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Adam McKay Says His New Film ‘Don’t Look Up’ is Tonally Between ‘The Other Guys’ and ‘The Big Short’

One of my most anticipated movies of 2021 is Don’t Look Up, the latest movie from Anchorman and Vice director Adam McKay. It’s a dark comedy about “two low-level astronomers who embark on a media tour to warn mankind of an approaching asteroid that will destroy Earth,” and it has a ridiculously stacked cast that […]

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PGA Awards Winner ‘Nomadland’ Heads for the Best Picture Oscar

Every year Hollywood looks to the Producers Guild Awards winner to forecast the Best Picture Oscar. That’s because in the 12 years since both groups expanded their top award list and adopted the preferential ballot, only three times have the winners not aligned — PGA winners “1917,” “La La Land” and “The Big Short” did […]

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‘Nomadland’ and ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Win USC Libraries Scripter Awards

Traditionally mounted by the USC Libraries as an elegant black-tie, sit-down dinner at the historic Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library at the University of Southern California, this year the Scripter Awards went global. On Saturday, March 13, the USC Libraries opened up their exclusive awards show to honor the year’s best film and television […]

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep and Timothee Chalamet Join Star-Studded Cast of Adam McKay’s ‘Don’t Look Up’

Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep and Timothee Chalamet will join Jennifer Lawrence in star-studded cast of “Don’t Look Up,” a new Netflix comedy from Adam McKay.Jonah Hill and Himesh Patel will also star, along with Ariana Grande, Kid Cudi and Matthew Perry. As previously announced, Cate Blanchett and Rob Morgan are part of the cast.McKay, the […]

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‘Normal People’ Star Daisy Edgar-Jones Signs on for Legendary’s ‘Fresh’

“Normal People” star Daisy Edgar-Jones has signed on for the lead role in Legendary’s social thriller “Fresh.”The project is based on Lauryn Kahn’s script with Mimi Cave directing. Legendary, which announced the Edgar-Jones casting on Tuesday, is keeping the film’s storyline under wraps. Hyperobject Industries’ Adam McKay and Kevin Messick will produce.“Normal People,” based on […]

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‘1917’ Wins the PGA Award; Is the Oscar for Best Picture Next?

The Producers Guild Association awards were tonight, and Oscar prognosticators were tuned to what the guild would choose as Best Picture. Since the PGA and the Oscars have expanded the Best Picture category, there have only been two times when the PGA winner didn’t line up with the Oscars: La La Land (the Oscar went […]

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PGA Awards Winners: Complete List (Updating Live)

The Producers Guild of America are announcing the winners in the motion picture and television categories for its 31st Annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night at the Hollywood Palladium.The PGA Awards has been one of the most reliable bellwethers for the Oscar for best picture, matching award in 21 of its past 30 years, […]

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Christian Bale, David O. Russell in Talks to Team on New Regency Movie

Christian Bale and David O. Russell are in talks to team on an untitled film that’s being developed at New Regency through its overall deal with Disney and Fox, Variety has confirmed.New Regency executives are aiming for a spring production start. If the project comes together, Russell would direct from his own script. Plot details […]

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Bong Joon Ho Teases ‘Parasite’ HBO Series, Promises ‘Many More Ideas’ Beyond the Film

Bong Joon Ho’s arthouse sensation made history Monday morning at the Academy Awards, becoming the first South Korean film in history to earn a Best Picture Oscar nomination (along with being the first South Korean film ever to be nominated for Best International Film). In total, Neon’s Palme d’Or winning thriller earned six Oscar nominations, […]

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