top of page

Wed, 06 Dec

|

London

[FULLY BOOKED] Event Opportunity: May December: In-Person Screening + Q&A

WFTV members are invited to this special screening and Q&A of May December. After the screening there will be a Q&A with stars Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore and Charles Melton.

Registration is closed
See other events
[FULLY BOOKED] Event Opportunity: May December: In-Person Screening + Q&A
[FULLY BOOKED] Event Opportunity: May December: In-Person Screening + Q&A

Time & Location

06 Dec 2023, 18:00 – 21:00 GMT

London, The Brunswick Centre, London WC1N 1AW, UK

About the Event

WFTV members are invited to this special screening and Q&A of May December. After the screening there will be a Q&A with stars Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore and Charles Melton.

May December follows married couple Gracie (Julianne Moore) and Joe Atherton-Yoo (Charles Melton) whose 23-year age gap sparked a notorious tabloid romance that gripped the nation two decades ago. Cut to modern day, and their marriage comes under renewed strain when Hollywood actress Elizabeth Berry (Natalie Portman) comes to spend time with the family to better understand Gracie, who she will be playing in a film about the scandal.

You can watch the trailer here.

Wednesday 6th December

Curzon Bloomsbury, The Brunswick Centre, London WC1N 1AW

Event Schedule:

Arrivals: 6.00pm

Film start: 6.30pm  

Q&A start: 8:30pm

Q&A with stars Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore and Charles Melton.

Natalie Portman, Actor

Natalie Portman is an Academy award-winning actress (Black Swan), director, author, and activist. In  Summer 2022, Portman was seen on the big screen with her return to the Marvel universe as ‘Jane  Foster’ in Thor: Love And Thunder. 

Previously Natalie appeared in Pablo Larraín’s film, Jackie, in which she starred as First Lady Jacqueline F. Kennedy. For the role, Portman was nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a  Screen Actors Guild Award, a BAFTA Award, and won the Critics’ Choice Award. She wrote, directed,  produced, and starred in A Tale Of Love And Darkness, which made its world premiere at the 2015  Cannes Film Festival and its North American premiere at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.  Other past film credits include Noah Hawley’s Lucy In The Sky, Brady Corbet’s Vox Lux and Alex  Garland’s highly anticipated second feature, Annihilation

Natalie and her producing partner Sophie Mas recently inked a first-look TV deal with Apple TV+ for their  production company MountainA. Through this deal, they are producing the Apple Original limited series  Lady In The Lake, which will be Natalie’s TV acting debut. MountainA is also producing the upcoming  drama May December from director Todd Haynes where Natalie will star opposite Julianne Moore.  Additionally, MountainA is producing a three-part docu-series Angel City on HBO which follows the  creation of the National Women’s Soccer League team, Angel City Football Club, of which Natalie is a  founder. Natalie’s other past production credits include the documentary Eating Animals, which she executive produced and narrated. The film examines mankind’s dietary choices and is based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s memoir.

In addition to her film work, Portman devotes her time to several humanitarian causes, with an emphasis on supporting women and girls. 

Julianne Moore, Actor 

Julianne Moore is known for her breadth of work with many memorable performances from the big to the  small screen. She is an Oscar, BAFTA and Emmy award winning actor, and the first American woman to  be awarded top acting prizes at the Berlin, Venice and Cannes film festivals. 

Most recently, Moore starred in the A24’s Sharper alongside Sebastian Stan and John Lithgow. She  played a leading role in When You Finish Saving The World, directed by Jesse Eisenberg and  premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. In 2021, she starred in Apple TV+'s Lisey's Story,  based on the Stephen King novel, and Dear Evan Hansen opposite Ben Platt. Moore can next be  seen in May December, directed by Todd Haynes and premiering at Cannes Film Festival as well as  SKY TV and AMC’s limited series Mary & George. She is currently filming Echo Valley directed by  Michael Pearce for Apple Films.

In 2015, Moore won an Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA and SAG Award, among others for her  role in Still Alice with Kristen Stewart, Alec Baldwin and Kate Bosworth. In 2014, she received the  Palme D’Or, Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival for her work in Maps To The Stars. Moore is  the ninth person in Academy history to receive two acting Oscar nominations in the same year for her  performances in Far From Heaven (Best Actress nomination) and The Hours (Best Supporting  Actress nomination), after receiving many critics’ awards as well as SAG and Golden Globe nominations  for both. In 2012, she won the Primetime Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a  Movie for her role as Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in the HBO original movie Game Change. This role  also garnered wins at the 2013 SAG Awards and Golden Globe Awards. Her additional honors include  the Excellence in Media Award at the 2004 GLAAD Media Awards, the Silver Bear Award at the 2003  Berlin International Film Festival, the 2002 Copa Volti as Best Actress at the Venice Film Festival, the  Actor Award at the 2002 Gotham Awards and the “Tribute to Independent Vision” at the 2001 Sundance  Film Festival.

Charles Melton, Actor 

Charles Melton is one of Hollywood’s most versatile actors who continues to captivate audiences with his charismatic performances on film and television. Melton recently wrapped production on May December directed by Todd Haynes in which he stars  opposite Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman. His past feature credits include the Paramount+ comedy Secret Headquarters opposite Owen Wilson and Sony’s Bad Boys For Life, the highly  successful third installment of the Bad Boys franchise. 

In 2019, he played the lead role of ‘Daniel Bae’  in the Warner Bros.’ feature, The Sun Is Also A Star, opposite Yara Shahidi. Directed by Ry RussoYoung and based on the New York Times best-seller by Nicola Yoon, the film chronicles the whirlwind  romance between ‘Daniel,’ the son of Korean immigrants, and ‘Natasha,’ played by Shahidi.    

On television, Melton is currently shooting The CW’s series Riverdale. In its seventh and final season,  the series is a modern-day reimagining of the Archie Comics. He can be seen in the Peacock mysterydrama series Poker Face opposite Natasha Lyonne and in Mel Brooks’ History Of The World,  Part II for Hulu.

**Due to limited spaces and high demand, members can book for one place only. Tickets are first-come-first-served. **

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/yr , please click here or email admin@wftv.org.uk

At WFTV, we want our events to be accessible for everyone. If you have any access requirements, please let us know in advance and we will do our best to accommodate you. Please contact admin@wftv.org.uk and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Tickets

  • WFTV Member Ticket

    £0.00
    Sold Out

This event is sold out

Share This Event

bottom of page