The dish: Movie news and notes

  • March 16, 2013 - 4:07 PM

Rustling up funds

David O. Russell is auctioning off a speaking part in his next, untitled film, about the Abscam scandal of the 1970s. The winner will have a chance to hobnob with stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Louis C.K. The money raised (the experience, now on the website, is valued at $50,000) will go to the Kenny Gordon Foundation, which provides college scholarships.

The final reel

Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day will be back to be tormented by a new crop of superiors in “Horrible Bosses 2.” Previous bosses Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Aniston will make cameo appearances. … Christopher Nolan might be aiming to top the mind-bending “Inception” with “Interstellar,” about a group of explorers who travel through time via a wormhole. It’s due in November 2014. … Danny Boyle is interested in marking the 20th anniversary of 1996’s “Trainspotting” with a film based on “Porno,” the sequel to the original novel. “The only criteria?” he said: To not disappoint “Trainspotting” fans.


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