Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer
The Farewell To Middle-earth Issue
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe: Get 12 Issues For £25
Buy the perfect Christmas present this year
Farewell To Middle-earth
Full details of our Peter Jackson-edited issue
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
First Look At Jessica Chastain In Crimson Peak
She's dressed to impress
True Story Trailer Arrives
James Franco has a tale to tell
Bill Murray Will Sing As Baloo For The Jungle Book
He knows the Bare Necessities
New American Sniper Trailer Online
Bradley Cooper shoots to kill
Tak3n Becomes A 12A
Bryan Mills adds 'killing with kindness' to his skills...
Anthony Mackie Will Make A Wish
He's set for a new comedy
Robert Rodriguez Officially Set For Fire And Ice
Sony has bought the project
The Martian Script Goes Interstellar
Exclusive look at Ridley Scott’s space-bound artwork
Podcast #142: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Tim Burton
Featuring The Interview(s)
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
15 December 2014
Get A Good Look At Iron Man's Avengers: Age Of Ultron Suit
Tony Stark's back in the can
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Avengers: Age Of Ultron
24 April 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Two Days, One Night (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Blood Ties (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Her (2014)
Empire Star Rating
American Hustle (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Character Poster For The Immigrant
And director James Gray heads To The Stars

08 October 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Playlist

submit to reddit

The Immigrant

The Yards director James Gray brought his latest, The Immigrant, to Cannes this year. We can’t say we were too impressed with the film when we saw it at the Festival, and it hasn’t yet been snapped up for distribution here. Still, it’s set to arrive in Europe and there’s a new still featuring Joaquin Phoenix and Marion Cotillard online, which you can see above, plus a character poster of Jeremy Renner, lurking in the gallery below.

Cotillard plays Ewa Cybulski, freshly landed in early 20th century New York with a sickly sister and a desperate hope of becoming a citizen. Denied by the authorities, she’s charmed by conniving pimp Bruno (Joaquin Phoenix), who exploits her desperation to press her into prostitution. And then there’s Orlando (Renner) a magician – which explains his look in the poster – who falls for her.

Gray has been touring the festival circuit with the film, but there’s no word yet on when it might hit UK shores. The director has a few future projects bubbling away – he most recently took over the job of directing The Lost City Of Z with Benedict Cumberbatch as an ill-fated explorer – and has also co-written a new film, sci-fi thriller To The Stars.

Talking to Omelete (with reporting via Collider), Gray mentions that the To The Stars script he wrote with Fringe veteran Ethan Goss is set in the near future and finds a group of astronauts on a mission to bring a renegade colonist back to Earth. Gray seems confident it’ll be his next film, but it doesn’t yet appear to have a studio attached.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Roger Ebert & Russ Meyer Film Planned
Prepare for Russ & Roger Go Beyond
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

SAVE UP TO 69% GET 12 ISSUES FOR ONLY £25
Get the best seat in the house by subscribing to the world's biggest movie magazine today. Save up to 69% and every month you'll get exclusive subscriber-only covers, access to the biggest stars and the best news, reviews and behind-the-scenes reports straight from the set. Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Watch: Night At The Museum's Cast Share Their Favourite Robin Williams Performance
Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson and Ben Kingsley pay tribute to the actor

Watch: Jack O'Connell And Luke Treadaway Talk Unbroken
On POWs, panto and how to name your bomber

Review Of 2014: The 15 Best Cameos Of The Year
Our favourite one-scene movie-stealers

8 Things You Can Learn From The BFI's Star Wars Exhibition
The original crawl, a 'grotesque' villain and a very different princess

Review Of The Year: 40 Worst Posters Of 2014
One-sheets that you'd rather not have on your wall

Hobbit Q&As: Ian McKellen On Finally Saying Goodbye And Farewell To Gandalf The Grey
Read our exclusive Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies interviews

Review Of 2014: The Best TV Moments Of The Year
We celebrate the small screen's biggest scenes

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)