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Exclusive: Shooting is underway in Colombia on the true-life story of the group of mostly Chilean miners trapped underground for 69 days following a mine collapse in 2010.
Good Universe kicked off international sales at the Afm on The 33, the first international film to qualify for Colombia’s Law 1556 production incentive.
The new legislation provides 40% rebate on local labour spend, with a 20% savings on items such as catering, transport and hotels.
Principal photography on the $20m Us-Chile-China project kicked off on December 7. Colombia’s Dynamo is the production services company and the shoot will continue into January in the Colombian mines in Nemocón outside Bogotá, before relocating to Chile for exteriors.
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With Santa Claus just hours away from leaving presents under the tree around the world, a handful of actors and actresses got some gifts early from their agents in Hollywood... Jessica Lange will take a break from freaking people on "American Horror Story" to take a role in "The Gambler" starring Mark Wahlberg, the remake of Karel Reisz's 1974 drama. Rupert Wyatt will direct the film about "a college professor whose gambling addiction takes over his life even after his debts lead to some nasty new friends." Lange will play Wahlberg's rich mom, with Brie Larson also on board in a co-starring role, with a script penned by William Monahan. [Deadline] There's always room for one more. Already boasting a huge ensemble that includes Juliette Binoche, James Brolin, Oscar Nunez, Antonio Banderas, Kate Del Castillo, Lou Diamond Phillips, Mario Casas, Juan Pablo Raba, Tenoch Huerta, Jacob Vargas, Marco Trevino and Alejandro Goic, »
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The true story tale deals with the collapsed Copiapo copper mine in 2010 and the 33 miners who remained trapped more than 2,000 feet underground.
Binoche replaces Jennifer Lopez who dropped out due to "American Idol" commitments. Kate Del Castillo, Lou Diamond Phillips, Mario Casas, Juan Pablo Raba, Tenoch Huerta, Jacob Vargas, Marco Trevino and Alejandro Goic also star.
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- Garth Franklin
Here's a look at today's casting news: Dustin Hoffman (Luck) will join director Stephen Frears' untitled cycling project that stars Ben Foster as Lance Armstrong. Juliette Binoche (Words and Pictures), James Brolin and Oscar Nuñez (The Office) join Antonio Banderas and Martin Sheen in The 33, director Patricia Riggen's film about the Chilean workers trapped in a mining disaster. Hit the jump for more on both pictures. First up is The 33, with word of Binoche, Brolin and Nuñez's addition coming via Deadline. The movie recaptures the story of the 2010 Copiapo copper mine collapse and the 33 miners who becamed trapped more than 2,000 feet underground. Binoche replaces Jennifer Lopez in a strong female role. Kate Del Castillo, Lou Diamond Phillips, Mario Casas, Juan Pablo Raba, Tenoch Huerta, Jacob Vargas, Marco Trevino and Alejandro Goic fill out the cast. The 33 will shoot on location in Bogotá, Colombia. Here's the »
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Title: Gloria Director: Sebastián Lelio Starring: Paulina García, Sergio Hernández, Diego Fontecilla, Fabiola Zamora, Alejandro Goic, Coca Guazzini, Hugo Moraga, Luz Jiménez, Cristián Carvajal, Liliana García, Antonia Santa María, Eyal Meyer, Marcial Tagle, Marcela Said. ‘Gloria’ is a Chilean-Spanish drama directed by Sebastián Lelio, that premiered in competition at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival, where Paulina García won the Silver Bear for Best Actress. Gloria (Paulina García) is a 58 year old divorcée. Her children have all left home but she has no desire to spend her days and nights alone. Determined to defy old age and loneliness, she rushes headlong into a whirl of singles’ parties on the [ Read More ]
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- Chiara Spagnoli Gabardi
The SXSW Film Conference & Festival has just released a nearly complete lineup of its planned features for SXSW 2013, taking place March 8-16. The Festival will be kicking off with the world premiere of The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, and will feature other headliners Evil Dead, Spring Breakers, and Hawking.
The lineup announced today consists of 109 full-length features, including 68 films from first-time directors. There are 69 World Premieres, 14 North American Premieres, and 5 U.S. Premieres. These were selected from a record 2,096 submissions, including 1,482 from the U.S. and 614 international features. Submissions overall went up 7% to a total of 5,682. For the first time, Audience Awards will be selected in all categories.
"It's an incredible privilege to sift through so much exciting work, and every year brings new surprises. Though trends emerge after the fact, not consciously while we're programming, much of this year's program embraces love and the need/search/desire for connection," says »
6 items from 2013
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