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 2018-01-24 04:27 

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Magnolia Moving Towards Ruth Bader Ginsburg Sundance Docu 'RBG?'...

EXCLUSIVE: The pace of deal making at Sundance has been very deliberate, but tonight there's action on RBG, the Betsy West & Julie Cohen-directed documentary about the storied Supreme Cou......

 2018-01-24 03:55 

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TV Writer Survey Circulates In An Effort To Achieve Salary Parity...

In an effort to achieve parity in salaries throughout Hollywood, an anonymously-created TV writer survey has been circulating asking writers, writers assistants, executive assistants and showrunner......

 2018-01-24 02:44 

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Hilary Swank On Family Dysfunction In 'What They Had' Sundance Studio...

"There were so many reasons I felt compelled to tell the story," first-time director Elizabeth Chomko said of her film What They Had at Deadline's Sundance Studio, "but the biggest one,......

 2018-01-24 02:15 

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Netflix Circling 'Cloverfield' Sequel 'God Particle'?...

Netflix has been uncharacteristically quiet in the acquisitions marketplace at the Sundance Film Festival, but word in Park City is that the streaming service has a big picture deal cooking. No con......

 2018-01-24 02:15 

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'God Friended Me' Light Procedural From 'Alcatraz' Co-Creators, Berlanti Prods. & Marcos Siega Gets CBS Pilot Order...

CBS has given a pilot order to God Friended Me, a light hourlong procedural from Alcatraz co-creators Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, director Marcos Siega and Greg Berlanti's Berlanti Productio......

 2018-01-24 02:14 

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SAG Awards Draws 2.7M In TBS-TNT Simulcast...

The 24th annual SAG Awards ceremony drew 2.7 million viewers for its live simulcast Sunday night on TBS and TNT. The two-hour actors trophy show, which aired in primetime in the East but 5-7 PM in ......

 2018-01-24 01:00 

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'The Perfectionists': 'PLL' EP Charlie Craig Joins Spinoff Pilot As Co-Showrunner...

Charlie Craig who was an executive producer/co-showrunner alongside I. Marlene King on the hit Freeform series Pretty Little Liars, has been tapped to serve in the same capacity on the upcoming sp......

 2018-01-24 00:43 

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Slate's News Staff Votes to Join WGA East...

The editorial staff of Slate has voted to be represented by the WGA East the latest in a growing list of online news organizations whose writers and editors have voted to unionize. Following the ......

 2018-01-24 00:09 

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'The Rookie': Liz Friedlander To Direct First Episode Of ABC Drama Series...

So far so good. The first official hourlong pilot directing job this broadcast season has gone to a female helmer, Conviction co-creator Liz Friedlander, who has been tapped to direct and executive......

 2018-01-24 00:00 

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'Search' Wins Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Film Prize Sundance...

Sundance Institute and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation revealed the winners of $71,000 worth of grants today, and Aneesh Chaganty's Search won the Feature Film Prize. John Cho and Debra Messing star......

 2018-01-24 00:00 

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'Get Christie Love' Reboot Starring Kylie Bunbury From Courtney Kemp & Vin Diesel Gets Official ABC Pilot Order...

Exactly 44 years after Get Christie Love! premiered as a TV movie on ABC, spawning the first hourlong drama with an African American actress as the lead, its reboot is getting a formal pilot order ......

 2018-01-23 23:32 

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'How To Get Away With Murder': Lolita Davidovich Set To Recur On Shondaland Drama...

Lolita Davidovich (Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders) is set for a recurring role on ABC's How To Get Away With Murder. As is the case with all Shondaland series, details about......

 2018-01-23 23:04 

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Sony's 'Barbie' Jumps To 2020; 'Superfly' Eyes Summer 2018 Launch...

This just in: Sony's Anne Hathaway Barbie movie is moving from this summer, Aug. 8 to May 8, 2020. We've been hearing that the Culver City studio was going to move Barbie for quite some......

 2018-01-23 23:00 

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Sony Pictures TV Ups Ada Brown To SVP Of U.S. Business Affairs...

Sony Pictures Television has promoted Ada Brown to SVP of U.S. Business Affairs. In her new role, she'll expand her responsibilities to include overseeing crossover international productions ......

 2018-01-23 22:41 

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'Westworld's Angela Sarafyan Set For Ted Bundy Pic 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile'...

EXCLUSIVE: Angela Sarafyan, part of the ensemble of HBO's Westworld, has joined the cast of Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile, the Joe Berlinger-directed thriller about Ted Bundy th......

 2018-01-23 22:30 

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'Manifest' Missing Plane Mystery Thriller From Jeff Rake & Robert Zemeckis Gets NBC Pilot Order...

Almost four years after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the Malaysian government today announced the launch of a "final effort" to find the wreckage of the doomed air......

 2018-01-23 22:01 

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'MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.' Doc Shines Light On Singer's Advocacy For Fellow Tamils Sundance Studio...

