An investigation into the depiction of torture and sources of information for Kathryn Bigelow's film will not proceed, Seth MacFarlane and Tina Fey both say they will not host the Oscars next year, and rumors of a new David Lynch film on the way in our FilmLinc Digest.
Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis will take on the iconic role in new film adaptation, Cotillard to star in Deux Jours, Une Nuit, Iran censors cover up Michelle Obama's skin at Oscar appearance, and the Coen brothers are teaming up with Angelina Jolie.
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While accepting the visual effects Oscar for Life of Pi, Bill Westenhofer was cut off by the theme from Jaws when he started to talk about the bankruptcy of VFX house Rhythm + Hues; Casey Affleck joins IFFBoston as Creative Director; and the winners of France's César Awards in our FilmLinc Digest.
From Los Angeles, the complete winners (and nominees) at the 85th Academy Awards.
The latest from David O. Russell beat out indie darling Beasts of the Southern Wild to take home four awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Female Lead (Jennifer Lawrence). Other major awards went to John Hawkes and Helen Hunt for The Sessions, Amour, and The Invisible War.
Films shot and set in Miami will be feted in the Miami International Film Festival's Florida Focus and other sections, including Sundance documentary competition feature Blackfish and the world premiere of Eenie Meenie Miney Moe
Helen Mirren is crowning herself Queen once again in an anticipated West End play that will have a one-night cinema run in theaters in the U.K. and worldwide. Also in today's round-up of news, a Nelson Mandela biopic heads to U.S. theaters; Full Frame becomes an Oscar qualifier and Colin Farrell receives Irish-American honors.