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11 items from 2013


‘Trash’: A Pioneering U.K.-Brazil Co-Production

7 October 2013 1:28 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Rio De Janeiro – One of the hallmark personalities of this year’s 15th Rio de Janeiro Festival was “Billy Elliot” director Stephen Daldry.

In the ninth week of shooting “Trash” an hour’s drive out from Rio, he found time to present “Billy Elliot” in Rio’s Favela do Alemao Cine Carioca, at a screening attended by ballet aficionados in Rio’s favelas, a tougher call than even Northern England.

Daldry also invited journalists to the set of “Trash,” his big-screen adaptation of Andy Mulligan’s novel about three child waste pickers working and living in a rubbish dump. Rooney Mara (“The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”) plays an Ngo worker, Martin Sheen Father Juillaird.

Meanwhile, London-based PeaPie FilmsKris Thykier and Andrea Barata-Ribeiro, at Sao Paulo’s O2 Filmes, presented “Trash” as a co-production case study at the RioMarket.

With Michael and Jeff Zimbalist’s “Pele,” produced by Imagine Ent. »

- John Hopewell

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On the Set of Stephen Daldry's 'Trash' in Rio: Stray Dogs and a Massive Garbage Dump

5 October 2013 5:52 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Rio De Janeiro – A gravel mine was turned into a huge, artificial landfill for Oscar nominee Stephen Daldry’s latest film, Trash – and The Hollywood Reporter was recently on set to see it first hand. Currently filming in Rio de Janeiro, the film stars Martin Sheen, Rooney Mara, Wagner Moura, Selton Mello, and newcomers Gabriel Weinstein, Rickson Tevez and Eduardo Luis. A co-production by Working Title, Fernando MeirellesO2 Filmes, and PeaPie Films, Trash is a contemporary thriller (although S Daldry tells THR it's a “a kid story”) about of three boys, (Raphael, Grado and Rat) who live

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- Paula Zulian

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Zurich names Brazil guest country

4 September 2013 8:11 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Footballer Ronaldo due to walk the ‘green carpet’ at the Zurich Film Festival later this month; New World View opening film named as Brazilian Western.

The Zurich Film Festival, which runs from Sept 26 to Oct 6, has named the guest country for its 9th edition as Brazil.

This year’s New World View programme category will include nine films from a “cross-section of current film-makers” in Brazil.

With the World Cup Final taking place in Brazil next year, Zff has formed a partnership with FIFA. The opening of the New World View section on Sept 28 be attended by footballer Ronaldo as an ambassador of his country.

Presented to the Zff audience by director René Sampaio, the young Brazilian shooting star Fabricio Boliveira and producer Marcello Maia, Brazilian Western (Faroeste Caboclo) will kick off proceedings.

New World View titles

Domėstica / Housemaids

Gabriel Mascaro asked seven youths to follow their nannies with a video camera. His compilation »

- michael.rosser@screendaily.com (Michael Rosser)

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Rooney Mara And Martin Sheen Join Stephen Daldry's Third World Drama Trash

10 July 2013 9:41 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Between 2000's Billy Elliot, 2003's The Hours, and 2009's The Reader, English director Stephen Daldry has been nominated three time for the Academy Awards Best Director honor, and lost. While his last effort, 2011's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close was met with mixed reviews, it still earned two Academy Award nods, one for Best Supporting Actor (Max von Sydow), the other for Best Picture. Essentially, we always expect a Daldry drama to be in the Oscar race. So, watch out for Trash! Deadline reports Martin Sheen and Rooney Mara have signed on to the drama, joining Brazilian actors Wagner Moura ( Elysium), and Selton Mello (The Clown, as well as newcomers Rickson Tevez, Eduardo Luis and Gabriel Weinstein. But what's Trash all about? Based on the Andy Mulligan's young adult novel of the same name, Trash is set in a Third World nation in the not-so-distant future. There, lone children »

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Rooney Mara, Martin Sheen cast in Stephen Daldry's 'Trash'

9 July 2013 10:48 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo's Rooney Mara and The West Wing's Martin Sheen have been cast in Trash.

The pair will appear in Stephen Daldry's Working Title feature, Deadline reports.

Trash chronicles three boys who find themselves running from authorities after they discover something mysterious in the city dump.

The Andy Mulligan adaptation takes place in an unknown third world country.

Mara will star as an Ngo worker, with Sheen on board the film as Father Juilliard.

The three boys will be portrayed by newcomers Rickson Tevez, Eduardo Luis and Gabriel Weinstein.

Wagner Moura (Elysium) and Selton Mello (The Clown) will also star in the 2014 release.

Production on Trash is slated to begin in August on location in Rio de Janeiro.

