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December 10, 2011

Eric Stoltz will be directing episode 3.10 of Glee, titled "The Proposal". Click here (durancemagazine.org)

According to the Glee Forums, it is to air on January 17th. (gleeforum.com)

Here's just a little fun something I discovered that it seems some of  us had not seen before -
Eric appears in a music video by The Residents, a song called "Give it to Someone Else". (youtube.com)

And you can now follow us on
Twitter at @EricStoltzFans

Abby

PS: Sorry for not updating the site for over two weeks now, but I am working for a candy (online) shop at the moment *smile* have a great day! lee

November 23, 2011

"The Grand Design", a 2006 short film starring and co-directed by Eric Stoltz is now available on iTunes.

Abby

November 20, 2011

If you're not following Eric Stoltz on Twitter, you missed that he tweeted (twitter.com) his "first music video" - the "Rumour Has It / Someone Like You" mash up, which was such a hit that it made #1 on iTunes this past week and is heading towards the High Hot 100 Debut on Billboard.com. Bravo Eric!

There's also a couple of behind-the-scenes vids out now that the Glee ep has aired.
Here's one about the dodge ball war that's pretty entertaining (youtube.com). There's also a good one about 'The Slap', in which Naya Rivera and Cory Monteith talk about how Eric directed them for that scene. Click here (youtube.com).

With the holidays coming up, we'd just like to mention that the talent in Eric's family extends beyond himself, and that his sister, Susan R. Stoltz, is a gifted writer who is currently producing a series of children's books. If you have a youngster within your family or circle of friends who is in the 3 to 6-year-old age group, these books make a perfect gift, now or any time! Not only entertaining but educational as well, they're full of illustrations of adorable animal companions Sharkey, Choo-Choo and Kittyhead, and Eric has also helped out by posing for some promotional photos by Suzanne Sylvester. You can see an out-take below in our August 24th entry. A second photo is available on our Facebook page,
Eric Stoltz Fans United (facebook.com). Many thanks to Susan for her generous sharing of these photos! For  more information on how to order her books, please visit this site (sharkeypup.com).

Abby

November 13, 2011

Eric Stoltz has ventured into a new directing realm that includes  advertising and marketing, having signed on with production and design studio The Department of The 4th Dimension, a "branded content studio  that works with progressive advertising partners to energize their  clients' businesses through moving pictures across multiple platforms".  According to the article, he is "currently prepping a comedy-dialogue driven project encompassing both (TV) spots and web content, and is slated to direct additional episodes of this season's Glee". Click here (shootonline.com).

You can see his "comedy reel"
here (thed4d.gosimian.com).

We Are Movie Geeks has
a nice review of Fort McCoy, which was screened at the St. Louis Film Festival this weekend. (wearemoviegeeks.com)

Reminder that Eric's most recent Glee episode "Mash Off" airs this Tuesday, Nov. 15th. You can catch a
sneak-peek here at Spoiler TV. (spoilertv.com)

This last item isn't news, but something I discovered over at Getty  Images. There are
62 'new' pictures that previously did not appear under a search for "Eric Stoltz" because his last name on them is misspelled "Stolz". Having never thought to search for misspellings of his name, I  missed them until Getty Images saw fit fairly recently to make it so  that a search on the correct spelling of his name brings them up. Oddly, they are all dated 18 March 2009 but actually cover a wide range of years. Getty arranges photos by date, so you have to scroll down past the Paleyfest09 pics to see them. Go have a look and a smile! (gettyimages.ca)

Abby

November 2, 2011

Fort McCoy, starring Eric Stoltz, will be screened at the 20th St. Louis International Film Festival on November 12th and 13th. More info here (cinemastlouis.org).

IMDb has up a great little snippet of Eric's Pulp Fiction Blu-ray  interview, in which he talks about what it's like watching Quentin  Tarantino's movies with Quentin himself.

According to TV.com (click
here)  Eric's most recently directed Glee episode is ep 3.06 titled "Mash Off" and is scheduled to air on November 15th. This Rolling Stone article that mentions him overseeing the cast's 300th musical performance that  occurs in the ep confirms that. (rollingstone.com)

Abby

October 11, 2011

Found a couple more clips and excerpts out there in relation to the  release of Pulp Fiction on Blu-ray on October 4th. First is one that apparently doesn't appear on the Blu-ray release, in which Eric Stoltz talks about Quentin Tarantino's fame. (nbcmiami.com)

Miramax's Videos, on Facebook, has
a clip of some of the actors,  including Eric, talking about their favorite scenes and includes the  infamous "needle to the heart" scene.

