9 items from 2011
At the beginning of every month, Ioncinema.com's "Tracking Shot" features a handful of projects that are moments away from lensing and that we feel are worth signaling out. This June, we are keeping tabs on nine projects including the untitled, aka The Master from master filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. A View from the Bridge Director: Robert Connolly - Screenwriter: Andrew Bovell Producer(s): Anthony Lapaglia, Marion Pilowsky, Natalie Stevenson Cast: Vera Farmiga, Mia Wasikowska, Sam Neill, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Lapaglia Filming in New York and Melbourne, Australia Comments: Aussie-born actor Anthony Lapaglia wears the producer hat, returns to a character that is familiar to him: the jealousy husband/father in a 1950's New York borough. The helmer behind the Tiff selected Balibo directs this Arthur Miller play which was the basis for Kazan's On the Waterfront. Farmiga will look great in the eras' garb. Ray Lawrence was originally attached to direct. »
The whole thing is adapted from Jane Mendelsohn’s novel of the same name and it’s already being described as a gothic vampire thriller. Just in case you haven’t had enough of the vampires yet…
As usual, here’s a description of the Innocence novel:
“Adolescence is a tough time for most people, and it is especially hard for 14-year-old Beckett, whose mother was killed in a drunk-driving accident in the suburbs. After the accident, her father, Miles, decides to move to an apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, enrolling Beckett in an exclusive private school.
Strange things are happening at this school: several girls have formed suicide pacts, and three girls kill themselves shortly after Beckett begins school. It is through these events that Beckett meets Pam, »
The vampire trend appears far from over, as one of our favorite young starlets just jumped on board.
Abigail Breslin, most known for sugary sweet roles like the beauty-queen-hopeful in “Little Miss Sunshine” and the iconic American Girl “Kit Kittredge,” is about to sink her teeth into a gothic vampire thriller.
According to Variety, the film tells the story of Beckett, a recently bereaved teenage girl who finds herself the focus of everyone’s attention at her elitist and mysterious private school, which she soon discovers is home to a nest of vampires.
While we’ve certainly seen our share of vampire-themed movies and TV shows in recent years, this one has two distinctions that may set it apart: Breslin and Moore — arguably two of the brightest talents in Hollywood. »
- Elizabeth Durand
Having successfully dodged the Twilight saga, young actress Abigail Breslin has finally succumb to the vampire genre on-screen. She will join headliner Julianne Moore in Hilary Brougher's blood-sucking drama Innocence.
The script is based on Jane Mendelsohn's popular novel of the same name, which finds a young teenager entering an elitist private school after suffering the death of her mother, only to find that it houses a nest of nasty vampires.
Innocence begins shooting late this summer.
The story follows a recently bereaved teenage girl who finds herself the focus of everyone's attention at her elitist private school, which is home to a nest of vampires.
The story is adapted from the original novel of the same name by Jane Mendelsohn. Shooting kicks off late Summer. »
- Garth Franklin
TweetAfter Hours. What is After Hours? Well it is a movie column named after one of my favorite Martin Scorsese films. After Hours will feature any movie news we might have missed during the day. After all we are human. First we got another vampire novel adaptation in the works. This time actress Abigail Breslin will take on a different form of the undead. Variety is reporting that Breslin will star in Hilary Broughter’s film adaptation of Innocence, a novel by Jane Mendelsohn. The film will also star Julianne Moore (The Kids Are Alright). Breslin will play as a young girl who attends a private school that harbors vampires. Shooting is expected to begin in the summer. Zac Efron fans have something to look forward to. Fresh off his performance in Charlie St. Cloud, Efron »
- Mike Lee
Variety is reporting that the world will be graced with another vampire film titled "Innocence," based on the book of the same name by Jane Mendelsohn. Right now Abigail Breslin and Julianne Moore are attached to star in the story about a grieving teenage girl who discovers that her private school is home to a nest of vampires. Though roles haven't been confirmed, Breslin will most likely be playing main character Beckett, with Moore playing the school nurse that embeds herself in Beckett's life by marrying her father. The film will be directed by Hilary Brougher, a widely unknown female… »
Hilary Brougher is bringing another vampire film into the world. She's going to direct Innocence , starring Julianne Moore ( The Kids Are All Right ) and Abigail Breslin ( Zombieland ). The latter plays a young girl who attends a private school that harbors a next of vampires. The film is based on the novel by Jane Mendelsohn. Broughter last directed the 2006 film Stephanie Daley . Shooting begins this summer. »
Hilary Brougher is bringing another vampire film into the world. She's going to direct Innocence , starring Julianne Moore ( The Kids Are Alright ) and Abigail Breslin ( Zombieland ). The latter plays a young girl who attends a private school that harbors a next of vampires. The film is based on the novel by Jane Mendelsohn. Broughter last directed the 2006 film Stephanie Daley . Shooting begins this summer »
9 items from 2011
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