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The producers held back the Us rights, confident they could get better terms after they show extensive footage to the Hollywood majors and the bigger independents.
Reps from the Us companies will get their first chance to see a compilation of scenes during the Cannes film festival/market later this month.
Crowe stars as an Australian farmer who . four years after the battle of Gallipoli . travels to Istanbul to discover the fate of his sons, reported missing in the action. Olga Kurylenko plays the Turkish woman who owns the hotel in which he stays. The cast includes Jai Courtney, Yilmaz Erdogan, Robert Mammone and Cem Yilmaz.
- Inside Film Correspondent
The post-wwi story follows an Australian father who arrives in Turkey in search of the fate of his three sons, supposedly lost in the battle of Gallipoli. Crowe, Jai Courtney, Olga Kurylenko, Isabel Lucas, Damon Herriman, Michael Dorman, Ryan Corr, Jacqueline McKenzie, Dan Wylie, Robert Mammone and Steve Bastoni star.
- Garth Franklin
Fresh from playing the lead in Fat Tony & Co, Robert Mammone will play a homeless man who is confronted by a malevolent presence on a late-night commuter train in Bunny.
The supernatural thriller is due to start shooting in Sydney in May, the feature directing debut of Us screenwriter Peter Schink, who wrote and was associate producer on the 2010 pic Legion, which starred Paul Bettany and Dennis Quaid.
The plot revolves around a group of strangers on the train who find the body of a young junkie. The original idea came from Sydney-based, Us producer Jeff Wannberg, who regularly commutes to and from Sydney late at night.
.Jeff pitched it to me as The Conjuring on a train,. Schink told If on the line from the Us. »
- Don Groves
The Nine Network.s crime drama Fat Tony & Co. easily won its timeslot on Sunday night. The premiere of the Screentime-produced series starring Robert Mammone as the infamous criminal Tony Mokbel drew 1.379 million viewers in the five capital cities. Adding the regional audience of 443,263, the first episode had a national average of 1.834 million, peaking at 2.06 million.
The second episode was watched by 1.236 million in the capitals/1.6 million. The nine-part series features other original members of the Underbelly franchise including Vince Colosimo as Alphonse Gangitano, Gyton Grantley as Carl Williams, Les Hill as Jason Moran, Madeleine West as Danielle McGuire, Simon Westaway as Mick Gatto, Gerard Kennedy as Graham Kinniburgh, and Kevin Harrington as Lewis Moran The premiere of season four of Seven.s Downton Abbey pulled 1.125 million (down 206,000 on the launch of season three last year) in the capitals, 1.74 million nationally, and ABC.s Rake had 617,000.
The debut of Matchbox »
- Don Groves
4 items from 2014
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