Gillian Flynn Talks Gone Girl Adaptation on Reddit

One of the coolest things David Fincher did on Gone Girl was keep Gillian Flynn on as screenwriter. Probably the powers that be wanted a dude. I don’t know, just a guess.  Here is what the talented Ms. Flynn had to say about the adaptation process: “I read tons of...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

Jessica Chastain Close to Playing Marilyn in Andrew Dominik’s ‘Blonde’

What great news, if true. Chastain is really the perfect actress to embody Marilyn, both physically and otherwise. She exudes the same kind of champagne-like aura. Chastain, like Monroe, draws you in while able to reveal vulnerability at the same time. This versatile actress has...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

Foxcatcher Gets a November 14 Release Date

Foxcatcher will get a looksee at Cannes in a couple of weeks but then hit Oscar season right in prime time. I’m getting the feeling it will likely make the rounds, perhaps Telluride and Toronto, before being released. It couldn’t be in more prime territory for Best...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

Meryl Streep Accepts Monte Cristo Award, Quotes

Meryl Streep collected another well deserved accolade from the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.  Streep was praised by playwrites Tracy Letts and Tony Kushner.  Here is what Letts had to say (quote from Hollywood Reporter): “I’m very mistrustful of an actor who shows up...
Posted On 22 Apr 2014

WGA Diversity Report Says Women Screenwriters Lose Even More Jobs

The WGA diversity report, released on April 15, delivered this rather devastating news about women screenwriters in Hollywood. While women and other minorities are doing a bit better on television, on film things are only getting worse: Women Screenwriters Lose Ground in Film In...
Posted On 21 Apr 2014