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Oscars producers say the show is in ‘good shape’ for Sunday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Academy Awards producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss have been hearing the same question a lot recently: Are you OK? It’s an understandable query. Producing the Oscars is guaranteed to be a stressful job, but the road to the 91st Academy Awards, which will take place on Sunday, has been unusually […]
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Michael B. Jordan, Michelle Yeoh added to Oscars presenters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan, Brian Tyree Henry, Michelle Yeoh and Elsie Fisher may have missed out on Oscar nominations this year, but they will be on stage at the Dolby Theatre during Sunday’s ceremony. Producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss said Tuesday that the actors have signed up to present awards on […]
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Oscars 2019 Updates: Queen Will Perform at a Three-Plus Hour Show Which Won’t Include Those Awful “Everyday People” Bits

After a lengthy period of tumultuous development, this year’s Academy Awards finally seem to be finding their sense of identity. All it took was an uprising from half of Hollywood and backtracking on several key decisions to get them there. A new batch of Oscars 2019 updates has arrived thanks to an interview with the ceremony’s lead producer, Donna Gigliotti. She says the ceremony won’t meet its self-imposed three-hour limit after all, and we won’t have to endure any of those stupid “everyday ...
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Oscar Producer Donna Gigliotti Says Winners’ Speeches Will Not Be Edited (EXCLUSIVE)

The organizers of this year’s Oscars don’t plan on trimming any of the speeches that will air on the telecast on Feb. 24. In an interview with Variety, Academy Awards producer Donna Gigliotti pushed back against the notion that the show would be condensing some of the remarks made onstage at the Dolby Theatre. “If […]
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Bassett, Boseman and more added to Oscars presenter lineup

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Who needs a host when Wakanda is coming to the Academy Awards? “Black Panther” stars Chadwick Boseman and Angela Bassett have been added to the starry list of presenters for the 91st Oscars. Producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss on Monday announced a new batch of talent confirmed […]
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Chris Evans, Brie Larson, Awkwafina, Constance Wu Among Oscar Presenters

Chris Evans, Brie Larson, and Awkwafina have been announced as presenters for the Academy Awards, along with Daniel Craig, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, and Constance Wu. Oscar producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss will continue to reveal presenters in the coming weeks. The […]
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First Round of 2019 Oscar Presenters Announced

First round of 2019 Oscar presenters announced While The Oscars will go on without a host this year, the first round of presenters have been announced. More nominees will be named in the coming weeks, and as previously reported, all five of the Best Song nominees will be performed during the telecast. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd....
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Kevin Hart to Host the 2019 Academy Awards

We finally have our 2019 Oscars host. Actor-comedian Kevin Hart is officially set to host the 91st annual Academy Awards ceremony. Kevin Hart took to Instagram to confirm that he is the official 2019 Oscars host, following reports that the Night School star was being eyed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science to host the February ceremony. “I appreciate @TheAcademy for the opportunity,” wrote Hart in his  , adding, “now it’s time to rise to the occasion.” The rest of his Tuesday ...
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Oscars: Donna Gigliotti, Glenn Weiss to Produce Telecast

Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91st Oscars telecast, with Glenn Weiss co-producing and directing the show. The Academy Awards will air live on ABC on Feb. 24, 2019, from Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. “Donna and Glenn will infuse new energy and vision into this 91st awards presentation, and we are excited […]
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Producer Donna Gigliotti: How #OscarsSoWhite Helped Bring 'Hidden Figures' to the Screen

The veteran filmmaker also credits Tyler Perry for proving there was an audience for a movie about women of color. read more
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Oscars: Naomie Harris, Isabelle Huppert, Donna Gigliotti and More Female Nominees: Exclusive Portraits

Female nominated actresses, producers, editing and sound nominees from films including 'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' and 'Manchester by the Sea' sound off on how females can make their mark in the industry.
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Oscars: 'Hidden Figures' Producer on the Script That Tore Theodore Melfi Away From 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'

Asked whether Trump has requested to screen the film at the White House, Donna Gigliotti quips: "I'd be surprised if he has that kind of attention span." read more
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'Hidden Figures' Producer on Working With Harvey Weinstein (Twice!) and Her Next Project

Donna Gigliotti won an Oscar for 'Shakespeare in Love,' got another nomination for 'The Reader' and now attempts to shoot the moon with her latest more
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Paul Rudd and Filmmaker Rob Burnett on The Fundamentals of Caring

Paul Rudd and filmmaker Rob Burnett on The Fundamentals of Caring You probably can’t find anyone who is more in touch with comedy than Rob Burnett, having spent over 20 years as producer (and a couple years as head writer) for Late Night with David Letterman, as well as heading Letterman’s Worldwide Pants. Pairing Burnett with a similar comic genius like actor Paul Rudd seems like the perfect formula for laughs, which is only part of what they were going for with their movie, The Fundamentals...
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Jim Parsons Joins NASA Drama ‘Hidden Figures’ at Fox 2000

Jim Parsons has joined the cast of the NASA drama “Hidden Figures” starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe. Kevin Costner and Kirsten Dunst are also starring with Ted Melfi directing. Chernin Entertainment is producing with Donna Gigliotti via Levantine Films, and Melfi. The film is based on the true story of Katherine... Read more »
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Jim Parsons Boards Man-Witch and Hidden Figures

The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons will appear in both the WB comedy Man-Witch and the Fox 2000 drama Hidden Figures With his massively successful CBS sitcom currently airing its ninth season, The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons has lined up a pair of upcoming big screen projects. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Jim Parsons will play the title role in the Warner Bros. comedy Man-Witch while Fox 2000, Chernin Entertainment and Levantine Films have today announced that Parsons will play a supportin...
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Kevin Costner Joins Space Drama Hidden Figures

Kevin Costner joins space drama Hidden Figures According to Variety, Kevin Costner (Man of Steel, Black or White) has joined Taraji P. Henson (“Empire,” “Person of Interest”) and Academy Award-winner Octavia Spencer (The Help, Insurgent) in the 1960’s-set space drama Hidden Figures. The movie will reunite Costner with his Black or White co-star Spencer. They both earned critical praise for their roles in that racial drama. Costner will play the head of the NASA space program in Hidden Figures...
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Kevin Costner Joins Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer in ‘Hidden Figures’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Kevin Costner has joined Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer in the Fox 2000 drama “Hidden Figures.” “St. Vincent” director Ted Melfi is attached to helm and produce the film along with Chernin Entertainment and Donna Gigliotti of Levantine Films. The story centers on Johnson (Henson), a brilliant African-American mathematician who, along with her colleagues Dorothy Vaughn... Read more »
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