Severe blowback from the public and members of the academy prompted the decision to table the creation of an Oscar for achievement in “popular” films.
In addition to Ms. Tyson and Marvin Levy, the motion picture academy will recognize the lifetime achievements of the composer Lalo Schifrin and the producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.
Ms. Close talks about her critically acclaimed role as a long-suffering spouse in “The Wife” and speculation that she may finally land that elusive Oscar.
Underscoring Hollywood's interest in the potential of virtual reality, four of the five Emmy nominees in this year's category for outstanding original interactive program are VR productions, three of which are based on major motion pictures.
HBO’s Game of Thrones — whose schedule was such that it wasn’t a participant in the 2017 Emmy race — is back in contention, leading all series with a whopping 22 Emmy nominations including best drama and many creative arts categories that it has dominated in recent years.
THR has learned that there was actually a seventh nom for best direction of a comedy series.
The 'Absolutely Fabulous' actress will get the award at the annual event in Berlin in September.
Siggraph will present awards to animated shorts 'Hybrids,' 'Bilby' and 'Overrun' next month at its annual CG confab.
The Academy Museum theater's "Death Star" dome, slated to open in mid-2019, took another step forward in recent days as the scaffolding that has surrounded the sphere, which will house the 1,000-seat David Geffen Theater, has been removed.
Actress Emmanuelle Seigner rejects an invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which recently expelled her husband Roman Polanski.
Trevor Jimenez talks about his animated short 'Weekends,' which follows a child caught between divorced parents.
THR's awards columnist assesses 27 categories.
The PR firm that reps John Krasinski and Emily Blunt has begun reaching out to entertainment journalists urging them not to forget 'A Quiet Place.'
The Academy is conducting eight scientific and technical investigations with an eye toward next year's Oscars.
Marvel's 'Black Panther' proved triumphant with the genre crowd on Wednesday, winning in five film categories.
Fresh off her 2018 Tony win for 'Three Tall Women,' the revered actress will play the title role next spring in a new gender-blind take on the Shakespeare tragedy.
Increasing the number of nominees in the three biggest categories is a nod toward greater inclusivity, but won't do much to address the industry's larger issues of power and representation.
'Dear White People' creator Justin Simien is among the jurors for the 2018 BAFTA Student Film Awards.
Recording Academy president Neil Portnow exclusively speaks to Billboard about the changes.
The second annual NBA Awards are being handed out Monday night. Winners will receive their trophies at a ceremony hosted by Anthony Anderson. The league's top performers from the 2017-18 season will be honored, while Travis Scott will perform at the show, taking place at the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles and airing live on TNT at 9 p.m. ET.