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Buenos Aires – In a deal sealed at Ventana Sur, Raymond Murray’s Artsploitation Films has acquired from Vicente Canales’ Film Factory Ent. North American rights to Natalia Meta’s feature debut, thriller “Death in Buenos Aires.”
Artsploitation plans a theatrical release in the spring of 2015, with a DVD and VOD release in the fall.
Produced by Veronica Cura, whose credits also include Cannes Camera d’Or winner “Las Acacias,” and released in Argentina by Bernardo and Paula Zupnik’s Distribution Co, “Death” over-indexed on home territory, punching $2.4 million from a May 15 release. That B.O. trawl currently ranks as the fifth highest gross for an Argentine title this year.
“Death” stars Mexican Academy Award nominee Demien Bichir (“A Better Life”), who plays a hardened detective teamed with a cocky rocky cop (played by Chino Darin, the son of Ricardo Darin), to solve the murder of a member of Argentina’s moneyed classes. »
- John Hopewell
The Hateful Eight is slated for release some time next year, with a cast that includes Tarantino alumni Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Walton Goggins and Samuel L. Jackson alongside Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher), Demian Bichir (A Better Life) and Jennifer Jason Leigh (The Spectacular Now).
The post Behind the scenes photos of The Hateful Eight appeared first on Flickering Myth. »
- Thomas Roach
A couple of years ago, Quentin Tarantino suggested that he’d hang up his directing gloves after reaching ten films, stating that he didn’t want his filmography to suffer as he became an “old-man filmmaker”. Well, he’s now reiterated those thoughts during a Q&A at the American Film Market, where he was promoting his upcoming western The Hateful Eight.
“I don’t believe you should stay onstage until people are begging you to get off,” said Tarantino (via Deadline). “I like the idea of leaving them wanting a bit more. I do think directing is a young man’s game, and I like the idea of an umbilical cord connection from my first to my last movie. I’m not trying to ridicule anyone who thinks differently, but I want to go out while I’m still hard. … I like that I will leave a 10-film filmography, »
- Gary Collinson
With filming set to begin on Quentin Tarantino's highly anticipated Western, The Hateful Eight, a press release sent out by The Wienstein Company sheds some light on the mysterious film, letting us know who's who in the massive cast, and giving us a fully detailed synopsis of the plot: The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that an incredible list of top acting talent has come on board to star in Academy Award winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming post-Civil War western, The Hateful Eight. The Hateful Eight are: Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained) as Major Marquis Warren, Golden Globe nominee Kurt Russell (Escape From New York) as John “The Hangman” Ruth, Golden Globe nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh (Mrs. Parker And The Vicious Circle) as Daisy Domergue, Emmy nominee Walton Goggins (Justified) as Chris Mannix, Academy Award nominee Demian Bichir (A Better Life) as Bob, Academy »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom White)
After months of speculation, the full cast line-up for Quentin Tarantino’s next pic, The Hateful Eight, has officially been announced. Following Deadline’s breaking news this morning, which suggested Channing Tatum was circling a part in the western, The Weinstein Company delivered a press release to verify the rumours.
The statement outlines an impressive list of names that’ve long since been linked to the project and who precisely they’ll be playing. Those we already knew; Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen and Bruce Dern comprise the main cast, with Tarantino newcomers Demian Bichir and yes, Channing Tatum rounding out the full roster. The last minute ‘tacking on’ of Tatum’s involvement in the release suggests it was hastily included in a rush after Deadline’s scoop. TWC goes on to say that he has merely “signed on for a role” – with »
- Gem Seddon
The full cast for Quentin Tarantino's highly anticipated post-Civil War western The Hateful Eight has been officially announced by The Weinstein Company. They also included the names of the characters they will be playing and the synopsis.
The cast includes Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained) as Major Marquis Warren, Kurt Russell (Escape From New York) as John “The Hangman” Ruth, Jennifer Jason Leigh (Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle) as Daisy Domergue, Walton Goggins (Justified) as Chris Mannix, Demian Bichir (A Better Life) as Bob, Tim Roth (Reservoir Dogs) as Oswaldo Mobray, Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs) as Joe Gage, and Bruce Dern (Nebraska) as General Sanford Smithers. Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher) has also signed on for a role in the film, but it wasn't specified.
