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Amazon Greenlights Whit Stillman Pilot ‘The Cosmopolitans’

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

Newswire: Chloë Sevigny and Adam Brody to star in Whit Stillman’s Amazon pilot

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 Orders 'Hand of God,' 'The Cosmopolitans' Pilots

Amazon has greenlit "The Cosmopolitans" from writer-director Whit Stillman and "Hand of God" starring Ron Perlman. read more

Amazon Green-lights Whit Stillman Paris Pilot

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 Just Announced Two More Shows From Whit Stillman and Marc Forster

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 Orders Two Pilots Starring Adam Brody and Ron Perlman

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 Gives the Greenlight to The Cosmopolitans and Hand of God

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 Nabs Male Lead In Amazon Pilot ‘Cosmopolitan’; Victor Rasuk Joins Kevin Williamson Drama Pilot

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 Eyes Comedy Pilot From Whit Stillman, Drama From Shaun Cassidy

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

Whit Stillman Is Working on a Jane Austen??–Inspired Book

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 Bravery of Being Hated: In Praise of Complicated Characters

6 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

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...

The Last Days of Disco Is Lady and the Tramp

"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’s Girl Most Likely Cameo Has Him Considering Plastic Surgery

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 »

Filmmaker Whit Stillman Signs With UTA (Exclusive)

The writer-director is heading to Cannes to hold meetings for his next movie project. read more

Whit Stillman Comes To Town

The legendary indie writer and director arrives in Toronto to screen a couple of his films and discuss his return to filmmaking. Metropolitan and The Last Days of Disco The Royal (608 College St.) December 12 & 13, 7:30 p.m. $17 each,...Show More Summary


2 years agoArts : About Last Night

Damsels in Distress. Now out on DVD, Whit Stillman's poignant little low-budget romcom about college life whose protagonists, a band...

To Fug With Love

I realized in the course of writing this that I have never seen a movie featuring Greta Gerwig in any capacity: Literally, not a one (not even the Whit Stillman movie, and I love Whit Stillman. Sorry, Whit). So right now, I have nothing to grab hold of with her. She is, to me, one Read More...

'Damsels in Distress' Blu-ray review: Stillman Returns to Reinvent the College Comedy

Whit Stillman of "Metropolitan" fame waited more than a decade to uncork the droll dialogue heard in "Damsels in Distress." He hasn't made a movie since 1998's "The Last Days of Disco," and you can tell he was holding plenty in. "Damsels," just released on Blu-ray and DVD, bears the auteur's cerebral stamp. Show More Summary

Amy Heckerling and Alicia Silverstone Reunite for  Vamps. Can It Live Up to Clueless?

Film fanatics may yearn for the rare Paul Thomas Anderson, Terrence Malick, or Whit Stillman movie. But my director-to-pine-for has long been Amy Heckerling. Though she's dabbled in silly fare, makingEuropean Vacation under the National...Show More Summary

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