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  • And The Oscar Nominees Are...
    (ET Canada)

    It's official - the Oscar nominee announcement took place this morning. See the list of nominations below:

    Best motion picture of the year

    * Black Swan (Fox Searchlight) A Protozoa and Phoenix Pictures Production
    Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers
    * The Fighter (Paramount) A Relativity Media Production
    David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers
    * Inception (Warner Bros.) A Warner Bros. UK Services Production
    Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers)
    * The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features) An Antidote Films, Mandalay Vision and Gilbert Films Production
    Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers
    * The King's Speech (The Weinstein Company) A See-Saw Films and Bedlam Production
    Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers
    * 127 Hours (Fox Searchlight) An Hours Production
    Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers
    * The Social Network (Sony Pictures Releasing) A Columbia Pictures Production
    Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Ceán Chaffin, Producers
    * Toy Story 3 (Walt Disney) A Pixar Production
    Darla K. Anderson, Producer
    * True Grit (Paramount) A Paramount Pictures Production
    Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
    * Winter's Bone (Roadside Attractions) A Winter's Bone Production
    Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers

    Performance by an actor in a leading role

    * Javier Bardem in "Biutiful" (Roadside Attractions)
    * Jeff Bridges in "True Grit" (Paramount)
    * Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network" (Sony Pictures Releasing)
    * Colin Firth in "The King's Speech" (The Weinstein Company)
    * James Franco in "127 Hours" (Fox Searchlight)

    Performance by an actor in a supporting role

    * Christian Bale in "The Fighter" (Paramount)
    * John Hawkes in "Winter's Bone" (Roadside Attractions)
    * Jeremy Renner in "The Town" (Warner Bros.)
    * Mark Ruffalo in "The Kids Are All Right" (Focus Features)
    * Geoffrey Rush in "The King's Speech" (The Weinstein Company)

    Performance by an actress in a leading role

    * Annette Bening in "The Kids Are All Right" (Focus Features)
    * Nicole Kidman in "Rabbit Hole" (Lionsgate)
    * Jennifer Lawrence in "Winter's Bone" (Roadside Attractions)
    * Natalie Portman in "Black Swan" (Fox Searchlight)
    * Michelle Williams in "Blue Valentine" (The Weinstein Company)

    Performance by an actress in a supporting role

    * Amy Adams in "The Fighter" (Paramount)
    * Helena Bonham Carter in "The King's Speech" (The Weinstein Company)
    * Melissa Leo in "The Fighter" (Paramount)
    * Hailee Steinfeld in "True Grit" (Paramount)
    * Jacki Weaver in "Animal Kingdom" (Sony Pictures Classics)

    Best animated feature film of the year

    * How to Train Your Dragon (Paramount) Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
    * The Illusionist (Sony Pictures Classics) Sylvain Chomet
    * Toy Story 3 (Walt Disney) Lee Unkrich

    Art Direction

    * Alice in Wonderland (Walt Disney), Robert Stromberg (Production Design), Karen O'Hara (Set Decoration)
    * Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (Warner Bros.), Stuart Craig (Production Design), Stephenie McMillan (Set Decoration)
    * Inception (Warner Bros.), Guy Hendrix Dyas (Production Design), Larry Dias and Doug Mowat (Set Decoration)/span>
    * The King's Speech (Paramount), Eve Stewart (Production Design), Judy Farr (Set Decoration)
    * True Grit (Paramount), Jess Gonchor (Production Design), Nancy Haigh (Set Decoration)

    Achievement in Cinematography

    * Black Swan (Fox Searchlight) Matthew Libatique
    * Inception (Warner Bros.) Wally Pfister
    * The King's Speech (The Weinstein Company) Danny Cohen
    * The Social Network (Sony Pictures Releasing) Jeff Cronenweth
    * True Grit (Paramount) Roger Deakins


    Achievement in costume design

    * Alice in Wonderland (Walt Disney) Colleen Atwood
    * I Am Love (Magnolia Pictures) Antonella Cannarozzi
    * The King's Speech (The Weinstein Company) Jenny Beavan
    * The Tempest (Miramax) Sandy Powell
    * True Grit (Paramount) Mary Zophres

