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Saoirse Ronan And Gemma Arterton Thirst For Blood In New Byzantium Trailer
Despite getting modest to mediocre reviews from critics, Neil Jordan's Interview With A Vampire was a major hit when it was released back in the mid-90s. Armed with a cast led by Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt and a large Ann Rice fanbase, the R-rated film opened at number one, made over $100 million domestically, and over $220 million worldwide.
Tribeca Film Festival Review: Neil Jordan Returns To Vampire Tales With Byzantium
While Ronan's gorgeous blue eyes try to bring some life to the role of Eleanor, she's such a passive character that it's a chore to follow her as she mopes around, killing those close to death, and pining for a mortal boy with a very old-school look (Caleb Landry Jones).
Saoirse Ronan & Gemma Arterton Kiss & Kill in Byzantium International Trailer
Based on the play by Moira Buffini, this drama centers on two vampires, mother and daughter, who have "lived" side by side for two centuries before their world was thrown into spin by a deadly pact. Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan of star as mother Clara and daughter Eleanor respectively. You can see them in action thanks to the film's international trailer.
First Poster For Vampire Drama Byzantium
While vampires are most definitely complex creatures of fantasy and have evolved greatly over the years (I'm still rather confused about how we went from Dracula to Twilight), but for the most part the monsters have three defining characteristics: they live forever, they're evil suckers who drink blood to survive, and they have incredible powers of temptation.
First Look At Saoirse Ronan In Vampire Drama Byzantium
There is a great deal of under-20 acting talent in Hollywood, particularly in the women category. In recent years we've discovered the incredible talents of young actresses like Hailee Steinfeld, Chloe Moretz, and Dakota Fanning, but not to be ignored in Saoirse Ronan. Appearing on everyone's radar when she earned an Oscar nomination for her performance in Atonement, Ronan has since lent her abilities to such titles as...
Gemma Arterton Busts Out In First Set Photos From Vampire Drama Byzantium
It's hard not to be totally burned out by vampires right now. From the Twilight franchise to the remake of Fright Night, it seems as though the movie industry can't go more than a couple months without making a movie about undead bloodsuckers. Sadly the pattern doesn't seem to be ready to change and one project keeping the trend going is the upcoming Neil Jordan-directed film Byzantium.
Sam Riley Joins Neil Jordan's Vampire Thriller Byzantium
Jordan is drastically shifting gears with a vampire thriller, coming off of the lyrical mermaid romance Ondine, with Colin Farrell. Then again, Jordon is nothing if not unpredictable. His last three efforts have been Ondine, the vengeance drama The Brave One with Jodie Foster, and Breakfast on Pluto, which isn’t easy to categorize.
Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton Draw Blood For Neil Jordan Vampire Story
The Oscar winner has signed on for Byzantium, and he’s lining up Saoirse Ronan and Gemma Arterton as his vampire leads. Moira Buffini’s original script tells the story of a mother-daughter team of vampires who sometimes pose as siblings to lure their prey.