Jay-Z, Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal & More Campaign For Obama; Anheuser-Busch Not Thrilled With Flight: Biz Break
Also in Tuesday morning's news round-up: Osama Bin Laden raid pic Seal Team Six is a big Nat Geo hit; Cate Blanchett heads to Middle East jury duty; And Imodgen Poots eyes a Zac Efron romantic comedy.
Stars Campaign For Barack Obama at Election Finale
Jay-Z, Natalie Portman, Anne Hathaway, Eva Longoria, Maggie and Jake Gyllenhaal, Jon Hamm and Jennifer Westfeldt, Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson and many other stars have been lending their support to President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, Yahoo and US report.
Anheuser-Busch Not So Thrilled By Flight
"Anheuser-Busch InBev, maker of Budweiser, has asked Paramount to remove the beer from its hit film Flight, which centers on an alcoholic pilot who guzzles alcohol and takes drugs both before and after he prevents a malfunctioning jetliner from crashing," THR reports.
Seal Team Six Lures 2.7M to Nat Geo
The number gave the National Geographic Channel its top broadcast of the year. The Weinstein Company backed project recalls the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden, Deadline reports.
Cate Blanchett To Head Dubai Film Festival Jury
She will head the jury that will pick the winner of the Dubai International Film Festival's IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker script award, which carries a $100K cash prize. The award, which began earlier this year, is intended to help the winning filmmaker transfer their vision to the screen. IWC Schaffhausen is a Swiss watchmaker, THR reports.
Imogen Poots Eyes Are We Officially Dating?
She will star opposite Zac Efron in the romantic comedy about three male friends in New York who make a pact to stay single as each of them begin to fall in love. The project is being sold at the American Film Market, currently underway, Deadline reports.