Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 176 acclaimed names in movie industry, including actors Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain and Jonah Hill as new members.
A number of the 2012 Academy Awards winners and nominees also received the prestigious invitations. They include 'The Artist' director Michel Hazanavicius and its leading cast members Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo, 'Bridesmaids' actress Melissa McCarthy, 'The Help' star Octavia Spencer and 'Albert Nobbs' actress Janet McTeer.
Meanwhile, Kristen Wiig and his "Bridesmaids" co-writer have been invited for the writers branch, 'The Tree of Life' helmer Terrence Malick is up for the directors branch and George Clooney's producing partner in 'The Ides of March',
Grant Heslov, has been welcomed for the producers branch....more
05:53 PM, Jun 30, 2012