the american left behind, the family of bob levinson talking to you right here last night. what are they saying now? >> reporter: well, today, the mystery of the american left behind only deepened, as the white house said the u.s. has reason to believe that levinson is no longer in iran. the white house says it's long had that belief, but the levinson family today said they were surprised to hear that statement. >> all right, brian ross, you'll stay on that for sure. >>> we're going to turn now to of diversity among this year's nominees. tonight, george clooney is now weighing in. abc's linsey davis tonight. >> reporter: george clooney, now one of the hollywood heavyweights weighing in, telling "variety," "i don't think it's a problem of who you're picking, as much as it is how many options are available to minorities in film." >> the academy has a problem. >> reporter: last night, actor david oyelowo blasted the academy. >> for 20 opportunities to celebrate actors of color, actresses of color, to be missed last year is one thing. for that to happen again this year is unforgivable.