In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, »
- Joey Paur
According to Deadline, Channing Tatum (22 Jump Street, Foxcatcher) is being eyed for a “major role” in Quentin Taratino’s latest Western The Hateful Eight, although there’s no details as to which part this major role might be.
Set to begin principal photography in January, The Hateful Eight will see Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Walton Goggins and Samuel L. Jackson reprising their roles from the live-script reading that Tarantino held earlier in the year, while Jennifer Jason Leigh has signed on to play the female lead, Daisy Domergue.
The story is set six to 12 years after the Civil War in wintry Wyoming. Bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race toward the town of Red Rock where Ruth, »
- Gary Collinson
As Quentin Tarantino readies his next film, the Western The Hateful Eight, to start production in January, The Weinstein Company has now given us some fascinating info regarding the film. In addition to unveiling the official The Hateful Eight synopsis, the full cast list confirms last night’s news that Channing Tatum has a role in the film, and also reveals that Demian Bichir (A Better Life) has signed on to play the part of “Bob”. While a synopsis previously hit when the script leaked and Tarantino staged a live-read of the script, he has crafted a new third act for the film during revisions, and this synopsis goes into a bit more detail about the plot. The basic logline remains, as The Hateful Eight takes place some time after the Civil War and revolves around passengers on a stagecoach hurtling through the wintry Wyoming landscape. Check out the full »
- Adam Chitwood
I'm still trying to stay relatively in the dark about The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino's western that had a script leak and a major reading. I saw the teaser that was just some shiny After Effects and liked it, I heard goo things from people more engaged in the project than I and liked it. I know the film will be shooting in Telluride Colorado and "presented in 70mm" and I like those things too.
Now, we have the official press release from The Weinstein Company that solidifies the cast of this tale of waylaid bounty hunters and strangers.
The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that an incredible list of top acting talent has come on board to star in Academy Award winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming post-Civil War western, The Hateful Eight. The Hateful Eight are: Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained) as Major Marquis Warren, »
The Weinstein Co. has announced that Demian Bichir had joined Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, one of the hottest projects at the American Film Market currently underway in Santa Monica. The A Better Life actor joins Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen and Bruce Dern. Channing Tatum is also confirmed for a role in the project, although the announcement from The Weinstein Co. did not reveal what part the Foxcatcher star would play. Most of the cast has worked with Tarantino on other projects, but it will be Leigh, Bichir and Tatum's
- Rebecca Ford
With production due to begin in December on "The Hateful Eight," Quentin Tarantino is putting the final touches on the film's cast. Demian Bichir ("A Better Life") has joined the western as Bob and Channing Tatum is now confirmed in an undisclosed part. But earlier today, Screen Daily noted that Tatum's role is to be small, noting his character would "enter the story towards the end of the script." The pair join the following: Samuel L. Jackson as Major Marquis Warren, Kurt Russell as John “The Hangman” Ruth, Jennifer Jason Leigh as Daisy Domergue, Walton Goggins as Chris Mannix, Tim Roth as Oswaldo Mobray, Michael Madsen as Joe Gage and Bruce Dern as General Sanford Smithers. Here's the official synopsis: In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
The Weinstein Company today revealed the full official cast for Academy Award winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino.s upcoming post-Civil War western, The Hateful Eight. The Hateful Eight are: Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Django Unchained) as Major Marquis Warren, Golden Globe nominee Kurt Russell (Escape From New York) as John .The Hangman. Ruth, Golden Globe nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh (Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle) as Daisy Domergue, Emmy nominee Walton Goggins ("Justified") as Chris Mannix, Academy Award nominee Demian Bichir (A Better Life) as Bob, Academy Award nominee Tim Roth (Reservoir Dogs) as Oswaldo Mobray, Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs) as Joe Gage and Academy Award nominee Bruce Dern (Nebraska) General Sanford Smithers. Also, Channing Tatum (Foxcatcher) has signed on for a role in the project. This will be Leigh, Bichir and Tatum.s first film with Tarantino, while the rest of the cast has worked with him in the past. »
