Subscribe to Newsletter
Monthly Newsletter: Join more than 5,000 African literature enthusiasts!
Subscribe for African literature news, and receive a free copy of our "Guide to African Novels."

Halle Berry On Cloud Atlas Set

SHARE THIS

Movie Set: Halle Berry as Luisa Rey

David Mitchell’s novel, Cloud Atlas is being filmed with a star-studded cast–Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Susan Sarandon, and Hugo Weaving (Agent Smith and Elrond). The Wachowski brothers of Matrix fame are doing the directing. So far, the rumor mill says the tab on the move is 150 million dollars. Who would’ve thought Cloud Atlas was filmable. The novel is a literary work of architectural genius. Six stories (or twelve), spanning centuries, are stacked one on top the other in the form of a palindrome. Whether the Wachowskis are right for the movie or not, Cloud Atlas is by itself an ambitious work of fiction destined for an epic fail or success in the box office. The British author of the novel he has said that he is being cautiously optimistic about the outcome of the movie. 

For more stories on the movie

Hugo Weaving on his multiple roles

The Huff on Halle Berry’s 70s San Fran journalis, Luisa Rey

Susan Sarandon on the  Cirque du Soleil feel of the movie set

Tags: , , , ,

I hold a doctorate in English from Duke University and recently joined the Marquette University English faculty as an Assistant Professor. I love teaching African fiction and contemporary British novels. Brittle Paper is the virtual space/station where I play and experiment with ideas on how to reinvent African fiction and literary culture.

2 Responses to “Halle Berry On Cloud Atlas Set” Subscribe

  1. binary options July 6, 2013 at 8:43 am #

    Another function that’s special for you to binary options is usually his or her choice of binary options positions: Even though people often recognize how a lot an individual have to find or maybe eliminate via this type of expense, you must usually contemplate that will deficit of regulations inside most of these OTC market segments may result in discovering as well as rigoros agents. ‘Touch’, will allow buyers to understand no matter whether some sort of useful resource will certainly hint a pair value previous to their expiration, along with ‘Range’ shareholders can estimate if the source can end in a pre-specified selection. ‘Touch’, permits shareholders to understand no matter if the source will contact a pair price just before it’s expiry,
    is actually ‘Range’ shareholders can certainly estimation if a learning resource can stop in
    just a pre-specified selection.

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. #parisreview: David Mitchell Interview — “I Still Stammer” | Brittle Paper - July 9, 2012

    […] On another note, Cloud Atlas is being filmed and the Wachowski brothers are the daring (or foolhardy) directors. The tentative date of the US release is December 6, 2012.  For more on the movie, Click HERE. […]

Leave a Reply

Welcome to Brittle Paper, your go-to site for African writing and literary culture. We bring you all the latest news and juicy updates on publications, authors, events, prizes, and lifestyle. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram (@brittlepaper) and sign up for our "I love African Literature" newsletter.

Monthly Newsletter!

Subscribe for African literature news, and receive a free copy of our
"Guide to African Novels."

Archives

The Heart of It: Working Through Xenophobia in South Africa | Ruksana Elk

XENOPHOBIA - South African civil society and private citizens march in protest against xenophobic violence in Johannesburg. EPA-EFE and Yeshiel Panchia

READ: 15 Pieces to Guide Your Understanding of Xenophobia in (South) Africa Talking xenophobia with South Africans of all classes […]

The Brittle Paper Interview with the Caine Prize 2019 Winner: Lesley Nneka Arimah

Lesley Nneka Arimah with bust of Sir Michael Caine - credit to John Cobb slash Caine Prize

In July, Lesley Nneka Arimah received the 2019 Caine Prize, the award’s twentieth edition, for her short story “Skinned,” published […]

Hollywood or Nollywood? As Americanah TV Series Goes to HBO, Actress Stella Damasus Suggests Industry Slight & Chika Unigwe Responds

danai gurira, lupita nyong'o, chimamanda adichie, stella damasus, chika unigwe

The Americanah TV series adaptation, starring Lupita Nyong’o and written by Danai Gurira, has been ordered by HBO Max. The […]

15 Pieces to Guide Your Understanding of Xenophobia in (South) Africa

xenophobia in south africa - photo by guillerme sartori for agence france press and getty images

Once again, this September, xenophobic violence was unleashed on other Africans, mostly Nigerians, in South Africa: businesses were closed, shops […]

Johary Ravaloson’s Return to the Enchanted Island Is the Second Novel from Madagascar to Be Translated into English

johary ravaloson - winds from elsewhere - graph (1)

In May 2018, we brought news of the first novel by a writer from Madagascar to be translated into English: […]

Sundays at Saint Steven’s | Davina Philomena Kawuma | Poetry

unsplash3

when god runs out of money (how, no one says) once a week, these days, we come to where the […]

Thanks for signing up!

Never miss out on new posts. Subscribe to a digest, too:

No thanks, I only want the monthly newsletter.