While most Americans feasted and gave thanks on a holiday Thursday, the rest of the world was online and enjoying the first teaser trailer from the live action version of Disney’s The Lion King, propelling it to the studio’s biggest trailer bow ever. … [Read more...] about ‘The Lion King’ Teaser Is Disney’s Biggest Preview With More Than 224M Views
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Also today, Neon said it was rereleasing Parasite helmer Bong’s 2003 thriller Memories of Murder in U.S. theaters October 19-20, a two-night limited theatrical engagement repping the first event in a new partnership with Fathom Events. The presentation will include a post-screening conversation with Bong and Edgar Wright. The screenings of the pic, based on the true story of the hunt for a sadistic serial rapist and murderer terrorizing a small South Korean province in the 1980s, comes a year after the actual culprit was identified. It also was the first of many collaborations between the director and Parasite star Song Kang Ho. … [Read more...] about Neon Acquires Ivory Coast’s Oscar Submission ‘Night Of The Kings’ After Venice Premiere
I know at least one major buyer who is chomping at the bit to lock in the impressive, if very dark, drama Pieces of a Woman, which stars Shia LaBeouf, Vanessa Kirby, and Ellen Burstyn. It is the stark story of a pregnancy turned tragic, with the resulting trial of a midwife (Molly Parker) at the center of a devastating English language debut from Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo and a script from Kata Weber. The pair have made a deeply personal movie, set in Boston, that will knock you out. Mundruczo won the top prize at Un Certain Regard at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival for his stunning White God, another remarkable movie centered on the revenge of a pack of dogs that simply blew me away when it saw it at the Fest that year. This one did the same thing, and any buyer who wins the bidding war will have certain Oscar nominations for Kirby and 88-year-old Burstyn, as good as both have ever been on screen. Kirby is a genuine contender for a prize at Venice. It plays TIFF … [Read more...] about Oscars: Fall Film Fest Circuit Aims To Promote Early Contenders McDormand, Winslet, Hopkins, King, And More – But Is It Just Too Damn Early?
Reinaldo Marcus Green will sit in the director’s chair for the film written by Zach Baylin. It’s a true story of the hardscrabble but iron-willed father of Venus and Serena Williams who had a plan to make his daughters the greatest tennis players in the world. … [Read more...] about Liev Schreiber And Susie Abromeit Join Will Smith For ‘King Richard’
Zazie Beetz (Joker, Atlanta), Lakeith Stanfield (Knives Out, Sorry to Bother You), Delroy Lindo (Da 5 Bloods, The Good Fight) as well as Oscar and Emmy award-winning actress Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk, Watchmen) have signed on for The Harder They Fall, the all-Black western feature set at Netflix. … [Read more...] about Zazie Beetz, Lakeith Stanfield, Oscar Winner Regina King, More Join Idris Elba & Jonathan Majors In ‘The Harder They Fall’ Western At Netflix