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In 1996 Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore starred in “The Juror,” an uninspired thriller (with the unfortunate ad line “There is no defense”) in which she played a single mom blackmailed by his Mafia hitman into swaying the jury she’s on, lest he kill her son. Both actors had just passed the crest of their brief big-screen stardom, though that wasn’t necessarily evident at the time, even if “The Juror” certainly didn’t help keep them at the top.
Two decades later, Baldwin is something of an institution — albeit mostly for TV comedy, not a path one would have anticipated back then — while Moore, though she’s worked sporadically, feels like a missing person in any recent pop-culture census. The difference in their career arcs can be attributed to many things, an obvious one being Hollywood’s greater willingness to grant a second act to male stars who’ve aged out of their initial hunkdom, as »
- Dennis Harvey
Michael Mailer and producer Jennifer Gelfer discuss the selection of Demi Moore's wardrobe with costume designer Evren Catlin (Liz W Garcia's One Percent More Humid starring Juno Temple, Maggie Siff, Julia Garner, Alessandro Nivola), Dylan McDermott's character not covering up a tattoo, what is real and what isn't, and why Blind (which has a screenplay by John Buffalo Mailer) is not Disney or Nicholas Sparks (Message In A Bottle, A Walk To Remember, The Notebook, Nights In Rodanthe, Dear John, The Longest Ride).
Bill Oakland (Alec Baldwin), a novelist and professor who lost his wife and his eyesight in a crash, meets Suzanne Dutchman (Demi Moore) whose husband Mark (Dylan McDermott) was sent to prison for insider trading. She has to »
- Anne-Katrin Titze
In the past few months, Alec Baldwin has starred with Diane Lane in Eleanor Coppola's Paris Can Wait (which has its UK première at the Edinburgh International Film Festival), had an Unbound conversation with Anna Sale at the Bam Howard Gilman Opera House for the book launch of Nevertheless: A Memoir, continued to portray Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, and is now appearing opposite Demi Moore and Dylan McDermott in Michael Mailer's Blind (with a screenplay by John Buffalo Mailer), which will shortly be seen on the big screen.
Producer Jennifer Gelfer who is currently directing her first film The Second Sun joined Michael Mailer and me at the end of last year for a Blind conversation at Cafe Orlin in New York's East Village.
Alec Baldwin as Bill Oakland: "Alec really trained hard. »
- Anne-Katrin Titze
Twenty years later, the two are in another movie together Blind.
Catch the trailer now.
A novelist blinded in a car crash (Alec Baldwin) which killed his wife rediscovers his passion for both life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife (Demi Moore) of an indicted businessman (Dylan McDermott).
The Vertical Entertainment film opens in theaters July 14th.
- Michelle Hannett
Keep up with the wild and wooly world of indie film acquisitions with our weekly Rundown of everything that’s been picked up around the globe. Check out last week’s Rundown here.
-Sony Pictures is acquiring the worldwide rights to “Greyhound,” the World War II drama written by Tom Hanks, Deadline reports. Hanks will also star in the film, which will be directed by Aaron Schneider (“Get Low”), and produce with his Playtone partner Gary Goetzman.
- Graham Winfrey
North American rights to “Blind,” a romantic drama starring Alec Bladwin, Demi Moore and Dylan McDermott, have been picked up by Vertical Entertainment, with a late summer/early fall release date targeted.
Foresight Unlimited is selling international rights at the European Film Market in Berlin.
“Blind,” directed by Michael Mailer, is the story of a novelist (Baldwin) who’s blinded in a car crash that kills his wife. He has an affair with the neglected wife (Moore) of an indicted businessman (McDermott) and rediscovers his passion for writing.
- Carole Horst
Foresight Unlimited will introduce the title to international buyers in Berlin today [Feb 9].
Vertical has earmarked a late summer or early autumn release for the story about a novellist who loses his sight in a car crash that kills his wife and embarks upon an affair.
Martin Tuchman, Mailer, Fisher, Pamela Thur and Jennifer Gelfer served as producers and Alan Helene, Alessandro Penazzi, Scott Kluge, Baldwin, Mallory Schwartz, Foresight’s Mark Damon and Tamara Birkemoe, Terry Allen Kramer, Khuloud Kelly Rabadi, David Moscow, and Johnathan Gray served as executive producers.
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7 items from 2017
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