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Actress / Director Julie Delpy will Receive Honorary Award at European Film Awards

Actress / Director Julie Delpy will Receive Honorary Award at European Film Awards

Julie Delpy will receive the honorary award “European Achievement in World Cinema”at the 30th European Film Awards

Morgan Freeman to Receive 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award

Morgan Freeman to Receive 2017 SAG Life Achievement Award

Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman has been named the 54th recipient of SAG-AFTRA’s highest tribute: the SAG Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment.

Jerry Lewis in Max Rose

RIP: Comedian, Star of MAX ROSE, Jerry Lewis Dead at 91

Jerry Lewis, the comedian, actor and filmmaker, died on Sunday morning at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91.

RIP: Country Superstar and Documentary “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” Star Glen Campbell Dead at 81

RIP: Country Superstar and Documentary “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” Star Glen Campbell Dead at 81

Glen Campbell, the country and pop superstar and subject of the 2014 documentary, Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, died on Tuesday in Nashville after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. He was 81.

RIP: “Ed Wood” Actor Martin Landau Dead at 89

RIP: “Ed Wood” Actor Martin Landau Dead at 89

Academy Award-wining actor Martin Landau, who won an Oscar for playing Bela Lugosi in the movie “Ed Wood,” died Saturday. He was 89.

RIP: “Night of the Living Dead” Filmmaker George A. Romero Dead at 77

RIP: “Night of the Living Dead” Filmmaker George A. Romero Dead at 77

George A. Romero, known for creating the modern zombie genre with his 1968 cult film, “Night of the Living Dead,” died on Sunday in Toronto after “a brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer,”.

Nelsan Ellis’ Family Says He Died of Heart Failure Due to Alcohol Withdrawal Complications

Nelsan Ellis’ Family Says He Died of Heart Failure Due to Alcohol Withdrawal Complications

The family of actor Nelsan Ellis who starred on HBO’s True Blood and recently in the independent film Little Boxes, has released an official statement regarding the cause of his death.  

RIP: ‘True Blood’, LITTLE BOXES Actor Nelsan Ellis Dies at 39

RIP: ‘True Blood’, LITTLE BOXES Actor Nelsan Ellis Dies at 39

The actor Nelsan Ellis known for his work on the HBO series True Blood, has died aged 39.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 08: Honoree Diane Keaton arrives at American Film Institute's 45th Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute to Diane Keaton at Dolby Theatre on June 8, 2017 in Hollywood, California. 26658_007 (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Turner)

Diane Keaton Honored with American Film Institute’s 45th AFI Life Achievement Award

Actor, director, writer and icon Diane Keaton was honored with the American Film Institute’s 45th AFI Life Achievement Award – America’s highest honor for a career in film

RIP: James Bond Actor Sir Roger Moore Dead at 89

RIP: James Bond Actor Sir Roger Moore Dead at 89

James Bond actor Sir Roger George Moore died today in Switzerland after a battle with cancer. He was 89.

RIP: Kim Ji-seok, Deputy Director of Busan International Film Festival, Dies of Heart Attack at Cannes

RIP: Kim Ji-seok, Deputy Director of Busan International Film Festival, Dies of Heart Attack at Cannes

Kim Ji-seok, the Deputy Director and the Executive Programmer of Busan International Film Festival, died at age 57 on Thursday evening, May 18th (French local time), following a heart attack while attending the 2017 Cannes Film Festival,

Jonathan Demme

RIP: ‘SILENCE OF THE LAMB’ ‘RACHEL GETTING MARRIED’ Director Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

Academy Award wining director Jonathan Demme died in New York on Wednesday morning after reportedly battling esophageal cancer and suffering complications from heart disease. He was 73 years old.

RIP: Egyptian Film Critic, Journalist and Film Historian Samir Farid Dead at 73

RIP: Egyptian Film Critic, Journalist and Film Historian Samir Farid Dead at 73

Egyptian film critic, journalist and film historian Samir Farid died on Tuesday after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 73.

Bill Paxton in Haywire

RIP: Actor, Director Bill Paxton Dead at 61

TMZ is reporting that actor and director Bill Paxton died on Saturday February 25, 2017, due to complications of surgery.  He was 61 years.

MOONLIGHT Partners with President Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Mentoring Program

MOONLIGHT Partners with President Obama’s ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Mentoring Program

In celebration of Black History Month, MOONLIGHT is partnering with My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a mentoring program started by President Obama’s Administration for young men of color

Emmanuelle Riva as Anne in AMOUR Photo by Darius Khondji, (c) Films du Losange, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

RIP: Oscar Nominated French Actress Emmanuelle Riva, Star of AMOUR, Dead at 89

Emmanuelle Riva, French actress who was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress in 2013 for her role in “Amour, has died. She was 89.

Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

Octavia Spencer is Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2017 Woman of the Year

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals has selected Oscar winning actress, Octavia Spencer as the recipient of its 2017 Woman of the Year Award.  

Denzel Washington, Fences

Oscar Winner Denzel Washington Named Motion Picture Showman of the Year

Oscar® winner Denzel Washington will be named Motion Picture Showman of the Year at the 54th Annual International Cinematographers Guild Publicists Awards

Ryan Reynolds

Actor Ryan Reynolds is Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2017 Man of the Year Award

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, has selected Golden Globe nominated actor, Ryan Reynolds as the recipient of its 2017 Man of the Year Award.

Bill Marshall

RIP: Bill Marshall, Co-Founder of Toronto International Film Festival Dies at 77

Bill Marshall, founder of the Toronto International Film Festival, passed away early New Year’s morning from a cardiac arrest while in hospital in Toronto

Debbie Reynolds

RIP: Actress Debbie Reynolds – Late Carrie Fisher’s Mother – Dead at 84

Actress Debbie Reynolds, died today, Wednesday, December 28, one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher.  She was 84.

Ricky Harris

RIP: Comedian and DOPE Actor Ricky Harris Dead at 54

Actor and comedian Ricky Harris, known for Dope (2015) among many other television and film credits, died on Monday, December 26. He was 54.

Carrie Fisher

RIP: Actress Carrie Fisher Dead at 60

Carrie Fisher died early today, Tuesday, days after suffering a heart attack on Friday, December 23.  She was 60.

David Steiner

RIP: Chicago Filmmaker, David Steiner Dies in Road Accident in Uganda

Chicago filmmaker, David Steiner, has been confirmed dead and nine other people injured following a road accident in Uganda on Monday.