    Achievement in directing

    * Black Swan (Fox Searchlight), Darren Aronofsky
    * The Fighter (Paramount), David O. Russell
    * The King's Speech (The Weinstein Company), Tom Hooper
    * The Social Network (Sony Pictures Releasing), David Fincher
    * True Grit (Paramount), Joel Coen and Ethan Coen


    Best Documentary Feature

    * Exit through the Gift Shop (Producers Distribution Agency) Banksy and Jaimie D'Cruz A Paranoid Pictures Production
    * Gasland Josh Fox and Trish Adlesic A Gasland Production
    * Inside Job (Sony Pictures Classics) Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs A Representational Pictures Production
    * Restrepo (National Geographic Entertainment) Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger An Outpost Films Production
    * Waste Land Lucy Walker and Angus Aynsley (Arthouse Films) An Almega Projects Production

    Best documentary short subject

    * Killing in the Name Nominees to be determined A Moxie Firecracker Films Production
    * Poster Girl Nominees to be determined A Portrayal Films Production
    * Strangers No More Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon A Simon & Goodman Picture Company Production
    * Sun Come Up Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger A Sun Come Up Production
    * The Warriors of Qiugang Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon A Thomas Lennon Films Production

    Achievement in film editing

    * Black Swan (Fox Searchlight) Andrew Weisblum
    * The Fighter Paramount Pamela Martin
    * The King's Speech (The Weinstein Company) Tariq Anwar
    * 127 Hours (Fox Searchlight) Jon Harris
    * The Social Network (Sony Pictures Releasing) Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter

    Best foreign language film of the year

    * Biutiful Mexico
    * Dogtooth Greece
    * In a Better World Denmark
    * Incendies Canada
    * Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi) Algeria

    Achievement in makeup

    * Achievement in makeup (Sony Pictures Classics) Adrien Morot
    * The Way Back (Newmarket Films in association with Wrekin Hill Entertainment and Image Entertainment) Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
    * The Wolfman (Universal) Rick Baker and Dave Elsey

    Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)

    * How to Train Your Dragon (Paramount) John Powell
    * Inception (Warner Bros.) Hans Zimmer
    * The King's Speech (The Weinstein Company) Alexandre Desplat
    * 127 Hours (Fox Searchlight) A.R. Rahman
    * The Social Network (Sony Pictures Releasing) Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

    Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

    * Coming Home from Country Strong (Sony Pictures Releasing (Screen Gems)) Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey
    * I See the Light from Tangled (Walt Disney) Music by Alan Menken Lyric by Glenn Slater
    * If I Rise from 127 Hours (Fox Searchlight) Music by A.R. Rahman Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong
    * We Belong Together from Toy Story 3 (Walt Disney) Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

    Best animated short film

    * Day & Night (Walt Disney) A Pixar Animation Studios Production Teddy Newton
    * The Gruffalo A Magic Light Pictures Production Jakob Schuh and Max Lang
    * Let's Pollute A Geefwee Boedoe Production Geefwee Boedoe
    * The Lost Thing (Nick Batzias for Madman Entertainment) A Passion Pictures Australia Production Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
    * Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary) A Sacrebleu Production Bastien Dubois

    Best live action short film

    * The Confession (National Film and Television School) A National Film and Television School Production Tanel Toom
    * The Crush (Network Ireland Television) A Purdy Pictures Production Michael Creagh
    * God of Love A Luke Matheny Production Luke Matheny
    * Na Wewe (Premium Films) A CUT! Production Ivan Goldschmidt
    * Wish 143 A Swing and Shift Films/Union Pictures Production Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite

    Achievement in sound editing

    * Inception (Warner Bros.) Richard King
    * Toy Story 3 (Walt Disney) Tom Myers and Michael Silvers
    * Tron: Legacy (Walt Disney) Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague
    * True Grit (Paramount) Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey
    * Unstoppable (20th Century Fox) Mark P. Stoeckinger

