In The Headlines: Tatiana Maslany Wins ACTRA Award, Colbert’s Next Gig, A Spielberg Oscar Fact & More

* She may have been twice-snubbed by the Emmys, but Tatiana Maslany got her due at Friday night’s ACTRA Toronto Awards for her versatile performance as numerous clones on Orphan Black. The Regina-born actress won for outstanding performance by a female for her work in the Toronto-shot sci-fi series. [News 680]

* Stephen Colbert won’t be taking over Late Night until the fall, but the funnyman has been keeping busy by growing a bushy grey beard and guest starring as a priest in an upcoming episode of The Mindy Project. Star Mindy Kaling tweeted the evidence:

//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

* We all know Steven Spielberg sits atop the Hollywood food chain, but apparently his status is even loftier than we imagined. According to a study of Oscar acceptance speeches over the past number of years, the famed director has been thanked at the podium more often than God. Spielberg isn’t alone; other people who’ve been thanked at the Academy Awards more often than the Almighty include George Lucas, Harvey Weinstein, James Cameron and Peter Jackson. [Entertainment Weekly]

* While accepting an award for Inherent Vice at Saturday’s Independent Spirit Awards, director Paul Thomas Anderson had some harsh words for American Airlines in his speech. “Don’t fly American Airlines,”; he quipped. “They will ****ing lose your luggage. It happened to me — seriously.”; [Variety]

 

Get breaking news in your inbox

Related

Comments

Powered by WordPress.com VIP