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March 9, 2018

The Week in Movie News: Oscar Winners, SXSW Buzz, the Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Series and More

Need a quick recap on the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:

 

BIG NEWS

The Shape of Water is the Best Picture of 2017: The 90th Academy Awards were held Sunday night with Oscars going to a wide spread of nominees. But the big winner was Guillermo del Toro and The Shape of Water, which won Best Picture and Best Director. See the full list of winners here and see our highlights of the ceremony here and red carpet favorites here.

 

GREAT NEWS

Jon Favreau will steer the Star Wars series: Lucasfilm announced Iron Man and The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau as the writer and producer of the first live-action Star Wars TV series, which will be found on Disney’s new streaming service. Read more…
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