Elsewhere, October Films is to shine a light on the curious world of the Brussels bubble, following a group of British MEPs as they ride the Brexit roller coaster.The production company, which makes Nat Geo’s Mygrations and Investigation Discovery’s long-running crime franchise Obsession, is making three-part series Inside The EU (w/t).“Since then, we’ve been providing an unparalleled pedigree of human sleeves to only the most discerning clientele.” What begins as a calming glimpse into a future where cheating death is easy enough (assuming one has the wealth to transcend their mortal state) quickly descends into darkness, with quick cuts offering a look at a futuristic New York City, fluorescent lights on grimy city streets, an immaculately dressed bartender sipping a drink with one hand and casually holding a rifle in the other, and other assorted forms of gunplay and explosions aplenty.
Morgan novel of the same name, packed with a premise modern audiences might see as Westworld meets Blade Runner.
In the world of Altered Carbon, which is set more than 300 years into the future, death is not the end, thanks to technology perfected by an organization called Psychasec.
Rachel Melvin, John Billingsley, Bonita Friedericy and Amanda Aday co-star.
The deal for the film was negotiated by Tiffany Boyle and Katherine Imp at Ramo Law. EXCLUSIVE: The tumultuous political climate in 2018 has opened the door for fly-on-the-wall documentaries about major political institutions such as the United Nations and the European Union.
The pic centers on Briggs (Ventimiglia), a troubled young man who flashes back to the demons of his past when his sister is released from her 20-year prison sentence for the murder of their parents.
Briggs must confront his estranged sister and deal with the past, while fighting to protect his future and the new life he has rebuilt for himself.
The role marks Kinnaman once again submerged in a life-after-death science fiction drama, having previously headlined the 2014 remake of Robo Cop. The Los Angeles Film Critics Association named Call Me By Your Name its Best Picture of 2017, extending the momentum for the Sony Pictures Classics title, which also took top honors at last week’s Gotham Awards.
Additional stars include Dichen Lachman of Dollhouse fame, who knows a thing or two about science fiction shows where actors can assume multiple roles, in other words. A24’s The Florida Project was runner-up for Best Picture.
Laeta Kalogridis serves as executive producer and creator of Altered Carbon, which is produced by Skydance Television. (See full list of winners and runners-up below.) Deliberations of candidates in 16 categories took more than four hours as critics debated the merits of a strong field across the board.