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The studio report

A handy guide to the distributors vying for gold this season.

November 14, 2007|Tom O'Neil


Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Johnny Depp, Alan Rickman for "Sweeney Todd"; Halle Berry, Benicio del Toro for "Things We Lost in the Fire."

Focus Features

Romola Garai, Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Vanessa Redgrave, Saoirse Ronan for "Atonement"; Vincent Cassel, Viggo Mortenson for "Eastern Promises"; Tony Leung, Tang Wei for "Lust, Caution"; Jennifer Connelly for "Reservation Road"; Don Cheadle for "Talk to Me."

Fox Searchlight

Adrien Brody for "Darjeeling Limited"; Ellen Page, Jennifer Garner for "Juno"; Irfan Kahn, Tabu for "The Namesake"; Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova for "Once"; Philip Bosco, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney for "The Savages"; Keri Russell, Andy Griffith for "Waitress."


Julie Christie, Olympia Dukakis for "Away From Her"; Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Peter Fonda for "3:10 to Yuma."


Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer for "Lars and the Real Girl"; Meryl Streep for "Lions for Lambs"; Christian Bale for "Rescue Dawn."


Marie-Josee Croze, Emmanuelle Seigner, Max von Sydow for "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"; Casey Affleck, Amy Ryan for "Gone Baby Gone"; Richard Gere for "The Hoax"; Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Tommy Lee Jones for "No Country for Old Men."

New Line

Daniel Craig, Nicole Kidman for "The Golden Compass"; Nikki Blonsky, Queen Latifah, Michele Pfeiffer, John Travolta, Christopher Walken for "Hairspray"; Fernanda Montenegro, "Love in the Time of Cholera."


Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo for "Zodiac."

Paramount Vantage

Emile Hirsch, Hal Holbrook, Catherine Keener for "Into the Wild"; Khalid Abdalla, Homayon Ershadi for "The Kite Runner"; Jennifer Jason-Leigh, Nicole Kidman for "Margot at the Wedding"; Angelina Jolie for "A Mighty Heart"; Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano for "There Will Be Blood."


Marion Cotillard for "La Vie en Rose."

Roadside Attractions

Frank Langella for "Starting Out in the Evening."

Sony Pictures Classics

Michael Caine, Jude Law for "Sleuth."


Albert Finney, Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Marisa Tomei for "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead."

20th Century Fox

Dustin Hoffman for "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium."


Russell Crowe, Ruby Dee, Denzel Washington for "American Gangster"; Chris Cooper, Laura Linney, Ryan Phillippe for "Breach"; Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julia Roberts for "Charlie Wilson's War"; Cate Blanchett, Samantha Morton for "Elizabeth: The Golden Age"; Leslie Mann for "Knocked Up."

Warner Bros.

Jodie Foster for "The Brave One"; Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman for "The Bucket List"; Casey Affleck, Brad Pitt for "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford"; Will Smith for "I Am Legend"; George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson for "Michael Clayton"; Kevin Bacon, Marcia Gay Harden for "Rails & Ties."

Warner Independent

Tommy Lee Jones, Susan Sarandon, Charlize Theron for "In the Valley of Elah"

Walt Disney Studios

Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon for "Enchanted"; Steve Carell for "Dan in Real Life."

The Weinstein Co.

Sam Riley, Samantha Morton for "Control"; John Cusack for "Grace Is Gone"; Denzel Washington, Forest Whitaker for "The Great Debaters"; Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger for "I'm Not There."

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