Oscar Enchantress Diane Ladd Kindles “Best Actress” FYC Oscar Campaign for Fantastic “Isle of Hope” Feature
— Richard Corliss – Time Magazine
HOLLYWOOD , CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, December 12, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Workhouse (https://www.workhousepr.com), one of the country’s leading public relations and integrated creative agencies, announced it was selected as Agency of Record for Oscar enchantress Diane Ladd, the international icon and actress-writer-director-author and winner of more than 72 awards, including British Academy Award, Golden Globe, Independent Spirit, Cannes Palm d’Or; 3x Emmy Award and 3x Academy Award nominee for “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”, “Wild at Heart” and “Rambling Rose, for which she and her daughter, Laura Dern, in tandem, made show business history as the only mother/daughter to both be nominated for Academy Awards in the same year, for the same film.
Workhouse will launch an integrated FYC Oscar campaign. It will coordinate domestic communication efforts, execute a comprehensive strategy and ongoing public relations, as well as create imaginative, creative content. This drive will include domestic FYC media, trade relations, and promotion of Ladd’s work in “Isle of Hope,” starring Diane Ladd and Mary Stuart Masterson. This assignment takes effect immediately.
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ISLE OF HOPE Victoria (Mary Stuart Masterson) is an university professor who harbors a grudge against her mother, Carmen Crawford (Diane Ladd), over her failure to realize her dream of becoming a playwright. Victoria gets a chance to see the truth about her past and make amends with her mother after Carmen has a devastating stroke. Learn more about the film here http://isleofhope.net
Officially launching the FYC campaign through trades with a focus on Diane Ladd’s performance in “Best Actress” consideration. The film’s independent Oscar attempt also includes the following:
Isle of Hope | Los Angeles Screenings
December 12th-15 (Various Events)
1332 2nd Street
For Tickets, visit https://www.laemmle.com/film/isle-hope
SAG FOUNDATION RETROSPECTIVE
SAG Foundation will host a “Career Retrospective With Diane Ladd” event on Friday, December 16th, at 7 p.m. PT. Moderated by Ben Mankiewicz from TCM, the moderator at 5757 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, for union members only. SAG-AFTRA RSVP here https://members.sagfoundation.org/programs/14258
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) held a special event screening of “Isle of Hope” on Sunday, December 11th, followed by a Q&A with Diane Ladd.
DIANE LAD // Biography
Diane Ladd, International actress-writer-director-author: winner of more than 72 awards, including British Academy Award, Golden Globe, Independent Spirit, and Cannes Palm d’Or; is a 3x Emmy and 3x Academy Award nominee for “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore,” “Wild at Heart” and “Rambling Rose, for which she and her daughter, Laura Dern, in tandem, made show business history as the only mother/daughter to both be nominated for Academy Awards in the same year, for the same film.
This film was chosen by Princess Diana as one of her favorite films. A London Royal Premiere was held in their honor. Ladd played the role of “Mimi”, the main character in David O. Russell’s JOY. She also narrated the film, which starred Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro and Bradley Cooper. Hallmarks’ “CHESAPEAKE SHOWRES:” which is the second most-watched cable TV show, also stars Diane as NELL OBRIEN. She may also be seen in the current theatrical release family film “Gigi and Nate,” also starring Jim Belushi & Marcia Gay Harden, and Charles Rowe. She also co-stars in a presently streaming (on Hulu & Amazon Prime) in Todd Robinson’s magnificently reviewed Vietnam true story, “The Last Full Measure,” as the Mother of the young dead hero alongside Chris Plummer as the Dad & also starring William Hurt, Samuel L. Jackson, Ed Harris, Peter Fonda, Sebastian Stan & John Savage. Ms. Ladd can also be seen in “Charming Men’s Hearts” with Kelsey Grammer as well as in the Chicago documentary, “Live at Mister Kelly’s.”
Over 200 films and TV shows have featured her, including “Alice” (based upon the original film) as well as Steven King’s “Kingdom Hospital” TV Series. She also starred with Laura Dern in “Enlightened”, a hit TV series for HBO.
Ladd is only woman to have ever directed Bruce Dern’s ex-husband in a film, Mrs. Munck. She wrote/directed the film and won numerous awards in Europe.
Ms. Ladd has published two books: “Spiraling Thru the School of Life” by Hay House; and a collection of short stories called “A Bad Afternoon to a Piece of Cake,” published in Exxcel Press by Ladd’s company. Laura has co-authored “Honey Baby Mine”, due out Mothers Day 2023, by Grand Central Publishing. Laura and she just completed the Audio! Diane Ladd comes from Mississippi. (Rose Diane Ladner – family name originally Lanier) is not related to the Alan Ladd Family but is a cousin of the renowned writer Tennessee Williams; was honored as “Woman of the Year”; is a lifetime member of the “Actors Studio” East & West Coast for over fifty years; and a National Board Member of SAG/AFTRA for some 25 years trying to “Pay it Forward.”
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