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Booed off the stage in Cannes.
Sophie Marceau, the French actress who is currently filming the
latest James Bond film, The World is Not Enough, was booed off the stage
after a long and rambling speech praising cinema. She obtained jeers by
the impatient Cannes audience and was eventually stopped by Scott-Thomas.
Later Sophie commented her bad speech: "I had not realised how
difficult it would be to pass from one world to another."
That is, Sophie came at the festival from Annecy, where she realized
an exhausting visit of sick children. This visit pertains to the frame
of her work for the Arc-en-ciel.
(Telegraph's website, Belles de Jour 2: Sophie Marceau)
de Jour 2: Sophie Marceau
Comedy Lost and Found has been withdrawn from cinemas has been
withdrawn from cinemas, showing poor returns three weeks after its US release.
(Belles de Jour 2: Sophie Marceau)
de Jour 2: Sophie Marceau
US release date of A Midsummer Night's Dream set in turn-of-century
de Jour 2: Sophie Marceau)
de Jour 2: Sophie Marceau
Sophie Marceau and Adrzej Zulawski stay together.
On the handig over ceremony of the Ceasar award in
the Parisian theatre Champs-Elysees (They closed all Avenue Montagne due
this act) Sophie Marceau came with Andrzej Zulawsi together. "Actress Sophie
Marceau with his long-time partner, director Andrzej Zulawski had denied
that they are in separating," is written in the magazines. Rumors
Sophie is one of few actresses, whose don't change partners as
cloths. Many people (especialy some fans) criticize their partnership due
to age difference (Zulawski is 24 years her senior), but it seems they
are happy together. BTW: You can show your opinion to this couple by polling.
dni, No.15, 12.4.99)
Motorola supports James Bond.
4 month ago English queen Elizabeth II recently opened Company
Motorola's the newest, the most modern factory producing infrastructures
for digital GSM mobil nets in Groundwell (south England, near Swindon)
containing area of 30 000 square meters (it is caunted to increasing
this area to unbelievable 100 000 square meters). Motorola invested to
its main factory, producing almost 75% of company production, over 82 000
000 pounds! Groundwill became one of England's sillicon valleys.
And now! Why we are talking about this factory? This month (March
1999) Sophie Marceau and Pierce Brosnan are filming there the 19th James
Bond film "World Is Not Enough". They
say, main characters of this film will have the newest Motorola
products in their hands. James Bond film team leading by Michal
Apted (director) knows to choose interesting places, interesting scenes
and even interesting equipment for outstanding actors. Maybe, Motorola
products are so good, that there is only man can use them - James Bond
(SME daily newspaper,
Sophie likes filming Bond film.
Sophie is familiar with large scale film-making - working on "Braveheart"
gave her a taste of that. But she said that the Bond films are something
else: "Bond is kind of a fantasy in a real world, and for an actor itís
fantastic, because everything is possible. Itís my second day today so
I wonít talk too much about it, but itís great because you can really go
Well, it seems Sophie likes the work of Peter Lamont, who won an
Oscar for "Titanic", and who makes a perfect production with team
of professionals using the film hi-tec.
James Bond site
Did you know?
Did you know that Sophie choose her art
surname "Marceau" by the street in Paris? Exactly it is "avenue
Marceau" leading from the "Place Charles de Gaulle" (from the Arc de Triomphe)
to bridge over Seine named "Pont des l'Alma".
Did you know that there will be another dead body in the beginning
of the new Bond film "World Is Not Enough"?
International Movie Database said about plot outline of this film next:
"Feeling responsbile for the death of a British oil tycoon and a friend,
who died in an explosion in MI6 headquarters, James Bond takes position
as bodyguard to the tycoon's daughter, Elektra."
Did you know that Sophie was chosen as Ambassador
of Charm for France in East Asia in 1995 where she enjoys great
popularity? See section biography to find more details.
Did you know that in July 1997 French singer Julien Clerk refers
to "Sophie Marceau's breasts" in a
list of his favourite things in song named "Assez, assez"? Sophie was very
angry and her reaction is here: "How would he like it if someone wrote
a song about his penis?" What to say? She is right, but Clerk is sure not
alone with his list...
Movie Database, Sophie Marceau Fan Site)
Marceau Fan Site
Last projects recapitulation
New adaptation of Shakespeare's "Midsummer
Nights Dream", directed by Michael Hoffman for Fox Searchlight
is in post-production and by the latest internet rumors, the trailer for
"A Midsummers Night Dream" was shown in cinemas in France. Sophie plays
with stars as Rupert Everett, Kevin Kline, Michelle Pfeiffer and Stanley
Tucci in this film. It should release in the spring of '99. In France date
of releasion was set to 8.9.1999 (by the Sophie
Marceau Fan Site).
Also in post-production is David Spade's "Lost
and Found", an English-language romantic comedy in which Patrick
Bruel kidnaps Sophie's dog as a means of getting to know her. Sophie had
to became sad a bit, I think, when she remebered kidnaping of her dog in
real life. It was not a comedy, it was unpleasant reality.
Other projects include "Franck Spadone",
a thriller by first-time director Richard Bean, in which a pickpocket played
by Stanislas Merhar falls in love with Sophie's character after stealing
her handbag. As you see, in all last films Sophie is loosing something.
