Nearly 20 years after directing 1998’s Deep Impact — which domestically, was the highest-grossing film ever directed by a woman at the time — Mimi Leder has been hired to direct Natalie Portman’s Ruth Bader Ginsburg drama On the Basis of Sex.
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Fox Searchlight has tapped Melissa McCarthy to star in Can You Ever Forgive Me? based on Lee Israel’s memoir. Marielle Heller is attached to direct.
Daisy Ridley and her Star Wars director J.J. Abrams may be teaming up again in Kolma, a remake of an Israeli TV movie from 2003.
On Tuesday, the Directors Guild Association released the nominees for their top honors in directing for features. On Wednesday, the DGA released the nominees for television and commercials, completing the list of candidates for this year’s top honors.
The 2015 Gotham Awards, celebrating the year’s best in independent film, were held in New York on Monday. Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight was the night’s big winner, receiving Best Feature, Best Screenplay and a special jury award for Ensemble Cast Performance. See the full list of winners and nominees here.
A teenager living in 1970s San Francisco enters into an affair with her mother’s boyfriend.
A round-up of today’s distribution sales, deals, and awards at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
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