The 'Norbit' Scale: Which Oscar Nominee Has the Most Embarrassing New Project?

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In 2007, Eddie Murphy was a shoo-in for best supporting actor for 'Dreamgirls' — until ads for lowbrow comedy 'Norbit' deflated his Oscar campaign. Will one of this year's frontrunners suffer a similar fate? THR rates their new projects.

This story first appeared in the Jan. 30 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

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