The Paperboy

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Based on Pete Dexter's critically acclaimed novel, THE PAPERBOY is the enthralling story of two brothers (Matthew McConaughey and Zac Efron) investigating a case involving a death row inmate (John Cusack). Convinced by a mysterious woman (Nicole Kidman)... read more
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Based on Pete Dexter's critically acclaimed novel, THE PAPERBOY is the enthralling story of two brothers (Matthew McConaughey and Zac Efron) investigating a case involving a death row inmate (John Cusack). Convinced by a mysterious woman (Nicole Kidman) that the inmate is innocent, the brothers embark on a journey that is filled with betrayal.

Original Release

09/14/2012

US Release

10/05/2012

Cast

Matthew McConaughey Ward Jansen
Nicole Kidman Charlotte Bless
John Cusack Hillary Van Wetter
Zac Efron Jack Jansen
David Oyelowo Yardley Acheman
Macy Gray Anita Chester / Anita / Narrator
Nealla Gordon Ellen Guthrie
Ned Bellamy Tyree Van Wetter
Gary Clarke Weldon Pine
Nikolette Noel Nancy
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Lee Daniels

Writers

Lee Daniels, Peter Dexter

Cast

Matthew McConaughey Ward Jansen
Nicole Kidman Charlotte Bless
John Cusack Hillary Van Wetter
Zac Efron Jack Jansen
David Oyelowo Yardley Acheman
Macy Gray Anita Chester / Anita / Narrator
Nealla Gordon Ellen Guthrie
Ned Bellamy Tyree Van Wetter
Gary Clarke Weldon Pine
Nikolette Noel Nancy
Peter Murnik Death Row Guard
Kevin Waterman Victim
Katarzyna Wolejnio Jennifer
Nicole Barré Charlotte Girlfriend #2
Camille Balsamo Beach Girl #1 / Pam
Stephen C. Lewis Hustler #3
JD Evermore Gate Guard
Faizon Love Comedian
Grace Hightower Yardley's Girlfriend
Scott Glenn W.W. Jansen

Producers

Danny Dimbort Executive Producer
Trevor Short Executive Producer
Boaz Davidson Executive Producer
Mark Gill Executive Producer
Jan de Bont Executive Producer
Lonnie Ramati Executive Producer
Hilary Shor Producer
Lee Daniels Producer
Avi Lerner Producer
Ed Cathell III Producer
Cassian Elwes Producer
Simone Sheffield Producer
Asger Hussain Producer
Miguel Menéndez de Zubillaga Producer

Editors

Joe Klotz

2013 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Nominated
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