The Descendants en Focus Features Names 'The Descendants' Producer Jim Burke President of Production <img src="" /><br/>An expanding film slate at the studio also has Josh McLaughlin promoted to executive vice president.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Business Business USA THR Online Alexander Payne Eddie Redmayne Focus Features James Marsh Jim Burke Ryan Reynolds Peter Schlessel The Theory of Everything The Descendants International Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:07:11 +0000 Etan Vlessing 780703 at 'House of Cards' Molly Parker Toplines Indie 'ESC' <img src="" /><br/>Alain DesRochers' sci-fi pic is shooting in Sudbury, Ontario, with Nick Krause and Juliette Gosselin co-starring. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies Canada THR Online House of Cards The Descendants Indie Film International Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:10:15 +0000 Etan Vlessing 711819 at 'Divergent' Star Shailene Woodley: The Next Jennifer Lawrence? <img src="" /><br/>The actress, poised to become a huge star with the YA adaptation, has strong opinions (nudity: yes; "Fifty Shades," not so much) and a just-say-no attitude to everything from diamonds to drinking bottled water to reteaming with George Clooney: "I'm doing the vagabond life."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA Shailene Woodley THR Weekly Magazine Divergent The Secret Life of the American Teenager The Descendants The Fault in Our Stars Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Tatiana Siegel 685842 at 'Descendants' Cameraman Phedon Papamichael Gets Oldenburg Retrospective <img src="" /><br/>The German film festival will also screen the world premiere of "Lost Angeles," Papamichael's new film as a director.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Home Movies Germany USA International Europe Germany THR Online Alexander Payne George Clooney Wim Wenders The Descendants The Ides of March International Tue, 21 Aug 2012 10:29:40 +0000 Scott Roxborough 364262 at Angelina Jolie Says She Ignored Oscars Leg Meme <img src="" /><br/>"If I go online and see something about myself, I don't click on it," the actress said.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA THR Online Alexander Payne Angelina Jolie Oscars 2012 The Descendants Sun, 25 Mar 2012 07:35:14 +0000 Aaron Couch 303956 at 'Happy Feet Two,' 'Tintin' Debut Atop DVD Chart <img src="" /><br/>George Clooney's "The Descendants" takes No. 3 spot its first week in stores; all three films take top three spots on Blu-ray list.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tech Movies Tech USA THR Online Happy Feet 2 The Adventures of Tintin The Descendants Wed, 21 Mar 2012 23:19:57 +0000 Thomas K. Arnold 302979 at Alexander Payne Says Bryan Cranston Not Right for Upcoming Project 'Nebraska' <img src="" /><br/>The "Breaking Bad" star auditioned for the father-son road trip feature, the "Descendants" director's next film.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Movies Movies USA THR Online Alexander Payne Bryan Cranston The Descendants Thu, 15 Mar 2012 01:49:06 +0000 Philiana Ng 300243 at SXSW Preview: Red Band Trailer for Matthew Lillard's 'Fat Kid Rules the World' <img src="" /><br/>"The Descendants" actor's directorial debut marks its world premiere Friday.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Risky Business Movies Movies Matthew Lillard Paradigm SXSW SXSW 2012 The Descendants Fri, 09 Mar 2012 18:13:50 +0000 Jay A. Fernandez 298105 at 'The Descendants' Actress Amara Miller Joins NBC's '1600 Penn' Comedy Pilot <img src="" /><br/>She will play the tough, youngest daughter of the president, played by Bill Pullman.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Television Television USA THR Online NBC The Descendants TV Pilots Thu, 08 Mar 2012 01:55:53 +0000 Lacey Rose 297526 at Indie Spirit Awards Presenters' Swag: AMC 1-Year Passes, New Balance Shoes, Crunch Memberships <img src="" /><br/>The free stuff given out at last weekend could probably bankroll an independent movie -- or two.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fash Track Fash Track Style Style Anna Kendrick Jason Isaacs John Hawkes John Waters Shailene Woodley Terrence Howard William H. Macy Wilmer Valderrama Independent Spirit Awards Awake The Descendants Fashion Thu, 01 Mar 2012 00:50:00 +0000 Elizabeth Snead 296053 at 'Descendants' Oscar Winner to Star in Fox Comedy Pilot <img src="" /><br/>Nat Faxon will star in the title role in "Ned Fox is My Manny." <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Live Feed Television Television The Descendants TV Casting TV Pilots Wed, 29 Feb 2012 02:45:40 +0000 Lesley Goldberg 295830 at Oscars 2012: Why the Academy Voted for the Films and People That It Did (Analysis) <img src="" /><br/>THR awards analyst Scott Feinberg performs a postmortem on the major categories to try to understand why the Academy made the choices it did.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Race Awards Movies Awards Christopher Plummer George Clooney Jean Dujardin Meryl Streep Octavia Spencer Viola Davis Oscars Oscars 2012 Hugo The Help The Descendants Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:21:45 +0000 Scott Feinberg 295391 at 'The Descendants' Writers on Their Mimicry of Angelina Jolie's Leg: 'It Was a Loving Tribute' <img src="" /><br/>Writers Jim Rash & Nat Faxon, Oscar winners -- with Alexander Payne -- for best adapted screenplay, discuss the onstage gesture they say has been ridiculously misconstrued.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fash Track Fash Track Style Style Angelina Jolie Oscars Oscars 2012 The Descendants Mon, 27 Feb 2012 05:43:56 +0000 Merle Ginsberg 295305 at Oscar Presenter Angelina Jolie Ruthlessly Mocked by 'Descendants' Screenwriters <img src="" /><br/>Was this George Clooney's promised prank on Brad Pitt? We kinda doubt it. Still, it's gotta hurt.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fash Track The Race Style Style Angelina Jolie Brad Pitt George Clooney Oscars 2012 Moneyball The Descendants Fashion Red Carpet Mon, 27 Feb 2012 04:09:49 +0000 Elizabeth Snead 295290 at Oscar Fashion: Angelina Jolie Flashes Some Leg in a Versace Gown (Poll) <img src="" /><br/>The actress clearly was not going to let George Clooney's squeeze Stacy Keibler steal her red-carpet thunder. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fash Track Fash Track Style Style Angelina Jolie Brad Pitt Donatella Versace George Clooney Stacy Keibler Oscars 2012 In the Land of Blood and Honey Moneyball The Descendants Fashion Red Carpet Mon, 27 Feb 2012 02:18:00 +0000 Elizabeth Snead 295233 at