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Michael Shannon

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  • A Red Orchid inks deals with Broadway producer

    A Red Orchid inks deals with Broadway producer
    A Red Orchid Theatre, a longtime fixture of Chicago's Off Loop community, announced Thursday that it has established a new partnership with the New York-based Bisno Productions, aimed at transferring some A Red Orchid productions to New York under the...
  • Cannes: 'Young Ones' Inks More Sales

    Jake Paltrow's "Young Ones" has been picked up by Elevation (Canada), French Potemkine Films (France) and Signature (U.K.). Set in the future where water has become the most precious resource, pic stars Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning and...
  • Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda

    Darko Tresnjak's Post-Tony Award Win Agenda
    So Darko Tresnjak, you’ve just won a Tony Award for outstanding director of a musical, what are you going to do now? No, not go to Disney World, especially after your show “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” beat out “...
  • Marwan Kenzari Joins Cast of 'Autobahn'

    Marwan Kenzari has joined the cast of the Silver Pictures thriller "Autobahn" opposite Nicholas Hoult and Ben Kingsley. Anthony Hopkins and Felicity Jones also star with Eran Creevy directing. The plot follows an American couple who are plunged into a...
  • Catherine Deneuve Joins Emmanuelle Bercot's 'Standing Tall' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Catherine Deneuve is set to reunite with "On My Way" helmer Emmanuelle Bercot for drama "Standing Tall," one of the buzzed-about French films on Elle Driver's Cannes slate. Powered by Adeline Fontan Tessaur and Eva Diederix, Paris-based Elle Driver has...
  • Harvey Weinstein on 'The Immigrant': What Editing-Room Tensions?

    Casting aside rumors of editing-room tensions between himself and director James Gray, Harvey Weinstein spoke proudly and enthusiastically about Gray's lush 1920s period drama "The Immigrant" Tuesday night at the film's New York premiere, co-hosted by The...
  • FilmSharks Snags International Rights to Animated Feature 'El Americano 3D'

    Guido Rud's FilmSharks has inked international sales rights to "El Americano 3D," billed as the first major U.S.-Mexico animated feature co-production. FilmSharks is shopping pre-sales in Cannes. Lisa Kudrow heads the voice cast of the family-targeted...
  • Meet Melissa Veal, wig maker at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

    Meet Melissa Veal, wig maker at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
    Maloo wears a purple shawl and granny glasses. Her hair, very important in the context of this story, is short, white, cute and swoops backward. She's 52, a native of Canada and warm. She keeps a coon hound curled at her feet and is prone to saying things...
  • Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor: Miscast or Inspired Choice?

    The announcement from Warner Bros. today that Jesse Eisenberg had been cast as Lex Luthor in the untitled Superman-Batman sequel scheduled for 2016 was met with howls from the blogosphere. But in this case, the Internet might actually have a point....
  • Q&A with James Franco: Why poetry? Why not?

    Q&A with James Franco: Why poetry? Why not?
    Before his poetry reading Wednesday night, James Franco, who has been in town rehearsing for his Broadway debut in "Of Mice and Men" with director (and Steppenwolf ensemble member) Anna Shapiro, spoke to the Tribune about his side job as a poet, his...
  • 'Nymphomaniac' Is Not a Porno, Says Pic's Stellan Skarsgard

    Lars von Trier's new film "Nymphomaniac: Volume I" is the story of a young woman who tries to work through her parental issues by having as much sex as possible. And that's quite a bit of sex indeed, the majority of it dispassionate and squalid. It is...
  • James Franco shows his literary side on Jimmy Fallon show

    James Franco shows his literary side on Jimmy Fallon show
    James Franco went on Jimmy Fallon's "The Tonight Show" to talk about theater and film, but he got sidetracked by poetry. His new collection, "Directing Herbert White," is coming from Graywolf Press on April 15. "I know how an actor writing poetry...