Kevin Hart Steps Down As Oscars Host Following Outcry Over Previous Anti-Gay TweetsKevin Hart says he has stepped down as Oscars host following an outcry over previous anti-gay tweets by the comedian.
MPAA Shelves Plan To Introduce 'Popular' Category At 2020 OscarsThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is backing down from a plan to introduce a new "popular movie" award at next year's Oscars.
Academy Changes Things Up And Some Oscar Voters Feeling A Little Less Than BoffoThe biggest change? A brand new category -- achievement in popular film, to make sure the box office's biggest money makers have a chance to walk away with Oscar gold.
Huge Changes Coming To The OscarsThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced some of the biggest changes to the Oscars in its nearly century-long history.
Man Accused Of Stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar Ordered To TrialThe ruling came after a hearing in which a worker with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences testified about taking the Oscar away from Terry Bryant as he tried to leave the ceremony's official after-party.
Film Academy's 2018 Class Its Largest, Most Diverse EverA record-setting 928 invites were sent out, some to well-known celebrities and others to obscure names seen only in film credits. Previously, annual invitations were sent out with little to no fanfare, and quotas limited the number closer to 100 invitees.
Despite Oscar, Kobe Denied Membership Into Film AcademyThe Academy rescinded its invitation, citing Kobe Bryant’s lack of experience in the field of animation.
Bill Cosby, Roman Polanski Expelled From Film AcademyOnly four members have been expelled in the Academy’s 91-year history.
Legendary Oscar-Winning Director Milos Forman Dies At 86Forman’s credits include "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus." He passed away in Connecticut Saturday.
Academy President John Bailey Cleared In Sexual Harassment InvestigationJohn Bailey had said he was wrongly accused of inappropriately touching a woman more than a decade ago.
Academy President John Bailey Denies Sexual Harassment AllegationsIn a memo, Bailey alleges that the Academy received only one harassment claim against him. It “did not happen,” he wrote.
Motion Picture Academy President John Bailey Under Investigation For Sexual HarassmentThe president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is reportedly under investigation for allegations of sexual harassment.
After Oscar Attention, Several Production Companies To Require Inclusion RidersInclusion riders are contract addendums requiring studios to hire a diverse crew and cast for a project.
Suspect Who Allegedly Stole McDormand Oscar Appears In CourtTerry Bryant, 47, is scheduled to be arraigned in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday morning. He has been held on $20,000 bail since his arrest Sunday night for allegedly lifting McDormand’s Oscar statuette, which she had just won for her work in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”
Oscars Land Smallest Audience Since '08, Officially The Least-Watched EverPreliminary ratings figures saw the telecast drop to an all-time low of 26.5 million viewers, roughly 19 percent down from its 2017 numbers, according to The Hollywood Reporter.