Oscar race a multimillion-dollar gamble for studios

2011-01-27 16:24:49

The Oscar race has created a financial ecosystem whose tentacles reach far beyond the contenders and even beyond the Academy.

Another lawsuit for the group behind Golden Globes

2011-01-27 10:08:07

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association sent a letter Tuesday to Timothy McGonigle -- an attorney representing the Michael Russell Group, the organization's former publicist, who is suing the group for breach of contract -- threatening a countersuit.

Will Smith, Jay-Z team to remake 'Annie'

2011-01-27 08:02:39

James Lassiter, Ken Stovitz, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith are partnering with Jay-Z to release movies.

Arthouse drama 'Winter's Bone" makes Oscar splash

2011-01-26 13:53:11

A year after it won two major prizes at the Sundance Film Festival, the gritty drama "Winter's Bone" cast a warm glow over Hollywood on Tuesday by picking up four Oscar nominations, including best picture.

Trent Reznor says Oscar nomination is 'surreal'

2011-01-26 13:52:59

"Completely surreal" is how composer Trent Reznor describes his best original score nomination for "The Social Network," adding that he almost missed the announcement thanks to some technical difficulties at home.

Full list of 2011 Oscar nominations

2011-01-26 10:54:52

Best Picture, Best Actor,Best Actress,Best Director...

Oscar snubs: 'Inception' director, Duvall, Kunis

2011-01-26 09:46:55

Oscar will be brimming with newcomers in February as eight of the 20 actors nominated are first timers.

'King's Speech'gets royal treatment at Oscars

2011-01-26 09:38:10

"The King's Speech" reigned supreme in Hollywood on Tuesday as Oscar voters bestowed 12 nominations on the British drama.

Actors union boss cast in Eastwood's FBI movie

2011-01-25 17:50:19

Screen Actors Guild president Ken Howard has booked a role in Clint Eastwood's FBI movie "J. Edgar," and will also appear in two episodes of NBC's "30 Rock."

'Higher Ground' a strong directing bow for actress

2011-01-25 17:50:08

No one should really be surprised that Vera Farmiga brings the same meticulous craftsmanship and passion for truth found in her extraordinary acting to her debut as a director in "Higher Ground."

Al Pacino, Katie Holmes film bombs at Sundance

2011-01-25 17:49:56

Sundance 2011 can chalk up its first bomb.

Twilight Saga: Eclipse up for nine Razzies

2011-01-25 16:47:47

'Twilight Saga: Eclipse' and 'The Last Airbender' are both up for nine awards at the Razzies.