Manufacturing has begun within the U.Ok. on author/director Paul Thomas Anderson’s untitled new movie. Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis is joined within the forged by Lesley Manville, who was a BAFTA Award nominee for Greatest Actress for One other 12 months, and Vicky Krieps, whose movies embody A Most Needed Man and Focus Options’ Hanna. Focus holds worldwide rights to the movie, and can distribute the movie within the U.S. later this yr with Common Photos dealing with worldwide distribution.
The movie’s producers are JoAnne Sellar, Megan Ellison, via her Annapurna Photos, and Paul Thomas Anderson. The chief producers are Peter Heslop, Adam Somner, and Daniel Lupi. Chelsea Barnard and Jillian Longnecker are overseeing manufacturing for Annapurna. Persevering with their artistic collaboration following 2007’s There Will Be Blood, which earned Mr. Day-Lewis the Greatest Actor Academy Award, Mr. Anderson will as soon as once more discover a particular milieu of the 20th century. The brand new film is a drama set within the couture world of 1950s London. The story illuminates the life behind the scenes of an uncompromising dressmaker commissioned by royalty and excessive society.
The artistic crew contains Academy Award-winning costume designer Mark Bridges, marking his eighth consecutive undertaking with Mr. Anderson, Emmy Award-winning manufacturing designer Mark Tildesley and BAFTA Award-nominated set decorator Véronique Melery. Academy Award-nominated movie editor Dylan Tichenor and BAFTA Award-nominated composer Jonny Greenwood are every marking their fourth characteristic with Mr. Anderson. Casting director Cassandra Kulukundis is on her seventh movie with Mr. Anderson, with lighting cameraman Michael Bauman rounding out the crew..
Annapurna Photos, based by Megan Ellison, focuses on creating refined, high-quality content material that’s critically and commercially acutely aware whereas nonetheless interesting to a various viewers. By upholding Ms. Ellison’s imaginative and prescient to place filmmakers and artists first and protect their genuine artistic voices irrespective of the style or medium, in 5 years the corporate has garnered a complete of 32 Academy Award nominations for his or her initiatives, together with Zero Darkish Thirty, Pleasure, Foxcatcher, The Grandmaster, and Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Grasp. Ms. Ellison can be certainly one of solely 4 honorees ever to obtain two Greatest Image Oscar nominations in the identical yr, with Her and American Hustle each incomes nods in 2014. Annapurna’s most up-to-date undertaking is author/director Mike Mills’ 20th Century Ladies, at the moment in launch by A24; the movie was nominated for 2 Golden Globe Awards and has earned a Greatest Unique Screenplay Academy Award nomination. Different 2016 titles from the corporate included Sausage Get together, Wiener-Canine, and Everyone Needs Some, with The Dangerous Batch set for launch in 2017. Annapurna is at the moment in post-production on Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal’s Untitled Detroit Undertaking and is growing the movie adaptation of Maria Semple’s The place’d You Go, Bernadette, to be directed by Richard Linklater. Moreover, Annapurna is companions with Mark Boal on the corporate Web page One, the place they produced season two of the hit podcast Serial. Kathryn Bigelow additionally directed and partnered with Annapurna on the animated quick Final Days, about unlawful elephant poaching and the ivory commerce.
Focus Options (FocusFeatures.com) acquires and produces specialty movies for the worldwide market, and holds a library of iconic motion pictures from fearless filmmakers. Present and upcoming home releases from Focus embody Tom Ford’s romantic thriller Nocturnal Animals, Academy Award-nominated for Greatest Supporting Actor (Michael Shannon); the real-life story of heroism The Zookeeper’s Spouse, directed by Niki Caro and starring Jessica Chastain; Colin Trevorrow’s The E book of Henry, starring Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, and Jacob Tremblay, Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled, starring Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, and Colin Farrell; the motion spy thriller The Coldest Metropolis, directed by David Leitch and starring Charlize Theron and James McAvoy; Stephen Frears’ Victoria and Abdul, starring Dame Judi Dench as Queen Victoria; Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour, starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill; and Jeff Nichols’ Loving, Academy Award-nominated for Greatest Actress (Ruth Negga).
Focus Options and Common Photos are a part of NBCUniversal, one of many world’s main media and leisure corporations within the improvement, manufacturing, and advertising of leisure, information, and knowledge to a worldwide viewers. NBCUniversal owns and operates a beneficial portfolio of stories and leisure tv networks, a premier movement image firm, vital tv manufacturing operations, a number one tv stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Company. We’ll carry you extra updates on this untitled drama, rumored to be referred to as Phantom Thread, as manufacturing continues.