Mara is currently finishing up on an untitled Terrence Malick project, with Sheen just wrapping up work on The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

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Martin Sheen & Rooney Mara Join Stephen Daldry's 'Trash' Adaptation

9 July 2013 8:32 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Back in 2011, we heard Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and The Reader director Stephen Daldry was going to direct an adaptation of Andy Mulligan's novel Trash for Working Title Films and Peapie Films. The story follows three boys in a third world country who scrape a living by picking through trash. One day they find a leather bag, the contents of which plunge them into a terrifying adventure, pitting their wits against corruption and authority to right a wrong. Now the cast has just gained some big names with Martin Sheen (The Amazing Spider-Man) and Rooney Mara (Side Effects) taking supporting roles. Since the news was announced in 2011, Deadline reports newcomers Rickson Tevez, Eduardo Luis and Gabriel Weinstein have been cast as the three young leads. In addition, rising star Wagner Moura (who will be next seen in Elysium) and Brazilian actor Selton Mello also have roles in the »

- Ethan Anderton

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Mara, Sheen Join Daldry's "Trash"

8 July 2013 9:27 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Martin Sheen and Rooney Mara are set to join Stephen Daldry's next project "Trash" at Working Title Films, PeaPie Films and 02 Filmes.

The story follows three poverty-stricken boys (Rickson Tevez, Eduardo Luis and Gabriel Weinstein) in a Third World country who discover something mysterious and dangerous in a city dump.

Sheen will play Father Juilliard, and Mara will play Olivia, an Ngo worker. Wagner Moura and Selton Mello also star.

Richard Curtis is adapting the script based on Andy Mulligan’s 2010 novel. Shooting is slated to begin in Rio de Janeiro early next month for a May 2014 release.

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- Garth Franklin

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Rooney Mara and Martin Sheen Join Stephen Daldry’s Trash; Michael K. Williams Eyed for Kill The Messenger

8 July 2013 3:53 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close director Stephen Daldry’s next film is casting up.  Deadline reports that Rooney Mara and Martin Sheen have signed on to star in Trash, which is an adaptation of Andy Mulligan’s novel of the same name that centers on “three poverty-stricken boys who discover something unusual, mysterious, and dangerous in a city dump.”  The pic has a script by Richard Curtis (War Horse, Love Actually), and newcomers Rickson Tevez, Eduardo Luis, and Gabriel Weinstein are set to play the three boys, with Wagner Moura (Elysium) and Selton Mello also part of the cast. Hit the jump for more, including a possible release date for Trash and news concerning a The Wire alum joining the thriller Kill the Messenger. Sheen will be playing the character of Father Julliard in the film, while Mara is set as Ngo worker Olivia.  Daldry is noteworthy in that he »

- Adam Chitwood

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Animated Feature 'Rio 2096' Gets An English-Language Trailer (Tells Brazil's Story In 4 Stages)

11 June 2013 1:20 PM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Here's an trailer update for an intriguing new animated feature film I first profiled in April. Directed by Luiz Bolognesi, and titled Rio 2096, A Story of Love and Fury, the animated film tells the story of Brazil in 4 phases: colonization, slavery, military regime, and then looks to the future, in 2096, during which a war for water is taking place.  Promising a history of Brazil that you've never seen told quite like this, central to the narrative is an immortal hero's search for the woman he has been in love with for 600 years. Targeting both youngsters and adults alike with a graphic novel slant to it, the film stars the voice talents of Selton Mello, Camila Pitanga, »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Animated Feature 'Rio 2096, A Story of Love and Fury' Tells Brazil's Story In 4 Stages (Trailer)

24 April 2013 9:58 AM, PDT | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Here's an intriguing new animated feature film that might tickle your fancy. Directed by Luiz Bolognesi, and titled Rio 2096, A Story of Love and Fury, the animated film tells the story of Brazil in 4 phases: colonization, slavery, military regime, and then looks to the future, in 2096, during which a war for water is taking place.  Promising a history of Brazil that you've never seen told quite like this, central to the narrative is an immortal hero's search for the woman he has been in love with for 600 years. Targeting both youngsters and adults alike with a graphic novel slant to it, the film stars the voice talents of Selton Mello, Camila Pitanga, Rodrigo Santoro »

- Tambay A. Obenson

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Movies This Week: February 8-14, 2013

8 February 2013 12:00 PM, PST | Slackerwood | See recent Slackerwood news »

Local filmmaker Ronald Short premiered his comedy Billi & Theodore (seen at top), at the Indianapolis International Film Festival in July 2012, and finally makes its Austin debut Saturday at 10:45 am at Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter. This buddy road-trip film features Jordan McRae and Travis Emery as best friends picking up the pieces as they endure a car-jacking, parking lot brawls, and angry exes. McRae will be in attendance at this special engagement.

Most folks know the Nd Austin venue at 501 Studios as a music venue, but art and film offerings are also taking place throughout the month. On Tuesday at 7 pm, The Puro Chingon Collective presents a free screening of Alfonso Cuaron's Mexican road-trip tale Y Tu Mama Tambien. Be sure to check out Nd Austin calendar for more film-related events including screenings with live scores, and note that the North Door Pizza kitchen opens for calendared events.

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- Debbie Cerda

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