The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall

“In Hollywood, movie projects are assembled – and unraveled – every day. But the sudden collapse of a high-profile film only days before shooting is set to begin still gets the town talking. Fox Searchlight, News Corporation’s art film unit, was topic A for many in the film business this week, as the thriving ministudio – on its way to the Oscars with a best-picture nomination for its film Sideways – watched a big-star vehicle aimed at next year’s awards season suddenly collapse in Australia.”