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Film director Martin Scorsese

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David Oyelowo at the premiere of Selma in London

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The actor drew parallels between racial tensions in the film and those in the US today

Michael Fassbender is playing Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle's biopic

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British actors Benedict Cumberbatch and David Oyelowo

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John Legend performs in Los Angeles

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Adam Levine will also perform his nominated song 'Lost Stars' at the awards

Chris Pratt is being linked with an Indiana Jones reboot

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