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Neon Buys ‘Assistant’ Team Julia Garner and Kitty Green’s Next Film ‘The Royal Hotel’

Writer-director Kitty Green is collaborating again with “The Assistant” lead star Julia Garner for the upcoming social thriller “The Royal Hotel,” which will now be distributed by Neon in the U.S.“The Royal Hotel” follows Hanna (Garner) and her best friend Liv (Jessica Henwick) as they backpack throughout Australia. However, after running out of money, Liv […]

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Neon Buys Kitty Green Social Thriller ‘Royal Hotel,’ Starring Julia Garner, Hugo Weaving, Jessica Henwick

Neon has snapped up the North American rights to “The Royal Hotel,” directed by “The Assistant” helmer Kitty Green and “Power of the Dog” producer See-Saw Films.Billed as social thriller, the film stars two-time Emmy Award winner Julia Garner, AFI winner Hugo Weaving and Jessica Henwick.“The Royal Hotel” reunites Green with her “The Assistant” star […]

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Jessica Henwick And Hugo Weaving To Star In Kitty Green’s Social Thriller The Royal Hotel

Jessica Henwick dabbled in Dornish whip-fighting on “Game of Thrones,” mastered the art of sword-fighting for Marvel’s “Iron Fist,” and survived a trip through “The Matrix Resurrections,” but now she faces her toughest challenge yet — backpacking through Australia! It may not sound as flashy as her kickass action moments in prior roles, but if […]

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‘Swimming with Sharks’ Trailer: Kiernan Shipka Vows to Take Down (and Become) Diane Kruger

Oh, what hatred of a toxic boss can drive you to do.Kiernan Shipka stars as bright-eyed intern Lou Simms, who starts her apprenticeship at Hollywood production studio Fountain Pictures to learn from the best of the best, CEO Joyce Holt (Diane Kruger), in “Swimming with Sharks.” Yet Lou’s dreams of stardom seem to come with […]

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35 Must-See Movies Rejected by the Oscars in 2021

The long and winding road to the 93rd Academy Awards is almost over, as the 2021 Oscar winners are set to be revealed this Sunday, April 25. Expected contenders such as “Nomadland,” “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” “Mank,” “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “Sound of Metal,” and “Minari” all racked up multiple nominations across various […]

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How to Watch the 2020 Gotham Awards Live Online

The 2020 Gotham Awards have already made history, with all of this year’s best feature nominees directed by women. The ceremony, which will livestream on the Independent Filmmaker Project and Variety’s Facebook pages beginning at 8 p.m. Et, is sure to offer more of the same.The 30th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards contenders are led […]

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‘The Assistant’ helps Curzon Home Cinema record best ever weekend

Harvey Weinstein-inspired drama received an early digital release in the UK due to cinema closures.UK streaming platform Curzon Home Cinema (Chc) has recorded its biggest weekend to date following the early digital release of Harvey Weinstein-inspired drama The Assistant.The film, starring Julia Garner (Ozark), helped the platform generate a 7.4% revenue boost on its previous […]

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Vertigo acquires ‘The Assistant’ with Julia Garner, Matthew Macfadyen for UK and Ireland

The film is the first narrative feature from ’Casting JonBenet’ director Kitty Green.Vertigo Releasing has picked up UK and Ireland rights to The Assistant, the first narrative feature from Casting JonBenet director Kitty Green, from Protagonist Pictures.The #MeToo-inspired drama, which stars Julia Garner (Ozark) and Matthew Macfadyen (Succession), will be released in the UK and […]

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