Nicole Kidman might return to Lars Von Trier's America, The Beautiful trilogy; she told The Daily Mail that she is in talks to "share" the role of Grace with Bryce Dallas Howard in Wasington.
The Cinematical Word of the Day is hoodwinked. As in, "[former head of Warner Home Video Warren] Lieberfarb contends he was hoodwinked into
relinquishing a $25 million cash bonus in exchange for now-worthless
stock options by ... his friend and colleague, former Time
Warner chairman Gerald Levin."
The lineup for the Los Angeles Film Festival is coming along nicely. It'll include a "two-day filmmaker retreat" with Sydney Pollack, and a series programmed by artist-in-residence, RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan.
Todd McCarthy says Tommy Lee Jones' Cannes multiwinner The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada is "outstandingly realised on all levels."