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New Winona Ryder films & projects: summaries


Release date (USA): 2008

Status: filming

Director: Gregor Jordan - Writers: Nicholas Jarecki (screenplay) and Bret Easton Ellis (novel)

Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Ashley Olsen, Winona Ryder, Mickey Rourke

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Plot: The film, set in 1980s Los Angeles, follows a week in the life of a group of morally challenged characters - a movie executive, his wife, his mistress, a rock star, a vampire and a kidnapper.

Production: Senator International


Release date (USA): October 15, 2007

Status: available online

Director/Writer: Kirsten Dunst

Cast: Winona Ryder, John Hawkes, Lexi Jourden

Genre: Short, Thriller, Fantastic

Plot: a woman (Ryder) has to confront a ghost to protect her child.

Produced by Kevin Chinoy


Release date (USA): winter 2007

Status: completed

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Director: Geoffrey Haley - Writer: Geoffrey Haley

Cast: Winona Ryder, Wes Bentley, Ray Romano

Genre: Comedy

Plot: A man who makes his living composing other people’s suicide notes enters into a romance with the sister of a recent client.

Production: Deviant Films

Distribution: ThinkFilm

SEX and DEATH 101

Release date (USA): February 2008

Status: completed - premiered at SIFF 2007

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Director/Writer: Daniel Waters

Cast: Winona Ryder, Simon Baker

Also starring (in alphabetical order): Leslie Bibb, Julie Bowen, Sophie Monk

Genre: Black comedy

Plot: A guy’s life is turned around by an email, which includes the names of everyone he’s had sex with and ever will have sex with. His situation gets worse when he encounters a femme fatale (Ryder) who targets men guilty of sex crime

Production: Avenue Pictures Productions

Distribution: S.H.E. (USA) - Arclight Films (overseas)


Release date (USA): 2008?

Status: pre-production

Director/Writer: Fiona MacKenzie

Cast: Winona Ryder, Val Kilmer, Dennis Hopper

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Plot: When Tea Baker (Winona Ryder), a beautiful, young investigative reporter for the New York Times cracks a worldwide human trafficking ring based in Moscow, she becomes both target and suspect, trapped between the ruthless agenda of the Russian Mafia and the handsome male Interpol Agent (Val Kilmer) to whom she’s attracted but whose motives she distrusts. Tea’s investigation leads her right into the hands of a sadistic Mafiya ringleader, Nicolai Miltov (Christophe Lambert). It also calls out of retirement her own Father (Dennis Hopper) whom she discovers is, in truth, a retired first class assassin for Interpol.

Production Company: Parallel Pictures


Release date (USA): August 3 2007

Status: on DVD soon (premiered at Sundance 2007)

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Director: David Wain - Writers: Ken Marino, David Wain

Cast: Winona Ryder, Jessica Alba, Famke Janssen, Liev Shreiber

Also starring: Adam Brody, Rob Corddry, Gretchen Mol, Paul Rudd, Michael Showalter, David Wain…

Genre: Comedy

Plot: Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.

Production: City Lights Pictures

Distribution: ThinkFilm (USA) - Arclight Films (overseas)

6 Responses to “Action !”

  1. Peanut Noir Says:

    She’s really busy these days. So much for those wacky IMDB posts lamenting her ‘disappearance,’ and ‘why isn’t she acting anymore?’

  2. S Says:

    I agree Peanut Noir :)

  3. Rupert Says:

    noni is back with a vengeance but i wonder what happened to projects like “The Trials Of Maria Barbella”; “Lambs Of God”; and “Roustabout”. I read all those books because I thought she was making them into a movie. Oh well….. at least i got to read good books. maybe they’ll be movies someday and hopefully Winona is the star.

  4. mike Says:

    I heard that winona is doing a project called ember in 2008 according to I know its not 100% credible but if you heard anything respond

  5. baixi Says:

    i also heard that Noni is going to do a project called The Widow Claire. i found it at, anyone has information of that?

  6. blue_boy Says:

    hi ;

    I am one of the Winona fan from Turkey , for a long time I have not wathced her film in Turkey ( last : girl interrupted )
    So , I miss her and wanna see in a movie immediately , I am waiting for her films impatiently :)

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