Booksmart Archives

Dear Evan Hansen Film In The Works, Kaitlyn Dever Eyed To Star
Booksmart and Unbelievable star Kaitlyn Dever is in talks to join the cast as well, as reported on by Deadline The script is by Steve Levenson, who wrote the book for the stage musical Universal has high hopes for Dear Evan Hansen, one of many big musicals heading to the big screen in the next[...]
Banana Split | Official Trailer (HD) | Vertical Entertainment
Films like Booksmart and this one are trying to make the genre more realistic and real than a lot of other offerings have been over the years These smart, whip-fast scripts are delightful, and both the leads (Hannah Marks and Liana Liberato) seem like they could be going places after people get to see this[...]
Olivia Wilde's new film Don't Worry baby casts three roles.
Olivia Wilde, fresh off the success of her excellent film Booksmart, will next direct a biopic of Olympics hero Kerri Strug The film will be produced by Riverstone Pictures and Pulse Films, and is written by Ronnie Sandahl It will be titled Perfect, and will follow the struggles of USA gymnast Kerri Strug as she[...]
Bleeding Cool Writers Picks Their Top 10 Films of the Year
Let's dig in! Netflix Ray Flook: 1) KNIVES OUT 2) JOKER 3) EL CAMINO: A BREAKING BAD MOVIE 4) ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD 5) BOOKSMART 6) US 7) HUSTLERS 8) DOCTOR SLEEP 9) SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK 10) BRIGHTBURN Vince Gilligan said that 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' was a project that was meant specifically for the Breaking Bad fans – this[...]
Barack Obama Picks His Favorite Films of the Year
It's our first offering in partnership with Netflix, and I'm excited about the other projects we've got in the works.  I can say that I agree with including Booksmart, The Farewell, Parasite, Marriage Story, and Little Women, as I have seen those films and they are great I am excited to check out the ones I[...]
First-Time Director Olivia Wilde Compares 'Booksmart' to Classic 80s Teen Films
The Hollywood Reporter caught up with Olivia Wilde at The Gotham Awards: Olivia Wilde directs "Booksmart"Photo courtesy of annapurna pictures "I have an immense amount of respect for Kathy Scruggs," Wilde told The Hollywood Reporter on the red carpet of the Gotham Awards on Monday "She's no longer with us, she died very young, and I feel a[...]
New Trailer for A24's "The Lighthouse" is Very A24-y
Big time kudos to Olivia Wilde for nabbing a Best First Feature nom for the excellent Booksmart. Check out all the nominees below: Best Feature A HIDDEN LIFE CLEMENCY THE FAREWELL MARRIAGE STORY UNCUT GEMS Best Director Robert Eggers – THE LIGHTHOUSE Alma Har'el – HONEY BOY Julius Onah – LUCE Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie – UNCUT GEMS Lorene Scafaria – HUSTLERS Best First Feature BOOKSMART THE CLIMB DIANE THE LAST BLACK MAN[...]
Booksmart, Rocketman, and Censoring LGBTQ Content
Booksmart director Olivia Wilde recently tweeted out a list of changes made to the film following a recent flight after someone mentioned an edited version of the film. It's one thing to edit content for viewing on broadcast and cable television It's another thing altogether to make substantial changes for people watching in-flight Based on Wilde's[...]
First-Time Director Olivia Wilde Compares 'Booksmart' to Classic 80s Teen Films
We have to agree with first-time director Olivia Wilde's list of inspiration for her debut film, Booksmart At first glance, the film (which just released last week) reads like a teen dramady for a select audience, but this just isn't the case Perhaps Annapurna didn't know how to market the damn thing, because it really is a[...]