Thanks to Divergent and Fault In Our Stars, Shailene Woodley’s star has risen massively in the last few months. Now we get to take a look at another of her upcoming film, Gregg Araki’s White Bird In A Blizzard.
The film is based on Laura Kasischke’s 1999 novel about a young woman who loses control of her life when her mother disappears. Woodley plays the main role, with the likes of Eva Green (as the mother), Angela Bassett, Shiloh Fernandez, Christopher Meloni and Gabourey Sidibe co-starring.
Gregg Araki was at the forefront of the Queer Cinema movement of the 1990s, and indeed all his movies since then have had an LGBT tint. However things will be less overtly gay with his latest movie.
The movie debuted at Sundance to pretty good notices, and will his US cinemas next month. There’s no UK date set yet though. [Read more…]