The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has set the 10 contenders for Oscar animated shorts nominations and the 10 contenders for live-action short noms.
James Franco and Anne Hathaway have been tapped to co-host the Feb. 27 Academy Awards.
Universal has set a date for "The Thing" prequel, planning to release the horror pic on Oct. 14.
Filmmakers Monte Hellman and Bruce McDonald will be feted at the Whistler Film Festival for their lifetime achievements on Dec. 3.
Heather McComb, Claire Holt, Tyler James Williams, Reid Scott, Gregg Sulkin and Nadine Velazquez.
"Waiting for Superman," "The Tillman Story," "Restrepo" and "Inside Job" are among the 15 docus shortlisted by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences for the documentary feature category.
Paramount has greenlit "Paranormal Activity 3" for production with plans to release the pic on Oct. 21.
Denis Leary is in negotiations to join the cast of Sony's untitled "Spider-Man" movie.
The Palm Springs Film Festival has offered a reward of $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals connected to the killing of publicist Ronni Chasen, who was…
James Ransone has joined the cast of HBO's "Treme."
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has accepted 15 pics for consideration in the animated feature film category.