Berlin: Barry Levinson’s ‘Rock The Kasbah’ Adds Big Names, Sets June Start Date

BREAKING: Bruce Willis, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride, Shia LaBeouf and Zooey Deschanel willisKate-Hudson885are joining Bill Murray in Rock The Kasbah, the pic Mitch Glazer wrote and Barry Levinson is directing. QED’s … Read More »

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Kate Hudson Joins Zach Braff’s Kickstarter Movie ‘Wish I Was Here’

By | Monday May 20, 2013 @ 11:43am PDT

Kate Hudson has been cast as Zach Braff‘s wife in Wish I Was Here, the indie film Braff will direct that landed funding via Kickstarter in a campaign that surpassed its $2M fundraising goal in three days. Braff wrote the script with his brother Adam. It centers on Aidan Bloom (Zach Braff), a struggling actor, father and husband who at 35 is still trying to find his identity and a purpose for his life. He and his wife (Hudson) are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic Space-Knight he’d always dreamed he’d be as a little kid. Mandy Patinkin and Josh Gad have already joined the cast. Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg are producing the pic through their Double Feature Films. Read More »

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James Franco, Kate Hudson, Omar Sy Set For Millennium Films’ ‘Good People’

By | Monday April 22, 2013 @ 10:32am PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Millennium Films is starting production at the end of May in London on Good People, which will star James Franco, Kate Hudson and Omar Sy and be directed by Henrik Genz, who ismaking his English-language debut. The contemporary thriller centers on an American couple living in London who fall into severe debt renovating her family’s home. When the tenant in their downstairs apartment passes away and leaves 200,000 pounds in cash, they take it, and that’s when very bad things start happening to good people. Kelly Masterson, Paul Grellong and Christina Hodson wrote the script based on Marcus Sakey’s novel. Read More »

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Golden Globes Fashion: Who Wore What?

By | Sunday January 13, 2013 @ 9:24pm PST

Monica Corcoran Harel is contributing to Deadline’s Golden Globes coverage.

Every year of awards shows, the  meeting between the entertainment industry and the fashion industry keeps melding. The fashion houses depend on  celebs to advertise the brands. The 70th Golden Globes was no exception. So what’s black and white and red all over? The aerial view of the entrance to the Beverly Hilton, with the majority of actresses opted for tried and true names like Chanel, Oscar De La Renta, Versace, and Dior. Besides black, there were varying shades of crimson from deep oxblood to candy apple. It all felt like an ultra chic Fellini funeral procession of widows in black and mistresses wearing scandalous red.

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That speck of spectral white, of course, would be  the night’s Best Supporting Actress – Comedy or Drama winner Anne Hathaway. The actress, looking like a young French bride with a few cigarettes tucked in her garter, wisely chose a beaded Chanel that made her stand alone in a sea of chic. This year, it was about 53 degrees on the red carpet during arrival time and fashion commentators made a big deal about brave actresses with bare shoulders. Bah. As Renoir once said, “The pain passes, but the beauty remains.”

The red brigade began early, with Zooey Deschanel in a lot of Oscar de la Renta worn with a set of pearls and a high pert ponytail. Thankfully, the snug sweetheart bodice contrasted with her excess of skirt. Claire Danes followed in a lipstick-bright but simple Versace halter gown that just about did the trick. (Danes, with a newborn at home and currently nursing, gets high marks for showing up sans spit-up on her train.) Next, Jennifer Lawrence and Marion Cotillard both sashayed down the carpet in Dior Haute Couture red with matching gold-mirrored belts. (The two are contracted to always wear the venerable design house, so no surprises there.) I particularly liked Lawrence’s retro-inspired bodice and Cotillard’s hip, asymmetrical hemline. Read More »

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AFM: Ewan McGregor & Kate Hudson Crown ‘Born To Be King’

By | Thursday October 18, 2012 @ 11:08am PDT

Born To Be King will star Ewan McGregor as a movie extra who looks almost identical to a big … Read More »

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‘Glee’s Film Actress Careers-In-Trouble Arcs

By | Thursday August 16, 2012 @ 11:55am PDT

Kate HudsonGlee co-creator and PRmeister Ryan Murphy just  tweeted the new Season 4 teaser. (Below.) He also keeps using the show to help revive movie actress careers currently in freefall. Can Jennifer Aniston’s or Katherine Heigl’s upcoming Glee arcs be far … Read More »

