Movie News: Margot Robbie to Star in Tarantino's Next; Madonna to Direct Ballerina Movie

Movie News: Margot Robbie to Star in Tarantino's Next; Madonna to Direct Ballerina Movie

Mar 14, 2018

I, Tonya

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: We've been hearing for a while that Quentin Tarantino wanted Margot Robbie (I, Tonya, above) to star in his next project. Now comes word that Robbie is in negotiations to portray actress Sharon Tate in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. If things work out, she will join Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in Tarantino's film, which is set in the summer of 1969 and is scheduled for release on August 9, 2019. [Deadline]


Filth and Wisdom

Taking Flight: Madonna will direct Taking Flight, based on the life of an orphan in war-torn Sierra Leone who became a famed ballerina. Camilla Blackett wrote the screenplay, drawn from a memoir by Michaela and Elaine DePrince, published in 2015. Madonna's previous feature directing credits include Filth and Wisdom in 2008 (above) and W.E. in 2011. [Variety]


Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro: After winning two Academy Awards for The Shape of Water, Guillermo del Toro (above) has announced his intention to produce the next two projects by female filmmakers Karla Castaneda, known for her animated short La Noria, and Issa Lopez, who made the critically-acclaimed Tigers Are Not Afraid. No details about the projects have been revealed yet. [Variety]



Overboard Clip: In a new clip from Overboard, Anna Faris visits Eugenio Derbez in a hospital room. She is a struggling mother and he is a rich man who mistreated her, but since he fell overboard off his yacht and now suffers from amnesia, she has decided to exact revenge by telling him they are married. The comedy will open in theaters on May 4. [Movieclips]

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