Charlie's Angels (2019 film)

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Charlie's Angels
Charlie's Angels (Official 2019 Film Poster).png
Teaser poster
Directed byElizabeth Banks
Produced by
Screenplay byElizabeth Banks
Story by
Based on
Starring
Music byBrian Tyler
CinematographyBill Pope[1]
Edited byMary Jo Markey
Production
companies
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing
Release date
  • November 15, 2019 (2019-11-15) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Charlie's Angels is an upcoming American action comedy film directed by Elizabeth Banks, who also wrote the screenplay, from a story by Evan Spiliotopoulos and David Auburn. It is the third installment in the Charlie's Angels film series, which is a continuation of the story that began with the television series of the same name by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts and the theatrical films Charlie's Angels (2000) and Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003).

The film stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska as the titular characters and is scheduled to be released on November 15, 2019, by Sony Pictures Releasing.

Premise[edit]

Charlie's Angels have always provided security and investigative skills to private clients. Now the Townsend Agency has expanded internationally with the smartest and most highly-trained women from all over the globe: multiple teams of Angels guided by multiple Bosleys, completing the toughest missions around the world. When a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, these Angels are called into action, putting their lives on the line to protect us all.

Cast[edit]

Additionally, Jonathan Tucker has been cast as the film's villain.[2] Chris Pang and Nat Faxon have been cast in undisclosed roles.

Production[edit]

On September 15, 2015, it was announced that Sony Pictures Entertainment was rebooting the Charlie's Angels franchise, and Elizabeth Banks was in talks to direct the film.[3] Banks would also produce the film along with her Brownstone Productions' partner Max Handelman.[3][4] On December 16, 2015, Sony hired Evan Spiliotopoulos to write the script for the reboot film.[4]

In July 2018, it was announced that Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska would play the leading trio of the fighting team, and Banks would also appear as Bosley, with the film featuring multiple characters named Bosley.[5][6] Doug Belgrad would also produce the film through his 2.0 Entertainment, along with Elizabeth Cantillon, Banks and Handelman, while Banks and Jay Basu wrote the screenplay with the early drafts by Craig Mazin and Semi Chellas. In September, Patrick Stewart was cast as the second Bosley.[7] That same month, Luis Gerardo Méndez and Jonathan Tucker joined the cast of the film, with Djimon Hounsou cast as the third Bosley.[8][9][10] In October 2018, Sam Claflin, Noah Centineo, Chris Pang and Nat Faxon joined the cast of the film.[11][12][13]

Official logo, as released by Sony Pictures.

Principal photography on the film began on September 24, 2018.[14] From October 2–7, 2018, filming took place at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany.[15] In early December 2018, filming took place at the Spice Bazaar, Veliefendi Race Course and in Sultanahmet in Istanbul, Turkey.[16][17][18] Filming completed on December 9, 2018.[19]

It was later revealed that the new movie would not be a reboot or a remake of the franchise but rather a continuation that will incorporate the events of the original TV series and the McG-directed 2000s films.[20] It was also revealed on the movie's official site that Drew Barrymore, who produced from the previous films and played as Dylan Sanders, will return as an executive producer. Leonard Goldberg, who produced the original series and the previous films, returned as well.[21]

Music[edit]

In May 2019, Brian Tyler was announced to compose the score for the film.[22] Singers Lana Del Rey, Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande have collaborated on the film's title song "Angel", which served as a lead single for the soundtrack.[23][24] Grande also co-executive produced the soundtrack along with Savan Kotecha, Ilya and Max Martin.[25]

Release[edit]

Charlie's Angels is scheduled to be released on November 15, 2019, by Sony Pictures Releasing.[26]

Marketing[edit]

The first official trailer for the film was released on June 27, 2019.[27]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Matrix' and 'Baby Driver' Cinematographer Bill Pope Joins 'Charlie's Angels'". September 15, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Bucksbaum, Sydney (June 28, 2019). "'Charlie's Angels': Everything You Need to Know About Elizabeth Banks' Feminist Action Reboot". Collider. Retrieved June 29, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Verhoeven, Beatrice (September 15, 2015). "Elizabeth Banks in Talks to Direct New 'Charlie's Angels' Film For Sony". thewrap.com. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  4. ^ a b Ford, Rebecca (December 16, 2015). "'Charlie's Angels' Reboot Lands Writer (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  5. ^ "Director Elizabeth Banks to play Bosley in Charlie's Angels reboot". Independent Movies. July 26, 2018. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  6. ^ Kit, Borys (July 26, 2018). "'Charlie's Angels' Reboot: Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska Join Kristen Stewart". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  7. ^ Kit, Borys; Galuppo, Mia (September 17, 2018). "Patrick Stewart to Play Bosley in 'Charlie's Angels' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  8. ^ Kit, Borys (September 25, 2018). "Luis Gerardo Méndez Joins Kristen Stewart, Elizabeth Banks in 'Charlie's Angels' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 25, 2018.
  9. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (September 26, 2018). "'Westworld' & 'Kingdom' Actor Jonathan Tucker Joins Sony's 'Charlie's Angels' Reboot". Deadline. Retrieved September 27, 2018.
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin; Kroll, Justin (28 September 2018). "Djimon Hounsou Joins 'Charlie's Angels' as One of the Bosleys (EXCLUSIVE)".
  11. ^ Kroll, Justin (October 1, 2018). "Sam Claflin Joins 'Charlie's Angels' Reboot (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  12. ^ Kroll, Justin (October 2, 2018). "Noah Centineo Joins 'Charlie's Angels' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  13. ^ Kroll, Justin (October 23, 2018). "'Charlie's Angels' Reboot Adds Nat Faxon, Chris Pang (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved October 23, 2018.
  14. ^ Hermanns, Grant (September 25, 2018). "Production Begins on New Charlie's Angels Movie! - ComingSoon.net". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved September 25, 2018.
  15. ^ Coesfeld, Franziska (September 8, 2018). "Drei neue Engel für Hamburg - Hamburger Abendblatt". Hamburger Abendblatt. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
  16. ^ "Charlie'nin Melekleri Mısır Çarşısı'nda". Posta (in Turkish). December 3, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  17. ^ "Kristen Stewart, Veliefendi Hipodrumu'nda" (in Turkish). NTV. December 4, 2018. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  18. ^ "Charlie'nin Melekleri Sultanahmet'te" (in Turkish). A Haber. December 10, 2018. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  19. ^ Maggie Dela Paz (December 10, 2018). "Elizabeth Banks' Charlie's Angels Reboot Wraps Production". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  20. ^ Shirley Li (April 12, 2019). "Charlie's Angels first look: See Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska in Elizabeth Banks' update". ew.com. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
  21. ^ "Informations on Charlie's Angels on the movie's official site". Charlie's Angels movie. 2019. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  22. ^ "Brian Tyler to Score Elizabeth Banks' 'Charlie's Angels'". Film Music Reporter. May 6, 2019. Retrieved June 23, 2019.
  23. ^ "Ariana Grande on Twitter". Retrieved July 23, 2019 – via Twitter.
  24. ^ Strauss, Matthew (June 26, 2019). "Miley Cyrus Teases Charlie's Angels Collaboration With Lana Del Rey and Ariana Grande". Pitchfork. Condé Nast. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  25. ^ Strauss, Matthew (June 27, 2019). "First Charlie's Angels Trailer Previews Lana, Ariana, and Miley's New Song: Watch". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 27, 2019.
  26. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (March 28, 2019). "'Charlie's Angels' Flies To Mid-November". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  27. ^ Perry, Spencer (June 27, 2019). "The New Charlie's Angels Trailer is Here!". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved June 27, 2019.

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