AFM Briefs: Olga Kurylenko To Lead Horror ‘Mara’; Shoreline Snags ‘The Shift’; Films Distribution Inks Ozon’s ‘The New Girlfriend’; Kiwi Everest Docu ‘Beyond The Edge’ Sells Int’l; More

By | Wednesday November 6, 2013 @ 8:13pm PST

Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace, Oblivion) has signed on to supernatural horror pic Mara, from Room 101, Mann Made Films, The Solution Entertainment Group, and Synchronicity Entertainment. Clive Tonge is directing in his feature debut. Pic riffs on the mythology and true phenomena of sleep paralysis aka sudden unexpected nocturnal death syndrome, with Kurylenko playing a criminal psychologist investigating the murder of a man seemingly strangled in his sleep by his wife. She uncovers a mystery surrounding an ancient demon who kills people in their sleep and must save herself and the dead man’s young daughter from becoming the next victims. Solution’s Myles Nestel is producing with Room 101′s microbudget horror guru Steven Schneider (Paranormal Activity, Insidious) and Mann Made Films’ Scott Mann and James Edward Barker. Kurylenko is repped by CAA and Tavistock Wood. Read More »

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Olga Kurylenko To Co-Star In Russell Crowe’s Directorial Debut ‘The Water Diviner’

By | Friday October 18, 2013 @ 8:29am PDT

Olga Kurylenko has been cast opposite Russell Crowe in The Water Diviner, which will be Crowe’s helming debut. The story, which takes place … Read More »

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‘Oblivion’s Olga Kurylenko Sinks Teeth Into ‘Vampire Academy’

By | Monday April 29, 2013 @ 5:43pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Hot off the global hit Oblivion, Olga Kurylenko has found a new role to sink her teeth into. She’s being set to star as Kirova, the head mistress of Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters, the screen adaptation of Read More »

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Venice: ‘To The Wonder’ Producer Says “No Question” Olga Kurylenko “Is The Lead”

As is typical with a Terrence Malick film, there was a lot of mystery surrounding To The Wonder ahead of its Venice debut this morning. The recent confirmation of who made the director’s final Read More »

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Andrea Riseborough And Olga Kurylenko Get The Gal Roles Opposite Tom Cruise in ‘Oblivion’

By | Thursday January 19, 2012 @ 3:18pm PST
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Andrea Riseborough and Olga Kurylenko have been set in the female leads for the untitled Universal Films post apocalyptic science fiction film which had … Read More »

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Woody Harrelson Joins Martin McDonagh’s ‘Seven Psychopaths’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Woody Harrelson, Tom Waits and Olga Kurylenko have joined Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell and Christopher Walken in Seven Psychopaths. Directed and scripted by In Bruges’ Martin McDonagh, the film began production this week in Los Angeles. CBS Films is … Read More »

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TV TEASER: New Starz Series ‘Magic City’

By | Thursday October 27, 2011 @ 10:55am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Starz recently released the first trailer for its upcoming period drama Magic City, set in 1959 Miami. It stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan as a hotelier and family man with ties to the mob. Co-starring are Olga Kurylenko as his wife and Danny Huston as a mob boss. The series … Read More »

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