I have added 32 new beautiful HQ pictures of Alex with co-stars Julianne Moore and Onata Aprile back in May when attended the GQ screening for ‘What Maisie Knew’:
Written by Jess on July 07 2013
Written by Jess on April 01 2013
The 56th San Francisco International Film Festival — which will run April 25 to May 9, 2013 — has made its first programming announcements.
Bay Area natives Scott McGehee and David Siegel’s “What Maisie Knew” will be the fest’s opening film, Jacob Kornbluth’s “Inequality For All” will serve as the centerpiece and Richard Linklater’s critically lauded second sequel to “Before Sunrise,” “Before Midnight,” is the closing night film.
San Francisco, CA — The 56th San Francisco International Film Festival (April 25 – May 9) has announced the films forming its highly-anticipated Big Nights series. Things kick off with the Opening Night presentation of returning Bay Area duo Scott McGehee and David Siegel’s emotional drama What Maisie Knew (USA 2012) starring Julianne Moore, Steve Coogan and Alexander Skarsgård. The celebration continues on May 4 with the Centerpiece screening of Jacob Kornbluth’s insightful Inequality For All (USA 2013), featuring local economist Robert Reich. The festival then comes to a close with Richard Linklater’s (Bernie, SFIFF 2012) Before Midnight (USA 2013), the third film in the director’s acclaimed romantic trilogy starring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke. Special guests are expected and will participate in post-screening Q&A’s at each event, and all will be followed by exclusive parties.
Opening Night: What Maisie Knew
Thursday April 25, 7:00 pm, Castro Theatre
Codirectors Scott McGehee and David Siegel and actor Onata Aprile expected
In a loose adaptation of Henry James’ novel of the same name, Scott McGehee and David Siegel’s What Maisie Knew focuses on the effects of a marriage unraveling as viewed through the eyes of a couple’s six-year-old daughter (played by remarkable newcomer Onata Aprile). Shuffling between narcissistic parents-her rock star mother (Julianne Moore) and distracted art dealer father (Steve Coogan)-or foisted off on parental stand-ins (Alexander Skarsgård and Joanna Vanderham), young Maisie comes face to face with the mercurial world of grown-ups who are anything but.
The Opening Night celebration continues at the Temple Nightclub (540 Harrison Street) at 9:00 pm with a lavish party featuring hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants, sophisticated cocktails and, of course, dancing.
For more information visit sffs.org.
You also can check the new production stills on our gallery:
Written by Jess on March 01 2013
Kramer vs. Kramer continues to stand as one of the most memorable, heart-wrenching dramas about divorce and the battle for child custody. But way before the Dustin Hoffman/Meryl Streep-starrer, there was What Maisie Knew, a 1897 book by Henry James about a child shuffled back and forth between her two divorced parents every six months. That turn-of-the-century novel has now been updated for a modern retelling on the big screen, in a film starring Julianne Moore and Alexander Skarsgård.
EW has the exclusive poster for the movie that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last year. On the new one-sheet, Moore and Skarsgård peek in from the edges, while young actress Onata Aprile (Maisie) is front and center, boring her big eyes “Mona Lisa”-style into anyone who catches a glance of this striking poster — check it out below.
In What Maisie Knew, aging rock star Susanna (Moore) and art dealer Beale (Steve Coogan) are the negligent, self-involved divorced parents of young Maisie. Alexander Skarsgård plays the much younger bartender Susanna marries after Beale marries Maisie’s nanny (Scottish actress Joanna Vanderham). Maisie’s two new stepparents come to care for her more than her childish parents do.
What Maisie Knew is directed by Scott McGehee and David Siegel (The Deep End, Uncertainty) and will be released by Millennium Entertainment this May.
Written by Jess on October 01 2012
Hello ASkars! We’re really sorry for the lack of updates, but not to worry, they’re coming sooner than you think.
Now, here’s a half-hour interview with Alex and directors of What Masie Knew Scott McGehee and David Siegel, from Toronto.
Written by Jess on September 11 2012
Last week, Alex’s new movie What Masie Knew premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Here are links for some reviews from a few websites.