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James Purefoy, Aneurin Barnard to lead 'Interlude In Prague'

7 hours ago | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

John Stephenson’s Mozart drama will begin shooting in Prague in April.

Aneurin Barnard (Citadel) will star as Mozart alongside James Purefoy (Solomon Kane) and Samantha Banks (Les Miserables) in John Stephenson’s (Animal Farm) forthcoming drama Interlude In Prague, which is scheduled to shoot in Prague in April this year.

The plot follows Mozart as he composes his operatic masterpiece Don Giovanni. While visiting Prague, the composer becomes embroiled in a turbulent narrative of lust and murder.

London-based Carnaby International is handling worldwide sales rights and will be introducing the film to buyers at the Efm (Feb 11-19).

Huw Penallt Jones is producing the project for UK-based outfit Productive International alongside Hannah Leader.

Brian Ashby has penned the film’s screenplay, while Charlotte Truman will compose the film’s score.

Interlude In Prague will have cinematography from Michael Brewster and production design from Luciana Arrighi, who won an Oscar for her work on 1992 picture Howards End. »

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New High-Rise Trailer: Tom Hiddleston Has Lost His Clothes

14 hours ago | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Tom Hiddleston has another sexy-creepy movie coming out this year with High-Rise, an adaptation of J. G. Ballard's 1975 sci-fi novel by director Ben Wheatley. Yes, we know that it's a story about an ultramodern high-rise that eventually abandons all social order, starring Hiddleston, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, and James Purefoy. But there are orgies involving Tom Hiddleston, and who is strong enough to say no to that? "Not I," said the Vulture. Watch the latest trailer above, which basically gives the people what they want: naked Tom Hiddleston. What a sight to behold. The other teasers and trailers are below: »

- E. Alex Jung,Jackson McHenry

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New trailer for Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise starring Tom Hiddleston

16 hours ago | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday we brought you a new poster for High-Rise [take a look here], and now the main trailer has arrived online for Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of J. G. Ballard’s classic British thriller which stars Tom Hiddleston. Check it out below after the official synopsis…

High-Rise centers on a new residential tower built on the eve of Thatcher’s England, at the site of what will soon become the world’s financial hub. Designed as a luxurious solution to the problems of the city, it is a world apart.

1975. Two miles west of London, Dr. Robert Laing moves into his new apartment seeking soulless anonymity, only to find that the building’s residents have no intention of leaving him alone. Resigned to the complex social dynamics unfolding around him, Laing bites the bullet and becomes neighbourly. As he struggles to establish his position, Laing’s good manners and sanity disintegrate along with the building. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Watch: Full-length UK Trailer for Ben Wheatley's 'High-Rise' Arrives

18 hours ago | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"How's the high life?" "Prone to fits of mania, narcissism, and power failure." Studiocanal UK has debuted a full-length trailer for Ben Wheatley's film High-Rise, starring Tom Hiddleston as one of the newest residents of the top floor of a massive high rise complex that represents social classes. Jeremy Irons plays the man at the very top, joined by a cast including Luke Evans, Sienna Miller, Elisabeth Moss, James Purefoy, Keeley Hawes and Sienna Guillory. This is looking like the kind of dark, devious, dastardly film I'm anxious to see right now. Lots of complex ideas about society and power crammed into one crazy story - read Jeremy's review or Amanda's review. Hopefully this will be hitting Us theaters soon, too. Enjoy! Here's the new full-length UK trailer for Ben Wheatley's High-Rise, direct from Studiocanal's YouTube: For more updates on High-Rise, follow the film here: @HighRise_movie. It »

- Alex Billington

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New Poster And Trailer For Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise Say Goodbye To The Real World

19 hours ago | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Later this year, moviegoers will be cordially invited to StudioCanal’s High-Rise (otherwise known as Ben Wheatley’s twisted tower of terror), and today’s poster and trailer showcase what happens when Tom Hiddleston’s protagonist bids farewell to the real world.

The actor assumes the role of the intellectual Dr. Robert Laing, who seeks residence in the titular sky-scraper. Held up as the solution to the societal ills of 1970s London, the tower block quickly descends into a cesspool of drugs and violence, with Hiddleston’s Laing caught up somewhere in the middle. Where exactly our protagonist finds himself is of the utmost importance, too, considering that the setup bears semblance to Snowpiercer by relegating the lower class to the bottom floors and upper class to the penthouses.

