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Oscar winner Penelope Cruz (Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides) and Diane Kruger (Inglorious Basterds, National Treasure) are in final negotiations to star in the romance feature film This Man, This Woman, to be directed by Isabel Coixet whose new film Nobody Wants The Night opens the 2015 Berlin International Film Festival, it was announced today by Fortitude International co-founders, Nadine de Barros and Robert Ogden Barnum, and producer Mike Lobell (The Freshman, Striptease).
Fortitude International is financing the film and will handle foreign sales on the project being introduced to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin next month.
De Barros and Barnum serve as executive producers. Lobell is producing the film.
CAA is representing domestic rights.
An estranged man, Matt Heller, and a woman, Martha Parks (Cruz »
- Michelle McCue
The film, based on Summers’ memoir “One Train Later,” will have a theatrical release in the spring before being released on DVD and On Demand platforms.
“Surviving the Police” features Summers, Sting and Stewart Copeland and tells of the The Police’s meteoric rise, break-up and reunion through archival footage and Summers’ personal collection of photographs. The director is Andy Grieve, who edited “The Armstrong Lie” and “We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks.”
Guitarist Summers, drummer Copeland and bassist Sting formed The Police in 1977. The film starts as Summers’ prepares for the band’s 2007 reunion tour and recalls the 1983 Shea Stadium concert that marked the breakup.
- Dave McNary
The film history of Superman has been topsy-turvy to say the least. Laying dormant for nearly two decades after the debacle of Cannon Films’ Superman IV: The Quest For Peace, there were many attempts to ressuciate the Man of Steel before Bryan Singer’s 2006 Superman Returns, and the consequent reboot Man of Steel in 2013.
One director who had hopes of bringing his vision to the screen in the 2000s was director Brett Ratner (Red Dragon, Hercules). He looked set to take the reigns thanks to a script from J.J. Abrams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and he was very close to casting his Superman, in the form of Jude Law, who was the director’s first choice.
Law has been very quiet on the project ever since he toyed with the film around 2000-2002, and even tried on the costume, but has broken his silence in a chat with MTV »
- Scott J. Davis
What will February bring to Netflix? "House of Cards" returns for its much awaited third season, but not until Feb. 27. If you can't wait for your Kevin Spacey fix until then, "Now: In the Wings on a World Stage" (2014), a documentary of Spacey starring in a production of Shakespeare's "Richard III," is available on Feb. 1.
And the 2004 "King Arthur," starring Clive Owen and Keira Knightley, isn't exactly Shakespearean, but look at how many great actors -- like Mads Mikkelsen, Ioan Gruffudd, Hugh Dancy and Joel Edgerton -- have gone on to much bigger things.
You can also stream "Joe," one of Nicolas Cage's best films in recent years; the overlooked indie "The Brothers Bloom" with Mark Ruffalo, Adrien Brody and Rachel Weisz; and the barely-in-theaters thriller "The Two Faces of January," starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst.
Here's a much larger rundown of what's new on Netflix in February 2015, provided by Netflix. »
- Sharon Knolle
Exclusive: It’s tempting to say that Alessandro Nivola lives a charmed life, and that might be true if he weren’t working so hard. He’s Zelig in plain sight: At this moment in time you can see him in Selma as Justice Department civil rights lawyer John Doar, who would become the lead prosecutor in the government’s case against the murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner. And you can see him on the other side of the mirror, as a mobbed-up oil distributor and bete noir of Oscar Isaacs in A Most Violent Year. He played another nemesis, FBI agent Anthony Amado, on the trail of Bradley Cooper in American Hustle. And he’s still batting it around with Cooper, but now on Broadway, where he plays Frederick Treves, the humanistic doctor who rescues Cooper’s John Merrick – Aka the Elephant Man – from life in a freak show booth. »
- Jeremy Gerard
Park City, Utah – There are too many films and not enough time between shuttle shuffles and line waiting to cover the festival day by day. So, in pure improvised festival-going fashion, I’ll now be posting reviews for material that I see, but necessarily in viewing order. Enjoy!
Image credit: Sundance Institute
A human being who looks better at his current age than I ever will in my entire life, Robert Redford has a sprightly screen presence that has carried him through thick and thin, even brutal storms that live-or-die on his charisma (Aka “All is Lost,” one of the best films of 2013). For his next adventure, Redford goes softer than a survival story, but nonetheless into an amusing jaunt with “A Walk in the Woods.”
Based on the nonfictional accounts by New Hampshire writer Bill Bryson, Redford embodies the author as an amusing smart-ass, »
- email@example.com (Adam Fendelman)
It was the tale of two stars at the weekend box office, one who opened a film — Jennifer Lopez with Universal’s The Boy Next Door at $15M — and one who tanked — Johnny Depp with Lionsgate’s Mortdecai at $4.1M. The discrepancy between the two films showed one star, Lopez, who kept it cheap and met her audience’s wants head-on, and another, Depp, who at a high price lost himself in a zany caricature disconnected from reality.
Universal’s Blumhouse production Boy Next Door kept it lean and mean with a production budget of $4M, while Lionsgate/OddLot spent $60M on Mortdecai, a figure many still consider exorbitant for an avant garde Depp film in the wake of his spring sci-fi bomb Transcendence which cost $100M.
One studio executive summed it up perfectly today, saying, “Depp should take a page from Jennifer Lopez’s book and do a low-budget »
- Anthony D'Alessandro
Featuring narration from The Craft's Fairuza Balk (and with clips of Robin Tunney, Devon Sawa and co), it made us feel a sudden pang of nostalgia and sent us on our own trip down memory lane to find out where they - and the rest of the '90s teen movie crew - are now.
