Main News Archive for Nov 2011

Ben Whishaw to play Q in new James Bond film

Nov 25, 2011 – Actor will play Bond’s gadget guy in Skyfall.

Chelsea Handler suggests Ashton and Demi had open marriage

Nov 19, 2011 – Tells CNN’s Piers Morgan she thinks Ashton strayed from the rules.

Documentary Features pack slims to 15 in 84th Oscar race

Nov 18, 2011 – Shortlist will be cut to five nominees.

Academy announces 2012 festival grants

Nov 18, 2011 – 25 festivals to benefit from AMPAS’ largesse.

SAG to auction off awards show bleacher seats

Nov 17, 2011 – Proceeds to benefit work of SAG Foundations

Marriage over for Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher

Nov 17, 2011 – Marriage ends after six years.

Ricky Gervais to host 69th Golden Globes

Nov 16, 2011 – Hollywood to prepare thicker skins.

Billy Crystal to return as Oscar host

Nov 10, 2011 – Comedian tweets he’s accepted the gig.

Brian Grazer gets Oscar gig

Nov 09, 2011 – Steps in to fill producer spot left empty by Ratner’s departure.

Eddie Murphy quits as Oscar host

Nov 09, 2011 – Host exits a day after Brett Ratner resigns.

Morgan Freeman named as Cecil B. DeMille award recipient

Nov 09, 2011 – Actor has won one Globe and been nominated for four.

Brett Ratner resigns as Oscar telecast producer

Nov 08, 2011 – Show producer resigns after gay slur and raunchy interview.

Eighteen animated features to vie for Oscar nods

Nov 04, 2011 – Field will be narrowed down to nominees in January.

Oscar broadcast veteran Gil Cates dies

Nov 01, 2011 – Cates produced more Oscar telecasts than anyone else.