. 18, 21 and 24. The story sees Charlie Brown muster up the courage to enter his school’s spelling contest, before going on to compete in the National Spelling Bee.

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“Snoopy, Come Home” is set to re-open on Sept. 29, Oct 3 and Oct. 5. in a story in which Snoopy’s original owner wants to reclaim him.

“We are thrilled to be associated with ‘Peanuts’ for the 50th anniversary of this timeless classic. The characters have stood the...
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