Jennifer Aniston’s possible Oscar contender ‘Cake’ finally finds a distributor

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Jennifer Aniston had the difficult task of promoting her latest film, Cake, during the Toronto International Film Festival in September. The difficulty was that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt had just gotten married. Aniston solved her PR problem by wearing a see-through top with no bra and getting her publicist to encourage lots and lots of Oscar talk. Cake got decent reviews at TIFF and People Mag (and other outlets) dutifully claimed that Aniston could be a legit Oscar contender this year. The problem? Cake didn’t pick up an American distributor at TIFF. More than a month passed, and still no distributor. What happened next is very interesting:

After the dark comedy Cake set tongues wagging at Toronto about Jennifer Aniston’s performance, there has been speculation that the film’s makers would capitalize on that momentum by putting the movie out before year’s end to qualify for Oscar consideration. Cinelou Films’ producers Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon have launched a new prestige arm in Cinelou Releasing, and they have set Cake as their first film. The pic will have a one-week qualifying run in December before rolling out in January. Canton, Kristin Hahn and Ben Barnz produced with Solomon.

“When my life and producing partner Ben Barnz and I first read Cake just fourteen months ago, we knew we had to go to Jennifer Aniston. It was the most obvious un-obvious choice – she’s mega-talented, but we’ve never seen the whole range of her extraordinary comic and dramatic abilities showcased in one role,” said director/EP Daniel Barnz.

Cinelou Releasing will launch up to four films over the next year, and you can belatedly add this to all of the rising distribution companies that made statement transactions at Toronto. The label has a deal with Warner Bros. Pictures to handle international distribution for six of its films over the next three years. “We congratulate Mark Canton and Courtney Solomon on their new company,” said Warner Bros. International Distribution president Veronika Kwan Vandenberg. “We look forward to our upcoming international collaborations with them beginning next year with Cake.”

“Having a U.S. distribution arm was always part of our strategy to be in control of the creative, marketing and financial results of our films,” said Solomon. “We were very pleased with how Cake turned out and are excited about all the opportunities the film presents on multiple levels…Cinelou was formed to produce brave, bold and interesting films that both challenge and showcase talent.”

Said Canton: “We’re very proud and excited that our new distribution banner will allow Cake to be released with the same passion and commitment that went into making the film.”

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This is interesting on two levels. One level, the level that people are reacting to right now, is that Aniston is making a play for an Oscar campaign. Aniston and her people want to launch something centered around her performance. Will she end up getting a nomination? Doubtful. She might end up with a Spirit Award nomination though. The other level of interest is what was happening behind the scenes to even get this film distributed in America. It honestly sounds like NO ONE wanted to distribute it at all and Cinelou had to pull their new distribution arm together within the last month, just to push Cake… and Jennifer Aniston.

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Kate Walsh Hits The Surf For ‘Bad Judge’

Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In MalibuHave you seen Kate Walsh’s new show, ‘Bad Judge’? I’ve seen the commercials, which look hilarious, but haven’t had a chance to check out the show yet. I keep meaning to; it’s definitely on my list of shows to watch. I need to hurry up and stream an episode or two already! RELATED: Kate Walsh snacks on set.

In these pictures, Kate isn’t enjoying a day off: she’s filming a scene for ‘Bad Judge.’ Looks like her character hits the surf in an upcoming episode. This sounds like a most… unconventional “legal” show. Have you seen ‘Bad Judge’? If so, what do you think of the show? I’m a huge fan of Kate’s, so I’ll be surprised if this show isn’t great! It’s just got a tough spot, being opposite ‘Scandal.’

Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu
Kate Walsh Films 'Bad Judge' In Malibu

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Ryan Gosling New Dad Is Back To Work For ‘The Nice Guys’

Ryan Gosling Films "The Nice Guys"It’s back to work for Ryan Gosling! The new father had to leave his baby girl, Esmeralda, at home with Eva Mendes. In these pictures Ryan is filming a scene for his new movie, ‘The Nice Guys.’ RELATED: Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are proud new parents!

Something tells me Ryan won’t be enjoying many on-set visits from Eva and Esmeralda. I’m guessing they’re far too determined to protect their daughter’s privacy to bring her to a place where you know the paparazzi are hanging out, snapping shots of everything they can. It’s definitely one of the downsides of celebrity if you don’t enjoy the off-screen attention.

In ‘The Nice Guys,’ Ryan plays a private investigator who looks into the death of a porn star and stumbles upon a conspiracy. It’s set in the 1970s, which explains the colorful wardrobe ;). Sounds like it could be interesting!