In Fort McCoy news, the film was awarded Best Cinematography on September 22nd at the 27th Annual Boston Film Festival (a  year-to-the-day posthumous award for cinematographer Neil Lisk, who passed away September 22, 2010.) For more info click
here (bostonfilmfestival.org).

It was also screened at the 6th Annual Tacoma Film Festival on Saturday the 8th, at which it won the Audience Choice Award. Article online
here (weeklyvolcano.com).

Be sure to check out the clip of Andy Hirsch and Kate Connor just below the article, in which they talk about the film. Kate gives some  wonderful insight into and praise for Eric's ability to capture the essence of her grandfather, Frank Stirn, in his portrayal of him. Congratulations to Neil, Kate, Eric and the rest of the cast and crew!

And it seems that Eric's newest project is an old favorite - yet another episode of Glee in the making! Jenna Ushkowitz tweeted
a photo of him on the set this past week (lockerz.com).

Lea Michele said they began shooting 3.06 on the 6th, but they're also still working on 3.05. Read her tweet
here (Twitter.com).

Will advise which ep it actually is when solid info is available.

That's it! Have fun!
Abby

September 30, 2011

Happy Birthday Eric Stoltz!


Movieweb has an excerpt from the 1080p debut of Pulp Fiction, being  released on Blu-ray October 4th, in which Eric Stoltz talks about  Tarantino's gigantic screenplay.
This is a new clip from a very recent  interview, not an oldie from when the movie was filmed - enjoy! (www.movieweb.com)

Abby

September 26, 2011

The short film Sparks, starring Eric Stoltz and Carla Gugino, is being re-released in a "HitRECord Recollection, Volume 1" anthology. (It is  also still available from Wholphin - vol. #9.) More info here (moviecitynews.com).

And some more Glee behind-the-scenes vids and pics have come out since the last update! Two YouTube videos with more than just split-second  glimpses of Eric Stoltz directing the "Foodmaggedon" scene, one even including a nice little interview. One
here and the other one here.

And Glee's Facebook page posted this
great pic of Eric Stoltz on the set.

Abby

September 19, 2011

The season 3 premiere episode of Glee directed by Eric Stoltz is called "The Purple Piano Project". It airs on Fox Tuesday, September 20th at 8-9:00pm ET/PT. There's a couple of behind-the-scenes promo-type videos out on YouTube that give some glimpses of Eric directing the ep. You can see them here and here (Youtube.com).
 
There are also
three new pictures posted on Eric's Twitpic account of him directing (twitpic.com).

Fort McCoy is still making the east coast film festival rounds, being screened next at the Boston Film Festival on Wednesday, September 21st at 9:00pm. More info
here (Boston.com)

And we'll soon see more of Eric Stoltz on the TV screen! He's been cast as Simon McElvane, the lead of Lifetime's new dramedy "Modern Love". Click
here (deadline.com).
 
The pilot is currently being filmed in New York City, and
a photo of Eric Stoltz on the set was tweeted this week (twipics.com).

Pulp Fiction is being released on Blu-Ray in October. It has 6 hours of extras, such as new interviews with the cast, including Eric Stoltz. For more details, go
here (blogmatic3000.com).

Reminder that you can get all of these updates and more on our Facebook page,
Eric Stoltz Fans United. Come on over and give us a like - we'd love to see you there!

Have a wonderful week! Abby

September 2, 2011

The official Eric Stoltz website is online. Have a look here:
ericstoltzofficial.com

lee

August 29, 2011

New piece of fan art here. What makes it special is that it was drawn by Susan R. Stoltz. A portrait of her brother Eric Stoltz.

Have a great day! lee

August 25, 2011

Eric Stoltz has been cast in the lead role of Lifetime's new dramedy called Modern Love. According to Deadline, he'll be playing Simon McElvane, a newspaper science editor. Filming of the pilot begins soon. More info, click here (deadline.com).

Abby

August 24, 2011

Today something completely different. Susan Stoltz is to release her new book of her Sharkey’s series (sharkeypup.com) and her brother did a promo photo shooting for that on the Glee set just a few days ago. You might have seen this one (facebook.com) before. (You have to log in to load it.) And she sent us an out-take. It was taken by Suzanne Sylvester. lee


August 19, 2011

Probably should have remembered to warn everyone but wasn't sure exactly which episode it would be - the episode of Wilfred that Eric Stoltz  guest stars in is ep 1.10, Isolation. He plays "Doug", one of Ryan's  neighbors. It aired last night on FX.

