Eva appears at 2:14-2:26
By Justin Kroll
With a February start date line up, Tim Burton is going with a familiar face to lead the away in his next pic.
Eva Green is in negotiations to star in the Fox pic “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” which Burton will direct.
Based on the Ranson Riggs’ novel about a teenager who finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures out to destroy them. Green would play the title character, who acts as a guardian for these orphans.
Chernin Entertainment is producing the pic.
If the deal closes, the film would be a step closer to giving Burton another supernatural feature to tackle. Green and Burton had previously worked together on “Dark Shadows” and Burton has always enjoyed reteaming with thesps he has worked with in the past.
Green, who is repped by UTA and Tavistock Wood Management, was last seen in “300: Rise of an Empire” and can be seen next in Robert Rodriguez’s “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.”
She has also stayed busy on the TV front with her Showtime show “Penny Dreadful,” which was recently renewed for a second season.
Thanks to Liz of Mads Mikkelsen Source who relayed to us that Anne Mette Juul, Director of Svend Prisen 2014, confirmed to her that international voting is accepted in choosing the winners of Sven Prisen 2014. The Salvation is up for the Most Popular Danish Film title while Mads Mikkelsen and our dear Eva are up for Best Actor and Best International Actor in a Danish Film title respectively. Svend Prisen is the only Danish Film Award giving body where it’s the audience who decides who the winners will be. Voting ends on August 24, 2014.
To vote for all three categories, CLICK HERE!!!
The Salvation has been nominated for three (3) Svend Prisen Awards! The film is vying for the Most Popular Danish Film title. Mads Mikkelsen is nominated for Best Actor for his role as Jon Jensen. Mads has previously won the award last year for his film The Hunt. Eva Green (The Salvation) is nominated for Best international Actor in a Danish Film in which she is up against Charlotte Gainsbourg (Nymphomaniac), Fares Fares (The Woman In The Cage) and Mikael Persbrandt (One You Love).
Svend Prisen is the only Danish Film Award giving body where it’s the audience who decides who the winners will be. Voting will start this Sunday and will end on August 24, 2014.
Source: Svend Film Fest
July 25, 2014 – Finland
August 27, 2014 – France
October 2, 2014 – UK
October 9, 2014 – Germany
November 6, 2014 – The Netherlands
November 7, 2014 – Sweden
Only 1 week left until #SinCity takes over #ComicCon! All of your favorite #SinCity2 talent and filmmakers will be at Exhibit Hall H on Saturday, July 26th at 2:50pm!
Come in your best #SinCity fan gear or costumes to win prizes, while supplies last, at Petco Park and follow @DimensionFilms on Twitter for all #SDCC updates! #SinDiego
Other #SinCity Activities in store during SDCC 2014:
#SinCity Experience at Petco Park: Come see The Hot Rods and Hot Babes, along with swag giveaways and live DJ! Thursday -Saturday 10am-6pm ; Sunday 10am-3pm
#SinCity Talent and Filmmaker Poster Signing at Petco Park: 11:15am-12:15pm
#SinCity Talent and Filmmaker Poster Signing at Dark Horse Booth, Saturday Comic Con Convention Hall 4:15pm-5:15pm
— Campari (@campari) July 10, 2014
MILAN, July 10, 2014 / PRNewswire / – Today, Campari ® is officially featuring Hollywood actress Eva Green as the star of the Campari Calendar 2015 The stunning actress born in France to star in this year’s version of the iconic calendar, entitled ‘Mythology Mixology’ , and is dedicated to celebrating the colorful history of Campari and stories related to the intrinsic twelve of his most beloved classic cocktails. Each month will focus on a classic cocktail and thus represent imaginatively anecdotes, stories and beautiful and little known stories behind each iconic recipe.
Breaking News: The Original Soundtrack for PENNY DREADFUL to be released on August 19th 2014!… http://t.co/YZ0SSqdha2
— Abel Korzeniowski (@korzeniowski) July 10, 2014
Music From the Showtime Original Series PENNY DREADFUL
Music Composed by
(A Single Man, W.E., Romeo & Juliet)
Some of literature’s most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. PENNY DREADFUL is a frightening psychological thriller that weaves together these classic horror origin stories into a new adult drama starring Timothy Dalton, Josh Hartnett and Eva Green.
The dark and richly textured Gothic score is by one of the most exciting new names in film music, Abel Korzeniowski.
PENNY DREADFUL is currently unspooling its first season on Showtime.