Many labels have been applied to the work of Mathangi Arulpragasam, better known by her stage name M.I.A. She's been described as a provocateur, an anti-establishment controversialist and, at......

 2018-01-23 22:00 

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Lenny Kravitz Signs With UTA...

Actor and four-time Grammy Award-winning musician Lenny Kravitz has signed to UTA. Known as one of the most innovative artists with a distinct look, Kravitz stands out from the music game with his ......

 2018-01-23 21:55 

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Dylan Farrow Drags Justin Timberlake For Hypocritical Support Of Time's Up...

Justin Timberlake isn't having a good day on Twitter. What started off as an innocent question about the old saying "You can't have your cake and eat it too" turned into a s......

 2018-01-23 21:34 

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Oscars: Female Nominees Tie Record For Most In One Year...

Coming on the heels of the Women's March, believed to be the largest single-day demonstration in U.S. history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated women across virtually......

 2018-01-23 21:30 

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'Get Out' Producer Jason Blum On Horror Pic's Road From Sundance To Oscars & AMPAS Embrace Of Genre...

Exactly one year ago, Universal/Blumhouse's horror title Get Out teed off in Park City, Utah as the secret Sundance Film Festival premiere to a rousing response prior to its Feb. 24 release. ......

 2018-01-23 21:30 

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NBC Orders 4 Multicamera Comedy Pilots From Suzanne Martin, Greg Malins, Brian Gallivan & Josh Malmuth...

Likely fueled by the success of the revival of Will & Grace, which is NBC's highest rated and most watched comedy series, the network is making a push in multicamera sitcoms. It's b......

 2018-01-23 21:29 

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'Mudbound's Mary J. Blige Reflects On Pair Of Oscar Nominations & #MeToo Era: "Progress Is Happening"...

"I didn't anticipate any of this," Mudbound's Mary J. Blige told Deadline this morning, regarding her pair of Oscar nominations for the Netflix film. "I just knew I was part......

 2018-01-23 21:13 

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Ann Curry Tells 'The View': "I Did Not Have A Button In My Office" At 'Today'...

Ann Curry, promoting her PBS show We'll Meet Again on various TV talk shows whose hosts do their best to turn the talk to Matt Lauer, visited The View on Tuesday. "You were the victim o......

 2018-01-23 21:12 

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NBCUniversal Cable Taps BET Exec As VP Programming & Diversity...

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment has hired former BET programming exec Chika Chukudebelu as Vice President, Programming & Diversity. In her new role, Chukudebelu will be responsible for driving......

 2018-01-23 21:01 

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AMC Wants 'Walking Dead' Suit From CAA & Frank Darabont Halted Over New Case...

The ever-escalating game of legal chicken over profits from The Walking Dead gunned it again today with more pedal to the metal over profits from the blockbuster AMC series. In a letter sent to a N......

 2018-01-23 20:44 

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Oscars: National Hispanic Media Coalition Plans Protests Over "Chronic Under-Representation"...

The National Hispanic Media Coalition said today that it will hold two demonstrations targeting the Academy Awards to protest "the chronic under-representation of Latinos in on-screen and behind-th......

 2018-01-23 20:43 

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Altice USA Fires Back At Starz FCC Petitions: "No Basis In Fact"...

Altice USA has responded to the two petitions filed with the FCC this month by Starz, seeking relief in the companies' three-week-old carriage dispute. Not surprisingly, the response does not......

 2018-01-23 20:36 

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NEON Teams With Shudder On 'Revenge' Deal Sundance...

NEON has come on to take North American theatrical rights to Revenge, the thriller written and directed by Coralie Fargeat that's playing in the Midnight section at the Sundance Film Festival......

 2018-01-23 20:08 

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All3Media America Executive Shakeup: CEO Greg Lipstone & COO Dan Donahue Exit Company...

EXCLUSIVE: Greg Lipstone is stepping down as CEO of All3Media America after two and a half years. Also exiting the company is All3Media America COO Dan Donahue after a year or so on the job. Both d......

 2018-01-23 20:05 

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On-Location Filming In L.A. Fell 3.4% Last Year Despite Tax Credits...

On-location filming took a nosedive in Los Angeles last year, with feature films, TV pilots and reality shows all hitting five-year lows despite the $330 million in annual tax incentives offered by......

 2018-01-23 20:03 

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Funny Or Die Sets New Round Of Layoffs...

A year and a half after it shuttered its Silicon Valley outpost and shed about 30% of its total workforce, digital upstart Funny or Die has announced further layoffs. The notice did not disclose a ......

 2018-01-23 20:00 

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'Mary Kills People' Unveils Season 2 Trailer & Premiere Date...

"Death gives life meaning. Life is precious because of it." Lifetime has released the Season 2 trailer for Mary Kills People, its praised euthanasia-themed drama series and set March 12......

 2018-01-23 19:57 

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The Oscar Best Picture Nominees: Deadline's Reviews...

This morning's nine Best Picture Oscar nominations mostly stayed true to form with the rhythm of this awards season, with staples like Fox Searchlight's The Shape of Water and Three Bil......

