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Rosamund Pike to Lead Virus Thriller ‘Rich Flu,’ Pablo Larrain Producing

Oscar nominee Rosamund Pike is to star as the lead in Rich Flu, a poignant-sounding thriller in which a deadly disease starts killing off the wealthy. Directing by Spanish director Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia (who made his feature debut in 2019 with the dystopian science fiction-horror The Platform) and from a script by Pedro Rivero and Gaztelu-Urrutia, […]

“It’s a Story About a Woman Who Could Find Her Identity Within Her Own World”: ‘THR Presents’ Q&A with Kristen Stewart and the ‘Spencer’ Team

Many actresses have taken on the role of the beloved Princess Diana. But Kristen Stewart in Neon’s Spencer tackles three instrumental days in the late royal’s marriage to Prince Charles (Jack Farthing) during which she decided to leave the royal family. Stewart says her experience portraying Diana was a lot of “smoke and mirrors.” “What […]

‘Spencer’ Production Designer on Creating “Elegant Prison” of a Royal Estate

Director Pablo Larraín and production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas coined the term “elegant prison” to describe Sandringham House, the setting for much of Neon’s Spencer. Kristen Stewart stars as Princess Diana in the intimate drama that takes place during the period toward the end of her marriage to Prince Charles. “This was going to be […]

Pablo Larrain on How ‘Spencer’ Offers a “Cocktail of Respect and Freedom” to Princess Diana

In Neon’s Spencer, Kristen Stewart gives a beguiling performance as Princess Diana of Wales. Taking place over three days during the Christmas holiday as the royal family gathers to enjoy extravagant meals and throw shooting parties in the country, the film sees Diana falling apart at the seams. With rumors of Prince Charles’ infidelity looming […]

Making of ‘Spencer’: Kristen Stewart Tries on Diana’s Crown to Tell a Modern-Day Fairy Tale

Pablo Larraín was attending the 2019 Toronto Film when fate intervened. The Chilean director was there with a new film, Ema, but was already preoccupied with his next project, Spencer, a genre-bending impressionistic portrait of the late Princess Diana in which he wanted Kristen Stewart to star. He happened to be having a coffee meeting […]

Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards Honor ‘Spencer,’ ‘The Harder They Fall’ and ‘The Lost Daughter’

Kristen Stewart, Regina King, Maggie Gyllenhaal and more kicked off award season Saturday night by honoring those who work behind the camera during the 11th annual Hamilton Behind the Camera Awards, presented by Los Angeles Confidential magazine. Sponsored by Hamilton watches and Los Angeles Confidential magazine, the event, held at the Avalon Hollywood, honors those who […]

Kristen Stewart’s ‘Spencer’ Performance Snags Honor From Palm Springs International Film Festival

Kristen Stewart’s turn as Princess Diana in Pablo Larraín’s Spencer has turned heads in the desert. The Palm Springs International Film Awards announced on Friday that Stewart has been selected to receive the Spotlight Award, Actress at the awards gala, set for Jan. 6 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Stewart is the first boldfaced […]

Kristen Stewart on Her Similarities to Princess Diana in ‘Spencer’: “I Have a Lot of Cameras in My Life”

Looking at the lives of Kristen Stewart and Princess Diana, it’s easy to make the comparisons: two young women growing up in the spotlight, with nonstop scrutiny of their public and private lives. “I have a lot of cameras in my life; I have to talk to people about things that I cherish,” says Stewart, […]

Neon Takes Rebeca Huntt’s ‘Beba’ Bio Documentary

Neon has nabbed the worldwide rights to Beba, the debut film by New York Afro-Latina artist Rebeca Huntt. The documentary about the director’s family bowed at the Toronto Film Festival and will receive a 2022 commercial release. Beba weaves together music, 16mm film, poetry and interview footage as Huntt explores her own identity via the […]

Toronto: Kristen Stewart Reflects on Portraying Princess Diana in ‘Spencer’

Kristen Stewart, who plays the late Princess Diana in Pablo Larrain’s Spencer, says there’s a big difference between her as an actress going to the depths of despair on-screen over her character’s marriage to Prince Charles and the late Royal herself. While speaking at the Toronto Film Festival on Wednesday, Stewart reflected on her time […]

Telluride Awards Analysis: Kristen Stewart Looks Oscars-Bound for ‘Spencer’

For those of us who have admired the talents of Kristen Stewart since she was not yet even a teenager, it is a joy to be able to share that the 31-year-old’s portrayal of Princess Diana in Pablo Larrain‘s Spencer — which had its world premiere at Venice on Friday and North American premiere at […]

Kristen Stewart in Princess Diana Biopic ‘Spencer’: Film Review | Venice 2021

Director Pablo Larraín, who upended the conventions of the genre with ‘Jackie,’ examines another iconic woman in crisis, this time as the last illusions of her fairy-tale marriage crumble.