Varese Sarabande Catalog # 302 067 298 8
Release Date: 08/19/14
Source: Abel Korzeniowski’s Twitter
We’re excited to announce that PENNY DREADFUL will make its SDCC debut as the opening day headliner on Thursday, July 24th from 6:00PM – 7:00PM with a panel session in Ballroom 20. Featured panelists will include series stars Josh Hartnett, Reeve Carney and Harry Treadaway and series creator, writer and executive producer John Logan. The panel will be moderated by Emmy® Award-nominated actress (and major Penny Dreadful fan) Aisha Tyler!
Additionally, there will be talent signings, exclusive merchandise offers and more throughout the weekend! Fans can visit the Entertainment Earth Booth (#2343) to purchase a deluxe deck of tarot cards inspired by the ones used throughout the series, along with character action figures, including Ethan Chandler and Vanessa Ives. They can also visit the Titan Books Booth (#5537) to purchase special PENNY DREADFUL deluxe hardcover editions of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Bram Stoker’s Dracula and Oscar Wilde’s A Picture of Dorian Gray, which each contain original black and white illustrations by Martin Stiff, Louie de Martinis and Ian Bass. Furthermore, the over 150,000 lanyards worn by all Comic-Con attendees will be branded by PENNY DREADFUL.
Source: Showtime’s Memo
Ahead of the UK’s Season 1 Tuesday finale of Penny Dreadful, EvaGreenWeb got a chance to exclusively interview its resident vampire. Armed with 15 questions and copies of Vanessa’s prayers in Latin, we ventured to the Demimonde to talk to Oxford School of Drama, Biochemist turned actor Robert Nairne. Find out below what the Cheltenham-raised actor thinks about the show, transmogrification, Ireland and what it’s like to work with Eva Green.
EvaGreenWeb: How did this all come about for you?
Robert Nairne: Well, I had been acting professionally in London for around two years, largely in fringe theatre productions and voiceovers/audiobooks. A breakdown then came in on Spotlight (the casting hub in the UK) looking for a very tall slender actor with some stunts experience…already my interest was piqued, but then when I researched the incredible production team and the pitch for the show I was gobsmacked by the opportunity, and did all I could to be seen…. Luckily the wonderful casting team responded straight away to my various pestering emails and I met them for an audition a few days later – and here I am now..! I will truly never forget that phone call offering me the role. At one point I think I actually asked if she was joking.
EGW: Can you briefly describe and explain who your character is to those who haven’t seen Penny Dreadful yet?
RN: Very little is really understood about these creatures in the Penny Dreadful universe so far. They seem to exist in the Demimonde, described so elegantly by Vanessa – preying on the living and roaming amongst the dead.
In ‘Penny Dreadful’, one such Vampire has abducted Sir Malcolm’s daughter, Mina Murray, prompting his increasingly frenetic hunt for her throughout the series. Why has she been taken though? Ooh you’ll have to watch and see…
EGW: There are so many different types of vampire lore now over the centuries, and this series uses specific types of lore that maybe people aren’t familiar with. Did you just go with what was in the script?
RN: The market is certainly quite saturated at the moment – which is why Penny D and its Vampires were so refreshing! I did of course do some research – I read Dracula and the original penny dreadful ‘Varney the Vampire’ (brilliant), and watched various movies from ‘Nosferatu’ to ‘Overworld’ – but yes the prime inspiration came from the script and John Logan’s brilliant mind. We had various discussions about The Vampires (affectionately named Penny and Felicity) throughout filming!
By Price Peterson
Penny Dreadful S01E08: ‘Grand Guignol”
There’s just something about Penny Dreadful that makes me want to elevate my language into the more poetic, elegant English of Victorian literature: Aye, gorblimey guvnuh that Eva Green is a right brilliant totty, cheers jolly good. Just kidding, I don’t know what any of that means, I can barely speak American let alone anything approaching the frequently next-level vocabulary of Penny Dreadful. Regardless, no discussion about this instant classic series can start anywhere other than how amazing Eva Green is. Eva Green is perfect basically. Her intense, frightening, eerily cool, tour-de-force performance was the centerpiece of Penny Dreadful and is what held together an otherwise unwieldy monster like the tightest of stitches. I’m not saying we should give Eva Green all of the awards for her work here, but if she doesn’t win them then awards are MEANINGLESS.
Because Eva Green is a national treasure. For what nation, you ask? The nation of TV. In which I am currently a political prisoner, long story.