• How Jake Gyllenhaal Inadvertently Helped Make Barry Jenkins' ‘If Beale Street Can Talk' Happen

    4 days ago - By Slash Film

    On top of being an uber-talented actor and the thinking girl's heartthrob, Jake Gyllenhaal has now ascended to becoming this fall movie season's behind-the-scenes hero.
    Gyllenhaal made headlines earlier this summer for having a part in getting Jamie Lee Curtis to return as Laurie Strode for the Halloween reboot, which helped make it one of the most anticipated movies of the season. And now he's revealed to have helped get Barry Jenkins ‘ adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk to the big screen - and it happened almost by accident.
    If Beale Street Could Talk is an adaptation of a novel of...
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