You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

The Kite Runner

Indies in the Awards Mix

Coin: Indie financing for this Par Vantage release came from Sidney Kimmel Ent. and Participant Prods. (DreamWorks was studio.)

Buzz: Based on Khaled Hosseini’s bestseller, featuring a mainly non-pro cast, pic is going down well in guild screenings and could be poised to grab a picture nod, among other major kudo categories. Helmer Marc Forster, admired for his work on “Monster’s Ball” and “Finding Neverland,” might finally see his first helming nod. Scribe David Benioff could also contend.

Kudos: n/a

More Film

  • Italian Filmmaker Paolo Genovese Arrives at

    'Perfect Strangers' Director Paolo Genovese Set for U.S. Debut (EXCLUSIVE)

    Coin: Indie financing for this Par Vantage release came from Sidney Kimmel Ent. and Participant Prods. (DreamWorks was studio.) Buzz: Based on Khaled Hosseini’s bestseller, featuring a mainly non-pro cast, pic is going down well in guild screenings and could be poised to grab a picture nod, among other major kudo categories. Helmer Marc Forster, […]

  • 'Shelved' Launches China-New Zealand Production Alliance

    Andrew Adamson's 'Shelved' Launches China-New Zealand Production Alliance (EXCLUSIVE)

    Coin: Indie financing for this Par Vantage release came from Sidney Kimmel Ent. and Participant Prods. (DreamWorks was studio.) Buzz: Based on Khaled Hosseini’s bestseller, featuring a mainly non-pro cast, pic is going down well in guild screenings and could be poised to grab a picture nod, among other major kudo categories. Helmer Marc Forster, […]

  • Robert Zemeckis

    Robert Zemeckis to Direct Adaptation of Roald Dahl's 'The Witches' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Coin: Indie financing for this Par Vantage release came from Sidney Kimmel Ent. and Participant Prods. (DreamWorks was studio.) Buzz: Based on Khaled Hosseini’s bestseller, featuring a mainly non-pro cast, pic is going down well in guild screenings and could be poised to grab a picture nod, among other major kudo categories. Helmer Marc Forster, […]

  • Morgan Neville

    Director Morgan Neville on the Mr. Rogers Movie That Will Make You Cry

    Coin: Indie financing for this Par Vantage release came from Sidney Kimmel Ent. and Participant Prods. (DreamWorks was studio.) Buzz: Based on Khaled Hosseini’s bestseller, featuring a mainly non-pro cast, pic is going down well in guild screenings and could be poised to grab a picture nod, among other major kudo categories. Helmer Marc Forster, […]

  • 'Uncle Drew' Review: Kyrie Irving Takes

    Film Review: 'Uncle Drew'

    Coin: Indie financing for this Par Vantage release came from Sidney Kimmel Ent. and Participant Prods. (DreamWorks was studio.) Buzz: Based on Khaled Hosseini’s bestseller, featuring a mainly non-pro cast, pic is going down well in guild screenings and could be poised to grab a picture nod, among other major kudo categories. Helmer Marc Forster, […]

  • Owen (CHRIS PRATT) and Blue face

    Box Office: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' to Devour $130 Million in Debut

    Coin: Indie financing for this Par Vantage release came from Sidney Kimmel Ent. and Participant Prods. (DreamWorks was studio.) Buzz: Based on Khaled Hosseini’s bestseller, featuring a mainly non-pro cast, pic is going down well in guild screenings and could be poised to grab a picture nod, among other major kudo categories. Helmer Marc Forster, […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content