    Achievement in sound mixing

    * Inception (Warner Bros.) Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick
    * The King's Speech (The Weinstein Company) Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen and John Midgley
    * Salt (Sony Pictures Releasing) Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan and William Sarokin
    * The Social Network (Sony Pictures Releasing) Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick and Mark Weingarten
    * True Grit (Paramount) Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland


    Achievement in visual effects

    * Alice in Wonderland (Walt Disney) Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips
    * Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (Warner Bros.) Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi
    * Hereafter (Warner Bros.) Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojanski and Joe Farrell
    * Inception (Warner Bros.) Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb
    * Iron Man 2 (Paramount and Marvel Entertainment, Distributed by Paramount) Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick

    Adapted Screenplay

    * 127 Hours (Fox Searchlight), Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy
    * The Social Network (Sony Pictures Releasing), Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
    * Toy Story 3 (Walt Disney), Screenplay by Michael Arndt. Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
    * True Grit (Paramount), Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
    * Winter's Bone (Roadside Attractions), Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

    Original screenplay

    * Another Year (Sony Pictures Classics), Written by Mike Leigh
    * The Fighter (Paramount), Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson. Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson
    * Inception (Warner Bros.), Written by Christopher Nolan
    * The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features), Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg
    * The King's Speech (The Weinstein Company), Screenplay by David Seidler
  • First Photo: This Year's Oscar Hosts James Franco & Anne Hathaway
    (ET Canada)

    It's official, not only is James Franco a best actor nominee for his role in "127 Hours", he is set to host this year's Academy Awards alongside Anne Hathaway.

    Reacting to his nomination on "Today" with Matt Lauer and Meredith Viera this morning, the thesp says "it's a big honour."

    “It feels great. I’m here in New Haven. I’m about to go to class,” after waking up to the news.

    But, he jokes that he overheard Meredith tell Colin Firth she is all ready to polish his statue.

    Watch the video below!
  • Kim Kardashian Gives 10 Per Cent Of Earnings To Church
    (ET Canada)

    On Piers Morgan Tonight this Thursday, Kim Kardashian reveals that she gives 10 per cent of all her earnings to the church.
  • Tonight We Talk To Canadian Oscar Nominee Denis Villeneuve
    (ET Canada)

    Our Roz Weston is in Los Angeles for the Oscar nominations, and we have his interviews with the nominees on tonight's show.

    Making Canada proud at this year's Academy Awards is Denis Villeneuve, whose film "Incendies" is up for best foreign-language film.

    He told our Erin Cebula at the Sundance Film Festival that he didn't get much sleep the night before the big announcement.

    He enjoyed breakfast wih friends and watched online to see if a nomination came - then the first person he called was his wife.

    And tonight, he's planning on popping the champagne to celebrate his "dream come true."
  • UPDATED: Star Reaction To 2011 Oscar Nominations
    (ET Canada)

    The countdown is on to the 83rd annual Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre and we have the nominees' recactions coming in.

    Tapped to win the best actor in a leading role Oscar, Colin Firth expresses his joy on his nomination for "The King's Speech": "Currently celebrating with my colleagues three feet above the ground. Not used to this much joy, or this much champagne at this hour."

    "Black Swan" star Natalie Portman reacts to her best actress nod: "I am so honoured and grateful to the Academy for this recognition. It is a wonderful culmination of the 10-year journey with Darren to make this film. Making “Black Swan” is already the most meaningful experience of my career, and the passion shown for the film has completed the process of communication between artists and audience. I am so thankful for the support we have received and I share this honor with the entire cast and crew of the film, especially Darren Aronofsky."

    Javier Bardem released this statement on his best actor nomination for "Biutiful": "I am truly honoured for this nomination. And deeply thankful to the Academy members for their trust and support. Also to all of those who showed their support to my work in "Biutiful" I express my heartfelt gratitude. I am very happy for Alejandro and everyone who has made possible the special movie we made together. It's really a huge honour to have been nominated in a non-English speaking performance and in the name of all my colleagues in Spain and mine I want to show my gratitude to the Academy for support and a recognition in this nomination for the movie "Biutiful."'

