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Finneas O’Connell and B.J. Novak Were “Two Brothers Figuring It Out” as Rookie Film Composer and Director for ‘Vengeance’

"Few first-time composers already have an Oscar," Novak says of his musical collaborator. John Mayer may have only a cameo in new darkly comedic thriller Vengeance, but he had a leading role in connecting B.J. Novak, who both stars in and makes his directorial debut with the film, and its first-time film score composer: eight-time Grammy winner Finneas O’Connell.
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This Week in Celebrity Homes: Hugh Jackman, Finneas O’Connell

This week in celebrity real estate: Hugh Jackman lists sprawling West Village triplex for $38.9 million and Finneas O’Connell sells Malibu home for $5.6 million. Find more celebrity real estate stories from Mansion Global here.

Paris Hilton, Finneas O’Connell, Lauren Sanchez, Sandra Seacat & Gayle King Round Out Cast Of Vito Schnabel’s Dark Comedy ‘The Trainer’

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Paris Hilton, Academy Award-winning musician Finneas O’Connell, Emmy-winning journalist Lauren Sanchez, Sandra Seacat and journalist Gayle King will round out the cast of the Vito Schnabel-led dark comedy The Trainer, which has wrapped filming in Los Angeles, New York and the Bahamas. The film written by Schnabel and Jeff Solomon is based on the former’s original story. It unfolds over eight days of sleep-deprived chaos and follows Jack (Schnabel), a down-on-his-luck fitness expert living with his mother in Los Angeles, who takes a maniacal swing at fame and fortune, trying to realize his...
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Finneas O’Connell Sells Malibu Home for $5.6 Million

A three-bedroom waterfront spread in Malibu, California, belonging to songwriter and producer Finneas O’Connell has sold for $5.6 million. A three-bedroom waterfront spread in Malibu, California, belonging to songwriter and producer Finneas O’Connell has sold for $5.6 million. The deal closed on June 16, less than two years...
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Finneas O’Connell buys the house next door for $4.6 million & more real estate news

The Daily Digest features the latest content from TheEastsiderLA.com. It was a short but busy week, so I'm looking forward to a weekend break. The first weekend of June will bring partly cloudy skies and highs in the mid '70s. Nice weather to get out and about and, if you haven't already, cast your ballot in an L.A. County Vote Center ahead of next Tuesday's primary.
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Finneas O’Connell buys house next door for $4.6 million | Surviving Bunker Hill home on the market | Real estate lobby in election

A round up the latest Eastside real estate news. The California Apartment Association is far and away the biggest independent spender in the City Council Races for District 1 and District 13. In Council District 13, which stretches from Echo Park to Hollywood, the apartment association has backed incumbent Mitch O’Farrell. The association has also spent more than half a million dollars opposing one - and only one - of O'Farrell's challengers: labor organizer Hugo Soto-Martinez. In Council District 1, which includes Highland Park, Lincoln Heights, and Westlake, the association is backing incumbent Gil Cedillo and opposing his sole challenger, Eunisses Hernandez.
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Grammys: Billie Eilish Rocks Out to “Happier Than Ever” With Brother Finneas O’Connell

Billie Eilish sang her Grammy-nominated song “Happier Than Ever” at the 2022 Grammy Awards on Sunday night, wearing a Taylor Hawkins shirt (a nod to the recently deceased drummer of Foo Fighters) and appearing in a set made to look like an upside-down room with water pooling at her feet, a nod to the song’s nominated music video. Her brother, Finneas O’Connell, played guitar by her side. The song reached its rock crescendo as the siblings jammed out onstage above the aforementioned set, joined by a full drum kit.More from The Hollywood ReporterCritic's Notebook: The Grammy Awards Remain a Tedious,...
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Who is Finneas O'Connell? Billie Eilish's brother is a music star on the rise

Award shows may be a family affair for Oscar-winning brother-sister duo Billie Eilish and brother Finneas O’Connell, but Finneas is making a name for himself as a solo act at this year’s Grammy awards. Known mononymously as Finneas, the 25-year-old is nominated for best new artist and is...

