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Manuel here to offer some random box office facts about the acting races. The big Oscar box office story continues to be American Sniper’s unprecedented success, so much so that Bradley Cooper garnered a shoutout last night at the SAG Awards despite not being nominated. I’m starting to feel the Best Picture category might not be the only three-way race as we wade deeper into Phase 2. Numbers and statistics junkie that I imagine myself to be, I was curious to see whether the past fifteen years’ worth of box office numbers in the acting categories could help us gleam anything about potential outcomes. Spoiler alert: not much, but enjoy the following random tidbits below.
As it stands, Bradley, Rosamund Pike, Robert Duvall (improbably, really) and Meryl Streep hold the title as the highest grossing nominees from their respective races. How might this help Bradley; well, let's take a »
- Manuel Betancourt
Quentin Tarantino shouldn’t be able to make films this quickly. On paper, he’s one of the more productive modern auteur directors, having knocked out countless screenplays and done a load of script doctoring at the start of his career, kick starting his own directorial debut in superior crime drama Reservior Dogs. And he’s barely paused for breath since.
Considering how densely packed his films are, how complex, how stylistically daring, it’s impressive he manages to make any of these films, let alone in such rapid succession. That he also manages to shift gears so dramatically – going from the fairly straight thrillers of Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction and Jackie Brown to grindhouse/samurai revenge epic Kill Bill, war movie Inglourious Basterds and Western Django Unchained – is double so.
Speaking of which, a scant two years after Django he’s back with another Western, The Hateful Eight, which started shooting this weekend. »
- Tom Baker
His new vengeance-flavoured Western might be called The Hateful Eight, but Quentin Tarantino knows he needs more than eight people to fill the ensemble. As the cameras start to roll in Colorado, the director has added Lee Horsley, Craig Stark and Belinda Owino to the cast.Qt’s latest is set roughly a decade after the American Civil War and finds an eclectic group of law keepers, outlaws, mercenaries, bounty hunters and fugitives holed up in a stagecoach waypoint when a massive snowstorm hits the area. Soon, the two men transporting a female prisoner across the country start to wonder if they’ll actually make it out alive...The main cast includes a blend of Tarantino old hands and those new to his films, with Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Michael Madsen and Channing Tatum on the roster alongside James Parks and Zoe Bell. »
The film is set around a decade after the Civil War and features a group of eight people, including bounty hunters and fugitives, who are forced to bunk up in a stagecoach stopover when a storm hits.
Tarantino originally shelved plans to go ahead with the film after the script leaked and Gawker published it online.
He then held »
Director Peter Bogdanovich returns to the silver screen this year with his first film in 13 years, the star-studded screwball farce She’s Funny Like That, and the first trailer has now arrived online. Check it out below…
She’s Funny That Way revolves around married Broadway director Arnold (Owen Wilson, Zoolander) who falls for a prostitute-turned-actress named Izzy (Imogen Poots, That Awkward Moment). Also featuring in the cast are Jennifer Aniston (Cake), Will Forte (Nebraska) and Kathryn Hahn (Afternoon Delight), Lucy Punch (Into The Woods), Rhys Ifans (Greenburg), Cybill Shepard (Taxi Driver), Colleen Camp (Clue), Quentin Tarantino (Django Unchained), and a cameo from Michael Shannon (Man of Steel).
She’s Funny That Way opens in the States on April 10th, with a UK release still to be confirmed.
- Scott J. Davis
The revenge Western has also added several new supporting cast members including Zoe Bell ("Death Proof"), Gene Jones ("The Sacrament") and numerous "Django Unchained" cast members including James Parks, Dana Michelle Gourrier, Keith Jefferson, Lee Horsley, Craig Stark and Belinda Owino.
Set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, the story begins as a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape and is set mostly within a haberdashery with eight travelers realising they may not make it to Red Rock after all.
Presented in glorious 70mm, "The Hateful Eight" will be released by TWC in 2015.
Source: The »
- Garth Franklin
Quentin Tarantino has been rolling on his upcoming western The Hateful Eight for a little while in Colorado already, but today The Wrap unveiled some new members of the supporting cast. Zoe Bell, the stuntwoman who starred in Tarantino's Death Proof, is the most notable addition, but Gene Jones (No Country For Old Men), James Parks (Kill Bill), and Django Unchained actors Dana Gourrier, Keith Jefferson, Lee Horsley, Craig Stark, and Belinda Owino have also joined the cast.
It's just good to know that Tarantino is back behind the camera again, and that we're going to see a new film later this year.
