2 new movie stills of Sophie Turner from X-Men: Dark Phoenix have been added to the gallery.
Also, I was checking my hard disk and found a lot of photos of Sophie to upload so, come back soon to see the updates!
If you invented time travel, how would you use it? The answer that Time Freak, the new sci-fi rom-com starring Asa Butterfield and Sophie Turner, locks onto is to try and fix a great relationship gone wrong. Butterfield plays Stillman, a physics genius, who’s broken up with by Turner’s Debbie and vows to fix what he feels is true love. This involves painfully reliving some of his most embarrassing moments, changing both himself and Debbie in the process.
Screen Rant caught up with Turner and Butterfield to chat making Time Freak and its biggest challenges.
Normally, movies shoot of order. But in this one, you’re shooting out of order of the logic of the characters as well. Did that pose any unique challenges?
Asa Butterfield: Yeah. We were shooting out of order, but then we’d have to shoot multiple timelines of the same event at the same time. So doing the scene, but then you’d do it again with… yeah, it got very confusing, simply put. We had to have it very planned out, but it works. It works.
The movie is morally quite tricky – you’ve got meddling with people’s emotions. I don’t think the movie shies away from that – it can’t to get to the conclusion. How did you feel, reading the script, and how did you ensure that the movie came across quite earnestly?
Sophie Turner: It could have been a melodramatic piece, and it could have been a bit over-the-top, but it wasn’t because of the very kind of minute things that Stillman was going back to try and fix, rather than these big events in their lives that could be blown open. Very real. And the script, it was all the writing really. I mean, the characters were there, the arcs was there. It wasn’t too farfetched. Because when you’re shooting a movie that has this supernatural, fantastic thing to it such a time traveling, you have to ensure the stories feel very grounded and very real so that the characters… there’s that balance so that we don’t go too far over the top.
You talk about this type of movie. There’s a long line of romantic time travel – About Time, The Time Traveller’s Wife, Groundhog Day. Did you guys go back to any of these?
AB: I wouldn’t say in terms of for the performance. I’m sure artistically they would have used references from them in the filmmaking process, and certainly, the comedic elements were there. There’s a lot you can do with time travel – in who’s aware of the mechanics of time travel. There are a lot of gags with me and Skyler [Gisondo in that]. But in terms of performance, no, I think we wanted to keep it quite true to whatever the story we had was. Because it was original in its own right.
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Dark Phoenix actress Sophie Turner attended a special panel at New York Comic Con 2018 where she talked about her time on Game of Thrones and her upcoming X-Men movie.
Reporters in attendance asked her about sharing scenes with Michael Fassbender, her on-screen relationship with Scott Summers and everything in between. Here are the highlights from the Entertainment Weekly in the Studio @NYCC spotlight panel.
Did Famke Janssen reach out to you?
I emailed her when I got the role and said ‘I loved your work so much and you played Jean in such a heartbreaking and beautiful way and I wanted to emulate that and put my own spin on it. Is there any advice you can give, anything I should read or watch that you did?’ And she wrote back and said ‘I’m handing the baton to you, do with the role what you want this is a new thing for you.’ That was a big honor.
And then I met her at a party and ran up to her, hugged her and said “FAMKE!” She’s really sweet and supportive.
Did you do your research?
I probably watched the movies like 100 times. I was gifted one of the original Dark Phoenix comics from a friend so I read that. I did my research, but, one thing Simon wanted to really emphasize, especially with Dark Phoenix and all the other material in terms of the movies, this is a whole new kind of movie. Don’t rewatch the movies, this is a completely different take on Dark Phoenix because of the mood. A completely different take on an X-Men movie.
Did you know the next film would be Dark Phoenix when filming Apocalypse?
She “Phoenixed” out a bit in Apocalypse , but it was my first movie and I didn’t think the next one would be about Dark Phoenix. [I thought] maybe way down the line they’ll do it. It was only about six months before we started shooting Dark Phoenix that Simon sat me down and told me.
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I have added some new stills of Sophie Turner from ‘Huntsville’. She looks awesome and I can’t wait to watch this film.
Sophie Turner’s independent drama “Josie” has been selected as the opening night film for the inaugural Mammoth Film Festival on Feb. 8, Variety has learned exclusively.
The film, formerly titled “Huntsville,” also stars Dylan McDermott and Jack Kilmer. It’s directed by Eric England from a screenplay by Anthony Ragnone II. The script, which made the 2014 Black List, centers on a solitary man living a dull existence in the sleepy town. He raises eyebrows when he develops a questionable relationship with a recently transplanted high school student.
Turner is best known for her role as Sansa Stark in “Game of Thrones.” She portrayed Jean Grey in “X-Men: Apocalypse.”
The festival, which is being billed as a mini-Sundance, runs from Feb. 8 to Feb. 11 and will feature other indie world premieres, studio films, shorts, and episodics.
“It’s a real honor to have such a prestigious title as ‘Josie’ open our first ever Mammoth Film Festival,” said founder Tanner Beard. “Despite this being our inaugural event, we’re incredibly proud that our festival will be able to compete on a global scale with our world premieres and attractive titles that distributors are sure to be excited about.”
Beard is an executive producer of Terrence Malick’s “Song to Song,” “Voyage of Time,” and “Knight of Cups.” The board members include Jay Cohen from Gersh and Ryan Black from Grindstone/Lionsgate. Beard, Tomik Mansoori, Theo Dumont, and Daniel Sol founded the festival.
“Josie” is produced by Luisa Iskin, Johnny Wunder, Jeff Kalligheri, and Kevin Matusow. The exec producers are Carissa Buffel, Steven Chester Prince, Fouad Mikati, Candice Abela, Karam Abulhusn, Stephen Bowen, Ash Sarohia, and Lauren Russell. The film was produced by the Coalition Group in association with the Traveling Picture Show Company, Waterstone Entertainment, and Boo Pictures. [Source]