‘The Argument’ Settled in Time for Cannes


Written by Jasper on May 10 2019

Here’s an update on one of Maggie’s upcoming projects, The Argument!

DEADLINE – Dan Fogler and Emma Bell are leading the ensemble cast of The Argument, the third feature-length film from director Robert Schwartzman after Dreamland and The Unicorn. The comedy penned by The Chumscrubber scribe Zac Stanford just wrapped production, with Utopia coming aboard to handle international sales at the upcoming Cannes film market.

The pic centers on Jack (Fogler, from the Fantastic Beasts franchise) and his actress girlfriend Lisa (The Walking Dead alum Bell), who get into an argument at their cocktail party that escalates until it brings an abrupt end to the festivities. They and their guests decide to re-create the entire night again and again to determine who was right. Maggie Q, Danny Pudi, Cleopatra Coleman, Tyler James Williams, Mark Ryder, Karan Brar, Marielle Scott, Charlotte McKinney and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett co-star.

Maggie Q Joins ‘Fantasy Island’


Written by Jasper on December 03 2018

VARIETY – Sony Pictures and Blumhouse have set a Feb. 28, 2020 release date for the upcoming film “Fantasy Island.”

The movie stars Michael Pena as Mr. Roarke. Lisa Hale will play one of the guests at a mysterious island where people can live out their fantasies — for a price. Jimmy O. Yang, who starred in “Crazy Rich Asians,” has also been cast along with Portia Doubelday, Maggie Q and Ryan Hansen.

The “Fantasy Island” movie is based on the television series, which ran for seven seasons on the ABC Network from 1977 to 1984 and often dealt with dark themes and the supernatural.

Maggie Q to Star in ‘Death of Me’


Written by Jasper on August 01 2018

Maggie Q and Luke Hemsworth are set to star in the horror-thriller, Death of Me, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. Principal photography starts this week in Thailand. This must also explain her recent Instagram stories on the make-up test on her arm. Looking forward to this!

SCREEN – The film, about a couple on an exotic holiday who discover they have participated in a husband’s ritual murder of his wife, is financed by Media Finance Capital, Samuel Marshall Productions and Envision Media Arts (EMA). 13 Films is handling international rights.

Bousman, whose previous films include the second, third and fourth entries in the Saw franchise, commented: “I have been so lucky in my career to work in such amazing and unique places. Shooting this film in Thailand and getting to work with such talented actors and crew is a dream come true. I am excited for people to see this incredibly macabre and suspenseful tale we have been working very hard on.”

Producer, Lee Nelson said: “This is the mind-bending genre film we’ve been searching for and Darren is going to take it to the next level. We couldn’t be more excited to be working with our amazing cast and crew. With Maggie Q and Luke Hemsworth we’ve assembled a strong cast and can’t wait to put our unique stamp on the horror genre.”

Executive producer, David Gilbery added: “We are thrilled to be partnering with EMA and 13 Films on what promises to be a really exciting project. Darren is a film maker that we admire and so we were pleased to back him and are looking forward to seeing him do what he does best.”

‘The Con Is On’ Official Trailer


Written by Jasper on April 12 2018

Check out the first official trailer of The Con Is On, previously known as The Brits Are Coming.

This stylish, star-studded caper comedy stars Uma Thurman (KILL BILL franchise) as Harriet and Tim Roth (THE HATEFUL EIGHT) as Peter, a con-artist couple cooking up a jewel-theft scam in L.A. to pay off sexy gangster Irina (played by Maggie Q). Having squandered Irina’s loot one drunken night, Harriet and Peter escape to Hollywood (and Chateau Marmont), where they plot to steal a priceless jewel from Peter’s loopy ex-wife (Alice Eve) to repay the debt. The dazzling cast also includes Parker Posey and Sofia Vergara.

‘Slumber’ New Clip & Official Poster


Written by Jasper on November 23 2017

Slumber is out on December 1st. Check out a new (creepy) clip from the film and the official poster.

Alice is a rational-minded sleep doctor, haunted by the mysterious nocturnal death of her younger brother. Whilst performing a routine examination on a traumatized family with sleeping problems, Alice is attacked by the father in his sleep. The father is arrested and blamed for causing the family’s sleep issues, but when he is thrown into jail and the problems get progressively worse, Alice is forced to abandon scientific rationale and accept that the family is being terrorized by a parasitic demon who feeds on the weak whilst they sleep: the Night Hag. In order to defeat the dark spirit who was also responsible for her brother’s death, Alice must journey into her own nightmares and confront her childhood demons.

‘Slumber’ Official Trailer


Written by Jasper on September 29 2017

Check out the (haunting) first official trailer for Slumber, starring Maggie Q, Kristen Bush, and Sam Troughton. The film will be out in theaters on December 1st.

Alice is a rational-minded sleep doctor, haunted by the mysterious nocturnal death of her younger brother. Whilst performing a routine examination on a traumatized family with sleeping problems, Alice is attacked by the father in his sleep. The father is arrested and blamed for causing the family’s sleep issues, but when he is thrown into jail and the problems get progressively worse, Alice is forced to abandon scientific rationale and accept that the family is being terrorized by a parasitic demon who feeds on the weak whilst they sleep: the Night Hag. In order to defeat the dark spirit who was also responsible for her brother’s death, Alice must journey into her own nightmares and confront her childhood demons.

Vertical Entertainment Acquires U.S. Rights to ‘Slumber’


Written by Jasper on May 19 2017

Vertical Entertainment has acquired all US rights to supernatural thriller Slumber, starring Maggie Q (Divergent).

Director Jonathan Hopkins’ movie is being lined up for a theatrical release in the US in Q4, 2017.

Richard Hobley and Hopkins’ screenplay charts the story of Alice (Maggie Q), a rationally minded sleep doctor, who is forced to abandon scientific reason and accept a family is being terrorised by a parasitic demon which paralyses victims as they sleep.

The film is produced by The Tea Shop & Film Company’s Mark Lane and James Harris and by Pascal Degove for Goldcrest Films, which handles sales on the project.

Goldcrest MD Degove said: “The cast and crew have done an amazing job in bringing this thrilling story to life…I’m excited now about joining forces with the team at Vertical Entertainment and getting this film to American audiences.”

Rich Goldberg, co-president of Vertical Entertainment continued: “We’re very excited to be partnering with Goldcrest Films and the whole Slumber team to bring this gripping thriller to audiences all over the US.”

Source: Screen

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