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Trailer: Glenn Close Cross-Dresses In Tonally Odd 'Albert Nobbs' Trailer

  • By Edward Davis
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  • October 13, 2011 1:31 AM
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Isn't this supposed to be a drama? It's hard to tell from the goofy first half of this trailer, which feels like some lighthearted British comedy. Directed by Rodrigo García (”Mother & Child,” “Nine Lives”), "Albert Nobbs" is a tale of a struggling, penniless woman who has to pose as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most posh hotel in 19th century Ireland. A passion project by producer and star Glenn Close, the film started out as a short story by Irish author George Moore and was first adapted into an off-Broadway production by Simone Benmussa. It's been a long time coming for this film as Close starred in that version back in 1982 and won an Obie award for her efforts.

Emily Watson and Alicia Vikander Added To Joe Wright's 'Anna Karenina;' Saoirse Ronan & Others Out

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 8, 2011 8:47 AM
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As Promised, Keira Knightley, Jude Law & Aaron Johnson To StarWell, Joe Wright and Focus Features have locked down the cast for their lavish adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel "Anna Karenina," and it seems like a full house of talent – in addition to the already confirmed Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson, Matthew Mcfadyen ("Pride & Prejudice") and Olivia Williams, the film has added Domhnall Gleeson ("Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"), Alicia Vikander ("The Seventh Son"), Emily Watson, and Ruth Wilson (BBC series "Luther").

New Photos: Glenn Close, Aaron Johnson & Mia Wasikowska In 'Albert Nobbs'

  • By Simon Dang
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  • July 26, 2011 4:33 AM
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One name hotly tipped to feature in this year's Best Actress race is veteran Glenn Close whose gender-bending role as the titular "Albert Nobbs" is sure to get people talking.

'Albert Nobbs' With Glenn Close Set For Fall Awards Season Release

  • By Catherine Scott
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  • July 5, 2011 10:25 AM
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Liddell Entertainment & Roadside Attractions Snag U.S. RightsSummer hasn't even started to wind down yet, and blockbusters are already getting looked over in favor of Oscar predictions and upcoming fall festivals. It seems like every other day this year's Oscar race is picking up with the "War Horse" trailer hitting last week and The Weinstein Company already staking out their fall dates. Though it's small news, it looks to be big for the Best Actress category as earlier today it was announced that "Albert Nobbs," starring Glenn Close was picked up for distribution by Liddell Entertainment and Roadside Attractions with a fall awards season release and campaign in the works.

Aaron Johnson Eyes 'Anna Karenina' & 'Savages'; Jude Law Also Tapped For Tolstoy Tale

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 17, 2011 12:53 PM
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With "Hanna" getting set to hit theaters next month, Joe Wright is already plotting his next move, the much talked about adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" and he's looking to bring and up-and-comer and an established vet into the literary tale.

Watch: Michel Gondry's Multi-Screen Vid For Living Sisters' & R.E.M's "Uberlin" With Aaron Johnson

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 7, 2011 5:27 AM
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James Franco, Albert Maysles, Lance Bangs & More Tapped To Direct Videos For R.E.M.While "The Green Hornet" was a forgettable comic book movie marred by more than a few problems, director Michel Gondry did get to sneak in some of his distinctive style from time-to-time including an ambitious split screen sequence, one of the few highlights of the film. But overall, it was a Gondry film in name only. Well, for those seeking the wickedly lo-fi creativity of the director that put him on the map, look no further than the latest video for The Living Sisters (via Wired). Helmed by Gondry, the triple split screen video is a charming tale about the birth of a baby that features earthquakes, fires, bikers and enough no-budget effects for ten videos. It's winning, warming and a reminder of how good Gondry can be.

Jennifer Lawrence In Talks For Oliver Stone's Drug Cartel Thriller 'Savages'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 10, 2011 11:19 AM
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Oliver Stone Has Met With Leonardo DiCaprio, Aaron Johnson, Tom Hardy, James Franco & Garrett Hedlund For Two Male Lead Roles; Benicio Del Toro Courted For Role Of Cartel EnforcerThere is nothing we like better than young actresses making smart, interesting choices and "Winter's Bone" breakout star and Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence continues to diversify her resumé. She's got a starring role in the upcoming "X-Men: First Class" (whose solid trailer just dropped) and now she's made a nice little gear change into a project with great potential.

Aaron Johnson Joins 'Albert Nobbs' With Mia Wasikowska & Glenn Close

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 6, 2010 10:13 AM
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Originally slated to begin shooting this summer, the Glenn Close passion project "Albert Nobbs" -- in which she is starring, producing and has co-written -- is finally gearing up to go in front of cameras in the next week or so, and it appears the delay has caused some minor shifts in casting.

Aaron Johnson, Juno Temple, Nicholas Hoult Testing For Bryan Singer's 'Jack The Giant Killer'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • December 1, 2010 3:44 AM
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Lilly Collins, Aneurin Barnard & Adelaide Kane Also Vying For Parts In Singer's Modern Day Fairy TaleLooks like those reports that ran earlier this year saying Bryan Singer has been leveraging "Jack The Giant Killer" casting -- his upcoming new project for New Line -- as a way to also look out for "X-Men: First Class" actors -- the Matthew Vaughn-directed project he's producing and wrote the treatment for -- ran both ways.

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