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Fka Twigs stepped out in style for the MTV VMAs in La on Sunday, striking poses on the red carpet ahead of the big night. This year, she was nominated for the artist to watch award. Fka Twigs's solo VMAs appearance comes just a few months after she and her fiancé, Robert Pattinson, made their red carpet debut at the Met Gala in the Spring. She recently chatted about their relationship in an interview and the possibility of starting a family, saying, "All of a sudden I started thinking that if I had a daughter, it is going to be terrifying." Keep reading for the best pictures of Fka Twigs at the VMAs, and then check out all the stars on the red carpet! »
The Important News Star Wars Updates: dropped a new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser. New images and info surfaced about the Force Awakens villain Kylo Ren. More The Force Awakens images and rumors and toy details also arrived online. First Look: Michael Fassbender in Assassin's Creed. New Captain America: Civil War concept art. Casting Net: Mads Mikkelsen might play the villain in Doctor Strange. Lea Seydoux might play the female lead in Gambit. Robert Pattinson is heading to space. Anne Hathaway is heading to space to fight zombies. Haley Bennett will star in The Girl on the Train. Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer will co-star in a movie they write together. Jason Mitchell...
- Christopher Campbell
"Robert Pattinson is attached to play the lead role in Claire Denis’s upcoming English-language sci-fi film, written with British writer Zadie Smith," reports Screen's Andreas Wiseman. More projects in the works: Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are writing a comedy together. John C. Reilly will star in Jacques Audiard's English-language debut. Barry Jenkins is working on his first feature since Medicine for Melancholy (2008). Plus Mia Hansen-Løve's The Future with Isabelle Huppert, Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff, Bryan Cranston teams with James Franco and more. » - David Hudson »
It’s a role she can really sink her teeth into! A source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly that Lady Gaga will play a several-hundred-year-old bloodsucker in FX’s American Horror Story: Hotel. "Her character is the hotel owner and the mother of 10 identical vampires who are 8 years old," explains a show insider. “They’re played by children and are very creepy!” Show creator Ryan Murphy has said these aren't your typical bloodthirsty fiends, though — so don't expect Robert Pattinson in Twilight, or even old-school Dracula. [...] »
Robert Pattinson: Ever since concluding The Twilight Saga, Robert Pattinson has focused on working with indie filmmakers, and that trend continues with a movie in which he will play an astronaut. French auteur Claire Denis is writing the screenplay with British novelist Zadie Smith and Smith's writer/husband Nick Laird; the story is said to "take place beyond the solar system in a future that seems like the present." Production is expected to get underway on the not-yet titled project early next year. [Screen Daily] Escaping North Korea: Daniel Dae Kim, best known for his roles on TV series Lost and Hawaii Five-o, will produce and star in a feature-film version of Escaping North Korea: Defiance and Hope in the World's Most Repressive Country, a...
- Peter Martin
Robert Pattinson will take the lead role of an extraterrestrial astronaut in Claire Denis' upcoming sci-fi film, Screen Daily reports. The yet-to-be-titled film, set in outer space, is being written by Denis, British novelist Zadie Smith and Smith's writer husband Nick Laird. Based on an idea by Denis and her longtime writing partner Jean-Pol Fargeau, the film's plot remains under wraps "but it is known to take place beyond the solar system in a ‘future that seems like the present’." This is the latest idiosyncratic casting choice from Pattinson, who's also starring in Harmony Korine's Miami-set revenge thriller, "The Trap," and he will next be seen in Anton Corbijn's 1950s Americana ode "Life" as James Dean's friend and photographer Dennis Stock. Read More: Robert Pattinson Follows Harmony Korine to Miami for Revenge Thriller 'The Trap' Producers at Alcatraz Film, which also handled Denis' 2013 "Bastards, »
- Ryan Lattanzio
Robert Pattinson: Ever since concluding The Twilight Saga, Robert Pattinson has focused on working with indie filmmakers, and that trend continues with a movie in which he will play an astronaut. French auteur Claire Denis is writing the screenplay with British novelist Zadie Smith and Smith's writer-husband Nick Laird; the story is said to "take place beyond the solar system in a future that seems like the present." Production is expected to get underway on the still-untitled...
