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Get A First Look At Into The Woods

1 hour ago | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Check out Into The Woods on four exclusive Entertainment Weekly Holiday Preview covers with the inside feature they call “An exclusive look at this winter’s most wickedly beautiful film” which  includes interviews with the filmmakers and cast as well as photos.

EW.com debuts the featurette “A look inside Into The Woods” with additional interviews and new film footage.

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Into The Woods  is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests.

This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy), all tied together by an original story involving a Baker »

- Melissa Thompson

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Steven Spielberg to Shoot Scenes for ‘St. James Place’ in Poland: Report

9 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

London — Steven Spielberg will shoot scenes for Cold War thriller “St. James Place,” starring Tom Hanks, in Wroclaw, Poland in November, according to a report in Film New Europe.

The pic is a U.S.-German co-production based on a script written by the Coen Brothers. The action centers on the first spy exchange between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. As well as Hanks, the cast includes Mark Rylance, Sebastian Koch and Amy Ryan. The film is set in New York and Berlin. The shoot in Wroclaw is supported by the Wroclaw Film Commission.

Rafal Bubnicki from the Wroclaw Film Commission told Film New Europe that the shoot in New York had wrapped and the crew was now shooting in Berlin and Potsdam, Germany. The Wroclaw shoot will take place in the second half of November, with the city representing Berlin at the end of 1950s and early 60s, »

- Leo Barraclough

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Kormakur Set To Direct "Vikingr" Film

7 October 2014 9:48 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Icelandic filmmaker Baltasar Kormakur ("2 Guns," "Contraband") is set to take the helm of the Viking action drama "Vikingr" for Universal Pictures and Rvk Studios. Kormakur and Olafur Egill Egilsson co-wrote the script.

Set during the early days of Viking life, the film reportedly offers a fresh look at Viking culture and is based on the classic tales from the legendary Icelandic Sagas.

Marc Platt, Adam Siegel, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, and Nathalie Marciano will produce. Kormakur has reportedly been trying to get the film made for the past fifteen years.

Source: Screen »

- Garth Franklin

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Universal Pictures Acquires Vikingr; Baltasar Kormakur Directing

7 October 2014 8:54 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Filmmaker Baltasar Kormakur’s next adventure will be Vikingr for Universal Pictures. Kormakur wrote the story and the script, along with Olafur Egill Egilsson.

Producers on the project include Kormakur under his Rvk Studios banner, Marc Platt ProductionsMarc Platt and Adam Siegel, Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and Nathalie Marciano.

The project is based on the classic tales deriving from the legendary Icelandic Sagas, which document larger than life heroes, adventures and battles of early Nordic settlers, as well as daily life in the Viking age.

Universal and Kormakur have a long running relationship going back to his breakthrough picture Contraband, which grossed $91 million worldwide on a $25 million budget. It was based on Kormakur’s Icelandic movie Reykjavik-Rotterdam.

Since then, he has also directed 2 Guns for the studio as well as the upcoming drama Everest. Set to be released on September 18, 2015, Everest is inspired by the »

- Michelle McCue

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'2 Guns' Director Takes on 'Vikingr' for Universal

7 October 2014 8:49 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Filmmaker Baltasar Korm&#225kur's next adventure will be Vikingr for Universal Pictures. Kormakur wrote the story and the script, along with &#211lafur Egilsson.

Producers on the project include Kormakur under his Rvk Studios banner, Marc Platt Productions' Marc Platt and Adam Siegel, Working Title's Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and Nathalie Marciano.

The project is based on the classic tales deriving from the legendary Icelandic Sagas, which document larger than life heroes, adventures and battles of early Nordic settlers, as well as daily life in the Viking age.

Universal and Kormakur have a long running relationship going back to his breakthrough picture Contraband, which grossed $91 million worldwide on a $25 million budget. It was based on Kormakur's Icelandic movie Reykjavik-Rotterdam. Since then, he has also directed 2 Guns for the studio as well as the upcoming drama Everest.

