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Watch an exclusive clip from Going in Style featuring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin

24 March 2017 6:57 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its release next month, we’ve got an exclusive clip from Going in Style, the new heist comedy from director Zach Braff, which stars Oscar-winners Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin. Check it out here…

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Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (“Million Dollar Baby”), Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules,” “Hannah and Her Sisters”) and Alan Arkin (“Little Miss Sunshine”) team up as lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al, who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty, in director Zach Braff’s comedy “Going in Style.”

Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

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Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton’s “Battle of the Sexes” Gets Awards-Friendly Release

22 March 2017 9:02 AM, PDT | Women and Hollywood | See recent Women and Hollywood news »

Battle of the Sexes

Emma Stone just won her first Oscar in February, and the “La La Land” actress may be in running for the 2018 Academy Awards as well. Fox Searchlight has announced an awards-friendly release date for Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton’s “Battle of the Sexes,” Deadline reports. The film will hit theaters September 22. Stone stars in the tennis comedy alongside her “Crazy Stupid Love” co-star Steve Carell.

The film chronicles the “legendary 1973 tennis match between ex-champ/hustler Bobby Riggs and world №1 Billie Jean King,” the source summarizes. The 29-year-old King handily defeated the 55-year-old Riggs in one of the most-watched sports events of all time.

Penned by Simon Beaufoy (“Slumdog Millionaire”), “Battle of the Sexes” co-stars Elisabeth Shue (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”), Alan Cumming (“The Good Wife”), Andrea Riseborough (“Bloodline”), Sarah Silverman (“Masters of Sex”), and Bill Pullman (“The Equalizer”).

Carell appeared in Faris and Dayton’s feature debut, 2006’s “Little Miss Sunshine.” The comedy, which follows a dysfunctional family as they embark on a road trip to a beauty pageant, received four Oscar nominations including Best Picture, and took home two trophies. The collaborators’ critically acclaimed follow-up, 2012’s “Ruby Sparks,” was written by Zoe Kazan, who also starred in the unconventional romantic comedy about a writer (Paul Dano) who writes a love interest into existence (Kazan).

There have been previous films about the King-Riggs match, including Jane Anderson’s 2001 TV movie “When Billie Beat Bobby” starring Holly Hunter, and James Erskine and Zara Hayes’ 2013 documentary “The Battle of the Sexes.” The epic rivalry between King and Riggs will be depicted by Elizabeth Banks (“Pitch Perfect” franchise) and Paul Giamatti (“Billions”) in an upcoming HBO film, and serves as the inspiration behind “Balls,” an upcoming opera from composer Laura Karpman and librettist Gail Collins.

Valerie Faris & Jonathan Dayton’s “Battle of the Sexes” Gets Awards-Friendly Release was originally published in Women and Hollywood on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story. »

- Laura Berger

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Emma Stone sports film 'Battle Of The Sexes' lands autumn release date

21 March 2017 4:23 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Oscar winner stars as Billie Jean King opposite Steve Carell.

Fox Searchlight will release Battle Of The Sexes on September 22.

Stone plays pioneering Grand Slam champion female tennis player Billie Jean King, who took part in a 1973 challenge match against Bobby Riggs.

Steve Carell plays Riggs, a former player who came out of retirement after he claimed women players were inferior to their male counterparts.

Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris direct from a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy. Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and Robert Graf produce.

1984 director Michael Radford has got behind a theatrical re-release of the drama based on George Orwell’s prescient 1949 novel about totalitarian rule in the UK, known in the novel as Airstrip One. The director will film an introduction to his timely feature and post-screening discussion that will screen at all participating cinemas when the film is re-released on April 4. To date 180 cinemas across the Us have signed up. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Emma Stone sports film 'Battle Of The Sexes' lands autumn date

21 March 2017 4:23 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Oscar winner stars as Billie Jean King opposite Steve Carell. Separately, 1984 director Michael Radford to take part in April re-release.

Fox Searchlight will release Battle Of The Sexes on September 22.

Stone plays pioneering Grand Slam champion female tennis player Billie Jean King, who took part in a 1973 challenge match against Bobby Riggs.

Steve Carell plays Riggs, a former player who came out of retirement after he claimed women players were inferior to their male counterparts.

Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris direct from a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy. Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and Robert Graf produce.

