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In the Works: Harry Hamlin and Irina Bjorklund Set to Star in 'Erotic Fire of the Unattainable'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood November 14, 2013 at 4:08PM

Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell’s female-centric banner Tangerine Entertainment works hard to put women’s pictures front and center. They’re currently exec producing “The Erotic Fire of the Unattainable,” with Harry Hamlin (“Mad Men”) and Finnish superstar Irina Bjorklund (“The American”) set to star, and with Courtney Andrialis and Suzy Franczak Davis on board as the film's main producers.
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Harry Hamlin on "Mad Men"
Harry Hamlin on "Mad Men"

Amy Hobby and Anne Hubbell’s female-centric banner Tangerine Entertainment works hard to put women’s pictures front and center. They’re currently exec producing “The Erotic Fire of the Unattainable,” with Harry Hamlin (“Mad Men”) and Finnish superstar Irina Bjorklund (“The American”) set to star, and with Courtney Andrialis and Suzy Franczak Davis on board as the film's main producers.

Brazilian-born still photographer and short filmmaker Emilia Ferreira makes her feature directing debut with veteran cinematographer Lisa Rinzler (“Pollock”) shooting the feature in New York. Gay Walley adapted the screenplay from her book of aphorisms of the same title. Rounding out the cast are Edoardo Ballerini and Margot Bingham (both from “Boardwalk Empire”) and Kevin Kilner (“House of Cards”).

Here’s the official synopsis:

The Erotic Fire Of The Unattainable is an unflinching, slyly humorous journey through a woman's mind - a complicated, sensuous world of lovers and ex-husbands, travel and solitude, money and inner rebellion.  

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.