Sony Classics Gets Roman Polanski’s ‘Carnage’

Mike Fleming

Deadline told you last week that Sony Pictures Classics was wrapping up distribution on Roman Polanski’s adaptation of the Broadway hit God of Carnage. They’ve just announced the deal for the movie, with the abbreviated title Carnage:

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Polanski Sweeps European Film Awards

The Ghost Writer has won 6 European Film Academy awards, the European equivalent of the Oscars, this evening in Tallinn, Estonia. Polanski’s thriller won Best European Film, while Polanski picked up Best Director and shared the screenwriting award with co-author … Read More »

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Roman Polanski’s ‘Ghost Writer’ Leads European Film Award Nominations

By | Saturday November 6, 2010 @ 9:17am PDT

Roman Polanski’s thriller has been nominated for 7 European Film Awards including best European film, director, actor (Ewan McGregor), screenwriter, editor, production design and composer. Other leading nominees are Samuel Maoz’s Lebanon with 5 nods and Semih Kaplanoğlu’s Honey with 3. This year’s European Film Awards will take place in … Read More »

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John C. Reilly Rounds Out Foursome In Roman Polanski’s ‘God Of Carnage’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE:  John C. Reilly will star alongside Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz in God of Carnage, the  Roman Polanski-directed feature adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning play. The play involved two sets of parents who meet after their kids … Read More »

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Jodie Foster and Kate Winslet To Star In Roman Polanski’s ‘God Of Carnage’

UPDATE: Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds) will also star in Polanski’s adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning play. I’m told the second male lead isn’t cast yet. Shooting begins in Paris in February for 12 weeks. Although the film is set in … Read More »

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LA District Attorney Vows To Keep Seeking Polanski’s Extradition If He’s Arrested Again

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LOS ANGELES – District Attorney Steve Cooley said today that although Switzerland refused to return Roman Polanski to California for sentencing, extradition will be sought if the fugitive is arrested elsewhere. “I am deeply disappointed that the Swiss authorities denied

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Roman Polanski Freed From House Arrest

Swiss Reject U.S. Extradition Of Polanski

polanski2UPDATE: Roman Polanski is on his way back to France. The AP is reporting from Bern, Switzerland, that the Swiss government declared Oscar-winning film director … Read More »

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Swiss Reject U.S. Extradition Of Polanski

polanski2The 76-year-old director of The Ghost Writer has been under house arrest in his Swiss chalet since December last year. The US wants him to face sentencing for a case dating back to 1977. The Polish director is wanted in the … Read More »

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