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Spike Lee hired for “Oldboy” remake

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: More remake news this morning as Mandate Pictures confirms the news that Spike Lee will be in the director’s chair for an American version of Chan Wook Park’s vengeance thriller “Oldboy.” Lee’s hiring comes at the tail end of a rumor cycle that had multiple creative[...]

‘Precious’ sequel to hit bookshelves

HollywoodNews.com: There is a sequel to “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire.” Not in film form yet, but definitely in book. The author whose real name is Ramona Lofton sold “The Kid” to Penguin Press. The New York Observer and the Hollywood Reporter had the news. In “The[...]

Laura Linney’s ‘The Big C’ is “something special”

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Laura Linney’s “The Big C” dark comedy is a little over half way through production of its initial 13 series segments – and already the cast and crew on the Aug. 16-debuting Showtime series are talking about it as a groundbreaking show.[...]

Helen Mirren on ‘Caligula’: McDowell could have been nominated for an Oscar

Hollywoodnews.com: It was 30 years ago that the controversial movie “Caligula” actually had the chance to flicker in a moviehouse. “Caligula” gets a footnote in movie history because it was originally conceived as a prestigious sword and sandal epic about the flawed emperor written by high-brow literary dude Gore Vidal[...]

More Oscar nominees coming to DVD

BY SEAN O’CONNELL A couple of Best Picture nominees announced their DVD release dates this week. “An Education,” starring Carey Mulligan as a British ingénue who falls under the spell of an older suitor (Peter Sarsgaard), arrives on DVD and Blu-ray March 30 from Sony Home Entertainment. Lone Scherfig’s insightful[...]