Kate Hudson is not only a co-star of Zach Braff in his second movie, "Wish I Was Here," she's also a good friend. So she feels a special connection to the film, which Braff financed through an appeal on the donation site Kickstarter. "I'll never forget. We were sitting down having a couple drinks and he goes, 'You know what? I'm tired of people telling me I can or can't do things. I'm just gonna start doing what I want,'" recalled Hudson at the premiere of the movie. "And I was like, 'You know, you do that.' It sort of became his mantra."
Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig are accustomed to sharing the same stage — and keeping a crowd in stitches — since starring on "Saturday Night Live" together from 2005 to 2013. But in their new film "Skeleton Twins," they get melodramatic. Playing estranged, suicidal twins in the film that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday, the pair tackles heavy inner demons. This being Hader's first big dramatic role, the actor said he felt relaxed on the set with Wiig there supporting him.
Oprah Winfrey is coming on board to act as a producer on Selma , the drama about the historic civic rights marches that has David Oyelowo portraying Martin Luther King Jr.
The move puts her in company with Brad Pitt, who is already on board as a producer.
12 Years a Slave, the slave drama that just nabbed 10 Oscar nominations. Also producing Selma is Christian Coulson, who won an Oscar for producing Slumdog Millionaire.