Today on indieWIRE, we spotlighted 13 Oscar attention-worthy actresses, rated Scorsese’s unfinished “Hugo,” spoke to Charlotte Gainsbourg and much more.
For Your Consideration: 13 Underdog Actresses That Deserve Oscar’s Attention This Year
This column will take the next two weeks as an opportunity to discuss a few names that aren’t getting much talk—mainly because they aren’t likely to end up garnering nominations.
NYFF ‘11 | Unfinished, Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” is a 3-D Lesson in Film History
It’s certainly a heartfelt feast for the eyes, but “Hugo” may lose some awards season momentum.
Charlotte Gainsbourg of “Melancholia” Talks Lars von Trier and Her Latest Album
indieWIRE caught up with Gainsbourg in New York to talk about working with von Trier a second time.
You Have 81 Days to Make Your Next Movie Sexy to Investors
Section 181, the seven-year-old IRS ruling that’s allowed investors to deduct their entire film investment—up to $20 million—in the same year it was made, is set to expire at the end of 2011.
West Memphis 3 Arrive in New York as Free Men; Echols Says AR Officials “Know Exactly Who Did It”
Newly released prisoners Jason Baldwin, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Damien Echols discussed how the difficult process of adjustment was coming along prior to the New York Film Festival screening on Monday.
Michael Douglas is Liberace, Matt Damon is Scott Thorson and Steven Soderbergh is Not Retired
Showing no signs of slowing down, Steven Soderbergh is next set to helm a Liberace biopic for HBO.
Magnet Takes to Christian Slater Horror Pic “Playback”
We spoke with the Scotland-born actress about why she agreed to take on the physically and emotionally demanding role and whether she fears being typecast after appearing in this divisive film.
Michael Fassbender and Steve McQueen Go For Round Three With “Slave”
Actor-director duo Michael Fassbender and Steve McQueen who, according to Variety, are set to team up a third time in McQueen’s next project, “12 Years a Slave.”
VIFF ‘11: Johnnie To’s ‘Life Without Principle’ An Uneven, All Too Familiar Financial Crisis Drama
Johnnie To seems unable, or at least uninterested in delivering a straight up serious drama with his latest, “Life Without Principle.”
‘Weekend’ Director Andrew Haigh Developing L.A.-Set Follow-Up ‘Simon Is Waiting’ With Film4
Screen Daily reports that Haigh has penned the script to “Simon Is Waiting,” a drama he’s set up at Film4 (”Slumdog Millionaire,” “Attack The Block”).
Sandra Bullock Reportedly In Talks To Co-Star With Clint Eastwood In ‘Trouble With The Curve’
“Gran Torino” was allegedly supposed to be Clint Eastwood‘s last acting job. But never say never, especially when friends are involved.