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Harvey Weinstein’s outfit has prebought U.S. rights to Antoine Fuqua’s upcoming Colombian crime biopic The Man Who Made It Snow, starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

The co-financing deal, struck with Stuart Ford’s IM Global, was announced at the Berlin Film Festival, where IM Global is handling the film internationally. Foreign buyers already investing in the biopic, set to start shooting later this year, are sure to be pleased that a domestic distributor is on board (IM Global first launched the project to international distributors in November at the American Film Market).

Man Who Made It Snow is the first title from Fuqua’s overall deal with IM Global. Gyllenhaal is also a producer on the film, in which he’ll star as the late Max Mermelstein, purported to be the only American who was in the inner circle of the Colombian cartels in the go-go 1980s. Brett Tabor and Michael Kingston’s screenplay is based on Mermelstein’s bestselling autobiography.

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter

The Contender Conversations are a serie of video inteviews, realized by Indiewire and MoviesOnDemand, to actors and actresses running up for the awards season. On this series of videos, Jake talks about Nightcrawler. His performance as Lou, a sociopath who spends his nights filming footage of heinous crime scenes to sell to the morning news, has earned the actor the best reviews of his career and multiple awards nominations (and hopefully wins), cementing the 34-year-old as one of the most exciting actors working in Hollywood today.

“My character does do some morally corrupt things,” Gyllenhaal says of Lou in the video below. Here he explains Lou’s motivations, joined in the video by his co-stars in the film, Rene Russo and Riz Ahmed.

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Additional Nightcrawler promotional stills and official behind-the-scenes images has been added in our gallery:

The Wrap – Tom Hardy has dropped out of Suicide Squad, Warner Bros.’s all-star comic book movie being directed by David Ayer. Not losing a beat, the studio has made overtures to Jake Gyllenhaal to replace him. Jake has worked with Ayer before, on the acclaimed police thriller End of Watch.

Hardy was to have played Rick Flagg, the leader of the group that consisted of Batman villains Deadshot (Will Smith), Joker (Jared Leto), and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), plus Boomerang (Jai Courtney) and Enchantress (Cara Delevigne).

Gyllenhaal has an offer to replace Hardy but it’s unclear whether or not he will take it on, since he’s currently on Broadway and Constellations runs until mid-March.

Suicide has an Aug. 5, 2016 release date.

Last night was the opening night of Constellations on Broadway and Jake attended an after party to celebrate it. I have added pictures of the curtain call and the after party arrivals as well:

“Constellations” Review

January 13th, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter posted a very nice review for Constellations, which opened today.

A romantic two-hander spun out of string theory, in which the significant moments of a couple’s life together are played out in different directions across infinite parallel paths? That sounds on paper like a cerebral exercise, designed to test audiences’ concentration while actors flex their muscles. But British playwright Nick Payne’s beguiling Constellations is not only a full-bodied narrative, it’s a richly affecting experience. That’s thanks to the sensitivity of the writing, but also to the warmth, humor and vitality invested in it by Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson, giving two astonishing performances in a production from Michael Longhurst that’s as rigorous as it is tender.

(…) Gyllenhaal is riding high on critical and awards-season attention for his maniacally riveting turn in Nightcrawler, while the secret is out on seasoned English stage actress Wilson after her terrific TV work on Luther and The Affair. Neither of them could have asked for a more distinctive entrée to Broadway.

The range displayed by both actors is impressive indeed, and their chemistry unquestionable. Gyllenhaal made an admirable New York stage debut off-Broadway in 2012 in Payne’s If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, a less striking study of the chaos and comfort of human relationships. But the actor’s work here is in another league, swinging from open to standoffish, from vulnerable to cool, from sweet and shy to charming and self-assured. His ambling physicality in the role is expertly disciplined but appears entirely natural, while his English accent is flawless.

Constellations is the first Broadway opening of the year and it sets the bar high. Would that more plays were as compact and lively, as intellectually and emotionally stimulating as this one.

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