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    Yorgos Lanthimos will be directing Emma Stone in Searchlight’s adaption of a Bride of Frankenstein-esque book Poor Things. It’ll start filming in the fall. The plot for Emma’s second Oscar:

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    Their first collaboration went really well so this looks promising.

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    I love Yorgo’s, I think his movies are unique and… let’s call them interesting. He’s one of my favourite directs, I’m excited for this especially since The Favourite is so good.

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    Poor Things? Bella Baxter? This sounds very Sweeney Todd

    watch I May Destroy You

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    I’ll never understand why filmmakers like Lanthimos and Chazelle are obsessed with Emma Stone. She’s not that good as an actress compared to many of her age range (Ronan, Pugh, Lawrence, Robbie, Johansson, DeArmas, etc..).

    Trust me Yorgos, there are so many better and more bankable actresses out there than her.

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    Omg the plot is insane. Love you Yorgos please never go to therapy

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    They were also supposed to shoot a short film together. Don’t know what came of that but anyway, very excited for this. She’s one of the best actors working today and I’m so pumped for what she does with this role.

    Edit: Already seeing the haters come out oop

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    More Lanthimos is good news. Not enthusiastic about Stone becoming his J-Law despite actually liking her in The Favourite.

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    So Yorgos’ Pop. 1280 adaptation is dead then? But well, I’ll take what I get. This man is an evil genius.

    Letterboxd: Ray_In_Bruges

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    I’ll never understand why filmmakers like Lanthimos and Chazelle are obsessed with Emma Stone. She’s not that good as an actress compared to many of her age range (Ronan, Pugh, Lawrence, Robbie, Johansson, DeArmas, etc..).

    Trust me Yorgos, there are so many better and more bankable actresses out there than her.

    Because this is a comedic film and she’s the only one who proven she can convincingly sell pure slapstick comedy (see her 5 SNL hosting gigs), even Yorgos said he wanting her for The Favourite after seeing Easy A.

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    Can she do a Scottish accent though? It (like Irish) have been massacred so many times by Americans on screen, I really don’t want anyone whose don’t Julie Walters to even attempt it.

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    I still want Yorgos’ adaptation of My Year of Rest and Relaxation…

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    I’ll never understand why filmmakers like Lanthimos and Chazelle are obsessed with Emma Stone. She’s not that good as an actress compared to many of her age range (Ronan, Pugh, Lawrence, Robbie, Johansson, DeArmas, etc..). Trust me Yorgos, there are so many better and more bankable actresses out there than her.

    That’s okay, they can have her. These 2 directors are not at the level of a David O’Russell or PTA when it comes to awards anyway…Chazelle’s second collaboration with Gosling was a big flop at the box office and award ceremonies, so it’s not like everything he touches is gold. And we will see how Yorgos’ next does.

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