Academy Awards

Oscar Roundup

Sunday, March 7, 2010
Oscar Roundup

Here's a round-up of tonight's Oscar telecast featuring the Frat Pack actors and friends. »

Stiller, Carell, Bateman, Fey, Cohen Tapped as Oscar Presenters (Updated)

Monday, March 1, 2010
Stiller, Carell, Bateman, Fey, Cohen Tapped as Oscar Presenters (Updated)

Variety is reporting that Ben Stiller, Steve Carell, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jason Bateman, and Tina Fey will be presenters for Sunday's Academy Awards. »

Elizabeth Banks to Host Tech Oscar Ceremony

Friday, February 12, 2010
Elizabeth Banks to Host Tech Oscar Ceremony

Actress Elizabeth Banks will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on February 20 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. Banks will present 15 awards to 45 individual recipients during the evening. »

Parody Video: Wes Anderson’s ‘Spider-Man’

Saturday, February 6, 2010
Parody Video: Wes Anderson’s ‘Spider-Man’

A video has been making the rounds through the net, imagining what a Wes Anderson reboot of the Spider-Man franchise would look like. All the elements you'd assume are in here, but the most hilarious part might be the 100% spot-on Owen Wilson vocal impersonation. Check it out! »

Woody, ‘Hangover’ Being Pitched for Awards

Thursday, November 26, 2009
Woody, ‘Hangover’ Being Pitched for Awards

Todd Phillips' The Hangover is being pushed for Best Picture. Meanwhile, Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are promoting the Oscar-worthy performance of Woody Harrelson in The Messenger. »

Stiller and Downey Decline Oscar Hosting Gig

Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Stiller and Downey Decline Oscar Hosting Gig

Nikki Finke is reporting today that Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Oscar telecast producers Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic approached Ben Stiller and Robert Downey Jr. with the opportunity to host the 2010 Oscars. The Tropic Thunder stars declined, according to Finke. »

Team Apatow Players Welcomed to the Academy

Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Team Apatow Players Welcomed to the Academy

Congratulations to Team Apatow members Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd, James Franco, Michael Cera and Jane Lynch on being formally invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Yes, the team behind "You Know How I Know You're Gay" will now be voting for the Academy Awards. »