indieWIRE’s snapshot of news and views from around the web on Friday.
Rudin Drops “Reader”
Capping a continuing battle with Harvey Weinstein, producer Scott Rudin is leaving Stephen Daldry’s “The Reader” and taking his name off of the project. [VAR]
More “Lola Montes”
“‘Greatest film ever’ or a cream cake?”, asks Salon.com’s Andrew O’Hehir. [Salon]
Despite lower than expected subscriber growth, Netflix “may actually be one of the companies best positioned to take advantage of online video.” [NYT]
Jamie Stuart, Take 3
Jamie Stuart’s latest short film from the New York Film Festival features Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Clint Eastwood. [Filmmaker]