“This is the most glamorous character I’ve ever played,” says Chloë Sevigny. “Finally! After 20-something years in the business, I’m a fashion journalist!” She and director Whit Stillman are in a West Village café talking about The Cosmopolitans, an Amazon Studios pilot debuting August 28 that might become a series.... More »
Amazon has announced a new batch of original pilots, some boasting some pretty impressive names, for its streaming video service, proving once again that streaming is the new cable is the new film. All five pilots will be released on...Show More Summary
Two decades on from his masterpiece on anti-Americanism abroad, Whit Stillman remains obsessed with native-expat dynamics.
Whit Stillman's highly anticipated small screen dramedy will premiere later month, part of Amazon Studios original programming. His series, The Cosmopolitans, stars Adam Brody and Chloë Sevigny, who play a pair of American expats in France. Show More Summary
Whit Stillman's Metropolitan and The Last Days of Disco were two of the films that opened the Champs Elysées Film Festival this week in Paris, a festival devoted to showcasing independent American films which have not yet gained distribution in France, or an international seller. Show More Summary
Whit Stillman, master of comedies of manners, is swift to point out my lack of them. Or fucking lack of them. “You use the F-word a lot, you know that?” he asked when I pointed out the growing French Diaspora in Williamsburg. Stillman, an exceedingly young 62 with slicked-over hair,... More »
Briefly: Amazon’s next round of pilots includes a show from Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, The Last Days of Disco) and one directed by Marc Forster (World War Z, Quantum of Solace). Whit Stillman’s show is The Cosmopolitans, which “follows...Show More Summary
Amazon confirmed this morning that in addition to Hand Of God, the previously announced hourlong drama starring Ron Pearlman and Garret Dillahunt, it’s also ordered a pilot of Whit Stillman’s The Cosmopolitans, starring Chloë Sevigny and Adam Brody. Show More Summary
Amazon has greenlit "The Cosmopolitans" from writer-director Whit Stillman and "Hand of God" starring Ron Perlman. read more
Whit Stillman is working on a dramedy pilot (!) starring Chloë Sevigny and Adam Brody (!), about American expats living in Paris and looking for love (! forever). The show, called The Cosmopolitans, is one of two pilots Amazon recently green-lit, the company announced today. The other is Hand of... More »
Amazon is on a roll right now announcing its FireTV set box and greenlighting shows. This morning, Amazon announced two more pilot series it has in the works. The first, a comedy from Whit Stillman is called "The Cosmopolitans" with Adam Brody and Chloë Sevigny and will take place and be filmed in Paris. Show More Summary
Amazon has ordered two pilots to debut on Amazon Instant Video later this year. From director and producer Whit Stillman, The Cosmopolitans follows a group of Americans in Paris looking for love and friendship. Read More > Other Links...Show More Summary
Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit two new pilots?the half hour dramatic comedy "The Cosmopolitans," from Whit Stillman, and one hour drama "Hand of God" from Executive Producers Marc Forster, Ben Watkins, Ron Perlman, Brian Wilkins and Jeff King?for its third pilot season debuting later this year on Amazon Instant Video. Show More Summary
Shaun Evans (Endeavour) is set as a male lead in Amazon comedy pilot Cosmopolitan, from The Last Days Of Disco filmmaker Whit Stillman. Cosmopolitan, which Stillman wrote and will direct and executive produce, chronicles the loves and adventures of a group of young expatriates in Paris. Show More Summary
Amazon Studios continues to firm up its next batch of pilot orders. I hear the company is zeroing in on comedy Cosmopolitan from The Last Days Of Disco filmmaker Whit Stillman and drama Hysteria from Invasion creator Shaun Cassidy. Cosmopolitan,...Show More Summary
Its very full title: Love & Friendship: An Adaptation of Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novella Concerning the Beautiful Lady Susan Vernon, Her Loves and Friendships, and the Strange Antagonism of the DeCourcy Family. The book is inspired by the Jane Austen of the same name (though Jane was a teenager when... More »
The other night, I saw The Last Days of Disco for the first time. It's a Whit Stillman film, which means it's built on trenchant, bittersweet insights into the paranoia of young professionals who are trying to figure out what...
"Lady and the Tramp" Debate in "The Last Days of Disco" by Whit Stillman I re-watched "The Last Days of Disco" (1998) by Whit Stillman this weekend. I totally forgot that it's a reinterpretation of "Lady and the Tramp." It's...
Whit Stillman appears briefly in Girl Most Likely, when Kristen Wiig's character, a playwright, is introduced to him. (We won't say more than that so as not to spoil the movie.) When we saw Stillman last night, at a screening of the movie hosted by the Cinema Society, he made... More »
The trailers for: "Barcelona" "Damsels in Distress" "The Last Days of Disco" "Metropolitan"