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Oscars: Billie Eilish, Ryan Gosling and Jon Batiste to Perform Nominated Original Songs

Jon Batiste, Becky G, Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell, Scott George and the Osage Singers, and Ryan Gosling and Mark Ronson will perform this year’s nominated songs on the 96th Academy Awards, executive producer and showrunner Raj Kapoor and executive producers Molly McNearney and Katy Mullan announced today. This will be Eilish and O’Connell’s second […]

Brutally Honest Oscar Ballot No. 1: ‘Zone of Interest’ Is Best Picture, but Nolan Is Best Director

This “Brutally Honest Oscar Ballot,” which is the first in a series that THR will run ahead of Oscar night, reflects the votes — and candid rationales for them — of a male member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 867-person short films and feature animation branch, as communicated to THR in […]

Oscars: Five Past Winners Will Introduce Current Nominees in All Four Acting Categories (Exclusive)

The Oscars ceremony that took place in 2009 remains an all-time favorite for many who watched it, including your humble correspondent, largely because of the thrilling way in which the four acting Oscars were presented: Five past winners introduced the five current nominees for each award. This resulted in massive standing ovations from the audience […]

Bradley Cooper on Writing, Producing, Directing and Starring in ‘Maestro’: “It All Feels Like One Thing To Me”

Before scoring three Oscar nominations this year for Netflix’s Maestro — including best picture, actor and original screenplay (the latter shared with Josh Singer) — Bradley Cooper had already garnered an impressive nine Academy Award nominations as an actor (Silver Linings Playbook in 2013, American Hustle in 2014, American Sniper in 2015 and A Star Is […]

‘The Zone of Interest’ Producer on Finding New Relevancy in a Holocaust Drama: “Our Political Culture Is Closer to That of the Perpetrator Than We Think”

When Jonathan Glazer began developing the project that became The Zone of Interest — nominated for five Oscars, including best picture and best international feature — he and producer James Wilson began to ask a series of questions that would require them to find the rationale behind making another film that depicts the events of […]

Kelsea Ballerini Set to Host and Perform at 2024 CMT Music Awards (Exclusive)

Kelsea Ballerini is set to return as host of the 2024 CMT Music Awards, which will air live April 7 on CBS. The four-time Grammy nominee also will perform during the show, taking place at Austin’s Moody Center. This will mark the fourth consecutive year Ballerini has hosted the show. In 2021 and 2023, Ballerini […]

‘Poor Things’ Producer Ed Guiney on the “Head-Scratching Moments” Pulling Off Yorgos Lanthimos’ Biggest Movie Yet

One might say Poor Things is an epic culmination for Ed Guiney: It’s a film ten years in the making that lurked in the shadows of the producer’s three other collaborations with director Yorgos Lanthimos (the duo also has a fifth project on the horizon: Kinds of Kindness).  Based on a novel of the same […]

Source: Ryan Gosling Will Perform “I’m Just Ken” at the 2024 Oscars

Ryan Gosling will be “Kenough” at the 2024 Academy Awards. After rumors circulated on social media that the Barbie star would sing “I’m Just Ken” at the Oscars, which is nominated for best original song, a source close to the situation tells The Hollywood Reporter that Gosling is scheduled to perform the musical number. Ken’s […]

Oscars: Film Academy Splits Its Short Films and Feature Animation Branch Into Two

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ nearly 10,000 members each belong to one of 18 branches. One of those branches, the short films and feature animation branch, is about to become two, a short films branch and a feature animation branch, the organization announced on Monday. The move is the result of a […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Pod: Lily Gladstone on Almost Quitting Acting Before ‘Killers,’ Secret Homages in Scorsese’s Film and Being An Awards Season “First”

Lily Gladstone, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, is a trailblazing Native American actress whose breakout performance in Martin Scorsese’s film Killers of the Flower Moon, as an Osage woman named Mollie Burkhart whose oil wealth made her a target of white men during what is known as the […]

Quiz: How Well Do You Know the 2024 Oscar Nominees?

1 Maestro opens with an extravagant shot that starts on a young Leonard Bernstein (Bradley Cooper) as he’s awakened with the news of his big break, filling in for the conductor of the New York Philharmonic. What thunderous score do we hear as L.B. rips open the curtains, grabs his robe, runs down the hall […]

Feinberg Snapshot: Down to the Wire

Best Actor Cillian Murphy, Oppenheimer The Irishman is thought to be in a tight race with The Holdovers’ Paul Giamatti, so his Feb. 18 BAFTA win and 60 Minutes segment, after his latest film, Small Things Like These, opened the Berlin Film Festival on Feb. 15, provided a nice shot of momentum. Best Adapted Screenplay American Fiction After […]