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Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey Look Through ‘Open Windows’ In U.S. Trailer

Aug 17th
posted by Annie
filed under Open Windows

Here’s the first trailer for Open Windows which will be on theaters and VOD on September 29th, via thefilmstage.com:

After taking us on time-travel adventures in Timecrimes and exploring sci-fi comedy with Extraterrestrial, director Nacho Vigalondo‘s latest film takes a unique approach to the thriller territory. Open Windows follows Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey as the latter has been captured by a villain named Chord (Neil Maskell), and the film takes place entirely on a computer screen or various cameras.

We recently caught it at Fantasia, saying in our review, “One of the many films to open with the misdirection of a movie within a movie, Open Windows actually earns it, even if the effort it expends in doing so makes no effort in really separating the layers of cinema fantasy. Because while festival programming guides will like to label it as an update of the Hitchcock-De Palma voyeuristic thriller, Open Windows is, if anything, far more like a Feuillade serial: one cliff-hanger after another — which is perhaps why the film runs 100 minutes, instead of the usual gimmick film’s 80 — including criminal underworlds, wild plot twists, and shifting identities.”

The first U.S. trailer has now landed ahead of a fall debut, and one can see it below:

Jill, the most exciting actress of the moment, refuses to have dinner with Nick, a fan who won a date with her in an Internet contest organized by the distributor of her latest film. In return, a guy named Chord, posing as Jill’s campaign manager, help Nick to follow in the footsteps of the actress from his own computer. Nick starts a game in which he realizes that is only a puppet into the manic plans devised by Chord, to hunt down the star.

Elijah Wood Cast in ‘The Last Witch Hunter’

Aug 5th
posted by Annie
filed under The Last Witch Hunter

New Project for Elijah! From THR

Elijah Wood has joined Lionsgate’s supernatural action film The Last Witch Hunter.

The Lord of the Rings alum will star with Vin Diesel, Michael Caine and Game of Thrones actress Rose Leslie in director Breck Eisner’s thriller. The film centers on an immortal witch hunter (Diesel) who partners with a witch to stop New York City’s covens from unleashing a plague on the city.

Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama (Dracula Untold, Gods of Egypt) wrote the screenplay from a pitch by Cory Goodman. D.W. Harper and Melisa Wallack also contributed to the script.

Mark Canton, Bernie Goldmann and Diesel are producing, and Samantha Vincent of One Race and Adam Goldworm are executive producing. Production is set to begin later this month.

Lionsgate will release the film in North America through its Summit Entertainment banner. Lionsgate Motion Picture Group co-president Erik Feig, Summit president of production Geoff Shaevitz and Lionsgate vp production & development Matthew Janzen are overseeing the project for Lionsgate. Lionsgate evp business affairs Robert Melnik negotiated the deal on behalf of the studio.

Wood was most recently seen in the Damien Chazelle-scripted Grand Piano and currently appears on the final season of FX’s Wilfred. With his horror-thriller label SpectreVision, he is also a producer of the upcoming horror comedy Cooties, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and in which he co-stars, and the serial killer drama The Boy.
He is repped by WME, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Stone, Meyer, Genow, Smelkinson and Binder.

Elijah Wood/Sasha Grey’s “Open Windows” Gets U.S. Distribution

Apr 1st
posted by Annie
filed under Open Windows

Cinedigm has acquired U.S . distribution rights to the thriller “Open Windows,” starring Elijah Wood and Sasha Grey.

The film, which has its world premiere last month at South by Southwest, is directed by Nacho Vigalondo. Cinedigm is planning a theatrical release in late summer or early fall.

Wood stars as the winner of an online contest chosen to have dinner with the hottest actress on earth. When she cancels, he recevies a phone call from a guy who offers to give him the tools to spy on the actress from his computer for the rest of the night.

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Grand Piano – New York Promotion Pictures

Mar 1st
posted by Annie
filed under Grand Piano, Movie News

Elijah attended a screening for Grand Piano last Wednesday, here are pictures.

Grand Piano is available on Movies on Demand and it’ll have a limited theater release on March 7th.

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Elijah Wood Leads Cast of Dylan Thomas Pic ‘Set Fire to the Stars’

Feb 9th
posted by Annie
filed under Movie News

“Downton Abbey” director Andy Goddard is helming the film, which he co-wrote with actor Celyn Jones.

