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Neil Patrick Harris - Opening night for The Color Purple at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre - Arrivals. at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, - New York City, New York, United States - Friday 11th December 2015
Neil Patrick Harris - Launch of Target Wonderland event held in the meatpacking district of Manhattan - Arrivals at Target Wonderland Store - New York City, New York, United States - Monday 7th December 2015
Neil Patrick Harris - CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. The star-studded ceremony honors everyday people changing the world. at American Museum Of Natural History New York USA - New York, United States - Tuesday 17th November 2015
Rap legend Ice T, who stars in 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit', was spotted arriving on the red carpet at the 2015 NBC Upfront Presentation held at Radio City Music Hall in New York alongside his curvaceous wife Coco Austin.
Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will not be returning to produce the Oscars Award Ceremony next year. The duo has produced the past three shows, in line with the contract they signed with the Academy in 2012.
For those who complained about this year's Academy Awards Ceremony, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris on 22nd February 2015, there's some good news: the producers will not be returning for next year's show. Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron made the announcement on Thursday (26th March).
Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 87th Academy Awards in February 2015.
Continue reading: Craig Zadan & Neil Meron Will Not Produce The Oscars Next Year
Due to the harsh and critical response from fans, the 41-year-old actor recently confessed that it is unlikely he will host the Academy Awards for a second time.
On Sunday, February 22nd, Neil Patrick Harris took on the daunting task of hosting the 87TH annual Academy Awards, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, but when Oscars came to a close, the 41-year-old actor wasn't given the best reviews.
Neil Patrick Harris won't host the Oscars again
So will he try to redeem himself next year? Well when Harris recently spoke with The Huffington Post, he revealed that hosting the prestigious award ceremony for a second time will be very unlikely because he cannot handle the harsh criticisms once again.
The 'Boyhood' actress used her acceptance speech to call for wage equality and equal rights for women, but her comments have split opinions.
Patricia Arquette’s Oscars acceptance speech has set the world of social media alight in the last twenty four hours. After she used her time at the microphone to call for wage equality and equal rights for women, opinion has been polarised as to validity of her argument.
The 46 year old won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Olivia Evans in Boyhood. Having produced a sheet of paper and thanked her family and fellow cast members, she went on to deliver a rousing finale: “It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America.”
Patricia Arquette's Oscars acceptance speech was a hot talking point of the evening
Continue reading: Patricia Arquette's Oscar Acceptance Speech Divides The Internet
This year it was Menzel's turn to pronounce Travolta's name incorrectly, in a humorous acknowledgment of his "Adele Dazeem" mistake last year.
Idina Menzel got her revenge on John Travolta at this year’s Oscars, twelve months after he pronounced her name totally incorrectly at last year’s ceremony. Speaking to the audience before they presented the trophy for Best Original Song together, she said “please welcome to the stage my very dear friend Glom Gazingo.”
One year ago, 60 year old Travolta caused one of the #epicfail moments of the evening after he introduced the Frozen singer to the stage as “Adele Dazeem”. Taking to the podium this time, the actor embraced her and said “I deserve that, but you, my darling, my beautiful, my wickedly talented Idina Menzel.”
Travolta arrives on the red carpet for another awkward Oscars night
Continue reading: Idina Menzel Gets Revenge On John Travolta For Last Year's Oscars Gaffe
Host Neil Patrick Harris seems to be shouldering the blame for the worst Oscars viewing figures since 2009.
This year’s Academy Awards was the least watched in six years, according to preliminary viewing figures. USA Today reported that initial Nielsen estimates put the 87th Awards stats at 36.6 million viewers, the lowest since 2009.
Sunday’s ceremony, hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris and dominated by Birdman, was a pretty steep 16% drop on last year’s awards when 12 Years a Slave won Best Picture. Ellen Degeneres hosted that one and, powered by a memorable selfie which was then re-tweeted around the world, it had 43.7 million viewers.
2015 Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris (R)
Continue reading: The Oscars Suffer From Worst Ratings In Six Years
The bomb scare proved to be a false alarm.
A bomb scare near the venue for The Oscars ceremony on Sunday (February 22) proved to be a false alarm though a man was detained by police. Bomb squad investigators cordoned off several storefronts and the front entrance of a hotel after a man who was driving recklessly emerged from his car with a propane canister.
Neil Patrick Harris will host the Oscars on Sunday night
According to Reuters, the man also had two canisters of nitrous oxide - more commonly known as laughing gas. He was taken into custody while police performed further investigations. Disposal technicians detonated the items as a precaution though no explosives were found.
Continue reading: Bomb Scare Near Oscars Venue Proves To Be False Alarm
The Oscars is live on ABC at 5:30 PST, and the host has been talking about what kind of presentational style he'll be adopting.
