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Emma Watson Heartbroken Over Loss of Oscar Winning 'La La Land' Role 2

Emma Watson Heartbroken Over Loss of Oscar Winning ‘La La Land’ Role

Emma Watson learned the hard way she can’t be in two places at once and it may have cost her an Oscar. The British actress revealed the frustration she felt when she had to pull out of the running for the lead role in “La La Land” to film her Disney live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast.” Watson was forced to walk away from the role of Mia Dolan a struggling actress who meets and falls in love with jazz musician Sebastian Wilder in Los Angeles. Damien Chazelle wrote the screenplay in 2010 but could not convince a studio to finance the project. ...
Oscar Winners! How Odds-Makers Are Calling the Academy Awards (See!) 8

Oscar Winners! How Odds-Makers Are Calling the Academy Awards (See!)

Oscar winners won’t be known until the Academy Awards ceremony but that hasn’t stopped odds makers from laying their bets on the likely winners. While “La La Land” has scored a near historic 14 nominations, don’t expect it to win in every category. “La La Land” actress Emma Stone, who already has an Academy Award, is the odds-on favorite to win again at 3-to-one, but odds-makers think her co-star Ryan Gosling will be edged out for Best Actor by Denzel Washington (“Fences”)....
Golden Globes Goes Ga Ga for La La; Snubs Scorsese, Eastwood Films 10

Golden Globes Goes Ga Ga for La La; Snubs Scorsese, Eastwood Films

The Golden Globes put “La La Land” at the head of the pack in Hollywood’s awards sweepstakes, with seven nominations, including best picture and best director, but Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” and Clint Eastwood’s “Sully” were no shows when nominations were announced today (Dec. 12). “La La Land” was one of five films nominated for best picture in the comedy or musical category....