A morning mix of entertainment headlines...
“ 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)
Speaking of premieres, see video from the “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” premiere in London, after the jump.
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)