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Liam Neeson action-thriller 'The Commuter' sets shoot and release dates

13 July 2016 10:17 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Director Jaume Collet-Serra’s action-thriller backed by Studiocanal begins production this month.

Production on Liam Neeson action-thriller The Commuter will get underway on July 25.

The Commuter will star Neeson as an ordinary businessman on his way home who gets caught up in a criminal conspiracy. Vera Farmiga will co-star.

The film reunites director Jaume Collet-Serra with his Non-Stop star Neeson.

Byron Willinger and Phil de Blasi wrote the screenplay and The Picture Company’s Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman are producing.

Studiocanal will distribute in UK, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. Lionsgate will release in Us on October 13, 2017.

UK release is set for October 20, 2017. »

- andreas.wiseman@screendaily.com (Andreas Wiseman)

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The Commuter: Liam Neeson's next movie adds Vera Farmiga

17 June 2016 4:15 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Liam Neeson is set to star in The Commuter - and Vera Farmiga has just been added to the cast...

Just off paranormal investigation duty in The Conjuring 2, Vera Farmiga will be taking another thrill ride with Liam Neeson on board The Commuter

Jaume Collet-Serra (Non-Stop, Run All Night) will be directing from a screenplay written by Byron Willinger and Phil de Blasi. He will co-executive-produce alongside partner Juan Sola from his own Ombra Films production house, with Studiocanal’s Ron Halpern and The Picture Company’s Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman co-producing.

Collet-Serra - whose new film, The Shallows, is heading to cinemas shortly, has worked with both Farmiga and Neeson before. In Orphan, Farmiga played the adoptive mother of a doll-faced but demonic little girl, while Neeson traded his desk job for a high-altitude nightmare in Non-Stop and regained consciousness from a coma to »

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Farmiga Joins Neeson In "Commuter"

17 June 2016 1:07 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Vera Farmiga ("The Conjuring") has joined the cast of the Jaume Collet-Serra-directed, Liam Neeson-led thriller "The Commuter" for Studiocanal and the Picture Company.

Neeson plays a businessman caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home. Farmiga will play a mysterious woman who boards a commuter train and proposes an enticing opportunity to Neeson’s character.

Collet-Serra and Neeson previously teamed on "Run All Night," "Nonstop" and "Unknown". Byron Willinger and Phil de Blasi wrote the script while Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman are producing. Filming kicks off this summer.

Source: Variety »

- Garth Franklin

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Vera Farmiga Joins Liam Neeson in Thriller ‘The Commuter’

17 June 2016 11:32 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Conjuring 2” star Vera Farmiga is coming aboard the Liam Neeson thriller “The Commuter.”

Jaume Collet-Serra is directing the film, marking the fourth collaboration between Neeson and Collet-Serra, who teamed up on last year’s “Run All Night,” 2013’s “Nonstop” and 2011’s “Unknown.”

Byron Willinger and Phil de Blasi wrote the script for Studiocanal and the Picture Company. Shooting is expected to start this summer.

The Picture Company’s Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman are producing. Collet-Serra will also serve as executive producer along with his Ombra Films partner Juan Sola.

Lionsgate bought U.S. rights for “The Commuter” and the “Our Kind of Traitor,” starring Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts, in November at the American Film Market.

The Commuter” centers on a businessman caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home. Farmiga will play a mysterious woman who boards a commuter train and proposes an »

- Dave McNary

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Vera Farmiga Follows ‘Conjuring 2’ By Boarding ‘The Commuter’ With Liam Neeson

17 June 2016 9:00 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Vera Farmiga will star alongside Liam Neeson in The Commuter, the Studiocanal-backed thriller that will be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and will start production this summer. Byron Willinger and Phil de Blasi wrote the script and Lionsgate is distributing in the U.S. The film is being produced by The Picture Company’s Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman. Farmiga will play a mysterious woman who boards a commuter train and proposes an enticing opportunity to… »

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Vancouver Film:"Beyond", Deathnote", "Van Helsing"

22 April 2016 12:40 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Thanks to VancouverFilm.Net, here is the Vancouver Film Production Update for May 2016, including "Beyond", Deathnote", "Van Helsing" and a whole lot more:   

Death Note

Feature

Dn (Canada) Productions Inc

Executuve Producer: Brendan Ferguson

Jun 22/16 - Aug 15/16

Further Adventures Of Max & Banks 2 & 3

Feature

Gramercy Film Productions

Producer: Michael Deluca, Erika Mitchell, Dana Brunetti, Marcus Viscidi

Feb 16/16 - Jul 12/16

Incursion

Feature

Incursion Productions Ltd.