Abby

August 14, 2011

L.A. Theaterworks is currently streaming Lady Windermere's Fan starring Eric Stoltz. You can listen here (bigcontact.com).

Also, according to the Northern Colorado Business Report, Fort McCoy is being screened at the TriMedia Film Festival, which runs September 9-11th. The film fest's web site doesn't seem to have the schedule up yet, but you can check it out
here (trimediafestival.org).

Tickets for the screening of Fort McCoy at the Montreal World Film Festival went
on sale yesterday (ffm-montreal.org). (editor’s note: link update 8/19/11)

Abby

August 10, 2011

Eric Stoltz tweeted that he's directing the season premiere of Glee,  episode 3.01. No idea yet what the title is, but filming begins now and it should air on September 20th. (twitter.com)

Also, The Grand Design, a 2007 short film starring Eric Stoltz, will air on ShortsHD on August 21st. Access via iTunes will follow shortly after the premiere. For more info, click
here. (alienbee.biz)

Abby

August 4, 2011

Lots of Fort McCoy news this week. First of all, it will be screened at the Rhode Island International Film Festival on August 11th at 9:30pm. More info here (riff.slated.com).

It's also going to be screened at the Montreal World Film Festival, which runs from August 18th - 28th. Click
here (hollywoodreporter.com). Their screening schedule isn't up yet, but tickets go on sale on August 13th so I imagine they'll have it up by then. Here's the press release listing the films.

And, at the Stony Brook Film Festival last month
Fort McCoy won the Special Jury Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film (threevillage.patch.com). Congratulations to Eric Stoltz and the rest of the cast and crew!

Abby

July 8, 2011

Ok, back from vacation and getting caught up on things. First, big thanks to the site Eric Stoltz Unofficial for putting this up: the deleted scene from Elektra Luxx (eric-stoltz.net).

Also,
an interesting and informative article about Eric's Leverage episode, "The Long Way Down Job". If you choked up during the "last speech" scene, you are in good company - apparently even people on the set had to leave the room. Kudos to Eric Stoltz for an absolutely stellar performance! (kfmonkey.blogspot.com)

Abby

July 4, 2011

Leverage
"The Long Way Down Job" with Eric Stoltz is now available (for free!) on iTunes. (Tweeted by Dean Devlin, hat-tip to CapricaTV.net.). We cannot check this, due to the fact that we both do not use iTunes, but have a look for yourself here.

Abby

June 29, 2011

TNT has a recap vid of last Sunday’s Leverage ep. May not viewable by everyone (editor’s note: Abby is referring to aliens like me) and likely won't be  up indefinitely, but it's here if you want to take a look. (tnt.tv)

Abby

June 26, 2011

IMDb has a promo clip up from "The Long Way Down Job", the season premiere episode of Leverage in which Eric Stoltz guest stars. It airs tomorrow evening on TNT.
Abby

(editor’s note: sorry! Misunderstanding between Abby and me! The ep already aired Sunday! TNT still has it on its website, if you want to try to watch it online. lee)
 

June 22, 2011

Have a few updates and follow-ups today. First, this tweet from the managing editor of Starry Constellation magazine confirms Eric Stoltz is guest staring in Leverage (twitter.com).

The clip from Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer in which Eric makes his cameo is now up on YouTube. This is actually the second time it's been posted - these things can disappear without warning sometimes, so go check it out. (www.youtube.com)

The Hollywood Reporter has
an article about the directors that are on the Emmy ballot listings, and Eric has some very insightful comments about his work on Glee's Duets episode. (hollywoodreporter.com)

And, it looks like there's some more directing work for Eric Stoltz lined up! IMDb has him listed to direct episode 5.06 of Showtime's Californication.
Click here. (imdb.com)

Lastly is this little bit of odd interest I hadn't heard of before: it appears Eric is in a deleted scene from Elekra Luxx, a 2010 comedy starring Carla Gugino and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, with whom he worked in Joseph's 2009 short film Sparks. The movie is
reviewed by DVDtalk, and the scene is on the DVD. (dvdtalk.com)

Abby
 

June 13, 2011

Fort McCoy
is currently being screened five times at the 14th Shanghai International Film Festival, which began on June 11th. To see the dates, go to 'Screening Schedule' on the main menu and type in 'Fort McCoy' in the film field. More info here (siff.com).

Discovered that Eric Stoltz has done a little more acting work recently! He's said to have an uncredited cameo in a new summer kids' movie called Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer. The Los Angeles Times mentions him in their review
here (latimes.com).

Also, according to an
interview on Buddy TV with actor Aldis Hodge (buddytv.com).
 
