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Is Dustin Hoffman going to be nominated for director?

Last night, the 35th annual Kennedy Center Honored Dustin Hoffman among others. We are very proud of Dustin Hoffman. His new film and directorial debut,”Quartet,” is doing very well and it has been recognized by many organizations. Dustin Hoffman has long harbored a desire to direct a film, and having only[...]

THIS WEEK IN MOVIES by Pete Hammond: ‘True Grit,’ ‘Country Strong’

By Pete Hammond hollywoodnews.com: Would it be too early to already crown this week’s first 2011 film, Season Of The Witch the worst film of 2011? Some critics are already doing that and it’s abysmal 5% fresh rating at Rotten Tomatoes would put it almost[...]

Owen Wilson going to be a daddy

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A “Meet the Parents” co-star is about to become a parent himself. A rep has confirmed this morning that Owen Wilson and his girlfriend, Jade Duell, “are happy to be expecting a baby.” It is the 42-year-old actor’s first child. Wilson, of course, can be seen in the money-making[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond: ‘Little Fockers,’ ‘Tron Legacy’

By Pete Hammond hollywoodnews.com: What does it say about the current state of Hollywood that movies with gargantuan budgets , big stars and endless hype are, as of the turn of the new year, being rated anywhere from disappointing to disasters , while smaller films from directors not exactly known[...]

“Little Fockers” leads “True Grit” heading into holiday weekend

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: It was a big win for “Little Fockers” at the box office on Wednesday as the ensemble comedy – the third in the “Meet the Parents” franchise – topped several newcomers to lead the daily box office and charge into the holiday frame with some momentum. “Little Fockers”[...]

‘Hangover 2’ setting revealed

HollywoodNews.com: Over the summer Zach Galifianakis had a great idea for a “Hangover 2” setting: Moscow. The actor thought a plot set around Russian organized crime would be groovy. However, in the same story, Galifianakis denied a Moscow setting, only hinting that the “Hangover 2” locale would be[...]

Harvey Keitel wanted by ‘Office’ showrunner to fill Steve Carell’s shoes

HollywoodNews.com: Harvey Keitel has played a satirical take on himself in “Pulp Fiction” and flirted a bit with comedy in “Meet the Fockers,” but a sitcom leading man? Turns out “The Office” showrunner Paul Lieberstein (who also plays Toby Flenderson on the show) wants Keitel to replace Steve Carell on the[...]

De Niro flipping through the pages of “Manuel of Love 3”?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I might be the only person who enjoyed Robert De Niro in last year’s tearjerker, “Everything’s Fine.” And I’d prefer to see him in challenging emotional dramas instead of watching him run back to the “Meet” well for “Little Fockers.” So the news that De Niro is eyeing a[...]

‘Expendables’ explodes, ‘Eat Pray Love’ is bountiful, while ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. the World’ lacks ‘Game Genie.’

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Proving once again that films aimed at older audiences have theoretically stronger legs than those aimed at teens, ‘The Expendables’ and ‘Eat Pray Love’ both had strong weekend multipliers and both performed at or above realistic expectations. With all the hub-bub regarding ‘the guy movie vs.[...]

Dustin Hoffman might be a “Little Focker” after all

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Is Dustin Hoffman being recruited to rescue “Little Fockers” at the last minute? That might be extreme, though there’s a report circling the Web today that the Oscar winner is being tapped to reprise his role of Bernis Focker — Ben Stiller’s proud papa — for reshoots to[...]