Archive for the '‘Mary Queen of Scots’' Category

June 24, 09 | Author: | 1 Comment(s)

Comingsoon.net talked to Phillip Noyce and among many other things, he made a brief mention of Mary, Queen of Scots. On the Mary, Queen of Scots project with Scarlett Johansson: “That film was being financed by a company that essentially went broke… the finances went bankrupt early last year.” Things are not looking good for […]

June 5, 08 | Author: | 4 Comment(s)

Production has come to a standstill on Scarlett Johansson’s latest flick, Mary Queen of Scots, because of an impending actors’ strike. The movie was set to shoot in Ireland in the next few weeks, but the production company wants to hold off. A spokesperson for Element Pictures says, “With strike action involving the Screen Actors […]

May 15, 08 | Author: | 2 Comment(s)

Another little Mary related tidbit from Variety: Capitol hopes that Mary Queen of Scots, starring Scarlett Johansson, finally will go into production this summer after a number of delays, but helmer Phillip Noyce has withdrawn from the project.

May 13, 08 | Author: | Leave a Comment

From Variety (click to read full article): Rumors have emerged that Capitol’s financial uncertainty may also delay or derail a pair of projects in pre-production: Mary, Queen of Scots, starring Scarlett Johansson, and Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, starring Jennifer Lopez, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Lisa Kudrow. Here’s to hoping the film will go into […]

April 11, 08 | Author: | 2 Comment(s)

The crashing dollar and the end of various forms of tax financing worth up to 50% of budgets have left the U.K. with just two reasons why any producer would come to shoot there: talent and material. Fortunately, Britain is blessed with an abundance of both. Phillip Noyce’s Mary, Queen of Scots is a good […]

March 14, 08 | Author: | 3 Comment(s)

In what could be a case of art imitating life, finding the right man for Mary Queen of Scots is proving more difficult than expected. A movie about Mary’s life, starring Scarlett Johansson, has been delayed because producers can’t find a suitable actor to play her third husband, the Earl of Bothwell. In real life, […]

February 27, 08 | Author: | 3 Comment(s)

Top Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson could be heading to West Lothian, Scotland to film her latest movie. Last year, it emerged the actress had been signed up to play Mary, Queen of Scots, the tragic monarch who was born at Linlithgow Palace. The movie’s production team are currently touring the UK looking for locations and […]

February 20, 08 | Author: | 1 Comment(s)

The Prince of Wales attended a “double” royal premiere tonight, as he met the stars of a new film featuring one of his ancestors. Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall met the actors from The Other Boleyn Girl at a screening at the Odeon cinema in London’s Leicester Square. Natalie Portman, who stars with Scarlett […]

February 20, 08 | Author: | 1 Comment(s)

The press archive has been updated with three new articles, two from USA Today and the third from ComingSoon.net. Like the recently added Cinema Blend interview, the ComingSoon.net one is also from the Boleyn press conference so it contains some comments you may have read before. There’s also some additional quotes that were not published […]