The first poster for “New York, I Love You” has hit the web
The movie is a collection of several short films directed by 10 helmers that will be a cinematic love letter to the Big Apple.
New York City is the main unifying character and the movie will show the city as a living, breathing and loving whole. In the end, the audience will not only understand each individual story, but they will also see the integrated whole of chance encounters through these unique transitions.
Shia LeBeouf with Julie Christie and John Hurt are in a segment “Upper East Side” scripted by the late Anthony Minghella, which he was also set to direct until his death. He is replaced by Shekhar Kapur.
Hayden Christensen, Rachel Bilson, Chris Cooper, Anton Yelchin, Ethan Hawke and Kevin Bacon stars in Brett Ratner – direct segment.
Segment “Chinatown” is directed by Fatih Akin, “Kosher Vegetarian” by Mira Nair and the director of the transitions is Randall Balsmeyer.
Among other directors are Yvan Attal, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Scarlett Johansson, Joshua Marston, Natalie Portman, Brett Ratner, Andrei Zvyagintsev.
“New York, I Love You” starring: Christina Ricci, Orlando Bloom, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Kevin Bacon, Justin Bartha, Rachel Bilson, James Caan, Bradley Cooper, Chris Cooper, Julie Christie, Shia LaBeouf, Taylor Geare, Ethan Hawke, Irfan Khan, Cloris Leachman, Drea de Matteo, Emilie Ohana, Maggie Q, Shu Qi, Olivia Thirlby, Eli Wallach, Saul Williams, Robin Wright-Penn, Anton Yelchin, Ugur Yücel, Carlos Acosta, John Hurt…
“New York, I Love You” hits theaters in limited release October 16, 2009.