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roderick jaynes Read a Funny Story from the First Fictional Character to Ever Earn an Oscar Nomination

Note: In honor of the Academy Awards this Sunday, we’re reposting some of our favorite Oscar-related posts from years past. The following was first published on 2/22/13.

If you pay close enough attention to the films of Joel and Ethan Coen, you may have already realized that all of them are edited by a man named Roderick Jaynes, known as a bit of a cranky British recluse… Continue reading Read a Funny Story from the First Fictional Character to Ever Earn an Oscar Nomination

fast%20and%20furious%207%20paul%20walker Paul Walkers Fast & Furious Character to Retire in Fast & Furious 7Paul Walker may have died tragically in a car crash, but his on-screen persona in the “Fast & Furious” world will not.

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Universal, the producers, and director James Wan have decided not to kill off Brian O’Conner in “Fast & Furious 7.” Rather, they plan to “retire” him “in a way that the studio hopes will satisfy fans… Continue reading Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious' Character to 'Retire' in 'Fast & Furious 7'

melweinchrisbale Christian Bales American Hustle Character Is Based on This Man, Comb over and All

American Hustle arrives in limited release this weekend, and it’s definitely a movie you need to watch (read my review). It’s pretty much required viewing for all you dreamers and schemers out there, or for anyone who needs advice on how to rock a crazy comb-over. While the film labels itself a fictionalized version of real-life events, American Hustle is very much based on the Abscam… Continue reading Christian Bale's 'American Hustle' Character Is Based on This Man, Comb-over and All

edna krabappel simpsons to retire marcia wallaces character Simpsons showrunner Al Jean to retire Marcia Wallaces character, Edna Krabappel

Out of respect for Marcia Wallace, who passed away at the age of 70 on Friday (Oct. 25), “The Simpsons” showrunner plans to retire her iconic character of Edna Krabappel.

“I was tremendously saddened to learn this morning of the passing of the brilliant and gracious Marcia Wallace,” producer Al Jean says in a statement. “She was beloved by all at ‘The

How good is EW cover girl Lili Taylor? So good that the producers of Fox’s upcoming sci-fi cop drama Almost Human changed a character’s gender so that she could take on a role.

“I was told they were open to making her a woman, so my first thought was, ‘Fantastic. I always wanted to be a cop,’” she reveals in this exclusive video preview for the series, which debuts over two nights on Sunday… Continue reading Lili Taylor on joining ‘Almost Human’: My character was originally a man — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO