‘American Psycho’ Director Mary Harron Signs With APA Ahead Of Salvador Dali Pic

By | Wednesday April 16, 2014 @ 3:22pm PDT

mary harron daliEXCLUSIVE: Punk rock journalist-turned-American Psycho director Mary Harron has signed with APA. Harron is attached to direct the Salvador Dali biopic Dali And I and is currently co-adapting the script from art dealer Stan Lauryssens’ book. Harron made her feature screenwriting and directorial debut with the award-winning 1996 Sundance and Cannes entry I Shot Andy Warhol, which nabbed her an Indie Spirit nomination. Her next film, the polarizing 2000 adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho, went on to achieve cult status and garnered Harron a Director of the Year nod from the London Film Critics’ Circle. She reteamed with American Psycho co-scribe Guinevere Turner for 2005′s pinup biopic The Notorious Bettie Page, which she also produced, and adapted Rachel Klein’s novel The Moth Diaries in 2011 for her most recent feature of the same name. Read More »

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IFC Acquires Rights To Mary Harron’s ‘The Moth Diaries’

By | Monday December 12, 2011 @ 2:27pm PST

IFC Films announced today that it is buying U.S. rights to Mary Harron’s sensual gothic film The Moth Diaries, which played this year at the Toronto and Venice film festivals. Harron also wrote the screenplay, which is based on Rachel … Read More »

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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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Mary Harron Signs To Direct ‘Wicked Lovely’ At Universal

Mike Fleming

Universal has set Mary Harron to direct Wicked Lovely, the Vince Vaughn-produced adaptation of the Melissa Marr novel series. The pic revolves around a young teen named Aislinn, who has seen dangerous faeries her entire life but has managed to … Read More »

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