Naomi & Viggo to Make "Promises" with Cronenberg

by | May 19, 2006 | Comments

After "A History of Violence," a whole bunch of us want to know what David Cronenberg‘s next project will be, and it looks like it’ll be something called "Eastern Promises." We’re being told that it’s similar in tone to "Dirty Pretty Things," which is pretty good news, and also that it will star Naomi Watts and Viggo Mortensen, which is even better news.

From Variety: "Naomi Watts has been cast as the female lead in David Cronenberg’s London thriller "Eastern Promises" for Focus Features and BBC Films. Pic will start shooting in November, right after Watts finishes filming on Michael Haneke‘s remake of his own psycho-drama "Funny Games."

"Eastern Promises," scripted by Steve Knight, delves into the same seedy underside of London life that he explored in "Dirty Pretty Things." Watts, who was Oscar-nominated for "Mulholland Drive," will play Anna, a midwife at a London hospital who gets dragged into the criminal underworld when she tries to discover the identity of a dead patient. Viggo Mortensen is set to play the mysterious and ruthless Nikolai, a man with links to one of London’s most notorious organized crime families. His carefully maintained existence is thrown into turmoil when he crosses paths with Anna."

Tag Cloud

Awards Tour Spectrum Originals Extras batman werewolf cancelled television DC streaming service Martial Arts 007 Comics on TV crime drama Turner Classic Movies Musicals ABC Family TBS Western Anna Paquin diversity Creative Arts Emmys versus Amazon Prime Video Box Office breaking bad Esquire cats Action zombie Lionsgate revenge book Sundance Now Showtime witnail Nominations Freeform The Purge Holidays Music 2018 dc AMC Shondaland sequel latino comiccon Lucasfilm GLAAD IFC Crunchyroll Reality Calendar VICE political drama Mary Poppins Returns IFC Films cartoon facebook CBS All Access Certified Fresh Superheroe Thanksgiving Song of Ice and Fire A&E Paramount Network spain Pirates Film Festival science fiction spy thriller what to watch Disney Plus Nat Geo crime docudrama Animation FXX Photos 20th Century Fox DC Comics Chernobyl Countdown hispanic harry potter Valentine's Day Paramount Emmy Nominations RT History supernatural HBO zombies Comedy Elton John thriller adaptation President 2017 Christmas kids Premiere Dates Oscars CMT Comedy Central biography green book Year in Review Peacock OWN Pride Month Emmys crime thriller romantic comedy Netflix richard e. Grant children's TV television 2016 Tumblr Marvel crossover Captain marvel APB TV period drama video Rocketman Turner Horror TCM TIFF casting Winter TV aliens Warner Bros. Trivia Kids & Family MTV boxoffice TLC Epix TNT Black Mirror discovery award winner free movies disaster First Reviews 2019 The Arrangement joker Character Guide Walt Disney Pictures comic mutant Musical Summer Acorn TV Marvel Television cancelled Red Carpet Television Academy war Cannes Rocky TCA Bravo TV renewals Brie Larson E3 Family south america Pixar Apple TV+ YouTube Premium Biopics The Walking Dead Cosplay Comic Book TruTV The Witch YouTube Red Pet Sematary indie based on movie Syfy Ellie Kemper BBC America A24 Tarantino GoT serial killer ratings spanish language Teen ghosts movies anime Marvel Studios festivals police drama CNN Shudder streaming Sony Pictures Opinion USA Network ABC See It Skip It Best and Worst Fall TV SDCC YA Rock Star Wars Reality Competition technology Amazon Prime cults series game of thrones Polls and Games composers DirecTV FOX Super Bowl mockumentary YouTube cancelled TV series travel Food Network cooking talk show NBC National Geographic E! Podcast natural history NYCC Quiz dragons USA Sundance Grammys spinoff renewed TV shows New York Comic Con jamie lee curtis PaleyFest Video Games TCA 2017 true crime cinemax CBS Logo El Rey First Look Trailer Superheroes WGN Writers Guild of America Stephen King blaxploitation robots 21st Century Fox blockbuster hist sitcom Toys Classic Film Trophy Talk Mary poppins politics San Diego Comic-Con Awards DC Universe RT21 golden globes Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Starz independent MSNBC Cartoon Network Spike Rom-Com binge game show SundanceTV Amazon Film dramedy halloween Election Winners Fantasy Disney quibi space dceu spider-man cancelled TV shows Nickelodeon American Society of Cinematographers 45 Infographic canceled TV shows 71st Emmy Awards Britbox animated medical drama DGA Schedule Marathons Sneak Peek social media Sci-Fi sports psychological thriller vampires romance toy story Ghostbusters elevated horror Tomatazos Crackle X-Men unscripted VH1 Vudu Country BBC TV Land Dark Horse Comics LGBTQ finale Columbia Pictures PBS Mindy Kaling Drama MCU 2015 cars SXSW Pop Disney Channel Mystery BET Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Apple TV Plus Women's History Month 24 frames foreign Mudbound History Hulu ITV transformers zero dark thirty slashers Adult Swim Lifetime FX miniseries justice league Disney streaming service The CW nature stand-up comedy singing competition LGBT Masterpiece Interview Universal adventure Ovation psycho teaser canceled doctor who GIFs Set visit strong female leads anthology Fox News ESPN Star Trek Watching Series historical drama cops Mary Tyler Moore Apple HBO Max CW Seed theme song Heroines tv talk WarnerMedia Binge Guide Arrowverse Spring TV