Interview with KEANU REEVES The Neon Demon
When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will use any means necessary to get what she has in The Neon Demon, the new horror thriller from Nicolas Winding Refn.
The Neon Demon stars Elle Fanning (Maleficent, Super 8), Jena Malone (Inherent Vice, The Hunger Games series), Bella Heathcote (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Dark Shadows), Abbey Lee (Gods of Egypt, Max Max: Fury Road), Karl Glusman (Love, Stonewall), Keanu Reeves (John Wick, The Matrix series), Christina Hendricks (“Mad Men,” Drive), Desmond Harrington (“Dexter,” The Dark Knight Rises), Alessandro Nivola (A Most Violent Year, American Hustle), and Charles Baker (“Breaking Bad,” Wild).
The Neon Demon is directed by Nicolas Winding Refn (Bronson, Valhalla Rising, Drive, Only God Forgives) and co-written by Nicolas Winding Refn, Mary Laws and Polly Stenham, based on a story by Nicolas Winding Refn.
It is produced by Lene Børglum (Dogville, Only God Forgives), Sidonie Dumas, and Vincent Maraval. Executive producers are Christophe Riandee, Brahim Chioua, Christopher Woodrow (Birdman, Killer Joe), Michael Bassick (Bernie, The Ten), Steven Marshall, Michel Litvak (Whiplash, Drive), Gary Michael Walters (Whiplash, Drive), Jeffrey Stott (2 Guns, Drive),Rachel Dik (Old Fashioned), Victor Ho (The World Made Straight, Fast Food Nation), Manuel Chiche, Matthew Read, and Thor Sigurjonsson . Co-Producers are K. Blaine Johnston and Elexa Ruth.
It features cinematography by Natasha Braier (The Rover, The Milk of Sorrow), editing by Mat Newman (Drive, Only God Forgives), production design by Elliott Hostetter (Spring Breakers), costume design by Erin Benach (Drive). Music is by Cliff Martinez (Drive, Spring Breakers, Only God Forgives), casting by Nicole Daniels and Courtney Bright and Sound Design by Eddie Simonsen and Anne Jensen.
A Space Rocket production in co-production with Gaumont and Wild Bunch The Neon Demon is a co-production between Denmark and France.