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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is preparing for her next project, "Downhill". With the final season of HBO's "Veep" almost complete, the actress is focusing her attention on the big screen. Louis-Dreyfus is ready to star and produce the film, which is a remake of a Swedish film of 2014 called "Force Majeure". Despite its lack of popularity in the United States, the drama took home the festival awards in several categories. This new version of "Downhill" seems to closely follow the story of its Swedish counterpart, who presents a family on vacation at a ski resort that is directly in the path of an oncoming avalanche. When the avalanche causes no harm, the family considers that the father's reaction to the event is a source of concern. Louis-Dreyfus is currently the only actor on board the McCarthy / AbelleraIssuance project. Jim Rash and Nat Faxon will direct, and with a winter filming date looming, more casting announcements are expected by the end of the year. The filming of the project is scheduled to begin in January, although there are no exact dates currently available. Austria will host the shooting.
Bond is moving away from his role as a mild savior and changes sides: Daniel Craig will star in a new action movie, "Knives Out." The British actor joined the thriller with a plot as mysterious as the enigma it presents. . The project will take a classic whodunit trail and launch it into modern times with a handful of men suspected of a mysterious murder. Chris Evans and Lakeith Stanfield are also ready to star, and it is rumored that Michael Shannon will join the cast. The casting is handled by Betty Mae with Rian Johnson in direction and writing tasks, fresh out of the megahit "Star Wars: The Last Jedi". Production on the murder mystery is scheduled to begin in mid-November and continue until the end of the year. The production will take place in Boston.
Untitled Wes Anderson Project
Wes Anderson keeps his next project extremely secret, and the writer-director joins Douglas Aibel Casting In the super secret movie. The few details that are known are that the project will take place in the 1950s in France and it will be a musical comedy. There are currently no actors attached to the project, but it is likely that the names begin to appear as production approaches. The cameras begin shooting on November 15 in France.
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