THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – Olga Kurylenko will star at the titular character in the crime thriller Jane Millen, written and directed by Cynthia Mort (Nina, The Brave One).
The story centers on Jane (Kurylenko), a seasoned cop battling her own demons. She is put on a suspicious murder case of an affluent couple who got mixed up with the wrong man, and as her investigation takes her down a rabbit hole, affairs, jealousies and dark secrets emerge that threaten to involve her own private life.
13 Films president Tannaz Anisi is producing the pic alongside Karen Kehela Sherwood (A Beautiful Mind, Blue Crush, Inside Man) and former Endgame executive Greg Schenz. Jai Khanna of Brillstein Entertainment Partners is serving as executive producer.
The film, slated to begin production in April, will be introduced to buyers at the upcoming American Film Market by 13 Films, which is structuring the financing and packaging of the project as well as handling worldwide sales.
“Olga’s experience in portraying strong, complicated characters, as well as the depth of her talent, not only inspires tremendous confidence, but also great excitement about what she will bring to this role,” Mort said Tuesday in a statement.
Mort wrote the crime thriller The Brave One for Warner Bros., which earned star Jodie Foster a Golden Globe nomination. Mort most recently wrote and directed the Nina Simone biopic Nina, starring Zoe Saldana and David Oyelowo.
Kurylenko was most recently seen in Giuseppe Tornatore’s La Corrispondenza with Jeremy Irons and A Perfect Day co-starring Benicio del Toro and Tim Robbins, which debuted at Cannes in 2015. Her credits include The November Man co-starring Pierce Brosnan, Oblivion with Tom Cruise, Terrence Malick’s To the Wonder and Quantum of Solace opposite Daniel Craig. Kurylenko is repped by WME and Tavistock Wood Management in the U.K.
I’ve updated the gallery with some photos from earlier this week of Olga looking lovely at the Christian Dior S/S 2017 Cruise Collection Show–which was held at Blenheim Palace in London. The event attracted other famous faces including Elizabeth Olsen, Juno Temple and Kate Beckinsale.
Public Appearances > Appearances in 2016 > Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2017 Cruise Collection Show
Public Appearances > Appearances in 2016 > Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2017 Cruise Collection After Party
THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – Armando Iannucci’s first post-Veep feature film project, The Death of Stalin, has lined up an all-star cast.
Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Buscemi, Olga Kurylenko, Timothy Dalton, Toby Kebbel, Michael Palin, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine and Andrea Riseborough are in advanced negotiations to star, producers Gaumont confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.
Quad Films is developing the project, which is adapted from the French graphic novel by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin set during the chaotic days of political infighting that followed the 1953 death of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin.
Buscemi will play Nikita Khrushchev, while Tambor will star as Georgy Malenkov and Dalton as Georgy Zhukov.
I’ve added photos of Olga attending today’s EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Opera House in London. She looks absolutely beautiful–which should come as no surprise, but it’s always great to see her at high profile events like this. Be sure to check out the photos in the gallery, and I’ll do my best to track down further additions.
Public Appearances > Appearances in 2016 > EE British Academy Film Awards – After Party
Public Appearances > Appearances in 2016 > EE British Academy Film Awards – Backstage
Public Appearances > Appearances in 2016 > EE British Academy Film Awards – Red Carpet
Public Appearances > Appearances in 2016 > EE British Academy Film Awards – Show
Public Appearances > Appearances in 2016 > EE British Academy Film Awards – Winners Room
In case you haven’t seen them already, Olga is featured in a new editorial for the latest issue of Glamour Italia. I adore this shoot, it’s one of her best recent sessions for me. I’ll do my best to provide further coverage from the magazine as it becomes available.
Photoshoots and Portraits > Sessions > Photoshoots from 2016 > Session 003 – Glamour Italia
I’ve added some gorgeous photos of Olga attending the Christian Dior show at Paris Fashion Week on Monday (Jan. 25). Doesn’t she look beautiful? Click the images below to view the full set.
Public Appearances > Appearances in 2016 > Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture – Christian Dior Presentation
I’ve uploaded some lovely new photos of Olga and her La corrispondenza co-star, Jeremy Irons attending a photocall for the film today in Rome. Enjoy!
Public Appearances > Appearances in 2016 > ‘La corrispondenza’ Photocall in Rome
Four additional stills of Olga as Alex Farraday in her upcoming film, Momentum have been added to the gallery. Be sure to take a look!
Film Productions > Momentum (2015) > Stills