    Jeremy Renner on his best supporting actor nod for his role in "The Town": "I am truly overwhelmed with gratitude by this recognition by the Academy this morning. I'm smiling from ear to ear knowing that lightning can strike twice and it feels electrifying. I'm thrilled to be amongst these tremendously talented artists. A big congratulations to all the nominees!"

    Fellow best supporting actor Oscar nominee Geoffrey Rush is proud to represent Australia: "As an Australian, I'm as excited to be recognized and honored by the Academy as my character must have been when his London speech therapy business flourished when the future King Of England happened to pop by one day. This story has struck such a rich resonant chord with audiences of all ages, which is very exciting --- to have your work honoured by your industry peers is even better."

    Also flying the Australian flag at this year's Academy Awards will be Nicole Kidman, who is up for best actress in a leading role for "Rabbit Hole": "What an extraordinary journey this film has taken me on! "Rabbit Hole" has been a labour of love and I'm so thankful to John Cameron Mitchell, David Lindsay-Abaire and the brilliant cast. This nomination reflects all of the heart and soul that these people have put into it and I can't thank them enough."

    Meanwhile, making Canada proud at this year's most prestigious film awards event is Denis Villeneuve. Telefilm Canada congratulates the filmmaker on his nod: "We are thrilled to see "Incendies" achieve such a high, and well-deserved, honour."

    Helena Bonham Carter: "Of course I am thrilled to receive an Oscar nomination. As my three-year-old daughter said 'Yay!' I couldn't put it any better myself."

    And despite Ryan Gosling's best actor snub, best actress nominee, Michelle Williams gives him recognition: "I am honoured to receive this nomination. Making "Blue Valentine" was unlike any experience I've ever had before, or may ever have again. I share this recognition with Ryan and Derek who always brought out the best in me. Thank you to the Academy and to The Weinstein Company for their support of this film."
  • Newsweek's Oscar Roundtable
    (ET Canada)

    Oscar nominee and 2011 host, James Franco joins Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Michelle Williams, Natalie Portman and Annette Benning on the cover of Newsweek magazine.

    Tonight on ET Canada we have the video of the powerful roundtable with Hollywood's new star powers that be.
  • Ashton & Scout Debut New Co-Written Song
    (ET Canada)

    Ashton Kutcher and his stepdaughter Scout Willis teamed up to write "a little song about a loved one" that they perform together.

    He admits before playing "My Sober,": "I'm an awful guitar player -- let that be known."
  • Katy Perry's Gearing Up For The Grammys
    (ET Canada)

    Katy Perry's new 'Music Is Life Is Music' promo for the 53rd GRAMMY Awards has been released.

    She tweets: "Cotton Candy angel is working up a treat you'll NEVER forget for GRAMMYS & TOUR! Cute bit from Grammys."

    Tune-in to Global TV on Feb. 13 for our live red carpet coverage and live broadcast of the Grammy Awards.
  • FIRST LOOK: Katy Perry On 'HIMYM'
    (ET Canada)

    Katy Perry tries her hand at acting on the Feb. 7 episode of "How I Met Your Mother", alongside Neil Patrick Harris.

    The “California Gurl” is set to play Honey on the sitcom, who gets Neil Patrick Harris to open up about his womanizing ways.

    The duo also teamed up on "The Smurfs" movie.
  • Portia Sings 'Happy Birthday' To Ellen Marilyn Monroe-Style
    (ET Canada)

    Today is Ellen's 53rd birthday and her wife, Portia, planned a surprise video to send her birthday wishes!

    Watch below!
  • UPDATED: It's A Boy For Penelope & Javier
    (ET Canada)

    New mom, Penelope Cruz's rep tells us: "Penelope and Javier welcomed their first son into their family last week."

    "Both parents and baby are doing great," she adds.

    The actress gave birth at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

    The couple worked together on Woody Allen's romantic comedy "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" - for which she won a supporting actress Oscar.

    And the Spanish duo wed in July 2010.

    More on this story and more baby news on ET Canada tonight!
  • Behind-The-Scenes On Willow Smith's Vanity Fair Shoot
    (ET Canada)

    Willow Smith, 10, takes us behind-the-scenes on her adorable Vanity Fair photoshoot.

    The youngster shot to fame in the music world with her hit “Whip My Hair,” and now she twirls through her Vanity Fair shoot with Art Streiber.
  • Shirtless Hunk Hayden Christensen Hits The Beach
    (ET Canada)

    Hayden Christensen splashes around at the beach while vacationing in the Caribbean before the release of his new flick "Vanishing on 7th Street".

    But don't get too excited by the shirtless bathing suit photos ladies!

    The Canadian-born actor, 29, was also spotted reconnecting with his ex-fiancée Rachel Bilson recently.

    Hayden's new thriller hits movie theatres on Feb. 18!
  • It's 'King's Speech' Vs. 'Social Network' In This Week's EW
    (ET Canada)

    It's Oscar time and this week's special double issue of Entertainment Weekly is devoted to the awards.

    The magazine has 42 pages of nominees, snubs and surprises as we hear from the men behind two of the best picture frontrunners.

    Both "The King's Speech" director Tom Hooper and "The Social Network" producer Scott Rudin open up about the magic of each film and their chances at Oscar.

    More here: popwatch.ew.com
  • SNEAK PEEK: Taraji P. Henson Latest Celeb To Say 'I'd Rather Go Naked' For PETA
    (ET Canada)

    Taraji P. Henson strips down for PETA in a new anti-fur campaign.

    The former fur-wearer shows off her svelte body in a new 'Fur? I'd Rather Go Naked' poster and billboard campaign for the animal activist group.

    The Oscar nominee says she used to wear fur without giving it a second thought, until she saw a documentary that revealed how animals on fur farms are skinned alive.

    She teased her Twitter followers on Wednesday: "Wanna see me naked?!?! Watch me on Chelsea Lately tomorrow night!! I always have so much fun with u @chelseahandler!"

    Watch ET Canada tonight for behind-the-scenes video!
  • OSCAR PROMO: Hosts James Franco & Anne Hathaway Prepare For The Worst
    (ET Canada)

    In a hilarious new promo for the 83rd annual Academy Awards, this year's hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway are preparing for every possible Oscar emergency.

    In fact, James gives Anne tips on how to avoid a possible wardrobe malfunction.

    Watch the duo below!
  • Black Eyed Peas To Host Super Bowl Party
    (ET Canada)

    Black Eyed Peas releases a new promo for the Sports Illustrated Super Bowl Bash.

    "As an NFL owner and a football fan, I cannot be more excited to join forces with Sports Illustrated for the hottest party of the season," says Fergie. "It will be the kick-off to an amazing weekend in Dallas and we can’t wait to get it started."
  • Taylor Swift's Cruise Ship Gig
    (ET Canada)

    Who wouldn't want to have been aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Allure of the Seas when Taylor Swift was on board.

    She gave a special concert of new and old songs for fans on the high seas.

    "The cool thing about playing the AquaTheater is that the crowd is in front of you, but they're also all on their balconies and … they're everywhere. It's very exciting," Taylor admits to ET exclusively.

    "People had decked out their balconies and were wearing shirts and holding up banners and it was so sweet. I love feeling that love from the fans and they're been so wonderful to me."
  • Photo: Courtesy of the "Graham Norton Show"

  • Kate Hudson Thinks She's Having A Girl, Denies Engagement Rumours
    (ET Canada)

    Today on the “Graham Norton Show” airing in the UK, Kate Hudson opens up about expecting a baby with Muse frontman Matt Bellamy.

    She says she thinks she is having a baby girl: "It feels like a girl, but I don’t know. Ryder (my son) thinks it’s a girl."

    "We have a couple of names but we’re not telling anyone," she adds.

    Meanwhile, as she rests her hands over her growing bump, she says she doesn't feel the need to remarry.

    When the TV host asked if she is secretly engaged, she answered: "No, no, not that I know of! I don’t like putting that sort of pressure on it and I don’t feel it necessary to get married."

    "I am 31 I already have one child and have had one divorce so it is not necessarily the golden ticket. I just want to be happy."
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