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9/14 OSCARWEB ROUND-UP: Plays storm the screen in Toronto, Liddell acquires ‘Killer Joe,’ Barker on Calley

Posted by · 7:30 am · September 14th, 2011

Michelle Kung writes up Toronto from the perspective of plays taking to the screen en masse, like Tracy Letts’s “Killer Joe”… [Speakeasy]

…which Liddell Entertainment, by the way, picked up at the fest. [Variety]

Sasha Stone on life after the 2011 fall festival circuit. [Awards Daily]

Scott Feinberg calls Leoonardo DiCaprio’s performance in “J. Edgar,” which no one has seen, one of two frontrunners in the Best Actor category (along with Brad Pitt in “Moneyball,” who I’d call bringing up the rear.) [The Race]

Mark Harris, meanwhile, sits down with DiCaprio and director Clint Eastwood to talk the upcoming biopic. [GQ]

Sony Pictures Classics honcho Michael Barker remembers Hollywood titan John Calley. [indieWIRE]

Adam Green getst he deep dish magazine scoop on Michelle Williams and Marilyn Monroe. [Vogue]

[Photo: Liddell Entertainment]




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  • 1 9-14-2011 at 7:32 am

    Han said...

    News: Le Havre represents Finland!

  • 2 9-14-2011 at 1:13 pm

    Ryan Sartor said...

    Yeah, that Hollywood Reporter DiCaprio/Pitt piece felt like something I’d read in “People” magazine.