Cast Added, Cannes Film Festival

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Cannes: Corsan Pairs Lee Tamahori With Adrien Brody For ‘Emperor’

deadline.com – After launching the funded producing shingle Fable House this morning, Adrien Brody has been set by Corsan to play the title role in Emperor, a revenge tale helmed by Once Were Warriors director Lee Tamahori. Brody will play the brilliant strategist Emperor Charles V, trying to hold together a fragmented Empire, in a 16th century world of wealth, debauchery, violent retaliations, sex, manipulation and treason. 7 years 22 weeks ago via jackiechan
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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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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: 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: Nicolas Cage Stars in Supernatural Thriller ‘Pay the Ghost’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Nicolas Cage is materializing in Voltage Films’ supernatural thriller “Pay the Ghost” with Uli Edel (“The Baader Meinhof Complex”) directing. Producers are Voltage’s Nicolas Chartier and Craig Flores along with Ian Levy of Midnight Kitchen Prods. Mike Nilon is exec producing and Voltage’s Babacar Diene and Dominic Rustam are co-producing. 7 years 22 weeks ago via jetli
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Cannes: Halle Berry Stars in Di Bonaventura-produced ‘Kidnap’

variety.com – Academy Award winner Halle Berry will star in Luis Prieto’s action thriller “Kidnap,” which is produced by Di Bonaventura Pictures’ Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Erik Howsam. Lotus Entertainment is launching international sales at Cannes. CAA packaged “Kidnap” and reps domestic rights. “Kidnap” follows a mother (Berry) who will stop at nothing to rescue her kidnapped... 7 years 22 weeks ago via brucelee
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CANNES: Roger Allam to Star in Comedy ‘Hippopotamus’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Roger Allam has been attached to play the lead in comedy pic “Hippopotamus ,” the feature adaptation of the bestselling novel by Stephen Fry. Highland Film Group is pre-selling the project in Cannes. The pic, produced by the Electric Shadow Co., will shoot in the U.K. in August. Celestia Fox (“The Pianist”) is casting. 7 years 22 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Cannes: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Gwyneth Paltrow To Keep ‘The Secret In Their Eyes’; Billy Ray Helming Remake For Bustling IM Global

deadline.com – IM Global is coming to the Riviera with its biggest Cannes slate ever, and has just added a project that’s got a big awards pedigree. Oscar nominated writer Billy Ray (Captain Phillips, The Hunger Games) is set to helm The Secret In Their Eyes from his own screenplay that’s adapted from Juan José Campanella’s 2009 Foreign Language Film Oscar winner. 7 years 23 weeks ago via jetli
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Cannes: Voltage Charges Nerds Gone Wild Comedy ‘Good Kids’

deadline.com – Nicolas Chartier’s Voltage Pictures has set Nicholas Braun, Zoey Deutch, Craig Roberts Israel Broussard for Good Kids. It’s the story of four overachieving high school students living on Cape Cod who, upon graduating from high school, realize that they’ve missed out on key life experiences by always being the ‘good kids’, and decide to completely reinvent themselves when the summer kids show up, in order to truly enjoy their last time together before college. 7 years 23 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Cannes: 'Kickboxer' Signs WWE's Dave Bautista, UFC's Georges St. Pierre (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Stuntman and martial artist Alain Moussi will also star in the remake of the 1989 cult classic, which starred Jean-Claude Van Damm and kickboxing champion and Dennis Alexio. 7 years 23 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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