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This combination of photos shows, from left, Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown and Taika Waititi, who will join Roman Griffin Davis, Jason Bateman, Lili Reinhart and Kaitlyn Dever as presenters at the 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo)

Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters

Jan. 17, 2020 6:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown and Taika Waititi will be up for Screen Actors Guild Awards and also handing them out at Sunday’s ceremony. They’re part of a new batch of SAG Awards presenters announced Friday, along with Roman Griffin Davis, Jason Bateman, Lili...

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Pacino, De Niro among Producers Guild Awards presenters

Jan. 17, 2020 4:30 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Melissa McCarthy are among the presenters for Saturday’s Producers Guild of America Awards. The guild announced Friday that other presenters include Jane Fonda, Taika Waititi, Laura Dern, Constance Wu and Kaitlyn Dever. The show will also for the...

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Leonardo DiCaprio, Taika Waititi react to Oscar nominations

Jan. 13, 2020 8:56 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the Academy Awards: ___ “Ultimately, I've been able to be fortunate enough to get to work with some pretty great filmmakers. That's always been the driving force with me. First, of course, the story and character, from an actor's...

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‘Joker’ leads Oscar noms; ‘1917,’ ‘Irishman’ close behind

Jan. 13, 2020 6:46 PM EST

Female filmmakers were shut out, “Parasite” made history and “Joker” edged out “The Irishman," “1917” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” in Monday's Oscar nominations. Todd Phillips’ R-rated superhero smash “Joker” topped all...

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The list of nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards

Jan. 13, 2020 11:04 AM EST

The list of nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards: Best picture: “Ford v. Ferrari”; “The Irishman”; “Jojo Rabbit”; “Joker”; “Little Women”; “Marriage Story”; “1917”; Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood”;...

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Producers, directors guild nominations winnow Oscar field

Jan. 7, 2020 2:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An unusually busy day in a truncated awards season for Hollywood left five films — Quentin Tarantino's “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood,” Sam Mendes' “1917,” Martin Scorsese's “The Irishman,” Bong Joon Ho's “Parasite” and...

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'Joker,' 'Parasite,' '1917,' 'Little Women' land WGA noms

Jan. 6, 2020 2:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Mendes' World War I tale “1917” followed up its big night at the Golden Globes with a nomination for best screenplay from the Writers Guild on Monday. Alongside “1917,” the writers guild nominated for best original screenplay the scripts to...

Brad Pitt arrives at the 2020 AFI Awards at the Four Seasons on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

From Pitt to DiCaprio, stars turn out for AFI Awards

Jan. 3, 2020 9:15 PM EST

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — From Leonardo DiCaprio to Brad Pitt, some of Hollywood’s brightest stars came together to relax and sip wine in a room where everyone ended up walking away a winner at the American Film Institute Awards on Friday. The annual AFI invite-only luncheon honored 11 films and...

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'Parasite,' 'Bombshell' get a boost in SAG nominations

Dec. 11, 2019 12:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Scarlett Johansson received two individual nominations, “Parasite” scored a best ensemble nod and both “The Irishman” and “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood" solidified their Oscar favorite status in nominations announced Wednesday for the 26th Screen...

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Kaitlyn Dever, Paul Rudd react to Golden Globe nominations

Dec. 9, 2019 4:01 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reactions from some of the nominees for the 77th annual Golden Globes: ___ “Hell no! I like to stay sane. The news is going to be there when I wake up.” — said Billy Porter when asked in an interview if he woke up at 5 a.m. to hear the nominations from his hotel in...