Cannes Film Festival News

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Cannes: Director Defends Plan to Make Thriller About Missing Malaysian Plane

feedproxy.google.com – "The controversy will help indirectly, but we are not cashing in on the flight," says Rupesh Paul of his "Vanishing Act." 7 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman

The Download: 'Grace of Monaco' Getting Cannes-d, Batsuit, 'Blade Runner 2'

2:07 PM 5/18/2014 by Binh Ngo
Blade Runner
Grace of Monaco's poor reviews, Ben Affleck in the batsuit, and Blade Runner 2 -- we talk about all that and more in this week's Download.
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Jeon Do-yeon Joins Kim Nam-gil in Thriller ‘A Bastard’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Cannes competition jury member Jeon Do-yeon has been cast in thriller “A Bastard.” She will star opposite male star Kim Nam-gil (“Pirates”). The story involves a detective who falls for the girlfriend of the murderer he is investigating. Kim is white-hot after a string of TV shows including “School 1,” “Queen Seonduk” and “Bad Guy,”... 7 years 22 weeks ago via brucelee
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First Look: New Films Starring Ryan Reynolds, Nicholas Hoult, Brit Marling, Asa Butterfield Kit Harington & More

fb.indiewire.com – The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing, and that means lots of deals, attachments, signings, news and yes, first looks. And there’s a bunch. First up is probably our most anticipated of the lot because of the filmmakers involved. Here’s a first look at “Mississippi Grind” from Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, the directors of “Half Nelson” and “Sugar.” They stumbled a little with “It's Kind of a Funny Story,” but everyone can stumble when your taste seems to be as omnivorous and diverse as theirs (they’ve done a drama, a sports film and a mental illness comedy so far). 7 years 22 weeks ago via jetli
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Cannes: Depardieu, Huppert Star in ‘Love’ for Nicloux (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Gerard Depardieu and Isabelle Huppert are set to topline “Valley of Love,” a drama directed by Guillaume Nicloux, whose last film, “The Nun,” world-premiered in Berlin. Project is from two of France’s leading production houses, Sylvie Pialat’s arthouse shingle Les Films du Worso, which has “Timbuktu” competing in Cannes, and Jean-Baptiste Dupont and Cyril Colbeau-Justin’s... 7 years 22 weeks ago via donnieyen
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CANNES: Nick Cheung Scares Up ‘Ghost Rituals’ Directorial Debut (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Supernatural story sets thesps versus poltergeists. 7 years 22 weeks ago via brucelee
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Cannes: Ryan Reynolds on Interrupting His Honeymoon to Shoot Competition Film

feedproxy.google.com – The star of "The Captive" also discusses his experience on big-budget movies, saying "there is nothing about this film that relied on dragging an audience down toward the bottom line by their wallet." 7 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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CANNES: Djimon Hounsou, Alexis Knapp Join Post-Apocalyptic Adventure ‘One’

variety.com – Djimon Hounsou and Alexis Knapp have boarded the post-apocalyptic adventure “One” with shooting starting later this year in South Africa. Australian filmmaker Murali Thalluri (“2.37”) is directing from his own script. “One” is the first film to be produced under 2011’s South African-Australian co-production treaty. Main Street Films is co-producing and co-financing the film with... 7 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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CANNES: A24 Picks U.S. Rights to Ewan McGregor Starrer ‘Son of a Gun’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – A24 has acquired U.S. rights to Ewan McGregror starrer “Son of a Gun,” an Australian heist thriller directed by first-timer Julius Avery. McGregor stars opposite Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair”) and Brenton Thwaites (“Maleficent”). UTA, which represents all three actors, handled the U.S. sale to A24. Altitude Film Sales is selling international rights and hosted... 7 years 22 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Richard Linklater to Direct Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis

feedproxy.google.com – Were you your only friend that was like, super into The Campaign? Like at every chill hang you suggest putting it on, but you get rebuked and your friends just put on Old School for the 80th time? Well, today is your day. This morning news came out of Cannes ... 7 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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