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Nicolas Cage Wants to Work with Ari Aster and Christopher Nolan Next

Click here to read the full article. This month’s release of “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent,” a buddy comedy that stars Nicolas Cage as himself, has led to a renewed interest in the actor’s eclectic filmography. While films like “Face/Off” and “Leaving Las Vegas” have always been beloved, many cinephiles are using Cage’s moment in the spotlight to discover the excellent work he has done in small films like “Mandy” and “Color Out of Space.” While Cage devotees have praised the actor’s recent work for years, his critically lauded performance in “Pig” reminded much of the world of Cage’s acting...
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THE BONES Executive Produced by Ari Aster – Available on MUBI December 10

Irected by Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña (The Wolf House) and executive produced by Ari Aster (Midsommar), The Bones (Venice ’21) is a fictitious account of the world’s first stop-motion animated film. Dated 1901 and excavated in 2021 as Chile drafts a new Constitution, the footage documents a ritual performed by a girl who appears to use human corpses. Emerging in the ritual are Diego Portales and Jaime Guzmán, central figures in the construction of authoritarian and oligarchic Chile. Available exclusively on MUBI.
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Ari Aster Produced ‘Wolf House’ Duo’s Short After Watching Their Debut Three Times in Four Days

When Ari Aster first saw the animated horror “The Wolf House,” he loved it. Then he watched it again, and again. Four days later, he called up Chilean directing duo Cristóbal León and Joaquín Cociña to congratulate them on the animated film that had critics chomping at the bit. “He said he saw the film three times, and we realized that he saw the film for the first time like four days before, so that basically means he saw the film almost every day,” Cociña told IndieWire during a recent phone interview. “It was amazing, because I saw ‘Midsommar’ two weeks...
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The Wolf House Directors Cristóbal León & Joaquín Cociña Team with Ari Aster in Exclusive Trailer for Los Huesos

One of the most inventive, stunningly nightmarish animations of the last decade, The Wolf House, was the work of Chilean filmmakers Cristobal León and Joaquín Cociña. Now, quickly after their debut feature film, they are returning with their follow-up, the 14-minute short Los Huesos, and they’ve found a perfect pairing with another director whose horror creations have left a vivid mark: Hereditary and Midsommar director Ari Aster, who has executive produced the Venice-bound short alongside Adam Butterfield and Lucas Engel. Ahead of the premiere, we’re delighted to exclusively present the trailer.
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MIDSOMMAR Director Ari Aster Has Started Development on a New Horror Film for A24

Ari Aster, the director behind the disturbing horror films Hereditary and Midsommar, is developing yet another horror movie for A24. Aster is teaming up with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Michael R. Jackson for the new project, which is said to be in the early stages of development. The film has no title, and it will be the first film he’ll direct that he hasn't also written.
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‘Disappointment Blvd’: Ari Aster Adds Parker Posey, Zoe Lister-Jones, Michael Gandolfini And More Alongside Joaquin Phoenix

Other than maybe Jordan Peele, Ari Aster’s third feature is one of the most anticipated of any rising star filmmaker. The Hereditary and Midsommar director has been quietly developing Disappointment Blvd, which we know will be led by Oscar-winner Joaquin Phoenix. Other details remain a mystery, but based on the latest casting it’s set to have the most impressive ensemble he’s put together yet.
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Hereditary director Ari Aster is making another horror movie for A24

Ari Aster, the director behind Hereditary and Midsommar, is re-teaming with A24 for another horror movie. The filmmaker is teaming up with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Michael R. Jackson for the new project, which is still reportedly in the early stages of development. It's currently untitled and doesn't have a release date. This will be Aster's first feature film that he hasn't also written as well as directed.
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New Horror Film In The Works From Pulitzer Prize Winner Michael R. Jackson And Produced By Ari Aster

Maybe it was the arrival of films such as Get Out and Us, or shows like Lovecraft Country, but black writers, especially those in the genre space, are having a moment. Michael R. Jackson, Pulitzer Prize winning writer and playwright of the acclaimed musical A Strange Loop, is getting his shot at the big screen by teaming up with A24 and Midsommar and Hereditary director Ari Aster.
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‘Midsommar’ Director Ari Aster Producing New Horror Film From Pulitzer Prize Winner Michael R. Jackson

Playwright Michael R. Jackson‘s star is on the rise in Hollywood. The Pulitzer Prize winner has already racked up an impressive list of theater accolades including two Obie Awards and two Drama Desk Awards. In 2018, The New York Times spotlighted him as one of the “Black Male Writers for our Time.” Now, he’s teaming with Ari Aster, the writer-director of Hereditary and Midsommar, for a horror film, which Aster will co-produce for A24.
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Michael R. Jackson To Pen Horror Pic For A24 With Ari Aster Producing

EXCLUSIVE: Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics Circle winning playwright Michael R. Jackson has sold an original pitch to write an untitled horror feature for A24. Ari Aster and Lars Knudsen are producing under their Square Peg banner. Insiders add this project is still in early development. Jackson has...
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Ari Aster Producing a New Horror Movie for A24, Being Written by Michael R. Jackson

While we wait for his new movie Disappointment Blvd., Ari Aster is again joining forces with A24 for a horror project he’s on board to produce, Deadline reports this afternoon. The mysterious and currently untitled horror movie is being written by Michael R. Jackson (A Strange Loop), a “Pulitzer Prize...
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Ari Aster To Produce Horror Pic From Michael R. Jackson

Details are very sketchy on a new horror film from A24, but the pedigrees involved are quite impressive. Michael R. Jackson–the playwright/composer who won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama–has taken his first steps into horror with a new feature, according to a report on Deadline. And Ari Aster–the filmmaker behind such genre successes as Hereditary and Midsommar–is on board as a producer.
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A24 to commence Cannes market talks on Ari Aster, Joaquin Phoenix package ‘Disappointment Blvd.’

Buyers are buzzing on the eve of next week’s virtual Cannes market as A24 prepares to start talks on Ari Aster’s Disappointment Blvd. to star Joaquin Phoenix. The previously announced project reunites Aster, one of the most in-demand and acclaimed young genre directors in the US, with A24, who produced and distributed his first two films, Hereditary and Midsommar.
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