News Nuggets: SAG Awards best dressed is Julianne Moore; worst dressed is Rosamund Pike

A new photo gallery celebrates the seven best dressed ladies from Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. At the top of the list is winner Julianne Moore wearing a “killer” emerald green gown from Givenchy. Others near the top are Jennifer Aniston (Galliano), Lupita Nyong’o (Elie Saab), Felicity Jones (Balenciaga), Camila Alves (Donna Karan Atelier), Reese Witherspoon (Giorgio Armani), and Rashida Jones (Emanuel Ungaro). USA Today

On the other end of the spectrum, here are the seven “epic fails” among the worst-dressed on the same SAG Awards red carpet. First up is nominee Rosamund Pike (“was this girl’s stylist gone?”). Others among the worst are Lorelai Linklater, Uzo Aduba, Emma Stone, Anna Chlumsky, Dascha Polcano, and Adrien Brody. USA Today

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A new list of the most influential Brits includes Oscar nominees Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, and Rosamund Pike. Others on the annual Debrett’s 500 list incude Helen Mirren, Judi Dench, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Idris Elba, Damian Lewis, Ralph Fiennes, Christopher Nolan, Steve McQueen, and One Direction. Hollywood Reporter

Grammy frontrunner Sam Smith must pay royalties to rock legend Tom Petty. The two parties settled out of court over the fact that Smith’s song “Stay With Me” sounds a lot like Petty’s classic tune “I Won’t Back Down.” Petty and fellow songwriter Jeff Lynne (Electric Light Orchestra) will receive 12.5% royalties on the track. Vulture

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Disney confirms “Harry Potter” star Emma Watson will be the lead in their live action film of “Beauty and the Beast.” The movie has been in the works for a long time, originally under director Guillermo del Toro at Warner Bros. and now Bill Condon for Disney. The company is hoping the adaptation finds the same success formula as “Maleficent” last year and the upcoming “Cinderella.” Rope of Silicon

American Idol” season 11 winner Phillip Phillips files a legal petition against the show. He claims 19 Entertainment has “manipulated” his career in a negative way since he won the reality competition. He is seeking to have his contract voided because it is “oppressive” and fatally conflicted.” TV Guide

Paramount is moving the Tom Cruise film “Mission: Impossible 5” up a few months from November to July. That puts the sequel in the rich summer weekend of July 31, the same timeframe that introduced “Guardians of the Galaxy” last year. Christopher McQuarrie directs the movie with Cruise and J.J. Abrams producing. The last installment, “Ghost Protocol” in 2011, earned more than $700 million worldwide. Variety

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