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Lin Shaye & Sonya Walger Cast In ‘Anderson Falls’

  • Deadline
Lin Shaye & Sonya Walger Cast In ‘Anderson Falls’
Exclusive: Lin Shaye of the Insidious franchise) and Lost alum Sonya Walger are set for the indie crime thriller, Anderson Falls, joining Shawn Ashmore, Gary Cole, Daniella Alonso, Richard Harmon and Vahina Giocante in the film from Title Media and Lone Suspect.

French director Julien Seri is directing the film, which follows Detective Jeff Anderson (Ashmore) who, after his wife’s suicide, becomes convinced that she has in fact been murdered. Obsessed with his investigation, Anderson finds out that his wife was the victim of a team of father-and-son serial killers. He’ll have to break all the rules to stop them from killing other women.

Giles Daoust wrote the script and will produce via Title Media with Lone Suspect’s Luke Barnett and Vincent Masciale as well as Mike Macari from Koji Productions. Catherine Dumonceaux will serve as executive producer.

Shaye next stars in The Grudge remake at Sony,
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Film News Roundup: Halle Berry’s ‘Jagged Edge’ Remake Finds Writer

  • Variety
Film News Roundup: Halle Berry’s ‘Jagged Edge’ Remake Finds Writer
In today’s film news roundup, Sony hires a former attorney to write the “Jagged Edge” script, “Anderson Falls” rounds out its cast, and “Dr. Brinks & Dr. Brinks” is sold.

Development

Sony is moving ahead with its remake of “Jagged Edge,” hiring attorney-turned-screenwriter Melissa London Hilfers to pen the script for the Halle Berry-starrer.

Doug Belgrad’s 2.0 Entertainment banner is co-financing the film. Belgrad is producing with Matti Leshem. Berry plays a defense attorney in the pic.

The original 1985 thriller “Jagged Edge” starred Glenn Close and Jeff Bridges. Bridges’ publisher character was accused of murdering his heiress wife. Close portrayed the lawyer for Bridges’ character and Robert Loggia was nominated for an Oscar for his role as a private detective.

Hilfers was a litigator for Cravath, Swaine & Moore before becoming a screenwriter. She’s repped by UTA, and Alan Gasmer and Friends. The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.
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Mipcom, day one: Andrew Haigh, See-Saw, BBC team on Arctic thriller

Update: Andrew Davies tribute, Beta, Studiocanal deals; The Halcyon, Mata Hari set the tone for market awash with high-end drama.

Mipcom got off to a glamourous start this year with world premiere screenings of Sony Pictures Television’s The Halcyon followed by Julius Berg’s Mata Hari starring Vahina Giocante, Rutger Hauer and Christopher Lambert on Sunday.

These two premieres, on the eve of Mipcom’s official opening, set the tone for a market that will be more awash than ever with high-end dramas.

In the backdrop, one of the talking points is which platforms these series will be distributed on as part of Mipcom’s overall theme of “New Television”.

Sony Corporation president and CEO Kazuo Hirai, who kicked off Mipcom’s conference programme on Monday, said content and delivery were two sides of the same coin when it came to getting viewers to pay for they were watching.

“Consumers are willing
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Mipcom, day 1: Andrew Haigh, See-Saw, BBC team on Arctic thriller

Mipcom, day 1: Andrew Haigh, See-Saw, BBC team on Arctic thriller
The Halcyon, Mata Hari set the tone for market awash with high-end drama.

Mipcom got off to a glamourous start this year with world premiere screenings of Sony Pictures Television’s The Halcyon followed by Julius Berg’s Mata Hari starring Vahina Giocante, Rutger Hauer and Christopher Lambert on Sunday.

These two premieres, on the eve of Mipcom’s official opening, set the tone for a market that will be more awash than ever with high-end dramas.

In the backdrop, one of the talking points is which platforms these series will be distributed on as part of Mipcom’s overall theme of “New Television”.

Sony Corporation president and CEO Kazuo Hirai, who kicked off Mipcom’s conference programme on Monday, said content and delivery were two sides of the same coin when it came to getting viewers to pay for they were watching.

“Consumers are willing to pay for content that they want and they desire when it
See full article at ScreenDaily »

30 Beats movie clips

Watch clips as well as a red band video from Roadside Attractions' 30 Beats, starring Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Jason Day, Vahina Giocante, Lee Pace, Condola Rashad, Justin Kirk, Thomas Sadoski and Jennifer Tilly. The Alexis Lloyd film opens July 20th, and is produced by Molly Conners, Carol Ford and Lloyd. Ten disparate New Yorkers are connected by a summer heat wave and a series of steamy sexual encounters in 30 Beats, featuring an ensemble cast that includes Lee Pace (The Hobbit), Condola Rashad ("Ruined," "Stick Fly," "Steel Magnolias"), Justin Kirk ("Weeds,") Thomas Sadoski ("Newsroom") and Jennifer Tilly. Written, produced and directed by Alexis Lloyd (The Claim), the film is a light-hearted exploration of seduction, spontaneity and self-discovery that's as sultry and vibrant as the city in which it's set.
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30 Beats movie clips

