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When news broke Monday that Avengers star Scarlett Johansson was expecting her first child, movie fans wondered: What’s going to happen to Avengers: Age of Ultron? More importantly, what’s going to happen to Black Widow in Age of Ultron? With principal photography set to start in the next month and Johansson reportedly due in August, it seems as though the actress’ pregnancy will align directly with the film’s shooting window.
In other words: that signature outfit and a baby bump won’t exactly mix.
So what’s a franchise to do? We’re pretty confident they wouldn »
- Andrea Towers
Director-producer teams are now invited to apply to Film Independent's Fast Track, the three-day film financing market that takes place in June during the La Film Fest (2014 dates Tba).The filmmakers selected for Fast Track will get a chance to meet with financiers, production companies and industry professionals with the goal of finding funding for their movies.Submitted projects must be feature length films, narrative and documentary, that are compelling and original. Fast Track is open to documentaries that have begun or completed production and are seeking finishing funds. Narratives must not have begun principal photography. One of the eligible Fast Track projects will receive Film Independent's Alfred P. Sloan Fast Track grant, a $15,000 production grant for a science based narrative film. Plus, all Fast Track filmmakers receive a pass to Laff 2014.Interested? You can apply here. »
- Beth Hanna
• Bruce Willis (Die Hard) is set to star in the action thriller Captive, taking over for the previously rumored Arnold Schwarzenegger. Simon Brand (Unknown) is directing with a script by Benjamin van der Even (Che: Part Two) and Kario Salem (Chasing Mavericks) from a story by Nicolai Fuglsig. Willis will play a real estate developer who gets kidnapped and held for ransom while at work in Brazil. Production is set to begin in March. [Deadline]
- Jake Perlman
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