Velvet Buzzsaw

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Velvet Buzzsaw
Directed byDan Gilroy
Produced by
Written byDan Gilroy
Starring
Music byMarco Beltrami
CinematographyRobert Elswit
Edited byJohn Gilroy
Production
companies
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • January 27, 2019 (2019-01-27) (Sundance)
  • February 1, 2019 (2019-02-01) (Worldwide)
Running time
109 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$21 million[2]

Velvet Buzzsaw is an upcoming American horror-thriller film written and directed by Dan Gilroy. It stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Zawe Ashton, Natalia Dyer, Tom Sturridge, Daveed Diggs, Toni Collette, John Malkovich and Billy Magnussen.

It will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2019. It is scheduled to be released on February 1, 2019, by Netflix.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In June 2017, it was announced Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo had been cast in the then untitled film, with Dan Gilroy writing and directing the film, while Jennifer Fox will serve as a producer, Netflix will produce and distribute the film.[3][4] Speaking with Business Insider in November 2017, Gilroy teased the project saying:

It's set in the world of contemporary art in Los Angeles, and its got a Robert Altman-like large ensemble cast. It's got a The Player vibe to it. There's a large cast and we're moving around from person to person as we move through this world. The story is being told through these different characters.[5]

In January 2018, it was announced the title was Velvet Buzzsaw.[6] In March 2018, Zawe Ashton, Natalia Dyer, Tom Sturridge, Daveed Diggs, Toni Collette, John Malkovich and Billy Magnussen joined the cast of the film.[7][8]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began on March 5, 2018, in Los Angeles, California.[9]

Release[edit]

It will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 27, 2019.[10] It is scheduled to be released on February 1, 2019.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sundance Film Festival http://www.sundance.org/projects/velvet-buzzsaw. Retrieved December 15, 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Film and Television Tax Credit Program Program 2.0 (PDF) (Report). California Film Commission. p. 9. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  3. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (June 20, 2017). "Hot Package: 'Nightcrawler's Dan Gilroy, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo Reteam". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  4. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (June 26, 2017). "Netflix Wins Dan Gilroy Film; Jake Gyllenhaal & Rene Russo To Star". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  5. ^ "The director of 'Nightcrawler' gives details about his upcoming Netflix movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal". Business Insider. Retrieved 2018-03-12.
  6. ^ Marc, Christopher (January 14, 2018). "EXCLUSIVE: Dan Gilroy's Next Film Is Titled 'Velvet Buzzsaw'". Omega Underground. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  7. ^ Kroll, Justin (March 12, 2018). "Netflix's Dan Gilroy-Jake Gyllenhaal Film Sets Ensemble (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  8. ^ Hipes, Patrick (March 12, 2018). "New Dan Gilroy-Jake Gyllenhaal Movie Finalizes Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 17, 2018.
  9. ^ "Dan Gilroy & Jake Gyllenhaal's Netflix Film Sets Ensemble Cast". Netflix. March 12, 2018. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  10. ^ Debruge, Peter (November 28, 2018). "Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2019 Features Lineup". Variety. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  11. ^ "Velvet Buzzsaw". Netflix Media Center. Retrieved November 29, 2018.

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