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    Kate Winslet is starring in and producing a new Lee Miller biopic. Marion Cotillard, Jude Law and Josh O’Connor have also joined the cast. The movie is set to film next summer in Europe.

    Kate Winslet Joined By Marion Cotillard, Jude Law, Andrea Riseborough & Josh O’Connor For Film On Model-Turned-WWII Photographer Lee Miller

    After Mare of Easttown and her upcoming inevitable sweep, I feel like Winslet is getting a career renaissance and it won’t be long before she wins another Oscar.

    Your thoughts about this ?

     

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    That person who compared Winslet to her competitors at the Emmy just because she didn’t have new projects can shut their goddamned mouth right now. Queen comes for all of her things! She really manifests what is in that Ricky Gervais’ skit, doesn’t she?

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    Josh O’Connor is coming to collect his things that he should have gotten for God’s Own Country!

    FYC:
    Picture: Passing, The Power of the Dog, Shiva Baby, Spencer
    Director: Jane Campion, Rebecca Hall, Pablo Larrain
    Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch, Andrew Garfield, Winston Duke/James McAvoy
    Actress: Olivia Colman, Kristen Stewart, Tessa Thompson
    S. Actor: Richard E. Grant, Troy Kotsur, Kodi Smit-McPhee
    S. Actress : Kirsten Dunst/Martha Plimpton/Ruth Negga/Diana Rigg/Anya Taylor-Joy
    O. Screenplay: Bergman Island/Mass/Nine Days
    A. Screenplay: The Lost Daughter/Passing/The Power of the Dog/Shiva Baby

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    another thing about it Kate & Marion in one frame…

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    Finally Andrea with some high tier bait. Not how I would have liked it but she’s so overdue industry recognition I can’t complain…let’s hope she gets some traction in supporting for this…

    FYC:

    Swinton, Weerasethakul Memoria, (Best Actress, Director)
    Efira, Rampling, Wilson Benedetta (Best Actress, Supporting Actress/Actor)
    Rapace Lamb (Best Actress)
    Stewart, Hawkins, Spall Spencer (Best Actress, Supporting Actress/Actor)

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    Riseborough plays Audrey Withers, the powerful editor of British Vogue who was a close friend of Miller but was part of the decision making to not publish her shocking Dachau photos. Cotillard will play Solange D’Ayen, the fashion director of French Vogue who was also a close ally of Miller’s going back to her fashion days. A respected voice in high fashion, D’Ayen was taken by the Nazis in 1942 and sent to prison in Fresnes, with Miller and other friends unaware of what happened to her. Miller finally found her after the war, and she was understandably a shadow of herself. Law is playing Roland Penrose, the artist and poet who became the love of Miller’s life. O’Connor — who won the Emmy for playing Prince Charles in The Crown — is playing Miller’s son, Anthony Penrose. It was his books and archives Liz Hannah (The Post, Mindhunter) used to write the script.The composer is Alexandre Desplat, costume designer Michael O’Connor, cinematographer Pavel Edelman and makeup and hair design head Ivana Primorac. All are Oscar winners or nominees.

    Looks like Cotillard has the baitiest supporting part (unsurprisingly).

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    When Marion Cottilard presented the Oscar she clearly really admired Kate Winslet. So I’m excited to see them on screen together. This sounds like a great project.

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    When Marion Cottilard presented the Oscar she clearly really admired Kate Winslet. So I’m excited to see them on screen together. This sounds like great project.

    Yes.I just read the Wikipedia page on Lee Miller and realised that if this had been a HBO Miniseries,the actress playing it would be guaranteed an Emmy. It’s just made of Awards Bait. (If you read the Wikipedia page, you’ll know what I mean).

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    Holy Moly.

    I read about Lee Miller and her biopic cries out awards. Holocaust, Vogue, Haunting Memories of her past, Friend gone missing and returning tormented, Husband cheating, bathing in Hitler’s tub, taking pictures of concentration camps, visiting Hitler’s house, suffering from depression after the war due to memories of visiting the camps, hiding photos of the camps in an attic so that she forgets them—- Hoping the screenwriter doesn’t make the plot too cluttered.

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    Vanity Fair and Vogue are going to push and promote this movie like anything cause Lee Miller was the correspondent of both magazines.

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    An Oscar movie and a upcoming blockbuster (Avatar 2)… Kate is back in the league!

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    I’m all types of here for this!

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    The movie is waiting for a buyer at the AFM. Hope it gets a suitable buyer and distributor.

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    They should have cast Jared Leto as Lee Miller. True chameleon.

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    I’m extremely interested in seeing this movie, but as for Oscar chances, I’m cautiously optimistic but not overly confident. Thus reminds me a little of another recent film. In 2018 Rosalind Pike starred as female war correspondent Marie Colvin in A Private War, a movie that co-starred Stanley Tucci and Jamie Dornan. It was fairly well received— with a 75 MC score- but pre-pandemic it took in only $3.8 million, and while Pike received a Golden Globe nomination, the film didn’t receive any Oscar noms. I’m the target audience for this movie, and I’ll see it the week it is released, but I suspect that this period piece, which I expect to be compelling and extremely well acted, won’t generate a particularly large or young audience. It sounds to me like something that would have had a much better chance at Oscar nominations and awards had it been released 20 or 30 years ago. Nonetheless, I can’t wait to see it.

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