So, here are 11 stars from some of our favourite '90s teen movies, and what they've gone on to do since:
He went on to play teenage prophet of doom Alex Browning in Final Destination (2000), and appeared as similarly unstable Stan in Eminem's controversial music »
Nicolas Cage has been cast in Osama Bin Laden hunt comedy Army of One.
Cage will play construction worked Gary Faulkner, who made several attempts to sneak into Pakistan and Afghanistan.
The semi-scripted film is expected to diverge from the original narrative.
Cage was most recently seen in Dying of the Light. »
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Okay, maybe that’s not entirely true, but the next team of people likely to stir international controversy over a silly comedy are Borat director Larry Charles and none other than Nicolas Cage in their new satire Army of One.
The Hollywood Reporter first had details on the new project Wednesday, in which Cage plays an ordinary guy from the States who takes it upon himself to hunt down and kill Osama bin Laden. The film is loosely based on a GQ article about Gary Faulkner, a 50-year-old man from Colorado who, according to the piece, “had been found high in the mountains of Pakistan near the Afghan border carrying a sword, a dagger, a pistol, and night-vision equipment” on a one-man quest to kill bin Laden. »
- Brian Welk
Nicolas Cage has signed on to star in Army of One, an upcoming satire from director Larry Charles (Borat, The Dictator), which is based upon the true story of a regular Joe who embarked on a hunt for the notorious Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
THR reports that the project is loosely based upon a GQ article about Gary Faulkner, “a Colorado construction worker who took it upon himself to find Bin Laden, including trying to sneak into Pakistan and Afghanistan numerous times.”
Army of One is set to shoot in March, with The Weinstein Company hoping to have the film ready for release later in the year.
The post Nicolas Cage to hunt Osama bin Laden in Army of One appeared first on Flickering Myth. »
- Gary Collinson
It's once again time to drag out the celebrity equivalent to musty yearbooks: wonderfully dated red carpet photos. With the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday Jan. 25, we dug through the archives and surfaced 20 years of gowns, power couples and confusing trends straight from the SAGs of yore. While Benedict Cumberbatch and Rosamund Pike are still relatively new to the SAG scene, most of the nominees have been walking the show's star-studded carpet for years. This means plenty of hidden treasures, from Jennifer Aniston's formal crop top to Billy Bob Thorton's inexplicable hair. See what 2015's honorees look like »
- Kelli Bender, @kbendernyc
The Weinstein Company announced that Nicolas Cage will star as an average guy who attempts to hunt down Osama Bin Laden in the upcoming "Army of One" comedy, to be directed by Larry Charles (Borat). The story is based on a GQ magazine article about a construction worker/ex-con Gary Faulkner, who attempted to sneak into Pakistan and Afghanistan multiple times armed with a sword in order to find Bin Laden. This obviously took place before Bin Laden was killed by Seal Team 6. The plan is to begin shooting in March and use the same techniques utilized in Charles' other films, like "Bruno" and "The Dictator." It will then hit theaters at the end of 2015. »
Looks like Nicolas Cage is going back to some of his comedy roots for a new movie called Army Of One for Borat director Larry Charles. The planned film will see Cage play a regular ‘Joe’ who decides to get off his backside to hunt Osama Bin Laden.
The Hollywood Reporter has more:
Army of One is loosely based on Chris Heath’s GQ magazine article recounting the real-life misadventures of Gary Faulkner, a Colorado construction worker who took it upon himself to find Bin Laden, including trying to sneak into Pakistan and Afghanistan numerous times.
The Weinstein brothers Harvey and Bob are behind the film with their TWC/ Dimension label, and shooting is set to get underway pretty quickly with Cage and co. going before the cameras in March for a late 2015 release.
Source: THR »
- Paul Heath
Nicolas Cage has been cast in the comedy Army of One, the story of a man who attempted to capture Osama Bin Laden all by himself. The film will be directed Larry Charles (Borat) and is a semi-scripted, "loose retelling" of an article published in GQ. Cage will take on the lead role based on Gary Faulkner, a Colorado man who "picked up a pistol and a samurai sword to sneak across the Pakistan border to hunt down Osama Bin Laden." Principal photography is to begin in early 2015 and there are hopes for an end-of-year release. [The Wrap] »
- Jennifer Maas
Nicolas Cage gets a bit of a bum reputation these days as a bad actor. That's just simply not true. He has far too many great movies with truly unique performances for that to be the case. But, to be fair, he's popped up in quite a few duds in the recent years, many of which went straight to home video. So while his reputation may not be entirely accurate, it's at least understandable. Hopefully Army of One changes that. Directed by Larry Charles (Borat), this new satire is based loosely on the real life of Gary Faulkner, a construction worker from Colorado who quit his day job to travel to the other side of the world and hunt down Osama bin Laden. Obviously he didn't succeed, but he certainly got up to many shenanigans in the process. For example, his most...
- Peter Hall
Imagine if some random guy from Colorado just decided to travel to Pakistan and hunt Osama bin Laden himself? Now imagine if they made a movie about that guy and he was played by the always-entertaining (and forever-fascinating) Nicolas Cage. That's the setup for Army of One, which will star Cage in the leading role. Directed by Larry Charles (Borat), this satire is based loosely on the real life of Gary Faulkner, a construction worker from Colorado who quit his day job to travel to the...
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Star Wars spin-off, Army of One, Extraction, and other movies have made recent film casting, screenwriting, and director news. These films come from movie studios primarily based in the United States. The castings, screenwriters, and directors are subject to change. Army of One Nicolas Cage is set to star in Army of [...]
- Rollo Tomasi
Earlier today, we reported that Nicolas Cage had signed on for Army of One, about an American construction worker who took it upon himself to hunt down Osama bin Laden. The Larry Charles-directed satire is based on an extensive 2010 profile of Larry Faulkner from GQ, but Faulkner came to the attention of the media […]
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