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She's teamed up with writer/director Robert Eggers for The Witch, one of 2016's most well-received movies, and now actress Anya Taylor-Joy is looking to potentially collaborate with Eggers once again, this time in a remake of one of the most highly regarded horror films of all time.
Variety reports that Taylor-Joy is "in negotiations" for a starring role in Eggers' remake of Nosferatu, F.W. Murnau's classic 1922 vampire film about a town haunted by the undead Count Orlok, aka Nosferatu, who lives in a castle in the mountains and has a crimson-stained diet.
It's not known who Taylor-Joy would play, but fans of the original Nosferatu could potentially picture her in the role of Ellen Hutter, a character who becomes the bloodsucking obsession of Nosferatu. Time will tell exactly who Taylor-Joy will play in Studio 8's remake, though, which will be produced by Chris Columbus.
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French Film Directors Guild to fete German legend.
Werner Herzog will be honoured with the Carrosse d’Or (Golden Coach) award during Directors’ Fortnight, the section which runs parallel to the Cannes Film Festival (May 17-28).
The annual honorary prize is granted by the French film directors guild, Société des Réalisateurs de films (la Sfr).
In a letter to the director, the Sfr selection committee said the award will pay tribute to Herzog’s “relentless energy and great creativity, (his) ability to juggle formats, production norms and systems, and to blur the lines between fiction and documentary, feature films and television, reason and madness.”
They added: “We also pay homage to your leadership and your powerful capacity to pull in Hollywood stars as well as unknown people and amateurs, and to the way you impose your distinctive tone and vision, flouting moral conventions and political correctness.”
German-born Herzog has been a filmmaker since the early 1960s, and is »
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