The actor said he's "incredibly honored" to direct a biopic about the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani.
Before drummer Dave Grohl hit the stage with Nirvana and the Foo Fighters, he was a fan who idolized rockstars just like so many others.
The former undercover detective testified about endemic corruption in the New York Police Department in 1971.
The acting legend had appeared detached and even asleep during the actual awards show.
"SAY HELLO TO MY PILLOW FRIEND!" one Twitter user wrote of the "Hunters" star, who was nominated for Best Actor in a Television Drama Series.
The actor recalled an awkward moment at a movie premiere with his fellow film legend.
And it's not to do with the president's acting skills.
HBO film explores coach's role in Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, "challenging his legacy."