Billie Eilish & Finneas O’Connell Win Best Song Oscar, Blocking Lin-Manuel Miranda From EGOT

Click here to read the full article. Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell won the Best Song Oscar for “No Time to Die,” the brother-sister duo’s power ballad from James Bond film No Time to Die. Eilish thanked the Bond film team, while O’Connell paid tribute to the duo’s parents “who have always been our biggest inspirations and heroes. We love you as parents and we love you as real people too.” The win kept Lin-Manuel Miranda from joining the EGOT ranks tonight for his song “Dos Oruguitas” from Disney’s Encanto. Also nominated this year were “Be Alive” from King Richard, music and lyrics by...

Licence To Thrill: Billie Eilish & Finneas O’Connell On ‘No Time To Die’, Future Film Songs & Surprise L.A. Gigs – Crew Call Podcast

Click here to read the full article. When a producer like Barbara Broccoli flies to your concert and hands you 23 pages from the next James Bond script, you could say you’ve landed the job of writing the pic’s theme song. However, multi-Grammy winners Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell remain humble, saying that at really no point in time were they sure they were a lock for the No Time to Die theme. Let’s face it, Bond, which skews older, needs young fans, and if there’s a window to millennials it’s Eilish, who counts close to 200 million followers on social...
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Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell talk Oscar-nominated ‘No Time To Die’ song, writing for Pixar’s ‘Turning Red’

Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell are no strangers to awards attention. Despite still being only 20 and 24 respectively, the songwriting siblings have already won a clutch of Grammys, with Eilish the youngest to sweep the big four categories (best new artist, record, song and album), in 2020. However, when they heard they’d been nominated for an Oscar – for their James Bond theme song ‘No Time To Die’ – they couldn’t quite believe it.

Billie Eilish, Finneas O’Connell Talk ‘No Time to Die’ Theme: “It Wasn’t Like They Said, ‘You Got the Job, Now Write a Song’ “

Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell need no introduction. After sweeping all of the major Grammys (best new artist, album, song and record of the year) with When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?, which O’Connell produced, Eilish has cemented herself as one of the biggest names in pop music. Her sophomore album, Happier Than Ever, could have crumbled under the weight of extreme expectations, and yet, the siblings were able to pull off a second collection of music perhaps even more sonically impressive than the first. And now the two are nominated for an Oscar. Yet securing the gig...

Billie Eilish, Finneas O’Connell, Ariana Grande Top Society Of Composers & Lyricists’ Awards – Full Winners List

Click here to read the full article. The Society of Composers & Lyricists announced the winners of its 3rd Annual SCL Awards this evening at The Skirball Cultural Center. The event, which was hosted by rapper Aloe Blacc, recognizes composers and songwriters in all visual media. Oscar-nominated siblings Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell accepted their award virtually for Outstanding Original Song for a Drama/Documentary for the theme from No Time To Die. Outstanding Original Song for a Musical/Comedy went to “Just Look up”, co-written by Nicholas Britell, Taura Stinson, Ariana Grande and Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi, from Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up. Germaine...
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Oscar-Nominated Best Original Song Panel With Billie Eilish, Van Morrison, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Diane Warren, Finneas O’Connell Set By Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Click here to read the full article. The Songwriters Hall of Fame will celebrate this year’s Oscar-nominated songwriters with A Conversation with 2022 Oscar-Nominated Songwriters for Best Original Song, an all-star virtual event to be presented March 3 at 5 p.m. PT. The free virtual panel chat will be cohosted and moderated by Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees Nile Rodgers, who currently serves as Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman, and Paul Williams, a 1977 Academy Award winner for Best Original Song for “Evergreen.” This is the sixth annual Oscars songwriters event for the organization. The panel features Dixson, co-writer of “Be Alive”...
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One Liners: Billie Eilish & Finneas O’Connell, Wet Leg, Poliça, more

Sony Music Publishing has signed country singer-songwriter Trey Lewis to a global publishing deal. “I appreciate the whole Sony Music Publishing team for supporting me and being champions for my career and believing in me as both an artist and a writer”, he says. “I’m looking forward to working with them and for them”.