Eric (whose last name is misspelled 'Stolz' in the article) guest stars in the season premiere of TNT's Leverage. If that info's accurate, it would be episode 4.01 called “The Long Way Down Job” and airs on Sunday, June 26 at 9:00pm (ET/PT), according to SpoilerTV. Article
here (spoilertv.com).

Ballot listings for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards were posted on June 6th, and Eric Stoltz is on the listing for his directing work on Glee, episode 2.4 "Duets"! Go
here (emmys.tv) and click on 'Directing' to get to the pdf of the listings.

Last but not least, the "Haunted Summer" DVD is now available on Amazon.com.. You can order it
here (amazon.com).


Have a good one! Abby
 

June 5, 2011

Several things to get caught up on this week! First, congratulations to Eric Stoltz and the cast of Fort McCoy - it won Best Drama at the Cannes Independent Film Festival! Click here (cannesfest.org).

And there's still more film festival exposure for Fort McCoy coming up: it's being screened at the Stony Brook Film Festival on July 22nd at 7:00pm. Details
here (stallercenter.com).
According to the press release
here (stonybrookfilmfestival.com) Eric Stoltz is on the list of invitees, so maybe he will make an appearance.

Also, good news about Haunted Summer - you won't have to watch it on that old, worn out VHS tape much longer! It's finally being released on DVD as part of MGM’s Limited Edition Collection in June 2011. Details
here (dreadcentral.com)

Lastly, some behind-the-scenes pics and clips to leave you with. First, yet more pictures of Eric Stoltz in "Back to the Future" have been released. You can check them out
here (aintitcool.com) Also, there is a "Glee" video out honoring the directors of the show, in which Eric makes a few quick appearances. You can see it here (youtube.com).

As always, you can still get all these updates quickly and easily by Liking our Facebook page: Eric Stoltz Fans United. Check it out! Abby
 

May 16, 2011

The OCRegister has a short but nice little interview with Eric Stoltz, done during the Newport Beach Film Festival in April (ocregister.com).

Fort McCoy will be screened at the Cannes Independent Film Festival on Wednesday, May 18th. For more info click
here (cannesfest.org).
Variety also published a review, you can read it
here (variety.com).

News about Eric's film projects has been extremely sparse lately, but with regards to Racing Patriots, Oakdale Pictures posted a status update on their Facebook page stating that Pierre Morel is signed on to produce and they're "moving forward quickly". Click
here (facebook.com Oakdale Pictures). No idea if Eric Stoltz is still going to direct, but the movie is listed on his IMDb page as being "in development", so we'll see. Abby
 

May 8, 2011

The Orange County Register has some very nice photos of Eric Stoltz attending the Newport Beach Film Festival on Saturday April 30th. They are numbers 18 through 22 in the slide show here (ocregister.com).

Also, a casting director for a new TV show called "Wilfred", scheduled to debut June 23rd on FX, recently tweeted that Eric Stoltz was to make a guest appearance on the show. That tweet was then removed after the info found its way to several web sites. However, director Victor Nelli Jr. has now tweeted his thanks to people he just finished working with on a "Wilfred" ep, and Eric's name is in the list. You can see the double-tweet
here and here. Victor's listed on IMDb as directing episode 1.8 called "Anger", click here.  However, some of the other eps don't have the director info filled in yet, so I can't say for sure at this time that's the ep Eric is actually appearing in.

And last but certainly not least, several new photos have been posted to Eric's Twitpic account. Many of them are new photos of him working on the set of "Glee". You can see them
here (twitpic.com)

That's all for now - enjoy! Abby
 

April 27, 2011

Eric Stoltz is attending the Newport Beach Film Festival and will be at the April 30th screening of Fort McCoy for a Q&A session following the show. There is a short interview with him about it in this article in the Orange County Register. Have a look here (ocregister.com).

There is also what looks like a fairly recent photo
here - click through to number 12 to view (ocregister.com).  Abby
 

April 16, 2011

Abby sent me a note that the name of the Glee ep, Eric Stoltz just directed is Prom Queen... or something like that. Seems like they are just about to wrap it up and that is why there might be a schedule conflict for the Q&A tomorrow ... on the other side of the planet. Have a look here (yfrog.com). Great photo! Love it!

