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Entertainment Daily: Francesca Eastwood, James Franco, Brad Pitt and More

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francesca eastwoodFrancesca Eastwood (pictured right) has been named Miss Golden Globe 2013. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will host the 70th Annual Golden Globes, airing live on NBC on Jan. 13, 2013.

Jennifer Lee joins Chris Lee as co-director of Disney’s animated feature, Frozen, in theaters Nov. 27, 2013. The mystical movie features the voices of Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel. Lee was a screenplay writer on Wreck-It Ralph.

The Guilt Trip‘s release date has been moved from Dec. 25 to Dec. 19 (grab those holiday viewers, Paramount!). The film stars Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen as a mother and son on a cross-country road trip.

AMC announced pilot orders for scripted dramas Halt & Catch Fire, a show from Breaking Bad producers about the personal computing boom in the 1980s, and Turn, a spy show set in 1778 based on the book Washington Spies by Alexander Rose.

A date’s been set for next year’s Emmy Awards: Sept. 22, 2013 on CBS. Nominations will be announced July 18, 2013.

John Carter, The Dark Knight Rises, Cloud Atlas and others are on the short list for Visual Effects Oscars.

Lionsgate stock closes at all-time high, with Breaking Dawn Part 2 boosting shares to $16.86 on Wall Street. You go, vampires and werewolves.

HBO is developing Paper, an hour-long drama inspired by Jake Halpern’s essay “Pay Up,” featured in the New Yorker. Dede Gardner and Brad Pitt will exec produce through Pitt’s shingle, Plan B Entertainment. The show centers on a notorious ex-gangster and single father in Buffalo, N.Y., who’s trying to reform himself by also serving as a professional debt collector.

Sundance has added James Franco’s “homo-sex-art-film” Interior, a documentary about the S&M porn studio Kink.com that Franco worked on with his cinematographer Christina Voros. Also S-VHS, a sequel to V/H/S; Hell Baby, Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant’s horror comedy; Ass Backwards, a road-trip comedy written by and starring Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael; a Sarah Polly documentary Stories We Tell; and Jeff Nichols’s Matthew McConaughey-Reese Witherspoon-starring Mud. Quite the lineup.

Jane Boursaw is the founder and editor-in-chief of Reel Life With Jane. Her credits include hundreds of print and online publications, including The New York Times, People Magazine, Variety, Moviefone, TV Squad and more. Follow her on Twitter at @reellifejane.

Jane Boursaw has written posts on Reel Life With Jane.


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