Natalie will be at the Jimmy Kimmel Show tonight, in what is the culmination of the Annihilation promotion before beginning the filming of Vox Lux. While we wait for the US release next week, here we have more tidbits about the movie…
-Rob Hardy, director of photography of the film, has published in the instagram of the BSC a great photo taken during the shooting of one of the key scenes in London:
-Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow will release Annihilation score next week, and here we can listen to some of the themes of the film.
Natalie will attend the Ellen DeGeneres Show this Wednesday, and Just Jared has a preview of the program, in which Natalie says she is “terrible” playing tennis:
People also has an article in which they say that Ellen won the bet she made with Natalie about the sex of the baby last year. the money has been donated to the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund.
Stay tuned tonight…
Natalie has attended the Premiere of Annihilation at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, California, tonight. She joined Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tuva Novotny, director Alex Garland and Jeff VanderMeer, among others. These are the first photos of the event:
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There has been a press junket of Annihilation at Four Seasons Hotel in LA today, with the assistance of Natalie, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, Oscar Isaac, director Alex Garland and writer Jeff VanderMeer. Here we have a first video interview of her, and a couple of instagram stories photos:
As the release approaches, the news about Alex Garland’s upcoming film accumulates. We have some of them, in the form of Tidbits:
-Natalie and Oscar Isaac will be at the Jimmy Kimmel Live Show in two different days, promoting the movie. Considering that the premiere will be held next Tuesday, and that Natalie will also be at the Ellen Show on Wednesday, we will have an intense week…
-A new TV spot has launched today, it´s titled “their mission”:
The first critic reactions on Annihilation can not be more positive. While we wait for the release of the film in a couple of weeks, we finally have a new clip and a few more stills of the movie with Natalie, the rest of the cast, director Alex Garland and writer of the book Jeff VanderMeer:
It seems that there has been a press screening of the film tonight, with the assistance of Alex Garland. Although the written reviews remain embargoed, here we have the first twitter reactions of the attendees, and they seem to be mostly positive:
#Annihilation is big budget Alex Garland with all the head-spinning intelligence of "Ex Machina." It's violent and patient and then suddenly so transfixing you're pinned to your seat.
It'll take time to process. Another auteur studio gamble from Paramoint after "mother!"
— Zack Sharf (@ZSharf) February 8, 2018
ANNHILATION is, in wholly inelegant terms, one hell of a mindfuck. Most of the time, I didn't want it to end; occasionally, I was so unsettled I thought I might keel over.
— Kate Erbland (@katerbland) February 8, 2018
Alex Garland's #Annihilation is absolutely phenomenal. It's gorgeous and mesmerizing, with brilliant performances from the entire ensemble. It's a remarkable vision, and has a sequence so thrilling that I was left literally dizzy. It will be on my Top 10 of 2018 without question. pic.twitter.com/zGmDGlyh0M
— Eric Eisenberg (@eeisenberg) February 8, 2018
— Drew Taylor (@DrewTailored) February 8, 2018
Alex Garland’s #Annihilation is another example of the kind of brainy sci-fi we don’t see enough of. Badass female cast and a story that’s both beautiful and wickedly disturbing, and an ending you will talk about for days. Dug it so much pic.twitter.com/fW77z6xX4v
— ErikDavis (@ErikDavis) February 8, 2018
News are happening quickly, so it’s time for some Tidbits…
-Saturday Night Live has released a hilarious Cut-for-time skit, starring Natalie. Here we have it:
-By the way, they have a brand new poster of Stranger Things, season 3 in its instagram … with Natalie as “Eleven”:
More after the jump…
As announced last week, Natalie attended a Time´s Up Panel at the Makers Conference yesterday, along with other representatives in the movement such as Maha Dakhil, Rashida Jones, Malina Matsoukas, Katie McGrath, Nina Shaw, Jill Soloway and Tina Tchen. The panel was moderated by director Ava DuVernay. Variety has an article about it, and here are some photos from the event, and the full video (Natalie starting to talk at 18:15) :
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