Hollywood often cites box office results to explain the lack of diversity on screen, but take a closer look. The numbers argue in favor of diversity.
A federal judge cites the diversity debate in a ruling involving a defamation suit filed by the music executive Jerry Heller.
One change might be an immediate return to a 10-film field of best picture nominees, some people briefed on the matter said.
The producer and N.W.A. member says the film was heavily promoted to Academy voters, but he worried the subject of gangsta rap would be an issue.