Ellen Chenoweth is a prominent American casting director. For her second film,Barry Levinson's Diner, she cast many of the then relatively unknown actors such as Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Tim Daly, Paul Reiser, and Ellen Barkin. A year later, she helped cast the Academy Award-winning film Terms of Endearment.In the late 1970s, Chenoweth was an office manager for the Actors Studio. She helped discover an unknown theater actor named Mickey Rourke for the 1980 television film City in Fear. In the 1980s, Chenoweth was the casting director for such films as The Natural, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Ruthless People, and Broadcast News. She was also the casting director for films such as O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Good Night, and Good Luck, No Country for Old Men, Doubt, Michael Clayton, True Grit, Burn After Reading, Men in Black 3 and The Bourne Legacy.
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There is a couple in a small town. Their loveless marriage is held together only by a precarious arrangement whereby, in order to avoid the messiness of divorce, Melinda is allowed to take any number ...
Ben Foster will play Harry Haft, a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps after World War II, in the film. He tries to find his first love again by using high-profile fights agai...
The Tragedy of Macbeth
A trio of witches give a prophecy that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
The Woman in the Window
An agoraphobia woman living alone in New York begins to spy on her neighbors, only to witness a violent act.
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The only lives Grace and Jonathan Fraser have are their own. A violent death and a chain of terrible revelations happened overnight. Grace was left behind in the wake of a very public disaster and mus...
In the Shadow of the Moon
In 1988, Thomas "Locke" Lockhart, hungry to become a detective, began tracking a serial killer. Locke's obsession with finding the truth endangers his career, his family, and possibly his sanity when ...
A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother was killed in a bombing. He stole a painting that would draw him into a world of crime.
After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is in the middle of a sexual abuse scandal at Penn State that is challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions o...
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
The stories of six people were told at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woma...
The Wizard of Lies
The trail of destruction left by the Ponzi scheme was both for the victims and the family of the man.
In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is reflected through the actions of the seemingly ordinary people. A picture- perfect family is blackmailed, rev...
Inside Llewyn Davis
In the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
A new documentary pays tribute to the legacy of a legendary casting director and shines a light on one of the most overlooked and least understood crafts in film.
Men in Black 3
In time, agents J and K are back. J has seen some strange things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his partner. When K's life and the fate o...
The Bourne Legacy
The life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of the CIA agent are being experienced by the new agent.
Two million fish were on the beach. There were a lot of birds in the sky. On July 4, 2009, a deadly menace swept through the quaint seaside town of Claridge, Maryland, but the harrowing story of what ...
A 14-year-old girl sets out to catch the person who killed her father. The toughest U.S was hired by her. To help her. She was able to find a man with resilience. The man is named 'Rooster'.
You Don't Know Jack
One of the most controversial figures in US history is Jack Kervorkian, a man who believes that people have the right to die.
A Serious Man
In 1967, Larry Gopnik, a physics professor at a quiet Midwestern university, was told by his wife that she was leaving him. She fell in love with one of his friends.
Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and end up sleeping together. Jake is married and Jane is in a new relationship. She has to sort out her lif...
Two romantically- engaged corporate spies team up to manipulate a corporate race to corner the market on a medical innovation that will reap huge profits and enable them to lead an extravagant lifesty...
Walt Kowalski is a grumpy, prejudiced, tough-minded, unhappy, old, Korean War veteran who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbours. His prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino. When his n...
A catholic school nun questioned a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film's quick-fire dialogue tackles the...
Burn After Reading
When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of gym employees, Linda and Chad, they see a chance to make enough money for Linda to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. T...
Christine Collins is overjoyed when her son comes home. Christine was committed to an asylum when she suspected that the boy was not her child.
A comedy about football. A decorated war hero is considering a career in football. Everyone sees the chance to make a lot of money when a reporter digs up dirt on a war hero. Everyone could lose.
A law firm brings in a 'fixer' to fix the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.
No Country for Old Men
Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a cache of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. ...
A gold digger married a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of killing her in the divorce.
Mona Lisa Smile
In 1953, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school left her boyfriend in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in Mass...
Paul Vitti will need counseling when he gets out of prison. He returns to his analyst. Ben Sobel is in need of serious help as he has inherited the family practice as well as an excess stock of stress...
Two very different cops are forced to team up on a new reality based T.V in a spoof of buddy cop movies. A cop show.
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Television made him famous, but his biggest hits happened off screen. Chuck Barris was recruited by the CIA at the height of his TV career and trained to become a covert operative. Or so Barris said.
