Pitfalls of technology became clear to female stars of 'Men, Women & Children'
Posted on 30 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Jennifer Garner, Rosemarie DeWitt and Judy Greer say Jason Reitman film made them consider what they were modeling for their kids.

Jennifer Garner’s latest film isn’t a horror, but it scared the heck out of her.

“Men, Women & Children,” a dramedy opening Wednesday, is a cautionary tale about kids and the pitfalls of technology.

The movie “made us take a good, hard look at what we’re modeling for our kids, and remind them that a person in front of you is more important than the person [they connect to virtually],” says the 42-year-old actress and mother of three with husband Ben Affleck.

In the film, directed by Jason Reitman (“Juno,” “Up in the Air”), L.A. teens Chris (Travis Tope) and Hannah (Olivia Crocicchia) carry on a sexting relationship that’s echoed by the tech-obsessed adults in their lives. Chris’s dad Don (Adam Sandler) is more into online porn than he is his wife (Rosemarie DeWitt), leading to her exploring online partners herself. And Hannah’s mom (Judy Greer) posts provocative pics of her wannabe-model daughter on a website. Then there’s Patricia (Garner), who delves too deep into her daughter Brandy’s (Kaitlyn Dever) social network.

DeWitt and Greer agree with Garner that the Internet adds another level to monitoring and protecting children.

“Being a parent, initially the Internet [seems] so scary,” DeWitt says. “But for the [kid actors] in the movie, it’s not a story about technology — it’s just a movie. They’ve never lived in a world without technology. You realize that you have to be the one to tell your kids what it’s for, and teach them about it.”

Greer sees the anonymity of even mainstream social networks as a formidable force.

“Social media is like a curtain,” Greer says. “And you can say anything you want behind that curtain because you don’t show your face.”

The issue manifests itself most in cyberbullying, Greer believes. Yet Garner’s character succumbs to inappropriateness of a different sort.

“I really saw Patricia as coming from a place of love and fear, and that’s a really powerful combination,” Garner says. “As a parent, you can do some pretty crazy things from that place. You just want to do what’s best for your kids.”

The negatives of living a life online of course aren’t relegated to the fictional world of “Men, Women & Children.” Last week, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian and actresses Gabrielle Union, Meagan Good, Kate Bosworth and Vanessa Hudgens had nude selfies allegedly leaked online, following an incident weeks earlier that saw Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton, among others, fall victim to a hacking scandal.

Garner shrugged off any threat, noting that, “I don’t really have anything that exciting on my phone, [but] I certainly hope I’m not hacked because there’s surly stuff I wouldn’t love to be out there.”

DeWitt says she sympathizes with her character, who’s left to her own devices when her husband turns off to her.

“The issues they were going through are no different than generations before, but the tools are different,” DeWitt says. “My character might not have been the type of woman bold enough to go to a singles bar to meet someone, so she used the Internet.”

In real life, DeWitt says she tries not to bring her cell when she goes out “because I find myself looking at it [for no reason],” while Garner notes that she must remind herself to disconnect.

“It’s actually harder to do than you would think,” Garner says. “I’m embarrassed to say I have to tell my brain in a really stern voice, ‘Put the phone down.’”

Garner adds that she and Affleck still keep things a little old-fashioned in their home.

“We actually have rotary phones in our house that Ben bought off of eBay, and they’re the worst - especially if you try to click over to another call!”

Jennifer Garner Sells Parenthood Comedy to Fox (Exclusive)
Posted on 30 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Fox is looking to executive producer Jennifer Garner for its next family comedy.

Jennifer Garner Developing Mystery Dramedy at Bravo

Jennifer Garner Reteams With 'Butter' Writer for Fox Strip Club Drama
The network has handed out a script commitment to the actress-producer for a half-hour comedy called Half Full, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The single-camera comedy centers on a newlywed couple forced to put on hold their dream of moving to New York City because of impending (unexpected) parenthood. Instead, they have no choice but to stay at home in "beautiful" Agawam, Mass., keeping themselves within a 5-mile radius of the husband's five bitter older siblings.

Matthew Nicklaw will pen the script and co-executive produce the comedy, which hails from Warner Bros. Television and Garner's studio-based Vandalia Films banner. Garner will executive produce, with Vandalia's Juliana Janes on board to produce.
Last season, Garner teamed with Butter screenwriter Jason Micallef for a strip club drama set up at Fox, and now she is prepping mystery dramedy All the Pretty Faces at Bravo.
Nicklaw is repped by WME, Underground's Evan Silverberg and Josh McGuire, and attorney Lev Ginsburg. Garner is with WME, Management 360 and Sloane Offer.