 2018-01-23 19:28 

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Disney Gives $1,000 Cash Bonuses To 125,000 Employees...

The Walt Disney Co. said it would hand $1,000 bonuses to more than 125,000 employees and invest $50 million in a new education program designed to cover tuition costs for hourly employees. Taken to......

 2018-01-23 19:26 

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'Gianni Versace' Premiere Ratings OK, Off From 'People vs. O.J.' Record Highs...

The Assassination of Gianni Versace, the second installment in Ryan Murphy's American Crime Story FX limited series franchise, premiered at 10 PM on Wednesday to 3.6 million total viewers in ......

 2018-01-23 19:00 

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'Get Out's Jordan Peele Becomes First African American To Be Honored With Trifecta Oscar Nominations...

Writer/director Jordan Peele's Get Out was one of the sleeper hits of the year, debuting a year ago from Universal Pictures and — with very strong legs — ended up with a $176.5M d......

 2018-01-23 18:55 

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Oscar 'Shapes' Up & Gets It Right With Very Inclusive List Of Nominees Analysis...

On the surface, it looks like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences doesn't have a lot of apologizing to do for a change. Fears of a return to #OscarsSoWhite were dashed. The LGBTQ ......

 2018-01-23 18:50 

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Oscars: 'The Insult's Ziad Doueiri On Lebanon's First Foreign-Language Nominee, Despite Attempts To Ban Film...

EXCLUSIVE: Franco-Lebanese filmmaker Ziad Doueiri had a rough road to get to a Foreign Language Oscar nomination today with his drama, The Insult — including being arrested just after it prem......

 2018-01-23 18:38 

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Conan Offers Haitians Chance To Respond To Donald Trump's "Sh*thole" Review...

Days after Conan O'Brien tweeted that he's heading to Haiti "to explore and make some new friends," despite President Donald Trump's very negative Yelp review of the republic, he previe......

 2018-01-23 18:26 

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BAFTA Names New York & LA Board Directors...

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has shaken up its boards in New York and Los Angeles with a raft of new appointments. IFC Films and Sundance Selects exec Arianna Bocco has ......

 2018-01-23 18:24 

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Oscar-Nominated Director Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' Inspired By His Own Harrowing Voyage...

Christopher Nolan, whose sweeping World War II epic Dunkirk was nominated for eight Oscars including Best Picture and Best Director (his first as director), said part of what inspired him to do the......

 2018-01-23 18:20 

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The Weinstein Effect Evident In Oscar Nominations...

Harvey Weinstein, the ultimate impresario of the Oscars campaign, has again reshaped the Academy Awards — though in a way that he could hardly have anticipated while at the zenith of his powe......

 2018-01-23 18:08 

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Jeff Zucker Seeks To Assure CNN Staff After Death Threats Cite "Fake News"...

CNN Worldwide Chief Jeff Zucker has sought to calm Atlanta staffers after a report that a man had phoned multiple threats to the cable news network's Atlanta operation, saying he was heading ......

 2018-01-23 18:06 

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National Geographic Partners "Modernizes," Laying Off 1% Of Total Workforce...

National Geographic Partners, the joint venture controlled by 21st Century Fox that includes cable networks and the storied nature magazine, has laid off about a dozen members of total workforce of......

 2018-01-23 18:02 

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'The Resident' Down In Regular Slot Debut, Lifts Fox Monday Viewership; ABC's 'The Good Doctor' & 'The Bachelor' Top Night...

A day after its launch behind the NFC Championship game, Fox's The Resident made its regular time slot debut in the Monday 9 PM hour with a soft 1.0 adults 18-49 and stronger total viewers average,......

 2018-01-23 18:00 

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3 Arts Entertainment Hires Lord Miller's Katie Newman As Manager...

Katie Newman, director of development and production at Lord & Miller's 20th Century Fox TV-based production company, has joined 3 Arts Entertainment as a manager. She starts this week. Newman,......

 2018-01-23 17:49 

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Maria Contreras-Sweet-Led Group In Exclusive Negotiations To Acquire The Weinstein Company...

EXCLUSIVE: It looks like The Weinstein Company will get a new lease on life. According to sources, the bid from a group led by Maria Contreras-Sweet has entered into exclusive negotiations to acqui......

 2018-01-23 17:48 

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Oscar Nom Reactions: Gary Oldman, Daniel Kaluuya, Laurie Metcalf, Sam Rockwell, More...

Refresh for updates... BEST PICTURE The Shape of Water Miles Dale, one of the producers of The Shape of Water, said he flew from Los Angeles via red eye to his home in Toronto and decided to st......

 2018-01-23 17:40 

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Oscars: Parsing A Strong Field Of Foreign Language Nominees; Director Reactions...

Among the group of five filmmakers who advanced in the Best Foreign Language Oscar race this morning, there is joy, humility, a heavy sigh of relief and a first-time nod for Lebanon. There's ......

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