Author: Embankment Films

05 Sep Kristin Scott Thomas, Sharon Horgan to star in Peter Cattaneo’s ‘Military Wives’

Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan have signed to star in Peter Cattaneo’s Military Wives for London and Los Angeles-based outfit 42. Embankment Films arranged financing for the film and is launching worldwide sales in Toronto. CAA co-represents US rights. Lionsgate has acquired the film for the UK. Written...

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27 Jul Alexandra Daddario Wants to Make Sets More Empowering, Starting With ‘Can You Keep a Secret?’

"I'm all about female empowerment." Alexandra Daddario is venturing into producing after almost 20 years acting in projects from Parenthood and Percy Jackson to Baywatch and San Andreas. Daddario will be starring in and executive producing Can You Keep a Secret?, based on the book by Sophie Kinsella and directed by Elise Duran (Below Deck)....

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12 May Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Courtenay join Gemma Arterton in ‘Summerland’ (exclusive)

Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle), Tom Courtenay (45 Years) and Penelope Wilton (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) have boarded second world war-era drama Summerland which is set to star and be executive produced by Gemma Arterton. The project marks the feature debut of Olivier Award-winning playwright Jessica Swale. She previously collaborated...

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