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Own A Piece Of Hollywood. Buy & Visit HOLLYWOOD COSTUME Exhibit

You can now have your own copy of the HOLLYWOOD COSTUME Exhibit Catalog !  Edited by Deborah Nadoolman Landis From the HOLLYWOOD COSTUME Exhibit Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Victoria & Albert Museum, London and Swarovski Catalog features memorable and iconic film costumes including THE WIZARD OF OZ, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, CLEOPATRA, BEN HUR, AVATAR , and more! The Academy is enhancing the V&A’s exhibition and will include more than 145 costumes from over 60 lenders. The Academy’s presentation will add more than 30 costumes to this landmark show, including Jared Leto’s costume from Dallas Buyers Club (Kurt and Burt, 2013) – a recent acquisition to the Academy’s collection – as well as costumes from such recent releases as The Hunger Games (Judianna Makovsky, 2012), Django Unchained (Sharen Davis, 2012), Lee Daniels’ The Butler (Ruth E. Carter, 2013), American Hustle (Michael Wilkinson, 2013) and The Great Gatsby (Catheri

Will David Fincher Direct Angelina Jolie In Cleopatra?

What has happened with Sony Pictures' plans to mount an exciting new biopic of Cleopatra , with Angelina Jolie attached as the Egyptian queen, based on Stacy Schiff's bestselling book Cleopatra: A Life ? I'm told the director conversation right now is with David Fincher , who just got a Best Director Oscar nomination working with Cleopatra producer Scott Rudin, and who is working with Rudin on the Stieg Larsson novel adaptation The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo , also at Sony Pictures. I spoke to James Cameron in December and he let me know that he was not doing the film. until 20th Century Fox stepped up and got him to commit instead to two Avatar sequels. After that, speculation centered around Paul Greengrass, who wound up instead directing his own script, Memphis, about the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., for Universal, also with Rudin producing. It's not surprising that the top directors in town are after this gig. As Rudin has described it, this is t