This week, “The Giver” has been released on Blu-Ray, DVD and on demand in the United States. With many thanks to Ali, screencaptures from the Blu-Ray have been added to the image library. To learn more about the project and its long way to the big screen, visit the career page. Once again, thanks Ali!
As promised, new video clips from the “Into the Woods” promotion has been added. There’s a new tv spot with quite a few new scenes, excerpts from the Yahoo Movies Q&A and the press conference in New York, a segment of Meryl receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the White House as well as two television interviews with Access Hollywood and Extra. Enjoy the new clips.
Video Archive – News Segments – 2010s – Extra
Video Archive – News Segments – 2010s – Access Hollywood
Video Archive – Public Appearances – 2014 – Presidential Medal of Freedom
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Video Archive – Public Appearances – 2014 – “Into the Woods” Q&A with Yahoo Movies
Video Archive – Career Videos – Into the Woods – Television Spots
Lots of new additions today. First, over 70 more press images from the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony have been added to the image library, with many thanks to Lindsey for the support. Screencaptures have been added as well. Then, there seem to be a ton of press junkets and interviews right now in New York for the upcoming media coverage on “Into the Woods. Pictures from the November 23 press junket for the film have been added. Much more, including video clips from the various press junkets as well as news coverage will be added tomorrow. Enjoy the new additions.
Image Library – Public Appearances – 2014 – Presidential Medal of Freedom
Image Library – Public Appearances – 2014 – Presidential Medal of Freedom – Screencaptures
Image Library – Public Appearances – 2014 – “Into the Woods” Press Junket (New York)
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Uma Thurman will emcee the 2014 Gotham Awards, it was announced Tuesday. The Oscar-nominated actress is just one of several stars set to appear at the independent film awards in New York on Dec. 1, traditionally seen as the start of Oscar season. Other stars set to take the stage next Monday, as presenters, include Patricia Arquette, Will Arnett, Jake Gyllenhaal, Heather Graham, Ethan Hawke, Scarlett Johansson, Catherine Keener, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Amy Schumer, Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, Marisa Tomei and Miles Teller. The 2014 Gotham Awards, set to take place at Cipriani Wall Street, will honor actress Tilda Swinton, Foxcatcher director Bennett Miller and Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos with previously announced tributes. The awards show is not televised, but check back for pictures from the ceremony. Many thanks to Frank for the heads-up.
Today, Meryl Streep was among those receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the U.S. President Barack Obama presented the recipients with the medals today in a White House ceremony. Five people received the honor posthumously. “We’ve got some extraordinary public servants on this stage,” Obama said before presenting the medals. “We also give thanks to innovators who change our world.” The president annually awards Medals of Freedom to people who have made contributions to society including in the areas of security, peace and culture. Of Meryl, President Obama said, “I love Meryl Streep. Her husband knows I love her. Michelle knows I love her. There’s nothing they can do about it.” A first batch of pictures from the ceremony can be found in the image library.
On Saturday night, Yahoo Movies hosted an exclusive Q&A with the the cast and creators of Into the Woods, including Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, screenwriter James Lapine, and director Rob Marshall. You can check out our video of the interview above, and see the movie when it opens Dec. 25.
If the promotion on “Into the Woods” remains this extensive until its release, it’s going to be a busy November/December. Today, the B-Roll for the film has been released, including lots of footage from the making of the film and its recording sessions. Then, a lenghty 13 minutes interview with Meryl, in which she talks about her role, the musical and her cast members. And finally, a first clip (of a scene that was teased yesterday on Entertainment Tonight) can be watched, featuring the Baker (James Corden), his wife (Emily Blunt) and Meryl’s witch, hitting all the right funny notes (Cow’s gone, get it back!). Enjoy the new clips.