Focus Features Seizes Wes Anderson's "Moonrise Kingdom"

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Focus Features Seizes Wes Anderson's

Focus Features has acquired worldwide rights to Wes Anderson’s upcoming feature "Moonrise Kingdom" says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story follows a young couple who go off to be together even though people in their small New England town are convinced they have disappeared.

Bill Murray, Bruce Willis and Frances McDormand star in the project which Anderson is directing from ...


Frances McDormand Set For Third "Madagascar"

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Frances McDormand Set For Third

Frances McDormand is set to voice the villain in "Madagascar 3" for DreamWorks Animation reports Heat Vision.

Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer and Jada Pinkett Smith are all set to reprise their roles as big-game animals who escaped a New York zoo and end up on the island off the African coast.

In this chapter the animals reunite to try to find their way ...


Casting: 360, Sinbad, Goon, Friends With Kids, Someone In the Dark, Now Is Good

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Casting: 360, Sinbad, Goon, Friends With Kids, Someone In the Dark, Now Is Good

Production Weekly has been on fire this week with casting scoops, in particular the last 24 hours have proven very busy. Amongst the news revealed today:

  • Eminem & Frances McDormand are in talks to join Rachel Weisz & Anthony Hopkins in the Fernando Meirelles sex-themed drama “360”.

  • Dwayne Johnson has been mentioned for the role of Sinbad in Chuck Russell's “Arabian Nights”. ...


Eve Hewson, Sean Penn Seek A "Place"

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Newcomer Eve Hewson ("The 27 Club") will star opposite Sean Penn in the indie "This Must Be the Place" for Indigo Film, Lucky Red, Element Film and ARP Selection reports Variety.

Penn plays an ageing rock star who is in pursuit of the Nazi criminal who tormented his father in a concentration camp.

Hewson will play a gothic-punk music fan who is a close friend of Penn's character. Frances McDormand also stars.

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The 2009 Golden Globes Winners List

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The 2009 Golden Globes Winners List

The winners for the 2009 Golden Globe Awards have been announced and "Slumdog Millionaire" easily dominated the night winning all four of its nominations including Best Picture and Director.

Kate Winslet was the night's single biggest winner scoring Best Actress for "Revolutionary Road" and Best Supporting Actress for "The Reader".

Mickey Rourke, Colin Farrell, Sally Hawkins and Heath Ledger took the other film acting honors, " ...