Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Jan. 29

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Entertainment News as of 5 P.M. Jan. 29

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Entertainment News Advisory


Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

5 p.m.


Here are the top Entertainment stories from The Canadian Press as of 5 p.m. ET. All times Eastern unless otherwise stated. Coverage plans are included when available. Entries are subject to change as news develops.

Contact the Entertainment Desk at 416-507-2162


Diana Krall 'nerve-wracked' for Nanaimo


TORONTO -- Grammy-winning pianist/vocalist Diana Krall has drawn rapturous applause at some of the biggest concert halls around the world, but when she thinks about kicking off her new Canadian tour on Sunday in her hometown of Nanaimo, B.C., she gets butterflies. "I'm probably more nerve-wracked playing there than Carnegie Hall because everybody's going to be there that I know," Krall, who hasn't toured Canada in four years, confessed in a recent telephone interview.


Oscar statue to make Academy Award debut after Canadian takeover


TORONTO -- Every year at the Academy Awards, the big question is who does the Oscar go to? This year, there's a new one to trip up trivia buffs: Where does the Oscar come from? For the first time in its venerable history, Hollywood's most prestigious accolade is being manufactured under the watch of a Canadian company.


The magnificent range of actor Mads Mikkelsen


TORONTO -- Danish heart-throb Mads Mikkelsen openly admits that his upcoming TV gig playing Hannibal Lecter presents a challenge."There will always be pressure when you do something that other people have done to perfection," says Mikkelsen, referring to Anthony Hopkins' Oscar-winning turn as the cannibalistic serial killer in 1991's "Silence of the Lambs."


New Salinger book and film coming within next year


NEW YORK -- A new J.D. Salinger film and biography are being billed as an unprecedented look into the mysterious life of the author of "The Catcher In the Rye. …

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