Apr 18/16 - May 09/16

Shirt

Feature

Shirt Productions Canada Inc.

Executuve Producer: Brent O'Connor

Feb 29/16 - May 25/16

The Solutrean

Feature

Solutre Inc.

Producers: Andrew Rona, Robin Le Chanu

Feb 22/16 - May 06/16

Project MC2

Web Series

Project MC2 Productions Inc.

Executuve Producer: Shauna Phelan

Mar 21/16 - Jun 16/16

A Series Of Unfortunate Events

TV Series

Olaf Productions Inc.

Producer: Rose Lam

Apr 04/16 - Aug 12/16

Aftermath

TV Series

Aftemath Production (West) LLC

Producers: Connie Dolphin, Suzanne Berger

May 02/16 - Aug 31/16

Beyond - Season 1

TV Series

Bad Angels Productions Ltd.

Executive Producer: »

- Michael Stevens

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Paramount, Appian To Produce "Corporation"

7 April 2016 7:36 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Paramount Pictures and Appian Way have won the film rights to T.J. English's upcoming Cuban mob crime novel "The Corporation". T.J. English's book is based on the real life saga of the Cuban mob from the 1950s to the 80s in Miami and New York.

Benicio Del Toro is attached to star as Jose Miguel Battle Sr., the leader of the powerful Cuban mafia who was trained by the CIA, imprisoned, and then returned to the U.S. to begin building a crime empire that dabbled in gambling, drug trafficking and murder.

David Matthews will adapt the script while Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson, Andrew Rona, Jaydee Freixas, Tony Gonzalez and Alex Heineman are producing.

Source: THR »

- Garth Franklin

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Paramount, Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Land ‘The Corporation’ With Benicio del Toro Starring

7 April 2016 7:29 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Paramount and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way have bought the rights to Cuban-American crime saga “The Corporation” with Benicio del Toro attached to star.

The studio and Paramount-based production company won an auction for T.J. English’s upcoming book “The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuba American Underworld.” The nonfiction book will be published in 2017 by William Morrow. David Matthews, a writer on the HBO series “Vinyl,” will adapt the book.

The story centers on Jose Miguel Battle Sr. (“El Padrino”), the leader of “The Corporation.” Battle served as key operative for Cuban leader Fulgencio Batista, bringing him his cut from the gambling casinos when the mafia ran Cuba.

Battle — also known as the Godfather — escaped to the United States when Fidel Castro took over Cuba in 1959 and was trained by the CIA to invade the country at the ill-fated Bay of Pigs invasion. Having saved the lives of 28 of his men, »

- Dave McNary

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Paramount Wins Auction for Cuban Mafia Book ‘The Corporation’ (Exclusive)

7 April 2016 7:06 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Paramount has won a seven-figure bidding war for T.J. English’s nonfiction book about the Cuban mafia titled “The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld,” TheWrap has learned. Oscar winner Benicio del Toro is attached to star and Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson Killoran will produce for Appian Way along with Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman for The Picture Company. Paramount beat Sony, Universal, MGM, Skydance and Warner Bros. for the red-hot book, which will be adapted by David Matthew (“Vinyl”) and published in winter 2017 by William Morrow. Also Read: Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way Signs 3-Year Deal With Paramount The. »

- Jeff Sneider

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Paramount Lands ‘The Corporation:’ Benicio Del Toro To Star; First Deal For Appian Way And Studio

7 April 2016 6:50 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive Update: Paramount has prevailed in a seven figure deal to develop a movie out of The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld. The deal was sold based on a 100 page proposal for a book by Tj English. Benicio Del Toro is attached to play Jose Miguel Battle Sr. (“El Padrino”), the leader of “The Corporation” – also known as “The Godfather.” Appian Way’s Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson will produce with The Picture Company’s Andrew Rona… »

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Paramount, Appian Way Nab Cuban Mob Saga 'The Corporation' With Benicio Del Toro to Star

7 April 2016 12:12 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

After a massive bidding war, Paramount and Appian Way have won the film rights to T.J. English's upcoming Cuban mob crime book The Corporation for seven figures. Benicio Del Toro is attached to star. David Matthews, a staff writer on Vinyl, will adapt. Appian Way’s Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson are producing along with Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman of The Picture Company. Jaydee Freixas and Tony Gonzalez, who hold the rights to the book that was repped by Paradigm in the deal, also will produce. A bidding war broke out over the book earlier this week, with multiple