The Man Who Wasn't There
There was a tale of murder, crime and punishment in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but he has a chance to change it because of his wi...
Two bank robbers fall in love with a girl they've kidnapped.
Meet the Parents
Greg Focker is ready to marry his girlfriend, Pam, but before he pops the question, he must win over her formidable father, humorless former CIA agent Jack Byrnes, at the wedding of Pam's sister. As G...
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Three escaped convicts were pursued by a lawman in the deep south during the 1930s. They come across many comical characters on their journey. Homer's 'Odyssey' is based on it.
A hotel boy is in love with a politician's wife. Her husband decided to end the affair after she admitted to it.
Two air traffic controllers are competing to outdo each other.
There are also threats from foreign nationals. Since his wife's accidental death in a bungled FBI operation, Bedraggled college professor Michael Faraday has become increasingly paranoid. A seemingly ...
In Baltimore from fall of 1954. to fall of 1955, there was anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons.
The spaceship was found at the bottom of the ocean. They decided to send a team to the ocean to study the space craft. They are the best of the best, smart and logical, and the perfect choice to learn...
A small town policeman is investigating a hunting accident. The investigation and other events cause him to lose his mind.
The Horse Whisperer
Based on a novel by Nicholas Evans, Robert Redford presents a family drama set in the country. A cowboy with a magical talent for healing is the star of a film directed by Robert Redford.
Roper is a hostage negotiator. The man put the bank robber in jail after he escaped.
Wag the Dog
The President is accused of sexual harassment during the last weeks of the campaign. To distract the public until the election, the President's adviser hires a Hollywood producer to stage a fake war.
Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, a psychopathic hitman known only as The Jackal proves an elusive target for the people charged with t...
The film captures the essence of Jon Bon Jovi, the lead singer of one of the prime players in the legion of pop-metal bands that took '80s radio by storm. A film based on Jon Bon Jovi's 1997 solo albu...
The professor married a woman from New England.
Going All the Way
Korean War-era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns are together again after a long time. Sonny is torn between loyal Buddy and tempting Gale Ann as he tries to convince his...
Bed of Roses
The seeds of love are planted when Lisa, a high-powered investment banker, receives flowers from a secret admirer. It's hard for love to conquer all when his fairy-tale fantasies clash with her work e...
A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by his former lover who is now his boss, which threatens both his career and his personal life.
The retirement age for Sully is approaching. He flirts with Toby while working for Carl. The forgotten son's family moved back to town. The landlady's son wants to evict her.
A Bronx Tale
Set in the Bronx during the tumultuous 1960s, an adolescent boy is torn between his honest, working-class father and a violent crime boss. The youngster's attraction to a beautiful black girl is forbi...
Six Degrees of Separation
The story of a young, gay, black, con artist who pretended to be the son of Sidney Poitier in order to get into the lives of a white, upper-class New York family.
A drug dealer with an upscale clientele is having moral problems. He has never gotten over the wife that left him, and the couple that use him for deliveries worry about his mental well-being. Women a...
A woman vows revenge on her husband when he has an affair with a wealthy romance novelist.
A scheming widow and her lover make a bet. Valmont thinks he can seduce her even though she is an honorable woman. If he wins, he can have his lover do whatever he wants. Valmont fell in love with a m...
Enemies, A Love Story
A ghostwriter is romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Cookie is the illegitimate daughter of a mobster who just finished 13 years in prison. After being released from jail, Dino wants to make up for lost time with his daughter by resolving some old score...
Moon Over Parador
Jack Noah, a little known actor, is working on location in the dictatorship of Parador at the time the dictator dies. Jack was offered an offer that he could not refuse by Roberto, the dictator's righ...
Jane Craig falls in love with a reporter who represents the trend towards entertainment news she hates. An unrequited torch for Jane is carried by a talented but plain correspondent. The news and Jane...
Down and Out in Beverly Hills
The lives of Barbara and Dave Whiteman were altered by the arrival of a vagrant who tried to drown himself in their swimming pool.
A couple cheated by a businessman kidnapped his wife in revenge, without knowing that their enemy was happy about it.
This pilot for a TV version of the critically acclaimed feature Diner (1982) focused on the complaints of the wives, Elyse and Beth, that their husbands were spending too much time hanging at the dine...
Janet and Brad Majors, unhappily married, are separated after appearing on a game show. Janet becomes a superstar while Brad is thrown into a mental hospital. But what does fast food magnate Farley Fl...
Quest for Fire
There is a huge adventure odyssey that goes back to the very beginning of man's existence. The man was exposed to a lot of harsh elements when he was on the earth. Against the perilous atmosphere of r...