CHICAGO (AP) — The company that makes the gold-plated Oscar statues will lay off almost 100 employees in the process of being bought out. But some workers could be rehired, it said, and the […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Oscar host Seth MacFarlane is inviting college students to join him on stage at the Academy Awards. The “Family Guy” creator made a surprise appearance at UCLA to announce a contest sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and mtvU that will allow winning college students to appear on the Feb. 24 Oscar telecast.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran’s culture minister said Monday that his country will boycott the 2013 Oscars in the wake of the anti-Islam video made in the United States that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad. An […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Academy Awards organizers have moved up a key date in the upcoming season of Hollywood film honors. Nominations for the 85th Oscars will be announced Jan. 10 – five days earlier […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – There will be more songs vying for Oscars at next year’s Academy Awards. The motion-picture academy said Thursday that there will be a minimum of five nominees in the original song […]
(AP) – Film producer Richard Zanuck, who won the best picture Oscar for “Driving Miss Daisy,” has died. He was 77. Zanuck’s publicist says he died of a heart attack at his Beverly Hills home […]
(AP) — Aaron Sorkin is going from Facebook to Apple. Sony Pictures officials say the Oscar-winning writer will write a screenplay based on the Steve Jobs biography. Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal says Sorkin will […]