Well, that didn't take long, it has now officially been confirmed Channing Tatum will star in Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight, though the character he'll be playing has still yet to be revealed, though Screen Daily disputes the original report saying it's a "major" role, though just because the role may be small I guess that doesn't mean it still can't be important. In addition Tatum, we also now know Demian Bichir (A Better Life, Savages) has joined the cast which also includes confirmed actors Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Dern, Michael Madsen, Kurt Russell, Walt Goggins, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tim Roth. And now here's the official plot synopsis In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, »
- Brad Brevet
Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel will come together for an adaptation of Saroo Brierley's "A Long From Home." Titled "Lion," the movie follows "a street kid from Calcutta (Patel) who is taken in and adopted by a couple in Australia." So, "Slumdog Suburban-aire"? Garth Davis ("Top Of The Lake") will direct, with Luke Davies (Anton Corbijn's "Life") penning the script. [THR] "A Better Life" star and Oscar nominee Demian Bichir will star in "Low Riders." Ricardo de Montreuil will direct this "inspirational youth culture movie" about "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.' " Bonding. [Variety] Once set to star Anton Yelchin and Megalyn Echikunwoke, "Vincent & Roxxy" will now be led by Emile Hirsch and »
- Kevin Jagernauth
Demian Bichir, nominated for an Academy Award for his work in Chris Weitz's A Better Life, is, according to Variety, negotiating to headline an untitled project about the underground world of lowrider cars. Set up through Blumhouse Productions, Imagine Entertainment and Universal Pictures, the project will mark the directorial debut of Ricardo de Montreuil, best known for his short sci-fi thriller, "The Raven". Check it out in its entirety in the player below! »
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
Longtime CNN producer Danielle Dellorto is leaving the network, she announced on Facebook on Sunday. An insider familiar with the situation told TheWrap Dellorto accepted a buyout package instead of a different position as part of the network's restructuring. Also read: Will CNN Have Last Laugh Like ABC News? Dellorto, who served as senior producer for Dr. Sanjay Gupta, prefaced her decision to leave the network after 11 years by mentioning the recent changes at CNN. Dellorto will still work with Gupta on outside projects, including Gutpa's radio show, “A Better Life With Dr. Sanjay Gupta.” Watch video: CNN's Brian Stelter Blames Cable. »
- Jordan Chariton
Once again today I’m going to be taking a look back at a recent Oscar lineup and explaining what my vote would have been in each of the big eight categories we all follow so intently each season. I previously mentioned that potentially I could do this once a week with previous Academy Award ceremonies, and while I’m going to be truing to do that, time will still tell. Again, if nothing else, this gives you an interesting look into my cinematic tastes. Over the course of the year you can sort of get a feel for what my current favorites are, but now we can look to the past a bit more. Alright, here goes nothing: Best Picture – Moneyball The nominees here for this ceremony were The Artist, The Descendants, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, The Help, Hugo, Midnight in Paris, Moneyball, The Tree of Life, and War Horse. »
- Joey Magidson
As the plight of illegal immigrants remains a hot-button issue in American and international politics, many current films have looked at this struggle in unique, singular ways. Titles like Sin Nombre, A Better Life and Dirty Pretty Things have dramatized a collection of sad, squalid tales that need to be told in today’s inflamed political arena. However, few of them boast much in the way of laugh-out-loud comedy.
Samba, the new film from The Intouchables directors Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, uses the appeal of its lead star, Omar Sy, to generate crowd-pleasing moments in what is likely the cheeriest movie ever made about the immigrant’s plight. Despite its light touch, the levity works.
Sy plays Samba Cissé, a man from Senegal who has worked a lot of low-paying jobs after arriving in France a decade earlier. He sends much of his measly paycheck to his family back home. »
- Jordan Adler
A Better Life: Ellis’ Latest a Masterful Drama of Sacrifice
British director Sean Ellis brings us to the Philippines with his third feature film, Metro Manila, a bleak and often harrowing portrait of a family’s struggle to build a better life for themselves. Ellis first made headlines for his 2006 debut, romantic comedy Cashback, followed by the international led cast of his oblique 2008 horror film, The Broken, and his latest only proves he’s a filmmaker of varying and styles and techniques. Ellis, also serving as cinematographer for the first time, brings us a grim exercise set in the urban underbelly of Manila and it is as desperately moving as it is unpredictable.
When the price of rice drops significantly, poverty stricken Oscar Ramirez (Jake Macapagal) and wife Mia (Althea Vega) decide to move with their two children to Manila to see if they might have better luck in the urban metropolis. »
- Nicholas Bell
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