1984 director Michael Radford has got behind a theatrical re-release of the drama based on George Orwell’s prescient 1949 novel about totalitarian rule in the UK, known in the novel as Airstrip One. The director will film an introduction to his timely feature and post-screening discussion that will screen at all participating cinemas when the film is re-released on April »

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Emma Stone sports comedy 'Battle Of The Sexes' lands autumn date

21 March 2017 4:23 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Oscar winner stars as Billie Jean King opposite Steve Carell. Separately, 1984 director Michael Radford to take part in April re-release.

Fox Searchlight will release Battle Of The Sexes on September 22.

Stone plays pioneering Grand Slam champion female tennis player Billie Jean King, who took part in a 1973 challenge match against Bobby Riggs.

Steve Carell plays Riggs, a former player who came out of retirement after making he claimed the women players were inferior to their male counterparts.

Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris direct from a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy. Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and Robert Graf produce.

1984 director Michael Radford has got behind a theatrical re-release of the drama based on George Orwell’s prescient 1949 novel about totalitarian rule in the UK, know in the novel as Airstrip One. The director will film an introduction to his timely feature and post-screening discussion that will screen at all participating cinemas when the film is »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Emma Stone and Steve Carell’s Battle of the Sexes to be released in September

21 March 2017 1:44 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Fox has set a release date for the Emma Stone and Steve Carell-led biopic Battle of the Sexes, which will open on September 22, 2017.

The film will see Stone as tennis player Billie Jean King as she prepares for her intergender match against ex-champion Bobby Riggs. The 1973 match began a discussion on gender equality and became a big moment for the feminist movement.

 

The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With her husband urging her to fight for equal pay, the private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past. »

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Emma Stone’s Billie Jean King Biopic Gets Awards Season Release Date

21 March 2017 1:01 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Fox Searchlight has given an awards season release date to “Battle of the Sexes,” starring Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs. The film is scheduled to debut on Sept. 22.

Variety first reported in 2015 Stone was attached to the project. “Little Miss Sunshine” filmmakers Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris directed from a script by Simon Beaufoy. Danny Boyle is producing under his Decibel Films banner along with Christian Colson and his company Cloud Eight.

Shooting began in April in Los Angeles. The competition between King and Riggs captured the public imagination in 1973, when the No. 2 ranked King — who was 29 — beat Riggs, a 55-year-old former Wimbledon champion.

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The film also stars Andrea Riseborough as Marilyn Barnett, King’s hairdresser and lover; Elisabeth Shue as Riggs’ wife; Austin Stowell »

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‘Battle Of The Sexes’: Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs Tennis Pic Sets Fall Date

21 March 2017 12:34 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Fox Searchlight’s Battle of the Sexes, about the legendary 1973 tennis match between ex-champ/hustler Bobby Riggs and world No. 1 Billie Jean King, will have its game date at the multiplex on September 22. The film stars Steve Carell and Oscar winner Emma Stone as the iconic tennis stars, whose faceoff was one of the most-watched sports events of all time — a symbolic face-off about gender equality. Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris direct… »

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Elizabeth Chomko Drama What They Had Recruits Hilary Swank And Michael Shannon

17 March 2017 11:05 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The Hollywood Reporter has learned Hilary Swank and Michael Shannon have climbed aboard What They Had, a new drama from writer-director Elizabeth Chomko.

They’ll join Robert Forster, Blythe Danner and Taissa Farmiga in a project that centers on a woman who circles back to her hometown in order to care for her ailing mother. Production is due to get underway in Chicago next week, March 22nd, ahead of a release sometime in 2018. In its journey to the starting line, What They Had accrued a host of producing support, too, including Bill Holderman (A Walk In The Woods) and Albert Berger (Little Miss Sunshine), so it’s exciting to hear the news that Chomko has matched that back-of-house talent with a host of top-tier acting talent.

Character details are being kept under lock and key for now, but THR notes that Swank has signed on to play “a woman who »

- Michael Briers

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Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon to Star in Drama 'What They Had' (Exclusive)

17 March 2017 10:06 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Hilary Swank, Michael Shannon and Robert Forster are set to star in What They Had, a drama from writer-director Elizabeth Chomko.

Blythe Danner and Taissa Farmiga are also part of the film's ensemble cast.

