Wed. Nov 30th, 2022

It’s that point once more, when Deadline decamps to New York Metropolis to carry you the newest installment of our Contenders Movie collection, with the lowdown on a few of our favourite Oscar-season prospects.

In the present day’s installment, reside and in-person at The Occasions Middle in Manhattan, presents some show-stopping expertise (see the complete lineup and schedule of panels under).

One of many juiciest much-awaited tales this season is Common Photos’ She Mentioned, the Maria Schrader-directed telling of the investigation behind New York Occasions’ 2017 exposé of Harvey Weinstein that launched the #MeToo motion in Hollywood. Primarily based on the 2019 e book by the story-breaking journalists Jodi Kantor and Meghan Twohey, Zoe Kazan will likely be right here to speak about her function as Kantor, starring reverse Carey Mulligan as Twohey.

As with She Mentioned, tales primarily based on fact are inclined to rank excessive amongst Oscar contenders, and this yr isn’t any exception. In Chinoye Chukwu’s Until, we get a devastatingly close-up have a look at the real-life lynching in 1955 of 14-year-old Emmett Until, and his mom Mamie Until-Mobley’s trajectory towards life as a civil rights activist. Chukwu will talk about his work on the movie from Orion Photos and United Artists Releasing, joined on a panel with Danielle Deadwyler, who performs Mamie, and co-star John Douglas Thompson.

Additionally taking to the Contenders stage within the true-life division is Netflix’s The Good Nurse. Starring Jessica Chastain as Nurse Amy Loughren and Eddie Redmayne as her serial-killer co-worker Charlie Cullen, the movie, penned by 1917 Oscar-winner Krysty Wilson-Cairns, explores how Loughren got here to reveal Cullen’s crimes. This one’s additionally primarily based on a journalist’s e book — Charles Graeber’s true-crime story. Director Tobias Lindholm and producer Scott Franklin be a part of to debate.

Additionally from Netflix — though fictional this time, primarily based on the 1985 novel by Don DeLillo — comes Noah Baumbach’s newest, White Noise. The Marriage Story author and director will likely be right here to dig into this environmental catastrophe story starring his frequent collaborator—and associate in life—Greta Gerwig, together with Adam Driver and producer David Heyman.

From fellow streamer Apple Authentic Movies, we have now Causeway, starring Jennifer Lawrence as an Afghanistan vet struggling to regulate to civilian life following a traumatic mind damage. Producer Justine Ciarrochi will be a part of to debate the movie. Additionally from Apple, Reginald Hudlin will take part to speak about his Sidney Poitier documentary Sidney.

As common we have now a smorgasbord of themes and genres on show together with RRR, from director and co-writer S.S. Rajamouli, who’ll talk about his Indian Telugu-language fictional story centering on a conflict between historic leaders within the wake of a younger lady’s kidnapping in India.

Plus, we’ll be having a look at Italian mobster drama Nostalgia from director and co-writer Mario Martone, who’ll be on stage together with his co-writer Ippolia Di Majo to debate the story a few longtime friendship divided by organized crime.

Observe our protection of the day on Deadline at on social media at #DeadlineContenders, and test again Monday once we launch out streaming website that includes video of all eight panels.

Right here is at this time’s lineup (all instances are ET and approximate):

9-10:20 am – Breakfast

10:30 a.m. – Opening Remarks


10:35-10:50 a.m. – Until

Chinonye Chukwu (Author/Director)
Danielle Deadwyler (Actor)
John Douglas Thompson (Actor)


10:53-11:08 a.m. – Causeway

Justine Ciarrochi (Producer)

11:09-11:24 a.m. – Sidney

Reginald Hudlin (Director)


11:30-11:45 a.m. – RRR

S.S. Rajamouli (Co-Author/Director)


11:51 a.m.-12:06 p.m. – She Mentioned

Zoe Kazan (Actor)


12:09-12:24 p.m. – Nostalgia

Mario Martone (Co-Author/Director)
Ippolita Di Majo (Co-Author)


12:30-12:45 p.m. – The Good Nurse

Tobias Lindholm (Director)
Scott Franklin (Producer)

12:46-1:01 p.m. – White Noise

Noah Baumbach (Director/Author/Producer)
Greta Gerwig (Actor)
Adam Driver (Actor)
David Heyman (Producer)

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