Julianne Moore is an American actress, prolific in films since the early 1990s. She is particularly known for her portrayals of emotionally troubled women in both independent and Hollywood films, and has received many accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actress. After studying theatre at Boston University, she began her career with a series of television roles. From 1985 to 1988, she was a regular in the soap opera ‘As the World Turns’, earning a Daytime Emmy for her performance. Her film debut was in ‘Tales from the Darkside: The Movie’ in 1990, and she continued to play small roles for the next four years – including in the thriller ‘The Hand That Rocks the Cradle’ in 1992. She first received critical attention with Robert Altman’s ‘Short Cuts’ in 1993, and successive performances in ‘Vanya on 42nd Street’ in 1994 and ‘Safe’ in 1995 continued this acclaim. Starring roles in the blockbusters ‘Nine Months’ in 1995 and ‘The Lost World: Jurassic Park’ in 1997 established her as a leading actress in Hollywood.
She received considerable recognition in the late 1990s and early 2000s, earning Oscar nominations for ‘Boogie Nights’ in 1997, ‘The End of the Affair’ in 1999, ‘Far from Heaven’ in 2002 and ‘The Hours’ in 2002. In the first of these, she played a 1970s pornographic actress, while the other three featured her as an unhappy, mid-20th century housewife.
She also had success with the films ‘The Big Lebowski’ in 1998, ‘Magnolia’ in 1999, ‘Hannibal’ in 2001, ‘Children of Men’ in 2006, ‘A Single Man’ in 2009, ‘The Kids Are All Right’ in 2010, and ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’ in 2011, and won several awards for her portrayal of Sarah Palin in the television film ‘Game Change’ in 2012. She went on to give an Academy Award-winning performance as an Alzheimer’s patient in ‘Still Alice’ and was named Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival for Maps to the Stars (both 2014). She also appeared in the final two films of the ‘Hunger Games’ series and starred in the spy film ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ in 2017. In addition to acting, she has written a series of children’s books about a character named ‘Freckleface Strawberry’.
At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Julianne Moore movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Julianne Moore films scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020. We can only hope that the latest Julianne Moore movies would be as good as some of her recent ones.
1. After the Wedding (2019)
‘After the Wedding’ is an upcoming drama film directed by Bart Freundlich. It is a remake of the 2006 film of the same name by Susanne Bier. It will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2019. The film follows a manager of an orphanage in Kolkata who travels to New York to meet a benefactor at her wedding.
In February 2018, Julianne Moore was set to star in an American remake of the Danish film by Susanne Bier, and the leading roles were changed from male to female. Diane Kruger was also cast. However, in April 2018, Michelle Williams replaced Kruger. In May 2018, Billy Crudup and Abby Quinn joined the cast. Principal production began in May 2018. The film will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2019.
2. The Woman in the Window (2019)
‘The Woman in the Window’ is an upcoming thriller film directed by Joe Wright, from a screenplay written by Tracy Letts. The film stars Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Wyatt Russell, Brian Tyree Henry, Fred Hechinger, and Anthony Mackie. The film is scheduled to be released on October 4, 2019, by 20th Century Fox. The film follows an agoraphobic child psychologist who witnesses a crime while spying on her neighbors, leaving her to determine whether to alert the police.
In September 2016, Fox 2000 acquired screen rights to the novel of the same name by A.J. Finn. In March 2018, it was announced Joe Wright would direct the film, from a screenplay by Tracy Letts. Scott Rudin and Eli Bush will serve as producers on the film. In April 2018, Amy Adams joined the cast of the film. In July 2018, Julianne Moore, Wyatt Russell, Gary Oldman and Brian Tyree Henry joined the cast. In August 2018, Fred Hechinger and Anthony Mackie joined the cast of the film. Principal photography began on August 6, 2018, in New York City. Production concluded on October 30, 2018. The film is scheduled to be released on October 4, 2019, by 20th Century Fox.
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3. The Glorias: A Life On The Road (TBA)
Julianne Moore will star as iconic feminist activist Gloria Steinem in ‘My Life On The Road’, the June Pictures film that Julie Taymor will direct. Playwright Sarah Ruhl will be writing the coming of age story, based on Steinem’s bestselling memoir. It will be interesting to see an Oscar-winning actress to anchor the film about Steinem’s growth from a reluctant spokesperson of a movement, into a galvanizing symbol for equality, with a focus on the encounters along the road that helped shaped her.
Lulu Wilson, who was recently seen in Netflix’s ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ and HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’, has been tapped to play a young Gloria Steinem in the biopic. ‘The Glorias: A Life On The Road’ will also have Alicia Vikander, who is in negotiations to play the feminist and social-political activist from age 20-40.
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4. Untitled Luca Guadagnino Project (2019)
‘Call Me By Your Name’ director Luca Guadagnino teams up with Julianne Moore to make a short this year. The filmmaker is known for bridging cinema and fashion universes to generate a new haute aesthetics in cinematic narrative. The short film project also has Italian designer Pierpaolo Piccioli, who is creative director of the Valentino fashion house. The 35-minute film will portray different facets of a woman’s life through her relationship with her mother. The makers assure that the untitled project isn’t a commercial for Valentino, but an art-house movie with fashion plays a key role in the narrative.
The movie will be shot on 35mm film by Guadagnino’s regular cinematographer, Sayombhu Mukdeeprom. Besides Julianne Moore, the cast includes Kyle MacLachlan, Marthe Keller, KiKi Layne, Mia Goth, and Alba Rohrwacher. Piccioli, who functions as the costume designer in the project revealed earlier that each dress in the movie will tell a different story. Each story will be based on the emotional bond between the plot and the designer. Reports also hint that the movie will have There are multiple narratives told simultaneously. The main inspiration for the movie is Piccioli’s diverse fashion collection.