Booksmart


Dear Evan Hansen Film In The Works Kaitlyn Dever Eyed To Star

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: Watch the Trailer for New Dylan Sprouse Film

'Banana Split': Watch the Trailer for New Dylan Sprouse Film

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 Will Direct a Biopic of Olympic Hero Kerri Strug

Olivia Wilde Will Direct a Biopic of Olympic Hero Kerri Strug

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

Bleeding Cool Writers Picks Their Top 10 Films of the Year

Let's dig in![caption id="attachment_1091131" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Netflix[/caption]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) BRIGHTBURNVince Gilligan said that 'El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie' was a project that was meant specifically for the Breaking[...]

Barack Obama Picks His Favorite Films of the Year

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[...]


Olivia Wilde Defends Protrayal of Journalist Kathy Scruggs in Richard Jewell

Olivia Wilde Defends Protrayal of Journalist Kathy Scruggs in 'Richard Jewell'

The Hollywood Reporter caught up with Olivia Wilde at The Gotham Awards:[caption id="attachment_1039004" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Olivia Wilde directs "Booksmart"Photo courtesy of annapurna pictures[/caption] "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,[...]

Spirit Awards: Lighthouse and Uncut Gems Lead Nominations

Spirit Awards: 'Lighthouse' and 'Uncut Gems' Lead Nominations

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 GEMSBest Director Robert Eggers – THE LIGHTHOUSE Alma Har’el – HONEY BOY Julius Onah – LUCE Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie – UNCUT GEMS Lorene Scafaria – HUSTLERSBest First Feature BOOKSMART THE CLIMB DIANE THE LAST BLACK MAN[...]

Booksmart Rocketman and Censoring LGBTQ Content

"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

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[...]