Two more film roles for Gillian
Posted at 1:58 PM (PDT) on Sunday, May 20, 2007

Target Entertainment aims at big screen

By Stuart Kemp
Hollywood Reporter
May 20, 2007

CANNES -- U.K.-based television sales house and production giant Target Entertainment is launching into movie production and financing and has struck a six-picture, 6 million ($12 million) deal with U.K. production banner Pink Sands...

Pink Sands investors include former WMA chief Charles Finch, who now wears two hats as chief executive of talent and endorsement agency Finch and Partners and as an indie producer.

The Target and Pink Sands partnership includes writer/director Kfir Yefet's "The Smell of Apples," based on the novel by Mark Behr and starring Gillian Anderson ("The Last King of Scotland") and Jordi Molla ("The Golden Age").

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Jeff Bridges joins 'Lose' cast
Danny Huston, Gillian Anderson also sign on

By Adam Dawtrey
Daily Variety
May 17, 2007

Jeff Bridges has joined the cast of Bob Weide's comedy "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People" in the key role of Clayton Harding, a Gotham magazine editor closely modeled on Vanity Fair's Graydon Carter.

Danny Huston and Gillian Anderson have also been signed up for the movie, which stars Simon Pegg and Kirsten Dunst.

"How to Lose Friends," which starts shooting June 4, is based on Brit journalist Toby Young's memoir of his misadventures in New York as a contributing editor for Vanity Fair.