Olivier Assayas

Kristen Stewart Director Olivier Assayas Wins Award at Cannes (video) 2

Kristen Stewart Director Olivier Assayas Wins Award at Cannes (video)

Kristen Stewart’s French Director Olivier Assayas shared the Best Director Award with Romania’s Cristian Mungiu at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, even though his picture “Personal Shopper” received mixed reviews and a chorus of boos at its screening. British Director Ken Loach took the overall prize for best picture, becoming a two-time winner of the Palme d’Or, the festival’s highest award. ...
Kristen Stewart Renounces Hollywood in Favor of French Filmmaking (video) 4

Kristen Stewart Renounces Hollywood in Favor of French Filmmaking (video)

Kristen Stewart blasted Hollywood for being too obsessed about popularity and money when it makes films instead of focusing on telling a story like French filmmakers. She called Hollywood an industry while France is more like a “cinematic culture.” Stewart, who has had a rocky relationship with Hollywood since her blockbuster “Twilight” days, may further alienate studios with her remarks. ...
Kristen Stewart First Look in New Trailer For Woody Allen's 'Cafe Society' 6

Kristen Stewart First Look in New Trailer For Woody Allen’s ‘Cafe Society’

Kristen Stewart looks like a girlish ingenue in the first trailer for Woody Allen’s “Cafe Society.” The clip also reveals the first plot details of Allen’s secretive script. The move is set in 1930s Hollywood, complete with massive egos, starlets and the mob. The plot revolves around Jesse Eisenberg, the young, naive nephew of a Hollywood publicist played by Steve Carrell, who wields plenty of influence in town. Blake Lively is a scene stealer. ...
Robert Pattinson, Robert De Niro Paired in Crime Drama Idol's Eye 8

Robert Pattinson, Robert De Niro Paired in Crime Drama Idol’s Eye

Robert Pattinson’s post-Twilight career just took another step up with a report that he will star with film icon Robert De Niro in a new crime drama about a major heist called “Idol’s Eye.” The film will be shot in Chicago and Toronto and will be helmed by Olivier Assayas, a French film director, screenwriter and film critic. Assayas just wrapped up work with another “Twilight” alum, Kristen Stewart on the film “Clouds of Sils Maria,” with Juliette Binoche and Chloe Moretz. ...