“Well, nobody is shy about saying Colin Firth is going to win [for The King’s Speech]. I’ve accepted that. By hosting, it makes it easier to go to the events and not feel like a total schmo.”—James Franco (via besleazyforronweasley-)
“We were having dinner in a pub in the country and I noticed a man kept staring at me. Outside, as I was leaving, he approached me quite innocently. ‘I hope you don’t mind me saying so, but you look exactly like you’ve been drawn by Tim Burton. Do you know who I mean?’ I replied that not only did I knew whom he meant but that I had two children by him and, in fact, he was standing behind him. The man looked round and nearly died.”—Helena Bonham Carter (via deathbystereo-)
My daughter recently checked out a book from the preschool library called “My Working Mom.” It had a cartoon witch on the cover. “Did you pick this book out all by yourself?” I asked her, trying to be nonchalant. Yes. We read the book, and the witch mother was very busy and sometimes reprimanded…
News on the previously mentioned “Great Hope Springs” have been slow lately. Although it was promoted as a done deal back in Autumn 2010, there hasn’t been any news on the comedy drama ever since. Now, Deadline not only reports that director Mike Nichols has been replaced by David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada), the film’s leading man - originally to be Jeff Bridges, then replaced by James Gandolfini – is now reported to be Steve Carrell. No further sources or dates have been published. Personally, I think this is not close to being official as of now – especially since the first article says that Meryl is “in final negotiations” while the second article quotes the first one by saying she “officially signed on”.