Katharine Hepburn holds the title for most decorated actor or actress, winning a total of four Oscars and 12 nominations. Walt Disney holds the record for most Oscars total, with a total of 26 wins and 59 nominations. The 90th Academy Awards arrives in just two weeks, on Sunday, March 4.
‘The Shape of Water’ has become “the film to beat at the Oscars” with 13 nods, including Best Actress for Sally Hawkins, writes ‘The New York Times.’ Industry experts say the film has been successful because it addresses real-time issues and had an ace marketing campaign.
The ‘New York Times’ published a piece on Uma Thurman accusing not only Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault but claiming her ‘Kill Bill’ director Quentin Tarantino forced her to do a car stunt that resulted in injuries, spat in her face and strangled her with a chain.
Dwayne Johnson (a.k.a. “The Rock”) premiered the trailer for his new movie, ‘Skyscraper,’ at the 2018 Super Bowl. The movie, in theatres July 13, features Johnson as a former FBI agent now in charge of security for skyscrapers in Hong Kong and features explosive high-wire stunts.
CBS has greenlighted a 13-episode revival of the 90s show ‘Murphy Brown,’ with Candice Bergen taking on her leading role as a broadcast journalist. The show won 18 Primetime Emmy Awards and 3 Golden Globes; Bergen won 5 Emmys and 2 Golden Globes.
Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has announced his retirement. A spokeswoman said in a statement: “Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor. He is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years. This is a private decision and neither he nor his representatives will make any further comment on this subject. ”