October 23, 2016
        Hollywood Contenders: New Oscar Predictions for October                Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Naomie Harris, Lily Collins get Honors at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                "Manchester by the Sea" leads the Gotham Award nominations                Tom Ford, Marc Platt and Kenneth Lonergan to be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards                Tom Cruise is in his action hero comfort zone with "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back"                "Moonlight" could be A24's big Oscar horse this year                Ewan McGregor steps behind the camera with "American Pastoral"                Hollywood Contenders: A second crack at Golden Globe predictions for 2016                "The Accountant" seeks to help give Ben Affleck another blockbuster                85 countries will be competing for Best Foreign Language Feature nominations at the Oscars                Tom Hanks to receive Hollywood Actor Award for "Sully" @ Hollywood Film Awards                "Certain Women" showcases Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, and Michelle Williams                Ben Affleck is perhaps Hollywood's biggest and most diverse superstar                "The Birth of a Nation" looks to survive controversy and contend for awards                "The Girl on the Train" hopes to transport Emily Blunt to the Oscar race        

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Andy Garcia: With any economy, dreams need to be pursued

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith
HollywoodNews.com: Andy Garcia had hoped to get his “Hemingway & Fuentes” film starring himself, Anthony Hopkins and Annette Bening, before the cameras this year. But as of now, he’s still working on getting the financing together for the indie feature he wrote himself and intends to direct, about the possible real-life inspiration for “The Old Man and the Sea.” Like countless other filmmakers, Garcia’s feeling the effects of the recession.
”It is more difficult now to find funding, yes, but that shouldn’t deter the effort,” he says firmly. “Even though the money situation could be a little tighter than usual, a quality project will eventually attract it. We can’t be complacent or intimidated by a market condition. We’re dealing with dreams, and dreams need to be pursued.
“It took me 16 years to get ‘The Lost City’ made,” he reminds, speaking of his 2005 drama set amid the turmoil of late 1950′s Havana. “And through all that time, I never lost the dream.”
“‘City Island’ took three years,” he adds, referring to his acclaimed dramedy of this year. Garcia plays the corrections officer patriarch of a Bronx family in which every member is keeping secrets — that all begin to unravel. Julianna Margulies, Alan Arkin, Emily Mortimer and Garcia’s real-life eldest daughter, Dominik, also star. Garcia is being talked as a dark horse Academy Awards candidate for the feature, written and directed by Raymond De Felitta on which Garcia also served as producer.
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Kyra Sedgwick beats out frontrunners to win her first Emmy

HollywoodNews.com: “The Closer’s” Kyra Sedgwick is having the night of her life. She has just beat out frontrunners Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife”) and Glenn Close (“Damages”) to win her first Emmy for Best Actress in a Drama.
She beat out all predictions in a win that will sure to be a memorable one for the actress. In addition, “The Good Wife’s” Archie Panjabi also became a first time winner for Supporting Drama Actress.
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‘The Good Wife’ casts former ‘L Word’ star

HollywoodNews.com: ‘The Good Wife’ continues to grow and is adding a new cast member for a possibly recurring role.
Dallas Roberts has been cast as Julianna Margulies’ character’s gay brother, reports Entertainment Weekly. Executive producer Robert King has revealed that the character will give a glimpse into Margulies’ character and past.
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