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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, Cheryl Boone Isaacs arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Boone Isaacs says the two accountants responsible for the best picture mistake will not work the Oscars again. Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz were responsible for the winners’ envelopes at Sunday’s Oscar show. Cullinan tweeted a photo of Emma Stone from backstage minutes before handing presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway the wrong envelope for best picture. Boone Isaacs said Cullinan’s distraction caused the error. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
March 03, 2017 - 12:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The president of the film academy has sent an email to its members telling them they have much to be proud of after this year's Oscars ceremony. And she reassures them changes will be made to avoid a repeat of the botched best-picture announcement that ended the show. An Academy...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, Will Ferrell attends the world premiere of "Zoolander 2" in New York. The University of Southern California announced Thursday, March 2, 2017, that Ferrell will be the featured speaker at their May 12 commencement ceremony. The "Saturday Night Live" alum is also a USC graduate, and one of its most famous fans and biggest boosters. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
March 02, 2017 - 9:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Stay classy, Trojans." That twist on Will Ferrell's catchphrase from "Anchorman" could come in handy when the comic actor gives an address at this year's commencement at the University of Southern California. USC announced Ferrell's role Thursday, saying in a statement that he'...
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March 02, 2017 - 6:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Stay classy, Trojans." That twist on Will Ferrell's catchphrase from "Anchorman" could come in handy when the comic actor gives an address at this year's commencement at the University of Southern California. USC announced Ferrell's role Thursday, saying in a statement that he'...
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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2015 file photo shows filmmaker Roman Polanski during a break in a hearing concerning a U.S. request for his extradition over 1977 charges of sex with a minor, in Krakow, Poland. Los Angeles prosecutors on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, urged a judge to reject Polanski's efforts to unseal sworn testimony in his 1977 unlawful sex with a minor case, arguing the fugitive director must return to a Los Angeles court before his request can be considered. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 01, 2017 - 8:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday urged a judge to reject Roman Polanski's effort to unseal testimony in his long-running sex with a minor case unless the fugitive director returns to a Los Angeles courtroom. The filing argues that Polanski remains a fugitive and other judges have already...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2017, file photo visitors walk past Angels Flight Railway in Los Angeles. The tiny funicular that hauled people 298 feet up and down the city's steep Bunker Hill was shut down in 2013 after a series of safety problems. At a news conference Wednesday, March 1, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said those issues are being resolved and the railroad's antique wooden cars should be back in service by Labor Day. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
March 01, 2017 - 8:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angels Flight, LA's beloved little railroad, had its cameo in the hit musical "La La Land" and now it's almost ready for its close-up. The narrow-gauge railroad that for more than a century hauled people 298 feet up and down the city's steep Bunker Hill was shut down in 2013...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2017, file photo visitors walk past Angels Flight Railway in Los Angeles. The tiny funicular that hauled people 298 feet up and down the city's steep Bunker Hill was shut down in 2013 after a series of safety problems. At a news conference Wednesday, March 1, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said those issues are being resolved and the railroad's antique wooden cars should be back in service by Labor Day. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
March 01, 2017 - 6:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angels Flight, LA's beloved little railroad, had its cameo in the hit musical "La La Land" and now it's almost ready for its close-up. The narrow-gauge railroad that for more than a century hauled people 298 feet up and down the city's steep Bunker Hill was shut down in 2013...
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"La La Land" producer Jordan Horowitz, left, presenter Warren Beatty, center, and host Jimmy Kimmel right, look at an envelope announcing "Moonlight" as best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. It was originally announced mistakenly that "La La Land" was the winner. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 28, 2017 - 6:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Beatty says Academy of Motion Pictures President Cheryl Boone Isaacs should "publicly clarify" what happened during Sunday night's best picture presentation "as soon as possible." Beatty released a statement Tuesday to The Associated Press in which he declined to comment...
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"La La Land" producer Jordan Horowitz, left, presenter Warren Beatty, center, and host Jimmy Kimmel right, look at an envelope announcing "Moonlight" as best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. It was originally announced mistakenly that "La La Land" was the winner. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 28, 2017 - 5:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Beatty says Academy of Motion Pictures President Cheryl Boone Isaacs should "publicly clarify" what happened during Sunday night's best picture presentation "as soon as possible." Beatty released a statement Tuesday to The Associated Press in which he declined to comment...
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"La La Land" producer Jordan Horowitz, left, presenter Warren Beatty, center, and host Jimmy Kimmel right, look at an envelope announcing "Moonlight" as best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. It was originally announced mistakenly that "La La Land" was the winner. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 28, 2017 - 3:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is apologizing to the cast and crews of the films "La La Land" and "Moonlight" for the mistaken announcement of the best picture winner during Sunday's Oscars award ceremony. The academy's apology comes after the accounting firm...
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Jordan Horowitz, producer of "La La Land," shows the envelope revealing "Moonlight" as the true winner of best picture at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Presenter Warren Beatty and host Jimmy Kimmel look on from right. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
February 28, 2017 - 12:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel shared his perspective on the show's best-picture gaffe during his Monday monologue on "Jimmy Kimmel Live !" "As I'm sure you've at least heard, 'La La Land' was simultaneously somehow the biggest winner and loser last night," Kimmel said. Presenters...
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