Google+. Production on the film is expected to begin in the fall, which means that Close might sit out the 2020 Oscars, but should be back for 2021. Glenn Close has spoken about filming for the upcoming movie remake of Sunset Boulevard. Get news, photos & more. Sunset Boulevard Email Alerts. Together they begin a strange, mostly psychological, affair in her decaying house on Sunset Boulevard. Related: Glenn Close’s Dog Pip Is the Real Star of the 2019 Awards Season. 2020 Tony Awards - The Nominees React! View our Privacy Policy. This is comforting news to the “Glenn Hive” portion of the Internet that immediately reacted to her loss by hoping that a new Sunset Boulevard movie would be made or that Close would book the part of Mama Rose in the upcoming Gypsy movie. Directed by Billy Wilder. The 71-year-old actress played Desmond, a silent-film star struggling to come to grips with the fact that she’s no longer in her glory days, in the film’s 1994 Broadway musical adaptation—a performance that earned Close her third Tony Award—and in the play’s 2016 revival in New York and London. Hildaonpluto Posts: 35,953. All will be good. In the movie, Norma’s address is 10086 Sunset Boulevard but in reality, the house wasn’t on Sunset Boulevard, or even near it. Taking over from Billy Wilder, the Tony-winning choreographer Rob Ashford will join Webber and Close as the film’s director, marking his directorial debut—and quite the departure from his recent work choreographing Disney’s musical version of Frozen. Sunset Boulevard Remake In The Works.

Joe is a cynical screenplay writer disenchanted by his ill luck on the Hollywood scene. Andrew Lloyd Webber, who wrote the music and lyrics for its first Broadway adaptation, will return as one of the film’s producers. The musical is an adaption of the famous 1950 film. Glenn Close’s Dog Pip Is the Real Star of the 2019 Awards Season. Glenn Close will once again take on the iconic role of Norma Desmond, in Paramount’s upcoming remake of Sunset Boulevard. Glenn Close’s Sunset Boulevard Remake Proves She’s Not Giving Up on That Oscar. Choreographer Rob Ashford, who won a Tony for his work on Thoroughly Modern Millie, will helm Close’s passion project. She also starred in the musical’s 2017 revival. A screenwriter develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film … Glenn Close gives a #SunsetBoulevard update: "We hope to start shooting this year" #BaftaTeaParty pic.twitter.com/wHaI9BH9Xq. THE UNIVERSE IS WORKING ITS WAY OUT, Y'ALL. RELATED | Straight Actors Keep Winning Oscars for LGBTQ+ Roles, Straight Actors Keep Winning Oscars for LGBTQ+ Roles, Pete Buttigieg Is Back, Burning Trump Over Chinese Bank Accounts, Dan Levy Is Working On an 'Expansive Slate' of Original Shows, ‘Slave Play’s James Cusati-Moyer Joins Netflix's New Scammer Series, Support for Same-Sex Marriage Reaches All Time High, Local Texas Tavern in Controversy After Stopping Gay Hires, Australian Politician Wins Major Victory, Kisses Husband in Viral Clip, Watch Netflix's 'The Prom's Addictive First Trailer from Ryan Murphy. The role does come with some bad Oscar karma, however, considering that Gloria Swanson’s version of Norma was involved in what still may stand as the biggest best actress upset of all time. In some ways the second time I did it I was rehearsing for the movie. By WENN in Movies / TV / Theatre on 05 January 2016. And since the original, black-and-white version won three Academy Awards—and was nominated for 11 in total—it looks like Close isn’t giving up on breaking her record Oscar-losing streak just yet. — Bryan Fuller (@BryanFuller) March 1, 2019. That will depend on screen time, I think. Norma is a washed-up silent-film star who didn't survive the transition to talking pictures.

Glenn Close has spoken about filming for the upcoming movie remake of Sunset Boulevard. Close was widely predicted to be this year’s best actress winner for her role in The Wife, but ended up losing to Olivia Colman, who portrayed Queen Anne in The Favourite. The long-awaited film adaptation of the Sunset Boulevard musical has found a director and will begin shooting later this year with Glenn Close starring, IndieWire reports.

