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“Love Is Strange”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Ira Sachs Written by: Ira Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias Main Cast: John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, Marisa Tomei, Tatyana Zbirovskaya, and more… Past Oscar relations: John Lithgow is a two time Best Supporting Actor nominee (Terms of Endearment and The World According to Garp, while Marisa Tomei won Best Supporting Actress for[...]

Oscars®: Noah – What’s up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky Written by: Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel Main Cast: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Ray Winstone, Douglas Booth, Marton Csokas, Nick Nolte, Mark Margolis, and Frank Langella Past Oscar relations: Crowe won Best Actor for Gladiator and has two other acting nominations, Hopkins won[...]

Darren Aronofsky’s Noah’s Ark drama receives financial backing

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Darren Aronofsky should not have this much trouble finding financial backing for his projects. After delivering back-to-back award-winning dramas in “The Wrestler” and “Black Swan,” Aronofsky should have earned enough street cred to get a passion project greenlit. But in today’s unstable business culture, nothing’s a sure[...]

James Mangold to replace Darren Aronofsky as “The Wolverine” director

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: The news broke today—Twentieth Century Fox has finally chosen a new director for its upcoming project, “The Wolverine”. James Mangold (“Walk the Line”, “Knight and Day”) will helm the sequel to “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” The studio had been on the hunt since original[...]

Darren Aronofsky finds “Noah” financing at New Regency

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Darren Aronofky fans have wondered what the :Black Swan” director would move on to now that he passed on the chance to make a Wolverine movie with his “Fountain” leading man, Hugh Jackman. Days ago, Aronofsky revealed that he’d tackle “Noah,” a dark and edgy take on[...]

“Black Swan,” “Tangled” top DVD / Blu-ray charts

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Oscar season never really ends. It just goes into neutral for a few weeks following the annual Academy Awards ceremony, then kicks back into high gear as the films that competed (and especially those that won) reach home video. We’ll continue to track the films that[...]

Oscars: Will Natalie Portman Lose Oscar?

By Paul Sheehan at GoldDerby.com HollywoodNews.com: As the saying goes, “Win on Saturday, lose on Sunday.” This axiom refers to the less-than-impressive track record of Indie Spirit winners repeating at the Academy Awards. Of the 48 Indie Spirit acting champs to contend the following day at the Oscars, only 10[...]

Natalie Portman, “Black Swan” – FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan” closed AFI Fest 2010 Thursday night, sending several critics and Oscar pundits to Twitter post-screening to sing the film’s praises. The words “brilliant” and “masterpiece” were used so often, I’m surprised they weren’t trending on the social media tool. And IndieWire’s Anne Thompson[...]

Darren Aronofsky helming the “Wolverine” sequel?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is another innovative, high-profile filmmaker about to board a successful superhero franchise? Shortly after it was revealed that “Watchmen” director Zack Snyder would helm a “Superman” film conceived and produced by Christopher Nolan (“The Dark Knight”), Vulture is now reporting that Darren Aronofsky “entered into negotiations” to direct[...]

Mickey Rourke takes on another sports role

HollywoodNews.com: After excelling as a wrestler onscreen, Mickey Rourke is getting his game on. Rugby, that is. The Oscar-nominated actor is in talks to play Gareth Thomas, an ex-Wales captain who came out last year and revealed that he was gay. The Sun reports that Rourke was in London[...]
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