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Mark Duplass Urges Oscar Win For Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’

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Mark Duplass has a message for Academy members as Oscar voting winds down: “Think what it would mean if Moonlight won Best Picture.” Actor/director Duplass (Blue Jay, Togetherness) tweeted plea along with the poster for the Barry Jenkins-directed drama, urging Academy members to vote for Moonlight because "it's the best film this year." Dear @TheAcademy Voters. Think about what it would mean if @moonlightmov won Best Picture. Then vote for it bc it's the best film… Read

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Harrison Ford’s Plane In Incident With 737 At O.C. Airport – Report

FILE - In this December 10, 2015 file photo, Harrison Ford greets fans during a Star Wars fan event in Sydney. A film production company has been fined 1.6 million pounds ($1.95 million) over an accident on the set of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" that broke the leg of star Harrison Ford. The actor was struck by a hydraulic door on the set of the Millennium Falcon — his character Han Solo's spaceship — at Pinewood Studios near London in June 2014. A judge at Aylesbury Crown Court north of London said Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 that Foodles Production (UK) Ltd. should have informed Ford of the risks.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

Veteran pilot Harrison Ford appears to have had another close call in the skies over Southern California. Less than two years after the small plane he was piloting crash-landed on a Los Angeles golf course, NBC News reports that he was involved in an incident at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport on Monday. NBC said the actor was at the controls of a single-engine Husky when he was instructed to land on a particular runway. Ford mistakenly headed for a taxiway instead… Read

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Piers Morgan Mocks Meryl Streep, Argues With Hollywood Over ‘Real Time’ Brouhaha

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Piers Morgan is either still smarting or still giddy from his run-in with Jim Jefferies on Friday’s Real Time With Bill Maher, now adding Meryl Streep to his ever-growing roster of combatants in the feud’s wake. “Meryl Streep abusing President Trump again?,” Morgan tweeted today, apparently a response to the actress’ speech at last night’s Human Rights Gala in New York. “She, JK Rowling & all the other smug ‘we know best!’ luvvie shriekers will get him re-elected.” The… Read

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Hollywood-Catnip Withdrawal Continues As Vanity Fair Cancels White House Correspondents’ Dinner Party

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White House correspondents might become the stars of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner once again, as Hollywood celebrity magnets Vanity Fair and New Yorker announce their decision to take a break from hosting parties bookending the annual POTUS roast dinner. New Yorker is scrubbing its evening-kickoff party, NYT reported first. Meanwhile, Vanity Fair has withdrawn from co-hosting the afterparty, though co-host Bloomberg L.P. says it is moving ahead with plans. The… Read

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Angelina Jolie Rips Donald Trump’s Travel Ban In New York Times Op-Ed

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UPDATED with link to the full column: Angelina Jolie is the latest Hollywood figure to raise a voice against President Donald Trump’s temporary denial of U.S. entry to people from seven primarily Muslim countries. But while colleagues such as Meryl Streep and David Harbour have expressed their outrage from the podiums at televised awards ceremonies, Jolie enjoys a different bully pulpit: the Op-Ed pages of the far-from-failing New York Times. “Americans have shed blood… Read

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‘Star’: Paris Jackson To Make Acting Debut On Fox Series From Lee Daniels

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Michael Jackson’s daughter is about to make a Star turn. Fox said today that Paris Jackson will make her acting debut in an upcoming episode of its music-themed drama created/executive produced by Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy. Star follows three talented young singers (Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O'Grady) who are desperate for a new start and with ambitions of stardom as they navigate the cutthroat music business. Jackson will play Rachel Wells, a young… Read

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Hollywood Decries Trump’s “Heartless & Evil” Travel Ban, Backs Iranian Director

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Refresh for updates Hollywood expressed outrage today over Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning entry into the U.S. from seven predominantly Muslim countries. Some of the messages were specifically in support of Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, whose The Salesman is nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar and who might not be able to attend the Feb. 26 Academy Awards. Here’s a selection of the tweets. Deadline will update as more are… Read

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Celebrity Hacker Sentenced To Nine Months In Prison

In this Sept. 27, 2016 photo, Edward J. Majerczyk, leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse in Chicago. A federal judge in Chicago sentenced Edward Majerczyk to nine months in prison Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, for hacking the electronic accounts of 30 celebrities and stealing private information that included nude videos and photos.(Santiago Covarrubias/Sun Times via AP)

Edward Majerczyk has been sentenced to nine months in federal prison for illegally accessing email belonging to more than 300 people, including at least 30 accounts belonging to celebrities. He previously had pleaded guilty to violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Majerczyk engaged in a phishing scheme from November 2013 to August 2014 to obtain usernames and passwords for his victims. He sent emails to them that appeared to… Read

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Deadline Studio at Sundance 2017 – Day 4 – Jon Hamm, Woody Harrelson, Salma Hayek, Alfre Woodard, Elle Fanning & More

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Deadline is holding its Sundance Film Festival portrait and video studio at the Applegate Reel Food Café on Main Street in Park City, opening its doors to this year’s most riveting and groundbreaking filmmakers. Guests stopping by the Deadline Studio on Day 4 included Jon Hamm (Majorie Prime), Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern (Wilson), Salma Hayek and John Lithgow (Beatriz at Dinner) and many more. In between Deadline’s video chats and photo shoots, guests sampled sweet and… Read

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Deadline Studio at Sundance 2017 – Day 2 – Al Gore, John Legend, Rooney Mara, Jason Segel & More

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Deadline is holding its Sundance Film Festival portrait and video studio at the Applegate Reel Food Café on Main Street in Park City, opening its doors to this year’s most riveting and groundbreaking filmmakers. Guests stopping by the Deadline Studio on Day 2 included Al Gore (An Incovenient Sequel), John Legend (Underground), Rooney Mara and Jason Segel (The Discovery) and many more. In between Deadline’s video chats and photo shoots, guests sampled sweet and savory… Read

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March On Twitter: Hollywood Tweets Solidarity, Hillary Thanks Marchers

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Refresh for updates If Hollywood couldn’t be in Washington – or New York or Boston or London – to walk the walk, it took to Twitter to talk the talk in support of today’s Women’s Marches around the world. “Shooting Black Panther on a Saturday,” wrote Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman. “But my heart is at the Women’s March.” Here’s a collection of today’s messages from notable names who were rallying or wished they could. Deadline will update this post as the marches… Read

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Hollywood Reacts To Trump Inauguration: “Country Is Lost”, Tweets Alec Baldwin; Scott Baio Proud To Be “Deplorable”

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Refresh for updates Alec Baldwin says the country is lost, his brother Stephen has a different take, Chris Rock offers a time-change reminder (era-change, actually), and Scott Baio is proud to be among the “deplorables.” Celebrities, pundits and politicians began processing their reactions to President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech today, and, not surprisingly, responses ranged from as stinging as anything put out by the Tweeter-in-Chief over the past year-plus… Read