News Nuggets: Oscar prospects of this year’s Cannes contenders

From “Blue is the Warmest Color” to “Nebraska,” Thelma Adams considers 10 major Oscar prospects to come out of the Cannes Film Festival. Yahoo! Movies

Oliver Lyttelton also profiles a number of possible Oscar contenders from Cannes, including “Inside Llewyn Davis,” “All is Lost,” and “The Immigrant.” Indiewire

Two years after controversy over a gay slur forced him out as Oscars producer, Brett Ratner donates $1 million for the planned Academy Museum. New York Times

The cast of “A Christmas Story” will reunite to perform at the Tony Awards. Broadway World

Rob McClure talks to the Huffington Post about his Tony nomination for Best Actor in a Musical for “Chaplin.”

John Leverence talks to the Hollywood Reporter about new Emmy developments, including the restored supporting catergories for movies/miniseries and expanded stunt categories.

The Wrap lobbies for a number of dark-horse Emmy contenders, including “The Americans,” “Portlandia,” and “Parenthood‘s” Monica Potter.

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