Ryan Gosling Films "The Nice Guys"
Ryan Gosling Films "The Nice Guys"
Ryan Gosling Films "The Nice Guys"
Ryan Gosling Films "The Nice Guys"
Ryan Gosling Films "The Nice Guys"
Ryan Gosling Films "The Nice Guys"
Ryan Gosling Films "The Nice Guys"
Ryan Gosling Films "The Nice Guys"

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Jennifer Lawrence flips off paps with a printed umbrella: rude or funny?

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I’ll admit to having too much fun with the title of this post. Jennifer Lawrence found a way to give the bird to the paparazzi without actually using her fingers. She’s flipped the cameras off before and caught some heat. The solution? JLaw bought the “F— the Rain” umbrella (it’s a real thing) and used it to send the paps a message. The Mail has clearer photos of the umbrella and Jennifer’s “wintry ensemble.” Jennifer wasn’t protecting herself from the sun or the rain. (It rarely rains in LA anyway.) She was protecting herself from the paps.

Is this umbrella offensive? I don’t think so. It’s a little immature, but this is a harmless and hilarious gesture. Jennifer was leaving Rachel Zoe’s office when these photos were taken. I wonder if Rachel has anything to do with JLaw’s 1990s style fixation.

More JLaw news: She bought a new house last week. She’s finally moving out of her tiny condo into an $8 million home with “park-like grounds” and a koi pond. You can see pictures of the gorgeous home here. Jennifer bought the house from Jessica Simpson, which amuses me. The farty legacy shall continue! JLaw is also reportedly house hunting in London’s Belsize Park near Chris Martin’s home. The Mail is making a fuss about this being Goop’s territory. Of course.

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Ivanka Trump Raids Mom Ivana’s Closet For 30-Year-Old Bob Mackie Dress

ivanka trump in ivana's bob mackie dressLike mother, like daughter! Ivanka Trump needed something to wear to a wedding. She found herself in a predicament many of us can appreciate: she couldn’t find anything to wear. So, Ivanka raided mom Ivana’s closet. RELATED: Ivanka Trump throws daughter Arabella a ‘Frozen’- themed birthday party.

Ivanka explained on Instagram:

Last night in my mother’s vintage Bob Mackie dress. It’s a good thing she’s not on Instagram! A daughter’s never too old to clandestinely raid her mother’s closet! Shhhhh…#latergram

Us Weekly has a picture of Ivana wearing the dress back in 1991. The Mackie dress clearly held up well, didn’t it? Ivanka looks amazing! I don’t blame her for “borrowing” the dress. Do you?

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Emily Goodhand Photo: Revealed on True Tori Season Premiere! Supposedly Uggers!

Has Dean McDermott’s alleged Canadian mistress Emily Goodhand finally been revealed? If you believe the Season 2 premiere of True Tori, yes.

If you live in the real world, then probably not.

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Among the many scripted developments on True Tori Season 2 Episode 1 was Tori musing to a friend that sometimes she wonders what the mistress is like.

Right on cue, her friend shows her a photo.

A photo we never see, obviously, because no pictures of Emily Goodhand actually exist. She has the digital footprint of … someone with no digital footprint.

Tori’s reaction to the picture, which was probably a blank notepad brought in by a production assistant, was that she was not impressed. She mused:

“Am I a b!tch if I say she’s unattractive?”

Does her unattractiveness make it better or worse that Dean banged her (two nights in a row!) on a business trip? Would he do it again? Is any of this real?

So very many unanswered questions.

Spelling, who has four kids, and pretended she thought she was pregnant again on the Season 2 premiere, said she had “no idea” who Dean cheated with.

“In my mind she looks like an Amish woman from the 1800s,” Tori told a friend, later adding, “I was completely blown away by what Emily looked like.”

“Before this, I would never have felt threatened by that girl.’ I’d be like, ‘My husband would never,’ but now all bets are off,” the 41-year-old explained.

“It could be anyone,” she lamented.

As for the rumors that this is all fabricated, Spelling explained during the True Tori reunion special in June, “I wish she didn’t exist. I wish it hadn’t happened.”

“I don’t know who would fake something to have this to happen. My family was, and still is, in complete devastation over this. I wouldn’t wish this on anyone.”

You be the judge. Follow the link to watch True Tori online and see if you buy what she’s selling, or if you think Emily could be fake for all these reasons:

Tori and Dean Are Broke!


Tori and Dean are so broke, he can’t even afford a vasectomy supposedly. Guess that’s why they keep having kids.

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Hang With Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran: WTH!?

