Screening – AD ASTRA w/ Q&A (London)
Twentieth Century Fox and Regency Enterprises invite VES members and a guest to a special screening of
A D A S T R A
followed by a Q&A with Director, Writer, Producer James Gray
Tuesday, September 3 at 6:30PM
(Doors open at 6:00PM for a 6:30PM start)
Cineworld Leicester Square (IMAX screen)
5-6 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7NA
Joining Gray on the film are Academy Award®-nominated cinematographer Hoyte Van Hoytema (DUNKIRK), production designer Kevin Thompson (who previously designed Gray’s films THE YARDS and LITTLE ODESSA), editors John Axelrad, ACE (THE LOST CITY OF Z, THE IMMIGRANT) and Lee Haugen (THE LOST CITY OF Z), music supervisors Randall Poster (INSURGENT) and George Drakoulias (DETROIT) and two-time Academy Award®-winning costume designer Albert Wolsky (BUGSY, ALL THAT JAZZ).
This invitation is non-transferable, and seats will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. You will receive a reply in a timely fashion.
A sci-fi thriller set in the future, AD ASTRA stars Brad Pitt as an elite astronaut who travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.
Directed by James Gray (THE LOST CITY OF Z, THE IMMIGRANT), from a screenplay by Gray and Ethan Gross (“Fringe”), AD ASTRA also stars Academy Award® winner Tommy Lee Jones (JUST GETTING STARTED, JASON BOURNE), Academy Award® nominee Ruth Negga (LOVING); Liv Tyler (THE LORD OF THE RINGS, ARMAGEDDON) and Donald Sutherland (THE HUNGER GAMES).
The film was produced by Plan B Entertainment’s Academy Award®-winning principals Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner (VICE, MOONLIGHT, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, THE BIG SHORT) along with Anthony Katagas (THE LOST CITY OF Z, 12 YEARS A SLAVE), RT Features’ Rodrigo Teixeira (CALL ME BY YOUR NAME) and New Regency Pictures’ Arnon Milchan (GONE GIRL). Mark Butan, Lourenço Sant’Anna, Sophie Mas, Yu Dong, Jeffrey Chan, Anthony Mosawi, Paul Conway, Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer serve as executive producers.
TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX and REGENCY ENTERPRISES Present In Association With BONA FILM GROUP A NEW REGENCY / PLAN B ENTERTAINMENT / KEEP YOUR HEAD / RT FEATURES / MadRiver PICTURES Production. A JAMES GRAY Film. BRAD PITT “AD ASTRA” TOMMY LEE JONES; RUTH NEGGA; LIV TYLER; and DONALD SUTHERLAND; Costume Designer ALBERT WOLSKY; Music by MAX RICHTER; Music Supervisors RANDALL POSTER and GEORGE DRAKOULIAS; Film Editors JOHN AXELRAD, ACE, LEE HAUGEN; Production Designer KEVIN THOMPSON; Director of Photography HOYTE VAN HOYTEMA, ASC, FSF, NSC; Executive Producers MARC BUTAN, Lourenço Sant’Anna, SOPHIE MAS; YU DONG, JEFFREY CHAN, ANTHONY MOSAWI, PAUL CONWAY; Produced By BRAD PITT, DEDE GARDNER, p.g.a., JEREMY KLEINER, p.g.a., JAMES GRAY, p.g.a., ANTHONY KATAGAS, p.g.a., RODRIGO TEIXEIRA, p.g.a., ARNON MILCHAN; Written by JAMES GRAY & ETHAN GROSS; Directed by JAMES GRAY.