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Good news for fans of Ira Levin! The Weinsteins have secured the rights to bring a feature film version of his 1973 Broadway thriller Veronica's Room to the big screen for the first time. We're just surprised it's taken this long!
From the Press Release
Bob and Harvey Weinstein announced today they have signed on to executive produce, finance, and distribute a big-screen adaptation of author Ira Levin’s (Rosemary’s Baby, The Stepford Wives, Deathtrap) 1973 Broadway thriller Veronica’S Room, produced by The Allegiance Theater’s Daniel Dubiecki (Juno, Up In The Air) and Lara Alameddine, who originally brought the project to the Weinsteins’ new moniker, TWC-Dimension.
The dark tale of Veronica’S Room explores the thin line between fantasy and reality. Students Susan and Larry find themselves enticed to an old New England mansion by its caretakers to meet the sole surviving member of the family. They insist that »
- Uncle Creepy
Though Netflix’s Emmy-nominated political drama House of Cards recently lost one acclaimed director, David Fincher, for its second season, don’t feel too bad for the show. After all, it just gained another supremely talented filmmaker to direct an upcoming episode – Oscar winner Jodie Foster.
Foster, who has won two Academy Awards for Best Actress for her leading performances in The Accused and The Silence of the Lambs, previously worked with Netflix when she helmed a first-season episode of the streaming giant’s acclaimed prison dramedy Orange Is the New Black. Now, with the news that Foster will team with Netflix again for one episode of House of Cards‘ second season, it seems clear that the company is very interested in keeping the A-lister around. According to sources, Foster is already prepping for her episode on location in Baltimore, where House of Cards films.
This won’t be Foster »
- Isaac Feldberg
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