Reykjavik (film)

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Directed by Mike Newell
Produced by Stewart Mackinnon
Mark Sennet
David W. Zucker
Written by Kevin Hood
Ed Whitworth
Starring Christoph Waltz
Michael Douglas
Frank Langella
Cinematography Hagen Bogdanski
Headline Pictures
Participant Media
Scott Free Productions
Sennet Entertainment
Country United States
Language English

Reykjavik is an upcoming American historical drama developed by Stewart Mackinnon of Headline pictures independent film[1][2] based on the 1986 Reykjavík Summit during the Cold War. Written by Kevin Hood and Ed Whitworth and directed by Mike Newell, it stars Christoph Waltz, Michael Douglas and Frank Langella.



Stewart Mackinnon originally developed the story and is one of the producers.Ridley Scott planned to direct the film.[5] However, in August 2012, it was announced that Mike Newell would direct the film instead, with Scott serving as executive producer.[6]


  1. ^ a b Siegel, Tatiana (August 29, 2012). "Michael Douglas to Play Ronald Reagan in Indie 'Reykjavik' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ de Semlyen, Phil (November 22, 2012). "Mike Newell Talks Reykjavik". Empire. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ Kemp, Stuart (October 15, 2012). "Christoph Waltz to Play Mikhail Gorbachev in 'Reykjavik'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  4. ^ Williams, Owen (February 1, 2013). "Frank Langella Heads For Reykjavik". (Empire). Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  5. ^ Lyttelton, Oliver (May 17, 2011). "Ridley Scott Confirmed To Direct Reagan/Gorbachev Cold War Summit Drama 'Reykjavik'". Indiewire. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 
  6. ^ Taylor, Drew (August 29, 2012). "Michael Douglas To Play Ronald Reagan In Former Ridley Scott Project 'Reykjavik', Mike Newell Now Directing". Indiewire. Retrieved October 12, 2013. 

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