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Originally posted 10/22/2012 12:40PM
The Twilight Saga might be coming to a close, but Robert Pattinson's career continues to make headlines.
Deadline confirmed that Pattinson will star opposite Carey Mulligan in Hold On To Me, the inspired-by-true-events story of a kidnapping gone wrong directed by James Marsh (who won Oscars for his films Man On Wire and Project Nim). The steamy crime drama follows a couple who kidnap the richest man in town for ransom and bury him.
Glee and Gossip Girl also announced a slew of cameos, while Aaron Paul secured a very different film role for the Breaking Bad star.
Keep up with who has been cast below:
Originally posted 02/24/2012 12:40PM
Hard to believe, but with so many notable roles under their belts over the past several years, Best Supporting Actor Oscar nominees Kenneth Branagh, Nick Nolte, Christopher Plummer and Max Von Sydow have never grabbed the gold.
That is likely to change Sunday night – for one of them. Or, in an upset, possibly for the much-younger Jonah Hill.
And while the smart money is on either Oscar-less octogenarian Christopher Plummer, for his Screen Actors Guild-winning turn as a father who comes out sexually late in life in The Beginners, or Max Von Sydow, as a contemporary man who still suffers the effects of WWII in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, no nominee can be counted out in this race.
Originally posted 01/24/2012 08:45AM
Comedy counts in Hollywood, for once, with two surprise nominations for Bridesmaids, for Supporting Actress Melissa McCarthy and Best Screenplay writer Kristen Wiig, according to this year's Oscar nominations, announced early Tuesday at the Beverly Hills headquarters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
As anticipated – given earlier honors from critics' group and the Golden Globes – nominations in the Best Picture category included those for director Alexander Payne's family drama set in Hawaii The Descendants (five nods) and the love letters to early movies, The Artist, with 10 nominations, and Martin Scorsese's Hugo, with 11. In all, nine films received Best Picture nominations.
Acting nods went to, among others, those friendly rivals George Clooney, for The Descendants, and Brad Pitt, for Moneyball.
For Best Actress, Michelle Williams was cited for her turn as Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn, as was Meryl Streep, who plays former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, in The Iron Lady.
Streep's nomination is her 17th – an all-time Academy record. (Both Jack Nicholson and Katharine Hepburn received 12 nominations; he won three times and she won four.) Streep has won twice, as Best Supporting Actress for 1979's Kramer vs. Kramer, and as Best Actress for 1982's Sophie's Choice.
Originally posted 12/12/2011 03:00PM
When he first arrived on the scene 35 years ago, Nick Nolte was the instant blue-eyed, blond hunk du jour. In 1992, he was PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive. Then, nearly 10 years ago, his arrest in Malibu for driving under the influence put him in a freaky mug shot seen – and parodied – around the world.
Looking back on that incident – and on life, in general – for GQ in its January issue, which hits newsstands Dec. 20, Nolte reveals that the infamous photo of him in an Hawaiian shirt and with flyaway hair was, in fact, not the police mug shot at all.
Originally posted 12/03/2004 08:00AM
The parents of a teenage girl claim their daughter was drugged and sexually assaulted at a party at Nick Nolte's Malibu home two years ago, and now they have filed suit in Los Angeles Superior Court, seeking unspecified damages from the actor and several other defendants, the Associated Press reports.
Originally posted 06/13/2003 01:00PM
Nick Nolte, who last September pleaded no contest to driving under the influence of an illegal drug, was ordered to return to Los Angeles County Superior Court in Malibu on Friday to address allegations that he possibly violated terms of his probation, reports Reuters.
Originally posted 12/12/2002 01:00AM
Nick Nolte, charged with driving under the influence of drugs, pleaded no contest before Malibu Judge Lawrence Mira on Thursday and was immediately sentenced to a $500 fine and three years' probation, which includes counseling and drug testing, the Associated Press reports.
Originally posted 10/29/2002 01:00PM
Malibu Judge Lawrence Mira has postponed Nick Nolte's plea on charges of driving under the influence of drugs in order to allow the actor's lawyers to test blood samples, the Associated Press reports.
Originally posted 10/23/2002 01:00PM
Drug charges have been filed against actor Nick Nolte by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office following his September DUI arrest, the TV show "Extra" reports.
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