Movie News in 60 Seconds: Olivia Wilde, Supermodel; Coen Bros. on TV; John 'True Grit' Wayne for Sale

Movie News in 60 Seconds: Olivia Wilde, Supermodel; Coen Bros. on TV; John 'True Grit' Wayne for Sale

Oct 05, 2011

 

Olivia Wilde
 
Olivia Wilde, va-va-voom! The actress, pictured above in Cowboys & Aliens, will play a real-life supermodel in Rush, a Formula One racing rivalry drama to be directed by Ron Howard. Wilde joins Daniel Bruhl and Chris Hemsworth. (Deadline
 
Kiefer Sutherland claims the script for a movie based on the series 24 is coming close to completion. As with the Arrested Development news a couple of days ago, we advise caution and patience. (The Hollywood Reporter)
 
Joel and Ethan Coen are heading to television as executive producers of a new one-hour comedy series they co-created with writer Phil Johnston (Cedar Rapids). Titled HarveKebo, the show about an LA private investigator is being developed for Fox. (Deadline)
 
In another television development, Ben Stiller is reportedly eager to star as legendary movie producer David O. Selznick (Gone With the Wind) in a biographical picture for HBO. (LA Times' Show Tracker)
 
A new motion picture museum will be located in a former department store in Los Angeles. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will work together on the museum. (The Wrap)
 
Hundreds of items owned by John Wayne will be going up for auction this week. Among the 745 items on offer: The eye patch, cowboy hat, and waist coat the star wore in True Grit, for which he won an Academy Award. (Mirror)
 
Please, no jokes about Caribbean notions of time, but the MPAA has denied the Dominican Republic's submission for the Best Foreign Language Film, saying that the country failed to submit the proper information on the members of their selection committee by the August 1 deadline. Only two local films were released last year. (Variety)
 

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