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Selma's Ava DuVernay to direct A Wrinkle in Time for Disney

Ava DuVernay is certainly making her way up in the cinematic world! From former publicist to having directed the Academy Award-winning film SELMA, DuVernay is now working with Disney and FROZEN writer Jennifer Lee to bring Madeleine LíEngle's novel, "A Wrinkle in Time," to life. The book, published back in 1963, follows a young girl, Meg Murry, whose scientist father has gone...
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Ava DuVernay being courted to helm A Wrinkle in Time & Intelligent Life

Deadline has learned that SELMA director Ava DuVernay is being wooed by Disney and Amblin to helm two different features. According to the site, the Mouse House has offered her A WRINKLE IN TIME, a big screen adaptation of the Madeleine L’Engle fantasy novel of the same name, and she's also in negotiations with Steven Spielberg 's production company to direct...
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HBO moves ahead with Bernie Madoff flick Wizard of Lies

After being in the works for four years over at HBO, the Bernie Madoff movie WIZARD OF LIES appears to finally be a go for the cable network. With Robert De Niro already attached to play the convicted financier who took down billions of dollars in a Ponzi scheme, Michelle Pfeiffer has now joined the cast to play Madoff's wife Ruth while Alessandro Nivola will be taking on the role of...
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Selma's Ava DuVernay says she's down for directing a Marvel movie

You can add another filmmaker to the list of directors who are up for helming a Marvel movie; SELMA's Ava DuVernay recently told HitFix she is open to directing a movie for the studio. DuVernay says she's not that familiar with Marvel's comics or their superheroes ( "That would probably be the first step, figuring out what they got over there." ) but said if...
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Selma's Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo set to tackle hurricane Katrina film

You may have heard of a little picture called SELMA that's been snowballing into a media frenzy since it hit theaters in limited release. At the very least, you're probably aware that it has earned itself no less than a Best Picture nomination in this year's Academy Awards. You can check out our review of the film here , but it goes without saying that the relatively new...
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Spike Lee has some choice words on this year's Oscar snubs

A lot has been made of this year's nominations for the Academy Awards with several citing an out of touch voting panel and a near whitewashing of the acting and directing categories. Specifically, the lack of nominations for David Oyelowo and director Ava DuVernay seemes to have pissed a lot of people off. So, naturally, we are going to hear about it from everybody from...
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Review: Selma

PLOT: The true story of Dr. Martin Luther King ( David Oyelowo ) and his involvement in the landmark civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery. REVIEWS: Some movies canít help but be timely and man, is SELMA ever timely. Watching SELMA, itís tempting to look back in disgust at the terrible injustices that African-Americans in the South had to deal with just fifty...
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The Martin Luther King Jr. biopic Selma gets a Christmas day release

Looking to draw attention during this year's awards season, Paramount has set a Christmas Day release for the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic SELMA that's being directed by Ava DuVernay. The drama will be led by David Oyelowo who will play the civil rights icon. Oyelowo is no stranger to films based on factual events having starred in THE BUTLER , LINCOLN , RED TAILS , and...
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Winners Announced! Giveaway: Win a copy of American Hustle on Blu-ray!

Winners Announced! We had a lot of entries for this one and have narrowed down five randomly selected winners! Here's the list: Matthew Bolin, Andrew Kennedy, Sarah Schofield, Mark Reilly, and Carlos Reyes . Congrats, guys! E-mails have been sent to each winner and you will have 48 hours to claim your blu-ray or forfeit the prize. Thanks to everyone who entered...
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Cool Videos: Bradley Cooper proves Louis C.K. wrong

Long before Bradley Cooper and Louis C.K. discussed the ice-fishing anecdote in AMERICAN HUSTLE they were both in very different places. In 2008, Louis C.K. appeared on Steven Merchant's radio show and made a comment about how any actor that asks a question on Inside the Actor's Studio would never make it in the business. In fact, Louis CK specifically said, "There's no way you ask...
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Check out some deleted scenes from the upcoming American Hustle Blu-ray

While AMERICAN HUSTLE came up short of winning Best Picture at the Academy Awards a couple weeks ago, it still remains one of the top ten films of 2013. David O. Russell brought together the stars of his last two films alongside Jeremy Renner , Louis CK, Michael Pena , and Jack Huston to direct a movie that would have been right at home with the films of Martin Scorsese in the 70s...
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Colin Firth and Reese Witherspoon headline the trailer for Devil's Knot

Chances are you are already familiar with the story of the West Memphis Three via the brilliant Joe Berlinger PARADISE LOST documentaries or the Peter Jackson produced WEST OF MEMPHIS. The tragic story of three murdered kids and their accused killers was a national story involving rumors of Satanic cults. Three years ago, the imprisoned men found guilty of the slayings were set free...
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