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Bill Nighy, Caleb Landry Jones, Jay Baruchel Join Lone Scherfig’s New York Restaurant Movie

Bill Nighy, Caleb Landry Jones and Jay Baruchel have joined Andrea Riseborough, Tahar Rahim and Zoe Kazan in director Lone Scherfig’s untitled New York restaurant project.Principal photography started in Toronto on March 23. The film will also shoot in Copenhagen and New York City.The film, unofficially titled “Secrets From the Russian Tea Room,” takes place […]

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New Directors/New Films 2018: An Elephant Sitting Still, Notes On An Appearance and Those Who Are Fine

New Directors/New Films concentrates on first/sophomore features on the more ambitious/undistributable side of the festival ledger; with that mission, it may be my favorite annual NYC fest, so all the more regrettable that deadlines and hellacious Mta/personal dysfunction limited my press screening attendance to three films. (I’ve written from elsewhere about the following titles: 3/4; […]

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Jesper Ganslandt to direct story of imprisoned Swedish journalists for Sf Studios

Gustaf Skarsgård, Matias Varela lead cast for projects from ‘Jimmie’ director.Jesper Ganslandt is gearing up to start shooting 438 Days for Miso Film Sweden this summer.438 Days will be based on the true story of Swedish journalist Martin Schibbye and photographer Johan Persson, who were on assignment in Ethiopia when they were captured, accused of […]

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Sally Hawkins Executive Producing Psychological Thriller ‘Cordelia’ (Exclusive)

Sally Hawkins, the Oscar-nominated star of “The Shape of Water,” will take her first executive producer role, on “Cordelia,” a psychological thriller about a young woman who is haunted by past events and who starts to unravel when left alone in her apartment.Antonia Campbell-Hughes (“Lead Balloon”) stars as Cordelia. She co-wrote the screenplay for the […]

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Simon Pegg blames a bad marketing campaign for Star Trek Beyond box office performance

A few days ago, Star Trek actor Simon Pegg revealed that Paramount Pictures already had a completed script for Star Trek 4 prior to Quentin Tarantino pitching his own idea for an R-rated instalment in the long-running sci-fi series.Paramount had already announced a fourth entry in the rebooted series prior to the release of

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Christopher Nolan Headed to Cannes for the First Time With ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Unrestored 70mm Print

Christopher Nolan is finally heading to the Cannes Film Festival. The director has never hit the Croisette with one of his movies, but the world premiere of a new print of Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” will bring the auteur favorite to the 2018 edition of the fest. The festival’s Cannes Classics section has […]

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Emily Blunt Says Marvel Never Called Her About ‘Captain Marvel’

Emily Blunt‘s performance in “Edge of Tomorrow” turned a lot of heads in Hollywood. Her great, strong female lead performance, as muscular, war-torn hero Rita, was part of the reason why the film worked so well. The believability she brought to the testosterone-fueled action was surprising given that we didn’t know the 35-year-old actress had […]

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