[Pop Bitch] Which Hollywood action film director, with his first film in ages out this summer, has a terrible reputation in LA for demanding sex from actresses who audition for his films?
Action Film Director:
His Summer Film:
[Blind Gossip] The 85th Academy Awards will be broadcast this Sunday, February 24 at 4:00 pm PST on ABC.
For those of you who are not familiar with the Academy Awards voting process, here is a very brief description of how it works:
Each member of the Academy (The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) belongs to one of 15 “branches” (e.g. the Directors branch). The members of each “branch” make nominations only within their branch (e.g. Directors nominate other Directors for “Best Director”). Then, once the nominees are selected by each branch, the entire membership votes for the winner.
You might think that if an Academy Member votes for a film, that they have actually seen the film. You might think that they select a Best Actress based on who they think gave the best performance that year. You might think that they can only vote for one film for Best Picture.
If you think those things, you would be wrong. This is Hollywood, people! Things don’t work in such a straightforward way.
With that in mind, here is an interesting [Read more…]
[Mid Day] Now here’s some gossip from Mumbai about a mega star from Bollywood:
This veteran actor is known for his relationships in the industry and has ruled Bollywood for decades. He has starred in some of the biggest hits of his career helmed by a top director who passed away last year. The auteur was noted for his romantic films.
A production company invited this mega star to attend a felicitation ceremony for the director. Interestingly, the star [Read more…]
[E Online] Thandie Newton is opening up about a “horrific” casting incident she experienced as an up-and-coming actress.
The Good Deeds star revealed that she was sexually exploited by a director when she went to a second audition, a screen test, for a project at the age of 18.
“The director asked me to sit with my legs apart, and [Read more…]
[Downfront 2] Is this successful Filmmaker turning to the lowest common denominator to get you in the theater? A wild promotion and even wilder casting is not this Director’s usual M.O.
[National Enquirer] Which A-list star, who recently gave birth to her third child, is so desperate to get her supermodel figure back that she enlisted the help of a close pal/famous director to whip her back into shape? The leggy 40-something actress is using the quirky moviemaker’s nutrition counselor, who’s helping her come up with a raw diet plan.