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`Quantum of Solace` enjoying early Oscar talk

30-Sep-2008 • Quantum Of Solace

According to a report in the NY Times, the upcoming James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" is getting some early Oscar buzz.

With the awards season in the sights of the studios, many of their films targetted at scooping the golden statues at the next Academy Awards are scheduled for release soon.

This year a clutch of late-season releases promises to push several big studios heavily into the Oscar fray, as they move to fill space left by the closing or reorientation of specialty divisions like Warner Independent Pictures, Picturehouse and Paramount Vantage, which had come to dominate the awards race in recent years.

The NY Times writes, "...coming award contenders include “Australia,” with Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman, from 20th Century Fox. Sony Pictures has yet another drama, “Seven Pounds,” with Will Smith, as well as a James Bond film, “Quantum of Solace,” that has provoked early Oscar talk...."

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