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A24’s First Family Film The Legend Of Ochi To Star Willem Dafoe, Finn Wolfhard

A24 continues its streak of betting the farm on promising new storytellers and adds a foray into new-to-A24 genre territory. The entertainment company has greenlit Isaiah Saxon’s fantasy epic “The Legend of Ochi,” which will mark Saxon’s feature debut and star Willem Dafoe (“The Lighthouse“) and Finn Wolfhard (“Ghostbusters: Afterlife“). Saxon and Encyclopedia Pictura will […]

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‘Call Me By Your Name’ Producer Rodrigo Teixeira Teams With Prano Bailey-Bond on ‘Things We Lost in the Fire’

“Call Me By Your Name” and “The Lighthouse” producer Rodrigo Teixeira of Rt Features, and Lourenço Sant’Anna, also a producer on “The Lighthouse,” have teamed with Prano Bailey-Bond on “Things We Lost in the Fire,” her follow-up to her breakout Sundance title “Censor.”Bailey-Bond will write the screenplay, which is based on a short story of […]

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Willem Dafoe on How the Pandemic Impacted His Work and Committing to ‘Hair-Raising’ Abel Ferrara Movies

A year ago, while much of the world remained on lockdown, Willem Dafoe got to work. As film productions gradually started back up, the veteran actor was ready for them. The result is that the ever-versatile performer has a wide range of projects in the pipeline, from “The Northman” (Robert Eggers’ follow-up to “The Lighthouse”) […]

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‘On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’: A24 Developing a Film Adaptation of Best-Selling Book

Ocean Vuong‘s debut novel On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous became an instant New York Times bestseller when it was released last year, and now a film adaptation is in the works. A24, the indie production company/distributor behind films like Moonlight, Hereditary, Eighth Grade, The Lighthouse, and Uncut Gems, announced this week that they were already […]

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‘The Northman’: Anya Taylor-Joy And Nicole Kidman Tease Terrifying Film The World “Genuinely Hasn’t Seen Before”

Robert Eggers burst onto the scene five years ago with “The Witch,” a slow-burn horror film the likes of which most audiences hadn’t seen before, which launched the career of Anya Taylor-Joy. Now, the actress is reuniting with Eggers for his Viking revenge movie “The Northman,” which is on track to be as unique (or […]

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Samuel Goldwyn Lands ‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ Drama Starring Mark Rylance, Robert Pattinson & Johnny Depp

Exclusive: Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to the Ciro Guerra-directed feature, Waiting for the Barbarians, which stars Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies), Oscar nominee Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean franchise), newly minted Batman Robert Pattinson (The Lighthouse), Gana Bayarsaikhan (Ex Machina), and Greta Scacchi (The Girl in the Fog). […]

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Robert Eggers Says Original ‘Lighthouse’ Pitch Had an Erection, but Studios Didn’t Want Nc-17 Movie

Robert Eggers’ 2019 buddy movie from hell “The Lighthouse” was a lot. The writer/director’s followup to “The Witch” looks eerily prescient now as a tale of two men — played by Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe — literally trapped in quarantine, at their wits’ end, verbally and physically sparring in an eponymous lighthouse. But what […]

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