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December 20th 2020   Posted by: admin   Leave A Comment

Isla featured on the cover of The Daily Telegraph (UK)’s Magazine supplement yesterday, with a brand new photoshoot and interview! The interview and photoshoot were initially conducted at the start of the year, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Isla’s movie Blithe Spirit being pushed back, the publication of the feature was delayed, and the interview was re-done last month. It’s a really good interview – Isla talks about Blithe Spirit, why she pulled out of Guilty Party, how she’s handling the pandemic, her family and not talking about her kids publicly, some of her interests (collecting old tea sets), how she feels about aging, Marge In Charge, and her screenwriting. It’s also a beautiful photoshoot – which you can see in high quality in our Gallery. If anyone can help us out with scans from the magazine please get in touch!

Isla Fisher: ‘In the middle of the night, I have those “I can’t quite breathe” moments’
The star of a new film adaptation of Blithe Spirit talks about life with Sacha Baron Cohen and having to cancel work due to Covid worries

In a low-key bakery not far from the Hollywood home she shares with her British actor/comedian husband Sacha Baron Cohen and their three young children, Isla Fisher is telling me about her latest role in a new film adaptation of Blithe Spirit, one of Noël Coward’s best-loved plays.

‘I was so nervous,’ she confesses, dipping a buttered baguette into a bowl of chicken soup. ‘Being an Australian in a British period drama! I was working with my dialect coach and I just thought, “If I get this accent wrong, I’m going to be in so much trouble.”’



It’s an unseasonably cold day when we meet – prior to the pandemic – and wrapped up in a brown coat complementing her trademark long red hair, wearing minimal make-up, she looks a decade younger than her 44 years. Having made an enviable career starring in popular Hollywood comedies – from playing the obsessive Gloria in Wedding Crashers (2005) to the lead role of Becky Bloomwood in Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) – her facial expressions and deadpan humour have got her where she is today. And they’re front and centre in Blithe Spirit.

Directed by Edward Hall (son of former National Theatre director Sir Peter), this lively adaptation of the 1941 comedy classic tells the story of a crime novelist (Dan Stevens) visiting an eccentric mystic, Madame Arcati (Judi Dench), in search of inspiration. She then accidentally summons the spirit of his first wife (Leslie Mann), who becomes embroiled in a hilarious love triangle with his current wife (played by Fisher). ‘Judi Dench is the greatest living actress on the planet and I was in a scene with her. I mean, that’s pretty amazing.’

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May 9th 2020   Posted by: admin   Leave A Comment

Isla’s latest film Greed was released on digital/DVD/blu-ray earlier this week, and today we’ve added HD screencaptures from the film. The satire film centered around high street fashion mogul Richard McCreadie, and the preparations for his lavish 60th birthday celebrations and story of how he built his empire; Isla played his ex-wife Samantha in a small (but present) supporting role. The film was watchable and funny at times, but missed the mark in getting its point across in a memorable way. Isla was fun and as always the highlight! Enjoy the screencaptures:

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May 8th 2020   Posted by: admin   Leave A Comment

Greed is now available on digital, DVD & blu-ray in the US – find it through iTunes or Amazon.com. Sony Pictures Classics have released an ‘extended preview’ to promote this, which you can watch below.

The film will be available in the UK on digital on June 15th, and blu-ray/DVD on June 29th.

We’ll have HD screencaptures from the film for you soon 🙂



February 22nd 2020   Posted by: admin   Leave A Comment

Greed – Final Trailer


Greed – Behind The Scenes


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December 7th 2019   Posted by: admin   Leave A Comment

The first trailer for one of Isla’s upcoming movies – Greed – has just been released:

GREED tells the story of self-made British billionaire Sir Richard McCreadie (Steve Coogan), whose retail empire is in crisis. For 30 years he has ruled the world of retail fashion – bringing the high street to the catwalk and the catwalk to the high street – but after a damaging public inquiry, his image is tarnished. To save his reputation, he decides to bounce back with a highly publicised and extravagant party celebrating his 60th birthday on the Greek island of Mykonos. A satire on the grotesque inequality of wealth in the fashion industry, the film sees McCreadie’s rise and fall through the eyes of his biographer, Nick (David Mitchell).

The Devil is in the Retail, #GreedMovie starring Steve Coogan, David Mitchell and Isla Fisher. At Cinemas February 21.




September 28th 2019   Posted by: admin   Leave A Comment

Sony Pictures Classics Closing In On Michael Winterbottom-Directed Satire ‘Greed’

Sony Pictures Classics is negotiating a U.S. distribution deal for Greed, the Michael Winterbottom-directed fashion industry satire, Deadline hears. The film makes its World Premiere today at the Elgin Theatre here in Toronto.

Pic stars Steve Coogan, David Mitchell, Isla Fisher, Shirley Henderson, Asa Butterfield, Dinita Gohil, Shanina Shaik, and Sarah Solemani. Coogan, who worked with Winterbottom on The Trip To Spain and The Trip To Italy, here plays a retail billionaire preparing for a lavish celebration of his 60th birthday on the Greek island of Mykonos. The occasion is overseen by a reality-TV camera crew, and a writer (Mitchell) hired to craft McCreadie’s hagiographic biography with assistance from McCreadie’s ex-wife (Fisher). Meanwhile, refugees from Syria have set up camp on a nearby beach, much to the consternation of hotel staff and local authorities. In the process, horrendous truths regarding McCreadie’s past are revealed that threaten the billionaire’s entire enterprise.

Pic was backed by Sony Pictures International Productions (SPIP) and Film4, so it isn’t startling it might stay within the Sony family. Winterbottom wrote the script with Sean Gray (Veep). Damian Jones and Melissa Parmenter produced and Daniel Battsek and Ollie Madden are the exec producers.

Deadline



February 27th 2019   Posted by: admin   Leave A Comment

Isla appeared on US talk show The Talk yesterday, to promote the release of the latest in her Marge book series. She chatted about the Vanity Fair Oscars Party where she was photographed with Ron Howard, Arrested Development (in which she played Ron Howard’s daughter!), a photo of her in a blonde wig on the set of Greed, her recent birthday party, and the Marge series. Watch the interview below, and find screencaptures in our Gallery:

Isla is appearing on Busy Tonight (on E!) in the US tonight – we’ll have coverage for you in the coming days!

The Talk (Screencaptures)