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Millennium Takes 'What Maisie Knew' with Julianne Moore & Steve Coogan

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood September 12, 2012 at 2:56PM

"What Maisie Knew," directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel ("Bee Season," "Uncertainty"), has gone to Millennium Entertainment for US distribution. Starring Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård and Steve Coogan, the film is a contemporary adaptation of Henry James' 1897 novel...
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"What Maisie Knew"
Millennium "What Maisie Knew"

"What Maisie Knew," directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel ("Bee Season," "Uncertainty"), has gone to Millennium Entertainment for US distribution. Starring Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård and Steve Coogan, the film is a contemporary adaptation of Henry James' 1897 novel, about a young girl stuck between the drama of her divorcing parents. "What Maisie Knew" debuted at Toronto. Here are early reviews from THR, Indiewire and The Guardian.

The screenplay was adapted by Carroll Cartwright and Nancy Doyne; Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Daniel Crown, William Teitler and Charles Weinstock produced.

This article is related to: Toronto International Film Festival, What Maisie Knew, Julianne Moore, News


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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.