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  1. Madonna's 'W.E.' Pushed to Feb. 3 Release After Awards-Qualifying Run

    2:09 pm 11/9/2011

    The switch in release plans is designed to avoid a crowded Christmas calendar and to take advantage of Madonna's widely rumored Super Bowl performance.Read more

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  2. Billy Crystal to Host the Oscars

    2:01 pm 11/9/2011

    UPDATED: The Academy confirms that the actor-comedian, who first broke the news via Twitter, will replace Eddie Murphy. Crystal previously presided over the telecast eight times.Read more

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  3. Meet the Man Whose Tweet Brought Down Brett Ratner

    1:48 pm 11/9/2011

    D.C. Douglas, an actor and voice-over specialist, first tweeted about Ratner saying “rehearsal's for fags.” The ensuing firestorm has ended with Ratner and host Eddie Murphy exiting the show and Brian Grazer taking over as producer. Read more

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  4. Howard Stern Defends Brett Ratner, Slams Hollywood As 'Loony' (Video)

    12:42 pm 11/9/2011

    The shock-jock contrasts reaction to the director's use of the word "fag" to controversies involving Roman Polanski, Hilary Swank and Charlie Sheen.Read more

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  5. Eddie Murphy Out, Brett Ratner Deuces: Who Should Replace the Oscar Team? (Poll)

    12:29 pm 11/9/2011

    THR wants to know who its readers think the Academy should tap next to replace the duo.Read more

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  6. Oscar Show Producer Replacements: If Not Brian Grazer, Then Who?

    11:47 am 11/9/2011

    THR looks at several other producer who could replace Brett Ratner.Read more

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  7. Eddie Murphy Exits as Oscar Host

    11:00 am 11/9/2011

    The actor's departure comes a day after show producer Brett Ratner stepped down.Read more

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  8. Brian Grazer Replacing Brett Ratner as Oscar Producer (Exclusive)

    10:12 am 11/9/2011

    UPDATED: Academy president Tom Sherak confirms the news, first reported by THR, that Grazer will step in to co-produce the show with the previously announced Don Mischer. Read more

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  9. Morgan Freeman to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award for Lifetime Achievement at Golden Globes

    8:51 am 11/9/2011

    The 74-year-old has given dozens of memorable film performances, winning one Oscar and one Golden Globe along the way.Read more

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  10. THR Poll: Oscar Viewers Want Eddie Murphy as Host

    6:47 am 11/9/2011

    Following Brett Ratner's sudden departure as producer of the 84th Academy Awards, the "Tower Heist" star remains mum about his hosting gig. Read more

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