Also in Tuesday morning's round-up of news briefs: Shameless star Emmy Rossum set for Hilary Swank project; Colin Firth is set for a charity gala at the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival; And Oscar submissions for Best Animated Feature are almost due.
Oscars: Animated Feature Film Submissions Due November 1st
Filmmaker submissions are due in the Animated Feature category for the 85th Academy Awards. Forms, supporting material etc. must be turned into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by 5pm PT Thursday, November 1st. Rules and submission forms are available at their website. Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards will take place January 10th at 5:30am PT.
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Tony Scott Autopsy Reveals Only 'Therapeutic' Levels of Drugs
L.A. Coroners office said director Tony Scott had a ""therapeutic level of Mirtazipine (Remeron) which is an anti-depressant and zopiclone (Lunesta), a sleep-aid" in his system the day he died on August 19th. The 68 year-old director of Top Gun died from injuries when he jumped from an L.A. harbor bridge. Earlier speculation of possible brain cancer were not detected, Deadline reports.
Skyfall Set for Royal Roll-out
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will attend the world premiere in London of the latest Bond installment. Daniel Craig, Judi Dench and Javier Bardem will attend the screening at the Royal Albert Hall. Proceeds from Tuesday's royal gala are going to charities that help members of Britain's intelligence services. Skyfall is the 23rd official Bond film and Craig's third turn, A.P. reports.
Colin Firth to Join Charity Gala at Dubai Film Festival
Firth and his wife Livia as well as Kristin Davis and Rooney Mara will attend a charity event for charity Oxfam at the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival. All proceeds from the black tie gala dinner and auction featuring one-of-a-kind prizes donated by celebrity Oxfam partners will go to the UAE-based philanthropic organization Dubai Cares and Oxfam, THR reports.
Emmy Rossum Eyes Hilary Swank Starrer, You're Not You
Rossum, who stars in Showtime's Shameless is in talks to star opposite Hilary Swank in the drama. She would play a self-absorbed college student whose life is changed when she takes a job caring for a woman (Swank) with Lou Gehrig's disease, THR reports.