Minnesota will be well represented at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. The most notable is former Minneapolis limo driver Barkhad Abdi, who was discovered by the producers of Captain Phillips. Abdi, who had never acted before, is nominated for Best Supporting Actor.
A casting call will be held in the Twin Cities for a boy for a new Cameron Crowe movie starring Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone. Producers are looking for a Caucasian boy age 8 to 10, or 11 years old if he’s smaller.
Maybe it’s because the long lead-up to their forthcoming album has clouded my thoughts, but I kept hearing Daft Punk’s “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger” as the bodies were being torn apart in the new remake of Sam Raimi’s debut feature “Evil Dead.”
Silver Linings Playbook is sort of a lateral pass for director David O. Russell. Much like The Fighter, Playbook is a blue-collar romantic dramedy with sporty trimmings and a fixation on the number of ways family members can drive you straight up the wall.
Who would be your dream celebrity guest? You decide!
Zach Galifianakis is back with another edition of his “talk show” at FunnyOrDie.com called “Between Two Ferns”. His latest guest is actor Bradley Cooper. Let the funny ensue!