Hollywood comedian Eddie Murphy has revealed that he would still love to one day have a shot at hosting the Oscars, despite the fact that he pulled out as host for the 2012 Oscars. Eddie admits that it is one of the very few things that he has left to do in show business, which he has not yet accomplished in his 35 years as an actor.
With the 84th Academy Awards less than a week away, there have been a number of other awards taking place in the build up to the 2012 Oscars. Last night it was the turn of the 2012 Writers Guild Awards, which recognises outstanding achievements by writers in film, television and radio. The Writers Guild Awards also gives a little glimpse of what we can expect from the writing categories at the forthcoming Oscars. Here is a list of who won what, including the other nominees, at last night’s 2012 Writers Guild Awards.
Academy Award winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. won his Oscar for his performance in the 1996 movie Jerry Maguire, alongside Tom Cruise and has revealed how the sexuality of Tom Cruise came into question on set. Cuba revealed how his father came onto the set of Jerry Maguire and openly asked Tom Cruise if he was gay.
The 2012 Academy Awards are just around the corner and former Dawsons Creek actress Michelle Williams has been nominated for the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in My Week With Marilyn. Michelle has admitted how she feels very grateful to get the recognition from the Academy and admitted that it is a testament to the legacy of Marilyn Monroe.
Legendary Hollywood director Martin Scorsese has admitted that he feels deeply honoured to have been nominated for two Oscars at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. Martin has been nominated for Best Picture and Best Director, while his film Hugo has also been nominated in a further nine categories, making it the most nominated film this year.
Awards season continues in Hollywood and next month, the biggest movie award ceremony of them all will take place, the 2012 Oscars. There have been a number of impressive movies in the last year and it should be a very impressive evening, with plenty of surprises. However, if recent award shows are anything to go by, we could see another domination by The Artist.
It seems that 68 year old Hollywood legend Robert De Niro is not content to give up on acting until he has added a further, three more Oscars to the two that he already has. Robert has revealed that he wants to have one Oscar for each of his kids.