News Nuggets: Ricky Gervais models prospective Golden Globes attire

Who will Ricky Gervais go after next at at the Golden Globes, and what will he wear? “… Gervais asked his Twitter followers what their requests might be for ‘targets’ during his third-return hosting gig at the 2011 Golden Globes. The British comedian also floated a couple of wardrobe possibilities … A few of Gervais’ followers were offended by photo #2, which is par for the salty course. In terms of the upcoming NBC broadcast, FishbowlLA has just one suggestion–no more Mel Gibson jokes, please. You’ve been there, done that (twice).” MEDIA BISTRO

Making an unlikely case for Oscar consideration: “Ladies and gentlemen, what I am about to say may cause some of you to scoff. I understand this and am prepared for it. But once your giggles have passed I ask that you pay attention to what I say and give it some serious consideration. Because I believe this to be true: The ‘Fast Five‘ editing team of Kelly Matsumoto, Fred Raskin and Christian Wagner deserve serious consideration for the Best Film Editing Academy Award. And here’s why …” TWITCH

Douglas Trumbull and Mitzi Gaynor to be honored by the International Press Academy: “The International Press Academy will honor visual effects artist Douglas Trumbull with its Nikola Tesla Award for visionary achievement in filmmaking technology at its 16th annual Satellite Awards on Dec. 18. The group, composed of foreign and domestic journalists, also will present its Mary Pickford Award for outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry to Mitzi Gaynor, whose films range from ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business’ to ‘South Pacific.'” HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Could likely financial losses for “Hugo” hurt its Oscar chances? “Even if ‘Hugo’ quintuples the $12 million weekend figure, it ends up with $60 million…but I think it’s more likely to triple and end up with $35 million, if that. There’s also foreign plus DVD/Blurays, digital downloads and broadcast TV sales ahead, but it still seems like a bust when you factor in ‘Hugo’s’ reported cost of $170 million. ‘There’s no doubt it’s going to lose money,’ says’s Phil Contrino. ‘But with that said, I wouldn’t be surprised to see it scratch and claw its way to $50 or $60 million domestically. It needs to make as much as it can before the the Christmas releases come along and cripple it.'” HOLLYWOOD ELSEWHERE

My Week with Marilyn” star Eddie Redmayne discusses working in the US: “In the States as an actor when you arrive no one knows what you do, because you’re English, it’s tough for people to put you into a casting bracket, which is what American producers love to do. They put you up for everything, so in the States I’ve gone from ‘Savage Grace’ playing a very wealthy, gay young man to playing a limping Texan meth addict. That’s what’s fun for me … whereas so much of our industry is period drama driven or casting to type, it’s a release for me to scare myself and challenge myself. It can be terrifying, but it makes you stretch the parameters.” LITTLE WHITE LIES

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