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‘Girl’ director Lukas Dhont sets cast, starts shooting new film ‘Close’ (exclusive)

Emilie Dequenne, Léa Drucker are in the film.Belgo-French actress Emilie Dequenne and French actress Léa Drucker have signed to star in Lukas Dhont’s Close, the Belgian director’s follow-up to 2018 Caméra d’Or-winning Girl, that is now in production.Dhont has written Close with his Girl co-writer Angelo Tijssens; it follows the disruption of two 13-year-old boys’ […]

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‘Le Temps Perdu’ Director Maria Alvarez to End Trilogy About Art and Old Age With ‘Close’ (Exclusive)

Following 2017’s “Las Cinéphilas,” about retired women who go to the cinema every day, and this year’s “Le Temps Perdu,” which just had its world premiere in IDFA’s feature-length documentary competition, Argentinian director Maria Alvarez is already developing the third part of her trilogy focusing on elderly people.In “Close” (“Las Cercanas”), which will see her […]

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Noomi Rapace & Director Vicky Jewson Talk Netflix’s Action Thriller ‘Close’ & An Exciting Wave In Cinema For Female Filmmakers [Interview]

The adrenaline-pumping Netflix original film “Close” puts the stress of the bodyguard world center stage. Helmed by writer/director Vicky Jewson and starring Noomi Rapace the film is inspired by real-life events involving the world leading female bodyguard Jackie Davis.Read More: The 100 Most Anticipated Films Of 2019Sam Carlson (Noomi Rapace) is a counterterrorism expert at […]

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Netflix Original Movies: What to Look Forward To in 2019

Following the biggest fourth-quarter worldwide subscriber gain ever and some controversy around increased prices in the U.S., Netflix looks to keep its momentum going into 2019.From Jan. 18 through March, the streaming site will release 10 original films, including action-packed thrillers, a post-apocalyptic sci-fi, quirky comedies, inspirational dramas, an artistic horror movie and a viral […]

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Netflix Swoops In on Female-Led Action Thriller ‘Close’ With Noomi Rapace (Exclusive)

Netflix has marked World Women’s Day with the pickup of “Close,” a female-led, adrenaline-charged action-thriller starring Noomi Rapace. The streamer has sealed a multi-territory deal for the film that includes the U.S., U.K. and Australia.Netflix picked up “Close” from WestEnd Films, which had it under the banner of its female-skewed WeLove brand, which is aimed […]

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