Aired on Sky Atlantic in October 2020, The Undoing is written by David E. Kelley and directed by Susanne Bier. Based on the 2014 novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz, the series follows a wealthy New York couple, therapist Grace (Nicole Kidman) and doctor Jonathan (Hugh Grant), whose lives turn upside down when their family gets involved in a murder case.
Created by David E. Kelley and based on Liane Moriarty’s bestselling book, Big Little Lies tells the tale of five mothers (Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley, and Zoe Kravitz) in a seaside town in California whose seemingly perfect lives unravel after they become involved in a murder case investigation. Looking at how their emotionally troubling issues can affect a community, including their husbands, wives, children, and school teachers, this series sees Meryl Streep join the cast as the mothers must deal with the consequences of their lie.
The sixth film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) and directed by James Wan, Aquaman tells the origin story of Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa), the human-born heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, who goes on a quest to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land. It’s a journey that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be – a king – replacing his half-brother, King Orm (Patrick Wilson), who seeks to unite the seven underwater kingdoms against the surface world.
Written and directed by Rowan Joffe and based on a novel by S.J. Watson, Before I Go To Sleep centres on a woman, Christine (Nicole Kidman), who wakes up every day without any memory as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. With the daily help of her husband Ben (Colin Firth) and confidant Dr Nasch (Mark Strong), who work separately with Christine to help her piece together her past, a new terrifying truth emerges that forces her to question everyone around her.
Chan-wook Park‘s English language debut, Stoker follows a young girl, India (Mia Wasikowska), whose Uncle Charlie (Matthew Goode), comes to live with her and her unstable mother (Nicole Kidman) after the death of her father. Not knowing her Uncle even existed beforehand, India soon comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man, as his ulterior motives start to become clearer. Instead of feeling outrage or horror, however, this friendless girl becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Directed and co-written by Lee Daniels and based on Peter Dexter‘s 1995 best-selling novel of the same name, The Paperboy is set in 1960’s Florida and follows a reporter (Matthew McConaughey) and his partner Yardley Acheman (David Oyelowo) who return home to investigate a career-making story involving a death row inmate (John Cusack). With the help of his younger brother (Zac Efron) and a death-row groupie (Nicole Kidman), the pair try to prove the violent swamp-dweller was framed for the murder of a corrupt local sheriff.
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Fox Searchlight has released a batch of new images for director Park Chan-wook’s English-language debut, Stoker, this month.
With an interesting and somewhat promising leading trio, the film tells the story of a young girl, India (Mia Wasikowska), whose Uncle Charlie (Matthew Goode) comes to live with her and her unstable mother Evelyn (Nicole Kidman) after her father dies in a car accident.
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This week we have the first look at Park Chan-wook’s English-language debut, Stoker, which has its first US and a UK trailer.
With a pretty interesting leading trio, the film tells the story of a young girl, India (Mia Wasikowska), whose Uncle Charlie (Matthew Goode) comes to live with her and her unstable mother Evelyn (Nicole Kidman) after her father dies in a car accident.