Octavia Spencer News


Relativity in Negotiations to Pick Up Kevin Costner-Octavia Spencer Drama ‘Black or White’ (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Relativity is nearing a deal to acquire US distribution rights to Kevin Costner‘s racially charged drama “Black or White.” Costner, Octavia Spencer and Anthony Mackie star in the film, which Relativity plans to release before the end of the year. Mike Binder directed the film. Also read: Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer Fight It Out in ‘Black and White’ “Black and White” centers on attorney Elliot Anderson (Costner), who's raising his biracial granddaughter Eloise with his wife (their daughter died during childbirth). 6 years 13 weeks ago via brucelee

Octavia Spencer Joins ‘Insurgent’ Cast

deadline.com – Oscar winner Octavia Spencer will play Johanna, the leader of the Amity faction, in the second installment of Lionsgate/Summit’s Divergent franchise. Insurgent, the second of four pics, will be released March 20, 2015. Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Kate Winslet return from the first movie, which has surpassed $250M in worldwide box office and is Lionsgate’s highest-grossing domestic release since The Hunger Games and Twilight series. 6 years 36 weeks ago via jetli

Paula Patton, Octavia Spencer announcing Independent Spirit nominees

rss.feedsportal.com – Paula Paula and Octavia Spencer are announcing nominees from Los Angeles. 7 years 9 weeks ago via donnieyen

Get On Up

Posted October 5th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

In his follow-up to the four-time Academy Award®-nominated blockbuster The Help, Tate Taylor directs 42’s Chadwick Boseman as James Brown in Get on Up. Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century.


French Trailer for SNOWPIERCER Starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Octavia Spencer, and Alison Pill

collider.com – A French trailer has been released for Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer, and it provides our best look at the movie yet. The story is set in a new ice age caused by a failed experiment to stop global warming that killed virtually all life on the planet. The sole survivors live on a train called Snowpiercer—powered by a perpetual machine—who struggle with the class system implemented on the train.

7 years 17 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Viola Davis & Octavia Spencer Eyed To Reteam With 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor For James Brown Biopic

fb.indiewire.com – The last time Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer worked with Tate Taylor, in the director's 2011 hit "The Help," they both earned Oscar nominations, with the latter taking home the trophy to put on her mantle. So is it any surprise, that they may jump at the opportunity to work with the filmmaker again?

7 years 20 weeks ago via jetli

Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' Will Be 20 Minutes Shorter in Western Markets

5:59 PM 8/6/2013 by Binh Ngo
When Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer reach North American shores, and those of Great Britain, Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand for that matter, it will be about 20 minutes shorter that what's shown in South Korea. Why? Harvey Weinstein.

Review: 'Smashed'

11:51 AM 10/12/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
Codependence is cuter than usual in Smashed.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead is out to prove she’s more than Scott Pilgrim’s cartoon-girlfriend come to life. Here, she’s Kate, an alcoholic schoolteacher in perpetual beer buzz. When she pukes in front of her first graders, rumors of her pregnancy inspire her principal (Megan Mullally) to play mommy, while Nick Offerman makes a pun out of the title “Vice” Principal, and invites Kate to AA.


CJ Pumps Another $40 million into Bong Joon-ho's SNOW PIERCER

Bong Joon-ho
feedproxy.google.com – Due to some reported problems with funding South Korean media giant CJ Entertainment is set to invest 45 billion won (or $40 million) into the global co-production Snow Piercer. The film, which is CJ's biggest investment to date, is currently in production at the famed Barrandov studios in Prague and set for release next year. 8 years 28 weeks ago via jetli

Fruitvale Station

Posted April 18th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize for dramatic feature and the Audience Award for U.S. dramatic film at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, director Ryan Coogler's FRUITVALE STATION follows the true story of Oscar Grant (Michael B. Jordan), a 22-year-old Bay Area resident who wakes up on the morning of December 31, 2008 and feels something in the air.

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