This is our 3rd post as part of our 8 year anniversary celebration. If you missed our first two be sure to read catch up with them in our previous posts. And read after the jump/inside to find out our 3rd reason why we are a fan of Rachel.
We would like to remind everyone that “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” is available for everyone in the U.S. since today. Rachel only returned to the sequel for a smaller appearance, but it’s still worth the watch! It’s available on DVD and Blu-Ray so be sure to pick up your own copy. Go to our original post for more information about the extras.
We already have the high definition screen captures of the film and blu-ray extras in our gallery. So be sure to watch them if you haven’t!
This is our second post for our week long anniversary celebration, we are celebrating our upcoming 8 year anniversary by making 8 special and extra post with 8 reasons why we are a fan of her.
So be sure to read our second reason inside/after the jump, and we would love to hear your reasons why you become a fan of Rachel in our comment section!
Next week marks a huge milestone for our site Rachel McAdams Online because we will celebrate our 8 year anniversary. This site was launched on June 17, 2004. We wanted to do something special to celebrate the site’s milestone and Rachel’s amazing career so far.
We will make 8 extra post on the main site with 8 reasons why we are a fan of her and we will publish a new post with reason every day, in no particular order, until our anniversary. We hope it will be a great way to look back and on Rachel’s amazing career so far, because after all it really started 8 years ago with her break out movies “The Notebook” and “Mean Girls“.
I want to thank my friend Jess for this idea, she recently did birthday celebration special on her amazing Reese Witherspoon site; show her some love by visiting her sites.
So let’s kick off with the very first reason after the jump!
The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Venice Film Festival artictic director Alberto Barbera announced a list with directors “who just might bring projects to the Venice“. Both Terrence Malick (“To The Wonder“) and Brian de Palma (“Passion“) are mentioned as “as likely candidates“. The festival will take place this year August 29 until September 8.
“To The Wonder” was rumored to premiere at Cannes Film Festival but it was said the film wasn’t ready yet to be added to the line up. It recently got a r-rating and title, previously know as the untitled Terrence Malick project, and both films hit the Cannes market to find (international) buyers. Variety announced that “Passion” found various distributor including for Scandinavia (Scanbox), Russia (Top Film) and Brazil (Playarte).
The official Venice Film Festival line up will be announced late July. Let’s hope both films will be selected!
Variety just posted an article that confirms Rachel is part of the cast of “A Most Wanted Man” with Philip Seymour Hoffman, who she mentioned in 2009 as her favorite actor, and Anton Corbijn will be directing. The film also financed and filming is expected to start in September of this year in Hamburg, Germany.
Back in April the Tracking Board first reported that Rachel was the front runner for “A Most Wanted Man“. We are so excited Rachel now has two films line upped! She will start filming “About Time” in London next month.
Update: THR confirmed Rachel “signed on” to join “A Most Wanted Man“, they also reveal she will play “a woman who becomes involved in the international intrigue” which must mean she is Annabel Richter, the lawyer in the original book. Thanks to Wendy for the heads up!
Senator Film Production and Solveig Fina are co-producing “A Most Wanted Man” with Amusement Park Films, Potboiler Film and Ink Factory.
Senator’s distrib arm, Senator Film Verleih, will release the film in Germany next year.
Pic has so far secured €900,000 ($1.15 million) from Hamburg funder Filmfoerderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein (FFHSH) and is in line for additional coin from other local subsidies.
Anton Corbijn (“Control”) is directing the John Le Carre adaptation Philip Seymour Hoffman and Rachel McAdams.
Film is co-developed and co-financed by the U.K’s Film4 with Tessa Ross as executive producer.
The nominations for this year’s Teen Choice Awards were announced today and Rachel is nominated for Choice Movie Actress: Drama. Her films “The Vow” and “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadow” also got nominated.
Choice Movie Actress: Drama
Sandra Bullock, “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”
Viola Davis, “The Help”
Scarlett Johansson, “We Bought a Zoo”
Rachel McAdams, “The Vow”
Emma Stone, “The Help”
You can vote via TeenChoiceAwards.com, you have to register first. The award ceremony will be held July 22, 2012 and you can vote every day until the show. Rachel’s co-stars also got nominated, so be sure to vote for them as well! And don’t forget to vote for Rachel and Channing for the MTV Movie Awards!
Sadly no (upcoming) film of Rachel was selected for this year’s Cannes Film Festival but 3 of her upcoming films will hit the market to try and find US and international distributors. Deadline is mentioning that “Passion“, “To The Wonder” (previously Untitled Terrence Malick project) and “A Most Wanted Man” are among the ‘hot film titles‘ for U.S. buyers.
The article doesn’t mention Rachel as part of the cast of “A Most Wanted Man” so we are not sure Rachel officially signed on because she could be an attraction for buyers. We hope all films will find distributors, so we hope we will get a release date for them in the next days to weeks.
Variety also wrote a more in-depth article about “Passion” searching for distributors. If you are planning on going to the festival in Cannes be sure to look out for the promotional banners for “Passion“!
In a rights split pact that could become more common as the international sales sector evolves, Said Ben Said’s SBS Prods. is dividing international sales duties with Wild Bunch on Brian De Palma’s “Passion,” one of the biggest European titles being brought into the Cannes Market this year.
Paris-based production-sales house SBS — which specializes in content considered higher-end for Europe, made by prestige auteurs (it produced Roman Polanski’s “Carnage,” for example) — will sell Italy, Germany, Spain, U.S., Australia and France.
Wild Bunch is repping Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe, U.K. and Scandinavia.
Ben Said, producer of “The Girl on the Train,” said the sales split is a case of exploiting strengths and maximizing revenues.
The official facebook account for “Passion” released some new film goodies and news for us. The first poster was released for the movie, it’s a poster for the Cannes Film Festival market because the movie will look for (international) distributors. They will show a teaser at Cannes to promote the film.
The facebook account also released a few more production stills: two on set pictures and two new film stills with Rachel. They also released two more stills without her, so be sure to head over to the official facebook page and don’t forget to ‘Like’ it! Thanks to BrianDePalma.org for the find!
We heard they are aiming for a Berlinale Film Festival release in 2013, but we are hoping they will release the movie in the US late 2012.
Passion > Last uploads
It looks like we finally have the official title for the Terrence Malick project. Filmratings.com, the official website that list MPAA’s ratings, list the movie as “To The Wonder” and currently list it as a R-Rating
Title: To The Wonder (2012)
Reason: Rated R for some sexuality/nudity.
Company: Redbud Pictures LLC.
It was previously reporter that the film was titled “The Burial” but the producers confirmed that it was a fake title. The distributor FilmNation still list the movie as untitled on their official website, so I am not sure “To The Wonder” is the final title. It was recently confirmed that the film wasn’t part of the Cannes Film Festival selection.
It does seem like the film is (almost) done since it already got rated. Let’s hope we will get some official news about the release soon. Thanks to Projectedlight from the IMDB board for the find!