It looks like Mary Jane Watson is back in Peter Parker's life, as "The Descendants" star Shailene Woodley is in early talks to play the redheaded love interest in Sony's "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."
The 20-year-old's star-making turn opposite George Clooney in Alexander Payne's Oscar-winning film "The Descendants" not only won her rave reviews and a raft of awards (including an Independent…
Following on his win seven years ago with the comedy-drama "Sideways," Alexander Payne has landed another Academy Award for adapted screenplay, for "The Descendants."
The drama and actor wins for "The Descendants" at Sunday's Golden Globes look to put the George Clooney pic into a horserace with "The Artist," winner of musical or comedy pic and two other statues…
MOTION PICTURE, DRAMA “The Descendants” ACTOR, DRAMA George Clooney – “The Descendants” MOTION PICTURE, COMEDY OR MUSICAL “The Artist” ACTRESS, DRAMA Meryl Streep – “The Iron Lady” ACTOR, COMEDY OR…
"This film was lifelike, funny and emotional. The real feeling that one comes with this is a sense of hope." -- Jim Burke, producer, "The Descendants"
“This is so crazy and shocking, and I’m so grateful. This film feels so human and I think humans crave humanity. Alexander (Payne) creates his films from truth. I’m so lucky that Fox Searchlight…
"People are reacting to the absence of melodrama and how some movies delve into a syrupy and false emotion. Alexander does a great job of avoiding that by pulling back on scenes." -- Nat Faxon…
"The Artist" is painting itself quite an awards-season picture indeed, as The Weinstein Co. pic led all Golden Globe nominations with six, padding an already robust kudos tally for the silent…
Alexander Payne wasn't sure he was the man to make "The Descendants." At the time the novel came into his office, he was busy writing another project called "Downsizing" and found it difficult to…