Fact: Boyhood director Richard Linklater let the movie's stars Patricia Arquette and Ethan Hawke pick the names of their onscreen children as well as their own character's. Arquette named her single mum character Olivia after her own mum, who died in 1997.
Fact: Boyhood director Richard Linklater is set to add another trophy to his collection when he is honoured with the Cinema Audio Society's Filmmaker Award at the 51st Annual CAS Awards on 14 February (15) in Los Angeles. He follows in the footsteps of previous recipients including Quentin Tarantino, Rob Marshall, Jonathan Demme, and Edward Zwick.
Fact: .Filmmmaker Richard Linklater's new movie Boyhood was the toast of the 40th Seattle International Film Festival on Sunday (08Jun14) after scooping Best Film and Best Director prizes. Patricia Arquette also picked up the Best Actress honour for her role in the film. Dawid Ogrodnik was named Best Actor for his role in Polish film Life Feels Good.
Fact: Filmmaker Richard Linklater is to be honoured with the Director Tribute at the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards in New York in December (13).
Fact: Jack Black is reuniting with his School Of Rock director Richard Linklater for a new dark comedy. The funnyman will star in Bernie, about a man who strikes up an unlikely friendship with a wealthy widow, played by Shirley MACLaine.
Quote: "He sent me flowers tonight; he's in London doing a Richard Linklater film... Fantastic. And he's eight hours ahead and I don't know how he's thinking about that; he's on the Isle Of Man." Actress Anne Heche was delighted to receive flowers from boyfriend James Tupper before her appearance on late night chat show JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on Wednesday (06Mar08).