2016 A Look Ahead

First of all: Happy New Year everyone! Last year we gave you a look ahead of 2015 and today we will look at what we can expect in 2016. We thought it might be fun to try and make this into an annual post as well, just like our year in review post.

The Little Prince (Paramount)

Director: Mark Osborne | Writer: Irena Brignull, Bob Persichetti, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Novel) | With: Mackenzie Foy, Jeff Bridges, Riley Osborne, Marion Cotillard, James Franco, Benicio Del Toro, Paul Giamatti, Ricky Gervais, Albert Brooks, Paul Rudd, Bud Cort.
Plot: The first ever animated feature film adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s iconic masterpiece, The Little Prince.
Current status: The movie is completed and already premiered last year at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie was released in theaters many Asian, South American and European countries last year but the release of the English version to pushed back by Paramount to 2016.
Release: March 16, 2016 (US) | TBA 2016 (UK)

  • Doctor Strange (Marvel)

    Director: Scott Derrickson | Writer: Jon Spaihts, Joshua Oppenheimer, Thomas Dean Donnelly, C. Robert Cargill & Steve Ditko (comic books) | With: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton.
    Plot: It follows the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.
    Current status: The movie is currently filming and will wrap up in March. EW reveals more details about the movie in their current issue (January 8, 2016). The name of Rachel’s character is yet to be revealed, but EW revealed she will play “a fellow surgeon” to Doctor Strange.
    Release: October 28, 2016 (UK) | November 4, 2016 (US)

  • Award Season 2015-2016 for Spotlight (Open Road Films)

    Spotlight” was released last year in the United States and will have it’s theatrical release in the United Kingdom on January 29, 2016. The movie has received critical acclaim since it’s fall film festival release. It was selected for many festivals, including the Venice, Toronto and Telluride film festival. Here’s an overview of all the accolades thus far for the movie, with the focus on Rachel’s achievements. Fingers crossed Rachel is able to attend the upcoming award ceremonies!

    Individual Awards
    ★ 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival as American Riviera Award, alongside Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo
    • 2016 BFCA Critics Choice Award as Best Supporting Actress
    • 2016 IPA Satellite Awards as Best Actress in a Supporting Role
    • 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards as Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
    • 2016 People’s Choice Awards as Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress
    • 2016 Denver Film Critics Society Awards as Best Supporting Actress
    • 2016 Central Ohio Film Critics Association as Best Supporting Actress
    ☆ 2015 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards as Best Supporting Actress
    ☆ 2015 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards as Best Actress in a Supporting Role
    ☆ 2015 Sierra Awards Las Vegas Film Critics Society as Best Supporting Actress
    ☆ 2015 Phoenix Film Critics’ Society Awards as Best Supporting Actress
    ☆ 2015 Indiana Film Journalists Association Awards as Best Supporting Actress

    Ensemble Awards
    ★ 2016 IPA Satellite Awards as Ensemble: Motion Picture
    ★ 2016 Independent Spirit Awards as Robert Altman Award
    ★ 2015 Gotham Independent Film Awards as Jury Award (Best Ensemble)
    ★ 2015 Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards as Best Ensemble
    ★ 2015 Boston Society of Film Critics as Best Ensemble
    ★ 2015 Detroit Film Critics Society as Best Ensemble
    ★ 2015 Florida Film Critics Circle as Best Ensemble
    ★ 2015 Las Vegas Film Critics Society as Best Ensemble
    ★ 2015 Nevada Film Critics Society as Best Ensemble Cast
    ★ 2015 New York Film Critics Online Awards as Best Ensemble Cast
    ★ 2015 Phoenix Film Critics Society as Best Ensemble Acting
    ★ 2015 Southeastern Film Critics as Best Ensemble
    ★ 2015 Southeastern Film Critics as Best Ensemble
    ★ 2015 Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association as Best Ensemble
    • 2016 Screen Actors Guild Awards as Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
    • 2016 BFCA Critics Choice Award as Best Acting Ensemble
    ☆ 2015 San Diego Film Critics Society as Best Ensemble

    ★ = win ☆ = nomination • = pending

    Important Dates

    Jan 06 | People’s Choice Awards*
    Jan 08 | BAFTA Nominations
    Jan 10 | Golden Globes
    Jan 14 | Academy Awards Nominations
    Jan 16 | Critics’ Choice Awards*
    Jan 23 | PGA (Producers Guild)
    Jan 30 | Screen Actors Guild Awards*
    Feb TBA | Santa Barbara International Film Festival*
    Feb 06 | DGA (Directors Guild)
    Feb 13 | WGA (Writers Guild)
    Feb 14 | BAFTA
    Feb 21 | Satellite Awards*
    Feb 27 | Film Independent Spirit Awards*
    Feb 28 | Academy Awards/Oscars

    * = Rachel is nominated for best (supporting) actress and/or best ensemble

  • To summarize: Rachel is currently filming “Doctor Strange“, which will wrap up in March and is expected to be released on November 4. “The Little Prince” will hit theaters on March 18. Meanwhile “Spotlight” is making it’s award season rounds and we hope Rachel is able to attend the award ceremonies.

    We would also like to remind everyone that “Aloha” and “Southpaw” are currently available on DVD/Blu-Ray/On Demand while “Every Thing Will Be Fine” and “True Detective” are available On Demand. “Spotlight” is still playing in selected theaters.

    To another great year and we can’t wait to see what 2016 will bring us!

    1 Comment on “2016 A Look Ahead”

    1. LOVE THIS ‘LOOK AHEAD’ POST TOO. So excited for awards season! I hope she gets to attend as many as she can!

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