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- Rebecca Ford

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Vancouver Film Production Update - "Frequency", "Miranda's Rights", "Beyond"

24 March 2016 11:42 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Thanks to VancouverFilm.Net, here is the Vancouver Film Production Update for April 2016, including "Frequency", "Miranda's Rights",  "Beyond" and a whole lot more:   

Further Adventures Of Max & Banks 2 & 3

Feature

Gramercy Film Productions

Producer: Michael Deluca, Erika Mitchell, Dana Brunetti, Marcus Viscidi

Feb 16/16 - Jul 12/16

Herschel Additional Photography

Feature

User3 Productions, Ltd.

Mar 24/16 - Apr 13/16

Shirt

Feature

Shirt Productions Canada Inc.

Exec. Producer: Brent O'Connor

Feb 29/16 - May 25/16

The Solutrean

Feature

Solutre Inc.

Exec. Producer: Stuart Besser

Producer: Andrew Rona, Robin Le Chanu

Feb 22/16 - May 06/16

Project MC2

Web Series

Project MC2 Productions Inc.

Exec. Produce: Shauna Phelan

Mar 21/16 - Jun 16/16

Frequency

TV Pilot

1996 Films, a division of Adjacent Production Services Inc.

Exec. Producer(s): J. Carver, J. Gwaltz, J. Rickard, T. Emmerich, D. Lin, B. Anderson

Line Producer: Jae Marchant

Mar 14/16 - Apr 01/16

Miranda's Rights

TV Pilot

Gep Miranda Inc.

Producer: Gordon Mark

Mar 21/16 - Apr 10/16

Project 727

TV Pilot

Project 727 (Canada) Productions Inc

Exec. »

- Michael Stevens

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StudioCanal Boards European Thriller ‘Transatlantik’ (Exclusive)

24 March 2016 3:57 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

European production giant StudioCanal has set up Tony Jaswinski’s suspense-thriller “Translatlantik” with the Picture Company and Circle of Confusion, Variety has learned exclusively.

Producers are Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman at the Picture Company along with Lawrence Mattis and Rick Jacobs at Circle of Confusion.

“Transatlantik” centers on a newly in love couple who take a romantic trip to Europe. Shortly after arriving, the man disappears without a trace. Isolated and alone in a very strange city, the young woman soon discovers her love was leading a double life, and she must find out the truth before her own life is taken.

The script is said to have shades of “Frantic” and 2011’s Liam Neeson actioner “Unknown,” which Rona and Heineman also made for StudioCanal.

Circle of Confusion produces “The Walking Dead” franchise on AMC, as well as the PlayStation original series “Powers” and Robert Kirkman’s “Outcast,” premiering this summer on Cinemax. »

- Dave McNary

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Drake Doremus to Helm ‘The Tracking Of A Russian Spy’ for StudioCanal

15 March 2016 11:11 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: StudioCanal and The Picture Company have set director Drake Doremus for The Tracking Of A Russian Spy, the fact-based thriller based on the novella by Mitch Swenson. The Picture Company’s Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman are producing. The script is written by Charles Cumming, and production is eyed for the fall. The story centers on a secret romance Swenson had with Katya, a young and mysterious Russian woman he met in a New York nightclub. She disappeared… »

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Doremus To Direct A "Russian Spy" Tale

15 March 2016 8:06 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Drake Doremus ("Equals," "Like Crazy") has been hired to direct fact based thriller "The Tracking Of A Russian Spy" for Studiocanal and The Picture Company.

Based on the novella by journalist Mitch Swenson and adapted by Charles Cumming, the story centers on a secret romance Swenson had with Katya, a young and mysterious Russian woman he met in a New York nightclub.

She disappeared after the arrest in 2010 of 10 Russian Americans charged with spying for the Kremlin. He then traveled to Moscow to uncover who she really was, uncovering shadow government operations deep within Russia.

Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman are producing the film which is said to be in the vein of "Three Days of the Condor". Shooting aims to begin this Fall.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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Vancouver Film Production Update: "Van Helsing", "Riverdale", "Arrow"

21 February 2016 8:42 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Thanks to VancouverFilm.Net, here is the Vancouver Film Production Update for March 2016, including "Van Helsing", "Riverdale", "Arrow" and a whole lot more:   

Travelers

TV Series

Travelers One Peacock Inc.

