4 items from 2015
The film will open in theaters August 21.
In the not-distant future, a disastrous radioactive event has obliterated most of civilization. Yet somewhere deep in the American South is a valley that remains untouched; evidence of a micro-climate or some other miracle. A young farm girl, Ann Burden (Margot Robbie), is grittily surviving on her own in this valley, fearing she may actually be the proverbial last woman on earth. Then, she discovers the most astonishing sight of her life: another human being.
John Loomis (Chiwetel Ejiofor) arrives in the valley a cipher; a distraught scientist nearly driven mad by radiation exposure and his desperate search for others. He and Ann share little in common beyond survival. Even so, as Ann nurses Loomis back to health, they build a fragile, imperative strand of trust across »
- Michelle McCue
“After the end of the world, one place was spared,” the tension-packed trailer begins.
Robbie stars as the only resident of a fertile valley that survived a nuclear war. She meets two more survivors, first bonding with Chiwetel Ejiofor’s scientist, who’s suffering from radiation exposure. That friendship unravels when Chris Pine’s character emerges from the surrounding forest.
- Dave McNary
Eric Lavallee: Name me three of your favorite “2014 discoveries” …
Sophia Lin: Top of the list of my 2014 discoveries was New Zealand. We filmed Z for Zachariah on the Banks Peninsula, outside Christchurch on the South Island. It was an amazing months-long adventure that was incredibly challenging but gratifying. We made wonderful new friends while working amidst some of the greatest landscape in the world and got just a new perspective on everything. Another discovery is that I realized I could probably live in Los Angeles, which was a total surprise! I did a short television job there over the summer, and it was by far the longest I had spent there. It was interesting to realize living there could be an option. And finally, my third discovery is tied between Guardians of the Galaxy and Taylor Swift. I really got in touch with my teen-aged populist side this year, »
- Eric Lavallee
Two weeks before the start of the Sundance Film Festival, one of its highest-profile titles has secured distribution, as Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions will partner on the release of Craig Zobel’s “Z For Zachariah,” which stars Margot Robbie, Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor, TheWrap has learned.
While its involvement had never been reported, Lionsgate has actually had the project for some time, though the company only recently decided on its release plans.
- Jeff Sneider
4 items from 2015
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