Giving eager movie-goers a first look at their new film, Focus Features released the trailer for "Hyde Park on Hudson" on Friday (May 18).
The Roger Michell directed flick, which is based on true events, focuses around Franklin D. Roosevelt and his love affair with his distant cousin during the weekend when the King and Queen of the Britain visited upstate New York.
While the writers' strike has put Hollywood's biggest night in jeopardy, nominations for the 80th annual Academy Awards were announced as scheduled earlier this morning.
Officially, the Academy claims to be moving ahead with the red carpet and awards ceremony as usual, with spokeswoman Leslie Unger telling press: "We are planning to have our show at the Kodak Theatre with an audience of 3,300 people and a television audience significantly larger than that."
Last night in New York City, the Independent Feature Project held the 17th annual Gotham Awards. The year’s best indie flicks were recognized, and plenty of stars showed up to see who won.
Hollywood hotties Maggie Gyllenhaal, Uma Thurman, and Keri Russell all showed up looking fine. And the men were no slouches, either. Javier Bardem and Josh Brolin represented the male gender with pride.