Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde worked to be made director of Kerri Strug biopic

Olivia Wilde worked to be made director of Kerri Strug biopic

Olivia Wilde "worked hard" to be made director of upcoming Kerri Strug biopic. The 35-year-old actress – who made her directorial debut in 2019 with coming-of-age movie ‘Booksmart’ – will helm sports drama ‘Perfect’, which will tell the story of the former Olympic gymnast. Opening up on the new project on Twitter, she wrote: "Best script I’v... »

Clint Eastwood feels Richard Jewell development issues were fate

Clint Eastwood feels Richard Jewell development issues were fate

Clint Eastwood admits that it was "fate" that ‘Richard Jewell’ was delayed, as he would never have worked with Paul Walter Hauser. The legendary filmmaker helms the movie, which tells the story of how the titular character – played by the ‘I, Tonya’ star – is wrongly accused of placing a bomb at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Clint previously had troubl... »

Olivia Wilde defends Richard Jewell movie

Olivia Wilde defends Richard Jewell movie

Olivia Wilde has defended her portrayal of a journalist in ‘Richard Jewell’. The ‘Booksmart’ director plays real-life journalist Kathy Scruggs, who died in 2001, in the Clint Eastwood directed drama based on police officer and security guard Jewell after he was wrongly accused of planting the device during the Olympic Park bombing at the 1996 Atlanta Games. Olivia’s p... »

Olivia Wilde says Booksmart censoring is about ‘more than just sex’

Olivia Wilde says Booksmart censoring is about ‘more than just sex’

Olivia Wilde has said the censoring of ‘Booksmart’ on board Delta flights is about "more than just sex". The 35-year-old actress took to social media last month to blast the airline company when she discovered that they cut a lesbian sex scene from her new movie – which featured Kaitlyn Dever and Diana Silvers, both 22 – as well as censoring the words "vagina... »

Olivia Wilde to receive Trailblazer Award at 2020 LAOFCS Awards

Olivia Wilde to receive Trailblazer Award at 2020 LAOFCS Awards

Olivia Wilde will receive the Trailblazer Award at the LA Online Film Critics Society Awards in January 2020. The 35-year-old actress is set to receive the prestigious honour during the LAOFCS Awards ceremony, which is set to be held on January 9 next year. The organisation confirmed the news in a tweet which read: "We are incredibly excited to share that Olivia Wilde will be this year’... »

Olivia Wilde praises Delta for restoring Booksmart love scenes

Olivia Wilde praises Delta for restoring Booksmart love scenes

Olivia Wilde is celebrating after Delta Airlines promised to restore same-sex love scenes in the in-flight screenings of ‘Booksmart’. Delta was heavily criticised by Olivia after they cut a lesbian sex scene from the film and removed the words "vagina" and "genitals". It also emerged that similar scenes had been cut from ‘Rocketman’. In a statement to Th... »

Olivia Wilde blasts airline for censoring Booksmart scene

Olivia Wilde blasts airline for censoring Booksmart scene

Olivia Wilde is angry that an airline has edited out an intimate same-sex scene from her film ‘Booksmart’. The 35-year-old actress directed the coming-of-age comedy and she admits that her "heart just broke" after discovering that a scene showing Kaitlyn Dever’s character Amy Antsler and Diana Silvers alter ego Hope getting intimate was cut from the in-flight version of... »

Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling acquired by New Line

Olivia Wilde’s Don’t Worry Darling acquired by New Line

Olivia Wilde’s ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ has been acquired by New Line. The hotly anticipated follow-up to Wilde’s directorial debut ‘Booksmart’ was the subject of an intense bidding war, with 18 offers for the movie, but New Line emerged victorious, according to Deadline. The pyschological thriller is set in the 1950s and tells the story of a housewife who be... »

Olivia Wilde to direct Don’t Worry Darling

Olivia Wilde to direct Don’t Worry Darling

Olivia Wilde will direct and star in ‘Don’t Worry Darling’. The 35-year-old actress made her directorial debut in comedy movie ‘Booksmart’ earlier this year, and she is set to step behind the camera once again in the upcoming psychological thriller. According to Deadline, there are around 18 offers for the movie, which is set in the 1950s and tells the story of a hous... »

Olivia Wilde and Jon Hamm join Richard Jewell cast

Olivia Wilde and Jon Hamm join Richard Jewell cast

Olivia Wilde and Jon Hamm have reportedly joined the cast of ‘The Ballad of Richard Jewell’. The pair are set to join an already star studded ensemble for Clint Eastwood’s upcoming drama, which features Paul Walter Hauser in the title role while Sam Rockwell and Kathy Bates will play his attorney and mother respectively. The movie follows police officer and security guard Jewell ... »

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