Less utopian haven and more dystopian nightmare, High-Rise has all the makings of a dark psychological thriller, and considering that Wheatley »

- Michael Briers

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'High-Rise' Trailer Pushes Tom Hiddleston to the Brink of Insanity

19 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While many fans have been looking forward to 2016 for blockbusters such as Captain America: Civil War and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, others have been looking forward to this year for another reason altogether. After being stuck in development for years, the long-awaited adaptation High-Rise will finally hit theaters, with a U.K. release on March 18, with the movie opening at an undetermined date domestically. Today, StudioCanal UK has released a new international trailer and poster, that takes us deeper inside this unique world, created by author J.G. Ballard and brought to life by writer-director Ben Wheatley and star Tom Hiddleston.

The story is set in the year 1975, where, two miles west of London, Dr. Laing (Tom Hiddleston) moves into his new apartment seeking soulless anonymity, only to find that the building's residents have no intention of leaving him alone. Resigned to the complex social dynamics unfolding around him, »

- MovieWeb

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New Full-Length Trailer Hits for High-rise

22 hours ago | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

A brand new full-length trailer is now online for a big screen adaptation of J.G. Ballard's novel High-rise, starring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss and James Purefoy.

High-rise centers on a new residential tower built on the eve of Margaret Thatcher’s rise to power, at the site of what will soon become the world’s financial hub. Designed as a luxurious solution to the problems of the city, it is a world apart. 

Enter Robert Laing (Hiddleston), a young doctor seduced by the high-rise and its creator, the visionary architect Anthony Royal (Irons). Laing discovers a world of complex loyalties, and also strikes up a relationship with Royal’s devoted aide Charlotte (Miller). 

But rot has set in beneath the flawless surface. Sensing discord amongst the tenants, Laing meets Wilder, a charismatic provocateur bent on inciting the situation. Wilder initiates Laing into the »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Watch: Luxury, Class & Desperation Clash In The New Trailer For Ben Wheatley’s Unhinged 'High-Rise’

9 February 2016 4:59 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Okay, in case you’re not dialed in, Ben Wheatley is one of the fastest rising filmmakers in the U.K. and there’s seemingly nothing he can’t do. The filmmaker has hopscotched through all types of genres in just a few short years, often mixing and matching them together for inspired results. “Down Terrace” mixed crime and family drama, “Kill List” blended an assassins movie with spooky horror, “Sightseers” was a hilarious mélange of comedy and serial killers, and “A Field in England” had the distinction of being the only psychedelic psychological thriller set in the mid-17th century during the English Civil War. Wheatley’s really attracted some top talent for his latest film, “High-Rise,” an adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s dark, psychological social satire of the same name, which stars Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss, James Purefoy, Peter Ferdinando and Keeley Hawes. »

- Edward Davis

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New UK Trailer: Ben Wheatley's "High-Rise"

9 February 2016 3:38 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Following on from some excellent one-sheets, rising U.K. filmmaker Ben Wheatley's newest effort "High-Rise" has scored another trailer - this one far less enigmatic than the previous ones.

Showing off much of the plot and setup this time around, the adaptation of J.G. Ballard's dark social satire boasts a stellar cast including Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss and James Purefoy.

Another poster is also out which you can see below. The film opens in the U.K. on March 18th and the U.S. later this year.

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- Garth Franklin

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New poster for Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise

8 February 2016 1:14 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its UK release next month, a new poster has arrived online for Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of J. G. Ballard’s classic British thriller High-Rise; check it out below…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for High-Rise

See Also: Seven new images from High-Rise

High-Rise centers on a new residential tower built on the eve of Thatcher’s England, at the site of what will soon become the world’s financial hub. Designed as a luxurious solution to the problems of the city, it is a world apart.

