A Case of You (2013)
Held at the historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel, the packed event was hosted by Toronto thesps Sarah Gadon (“American Woman”) and Stephan James (“If Beale Street Could Talk”), both alumni of Tiff Rising Stars, one of many career-boosting programs the not-for-profit Tiff puts on year round.
Following a greeting from Tiff co-heads Cameron Bailey and Joanna Vicente — who together decided to consolidate previous tribute/fundraiser events into a single high-profile festival centerpiece for maximum impact — “The Goldfinch” director John Crowley presented the Variety Artisan Award to Roger Deakins.
“I am honored to make a great artist greatly uncomfortable,” Crowley joked, referring to the legendary cinematographer’s dislike of the spotlight.
Deakins — whose work,
Stx originally picked up the project, which is also set to star Owen Wilson, in April. The film was supposed to be the third collaboration between the studio and Lopez, following last year’s “Second Act” and the upcoming stripper revenge flick “Hustlers,” which is slated to hit theaters in September.
A representative for Stx did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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STXfilms chairman Adam Fogelson said in April that the studio was looking forward to continuing its relationship with Lopez.
The film is based on a graphic novel by Bobby Crosby and centers around a pop superstar (Lopez) who, moments before marrying her rock star fiancé at Madison Square Garden,
The film is based on a graphic novel by Bobby Crosby, and centers around a pop superstar (Lopez) who, moments before marrying her rock star fiancé at Madison Square Garden, finds out that he was cheating with her assistant. Lopez’s character spontaneously melts down on stage and picks a random math teacher out of the crowd to marry instead.
What starts as a goof ends up becoming an exploration of relationships, expectations and destiny. The studio described the rom-com as “Notting Hill” meets “The Proposal.”
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Owen Wilson is in final negotiations to co-star as the math teacher Lopez’s character marries.
“We continue to have amazing experiences with Jennifer, Elaine and Benny with each film we collaborate on,
The 60-year-old actor shared a video of himself singing Joni Mitchell’s “A Case of You” on a ukulele that he said was a gift for his wife, actress Kyra Sedgwick.
“Ok, we don’t really do Valentine’s Day in my family so shhh don’t tell Kyra that I got her this little Valentine’s Day present,” Bacon whispered to the camera as he showed off the instrument. “All right? Just keep it quiet, thanks!”
The actor began to sing Mitchell’s 1971 song from her album Blue with his dog,
The concert will additionally be broadcast in movie theaters on February 7th. Tickets are available at the Joni 75 website.
Percussionist Brian Blade, who made three studio albums and toured with Mitchell,
The theatrical release of the concert, which originally took place at La’s The Music Center in November last year, is set for February 7. The artists preformed a number of Mitchell’s songs including A Case of You; Both Sides, Now; Down To You; For The Roses; The Boho Dance; and Two Grey Rooms.
“We are thrilled to bring audiences together in movie theaters across North America to experience this magical evening,” said Trafalgar Releasing Svp of Programming Kymberli Frueh. “The incredible talent featured in this concert is a true testament to the impact that Joni has had on musicians and fans alike.”
Born Roberta Joan Anderson in Fort MacLeod, Alberta, Canada, and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, she began performing in public, accompanying herself on ukulele, in 1963. In August of that year, she appeared on Ckbi-tv in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, as a one-time replacement for a
One day, in the midst of all this, he sat down in his Chanhassen, Minnesota, home studio and knocked out a demo, just him at the piano. Most of what he recorded were works-in-progress,
Beginning with an airy recital of the “When Doves Cry” B side,
“Why the Butterflies,” like the entire album, is a 1983 cassette recording tracked in 1983 at Prince’s Kiowa Trail home studio in Chanhassen, Minnesota and recently unearthed from his Paisley Park vault. The
The song is
Friday night at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, she did bravura vocal turns on two of the songs that have turned into tour staples for her in recent weeks, Joni Mitchell’s “A Case of You” and Led Zeppelin’s “Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You.” But, given the week’s sad news events, she was saving the most literally respectful for last.
For the encore, Carlile invited My Morning Jacket main man Jim James up to duet on two Aretha Franklin standards, “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man” followed by “Respect.
The 35-minute-long album, which estate adviser Troy Carter exclusively announced to Variety earlier this year, has been circulating on bootleg for decades under the title “Intimate Moments With Prince.” The new release drops some more exploratory tracks that are featured on the bootleg, which also had a second edition called “More Intimate Moments.”
The album features versions of “Purple Rain” and “17 Days,
Kat Coiro is making her pilot directorial debut. Deadline confirms that Coiro will helm “Daddy Issues,” the Fox comedy pilot produced by Liz Meriwether (“New Girl”) and written by and starring Erin Foster (“Barely Famous”). The project centers on the relationship between two sisters and their womanizing father.
Sister Andi, played by Foster, “is perpetually single and has become her dad’s wingman, and Jane, the perfect one … is married and takes joy in Andi’s failures,” Deadline summarizes. The sisters’ “lives are turned upside down when their dad starts dating Andi’s 30-year-old best friend from college.”
Coiro previously directed feature “A Case of You,” episodes of “The Mick,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” and “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” and several shorts.
As the source notes, Coiro’s hire is a positive sign for the 2018–19 season. 2017–18 saw no pilots helmed by first-time female pilot directors.
Including “Daddy Issues,” eight 2018–19 pilots
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