At the Movies: Julia as a Killed Conservationist
Julia Roberts will portray Joan Root, an African wildlife conservationist who was murdered in her Kenyan home this past January, in a big-screen biopic.... Audrey Tautou will channel Coco Chanel in a film from French director Anne Fontaine.... Per Variety, Goldie Hawn will star in Ashes to Ashes, a comedy about a woman traveling to Kathmandu to scatter her husband's ashes but she, um, loses them. Kurt Russell will costar (not as the ashes, I hope).... Per the Reporter, producer Emmanuel Benbihy has rounded up several up-and-coming filmmakers - Zach Braff and Mira Nair included - for New York, I Love You, a cinematic Valentine à la Paris, Je T'aime.