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.
A first batch of official production stills for “The Estate” have been added to the photo gallery. The comedy, directed by Dean Craig, will be released theatrically in the US on November 4. It had its world-premiere at the BFI London Film Festival earlier this month, no reviews have been published yet.
Photo Gallery – Career – The Estate – Production Stills
A day after the announcement of its BFI London Film Festival premiere, “The Estate” has received a first look trailer and a theatrical release date for the US – November 4, 2022. You can watch it above and in the video archive. Screencaptures have been added to the photo gallery.
Hello everybody. With not much happening right, I’ve had a look at what material hasn’t been added to the site and found some great treasures from Toni’s early career: Two programmes from her time at the Sydney Theatre Company (found on Flickr with many thanks for sharing such rare finds), as well as production stills from “Muriel’s Wedding”, “The Boys” and “Eight and a Half Women”, among others. For a complete list of updates, have a look at the list below. Enjoy your weekend.
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – The Sixth Sense – Production Stills
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – Eight and a Half Women – Production Stills
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – The Boys – Promotional Stills
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – The James Gang – Production Stills
Photo Gallery – Public Appearances – 1995 – “Muriel’s Wedding” Press Conference (L.A.)
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – Muriel’s Wedding – Production Stills
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – Uncle Vanya – Posters & Key-Art
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – Aristophanes Frogs – Posters & Key-Art
HBO Max’s “The Staircase” miniseries retells one of true crime’s most notorious cases: the death of Kathleen Peterson, through a fall from a staircase in her home. “We felt a lot of pressure,” series creator, showrunner and executive producer Antonio Campos told Variety. “I remember, when something wasn’t right, we’d be like ‘it’s called the Staircase! We just need to get this right.’” Campos was joined by executive producer and writer Maggie Cohn and actor Toni Collette, who portrayed Kathleen, for Variety’s “Making a Scene,” presented by HBO. In a conversation with Variety deputy editor Meredith Woerner, the three discussed the three depictions of Kathleen’s death that are seen over the course of the miniseries, and broke down how the sequences were staged and shot. The complete article and video can be found over at Variety.
Collette’s intentionally, hard-to-watch portrayal of Kathleen’s death was always going to be silent Cohn revealed. There were never going to rely on past Hollywood antics to hype up the moment. The brutality of this real woman’s passing was to be laid care with just Collette’s breathing marking her passing. “I remember being surprised and affected by what she was doing, I mean it,” Campos said. “It was very shocking to see because you can kind of suggest the sound or what kind of movement would be, but when you see an actor as good as Toni commit to an idea 150% and go for it, it’s shocking.” The crew actually had to pad the staircase to protect Collette and the stunt actor from injuring themselves on the green screen staircase. As for Collette, her intent was to give Kathleen a voice beyond what the public already knew from previous conversations. “The documentary doesn’t really see her as much more than a victim, she’s quite objectified, so it was a bit of a responsibility to kind of create her from not very much,” Collette said, referring to the 2004 documentary series the miniseries depicts the filming of. “It’s a lot to have to do that three times. But the reality of it is worse, so I just hope I did her justice.”
Photo Gallery – Television Appearanes – 2022 – Variety’s Making a Scene: “The Staircase”
The final episode of “The Staircase” entitled “America’s Sweetheart or: Time Over Time” aired last Thursday, bringing closure to an otherwise ongoing real life saga that will most probably never be solved. Many thanks once again to Jess, who has been capping the entire series for us. Much appreciated.
After navigating a possible retrial, a 73-year-old Michael confronts a life-changing decision. Meanwhile, Martha and Margaret each share long-buried truths, and Sophie comes to terms with a revelation.
Photo Gallery – Career Photography – The Staircase – Screencaptures – Episode 8
Screencaptures from the sixth to seventh episode of “The Staircase” have been added to the photo gallery, with many thanks to Jess for sending them in, much appreciated as always. The final episode will be airing next week.
In 2006, Sophie pursues a far-fetched new theory about the night of Kathleen’s death. Then, in 2017, Michael grapples with compromising his principles in exchange for his freedom. After a body with similar injuries to Kathleen’s turns up at the county morgue, Sophie continues her quest to uncover what really happened to Kathleen. Meanwhile, Martha decides to dig into her fraught past, despite pushback from Margaret.