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Posts Tagged ‘Marisa Tomei’

Jon Peters Sexual Harassment Testimony Gets Scant Local Media Attention

It may just be the fact that this litigation is being argued in the heat of August, a notoriously vacation-happy media month. Still, it seems rather strange that at press time, only the Daily Breeze saw fit to summarize for SoCal readers the LA Superior Court testimony of a former personal assistant suing mega-producer Jon Peters for sexual harassment.

The August 12 allegations are a bigger deal beyond U.S. borders. Reuters Canada reported the story on Friday and today, the UK media is set to propagate the details thanks to a pick-up by the Daily Express and ContactMusic.com.

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Stiller, Tomei, Pattison and ‘Bees’ Cast To Pick Up More Awards

As if awards season were ever over, the 12th Annual Hollywood Film Festival announced a new flock of winners with Ben Stiller stilller.jpgfor its Best Comedy of the Year award, Oscar-winning actress Marisa Tomei marisa.jpgfor the Best Supporting Actress of the Year award, Robert Pattison for its New Hollywood Award and the cast of “The Secret Life of Bees” for its Best Ensemble of the Year Award.

All three (and then some) winners should be showing up at the gala ceremony on Oct. 27 at the Beverly Hilton Hotelrobpattison.jpg.

The Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Awards are co-chaired by Paul Haggis, who with his Oscar in tow, is no stranger to awards in Hollywood.

The announcement was made today by Carlos de Abreu, Founder and Executive Director of the Hollywood Film Festival.

Said De Abreu: “It is an honor to recognize the great work and talent of Ben Stiller, Marisa Tomei, the principal cast of ‘The Secret Life of Bees’ and Robert Pattinson at this year’s festival.”

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