‘The Switch’ adaptation becomes “Life Of Crime”, premiering at TIFF

August 24th 2013 • by Jess • 1 Comment »"Life Of Crime"

Last year it was reported that Isla would be joining the cast of a film adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel The Switch, and then earlier this year we heard reports that filming had started. After that though, I fell off the ball if you like and have not kept up with this movie! So we have some updates for you now – finally…

Isla was indeed pictured on the set of the movie earlier this year, therefore confirming her involvement in the project. As the original article stated, she is playing a character named Melanie, and is joined in the cast by Tim Robbins, John Hawkes, Mos Def and her friend Jennifer Aniston. The film is now titled Life Of Crime, and will be the closing night film for the upcoming Toronto Film Festival.

Find more details at IMDB.com and on the Toronto Film Festival’s page for the film. I will add info to our Filmography page for this film plus photos from the set soon.

Deadline also have an interview with the director Daniel Schechter:

As Adaptation Of Elmore Leonard Classic Heads For Toronto, Its Director Laments That His Idol Won’t Be There To See It

EXCLUSIVE: Like so many directors with Toronto-bound films, writer/director Daniel Schechter has been in a race to finish Life Of Crime, his adaptation of the Elmore Leonard novel The Switch. Schechter was particularly in a hurry because the 87-year old Leonard’s health was shaky and he was eager to see the movie after giving a free option to a relative newcomer who was crazy enough to adapt the novel on spec and then clean up rights issues that led all the way to France. Sadly, Schechter didn’t get done in time to show his literary idol the film that will be the closing night Gala Premiere at Toronto, starring Jennifer Aniston, John Hawkes, Mos Def, Tim Robbins, Isla Fisher and Will Forte.

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First Isla fanart added!

August 19th 2013 • by Jess • No CommentsWebsite

I’m very grateful to our Twitter friend Nathii for tweeting us some fantastic collages she made of Isla, and for letting me post them here on the site! She used some of my favourite pics of Isla, and it is of course nice to see so many pics of Isla all together, right?!

Our fanart page doesn’t look so empty now, which is great 😀 If anyone else has made any fanart of any kind featuring Isla, and you’d like to see it displayed here on Isla Fisher Web, then just get in touch – I’d love to hear from you…

HQ TV Appearance Stills, New Photoshoot & more

August 18th 2013 • by Jess • No CommentsGallery Updates

The Gallery has been updated again with another batch of pictures in a variety of albums. Best of all these additions, are some fantastic HQ stills from Isla’s recent tv appearances on Daybreak and This Morning – we already had regular sized photos from them, but thanks to our star DeA we now have them much bigger, so they are worth another look or two! Other new uploads include more HQs of Isla outside the ITV Studios for the aforementioned talk shows, and a new photoshoot picture taken for UK Stella magazine. Click the previews below to go to the Last Uploads page to see what’s new today:

Isla & Jesse play pie tennis with BBC Radio 1

August 18th 2013 • by Jess • No Comments"Now You See Me", Videos

Whilst promoting Now You See Me in London last month, Isla & Jesse Eisenberg popped into BBC Radio1 for a game of pie tennis ….

Scans from Spanish Cinerama magazine

August 17th 2013 • by Jess • No Comments"Now You See Me", Gallery Updates

Check out Isla and her Now You See Me boys in the June 2013 issue of Cinerama magazine! Big thanks to Mila for providing us with these exclusive scans.

(We’re always on the lookout for scans of Isla, so if you’ve seen her in a magazine, have a scanner and are feeling generous, get in touch!)

More Aussie scans added

August 17th 2013 • by Jess • No CommentsGallery Updates

Courtesy of April we have a few more exclusive scans from various Aussie magazines. Click here – the Last Uploads page in the Magazines Scans section – or the previews below to view all of today’s additions.

New 2009 Australian Magazine Scans

August 16th 2013 • by Jess • No Comments"Confessions of a Shopaholic", Gallery Updates, Website

With thanks to my beloved friend April we have some previously unseen scans from a couple of 2009 magazines when Isla was promoting Confessions Of A Shopaholic. Women’s Weekly had a short interview with her alongside a promotional photoshoot for Shopaholic, and In Style Australia reprinted the shoot and text from Isla’s earlier spread in the magazine’s UK edition. I always love seeing Isla in magazines from around the world, so loved seeing these spreads! Enjoy for yourself by clicking the previews below.

I’ve also been updating our content pages a bit, most notably the With Other Celebs and Cover-O-Graphy pages. More content updates (Film & Style related) coming soon!

Additional 2013 Appearance HQ Photos

August 16th 2013 • by Jess • No CommentsGallery Updates

Here’s a big update for you – I’ve added a ton of additional (mostly) HQ photos from several of Isla’s summer public appearances to promote Gatsby and Now You See Me! She looked particularly amazing at all events so I know you’ll all enjoy these extra shots. I just can’t decide on my favourite look from them … I love the Cannes and Now You See Me premieres the most … how about you?

Big thanks goes to my friend DeA for many of these photos ♡

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“Now You See Me” Getting a Sequel

August 13th 2013 • by Jess • No Comments"Now You See Me"

Now You See Me Getting a Sequel

As the summer comes to a close, studios are already looking back at what worked and what didn’t and for Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment, one of their big summer successes was the Louis Letterier-directed magical heist movie Now You See Me, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson and Isla Fisher. It has grossed $115.6 domestic and $119.3 million internationally based on a reported production cost of $75 million.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer told analysts on Friday that the success of one of the summer’s few movies that isn’t a sequel and isn’t based on an existing property already has the company talking about a sequel with plans to start production as early as 2014.

There’s no additional information about whether they already have a writer working on a screenplay, whether director Louis Letterier might return to direct or how much of the original ensemble cast were signed to multiple picture deals and might return, but if you happened to have seen the movie then you know that there are definitely some interesting ideas that they could explore in a sequel.

Stay tuned for more info on the project as Lionsgate and Summit move forward with it.

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