The long-awaited film adaptation of the Sunset Boulevard musical has found a director and will begin shooting later this year with Glenn Close starring, IndieWire reports.. Close won a … Twitter. Sunset Boulevard is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and lyrics and book by Don Black and Christopher Hampton.. Based on Billy Wilder's Academy Award-winning 1950 film of the same title, the plot revolves around Norma Desmond, a faded star of the silent screen era, living in the past in her decaying mansion on the fabled Los Angeles street. ", When asked whether there will be a new song, she replied: "I don't know. Sunset Boulevard is a truly great film with a wealth of fascinating ideas, which remains one of the greatest films ever made about Hollywood. Swanson gave her all-time performance in the movie the same year that Bette Davis gave her legendary performance in All About Eve, and most of Hollywood assumed it was a two-woman race (sort of like the Glenn-versus-Gaga dynamic of this year), but on Oscar night it was the comedic actress Judy Holliday who won, for Born Yesterday. Hot stories. #Mueller, you are up. With William Holden, Gloria Swanson, Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson. Ashford is also a gay man who was named to the 2013 Out 100. Sunset Boulevard Remake In The Works. There’s no word yet on who will step in for William Holden as the young, flailing screenwriter Joe Gillis, whom Desmond ensnares in her Hollywood mansion in her attempts to make and star in a film about Salome; nor on who will play the butler Max, who, unbeknownst to Desmond, feeds her delusion of fame with a steady stream of fan mail (notably, along with the lead role, both male roles also received Oscar and Tony nominations for the aforementioned productions). I know Andrew [Lloyd Webber] will be there in the trenches probably doing new orchestrations and certainly he'll write the score, but I can't say that yet.". Talking to Variety at the Golden Globes, she said shooting for the film was due to begin this year. That’s especially true seeing as this won’t be the first time that Close has taken on the iconic role of Norma Desmond. Sunset Boulevard set for a "remake" with Glenn Close tipped to star.

Several people feel like this is the film that will finally get Close the Oscar after 7 nominations and no wins. Bryan Fuller, showrunner behind queer favorites like Pushing Daisies and Hannibal wrote on Twitter: “SHE GONNA GET THAT OSCAR. With Glenn Close. West End, Off-West End, fringe shows, exclusive members discount at top celeb hang out, post-show Q&As and meet and greets.

. After a whirlwind awards season that saw her—and her dog—rise to Lady Gaga–levels of fame only to lose in Oscar night’s biggest upset, the seven-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close is now set to star in Paramount’s musical remake of Sunset Boulevard, the Hollywood Reporter announced on Friday, 69 years after the original film was released. Get exclusive access to priority onsales and special offers, plus never miss out on the biggest stories from the West End, Off-West End and beyond. Glenn, the Universe wants you to have your Oscar for this signature role. By signing up you are confirming you are 16 or over.

Here’s hoping Glenn fares better.

Pinterest. I would MUCH rather she win for SUNSET BOULEVARD than THE WIFE.

Talking to Variety at the Golden Globes, she said shooting for the film was due to begin this year. Norma Desmond, played by Gloria Swanson, in the original *Sunset Boulevard* (1950). Directed by Rob Ashford. I would much rather she win for ‘Sunset Boulevard’ than ‘The Wife.’ Glenn, the Universe wants you to have your Oscar for this signature role. 2020 Bustle Digital Group. According to Close, the new movie version of Sunset Boulevard is due out in 2020. All rights reserved.

StumbleUpon. Close won a Tony Award for the lead role of Norma Desmond, an eccentric silent movie star who falls for a young screenwriter set to write her comeback film, when the Broadway show opened in 1994. After Close’s shocking Oscar loss last month,  production on the film has been full speed ahead and now has a director. This Norma Desmond’s mansion in “Sunset Boulevard” (1950) in the process of being demolished in 1957.

Tony Awards Nominees - Jagged Little Pill Leads with 15 Noms! The universe is working its way out, ya’ll. All will be good.”. If production does start this fall, as the Reporter suggests, those announcements will no doubt come soon enough—right along with the Glennaissance.

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