Netflix is bringing the next Margaret Atwood story to life with Alias Grace, an adaptation of the Canadian author’s 1996 novel of the same name. Based on a true story and directed by Mary Harron (American Psycho) the show’s official synopsis from Netflix is: The six-hour miniseries follows Grace Marks (Sarah Gadon), a poor, young [...]
“Hey, Al…” Talk about going full meta. One of my all-time favorite horror movies is Lionsgate’s American Psycho, directed by Mary Harron from a novel by Bret Easton Ellis. I could be flipping through the channels, and if I catch the film at any point it would be impossible for me to turn off. It’s […]
Kyle Buchanan talks to Leslye Headland (Sleeping With Other People), Mary Harron (American Psycho), Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), John Krokidas (Kill Your Darlings), and half a dozen others (including Paul Verhoeven of Showgirls, of cour...
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Mary Harron is directing from an adapted screenplay by Sarah Polley The post Alias Grace Miniseries Begins Production appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Who would have predicted that the hottest commodity in TV this year would be a 76-year-old Canadian feminist poet? (Okay, sure, maybe we’ve thought about it. But we wouldn’t have predicted it.) Yet, here we are, receiving press releases...Show More Summary
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Three very influential artists are partaking in the making of an upcoming Netflix miniseries. The first is Margaret Atwood, providing source material through her based-on-a-true-story crime novel, Alias Grace. The second is writer/director/actor...Show More Summary
American Psycho director Mary Harron will helm the six-hour true crime miniseries The post Netflix & Sarah Polley Take on Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
Sure, Netflix has Degrassi: The Next Class, but its programming slate has been a little lacking in the "stories about the Great White North" department recently. Luckily, the company has teamed up with Canadian network CBC to produce a six-part mini-series take on Canadian author Margaret Atwood's novel Alias Grace, ... More »
The six-hour miniseries is based on the story of convicted murderer Grace Marks and on Atwood's book of the same name. read more
Mary Harron’s 2000 adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ novel American Psycho has become an enduring cult classic, with the film looming even larger in the public’s imagination than the controversial book upon which it was based. In a piece...Show More Summary
“There is an idea of Margot Robbie, some kind of abstraction,” says Robbie, who plays Harley Quinn in DC’s Suicide Squad. The video is a spoof on Mary Harron’s 2000 adaptation of American Psycho, which featured Christian Bale as the maniac Patrick Bateman. Here, Robbie takes on the scene in which Bateman obsesses over his […]
American Psycho is sixteen years old. That's a very disturbing thought to me. Not quite as disturbing as Mary Harron's slick and controlled adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' 1991 novel still manages to be all these years later, mind you...
It seems almost like forever ago that XX, the horror anthology from XYZ Films featuring an all-female filmmaker line-up, was announced. Yet in that time since, little information has come out about the film outside of its rotating roster of filmmakers, with filmmakers Jean & Sylvia Soska and Sofia Carrillo having departed the project through […]
This article was originally published by AskMen UK -- so don't mind the references to things like "pounds," "chaps" and "packets of crisps," whatever those are. There’s a fleeting scene in the film American Psycho – Mary Harron’s 2000 adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ 1991 novel – where lead character Patrick Bateman opens his wardrobe. Show More Summary
Mary Harron and screenwriter Guinevere Turner, who teamed up in 2000 to create the modern slasher classic American Psycho, are getting back together, this time for The Family, a retelling of the Charles Manson story. …Read More
Director Mary Harron and screenwriter Guinevere Turner already know a thing or two about American psychos, as the team behind American Psycho, and they’ll be putting that knowledge to good use with their next effort. The pair are reuniting for The Family, about the Manson Family murders of 1969. Show More Summary
Although he’d be loath to admit it, Bret Easton Ellis was lucky that the creative team of Mary Harron and Guinevere Turner came along. Not only did they give American Psycho the feminist bona fides it needed after the novel was condemned as misogynist, they made a damn good movie out of it as well. Show More Summary
Director Mary Harron and screenwriter Guinevere Turner are turning their attention back to serial murder. Read more...