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James Franco Snubbed by Oscars in Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations

Despite being an awards season frontrunner, James Franco failed to net a best actor Oscar nomination for The Disaster Artist, after winning a Golden Globe and Critics Choice award for his performance. Tuesday’s snub arrives after multiple women came forward to accuse him of sexual harassment.

Oscars: ‘The Shape of Water’ Swims Ahead With 13 Nominations

Guillermo del Toro’s whimsical period romance about a custodial worker and fish-man hybrid who fall in love stacked 13 Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning, more than any other film this year. Those nods included Best Picture, Best Director for Del Toro, Best Actress for Sally Hawkins, and Best Supporting actor and actress for Richard Jenkins and Octavia Spencer, respectively. It also landed a healthy mix of below-the-line categories like Best Original Screenplay, Best Production Design and Sound Mixing.

Infinity War Directors Share Their Thoughts on The Black Widow Movie

Marvel Studio is in full on script development mode for Scarlett Johansson’s long-awaited Black Widow movie! To catch up on all that news, click here. One thing is for sure, and that is that fans are excited about what is going to come of this. Now the directors of Avengers: Infinity War have commented on the news, and if you’re curious about what they are thinking, Anthony Russo told the Happy Sad Confused podcast that it’s “crazy exciting”…

That Time Willem Dafoe Found Out About His Oscar Nomination From the Babysitter

Willem Dafoe, who was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in “The Florida Project” on Tuesday, has been down this road before. He was nominated in the same category for “Platoon” in 1986, and then in the Best Actor category for “Shadow of the Vampire” in 2000. But awards season in those days was dramatically different, Dafoe told TheWrap on Tuesday. “It’s changed so much,” he said. “There are more expectations, more events – it’s more refined, more developed.”

Heath Ledger Died 10 Years Ago Today – Friends and Family Remember His ‘Desperate’ Final Weeks

Ten years ago, an exhausted Heath Ledger retreated to his New York City apartment to try and get some rest and recuperate from an illness he couldn’t shake.

Forest Whitaker Says ‘Black Panther’ Is ‘Something That Hasn’t Been Seen Before’

“Black Panther” hits theaters next month, but the comic movie is already one of the most anticipated films of the year, breaking pre-sales records as Marvel’s fastest-selling movie in the first 24 hours.

Allison Janney Wins Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

It was a big night for Allison Janney Sunday, as she took home the trophy for outstanding performance by a female actor in a supporting role at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards for her role in I, Tonya.

Peter Jackson Making World War I Feature Documentary

“I’ve always been fascinated by the First World War due to my own family history and the centenary felt like a unique opportunity to make a personal contribution to the commemoration,” he says.

Will Ewoks Return in the Han Solo Movie?

Rumors abound that the first Solo trailer is dropping this week. There has been much fanfare over the second Star Wars Story, most of it not good. And there have been a lot of behind-the-scenes images,

Rihanna to Perform at Grammys With DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller

Rihanna, DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller will perform their smash hit “Wild Thoughts” on the Grammy Awards, Khaled announced in his characteristically low-key manner on social media Friday night.