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Evening reunites Claire Danes with several actors - Eileen Atkins, Toni Collette, and Meryl Streep - who appeared in Stephen Daldry's Golden Globe Award-winning The Hours, which was based on upon a novel by Evening screenplay co-writer Michael Cunningham.
This summer, Ms. Danes will also be seen starring in Matthew Vaughn's Stardust, with Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Ricky Gervais, Peter O'Toole, and Charlie Cox.
Her feature film credits include Anand Tucker's Shopgirl; Thomas Bezucha's The Family Stone; Richard Eyre's Stage Beauty; Jonathan Mostow's Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines; Burr Steers' Igby Goes Down; Francis Coppola's The Rainmaker; Oliver Stone's U Turn; Baz Luhrmann's William Shakespeare's 'Romeo + Juliet'; Michael Pressman's To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday; Billy Hopkins' I Love You, I Love You Not; Jodie Foster's Home for the Holidays (on which Evening director Lajos Koltai was the cinematographer); Jocelyn Moorhouse's How to Make an American Quilt; and Gillian Armstrong's Little Women.
Ms. Danes first came to prominence with her indelible performance as Angela Chase on the television series My So-Called Life. Her portrayal earned her an Emmy Award nomination and a Golden Globe Award.
She recently completed two dance performances to considerable acclaim: Christina Olson: American Model and Edith and Jenny, both at P.S. 122 in her native New York City.