IFTN is reporting that Jessica and Vanessa Redgrave will both star in the adaption of “The Secret Scripture”.
Sebastian Barry’s novel ‘The Secret Scripture’ – shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2008 – is set to be adapted into a feature film by ‘My Left Foot’ Producer Noel Pearson, with principal photography to take place in Wicklow and Sligo in June 2014.
Hollywood actresses Jessica Chastain and Vanessa Redgrave have both signed on to play younger & older versions of the main character, Roseanne McNulty, a Sligo woman who keeps a diary of her many years confined to a mental hospital in Roscommon.
You will find an exclusive video in current digital issue of Vogue Magazine. Its a short film made by Matthew Frost called Script Content. It’s not available anywhere else, so be sure to get your digital copy until Matthew shares it.
Vogue has released the photos Jessica did for her December cover shoot, and it looks amazing! All pictures are based on famous paintings like Félix Vallotton’s 1924 Le Retour de la Mer, Anders Zorn’s 1899 portrait of Frances Folsom Cleveland, Vincent van Gogh’s La Mousmé or René Magritte’s La Robe du Soir. You can find the pictures in our gallery, scans and article will be up as soon we get our own magazine copy.
Photoshoots & Portraits > Photoshoots from 2013 > 017 – Vogue
Distributed by Spotlight Pictures, and to be presented at Rome Film Festival, Tar has its first trailer released.
TAR is based on Pulitzer prize-winning poet CK Williams’ collection of the same name. Collectively written and directed by twelve filmmakers, the film blends together adaptations of twelve of the poems to create a poetic road trip through CK William’s life. The film takes us on a journey through several decades of American life from CK’s childhood and adolescence in Detroit in the 1940s and 50s to the early 1980s: CK (James Franco) and his wife Catherine (Mila Kunis) are married with their son Jed (name of actor). CK prepares for a reading of Tar in New York City, and spends his nights struggling to write new poems, haunted by memories of his past. As CK drives to his reading in New York City, he remembers central moments of his life: we come to experience and understand both his relationship to love and loss, and how he found his calling as a poet through the women in his life. The film takes us back and forth between past and present, punctuated by voice-over from CK Williams’ poems, recreating the experience of memory and exploring how the fragments of one’s man life can be turned into poetic expression: his loving relationship to his mother (Jessica Chastain), his first sexual experiences as a teenager (Henry Hopper), his first love (Nina Ljeti) and the struggle to preserve a form of innocence and wonder, the illness and loss of a close friend (Zach Braff), and finally his life together with Catherine.
The movie about President John F. Kennedy based on the book “Letters to Jackie: Condolences From a Grieving Nation” by Ellen Fitzpatrick, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, will premiere nationwide on TLC at 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17.
The film debuts as an exclusive television event on TLC to mark the 50th anniversary of the president’s assassination. The documentary is based on Fitzpatrick’s book, which examines the extraordinary collection of letters sent to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy following the president’s assassination and creates a moving portrait of the nation’s grief from such a cross-section of American life.
Twenty A-list celebrities have lent their recognizable voices to give life to these letters from everyday Americans, including a polio-stricken 13-year-old who offers words of strength for the first lady, a Peace Corps volunteer who mourns the loss while stationed in Ethiopia and an African American woman who expressed her pride and gratitude for President Kennedy’s work in the civil rights movement.
The participating talent includes Bérénice Bejo, Demián Bichir, Jessica Chastain, Chris Cooper, Viola Davis, Zooey Deschanel, Kirsten Dunst, Anne Hathaway, Allison Janney, John Krasinski, Melissa Leo, Laura Linney, Frances McDormand, Chloë Grace Moretz, Mark Ruffalo, Octavia Spencer, Hailee Steinfeld, Channing Tatum, Betty White, and Michelle Williams.
TLC website has a sneak peek of the movie, that can’t be embed, but be sure to check out.
Jessica is covering the December issue of ‘Vogue’ US magazine, in a beautiful shoot by Annie Leibovitz, entitled “Work Of Art“. The cover picture is inspired by the Flaming June painting, and the preview has another shoot ispired by Matisse, which reminds me the beautiful W Magazine editorial she did earlier this year.
Of course, scans will be up as soon the magazine is out. But be sure to get your copy as well. Scans and previews are up already, thanks to Fashion Scans Remastered: