HindustanTimes Tue,01 Sep 2015

Confirmed! Eddie Murphy will host Oscars 2012

Twitterverse went aflutter after it was officially anounced that funnyman Eddie Murphy would host the Oscars 2012 as a solo host. The reclusive actor has confirmed to Oscar top bosses that he's on for the job.

Meryl Streep fears she might be overrated

Two-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep, continuing her sweep through awards season Tuesday by picking up a Golden Bear lifetime achievement prize at the Berlin film festival, confessed she might be overrated.

Looking for longevity, not Oscar: Brad Pitt

Every actor yearns to win at least one golden statuette in his lifetime, but Brad Pitt has bigger things on his mind than taking home an Oscar. Currently busy bagging accolades for his role in Moneyball, Pitt is competing in the Best Actor category of the awards.

‘Right now, I’m the most famous silent actor’

Bérénice Bejo, who is in contention for an Oscar for Best Actress In A Supporting Role, admits that The Artist was a gift from director-husband.

Meet Uggie, the scene-stealing star of The Artist

At 10 years old, Uggie has a long showbusiness resume. But it wasn't until the lively Jack Russell terrier landed the role of sidekick to actor Jean Dujardin in silent film The Artist that he hit the big time.

The Artist on his black and white silent film

His black and white silent film The Artist has won three Golden Globes and seven Baftas this year. French director Michel Hazanavicius says he doesn't make movies to reproduce reality but loves to create a show.

Proud of my work in The Artist: Dujardin

He recently beat all-time favourites — George Clooney (The Descendents) and Brad Pitt (Moneyball) — at the BAFTAs. And now everyone’s talking about a Best Actor Oscar for French actor Jean Dujardin, for his act in The Artist. SPECIAL COVERAGE