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“Beasts of the Southern Wild”

Nominated For: Best Picture, Best Actress (Quvenzhané Wallis), Best Director (Benh Zeitlin), Best Adapted Screenplay (Zeitlin and Lucy Alibar)

What’s It About? The pint-sized Wallis carries the film on her back as Hushpuppy, a young 6-year-old girl living with her father (named Wink) in an impoverished Delta community known as “the Bathtub.” The residents are preparing for a great storm in their own steadfast way, just as… Continue reading What Is 'Beasts of the Southern Wild'? Oscar Nominee Guide 2013

504384997 Tom Hanks Eyeing In the Garden of Beasts as Potential Star VehicleTom Hanks may head back to World War II once again. Again. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hanks will produce and potentially star in the Universal adaptation of ‘In the Garden of Beasts.’ The non-fiction book — from writer Erik Larson, who also wrote ‘The Devil in the White City, which Leonardo DiCaprio has long been attached to — follows William Dodd, an American ambassador in 1933 Berlin… Continue reading Tom Hanks Eyeing 'In the Garden of Beasts' as Potential Star Vehicle

Tom Hanks to Adapt In the Garden of Beasts

garden of beasts Tom Hanks to Adapt In the Garden of BeastsTom Hanks and his producing partner Gary Goetzman have plans to adapt Erik Larson’s non-fiction novel In the Garden of the Beasts for the screen. The Hollywood Reporter has word that Universal has secured the rights to the book, which the author describes as follows on his official site:

With this new book, I invite you to journey to Berlin during Hitlers first year in power, 1933… Continue reading Tom Hanks to Adapt In the Garden of Beasts