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Sia is adding a new warning label to her controversial movie, “Music”, following backlash over scenes which depict the use of restraints on an autistic character. The film picked up a nod for Best Picture, Musical or Comedy during Wednesday’s Golden Globe Awards nominations announcement. RELATED: Sia Speaks Out After Backlash Over Casting Maddie Ziegler As Autistic Character Kate Hudson also received a Best Actress nomination for her portrayal of a woman who becomes a caregiver to her autistic sister, Music (Maddie Ziegler). Following the nominations announcement, Sia took to Twitter to post a series of now deleted messages.
, known not only for his comedy skills but also his entertaining on-screen transformations in titles including Coming To America and The Nutty Professor, will receive the Distinguished Artisan honor at the eighth annual Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylist Guild Awards.
Theaward will celebrate Murphy and his versatile four-decade career on screen and television. Arsenio Hall will present his Coming 2 America co-star with the award at the virtual ceremony on Saturday, Apr. 3.
The Guild’s Distinguished Artisan Award is given annually to those whose body of work in the film and television industry was richly enhanced by the consistent collaboration of make-up and hair styling artistry creating memorable characters throughout their career. Previous recipients include Sir Patrick Stewart, Melissa McCarthy, Gary Oldman, Johnny Depp, Ryan Murphy and Guillermo del Toro.
Stevie Wonder to Receive Israel’s Wolf Prize
Stevie Wonder will receive Israel’s Wolf Prize, which has been awarded since 1978 to outstanding artists and scientists from around the world “for achievements in the interest of mankind and friendly relations among peoples.” Past music winners of the Wolf Prize include Paul McCartney, Wonder’s partner on the 1982 smash “Ebony and Ivory,” a brotherhood anthem that neatly encapsulates the Wolf Prize’s values. Most of the 21 past music winners — including Vladimir Horowitz, Isaac Stern, Zubin Mehta, Pierre Boulez and Plácido Domingo — come from the classical world.
“From The Nutty Professor to Prince Akeem, Eddie Murphy is a legendary actor whose myriad of characters live in our hearts forever. He has expertly created memorable personalities in numerous award winning films, often portraying multiple characters in the same film. This award recognizes all the hours that he has spent in the make-up chair collaborating with our talented and innovative make-up artists and hair stylists, and we celebrate these great relationships and Eddie’s enormous talents,” said Julie Socash, President of IATSE Local 706.
Murphy most recently transformed into legendary underground comic personality Rudy Ray Moore for Netflix’s Dolemite Is My Name, for which he received Golden Globes and Critics Choice Association best actor nominations. In September Murphy landed his first career Primetime Emmy four Outstanding Guest Actor Comedy Series when he returned host Saturday Night Live.
Concord Establishes $1 Million Scholarship Fund for Stax Music Academy
Concord pledges $1 million to launch scholarships for Stax Music Academy.Over the next five school years, the Concord Stax Scholarships will cover full tuition for at least 20 students each year.
In 2007, Murphy received rave reviews and critical acclaim for his portrayal of James “Thunder” Early in the Dreamworks film Dreamgirls, a performance which would garner him the Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, as well as earning him his first Academy Award nomination in the same category.
The actor, whose credits also include Shrek, Mr. Dolittle, Beverly Hills Cop, Haunted Mansion and Norbit, received a best supporting actor Oscar nomination in 2007 for his Dreamgirls performance as James “Thunder” Early.
Oscar and Emmy winner Matthew Mungle will receive the ceremony’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The 8th Annual Awards Gala is produced by IngleDodd Media and Erick Weiss/Honeysweet Creative.
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