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Annapurna’s Stunning Shakeup: What the Hell Is Megan Ellison Doing?

In the last year, Megan Ellison has moved from respected producer of multiple Oscar contenders to another deep-pocketed Hollywood player who failed to appreciate the hazards of building a distribution company. On Tuesday, a series of news flashes telegraphed a company in trouble.First, Jay Roach’s untitled movie starring John Lithgow as Fox News chairman and […]

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‘Vice’ And ‘The Mule’ Join The Best Picture Fray [Contender Countdown]

Just when you thought the Best Picture race was settled two new players enter the game. Granted, Adam McKay’s “Vice” and Clint Eastwood’s “The Mule” weren’t really off the radar. Anytime the legendary Eastwood makes a new film it’s considered Oscar bait whether it’s warranted or not and McKay’s last feature, “The Big Short,” won […]

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Allison Janney To Play Attorney Susan Estrich In Annapurna’s Movie About The Roger Ailes Fox News Harassment Scandal

Exclusive: Oscar-winner Allison Janney will play trailblazing feminist lawyer Susan Estrich in Annapurna’s untitled Charles Randolph project about the women who took on Fox News kingpin Roger Ailes and the toxic male culture at the network.Author and liberal commentator Estrich, who was the first female President of the Harvard Law Review and the first woman […]

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Nicole Kidman to Play Gretchen Carlson in Roger Ailes Movie

Nicole Kidman is in talks to play former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson in “Fair and Balanced,” Annapurna’s upcoming movie about disgraced Fox News Chief Roger Ailes.Kidman will join Charlize Theron, who will portray former Fox News host Megyn Kelly. Jay Roach is directing with “The Big Short” scribe Charles Randolph penning the script.Ailes ran […]

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‘Beautiful Boy’ Teaser: Timothée Chalamet Struggles As A Hardcore Drug Addict

The year of Timothée Chalamet continues with the upcoming biopic “Beautiful Boy.” Chalamet will have yet another prime opportunity to exercise his dramatic chops in this story in which he plays a struggling meth addict. In keeping with the new direction his career has been headed in after “Foxcatcher,” “The Big Short,” and “Cafe Society,” […]

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‘Dope’ Director Rick Famuyiwa Partners With Plan B, New Regency on ‘Black Hole’

Rick Famuyiwa will write and direct New Regency and Plan B’s fantasy thriller “Black Hole,” based on the graphic novel written by Charles Burns.Plan B and New Regency’s Arnon Milchan are set to produce the film. New Regency will finance the project. Brad Pitt, Jeremy Kleiner, and Dede Gardner are partners at Plan B.“Black Hole” […]

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Duplass Brothers Contest Finalist Film ‘Lost Bayou’ Sets Cast; Kristanna Loken Cast In ‘University Intelligence’

Teri Wyble (The Walking Dead, Terminator Genisys), Dane Rhodes (True Detective, The Magnificent Seven), and Hunter Burke (Claws, The Big Short) are set to co-star in Lost Bayou, an English and Cajun French-language film, which was a top six finalist and grant recipient of the Duplass Brothers and Seed&Spark “Hometown Heroes Rally.” Directed by Brian […]

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