Just three days to go before The Oscars, and Neil Patrick Harris has been spending Thursday talking about what kind of host he’ll be and what kind of jokes he’ll be cracking. In separate telephone interviews with USA Today and BuzzFeed, he indicated that he’ll be much gentler than some previous hosts. *Cough* Seth McFarlane *ahem*.
“I skew kinder. I want to keep it a classy show,” said Harris to USA Today. “It's a night of celebration. All of these people worked so hard all year long, all career long to attend this night. To make jokes at them, that's just not my style.”
Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the Oscars on Sunday
Continue reading: Neil Patrick Harris Drops More Hints About Oscars
This year's host recently gave an insight into the creative process that makes the Academy Awards such an entertaining night.
Although hosting the Oscars would be a daunting task for practically anyone, Neil Patrick Harris has definitely been preparing as much as possible for the big night, which is expected to include dance and singing performances, comedy routines as well as Hollywood's biggest names receiving the prestigious awards.
Harris is the host of the 87th Academy Awards
So the creative process in planning the night's entertainment is undoubtedly a huge task to undertake, and Harris recently released a behind-the-scenes clip showing what it takes to make the Academy Awards so special.
The 41-year-old star addressed all of this year's nominees and their guests at the annual Oscars Nominees Lunchoen on Monday (Feb 2nd).
Although hosting the Oscars would be a daunting task for practically anyone, Neil Patrick Harris seemed very calm about his upcoming gig when he made a surprise appearance at the Oscars Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton on Monday (Feb 2nd).
Harris arriving at Monday's annual Oscars Nominees Luncheon
During the annual event, in which all of the 2015 Academy Award nominees meet to have their "class picture" taken, the 'How I Met Your Mother' alumni revealed to the guests what is to be expected at the prestigious award ceremony.
Continue reading: Host Neil Patrick Harris Promises The Oscars Will "Be F**king Hilarious"
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez will provide Neil Patrick Harris with a musical number worthy of the Academy Awards.
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the Oscar winning team behind Frozen’s megahit ‘Let it Go’, will be bringing their talents to this year’s Academy Awards ceremony, by penning an original musical number for host Neil Patrick Harris.
This year's Oscars host Neil Patrick Harris
The announcement was made by the ceremony’s producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, who said that the two are currently constructing "an original multimedia musical sequence" called "Moving Pictures.”
Neil Patrick Harris is hosting 87th Academy Awards and he's recorded a special promo especially for the holiday season - take a look!
Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the Oscars and the Academy has awarded us with a sneak peek of what's in store. As we expected the ceremony and Harris' hosting to be, the preview is quick, witty and light-hearted. The short 16 second clip is just what we need to lighten the mood after a week of over eating and making small talk.
Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the 87th Academy Awards in 2015.
The connections between ‘Freak Show’ and ‘Asylum’ just keep getting stronger.
Fans of' American Horror Story' have had so many twists and turns to excite them as of late its been hard to keep track. But here’s another one to add to the pile, as Entertainment Weekly has just confirmed that Lily Rabe is set to return to the series.
Lily Rabe will return to 'American Horror Story'
What makes it all even better is that Rabe, who has so far appeared in every season of the hit series, will be reprising her 'Asylum' role as nun Sister Mary Eunice. EW also reports that the actress who can currently be seen in the ABC midseason series 'The Whispers', will shoot her spot this weekend.
The 41 year-old actor also admitted what he thinks the most important part of hosting the biggest movie award show is.
Even though Neil Patrick Harris has hosted numerous award ceremonies several times, including the Tony and Emmy Awards, the 41 year-old actor still has a lot of preparation to do before hosting the 2015 Academy Awards next March.
Neil Patrick Harris will host the 2015 Oscars
Harris recently divulged what kind of strategy he is taking to make sure the big night goes off without a hitch, while promoting his new memoir, 'Choose Your Own Autobiography.'
Continue reading: Neil Patrick Harris Reveals Strategy To Prepare For Hosting 2015 Oscars
The 41 year-old actor, who has presented several award shows before, recently recalled his initial shock at landing the coveted hosting role.
Even though Neil Patrick Harris has hosted numerous award ceremonies several times, including the Tony and Emmy Awards, the 41 year-old actor was still surprised when he was offered the gig of emceeing the 2015 Academy Awards.
Harris will host the 2015 Academy Awards
Harris recently recalled his initial reaction when landing the pinnacle of award shows in an interview with 'Good Morning America' on Friday (Oct 17th) while promoting his new memoir, 'Choose Your Own Autobiography.'
Continue reading: Neil Patrick Harris Had “No Idea” He Would Be Asked To Host 2015 Oscars
The 'How I Met Your Mother' star will host the 87th Oscars ceremony on February 22.
