Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2011 at the the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in ceremonies attended by film and television's leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). An encore presentation was telecast on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET) / 7 p.m. (PT).
Honored with individual awards were Viola Davis, Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer and Octavia Spencer for performances in motion pictures and Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Lange, Betty White, and Kate Winslet for performances in television. Screen Actors Guild originated awards for the outstanding performances by a motion picture cast and by television drama and comedy ensembles. The Actor® for a motion picture cast performance went this year to The Help, while the Actors® for television drama and comedy ensemble performances went this year to Boardwalk Empire and Modern Family. Screen Actors Guild's honors for outstanding performances by a stunt ensemble in film and television were awarded to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 and Game of Thrones. Nearly 100,000 active members of Screen Actors Guild nationwide were eligible to vote for the recipients.Read More
Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for The Lorax, which hits 2D and 3D theaters nationwide March 2, 2012. Click on the video below for your first look at this animated Dr. Seuss adaptation voiced by Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Rob Riggle, and Betty White.
The 3D CGI feature Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is an adaptation of Dr. Seuss' classic tale of a forest creature who shares the enduring power of hope. The animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. Danny DeVito will lend his vocal talents to the iconic title character of the Lorax, while Ed Helms will voice the enigmatic Once-ler. Also bringing their talents to the film are global superstars Zac Efron as Ted, the idealistic young boy who searches for the Lorax, and Taylor Swift as Audrey, the girl of Ted's dreams. Rob Riggle will play financial king O'Hare, and beloved actress Betty White will portray Ted's wise Grammy Norma.Read More
We all know of course that every dog has his day -- and this is it. Presented exclusively on Hallmark Channel Friday, November 11 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C), the inaugural American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, presented by Cesar Canine Cuisine for the first time celebrates the special relationship between canine and human and to recognize extraordinary acts of heroism performed by ordinary dogs.
A search involving more than 400,000 ballots cast in support of hundreds of dogs throughout the United States was pared to eight winners in categories including Law Enforcement and Arson Dogs; Service Dogs; Therapy Dogs; Military Dogs; Guide Dogs; Search and Rescue Dogs; Hearing Dogs, and Emerging Hero Dogs (paying tribute to ordinary dogs rising to do the extraordinary).Read More
Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment founder Christopher Meledandri announced today the principal talent for the 3D-CGI feature Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, an adaptation of Dr. Seuss' classic tale of a forest creature who shares the enduring power of hope. The animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of The Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax is the third feature created by Illumination and Universal and will be released March 2, 2012.
Danny DeVito will lend his vocal talents to the iconic title character of The Lorax, while Ed Helms will voice the enigmatic Once-ler. Also bringing their talents to the film are global superstars Zac Efron as Ted, the idealistic young boy who searches for The Lorax, and Taylor Swift as Audrey, the girl of Ted's dreams. Rob Riggle will play financial king O'Hare, and beloved actress Betty White has signed on to portray Ted's wise Grammy Norma.Read More
E! Online spoke with actress Betty White last night at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards, where she revealed that she will not have a role in Men in Black III.
Our earlier report also indicated that Nicole Scherzinger was appearing in Men in Black III.Read More
Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa, featuring the voice of as Mrs. Claus, is slated to air Tuesday, December 7 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), during the holiday classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas The seven-minute animated short is the second installment from the Emmy Award-winning franchise Prep & Landing. These two programs will repeat Thursday, December 16 from 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET.
Operation: Secret Santa was written and directed by Stevie Wermers & Kevin Deters, produced by Dorothy McKim, and executive-produced by John Lasseter. This Prep & Landing "stocking stuffer" short film follows the comic adventures of Santa's stealthiest elves, Lanny and Wayne. With Christmas only a few short days away, Mrs. Claus, voiced by Betty White, and Magee, voiced by Sarah Chalke, enlist Wayne, voiced by Dave Foley, and Lanny, voiced by Derek Richardson, on a secret mission to retrieve a mysterious item hidden deep within Santa Claus' office! Can the intrepid duo acquire the target in time, or will they be discovered by the Big Guy, voiced by William Morgan Sheppard, and doomed to placement on the Naughty List?Read More