- Associated Press - Thursday, February 21, 2013

The Hollywood Reporter’s list of its 10 best stories of the week:

OSCAR PRODUCERS PLAN BIG MUSICAL ENDING

Producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan will pair host Seth MacFarlane with Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth; says Zadan, “We want to have an actual ending.”

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscar-producers-seth-macfarlane-plan-422474?AP


`ENDER’S GAME’ AUTHOR’S ANTI-GAY VIEWS POSE RISKS FOR FILM

Outcry over DC Comics’ hire of Orson Scott Card to pen a Superman story could mean trouble for the $110 million sci-fi film set for November.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/enders-games-orson-scott-cards-422456?AP

BEATLES GRANT RARE MUSIC LICENSE TO SXSW DOCUMENTARY

`Good Ol’ Freda’ tells the story of the band’s beloved secretary.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/beatles-grant-music-license-sxsw-422512?AP

THR’S OSCAR ICONS PORTFOLIO: EVA MARIE SAINT, STEVEN SPIELBERG, MICHAEL MOORE

Contenders past and present — Spielberg with Benh Zeitlin, Marlee Matlin with Quvenzhane Wallis — swap tales about their biggest awards night fears (giving birth onstage!) and how winning changed their lives.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/oscars-steven-spielberg-michael-moore-422407?AP

`I WAS ROB LOWE’S SNOW WHITE’: THE UNTOLD STORY OF OSCAR‘S NIGHTMARE OPENING

Actress Eileen Bowman breaks her silence on the surreal tale of how she became part of Oscar infamy.

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