Elijah Wood has signed on to star in Set Fire to the Stars, a period movie exploring the relationship between poets John Malcolm Brinnin and Dylan Thomas.

Andy Goddard, best known for helming key episodes of Downton Abbey, co-wrote the script and is directing. Celyn Jones (Jo) co-wrote the script with Goddard and will portray Thomas opposite Wood’s Brinnin.

The movie is set to begin filming at the end of the month and counts Kelly Reilly (Flight, Sherlock Holmes), Shirley Henderson (the Harry Potter movies) and Steven Mackintosh (Luther) in its cast.

A.J. Riach is producing while Steve Clark-Hall, who frequently collaborates with Guy Ritchie (the Sherlock Holmes movies and the upcoming Man from U.N.C.L.E. are among his credits) is exec producing.

Gruff Rhys of Super Furry Animals has been lined up to compose the score for the movie.

Brinnin was a Canadian-born American poet who was instrumental in bringing Thomas, known as the “doomed poet,” into the U.S. for his famed visits in the early 1950s, leading up to his death in 1953. He had to deal with the drunken Welsh man’s increasingly erratic behavior, even writing about those final years in a 1955 book, Dylan Thomas in America.

The movie will explore the turbulent relationship between Brinnin and his hero, with shooting taking place on location in and around Thomas’ home of Swansea, Wales.

Goddard directed the season-three finale of Abbey, as well as the recent Christmas special, among the show’s episodes. He also helmed episodes of Doctor Who, Torchwood, Dracula and Once Upon a Time. Additionally, he is attached to the Patricia Highsmith feature The Blunderer, being produced by Ted Hope and Killer Films’ Christine Vachon with Sierra/Affinity financing.

Wood, who has been starring in TV’s quirky comedy Wilfred, next will be seen on the big screen in the thriller Grand Piano. The actor has been producing and starring in horror movies via his SpectreVision banner and has his first two productions, Cooties, about a virus that turns school kids into murderers, and vampire movie A Girl Walks Home at Night, premiering at Sundance.

Wood is repped by WME, Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Stone Meyer. Goddard is repped by Resolution and United Agents. Jones is repped by Kate Staddon at Curtis Brown Group.

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Elijah Wood to Reveal the Rise of a Serial Killer With ‘The Boy’

Feb 9th
posted by Annie
filed under Movie News, The Boy

Wood is producing the horror story with SpectreVision partners Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller.

SpectreVision, the horror-thriller label run by Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller, is moving forward with its latest project, The Boy.

Craig Macneill is directing the movie from a screenplay by him and Clay McLeod Chapman, who created the characters in his novel Miss Corpus. Shooting will begin February 17 in Medellin, Colombia.

The Boy is the first movie of a planned trilogy that will track the childhood of a future serial killer. The films will explore the killer at the ages of 9, 14, and 18, culminating with him becoming an iconic mass murderer.

It is based on the short film Henley, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was directed and written by Macneill and Chapman, respectively.

Jared Breeze will play the lead role of Henley. The eight-year old actor is a SpectreVision find as he made his acting debut in Cooties, the company’s horror comedy, which premieres on Sunday at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.

“Jared only had one line in Cooties,” says producer Daniel Noah, “but he made a huge impression on the set. The Boy is a very different kind of child horror film. It’s a probing character study into the undeveloped mind of a future madman. Jared’s tender complexity is just right to bring us into the life of this complicated young person,” he added.

Also cast in the movie is Aiden Lovekamp, whose credits include Cooties and Paranormal Activity 4.

SpectreVision’s Wood, Noah and Waller are producing, with the company teaming up with Chiller Films for the movie.
Breeze is repped by Coast to Coast Talent.

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New Owner!

Jan 25th
posted by Annie
filed under Uncategorized

Hello everyone!

My name is Annie and I’m the new -old- owner of ElijahFan.com! I used to run this site years ago and now I’m back! You can see my other sites at bluestrawberry.net

I’m working on completely revamping the whole site since everything was so outdated.

There’ll be a new gallery and new content soon! Stay tuned!

Hello world!

Jan 25th
posted by Annie
filed under Uncategorized

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