No entrance for 'Exit'? They've nominated his movie, but if he wins tonight, they won't let him speak. Banksy, the controversial street artist whose is-it-real-or-not "Exit Through the Gift Shop" is a dark-horse contender for best documentary Oscar, probably won't be allowed to accept the award -- or even attend the ceremony. Because Banksy never shows his face (it's usually hidden behind a monkey mask), Oscars executive director Bruce Davis said, "The fun but disquieting scenario is that if the film wins and five guys in monkey masks come to the stage all saying, 'I'm Banksy,' who the hell do we give it to?" The film's producer has assured that a proxy will be available. The final reel

Glenn Close is rumored to be starring in a Susan Boyle biopic. ... Paramount has bought the rights to the teen novel "Forgotten" as a vehicle for Hailee Steinfeld. ... Now he's gone too far: Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" will be made in 3-D. ... Kevin Costner is in discussions for a "key role" in "Superman: Man of Steel" with director Zack Snyder and producer Christopher Nolan. ... Steve Carell will co-produce and star in "The Dogs of Babel," adapted from the novel about a bereaved professor. ... Gerard Butler romances Jessica Biel and Uma Thurman in "Playing the Field."

CYNTHIA DICKISON