In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. »
- Ben Pearson
It appears that Quentin Tarantino.s long-gestating project, The Hateful Eight, is finally starting to achieve some movement. It is being reported that the film has added an entire slew of new cast members to what was already an impressive dais, including repertory Tarantino cast member and stuntwoman Zoe Bell. Additionally, the film has finally begun to shoot on location in Telluride, Colorado. According to The Wrap, the film can now add the names of James Parks (an alum from the Kill Bill series), Dana Gourrier, Keith Jefferson, Lee Horsley, Craig Stark and Belinda Owino (who all appeared in Django Unchained), Gene Jones of (No Country for Old Men, The Odd Life of Timothy Green), and of course, the aforementioned Zoe Bell, who, besides appearing in a number of Tarantino films and working as a stuntwoman, would memorably play herself in Tarantino.s 2007 Grindhouse effort, Deathproof as a pipe-wielding badass. »
It has been a long and twisty road to principal photography on The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino’s latest foray into the western genre. First Gawker leaked the script, resulting in the filing of a lawsuit and Tarantino’s proclamation that he did not intend to make the film. What followed was a single public reading of the script, the lawsuit being dropped, and, finally, Tarantino’s announcement that he would make the movie after all. Now the day is finally here, as The Weinstein Company announces that the director has begun filming on The Hateful Eight.
The Hateful Eight takes place in post-Civil War Wyoming and follows a group of eight people who get trapped during a blizzard. Taking refuge from the storm at a haberdashery in a mountain pass, the group are soon involved in a plot of betrayal and deception. We can expect plenty of the good old Tarantino dialogue, »
- Lauren Humphries-Brooks
Opening later this year, Academy Award Winner Quentin Tarantino’s new film The Hateful Eight has today started principal photography (in 70mm) in Telluride, Colorado, the Weinstein Company has announced.
In addition, the supporting cast has expanded, with many have worked with the filmmaker in the past. James Parks (Kill Bill), Zoë Bell (Death Proof), Gene Jones (No Country for Old Men), and Django Unchained stars Dana Gourrier, Keith Jefferson, Lee Horsley, Craig Stark and Belinda Owino have all come on board to round out the already stellar cast.
In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or twelve years after the Civil War, a stagecoach hurtles through the wintry Wyoming landscape. The passengers, bounty hunter John Ruth (Kurt Russell) and his fugitive Daisy Domergue (Jennifer Lason Leigh), race towards the town of Red Rock where Ruth, known in these parts as “The Hangman,” will bring Domergue to justice. Along the road, »
- Scott J. Davis
Filming on Quentin Tarantino's newest feature, The Hateful Eight, is officially underway in Telluride, Colorado as the pic aims for a late 2015 release and along with the news that production has started, a few new names have been added to the list. Most notable is Zoe Bell, whom you most likely remember from Tarantino's Death Proof, the masked woman in Django Unchained or as Uma Thurman's stunt double in Kill Bill. Additional new cast members include James Parks (Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2), Gene Jones (No Country for Old Men) and a fleet of Django supporting actors including Keith Jefferson, Dana Gourrier, Lee Horsley, Craig Stark and Belinda Owino. They all join previously announced cast members Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern and Channing Tatum. Here's the official synopsis: In The Hateful Eight, set six or eight or »
- Brad Brevet
Bichir plays one of the eight in the “Bob” role. The other seven roles in the post-Civil War western: Samuel L. Jackson as Major Marquis Warren, Kurt Russell as John “The Hangman” Ruth, Jennifer Jason Leigh as Daisy Domergue, Walton Goggins as Chris Mannix, Tim Roth as Oswaldo Mobray, Michael Madsen as Joe Gage and Bruce Dern as General Sanford Smithers.
It’s Tarantino’s eighth feature and the follow-up to “Django Unchained,” which grossed over $425 million worldwide. The story is set on a wintry Wyoming landscape as »
- Dave McNary
The Weinstein Company says that "The Hateful Eight," the ninth film from writer/director Quentin Tarantino, has officially begun filming in rocky Telluride, Colorado—though the film is set in Wyoming a few years after the Civil War. Starring Channing Tatum, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Demian Bechir and Walton Goggins, the Western follows a group of stagecoach travelers trapped after a blizzard sends them off course. Amongst the crew are two bounty hunters and a rogue Confederate soldier. New talent has jumped aboard, however, including the excellent Gene Jones—who was stunningly good as a Jim Jones type in Ti West's "The Sacrament"— along with James Parks ("Kill Bill"), Zoe Bell ("Death Proof") and "Django Unchained"'s Dana Gourrier, Lee Horsley, Craig Stark, Keither Jefferson and Belinda Owino. Tarantino, fighting the good fight for cinema as ever, will present his epic in. »
- Ryan Lattanzio
Principal photography has gotten under way on director Quentin Tarantino's eighth feature film, The Hateful Eight, with production taking place in Telluride, Colorado. The revenge Western has also added a slew of new supporting cast members, many of whom have worked with the filmmaker in the past. Joining the cast are James Parks (Django Unchained, Kill Bill), Dana Michelle Gourrier (Django Unchained), Zoe Bell (Death Proof), Gene Jones (The Sacrament), Keith Jefferson (Django Unchained), Lee Horsley (Django Unchained), Craig Stark (Django Unchained) and Belinda Owino (Django Unchained).
