Motion picture academy invites new members

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Adam Sandler, Bono and James Gandolfini are some of the new members.

Also on the list announced Friday are several /*Oscar*/ winners from this year, including /*Mo'Nique*/, best supporting actress for "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire,"' /*Christoph Waltz*/, best supporting actor for "Inglourious Basterds," and /*Mark Boal*/, writer and producer of "The Hurt Locker."

The list also includes previous nominees such as /*Anna Kendrick*/, /*Carey Mulligan*/, /*Vera Farmiga*/, and "District 9" writers Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell.

Documentary makers Davis Guggenheim and Morgan Spurlock also are listed.

They'll all be honored at a reception in September.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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