Hot Trailer: David Cronenberg’s ‘Maps To The Stars’

By | Tuesday April 15, 2014 @ 7:30am PDT

EOne has dropped the first trailer for David Cronenberg’s thriller Maps To The Stars. Mia Wasikowska, Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Robert Pattinson and Sarah Gadan star in the ghost story that’s described as a scathing attack on celebrity-obsessed LA. Bruce Wagner penned the script. Check it out:

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Toronto: Early David Cronenberg Pic ‘Shivers’ Heads For Remake

By | Friday September 6, 2013 @ 6:20am PDT
Mike Fleming

Producers Jeff Sackman and Michael Baker today announced that they will remake the horror classic Shivers, David Cronenberg’s first feature film. That film, highlighted with a special screening at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, broke ground with its boundary-pushing sexuality and violence in its original release, nearly 40 years ago.

Shivers will be directed by award-winning Danish filmmaker Rie Rasmussen from a screenplay written by Ian Driscoll. Sackman and Baker will produce through their respective companies, TAJJ Media and Bunk 11 Pictures. Working with them as executive producer is the film’s original executive producer, André Link. Shivers will begin shooting in February 2014, with casting currently underway.

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David Cronenberg’s ‘Maps To The Stars’ Finds Julianne Moore, John Cusack & EOne

Canadian giant Entertainment One will team with Martin Katz’s Prospero Pictures to back David Cronenberg‘s upcoming ensemble thriller Maps To The Stars. Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Robert Pattinson and Sarah Gadon are to … Read More »

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David Cronenberg To Narrate Organ Trade Documentary

By | Wednesday November 14, 2012 @ 9:18pm PST

Cosmopolis director David Cronenberg has signed on to voice Tales From The Organ Trade. The documentary is produced by Toronto’s Associated Producers in association with HBO, Global TV and Canal D. Tales From The Organ TradeRead More »

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Rachel Weisz Eyeing David Cronenberg’s ‘Maps To The Stars’; New Producer Aboard

By | Thursday November 8, 2012 @ 4:01am PST

David Cronenberg‘s long-gestating Maps To The Stars is gaining momentum. Robert Pattinson, who starred in Cosmopolis, and Cronenberg regular Viggo Mortensen have already been linked to the Hollywood-set film. Rachel Weisz is now in the mix, according … Read More »

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Universal Sets Adam Berg To Helm ‘Videodrome’ Remake

By | Wednesday August 22, 2012 @ 12:34pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Celebrated commercials helmer Adam Berg is in talks to make his feature directing debut on Videodrome, the remake of the 1983 David Cronenberg-directed film that is set up at Universal Pictures. Ehren Kruger scripted … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Cronenberg’s ‘Cosmopolis’

By | Wednesday July 11, 2012 @ 6:25pm PDT

Here’s a trailer for David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis with Robert Pattinson, Paul Giamatti, Juliette Binoche and Samantha Morton. Based on Don DeLillo’s novel, the Entertainment One release opens August 17th:

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Tim Roth To Star In MRC’s ‘Knifeman’ Series From David Cronenberg And Rolin Jones

By | Wednesday June 20, 2012 @ 11:49am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominee Tim Roth has signed on to star in Media Rights Capital’s TV series project Knifeman. David Cronenberg is set to direct the pilot and executive produce the series, which centers on John Tattersall (Roth), a radical, self-educated surgeon … Read More »

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‘Cosmopolis’ To Open In U.S. On Aug. 17

By | Thursday June 7, 2012 @ 2:48pm PDT

LOS ANGELES/TORONTO – JUNE 7, 2012 – Entertainment One Films US is thrilled to announce the US release date for David Cronenberg’s COSMOPOLIS has been set for August 17, 2012. The film had its world premiere at this year’s

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IFC Takes U.S. Rights To Brandon Cronenberg’s ‘Antiviral’

By | Wednesday June 6, 2012 @ 1:56pm PDT
Mike Fleming

IFC Midnight acquired U.S. rights to Antiviral, the Brandon Cronenberg-directed film that stars Caleb Landry Jones, Sarah Gadon, Douglas Smith and Malcolm McDowell. Produced by Niv Fichman, the film had its world premiere last month in the Cannes Film Festival’s … Read More »

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TOLDJA! EOne Picks Up Rights To ‘Cosmopolis’

By | Thursday May 3, 2012 @ 1:40pm PDT

Related: Another Pre-Cannes Deal: EOne Closing In On David Cronenberg’s ‘Cosmopolis’

LOS ANGELES/TORONTO/LONDON – MAY 3, 2012 – Entertainment One (“eOne”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired the US and UK distribution rights to COSMOPOLIS in all media, from Paris-based Kinology. As previously announced, eOne will also handle the theatrical release of the film in Canada.

