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Weinstein Company Releasing Michelle Williams and Matthias Schoenaerts’ ‘Suite Francaise’ on Lifetime
Weinstein Company Releasing Michelle Williams and Matthias Schoenaerts’ ‘Suite Francaise’ on Lifetime
The Weinstein Company has a notorious history of dumping projects after sitting on them for ages, and now harvey is poised to do the same with Suite Francaise, the World War II drama starring Michelle Williams and Matthias Schoenaerts. The movie will be premiering on Lifetime on May 22, to little fanfare, so set your DVRs accordingly.
Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Spacey Lining Up for Ridley Scott’s Getty Kidnapping Drama
Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Spacey Lining Up for Ridley Scott’s Getty Kidnapping Drama
Even as stories about high-profile kidnapping go, the yarn of John Paul Getty III’s abduction is pretty out-there. In 1973, the 16-year-old was taken while vacationing in Rome and ransomed for $17 million. Getty’s father asked his father — the moneybags in the family — for the sum in question, who refused on the grounds that if he paid off this ransom, then all of his other 14 grandchildren would expect him to pony up when they inevitably got kidnapped. (This, like everything else in the paragraph to come, is real and not a joke.)
Michelle Williams May Return to the ‘Mid-90s’ to Star in Jonah Hill’s Directorial Debut
Michelle Williams May Return to the ‘Mid-90s’ to Star in Jonah Hill’s Directorial Debut
‘But what I really want to do is direct.’ For many dilettante actors hoping to try their hand on the other side of the camera, these have been famous last words, the first omen heralding an indulgent personal project destined for a coolly-received festival debut. But all it takes is a performer with their head on straight and a little filmmaking knowhow to skirt the many pitfalls of the actor-turned-director’s debut. Jonah Hill seems pretty self-aware, he’s got a good sense of humor, and he’s worked with such fine directors as Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, and the Coen brothers. The news that he’s preparing his first outing as a director may be cause for optimism.

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