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We’ve received news that the legendary Weinstein Company, together with BBC Films and Origin Pictures have announced that principal photography on Woman In Gold (they’ve dropped ‘The’) begun on 23rd May for 8 weeks on location in the UK, Austria and the U.S.
The absolute all-star cast includes Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Max Irons (The Riot Club), Antje Traue (Man Of Steel), Charles Dance, Elizabeth McGovern, Moritz Bleibtreu, and Jonathan Pryce. Your official words below give you a little more insight to the project:
Woman In Gold is the remarkable true story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt »
- Dan Bullock
Check out the trailer to The Riot Club (formerly known as Posh), starring Max Irons and Sam Claflin, and a host of young British actors including Holliday Grainger, Douglas Booth, Freddie Fox, Matthew Beard, Jessica Brown-Findlay and Olly Alexander.
Set amongst the privileged elite of Oxford University, The Riot Club follows Miles (Max Irons) and Alistair (Sam Claflin), two first year students determined to join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening.
Screenwriter Laura Wade has adapted her critically-acclaimed play, 'Posh', with development support from the BFI Film Fund and Film4. 'Posh' premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2010, before transferring to the West End.
- email@example.com (ScreenTerrier)
News just in that Downton Abbey‘s Elizabeth McGovern and G.I. Joe’s (among many great works) Jonathan Pryce are now officially onboard with My Week With Marilyn’s director Simon Curtis for his Holocaust drama. The film will focus on:
The true story of a Holocaust survivor who sets out to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Gustav Klimt’s famous painting, ‘The Lady In Gold’. She teams with a plucky young lawyer in a major battle to sue the government.” This will be the screenwriting debut of playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell and it seems as if the film will be shooting for eight weeks in the UK, Austria as well the U.S.
Despite Campbell and Curtis’ relatively new introductions to the silver screen, the names attached to the project alone are bound to bring in hordes of interest among cinema-goers.
- Matthew Ceo
Here's today's latest casting news: Tom Hardy is rumored to reunite with Leonardo DiCaprio in Alejandro González Iñárritu's The Revenant. Jack Huston is set to star in The Longest Ride, the latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation directed by George Tillman and starring Scott Eastwood, Oona Chaplin and Britt Robertson. Elizabeth McGovern and Jonathan Pryce have joined the Holocaust drama, The Woman in Gold, starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Antje Traue, Tatiana Maslany, Max Irons, Charles Dance and Moritz Bleibtreu. Wendell Pierce has joined Ava DuVernay's Selma, starring David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr. Hit the jump for more on each casting announcement. First up from Schmoes Know is a rumor that has Hardy "in serious talks" to star opposite DiCaprio in The Revenant. The plot follows an 1820s fronterisman who is mauled by a bear during a fur-trapping expedition, robbed, and left for dead, but recovers »
- Dave Trumbore
Huston will play the young Ira in a tale that brings together two intertwining love stories - an elderly couple reminiscing about life, and the blossoming romance of a young art history major and a handsome bull rider (Huston). [Source: Deadline]
Rapper and actor Romeo Miller (aka. Lil' Romeo) will join Michael Jai White and Tyson Beckford in Jean Claude Lamarre's urban stripper drama "Chocolate City". Filming begins in Los Angeles at the end of June.
Miller will star a young college student who is lured into the world of male exotic dancing to pay the bills. Eurika Pratts ("Basketball Girlfriends") has also been cast as his girlfriend Carmen, the pair's relationship strained by his new career. [Source: Deadline]
- Garth Franklin
Principal photography has begun on Woman in Gold and will run for eight weeks on location in the UK, Austria and the Us.
The true story of a Jewish refugee who took on a government to recover art treasures that belonged to her family - produced by Origin Pictures, BBC Films and The Weinstein Company - will be directed by Simon Curtis (My Week With Marilyn).
New additions to the cast include Katie Holmes (The Giver), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Max Irons (The Riot Club), Antje Traue (Man of Steel), Charles Dance (Game of Thrones), Elizabeth McGovern (Downton Abbey), Moritz Bleibtreu (Run Lola Run), and Jonathan Pryce (Pirates of the Caribbean franchise).
Making his screenwriting debut is playwright »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Rosser)
London — “The White Queen” star Max Irons, “Game of Thrones” thesp Charles Dance, and Elizabeth McGovern from “Downton Abbey” have joined the cast of “Woman in Gold,” which is being produced by The Weinstein Company, BBC Films and Origin Pictures.
