Kate Barker-Froyland ('11 SOA) is set to direct Song One, an upcoming film from Barker-Froyland's original script. Academy Award winner Anne Hathaway will co-produce and star in the film.
Song One revolves around the love story between an archeologist and a rock star.
Shooting will begin this Fall with Worldview Entertainment (The Immigrant, Blood Ties, Jimmy P.) financing and producing the film.
The script for Murder of A Cat, written by Robert Snow ('10 SOA) and Christian Magalhaes ('10 SOA), is currently in pre-production under producer Sam Raimi (30 Days of Night, The Grudge, Xena: Warrior Princess).
James Ponsoldt ('05 SOA) is teaming up with the prestigious Weinstein Company (Silver Linings Playbook, The Master, The Artist) to write an adaptation of the musical Pippin and to adapt and direct Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock, the upcoming novel by Silver Linings Playbook author Matthew Quick.
Forgive me, Leonard Peacock revolves around a young man who plots his friend's homicide and his own suicide by his grandfather's pistol.
The Cinéfondation has selected Going South, directed by Jefferson Moneo (4th year Directing), to screen at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Going South follows Martha Barlow, a prairie child desperate for escape, as she makes a life-altering acquaintance with the mysterious Donovan.
Film Faculty Ramin Bahrani appeared on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews Friday, April 12 to promote his latest film, At Any Price. Bahrani and actor Dennis Quaid sat down with Matthews to discuss the film's treatment of the politics of the agriculture industry.
The Friars Club Comedy Film Festival continues to champion comedic films from across the globe during its 5th annual celebration April 1-6. This year's program includes comedic achievements from Jamund Washington ('10 SOA), Shane Atkinson (5th year, Directing), Stian Hafstad (3rd year, Directing), and Jed Cowley ('12 SOA).
Gimme the Loot, opened in theatres on March 22, to rave reviews and the highest per-screen average in the country.
The film was produced by Jamund Washington ('10) and edited by Morgan Faust ('11).more
Nelson Walker's ('08 SOA) documentary, Summer Pasture, has been honored with a 2013 Peabody Award. The film, which Walker made with Lynn True and Tsering Perlo, presents an up-close look at the life of a Tibetan herder and the choices he and his family face.more