With everyone seemingly basking in the glow of their very own ‘good-for-her’ sentiments about Caitlyn Jenner, Brian Lowry atVariety has floated the not-so-crazy idea of a gender neutral award for acting performances. Citing, quite rightly, how “Louie has much more in common with the women of Girls or Nurse Jackie than he does with the guys on The Big Bang Theory.” Just imagine: an Oscars night head-to-head battle between Daniel Day-Lewis and Meryl Streep…
At first she wasn’t even convinced to release the book, but Harper Lee’s forthcoming Go Set a Watchman has set the pre-sale record for Harper Collins. That’s according to Robert Thompson, chief executive of News Corp, Harper Collins’ parent company. The book, which has been dogged since its announcement by accusations of exploitation, comes out on July 14th.
With relatively recent announcements of The Stand and It being remade, it’s easy to forget that another Stephen King book-to-movie project predates them both; the epic Dark Tower series. Deadline reported today that Nikolaj Arcel will rewrite the script and direct the first, of what will be a series, of movies. Arcel wrote the screenplay for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.
R2-D2 takes a lot of shit. Let’s be real here, you don’t see any of the other members of the rebel alliance volunteering to clamber atop a craft that’s just been hit by enemy fire, and is hurtling through space. Neatorama tracked down a video made by Brotherhood Workshop that shows exactly what will happen when R2 eventually cracks.