Tenute del Mondo, co-owner (with the Frescobaldi Family) of iconic wines such as Masseto, Ornellaia, Luce, CastelGiocondo, and owner of iconic Achaval Ferrer and Arínzano wines, today announced the purchase of fifty percent of Chateau Miraval, and the Miraval brand, from Angelina Jolie. Tenute del Mondo is a subsidiary of Stoli Group, the leading global ultra premium spirits and wine company.
Tenute del Mondo purchases Chateau Miraval, and the Miraval brand, from Angelina Jolie.
“Miraval complements our wine offering,” commented Jon Pepper, Master of Wine, Managing Director of Tenute del Mondo. “With the addition of a Rose of this caliber we are well positioned to meet the exquisite demands of both customers and partners alike.”
George Clooney is already cracking jokes about his next film with Brad Pitt. The actor spoke to People (the TV show!)’s special correspondent Adrianna Costa at a special screening of Amazon Studios’ The Tender Bar in Los Angeles on Sunday.
There, Clooney, 60, teased his upcoming thriller for Apple, which is also costarring and being co-produced by Pitt, 57. “Brad was obviously the cheapest of the actors available,” Clooney joked as his wife Amal Clooney stood by his side. The actor and director continued, “He’s a friend of mine and we have a really good time together. I’m really looking forward to it.” Clooney and Pitt previously worked together on the Ocean’s franchise and Burn After Reading.
EXCLUSIVE: Apple Studios has landed yet another high-caliber movie package, making a deal for an untitled film that Spider-Man director Jon Watts will write and direct, with George Clooney and Brad Pitt starring. The film will get a robust theatrical release as part of this.
The film will be produced by Watts, Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures and Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment. Watts moved right from the Sundance indie drama Cop Car to the Marvel Spider-Man trilogy. Oscar winners Clooney and Pitt starred together in the Ocean’s Eleven franchise. Haven’t heard the pricetag, but I’m sure it falls in line with a lot of the recent deals for star packages. I have heard that between Clooney and Pitt, they left an eight-figure sum on the table to ensure the theatrical release component.
Deadline has confirmed that a Jon Watts-directed thriller starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt is being bid upon by an array of studios including Sony, Lionsgate, Annapurna, MGM, Universal and Warner Bros on the theatrical side and streamers Apple, Netflix and Amazon.
Watts is set to write, direct and produce with Clooney producing through Smokehouse Pictures and Pitt through his Plan B Entertainment.
The storyline, which is largely being kept secret, follows two lone-wolf fixers who are assigned to the same job. Big paydays in the eight-figure range for both stars, who appeared together in the Ocean’s 11 movies, are being reported.
The hardcover of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood novelization finds the writer-director highlighting both an extreme moment from his ’60s-set Tinseltown tale, as stuntman Cliff Booth drives into the Manson Family-occupied Spahn Ranch, as well as the lower extremities of Pussycat, the character played by Margaret Qualley in the film.
And that’s just one of the additional goodies which readers can expect when Harper publishes this new edition of the novel on Nov. 9. EW can reveal that the hardcover version will include two color inserts featuring never-before-seen photos from the set and posters and other memorabilia from Rick Dalton’s career. The book will also feature an original, exclusive script for a Bounty Law episode by Tarantino titled “Incident at Inez,” and a Mad Magazine parody of Bounty Law titled “Lousy Law: Loser’s Last Ride.”
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PS. Added some more Babylon pics from a couple days ago. Thanks Shann!