Today on indieWIRE, "Tree of Life" jumped the gun, "Midnight in Paris" trailer hit, "The Interrupters" was bought and more.
"Tree of Life" News
Turns out Terrence Malick has a soft spot for the Brits. His latest, "The Tree of Life," has long been rumored to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, but today news hit that the hyped film will in fact first premiered in the UK on May 4th, a week ahead of the event.
In further "Tree of Life" news, a brand new spanking poster made its big reveal today along with some gorgeous stills from the drama.
While "Tree of Life" isn't yet confirmed for Cannes, Woody Allen's latest romp, "Midnight in Paris," is as it's opening the festival. Click here to watch the just released trailer.
Over at Caryn James' blog James on screenS, the critic raved about Neil Jordan's miniseries "The Borgias," starring Jeremy Irons but was cold on "How to Succeeds in Business Without Really Trying," currently playing on Broadway with Daniel Radcliffe as its star.
indieWIRE's Eric Kohn meanwhile offered his takes on two indies hitting theaters this week: Michaelangelo Frammartino's "Le Quattro Volte" and Quentin Dupieux's oddball killer-tire flick, "Rubber."
The 40th edition of New Director/New Films is in full swing at the Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of the Lincoln Center in New York. Women and Hollywood sat down with the director of "Belle Epine," who's in town for the event, while indieWIRE posted its last two filmmaker interviews as part of its annual Meet the ND/NF Filmmaker series.
Another New York-based film event, the Tribeca Film Festival, turns 10 this year. Today the festival announced its closing night film, Edward Burns' "Newlyweds."
And in acquisition news, Joonas Berghäll´s and Mika Hotakainen's Finnish documentary "Stream of Life" got picked up by PBS for U.S. broadcast, while the Cinema Guild nabbed Steve James' acclaimed documentary "The Interrupters" for U.S. release.