Daniel Day-Lewis routinely disappears into his roles, but as Abraham Lincoln in "Lincoln," director Steven Spielberg says the actor reaches a new level of absorption.
Gere, McGregor among those who have yet to gain Academy's recognition
Writer-directors' process is mysterious, even to them
This year a very different field of contending roles is gaining attention.
On paper, Dee Rees felt her directorial debut "Pariah," which tells the story of an African-American teenager coming to terms with her homosexuality, was a can't-miss investment.
March saw the spinoff of Disney Junior from a block on the Disney Channel to its own 24/7 network, quickly scoring No. 1 and 2 slots among kids aged 2-5 with original programming "Doc McStuffins" and…
Drawing on inspiration from years working in her mother's toy store, Nee drew up a series -- about an African-American girl who runs a playhouse toy clinic -- that quickly became the No. 1 series for…
Thesp feels personal connection to Entertainment Industry Foundation
L.A.-based but Oxford-born, Tranter spent the last year overseeing delivery on the most series on air in BBC Worldwide Prods' history.
Smith-Anoa'i is still working in a relatively new field; her position didn't exist five years ago at CBS until she pitched it to her bosses.