Tag Archives: Aung San Suu Kyi

Trailer hits for Luc Besson’s “The Lady” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We paid a lot of attention to the films that left this year’s fall film festival circuit with a modicum of awards buzz. And while titles like “The Descendants,” “Moneyball” and even Steve McQueen’s “Shame” generated heat with screenings (and trophy wins) at select stops in[...]

“The Lady” leads deals as TIFF 2011 winds down

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival draws to a close this weekend, a few more high-profile titles are finding homes as they seek distribution deals. Luc Besson’s based-on-true-events drama “The Lady,” for example, has been picked up by Cohen Media Group, THR reports. Michelle Yeoh[...]

Trailer for Luc Besson’s “The Lady” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Luc Besson’s “The Lady,” which will have its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month, stars Michelle Yeoh as Aung San Suu Kyi, a significant figure in Burma’s political landscape who endured decades of imprisonment and isolation for her pro-democracy activism efforts. Besson’s film[...]

Barry Levinson to direct Columbia Pictures’ ‘Brother Jack’

HollywoodNews.com: Academy Award(r)-winning director Barry Levinson is attached to helm the film “Brother Jack” for Columbia Pictures, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures. “Brother Jack,” based on the life of human rights activist Jack Healey, is the coming of age story of[...]