Q&A: Adam McKay on the lessons of the 2000 recount
FILE - Director Adam McKay appears during a photo call for the film "Vice" at the 2019 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany on Feb. 11, 2019. It’s also a lively film that resurrects 2000 not just via hanging chads but by following the cultural atmosphere. Alongside interviews with backroom players like Roger Stone, “SNL” sketches make frequent cameos — including some McKay wrote. McKAY: The movie we’re making right now is about a comet that’s going to hit Earth. McKAY: I think it’s the strangest thing I’ve ever experienced in my life.
Jennifer Lawrence marries Cooke Maroney at Rhode Island mansion
(CNN) - Jennifer Lawrence and Cooke Maroney have officially tied the knot. The Oscar-winning actress' publicist confirmed the marriage to CNN on Sunday. The wedding was held a day before at Belcourt of Newport, a luxurious mansion in Newport, Rhode Island, according to Christy Welder, a representative for the estate. Lawrence and her Manhattan art dealer hubby said their vows in front of 150 guests, including Amy Schumer, Emma Stone, Adele and Kris Jenner, according to People. The bride wore a Dior gown for the celebration, Elle reported.
Jennifer Lawrence's bridal registry is on Amazon
The actress has her bridal registry picks on Amazon for everyone to see. "Planning a wedding is so exciting, but it can be overwhelming," her statement on the registry says. "For anyone else needing a little inspiration, I thought it would be fun to collaborate with Amazon to share a few of my favorite registry wish-list items. The "Hunger Games" star confirmed her engagement to boyfriend, art dealer Cooke Maroney, in February. The pair sparked speculation recently that they had quietly married after they were spotted at the New York City Marriage Bureau.
Jennifer Lawrence and fianc spark marriage speculation
Cooke Maroney and Jennifer Lawrence at a New York Rangers game last November. (CNN) - A sighting at the New York City Marriage Bureau has some people wondering if Jennifer Lawrence is now a married woman. The Oscar winner and her fianc, art dealer Cooke Maroney, were captured in photos published by Page Six outside the building, so naturally there is speculation they've tied the knot. In June, Lawrence opened up about falling in love with Maroney on the podcast "NAKED With Catt Sadler." Page Six first broke news of the engagement in February, reporting the pair was "spotted having a cozy dinner" in New York, where Lawrence was "rocking a 'massive ring' on her finger."
Appeal in John Steinbeck lawsuit heard in court
Kaffaga, executor for the estate of her mother Elaine Steinbeck, had alleged that long-running litigation over the author's estate prevented her from making the most of his copyrights at a time when marquee names such as Steven Spielberg and Jennifer Lawrence were interested in bringing masterpieces "The Grapes of Wrath" and "East of Eden" back to the screen. She said the deals instead fell apart over the years.chicagotribune.com
Forbes reveals highest paid actresses of 2015
Melissa McCarthy, star of this summer’s comedy “Spy,” is number three, having earned $23 million. Scarlett Johansson comes in second at $35.5 million, and “Hunger Games” star Jennifer Lawrence moves up a notch to number one, pulling in $52 million. Clarissa Ward reports.cbsnews.com