Tag Archives: Luc Besson

Marion Cotillard to be nominated for “Best Actress” for her performance in “Rust and Bone”

Our friend and one of our favorite actresses, Marion Cotillard, is on her way to be nominated for “Best Actress” for her performance in “Rust and Bone.” This coming January 10th the Academy Awards will announce the nominees for the Oscars. We strongly believe that Marion will be one of[...]

Trailer hits for Luc Besson’s “The Lady” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We paid a lot of attention to the films that left this year’s fall film festival circuit with a modicum of awards buzz. And while titles like “The Descendants,” “Moneyball” and even Steve McQueen’s “Shame” generated heat with screenings (and trophy wins) at select stops in[...]

“The Lady” leads deals as TIFF 2011 winds down

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: As the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival draws to a close this weekend, a few more high-profile titles are finding homes as they seek distribution deals. Luc Besson’s based-on-true-events drama “The Lady,” for example, has been picked up by Cohen Media Group, THR reports. Michelle Yeoh[...]

Trailer for Luc Besson’s “The Lady” – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Luc Besson’s “The Lady,” which will have its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month, stars Michelle Yeoh as Aung San Suu Kyi, a significant figure in Burma’s political landscape who endured decades of imprisonment and isolation for her pro-democracy activism efforts. Besson’s film[...]

Awards Season Roundup: “Let Me In” deserves a Best Picture nod, according to one pundit

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com’s Awards Season Roundup collects insights from around the Internet on films that are running in the Oscar race. Matt Reeves’ “Let Me In,” which opens on Friday, “should be one of the ten 2010 Best Picture nominees. It’s that good.” These are the words of[...]

Natalie Portman would load up a gun for ‘Professional 2’

HollywoodNews.com: As Nataile Portman generates Oscar buzz as an obsessed ballerina in “Black Swan,” the actress yearns to return to her roots. Portman says that she’d return to the role that made her in Hollywood at the age of 12, Mathilda, in Luc Besson’s sequel to “the Professional,” entitled “Leon”[...]

Natalie Portman, Evan Rachel Wood rumors swirl again for ‘Dragon Tattoo’

HollywoodNews.com: As the clock clicks down toward the fall production start date for David Fincher’s “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” cinephiles around the world await the news as to who will play antisocial hacker Lisbeth Salander. EW offers up some interesting news lately, indicating that there’s buzz that Fincher[...]

Natalie Portman continues dark streak in ‘Black Swan’

HollywoodNews.com: Many forget, but Natalie Portman has a penchant for playing dark roles, specifically those who operate on the fringe of society. Portman arrived on the scene as a child actress in Luc Besson’s 1994 actioner “The Professional” as an assassin. She earned a Golden Globe supporting actress win for[...]