2011 Independent Spirit Award Nominees

Countdown to the 2011 Academy Awards: First stop — The 2011 Independent Spirit Awards…. Last Night star Eva Mendes and two-time Spirit nominee Jeremy Renner announced the nominees for the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards from the London Hotel in West Hollywood on Tuesday morning. Drama Winter’s Bone and comedy The Kids Are All Right

America Ferrera Will Host PBS’ “Independent Lens”

Life after Ugly Betty is looking very attractive for newly-engaged star America Ferrera. The 26-year-old star — who won an Emmy, a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her portrayal of Betty Suarez on the defunct ABC dramedy Ugly Betty — has been tapped to host the ninth season of PBS’