News of May 02, 2001
Internet Film Series Debuts On BMWFILMS.COM
David Fincher, John Frankenheimer, Ang Lee, Wong Kar-Wai, Guy Ritchie and Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu Collaborating On "The Hire" Internet Film Series
WOODCLIFF LAKE, NEW JERSEY - An unprecedented Internet film series featuring an A-list roster of Hollywood heavyweights is set to debut on bmwfilms.com on April 26th. Dubbed "The Hire," the series is executive produced by David Fincher ("Fight Club," "The Game," "Se7en"), and features directors including John Frankenheimer ("Ronin," "Grand Prix," "The Manchurian Candidate"), Ang Lee (Oscar and Golden Globe winner "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," "Sense and Sensibility," "Eat Drink Man Woman"), Wong Kar-Wai ("In the Mood for Love," "Happy Together," "Chung King Express"), Guy Ritchie ("Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels," "Snatch") and Alejandro González Iñárritu (Amores Perros), BMW of North America, LLC and Los Angeles-based Anonymous Content have announced.
The films are being underwritten by BMW of North America, LLC and are produced by Anonymous Content, and will only be available via the Internet at bmwfilms.com. "The Hire" features British acting sensation Clive Owen ("Croupier"), whose mysterious character the audience follows through various cryptic and dangerous situations. Each film is brilliantly cast with strong supporting characters played by: Mickey Rourke ("The Pledge"), Thomas Milian ("Traffic"), Adriana Lima (Victoria's Secret model) and Madonna (actress/recording artist).
(April 26, 2001)