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Susannah Grant To Receive WGA West’s Paul Selvin Award For ‘Confirmation’ Script


Susannah Grant is set to receive the WGA West’s 2017 Paul Selvin Award for her Emmy-nominated Confirmation script. The award named for the guild’s late longtime general counsel is being presented for a work that "best embodies the spirit of constitutional rights and civil liberties that are indispensable to the survival of free writers everywhere." An Oscar nominee for her original screenplay for Erin Brockovich, Grant’s writing credits also include The 5th Wave, The Soloi… Read

People’s Choice Awards: Ellen DeGeneres, Justin Timberlake, ‘Big Bang Theory’ & More


Tonight during the People’s Choice Awards, Ellen DeGeneres took home three awards and in the process became this most-awarded person in PCA history with a career total of 20. Tonight, she won for "Favorite Daytime TV Host," "Favorite Animated Movie Voice" and "Favorite Comedic Collaboration." Her Pixar pic Finding Dory also won for “Favorite Movie”. Tonight’s awards, broadcast live on CBS and hosted by Joel McHale, took place at the Microsoft Theater from 9:00 PM-11:00… Read

Oscars: Deadline’s Pete Hammond & Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil Predict Final Best Picture Nominees In Latest Smackdown (Watch)

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With Oscar nominations just a few days away (Tuesday at 5:18 AM, to be exact), Gold Derby’s Tom O’Neil and I go at it again, trying to determine exactly how it will all fall into place in the hotly contested Best Picture race this year. Is La La Land invincible, or can crowd favorites Hidden Figures and Lion ride a last-minute surge and steal the momentum? Will critics’ love for Moonlight and Manchester by the Sea become a major factor outside the acting and writing… Read

Casey Affleck, Keegan-Michael Key And Nicole Kidman Join Presenters For PGA Awards

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Casey Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow, Common, Robert DeNiro, Taraji P. Henson, Hugh Jackman, Al Jean, Keegan-Michael Key, Nicole Kidman, Rami Malek, Janelle Monae, Thandie Newton, Ryan Reynolds, Martin Scorsese, Octavia Spencer and Kerry Washington have signed on as presenters for the 28th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards on January 28 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. Previously announced special honors will be presented to Tom Rothman (Milestone Award)… Read

ICG Publicists Announce 2017 Nominees


The International Cinematographers Guild has announced the nominees for the 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards. Winners will be revealed at the awards luncheon on Friday, February 24 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. It was previously announced that Denzel Washington will receive the Motion Picture Showman of the Year award, Ryan Murphy, the Television Showman of the Year awards, DreamWorks New Media Chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg with the Lifetime Achievement Award and BWR… Read

Jane Fonda & Dolly Parton To Present Lily Tomlin With SAG Life Achievement Award


It will be a 9 to 5 reunion onstage later this month at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton will present Lily Tomlin with the SAG Life Achievement Award, an honor announced late last year, at the 23rd Annual SAG Awards on January 29. Tomlin will accept the award from her two long-time friends and co-conspirators in the 1980 feminist revenge comedy hit 9 to 5. Tomlin, who stars with Fonda in Netflix’s Grace and Frankie also is nominated for a 2017… Read

Palm Springs Film Festival Names ‘Toni Erdmann’ Best Foreign Film


Updated below with audience award winners. Toni Erdmann was named Best Foreign Film at the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival. The prize was one of the juried award winners revealed at a luncheon today, with narrative feature and documentary to be announced tomorrow. Gael García Bernal took the Best Actor in a foreign language film for Neruda, and Isabelle Huppert took Best Actress, foreign film, for Elle. Today’s awards were named by a special jury of… Read

Between Tentpole Commitments, Jeremy Renner Builds His Producing Portfolio With John Lee Hancock’s ‘The Founder’

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Celebrated this season for his role as theoretical physicist Ian Donnelly in Denis Villeneuve’s brainy sci-fi film Arrival, alongside friend and frequent collaborator Amy Adams, two-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner this year hopes to bring attention to another, lesser-known role, as a producer on John Lee Hancock’s Ray Kroc biopic The Founder. In the case of Arrival, Renner saw a terrific leading role for Adams, and hoped only to offer support; with The Weinstein… Read

‘Patriots Day’ Composers Trent Reznor And Atticus Ross On How David Fincher’s Approach Influenced Their Own Process

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Known for their long standing collaboration with David Fincher, from The Social Network through Gone Girl, Oscar-winning composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have gone on in recent years to work with a wider variety of directors on both narrative features and documentaries—including Fisher Stevens’ climate change doc Before the Flood—with their score for Peter Berg’s Patriots Day being their latest to enter the awards race. While demonstrating a concern for… Read

Denzel Washington Named Publicists Guild’s Motion Picture Showman Of The Year

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ICG Publicists will honor Denzel Washington with its Motion Picture Showman of the Year award at the 54th Annual Awards luncheon on Friday, February 24. The two-time Oscar winner will receive the award in recognition of his career achievements, including producing, directing and starring in Fences, a major contender in this year's Academy Awards race. "Denzel continues to excel as a major creative force in filmmaking while also recognizing the key role that publicity and… Read

‘La La Land’, ‘Rogue One’ & ‘Game Of Thrones’ Among 2017 Costume Designers Guild Award Nominees

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Costume Designers Guild this morning has announced the nominees for the 19th annual Costume Designers Guild Awards with La La Land, Rogue One, and Game of Thrones among the 35 hopefuls for the guild’s biggest honors. Celebrating excellence in film, television, and short form costume design, this year’s ceremony, to be hosted by actress and singer Mandy Moore, will be held February 21 at the Beverly Hilton. “I am honored to be hosting this year's ceremony. I've always been… Read

‘Cameraperson’ Leads Cinema Eye Honors With Three Wins Including Top Award


Recognizing the best in documentary filmmaking, the 10th annual Cinema Eye Honors was held tonight at the Museum of the Moving Image, and in the end, the Kirsten Johnson-directed Cameraperson took home the night’s top honor, Outstanding Nonfiction Feature. The film, a cinematic memoir comprised of footage shot by Johnson over a decade, also won awards for Outstanding Editing and Outstanding Cinematography. Coming in second with two awards was, unsurprisingly, likely… Read