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Amy Adams Joins Object Of Beauty

Amy Adams will star in and produce 'Object of Beauty'. The 'Fighter' actress will take the leading role in the adaptation of Steve Martin's novel, which she will produce alongside Trudie Styler and Celine Rattray....

Brad Pitt Not Expecting Same Success Again

Brad Pitt doesn't think he'll have as successful a year as the last 12 months have been for some time.The 48-year-old actor has seen his two latest movies, 'Moneyball' and 'The Tree of Life', nominated...

The Help Nabs Three Trophies At Sag Awards

Cast members of The Help helped themselves to three top SAG Awards on Sunday, including best cast, the equivalent to best film in other awards competitions. Viola Davis won the best actress award, while Octavia...

Abc Offers Free App For Watching Oscars

Working with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, ABC has updated the free iPhone/iPad/iPodTouch "Oscars" app it introduced last year that will allow viewers to access any of six cameras set up at...

Demian Bichir An Outside Bet For Best Actor Oscar

Demian Bichir is just the latest in a long line of Oscar nominees who've bucked the trend, the traditional prestige movie awards often going against the grain of awards season and finding outside candidates to...

Meryl Streep 'Honoured' At Oscar Nomination

Meryl Streep is "honoured" to be up for Best Actress at this year's Academy Awards. The two-time Oscar-winning actress - who has now been nominated for 17 Academy Awards - is "touched deeply" after being...

Meryl Streep Vs Michelle Williams For Best Actress Oscar

Meryl Streep has, as expected, found herself among the nominations for the Best Actress Award at the biggest ceremony of them all, the 84th Academy Awards, as the nominations were announced today. Streep played the...

Madonna Has 'Fingers Crossed' For Oscar Nomination

Madonna has her "fingers crossed" for an Oscar nomination for her directorial debut 'W.E.'. The 53-year-old singer - who won a Golden Globe for Best Song for the track 'Masterpiece' from the film - would...

Jim Carrey Turns 50: A Look Back At His Funniest Roles

It's hard to believe that Jim Carrey, often regarded as a face-pulling funny man of an actor, perhaps somewhat harshly, has turned 50 this week. The star of films like 'Liar Liar,' 'Ace Ventura' and...

Michael Fassbender To Take Mother On Oscar Date

Michael Fassbender wants to take his mother on a date to the Oscars.The 'Shame' actor - who is widely tipped to be nominated for an Academy Award following a blockbuster year of movies including 'A...

Leonardo Dicaprio Not Motivated By Awards

Leonardo DiCaprio is not motivated by winning awards.The 'J. Edgar' star - who has been nominated for three Oscars in his career -prefers to think about the people he will work with instead of the...

Kim Kardashian Found Ricky Gervais' Jibes 'Hilarious'

Kim Kardashian found Ricky Gervais' jokes about her at the Golden Globes "hilarious". The ceremony's host joked he had "sat through longer James Cameron speeches" than her 72-day marriage to Kris Humphries and called her...

Gervais Pokes Fun At Bieber In Predictable Golden Globes

After last year's controversial performance, many were keen to see how Ricky Gervais would approach this year's Golden Globes. And of course, who he would choose to poke fun at. In his opening monologue, he...

Oscar May Leave Hollywood

Hollywood's biggest annual event may be leaving Hollywood. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is considering moving the annual Oscars ceremony from the Kodak Theatre to the Nokia...

Tom Ford Signs Up To Livia Firth's Green Carpet Challenge

Tom Ford and Stella McCartney have signed up to Livia Firth's Green Carpet Challenge. The designers will join a host of other fashion houses including Chanel, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent to create original eco-friendly...

Jennifer Lawrence To Announce Oscar Nominations

Jennifer Lawrence will announce this year's Oscar nominees.The actress - who herself was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in 'Winter's Bone' last year - will host the nominations launch alongside Academy president...

James Franco Is Releasing A Novel

James Franco is publishing his first novel.The '127 Hours' star has sold the book 'Actors Anonymous', which is said to be loosely on his life, to online retailer Amazon, eschewing the normal publishing route. Although...

Meryl Streep To Receive Golden Bear

Meryl Streep is to receive the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement at the Berlin Film Festival. The actress is highly-tipped for Oscar-success following her role as British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in 'The Iron...

Katie Price Receives Christmas Proposal From Leandro

Leandro Penna reportedly proposed to Katie Price on Christmas Day (25.12.11). The 25-year-old Argentinean model - who dated the 33-year-old reality TV star for several months in 2011 after meeting her at an Oscars party...

Zac Efron's Perfect New Year

Zac Efron had a "perfect" New Year's Eve with his family.The 24-year-old actor - who has been single since splitting with long-term girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens last year - has marked the turning of the year...

Oscar Nominating Ballots They're In The Mail

Oscar nomination ballots were sent out on Tuesday to the 5,783 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. They have until Jan. 13 to return them. As usual, the votes will...

Dido Welcomed A Son In July

Dido secretly gave birth to a son in July.The 'White Flag' singer - who announced her pregnancy earlier this year - and her husband Rohan Gavin welcomed their boy, Stanley, into the world in the...

James Franco To Play Hugh Hefner?

James Franco is in negotiations to play Hugh Hefner in 'Lovelace'. The '127 Hours' actor may portray the Playboy magazine founder in the movie starring Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace - best known for her...

Meryl Streep To Publish Unused Oscars Speeches

Meryl Streep is planning a book of her unused Oscars speeches.The 62-year-old actress has been nominated for Academy Awards 16 times in her career, but won just twice - in 1979 for Best Supporting Actress...

Berlin Film Festival Selects Two Oscar-contending Films

Stephen Daldry's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock , has been selected to make its international debut in February at the Berlin Film Festival, where it will screen out of...

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