Vivendi to debut film on Oct. 16
Vivendi Entertainment has set Oct. 16 as the release date for anthology project “New York, I Love You.”The pic includes segments directed by Jian Wen, Mira Nair, Brett Ratner, Allen Hughes, Shekhar Khapur, Natalie Portman, Fatih Akin, Joshua Marston and Randy Balsmyer. Cast is comprised of Bradley Cooper, Andy Garcia, Hayden Christensen, Rachel Bilson, Natalie Portman, Irrfan Khan, Emilie Ohana, Orlando Bloom, Christina Ricci, Maggie Q, Ethan Hawke, James Caan, Blake Lively, Drea de Matteo, John Hurt, Shia LaBeouf, Burt Young, Chris Cooper, Eli Wallach and Cloris Leachman. The project follows along the same lines as “Paris Je T’aime” as the second in a series of “Cities of Love” movies conceived by Emmanuel Benbihy, who produced this film with Marina Grasic (“Crash”). “Cities of Love” productions are being set up in Shanghai, Rio de Jainero, Berlin and Jerusalem.