Circuit Breaker Episode 35: Oscar Narrative Preview, ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ and Reader Questions

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter [email protected]_Pod, email us at [email protected], and […]

OSCARS: Taking A Look at the 2017 Hopefuls for the Academy

We’re already moving to a new Oscar season. As proven by the shocking Oscar win for Barry Jenkins’ masterpiece “Moonlight” at this year’s Academy Awards, the demographic and tastes of AMPAS is changing. While there are still hindrances and biases against certain films and genres (like superhero films, comedy or sci-fi), we could see some […]

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Josh Gad Boards ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ With Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp

Josh Gad is the latest person to join a stacked cast for “Murder on the Orient Express.” The film also stars Daisy Ridley, Kenneth Branagh, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Peña and Judi Dench. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gad “will play Hector McQueen, a skittish man who drinks too much and works as an assistant/translator […]

Murder on the Orient Express

Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer Could Be Headed to ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

According to a new report, Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer are in the running to join Kenneth Branagh‘s “Murder on the Orient Express.” The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news, but is quick to note that neither are formally attached. Instead, they are “names of interest” for the project. In August, Angelina Jolie left the project. Variety, […]

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Predictions Update! First Look at the Golden Globes and What Stars Will Rule the HFPA

With the release of the newest set of Oscar Predictions this week, along with the twenty contenders from the first half of the year, it’s a good time to predict the beat of the season with the major guilds.  Weekly, you’ll be getting updated predictions for not only the Academy Awards, but for the Golden […]

Darren Aronofsky Drama Gets Michelle Pfeiffer and Domhnall Gleeson

Darren Aronofsky’s latest mystery project just got a little less mysterious, as several big names are reportedly joining the cast. According to The Hollywood Reporter, three-time Oscar nominee Michelle Pfeiffer and breakout star Domhnall Gleeson are in negotiations to join the cast of Aronofsky’s untitled drama for Paramount. The outlet also reports that screen veteran […]

Relativity Media Announces 2013 Releases!

While Oscar always has their eyes on anything produced by the Weinstein Company, other studios are showing up with an impressive slate of films for the 2013 awards season.  Relativity Media, who haven’t had their fair share of award-worthy projects has announced their upcoming films for the rest of the year. Last year, the company […]

Awards Profile: Malavita

Directed By: Luc Besson Written By: Luc Besson. Based on the Novel by: Tonino Benacquista Starring: Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, Jon Freda, Dominic Chianese. Synopsis: (From IMBD.com) The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes […]