Sarkarijob has launched its second Venice Movie Pageant digital day by day concern, which includes a have a look at the fest’s lacking movie market, a dialogue with Jamie Lee Curtis about receiving the lifetime achievement award and the particular tribute she acquired on set of Halloween, and particulars on Joel Edgerton and Sigourney Weaver’s new movie, amongst others.
“It’s the Final Bastion for Cinema Romantics”
Sorry, Cannes, however this 12 months Venice has you beat. Once more. The mix on the Lido of big-budget blockbusters Dune, Halloween Kills, The Final Duel — with high-end artwork home and unbiased titles — Pablo Larraín’s Spencer with Kristen Stewart, Ana Lily Amirpour’s Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon, Shirin Neshat’s Land of Goals with Sheila Vand and Matt Dillon — makes Venice the A-lister amongst 2021’s A-list fests. Even Cannes’ late begin — the French pageant was held in July as a substitute of Could this 12 months — is unlikely to cramp Venice’s fashion or threaten the Italian occasion’s place because the No. 1 pageant launchpad for fall releases and awards season. All that’s lacking is a market. THR takes a have a look at how the one factor the Lido is lacking is a devoted movie market.
Jamie Lee Curtis: “We’re All Survivors”
When Jamie Lee Curtis realized that she could be receiving the Venice Movie Pageant’s Lifetime Achievement Award, her preliminary response was considered one of shock. That sentiment didn’t stem from an absence of self-confidence in her 43-year performing profession, which has spanned nearly each style and contains such horror classics as The Fog and Promenade Night time in addition to slick, business thrillers like True Lies and Knives Out. The long-lasting scream queen, the daughter of Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis, says it merely feels “odd” to be reflecting on a lifetime journey. In Halloween Kills, which could have its world premiere Sept. 8 in Venice (Common will launch the David Gordon Inexperienced-helmed movie Oct. 15), Curtis reprises the position of post-feminist heroine Laurie Strode, with not less than yet one more outing deliberate for Halloween Ends, which begins manufacturing in January. The actress caught up with THR and talked about working with John Cleese and Lindsay Lohan and the sense of gratitude and group she feels each time she walks on a set.
Joel Edgerton and Sigourney Weaver Board The Grasp Gardener
Veteran screenwriter and director Paul Schrader (First Reformed, Taxi Driver), who’s unveiling his newest characteristic, The Card Counter, in competitors on the Venice Worldwide Movie Pageant this week, has discovered the leads for his subsequent movie. Joel Edgerton (The Underground Railroad, Loving, The Present) and Sigourney Weaver (Avatar, Alien) have signed on to co-star in The Grasp Gardener. THR particulars extra about the movie based mostly on an authentic screenplay by Schrader.
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