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Octavia Spencer

Octavia Spencer
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Octavia L. Spencer
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May 25, 1970
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He’s one of the most exciting performers of all time and James Brown is the subject of a new biopic called “Get On Up.”

Imagine Entertainment just released a teaser trailer for the much-anticipated movie, slated to hit theaters on August 1, 2014.

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Viewers fell in love with Angela Lansbury as she starred in the original “Murder, She Wrote” series from 1984 to 1996, and it seems Octavia Spencer won’t have a chance to revamp the beloved show after all.

According to a report, NBC has decided not to move forward with their previously-approved reboot, despite a successful pilot last fall.

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Rolling out the red carpet for a host of stars, the American Film Institute held their annual awards luncheon at the Hotel Beverly Hills on Friday (January 10).

Proving to boast quite the A-list gathering, Tinseltown superstars including Bradley Cooper, Sandra Bullock, Christina Hendricks and Octavia Spencer all made appearances before heading inside for the big show.

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Braving the polar vortex for a swanky affair, the stars headed to the 2014 National Board of Review Awards Gala in New York City on Tuesday (January 7).

Looking adorable in black-rimmed spectacles, Meryl Streep wore a a dark wool coat over her black and white patterned dress.

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Manhattan was the place to be on Monday night (January 6) as the 69th Critics Circle Awards took over the Edison Ballroom.

Big name celebrities like Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett hammed it up for the paparazzi in their designer duds.

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It’s been receiving all kinds of industry buzz as of late, and now “HER” has been named the 2013 Best Film of the Year by the National Board of Review.

Additionally, director Spike Jonze nabbed the Best Director win, giving the provocative flick plenty of steam for awards season.

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She’s experienced a career boost in recent years, and Octavia Spencer is content with life as she knows it.

Rather than pining for children, the “Help” actress told The Hollywood Reporter she’s not worried about getting pregnant, despite being 43 years old.

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Gearing up the start of awards season, Paula Patton and Octavia Spencer turned up to present the 2014 Film Independent’s Spirit Awards nominees on Tuesday (November 26).

The lovely ladies lit up the podium with their smiles as they went through the nomination categories, with Paula rocking a new 'do.

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They are a few of the most well known female stars in the filming industry these days, and now The Hollywood Reporter has hand selected Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Octavia Spencer, Octavia Spencer, Emma Thompson, and Lupita Nyong'o to front the 2013 Actress issue.

During their interview with the publication, the ladies shared their experiences in Hollywood including handling stress while on set and raising children while having an acting career.

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Known as the official launch of the awards season, the Hollywood Film Awards took place at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Monday evening (October 21).

At the 17th annual ceremony, Matthew McConaughey was given the Hollywood Actor Award, while Sandra Bullock received the Actress prize.

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