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‘Jojo Rabbit’ Claims Tiff Audience Award

Director Taika Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit” took home the Toronto International Film Festival’s 2019 Audience Award on Sunday, with Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” and Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” claiming the runner-up prizes.The Tiff People’s Choice Award has, in recent years, presaged an eventual Best Picture Academy Award nominee — and, in some cases, a winner. Last […]

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Karen Golden, ‘Transformers’ Script Supervisor, Dies at 78

Veteran script supervisor Karen Golden, best known for her work on “Transformers,” died Tuesday after a seven year battle with Alzheimer’s. She was 78.Golden spent her career working alongside a long list of major film directors, including Michael Bay, John Huston and Ron Shelton. She collaborated with Bay on scripts for “Armageddon,” “Pearl Harbor,” “Bad […]

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David O. Russell Confirms He’s “Writing Something” For Jennifer Lawrence To Star In

Filmmaker David O. Russell has had a pretty great string of projects in recent years. Going back as far as 2010’s “The Fighter,” the writer-director followed that up with films like “Silver Linings Playbook,” “American Hustle,” and most recently, “Joy.” The latter three serving as star vehicles for Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence. And it appears that […]

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David O. Russell Writing New Project For Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell took a walk down memory lane with Tribeca Film Festival attendees to discuss their trio of pics together —Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle and Joy, with the five-time Oscar nominated filmmaker telling the actress at the end of tonight’s talk, “I’m writing something for you now.” No further details […]

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Jennifer Lawrence, David O. Russell on How She Almost Wasn’t in Two of His Movies

Jennifer Lawrence and David O. Russell make up perhaps one of today’s most famous director-actor duos. But that partnership almost didn’t happen.Speaking at the Tribeca Film Festival Saturday night for its Directors Series, Russell revealed that Lawrence was the last person cast in both their first movie together, “Silver Linings Playbook,” and their second, “American […]

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Brian Tyree Henry Circling Jennifer Lawrence’s A24 Film, First Plot Details Revealed

Little is known of Jennifer Lawrence’s secretive A24 project, but at least we now know a little more. Collider reports that Brian Tyree Henry, fresh off a breakthrough year that saw him steal scenes in “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “Widows,” has been offered the lead role opposite Lawrence. In addition, a few plot […]

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Jennifer Lawrence Picks Next Movie: A Drama With Acclaimed Theater Director

Jennifer Lawrence will star in an untitled film for IAC Films and A24 to be directed by acclaimed theater director Lila Neugebauer, who will make her feature film debut.The script was written by first-time screenwriter Elizabeth Sanders. Scott Rudin and Eli Bush are producing, with Lawrence and Justine Polsky.This marks the first film to which […]

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Pulitzer Finalist ‘Hitler in Los Angeles’ Optioned by ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Producer (Exclusive)

Oscar-winning producer Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Silver Linings Playbook) has optioned the feature film rights to Steven J. Ross’ Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America, which was a Pulitzer Award finalist in history this year. THR ran an exclusive excerpt from the book in September.It tells the incredible […]

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2019 Oscars: Best Actor Predictions

Of the films we have already seen, Chadwick Boseman buffed his stardom in the lead role in Marvel blockbuster “Black Panther,” while Joaquin Phoenix took home Best Actor at Cannes as a brutal killer trying to save a young girl from the sex trade in “You Were Never Really Here.”Returning Oscar winners will likely include […]

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Robert De Niro Praises Bradley Cooper’s ‘A Star Is Born,’ but the First-Time Director Owes His Success to Lady Gaga

After starring opposite one another in four films — “Limitless,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “American Hustle,” and “Joy” —Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro reunited for a one-on-one conversation at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. The hourlong discussion found Cooper looking back at his Oscar-nominated career and included David O. Russell being invited onstage to co-moderate. […]

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