Looks like Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn has her next project booked: She'll reportedly be cowriting Widows, a heist flick, with 12 Years a Slave director Steve McQueen.
You're on the sun-soaked deck of a ship, wind in your hair, salty air in your lungs, the ocean before you, a crew and all their movements yours to command. This freedom is what we love about pirate stories, more so than the rum and the treasure and the sea shanties: the type of freedom that frees you from traditional…
• The Academy of Motion Picture of Arts & Sciences is considering moving the date of the 2011 Oscars from February 27 (as scheduled) to sometime in January. Some are worried the move would interfere with judging by cutting time.
"The notion of love-starved widows has become so entrenched in American culture that it has been a sitcom staple and the subject of an endless succession of jokes." But it seems that's one stereotype women have outlived.