3 items from 2016
Sony Pictures Classics acquired the Paul Verhoeven-directed Elle, starring Isabelle Huppert. Pic plays in competition at Cannes. Films Distribution has acquired international sales rights to Pablo Berger’s latest film Abracadabra and has boarded as co-producer with French production company Noodles Production. The comedy centers on Carmen (Maribel Verdú), a working-class neighborhood housewife who discovers that her husband Carlos (Antonio de la Torre) is possessed by a… »
Though there's been some rumblings about making a second season of The Night Manager, it doesn't sound like there's any interest from the writer or the stars. How will this BBC co-production perform in the ratings? Will it be a hit or a dud for AMC? Stay tuned.
The Night Manager is a story of modern criminality which sees a former British soldier (Tom Hiddleston) recruited by an intelligence operative (Olivia Colman) to infiltrate the inner circle of an arms dealer (Hugh Laurie). The rest of the show's cast includes Tom Hollander, Tobias Menzies, Elizabeth Debicki, Douglas Hodge, and Antonio de la Torre.
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Landing Antonio de la Torre as the co-lead to the already announced Maribel Verdú, we are chalking up Pablo Berger‘s third feature film as a subtitle film item to look out for in 2017. Cineuropa reports that Torre, Quim Gutiérrez, José Mota and José María Pou have joined Abracadabra — with production being set up for early May in Madrid and Navarre.
Gist: This revolves around Carmen (Verdú), a housewife who lives in the Carabanchel neighbourhood of Madrid. One day, she discovers that her husband, Carlos (De la Torre), seems to be possessed by an evil spirit, and so begins a thorough investigation, straddling terror and ludicrousness, to try and get him back.
- Eric Lavallee
3 items from 2016
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