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08/06/2017

The organizers behind the annual New York Comic Con event taking place this October 5th-8th at the Javits Center in Manhattan, announced today that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Felicity Jones will appearing at this year’s event. Jones portrayed the Rebel operative Jyn Erso, who stole the plans to the first Death Star and transmitted them to Princess Leia in the film, and will be appearing on Friday only at NYCC to sign autographs for fans.

No word yet on how much Jones’ autograph will cost, though if it’s anything like Celebration you may want to start saving your pennies! Also attending this year’s NYCC is Luke Skywalker himself, Mark Hamill.

Source : starwarsunderworld.com





07/19/2017

Felicity Jones will star as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the biopic On the Basis of Sex, with shooting starting in Montreal in September.

Mimi Leder is directing from Daniel Stiepleman’s script, which was named to the 2014 Black List and detailed the numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights throughout her career. Focus Features and Participant Media are the production companies. Robert W. Cort is producing.

Ginsberg was appointed to the Supreme Court in 1993 by President Clinton and became the second female justice after Sandra Day O’Connor. Focus Features has been developing the project since 2015 with Natalie Portman previously attached to play Ginsburg.

Ginsburg is 84 and remains an associate justice who is part of the court’s liberal wing. She is one of three female justices on the current court along with Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.

Jones starred as Jyn Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and in Inferno opposite Tom Hanks. The British actress received a best actress Oscar nomination for her work in The Theory of Everything. She is also attached to Universal’s Swan Lake adaptation that Luca Guadagnino will direct from a script by Kristina Lauren.

Source : variety.com



07/14/2017

Felicity Jones is attached to star in an untitled pitch that’s inspired by the classic ballet Swan Lake.

A Bigger Splash helmer Luca Guadagnino is on board to direct with Kristina Lauren Anderson penning the script. Several major studios, including Paramount and Universal, are among the bidders for the property, which went on the market right before the Fourth of the July weekend.

Mandeville Films is producing, and WME is representing the hot film package.

Swan Lake follows Odette, a princess that is turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse. The new take will not involve any ballet but will instead use the story as the centerpiece for a major studio tentpole.

Jones starred in Star Wars spinoff Rogue One and A Monster Calls this past fall. The actress is repped by WME and Independent Talent Group in the U.K.

Guadagnino’s latest film, Call Me by Your Name, starring Armie Hammer, was a breakout at Sundance and is set to be released by Sony Pictures Classics on Nov. 24. He is also repped by WME.

Source : variety.com







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