Jennifer Garner Gushes Over Ben Affleck’s ‘Batman’ Body
Posted on 30 Sep 2014, by Nadine

Blushing Ben Affleck couldn't answer when Access asked him how his wife, Jennifer Garner, was enjoying his "Batman" body. So, we took his advice and asked her ourselves. What did she have to say about the incredible shape her husband is in?
Jennifer Garner & Steve Carell Dish On Disney’s ‘Alexander’
Posted on 30 Sep 2014, by Nadine

Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell chat with Access about their new family comedy, "Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day." What were the kids like to work with? How did they get the baby to rub the green marker on its face?
Jennifer Garner, Reese Witherspoon & Jessica Chastain To Toast Matthew McConaughey At Cinematheque Gala
Posted on 30 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Matthew McConaughey's former co-stars Jennifer Garner (Dallas Buyers Club), Reese Witherspoon (Mud) and Jessica Chastain (Interstellar) are set to celebrate his illustrious career on October 21 as the actor is honoured with the 2014 American Cinematheque Award.

Other guests set to toast, and roast (!), the Academy Award winning actor are Jimmy Kimmel — who will host the star-studded evening - actor Cole Hauser, and producer Lili Fini Zanuck.

[UPDATED] Jennifer's upcoming talk show's!
Posted on 25 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Wednesday October 01 2014 at NBC: Guests include Jennifer Garner, John Mulaney and musical guest Lady

Thursday October 02 2014 at ABC: Interviews with actress Jennifer Garner of "Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" and actress-author Emma Thompson on her new book "The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit". Chef and television host Emeril Lagasse attempts to break a culinary Guinness World's Record (TNT's "On the Menu"). New York Times best-selling author and cancer Survivor Hollye Jacobs (The Silver Lining, a Companion Guide).

Thursday October 02 2014 at ABC: Actress Jennifer Garner stops by and country singer Blake Shelton performs for the LIVE audience.
[Video] Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day clip - Blessed
Posted on 25 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Jennifer grabs some drinks with Samuel, Jennifer leaves from the gym! Men, Women & Children updates!
Posted on 23 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Hey everybody! Today I added candids of Jennifer where she was seen with her son Samuel and their nanny grabbing some cup of coffee and a cold drink at Starbucks in Brentwood, CA. Later the day Jennifer was spotted leaving from the gym after a workout while chatting on the phone in Santa Monica, CA yesterday. Also I added a new behind the scenes picture of Men, Women & Children.

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- Candids: Brentwood, CA - September 22 2014
- Candids: Santa Monica, CA - September 22 2014
- Movies: Men, Women & Children - 2014 > Behind The Scenes

Jennifer takes Samuel out for breakfast!
Posted on 19 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Hey everyone! Today I added candids of Jennifer where she was seen with her son Samuel out for some breakfast at the Brentwood Country Mart, Brentwood, CA yesterday.

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- Candids: Brentwood, CA - September 18 2014

Jennifer Garner: Why I'm Not on Twitter or Instagram
Posted on 19 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Her husband, Ben Affleck, has a Twitter account, but don't look for Jennifer Garner to be Tweeting any time soon.

"I have an official Facebook page. I'm not on Twitter, Instagram," she tells PEOPLE.

"I have a couple of reasons," says the star of Men, Women & Children, who posed with costar Kaitlyn Dever for PEOPLE's behind-the-scenes portfolio at the Toronto International Film Festival.

"One, I don't want any more guilt coming from my phone or computer. I have the hardest time answering emails, anyway, so the last thing I want to feel is indebted to my phone or computer. So it's time."

"And the other is, what would I Instagram that people would want to see. There is nothing I would put out that people would want to see. It's probably best to stay away. They don't want to see me and my mom friends after kindergarten drop-off."

[Video] Capital One Venture: Seats Commercial
Posted on 19 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Jennifer leaves from an appointment, Jennifer out and about!
Posted on 18 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Hey everybody! Today I added candids of Jennifer where she was seen leaving from an appointment in Beverly Hills, CA. Later Jennifer was spotted chatting on the phone while out and about in Santa Monica, CA yesterday.

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- Candids: Beverly Hills, CA - September 17 2014
- Candids: Santa Monica, CA - September 17 2014

[Video] Men, Women & Children International Trailer
Posted on 18 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Jennifer picks up the girls from school!
Posted on 17 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Hey everyone! Today I added candids of Jennifer where she was seen picking up her two daughtes Violet and Seraphina from school in Santa Monica, CA on September 15 2014.

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- Candids: Santa Monica, CA - September 15 2014

[Video] Jennifer Garner Shares Tips for Keeping Shape
Posted on 13 Sep 2014, by Nadine
Actress Jennifer Garner is InStyle magazine’s October cover girl, and she talks about her beauty secrets and how she stays in shape after having three kids.

Take a look at the behind-the-scenes interview from the InStyle photo shoot!

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