James Franco; Bruce Vilanch
James Franco fired back at Bruce Vilanch after the Oscar writer told Vulture that the actor was outside of his comfort zone when it came to hosting this year's Academy Awards.
In an interview posted Monday, Vilanch took aim at Franco's performance, saying Franco "didn't get there."
Roush review: A long night at the Oscars
"I have to call James Franco and tell him the show's over...
Joseph Gordon Levitt
Joseph Gordon-Levitt will step into the role of Alberto Falcone — aka The Holiday Killer — for The Dark Knight Rises, Variety reports.
The Holiday Killer — first introduced in the comics in 1996 — is known for killing on holidays and leaving behind a small item representing that holiday at every crime scene. Alberto is the son of organized-crime chief Carmine Falcone, whom Tom Wilkinson portrayed in...
James Franco and Anne Hathaway
Viewership for the 83rd annual Academy Awards telecast on ABC fell nearly 10 percent from last year, according to preliminary Nielsen figures.
Overnight ratings showed an average of 37.6 million people watched Sunday night's show. Some 41.7 million people tuned in last year's ceremony.
First to arrive at the 19th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party was the host himself, Sir Elton John. Tanned and relaxed from a recent vacation to Hawaii with baby Zachary and husband David Furnish, John was all smiles as he talked about the family. As for rumors of Lady Gaga being named godmother, that's still in debate...
So how did everyone like 127 Hours: The Oscar Show?
Past experience has lowered our Oscar night expectations, but the enormity of this year's train wreck was hammered home when the starry audience stood and cheered as Billy Crystal took the stage midway through — as if to say: "Come back, Billy! Do something! Please save this show!"
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The 8-time former host teased, "We're running a little long, so here are the nominees for best picture." Bad boy. Funny boy. Boy oh boy, could the show have used a little more of Crystal's comic polish...
Anne Hathaway and James Franco
Anne Hathaway and James Franco's first foray into hosting the Oscars was a little rocky, but there were still plenty of top moments to be had from the ceremony:
Most Awkward Host Introduction: Ouch. Anne Hathaway and James Franco's requisite montage of fake clips from the Best-Picture nominees fell flat, but at least we got a small giggle from seeing Franco in a white, full-body leotard for their Black Swan spoof. Can we get him and Justin Timberlake doing "Single Ladies"?
Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki
Supernatural (Friday, 9/8c, The CW)
It's a mad, mad, meta world when the Winchester brothers are transported to a parallel universe where Sam and Dean become their actual alter egos: Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, stars of a TV show called Supernatural. Even weirder, Castiel turns out to be a Twitter fiend whose real name is Misha Collins, and so on. Sounds like a fun change of pace from the recent grim tidings. Meanwhile, in the same...
Oscar winner Marion Cotillard has signed on for the upcoming Batman film, The Dark Knight Rises, People reports.
Anne Hathaway cast in next Batman film
Details about the 35-year-old French actress' role are scarce, but the movie will reunite Cotillard with ...
James Franco and Anne Hathaway
To critics claiming that picking James Franco and Anne Hathaway to host this year's Academy Awards is shameless pandering to young audiences, Franco has only one thing to say: "Duh!"
James Franco, Anne Hathaway
With the nominations out and the ceremony a month away, Academy Awards hosts-in-training James Franco and Anne Hathaway are buckling down for their high-profile gig.
The King's Speech tops Oscar nominations
For Franco and Hathaway, preparing for Hollywood's biggest night means doing weightlifting...