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Bale ‘delighted’ with Oscar nomination
Christian Bale says he felt like ‘bullfrog’ in Cheney role
BERLIN (AP) — Christian Bale says transforming himself into former Vice President Dick Cheney made him feel “like a bullfrog.”
Bale has been nominated for a best actor Oscar for his part in “Vice,” which also has best movie and best director nominations. He and director Adam McKay ...
Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild award for ‘Roma’
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Roma” director Alfonso Cuaron has won the top honor from the Directors Guild of America and solidified his spot as the Oscar front-runner.
Cuaron won out over Spike Lee for “BlacKkKlansman,” Bradley Cooper for “A Star Is Born,” Peter Farrelly for “Green Book” and Adam ...
The list of the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards:
Best picture: Black Panther,” ″BlacKkKlansman,” ″Bohemian Rhapsody,” ″The Favourite,” ″Green Book,” ″Roma,” ″A Star Is Born,” ″Vice.”
Best director: Alfonso Cuaron, “Roma”; Spike Lee, “BlacKkKlansman”; Pawel Pawlikowski, ...
Amy Adams portrays ‘forceful’ Lynne Cheney in ‘Vice’
Christian Bale’s ‘Vice’ transformation
Bale, Adams try to keep their own politics out of ‘Vice’
NEW YORK (AP) — Bradley Cooper, Alfonso Cuaron and Spike Lee are among the nominees for the Directors Guild of America award for outstanding directorial achievement.
The DGA announced its five nominees Tuesday in one of the most closely watched guild awards leading up to next month’s ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The scripts for “Black Panther” and “A Star Is Born” are among the five films that have been selected to compete for best adapted screenplay at the Writers Guild of America Awards. The two blockbusters will compete against “BlacKkKlansman,” ″Can You Ever Forgive Me?” and “If ...
How Bale and Amy Adams became the Cheneys in ‘Vice’
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Christian Bale had a choice to make. He’d been hemming and hawing about Adam McKay’s very unconventional proposition that he play Dick Cheney in a biopic about the former vice president of the United States, and his deadline to decide was coming up.
“I thought ...
- Review: Cuaron crafts a neorealist masterpiece in 'Roma'
- Review: A delicious, vicious acting feast in 'The Favourite'
- Review: 'Black Panther' is dazzling grand-scale filmmaking
- Review: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' won't rock you, but Malek will
- Review: Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' is daring and essential
- Review: 'Green Book' is sure to put a smile on your face
- Review: 'A Star Is Born' is dizzyingly wonderful
- Review: 'Vice' is exhausting, but Bale's something to behold
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic “Vice” staged an awards-season coup Thursday, landing a leading six nominations from the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards to narrowly edge more expected favorites like Bradley Cooper’s tear-jerking revival “A Star Is Born,” the interracial road-trip ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — How some of the nominees reacted Thursday when they heard they were up for Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out on Jan. 6 in Beverly Hills, California:
“I’m glad we’re in that category because we will take ‘Mary Poppins’ out. I’m not competitive with the other ...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):
“Vice” director Adam McKay says he’s only competitive with one movie in the best comedy or musical film category: ...
No Sam Elliott and more Golden Globes nomination shockers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There’s no such thing as a sure thing when it comes to the mercurial Hollywood Foreign Press Association and its Golden Globe nominations, but this year saw a number of surprises, like the dominance of Adam McKay’s ...
‘Vice’ leads Golden Globe nominees with 6 nods
Sam Rockwell always wanted to do “darker stuff”.
The 49-year-old actor has starred in a number of comedy rolls but admitted he also enjoys playing more serious roles and is set to portray George W Bush in Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney biopic.
Speaking to The Guardian newspaper, Rockwell ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Days before the opening of the Will Ferrell-Amy Poehler comedy “The House,” producer Adam McKay could see the writing on the wall. The box-office forecast for the film wasn’t looking good.
In the end, “The House” opened with just $8.7 million, the latest in an increasingly ...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Bale said Wednesday he will play Dick Cheney in Adam McKay’s upcoming biopic of the former vice president.
Bale was last week reported as being in talks to join the film that will reteam him with McKay following 2015′s Oscar-nominated “The Big Short.” The Oscar ...
Adam McKay to direct Dick Cheney film for Paramount
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam McKay will write and direct a film about Dick Cheney for Paramount Pictures.
A representative for Paramount confirmed Tuesday that McKay has written a script about the former vice president and hopes to begin shooting this spring. The project was first reported by ...