Kirsten-Dunst Dot Org Newsletter April 2016
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Here’s a round-up of all the news from what was a very busy month for Kirsten.
Midnight Special At SXSW = A Special Screening (& also unofficial U.S Premiere) of “Midnight Special” was held at the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas on March 12th. Kirsten, director Jeff Nichols, & co-stars Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton & Jaeden Lieberher all attended the screening, as did Kirsten’s friend & “Fargo” co-star Jesse Plemons.
Meet The Filmmaker Midnight Special Discussion Panel = On March 7th Kirsten, director Jeff Nichols & cast members Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton & Jaeden Lieberher took part in the “Meet the Filmmaker”: Midnight Special Discussion Panel that was held at the Apple Store in New York.
AOL BUILD Midnight Special Cast Discussion = The next day (March 8th) Kirsten, director Jeff Nichols, & co-stars Joel Edgerton & Jaeden Lieberher took part in an AOL BUILD speaker series “Midnight Special” cast discussion in New York.
A (Midnight) Special Afternoon Tea = Also on March 8th an “Afternoon Tea with Q&A in Celebration of Midnight Special” was held at 21 Club in New York. Kirsten, Michael Shannon, Jaeden Lieberher, & director Jeff Nichols attended the Q&A.
Let US Talk = Kirsten guested on two talkshows & did many interviews in March to promote the U.S release of “Midnight Special”. Highlights included an interview that was broadcast on “Good Morning America” on March 9th, an appearance on the March 14th edition of “The Ellen Show”, & guesting on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on March 15th.
Let UK Talk = Kirsten did similar promotional work to promote the forthcoming UK release of “Midnight Special”. On March 31st she was interviewed on the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show & also on the Lauren Laverne Show on BBC Radio 6 Music. That same day she also recorded an interview for the ITV morning show “Lorraine” & was a guest on “The Graham Norton Show”, both of which aired on April 1st.
Cover Star Kirsten = Kirsten is on the cover of the May 2016 UK edition of InStyle magazine. The magazine features a gorgeous photoshoot of Kirsten by photographers Jenny Gage & Tom Betterton & an interesting interview with her. The magazine is on sale now!
MOVIE & TELEVISION NEWS
Hidden Figures For Kirsten = Kirsten is joining Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, & Kevin Costner in “Hidden Figures”, which Ted Melfi will be directing for Fox 2000. Hidden Figures tells the untold true story of the African-American female mathematicians at NASA who provided the calculations that helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. No news yet on when filming will begin.
Kirsten Is Beguiled By Sofia = Sofia Coppola is set to write, direct, & produce “The Beguiled”, a remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood Civil War romance. Kirsten, Nicole Kidman, & Elle Fanning are attached to star. The story will be a new take on the Don Siegel-directed original, which is based on the Southern Gothic novel by Thomas P. Cullian. Set during the American Civil War, a young girl from an all-female Confederate boarding school comes across an injured Union soldier. The school takes him in to help him recover, but he cons his way into their hearts & the women start to fight with him & each other for his attention. The male lead role hasn’t yet been cast. Filming is expected to begin later this year.
Midnight Special Arrives In UK Cinemas On April 8th = “Midnight Special” goes on general release in UK cinemas on April 8th.
Kirsten will be attending the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s 5th annual “Reel Stories, Real Lives” event in Los Angeles on April 7th.
PHOTO OF THE MONTH
Once again a lot of very nice pics to choose from this month but in the end we decided on this great pic from “The Ellen Show” of Kirsten’s “Twilight” entrance (with a little help from Taylor Lautner!).
WEBSITE OF THE MONTH
Our choice this month is Kirstens brand new Official Instagram page.
We added 431 pics to the gallery in March.
UPCOMING PROJECTS FOR KIRSTEN-DUNST.ORG
We’ve nothing planned for this month.
RECENT PHOTOS INCLUDE
Midnight Special U.S Premiere.
Good Morning America screencaps.
Midnight Special “Meet The Filmmaker” Discussion Panel.
AOL Build Midnight Special Cast Discussion.
Midnight Special Berlin Premiere.
The Gentlewoman Spring 2016 scans.
Afternoon Tea Q&A.
Midnight Special promotional stills.
New candid pics.
Check out the gallery for all these great images.
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