“Tracking Shot” is a top of month featurette here on IONCINEMA.com that looks at the projects that are moments away from lensing. It’s been busy season for film productions with a March and April output of items with What’s the Point? (Lake Bell), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Martin Mcdonagh), The Discovery (Charlie McDowell), Backstabbing For Beginners (Per Fly), The Grizzlies (Miranda de Pencier), Battle of the Sexes (Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris), A Storm in the Stars (Haifaa Al-Mansour), American Express (Nash Edgerton), Wetlands (Emanuele Della Valle), To the Bone (Marti Noxon), Okja (Bong Joon-ho), The Most Hated Woman in America (Tommy O’Haver), Provenance (Ben Hecking/Christian McKay), Krystal (William H. Macy), Wind River (Taylor Sheridan), Breath (Simon Baker), Untitled Trainspotting sequel (Danny Boyle) and popcorn item from helmer Nikolaj Arcel in The Dark Tower.
This May, we’ve got a half dozen projects we’re tracking including European productions from Pablo Berger (Abracadabra), Lucas Belvaux (Chez nous) and Claire Denis (High Life) with Wash Westmoreland possibly getting underway with Colette which back in February had Keira Knightley toplining. Stateside, Shawn Christensen has begun lensing on Sidney Hall while Azazel Jacobs is getting closer to a start date with The Lovers.
Director: Pablo Berger
Writer: Pablo Berger
Cast: Maribel Verdú, Antonio de la Torre, Quim Gutiérrez, José Mota, José María Pou
Producers: Ibon Cormenzana, Ignasi Estapé, Jérôme Vidal.
Filming in Madrid and Navarre, Spain.
Director: Lucas Belvaux
Writer: Lucas Belvaux, Jérôme Leroy
Cast: Emilie Dequenne, André Dussollier, Anne Marivin, Catherine Jacob
Producers: David Frenkel, Patrick Quinet
Filming in North of France.
Director: Wash Westmoreland
Writers: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland
Cast: Keira Knightley
Producers: Elizabeth Karlsen, Pamela Koffler, Michel Litvak, Christine Vachon, Stephen Woolley
Filming in Budapest, Hungary.
Director: Claire Denis
Writer: Claire Denis, Zadie Smith, Nick Laird
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Patricia Arquette, Mia Goth
Producers: Laurence Clerc, Oliver Dungey, Christoph Friedel, Claudia Steffen
Filming in Cologne, Germany.
Director: Azazel Jacobs
Writer: Azazel Jacobs
Cast: Debra Winger, Tracy Letts
Producers: Ben LeClair, Chris Stinson
Filming in New York City.
Director: Shawn Christensen
Writer: Shawn Christensen
Cast: Elle Fanning, Michelle Monaghan, Logan Lerman, Blake Jenner, Kyle Chandler, Margaret Qualley, Nathan Lane, Tim Blake Nelson
Producers: Fielder Jewett, Jonathan Schwartz
Filming in New York City, New York.