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'Everything Everywhere All at Once' Wins Top Prize at Gotham Awards
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Ang Lee to direct his son Mason in Bruce Lee biopic — Bruce Lee will also be produced by the late martial arts icon's daughter, Shannon Lee, who previously slammed Quentin Tarantino's depiction of her father in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
The Life of Pi director's son Mason Lee (The Hangover Part II, Stand by Me) is attached to play the title role in Bruce Lee, EW has confirmed. The project hails from Sony's 3000 Pictures and is being produced by Ang Lee, Lawrence Grey, Ben Everard, Brian Bell, and Bruce Lee's daughter, Shannon Lee. Dan Futterman, who wrote Foxcatcher and Capote, is working on the latest draft of the script.
Bruce Lee, who died in 1973 at 32, was a magnetic international star who helped popularize martial arts on screen with his films, including Fist of Fury, Enter the Dragon, The Way of the Dragon, and The Big Boss.
"Accepted as neither fully American nor fully Chinese, Bruce Lee was a bridge between East and West who introduced Chinese Kung Fu to the world, a scientist of combat and an iconic performing artist who revolutionized both the martial arts and action cinema," Ang Lee, who previously directed the martial arts epic Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, said in a statement provided to EW.
'Everything Everywhere All at Once' Wins Top Prize at Gotham Awards — Goonies and Indiana Jones alum Ke Huy Quan also won outstanding supporting performance for Everything Everywhere All at Once
Everything Everywhere All at Once enjoyed a big night.
The film won the top prize, best feature, at the 32nd annual Gotham Awards in New York City Monday, and actor Ke Huy Quan won outstanding supporting performance as well. Everything Everywhere is directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (aka The Daniels) and also stars Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Curtis and James Hong.
Quan, 51, said in his speech, "This time last year, all I was hoping for was just a job. Just when I think it can't get any better, it does."
The nominees are picked by committees of movie and TV critics, journalists, festival programmers and curators. The winners are then chosen by separate juries of writers, directors, actors, producers, editors and others directly involved in making films, according to the Gotham Awards organizers.
Collin Gosselin says ‘Jon & Kate Plus 8’ tore his family apart — Former child reality star Collin Gosselin is now 18 years old and says he hasn’t been in contact with his mother or the bulk of his siblings for years.
Former child reality star Collin Gosselin is now 18 years old and says he hasn’t been in contact with his mother or the bulk of his siblings for years.
“I want to believe it was because of TV and what being in the public eye does to a family,” the teen recently told “Entertainment Tonight.” “I think it tore us apart.”
The younger Gosselin is speaking out about his estrangement and the drama surrounding his family, which found fame on the TLC series “Jon & Kate Plus 8.”
Years ago, Kate Gosselin went public about putting Collin, one of her sextuplets, in a facility because she said he had “special needs.”
The Gosselins’ series, which premiered in 2007, focused on their life raising sextuplets and twin daughters. The show eventually became known as “Kate Plus 8” after the couple divorced in 2009, with episodes that aired off and on between 2010 and 2017. (TLC is owned by CNN’s parent company, Warner Bros. Discovery.)
Jon Gosselin eventually was granted custody of Collin, who lives with his sister Hannah, at their father’s home. But Collin Gosselin said his relationship with his mother Kate is nonexistent.
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