Terrence Malick’s Song to Song To Open SXSW Film Festival

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After forty years of making spell-binding cinema, American auteur Terrence Malick is premiering his next feature Song to Song in his hometown of Austin, Texas. And it's a happy coincidence that the city is also home to SXSW – one of the world's biggest media … [Read more...]

Terrence Malick’s New Project Titled Weightless

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Terrence Malick's eight feature film in over 40 years is currently in post-production and is titled Weightless. According to fan site One Big Soul (via The Film Stage) a credit sheet belonging to Supervising Sound Editor Joel Dougherty listed the project, alongside … [Read more...]

Tatiana Maslany, Rooney and Kate Mara Testing For Star Wars Spinoff

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Gareth Edwards' Star Wars spinoff is starting to gather steam. While we know nothing about the story, we do know that the screenplay isn't finished, as original scribe Gary Whitta left the project. You have to wonder how hard it is to write a Star Wars screenplay, … [Read more...]

David Fincher & Rooney Mara Considering Spy Thriller Red Sparrow

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Following David Fincher's departure from Sony's Steve Jobs biopic, the director is now linked with Red Sparrow over at Fox. Deadline has reported that the filmmaker and actress Rooney Mara, who worked together on The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo and The Social … [Read more...]

Rooney Mara Cast In Joe Wright’s Peter Pan Origin Movie

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Another classic screen adaptation taking shape is Joe Wright's Pan, featuring Hugh Jackman as pirate Blackbeard. More accurately, the blockbuster will act as a prequel to J.M Barrie's Peter Pan, which is one of the best children's book ever written. According to … [Read more...]

Her: A Spike Jonze Love Story

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By Laura Blum (doddleNEWS) As believers can attest, God need not appear in the flesh to be the number one relationship in their lives. Surely what goes for Him can go for Her. The heroine of Spike Jonze's new film is as disembodied as The Almighty and potentially about as omniscient. What's not … [Read more...]

Actor Joaquin Phoenix finds love in a virtual world in ‘Her’

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By Patricia Reaney - NEW YORK (Reuters) Joaquin Phoenix knew he had to star in Spike Jonze's latest film "Her," an unconventional romance that explores ideas about intimacy, isolation, relationships and technology, because it wasn't a typical love story. Phoenix's depressed writer character … [Read more...]

A Minute With: Soderbergh about his new film Side Effects

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By Zorianna Kit (Reuters) - Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh delves into the world of prescription drugs in his new film "Side Effects," a psychological thriller that opens on Friday. Rooney Mara and Channing Tatum play a couple whose lives unravel when she begins taking a new … [Read more...]

Steven Soderbergh’s "Bitter Pill" lands financing

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By Joshua L. Weinstein LOS ANGELES, Jan 31 (TheWrap.com) - Endgame Entertainment and 1984 Private Defense Contractors have agreed to finance Steven Soderbergh's "Bitter Pill," the companies said Tuesday. Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Channing Tatum and Catherine Zeta-Jones are in talks to star in the … [Read more...]

Santa Barbara fest includes "Barrymore", Serkis, "Ben Hur"

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By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The 27th Santa Barbara Film Festival will showcase nearly 200 films, including more than 50 world or U.S. premieres, along with revival screenings of "A Clockwork Orange" and "Ben Hur" and tributes to Rooney Mara, Melissa McCarthy, Demian Bichir and Andy … [Read more...]

Rooney Mara preps for stardom with "Dragon Tattoo"

By Zorianna Kit LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When director David Fincher decided to make a film of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," Hollywood was abuzz with who might play the starring role of abused, vengeance-seeking computer hacker Lisbeth Salander. Would it be an A-list actress like Scarlett … [Read more...]