Neil Patrick Harris will make his debut turn at hosting the Oscars early next year
The 87th annual Academy Awards take place on February 22nd 2015 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Harris, who plays a role in the current box office smash Gone Girl and was one of the stars of the long-running CBS sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’, has had some hosting experience before. He fronted the Tony awards last year, and also the Emmys in both 2013 and 2009, and has won awards in both in addition.
Continue reading: Neil Patrick Harris Will Host The Oscars
The horror 'Annabelle' has made $2 million more than 'Gone Girl' at the Box Office on their opening days (Friday 3rd October).
Annabelle has pipped Gone Girl to the top of the Friday Box Office. Both films opened on Friday (3rd October) but it's come as a surprise for commentators that the horror surpassed the acclaimed thriller.
Ben Affleck stars in Gone Girl.
Those who have read the blockbuster novel may be disappointed to know that author Gillian Flynn hasn't changed anything in adapting it to the big screen, so there aren't any surprises along the way. But they'll be glad to see the story so faithfully and skilfully adapted, with snaky direction from David Fincher and actors who add layers of new meaning to the characters. And non-readers are in for a thrillingly twisty experience as a mysterious conundrum shifts into a full-on thriller and then something much more intensely personal.
When Nick (Ben Affleck) discovers that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) is missing on their fifth wedding anniversary, he has no idea what has happened. As recounted in Amy's journal, their marriage has been a whirlwind of sexy highs and dark lows, as both writers lost their jobs in New York and moved to rural Missouri to take care of Nick's terminally ill mother. As a result, their marriage ran aground, and Nick increasingly turned to his twin sister Margot (Carrie Coon) for support. As two police officers (Kim Dickens and Patrick Fugit) investigate Amy's disappearance, the media circus begins to paint Nick as a villain, led by rabid tabloid-TV host Ellen Abbott (Missi Pyle). So while he suspects Amy's stalker-like ex (Neil Patrick Harris), Nick has little choice but hire a high-powered lawyer (Tyler Perry) to defend himself.
Even at nearly two and a half hours, this film races along breathlessly as events and revelations continually shift the perspective. It's clear from the start that neither Nick nor Amy (in diary-entry flashbacks) are particularly reliable narrators. Both are a bundle of secrets, although Nick remains far more sympathetic. Affleck gives one of his most textured performances in years as a nice guy who struggles to look "nice" for the cameras. His isolation and confusion are hugely involving, which contrasts strongly to Amy's far too confident point of view. Pike manages to bring out the peeling onion of Amy's personality beautifully, offering telling glimpses of the real woman beneath the characters she seems to always be playing. And the supporting cast add details that twist their roles as well. Dickens and Fugit are a terrific double act, while Coon and Harris constantly offer surprising hints about their characters beneath the bravado and concern.
Continue reading: Gone Girl Review
The British actress is earning rave reviews for her role as Amy in David Fincher’s thriller.
Rosamund Pike could be a serious contender at next year’s Oscars, thanks to her star making turn opposite Ben Affleck in Gone Girl. In the film, which hits cinemas on Friday (October 3rd), Pike plays Amy Dunne, the wife of Affleck who mysteriously goes missing on the couple’s fifth wedding anniversary.
Rosamund Pike attends the Gone Girl world premiere
While David Fincher’s adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s novel has generally been impressing the critics, it’s the performance of the 35 year old British actress which has really stood out. The former Bond girl has captivated the critics with her portrayal of Amy, while putting her name firmly in the running for an Academy Award nomination.
Continue reading: Is Rosamund Pike In Line For An Oscar Thanks To ‘Gone Girl’?
Warning! Warning! Warning! Major spoiler alert.
It’s no secret that fans of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ weren't exactly overjoyed at how the series ended. After following the love life of Ted Moseby for nine years viewers, couldn’t help but feel a little cheated when it was revealed that the ‘mother’ had already died and Ted was about to end up with Robin again after all. But now a video claiming to be the 'alternative ending' to the series has leaked online, ahead of the release of 'How I Met Your Mother: The Whole Story, Seasons 1-9' DVD box set.
'How I Met Your Mother' ended earlier this year after nine seasons
Now, here’s another spoiler alert, in this ending Tracy (the mother) doesn't die from a terminal illness, instead she remains happily married to Ted, while Robin and Barney also stay together. This 'alternative' ending features no unseen footage, instead it just wraps things up in a much happier manner with narration provided by Bob Saget.
Miss California, Leah Cecil, Neil Patrick Harris and Los Angeles Mission - Miss California 2012 Leah Cecil, Neil Patrick Harris, Wednesday 21st November 2012 at the Los Angeles Mission's Thanksgiving for skid row homeless at the Los Angeles Mission.
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