Don’t weep for J.Lo and Eddie Murphy — their real trophies are their revived acting careers

Don’t weep for J.Lo and Eddie Murphy — their real trophies are their revived acting careers
At least Renee Zellweger got the Oscar nomination love she deserved this week for her big-screen comeback as the late-life Judy Garland in “Judy.” But the actress knows all too well that winning that coveted trophy doesn’t always result in a rush of fabulous opportunities, especially for ladies of a certain age.

She was up for Academy Awards three years in a row, starting with her lead performance as a British working-girl singleton in 2001’s “Bridget Jones’s Diary” and as a ’20s-era murderous wannabe singer and dancer Roxie Hart in the musical “Chicago.” But it was her earthy supporting role as talky, no-nonsense farmer Ruby Thewes in the 2003 Civil War drama “Cold Mountain” that earned her a trophy.

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But instead of being more in demand than ever, the size of her roles in films began
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