THR travels to Chicago to visit R.S. Owens & Co., the makers of the Oscar statues. From casting the mold, polishing it up for future winners and plating it in copper then silver then an final coating in extra thick 24k gold.
Melissa McCarthy stars a woman who hits the road with her hard-drinking grandmother after learning that her husband has been unfaithful. The film from producers Adam McKay and Will Ferrell is set to hit theaters on July 2.
While the late-year box office featured a lot of activity, the first weekend of 2011 should prove much sleepier in terms of new blood at theaters. The Flixster Bullseye for the Jan. 7 weekend shows where audience interest is heading.