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Despite some historic wins, the revamped Academy Awards failed to impress viewers, thanks to a disjointed show, missed opportunities and possibly the most disappointing ending ever.
The "Borat" star says he couldn't have made his Globe-winning comedy without Trump. Elsewhere, "Nomadland" helmer Zhao became only the second woman to win Best Director and honorees Norman Lear and Jane Fonda brought down the house.
The Oscar frontrunner centers on McDormand's aging widow who works seasonal minimum-wage retail gigs while traversing the American West in the van in which she also lives.
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The Palm Springs International Film Awards will honor Chloé Zhao with the Director of the Year award for her film “Nomadland.” She is the first-ever female director to receive this accolade in the 32 years the festival has been running. The festival and film awards gala will not take place as an in-person event, but […]
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Fox Searchlight announced on Tuesday that it’s acquired worldwide rights to Chloé Zhao’s film “Nomadland.”The film, which is Zhao’s third feature film following “The Rider” and “Songs My Brother Taught Me,” stars Frances McDormand in her first role since winning the best actress Oscar for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”“Nomadland” is a road movie following Fern (McDormand), a woman in her sixties, who after losing everything in the Great Recession embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad. A signature of Zhao’s, the film includes real people turned actors including Linda May and Charlene Swankie.Also Read: Fox Searchlight Acquires Matthew Puccini's 'Lavender' Short Film“As I fell in love with the American west, it was impossible not to become fascinated with the roads that lead to the many adventures beyond the horizon,” Zhao said in a statement. “I’m very fortunate to be able to hit the road with a talented team and collaborate with a cast of professional and non-professional actors who are deeply giving and inspiring. I can’t wait to share their stories and what we’ve discovered along the way.”The movie is based on the non-fiction book “Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century” by Jessica Bruder, which McDormand and Peter Spears (“Call Me By Your Name”) optioned soon after it was published in 2017.A Highwayman Films, Hear/Say Productions and Cor Cordium Production, the film is produced by McDormand, Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey and Zhao.Also Read: 'Tolkien' Trailer: Nicholas Hoult Tells Lily Collins a Story About Journeys, Love and Fellowship (Video)“We are thrilled to work with visionary filmmaker Chloé Zhao on NOMADLAND. Her unique voice, combined with the extraordinary talent of Frances McDormand, makes it an important and compelling story,” said co Fox Searchlight chairmen Nancy Utley and Stephen Gilula in joint statement.The deal was brokered by Fox Searchlight’s Executive Vice President of Business Affairs Megan O’Brien with WME, UTA and Lichter Grossman on behalf of the talent and filmmakers.Read original story Chloé Zhao’s ‘Nomadland’ Starring Frances McDormand Acquired by Fox Searchlight At TheWrap