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Reese Witherspoon's Peggy Lee Biopic Lands Director Todd Haynes

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Nora Ephron was planning to direct the Peggy Lee biopic before she passed away in 2012, with Reese Witherspoon set to star and produce. [...]

Newswire: Todd Haynes to direct Reese Witherspoon in Peggy Lee biopic

Considering she won an Academy Award for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk The Line, it’s unsurprising that Reese Witherspoon would want to take on the role of another famous singer. Reportedly she and Nora Ephron had long been...Show More Summary

Robin Williams, Nora Ephron and Almost Wetting My Pants at The DGA Awards

My Nora Ephron Sunflowers As longtime readers know, I used to work in Hollywood as Kevin Costner's assistant. I never met Robin Williams, but in 1991 Kevin was nominated by the Directors Guild of America as best director for Dances....

Good Advice, Pointed Opinions and a Little Correcting From My Readers

"Liz, you do your column with minor mistakes, so your readers will respond!" said my friend, the late Nora Ephron. She liked to josh with me about making corrections, saying, "You're the only one who does this!" So we were ahead of "social media" all along and didn't know it. • Regarding Elaine Stritch doing only one movie for Woody Allen, September. Show More Summary

Carrie Brownstein Takes Over Lost In Austen For Nora Ephron

Riot grrrl turned comedienne Carrie Brownstein has been winning frenzied praise for her sketch show with Fred Armisen, Portlandia. But now this fierce and funny lady is going solo to tackle a promising movie project. Variety reportsShow More Summary

Book News: Google, Barnes & Noble Team Up To Take On Amazon

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Also: Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein will complete Nora Ephron's unfinished screenplay for Lost in Austen; finalists for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year are announced.

'Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein to Finish Nora Ephron's Final Script

It's been over two years since filmmaker Nora Ephron passed away. The director of films like Sleepless in Seattle and writer of When Harry Met Sally was one of the best known female filmmakers in the business. When Ephron left this world, she left behind in incomplete screenplay. Show More Summary

Carrie Brownstein Will Finish Nora Ephron's 'Lost In Austen' Script

Calling all "You've Got Mail" obsessives: Nora Ephron's work will return to the big screen once more. Two years after the celebrated writer and director's death, "Portlandia" star Carrie Brownstein will complete Ephron's unfinished adaptation of U.K. Show More Summary

Carrie Brownstein Finishing Nora Ephron Screenplay Lost In Austen

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Long ago, Carrie Brownstein went from being a furiously talented punk rock singer and guitarist and songwriter to a furiously talented punk rock all-around media presence. At this point, Brownstein is more famous for Portlandia than for any of her musical pursuits, and she’ll soon make her feature acting debut in the Todd Haynes film [...]

Carrie Brownstein Will Finish Nora Ephron's Adaptation of Lost in Austen

Today it was announced that Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein will be brought on to finish Nora Ephron's adaptation of the British miniseries Lost in Austen, which the late writer and filmmaker had been developing as a feature film for Columbia Pictures. This will be Brownstein's first time writing a feature film,... More »

'Portlandia' Creator Carrie Brownstein to Complete Unfinished Nora Ephron Script

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Carrie Brownstein will finish the 'Lost in Austen' screenplay started by the late Nora Ephron before she passed away in 2012. [...]

Newswire: Carrie Brownstein writing movie version of Lost In Austen, based on unfinished Nora Ephron script

Jane Austen’s Pride And Prejudice is a book in a unique position. It has remained consistently popular for centuries, yet nobody is especially interested in seeing an adaptation of it that doesn’t involve some kind of wacky twist. It’s been recreated in the present day, it’s been turned into a YouTube series, and it’s been invaded by the undead. Show More Summary

Carrie Brownstein Takes Over Lost in Austen from the Late Nora Ephron

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

The world lost a filmmaking talent when Nora Ephron passed away in 2012. At the time, Ephron was attached to adapt the original UK television series, Lost in Austen, for the big screen. Today, Columbia Pictures, Neal Street Productions...Show More Summary

‘Lost In Austen’ Finds Writer In ‘Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein

The Columbia Pictures comedy based on the 2008 UK series is one of Nora Ephron’s unfinished works. Now the co-creator/writer/star of IFC’s Portlandia has been tapped to finish Lost In Austen. Emmy nominee and Peabody winner Carrie Brownstein...Show More Summary

Flavorwire Author Club: Eating Along With Nora Ephron

Food in Nora Ephron’s writing and filmmaking is nearly impossible to sum up in a short essay, as the love of food, pleasure, and the senses infused a great deal of Ephron’s work. As they say in Julie & Julia: “You can never have tooShow More Summary

Flavorwire Author Club: Nora Ephron’s Guide to Dealing With Heartbreak Through ‘Heartburn’

I didn’t reread Nora Ephron’s only novel, Heartburn, last summer when my fiancé broke off our engagement, leaving me to move out of his Brooklyn apartment and onto a friend’s couch on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. I did, however, watch the movie it’s based on, and for which Ephron wrote the screenplay, several times. Show More Summary

Flavorwire Author Club: Never Mind David Foster Wallace, Here’s Nora Ephron

Joan Didion and David Foster Wallace are two of the most common points of comparison for contemporary essayists who blur the line between cultural criticism and their own personal experience. Whether their books border on memoir or their...Show More Summary

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