Watch clips as well as a red band video from Roadside Attractions' 30 Beats, starring Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Jason Day, Vahina Giocante, Lee Pace, Condola Rashad, Justin Kirk, Thomas Sadoski and Jennifer Tilly. The Alexis Lloyd film opens July 20th, and is produced by Molly Conners, Carol Ford and Lloyd. Ten disparate New Yorkers are connected by a summer heat wave and a series of steamy sexual encounters in 30 Beats, featuring an ensemble cast that includes Lee Pace (The Hobbit), Condola Rashad ("Ruined," "Stick Fly," "Steel Magnolias"), Justin Kirk ("Weeds,") Thomas Sadoski ("Newsroom") and Jennifer Tilly. Written, produced and directed by Alexis Lloyd (The Claim), the film is a light-hearted exploration of seduction, spontaneity and self-discovery that's as sultry and vibrant as the city in which it's set.
See full article at Upcoming-Movies.com »

Exclusive Clip From 30 Beats

ComingSoon.net has your exclusive first look at a new clip from 30 Beats , available on VOD and opening in theaters on Friday, July 20th. Paz de la Huerta, Justin Kirk, Lee Pace, Thomas Sadoski, and Jennifer Tilly headline an ensemble of New Yorkers whose lives interconnect via a string of life-changing sexual encounters during a summer heat wave. The international cast also includes Lithuanian actress Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Peruvian Jason Day, French actress Vahina Giocante, Ben Levin and Condola Rashad. 30 Beats follows ten characters drawn into a ring of love and desire, each one caught beyond his or her control in a chain reaction of seduction, impulses and self-discovery.
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'La Ronde' Inspires Two 2012 Releases, Roadside Attractions' '30 Beats' and Magnolia's '360'

Roadside Attractions has acquired all U.S. and Latin American rights to "30 Beats," yet another 2012 movie based on Arthur Schnitzler's "La Ronde. " Magnolia picked up Toronto Fest's "360," from Fernando Mereilles and Vienna screenwriter Peter Morgan ("The Queen," "Hereafter"), a contemporary drama which connects a circle of relationships. Rachel Weisz, Jude Law and Anthony Hopkins star. "30 Beats," written, directed and produced by former Pathe head Alexis Lloyd, follows ten characters' sexual encounters during one Manhattan summer heat wave, including Jennifer Tilly, Paz de la Huerta, Vahina Giocante (France),...
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DVD Review - The Dead List (2009)

The Dead List, (a.k.a. Ultimate Heist, a.k.a. Inside Ring), 2009.

Directed by Laurent Tuel.

Starring Jean Reno, Gaspard Ulliel, Sami Bouajila and Vahina Giocante.

Synopsis:

The son of a violent gangster looks to escape the family business as rival mobsters and federal agents close in on his father’s empire.

Jean Reno will forever be known for his star turn as the titular assassin in Leon (The Professional), the brilliant Luc Besson film that launched Reno into Hollywood. Since then he’s never quite hit those heights again, but whenever he appears in something, he’s reliable. At the same time, Reno manages to divide his career between American productions as well as maintaining a steady career in French cinema. The Dead List is one of Reno’s recent additions to his French cinematic CV. So is he close to knocking Leon off the throne as king of his achievements?
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Reverso celebrates its 80th anniversary

At the occasion of the anniversary of its iconic Reverso, Jaeger-LeCoultre hosted a prestigious event at Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris under the theme: Capturing your magic moment.Jérôme Lambert, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre welcomed 800 guests. Among the guests, actress Catherine Deneuve, Diane Kruger accompanied by Joshua Jackson, actor Clive Owen, Adrien Brody, Isabelle Huppert, Barbara Bui, Vahina Giocante, Richard Anconina, Eduardo Novillo Astrada and Astrid Munoz, Saif Ali Khan, Mohammed Al Habtoor, Sergi Arola, George Chakra,  Kareena Kapoor, Ricardo Scamarcio and Valeria Golino, Giovanni Soldini, Carice Van Houten, Dennenesch Zoude, John Eales, Raphael Ibanez,  and many other distinguished guests and friends of Jaeger-LeCoultre.The musical program of the evening presented the Nouvelle Vague artists: Mareva Galanter, Julien Doré and Helena Noguerra.The evening was also the opportunity for personalities to tell their own story with Reverso through the dedicated set-up:- Catherine Deneuve and the Reverso capturing the time of
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Jennifer Tilly Getting '30 Beats'

  • Actress Archives
Though she's better known for her success in the poker world these days, Academy Award nominated actress Jennifer Tilly is set to return to the big screen next year in the indie comedy, "30 Beats."Revealed today by THR, the 50 year-old "Bride of Chucky" star will join "Weeds" mainstay Justin Kirk in the film, which is described as a re-imagining of Arthur Schnitzler's play "La Ronde." Set in modern day Manhattan, the movie will feature an ensemble cast of international actors - including Jason Day and Vahina Giocante - who ...
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tMF Weekly Top 3: Who's making the biggest buzz among your favorite young actors?

Every week, tMF gives you a rundown on who's making the biggest buzz among the current crop of young talents, based on the hottest news about upcoming movies, awards and nominations, magazine covers and interviews, and special appearances on festivals, talk shows and upcoming TV series or just from anything that makes fans more excited about movies! Here's our latest top 3: - - - Grabbing the third spot for the first time is French rising star Gaspard Ulliel. The Buzz: With the anticipation building on his upcoming movie, The Vintner's Luck (http://themovie-fanatic.com/film_focus/indies/vintners_luck/), the young French hearthrob is busy with two other feature movies- Le Premier cercle (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1130993/) (The First Circle), a thriller about a family in organized crime, and is directed and written by Laurent Tuel and stars Ulliel, Jean Reno, Vahina Giocante and Sami Bouajila, and
See full article at The Movie Fanatic »

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