Dog, handbag and in "World Is Not Enough"
even father! Poor Soph! ;-)
By the way, MGM/UA proclaimed that they hope film will earn $250
million globally. One is clear, we will help them, willn't we?
Sophie Marceau Fan Site)
Sophie inaugurating gallery show in London
On th January 25th 1999, Sophie and French footballer David Ginola
were guests of honour at a gala dinner at the National
Gallery in London, to inaugurate the gallery's new show: Portraits
by Ingres: Image of an Epoch. Sophie had been filming on the Bond set earlier
in the day. She proclaimed that will stay living
at London to the end of filming "World Is Not Enough". Of course,
Vincent, her son, will move to London too.
(Belles de Jour
2: Sophie Marceau; Novy Cas,26.2.99)
de Jour 2: Sophie Marceau
Gallery in London - Portraits
"World Is Not Enough" more information
At first, in older news :-) we aknowledged Sophie Marceau will
play Elektra King, daughter of a murdered oil tycoon who takes over her
father's oil pipeline after his death. By official Bond's site the script
describes King as an exotic east-European beauty,
so Sophie will have to remember Anna Karenina
part, willn't she?
At second, something about earnings: "Brosnan should receive an
$11 million paycheck for being Bond."
I'm sorry, earnings of other cast isn't available.
Finally, I have to complete list of locations, where new Bond film
will filmed. Besides noted Istambul in Turkey,
where Bond faces murderous henchmen in two of the film's coolest action
sequences, they will film in Havana, Cuba
(opening of the film, they said it includes a scantily clad female rolling
a cigarette on her naked thigh, wow!), around river Thames,
London (old Tower Bridge will take a role, too), in Caucasus
Mountains (ski chase) and finaly in 64 Vauxhall Cross, Scotland,
which is good known by Sophie (Braveheart). It
is fact, that Sophie knows somewhat bloody Scotland :-), but on the other
hand, I think that staff around Bond films uses red color in large amounts,
too. In any case Sophie will become a traveller by this film.
of INET, rumors)
James Bond 007 (Laurent Perriot)
No longer "Flatfoosie"?
"In France Sophie Marceau pertains to the most favourite actresses.
They call her 'little fiancée of all French'.
Why? By the magazine inquiries she is charme woman with high sexappeal
and most of men would invite just her to going on the date."
(Plus 7 dni, No.4,
Sophie Marceau to Azerbajdzjan?
"Michael Apted, director in the next James Bond movie "The world
is not enough" expect to start processing the movie late january 1999.
The first shootings are set to Baku, Azerbajdzjan."
Sophie beats Sharon Stone
By the magazine Moment, Michael Apted was considering between
Sophie Marceau and Sharon Stone for role of Elektra King in "World
Is Not Enough", but producing company decided:
"...MGM company prefered Sophie Marceau than to Amarican Sharon Stone,
who applied for the role, too"
Thanks to MGM! :-)
What Bond's fans say
"Bond stresses that the women
in this Bond film will have a much stronger role
than in previous films. Where have we heard that before?" say Bond
"At least! Sophie is not coming to play some dull Bond-girl,
some background for Brosnan. She know to play and she will show it. In
Braveheart Sophie played 15 minutes and became one of the main character
of the movie and in "World Is Not Enough" she will take much more time!"
I reply (and Sophie's fans with me I hope)
(Bond fan's pages,
my opinions :-))
York Times article
"World Is Not Enough" details
In "World Is Not Enough" Sophie will play Elektra
King, daughter of a murdered oil tycoon. meanwhile Pierce Brosnan
in the role of James Bond will get mission to save London's Millennium
Dome from saboteurs. She will be the first Bond-girl coming from France
and it will be quite other role than Sophie used to play.
The producers are Michael
G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli. The director
is Michael Apted (directed Gorillas in the Mist, Extreme Measures and Nell).
The screenplay has been written by
Neal Purvis & Robert Wade, famous for their 1991 offering, Let Him
Have It. Filming will take place mostly in Turkey.
Rumours are also flying about filming incorporating the Millenium dome
at Greenwich, Canary Wharf and a boat chase down the Thames in London in
a tense scene where Bond save the Dome from a terrorist bomb. Filming begins
in the January 11, 1999 with a scheduled release date of November
Tonight,06.11.98; Rumors, INET)
Conceit or low self-confidenty?
"Famous french actress Sophie Marceau (31) decided assert in the
Hollywood. But immediatelly after it she declared, that she will not suppose
to surround by famous colleagues. "Actors are much interesting and sexi
on screen than in the reality. Once I sit in the airoplane by the side
of Robert De Niro. He is such funny
little mister. I would not identify him. In other time I meet with Bruce
Willis and I asked myself, what is interesting on him? I would
not look back for him on the street. Mel Gibson,
with who I played in Braveheart, said to me: 'If you will in Hollywood,
call me.' But I will not ever do it, because I wouldn't get to him"
It is hard to say, if it goes about conceit or hidden low self-confidenty."
James Bond partner
"The most popular french actress Sophie Marceau, who now lives
in Los Angeles, anounced that she will became partner
for legendary agent 007, James Bond.
In his new story named 'World Is Not Enough', she will play by the side
of Pierce Brosnan. We have purpose of enjoying!"
(Plus 7 dni, No.44,
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