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ACADEMY AGREES: FRANCO AND HATHAWAY WERE A POOR CHOICE

March 4, 2011 by · 148 Comments 

The selection of James Franco and Anne Hathaway to host this year’s Oscars telecast was a mistake, a high-ranking member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acknowledged. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, the member, who asked not to be identified, said, “A lot of us said Franco, who is […]

OSCARS TO STAY ON ABC THROUGH 2020

February 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Just days before Sunday’s Oscar telecast on ABC, the network announced on Thursday that it had signed a new deal with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to extend its rights to televise the ceremony through 2020. The previous agreement had been set to expire in 2014. “This contract ensures that the Oscar […]

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