Movie News in 60 Seconds: Johnny Depp as Dr. Seuss?; Woody Allen and Michelle Obama

Movie News in 60 Seconds: Johnny Depp as Dr. Seuss?; Woody Allen and Michelle Obama

Oct 07, 2011

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Serious Drama or Wacky Kid Flick?: Universal Studios and Illumination Entertainment are talking about making a Dr. Seuss biopic, and Johnny Depp could play the real-life children’s book author Theodor Geisel. (Drew McWeeny considers the possibilities at HitFix.)

Casting We’ll Never See: Talking to a British television program, Woody Allen says he “wouldn’t hesitate” to ask First Lady Michelle Obama to appear in one of his movies. The director cast Carla Bruni, wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, in his latest movie, Midnight in Paris. (USA Today)

Film Festivals, USA Edition: Dennis Farina walked the red carpet at the opening of the 47th annual Chicago International Film Festival. (Chicago Tribune)

Film Festivals, World Edition: The 16th annual Busan International Film Festival got underway in South Korea, with the festival’s new outdoor theatre -- capacity: 4,000 spectators -- taking center stage. (Film Business Asia)

Money money money: None of the the top 10 money-earning women in the entertainment business are movie stars. Oprah Winfrey tops the list. (Forbes)

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