The Hateful Eight are Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson as Major Marquis Warren, Golden Globe nominee Kurt Russell as John "The Hangman" Ruth, Golden Globe nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh as Daisy Domergue, Emmy nominee Walton Goggins as Chris Mannix, Academy Award nominee Demián Bichir as Bob, Academy Award nominee Tim Roth as Oswaldo Mobray, Michael Madsen as Joe Gage and »
And so the countdown begins. The Weinstein Company announced today that Quentin Tarantino has started principal photography on his 70mm western "The Hateful Eight." As we know, the main ensemble features Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern and Channing Tatum, and a new batch of supporting talent has also been revealed. The most familiar to Tarantino fans will be Zoe Bell, who appeared in "Death Proof" as well as very briefly in "Django Unchained," though she appeared wearing a mask. The rest of the players are mostly previous collaborators, including James Parks from the "Kill Bill" movies and Dana Gourrier, Keith Jefferson, Lee Horsley, Craig Stark and Belinda Owino, who all appeared in 'Django.' The only newbie to Tarantino's mileu is Gene Jones, whose brief film CV includes roles in "No Country For Old Men" and "Oz. »
- Kevin Jagernauth
The Weinstein Company has unveiled the supporting cast of Quentin Tarantino‘s “The Hateful Eight,” which the Oscar-winning writer-director has begun shooting in Telluride, Colorado. The film will be presented in glorious 70mm later this year.
Tarantino has rounded up a group of supporting actors he has worked with in the past, including Zoe Bell (“Death Proof”), James Parks (“Kill Bill”) “Django Unchained” actors Dana Gourrier, Keith Jefferson, Lee Horsley, Craig Stark and Belinda Owino, as well as Gene Jones (“No Country for Old Men »
- Jeff Sneider
Quentin Tarantino has begun principal photography on The Hateful Eight (with a cast that includes Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demian Bichir, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Tim Roth and Channing Tatum), and it has also been announced several new actors have joined the western. Death Proof's Zoe Bell, Kill Bill's James Parks and Django Unchained actors Dana Gourrier, Keith Jefferson, Lee Horsley, Craig Stark and Belinda Owino have all »
- Jesse Giroux
Kerry Washington is killing it these days. But you already knew that. She’s become a cultural icon as Scandal‘s Olivia Pope, and consequently one of the most visible actresses in Hollywood. But where was she before she was a card-carrying member of Shondaland?
For the most part, she was “that girl in that movie.” You couldn’t really place her. But now, her small roles in movies you’ve seen but never recognized her in mean so much more. In fact, now she has the clout to retroactively add star power to any movie. Namely, these five movies you forgot Kerry Washington was in. (Note: we’re skipping the ones no one you know has probably ever heard of.)
Little Man (2006)
[Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures]
- Tara Aquino
A new issue of Jump Cut is always a thumper and #56 is no exception: Mike Budd on Disney "in the era of corporate personhood," Douglas Kellner on 12 Years a Slave and Amistad, Heather Ashley Hayes and Gilbert Rodman on Django Unchained, Milo Sweedler on class warfare in the Robocop movies and Robert Alpert on the "artificial intelligence of Her." And more. Also in today's roundup of news and views: Richard Brody on Amos Vogel, James Schamus's speech "23 Fragments on the Future of Cinema," Stephanie Zacharek on The Palm Beach Story, an exhibition of work by James Benning and Peter Hutton, early word on future projects from Don Hertzfeldt and Jesse Eisenberg and more. » - David Hudson »
Reginald Hudlin directed House Party while he was still in his 20s; produced Django Unchained, The Boondocks, and The Bernie Mac Show; and helps put on the NAACP Image Awards. So when he wants to talk about race in Hollywood, you listen. In a new essay for The Hollywood Reporter, Hudlin uses the recent Selma Oscar snub to talk about the struggles of the film industry as a whole. "It's easier for a black person to become president of the United States than it is to be president of a movie studio," he notes, arguing that, "given the shrinking white population in this country, the lack of people of color in the suites and on the screens is just bad business." Though the industry will say things have improved since the '50s, Hudlin notes that many of the excuses for Hollywood's lack of diversity are the same: Back then, »
- Nate Jones
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