Author: Embankment Films

18 Oct Hugh Jackman & Glenn Close Set For Acting Honors From Hollywood Film Awards

Hugh Jackman and Glenn Close will receive the respective Hollywood Actor and Actress honors from the Hollywood Film Awards next month, producer dick clark productions said today.  His award for Sony’s The Front Runner and hers for Sony Pictures Classics’ The Wifewill be presented November 4 during the 22nd annual Hollywood Film Awards ceremony...

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12 Sep Driven: Venice Review

The story of automobile designer and entrepreneur John DeLorean’s decline and fall becomes a comedy-tinged buddy movie with a twist in Nick Hamm’s follow-up to another very different male-bonding saga, The Journey. Once again, two fine central performances bring a clever Colin Bateman script alive,...

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05 Sep Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan to star in Peter Cattaneo’s ‘Military Wives’

Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan have signed to star in Peter Cattaneo’s Military Wives for London and Los Angeles-based outfit 42. Embankment Films arranged financing for the film and is launching worldwide sales in Toronto. CAA co-represents US rights. Lionsgate has acquired the film for the UK. Written...

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27 Jul Alexandra Daddario Wants to Make Sets More Empowering, Starting With ‘Can You Keep a Secret?’

"I'm all about female empowerment." Alexandra Daddario is venturing into producing after almost 20 years acting in projects from Parenthood and Percy Jackson to Baywatch and San Andreas. Daddario will be starring in and executive producing Can You Keep a Secret?, based on the book by Sophie Kinsella and directed by Elise Duran (Below Deck)....

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