Yes, Amy Adams Confirmed For Janis Joplin


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Today the website Fearnet had an interview with film producer Wyck Godfrey about the Twilight Saga, and the subject of a long-in-the-works Janis Joplin biopic came up. Godfrey mentioned in passing that Amy Adams would play the 1960s singer. … Read More »

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Taraji Henson To Star In A Lifetime Movie

Nellie Andreeva

taraji-hensonEXCLUSIVE: Lifetime has tapped Taraji P. Henson to star in its next original movie, Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story. While the network has being able land big-name feature talent for its recent biopics, Shirley MacLaine in Coco Chanel and … Read More »

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Kitty Kelley’s Oprah Biography To Become Biopic; Who Will Play The Talkshow Queen?

By | Monday July 12, 2010 @ 10:45am PDT
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oprah300UPDATED: Kitty Kelley’s controversial unauthorized biography of Oprah Winfrey will be given the biopic treatment. Veteran TV movie producer Larry A. Thompson has acquired the rights to the book, Oprah: A Biography, published in the spring by Crown Publishers, a division of … Read More »

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Barry Levinson Directs On Big Screen Again, Nick Cassavetes Acts, Jeff Bridges Walks

Mike Fleming

Some action on the feature front. Sony’s Columbia Pictures attached Barry Levinson to direct Brother Jack, a  Mosaic-produced drama based on the life of human rights activist Jack Healey. Harley Peyton wrote the script and Kelly Masterson is rewriting. Levinson’s got a little momentum from the Jack Kevorkian biopic You Read More »

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Leonardo DiCaprio Set For J Edgar Hoover Role In Biopic For Eastwood And Grazer

By and | Thursday June 17, 2010 @ 1:36pm PDT

leonardo-dicaprio-picture-1“He going to spread his wings,” one of my studio sources tells me now that Leonardo DiCaprio is set to play J Edgar Hoover in the still untitled biopic. Already getting early Oscar buzz for Chris Nolan’s Inception, Leo will be … Read More »

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HBO Greenlights ‘Hemingway & Gellhorn’ Starring Clive Owen And Nicole Kidman

By | Tuesday June 15, 2010 @ 5:48pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: It took James Gandolfini 6 years to get the story of Ernest Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn to the screen. Now HBO has just given the green light to Hemingway & Gellhorn, nicolekidmanRead More »

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