Exec. Producer: Jim O'Grady

Mar 29/16 - Jul 28/16

Un-real

TV Series

Unreal 2 North Productions

Producer: S. Lily Hui

Mar 07/16 - Jun 16/16

Van Helsing

TV Series

Helsing S1 Productions Inc.

Producer: Chris Rudolph

Feb 22/16 - Jun 27/16

Wayward Pines ~ Season 2

TV Series

Wayward Pines TV Productions Limited

Producer: Shawn Williamson

Mar 01/16 - Jun 24/16

When We Rise

TV Series

Stage 49 Ltd.

Mar 03/16 - Jun 15/16

Zoo

TV Series

Ultra Productions Inc.

Exec. Producer: Grace Gilroy

Feb 10/16 - Jul 07/16

The Man In The High Castle

TV Series

Mithc 2 Productions Inc.

Producer: Erin Smith

Mar 22/16 - Aug 15/16

Shut Eye

TV Series

Pico Productions (BC) Limited

Mar 21/16 - Jul 19/16

Impastor ~ Season 2

TV Series

Impastor Productions Inc.

Executive Producers: Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum, Richard King, Robert Greenberg

Mar 28/16 - »

- Michael Stevens

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Epic Ice Age Film The Solutrean Finishes Up Casting

19 February 2016 2:35 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The Solutrean, which will be the first film to come out of the Sony-owned Studio 8, has finished up casting. Kodi-Smit McPhee (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) will star in the film, with Jóhannes Haukur Johannesson (A.D. The Bible Continues), Jens Hultén (Skyfall), Natasha Wilson (Darc), Marcin Kowalczyk (The Lure) and Spencer Bogaert (Vincent) also joining the cast.

Directed by Albert Hughes, the movie will detail the story of a hunting expedition gone horribly wrong, with its lead characters on an epic mission of survival to make it back home amidst a harsh and brutal landscape. Specifically, the title “Solutrean” is a nod to a hypothesis written by scholars who believe that Europeans settled America somewhere around 20,000 years ago.

The genesis of the project? Hughes came up with the idea and went to Studio 8’s Jeff Robinov who, in a previous incarnation, represented the filmmaker when the »

- Mitchel Broussard

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Hughes' Ice Age Tale "Solutrean" Casts Up

19 February 2016 10:41 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Jahannes Haukur Johannesson, Jens Hulten, Natasha Wilson, Marcin Kowalczyk and Spencer Bogaert have joined the cast of "The Book of Eli" filmmaker Albert Hughes' Ice Age epic "The Solutrean" at Studio 8.

The story follows a hunting expedition gone bad and the tale of survival through dangerous conditions to get home. The title refers to a hypothesis that Europeans settled America some 20,000 years ago.

The project will be shot in IMAX-3D and is scheduled to go before the cameras this Monday in Canada and Iceland. Daniele Sebastian Wiedenhaupt penned the script while Hughes is producing with Andrew Rona.

Source: Deadline »

- Garth Franklin

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Black List Screenwriter Nabs Gigs With StudioCanal, Warner Bros. (Exclusive)

9 February 2016 11:34 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

An English-Iranian screenwriter has booked a double gig thanks to The Black List. StudioCanal and The Picture Company, the production banner run by Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman, have chosen U.K. writer Chris Salmanpour as the recipient of a blind script commitment through their partnership with The Black List, it was announced Thursday. At the same time, Salmanpour has signed a blind script commitment with Warner Bros. via their own partnership with The Black List, which is designed to find emerging writers from nontraditional sources. For the StudioCanal deal, Rona and Heineman will produce the yet-to-be-decided

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- Borys Kit

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Jaume Collet-Serra to reunite with Liam Neeson on The Commuter

2 February 2016 9:30 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Back in September it was announced that Liam Neeson has signed on to star in The Commuter, a new thriller from Unknown and Non-Stop producers Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman, and now it has been announced that Jaume Collet-Serra, director of the two aforementioned movies, has joined the reunion.

The Commuter will see Neeson as “a businessman on his daily commute home, who unwittingly gets caught up in a criminal conspiracy. It threatens not only his life but the lives of those around him.”

Collet-Serra is currently in post-production on his latest thriller In the Shallows, while Neeson will next be seen in Martin Scorsese’s passion project Silence, which is slated for release later this year. »

- Gary Collinson

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