The first annual Frances Marion awards will be unveiled tomorrow. I know you're all waiting with baited breath. Supporting Actress Ensemble Cast
Screen Actors Guild Nominations
Cate Blanchett - "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"
Julie Christie - "Away From Her"
Marion Cotillard - "La Vie en rose"
Angelina Jolie - "A Mighty Heart"
Ellen Page - "Juno"
Cate Blanchett - "I’m Not There"
Ruby Dee - "American Gangster"
Catherine Keener - "Into the Wild"
Amy Ryan - "Gone Baby Gone"
Tilda Swinton - "Michael Clayton"
ACTRESS IN A TELEFILM OR MINISERIES
Ellen Burstyn - "Mitch Albom's For One More Day" (ABC)
Debra Messing - "The Starter Wife" (USA)
Anna Paquin - "Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee" (HBO)
Queen Latifah - "Life Support" (HBO)
Vanessa Redgrave - "The Fever" (HBO)
Gena Rowlands - "What If God Were the Sun?" (Lifetime)
ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES
Glenn Close - "Damages"
Edie Falco - "The Sopranos"
Sally Field - "Brothers & Sisters"
Holly Hunter - "Saving Grace"
Kyra Sedgwick - "The Closer"
ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES
Christina Applegate - "Samantha Who?"
America Ferrera - "Ugly Betty"
Tina Fey - "30 Rock"
Mary-Louise Parker - "Weeds"
Vanessa Williams - "Ugly Betty"
The Secret Lives of Bees based on the Sue Monk Kidd novel will be a full femme fest. Gina Price-Bythwood will direct her script adaptation and signed to star are Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Sophie Okonedo. Close to deal are Dakota Fanning and Alicia Keys. (Hollywood Reporter)
The Savages, Tamara Jenkins' new film about adult siblings taking care of their father has hit a chord with people across the country because it comes off as so real.
The Savages Captures Emotions of Caring for Aging Parents (USA Today)
Read Women & Hollywood's Interview with Jenkins
Amy Ryan Talks about how her life has changed since all the kudos from Gone Baby Gone. She has been working hard for many years and this recognition is well reserved.
Checking in With Amy Ryan (EW)
August Wilson's Joe Turner's Come and Gone is being revived in Baltimore. It contains several strong female roles.
The Women of August Wilson Speak (Broadway World)
An interesting article on the state of indie cinema and what the indie biz might be like in the future
Beyond the Multiplex (Salon)
Patti LuPone is the latest diva to take on the role of Mama Rose on Broadway. The Encores production will open at the St. James Theatre in March.
Gypsy Returns to Broadway (Variety)