"The Sisters Brothers" spins a unique Western yarn                "Colette" is another period piece showcase for Kiera Knightley                John C. Reilly looks like a late breaking Academy Award player in the Trailer for "Stan & Ollie"                Brie Larson saves the day in the First Trailer for "Captain Marvel"                The Toronto International Film Festival boosts "Green Book" with its Top Prize                Updated Academy Award predictions for early September                "White Boy Rick" is a compelling character study and period piece                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actress contenders                Shane Black gives "The Predator" his signature clever spin                Venice Film Festival award winners include "The Favourite" and "Roma"                Taking a look at potential Best Supporting Actor contenders                Watch out for Ben Foster in Best Supporting Actor for "Leave No Trace"                "The Favourite" releases a new Trailer to build off of its positive festival buzz                "All About Nina" and "Fahrenheit 11/9": Films to look forward to in September                Trailer for "The Front Runner" and Buzz from Telluride suggest another Oscar player for Jason Reitman        

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Steven Soderbergh to cry “U.N.C.L.E.” for Warner

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Warner’s “Man from U.N.C.L.E.” might sound a little like Danny Ocean, or Matt Damon’s whistleblowing “Informant.” That’s because Steven Soderbergh, who directed the “Ocean’s” films and Damon’s comedy, is in talks to helm the studio’s long-gestating feature-length take on the classic 1960s television show. THR had the report. Airing[...]

Jessica Alba, Joel McHale are an item in ‘Spy Kids 4’

HollywoodNews.com: Joel McHale will be married to Jessica Alba — in Robert Rodriguez’s “Spy Kids 4,” that is. The host of E!’s “The Soup” will be playing a spy-hunting reporter who is the husband to Alba’s character, the stepmother of his kids. Dimension will be releasing “Spy Kids 4” on August 19.[...]

Kurt Russell to star in Don Handfield’s ‘Touchback’

HollywoodNews.com: Freedom Films named Kurt Russell as the head high-school football coach in Writer/Director Don Handfield’s Touchback, which stars Brian Presley (“Home of the Brave”), Melanie Lynskey as his wife, (“Up in the Air,” “The Informant,” “Sweet Home Alabama”) and Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Christine Lahti as his[...]

Matt Damon’s ‘The Adjustment Bureau’ moves to March 2011

HollywoodNews.com: Universal is moving the release date for the Matt Damon sci-fi thriller “The Adjustment Bureau” again. Originally, the film based on a Philip K. Dick story was expected to roll out in July. Then the studio decided September 17 was prime. In fact, had “Adjustment” bowed[...]

Adam Sandler invited to join The Academy

HollywoodNews.com: Adam Sandler is gearing up for the release of his new film, “Grown Ups,” and has just been announced as one of 135 artists selected to join the Academy. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 135 artists and executives who[...]

Matt Damon spills secrets as ‘The Informant!’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘The Informant!’ Matt Damon certainly deserved an Oscar nomination for his work last year. But if we ran the Academy, we would have recognized[...]

Predicting the Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice

BY SEAN O’CONNELL By the end of this weekend, the 2009-10 Oscar race should become a little clearer. Two annual awards show which boast the power of Oscar prognostication – the Broadcast Film Critics Association’s Critics’ Choice Movie Awards and the Golden Globes, handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association[...]