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George Clooney Set For Golden Globes’ Cecil B. DeMille Award

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The actor-director-writer-producer will receive the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's career honor during the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards on January 11. George Clooney already has four Globes to his credit — all in different categories: Best Actor in a Drama for The Descendants (2011), Best Supporting Actor for Syriana (2005) and Best Actor in a Comedy/Musical for O Brother, Where Art Thou (2000). He also won for his breakout role in ER. "The HFPA is honored to… Read

Social 25 Honorees Include Sophia Bush, Endemol Unit, Beats, All Def Digital

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Actors Sophia Bush, Caitlin Crosby and Marlon Wayans are among this year's honorees in the Social 25 as part of the upcoming Social Media Week Los Angeles conference and other festivities. They join Endemol Beyond USA President Will Keenan; Russell Simmons and Steve Rifkind of All Def Digital; Beats founders Jimmy Iovine, Doctor Dre and Ian Rogers; Danny Gabai of Vice Media; and YouTubers Grace Helbig, DJ Skee; the Fine Brothers (Kids React), Beatriz Acevedo of online… Read

Toronto: ‘The Imitation Game’ Named Festival’s People’s Choice Winner – Oscar Harbinger?

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The Toronto International Film Festival gave its top prize Sunday to The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and distributed by The Weinstein Company. The announcement brings the huge festival to a close after hundreds of film screenings over 10 days. The Imitation Game, a biopic about gay computer pioneer and code-breaker Alan Turing, won the Grolsch People's Choice Winner, AKA, the audience award for favorite feature-length film shown. The acclaimed film… Read

Behind The Scenes At Deadline’s Awardsline TIFF 2014 Studio: Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Salma Hayek & More

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Awardsline creative director Robb Rice and photographer Kelsey Fain captured some candid moments from this year's biggest stars at our photo studio at the Templar Hotel.  Awardsline editor Anna Lisa Raya gathered this season's crop of potential contenders.  Deadline's Awardsline studio is courtesy of LIVEstyle Entertainment president Ryan Heil.  Seen in many of the photos is our main studio photographer Mark Mann using Leica S-System and Profoto lighting. Click on the… Read

TIFF 2014 In Pictures: Jennifer Aniston, James Franco & More Visit Deadline’s Awardsline Studio

From left: writer Graham Moore, Benedict Cumberbatch, director Morten Tyldum, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech.

In the second of three photo galleries, casts from such potential awards contenders as The Imitation Game, Foxcatcher, Rosewater and Cake showed up at the Deadline/Awardsline photo studio this year at the Toronto International Film Festival. Awardsline editor Anna Lisa Raya was on the scene. Click on the photo below to launch the gallery.  Our first-ever photo studio at the Templar Hotel, was courtesy of Ryan Heil, president of LIVEstyle Entertainment and the LIVEstyle… Read

‘Whiplash’, ‘The Good Lie’ Win Top Awards At Deauville American Film Festival

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After wowing audiences and winning top kudos at the Sundance Film Festival in January, Damien Chazelle's feature film about a masochistic music convervatory jazz drummer and his acerbic bandleader, Whiplash, took the grand prize at the 40th Deauville American Film Festival today as well as the audience award for favorite film.  Warner Bros.' Sudanese drama The Good Lie starring Reese Witherspoon took second place Jury Prize. Saar Klein's crime drama Things People Do… Read

Fall Festival Verdict: Who’s In, Who’s Out As The 2014 Oscar Race Gets Its First Real Shot Of Adrenaline

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With the last gasp of the Toronto International Film Festival now upon us (it officially closes Sunday,) the Oscar race has become further defined, particularly with input from Venice and Telluride. Until that fall fest trifecta, only IFC's summer phenomenon Boyhood and perhaps Sony Pictures Classics' Foxcatcher  could realistically be thought to be in serious contention for Best Picture consideration. Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel has been mentioned in some… Read

Pantelion’s ‘Cantinflas’ Tapped As Mexico’s Foreign-Language Oscar Submission

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Mexico has named Cantinflas as its Best Foreign Language Film Oscar submission, just in time for the film's theatrical push into Mexico and Latin America this month. The biopic of famed Mexican comedian Mario Moreno aka Cantinflas was released by Pantelion in the U.S. on August 29 and has grossed $5 million stateside in 400 theaters. Director Sebastian del Amo co-wrote the script with Edui Tijerina. "scar Jaenada (The Losers, Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides)… Read

TECH Bits: Streamys Steam Past Sunday Reality Shows Online

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Admittedly, they're cherry picking, but the Streamy Awards folks are bragging about the social-media buzz around their online-only show versus two big network reality shows, Fox's just-launched Utopia and the venerable CBS creepfest Big BrotherHere are the numbers: Okay, they weren't completely cherry-picking: Big Brother and Utopia were the two non-sports shows Sunday night that had the biggest social-media footprint, according to Nielsen's Twitter TV ratings… Read

Deadline @ Toronto: Oscar-Worthy Pics Keep Coming (Video)

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Deadline Awards Columnist Pete Hammond can barely keep up with all the Toronto Film Festival pics setting themselves up for awards-season runs after their gala presentations north of the border. The fest now is kicking off non-world premiere biggies like the Steve Carell starrer Foxcatcher, Wild with Reese Witherspoon, and Jennifer Aniston's role of a lifetime in Cake. But Pete couldn't resist taking the time to weigh in on the early Oscar… Read

Jon Feltheimer To Receive Producers Guild’s 2015 Milestone Award

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Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer will receive the 2015 Milestone Award from the Producers Guild of America. The Milestone Award is the Guild's highest honor recognizing an individual or team who has made historic contributions to the entertainment industry. It will be presented to Feltheimer at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 24 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Over a three-decade career, Feltheimer has held leadership positions at Lionsgate… Read

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