Vikingr comes to theaters in 2016. »

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Universal boards Baltasar Kormakur’s Vikingr

7 October 2014 4:29 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Icelandic filmmaker’s latest venture with Universal will be based on tales of Nordic settlers and life in the Viking age.

Kormakur, who has been looking to make the film for the past 15 years, wrote the story and the script along with Olafur Egill Egilsson.

Kormakur produces through his Rvk Studios alongside Marc Platt ProductionsMarc Platt and Adam Siegel, Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and Nathalie Marciano.

Universal and Kormakur began his relationship with Universal on the 2012 action drama Contraband and has since made 2 Guns and the upcoming thriller Everest. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Baltasar Kormakur joins Universal’s Vikingr

7 October 2014 4:29 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Icelandic filmmaker’s latest venture with Universal will be based on tales of Nordic settlers and life in the Viking age.

Kormakur wrote the story and the script along with Olafur Egill Egilsson.

Kormakur produces through his Rvk Studios alongside Marc Platt ProductionsMarc Platt and Adam Siegel, Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and Nathalie Marciano.

Universal and Kormakur began his relationship with Universal on the 2012 action drama Contraband and has since made 2 Guns and the upcoming thriller Everest. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Universal Acquires Baltasar Kormakur’s ‘Vikingr’

7 October 2014 11:20 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Universal Pictures has acquired “Vikingr,” to be directed by “2 Guns” and “Contraband” helmer Baltasar Kormakur.

Kormakur wrote the story and also penned the script with Olafur Egill Egilsson.

Producers on the project include Kormakur under his Rvk Studios banner, Marc Platt ProductionsMarc Platt and Adam Siegel, Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and Nathalie Marciano.

The project is based on the classic tales deriving from the legendary Icelandic Sagas, which document larger than life heroes, adventures and battles of early Nordic settlers, as well as daily life in the Viking age.

Uni and Kormakur have a long running relationship going back to his breakthrough pic “Contraband,” which over-performed at the box office bringing in $91 million worldwide on a $25 million budget. Since then, he has also directed “2 Guns” for the studio as well as “Everest,” which is a co-production between Uni and Working Title.

He is repped by Wme and attorney Peter Nelson. »

- Justin Kroll

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Baltasar Kormákur To Direct Vikings Tale ‘Vikingr’ For Universal

7 October 2014 10:59 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Universal Pictures is staying in the cold-weather business with Baltasar Kormákur. The studio has acquired Vikingr, a project based on the classic tales deriving from the Icelandic Sagas. Those stories document the larger-than-life heroes, adventures and battles of early Nordic settlers as well as daily life in the Viking age. Everest helmer Kormákur, an Icelander, will direct the pic based on the screenplay he wrote with Olafur Egill Egilsson.

Kormákur is currently in post on Everest for Universal, Working Title and Cross Creek Pictures. That mountain climbing disaster pic has a September 2015 release date and stars Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes and Jake Gyllenhaal. The director, whose The Deep was shortlisted for the Foreign Language Oscar in 2012, also helmed Universal’s 2 Guns last year and 2012’s Contraband.

Vikingr producers include Kormákur under his Rvk Studios banner; Marc Platt ProductionsMarc Platt and Adam Siegel; Working Title’s Tim Bevan »

- The Deadline Team

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'2 Guns' Filmmaker Sells Viking Movie to Universal

7 October 2014 10:51 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Universal is back in business with director Baltasar Kormákur, the director of its action hits 2 Guns and Contraband. The studio has picked up Vikingr, a Viking action drama that has the Icelandic filmmaker’s imprimatur. Kormákur wrote the story and co-wrote the screenplay with Ólafur Egill Egilsson. Kormákur will also produce via his Rvk Studios banner, along with Marc Platt ProductionsMarc Platt and Adam Siegel, Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, and Nathalie Marciano. The project is close to Kormakur’s heart as it tells of the early days of Viking life. According to the studio, Vikingr is “based on

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Spielberg's Cold War Film Begins Shooting

6 October 2014 1:21 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Production has officially begun on Steven Spielberg's untitled cold war spy thriller starring Tom Hanks. 20th Century Fox is co-financing the film with DreamWorks in association with Participant Media.

