With just over a month to go before the line-up for this year’s Cannes Film Festival is unveiled in Paris, Croisette predictions and wish lists are hitting the web thick and fast.
Screen’s network of correspondents and contributors around the world have been putting out feelers to get a sense of what might or might not make it to the Palais du Cinéma or one of the parallel sections.
Author: Competitions From the producers of Moonlight and 12 Years A Slave comes The Lost City Of Z.
Based on author David Grann’s nonfiction bestseller, The Lost City Of Z tells the incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who journeys into the Amazon at the dawn of the 20th century and discovers evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization that may have once inhabited the region.
Despite being ridiculed by the scientific establishment who regard indigenous populations as savages, the determined Fawcett supported by his devoted wife (Sienna Miller), son (Tom Holland) and aide de camp (Robert Pattinson) returns time and » - Competitions Ashley Greene still has plenty of love for her Twilight co-stars.
Think of a director who could make an epic movie, and somewhere at the foot of the list would be James Gray.
Films like The Yards (2000) and Two Lovers (2008) earned him Palme D’Or nominations that didn’t translate into box office.
That's been the stateside fate of the great Swedish actress Lena Olin, whose biggest claim to fame on American shores is as Jennifer Garner's treacherous mother on the spy series Alias.
(Preferable, one supposes, to her role as Robert Pattinson's progenitor in the hilariously offensive 9/11 tragi-romance Remember Me.) So the initial scenes of A Critically Endangered Species, from debuting feature writer-directors Zachary Cotler and Magdalena Zyzak, hold some measure of promise because, for the first time in a long time, Olin gets some prime red meat to chew on.
She plays » - Keith Uhlich A version of this story appears in Entertainment Weekly #1457-1458, on stands now, or buy it here – and don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive photos and interviews. Just being on stage with the whole crew—and that cast is epic—and everyone was killing it immediately.
On Feb, 4, Kristen Stewart arrived at Saturday Night Live for rehearsal. “I couldn’t get out one line,” says Stewart, who was hosting for the first time. I felt like they were all thinking, ‘This poor girl is going to crash and burn.
Related: The Lost City of Z premiere interviews – Tom Holland, Charlie Hunnam & more Kerri Anne Mc Nally sat down with Sienna Miller, who plays Nina Fawcett, and she takes about the seven year journey to get this story to the screen.