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22 May Hot Cannes Package: Emma Mackey To Lead Cast As ‘Wuthering Heights’ Author Emily Brontë In Fresh-Faced Biopic From ‘Harry Potter’ Producer & Embankment

EXCLUSIVE: In-demand young talents Emma Mackey (Sex Education), Joe Alwyn (The Favourite), Fionn Whitehead (Dunkirk) and Emily Beecham (Cruella) will star in Emily, Golden Globe-nominated actress Frances O’Connor’s (Mansfield Park) directorial debut about the early life of Wuthering Heights author Emily Brontë. Mackey, star of Netflix smash Sex Education and Fox’s...

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31 Jan ‘The Father’ Director Florian Zeller On Adapting His Award-Winning Play For The Screen — Sundance Studio

The first feature from writer/director Florian Zeller, The Father began its life as an award-winning play. “I wrote it seven years ago, and it was [inspired by] a personal issue,” the director said, in conversation with Deadline in Sundance. “My grandmother raised me, and she started...

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17 Jan Sony Pictures Classics Preempts US Rights To Hot Title ‘The Father’

Sony Pictures Classics started the Sundance Film Festival acquisitions market off early, acquiring US and select international territories on the Florian Zeller-directed The Father. The adaptation of Zellers’s stage play stars Anthony Hopkins, the actor who is up for the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for The Two Popes, and Oscar-winning The...

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