Filmmaker Todd Phillips, who’s carved a successful career exploring man’s inextricable ties with arrested development, serves as the producer for Project X, a comedy centering on three high school seniors (newcomers Thomas Mann, Jonathan Daniel Brown, Jonathan Daniel Brown) who throw a party that gets completely out of control.
As for Phillips’ next directing venture, that’s still up in the air. “You know, I don’t know yet,” says Phillips during a recent press junket interview to promote Project X. “I have two or three things I’m looking at, one is Hangover 3 honestly but it’s all about timing and figuring out. I’m not exactly sure which one.”
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Popular French actor JEAN DUJARDIN successfully moved into American pop culture last night by being given the Best Actor award at the 84th Annual Academy Awards Show for his performance as a silent movie star in the black and white silent movie THE ARTIST. Stepping backstage to meet with reporters, DUJARDIN (accompanied by his interpreter) talked about watching old Hollywood movies for inspiration and the iconic stars that influenced his performance. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
Accepting her third Academy Award for acting, MERYL STREEP wowed last night’s Oscar crowd with self-deprecating humor and easy charm as she acknowledged that there were probably a lot of people not happy with her win. STREEP’S portrayal of Brit Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in IRON LADY was considered by most to be a tour-de-force and had her running neck-and-neck with VIOLA DAVIS of THE HELP for Hollywood’s top honor. We spoke with the actress recently about her work in the film and she talked about stepping into the role. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
Winning the Academy Award for Best Actress In A Supporting Role, OCTAVIA SPENCER received a standing ovation at the announcement of her name. THE HELP star admitted to ‘freaking out’ before coming backstage to address the press. During our recent interview with SPENSER, she talked about being involved with this project even before the celebrated novel the film was based on hit the stands. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)
Taking top honors for helming the black and white (mostly) silent tribute to Hollywood’s formative filmmaking age THE ARTIST, moviemaker MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS won the Academy Award For Best Direction Of A Feature Film. Getting contemporary audiences invested in a movie that’s not only in black and white but also silent is no easy task and when we spoke with HAZANAVICIUS not too long ago he talked about his biggest challenge in making the film. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)