Posted on November 28th, 2018 by Frederik

Dan Gilroy’s highly anticipated art thriller “Velvet Buzzsaw” has been announced to be among the 112 features to premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in January. An exact premiere date has not been set yet, but here’s the festival’s synopis for the film:

Velvet Buzzsaw / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Dan Gilroy, Producer: Jennifer Fox) — A thriller set in the contemporary art world scene of Los Angeles, where big money artists and mega-collectors pay a high price when art collides with commerce. Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge, Natalia Dyer. World Premiere

Posted on March 14th, 2018 by Frederik

Toni Collette has added yet another project to her already packed list of upcoming tv and feature films for 2018. Dan Gilroy’s untitled Netflix thriller (although the title Velvet Buzzsaw has been bandied about online) reteaming him with Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo has amped up its star wattage adding Oscar nominees Toni Collette and John Malkovich as well as Tony Award winner Daveed Diggs, Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge, Zawe Ashton and Stranger Things breakout Natalia Byer. Gilroy earned an Original Screenplay Oscar nomination for his previous effort with Gyllenhaal and Russo, 2014’s “Nightcrawler” and his last film, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” got Denzel Washington his 8th Academy Award nomination. This new film centers on the dark underworld of big money and art collectors in Los Angeles and is currently filming for a 2018 release. This news was first reported in Variety.