Category Archives: Los Angeles

Will Packer will produce the 94th Oscars®

LOS ANGELES, CA – Emmy®-nominated producer Will Packer will produce the 94th Oscars®, Academy President David Rubin announced today.  It will be his first involvement with the Oscars, which will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022. “Will is a powerhouse producer who has enjoyed success across all movie…

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Film Academy Elects 2021–2022 Board of Governors

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2021–2022 Board of Governors.  The governors will take office at the first scheduled board meeting of the new term. Elected to the Board for the first time: Rita Wilson, Actors Branch Kim Taylor-Coleman, Casting Directors Branch Paul Cameron,…

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1 Killed and 5 Wounded in Shooting in Oakland; Motive Sought

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 22-year-old man was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting in Oakland near the city’s Juneteenth celebration, though it wasn’t known whether the violence was connected with the event, police said. The unidentified man was pronounced dead at a hospital after gunfire erupted Saturday evening near Lake Merritt,…

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Poet Amanda Gorman Revisits Inaugural Triumph with Oprah

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Gorman revisits her inauguration day poetry reading that wowed observers, among them Oprah Winfrey, in the Apple TV+ series “The Oprah Conversation.” The 23-year-old Gorman “stepped into a moment in history with enormous grace and dignity,” Winfrey said in a statement. “I was enthralled by her youthful spirit from the…

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Chrissy Teigen Deletes Twitter Account, Citing Negativity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chrissy Teigen has deleted her popular Twitter account, saying the site no longer plays a positive role in her life. “For over 10 years you guys have been my world,” Teigen wrote to her 13.7 million followers Wednesday night. “But it’s time to say goodbye. This no longer serves me as…

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