After a few months of transferring, resizing and re-adding pictures, I’m proud to say that our new photo gallery is open! I have removed the candids from the gallery as I feel that they are invasive to Kate as she’s a private person, but everything else is back. I will be re-adding Mildred Pierce captures in a few days as I’m recapping the series in high definition for you. Please go visit the new gallery!
Liam Hemsworth (“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”), Isla Fisher (“The Great Gatsby”) and Elizabeth Debicki (“The Great Gatsby”) are set to join Kate Winslet and Judy Davis (“Husbands & Wives”) in Jocelyn Moorhouse’s “The Dressmaker.”
Embankment is selling international territories and co-represents the U.S. with CAA.
Principal photography starts in Australia in October.
Winslet plays an avenging angel who returns home to the remote country town from which she fled as a child after being accused of murder, to make amends with her eccentric mother. Although ostracized, as an exponent of the most stunning 1950s haute couture inspired by Madame Vionnet and Balenciaga, she liberates and empowers the town’s women with her quick wit and beautiful clothing. She unexpectedly finds love and ultimately exacts sweet revenge on those who wronged her.
Moorhouse (“Proof,” “How to Make an American Quilt”), who directs her script adaptation of the eponymous novel by Rosalie Ham, said: “Kate Winslet is perfect for Tilly. She’s beautiful, intelligent, and deeply mysterious on screen. Judy Davis is amongst the great contemporary actresses and she will bring powerful wit and charm to the role of Molly. Liam Hemsworth is a laid back, genuine charmer who’s also tall, dark and movie-star handsome. He’ll create a character for the audience to fall in love with.”
Working with Moorhouse will be director of photography Don McAlpine (“Moulin Rouge!”), costume designer Tim Chappel (“The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”), production designer Roger Ford (“Chronicles of Narnia”) and editor Jill Bilcock (“Moulin Rouge!”).
“The Dressmaker” is produced by Sue Maslin (“Japanese Story”) through Film Art Media, and the film has been financed with the assistance of Screen Australia, Fulcrum Media Finance, White Hot Productions, Film Victoria, Soundfirm and developed with the assistance of Screen NSW.
The film is also financed by Ingenious Senior Film Fund, represented by Gavin Poolman and Michael Shyjka, and will be distributed by Universal Pictures in its home territory.
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Kate Winslet shares a special bond with her ‘Titanic’ co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. Their love will go on.
Though Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio’s onscreen romances have always ended in tragedy – at least in the movies they have starred together so far – the two actors have nothing but love for one another off the set.
The British actress had only kind words about DiCaprio during a recent interview. When a reporter asked if she preferred her latest co-star, Theo James’s character over Leonardo DiCaprio’s Jack in ‘Titanic’, the Oscar winner quickly made her decision, saying that there was absolutely no competition between the given leading men.
`Leo is the love of my life,` she told, before adding, `How could you possibly ask me that question? If I said Theo over Leo, he would never stay the night at his house ever again. Ever. No, he can’t have that.`
These two indeed go back a long way.
When Kate Winslet takes a role, she really commits.
Just take her role in Divergent, for which Winslet did her own stunts – even as she was pregnant with her third child.
The 38-year-old actress’s hands-on approach was the topic of discussion at the film’s world premiere Tuesday in Los Angeles, where Divergent author Veronica Roth and the film’s director, Neil Burger, spoke out about the Winslet, who stars opposite Shailene Woodley.
“It’s pretty funny because she was pregnant when we were shooting, but she wanted to do her own stunt falls,” Roth told PEOPLE. “She did a couple. She’s you know, very careful about it, and then finally Neil Burger was like, ‘Okay I’m too nervous – you can’t do this anymore.’ ”
Added Roth, with a laugh: “She was like, you know, taking-charge lady – she powers through. It’s really impressive.”
Burger agreed that Winslet was unflinching about her role, even when she revealed to him the news that she was pregnant.
“We had to refit all of her wardrobe, but then there is a scene where she fights Shailene and she was like, you know, taking the falls and I’m like, ‘Stop, you’re pregnant.’ But she was still wanting to do it with as much action,” Burger told PEOPLE. “She’s a committed actress and she’s a committed mother, too. But she is just completely there, and you kind of just have to stop her.”
That moxie, he said, is why Winslet remains a down-to-earth but world-class actress.
“She really is, from my mind, the best actress of her generation, and … there’s a reason. She’s a pro. She’s completely present.”
Kate Winslet has revealed the meaning behind her new son’s grizzly and fiery name: Bear Blaze.
“We settled on Bear quite early on,” the “Divergent” star said on Tuesday’s episode of “Ellen.” “A friend of mine when I was younger was nicknamed Bear and I just had always really loved it. And he was very much a bear. He was everyone’s shoulder to cry on, he was a big bear hug, he was a great figure in my life and I just had always remembered him and so that’s where it came from.
The 14-week-old’s middle name, Blaze, came from the fact that she and husband Ned Rocknroll “met in a house fire, basically,” said Winslet, referring to the blaze that claimed Rocknroll’s uncle Richard Branson’s Virgin Islands home in 2011.
“The house burned down and we survived,” she told Ellen DeGeneres. “But we wanted something of the fire and so Blaze was the name that we came up with. Bear Blaze.”
Winslet, 38, has two older children with exes Jim Threapleton and Sam Mendes.