Sunday, December 11, 2011

Investikudos Weekly Update: December 5 - 11 2011

Current Projects


New still:

Bel Ami will be in a few selected cinemas in Belgium starting early January (LINK)

New TV Spot

- How Kristen hurt her thumb during BD2 filming:

- New London Interview

- More From the Los Principales Interview

- Junket interviews:
Part 1: LINK
Part 2: LINK
Part 3: LINK
Part 4: LINK
Part 5: LINK

- Breaking Dawn Part 1 promo has finished. The movie is out and very succesful. It's made more than 500 million worldwide. Find links to all the events UPDATED with all available videos etc. here (LINK)

- David Cronenberg on why he casted Rob (LINK)

Your casting of Robert Pattinson in 'Cosmopolis,' someone whose acting might not be as critically lauded as Mortensen's, was obviously a well-thought-out decision, then.
Well, Keira's acting doesn't always get praise from high-brow critics, either. I would use that parallel. You have a young actor who's found success with a franchise just like Keira did with 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' who's underrated because of that. In each case, they're too pretty and too successful so people are jealous. As a result, people assume that they can't possibly be good actors.

So what was the exact motivation for casting Pattinson in 'Cosmopolis'?
He's the right age, he's got the right screen presence, and when I looked at his other work I thought he'd be really interesting for the role. Casting is a black art – it's a bit mysterious how you come to these things – and it's subjective, too, of course. As a director, there are no rules to guide you. You have to go with your gut, ultimately.

- David Cronenberg gives an update on Cosmopolis

"Probably the last couple of days was where there was just a long, long, maybe 15-minute scene with Paul Giamatti, just the two of them in a couple of rooms," Cronenberg said. In "Cosmopolis," Pattinson plays Eric Packer, a young millionaire who just wants to get his hair cut. Things go awry when his limo gets stuck in traffic and a stalker, played by Giamatti, causes even more trouble.

Cronenberg said that one of the biggest testaments to Pattinson's skill as an actor was the effect he had on his Academy Award-nominated co-star. "They were both brilliant, and Paul was really impressed," he said. "If Paul's impressed, he's a good judge of other actors, and he said so publicly."

The director is simultaneously promoting "A Dangerous Method" and putting the finishing touches on "Cosmopolis." Cronenberg said that juggling both has never been an issue: "I've edited 'Cosmopolis,' and I'm about to go to Paris next week to do the sound mix of it, but I can switch over. It's like having two kids. When one kid comes through the door, you're there for that kid."

No news


SWATH trailer (in Mexican) with new footage

Translation: (SOURCE)
"This story is more than legend. I witnessed. I was there.A beauty so cruel that with its wickedness poisoned the land. And a kindness so pure inspired us" - The Huntsman.
"I want you to follow her and bring me her heart." "And if I refuse?" "You, hunter, are going to do what I'm saying."
"Now, that the darkness is over us, I will fight with the bravest, the most beautiful of all." - The Huntsman
"Mirror, mirror, just tell me one thing, who among them is the most beautiful?" - The Queen.

Some stills:

- Wrap party is Monday December 12. Several actors have finished filming already.

- UK Premiere for SWATH is set for May 14 2012. (Not officially confirmed, so rumor)


- New Hand/Footprint ceremony pictures


- More TV Week Outtakes (LINK)

- Kristen tops Forbes Best Actors for the Buck List, Rob 3rd (LINK)
The way this is calculated: how much money does an actor generate for every dollar they get paid.

- Reminder: Rob and WFE are nominated for 3 People's Choice Awards. The show airs live on January 11 2012

* Favorite Movie Actor
* Favorite Drama Movie
* Favorite Book Adaptation

Vote here (LINK)

No news on rumored projects.

Rob is currently in L.A. and Kristen is finishing up SWATH in London. She is expected to return to L.A. after December 12.

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