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Olivia Colman comedy ‘Joyride’ acquired for UK-Ireland (exclusive)

Filming to begin in Ireland from July 2021.Vertigo Releasing has acquired UK and Ireland rights to Irish comedy Joyride, starring Olivia Colman, from UK sales outfit Embankment Films.Directed by Emer Reynolds, filming is set to begin in County Kerry, Ireland next week and Vertigo is planning a theatrical release in 2022.Sony Pictures Worldwide Entertainment previously […]

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‘Cruella’: Reverse Engineering Disney’s Famous Villain for Emma Stone’s Punk Look

For makeup and hair designer Nadia Stacey (“The Favourite”), creating the ’70s punk look for Emma Stone in Disney’s “Cruella” origin story involved reverse engineering. Stacey started with the iconic two-toned black-and-white hairdo, black eyeshadow and liner, and red lips, established in the animated “One Hundred and One Dalmatians” (1961) and re-imagined for the live-action […]

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Mark Ruffalo Will Star in Yorgos Lanthimos Movie ‘Poor Things’ Alongside Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe

Poor Things, the latest from The Favourite director Yorgos Lanthimos, has added Mark Ruffalo to its cast. Ruffalo joins Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe in the movie, which is based on the novel by Alasdair Gray and described as a re-imagining of Frankenstein. In Poor Things, the Frankenstein Monster-inspired character has been replaced with “Bella […]

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Oscars 2021: Best Supporting Actress Predictions

As we head toward the Oscars, Netflix is trying to win a few of its 35 nominations. The streamer boasts two Supporting Actress contenders in a wide open category that does not include Globe winner Jodie Foster (“The Mauritanian”).Signaling possible weakness for David Fincher’s “Mank,” Oscar newbie Amanda Seyfried did not land a SAG spot […]

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Inside the Release Strategy for Searchlight’s ‘Nomadland’: Hulu, IMAX, and Oscars

In the uncharted territory that is the 2021 Best Picture Oscar race, Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” may be the current front runner. The certainty is its release plan: Following last month’s one-week virtual cinema run for critic-group awards, Searchlight Films will open the Frances McDormand drama January 29 at a handful of IMAX locations nationwide, expand […]

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Matt Dillon’s still ready to rumble: ‘I have never lived a sheltered life’

He’s played a teen tearaway, a racist cop, a conman and a serial killer. But can he play a cellist? The star talks about his role in Yorgos Lanthimos’s first film since The Favourite – and making a jazz documentaryIn his time, Matt Dillon has been about as quintessentially American a screen presence as you […]

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‘The Crown’ Star Olivia Colman to Headline ‘Joyride’ – AFM

“The Crown” star Olivia Colman, Oscar-winner for “The Favourite,” will play the lead in “Joyride,” the first dramatic feature film from Emmy-wining documentary filmmaker Emer Reynolds (“The Farthest”).Colman will play Joy, a train-wreck who is on an adventure but ready to give away her new-born baby to her best friend. What she can’t anticipate is […]

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Olivia Colman Accepts Zurich Award, Praises Co-Star Anthony Hopkins

Currently shooting her new film and unable to travel to Switzerland due to new Covid-19 restrictions, British actress Olivia Colman tuned in live on Saturday to accept her Golden Eye Award at the Zurich Film Festival, taking place physically and celebrating its 16th edition. One of the festival’s most prestigious recognitions, counting the likes of […]

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Yorgos Lanthimos Set for ‘Favourite’ Reunion with New Gothic Western Monster Movie

Yorgos Lanthimos is reuniting with his “The Favourite” screenwriter Tony McNamara for an adaptation of Richard Brautigan’s 1974 Gothic Western novel “Hawkline Monster” (via The Wrap). The project is backed by New Regency and Element Pictures. McNamara’s script will follow two gunslingers who are hired by a 15-year-old girl to kill a monster that lives […]

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Phil Lord and Chris Miller Will Send Ryan Gosling Back to Space in New Astronaut Film

Directing power duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller have been tapped by MGM to direct the film adaptation of “The Martian” author Andy Weir’s upcoming novel. Variety first reported the news on Friday. The project has been in the works since March, when the studio scooped up Weir’s forthcoming “Project Hail Mary” for a cool […]

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