Sundance: Michael Gambon And Alfred Molina To Star As Married Couple In ‘Love Is Strange’

By | Friday January 18, 2013 @ 11:46am PST

Jen Yamato is a Deadline contributor.

EXCLUSIVE: Ira Sachs will direct Michael Gambon and Alfred Molina as a married couple in the NY-based relationship drama Love Is Strange. The follow-up to Sachs’ semi-autobiographical drama Keep the Lights On similarly explores the romantic ups and downs of a gay relationship, with Gambon and Molina playing longtime partners forced to live separately after their Manhattan nuptials. Parts & Labor, the company behind Lights, is producing, with shooting set to begin this summer in New York.

Sachs, nominated for a Best Director Indie Spirit Award for Best Director for Keep The Lights On, reteamed with Lights co-writer Mauricio Zacharias on the script. Sachs will produce alongside Lucas Joaquin and Parts & Labor’s Lars Knudsen and Jay Van Hoy. Crescendo Films’ Adam Leibovitz and Kinoelektron’s Janja Kralj are co-producers. Read More »

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Global Showbiz Briefs: Michael Gambon Honored; SUMS Film & Media Launches

By | Wednesday November 21, 2012 @ 6:59pm PST

British Independent Film Awards To Honor Michael Gambon, Jude Law
Sir Michael Gambon is to receive the Richard Harris Award at the British Independent Film Awards next month. The prize recognizes outstanding contribution to British film by an actor. Last year’s recipient was Ralph Fiennes. Gambon’s career spans six decades in theater, TV and film and includes such titles as The Singing DetectiveThe Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover;  Gosford ParkThe King’s Speech and six of the eight Harry Potter films. Gambon took over the role of Professor Albus Dumbledore when Richard Harris died in 2002 after completing Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets. Read More »

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