And Abby’s Caprica fan fiction short is online! Have a lookie
here (beginningofline.weebly.com). (2011-04-30 link update)
 

April 9, 2011

On April 16th, Cinefamily is screening "Grace of My Heart" and says Eric Stoltz will be attending for a Q&A session before the show, click here (cinefamily.com). It says "schedules permitting" because they had tweeted earlier (twitter.com) that there's a possible scheduling conflict as he is "filming a movie". No word on which one it could be. Abby
 

April 2, 2011

In case nobody else noticed, this site is online for 8 years now. Actually I loaded it up a day earlier, but thought that to be bad luck due to the fact that it was April’s fools day! But nope, I am still here.

So, thank you for still visiting! And thank you for the wonderful friends I have made over the years because of this site.

Special hugs to my Ysa! Without her I would have went offline a looong time ago. And a big huge thank you to Abby for holding up the torch at the moment.

Let’s see what the next eight years have in stock ... which reminds me that Abby sent me updates on our favorite actor ... which reminds me that I saw someone in Berlin last week who looked like Eric Stoltz. But naaaaah ... well, who knows?

Where were we? Updates, right, here they are:


Fort McCoy, starring Eric Stoltz, is really making the rounds in April - it's being screened at no less than three film festivals! They are:

The Sonoma International Film Festival on Sunday, April 10th at 6:00 and 9:00pm. Have a look
here (ehat.com).

The Worldfest 44th International Film Festival on Saturday April 9th at 7:00pm and Friday April 15th at 7:00pm. Click
here (worldfest.org).
 
You can read a review of the movie
here (sonomanews.com).

The Newport Beach Film Festival on Saturday, April 30th at 7:15pm and Thursday, May 5th at 7:00pm. Click
here (slated.com).

Tweet on Glee. The article does not say he was actually working that day, but there is confirmation elsewhere that he is indeed directing another episode of Glee. When I find out which ep and title, it will be posted.

Eric recently met with and gave acting/showbiz tips and advice to a group of students in a TV/Film class from Dos Pueblos High School. They were visiting the set of Glee on a field trip to Los Angeles. Click
here (noozhawk.com).

Our little fan base is growing! If you want to be part of it, come like us on Facebook at Eric Stoltz Fans United. We'd love to see you there! Abby

And a last but not least, there is another Eric Stoltz webpage out there: eric-stoltz.net. Have fun! lee
 

February 5, 2011

Now more than just rumors, it's confirmed that Eric Stoltz did direct another episode of Glee! It is episode 2.14 titled "Blame It On The Alcohol", and is to air on February 22nd. Photos of Eric on the set can be seen here:

Hollywood Reporter
Matthew Morrison's blog
A tweet by Cory Monteith

Eric Stoltz was also one of the presenters at a gala fundraiser for the
Valley Performing Arts Center at California State University, Northridge, on January 29th. More info here (LA Times)

If you were there, we'd love to hear how it was!

That's it for now. Take it easy! Abby
 

January 16, 2011

There are new interviews and photos to tell you about this week!

First, Eric Stoltz did
an interview with Den of Geek, in which he talks about the cancelation of Caprica.

There is also a great little interview with the Guardian in which Eric talks
about his love/hate relationship with modern technology.

We finally have the
official word on which episode of Off the Map was directed by Eric Stoltz. It is not ep 1.05 as rumored. The ABC press release says it is ep 1.04, titled "On the Mean Streets of San Miguel". This is confirmed by photos of Eric on the set directing this ep. They can be seen at Getty Images.

Last tidbit of news: only rumors, nothing official, but there's been mention that Eric is directing another episode of Glee. Will let you know when/if there's more info.

(Reminder that if you're on Facebook you can get these updates quickly and easily from the Eric Stoltz Fans United page. Go look-n-like!)

Have a wonderful day! Abby
 

January 2, 2011

Happy New Year!

There are two Eric Stoltz projects to watch out for this very first week of 2011.

First, a reminder that the final five episodes of Caprica will air on January 4th on the SyFy channel beginning at 6pm.
http://www.syfy.com/caprica/ If you haven't seen them yet, I assure you they are the best of the entire show. Season 1.5 of Caprica is also now available on DVD. You can order it from several places, including Amazon.com.

Second, it's been confirmed that the newest episode of Private Practice directed by Eric Stoltz is ep 4.11, titled "If You Don't Know Me By Now". It airs on January 6th.
http://www.spoilertv.com/2010/12/private-practice-episode-411-if-you.html

Not sure what is going on with Paddyville. All information for this project was recently removed from IMDb. However, the production company, which lists Eric as the producer, states it is to begin filming in Canada in Feb. 2011.
http://dahoomaproductions.squarespace.com/current-projects/ So I guess we continue to wait and see on that one.

I hope you had a wonderful holiday and wish you all the best for the coming year! Abby
 

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