A few honorary Oscars firsts at this year’s Governors Awards
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg teased Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall about the beginnings of their relationship, actress Cicely Tyson brought more than a few people to tears while proudly clutching her Oscar and publicist Marvin Levy sang a few lines from "Hamilton" to an audience that included Lin-Manuel Miranda at a lively Governors Awards Sunday night in Los Angeles.
Academy honors Tyson, Schifrin and more
Cicely Tyson, Kathleen Kennedy among film academy honorees
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Cicely Tyson, composer Lalo Schifrin and publicist Martin Levy will be getting honorary Oscar statuettes this fall at the film academy's Governors Awards, while producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall will receive the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the honorees Wednesday after a Tuesday night vote by its board of governors.
J.A. Bayona was the first choice to direct 'Jurassic World'.
The 42-year-old filmmaker - who has helmed the much-anticipated 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' - was originally wanted to direct the long-awaited 'Jurassic Park' follow-up, but he declined the offer due to a lack of preparation time.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colin Trevorrow will be back among the dinosaurs as he returns to the director's chair for the third installment of the "Jurassic World" franchise.
Executive producer Steven Spielberg told Entertainment Weekly and producer Frank Marshall tweeted Friday that Trevorrow, who directed the first "Jurassic World" in 2015, will direct "Jurassic World 3."
Netflix to finish and release Orson Welles’ final film
NEW YORK (AP) — Orson Welles' last film finally has a home.
Netflix has acquired the global rights to Welles' "The Other Side of the Wind" and will finance its completion and restoration.
Netflix's announcement Tuesday brings to a close the decades-long mystery surrounding one cinema's greatest filmmakers. Welles began shooting the film in 1970 but never completed it. The "Citizen Kane" director died in 1985.
BOSTON (AP) — Matt Damon's ties to the Boston Marathon are so personal they're stained with sweat: He's never run it himself, but his father and brother have four times.
That makes the Academy Award winner and Boston native the perfect choice to narrate the first full-length documentary about the marathon, the filmmakers said Monday.
Frank Randolph Marshall III, 86, of Baraboo, joined his Lord on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.
Frank was born Jan. 26, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois, to Louise (Keller) and Frank R. Marshall Jr.