Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Hemingway project with Kidman and Owen in the works

HBO is just cranking out solid films made for television as of late. This past year some of the best in the history of the channel. Now HBO has announced that they will readying production with Hemingway and Gellhorn. About the romance spent between the famous writer and his female muse who was the inspiration for his book For Whom The Bell Tolls.
Nicole Kidman has been cast as WWII correspondant Martha Gellhorn and Clive Owen as Hemingway. Philip Kaufman ( The Right Stuff, Quills, Rising Sun ) will direct the film from a at script written by Barbara Turner ( Pollock, The Company ) and Jerry Stahl ( Permanant Midnight )

Filming will commence the beginning of 2011, with a release of the movie the same year.

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Started to really pay attention to film ( movies ) what was going on in front of the camera, but more interestingly, behind it as well at about as far back as age 10. Motion pictures ( when good ) are a fascinating medium. All the work and prep that goes into filmmaking. It's an amazing process !