Current SVP of Production Josh McLaughlin also promoted to Executive Vice President
Alexander Payne News, Movies and Background
Annapurna Pictures has come on to finance Alexander Payne’s next film, which co-stars Reese Witherspoon
There’s an “Election” reunion on the horizon at 20th Century Fox
The director co-wrote the long-gestating dramedy with Jim Taylor
George Clooney predicts in the upcoming Vanity Fair cover story that Woodley will still be topping magazine covers “40 years from now”
Director uses can-do spirit, a John Sayles’ analogy and Kickstarter to pave the way for a movie about family
Indian Paintbrush is rethinking its commitment to financing the next film from Jim Rash and Nat Faxon
Tent has worked on every Alexander Payne movie
Honorary award goes to Alexander Payne, who named his last movie (“Nebraska”) after a location
The tightest race in years comes down to “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” and “American Hustle” — and it’s not easy to figure out who...
AFI Fest Sets ‘Out of the Furnace’ Premiere, ‘Walter Mitty’ Screening, Bruce Dern Tribute (Exclusive)
Christian Bale thriller, Ben Stiller adaptation and “Nebraska” screening/tribute join centerpiece gala selections
Will Forte, who plays Dern’s estranged son, thinks his alcoholic father is living in a fantasy
“Terminator” will now open against “Independence Day 2” and a new movie from “Despicable Me” producer Illumination Entertainment
After playing “Fifth Cowboy From the Right” for 30 years, the veteran character actor “left myself the hell alone” in Alexander Payne’s beloved movie
Fest will also present tributes to Robert Redford, T Bone Burnett and the Coen brothers, and conversations with Bruce Dern and Jason Reitman
Here's how the awards-season looks, going into a key a six-week blitz that includes the Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York festivals
"Inside Llewyn Davis," "Nebraska" and "All Is Lost" are playing festivals before and after TIFF, but bypassing what is usually a regular stop on the...
7 of Fall’s Burning Box-Office Questions: Will Horror Rule Again? Can Tom Hanks Get His Groove Back?
TheWrap looks at the pressing questions facing the film industry between now and Christmas
"Inside Llewyn Davis," "Nebraska," "The Immigrant," "All Is Lost," "Blue Is the Warmest Color" join 2013 NYFF lineup
The MPAA's appeals board upholds earlier classification of the film for "some language"
“Way, Way Back” works because it concentrates on the specifics — it's telling this story, not any other, and yet it's one to which everyone...
Guest blog: Last week in D.C. was a glorious one for networking with top talent and seeing great films with the potential to move audiences...
Apart from "Before Midnight" and some visual-effects extravaganzas, the first half of 2013 has been notably light on awards movies
The actress stars opposite Miles Teller in the teen drama, which won the U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting at Sundance earlier this year
Eddie O'Keefe will direct from a script he co-wrote with writing partner Chris Hutton
Michael Paul Stephenson ("Best Worst Movie") will make his narrative directorial debut with the indie project
"Inside Llewyn Davis" and "Like Father, Like Son" win second and third-place awards; Bruce Dern and Berenice Bejo take acting honors
Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" Jerry Lewis likes his comics male and "Blue Is the Warmest Color" gets the critics all hot and bothered
Critics praise Bruce Dern though some fault Payne for retreading the same ground