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Robert Pattinson: Actor to play E.T. astronaut. Robert Pattinson to star for Claire Denis If all goes as planned, Robert Pattinson will get to star in French screenwriter-director Claire Denis' recently announced – and as yet untitled – English-language sci-fier, penned by Denis and White Teeth author Zadie Smith and her novelist husband Nick Laird, from an original idea by Denis and writing partner Jean-Pol Fargeau. Among Claire Denis' credits are the interracial love story Chocolat (1988), the sociopolitical drama White Material (2009), and the generally well-regarded Billy Budd reboot Beau Travail (1999), winner of the César Award for Best Cinematography (Agnès Godard). Robert Pattinson, for his part, is best known for playing the veggie vampire in the wildly popular Twilight movies costarring Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner. Robert Pattinson, astronaut In Claire Denis' film, Robert Pattinson is slated to play an E.T. astronaut. But what happens to said astronaut? Does »
- Zac Gille
Robert Pattinson is teaming up with French Director Claire Denis for an as yet untitled film that will mark the English actor’s first foray into science fiction. The role is out of this world… literally! Here are some plot clues. Pattinson is slated to play an astronaut whose mission takes him far beyond the solar system in the far distant future. Here are seven clues about the possible plot. ...Read More
Arthouse favorite Claire Denis looks set to send Robert Pattinson beyond the reaches of our solar system for her first English-language film, after Screen Daily today confirmed that the actor is attached to topline the nascent sci-fi picture.
Taking place in “a future that seems like the present,” Denis’ as-yet-untitled project is still very much in the early stages of development. Not only will the move mark her English directorial debut, but the science fiction piece represents the French director’s first stab at a screenwriting gig, after penning the script alongside Zadie Smith and her husband, Nick Laird.
Parisian production company Alcatraz Film broke the news of Robert Pattinson’s casting, revealing that the studio is “very proud and very happy, as is Claire, about what will be a great collaboration. Robert is committed to the project and we are committed to him.”
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- Michael Briers
In June, word arrived that Beau Travail director Claire Denis was planning an ambitious film to mark her English-language debut: an untitled science fiction project. She’s now locked in a star, with Robert Pattinson confirmed for a lead role.The script comes from White Teeth author Zadie Smith and her husband Nick Laird, though the specifics of the idea (conceived by Denis and regular writing partner Jean-Pol Fargeau) are being held back for now. We do know, however, that it will take place beyond the solar system in a future time that nevertheless feels like the present. Pattinson is attached to play the lead, an astronaut. There is an eclectic group collaborating on the design and development of the new film including artist Olafur Eliasson, astrophysicist Aurélien Barrau, a specialist in black holes and cosmology, and musician Stuart Staples, who wrote tracks for White Material and another Denis project, »
Since the final Twilight film opened in 2012, Robert Pattinson has found consistent work in artier fare, taking roles in David Cronenberg's stoic adaptation of Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis (2012), The Rover (2014), Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars (2014), the upcoming Dennis Stock and James Dean biopic Life, and as T.E. Lawrence in Werner Herzog's upcoming Queen of the Desert. Pattinson will continue on that path, taking the lead role in acclaimed French director Claire Denis's first English-language film, penned by Denis, Zadie Smith, and Smith's husband, Nick Laird. Pattinson will play an astronaut, according to Screen Daily, in the sci-fi film that takes place in a "future that seems like the present." Denis, an art-house auteur known for her slow, elliptical narratives and stygian tones, has played with genre films before, notably her brilliant pseudo-vampire film Trouble Every Day and last year's relentlessly cryptic Bastards, so there's no telling how Denis defines "science-fiction. »
- Greg Cwik
Claire Denis’ untitled sci-fi, for which Smith will co-write the screenplay, is set beyond our solar system in a future that ‘seems like the present’
The British star of the Twilight films and David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis was confirmed in the role by Paris-based production company Alcatraz Film. Smith, author of the award-winning, bestselling novel White Teeth, was recruited in June to write the screenplay with her husband, Nick Laird, and Denis.