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Mira Nair’s ‘The Reluctant Fundamentalist’ To Open Venice Film Festival

By | Sunday July 22, 2012 @ 11:09am PDT

The Reluctant FundamentalistMira Nair‘s The Reluctant Fundamentalist will open the 69th edition of the Venice International Film Festival in the movie’s world premiere. Riz Ahmed, Kate Hudson, Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schreiber, Martin … Read More »

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Kate Hudson And Sarah Jessica Parker To Recur On ‘Glee’ Next Season

By | Monday May 14, 2012 @ 6:20am PDT
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Sarah Jessica Parker GleeKate Hudson GleeKate Hudson will do an extensive six-episode arc on Fox’s Glee next season, Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly announced during the network’s conference call … Read More »

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K5 Picks Up Mira Nair’s ‘Reluctant Fundamentalist’ For International Sales

By | Thursday April 26, 2012 @ 1:44am PDT

Political thriller The Reluctant Fundamentalist is based on Mohsin Hamid’s novel and stars Kate Hudson, Riz Ahmed, Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schreiber, Martin Donovan and Om Puri. Nair is directing from a script by Hamid, Ami Boghani and William Wheeler. The … Read More »

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Kate Hudson Cast In Lead Role For ‘Everly’

By | Wednesday February 1, 2012 @ 8:47am PST

Kate Hudson is set to be cast in Everly, the Crime Scene Pictures project that Joe Lynch is directing. Crime Scene’s Rob Paris and Adam Ripp are producing with Anonymous Content’s Luke Rivett. The plan is for Sierra/Affinity to sell the film at next month’s European Film Market.

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Millennium Acquires Kate Hudson-Starrer ‘A Little Bit Of Heaven’

By | Tuesday January 17, 2012 @ 10:15am PST
Mike Fleming

Millennium Entertainment has acquired North American distribution rights to the romantic drama/comedy A Little Bit of Heaven. The film stars Kate Hudson, Kathy Bates, Whoopi Goldberg, Gael Garcia Bernal, Lucy Punch, Romany Malco, Rosemarie DeWitt, Steven Weber and Treat Williams. … Read More »

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Fox Searchlight Negotiating Deal For David O. Russell To Direct Russ Meyer Story

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Fox Searchlight is negotiating to acquire a pitch package for The Fighter helmer David O. Russell to direct a feature about Russ Meyer, the maker of exploitation B-movies like Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! and Super Vixens. The script will … Read More »

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Will James Franco Get In Bed With Kate Hudson For Linda Lovelace Pic?

Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: 127 Hours star James Franco is in discussions to play pornographer Chuck Traynor in a Linda Lovelace film that will be directed by his Howl helmers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. Kate Hudson has the offer to play the title role in Lovelace, the W. Merritt Johnson-scripted adaptation of Eric Danville’s book The Complete Linda Lovelace.

Traynor was Lovelace’s husband and a pornographer when she starred in the notorious 1972 porn blockbuster Deep Throat. Later, when she quit the business, divorced Traynor and reclaimed her name Linda Boreman, she accused her ex of coercing her into prostitution and pornography through bullying, beatings and even hypnotism.

Epstein and Friedman unveiled the Franco-starrer Howl at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and the filmmakers have been trying to mount this film as their next project ever since. Franco is not a certainty because his schedule is so busy. Franco, who finds out tomorrow morning if he’ll be a Best Actor nominee, is hosting the Oscarcast with Anne Hathaway. He’s unveiled plans to direct two movies, and he’s joining Nicole Kidman on Broadway this fall in the David Cromer-directed Sweet Bird. All this makes the Traynor role uncertain, but Franco is certainly in discussions. The CAA-repped Franco next stars in the Fox tentpole Rise of the Apes. Read More »

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CAA Signs Kate Hudson

By | Monday October 18, 2010 @ 2:19pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Kate Hudson has signed with CAA. The actress started at ICM and then moved to CAA when she broke out with a Golden Globe Award and an Oscar nomination for Almost Famous. Four years ago, she moved to Endeavor … Read More »

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