Two new films have joined this year's crop of award-season hopefuls:
Fox Searchlight has set a Dec. 5 release date for "Wild," the studio announced Monday, placing it squarely in the territory of presumptive Oscar contenders. Meanwhile, Open Road Films announced that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights for "Rosewater," which also will open in the fall.
Though Strayed encountered eclectic characters along her journey, her story is largely one of self-reflection. So there's a good chance the film will be in the vein of recent movies starring one actor alone with the elements, such as "All Is Lost" with
Stewart, who is best known as the political satirist and media critic who fashioned