– The submissions deadline for the SAG Awards is Thursday.
– Emmy-winning drama "Homeland" was renewed for a third season.
– Oscar vet Danette Herman has
been named coordinating producer for the 85th annual Academy Awards.
– "Rust and Bone" won feature honors at the London Film Festival, whose jury also commended "After Lucia" and "No." Alex Gibney and "Mea Maxima
Culpa: Silence in the House of God," won the Grierson Award for documentary unanimously. First feature honors went to Benh Zeitlin
for "Beasts of the Southern Wild."
– "The Central Park Five," "The Invisible War," "Queen of Versailles,"
"Searching for Sugar Man" and "Women with Cows" earned feature
nominations for the 28th International Documentary Assn. Awards.
– Longest Day alert: The CW will air the 18th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, which are on Jan. 10, commencing about 12 hours after the Academy Awards nominations are announced.