7 items from 2012
1.) The one glimmer of hope I had for The Lone Ranger to deliver something inspired or unexpected, was Jack White making his debut as the film's composer. However, that no longer appears to be the case as Hans Zimmer has been announced as the film's composer due to "scheduling conflicts" arising between the rocker and the film's July 2013 release date. The press release mentions White has "contributed several pieces of music to the production," whatever that means, but I was interested in seeing what he could do in terms of scoring an entire feature film. Zimmer is truly one of the best at what he does, but I'm hesitant to think he could deliver anything refreshingly different than what we already heard in The Dark Knight trilogy or (especially) Rango and the Pirates movies. 2.) Mireille Enos ("The Killing") and Scott Speedman (Underworld) have joined the Ryan Reynolds vehicle Queen of the Night. »
- Kevin Blumeyer
Ryan Reynolds headlines this story about a father who goes in search of his missing daughter. The young girl was eight at the time of her abduction, but the father is given new information about the case nearly nine years later, which leads him to think the now 17-year old is still alive. Atom Egoyan wrote the original screenplay with David Fraser.
Mireille Enos is set to play the wife of Ryan Reynolds, who checks in with the police once a year in regards to her missing daughter, on her birthday. She comes to discover that disturbing memorabilia left at her workplace is actually clues leading to her daughter's whereabouts. The actress previously worked with Atom Egoyan on Devil's Knot.
Scott Speedman will play the cop assigned to the missing girl's case. »
It’s one of those things, you’ve got to strike while the iron is hot, therefore, Atom Egoyan’s next movie, Queen of the Night, is gearing up fast.
The Killing star Mireille Enos, who came on board Canadian filmmaker’s West Memphris Three drama The Devil’s Knot back in May, is now back for Queen of the Night along with Scott Speedman who also had a role in Egoyan’s 2008 Adoration.
Thesp duo coming aboard to support previously announced Ryan Reynolds who plays a father who discovers a series of disturbing clues eight years after his daughter is abducted, a trail that leads him to believe that the now 17-year-old girl remains alive, and he is determined to find her.
Enos will play the part of Reynolds’ wife who checks in yearly with the police on her daughter’s birthday, and who may hold the clues to »
- Nick Martin
These days, if you're not making studio tentpoles, financing is hard to come by. So it's no surprise that Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan, who hasn't made a feature since 2009's softcore drama "Chloe," is striking while the iron is hot. He's already wrapped on "Devil's Knot," his West Memphis Three drama starring Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth, Dane DeHaan and more. And not only is next movie, "Queen of the Night," gearing up fast, but an actress is keen to work with him again. "The Killing" star Mireille Enos, who features in "Devil's Knot," is back for 'Night' along with Scott Speedman (who also had a role in Egoyan's "Adoration"). The picture will be led by the previously announced Ryan Reynolds, who plays a father whose daughter was abducted. Eight years after the girl was taken, a series of disturbing clues convince the father that the now 17-year-old remains alive, and he is. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Exclusive: Mireille Enos and Scott Speedman have been set to star alongside Ryan Reynolds in Queen Of The Night, a psychological thriller that Atom Egoyan will direct early next year in Ontario. Egoyan wrote the story, and scripted the film with David Fraser. Reynolds committed in August to play a father who discovers a series of disturbing clues eight years after his daughter is abducted, a trail that leads him to believe the now 17-year old girl is alive. Enos will play his wife, who dutifully checks in with police each year on her daughter’s birthday, and realizes that disturbing memorabilia left at her workplace is not merely there to taunt her, but could offer clues to her daughter’s whereabouts. Enos was drafted for the role by Egoyan after she played a small role in Devil’s Knot, the film he just completed about the bogus triple murder »
- MIKE FLEMING JR.
At some point in the not too distant future, Ryan Reynolds will be facing down hordes of sword-wielding immortals in Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's Highlander remake. Before he heads to Scotland, however, Reynolds is off to Canada to star in Atom Egoyan's Queen Of The Night.No, it's not an entire film based on a Whitney Houston song or an operatic character. The details are scarce at this point, but the film is apparently a kidnap thriller in which Reynolds will play the father of an abducted child. Don't expect much in the way of clock-ticking revenge action though: Egoyan's films (like Calendar, Exotica, Ararat and Adoration) tend to be more cerebral than that.Egoyan, as usual, has co-written the screenplay, and will produce the indie thriller along with Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss and Stephen Traynor. He's currently still hard at work on The Devil's Knot, his dramatisation of »
Some quick DVD news coming in for a flick we've been waiting patiently for here Stateside. The latest evil kid flick Hidden is on its way home via eOne Entertainment and we've got the skinny on the release! Read on!
From the Press Release
When Brian Karter’s (Sean Clement, “Fringe,” “Flashpoint,” Bikini Party Massacre) mother dies, he is surprised to learn that he has inherited “The Sanctuary”, home to her controversial experimental addiction treatment center. But during a tour of the decrepit building, they soon realize that something sinister lies beneath the surface; something so evil it was better left concealed in…The Hidden, where viewers will learn that some places are better left alone. Also starring Devon Bostick (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Franchise, Adoration, Saw VI), Jordan Hayes (Exit Humanity, “Flashpoint,” “Nikita”), Jason Blicker (The Day After Tomorrow, Half Baked, Superstar), Bjanka Murgel (Punisher: War Zone) and »
- Uncle Creepy
7 items from 2012