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‘Galveston’ Trailer: Ben Foster and Elle Fanning Team Up for a Hitman Drama Based on ‘True Detective’ Creator’s Novel — Watch

Though best known for her roles in films like “Inglourious Basterds” and “Beginners,” Mélanie Laurent has proven to be as impressive behind the camera as she is in front of it. Her fourth narrative feature is a crime thriller based on “True Detective” creator Nic Pizzolatto’s novel of the same name starring Elle Fanning, Ben […]

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Melanie Laurent Joins Michael Bay’s ‘6 Underground’ for Netflix

French actress Melanie Laurent has joined the cast of Michael Bay’s “6 Underground” for Netflix and Skydance Media, the streaming giant announced Wednesday. U.S.-born Iranian actor Payman Maadi has also joined the production, which will start shooting later this month.An actor and director in her native France, Laurent is best known to international audiences for […]

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Mélanie Laurent on Galveston, Affordable Song Rights and Directors (Not) Working with Actors at SXSW 2018

The movie: Galveston The Plot: On the run from a New Orleans mobster (Beau Bridges), a dying hit man (Ben Foster) and a sex worker (Elle Fanning) hit the road for the titular location. Based on the novel by True Detective author Nic Pizzolatto. The Interviewee: Writer/director Mélanie Laurent. This is the French filmmaker’s first […]

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