Welcome to Toni Collette Online, your premiere web resource on the Australian actress and singer. Best known for her iconic performances in "Muriel's Wedding", "The Sixth Sense", "United States of Tara" and "Hereditary", Toni Collette has emerged as one of her generation's greatest talents. In its 13th year online, his unofficial fansite provides you with all latest news, in-depth information on all of her projects on film, television and the theatre as well as extensive archives with press articles, photos and videos. Enjoy your stay.
It looks like we have to wait a little bit longer for “Mickey 17”. Last month, Warners removed it from its previous date of March 29, 2024. The film was delayed due to production shifts caused by the strikes. At the time of the announcement, the delay was not a surprise, as no trailer had been released as its date inched closer and closer, leading to speculation it would move. The feature now arrives Jan. 31, 2025. Robert Pattinson stars in the adaptation of the 2022 novel Mickey 7, from author Edward Ashton. In the novel, Mickey 7 is a space colonist known as an expendable. (In fact, he is the seventh iteration of a man named Mickey Barnes.) Each colony features an expendable, a crewmember who takes deadly jobs but who are then restored via clone bodies when they die. Ashton published the sequel, Antimatter Blues, last year. Director Bong is expected to put his own trademark spin on the source material, with the film also starring Steven Yeun, Naomi Ackie, Toni Collette and Mark Ruffalo. Plan B Entertainment is producing, with Dooho Choi of Kate Street Picture Company, and Bong via his Offscreen, Inc. banner.
Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced the addition of Toni Collette as a Qumra Master for the 10th edition taking place in Doha from March 1 to 6, 2024. Founder of Vocab Films, Toni joins acclaimed film visionaries, Leos Carax, Claire Denis, Atom Egoyan, Martín Hernández and Jim Sheridan for the 2024 event dedicated to supporting important new voices from Arab and world cinema. On its 10th anniversary, Qumra will offer networking and development opportunities for more than 40 projects from emerging filmmakers from over 20 countries, as part of its mission to accelerate the success of filmmakers from the region and beyond and prepare them to bring their stories to audiences around the world. The projects were selected by an expert panel of judges from hundreds of submissions received from filmmakers across the world. Filmmakers with projects selected at Qumra 2024 come from diverse countries, including Afghanistan, Algeria, the United Kingdom, Croatia, Egypt, France, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Morocco, Myanmar, Palestine, Qatar, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tunisia and Yemen.
Toni Collette is set to star in “A French Pursuit,” a comedy based on the French box office hit “Antoinette Dans Les Cévennes,” from “Twilight” filmmaker Catherine Hardwicke. According to Variety, the film, due to start shooting in late spring, will mark the third creative alliance between Collette, Hardwicke and Christopher Simon, who produces via New Sparta Productions alongside Collette with her Vocab Films production shingle. The three previously worked together on “Miss You Already” and, most recently, “Mafia Mamma.” “A French Pursuit” is described as a heartwarming and whimsical tale about a free-spirited woman pursuing love, only to go on a surprising journey of self-discovery. Collette will play Zoe Turner, an unconventional and lively British art teacher who is head over heels for fellow rebel spirit Jean-Louis. But when their plans for a romantic getaway are dashed, she’s heartbroken. As the synopsis goes, “Zoe thus embarks on a daring pursuit of Jean-Louis in the picturesque Cévennes deep in the South of France. Accompanied by the determined donkey Napoleon, Zoe grapples with the absurdities and challenges of their journey. Along the way, they encounter new friends and perils that draw them closer, prompting Zoe to reevaluate her priorities, confront her life choices, and rediscover her joie de vivre.” “I’m excited to shoot a new version of Zoe’s crazy journey this spring in the magical scenery of the Cévennes,” said Hardwicke. The complete article can be read over at Variety.
Here comes a great blast from the past. In September of 1999, Toni Collette – looking like the epitome of the late 1990’s – visited The Rosie O’Donnell Show to talk about the ongoing theatrical release of “The Sixth Sense”. The horror film was released in the Summer already and became one of the surprise hits of the year, ultimately earning 5 Academy Awards nominations, including one – shockingly, still the only one – for Collette. It’s a great trip down memory lane, so make sure to catch Toni’s appearance in the video archive. Screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery.
Happy New Year everybody. We’re having an exciting Toni year ahead of us with two anticipated projects – Bong Joon Ho’s “Mickey 17” in March and Clint Eastwood’s “Juror No. 2” later this year. So while we’re waiting, let’s finish the archives for “United States of Tara” with additional production stills, promotionals and on-set pictures of the third and final season. If you’re planning on rewatching Tara (it’s available on a variety of streaming platforms, depending on where you live) or want to revisit your favorite episode, check out the site’s episode guide for all three seasons with synopsis, recaps and screencaptures. Enjoy the new additions.
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – United States of Tara – Season 3 – Production Stills
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – United States of Tara – Season 3 – Promotional Stills
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – United States of Tara – Season 3 – On-Set Pictures
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – United States of Tara – Season 3 – Posters & Key-Art
Toni Collette is featured in a new exclusive collector’s edition of Rolling Stone AU/NZ, in which they embark on a journey across the Southern Hemisphere to unveil the 50 most iconic Australian stars. As Kasumi Borczyk writes: With arguably the greatest emotional range in Hollywood, every role that Toni Collette touches turns to cinema magic. In her breakout role in Muriel’s Wedding, Toni Collette famously gained eighteen kilograms in seven weeks to play the part of social outcast Muriel Heslop in one of the campiest depictions of Bogan Australia to ever grace the silver screen. In the Sixth Sense, her first major Hollywood role, she plays the mother of Cole Sear in a psychologically-charged, award-winning performance. Then in The United States of Tara she plays a suburban housewife with dissociative identity disorder, acting multiple personas within the one character. Famous for her diverse filmography, her versatility and her willingness to push her acting towards the extreme ends of the emotional spectrum, she has continually moved audiences in genres as varied as horror to comedy to drama. The complete bit can be read over at Rolling Stone AU/NZ.