Will Forte announced to a surprised audience at the Cannes Film Festival Wednesday that he is starting to work on writing a sequel to his movie MacGruber, which was a box office dud bringing in just $8.
Every year at the Cannes Film Festival, the Jury awards the Palme d’Or to the director of the best feature film in competition. Steven Spielberg is the President of this year’s Feature Film jury, composed of nine industry members from around the globe.
Actor Ewan McGregor went to Cannes in previous years with the films Trainspotting and Moulin Rouge, but at this year's 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival, he is wearing a different hat. McGregor, 41, is one of a nine-member jury that also includes actress Diane Kruger, directors Alexander Payne and Raoul Peck and fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier.
Oscar night always holds its share of surprises, and this year was no different, with the black-and-white silent film, The Artist, sweeping awards in the highly coveted Best Picture, Best Actor (first-time winner Jean Dujardin), and Best Director (Michel Hazanavicius) categories, and also nabbing awards for Costume Design and Original Score.
George Clooney has no shortage of movies to promote — and he's not doing it alone. His film The Ides of March has been making the rounds at festivals, and now his starring role in director Alexander Payne's The Descendants has Clooney attending film premieres arm-in-arm with girlfriend Stacy Keibler.