Main News Archive for Oct 2009

Governors Awards presenters to include Demme, Douglas, Huston and Tarantino

Oct 29, 2009 – Foursome to present at inaugural Governors Awards on November 14th.

Academy announces 2009 Nicholl Screenwriting winners

Oct 29, 2009 – Each winner will receive a $30,000 prize.

January Jones joins Nic Cage in indie thriller

Oct 28, 2009 – The Hungry Rabbit Jumps begins shooting in December.

Corey Feldman headed to divorce court

Oct 28, 2009 – And you thought this one would last.

Ricky Gervais to host Golden Globes

Oct 26, 2009 – First time Golden Globe Awards have had host since 1995.

Travolta extortion case ends in mistrial

Oct 22, 2009 – Judge calls mistrial as politician suggests there was an acquittal.

SAG appoints David P. White as Executive Director and Chief Negotiator

Oct 18, 2009 – White served as the Guild’s Interim National Executive Director since January of this year

TLC sues Jon Gosselin

Oct 16, 2009 – Network goes after reality star for breach of contract.

65 countries to vy for Foreign Language Oscar

Oct 15, 2009 – Nominations in category will be announced on February 2nd.

Avril Lavigne files for divorce

Oct 15, 2009 – Singer ends months of speculation.

SAG marches on D.C. for LGBT equality

Oct 11, 2009 – Union and staffers head to Washington.

Eight short docs make Oscar shortlist

Oct 09, 2009 – Now three to five nominees will be selected.

Academy announces Nicholl Fellowship finalists

Oct 08, 2009 – Up to five $30,000 fellowships may be awarded.

Letterman media storm enters first full week

Oct 06, 2009 – Late Night host apologizes to wife and staff.