Post-’Twilight Saga’, Robert Pattinson Takes Showy Role In ‘Hold On To Me’

By | Tuesday October 16, 2012 @ 12:58pm PDT
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Robert Pattinson Carey Mulligan Hold On To MeEXCLUSIVE: As packages firm up for AFM, here’s one that will surely reverberate in Santa Monica. Robert Pattinson is signing on to star with Carey Mulligan in Hold On To Me. The film will be directed by James Marsh, who won an Oscar for the docu Man On Wire and followed with Project Nim. Pic is based on a true story about a femme fatale who with her boyfriend kidnaps and ransoms the town’s richest man. They bury him in a box and things go horribly awry. Pattinson plays the flashy supporting role of the woman’s life love, Jimmy, who isn’t involved in the crime. The project was scripted by Brad Ingelsby. Read More »

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ATO Pictures Buys James Marsh’s ‘Shadow Dancer’: Sundance

By | Friday January 27, 2012 @ 9:23pm PST

ATO Pictures has acquired all North American rights to director James Marsh’s Shadow Dancer. It stars Andrea Riseborough (Wallis Simpson in W.E.) and Clive Owen. Screenplay was written by Tom Bradby and is based on his novel. Riseborough plays … Read More »

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2011 Cannes Film Festival Sales Roundup: Deals For Clive Owen’s ‘Shadow Dancer’ And Todd Robinson’s ‘Phantom’

Mike Fleming

Clive Owen will star in Shadow Dancer, a BBC Films coproduction that will be directed by Man on Wire helmer James Marsh, with production to begin in Dublin later this month. Wild Bunch will sell international territories at Cannes, and … Read More »

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Sundance: HBO Buys Competition Documentary Opener ‘Project Nim’

Mike Fleming

HBO has acquired all domestic rights to Project Nim, the new documentary by the team behind the Oscar-winning Man on Wire. The film, which is directed by James Marsh, tells the story of a chimpanzee taken from its mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family … Read More »

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