Millennium Films Ramps Up ‘Septembers Of Shiraz’ With Adrien Brody Aboard

By | Wednesday April 9, 2014 @ 5:00pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Adrien Brody is joining Salma Hayek and Shoreh Aghdashloo in the thriller Chanel And Charles Finch Pre-Oscar DinnerThe Septembers Of Shiraz, which Millennium Films and now will start shooting June 9. The pic, directed by The SapphiresRead More »

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History Greenlights Four-Hour Houdini Miniseries Starring Adrien Brody

By | Monday August 19, 2013 @ 1:35pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Given its impeccable track record so far with megahits Hatfields & McCoys and The Bible, a miniseries greenlight at History is big news. … Read More »

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Adrien Brody, Jordana Brewster & Akon Join ‘American Heist’

By | Monday June 24, 2013 @ 11:14am PDT

Adrien Brody, Jordana Brewster and Akon have joined the cast of the action thriller American Heist, a remake of the 1959 Steve McQueen pic St Louis Bank Robbery that already stars Hayden Christensen. The film tells the story of two brothers with checkered pasts — one struggling on the road to normalcy, the other just released from prison — who intertwine when one drags the other into an ill-fated bank robbery spearheaded by a gang of dangerous criminals, testing the loyalty of their sibling bond and how far they will go for greed and family. Newly formed production company Glacier Films in making this its first feature; financing is in place via Glacier and producer-financier Warren T. Goz. Principal photography begins today. Read More »

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CAA Signs James Caan

By | Tuesday November 8, 2011 @ 10:28am PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: CAA has signed James Caan, and will help the veteran actor step it up. Caan has the film Detachment coming out in February of 2012, co-starring Bryan Cranston, Christina Hendricks, Adrien Brody and Blythe Danner. Caan had most recently … Read More »

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Toronto: Tribeca Attaches Itself To Tony Kaye’s ‘Detachment’

By | Thursday September 8, 2011 @ 10:43am PDT
Mike Fleming

Tribeca Film has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Tony Kaye’s ensemble drama Detachment and plans a 2012 theatrical release that will run day-and-date with VOD and digital distribution. Adrien Brody stars as a substitute teacher who finds his … Read More »

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Adrien Brody-Penelope Cruz Pic ‘A Matador’s Mistress’ Bypasses Theatrical For VOD Release By Gravitas Ventures

By | Monday March 14, 2011 @ 8:50am PDT
Mike Fleming

Gravitas Ventures has made a deal with Viva Pictures that will allow A Matador’s Mistress to finally see the light of day, only not in darkened movie theaters. It’s a straight to VOD play for the Menno Meyjes-directed drama stars … Read More »

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Adrien Brody Settles Pay Dispute On ‘Giallo’

By | Thursday January 20, 2011 @ 10:42am PST
Mike Fleming

Adrien Brody, who in November got a federal judge to block the release of the Dario Argento-directed thriller Giallo after the court found he was owed $640,000, has reached a settlement with the film’s backers. Three Seven Entertainment, Giallo Productions … Read More »

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Actors Testing For Abe in ‘Vampire Hunter’

EXCLUSIVE: There are few hotter projects in Hollywood right now than Twentieth Century Fox’s macabre 3D Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter based on the Seth Grahame-Smith novel (he also wrote the script) that will be directed by Timur Bekmambetov and produced by Timur, Tim Burton, and Jim Lemley. The studio has set a June 22, 2012 release for the film and has been focused on casting since November. Now we can tell you the list of actors who’ll be screentesting for the role of young Abe Lincoln this week and next: Benjamin Walker, James D’Arcy, Adrien Brody, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, and Josh Lucas. It’s a very interesting mix of semi-knowns and unknowns, stage and screen vets.

Twentieth won the project after a hard fought auction that included Sony and Paramount and Universal and Summit. Bekmambetov and Burton liked it so much they used their own money to option the book earlier this year, and Fox had existing relationships with both filmmakers – Timur dating back to when the studio talent-spotted him in Russia and released his first movie Night Watch worldwide. The movie is a 3D re-imagining of Lincoln’s life that depicts the 16th president as an axe-throwing, highly accomplished killer of vampires Read More »

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Sony Pictures Classics Buys North American Rights For Woody Allen’s ‘Midnight In Paris’

Mike Fleming

NEW YORK (January 11, 2011) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Woody Allen’s new film, MIDNIGHT IN PARIS. The film stars Kathy Bates, Adrien Brody, Carla Bruni, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen, and Owen Wilson.


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IFC Films Buys Adrien Brody Film ‘Wrecked’ For Midnight Label

Mike Fleming

The IFC genre label IFC Midnight has acquired US rights to the Michael Greenspan-directed Wrecked, a psychological thriller  which stars Adrien Brody as a man who awakens in a car wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. He can’t … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Wrecked’

Creepy stuff here as Adrien Brody wakes up in the middle of a forest after a car accident, unable to remember who he is or how he got there. Brody attended this week’s Abu Dhabi Film Festival, where the indie was getting a Gala Screening. The film was directed by … Read More »

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Sharon Stone Set For ‘Sweet Baby Jesus’

SharonStoneEXCLUSIVE: The Basic Instinct star is set to play Pixie Lott’s mother in the 70s comedy. Adrien Brody is in final negotiations to play Joseph. Sweet Baby Jesus is due to start filming in September. The joke of the film is … Read More »

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What Happened To Badass Action Heroes? (Who Could Actually Win A Fistfight!)

Mike Fleming

Here’s a new trailer for The Green Hornet, which debuts 3D in January.  Cool trailer, sure. But having grown up watching action films with badass protagonists like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris, Bruce Willis, Sly Stallone, even Brian Bosworth and Jeff Speakman, I’ve got a question about this trailer (and the one … Read More »

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