• Focus Features-Working Title's ‘Mary Queen Of Scots' To Close AFI Fest

    28 days ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE: Focus Features will not only open AFI Fest this November, but they will close the Hollywood festival as well. Deadline hears from several that Josie Rourke's Mary Queen of Scots starring Oscar nominees Margot Robbie as Queen Elizabeth I and Saoirse Ronan as Mary Stuart will make its world premiere on closing night, Nov. 15.
    Earlier today it was officially announced that Focus Features/Participant Media's Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic On the Basis of Sex will make...
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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg Drama ‘On the Basis of Sex' to Open AFI Fest 2018

    28 days ago - By The Wrap

    “On the Basis of Sex,” the drama that tells the story of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, will open the 2018 AFI Fest, the American Film Institute announced Tuesday.
    The film will have its world premiere at the festival's opening night gala that is taking place at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Nov. 8. AFI Fest will run until Nov. 15.
    Felicity Jones stars as Ginsburg, and Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor, Cailee Spaeny, Sam Waterston and Kathy Bates also star. Mimi Leder directs while Daniel Stiepleman wrote the screenplay.
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  • ‘On The Basis Of Sex' , Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biopic To Open AFI Fest 2018

    28 days ago - By Deadline

    The American Film Institute's AFI Fest today announced its opening night gala will be the World Premiere Thursday November 8th of the Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic , On The Basis Of Sex. The Focus Features release of the Participant Media film will open Christmas Day in a prime spot for awards season. Ginsburg is already a hot commodity in the Oscar buzz for the earlier 2018 documentary , also from Participant, RBG which is expected to be a major player in the Documentary...
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