Emily is current in Cannes to promote her latest project ‘Sicario’. The first batch with HQ images of Emily attending the photocall alongside her co-stars Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin and director Denis Villeneuve have been added in our gallery. Stay tuned for more coverage!
Here’s a first look at Emily Blunt at tonight’s Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art “China: Through The Looking Glass“. Thanks Kacy for the photos! More coming tomorrow!
Emily is set to appear on NBC’s Red Nose Day Special. The special will air on NBC on May 21.
NBC announced Thursday that it will air “Red Nose Day,” a live three-hour event to raise money for children living in poverty in both the U.S. and abroad.
The event will feature a number of A-list celebrities, videos produced by comedy site Funny or Die and musical performances from some of today’s biggest artists.
Celebrities slated to appear include: Will Ferrell; Jennifer Hudson; Jack Black; John Krasinski; Emily Blunt; Michelle Rodriguez; and Gwyneth Paltrow.
As previously announced, the money raised during Red Nose Day will fund programs that address the immediate needs of children and young people living in poverty in the U.S., Africa, Asia and Latin America. Charity partners include: Boys & Girls Clubs of America; Children’s Health Fund; Feeding America; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; the Global Fund; Lift; National Council of La Raza; National Urban League; Oxfam America; Save the Children; and United Way.
Richard Curtis is an executive producer for the NBC telecast, along with Hamish Hamilton and Ian Stewart of Done Dusted Productions. Henrietta Conrad and Lily Sobhani will also serve as executive producers, as will Mike Farah, Anna Wenger and Joe Farrell from Funny or Die. Hamilton is set to direct.
“Red Nose Day” will air on NBC on May 21 at 8 p.m./7c.
The 2015 Cannes Film Festival unveiled the first part of their official selection earlier today. It was announced that Emily’s upcoming movie “Sicario” is selected for the competition of the festival which is very exciting news. The movie is directed by Denis Villeneuve and Emily stars alongside Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro. The running time is 1h45 according to the official website. The festival runs from May 13-May 24.
“Sicario” (Denis Villeneuve, U.S.). The Canadian director is no stranger to Cannes, which screened his films “Cosmos” (1996, Directors’ Fortnight), “August 32nd on Earth” (1998, Un Certain Regard) and “Polytechnique” (2009, Directors’ Fortnight). Since then, Villeneuve has become one of the most sought-after talents in Hollywood, and he cracks the competition for the first time with this crime drama starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin and Jon Bernthal, and set against the backdrop of the Mexican drug trade. (Sales: Lionsgate Intl.)
Spike TV has announced that Emily will be featured in Spike TV’s Lip Sync Battle. Emily’s husband John Krasinski is one of the executive produces.
“Lip Sync Battle” fans have a reason to rejoice! Spike TV has greenlit eight more episodes of highly-anticipated new, original series, “Lip Sync Battle.” The series is based on the cultural phenomenon of lip sync battling seen by millions on television and online.
“Lip Sync Battle” debuts on Thursday, April 2 at 10:00pm ET/PT and features celebrities going head to head – lip-syncing the song of their choice – battling for the coolest bragging rights on the planet.
The featured performers for the new eight episodes include Emily Blunt, Anne Hathaway, Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Justin Bieber, Queen Latifah, Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Mike Tyson, and Terry Crews among others to be announced shortly.
Rumors about Emily joining ‘The Huntsman’ spinoff have been circulating for weeks now. As we reported back in January Emily was eying the villain role but various media outlets are now reporting Emily’s deal finally closed. Jessica Chastain also joined the cast.
Jessica Chastain has closed a deal to join Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron in Universal’s “The Huntsman.”
Emily Blunt is also set to join the cast. Cedric Nicolas-Troyan is directing the pic, with Joe Roth producing and Palak Patel exec producing.
Plot details are vague beyond that the film reveals how the fates of two characters, the Huntsman Eric (Hemsworth) and Ravenna, intersected before they met Snow White. Details on Chastain’s character are also vague.
Frank Darabont, who was previously attached to direct before falling off, wrote the current draft of the screenplay, with earlier drafts by Craig Mazin and Evan Spiliotopoulos.
The pic is set to bow on April 22, 2016. Universal’s vice president of production Maradith Frenkel and creative executive Chloe Yellin will oversee the project for the studio.
Emily and her husband John Krasinski attended the Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood Barneys New York & OXFAM Benefit. Pictures have been added in our gallery:
Emily is featured on the March 2015 Issue of Vanity Fair in the “Hollywood Portfolio British Edition” feature.
Possible new project for Emily!
Production is going to be starting soon on Universal Pictures’ Untitled Snow White and the Huntsman spinoff, although the project is now in need of a director. The Hollywood Reporter today brings word that Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Mist) is no longer attached to helm. Things are looking up on the casting side of things, however, as the outlet reports that Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada, Looper) is eyeing a role as the film’s villain.
Chris Hemsworth will headline the film with Charlize Theron expected to reprise her role as Ravenna in a story that aims to expand the fantastical world of director Rupert Sanders’ 2012 global hit, revealing how the fates of the Huntsman, Eric, and Ravenna intersected before they met Snow White. Kristen Stewart’s Snow White, however, is said to not be a part of the story.
Blunt starred last year in Edge of Tomorrow opposite Tom Cruise and is in theaters now as part of the ensemble Broadway musical adaptation Into the Woods. She can be seen coming up in Denis Villeneuve’s (Prisoners, Enemy) Sicario opposite Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro.
A new director is expected to be announced shortly and you can expect additional casting to be trickling in as well as the film is still targeting its April 22, 2016 release date. It is currently the only major release scheduled for that weekend.
Last night Emily won the Award for Best Actress in Action Movie from the Critic’s Choice Awards, here’s her speech, sorry about the quality:
You can watch the whole ceremony at the Critic’s Choice Movie Awards Channel
Emily Blunt is at the 20th Critics Choice Awards tonight where she just won the award for Best Actress in an Action Movie for her work in Edge of Tomorrow.
In her speech, she shared the award with her co-star Tom Cruise: “he let me kick his ass every day!”
Here is a first look at her and her husband on the red carpet. More pictures tomorrow!
Here are pictures from the Golden Globe Awards from last sunday.
Emily Blunt and her husband John Krasinski are the Golden Globe Awards, here’s a first look!