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Katie Holmes Joins 'The Giver' as Brenton Thwaites' Mother

Katie Holmes Joins 'The Giver' as Brenton Thwaites' Mother

Katie Holmes lets out a big smile while taking a walk around town with some gal pals on Thursday afternoon (September 26) in New York City.

The 34-year-old actress will be joining the star-studded cast of the upcoming film The Giver, based on the best-selling novel, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film is about “a young boy (Brenton Thwaites) who is selected for his life service as the Receiver of Memories and works with The Giver (Jeff Bridges), an old man who teaches the boy to use his unique gifts of the senses. Meryl Streep is the society’s Chief Elder, an authoritative and antagonistic woman who assigns the young their tasks.”

Katie is playing the mother of the boy, a “strict obeyer of the laws that govern what is described as an antiseptic society.”

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25 Responses to “Katie Holmes Joins 'The Giver' as Brenton Thwaites' Mother”

  1. 1
    backward Says:

    she’s a mess
    ugh

  2. 2
    Suri the meal ticket Says:

    Some very horrible way to wear a cross body bag. That thing must be worth a fortune, yet this PIMP momma manages to make it look so cheap.

  3. 3
    wear a BRA! Says:

    seems like the distance between her b00bs and navel are a mere centimeters apart

  4. 4
    question? Says:

    is she drunk?

  5. 5
    missy Says:

    She could use more support up top but overall she looks great. Funny how most of the comments on Katie posts have been positive lately, but as soon as it’s announced that she’s been cast in a promising film, the haters are back in full force. Sorry haters; Katie looks happier than ever and is doing great in life and work.

  6. 6
    Lionel Ritchie Says:

    She will be ASkars’ wife

  7. 7
    K-FLOP - Year of Releases Says:

    Days and Nights – post production

    Miss Meadows – post production

    Mania Days – post production

    Responsible Adults – pre-sales/production

    The Giver – pre-production (planned release Aug 2014)

    2014 The Year of K-FLOP Movie Releases?

  8. 8
    Cate Says:

    Wait! Brenton Thwaites is 24! Is she playing his mother in flashbacks as a child? I think Katie Holmes looks haggard for her age but if she is playing his mother that’s just rude when she is only 10 years older than him. It’s like once you reach the wrong side of 30 if you are woman all that’s left for you is mother roles.

  9. 9
    Cece Says:

    Except for the hat and lack of bra, this is actually pretty decent for her. It’s casual and a little sloppy, but it flatters her bod more than most of her outfits do.

  10. 10
    yep Says:

    Popular book! Should be a good movie.

  11. 11
    Nathan Says:

    Katie will be in a movie with Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges. Two very respected actors in Hollywood. This is really Cool!! Go Katie!!

  12. 12
    Just a Comment Says:

    #11 – That’s cool that she’s in a movie with Meryl Streep but don’t forget Tom Cruise and Robert Redford were also in a movie with Streep, Lambs for Lions and that movie didn’t do too well for a Meryl Streep movie. Movies are tricky because so many factors have to come together to make it a hit. Good luck to Katie. At least she’s trying.

  13. 13
    Just a Comment Says:

    Katie is wise to keep her comments to herself as far as Scientology is concerned. Unlike Leah Remi who left the Church of Scientology and keeps talking about it. Of course, its totally different, she Leah was with the church over 30 years and Katie just the time she was married to Cruise. Better to keep it low key and move on with her life and that of her child.

  14. 14
    alex Says:

    for a moment a mistake her for Shenae Grames

  15. 15
    Alliana Says:

    Oh geez. She is a horrible actress and this is a film I will have to see because of Streep, Bridges and Skarsgard. Hopefully she’ll take some intensive acting lessons before they start filming.

  16. 16
    rubyz Says:

    #2, your comment made me chuckle. Yes, she is the only nitwit in HW who can step out in thousands of $$ worth of clothing and look like she crawled out of a dumpster.

  17. 17
    Natalee Says:

    Hopefully for Katie this is a very small part that doesn’t require much talent or she will be the weak link.

  18. 18
    ohh Says:

    uhmm the stars in the movie are Meryl Streep and Jeff Bridges and who is the guy at the center. it sounds like a snoozer..this is no Hunger Games or potential block buster….

    and what’s with this look is she feeble attempting to be what she thinks is a recreation of Jackie O? Lol.

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    LOL Says:

    I read the report a few days ago in my country , it just said Meryl & Brenton Thwaites joined this movie that Jeff produced, not any report mentioned kho. so kho’s pr released the news again, she joined the movies as a small role?
    I doubt wether she will appeared in 10 minutes in this movie or the “someone’s mother in flashbacks” will work with Meryl & Jeff.2333

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    susie#1 Says:

    Her outfits get worse and worse. She really needs to do something with her hair, teeth, underwear…Where’s a stylist? And, why does she wear sunglasses all the time? No one else around her does. I guess she thinks they make her look like a movie star. Not.

  21. 21
    rubyz Says:

    Can’t see Streep or Bridges agreeing to act with her. But we’ll see.

  22. 22
    annie Says:

    I like her outfit, boots , fedora, everything, looks youthful and modern, and consistantly looks better than most pictured on JJ everyday. Her hair looks beautiful the way it falls under the hat. Great look!

  23. 23
    Anne Says:

    The outfit is horrible. Nothing is matching only the color of the blouse and hat. Katie for a stylist is totally without style. The girl in the white shirt is always with her ​​lately. There seems to be the middle HW. Good luck Katie.

  24. 24
    Danielle Says:

    Ugh. The individual pieces that she is wearing are all fine, but on her they look discordant and well awful. She just manages to miss every single time she tries to look with it and fashionable.
    And regarding The Giver…I understand she is playing the mom. I certainly hope she has a very small part or it will be the kiss of death for the movie. I don’t think even Streep could cover up Holmes lack of acting talent.

  25. 25
    Myma Says:

    I guess Holmes thinks dressing that way makes her look urban and chic. I live in NYC. Trust me on this, she just looks like an idiot. She has no idea how to pull off that outfit and she really needs to stop trying. She just looks pathetic. Anyone who thinks she looks pulled together must live in Podunk Iowa. I do like her hair tho.
    I wish her luck with her new movie but I guarantee its a tiny part. She couldn’t pull off anything else with actors like those. She isn’t that talented. Every movie she’s in with a decent cast, she ends up being called the “weak link”. Come to think of it, she was the weak link in both of her shows on Broadway too.

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