August Schellenberg, best known for his role in Free Willy, died Thursday from cancer, TMZ reports. He was 77.
The actor passed away peacefully in Texas, surrounded by loved ones.
The Social Network took home the top prize at the 61st annual American Cinema Editors' Eddie Awards.
Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter, editors of the film about Facebook, won in the dramatic feature category, while Alice in Wonderland's Chris Lebenzon nabbed the musical or comedy category. Ken Schretzmann and Lee Unkrich took the trophy in animated feature competition for Toy Story 3.
Gold mixed with blue at Saturday night's Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony. Though HBO's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee took home the most kudos five statues in all several major wins either were born of or unexpectedly led to salty language.Where to start? Kathy Griffin, whose Life on the D-List won best (non-competition) reality program, mock-scoffed at those who thank J.C. for their good fortune by saying (and I apologize for sharing this on a Sunday morning), "Suck it, Jesus, this award is my god now." Also using salty slang in accepting her award was Elaine Stritch, named best guest actress in a comedy (for her turn on 30 Rock). "It's kind of obvious how long I've been in this profession," said Stritch. "And I can't get over that I still feel the way I do. It's unf--kingbelievable."Another veteran actress, Leslie Caron, was Stritch's counterpart in the drama race (for her appearance on Law & Order: SVU), while Stanley Tucci (Monk) and John Goodman (Studio 60) ...
We know what you think about the nominees for this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, but what do the lucky nominees have to say about their good fortune? Some of your favorites reveal what went through their minds as the good news got out.
Doug Ellin, executive producer of Entourage (Outstanding Comedy Series nominee) "The New York Times called Entourage the best show in its first season. If for some reason [the voters] appreciate it more and we win this time, there's nothing we've consciously done to change it.... I spoke to Jeremy [Piven], who's in London doing a movie, and I'm playing golf with Kevin [Dillon] in about two hours. Jeremy is kind of our home-run hitter, I knew he was going to get nominated, and when Kevin and Martin Landau also got nominated, it was just great."
Tim Kring, executi
Nominations for the 59th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning, and HBO's The Sopranos (15 nods) along with ABC's Ugly Betty (11) came away as the most-recognized drama and comedy series, respectively. HBO's Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, though, heads into the "eco-friendly and carbon-neutral" (Fox boasts) Sept. 16 ceremony with the most noms of anyone (17), trailed closely by AMC's Broken Trail (16). Let's first recap the outstanding-series races: Outstanding Drama Series: Boston LegalGrey's AnatomyHeroesHouseThe SopranosPOLL: Vote for your pick here!Outstanding Comedy Series:EntourageThe Office30 RockTwo and a Half MenUgly BettyPOLL: Vote for your pick here!Outstanding Reality Series:The Amazing RaceAmerican IdolDancing with the StarsProject RunwayTop ChefPOLL: Vote for your pick here!Outstanding Miniseries:Broken Trail Prime Suspect: The Final Act (Masterpiece Theatre)The Starter WifeOutstanding TV-movie:Bury My Heart at Wounded KneeInside the Twin TowersL...