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Fast Track: Oprah tops the list of potential Oscar hosts

July 08, 2011
  • Oprah Winfrey answers a question during her network's Television Critics Assn. press tour in January.
Oprah Winfrey answers a question during her network's Television… (Mario Anzuoni / Reuters )

A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday:

Oprah reportedly tops the list of Oscar host candidates. (Los Angeles Times)

Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez and Nicole Kidman are among the names thought to be on William and Kate's BAFTA guest list. (Los Angeles Times)

Harry Potter fans take over Trafalgar Square for the star-studded "Deathly Hallows" premiere. (Los Angeles Times)

Canceled soaps "All My Children" and "One Life to Live" will continue online. (Los Angeles Times)

"Little People, Big World" is coming back to TLC. (The Hollywood Reporter)

PETA crashes the premiere of "Zookeeper." (Los Angeles Times)

In the middle of an NFL lockout, Taylor Lautner delivers football in a "Field of Dreams" spoof. (Los Angeles Times)

Keri Russell is pregnant with her second child. (Los Angeles Times)

Kidnap survivor Elizabeth Smart is joining ABC News as a commentator on missing-person and child-abduction cases. (Los Angeles Times)

Does Casey Anthony's acquittal spell a reality show? (Los Angeles Times)

"Heroes" actress Brea Grant talks about her "sexy" new role on "Dexter." (Digital Spy)

Jeffrey Tambor says "everyone's on board" for the cult classic "Arrested Development's" big-screen revival. (Huffington Post)

A "Transformers" and "G. I. Joe" producer has optioned the film rights to the classic arcade game Space Invaders. (New York Times)

News Corp. closes the shutters on News of the World, but are bigger repercussions still to come? (Los Angeles Times)

"Out of Oz," the final installment in the "Wicked" book series, is due out in Nov. 1. (Playbill)

Police nabbed the man who allegedly stole a Pablo Picasso drawing from a San Francisco museum. (San Francisco Chronicle)

--Noelene Clark

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