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West do have a lot of famous friends, but they were spotted hanging with some unlikely ones at Teyana Taylor’s party Monday:

Chris Brown and Karrueche Tran!

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On the eve of Kim Kardashian’s 34th birthday, she joined ‘Ye to support Taylor’s debut album, VII, which is being released by West’s record label.

Karrueche Tran and Chris Brown were among those in the crowd, along with Big Sean, Nelly, YG and other big names in the entertainment universe.

West and Brown have collaborated in the past, most notably on his “Deuces” remix, but it’s been a while since the last time they were seen hanging out.

Because … he’s Chris Brown?

Not sure if there’s any explanation beyond that, or if the two are actually tight (vs. just being at the same party one time), but they sure were chummy here.

He likes Chris Brown, but Kanye hates Scott Disick. Go figure.

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Kanye is amused at first, but his mood quickly changed. Probably about how he would react to these GIFs.

Last year, Chris Tweeted some advice to West, telling him to “hire some security to take care of bulls–t” so he wouldn’t get in any more fights with paparazzi.

In that sense, both have had their share of anger issues, although ‘Ye has never beaten the crap out of his significant other, so he wins in that arena.

It was all about the music Monday, anyway, “This is about artistry and fighting for artists to get their visions out, like it says in the name of the label,” West said.

“It’s a collective of motherf—ers who believe in real music.”

“There’s never been someone on the label that has had to take something into her hands quite as much as this girl has had to do,” he said of Taylor.

“So I really want y’all to give her credit for fighting against an entire system…I’m just really proud to see her tonight, dropping her album. We had to fight for this.”

Keep on fighting the good fight, Ye. Just don’t fight cameramen.

Kanye West Attacks Photographer


Kanye West attacks a photographer, again, as seen in this amazing TMZ video from July 2013.

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Chris Hemsworth Braves The Water For ‘In The Heart Of The Sea’

chris hemsworth in the heart of the seaDid you know Herman Melville based ‘Moby Dick’ on a true story? I had NO idea. Well, Nathaniel Philbrick wrote a book about the event called ‘In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.’ Director Ron Howard and Chris Hemsworth teamed up to bring the story to the big screen for ‘In The Heart of The Sea.’ RELATED: Watch Chris Hemsworth in #Blackhat.

Ron and Chris might be a new director – actor pairing: the two also made ‘Rush’ together. I remember seeing the pictures of Chris in period costume for ‘In The Heart of the Sea. Just this teaser trailer looks INTENSE. It’s scheduled to hit theaters on March 13, 2015 in IMAX as well as 2D. Are you interested?

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Rachel Zoe Picking Up Au Naturel Fall Decorations

Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her BoysIt’s home sweet home for Rachel Zoe! She’s spent the past month on the east coast, in New York City, for Fall Fashion Week. Now she’s back home in sunny California. Here she is spending some time with her sons, Skyler and Kaius, as they go for a walk in their neighborhood. RELATED: Rachel Zoe and Skyler pick out their Halloween pumpkin.

Like many little kids, it looks like Skyler noticed the pine cones. Check out the pictures in the gallery: you can see him picking up some and giving them to his mother. They do make for great fall decorations, don’t they? I love everything about the fall, from pine cones to the fall leaves. Every fall I make it a point to go for one scenic drive where I can look at the fall foliage, so I completely understand Sklyer’s fascination- LOL.

With Rachel’s artistic eye, I bet they’ll make them into some amazing home decorations. It may not be the same thing as styling an outfit, but I’m sure she’s up for the challenge!

Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys
Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys
Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys
Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys
Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys
Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys
Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys
Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys
Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys
Exclusive... Rachel Zoe Hunts For Fall Decorations With Her Boys

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Beyonce & Jay Z Gallery Hopping Across The Pond

beyonce & jay z instagramWe saw pictures of Beyonce and Jay Z catching a flight out of Paris. They didn’t fly home, however. Here are pics of the couple enjoying artwork in London from Beyonce’s Instagram and website. And the bangs look like they’re here to stay for a while. RELATED: Beyonce’s bangs: Love Them or Hate Them?

According to MTV, these pictures were taken at the Frieze Art Fair, the Marian Goodman Gallery and the David Zwirner Gallery. All of the artwork must be inspiring Beyonce to get creative with her clothes, too. Look at this outfit: a print top with a polka dot skirt and topped with a leather jacket. The outfit is unconventional, but Beyonce makes it work!

Looks like Blue Ivy stayed at the hotel this time. She might be a bit tired of galleries at this point. I’m sure she’s still enjoying plenty of things in London, though.

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