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Zawe Ashton Says She Weighed Whether Promoting a “Lighthearted” Film While Pregnant After Roe v. Wade’s Overturning Was “Tone Deaf”

Zawe Ashton says she had a lot to consider in terms of how her pregnancy was publicly announced, from being on a press tour to the then-recent overturning of Roe v. Wade. In a new Guardian interview in the lead-up to the U.K. release of Mr. Malcolm’s List, Ashton opens up about her pregnancy, specifically […]

‘Mr. Malcolm’s List’ Editor, Costume Designer and Composer on How They Captured the Film’s Web of Romances

In Mr. Malcolm’s List, the nature of love is as diverse as the groundbreaking period rom-com’s casting. The Regency-era film, adapted from Suzanne Allain’s book of the same name and directed by Emma Holly Jones in her feature debut, follows the romantic rollercoasters of four distinctly different people navigating the courting season: the handsome but […]

Freida Pinto on Why ‘Mr. Malcolm’s List’ Is a “Significant Step” for Inclusion On and Offscreen

When she was sent the script for Mr. Malcolm’s List, star Freida Pinto says it felt like it was written for her. Sharing a name with her character, and having studied English Literature in college, Pinto could already imagine herself as Jane Austen’s “complex” and “beautifully nuanced characters.” Yet despite feeling seen on the page, […]

‘Mr. Malcolm’s List’ Team on the Magic and 7-Year Journey Behind Regency Rom-Com

For the team behind Bleecker Street’s enchanting Mr. Macolm’s List, determination and dedication were key to making a film that’s not only this summer’s sweetest romance, but in many ways, felt like an impossible feat. During the New York premiere at the DGA Theatre, director Emma Holly Jones, screen and book writer Suzzane Allain and […]

‘Mr. Malcolm’s List’ Director on Adapting the Regency Romance for the Modern Era: “We Can Make Our Own Rules”

For the ensemble of characters in Mr. Malcolm’s List, convention is a hurdle to love. Written by Suzanne Allain and adapted from her book of the same name, the film stars Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù as Jeremy Malcolm, the season’s most eligible bachelor who is navigating the dating pool with a literal list of expectations for his […]

‘Mr. Malcolm’s List’ Trailer Teases Regency Era Romantic Comedy’s Dashing Cast and Devious Scheme

Romance and revenge are at the center of director Emma Holly Jones’ feature film debut, the Regency-era romantic comedy Mr. Malcolm’s List. Adapted from the book of the same name by author and scriptwriter Suzanne Allain, Mr. Malcolm’s List stars Zawe Ashton’s Julia Thistlewaite, who is jilted by London’s most desirable bachelor, Sopé Dirisu’s Mr. […]