Tag Archives: Richard LaGravenese

“Unbroken” by Angelina Jolie: Best Adapted Screenplay contender

As you fine folks all must know by now, it’s one thing entirely to read early Academy Award predictions in order to see what pundits like myself think will happen this winter, but it’s a whole separate thing to actually know something about who and what will be in contention.[...]

“Blade Runner” Screenwriter Hampton Fancher in Talks to Pen Sequel Idea for Director Ridley Scott

HollywoodNews.com: Hampton Fancher is in talks to reunite with his “Blade Runner” director Ridley Scott to develop the idea for the original screenplay for the Alcon Entertainment, Scott Free, and Bud Yorkin produced follow up to the ground-breaking 1982 science fiction classic, it was announced by Alcon co-founders and co-Chief[...]

Oscars: Viola Davis circling role in “Beautiful Creatures” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A few weeks from now, we might be referring to her as Academy Award winner Viola Davis. Until then, she’s remains an incredibly gifted actress deserving of challenging roles, and she appears ready to add another one to her resume. Davis, star of “The Help,” is in[...]

Matt Damon, Michael Douglas cast in Soderbergh’s Liberace biopic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Steven Soderbergh’s long-rumored Liberace project finally is moving forward with Michael Douglas in the lead role as the legendary pianist and showman. “Behind the Candelabra” will be filmed for HBO Films by Soderbergh from a screenplay by Richard LaGravenese, THR reports. And in the key role of[...]

Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon in first “Water for Elephants” photo

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Adaptations of bestselling novels can be a gamble. Sometimes you land on a “Harry Potter” franchise. Other times you swing for the fences on an “Eat Pray Love” adaptation and miss out on a huge chunk of the book’s followers (for whatever reason … I’m still a[...]

Robert Pattinson in Oscar-winning company with “Water for Elephants”

By Tracy Rosenfield HollywoodNews.com: Though Robert Pattinson has yet to be nominated for an Oscar, his latest project, “Water for Elephants” is chock full of Oscar contenders. The credits list reads like a who’s who of recent Oscar winners and nominations:  Reese Witherspoon (“Walk the Line”), Christoph Waltz (“Inglorious Basterds”), Hal Holbrook[...]