Cast Added, Cannes Film Festival

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CANNES: Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel Starring in Murder Mystery

variety.com – In a pre-Cannes move, Patrick Wilson, Jessica Biel, Imogen Poots and Toby Jones have come on board an untitled murder mystery based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel “The Blunderer.” Sierra/Affinity will handle international sales buyers for the first time at Cannes and CAA is overseeing the sale of the project domestically. 7 years 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Liam Neeson joins Bayona fantasy

screendaily.com – EXCLUSIVE: The star joins Felicity Jones on J A Bayona’s A Monster Calls, which Patrick Wachsberger and his Lionsgate International team will introduce on the Croisette. 7 years 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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CANNES: Laura Linney Joins Ian McKellan in ‘A Slight Trick of the Mind’

variety.com – Laura Linney is joining Ian McKellan in Bill Condon’s Sherlock Holmes tale “A Slight Trick of the Mind.” The casting marks the fourth collaboration between Condon and Linney, who starred in “Kinsey,” “The Fifth Estate” and the pilot episode of “The Big C.” FilmNation is handling foreign sales. Linney will play Mrs. 7 years 29 weeks ago via brucelee
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CANNES: ‘Game of Thrones’ Actress to Star in Clive Barker’s Horror Film ‘Jacqueline Ess’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – “Game of Thrones” actress Lena Headey will star in the movie version of horror icon Clive Barker’s “Jacqueline Ess.” Raven Banner Entertaintment and Barker’s Seraphim Films are producing. Raven Banner will be selling the film, set to go into production late this year, at Cannes. “Lena Headey is a marvelous performer with an incredible presence,”... 7 years 30 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Cannes: Melissa George To Topline ‘The Insect King’; 108 Media Selling

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Melissa George is attached to star in coming-of-age tale The Insect King. Written and directed by first-time feature helmer Priscilla Cameron, the film will kick off sales via 108 Media in Cannes next week. The story follows a motherless 13-year-old boy who falls in love with an exotic 40-year-old woman only to discover that he is in competition with his father for her affections. 7 years 30 weeks ago via jetli
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Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley, Felicity Jones Join Nicholas Hoult in ‘Autobahn’

thewrap.com – Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Ben Kingsley, as well as Felicity Jones, have signed on to join Nicholas Hoult in Silver Pictures’ action-thriller “Autobahn,” it was announced Thursday by Joel Silver and Stuart Ford, CEO of financier IM Global. Production starts Monday on the film, which has received additional financing from Sycamore Pictures and DMG Entertainment.

7 years 30 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Cannes: Joel Silver-Produced ‘Autobahn’ Gears Up With Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley

deadline.com – Silver Pictures‘ action thriller Autobahn is revving up for a production start on May 5. IM Global is backing the picture with additional financing from Sycamore Pictures and Beijing-based DMG Entertainment. Penned by Black List writer F. Scott Frazier (The Numbers Station), the project already had folks buzzing in whispers in Berlin earlier this year and is now likely to stir up further interest in Cannes now that all the pieces are in place. 7 years 30 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Cannes: Christopher Plummer to Star in Atom Egoyan's 'Remember'

feedproxy.google.com – IM Global will be launching the thriller at the festival in May. 7 years 30 weeks ago via jetli
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Cannes: Kurt Russell, Peter Sarsgaard to Star in 'Bone Tomahawk' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Novelist, screenwriter and cinematographer S. Craig Zahler will make his directorial debut with the film which stars Jennifer Carpenter and Timothy Olyphant; Magnolia takes U.S. rights. 8 years 28 weeks ago via jetli
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Cannes: Morgan Freeman And Diane Keaton To Star In Comedy 'Life Itself'

deadline.com – Myriad Pictures has tapped Richard Loncraine to direct Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton in Life Itself, a comedy based on the Jill Ciment novel Heroic Measures. Charlie Peters wrote the screenplay, about a long-married NY couple who find themselves swept into an emotional and comical real estate bidding war when they put their beloved downtown apartment on the market — and must come to terms with the possibility of moving from the home where they have spent most of their adult lives. 8 years 28 weeks ago via jetli
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