Based on award-winning writer Don DeLillo’s novella of the same name, Cosmopolis is a contemporary thriller about a hedge fund trader who is stalked while his fortune evaporates under the weight of his cynical bets against the survival of the global economy.

Directed by the highly-esteemed and multi-award winning David Cronenberg, the film stars Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche and Paul Giamatti. Cosmopolis is a presentation of Paulo Branco and Martin Katz. The film is produced by Paulo Branco of Alfama Films and Martin Katz of Prospero Pictures and is co-produced by Grégoire Melin of Kinology.

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Hot Teaser: ‘Cosmopolis’

By | Thursday March 22, 2012 @ 11:57am PDT

David Cronenberg wrote and directed Cosmopolis based on Don DeLillo’s novel, a study of capitalism in a slightly futuristic metropolis. It stars Robert Pattinson and is a sure bet to be headed for Cannes in May. It is being released first May 23 in France, where it is the first … Read More »

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MRC Teams With David Cronenberg & Sam Raimi For ‘Knifeman’ Series Project

By | Monday March 12, 2012 @ 5:03pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Beverly Hills, CA (March 12, 2012) Media Rights Capital announced today that director David Cronenberg will direct the pilot and serve as Executive Producer on its latest television series “KNIFEMAN,” which marks his first foray into television.  Cronenberg

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David Cronenberg, Ralph Fiennes To Get BFI Fellowships

The British Film Institute will award David Cronenberg, director of A Dangerous Method, and Ralph Fiennes, director of Coriolanus, a BFI Fellowship each. It’s the highest award the BFI can offer. Previous fellows include Clint Eastwood, Elizabeth Taylor and David … Read More »

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Gotham Awards Career Tributes To Charlize Theron, David Cronenberg, Gary Oldman

By | Thursday September 22, 2011 @ 2:09pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Career tributes will be awarded to Charlize Theron, director David Cronenberg and Gary Oldman at the 21st Gotham Independent Film Awards  on Nov. 28. That trio will join Fox Filmed Entertainment chairman/CEO Tom Rothman, who was previously announced by … Read More »

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HAMMOND: Controversial ‘Shame’ Arrives, Stirring Telluride Talk And Scaring Distribs; David Cronenberg’s ‘A Dangerous Method’

Pete Hammond

On the heels of their world premieres at the Venice Film Festival, David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method and Steve McQueen’s Shame had their North American premieres at Telluride on Sunday. Both films star Michael Fassbender, and in the controversial latter filmRead More »

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VENICE: David Cronenberg’s Psych Class On ‘A Dangerous Method’

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NY Film Fest Adds Galas For David Cronenberg And Pedro Almodovar Films

Mike Fleming

New York, NY, August 15, 2011 – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced the first-time addition of two Galas to join the Opening, Centerpiece and Closing Night Galas for the upcoming 49th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16) with David Cronenberg’s A DANGEROUS METHOD set to screen on Wednesday, October 5 and Pedro Almodovar’s THE SKIN I LIVE IN on Wednesday, October 12.

“We’re delighted to be welcoming David Cronenberg to the festival for the first time and to be welcoming back one of the NYFF’s closest friends, Pedro Almodovar,” says Richard Peña, Selection Committee Chair & Program Director, The Film Society of Lincoln Center. “It’s a special pleasure to introduce our audiences to exciting new work by two of contemporary cinema’s most challenging artists.”

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Toronto Fest Sets Canadian Premieres

Mike Fleming

While most of the industry views the Toronto International Film Festival as a place to showcase films for acquisition or Oscar runs, festival organizers always stock the program with homegrown films. The festival just announced that part of the program, … Read More »

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