Unified’s Keith Kjarval (Inland Empire), Bill Holderman (A Walk In The Woods), Bona Fide ProductionsRon Yerxa and Albert Berger (Little Miss Sunshine) and June PicturesAlex Saks and Andrew Duncan (Thoroughbred) are producing the indie, which is set to begin production March 22 in Chicago.

The story is centers on a woman (Swank) who must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, played by »

- Borys Kit

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Producers Guild Announces Date for 2018 Awards

10 March 2017 10:16 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Producers Guild of America has set Jan. 20, 2018 as the date for the organization’s 29th annual awards, which will be presented at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Donald De Line and Amy Pascal will return as awards chairs for the second consecutive year. De Line’s credits include “The Italian Job” and “I Love You, Man” with upcoming projects including Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One,” and Zach Braff-directed film “Going In Style.” Pascal is a film producer and formerly served as Chair of the Motion Pictures Group of Sony Pictures and Co-Chair of Spe. She is producer of the upcoming films “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “The Girl in the Spider’s Web.”

The PGAs are the second awards show set for 2018, following an announcement this week that the SAG Awards will take place on Jan. 21.

The PGAs’ key award — the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for outstanding producer of theatrical »

- Dave McNary

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‘Logan’ Review [Chinese Cut]

7 March 2017 6:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook | Written by James Mangold, Scott Frank, Michael Green | Directed by James Mangold

Oh man, Logan. Everyone’s favourite Mutant is no longer the perma-young man he once was; his healing factor is greatly diminished, he walks with a limp, his hair has turned grey and he needs reading glasses. Eking out a living as a limo driver, Logan is alone, with only a profoundly sick Charles Xavier and Stephen Merchant’s Caliban for company. The Mutants, once feared as the next step in man’s evolution, are all but extinct.

This isn’t Mark Millar’s hyper-violent dystopia, but it is a hyper-violent dystopia. Or at least, it is for Mutants. The X-Men are dead and new Mutants are no longer being born, leaving Logan, Charles and Caliban as the last of their kind. Or are they? Logan »

- Joel Harley

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Abigail Breslin Perfectly Embodies Baby in New 'Dirty Dancing' Poster

2 March 2017 12:52 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Nobody puts Abigail Breslin in a corner!

The 20-year-old actress is taking on the role of Baby Houseman in the TV movie remake of the 1986 classic film, Dirty Dancing, and from the looks of the most recent poster, she's definitely got the look.

Watch: Jennifer Grey Reveals the A-List Actors She Would Cast in Dirty Dancing Remake

In the image, Breslin is seen nuzzling her co-star, Colt Prattes, just as Jennifer Grey did when she famously portrayed Baby alongside Patrick Swayze, who played bad boy dancer Johnny Castle.

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"Nobody puts Baby in a corner," Breslin captioned the poster, noting the classic line from the movie.

When speaking exclusively to Et last March, the Little Miss Sunshine star talked about the "insane" rehearsals that went along with portraying such a beloved character, and how nervous she was to try the iconic lift scene in the film. "I won't ever be ready," she quipped »

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How 'Logan' Director James Mangold Made the Most Violent Wolverine Movie Yet

2 March 2017 9:13 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Even the most "serious" and "grounded" superhero movies ultimately offer a warm bath of escapism – but not the fatalistic new twilight-of-Wolverine movie Logan, which feels more like having three metal claws puncture your cranium. This film is many things: the most daring mainstream superhero movie ever; a sharp dystopian vision of a post-Trump future America; a showcase for many, many decapitations and impalements, some of them perpetrated by an 11-year-old girl with a metal skeleton; everything Zack Snyder's Watchmen could have been, had it not been directed by Zack Snyder. »

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Next Year's Oscar Contenders: Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, Salma Hayek and More!

28 February 2017 5:00 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Emma Stone is on a roll. Fresh off her Oscar win for La La Land, the 28-year-old actress will likely be back at the big show next year—and not just to present like winners do the following year after their win. Stone is already being touted as a best actress nominee for her work as tennis legend Billie Jean King in the upcoming sports drama Battle of the Sexes. The film, directed by Little Miss Sunshine duo Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, tells the story of the 1973 televised match between King and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) while also following King as she comes to terms with being a lesbian. With Stone at the top of the list, I'm taking a look at some other possible contenders you could be »

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13 films that could be in the running for an Oscar in 2018

28 February 2017 12:07 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Like it or not, the awards race 2018 is already underway.

