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Julie Taymor’s “Tempest” poster sets Shakespeare’s world ablaze

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Now that’s how you make a teaser poster. Julie Taymor’s spin on William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” will ride the festival circuit this fall before arriving in theaters on Dec. 10. The gender-swapping film stars Helen Mirren as the Sorceress Prospera, who plays magically deadly games with the likes[...]

Production Designer Nitin Chandrakant Desai to be honored by the ADG Film Society

HollywoodNews.com: The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and American Cinematheque will honor Production Designer Nitin Chandrakant Desai with a screening of the film “Devdas” (2002) on Sunday, August 29, at 5:30 pm at the Egyptian Theatre (6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood). Sponsored by Variety, this film is the fourth of[...]

Richard Jenkins commands Oscar attention in “Eat, Pray, Love”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Have you ever watched an actor just crush a scene, and you know that their performance just catapulted them into the Oscar race? Think Daniel Day-Lewis bellowing about milkshake drinking, Will Smith clutching his son as he holds a bathroom door shut with his foot, or Samuel[...]

“The Karate Kid” remake coming to DVD and Blu-ray in October

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This summer’s updated “Karate Kid,” with Jaden Smith in the Ralph Macchio role, proved that not all remakes are destined to suck. The film – which was quite good – has been one of 2010’s success stories, pulling in $173.8 million domestically to become the ninth-highest-grossing film[...]

Adrien Brody attaches himself to Kaye’s “Detachment”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Adrien Brody has accepted the lead in Tony Kaye’s “Detachment,” Which chronicles three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of a substitute teacher. Brody isn’t the only Oscar winner in Kaye’s “class.” He’ll join Marcia Gay Harden[...]

Pattinson Wins Big, Harry Potter Shut Out at Teen Choice Awards

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Vampires completed dominated the 2010 Teen Choice Awards, which were held in Los Angeles on August 8. Twilight and “The Vampire Diaries” both came up with huge wins, especially for current Twilight (and former Harry Potter star) Robert Pattinson, who walked away with two awards –[...]

Guess which undead film franchise dominated the Teen Choice awards?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Teen Choice Awards will air tonight – Monday, Aug. 9 – at 8 p.m. on FOX, but the surfboard-shaped trophies were handed out yesterday during a live ceremony hosted by pop diva Katy Perry. So if you don’t want to know who went home a winner,[...]

22nd Producers Guild of America Awards to be produced by Paula Wagner

HollywoodNews.com: The 22nd Annual Producers Guild of America Awards will be produced by veteran producer Paula Wagner, announced today by PGA Presidents Mark Gordon and Hawk Koch. This will be the first involvement with the Producers Guild Awards for Wagner. The 2011 Producers Guild Awards nominations will be announced on[...]

Will Ferrell’s new drama “Everything Must Go” heading to Toronto

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is Will Ferrell’s next film, “Everything Must Go,” on its way to the Toronto International Film Festival? It would appear so, though the fest has yet to confirm. Though when the actor appeared on “The Charlie Rose Show” in support of Adam McKay’s new comedy, “The Other Guys,”[...]

Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours” heading to Toronto?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Fox Searchlight must have liked what they saw in Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours,” because a story is breaking this morning that the mountain-climbing drama might have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Boyle’s film wasn’t on the initial roster of film’s making their premieres at[...]