News for Jan. 25, 2005

Adrien Brody lands dream role

1/25/05, 6:48 pm EST - Xoanon

PARK CITY, Utah -- In the psychological thriller The Jacket, Adrien Brody plays a man caged, bound and stuffed into the corpse drawer of a hospital morgue. Brody the actor can relate. Since winning the Academy Award for The Pianist, he's wriggled free of the suffocating career confines that can come with sudden fame and clout. Instead of headlining high-concept blockbusters, he's taken on supporting roles in films such as last year's The Village. Hardly what you'd expect from a gifted performer with the quirky confidence to kiss Halle Berry as he accepted his Oscar. [More]