Elwes cast as Warhol in
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Elwes has been signed to co-star opposite Penelope Cruz in Fernando Trueba’s comedy-drama “The Queen of Spain,” Variety has learned exclusively. Cruz is
starring in the Spanish-language film as famous movie star Macarena Granada, who flees the glitz and glamour of 1950s Hollywood to return to her roots in Madrid — where she has signed on to star in an epic Hollywood film. Cruz is also exec producing.
Elwes will play Gary Jones, an American movie star cast opposite Cruz’s character in the film. "Queen of
Spain” is the sequel to Trueba’s 1998 drama “The Girl of Your Dreams,” which also starred Cruz in a story set during the Spanish Civil War with Goebbels falling in love with Granada. The film won seven Goya Awards including best film and best actress for Cruz.
Elwes starring in Penelope Cruz's
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THE ART OF MORE renewed for
Less than two weeks after its November 19 premiere, Sony’s Crackle has renewed its first scripted hourlong drama series The Art Of More for a second season. The free streaming network has ordered 10 hourlong episodes and will begin shooting in early 2016.
"As our most ambitious series to date, The Art of More is a brand-defining drama that speaks to Crackle’s mission to be a home to must-see original content," said Eric Berger, GM of Crackle and EVP of Sony Pictures Television Digital Networks. "The successful performance of the series in such a short amount of time is a testament to the incredible team behind it who will take our audience deeper into a world where there is still much more story to tell." Crackle said the series has had more than 2 million views so far.
[Exclusive] Elwes has recently completed portraying
famed pop artist, Andy Warhol, in the The Billionaire Boys Club directed by James Cox (Wonderland Ave.) The independent feature, filmed in New Orleans,
stars Kevin Spacey, Ansel Elgort (The Fault in Our Stars) and Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) and is based on a true story.
In the film Spacey plays Ron Levin, a con man and high roller friend of Warhol's who was murdered by the Beverly Hills financial partners, Joe Hunt (Elgort) and Dean Karney (Egerton).
The project is currently in post-production.
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