Cinematic Happenings Under Development has a report on how the producers of ‘Nine‘ are hopeful the film will be part of next year’s awards season. To increase the film’s chances they set a new release date for Rob Marshall’s musical: November 25, 2009.
Michael Tolkin wrote the original script draft but, in final Oscar-bait form, it was rewritten by the late Anthony Minghella shortly before his death.
Now the film has moved up to November 25 from December 11; that’s a big Thanksgiving weekend thumbs-up from The Weinstein Company. And why not? The last time Marshall unleashed a musical (Chicago) it took home many dollars and awards for Harvey & Co.
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- Recent Articles & Portraits, posted on December 6, 2012
- Marion Cotillard in the Press recently, posted on January 9, 2013
- Gotham Awards & European Film Awards, posted on December 3, 2007
- Hope for ‘Nine’ and role rumour, posted on January 11, 2008