Can a movie have an Oscar before someone turns on the camera? Yes, when run by this mighty troika: the Academy Award winners Julianne Moore other Natalie Portman they are preparing a new drama with the director Todd Haynes, Variety reports. The next movie, May December It will mark the fifth collaboration between Moore and Haynes, but the first time either of them have worked with Portman.
In the film, Portman will play an actress who travels to “the picturesque coast of Maine” to study Moore, who plays the person on whom Portman’s next character is based. (May December It’s not based on a true story, so neither Portman nor Moore have to take any life-reflecting art trips before Haynes calls into action.)
Here’s what we know the most: Moore’s character was previously at the center of a tabloid scandal for marrying a man 23 years her junior, and that’s what the movie within the movie is supposed to be about. Portman entering the family bubble, just as they prepare to send their twins off to college, leads to … something. Considering the other Haynes movies, like Carol other Far from the sky, we predict that some beautiful melodrama might be in the works.
May DecemberThe script is from Samy Burch, a woman whose career began in the casting department of independent films and notable films such as The Hunger Games. She is now a highly sought-after screenwriter and, according to Internet Movie Database, one of many credited writers on a Wile E. Coyote film in development for Warner Bros., based on a 1990 film New Yorker piece of humor “Coyote vs. ACME“For Ian Frazier.
Todd Haynes’ next project, the rock documentary The velvet meter, will debut at next month’s Cannes Film Festival before heading to Apple TV +. Haynes and Moore collaborations date back to the 1995 film safe, followed by Far from the sky (for which she received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress), I’m not there (in which she played a Joan Baez-Scottish singer), and Amazed.
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