New "Producers" Song Eligible for Academy Award

News   New "Producers" Song Eligible for Academy Award Forty-two songs were announced by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences as eligible for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
Uma Thurman in
Uma Thurman in "The Producers". Photo by Andrew Schwartz

The new tune that Mel Brooks penned for "The Producers" film, "There's Nothing Like a Show on Broadway," is eligible for nomination. No songs from the film of "Rent" were deemed eligible because Academy rules state that songs must have been specifically written for the motion picture.

The complete list of eligible songs, according to the Academy Awards website, follows:
"Along the River" from "End of the Spear"
"Angels Talk" from "Angels with Angles"
"Butterfly" from "Because of Winn-Dixie"
"Can't Take It In" from "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe"
"Closer Every Day" from "Freezerburn"
"Dicholo" from "The Constant Gardener"
"Do the Hippogriff" from "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"
"Dreamer" from "Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story"
"Face of Faith" from "Rumor Has It"
"Fight for the Children" from "Palindromes"
"Finding Home" from "Finding Home"
"Great Big World" from "Hookwinked"
"Have a Little Faith" from "The Theory of Everything"
"Hustle & Flow (It Ain't Over)" from "Hustle & Flow"
"(I'd Have It All) If I Had Drew" from "My Date with Drew"
"If I Apologize" from "Mirrormask"
"I'll Be Near You" from "Bee Season"
"I'll Whip Ya Head Boy" from "Get Rich or Die Tryin'"
"In the Deep" from "Crash"
"It Ain't Over Yet” from "Racing Stripes"
"It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from "Hustle & Flow"
"I've Gotta See You Smile" from "Because of Winn-Dixie"
"Mad Hot Ballroom" from "Mad Hot Ballroom"
"Move Away and Shine" from "Thumbsucker"
"My Brother, My People" from "Blues by the Beach"
"Nobody Jesus But You" from "Palindromes"
"One Blood" from "Green Street Hooligans"
"One Little Slip" from "Chicken Little"
"One Safe Place" from "The Upside of Anger"
"Reachin' for Heaven" from "Ice Princess"
"Remains of the Day" from "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride"
"Same in Any Language" from "Elizabethtown"
"Shine" from "Robots"
"Shoulder to Shoulder" from "Pooh's Heffalump Movie"
"So Long and Thanks for All the Fish" from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
"Taking the Inside Rail" from "Racing Stripes"
"Tell Me What You Already Did" from "Robots"
"There's Nothing Like a Show on Broadway" from "The Producers"
"These Days" from "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants"
"This Is the Way" from "Palindromes"
"Travelin' Thru" from "Transamerica"
"You're Gonna Die Soon" from "Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic"

Nominations for the 78th Academy Awards will be announced Jan. 31, 2006, at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The Academy Awards will be presented March 5, 2006, at the Hollywood's Kodak Theatre. ABC-TV will broadcast the event live.

Visit www.oscars.org for more information.

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