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Academy to Give Honorary Oscar to Cicely Tyson, Thalberg Award to Producers Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall

Motion Picture Academy honoring producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, actress Cicely Tyson, composer Lago Schifrin and publicist Marvin Levy.

Debbie Reynolds’ Charitable Work Earned Her the Academy’s Hersholt Award

Meryl Streep and Jane Fonda paid tribute to Reynolds at the 74th annual Governors Awards.

Governors Awards: Academy Unveils New Talent Development Program as It Toasts Four Pros

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the plan at the eighth annual Governors Awards honoring Jackie Chan, Anne V. Coates, Lynn Stalmaster and Frederick Wiseman.

Governors Awards Honoree Jackie Chan: “Sometimes the Simple Stunts Are the Most Dangerous”

The actor-filmmaker is one of four films icons — behind perfect films from 'The Graduate' to 'Lawrence of Arabia' — who will be honored at Saturday's eighth annual ceremony.

Oscars: Who Will Academy Tap for Governors Awards? (Analysis)

Ahead of Tuesday's big vote, THR's awards analyst reports that a record number of names have been submitted for consideration; letter-writing campaigns have been mounted on behalf of Robert Evans…

A Meeting of the Bonds: Idris Elba Reveals His Funny Run-In With Daniel Craig

The non-televised Governors Awards on Nov. 14 was an A-list event with a slew of unexpected celebrity minglings.

Governors Awards: Current Oscar Hopefuls Threaten to Steal Honorees’ Limelight

Some 2015 contenders like Jane Fonda, Cate Blanchett and Samuel L. Jackson had clear reasons for being at the gathering, while others' attendance seemed more opportunistic.

Spike Lee Reveals Why He Took His Movie to Amazon: “Everyone Else Said No”

"All it takes is one yes. You get a bunch of motherf---ing nos, but all it takes is one yes," says the 'Chi-raq' director, who will receive an honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards on Nov. 14.

Oscars: Julie Lynn and Bonnie Curtis to Produce Governors Awards

The Nov. 14 event will honor Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds.

Honorary Oscar Recipient Spike Lee Also a Frequent Critic of the Academy

The iconic filmmaker has had a rocky relationship with the Academy: it kick-started his career 32 years ago with a Student Academy Award but it's also snubbed many of his films and those of other…

Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds to Get Honorary Oscars

The recipients will be toasted at the Governors Awards on Nov. 14.

Oscars: Who Are the Candidates for Governors Awards? (Analysis)

As the Academy's board of governors meets to choose the honorees, here's a look at who could be in the running — from Doris Day to Douglas Trumbull.