"Julie & Julia" premiere held in Los Angeles
Cast member Amy Adams attends the premiere of the motion picture biographical drama "Julie and Julia" in Los Angeles on Monday, July 27, 2009. The movie follows Julia and Paul Child through Julia Child's memoir, "My Life In France", which she wrote with her grand nephew Alex Prud'homme. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
Director Zack Snyder says he tapped German-born film composer Hans Zimmer to score "Man of Steel" because he didn't want to borrow from previous Superman movies.
Michael Shannon, an American actor known for his intense performances in independent films and stage dramas, says he was "ecstatic" to play the villain General Zod in the new Superman movie "Man of Steel."
New Zealand-born actor Russell Crowe says he never saw a Superman movie before playing the alien hero's biological father Jor-El in director Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel."
Nominees at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles will be presented with goodie bags valued at $47,802, organizers said.
After a change in directors, casting talks have resumed for "This is Where I Leave You," a comedy starring Jason Bateman, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Seventeen of this year's 20 Oscar-nominated actors and actresses attended a luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Actor Matt Damon took over Jimmy Kimmel's Los Angeles chat show Thursday night, tying his faux rival to a chair and interviewing his celebrity guests.
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