Hardwicke's New Project: 'Plush'

UPDATE: Catherine Hardwicke's next project is an erotic thriller titled Plush. According to The Hollywood Reporter:
The movie centers on a rising rock star (Emily Browning) who, after losing her brother to a drug overdose, finds new hope and friendship in Enzo (Xavier Samuel), the replacement guitarist who inspires her to reach new creative heights. The married mother of two crosses the sexual line, but as she slowly discovers the man’s dark and troubled history, she realizes she may have let a madman into her home and family.
Plush stars Emily Browning, Xavier Samuel, Dawn Olivieri, Frances Fisher, and Cam Gigandet. It is scheduled for release in 2013.

Keep up with all the latest on Plush Movie Fans.

UPDATE: According to IMDb, Hardwicke is no longer attached to the Bosse & Anita project.

Twilight director Catherine Hardwicke has found her next directing gig as she will team up with Swedish actress Naomi Rapace and her ex-husband Ola Rapace in Bosse & Anita. The screenplay was written by Peter Birro and centers on one of Sweden’s most publicized and notorious lovers, pop star singer Anita Lindblom and boxer Bosse Högberg.

Shooting will begin in the fall with an expected release date in winter 2012. Producer Helena Danielsson stated:
“We have developed this project for several years along with screenwriter Peter Birro who wrote the screenplay on a story where reality surpasses the poem. In addition, we have again the pleasure of working with two of Sweden’s most exciting actor. And with such a well-reputed and passionate director in Catherine Hardwicke, we feel that this will be an incredibly thrilling journey”
According to IMDb, the film is set for release in Sweden on November 30, 2012.


Catherine Hardwicke mentioned in recent interviews that she is looking to shoot her next film in Europe- specifically Germany and Sweden. The project has not been officially announced, but Hardwicke herself (in an interview with Collider.com) describes it as:
"...a very fun, very crazy story that goes back to more of my Thirteen days. It’s more indie, raw and gritty, and it’s a true story."

Details are slowly coming to light and there may be an announcement about the project in the upcoming weeks. Hardwicke has also recently been attached to an adaptations of The Bitch Posse and The Maze Runner, as well as her Hamlet project and Freeheld. Nothing is set in stone as of yet, but whatever her next project is, I will be here blogging about it every step of the way.