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Movie stars continue crossing over into Emmy territory

Movie stars continue crossing over into Emmy territory

As the once great divide between the worlds of film and TV has eroded in recent years, movie stars have made an increasingly strong showing in the Emmy realm. The trend continued with the announcement of Thursday's Emmy nominations, as several actors known primarily for their film work were recognized for small-screen roles — particularly in the categories for TV movies and miniseries. David Oyelowo, whose Oscar snub for "Selma" helped spark the "#OscarsSoWhite" backlash on Twitter, earned an Emmy nod for his performance as a disturbed war veteran in HBO's TV movie "Nightingale." Adrien Brody, whose signature films include his Oscar-winning...

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