We added even more additions of Rachel at the Sundance Film Festival last week to promote “A Most Wanted Man“. We also replaced most of the MQ photos with HQ ones so be sure to head over to our gallery! We also added more additional interviews in our media archive. Many thanks again to my friend Amanda for helping out.
The first press interviews/articles are also added in our press archive. With this update it also means we finished transferring our Events from 2014, Photoshoots from 2014, and “A Most Wanted Man” movie section into our new gallery.
“The story is such a tangled web and is very relevant,” said McAdams, also at Sundance to promote the film. “I learned a lot about what human rights lawyers are doing in Hamburg and what a difficult position they are in. There are realities to the story that are very disturbing. Every character is dealing with moral questions. That stays with you.”
Our site turns 10 this year and while I’ve mainly focussed on keeping the news and information sections of the site up-to-date, I’ve kind of forgotten to pay attention to the older sections of our gallery. For the last few months I have been gathering a lot of photos of Rachel from various categories so we can replace (with better version) and add lots of additions to our gallery. I decided to give our entire gallery a major revamp! I have been working on reorganizing our gallery so it’s easier for you to visit and for me to maintain. From now on you can reach our (new) gallery via /gallery.
To start with, I’ve been working on the Photoshoot & Portraits section in our gallery. We replaced a lot of photos with better quality ones. A list with the updated albums can be found inside this post, but be sure to check out our entire Photoshoot & Portraits section! Many thanks to my friends Claudia, Allie and Annie for their donations!
While I am working on our new gallery you can still visit our old gallery (/photos) if you are looking for albums we haven’t added to our new gallery. I also decided to continue the site and new gallery as paparazzi-free. This means we will not move our “Candids” section from our old gallery to the new one and that we will stop posting candids of Rachel her every day life. Our main focus is to support Rachel’s career and we feel like candids (and gossip) are not part of that anymore. We will continue to post on-set photos and other work-related candids (like arriving at events).
I apologize for any inconvenience the moving of the gallery might cause (like dead links) but I will promise to get everything working again as soon as possible. Please bear with us while we are undergoing this major -but exciting- change. But I promise, I’ve lots of (HQ) goodies for you coming up so stay tuned!
MEW is reporting that “Passengers” will start filming in April in Berlin, Germany. Thanks to Jord for the heads up! It was reported before that they were aiming for a late February/early March start date but it looks like they pushed back the production a few weeks. The movie will be entirely shot at the Sound Stages at Pinewood Studio Berlin and is expected to be released April 3, 2015.
PASSENGERS – April, 2014 – Berlin, Germany; STORY: The film is set in the future and it is about Jim Preston, a mechanic on a 120 year journey to a distant colonized planet in another galaxy is prematurely thawed from a cryogenic slumber a century before anyone else. (Posted: October 29, 2013. Revised: January 9, 2014)
Rachel is expected to finish filming the winter scenes for “Every Thing Will Be Fine” in Montreal in February. The production will return to Montreal after a break of a few months. They already filmed part of the movie last year. She will star alongside James Francor and Wim Wenders is directing.
We continue our Sundance 2014 coverage. We added more HQ additional photos of Rachel during at the premiere and visiting two lounges. Many thanks to my friends Nicole and Annie for their donations! We also added the first video interviews in our media archive but we hope more interviews will be released the coming days. Many thanks to my friend Amanda for helping out with these videos.
Reuters published part of the Q&A with the cast and director Anton Corbijn after the Sundance screening, which can be found in our press archive. The full Q&A session can be watched in our media archive. Director Corbijn spoke to The Wall Street Journal and revealed the studios are aiming for a fall 2014 release:
Corbijn says “A Most Wanted Man,” which is being released by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions, is expected to open sometime this fall. “The film has a very autumnal look,” said Corbijn, “so the opening should appropriately be in the autumn, maybe September-ish.”
Speaking of movie releases: North Easy is reporting in their interview with Rachel’s Untilted Cameron Crowe Project co-star Danielle Russell that the movie is “expected to be released later this year before Thanksgiving”. If both reports are true that would mean that Rachel has two movies coming out this fall: “A Most Wanted Man” and the still Untitled Cameron Crowe movie.
The very first movie clip of “A Most Wanted Man” was released during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. It features Rachel alongside her co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman and it’s the same scene as the first production still that got released a while ago. We can also hear Rachel’s German accent for the very first time. The movie clip has been added to our media archive. Stay tuned on more coverage of Sundance!
Another Sundance Film Festival portrait session was released. This time by Entertainment Weekly’s portrait studio. Rachel poses with her “A Most Wanted Man” co-stars Willem Dafoe and Philip Seymour Hoffman. We added the portrait and on set photo in our gallery.
The first reviews for “A Most Wanted Man” are being released. We made a round-up of reviews in this post as well as some first twitter reactions. The movie premiere yesterday during the Sundance Film Festival but already screened the days before for industry/press.
“Intelligence is both the subject and the approach of Anton Corbijn’s “A Most Wanted Man,” a meticulously plotted, steadily absorbing Hamburg-set drama that casts a cynical yet compassionate eye on the complexities of counterterrorist work in the post-9/11 era [...] Starring the Teuton-accented trio of Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams and Willem Dafoe, a risky casting decision that ultimately pays off, this decidedly low-pulse endeavor will put off viewers who like their spy thrillers with a bit more oomph, but should court plenty of intrigue among discerning arthouse-goers who see the name “John le Carre” and know what they’re in for.”