Lionsgate has shared first look photos of the movie adaptation of Judy Blume’s basic novel “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.” Within the movie, 11-year-old Margaret (Abby Ryder Fortson) is uprooted from her life in New York Metropolis for the suburbs of New Jersey, going by way of the messy and tumultuous throes of puberty with new pals in a brand new college, counting on her mom Barbara (Rachel McAdams), who can be struggling to regulate to life outdoors the massive metropolis, and her grandmother, Sylvia (Kathy Bates), who isn’t blissful that they moved away and likes to remind them each likelihood she will get.
Rachel McAdams as Barbara Simon, Abby Ryder Fortson as Margaret Simon, and Benny Safdie as Herb Simon in Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. Picture Credit score: Dana Hawley
The movie additionally stars Benny Safdie and is written for the display screen and directed by Kelly Fremon Craig, based mostly on the e book by Blume, and produced by Gracie Movies’ James L. Brooks, alongside Julie Ansell, Richard Sakai, Kelly Fremon Craig, Judy Blume, Amy Lorraine Brooks, Aldric La’auli Porter and government produced by Jonathan McCoy.
The movie is about to open in theaters April 28.
Shochiku Units Theatrical Launch for ‘Final Movie Present’ in Japan
Shochiku has acquired Pan Nalin’s “Final Movie Present,” which is about to premiere Jan. 20 in theaters in Japan.
“We fell in love with this stunning and galvanizing story immediately,” Reiko Hakui, head of acquisition at Shochiku, mentioned in a statemnt. “This movie is just not solely a love letter to cinema, but additionally full of affection in direction of household, pals and the pure innocence of following your dream doubtless. We’re honored to introduce this excellent gem from India to the Japanese viewers.”
“Final in Present” is among the many 15 movies shortlisted for the ninety fifth Academy Awards worldwide characteristic movie class. The approaching-of-age movie is represented in worldwide markets by France’s Orange Studio, which has bought the characteristic to Italy (Medusa), South Korea (Entermode Corp), Germany and Austria (NeueVisionen), Spain (Karma Movies), Portugal (Nos Lusomundo), Russia/CIS (Capella), Cineplex (Taiwan), Czech Republic (Slovakia Bohemia Movement Image), Israel (Purple Cape / Nachson) and Turkey (Filmarti). Samuel Goldwyn Movies is the U.S. distributor.
The movie is produced by Dheer Momaya, Siddharth Roy Kapur and Pan Nalin in co-production with France’s Virginie Lacombe and Eric Dupont.
American Cinematheque Broadcasts 2nd Annual Tribute to the Crafts Honorees
The American Cinematheque introduced the honorees for the 2nd annual Tribute to the Crafts, which can happen Feb. 9 on the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. The occasion shall be co-hosted by producers and American Cinematheque Board Members Stephanie Allain and Paula Wagner.
Tribute to The Crafts will honor those that are on the very coronary heart of filmmaking, and have exhibited extraordinary work behind the digicam, over the previous yr. The night will have a good time people in fifteen classes protecting all points of filmmaking and can showcase clips from every of their respective movies. The honorees have been chosen by a jury of cinephiles, movie historians and journalists from retailers throughout the nation.
The Tribute to the Crafts honorees are listed beneath:
Casting: Girls Speaking (John Buchan and Jason Knight) – UAR
Choreography: RRR (Prem Rakshith) – Variance Movies/ Sarigama Cinemas
Cinematography: Nope (Hoyte van Hoytema) – Common Footage
Costume Design: Black Panther: Wakanda Ceaselessly (Ruth E. Carter) – Marvel Studios
Modifying: Every little thing All over the place All at As soon as (Paul Rogers) – A24
Hair and Make-up: The Whale (Adrien Morot, Annemarie Bradley and Judy Chin) – A24
Manufacturing Design/Set Ornament: Babylon (Anthony Carlino and Florencia Martin) – Paramount Footage
Rating: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (Alexandre Desplat) – Netflix
Tune: Black Panther: Wakanda Ceaselessly (Ludwig Göransson, Rihanna, Ryan Coogler and Tems – “Elevate Me Up”) – Marvel Studios
Sound: High Gun: Maverick (Al Nelson, Chris Burdon, James H. Mather, Mark Taylor and Mark Weingarten) – Paramount Footage
Stunts: The Girl King (Danny Hernandez) – TriStar Footage and Leisure One
Visible & Particular Results: Avatar: The Method of Water (Daniel Barrett, Eric Saindon, Joe Letteri and Richard Baneham) – twentieth Century Studios
Cinematography: Fireplace of Love (Katia and Maurice Krafft) – Nationwide Geographic Documentary Movies
Modifying: Good Evening Oppy (Helen Kearns and Rejh Cabrera) – Amazon Studios
Rating: Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues (Terence Blanchard) – Apple Unique Movies
Sponsors and occasion companions embody Astek, The Balvenie, Forged & Crew, First Leisure Credit score Union, Formosa Group, The MBS Group and Nationwide Geographic Documentary Movies. The occasion is being produced by Madelyn Hammond and Javier Infante, Madelyn Hammond and Associates. Sponsorship is managed by Diane Salerno, Six Levels International. Occasion manufacturing shall be dealt with by Gina Wade Artistic.