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Tom Sherak, former Oscars boss, dead at 68

Tom Sherak, former Oscars boss, dead at 68

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Tom Sherak, a former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and studio executive, died Tuesday at his home in Calabasas, Calif. He was 68.
2014 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees announced

2014 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees announced

HOLLYWOOD, June 22 (UPI) -- Liam Neeson and Katy Perry head the list of Hollywood Walk of Fame star recipients for 2014, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced.
Oscars home gets new name -- Dolby

Oscars home gets new name -- Dolby

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 1 (UPI) -- The Academy Awards will be held at the newly named Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center for the next 20 years, organizers said.
Jennifer Lawrence to read Oscar nominations

Jennifer Lawrence to read Oscar nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Jennifer Lawrence is to help announce the names of this year's Oscar nominees, Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Monday.

Report: Oscars show could move in 2014

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- The Academy Awards presentation program could have a new home beginning in 2014, The Hollywood Reporter says.

Academy may dip into its emergency Oscars

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- A stockpile of emergency statues means the Oscars will go on despite a labor dispute at the factory, an Academy Awards official says.
New Oscars producer couldn't say no

New Oscars producer couldn't say no

HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Brian Grazer says he couldn't really say no when he was asked to step in as replacement producer for the Oscars telecast.
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Academy confirms Crystal as Oscars host

Academy confirms Crystal as Oscars host

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Comic actor Billy Crystal announced via Twitter Thursday he will serve as host of Hollywood's Academy Awards show for a ninth time.
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Brian Grazer to produce Oscars telecast

Brian Grazer to produce Oscars telecast

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Brian Grazer is to replace Brett Ratner as producer of Hollywood's 84th Academy Awards show, organizers announced Wednesday.
Eddie Murphy out as Oscars host

Eddie Murphy out as Oscars host

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy will not serve as host of the 84th Academy Awards show in Los Angeles as planned, organizers announced Wednesday.

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Brett Ratner won't produce Oscars show

Brett Ratner won't produce Oscars show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Controversial filmmaker Brett Ratner has stepped down as producer of Hollywood's 84th annual Academy Awards show, organizers announced Tuesday.
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Actress Anne Hathaway (L) and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak announce the best foreign language film nominations for the 82nd Academy Awards in Beverly Hills, California on February 2, 2010. The 82nd Academy Awards will take place March 7, 2010 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Tom Sherak is an American actor-producer who is president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the 2009-2010 term. He was re-elected for a second term in August of 2010.

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