Says Melissa Leo of taking on "The Fighter": "I've never gone into something doubting so much."
Tough. Street smart. Foul-mouthed. Those aren't the first words that usually come to mind when one thinks of Amy Adams. Unless, apparently, you're director David O. Russell.
It wasn't their similarities, but their differences that drew Annette Bening to the role of Nic -- lesbian wife, doting mother and successful doctor in Lisa Cholodenko's "The Kids Are All Right."
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Nicole Kidman likes imperfect people.
Declares Miranda Richardson's character in "Made in Dagenham," "I am what is known as a fiery redhead."
A year before Derek Jarman died, Tilda Swinton received a fan letter from earnest young Italian director Luca Guadagnino, who proposed casting the actress in an adaptation of William S. Burroughs'…
John Cameron Mitchell, director of "Rabbit Hole," hears it all the time.
Supporting actress also in the mix for possible Oscar notice include Barbara Hershey, Keira Knightley, Hailee Steinfeld and Sissy Spacek.
Lead actress also in the mix for possible Oscar notice include Halle Berry, Diane Lane, Gwyneth Paltrow and Michelle Williams.
Natalie Portman first discussed "Black Swan" with helmer Darren Aronofsky" nine years ago, but it took this long for the audacious film to get made.
Sally Hawkins manages a nifty, subtle trick in "Made in Dagenham."