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.”
`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.
BEATLES GRANT RARE MUSIC LICENSE TO SXSW DOCUMENTARY
`Good Ol’ Freda’ tells the story of the band’s beloved secretary.
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.
`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.