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10/9/13 UPDATE: “Short Term 12” director Destin Cretton is in talks to direct Lawrence in “The Glass Castle,” according to Variety. Looks like Lionsgate is very pleased with their “Hunger Games” star Jennifer Lawrence, and are now eager to keep her undeniable talent within their family. Deadline reports Lionsgate is now in talks with Lawrence to star in an adaptation of gossip columnist Jeanne Walls’ memoir “The Glass Castle”, though the project still appears to be in the very early stages. If everything comes together, Lawrence will take on yetRead More
It seems there’s a trend happening amongst the young stars in Hollywood to quickly team up again with a recent co-star – Gosling and Stone, Hedlund and Stewart, and now Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. Vulture reports that “The Silver Linings Playbook” duo are set to reunite on “Serena”, a 1920s period drama based on the 2008 novel by Ron Rash. Susanne Bier is set to direct the film about a pair of young newlyweds, George and Serena Pemberton, who attempt to build a timbre empire by ay means necessary,Read More
Is Jennifer Lawrence the most wanted actress in Hollywood? All signs seem to be pointing to yes as she is on the cusp of landing yet another high profile female lead. Deadline reports the young thesp is currently the front-runner to take the female lead in David O Russell’s follow up to “The Fighter”, the Mark Wahlberg starring drama “The Silver Linings Playbook.” If Lawrence signs on, she will have beaten out just about every other hot young actress who were all vying and had tested for the part, includingRead More
The star of Jodie Foster’s “The Beaver” is, presumably, the bit of brown fuzz attached to Mel Gibson’s hand, but we are much more interested in the two bright young stars who co-star in the film that’s had an unfair time getting released due to Gibson’s personal life. The film, centering around a formerly happy and successful family and businessman who falls into depression, is kicked out of his house by his wife, and only begins to recuperate after find a puppet of a beaver which he uses to communicateRead More
It was a cold and windy afternoon under the tents at the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards, as many of the usual suspects picked up awards, including James Franco and Natalie Portman for Best Male and Female Leads for their roles in Oscar favorites “127 Hours” and “Black Swan” respectively. “Black Swan” was the big winner of the night, also winning Best Director for Darren Aronofsky and Best Feature. “Winter’s Bone” also made a strong showing, winning both Best Supporting Actor and Actress for John Hawkes and Dale Dickey. AwardsRead More

Posted On January 25, 2011By Rebecca LewisIn Awards

2011 83rd Academy Award nominations announced

We’ve had up and comers dominate the nominations lists at this years SAG awards, Golden Globe awards and the BAFTAs, but now the Academy Awards, the oldest and most prestigious award ceremony in the media industry, have announced their 2011 nominations and it’s good and bad news for some of our favourites. Jesse Eisenberg, Hailee Steinfeld and Jennifer Lawrence have all been nominated in Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress categories respectively, but awards favourite Andrew Garfield was looked over in favour of Academy stalwarts such as ChristianRead More

Posted On November 30, 2010By Tamara ManneIn Awards

Film Independent Spirit Awards 2011 Nominees

Film Independent, a non-profit arts organization whose mission is to champion the cause of independent film and support a community of artists who embody diversity, innovation, and uniqueness of vision, have announced the 2011 Spirit Award Nominees. The 26th annual award show will be hosted by Joel McHale on the Santa Monica beach on February 26 at 2:00 pm, and will air the same night at 10:00 pm ET on IFC. The following nominees were presented earlier today by Eva Mendez and Jeremy Renner:Read More
Besting odds-on favorite Jennifer Lawrence of “Winter’s Bone”, unknown Ronald Bronstein takes home Gotham Independent Award’s coveted Breakthrough Actor award for his role as a part-time father in “Daddy Longlegs”. Previously only – barely – known for being the writer, director and editor on “Frownland”, Bronstein is a true indie filmmaker, so it’s unclear if he will be interested in leveraging his unexpected Gotham win into roles in bigger films, although during his acceptance speech, he thanked directors Benny and Josh Safdie “for the opportunity to act. I hope IRead More
Jennifer Lawrence recently sat down with David Poland for his DP/30 interview series, in which filmmakers are interviewed for a full half-hour, allowing the conversation to go very in-depth into their work and other subjects. Watch Lawrence’s interview below, where her refreshingly candid personality is on full display. They go into a full array of subjects, shooting “Winter’s Bone”, her favorite cities, her dream projects. Is it strange to watch herself on screen, as many actors say? “I’ve never had the ‘whoa, I’m on camera’ moment because I remember filmingRead More
“Winter’s Bone” breakout star Jennifer Lawrence will be honored at the 2011 Palm Springs Film Festival with their Rising Star Award. Harold Matzner, chairman of the festival, says Lawrence gave “an Oscar-quality performance” in “Winter’s Bone.” Executive director Darryl Macdonald also told The Desert Sun, “It’s a performance of such grace, such depth and maturity that it belies her young age and marks her as one of the most promising actresses to emerge from American cinema in recent years.” Lawrence is currently filming “X-Men: First Class” in London, where sheRead More