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Ashley’s Morning Scoop 1.14.16

Movie fans around the world are mourning the loss of actor, Alan Rickman. The British actor, best known recently for his role as Professor Snape in the Harry Potter series was 69. He also starred in Die Hard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Love Actually and about a million other films. Rickman had been battling cancer, according to his family; he was 69.

There’s a baby on the way for Nicky Hilton and her husband of 6 months, James Rothschild. Nicky is due this summer.

Nick Carter was arrested in Key West, FL after a scuffle inside a local bar. The Backstreet Boy was booked for misdemeanor battery.

Olympic gold-medal skier, Picabo Street was arrested and charged assault and domestic violence for allegedly pushing her father down the stairs. She is due in court on February 16th.

Do you hear that? That’s the collective scream of teenagers across the globe upon hearing the news that One Direction is breaking up. The group announced an extended hiatus starting in March, but a source close to the band says that the band has run its course and they want solo careers.

Oscar nominations are out this morning ……

The Revenant led all nominations with 12, including Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, cinematography, sound editing and sound mixing.

Sam Smith, Lady Gaga and The Weeknd all scored nominations for best original song for Spectre, The Hunting Ground and 50 Shades of Grey.

Shaun the Sheep and Inside Out were among the nominees for Best Animated Feature

Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Mark Ruffalo, Sylvester Stallone, Mark Rylance- Best Supporting Actor

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rachel McAdams, Kate Winslet, Rooney Mara and Alicia Vikander got the nominations for Best Supporting Actress

Best Original Screenplay- Inside Out, Bridge of Spies, Ex Machina, Spotlight and Straight Outta Compton

Best Actress- Cate Blanchett, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlotte Rampling and Saoirse Ronan

Best Actor- Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Michael Fassbender and Eddie Redmayne

Best Picture- The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Room and Spotlight

Full list of nominees can be found HERE!

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