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The indie filmmaker is known for spotlighting the talents of rising young actresses, including Mira Sorvino (1994’s Barcelona), Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny (1998’s The Last Days of Disco) and Greta Gerwig and Analeigh Tipton (2011’s Damsels in Distress). Stillman will be in Cannes to hold meetings for his next film, a period comedy set in Britain. “I believe this new story has the best female part of all the films I’ve made,” the writer-director-producer tells The Hollywood Reporter.
He will be changing things up on the small screen with a “male-focused” pilot script set up at Sony Pictures Television, with Jamie Tarses producing.
Stillman’s screenplay for his directorial debut, Metropolitan, received an Oscar nomination in 1991.
Stillman continues to be repped by Paul Nelson at Mosaic and attorneys Jerry Dasti of New York’s Dasti Murphy and Jeremy Gawade of London’s Lee & Thompson.
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