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

Alexander Payne

  • The Playlist
    22 comments
    tweet

    Snubbed? Who's Missing In The 2011 Cannes Line-Up?

    As one of the most highly anticipated film festivals on the planet -- the Olympics of cinema as it were -- each spring the looming arrival of the Cannes Film Festival line-up brings with it a near feeding frenzy of anticipation (except for those actually awaiting the summer tentpole season).

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    6 comments
    tweet

    Fox Searchlight Sets December 16th Release For Alexander Payne's 'The Descendants'

    Alexander Payne's highly anticipated "The Descendants" starring George Clooney is now primed for an award season tilt later this year with Fox Searchlight handing the film a December 16th release date.

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet

    How Alexander Payne And Jim Taylor Contributed To 'Cedar Rapids' And Nine Other Things We Learned

    Director Miguel Arteta Really Loves Michael Cera, Compares Him To Peter Sellers & MoreFilmmaker Miguel Arteta’s comedy “Cedar Rapids” is on the big screen in limited release this week and will expand into approximately 90-some screens this weekend. It’s the story of a low level insurance agent sent ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    4 comments
    tweet

    Exclusive: Alexander Payne's Next Film Will Be 'Nebraska'

    It's been almost seven years since Alexander Payne released his critically acclaimed road trip drama "Sideways" in 2004. The film earned four Academy Award nominations (including one win for Best Adapted Screenplay) and that helped put Fox Searchlight on the map, paving the way for future success wi...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet

    Miguel Arteta's 'Cedar Rapids' Starring Ed Helms Set For February 11th Release

    James Gunn's "Super" Starring Rainn Wilson & Ellen Page Slotted For April 1, 2011After the underwhelming Michael Cera-led adaptation of "Youth In Revolt" early last year, director Miguel Arteta's next directorial effort, the road-trip comedy "Cedar Rapids" starring Ed Helms of "The Office" and "The ...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet

    Alexander Payne Attached To Direct Adaptation Of Daniel Clowes Comic 'Wilson'

    With Alexander Payne busy finishing up his latest effort "The Descendants" possibly for a Cannes debut, the director is keeping an eye on this potential next gig. Sure, he's got the high concept comedy "Downsizing" -- about a financially struggling man who decides he can have a much nicer life if he...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    1 comment
    tweet

    Alexander Payne's 'The Descendants' Starring George Clooney Bound For Cannes?

    Is Alexander Payne's fifth feature film, an adaptation of Kaui Hart Hemmings' 2008 novel "The Descendants" starring George Clooney, bound for the Cannes Film Festival next May?

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • "Animation Scoop" Lives!Animation Scoop
  • The PlaylistIndependence Day Comes Early: The Playlist ...The Playlist
  • Review: Jason Bateman's Endearing & ...The Playlist