1975. Two miles west of London, Dr. Robert Laing moves into his new apartment seeking soulless anonymity, only to find that the building’s residents have no intention of leaving him alone. Resigned to the complex social dynamics unfolding around him, Laing bites the bullet and becomes neighbourly. As he struggles to establish his position, Laing’s good manners and sanity disintegrate along with the building. »

- Amie Cranswick

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[Sundance Review] Equity

8 February 2016 6:59 AM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

There were many great films about strong women at this year’s Sundance – Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women and Antonio CamposChristine to name two of the festival’s best features in their own right. Meera Menon’s Equity, a female-driven (written, directed, produced) corporate thriller set in the cut-throat workplace of Manhattan high finance, is a solid addition to this camp, although with nothing of the style or verve of either of those pictures.

The film sets itself up as a women-centric Wall Street, as Anna Gunn’s Naomi Bishop emulates Gordon Gekko’s speech to a crowd of female grad students in one of the film’s opening scenes that she works because “she likes money.” Coming from a poor background, money pays for her brother’s education, or jewelry for herself, but she is a banker also about winning the game – although who she’s playing is a matter of contention. »

- Ed Frankl

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Go Behind the Scenes of SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard

5 February 2016 4:18 PM, PST | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Hands down the best thing about the short-lived “The Following” was actor James Purefoy so when we heard he’ll next be seen in SundanceTV’s adaptation of Joe R. Lansdale’s Hap and Leonard, we were pretty stoked.  The series premieres on… Continue Reading →

The post Go Behind the Scenes of SundanceTV’s Hap and Leonard appeared first on Dread Central. »

- Debi Moore

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Seven new images from Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise starring Tom Hiddleston

29 January 2016 8:30 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following on from yesterday’s poster [take a look here], seven new images have arrived online from Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of J. G. Ballard’s classic British thriller High-Rise featuring Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Luke Evans and Elisabeth Moss. Check them out in the gallery below…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for High-Rise

 

High-Rise centers on a new residential tower built on the eve of Thatcher’s England, at the site of what will soon become the world’s financial hub. Designed as a luxurious solution to the problems of the city, it is a world apart.

1975. Two miles west of London, Dr. Robert Laing moves into his new apartment seeking soulless anonymity, only to find that the building’s residents have no intention of leaving him alone. Resigned to the complex social dynamics unfolding around him, Laing bites the bullet and becomes neighbourly. As he struggles to establish his position, Laing »

- Amie Cranswick

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Latest Batch Of High-Rise Images Tease Ben Wheatley’s Twisted Tower Of Terror

28 January 2016 12:39 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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Tom Hiddleston has a date with destiny in the latest batch of stills for Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise, which send his Dr. Robert Laing into the depths of the director’s twisted tower of terror.

Adapted from  J.G. Ballard’s acclaimed novel of the same name, Wheatley’s latest looks set to be another bold and psychedelic addition to résumé that is becoming increasingly surreal with each passing release. For the uninitiated, the eye-catching British director also helmed Kill List, Sightseers and A Field in England, and his catapulted onto the list of director’s you daren’t take your eye off even in such a short space of time.

As for High-Rise, Hiddleston’s brilliant doctor Laing is the newcomer to a residency that is masking a deep and dark secret. Relegating the lower class to the bottom floors and keeping the upper echelons of society at the tip-top, »

- Michael Briers

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New poster for Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise

28 January 2016 10:20 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new poster has arrived online for director Ben Wheatley’s upcoming adaptation of J. G. Ballard’s classic British thriller High-Rise; check it out here…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for High-Rise

High-Rise centers on a new residential tower built on the eve of Thatcher’s England, at the site of what will soon become the world’s financial hub. Designed as a luxurious solution to the problems of the city, it is a world apart.

1975. Two miles west of London, Dr. Robert Laing moves into his new apartment seeking soulless anonymity, only to find that the building’s residents have no intention of leaving him alone. Resigned to the complex social dynamics unfolding around him, Laing bites the bullet and becomes neighbourly. As he struggles to establish his position, Laing’s good manners and sanity disintegrate along with the building. The lights go out and the lifts »

- Amie Cranswick

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10 Horrifying Serial Killers You’ve Never Heard Of

28 January 2016 6:50 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Cherryvale Museum Collection

The 21st century has seen the concept of the serial killer achieve near mythical potency in popular culture. Never have they been more charismatic, more intelligent, artistic, even poetic. They’re played by the best and brightest of the acting community, seeking to make them more than human, their insanity recast as some form of super-sanity designed to mesh better with the hopeless, deviant mess that the human condition has become.

