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Michelle Williams is returning to television for the first time in 16 years. She's playing dancer and actress Gwen Verdon, whose career aspirations were supplanted by her marriage to choreographer-director Bob Fosse.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Michelle Williams is returning to television for the first time in 16 years, playing dancer and actress Gwen Verdon whose career aspirations were supplanted by her marriage to choreographer-director Bob Fosse.
Oscar winner Sam Rockwell plays Fosse in the eight-episode FX series "Fosse/Verdon," debuting April 9.
Williams' last TV work was the hit series "Dawson's Creek" that ended in 2003.
The list of the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards:
Best picture: Black Panther," ''BlacKkKlansman," ''Bohemian Rhapsody," ''The Favourite," ''Green Book," ''Roma," ''A Star Is Born," ''Vice."
Best director: Alfonso Cuaron, "Roma"; Spike Lee, "BlacKkKlansman"; Pawel Pawlikowski, "Cold War"; Yorgos Lanthimos, "The Favourite"; Adam McKay, "Vice."
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam McKay's Dick Cheney biopic "Vice" staged an awards-season coup Thursday, landing a leading six nominations from the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards to narrowly edge more expected favorites like Bradley Cooper's tear-jerking revival "A Star Is Born," the interracial road-trip drama "Green Book" and the period romp "The Favourite."
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the announcement of nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):
"Vice" director Adam McKay says he's only competitive with one movie in the best comedy or musical film category: "Mary Poppins Returns."
Speaking from London about his film's leading six Golden Globe nominations Thursday, McKay deadpanned that "we will take 'Mary Poppins' out." He added: "Dick Cheney is going for her."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's no such thing as a sure thing when it comes to the mercurial Hollywood Foreign Press Association and its Golden Globe nominations, but this year saw a number of surprises, like the dominance of Adam McKay's Dick Cheney film "Vice," and a number of truly shocking exclusions.
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List of winners for the 90th Academy Awards presented Sunday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:
Best Picture: "The Shape of Water."
Actor: Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour."
Actress: Frances McDormand, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."
Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."
Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, "I, Tonya."
Directing: "The Shape of Water," Guillermo del Toro.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sam Rockwell continued his awards season dominance, winning best supporting actor at the Academy Awards on Sunday for his portrayal of the dimwitted, racist cop Jason Dixon in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." It is the first nomination and win for the 49-year-old actor.
"I want to thank the Academy," Rockwell said. "Never thought I'd say those words."
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LONDON (AP) — Winners of the 2018 British Academy Film Awards, presented Sunday:
Film — "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
British Film — "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Director — Guillermo del Toro, "The Shape of Water"
Actor — Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour"
Actress — Frances McDormand, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Supporting Actor — Sam Rockwell, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscar nominees luncheon brings together A-listers and rising stars — artists from every aspect of filmmaking — for an afternoon of celebration and mutual fandom.
With little on the agenda other than posing for a group photo, Monday's gathering was a chance for nominees to bask together in their exalted status together before the Academy Awards are presented on March 4.
Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. SAG AWARDS
Revenge tale "Three Billboards" wins best ensemble, best actress for Frances McDormand, best supporting actor for Sam Rockwell.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's presentation of the Screen Actors Guild from the Shrine Auditorium (all times local):
The SAG Awards are over, but the after-party is giving nominees the chance to mingle and unwind.
Robert De Niro held court on a couch in the center of the room and looked deep in conversation as machines billowed smoke around him and lights danced from the ceiling.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A partial list of winners at Sunday's 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles:
Actor: Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour"
Actress: Frances McDormand, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Supporting actor: Sam Rockwell, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Supporting actress: Allison Janney, "I, Tonya"
Cast: "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri"
Stunt ensemble: "Wonder Woman"
Actor in a drama series: Sterling K. Brown, "This is Us"
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Expletives dotted the weekend television landscape.
On "Saturday Night Live," guest host Sam Rockwell let one slip during a skit. He was playing an increasingly frustrated TV science host trying to lead two clueless students through an experiment.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is promoting the locations where the award-winning "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was filmed as tourist destinations.
The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the state's tourism division has organized a trip planner for the locations where the movie was filmed in western North Carolina in 2016.
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List of winners for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Sunday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:
—Motion Picture, Drama: "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."
—Actor, Motion Picture, Drama: Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour."
—Actress, Motion Picture, Drama: Frances McDormand, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."
—Director, Motion Picture: Guillermo Del Toro, "The Shape of Water."
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Hollywood's first awards show of the new year included a visit from Wonder Woman Gal Gadot and a promise from Jessica Chastain that "major change is coming" to how women are treated in the industry.
Gadot ‘dancing from within’ at awards
NEW YORK (AP) — In nominations announced Wednesday, the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards heartily endorsed the Frances McDormand-led revenge drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," offered swift redemption for the Golden Globes-overlooked romantic comedy "The Big Sick" and left many Oscar favorites empty handed.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:
Actor: Timothee Chalamet, "Call Me By Your Name," James Franco, "The Disaster Artist," Daniel Kaluuya, "Get Out," Gary Oldman, "Darkest Hour" and Denzel Washington, "Roman J. Israel, ESQ."