By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Fans of Gru, the orphan girls, Dr. Nefario, Vector and the minions have cause to celebrate. The writers of “Despicable Me,” the 2010 animated feature about a criminal mastermind named Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), who turns out to have a soft spot for [...]
Berry, Cruise and Diaz to Present at Oscars
By A Front Row Features Staff Report HOLLYWOOD—Academy Award winner Halle Berry, Academy Award nominee Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz are among the latest celebrity talent to be added to the list of presenters at this year’s Oscars. Berry won in 2002 for her starring role in “MonsterR [...]
Stretch Armstrong Ready for his Close Up In 2014
By a Front Row Features Staff Report HOLLYWOOD—Relativity Media has partnered with toy company Hasbro, to develop and produce a live-action film based on Stretch Armstrong, the iconic action hero figure launched in the 1970s, it was announced today by Relativity’s Co-President, Tucker Tooley and  [...]
Fun Facts about This Year’s Academy Award Nominations
By a Front Row Features Staff Report “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” marks Gary Oldman’s first ever Oscar nomination. He is nominated in the Best Actor category for his performance as fictional British spy George Smiley. Neither Leonardo DiCaprio nor Clint Eastwood received a nomina [...]
‘Hugo,’ ‘The Artist’ Top Oscar Nominations
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Two films celebrating Hollywood’s Golden Age are the top nominees for this year’s Academy Awards: Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo” with 11 nominations and Michel Hazanavicius’ silent, black and white “The Artist,” with 10. “Hugo” and “The Artist” were among t [...]