Johan Renck Directing The Magus

Director Johan Renck made waves last year with his Emmy-winning miniseries Chernobyl, and he’s about to follow it up with another miniseries.

Neal Street Productions is confirmed to be in talks with Johan Renck to helm of an adaptation of John Fowles‘ cult classic 1965 novel The Magus, a famously cryptic tale involving psychological traps and tricks executed on a young Englishman by a reclusive millionaire. Read More »

Sundance Movie Trailer: Downloading Nancy

Downloading Nancy

Downloading Nancy will premiere at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

The feature film debut of visionary music video and commercial director Johan Renck looks intense. Dubbed by some to be the best music video director in the world, Renck was just named one of Variety’s 10 Directors to Watch. I’ve even heard some people refer to Renck as the next David Fincher. The film stars Maria Bello as an unhappy wife whose online search for someone to put her out of her misery results in a torturous love affair. Co-starring Jason Patric, Rufus Sewell, and Amy Brenneman. Check it out below.

[flv:http://media2.slashfilm.com/slashfilm/trailers/downloadingnancy.flv 470 264]

source: FirstShowing