Emily Blunt May Do Prada Sequel, Prometheus & Hunger Games Stars Head to South: Biz Break
In Tuesday evening's round up of news briefs, Emily Blunt teased she would consider the second Devil Wears Prada under one condition. Also, the Austin Film Festival added details on its October event while Outfest rounds out its upcoming edition next month. The Avengers passes a domestic high water mark and Catherine Keener is set for role opposite Mark Ruffalo.
Austin Film Festival Unveils First Round of Panels
D.C. vs. Marvel, Hollywood Horror Stories, Crowd Funding Your Indie Film and Writing for Video games are among the topics that will be discussed at the 19th Austin Film Festival taking place October 18 - 25. Among this year's participants so far are Shane Black (Iron Man 3), Paul Feig (Bridesmaids), Saca Gervasi (Anvil: The Story of Anvil), Michael Green (The Green Lantern), and Damon Lindelof (Prometheus). For more details, visit the festival's website.
Outfest 2012 Adds to its 30th Edititon
Outfest, the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival will screen a never before seen episode of ABC's comedy Happy Endings with cast members and creators present. Also added to the festival's line up is Eytan Fox's acclaimed Israeli film, Yossi, the sequel to the director's hit Yossi and Jagger.
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Avengers Passes $600M in U.S.
The mega-hit crossed the $600 million mark in the domestic box office. It is currently number three in the world in the box office and it has yet to open in Japan, Deadline reports.
Catherine Keener Joins Mark Ruffalo in Can a song Save Your Life?
Keener will play Mark Ruffalo's estranged wife in the drama directed by Once filmmaker John Carney. She joins Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld and Adam Levine on board the project, THR reports.
Emily Blunt May Be In for Another Devil Wears Prada
She said she "might be interested" in another go around playing Miranda Priestly's spirited assistant Emily Charlton in the sequel to the comes-drama. She noted that Meryl Streep said she'd do it if she didn't have to lose the "f***king weight," and agreed. Huff Post reports.
Prometheus and The Hunger Games Stars Set for Indie Son of the South
Rafe Spall (Prometheus) and Jacqueline Emerson (The Hunger Games ) will star in the new indie drama by Barry Alexander Brown with Spike Lee on board to executive produce. Based on Bob Zellner's autobiography chronicling the author's life in Alabama where he grew up as a son of a minister and a grandson of a KKK member before joining the Civil Rights movement, Variety reports.