Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Melanie Lynskey

  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    4

    Krysten Ritter, Margo Martindale and Melanie Lynskey Nab New Pilots

    Some of our favorite underappreciated actresses have been cast in pilots for the upcoming Fall TV season. The hilarious Krysten Ritter of the dearly departed Apartment 23 has been cast as the lead in Leslye Headland’s Assistance, a talent combination that is almost too perfect. The terrific Ma...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    0

    Breakdown of Women Nominees for 2012 Gotham Independent Film Awards

    The nominees for the 22nd Annual Independent Filmmaker Project’s Gotham Independent Film Awards were announced today. A total of 26 Films were nominated in six categories. Actress Marion Cotillard will be honored with a career tribute.  And for the second year in a row, the IFP will prese...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    3

    Melanie Lynskey & Paul Schneider Say 'Goodbye To All That'; Nate Parker Goes 'Non-Stop'; Adam Brody Has A 'Baggage Claim' & More

    In today’s casting round-up, we have updates on a screenwriter’s directorial debut, another airplane-set thriller, an indie comedy about a man and his genitalia, and a romantic comedy set around a flight attendant.

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    5
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    11

    'Hello I Must Be Going' Star Melanie Lynskey On Her Bout With Depression After 'Heavenly Creatures' and Proving Naysayers Wrong

    If you don't know Kiwi actress Melanie Lynskey by name, chances are you likely do by face. Since breaking out at 16 opposite Kate Winslet in Peter Jackson's brutal and sad "Heavenly Creatures," Lynskey has worked with some of the best directors in the business (including Steven Soderbergh, Jason Rei...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    8 comments
    tweet
    24

    The Playlist Profile: Melanie Lynskey Talks Hollywood, 'Hello I Must Be Going,' 'Heavenly Creatures' & More

    It’s coming on 20 years since Melanie Lynskey appeared in her first film, but she cannot get used to seeing herself on screen. “It’s awful. Awful,” she says in her kiwi accent, characteristically wide open and soft spoken, over iced teas in Manhattan’s East Village. She has a new movie coming out, “...

    Read More »
  • Women and Hollywood
    0 comments
    tweet
    5

    Trailer Watch: Hello I Must Be Going Written by Sarah Koskoff

    Looks like this will be Melanie Lynskey's breakout role. She is always sooo good and now she gets a starring vehicle.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    26

    Watch: Trailer For Todd Louiso's 'Hello I Must Be Going' Starring Melanie Lynskey

    While the movies have generally favored older men chasing younger women, often to comedic effect, the reverse rarely gets explored. And when it does, it's certainly not with the emotional weight and insight of Todd Louiso's "Hello, I Must Be Going."

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    0 comments
    tweet
    3

    Thomas Beatty's Dark Comedy 'Teddy Bears' Adds David Krumholtz, Melanie Lynskey, Jason Ritter, Gillian Jacobs & More

    With his father Ned Beatty in tow, you'd be inclined to think Thomas Beatty could have called in a few more favours for his directorial debut, but it looks like the writer-director is keeping things small-scale with the microbudget, dark comedy "Teddy Bears," co-helmed by his wife, pho...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet
    0

    Melanie Lynskey, T.J. Miller, Patton Oswalt & More Join 'Seeking A Friend At The End Of The World'

    This business moves fast. We'd barely finished hitting 'publish' on a post about "Community" star Gillian Jacobs joining the Steve Carell/Keira Knightley comedy-drama "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World," and our inbox pinged with a press release from Focus Features, who recently acquired the...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • Sherri Shepherd Joins 'Ride Along 2' ...Shadow and Act
  • Trailer: Man Makes 'Grand Gesture' To ...Shadow and Act
  • Review: Big Business and Violent Rebellion ...Shadow and Act