The film is the true story of James Donovan, an attorney who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.

Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, Alan Alda and more star in the project which will shoot on location in New York and Berlin.

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen have penned the script while Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger will produce. An October 16th 2015 release is set.

Source: 20th Century Fox »

- Garth Franklin

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Steven Spielberg Begins Principal Photography On Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller Starring Tom Hanks

6 October 2014 1:16 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Three-time Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg has begun principal photography on an untitled Cold War spy thriller starring two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks (“Forrest Gump,” “Philadelphia”).

The production, which also stars Tony Award winner Mark Rylance (“Intimacy,” “The Other Boleyn Girl”), Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan (“Gone Baby Gone,” “Win Win”) and Academy Award nominee Alan Alda (“M*A*S*H,” “Crimes and Misdemeanors”), will shoot on location in New York and Berlin.

Production in New York was possible due to support from state and local film agencies, and in Berlin, through the support of several film funds.

The film is the true story of James Donovan, an attorney who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.

20th Century Fox is co-financing the film with DreamWorks in association with Participant Media, »

- Michelle McCue

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Steven Spielberg Begins Filming his Cold War Spy Movie With Tom Hanks

6 October 2014 10:56 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Dreamworks Pictures announced this morning that director Steven Spielberg has official started production on his currently Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller, with Tom Hanks set to star alongside more impressive casting additions.  Come inside to learn more!

Check out the press release for this upcoming historical film (based on a true story), and why you should probably start getting interested already: 

Three-time Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg has begun principal photography on an untitled Cold War spy thriller starring two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks (“Forrest Gump,” “Philadelphia”). The production, which also stars Tony® Award winner Mark Rylance (“Intimacy,” “The Other Boleyn Girl”), Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan (“Gone Baby Gone,” “Win Win”) and Academy Award nominee Alan Alda (“M*A*S*H,” “Crimes and Misdemeanors”), will shoot on location in New York and Berlin.

Production in New York was possible due to support from state and local film agencies, »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks Begin Shooting Cold War Thriller

6 October 2014 10:11 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Three-time Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg has begun principal photography on an Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller starring two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks (Forrest Gump, Philadelphia). The production, which also stars Tony Award winner Mark Rylance (Intimacy, The Other Boleyn Girl), Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan (Gone Baby Gone, Win Win) and Academy Award nominee Alan Alda (M*A*S*H, Crimes and Misdemeanors), will shoot on location in New York and Berlin.

Production in New York was possible due to support from state and local film agencies, and in Berlin, through the support of several film funds.

The film is the true story of James Donovan, an attorney who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.

20th Century Fox is co-financing the film with DreamWorks in association with Participant Media, »

- MovieWeb

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Spielberg Starts Tom Hanks Cold War Spy Thriller

6 October 2014 9:52 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Spielberg's spy thriller tells the true story of attorney James Donovan (Hanks), who is pushed into the Cold War when the CIA sends him on a mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Spielberg will also produce the film with Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger. The executive producers are Adam Somner and Daniel Lupi. The film will be released in U.S. theaters October 16, 2015. Participant Media is partnering on the film; Twentieth Century Fox is also co-financing and will handle its international release, while The Walt Disney Company will release the film domestically on October 16, 2015. DreamWorks’ partner, Reliance, will oversee distribution in India. Production in New York was possible due to support from state and local film agencies, and in Berlin, through the support of several film funds. Also starting production this month is DreamWorks/Participant Media's period drama "The Light Between Oceans," adapted »

- Anne Thompson

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Simon Helberg’s ‘We’ll Never Have Paris’ Acquired for U.S. by Orion Releasing

23 September 2014 6:57 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The directorial debut of “Big Bang Theory” star Simon Helberg, “We’ll Never Have Paris,” has been acquired for North American rights by Orion Releasing.

