Hot Trailer: ‘Frances Ha’

By | Tuesday March 5, 2013 @ 6:51pm PST

Greta Gerwig is front and center (in black and white) in the first trailer for Noah Baumbach‘s Frances Ha, which Baumbach and Gerwig co-scripted together. The actress and director reunite after collaborating on 2010′s Greenberg for the seriocomic character study of a 27-year-old dancer … Read More »

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TELLURIDE: Film Distributors Go Shopping

Pete Hammond

Sundance, Cannes and Berlin are just some of the world’s top festivals where major movie sales are completed. But Telluride is mostly a launchpad for Fall awards contenders. Yet, unexpectedly, this 39th edition is drawing a large number of distributors interested in picking up some great deals. Among the titles for sale here are Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha starring a delightful Greta Gergwig; Canada’s and Sri Lanka’s Midnight’s Children; thriller The Iceman  starring Michael Shannon; director Sally Potter’s Ginger And Rosa; the documentary Love, Marilyn based on newly discovered diaries of Marilyn Monroe; and Saudi Arabia’s  Wadjda. Of course, 2009′s The Last Station  devised an unusual strategy by exclusively premiering in Telluride and also nabbing a Sony Pictures Classics deal plus two major acting Oscar nominations. And in 2010, Fox Searchlight execs saw a secret showing of The Tree Of Life here and quickly nailed rights for the film, which would eventually be nominated for Best Picture of 2011. Read More »

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Ewan McGregor To Star In Noah Baumbach/ Scott Rudin’s HBO Pilot ‘The Corrections’

By | Tuesday November 22, 2011 @ 9:41am PST
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: HBO’s drama pilot The Corrections continues to assemble a stellar cast. In his first regular TV series gig, Ewan McGregor has been tapped to co-star in the Noah Baumbach/Scott Rudin project, joining previously cast Chris Cooper and Dianne Wiest. … Read More »

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Pilot ‘The Corrections’ Is A Go At HBO

By | Wednesday November 2, 2011 @ 7:04pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

With 2 Oscar winners, Chris Cooper and Diane Wiest, already cast as the leads, this was a no-brainer, but it’s now official: HBO’s drama pilot The Corrections is proceeding to … Read More »

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It’s Official: Chris Cooper Set To Star In Noah Baumbach’s HBO Pilot ‘The Corrections’

By | Thursday October 27, 2011 @ 2:27pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

After lengthy negotiations, Oscar winner Chris Cooper has closed his deal to star in HBO’s Noah Baumbach/Scott Rudin drama pilot The Corrections. Cooper and fellow Oscar winner Dianne Wiest will play the leads in the project based on … Read More »

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Dianne Wiest Set, Chris Cooper In Talks To Star In Noah Baumbach/Scott Rudin’s HBO Pilot ‘The Corrections’

By | Tuesday October 18, 2011 @ 3:12pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: HBO is going for some serious acting firepower on the Noah Baumbach/Scott Rudin drama The Corrections. The pay cable network has Oscar winner Chris Cooper in negotiations and two-time … Read More »

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Noah Baumbach’s & Scott Rudin’s ‘The Corrections’ Adaptation Nears Pilot Pickup At HBO, Anthony Hopkins Circling

By | Friday September 2, 2011 @ 6:30pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

I hear HBO is nearing a pilot order for The Corrections, a drama series project from filmmaker Noah Baumbach based on Jonathan Franzen’s book of the … Read More »

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