Tag Archives: John Wells

Bradley Cooper will try to cook up another hit with “Burnt”

Over the past half decade or so, Bradley Cooper has gone from an up and coming supporting player to one of Hollywood’s biggest A-listers. Right now, he’s a huge movie star, one who is a favorite of both Academy members as well as theater goers. With the release starting this[...]

J.J. Abrams and Denis Villeneuve: Ten potential first time writer/director nominees for Oscar in 2015

Much like I’ve been saying, of the many storylines that begin during awards season, few are usually as compelling as the ones centered around who’s most due for an Academy Award. I think that it’s usually pretty satisfying to see a former bridesmaid finally become a bride, as it were.[...]

Bradley Cooper will heat up the Oscar race in “Burnt”

By now, it seems like a perennial contender for Oscars is none other than Bradley Cooper. He’s on quite the run of late, between his collaborations with David O. Russell, the stunning success that was American Sniper, and just being one of our most charismatic A-list stars. Later this year,[...]

The Cast of “August: Osage County” to be Honored with the Hollywood Ensemble Award at the Hollywood Film Awards

Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, announced today that the cast of “August: Osage County,” directed by John Wells, will be honored with the “Hollywood Ensemble Award”. The honor will be bestowed at the Hollywood Film Awards Gala Ceremony on Monday evening,[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Perhaps helped by the fact that it was the only new truly wide release this week, Paramount’s raunchy romantic comedy, No Strings Attached starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher did better than expected grossing an estimated $20.3 million , mostly from female audiences who showed up[...]

WGAW to Honor TV Writer DIANE ENGLISH

hollywoodnews.com:Emmy Award-winning Murphy Brown creator Diane English has been named recipient of the Writers Guild of America, West’s 2011 Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television, honoring lifetime achievement for outstanding television writing. English will be feted, along with other honorees, at the 2011 Writers Guild Awards West Coast ceremony on[...]

Mike Scully to receive WGA’s Animation Writing Award

HollywoodNews.com: Veteran animation and television writer Mike Scully has been named the recipient of the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ 13th annual Animation Writing Award, recognizing his prolific career and outstanding contributions to the craft of film and television animation writing, as well as his efforts to[...]

Weinstein Co. To Explore International Space Mystery with Appollo 18

HollywodoNews.com: The Weinstein Company has acquired “Apollo 18,” the sci-fi thriller based on the screenplay by Brian Miller, winner of the inaugural Astana International Action Film Festival screenplay competition, founded by “Wanted” director Timur Bekmambetov. Trevor Cawood is set to direct the project. Bekmambetov and Michele Wolkoff, President of[...]

Craig T. Nelson relates to ‘Parenthood’ grandkids

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Tough economic times will be hitting Craig T. Nelson hard this fall – on big and small screen. He plays the CEO in John Wells’ forthcoming ‘Company Men’ corporate downsizing drama, with Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, Kevin Costner and Chris Cooper also[...]

Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep circling “August: Osage County”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: They don’t get much more A-list than this. Julia Roberts is negotiating to join Meryl Streep for director John Wells’ adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning stage play “August: Osage County,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. “August” playwright Tracy Letts is expected to adapt his own show, which follows a[...]
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