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Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson on the Oscars' Red Carpet Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson at the Academy Awards Eli Wallach and wife Anne Jackson are seen above arriving at the 2011 Academy Awards ceremony, held on Sunday, Feb. 27, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. The 95-year-old Wallach had received an Honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards in November 2010. See also: "Doris Day Inexplicably Snubbed by Academy," "Maureen O'Hara Honorary Oscar," "Honorary Oscars: Mary Pickford, Greta Garbo Among Rare Women Recipients," and "Hayao Miyazaki Getting Honorary Oscar." Delayed film debut The Actors Studio-trained Eli Wallach was to have made his film debut in Fred Zinnemann's Academy Award-winning 1953 blockbuster From Here to Eternity. Ultimately, however, Frank Sinatra – then a has-been following a string of box office duds – was cast for a pittance, getting beaten to a pulp by a pre-stardom Ernest Borgnine. For his bloodied efforts, Sinatra went on »
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Earlier this week, Marvel confirmed that Anthony Russo and Joe Russo will direct both Avengers: Infinity War Part 1 and Avengers: Infinity War Part 2, taking over the Avengers franchise from director Joss Whedon. The news didn't come as too much of a surprise, since Joss Whedon revealed in January that he didn't want to direct the two-part Infinity War, and he also said last month that his upcoming Avengers: Age of Ultron was "a nightmare" to shoot. Entertainment Weekly recently sat down with Joss Whedon, who discussed why he does not want to direct Infinity War. Here's what he had to say below.
"Every movie I have ever made has been an ensemble piece of increasingly enormous proportions. That many balls in the air, it's only going to get bigger with Infinity War. I'm not going to be able to give it what I would need to. It's a young man's game. »
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