News Nuggets: Should Justin Timberlake give up his film career?

After another big film flop (“Runner Runner”), writer Ramin Setoodeh says that Justin Timberlake is not ever going to be a film star and should stick to his music career. Variety.

Two-time Oscar winner Quentin Tarantino (“Django Unchained,” “Pulp Fiction”) proclaims his top 10 films of 2013 (so far). The list includes expected fare like “Blue Jasmine” and “Gravity” but also the critically-panned “The Lone Ranger.” Hollywood Reporter.

Susan Wloszczyna discusses the probabilty of another Oscar nomination for Sandra Bullock (“Gravity“) and how her career resurgence is due to taking risks. Indiewire.

Oscar winning director Michel Hazanavicius (“The Artist”) has been shooting his follow-up film “The Search” in complete secrecy. It is based on the 1948 post-war drama of the same title and will star his wife Berenice Bejo and Annette Bening. Cinema Blend.

Fresh off of his six years and four Emmys for “Breaking Bad,” Bryan Cranston is now headed to Broadway for his shot at a Tony. He has been portraying former U.S. President Lyndon Johnson in the one-man play “All the Way” outside of Boston, which will next debut in New York. The Wrap.

Tess Lynch discusses the “impressive” double duty performance on “Saturday Night Live” by guest host and musical guest Miley Cyrus. Grantland.

Tony Award winner Scarlett Johansson has been proclaimed by Esquire Magazine as the “Sexiest Woman Alive.” She is the first person to receive the title twice, the last time occurring in 2006. Esquire.

For the first time ever, the motion picture academy has created a casting directors branch. The first three governors elected to represent them are Lora Kennedy, David Rubin, and Bernie Telsey. Oscars.

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