Weekly Wrap: Sundance, SXSW, SBIFF, Oscar Watch, Kings Speech vs. Social Network, In Production

by Anne Thompson & Sophia Savage
February 5, 2011 11:18 AM
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FESTIVALS

- Hot Off Sundance: The Next It-Girl, The Big Thaw of Talent.

- Sundance Video: Alex Gibney Talks Ken Kesey and Neal Cassady on Magic Trip.

- Sundance Trailer: Tom McCarthy’s Win Win Earns Rave Reviews.

- Woody Allen To Open Cannes 2011 with Midnight in Paris, A “Love Letter” to the City.

- SXSW’s Pierson Talks 2011 Features Program; Will Sundance Buying Spree Continue?.

- SBIFF: Chris Nolan Talks Directing: Following, Memento, Insomnia, Prestige, Batman, Inception, Superman.

OSCARS

- Oscar Ballots Mailed, Tom Sherak Talks: Online Ballots, Franco and Hathaway, Top Ten, Date Move.

- Oscar Watch: Documentary Noms Shockers Explained.

- Oscar Watch: Weinstein vs. Rudin, Weinstein vs. Hooper and Rush on King’s Speech PG-13 Trims.

- Oscar Watch: The Real Black Swan, Co-Host Franco Rehearses, Does Santa Barbara Q & A, Recites Byron.

- Oscar Watch: Inception Sweeps Visual Effects Awards with Four Wins, Dragon Beats Toy Story 3.

- Oscar Talk: Possible King’s Speech Sweep, Santa Barbara Fest, Potential Upsets.

- Queen Elizabeth Finds The King’s Speech “Moving and Enjoyable”.

- The Fighter: Russell, Adams, Leo, McGee and Boston Sisters Talk, Swear for SAG Q & A.

IN PRODUCTION

- Vote: Superman’s Woman Not Lois Lane; Alice Eve, Diane Kruger or Rosamund Pike?.

- Box Office Update: Fox’s Dawn Treader and Gulliver’s Travels Recoup Overseas.

- Development Watch: Burton’s Dark Shadows Gets Green, Winterbottom’s Hardy Trishna Reinterpretation.

- Superman Reboots with Henry Cavill: Who is He? He’s Brit and 27. Check the Video.

- Diaz & Firth Team for Coens-Scripted Gambit Remake.

- Director Watch: Woo’s Killer Remake, Cameron’s Battle Angel, Gatsby’s Green Light, Hooper’s Secrets.

- Legends: Nicholson’s Wisdom, Marley’s Reggae Life, TV vs. Film for Femme Superheroes.

PLUS:

- Three Critics: Forces of Change in 2011.

- Hammer & DiCaprio Join List of Hunks Who Kiss On Screen: See Videos.

- Sanctum Reviews: “Visually Arresting,” “Paper-Thin Personalities”; Cameron Promos on Twitter.

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