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.
Angus Wall, who won Oscars for his work on "The Social Network" and "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," will helm the thriller, written by "Source Code" screenwriter Ben Ripley and produced by Mark Gordon. READ MORE
"If I can only offer one version in theaters, it’s gotta be the version that’s true to Andrew," says the filmmaker behind "Hating Breitbart," which opens one week late due to a squabble with the MPAA. READ MORE
Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg, Fiona Apple and, most recently, Nelly are among the high-profile arrests in the town, which houses a U.S. Customs and Border Protection stop. Now, it seems drivers are finally getting wise to the checkpoint of no return. READ MORE
Almost everyone knows the story of the Winklevii. Not everyone has heard about Aaron Greenspan. Is it better to be portrayed as a loser in developing a social network than to be cut out of the story altogether? READ MORE
UPDATED: The trailer for David Fincher's film about the early days of Facebook picked up a Grand Key Art award at The Hollywood Reporter's ceremony honoring the best in entertainment marketing. READ MORE
Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking website that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.