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Around the awards track: Was Ronni Chasen's slaying a hit? | Jimmy Fallon joins lineup at International Emmys | 'Toy Story 3' can't win top Oscar?

November 19, 2010 |  2:13 pm

? Police investigating the slaying of Oscar campaigner Ronni Chasen are examining 911 calls made around the time she was shot, in hopes of determining precisely where the attack occurred. L.A. TIMES

? Was Chasen's death a professional hit? THE WRAP

Jimmy fallon? Recent host of the prime-time Emmys Jimmy Fallon joins the list of presenters at the International Emmys, which will be held in New York on Monday, hosted by Jason Priestley. Other presenters: Elisabeth Moss ("Mad Men"), Melissa Joan Hart ("Melissa & Joey"), Tony Goldwyn (producer/director, "Conviction"), Eli Wallach ("Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps"), Will Estes ("Blue Bloods"), Connor Paolo ("Gossip Girl"), Christine Ebersole ("Royal Pains") and Brazilian telenovela star Alinne Moraes. Simon Cowell will be present to accept the honorary Founders' Award. IEMMYS

? Supporting actor contender Jacki Weaver ("Animal Kingdom") is worried that she may not have adequate time to devote to Oscar campaigning because of a stage commitment in Australia. "I've got this play until December. And itís huge, because Cate Blanchett is in it, itís been sold out for months," she tells New York magazine. "And we don't have understudies. So I don't know if I can get to America until early January." VULTURE

? Tim Appelo tackles the awards-bait angle of Halle Berry's newest Oscar bid for "Frankie and Alice" while reporting on its enthusiastic reax at a SAG nominating committee Q&A screening: "What actor doesn't like a multiple-personality-disorder role thanks to the Oscar one got Joanne Woodward [for "Three Faces of Eve], Sally Field's 'Sybil' Emmy and Toni Collette's Emmy and Golden Globe for Showtime's Diablo Cody-penned 'United States of Tara'?" HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

? "Seriously, how good was Gwyneth Paltrow on 'Glee' this week? Give the gal an Emmy now!" EW

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? "I don't see a scenario that has 'Toy Story 3' winning" best picture, insists Sasha Stone. "I can't even see it being many voters' No. 1 film of the year. Oh, maybe a couple of people here or there might say that, but I'm having a hard time imagining who they might be." AWARDS DAILY

? "What I feel strongly, as much in my gut as based on real Oscar-centric logic, is that Christian Bale won't just be nominated for best supporting actor, but he'll win it," roars Katey Rich. "It's practically insane that Bale is the only lead actor in 'The Fighter's' ensemble without an Oscar nomination." CINEMABLEND

? More than 250 people attending a daylong autism conference where Julia Ormond gave her Emmy Award to the woman she portrayed in "Temple Grandin" -- Eustacia Cutler. MARKETWIRE

? In their weekly podcast, Kris Tapley (In Contention) and Anne Thompson (Thompson on Hollywood, IndieWire) dish the Oscars' Governors Awards and the kudos hopes of "The Kids Are All Right." IN CONTENTION

Upper photo:  Jimmy Fallon. Credit: Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Lower photo: "Toy Story 3"  characters. Credit: Pixar / Disney

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