Principal photography on “Woman in Gold” began on May 23 for eight weeks on location in the U.K., Austria and the U.S.
Playwright Alexi Kaye Campbell penned the screenplay. The film is being produced by David Thompson for Origin Pictures and Kris Thykier, executive produced by Harvey and Bob Weinstein for The Weinstein Company, and BBC Films’ Christine Langan.
- Leo Barraclough
The plot is set in the year 1998, when Holocaust survivor Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren) enlists the help of her lawyer grandson (Ryan Reynolds) to sue the Austrian government. The lawsuit was an attempt to retrieve multiple Gustav Klimt paintings that were stolen from her family by the Nazis. Daniel Brühl is playing the other attorney on the opposite side of the case, although it isn't clear what role Katie Holmes may have.
Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn) is directing from a script by Alexi Kaye Campbell, although no production schedule was disclosed. Worldview Entertainment, BBC Films and The Weinstein Company are producing.
If you're a fan of of spoiled rich kids getting their comeuppance or secret societies gone out of control, then you'll love this first trailer for The Riot Club. Directed by Lone Scherfig (An Education) from screenwriter Laura Wade's adaptation of her critically-acclaimed play, 'Posh', the film follows two Oxford University freshmen who attempt to work their way into the infamous and highly selective Riot Club. Much like the similarly themed Skulls and Cruel Intentions, all manner of terrible things then happen to everyone involved. Steve recently sat down with star Sam Claflin to talk about his upcoming films, which include The Riot Club, so see what he had to say here. The film also stars Max Irons, Douglas Booth, Natalie Dormer, Jessica Brown Findlay, and Holliday Grainger, and opens in the UK on September 19th. Hit the jump to watch the first The Riot Club trailer. »
- Dave Trumbore
The Riot Club has premiered its first trailer.
The story focuses on the fictional elite Oxford University dining society, dubbed the Riot Club, which holds clandestine meetings in a private room at a pub.
Irons and Claflin will play two first year students determined to join the infamous club. The film's supporting cast includes Sam Reid, Ben Schnetzer, Holliday Grainger, Jessica Brown Findlay and Freddie Fox.
The Riot Club will open in UK cinemas on September 19. »
A film is a window into the life of another, and, in the case of the upcoming Posh, a window into the lives of the upper-class elite. Director Lone Scherfig (An Education) brings the tale of rich people doing very terrible things to theaters this fall, with a screenplay written by Laura Wade based on her 2010 play of the same name.
Max Irons and Sam Claflin star as Oxford University freshmen who are determined to join the shadowy Riot Club – a place that holds a near-mythic status for aiding in the upward social ladder climb of its members. Natalie Dormer, Jessica Brown Findlay, Holliday Grainger and Douglas Booth fill out the rest of the young cast whose starry eyed dreams of future success may or may not be dashed by the time the film is over. How much will these young adults be forced to endure before they are allowed into the secretive club? »
- Dominick Grillo
Max Irons and Sam Claflin star as Miles and Alistair, two first year students determined to join the infamous Riot Club where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening. They can be seen here with Holliday Grainger as Lauren.
Set around the Riot Club, a drinking society made up of Oxford University's privileged elite, the film is directed by Lone Scherfig, the director of An Education and One Day, from a script written by Laura Wade.
Posh is scheduled to be released in September 2014. »
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Prepare your best screaming voices fangirls because the first images from Lone Scherfig’s Posh have hit the internet today, and they don’t disappoint; just look at Douglas Booth’s pose! There’s more hot young acting talent in this adaptation of Laura Wade’s hit play than we know what to do with quite frankly. Booth, Sam Claflin, Max Irons, Sam Reid, Freddie Fox, Matthew Beard and Olly Alexander all star in the tale of rich boys misbehaving at Oxford University as they try to gain access to the exclusive Riot Club.
