What's Next for Oscar Winners

Upcoming projects for Jeff Bridges, Kathryn Bigelow, and more
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 10, 2010 10:26 AM CST
What's Next for Oscar Winners
Oscar winners Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal attend the Governors Ball following the the 82nd Academy Awards Sunday, March 7, 2010, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

They've won Oscars...now what? The Los Angeles Times reports on what's next for a few Academy Award winners:

  • Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal: The Hurt Locker director and screenwriter are collaborating again on Triple Frontier, a thriller set in South America. Bigelow will also direct the pilot for HBO's The Miraculous Year.
  • Jeff Bridges: "The Dude" will be reunited with the Coen brothers for a remake of True Grit, a western that scored original star John Wayne an Oscar. He also stars in December's Tron sequel, Tron Legacy.
  • Sandra Bullock: Nothing is on her plate yet, but she's considering Bobbie Sue, a legal comedy.

  • Mo'Nique: No new film plans, but she still has a nightly talk show on BET.
  • Christoph Waltz: He'll play the villain in December's Green Hornet, co-starring Seth Rogen.
  • Geoffrey Fletcher: The Precious screenwriter is writing prison drama Attica, as well as working on a project he wants to direct.
  • Pete Doctor: The director of Up is working on another Pixar flick—a sequel to his last hit, Monsters, Inc.

(More Oscars stories.)

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