Kusama returns with her first feature in 6 (!) years, The Invitation, a dark thriller about an ex-husband and wife who reunite at a dinner party three years after the death of their child tore them apart.
Jupiter Ascending, Lana Wachowski (co-directed with Andy Wachowski), USA
Originally set for a 2014 release, the film was pushed back to 2015 after the trailer and clips prompted a wave of negative word of mouth (officially it was pushed to allow for more time for special effects). Nevertheless this sci-fi space opera re-telling of Snow White looks like an incredibly fun ride that will hopefully find success in its new release date in February 2015.
Lolo, Julie Delpy
Actress turned director Julie Delpy get behind the camera again in 2015 with Lolo, her 4th full length feature film since her 2007 debut 2 Days in Paris. The film follows a sophisticated French workaholic (Delpy) with ties to the fashion industry whose new relationship is threatened by her adult son.
Mon Roi, Maiwenn
It’s hard to believe it, but it’s been 4 years since Maiwenn’s last film, Polisse which won her the well-deserved Jury Prize at the 2011 Cannes film festival. Details about her latest film have been scarce, but Vincent Cassel and Emanuelle Bercot are both rumoured to star as a complicated and passionate couple who conceive their first child together.
An October release date is already set in France which means a slot playing at Cannes is possible.
Prophet’s Prey Amy Berg
One of a handful of projects Berg is working on at the moment Prophet’s Prey is an adaptation of the book of the same name and a look into FLDS cult-leader and convicted rapist Warren Jeffs. The film is set to premiere at Sundance.