Crew Added, Cannes Film Festival

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Renny Harlin to direct Skiptrace

screendaily.com – EXCLUSIVE: The director has boarded the buddy action comedy to star Jackie Chan, Seann William Scott and Fan Bingbing, which Alex Walton’s new Bloom is selling in Cannes. 7 years 22 weeks ago via jetli
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Cannes: Niki Caro Set to Direct Maria Callas Biopic

variety.com – Niki Caro is set to direct “Callas,” about the relationship between legendary opera singer Maria Callas and billionaire Aristotle Onassis. Caro is also writing the script. Caro is currently in post-production on “McFarland,” set to be released by Disney in the fall. “I have a great fascination for Maria Callas, who was such a powerful... 7 years 22 weeks ago via donnieyen
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CANNES: Daniele Luchetti to Direct Pope Biopic ‘Call Me Francesco’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Italian director Daniele Luchetti is set to shoot “Call Me Francesco,” a $12 million Spanish-language biopic being touted as the first Pope Francis feature film that will hit global screens. Luchetti, a regular at Cannes, most recently with “Our Life” in the 2010 competish, is scheduled to start shooting “Francesco” in Argentina early this summer.... 7 years 22 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Cannes: Voltage Taps Gabriele Muccino To Helm Black List 'Fathers And Daughters'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Voltage Productions has set Gabriele Muccino to direct Fathers And Daughters, a Black List script by Brad Desch. Voltage is out to cast on the film and is looking to sell it here at Cannes. Muccino helmed the Will Smith films The Pursuit Of Happyness and Seven Pounds after coming to Hollywood off the success of L’Ultimo Bacio. 8 years 22 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Cannes: Scarlett Johannson Making Directing Debut On Truman Capote's 'Summer Crossing'

deadline.com – BREAKING: Actress Scarlett Johansson will make her helming debut on Summer Crossing, an adaptation of Truman Capote’s first novel. Aldamisa will sell international rights here at Cannes, and CAA will make the domestic distribution deal. The plot: a 17-year-old debutant opts out of her parents’ Parisian travels to foster a romance with a Jewish valet parking attendant in the middle of a 1945 summer NYC heat wave. 8 years 22 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Cannes: Good Universe Sets Billy Ray To Helm 'Departure'

deadline.com – Good Universe has set Captain Phillips scribe Billy Ray to direct his script Departure. Jim Whitaker will produce the sci-fi/romance film and Good Universe’s Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane will executive produce. Good Universe has the project on the fast-track and will begin casting right away. Based on the true story of a never-explained avionic phenomenon, Departure follows a brilliant Miami-based FAA investigator who is obsessed with learning how a 727 suddenly vanished into thin air and then reappeared in the exact same spot ten minutes later. 8 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Cannes: Robert Redford to Direct 'A Walk in the Woods'

feedproxy.google.com – Redford, who will also star opposite Nick Nolte, has long wanted to make a film adaptation of Bill Bryson's best-selling book. 8 years 23 weeks ago via jetli
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Cannes: Voltage Sets Uli Edel To Helm Supernatural Thriller 'Pay The Ghost'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Voltage has set Uli Edel to helmPay The Ghost, an elevated supernatural thriller that is based on a short story by cult horror and dark fantasy novelist Tim Lebbon. Voltage will sell the picture at Cannes and should have cast in place by the time the fest gets underway.

8 years 24 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Cannes: Alister Grierson to Direct Biblical 'Prequel' 'Mary Mother of Christ'

thewrap.com – Australian director Alister Grierson has signed a deal to direct "Mary Mother of Christ," a Biblical story to be distributed in the United States by Lionsgate. The deal was announced at the Cannes Film Festival, where Hyde Park Entertainment is currently handling international sales. 9 years 21 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Cannes 2012: Eli Roth Will Direct Horror-Thriller 'The Green Inferno'

feedproxy.google.com – New York-based Worldview is partnering with Roth on the pic; Exclusive Media will shop the project to foreign buyers in Cannes. 9 years 22 weeks ago via jackiechan
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