Maven Pictures And Archer Gray Team On Eleanor Henderson’s ‘Ten Thousand Saints’ With Ethan Hawke & Asa Butterfield

TenThousandSaintsPBEthan Hawke and Asa Butterfield have signed on to star in the film adaptation of Eleanor Henderson’s novel Ten Thousands Saints. Maven Pictures and Archer Gray are producing the coming-of-age story set in the East Village Punk scene of … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘3 Days To Kill’

McG‘s darkly comic action thriller follows a Secret Service agent (Kevin Costner) who comes out of retirement for one last mission in exchange for access to an experimental drug –administered by Amber Heard — that could save his life. Hallucinatory action ensues as he tries to complete the … Read More »

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Hailee Steinfeld In Talks For Straight Edge Punk Adaptation ‘Ten Thousand Saints’

By | Tuesday December 10, 2013 @ 2:08pm PST

Hailee Steinfeld Ten Thousand SaintsEXCLUSIVE: Oscar nominee Hailee Steinfeld is in talks to star in Ten Thousand Saints, a feature adaptation of Eleanor Henderson’s 2011 novel set in 1980s New York City in the age … Read More »

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AFM: QED Revives Vince Vaughn-Hailee Steinfeld Pic ‘Term Life’

By | Friday November 1, 2013 @ 6:40pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Weeks after Deadline revealed that Universal put the brakes on the Peter Billingsley-directed Term Life with Vince Vaughn and Hailee Steinfeld, QED International and Worldview Entertainment have signed on to finance and produce the crime thriller. Universal, which developed … Read More »

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Universal Cancels Vince Vaughn Drama ‘Term Life’

By | Thursday October 17, 2013 @ 1:00pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures has abruptly canceled Term Life, the crime drama that had Vince Vaughn starring and producing with partner Victoria Vaughn through their Wild West Picture Show Productions banner. This comes after the studio recently set … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Romeo And Juliet’

By | Friday July 26, 2013 @ 9:49am PDT

Relativity Media has dropped a new trailer for Romeo And Juliet starring Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth as the star-crossed teenage lovers. Cast also includes Stellan Skarsgard, Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti and Ed Westwick. Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes penned the script for this latest adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic tale directed by Carlo Carlei. It’s set to bow wide on October 11. Check it out (beware autoplay): Read More »

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Cannes: Hailee Steinfeld To Star Opposite Sam Worthington In ‘For The Dogs’

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Hailee Steinfeld has come aboard For The Dogs, the Phillip Noyce-directed pic that has Sam Worthington attached to star. Oren Moverman wrote the script based on an adaptation of the Kevin Wignall novel by Paul Leyden. … Read More »

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2013 Women In Film Honorees Include Laura Linney, Hailee Steinfeld, Sofia Coppola

By | Monday April 29, 2013 @ 10:32am PDT

Women In Film has announced recipients of the 2013 Crystal + Lucy Awards honoring exemplary women in the entertainment industry. Laura Linney will receive the 2013 Crystal Award for Excellence in Film. The Lucy Award for Excellence in … Read More »

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Hailee Steinfeld To Star In Indie Pic ‘Barely Lethal’

By | Thursday April 18, 2013 @ 8:43am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Hailee Steinfeld will headline the Brett Ratner-produced Barely Lethal, which Kyle Newman is directing from a script by John D’Arco. Steinfeld, nominated for an Oscar for True Grit, plays Megan, who is raised at a boarding school … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Romeo And Juliet’

By | Friday April 12, 2013 @ 12:03pm PDT

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes penned the script for this newest adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic Romeo And Juliet which stars Hailee Steinfeld and Douglas Booth as the doomed teenage lovers. Cast also includes Ed Westwick, Paul Giamatti, Natascha McElhone, Stellan Skarsgard, Damian Lewis and Lesley Manville. Carlo … Read More »

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Hailee Steinfeld Joins Tommy Lee Jones Frontier Pic ‘The Homesman’

By | Wednesday April 10, 2013 @ 4:14pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Hailee Steinfeld held her own among a cast of grizzled veterans in True Grit and earned an Oscar nod for it. Now she’s set to return to the frontier in The Homesman, opposite Tommy Lee Jones who is director, co-writer, producer and star on the period project. Steinfeld joins Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, James Spader, John Lithgow, and Tim Blake Nelson in the pic, about a man (Jones) who teams up with a pioneer woman (Swank) to escort three insane women across the prairie back to civilization. The 16-year-old will play a poor, simple, and barefooted teenager named Tabitha Hutchinson. Read More »

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McG’s Kevin Costner Thriller Officially Adds Hailee Steinfeld; Amber Heard & Connie Nielsen Also Join

By | Monday January 7, 2013 @ 2:16pm PST

We told you back in November that Hailee Steinfeld was boarding McG’s untitled action thriller starring Kevin Costner. Now Relativity Media and EuropaCorp are confirming that Steinfeld has … Read More »

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‘True Grit’s Hailee Steinfeld Lands Lead In Kevin Costner’s Relativity Media Thriller

By | Thursday November 29, 2012 @ 8:25am PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Hailee Steinfeld, who burst on the scene with an Oscar-nominated turn in True Grit, has landed the lead role opposite Kevin Costner in the untitled action film that McG will direct for Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp and Relativity Media. Scripted by Besson and Adi Hasak under the title Three Days To Kill, the film stars Costner as a Service agent who discovers he’s dying. Before he goes, he attempts to complete a final mission, and reconnect with his estranged daughter. He’s also taking an experimental drug that could prolong his life, and that adds complexity to the ticking clock because of the drug’s hallucinatory side effects. Besson and Virginie Besson-Silla are producing with Hasak and Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh. Tucker Tooley’s exec producer. Read More »

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Hailee Steinfeld To Star In Fox 2000 Comedy ‘Why We Broke Up’

By | Tuesday May 22, 2012 @ 5:34pm PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Hailee Steinfeld is in negotiations to star as the lead in Why We Broke Up, the Fox 2000 comedy that will be directed by Beth McCarthy-Miller. It is based on the book by Daniel Handler, who … Read More »

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‘True Grit’ Teen Hailee Steinfeld Attached To ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Spec Script

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld is attached to Sleeping Beauty, a spec package that is going out to buyers as we speak. Screenwriter Lindsay Devlin has written a revisionist take on the fairy tale that will give Steinfeld a … Read More »

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Jennifer Lawrence Close To ‘Hunger Games’ Lead

Mike Fleming

I’m hearing that Winter’s Bone star Jennifer Lawrence has emerged as the front-runner for the lead role of Katniss Everdeen in Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games, the first installment of the novel trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Neither her reps nor Lionsgate … Read More »

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Paramount Crafts ‘Forgotten’ For Its ‘True Grit’ Discovery Hailee Steinfeld

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: When you come out of nowhere and turn in an Oscar nominated breakout performance like Hailee Steinfeld did as Mattie Ross in the Joel and Ethan Coen-directed True Grit, it’s natural for the studio involved to do its best … Read More »

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OSCAR: Hammond Analyzes BAFTA Impact

Pete Hammond

Ever since the British Academy of Film and Television Arts several years ago moved their honors ceremony to coincide with Hollywood’s awards season, it’s been hit and miss as a predictor of the Oscars. Even though there is probably a … Read More »

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OSCAR: Supporting Actor/Actress Q&As – Part 1: Damon, Douglas, Renner, Steinfeld

Matt Damon, True Grit – He was the leading man starring in his Invictus director Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter. But his best chance at an Oscar is thought to be Joel and Ethan Coen’s True Grit in the supporting role of … Read More »

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