Posh is believed to be loosely based on the actions of Oxford’s Bullingdon Club; which had famous members such as Boris Johnson and David Cameron amongst its’ ranks. Enough backstory; here’s those newly released pictures:
Source: Empire »
- Victoria Bull
I loved Lone Scherfig's An Education, but her follow-up, One Day, was a mess so here's to hoping her upcoming feature, Posh, adapted for the screen by Laura Wade from her play of the same name, is an improvement. Based on the plot outline it certainly has the makings of something interesting. Starring the likes of Holliday Grainger, Douglas Booth, Natalie Dormer, Jessica Brown Findlay, Sam Claflin, Max Irons and Sam Reid, Posh focuses on Miles and Alistair (Irons and Claflin), first years at Oxford University determined to join the notorious Riot Club - a place that can make or break your time in higher education and, quite possibly, life. During the course of a night at the Bull's Head pub, ambition and avarice lead them down a dark path. Today the first pictures from Posh arrive, courtesy of Empire, which spoke with Scherfig about her new film of »
- Brad Brevet
From girls to boys in the Riot Club. Danish director Lone Scherfig, of the films An Education with Carey Mulligan, and One Day with Anne Hathaway previously, is finishing up her next film titled Posh. Adapted from a play of the same name, Posh is about the two first years at Oxford University, played by Max Irons and Sam Claflin, determined to join the notorious Riot Club - a place that can make or break your time in higher education and, possibly, life. A major event happens at the Bull's Head pub, which can be seen in the background of one of these first look photos. These two shots just debuted online from the UK - take a look. Here's the first two photos from Lone Scherfig's next film Posh, which come directly from UK mag Empire: In Posh, two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, »
- Alex Billington
A story of incredibly well-off people doing terribly bad things, Posh feels very timely - and we have the first look at the dapper and dangerous gents starring in the new film from Lone Scherfig, director of An Education.The beautiful boys in penguin suits include Max Irons and Sam Claflin as Miles and Alistair, first years at Oxford University determined to join the notorious Riot Club - a place that can make or break your time in higher education and, quite possibly, life. During the course of a night at the Bull’s Head pub, ambition and avarice lead them down a dark path.Posh is scripted by Laura Wade, adapted from her own play, which opened during the 2010 General Election, where audiences and critics weren’t shy in drawing comparisons between the fictional Riot Club and the Bullingdon Club, of which Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson were members. »
Sebastian Koch (“The Lives of Others”) has joined Gemma Arterton, Max Irons and Tim Roth in the crime thriller “The Keys to the Street,” adapted from Ruth Rendell’s novel by Christopher Nolan and Michael Stokes.
Filming is set to start in May with Czech director Julius Sevcik lensing the London-set film in the U.K. Myriad, which introduced the film at Toronto last September, is selling international markets at Berlin.
- Dave McNary
Pic is an action-packed, dramatic tale of love and the importance of family, set against the backdrop of political upheaval in 1930s Ukraine. It features an ensemble cast that includes Samantha Barks (“Les Miserables”), Barry Pepper (“Saving Private Ryan”) and Terence Stamp (“The Adjustment Bureau”).
Pic centers on Yuri (Irons), an artistic soul born into a family of Cossack warriors, who struggles to win the approval of his grandfather Ivan (Stamp) and father Yaroslav (Pepper), and to win the heart of Natalka (Barks). He finds his life changed forever with the invasion of the Red Army, and the subsequent persecution of his family and fellow countrymen as Stalin’s regime of terror extends across Eastern Europe.
Mendeluk co-wrote the screenplay alongside Richard Bachynsky Hoover, from Hoover’s original story. »
- Leo Barraclough
Principal photography wrapped on director George Mendeluk’s epic romance in Kiev on January 30th.
Shot on location in Ukraine and London, The Devil’S Harvest is an action-packed, dramatic tale of love and the importance of family, set against the backdrop of political upheaval in 1930s Ukraine. Yuri (Max Irons) is an artistic soul born into a family of Cossack warriors, who struggles to win the approval of his grandfather Ivan (Terence Stamp), father Yaroslav (Barry Pepper) and the heart of Natalka (Samantha Barks.) Yuri finds his life changed forever with the invasion of the Red Army and the subsequent persecution of his family and fellow countrymen as Stalin’s regime of terror extends across Eastern Europe.
- Michelle McCue
Check out some first-look images from the following films: The Devil's Harvest - Director George Mendeluk's epic romance set against the backdrop of political upheaval in 1930s Ukraine stars Terence Stamp, Max Irons, Barry Pepper and Samantha Barks. Eisenstein in Guanajuato - Writer-director Peter Greenaway's tale of Soviet Russian director Sergei Eisenstein's experiences in Guanajuato, Mexico stars Elmer Bäck, Luis Alberti, Stelio Savante, and Lisa Owen. Hit the jump to check out the images and for more on each picture. First up are the new first-look images from Greenaway's Eisenstein in Guanajuato: Directed by Greenaway ('The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover', 'The Draughtsman’s Contract', 'The Pillow Book'), the Eisenstein cast includes Finnish actor Elmer Back in the title role, Mexican actor Luis Alberti in the role of his guide (Palomino Cañedo), South African actor Stelio Savante as Hunter S Kimbrough and »
- Dave Trumbore
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