Top 5 Hollywood news today: Roman Polanski sparks outrage again, Madonna performs with knee supports

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New Delhi Published: Jan 30, 2020, 07:45 PM(IST)

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From Madonna's comeback on stage with knee support to Roman Polanski earning nominations at French Oscars to Brad Pitt wearing name tag at pre-Oscars party- here are the top news from Hollywood today

Controversial director Roman Polanski is again in news. The director 's latest film ‘An Officer and a Spy’ found a place in the nominations list for the 45th César awards for French cinema, an equivalent of French Oscars. The nomination hasn't gone down well with many.

After cancelling several shows of her current world topur, Madonna finally took to stage in London and perfromed while wearing knee supports. 

As we gear up for Hollywood's biggest night, the Academy has announced its performers for the night. Here are the top stories of the day.

Roman Polanski sparks outrage as his film gets nominated in French Oscars

Roman Polanski is back in the news after his film ‘An Officer and a Spy’, or ‘J'accuse in French’ recently found a place in the nominations list for the 45th César awards for French cinema, an equivalent of French Oscars.  Polanksi has received 12 nominations at the César awards. The news has sparked outrage as Roman Polanski was convicted of statutory rape in 1977. 

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/roman-polanski-sparks-outrage-as-his-film-gets-nominated-in-french-oscars-277540

Brad Pitt becomes internet's latest obsession after he's seen wearing name tag at Oscars 2020 luncheon

It was the Oscars luncheon yesterday when Brad Pitt along with other nominees of this year attended the meet and greet session. Apart from his handsome looks that people are always talking about, something else caught the fancy of most social media users -- the name tag that he wore.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/hollywood-news-brad-pitt-becomes-internets-latest-obsession-after-hes-seen-wearing-name-tag-at-oscars-2020-luncheon-277463

Oscars 2020: Elton John, Cynthia Erivo, Billie Eilish to perform on the awards night

On Thursday, the Academy Awards show producers Lynette Howell Taylor and Stephanie Allain announced that the nominees of Best Orginal Song will be performing at the awards ceremony. 

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/oscars-news-hollywood-news-oscars-2020-elton-john-cynthia-erivo-billie-eilish-and-others-to-perform-on-the-awards-night-276301

Madonna world tour is on as singer performs in London wearing knee supports post injury

The singer is back on stage and has resumed her Madame X world tour as she performed last night in London wearing knee support and made no mention of "indescribable" pain that she has been experiencing recently. 

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/hollywood-news-madonna-world-tour-is-on-as-singer-performs-in-london-wearing-knee-supports-post-injury-277449

Oscar-nominated film 'Marriage Story' director believes his leads gave 'so much of themselves' to the project

Despite it's challenging subject matter, director Noah Baumbach said it was fun working on 'Marriage Story', his tense divorce drama that's up for six Academy Awards.

Read more: https://www.wionews.com/entertainment/hollywood-news-oscar-nominated-film-marriage-story-director-believes-his-leads-gave-so-much-of-themselves-to-the-project-277444

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