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Oscars 2020: Best Supporting Actress Predictions

Returning to the Oscar fray are frontrunner Laura Dern (“Marriage Story”), Kathy Bates (“Richard Jewell”) and Margot Robbie (“Bombshell”) along with newcomers Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh.A multiple Netflix fall festival entry is the David Heyman-produced Noah Baumbach dramedy “Marriage Story” (December 6), starring Adam Driver, dual nominee Johansson and two-time nominee Dern who boasts […]

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‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ Starts Strong as Clint Eastwood Crumbles With ‘Richard Jewell’

Theaters were feast or famine this pre-Christmas weekend. “Jumanji: The Next Level” lived up to its title with a domestic opening at $60 million — 66% better than the very successful 2017 reboot that went on to gross $400 million domestic and over $900 million worldwide.That film, along with “Frozen II” and “Knives Out” will […]

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‘Richard Jewell’ Star on Olivia Wilde Role: ‘There Are Casualties in Storytelling Just Like in Real Life’

The last two weeks have been complicated for “Richard Jewell.” Clint Eastwood’s dramatization of the security guard who saved lives at the Centennial Olympic Park bombing during the Atlanta Games of 1996, only to find himself targeted by the FBI and the media as a suspect, became an immediate awards season contender following its AFI […]

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‘Richard Jewell’ Dispute Intensifies, as Olivia Wilde and Screenwriter Billy Ray Weigh in

The battle of truth versus fiction in Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” intensified Thursday as screenwriter Billy Ray shot back at Kevin Riley, the editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Riley, who has criticized the movie for suggesting that reporter Kathy Scruggs traded sex for news tips while reporting on the investigation into the 1996 Atlanta bombing, […]

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‘Richard Jewell’: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Threatens Legal Action Over ‘Malicious Fabrication’

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and editor Kevin Riley are threatening the producers and filmmakers of Clint Eastwood’s “Richard Jewell” over its accusations of “malicious fabrications” in the film, according to a legal demand sent Monday that was obtained by TheWrap.The letter from the law offices of Lavely & Singer accused the filmmakers as acting “recklessly” and […]

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Paul Walter Hauser to Play Title Character in Clint Eastwood’s ‘Richard Jewell’

“I, Tonya” and “Late Night” star Paul Walter Hauser has signed on to star as the title character alongside Sam Rockwell in Clint Eastwood’s next film, “Richard Jewell,” sources tell Variety.The drama is based on Marie Brenner’s article in Vanity Fair chronicling the story of Jewell, a real-life security guard whose world was turned upside […]

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