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4 items from 2010


Guy Pearce in Mis-Fits by L.D. Napier

24 September 2010 4:17 PM, PDT | Filmofilia | See recent Filmofilia news »

Mis-Fits is the upcoming L.D. Napier official directorial debut and a story of a “necro-detective,” who searches for peoples lost and or dead relatives.

And, by the way, it’s the project with some serious cast, because Guy Pearce, Cloris Leachman, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Seymour Cassel and Virginie Ledoyen have all been tapped to co-star in it!

The movie is based on a script by Napier, and producer Doug Claybourne says that Mis-Fits “is a wacky comedy in the tone of Harold and Maude.”

Cinematographer Affonso Beato (The Queen) and production designer Richard Hoover (Dead Man Walking) have also climbed aboard for the project, while Ingrid Michaelson is set to write an original song for the film with music by M. Ward.

Napier previously directed the documentaries The Incremental Injury and Every 21 Seconds: Or Why I Scream at the Refrigerator.

But, we still guess that this could be something quite interesting. »

- Fiona

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Pearce, Moreno, Cassel, Leachman, and Ledoyen to Star in L.D. Napier’s Mis-fits

21 September 2010 2:50 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Guy Pearce, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Seymour Cassel, Cloris Leachman, and Virginie Ledoyen have been cast in author-playwright L.D. Napier’s directorial debut Mis-Fits.  According to Variety, the comedy centers on a ‘necro-detective’ who goes in search of people’s lost dead relatives.”  I assume he always comes back with bad news.  Producer Doug Claybourne says that Mis-Fits “is a wacky comedy in the tone of Harold and Maude“.

Filming is set to begin in May with Affonso Beato (The Queen) on board as cinematographer and Richard Hoover (Dead Man Walking) attached as production designer. Ingrid Michaelson will write an original song for the movie with music by M. Ward.  Napier previously directed the documentaries The Incremental Injury and Every 21 Seconds: Or Why I Scream at the Refrigerator.  Pearce recently co-starred in the critically acclaimed Animal Kingdom and The King’s Speech. »

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Guy Pearce and Cloris Leachman Are Mis-Fits

21 September 2010 2:41 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Guy Pearce is one of the Mis-Fits Author and playwright L.D. Napier is set to make her directorial debut with the outrageous comedy Mis-Fits, which just landed Guy Pearce and Cloris Leachman as its two leads. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Seymour Cassel, Virginie Ledoyen, and Catalina Sandino Moreno have also come aboard the project.

L.D. Napier wrote the screenplay, which is being compared to Harold and Maude. The plot revolves around a group of 'necro-detectives'; Private Investigators who track down people's lost or considered dead relatives.

Affonso Beato, the cinematographer behind The Queen, has come aboard the project, as has production designer Richard Hoover. Ingrid Michaelson is teaming with M. Ward to write and produce an original song for Mis-Fits.

Mis-Fits comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Guy Pearce, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Seymour Cassel, Cloris Leachman, Virginie Ledoyen. »

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Guy Pearce, Cloris Leachman are 'Mis-Fits'

21 September 2010 1:00 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Guy Pearce, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Seymour Cassel, Cloris Leachman and Virginie Ledoyen are "Mis-Fits."

The quintet of actors has been cast in author-playwright L.D. Napier's directorial debut, an original comedy that she also wrote. Doug Claybourne will produce through his Make It Happen Prods., with filming scheduled to begin in May.

"Mis-Fits" tells the story of a "necro-detective" who goes in search of people's lost, dead relatives.

"It's a wacky comedy in the tone of 'Harold and Maude,'" said Claybourne ("The Fast and the Furious").

Cinematographer Affonso Beato ("The Queen") and production designer Richard Hoover ("Dead Man Walking") have joined the crew, and Ingrid Michaelson will write an original song for the film with music by M. Ward.

Icm, which reps Claybourne, is also repping sales for the film.

CAA reps Pearce ("The King's Speech"). UTA and Principal Entertainment rep Moreno ("The Twilight Saga: Eclipse"). Abrams Artists Agency »

- By Jay A. Fernandez

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