The latest additions
The Place Beyond the Pines: Any information on Eva Mendes’ makeup. (IMDb)
The Actress: Any images of Sadie Frost. (IMDb)
The Butler: Any images of the ‘first ladies’. (IMDb)
Hyde Park on Hudson: Any imnages of Olivia Coleman & Olivia Williams. (IMDb)
Hemingway & Gellhorn: Any images of Nicole Kidman’s old-age makeup by Kazuhiro Tsuji. (IMDb)
Venuto al mondo: Any information on Penélope Cruz’s makeup. (IMDb)
K-11: Any images from this recently filmed– after a lifetime in development hell – production. (IMDb)
Five: Any images of Patricia Clarkson or Lyndsy Fonseca. (IMDb)
Die Quellen des Lebens: Any images of Meret Becker’s old-age makeup. (IMDb)
Guess The Star: Any information on this forthcoming celebrity fakeover show presented by Christine Bleakley.
FDR: American Badass!: Any images of Lin Shaye as Eleanor Roosevelt – the mind boggles. (IMDb)
Farewell, My Queen: Any images of Diane Kruger as Marie Antoinettte. (IMDb)
Dredd: Any images of Lena Headey. (IMDb)
Movie 43: What is going on with Halle Berry in the ‘Truth or Dare’ segment? (IMDb)
Trap for Cinderella: Any information on the burn makeup. (IMDb)
Other recent & forthcoming stuff
Gambit: Any information on the Michael Hoffman-directed remake. Let’s hope it’s better than The Last Station – still it’s got the Coen Brothers behind it. (IMDb)
Callas: Eva Green as Maria Callas. Still ‘in development’? (IMDb)
Leonie: Any information on the old-age makeup for Emily Mortimer and Christina Hendricks. This seems to have disappeared without trace. (IMDb)
Winnie: Any information on Jennifer Hudson’s makeup for this movie. (IMDb)
T: Any information on this drama series in development for HBO (as of November 2009) that explores the gender transformation of a woman into a man. (IMDb)
Greek Fire: Any information on this project with Eva Mendes as Maria Callas. Development hell? Lost out to Callas (see above) or the same movie with resurrected? (IMDb)
Beautiful Girl: Any information on this production which features a ‘shy but brainy high school girl who returns for senior year after having slimmed down six dress sizes’. (IMDb)
The Big Experiment: Any images from this New Zealand in-your-shoes-type show or from its Danish version (Med andre øjne). Also any information on any versions of the franchise – Distraction, who distribute it, claim to have sold it to Nordisk for other Scandinavian versions following the success of the Danish version, and have claimed sales for an Italian version and to TF1 for a French version (La Grande Expérience?). (Distraction website)
Chasing Happiness: Any images of Kashmira Shah in disguise, and will it ever be released? (IMDb)
Tatawo / Tattoo Bar: Any images of, or information on, Mercedes Ortega’s extensive fake tattoos. (IMDb)
Mrs In-Betweeny: Any information on the credits for Amelia Bullmore’s prosthetic appendage. (IMDb)
Invisible Monsters: Any news of this project. (IMDb)
Missing in Action
The Danish Girl: Nicole Kidman playing MTF transsexual Einar Mogens Wegener/Lili Elbe. Is this production finally deceased after a long and lingering death? (IMDb)
Fatten Her: Any information on this forthcoming movie in which Pinky (Francesca Prandi) needs to fatten up to fulfill her grandfather’s dream and marry in the family’s ‘plus-size’ wedding dress. Did this die?
Heaven and Earth aka James Miranda Barry: Any information on the status of this much-delayed movie about Dr James Barry; at one time Rachel Weisz was attached.
The Witches: Any information on this remake of the Roald Dahl story supposedly being developed by Guillermo del Toro – but he has so many movies ‘in development’.
Martyrs: Any information on the planned American remake. Deceased? (IMDb)
Uglies: Any information. Deceased? (IMDb)
10a/10b: Any information on this rumoured remake of the brilliant 301/302 featuring Marisa Tomei and Liv Tyler – dead?. (IMDb)
Who Is Doris Payne?: Any information on this Halle Berry movie – dead? (IMDb)
Nailed: A nail in the head must lead to an interesting makeup – but did it ever get finished? (IMDb)
Ugly Me: Any information on this proposed Mark Johnson remake of Pretendiendo. (IMDb)
Flying Into Love: Romola Garai as Jackie Kennedy? Whatever happened to this – dead? (IMDb)
One of the Boys: Whatever happened to this this gender-swap format giving ‘women a once-in-a-lifetime chance to become a man’ – in particular the UK show with makeup by Neill Gorton – distributed world-wide by Zeal Entertainment (who no longer have a website).
Bride of Frankenstein: Any info on this project – supposedly: ‘They're looking for a person with great power and sex appeal. Someone along the lines of Scarlett Johansson or Anne Hathaway.’ Deceased? (IMDb)
Old stuff & really old stuff
The Hatchet Man: Loretta Young in yellowface from long time ago. (IMDb)
Dragonfly: Any images of a bald Alison Lohman from her deleted scenes.
Man to Man: Any images of Tilda Swinton as Ella and Max. (IMDb).
Cambio de sexo: Any images of a young Victoria Abril as José María and María José in this movie from 1977 by Vicente Aranda. (IMDb)
Scarab: Any images of Pilar Alcón as the witch who transforms into a sow thanks to a five-hour makeup application. (IMDb)
Return To Babylon: Any images of Jennifer Tilly as Clara Bow and Laura Harring as Alla Nazimova. (IMDb)
Rapados: Macarena Gómez as a skinhead (IMDb).
Esquire: Beverly D’Angelo photoshoot from the January 1988 edition featuring her made-up in likeness of Tammy Faye Baker and others.
Life: The Joan Collins photoshoot (October 1985 I believe) featuring Joan as Wallis Simpson and Elizabeth I amongst others.
Skin Deep: Anita Roddick fat makeup from this Discovery Channel documentary.
Lucy and Desi: Frances Fisher as Lucille Ball.
Lucy: Rachel York as Lucille Ball.
Circus Of The Stars: Any of the female clowns.
Anna & The King: Jodie Foster in old-age makeup from the epilogue on the Special Edition DVD.
Alien Love Triangle: I’ve seen one still of a bald, green Heather Graham with pointy ears – does anyone have any news about what’s happened to this? – I’ve recently seen this given a September 2005 release date on some websites.
If you have scanned or captured any of these images please let me have a copy – as large as possible. If you have any of the films on DVD are prepared to lend them to me I will take real good care to send it back to you undamaged.
Perhaps more importantly, if you have any suggestions for movies/TV shows/mini-series that I ought to be looking out please email me; especially with not English language movies I may not of heard of them.