Sam Claflin is one of Kristen Stewart’s two leading men in the upcoming Snow White and the Huntsman, which hits theaters June 1. We stopped by the London set of SWATH in October to sit down with the cast and crew and learn a little bit more about the highly anticipated dark retelling of a classic fairy tale. Sam, who plays Prince William in the film, is relatively new to the big screen after making his debut in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides last year. While on the SWATH set, Sam shared this cute story about having the same taste in music as Kristen and a connection they made through a favorite singer:
Source: Pop Sugar
Canadian producers are riding a surge of industry buzz and critical kudos at the European Film Market with hopes that a slate of pics from seasoned Canuck helmers and newcomers will keep the momentum going in 2012.
At the forefront is Telefilm Canada, which brings its sixth edition of Perspective Canada to the mart. The federally operated film funder will showcase a selection of features for the market, including David Cronenberg’s “Cosmopolis” and Sarah Polley’s “Take This Waltz.”
“We’re in a very positive wave of cinema right now with the successes we’ve had internationally,” said Sheila de la Varende, director of industry promotion at Telefilm. “That creates recognition and anticipation in the marketplace for Canadian films.” Read more…
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The trailer for the fifth and final “Twilight” movie, “Breaking Dawn Part 2,” will debut exclusively on “The Hunger Games” in March – the first significant example of synergy between Lions Gate Entertainment and its new subsidiary Summit Entertainment.
When the studio acquired Summit in January, Lions Gate executives touted the opportunities that would come from bringing together two of Hollywood’s hottest young adult franchises. Because fans tend to get excited about seeing the first trailer for a highly anticipated sequel, Lions Gate is betting it can bring the huge base of “Twilight” fans to the opening weekend of “The Hunger Games,” which debuts March 23.
“‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2′ trailer will debut exclusively on every ‘Hunger Games’ print on its opening night for what will be Lions Gate’s largest release ever,” Santa Monica-based Lions Gate’s chief executive Jon Feltheimer said on a conference call with analysts Friday following the release of its financial results.
Source: LA Times Blog
ROBERT Pattinson’s raunchy drama Bel Ami will have its World Premiere in Berlin on Friday, February 17. Here’s your chance to be there.
We’re sending one lucky reader and their guest to the German capital for the star-studded event where they’ll walk the red carpet with the film’s stars.
The winners must be available to fly to Berlin next Friday.
The film comes out in the UK on March 9, and stars R-Patz as a struggling outsider who rises to the top of Parisian high society by bedding with a string of wealthy women.
Among the influential movers and shakers he manipulates are Uma Thurman, Christina Ricci and Kristin Scott Thomas.
The film is based on Guy de Maupassant’s classic novel of the same name.
As well as seeing the stars and attending the premiere, this amazing prize package includes return UK flights for two to Berlin and two Berlin WelcomeCards to give you free reign of the city’s transport system.
You’ll spend three nights at the historical Ellington Hotel, a relaxed, elegant, four star design hotel in the heart of the city.
To be in with a chance of winning, just answer one simple question. Competition closes at 10am on Tuesday, February 14. Click here to take part in the contest.
Source: The Sun