Mads Mikkelsen portrayed Hannibal Lecter as a Byronic, Luciferian creature, the Devil in an exquisitely tailored three-piece. Michael C. Hall’s Dexter Morgan is a ruggedly handsome killer-of-bad-men, the unsavoury aspects of the serial killer displaced onto his foes. James Purefoy played Joe Carroll, leader of The Following, as a hunky college poetry professor (and the show’s narrative was so clumsy that they actually had Carroll be a hunky college poetry professor before his capture »

- Ben Cooke

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Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up Sundance Wall Street Drama 'Equity'

25 January 2016 2:01 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to "Equity," the first female-driven Wall Street drama. The movie stars Anna Gunn ("Breaking Bad"), James Purefoy ("The Following"), Sarah Megan Thomas ("Backwards") and Alysia Reiner ("Orange is the New Black").  The film follows female investment banker Naomi Bishop as she navigates a world where big money and high-power is brutal and fierce. When a controversial Ipo threatens the delicate balance of power and confidentiality, Naomi finds herself swimming in a shark pool of politics and deception. With an aggressive prosecutor (Alysia Reiner) from her past on her heels, plus a strained relationship with her junior, Erin (Sarah Megan Thomas), Naomi is forced to reexamine her own ambitions and the cutthroat world in which she lives in, one where women have yet to break the glass ceiling.  The film is directed by Meera Menon. Broad Street Pictures' Reiner and Thomas »

- Glen Yi

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Sony Classics Acquires ‘Equity,’ Female-Driven Wall Street Saga

25 January 2016 1:18 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to “Equity,” a female-driven Wall Street tale starring Anna Gunn, James Purefoy, Sarah Megan Thomas and Alysia Reiner. The company made the announcement hours before the film’s world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Monday night in Park City, Utah. “Equity” follows senior investment banker Naomi Bishop (Gunn), who thrives in the fierce world of big money dealings. When a controversial Ipo threatens her fragile balance of power and confidentiality, Naomi finds herself entangled in a web of politics and deception. Also Read: Sundance Scene and Heard: Matt Damon, Kate Beckinsale, »

- Todd Cunningham

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Sundance: Sony Pictures Classics Buys Anna Gunn’s ‘Equity’

25 January 2016 1:11 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sony Pictures Classics has nabbed worldwide rights to “Equity” on the eve of its premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

The film puts a female spin on “The Big Short” and “Margin Call” by focusing on a group of women caught up in the world of high finance. The movie centers on an investment banker (Anna Gunn) who gets entangled in a controversial public offering.

James Purefoy (“The Following”), Sarah Megan Thomas (“Backwards”) and Alysia Reiner (“Orange Is the New Black”) co-star. Meera Menon (“Farah Goes Bang”) directs from a screenplay by Amy Fox.

Fox wrote the story with Thomas and Reiner. Both women serve as producers.

The deal was negotiated on behalf of the producers by CAA. This is the second Sundance deal for Sony Pictures Classics. Last weekend, the indie label bought “Eat That Question – Frank Zappa in His Own Words,” a documentary about the iconoclastic musician. »

- Brent Lang

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Sundance: 'Indignation', 'Equity' find Us homes

25 January 2016 11:10 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Update: James Schamus’ feature directorial debut has gone to Summit in a North American deal in the mid-$2m range.

Meanwhile a rapturous reception for Nate Parker’s slave revolt drama The Birth Of A Nation following its world premiere on Monday put it high up on the target list of buyers.

Spc announced its second worldwide deal on a Sundance film, acquiring Meera Menon’s female-driven Wall Street drama Equity.

Summit has not yet set a release date for Indignation and will likely weigh up critical response before orchestrating a campaign. CAA represented the filmmakers in the deal and FilmNation handles international sales.

Logan Lerman and Sarah Gadon star in the 1951-set Philip Roth adaptation about the ambitious son of a kosher butcher who leaves New Jersey for a conservative Ohio college where he lusts after a troubled girl.

Schamus adapted the screenplay and produced with Likely Story’s Anthony Bregman and Rodrigio Teixeira.

Likely Story’s [link »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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