Chloe Grace Moretz Charmed By ‘Hugo’ Director Martin Scorsese

hugo_ver2Pulling into theaters this week, HUGO is a fanciful family film from MARTIN SCORSESE based on BRIAN SELZNICK’S award winning children’s novel THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET. Telling the story of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station, the adventure thickens when he gets involved with a stoic toy shop owner and an eccentric young girl. Adapted for the screen by JOHN LOGAN, the film stars ASA BUTTERFIELD, CHLOE GRACE MORETZ, BEN KINGSLEY, SACHA BARON COHEN, JUDE LAW and CHRISTOPHER LEE.  We spoke with MORETZ recently about working on the film and she confessed to being in awe of SCORSESE’S encyclopedic knowledge of cinema. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)

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Chloe Grace Moretz Confesses That The Time Is Right To Tap Into Her Emotions

hugo_ver3Screened on Saturday as part of the AFI FILM FEST, HUGO is a big-budget 3D family film from MARTIN SCORSESE that’s based on BRIAN SELZNICK’S novel THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET and tells the story of an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station who has adventures with an eccentric girl and a stoic toy shop owner. The screenplay was written by JOHN LOGAN and the cast includes ASA BUTTERFIELD, CHLOE GRACE MORETZ, BEN KINGSLEY, SACHA BARON COHEN, JUDE LAW and CHRISTOPHER LEE.
Another triumph for MORETZ, she continues her run of great performances with this one. We spoke with her recently about working on the film and she admitted that the time is right for her to be able to easily access her emotions. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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HUGO will open in several formats on 11/23

‘Hugo’ Makes Surprise Debut At New York Film Fest

hugoAs supposed by several critics, last night’s “mystery screening of a work-in-progress by a legendary director” turned out to be HUGO, a 3D family film from MARTIN SCORSESE. Based on BRIAN SELZNICK’S novel THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET, the story centers on an orphan boy living a secret life in the walls of a Paris train station who has adventures with an eccentric girl and a stoic toy shop owner. The screenplay was written by JOHN LOGAN and the cast includes ASA BUTTERFIELD, CHLOE GRACE MORETZ, BEN KINGSLEY, SACHA BARON COHEN, JUDE LAW and CHRISTOPHER LEE.
It’s been an exciting time for MORETZ, who has managed to book jobs with SCORSESE and TIM BURTON (DARK SHADOWS) in the same year. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
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HUGO will open in several formats on 11/23