Alexander Payne, Director: Nebraska. Director, producer and screenwriter Alexander Payne was born in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents, Peggy (Constantine) and George Payne, ran a Greek restaurant. His father is of Greek and German ancestry, and his mother is of Greek descent; the family name was originally Papadopoulos. He has two older brothers. Alexander attended Stanford University, ...
Constantine Alexander Payne (/ p eɪ n /; born February 10, 1961) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer, known for the films Citizen Ruth (1996), Election (1999), About Schmidt (2002), Sideways (2004), The Descendants (2011), Nebraska (2013), and Downsizing (2017).
Sideways: Directed by Alexander Payne. With Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen, Sandra Oh. Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment embark on a week-long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle.
Nebraska is a 2013 American black-and-white comedy-drama road film written by Bob Nelson and directed by Alexander Payne. It stars Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, and Bob Odenkirk. The film follows an elderly Montana resident and his son as they try to claim a million-dollar sweepstakes prize on a long trip to Nebraska.
Jun 14, 2021 · It’s been quite a struggle for Alexander Payne to get his next film off the ground. Following up his biggest project yet, scope-wise, with Downsizing , he’s been attached to The Burial , The Menu ( now in the hands of another director ), a Babette’s Feast reimagining , and even a Mads Mikkelsen-led film that got shut down mere days before ...
May 26, 2021 · Payne Elementary School third-grade teacher Kimberly Summerlin is the ‘Alexander Shunnarah Teacher of the Month’ in April. Summerlin was chosen over 1,200 statewide teachers chosen for the second annual award presented by the law firm. Her photo is displayed on a billboard and the 22-year teacher receives a $250 VISA gift card. “I’m extremely excited by […]
Jun 18, 2021 · Alexander Payne at the Thessaloniki Film Festival/Credit: Paul Katzenberger (Wikimedia Commons –CC BY-SA 4.0) Greek-American director Alexander Payne recently cast Paul Giamatti in his new movie “The Holdovers.” Payne and Giamatti had previously collaborated on the director’s 2004 movie “Sideways.” The Plot of “The Holdovers”
Jun 09, 2021 · LOS ANGELES, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sideways Director Alexander Payne will be one of the many jury members at the upcoming 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. Payne will serve on
Jun 14, 2021 · Alexander Payne, Paul Giamatti Set ‘Sideways’ Reunion with Prep School Comedy ‘The Holdovers’ Payne's first film since 2017's "Downsizing" is going to be shopped to distributors at the ...
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