Winter's Tale Movie

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Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, Winter's Tale is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil.

Who's Involved:

Will Smith, Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe, Akiva Goldsman, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt, Kevin Corrigan, Matt Bomer, Jessica Brown Findlay, Kevin Durand, Kerry Foster, Lucy Griffiths, Eva Marie Saint

Release Date:

Friday, February 14, 2014 (Nationwide)

violence and some sensuality

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Set in 1916 and present-day Manhattan, Winter's Tale follows the story of Peter Lake (Colin Farrell). Peter Lake is a thief who falls in love with Beverly Penn (Jessica Brown Findlay), a dying girl who occupies one of the houses he breaks into. Lake is saved from the insane gangster Pearly Soames (Russell Crowe) and his gang of thugs by Athansor, a mysterious white horse who becomes his guardian angel.

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Who stars in Winter's Tale: Cast List

... Pearly Soames

"Unhinged" , "Thor: Love and Thunder"  

... Beverly Penn

"The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" , "This Beautiful Fantastic"  

... Judge

"Aladdin" , "Bad Boys for Life"  

... Peter Lake

"Voyagers" , "The Batman"  

... Isaac Penn

"Black Widow" , "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her"  

... Virginia Gamely

"Top Gun: Maverick" , "9"  

... Mrs. Lake

"The Price" , "The Numbers Station"  

"Superman Returns" , "Because of Winn-Dixie"  

... Peter's Father

"Magic Mike XXL" , "The Book of Ruth"  

... Cesar Tan

"Robin Hood" , "Resident Evil: Retribution"  

... Romeo Tan

"Anchorman" , "Sexual Life"  

Who's making Winter's Tale: Crew List

A look at the Winter's Tale behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Akiva Goldsman last directed Man and Wife and Avengelyne. The film's writer Akiva Goldsman last wrote Doctor Sleep and The Dark Tower.


Akiva Goldsman


Kerry Foster

Production Company

Weed Road Pictures

Production: What we know about Winter's Tale?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the 1983 novel of the same name by Mark Helprin. Winter's Tale is Akiva Goldsman's debut as director of a feature film.

Filming Timeline

  1. November 2013: The film was in Completed status.
  2. August 2013: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. October 2012: The film was in Production status.
  4. Principal photography began in October 2012. Shooting took place at various locations across New York City including Grand Central Station, Red Hook, Brooklyn, East Village, Manhattan and Central Park.

  5. March 2012: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. Shooting will begin October 15th in New York.

  7. February 2011: The film was in Development status.
  8. Eyeing Spring 2012 start.

  9. February 2011: The film was in Announced status.

Winter's Tale Release Date: When was the film released?

Winter's Tale was released in 2014 on Friday, February 14, 2014 (Nationwide release). There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Endless Love, About Last Night and The Returned.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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