Hugh Jackman, Oscar host: take two?

Posted by · 12:41 pm · October 17th, 2009

UPDATE: Anne Thompson has now posted this story (which she’s been working on a while) in full with — imagine that — sourced information. EARLIER: Over at Deadline Hollywood Daily, Nikki Finke conveys what we all know: that AMPAS brass would love a do-over of last year’s Oscarcast and have already approached Bill Condon and […]

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As Ganis prepares to exit, AMPAS searches for a new president

Posted by · 9:12 am · May 27th, 2009

As you know, Sid Ganis will close out his fourth-straight one-year stint as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in a matter of months (he’ll be packing up his stuff in August).  “If history is any guide,” Michael Cieply writes in this Carpetbagger item, “some deeply internal glad-handing and politicking will […]

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