The Sundance Film Festival is renowned for finding and promoting some of the year’s best films, from 1994’s Clerks to 2010’s Oscar-nominated Winter’s Bone. While the 2011 festival will not end until Jan. 30, there are already a few films that are garnering a lot of attention—and ones you will want to look for at [...]
Source Code follows Capt. Colter Stevens (Gyllenhaal), a soldier who has to find out who planted a bomb on a commuter train.
Patrick Fugit has been cast in Cameron Crowe’s upcoming movie We Bought a Zoo. Fugit will join Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson and Thomas Haden Church in the film.
Cogan’s Trade follows Jackie Cogan (Pitt), a professional enforcer, as he investigates a heist that took place during a mob-protected poker game.
George Clooney is set to star in and direct a new film, The Ides of March. The film, based on Beau Willimon’s play Farragut North, centers on a primary race for the Democratic presidential nominee. Clooney will play Governor Morris, a candidate in the race. Ryan Gosling (Half Nelson), Marisa Tomei (The Wrestler), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Capote), Evan Rachel Wood (Across the Universe) and Paul Giamatti (Sideways) will round out the star-studded cast.
Director Judd Apatow has been lying low since his third directorial feature, Funny People, hit theaters last year. That is, he has been lying low until now. Universal Studios has announced that Apatow’s next film will be released on June 1, 2012.
The Motion Picture Association of America is showing no love for Blue Valentine. The MPAA has given Blue Valentine the film industry’s equivalent to a death warrant: an NC-17 rating.
Zack Snyder will direct Warner Bros.’ reboot of Superman.
House star Olivia Wilde is joining the cast of an untitled thriller formerly known as Im.mortal.
The trailer for the Coen brothers’ True Grit has finally hit the internet, and it looks as though that risk will yield big rewards (as in Oscars.)
Emma Stone is reportedly being considered for the role of Mary Jane Watson in Sony’s Spider-Man reboot. The Easy A breakout star’s name is the latest to emerge in the search for pop culture’s most iconic girl next door. Not only does Stone look the part, but she has proven in such films as Zombieland [...]
Director David O. Russell’s The Fighter looks as though it could be a tough contender come Oscar season. The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams, depicts boxer “Irish” Micky Ward’s difficult rise to success in the ring. Although audiences have seen this plot before (all six Rocky films, Cinderella Man and The Wrestler, to name a few), almost everyone likes an underdog story.