A morning mix of entertainment headlines...


The reportedly newly single Katie Couric. (Evan Agostini/AP)

The Artist ” and “ Hugo ” lead the field of just-announced Broadcast Film Critics Association nominees with 11 nods a piece. “The Help” and “Drive,” each nabbed eight nominations, including nods for Viola Davis and Ryan Gosling . The honors, known as the Critics’ Choice Awards, will be handed out at a Jan. 12 ceremony broadcast live on VH1. (Hollywood Reporter)

Tom Sizemore has signed a deal with Atria Books to write a memoir about his lengthy struggles with drug addiction. It’s due out in 2012. (Deadline)

Russell Brand is planning to make an animated series for Fox. He’s already a bit cartoony so should be an easy transition.(Vulture)

Spain’s Duchess of Alba and Tom Cruise make an interesting couple on the red carpet at a Spain premiere of “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol.” (Daily Mail)

Speaking of premieres, see video from the “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” premiere in London, after the jump.

Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara walk the red carpet at the London premiere of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.” The much ballyhooed review embargo for that movie expires today, by the way.

The single Academy Award won by “Citizen Kane” — an Oscar for its screenplay — will be auctioned later this month. Makes the perfect holiday gift! (Reliable Source)

The Duggars plan to have a memorial service for the baby recently miscarried by Michelle Duggar . They named the girl, who would have been their 20th child, Jubilee Shalom Duggar. (People)