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The first trailer for the newest adaptation of Gustave Flaubert‘s “Madame Bovary” has been released, with Mia Wasikowska in the titular role. Helmed by Sophie Barthes (“Cold Souls”), the film follows the classic story of Emma Bovary (Wasikowska), wife of a small town doctor, as she uses adulterous means to push past the provincial life she’s been given. Cast of the film alongside Wasikowska include Laura Carmichael, Ezra Miller, Rhys Ifans, Paul Giamatti and Logan Marshall-Green. While no release date has been set, the film has made rounds on theRead More
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There have been plenty of film adaptations of Gustave Flaubert’s classic novel “Madame Bovary,” but it is perhaps Sophie Barthes’ version that assigns the most sizable emphasis on the titular character. Based on the 1856 novel of the same name, “Madame Bovary” tells the tale of the disillusioned Emma Bovary (played by Mia Wasikowska) who attempts to elevate her social status by engaging in lavish spending and amorous secret affairs. As expected, this excessive lifestyle catches up with her forcing her to face the consequences, and face them, she does,Read More
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After years of unexplained delays, the long-awaited third teamup of Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper is about to see the light of day. “Serena,” directed by Susanne Bier and based on the novel by Ron Rash, was announced today as one of the films screening at the BFI London Film Festival in October. Other high profile galas and screenings at the festival including “The Imitation Game,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley, which will open the festival, and David Ayer’s “Fury,” starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman, whichRead More
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The Cannes Film Festival is arguably the most high profile festival in the world, and is certainly one of our favorite times of the year. We are just a day away from finding out the official selection of the 2014 festival, but before Thierry Frémaux makes his picks known, we gathered a list of the films we hope will be announced to be part of the May 14 – 25 festivities. There’s some sure things, some maybes and some not a chance in hells in here, but hey, it isRead More
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A sequel to 2010’s billion-dollar grossing “Alice in Wonderland” seemed like a no brainer, but it’s taken until now to make it official. “Alice in Wonderland 2” is happening, will be released in 2016, and Mia Wasikowska will return as Alice, Disney announced today. Johnny Depp’s Mad Hatter is also returning, and probably some other cast members as well, but one person who is not is director Tim Burton. Instead, “The Muppets” and upcoming sequel “Muppets Most Wanted” director James Bobin will take over directing duties. Hopefully this means aRead More
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Gustave Flaubert’s tragic heroine comes alive again as Mia Wasikowska is seen in the first photo from Sophie Barthes’s new big screen adaptation of “Madame Bovary,” as unveiled today by EW. Looking gloomy and unhappy and perfectly cast, Wasikowska plays Emma Bovary, a French farm girl who marries a rich doctor (Henry Lloyd-Hughes) in the hopes of a better life but doesn’t quite find it, and throws herself into several extra-marital affairs in an attempt to fill the void. Paul Giamatti, Logan Marshall-Green, Rhys Ifans and Ezra Miller play someRead More
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The newest adaptation of Flaubert classic “Madame Bovary” starring Mia Wasikowska began filming today in Normandy, France, and has rounded out its cast with up and comers Logan Marshall-Green and “Downton Abbey” star Laura Carmichael. Rose Barreneche scripted the new adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s first novel and masterpiece, and Wasikowska, who was cast back in March of 2012, will play the titular character of Emma Bovary, a doctor’s wife who lives beyond her means and takes on many adulterous affairs in order to combat the ennui of her life. HenryRead More
British actor Henry Lloyd-Hughes (brother to “Divergent”‘s Ben Lloyd-Hughes) has landed the male lead role in the new adaptation of Flaubert’s classic novel “Madame Bovary” starring Mia Wasikowska in the lead role, according to Deadline. Paul Giamatti, Rhys Ifans and Ezra Miller also star. Rose Barreneche scripted the new adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s first novel and masterpiece, and Wasikowska, who was cast back in March of 2012, will play the titular character of Emma Bovary, a doctor’s wife who lives beyond her means and takes on many adulterous affairs inRead More
Mia Wasikowska is well on her way to being the queen of literary adaptations, and has just added another to her pile. The Playlist reports Wasikowska will star opposite Cate Blanchett in “Carol” (also known as “The Price of Salt”), based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith. Jon Crowley will direct the 1950s set New York tale about two women, Therese Belivet, a lonely young woman who works in a department store dreaming of something bigger, and Carol, an elegant older woman she encounters at her job. Carol seems toRead More
Ezra Miller was the standout in last year’s critically acclaimed “We Need To Talk About Kevin”  and one of our longshot favorites for Best Supporting Actor nods but he’s been keeping quiet in 2012. Now Variety reports that Miller is joining fellow up and comer Mia Wasikowska in Sophie Barthes‘ new adaptation of Gustave Flaubert’s classic novel “Madame Bovary.” As we previously reported, Wasikowska will play the titular character of Emma Bovary, a doctor’s wife who lives beyond her means and takes on many adulterous affairs in order to combatRead More