Speed dating movie actors
Director Noah Baumbach with actors Ben Stiller, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman and Adam Sandler attend the “The Meyerowitz Stories” photocall during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. Johnson is back at the Cannes Film Festival, taking in a crucible moment for the fest and the industry at large.Check back for more dispatches at throughout the festival, which runs from May 17 to May 28. Right after it, at the film’s press conference, Nicole Kidman raved to press about her “passion for pushing boundaries” in a role that has her lying naked and lifeless across a bed for her husband, the heart surgeon, in a sex game called “general anesthetic.” In the afternoon, in a penthouse suite of the Carlton Hotel, as a seagull the size of a cat perched on the balcony ledge, Ben Stiller talked to me about creative challenges with a gaze that had the searing intensity of Derek Zoolander’s “Blue Steel.” Next to him, Adam Sandler looked ill at ease, and tried to put on a happy face as he complained about missing his kids back home in L. A few minutes later, I watched Dustin Hoffman fight back tears as he told an intimate story of seeing a family member take her last breath.Think of it as the "cocktail party" pitch where you have to hold someone's interest with dozens of conversations going on around you. WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING: A one-page (maximum) synopsis, a one-page writer/theater resume or bio, production history (including reviews), set and cast breakdown.You will need 22 sets, one for each of the producers.We’re thrilled to see her moving into the independent arena, and are excited for her next project, where she has hinted she’ll be flexing her animation muscles and mixing up her tone and style.Movie lotharios who break the fourth wall to deliver tips on winning over women are nothing new; Michael Caine and Jude Law make it look easy in both versions of ALFIE (1966, 2004).And Tiffany’s excitement when she spotted Malika was of absolute glee.
Watch the scene and decide for yourself: what is Jennifer up to?
But what if you’re facing not one but a dozen undesirable suitors?
“We really pushed the i Macs at times – so much that we even had to tape ice packs to the computers to keep them cool while we struggled to finish the shots”, she remembers.
Writers bring a packet with a synopsis, bio, cast breakdown and production requirements to leave with each of the producers.
Then at , they go into the Pitch Room to meet the producers - one at each of the stations. We ring a second bell, producers have two minutes to respond and ask questions, or give feedback.