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Screen Star of Tomorrow Sophie Cookson stars in the 16th Century-set story about a young woman who infiltrates the court of the embattled Holy Roman Emperor Charles V to avenge the death of her father.
Paradigm represents Us rights.
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Andreas Wiseman)
Sigourney Weaver will join Felicity Jones and Liam Neeson in Juan Antonio Bayona's film adaptation of Patrick Ness' award-winning children's fantasy novel "A Monster Calls" at Focus Features, River Road Entertainment, Participant Media and Lionsgate International.
The story follows a young boy who attempts to deal with bullying at the hands of his classmates, and the terminal illness of his mother (Jones), by escaping into a fantastical world through the guidance of a tree monster (Neeson). Weaver will play his grandmother. [Source: Heat Vision]
Wes Bentley ("The Hunger Games") will join Zac Efron in Max Joseph's drama "We Are Your Friends," the story of a troubled aspiring DJ named Cole who finds his place in the world of electronic dance music.
Bentley will play James, a wealthy, binge-drinking DJ who takes Cole under his wing and mentors him to success in the world of Edm. »
- Garth Franklin
Paradigm represents Us rights to the long-gestating 16th century action-adventure. Cookson plays a young woman who infiltrates the court of the embattled Holy Roman Emperor Charles V to avenge the death of her father.
Lee Tamahori remains at the helm and will commence principal photography on September 1 in the Czech Republic and Belgium.
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Other cast members in “Emperor,” directed by Lee Tamahori, include Paz Vega (“Talk to Her”), Gotz Otto (“Cloud Atlas”) Bill Skarsgard (“Anna Karenina”), Thomas Kretschmann (“Valkyrie”), Oliver Platt and Rutger Hauer.
The project was announced at Cannes with Brody and Tamahori attached. Shooting starts Sept. 1 in Prague and Ghent.
- Dave McNary
Shooting on first English language film from Arsen A Ostojic [pictured] starts in September.
Parkland Pictures has boarded The Man in the Box.
Set in Tirol at the end of WWII, The Man in the Box focuses on a teenage boy whose family hides a Jewish doctor who had saved the boy’s life before the war.
Shooting is scheduled for Sept 8.
Also on Parkland’s Cannes slate is thriller Pharmacide, romance Secret Love, WWII action film Allies and marijuana legalisation documentary California High. »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Ian Sandwell)
Slamdance winner won the Max Ophüls Prize at the weekend, granting it a slot in the Berlinale.
The film, which is in the Lola nomination long list, will therefore also have a screening slot in the Berlinale’s Perspektive Deutsches Kino on Feb 16.
Billed by the filmmakers as “the world’s first Fogma film” (with the obligatory manifesto), Love Steaks had its world premiere at Munich Filmfest last June where it won all four prizes of the Young German Cinema Support Awards.
This included for Best Screenplay, despite the film not having had any written dialogue and featuring the staff and guests at a wellness hotel on the Baltic Sea coast playing themselves alongside newcomers Lana Cooper and Franz Rogowski..
Lass’ graduation film from the University of Film »
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6 items from 2014
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