James Earl Jones Returns as Voice of CNN

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – James Earl Jones is back to intoning “This is CNN” for the cable news channel after a long absence. The Oscar-nominee and voice of Darth Vader was a mainstay of the network for years, but his voice hasn’t been used between commercial interruptions for awhile. It will once again be a […]

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Oprah’s Philanthropy Earns Her Honorary Oscar

By SANDY COHEN LOS ANGELES — Oprah Winfrey says she understands why some balked when the film academy announced it would give her an honorary Oscar for her humanitarian contributions. The 57-year-old media mogul will receive the prestigious Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award on Saturday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ third annual […]

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Oscars, Jones to Honor Vanessa Redgrave in London

By SANDY COHEN BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Vanessa Redgrave will be honored at the film academy’s first European tribute to an actor. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says it will honor Redgrave Sunday in London, where she is starring with James Earl Jones in the stage production of “Driving Miss Daisy.” Jones, […]

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