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Watch: New Trailer & Over 50 Images From Cannes Opener 'Grace Of Monaco' Starring Nicole Kidman

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 6, 2014 8:52 AM
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Grace Of Monaco
Most films headed to the Cannes Film Festival keep their cards close to the chest, revealing as little as possible before making their grand premiere on the Croisette. Not so with "Grace Of Monaco." Olivier Dahan's upcoming drama overcame a rumored clash with Harvey Weinstein to land the opening slot at Cannes in May. And now a three-minute trailer and over fifty new images have dropped to show off the goods that Dahan and Weinstein are bringing to France in just a couple of months.

What Problem? Olivier Dahan's 'Grace Of Monaco' Starring Nicole Kidman To Open The Cannes Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 24, 2014 9:43 AM
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When reports surfaced last night that The Weinstein Company had yanked Olivier Dahan's "Grace Of Monaco" off the spring release schedule, with no word of a new date, we expected the worst. We figured it was another symptom following the director and Harvey Weinstein butting heads over the cut of the movie. But it seems they've solved those issues, as the movie is getting the kind of premiere that few filmmakers ever get the honor to have.

Nicole Kidman's 'Grace Of Monaco' Pulled From Release Calendar, Film Hasn't Been Delivered To The Weinsteins

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • January 23, 2014 6:19 PM
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While Harvey Weinstein's battle with "Snowpiercer" director Bong Joon-Ho has nabbed the headlines, you may forgotten about another fight he's been having, with another foreign director: Olivier Dahan. Viewed early as a potential Oscar hopeful, "Grace Of Monaco" was pushed from a fall date to this spring, and not long after, word emerged that the director and Weinstein, were butting heads over the cut of the movie. And it seems they haven't found a solution.

What's Goin' On? 6 Movies Pushed To 2014 And Why They Moved

  • By Edward Davis
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  • October 24, 2013 4:30 PM
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6 Movies Pushed Into 2014
Movies are dropping like flies from the Oscar season this year. Or rather, that seems to be the conventional wisdom out there as a handful of pictures have moved out of the awards season, switched dates or been punted into 2014. And you’ve heard time and time again that it’s a crowded season this fall and winter. And it is, but it’s really no more crowded than any other year -- this prestige season is always busy and there are always casualties and movement. Sure, the Oscar landscape is changing, and there’s been seismic shifts under our feet. George Clooney’s “Monuments Men” is now landing in February, what everyone thought was a surefire Oscar nominee in “Foxcatcher” has moved to unknown lands in 2014 and several other pictures thought to be 2013 Academy contenders have also adjusted plans.

Harvey Weinstein Now Battling Director Olivier Dahan Over Cut Of 'Grace Of Monaco'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 18, 2013 9:03 AM
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Harvey Weinstein's reputation precedes him, but it's a complicated one. While the producer has been known for championing difficult movies, and using the full power of the PR machine to get the word out about his movies, he's equally reputed for his battles with filmmakers over the edits of their films. And it's the latter quality that's getting the most attention in the past couple of months. Word of Bong Joon-ho's displeasure at having to recut "Snowpiercer" for Harv is already surfacing, and now another director is airing his grievances about the producer meddling with his film.

'Grace Of Monaco' Gets Not-So-Awards-Friendly Spring 2014 Date, Harvey Weinstein Wants 'Scream 5' To Happen

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • October 1, 2013 10:22 AM
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Last week saw the latest Weinstein Company-backed biopic “Grace of Monaco” formally drop out of this year’s Oscar race with Harvey Weinstein citing the film’s incompletion for the delay, saying it “just wasn’t finished, the sound, anything.” While Weinstein promised a full-court press for the Nicole Kidman-led film when it was released, we’re not sure the film’s new date bodes well for the biopic.

Harvey Weinstein Calls 2013 Awards Race "The Most Competitive Season I've Ever Seen," Praises 'Prisoners'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 30, 2013 11:04 AM
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If there is one person who knows the ins and outs of any award season, it's Harvey Weinstein. The producer extraordinaire has been behind countless campaigns, and knows how the system works backwards and forwards, and more than any prognosticator, his feelings on the 2013 race certainly carry with them some tremendous weight. And if Harvey is sensing the field is one of the toughest he's been part of, then you know it's going to be an interesting few months leading up to the Oscars.

Oscar Pool Shrinks As 'Grace of Monaco' Bumped To Spring, 'Wolf of Wall Street' Debates Move To 2014

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • September 24, 2013 9:23 AM
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The recent talk around TIFF and Venice ushered in a seasonal change, away from the flurry of big-budget tentpoles and into the onslaught of Oscar talk. “12 Years a Slave” and “Gravity” were the big names coming out of those two festivals for awards consideration, but while the other studios are by no means backing down in terms of pushing their hopeful entries, the rush to the finish line has made one remove their film from the race completely, and another possibly face the same fate with Martin Scorsese's latest.

Watch: First Teaser Trailer For 'Grace Of Monaco' Starring Nicole Kidman

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 16, 2013 8:01 AM
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While certain Oscar prognosticators have already called the awards season race over and given all the awards to "12 Years A Slave," there is still months to go and lots of pictures to come into play, and one that has been behind the curtain thus far is "Grace Of Monaco." Skipping the fall festival circuit, the latest effort from "La Vie En Rose" helmer Olivier Dahan tackles another historic figure, this time from the movie world, although in tale that has little to do with the action on set. And now we have our first look.

Adjust Your Calendar: '12 Years A Slave' Moves Up Two Months For October Release

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 27, 2013 12:02 PM
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12 Years A Slave
Of course, making Oscar predictions this early in the game is a fool's errand, with six months to go until the end of the year, campaigns are starting to take shape and the picture for the awards season is beginning to get a little bit clearer. And one move that's already on the tip of everyone's tongue is Steve McQueen's star-studded "12 Years A Slave." And feeling the hype, Fox Searchlight is looking to make the movie their Oscar horse.

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