5 items from 2014
• Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, and Susan Sarandon have signed on for Three Generations. Gaby Dellal is directing the indie from a script by Nikole Beckwith. The story follows a New York City teen, Ray (Fanning), who is transitioning from female to male and her mother, Maggie (Watts), who must come to terms with Ray’s transition. Meanwhile, Maggie’s mother, Dolly (Sarandon), a music manager who lives with her lesbian partner, Frances, has trouble understanding Ray’s decision and Maggie’s inability to move out of the house she grew up in. Big Beach co-founders Peter Saraf and Marc Turtletaub »
- C. Molly Smith
Exclusive: Eva Longoria and Lily Collins are in talks to star opposite Demian Bichir in the untitled Low Riders movie for Universal Pictures, Blumhouse and Imagine Entertainment. Bichir was already tapped to play the lead in the pic, which takes place in the East La world of lowrider cars and street tagging.
Collins just came off Warren Beatty’s untitled Howard Hughes project. Longoria is now filming Bichir’s directorial debut Refugio, a Mexico City-set drama about a young dreamer who’s born in the circus and embarks on a search to find his long lost true love. Longoria plays a horse acrobat who joins the circus trying to heal a broken heart.
Imagine’s Brian Grazer will produce the Low Riders »
- Ali Jaafar
The actor will play an East Los Angeles man who annually competes in a lowrider event known as the "Supershow." The story centers on his teenage son, who is torn between his traditional father and his estranged, criminal brother, both of whom are competing in the "Supershow." The plot is described as an, "inspirational youth culture" story.
Brazilian filmmaker Ricardo de Montreuil (Mancora) is directing from a script that was most recently written by Josh Bierne-Gordon and Justin Tipping, with Cheo Hodari Coker (Notorious) and Elgin James (Little Birds) previously working on the screenplay.
• Demian Bichir is in negotiations to take the lead in the untitled Low Riders film for Universal, Blumhouse Productions, and Imagine Entertainment. Ricardo de Montreuil is attached to direct the film. Cheo Hodari Coker and Elgin James wrote earlier drafts of the script; Josh Bierne-Gordon and Justin Tipping wrote the current draft. Set in the East Los Angeles world of lowrider cars and street tagging, the story follows a teenager caught in the middle of his traditional father, whom Bichir would play, and his estranged gangbanger brother, both of whom are competing in the annual lowrider “Supershow.” Imagine Entertainment’s »
- C. Molly Smith
Ricardo de Montreuil is attached to direct.
The project is an inspirational youth culture movie set in the East Los Angeles world of lowrider cars and street tagging. Pic revolves around a teen caught between his traditional father, to be played by Bichir, and the teen’s estranged gangbanger brother, who are both competing in the annual lowrider “Supershow.”
Imagine Entertainment’s Brian Grazer will produce with Blumhouse Productions’ Jason Blum. Kim Roth and Alexandre Dauman will oversee the project for Imagine, with Couper Samuelson overseeing for Blumhouse Productions.
The film is a passion project of Grazer »
- Justin Kroll
5 items from 2014
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