Painful as it may sound, the awards marathon is at least a 12-month proposition these days. With Sundance in the rear-view mirror, the talk of potential 2018 Oscar candidates is already underway in industry circles.

Below, Screen runs through 13 films that could be heading to the dance this time next year (the Oscars will be held one week later in 2018, on March 4).

Downsizing

Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig and Christoph Waltz (all previously nominated) star in awards perennial Alexander Payne’s social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself. Currently in post-production, the film is slated for a December 22 release through Paramount, which is financing. Payne’s last six films have been Oscar-nominated.

mother!

Black Swan and Requiem For A Dream director Aronofsky returns to a more intimate setting after 2014 blockbuster Noah with the story of a couple »

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Et Obsessions: ‘When We Rise,’ Richard Simmons Podcast, ‘Chicago Justice,’ and Wolverine’s Goodbye

27 February 2017 8:10 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Here at Et, we’re obsessed with a lot of things -- and for the week of Feb. 27 to March 5, this is what we’re most excited about:

Why We’re Obsessed With ‘Missing Richard Simmons

From filmmaker Dan Taberski comes a gripping new podcast that seeks to answer the question: Whatever happened to longtime fitness guru Richard Simmons? After disappearing from public life and seemingly ghosting all his close friends and supporters in 2014, Simmons mostly hasn’t been heard from since. Taberski, a fan and friend of Simmons, makes it his mission to find the answer to that question, while also uncovering what made Simmons the man he is today. The podcast, which is only two episodes in, blends the mystery of Serial with those E! True Hollywood Story specials that became popular in the late ’90s.

More: Richard Simmons Speaks Out: 'No One Should Worry About Me'

New episodes of Missing Richard Simmons premiere every Wednesday »

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Spirit Awards: ‘Moonlight’ Dominates En Route to the Oscars

25 February 2017 6:38 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Four of the last five Film Independent Spirit Award winners for best feature have gone on to secure the best picture Oscar. But that wasn’t always the status quo. Rather, it’s indicative of the Academy Awards’ slow evolution into something resembling the Spirits.

The last best feature Spirit winner to sit out the Oscars’ top race was “The Wrestler” in 2008, which was notably the last time the Academy’s best picture field was limited to five nominees. Since that shift, every Spirit champ has also been Oscar-nominated for best picture (some fudged in thanks to softly governed budgetary limitations).

Why? You have to go back to that very critical Academy decision eight years ago, expanding the best picture field first to 10 nominees, then to anywhere from five to 10 depending on how Byzantine math unfolds. It was a move meant to open the door to popular films, but instead »

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Did the 2007 Oscars get it right?

22 February 2017 11:38 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Simon Brew Feb 24, 2017

It’s Oscar weekend! But how well do the Academy Award choices of ten years ago hold up? We’ve taken a look...

The Academy Awards are the highest profile snapshot of what films are highly rated within 12 months of their release. What they can’t predict, however, is how well regarded their choices will age, and only time can tell you that. Which is why I thought it’d be interesting to go back a decade, and see how the winners of the 79th Academy Awards, handed out on February 25th 2007, stack up ten years on…

Best Picture: The Departed

Also nominated:

Babel Letters From Iwo Jima Little Miss Sunshine The Queen

At the time, there was a little bit of acceptance that The Departed was the Scent Of A Woman moment. That just as Al Pacino got rewarded for good work in a film that’s not his finest, »

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Logan Review

17 February 2017 1:29 PM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Jon Lyus

From the first scene, from the very first word in fact, it is clear that Logan is far from just another comic book movie. It may be the latest X-Men film to the fans but James Mangold and Hugh Jackman have created something distinct and different. We saw hints of what they wanted to achieve in their 2013 film The Wolverine but Logan is purposefully named. The raw narrative drive and the unrelenting violence make a solid foundation for a new type of Wolverine movie. This is not your comic book hero come to life, this is real life with all the pain and pathos that comes with it.

Logan is a very different beast. It shrinks its focus to a fine point, it collapses the worldwide grab of its superhero brethren to an almost claustrophobic hold. This film is less about saving the world, and far more about saving yourself. »

- Jon Lyus

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