Orion will release the film theatrically in select markets on Jan. 22, 2015 in advance of a VOD release. Helberg wrote and starred in the romantic comedy, which was co-directed by his wife, Jocelyn Towne. It also stars Zachary Quinto, Melanie Lynskey, Alfred Molina, Jason Ritter and Maggie Grace.

The film is based on Helberg and Towne’s real-life romantic history. Helberg plays a neurotic man in the midst of a quarter-life crisis that reaches a peak when a coworker (Grace) confesses his love for him as he’s about to propose to his longtime girlfriend, played by Lynskey. He then leaves his girlfriend and quickly regrets the decision — only to find out that she has fled to Paris.

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- Alex Stedman

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We’ll Never Have Paris finds Us home

23 September 2014 4:30 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Orion Releasing has acquired North American rights to Big Bang Theory star Simon Helberg’s feature directorial debut. K5 International handles sales outside North America.

We’ll Never Have Paris stars Helberg, Melanie Lynskey, Zachary Quinto, Alfred Molina, Jason Ritter, Maggie Grace and will open in a limited theatrical pattern on January 22, 2015, ahead of VOD.

Robert Ogden Barnum produced the rom-com alongside Katie Mustard, Helberg and Jocelyn Towne, Helberg’s wife who co-directed. Executive producers are Marc Platt, Cassian Elwes and Judd Rubin.

The story follows a lovelorn man as he chases his spurned true love across the Atlantic. The film premiered at SXSW and closed Edinburgh.

“This is a deeply personal film for us that looks closely at the pain and suffering leading up to our catastrophic proposal,” said Towne and Helberg. “And we’re thrilled that Orion finds it as hilarious as we do.”

UTA Independent Film Group brokered the deal on behalf of the »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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‘Big Bang Theory’ Star Simon Helberg's Directorial Debut Acquired by Orion

23 September 2014 3:00 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Orion Releasing has acquired North American rights to “We'll Never Have Paris,” the directorial debut of “The Big Bang Theory” star Simon Helberg, who also wrote, produced and stars in the film, it was announced Tuesday. Helberg co-directed the romantic comedy with his wife Jocelyn Towne, and he stars alongside Melanie Lynskey (“Happy Christmas”), Zachary Quinto (“Star Trek”), Alfred Molina (“Spiderman 2”), Jason Ritter (“Parenthood”) and Maggie Grace (“Taken”). The film was produced by Robert Ogden Barnum (“All Is Lost”), Katie Mustard (“The Greatest”), Helberg and Towne, and executive produced by Marc Platt, Cassian Elwes and Judd Rubin. It will be released. »

- Jeff Sneider

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Meryl Streep Creeps Through First Into The Woods Poster

16 September 2014 9:35 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Into The Woods is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests.

Get your first look at the brand new poster from Disney.

This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), and Rapunzel (MacKenzie Mauzy)—all tied together by an original story involving a baker and his wife (James Corden & Emily Blunt), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the witch (Meryl Streep) who has put a curse on them.

Rob Marshall, the acclaimed filmmaker behind the Academy Award-winning musical “Chicago” and Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” directs the film, which is based on the Tony-winning original musical by James Lapine, who also penned the screenplay, »

- Melissa Thompson

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Meryl Streep Dominates the New Poster for Into the Woods

16 September 2014 9:21 AM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

Disney's upcoming live-action musical, Into the Woods, based on a play of the same name has revealed an all new movie poster that features Meryl Streep's villainous Witch character front and center.  Come inside to check it out!

To be honest...this is just kind of a boring poster.  While it's menacing and shows off the danger that the Witch poses, with the snarly looking woods as well, it also does very little to attract people.  If I were to see this in the theater, I wouldn't automatically think, "I want to know more about this movie."  That's not to say that it's horrible by any means, it's just not all that exciting either. 

Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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