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‘Ida Red’: Film Review

John Swab's dramatic crime thriller stars Melissa Leo as a criminal matriarch and Josh Hartnett as the son she tasks with helping her get out of prison before she dies.

Melissa Leo Signs With APA (Exclusive)

Melissa Leo, who won an Oscar for her work in David O. Russell’s 2010 drama The Fighter, has signed with APA. The actress, who also earned an Academy Award nomination for Frozen River and is an Emmy winner, was previously at ICM Partners. Leo is a favorite of story-driven filmmakers who go to her for […]

Cannes: Saban Lands Josh Hartnett, Melissa Leo, Frank Grillo Action-Thriller ‘Ida Red’ for U.S., U.K. (Exclusive)

Saban Films has landed North American and U.K. rights to action thriller Ida Red, starring Josh Hartnett, Melissa Leo and Frank Grillo. The film — the product of one of the few feature shoots that took place during the summer of 2020 — was directed by John Swab (Body Brokers, Run With the Hunted), who […]

‘I Know This Much Is True’: TV Review

Mark Ruffalo can probably set aside some space on his award mantle for his turn as very different identical twin brothers in HBO's six-part adaptation of Wally Lamb's 'I Know This Much Is True.'

‘The Equalizer 2’: Film Review

Denzel Washington reprises his role as a retired government operative who is drawn back into action in 'The Equalizer 2.'

Diane Warren, Melissa Leo to Be Honored at L.A. Italia Fest

The event will also honor Lina Wertmuller, the first woman to be nominated for a best director Oscar.

‘Novitiate’ to Open Capri, Hollywood Fest

Melissa Leo stars as an austere Mother Superior in the new film.

Tessa Thompson, Melissa Leo Road Trip Comedy ‘Furlough’ Goes to IFC Films

Whoopi Goldberg, Anna Paquin, Edgar Ramirez and La La Anthony are also among the cast of the Laurie Collyer-helmed movie.

Toronto: Breaking Glass Pictures Nabs U.S. Rights to ‘Porcupine Lake’

The coming-of-age tale is executive produced by Melissa Leo and had its world premiere in Toronto.

‘Novitiate’: Melissa Leo Gets Tough on 1960s Nuns (Exclusive Video)

Margaret Qualley, Dianna Agron, Morgan Saylor, Liana Liberto and Julianne Nicholson also star in the Maggie Betts drama.

‘I’m Dying Up Here’: TV Review

'I'm Dying Up Here,' Showtime's look at the Los Angeles comedy scene in the 1970s, has a strong ensemble (featuring Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor and Jake Lacy), lots of potential and at least one awful early episode.

‘Novitiate’: Film Review | Sundance 2017

Margaret Qualley and a bevy of upcoming female actors, including Dianna Agron and Morgan Saylor, play nuns in love with God at a convent in 'Novitiate,' Maggie Betts' feature debut.