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- Ben Child
Said to be in line with the tone of "This is the End" and "Attack the Block," the story follows the female guests of a baby shower when a nearby meteor storm threatens to unleash blood-hungry aliens upon the world - and only these women can stop them.
Meanwhile, "Twilight" series star Robert Pattinson is confirmed to have scored a lead role in a new untitled science fiction project by filmmaker Claire Denis ("Beau Travail") in a project that marks her English-language debut.
- Garth Franklin
When it was first announced that arthouse fave Claire Denis was making a sci-fi movie, it already had us pretty excited. Now toss in acclaimed novelist Zadie Smith as a co-writer and frankly, just tell us where to show up when it's done and we'll be there. As if all that wasn't enough, it looks like Denis is getting a big name to star in her first English language film.
Screen Daily reports that Robert Pattinson will lead the untitled project. Denis, Smith, and Nick Laird are all writing the script, about which the details are being kept under wraps. All that is known is that Pattinson will play an astronaut in a story set "beyond the solar system in a ‘future that seems like the present.’ " So yes, this sounds awesome. However, the bad news is that the movie »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Pattinson is set to play the astronaut lead role in the as-yet-untitled film, which Screen first reported on in June.
Plot details are being kept under wraps but it is known to take place beyond the solar system in a ‘future that seems like the present’.
The project, which marks an intriguing change of direction for the White Material and Beau Travail writer-director, is based on an original idea by Denis and her regular writing partner Jean-Pol Fargeau, and is due to go into production early next year.
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Robert Pattinson and Elizabeth Olson will be on hand at the 41st Normandie-set Deauville film festival to receive the Hollywood Rising Star Awards and present the French premiere of their respective movies, “Life” (pictured above) directed by Anton Corbin, and “The Green Inferno” helmed by Eli Roth.
Following the footsteps of Gail Ann Hurd, Paula Wagner and Brian Grazer, vet producer Lawrence Bender will receive Deauville’s career tribute and participate in a masterclass co-organized by the PGA and the French producers guild, Apc.
Deauville’s competition roaster brings together Sophie Barthes’ “Madame Bovary” with Mia Wasikowska, Ezra Miller and Paul Giamatti, Ramin Bahrani’s “99 Homes” with Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon and Laura Dern, Jon Watts’ “Cop Car,” Zoe Cassavetes’ “Day Out of Days,” Rick Famuyiwa’s “Dope,” Adam Salky’s “I Smile Back” with Sarah Silverman, »
- Elsa Keslassy
Robert Pattinson receiving the New Hollywood Award in Deauville Photo: Richard Mowe
The 41st edition of the festival in the sedate Normandy seaside resort will see both stars in attendance to receive their New Hollywood Awards.
Keanu Reeves - special tribute in Deauville Photo: Deauville American Film Festival
- Richard Mowe
French beachfront festival unveils full line-up.Scroll down for full line-up
The 41st edition of the beachfront festival, taking place in the northern French resort of Deauville, announced the new prize at its line-up press conference on Monday (Aug 24).
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'Sinister 2' poster. 'American Ultra,' 'Hitman: Agent 47' and 'Sinister 2': Weekend box office bombs American Ultra, Hitman: Agent 47, and Sinister 2 are the new entries at the North American box office this weekend, Aug. 21-23, '15. All three of them are expected to underperform – with American Ultra having a particularly disastrous bow, especially for a movie starring Best Actor Oscar nominee Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) and former Twilight star Kristen Stewart. Whether you blame it on a glut of movies targeting the same audience, a lack of major box office draws, or poor reviews, only one of the debutantes is expected to score more than $10 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters by Sunday evening. 'Sinister 2' According to early estimates found at Deadline.com, Ciarán Foy's Sinister 2 will lead the pack of newcomers with »
- Zac Gille
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