10/6 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Making the case for dual ‘Kids’ nods, FX nabs ‘Social’ rights, Stone up for Stacey

Posted by · 9:15 am · October 6th, 2010

On the hunt for “Catfish”‘s Angela Wesselman-Pierce. [Los Angeles Times]

Michael Cieply and Brooks Barnes write up the beginnings of the season (with a little quotage from yours truly). [New York Times]

Scott Feinberg makes the case for both Annette Bening and Julianne Moore getting nominated for “The Kids Are All Right.” [ScottFeinberg.com]

FX nails down the television premiere rights to “The Social Network.” [Hollywood Reporter]

Nathaniel Rogers suggests shortening, ever so slightly, the time frame for eligibility in order to impact the glut of awards season. [The Film Experience]

An exclusive deleted scene from “Let Me In” with director Matt Reeves’s explanation for its dismissal. [/Film]

Jeffrey Wells chats with “Another Year” star Lesley Manville, makes her look out a window for a photo op. [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Jessica Winter writes up the working habits of Terrence Malick after diving into the recent Criterion release of “The Thin Red Line.” [Slate]

Turns out Emma Stone will take on the role of Gwen Stacey in “Spider-Man,” not Mary Jane Watson.  Bummer. [Deadline]

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  • 1 10-06-2010 at 9:29 am

    Hunter Tremayne said...

    “Jeffrey Wells chats with “Another Year” star Lesley Manville, makes her look out a window for a photo op. ”


  • 2 10-06-2010 at 9:33 am

    Robert Hamer said...

    Why is Emma Stone taking the role of Gwen Stacey a “bummer?” She was a fairly major character in the Spider-Man mythology, and if her role is expanded from the fan-service cameo of Spider-Man 3, there’s nothing to be sad about (Besides the fact that I’m almost positive this reboot is going to suck).

  • 3 10-06-2010 at 9:35 am

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    Just meant that I was stoked for the possibility of an actress like her taking on the sultry Mary Jane after dealing with Dunst for a few years. But don’t misread. I’m very happy to see Stone in the film in any capacity.

  • 4 10-06-2010 at 9:56 am

    Silencio said...

    “Some people have looked at that stat and said that it illustrates how rare it is for such a thing to occur. I beg to differ. How many quality movies, other than those listed above, have ever revolved around two women? Not many.* The problem is not the Academy failing to recognize co-leading ladies, but the fact that so few movies feature them.”

    Feinberg makes a great point.

  • 5 10-06-2010 at 6:24 pm

    Hero said...

    On the NYT article…

    “But its (Social Network’s) less than spectacular box office performance in its opening weekend…”

    “Less than spectacular” based on what?