Page 2: Harry Potter, Sundance, 47 Ronin, Banksy, Kung-Fu Panda 2, Natalie Portman, The Hobbit, Clint Mansell, The Wolverine and More
Posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 by Peter Sciretta
What is Page 2? Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 46 (!?!) different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. If you have any interesting items that we might’ve missed that you think should go in /Film’s Page 2 – email us!
Carl Erik Rinch‘s sword/samurai thriller 47 Ronin starring Keanu Reeves is prepping for a two-month shoot in Hungary. [screendaily]
The 2011 Sundance Film Festival have announced the list of jurors for this year’s fest. The doc jury includes Jeffrey Blitz, Matt Groening, Laura Poitras, Jess Search and Sloane Klevin. The US dramatic jury includes America Ferrera, Todd McCarthy, Tim Orr, Kimberly Peirce and Jason Reitman. The World Documentary jury is comprised of Jose Padilha, Mette Hoffmann Meyer and Lucy Walker. The World Dramatic Jury features Susanne Bier, Bong Joon-Ho, Rajendra Roy. And the short film jury includes Barry Jenkins, Kim Morgan and Sara Bernstein. [dead]
IMPA has an awesome poster for Hobo With a Shotgun, a movie which is set to premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.
Summit Entertainment have released a new photo from Ducan Jones’ sci-fi thriller Source Code starring Jake Gyllenhaal. [latimes]
Christian Bale explains why his Golden Globe acceptance speech was cut short:
“I just told [Robert De Niro] he’s the shit. You see an actor of that calibre and Robert Duvall. I don’t know if he’s here. those guys are the shit. I just wanted to say I’m proud to be in the same room as him”.
A movie trailer for the Argentinean film Carancho in now online. [filmstage]
UK street artist Banksy‘s (featured in the documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop) identity will be auctioned to the highest bidder in an eBay auction. Bidding began at $30,000, the current high bidder is one dollar short of a million. [mashable]
Jen Hacking is selling prints of her Inception-inspired Super Mario Bros art on redbubble.
Mark Ruffalo says the Academy should “grow a pair” and nominate director Lisa Cholodenko for The Kids Are All Right. [reuters]
Fro Design Company created this awesome poster for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. 11×17 prints available for only $25, limited edition of only 50.
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