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Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, & More Cover 'THR' Actress Issue!

Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Octavia Spencer, Lupita Nyong’o, Emma Thompson, and Oprah Winfrey are featured on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Actresses Roundtable Issue.

Here is what the ladies had to share with the mag:

Oprah on being terrified of Steven Spielberg during The Color Purple: “I looked directly in the camera because that’s what you do on television. I walked in and went, ‘How you doing, Miss Celie?’ And he went, ‘Cut! Cut! Cut! What is wrong with you?’ And I’m standing there, trembling. ‘Where are you looking?’ I go, ‘I’m looking at the camera.’ He goes, ‘Miss Celie’s over there!’ [I was] terrified.”

Julia on her kid not enjoying her bedtime story performances: “I try to perform bedtime stories, but my kids always say, ‘Just do your mommy voice.’”

Lupita on what made her want to act: “When I was a little girl, the first time I thought I could be an actor was when I watched The Color Purple.”

Emma on just how different people used to view actresses: “My father married my mother [actress Phyllida Law], and my grandmother locked herself in the toilet for a couple of days because ‘actress’ was still synonymous with ‘whore.’ Or, as you say here, ‘ho.’”

For more from the roundtable, visit THR.com!

10+ pictures inside of the ladies in the new issue of The Hollywood ReporterMore Here! »

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Michael B. Jordan & Octavia Spencer - Governors Awards 2013

Michael B. Jordan is a handsome hunk while hitting the red carpet at the 2013 Governors Awards presented by the AMPAS at the Ray Dolby Ballroom of the Hollywood and Highland Center on Saturday (November 16) in Hollywood.

The 26-year-old actor was joined at the event by his Fruitvale Station co-star Octavia Spencer, who is a previous winner of an Academy Award for her work in the movie The Help.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Michael B. Jordan

Both Michael and Octavia are being touted to possibly get Oscar nominations this coming season for their work in Fruitvale!

FYI: Octavia is wearing a Tadashi Shoji dress and wrap, with a Rauwolf clutch, and a Baccarat ring.
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Zac Efron: Vanity Fair Event Honoring Michael B. Jordan!

Zac Efron is all smiles while attending the Vanity Fair event honoring his That Awkward Moment co-star Michael B. Jordan at an exclusive hotspot on Monday (November 4) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The two guys were joined by Octavia Spencer, Forest Whitaker, and director Ryan Coogler, who worked with each other on Fruitvale Station.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Zac Efron

In case you missed it, check out a newly released poster of Zac and Michael for That Awkward Moment, which hits theaters next year.

FYI: Michael is dressed head to toe in Dior Homme and wearing a Baum et Mercier timepiece.

25+ pictures inside of Zac Efron and Michael B. Jordan attending a Vanity Fair event… More Here! »

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NBC Rebooting 'Murder, She Wrote' with Octavia Spencer!

NBC is redeveloping the beloved Universal TV series Murder, She Wrote with Octavia Spencer in the leading role, according to Deadline!

The 43-year-old actress will play the role of Jessica Fletcher, made famous by Angela Lansbury from 1984-1996!

David Janollari and Alexandra Cunningham are set to executive produce the drama, which will have “a light, contemporary feel,” according to the network.

Angela‘s character was an “astute amateur detective,” and the hour long series has received a pilot commitment from NBC.

The series “follows a hospital administrator and amateur sleuth (Spencer) who self-publishes her first mystery novel. Set in a day where sensational headlines inundate the news, this woman’s avid fascination with true crime leads her to become an active participant in the investigations.”

ARE YOU EXCITED to see Octavia Spencer remaking Murder, She Wrote in Angela Lansbury’s famous role??

Sandra Bullock & Olivia Munn: Hollywood Film Awards 2013

Sandra Bullock is classy black while arriving at the 2013 Hollywood Film Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday (October 21) in Beverly Hills, California.

The Gravity actress was joined by Olivia Munn, Octavia Spencer, and Jane Fonda.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Sandra Bullock

Over the weekend, Sandra sported spooky makeup while heading to a Halloween party with her adorable son Louis in Sherman Oaks.

In case you missed it, Sandra‘s hit film Gravity, also starring George Clooney, has topped the box office for the third straight week.

FYI: Olivia dons a Dolce&Gabbana dress, Giambattista Valli shoes, Fendi bag, and Amulette jewelry. Sandra is wearing a DSquared2 Pink & Black dress and Martin Katz jewels. Octavia is wearing Tadashi Shoji and carrying an Edie Parker clutch.

30+ pictures inside of Sandra Bullock and Olivia Munn attending the Hollywood Film Awards… More Here! »

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Julianne Hough & Octavia Spencer: 'Paradise' Promo Work!

Octavia Spencer makes an appearance on the program Fox & Friends on Wednesday morning (October 16) at Fox Studios in New York City.

The day before, the 43-year-old Oscar-winning actress’ Paradise co-star Julianne Hough was on the other side of the country doing promo work for their new movie.

Julianne looked super cute while appearing on Extra in the afternoon and then changed into a blazer and slick pants for her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live in the evening. She was also spotted over the weekend filling up her car at the gas station. See the photos below!

Paradise, about a young conservative woman (Hough) who suffers a crisis of faith after surviving a plane crash, was written and directed by Juno‘s Diablo Cody and opens in limited release this weekend!

FYI: Julianne is wearing a Bibhu Mohapatra ensemble and multiple Sydney Evan rings at Extra.

30+ pictures inside of Julianne Hough and Octavia Spencer promoting their new film… More Here! »

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Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi: Saving Spot Benefit!

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi hit the carpet while attending the Saving SPOT! Second Annual Benefit held on Sunday (October 13) at the Thompson Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The power couple was joined at the event by Octavia Spencer, Jessica Szohr, Hannah Simone, Allison Janney, Amy Smart, and tons of hot young talent like Avan Jogia, Zoey Deutch, Cameron Palatas, Chelsea Kane, Derek Theler, Garrett Clayton, Claudia Lee, Greer Grammer, Bailee Madison, and others!

Saving SPOT! is a non-profit dedicated to rescuing dogs from high-risk environments and provides them with caring owners.

FYI: Amy is wearing James Jeans pants. Jake is wearing a watch by Malek Farhat. Greer is carrying a clutch by Liebeskind and wearing Harlyn. Bailee and Claudia are also wearing Harlyn.

30+ pictures inside of Ellen DeGeneres and others at the event… More Here! »

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