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 2021-01-23 20:06 

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'Herself' Stars And Director Say Domestic Abuse Story Offers A Message Of Hope - Contenders Film...

Irish actress Clare Dunne stars in Herself, a harrowing drama about a single mother who, after escaping an abusive partner, aims to rebuild her life in a unique manner. After months of struggling w......

 2021-01-23 19:52 

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'One Night In Miami' Director Regina King, Scribe & Stars On "A Beautiful Story Of Brotherhood" - Contenders Film...

"It's a beautiful story of brotherhood, just a display of Black men expressing themselves healthily in a space that we don't get the opportunity to see Black men be," says One Night In Miami direct......

 2021-01-23 19:35 

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'Sound Of Metal' Team On Pushing The Boundaries In Drama About Drummer Who Discovers He's Going Deaf - Contenders Film...

For an independently made film, Amazon's Sound of Metal has some remarkably complex and sophisticated technical challenges, including its intricate sound design. "We went for it, " writer-director ......

 2021-01-23 19:25 

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'The Croods: A New Age' Director Joel Crawford And Kelly Marie Tran On How The Film's Prehistoric Story Is Fit For Current Times - Contenders Film...

It took seven years for a sequel to come to fruition from DreamWorks Animation for its 2013 hit The Croods, but as it turns out the timing was just right. The coronavirus pandemic not only impacted......

 2021-01-23 19:10 

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'Shirley' Star Elisabeth Moss & Director Josephine Decker On Challenges & Unpredictability Of Neon Movie - Contenders Film...

"It's rare that you find a female character who is so challenging," Elisabeth Moss says of her role as writer Shirley Jackson in the deeply fictional Shirley. "Challenging as to me as an actor and ......

 2021-01-23 19:03 

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'Palm Springs' Star Andy Samberg On How Time-Loop Comedy "Has Its Own Lane" - Contenders Film...

Palm Springs, the comedy written by Andy Siara, directed by AFI grad Max Barbakow in his feature debut and starring a cast including Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti, made history a year ago when i......

 2021-01-23 18:49 

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'Minari' Team On How Its American Family Drama Hits Close To Home - Contenders Film...

Lee Isaac Chung's family drama Minari is named after a Korean herb that "comes in the pockets of immigrants, dies in the first year, thrives in the second, purifies the water and the soil around it......

 2021-01-23 18:40 

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Michelle Pfeiffer On 'French Exit': "It Was Unlike Anything I Had Ever Read" - Contenders Film...

The quirky comedy French Exit, about several disconnected, somewhat lonely American souls who come together in unique ways in Paris, is funny, sad, bittersweet, surreal and altogether different. Fo......

 2021-01-23 18:15 

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'The Assistant' Director Kitty Green And Star Julia Garner On The Wider Lens Of Sexual Harassment In The Workplace - Contenders Film...

I was lucky enough to be among the very first people, particularly among journalists, to see The Assistant, even before its world premiere at the 2019 Telluride Film Festival which was before it ha......

 2021-01-23 17:52 

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Stanley Tucci & 'Supernova' Director Harry Macqueen On Love, Life And Loss - Contenders Film...

One of award season's more gently romantic offerings is Harry Macqueen's film Supernova, in which a middle-aged gay couple, Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci), take a road trip through En......

 2021-01-23 17:52 

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Judd Apatow & Pete Davidson Channel Star's Story For 'The King Of Staten Island' - Contenders Film...

Judd Apatow has shown a skill for crafting vehicles for offbeat comic personalities that channel elements of their lives and the things that make them so appealing. After doing this with Steve Care......

 2021-01-23 17:45 

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Friday Ratings: Once Again, 'Shark Tank' Tops The Night's Demos...

A pattern is developing on Friday nights in the television ratings. ABC's Shark Tank once again topped the evening's demos, scoring an 0.7 to win the night's honors. Also, once ag......

 2021-01-23 17:39 

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'Never Rarely Sometimes Always' Director Eliza Hittman On Telling "Intimate Story" About Reproductive Healthcare In America - Contenders Film...

Starring newcomer Sidney Flanigan, Eliza Hittman's film Never Rarely Sometimes Always tells the harrowing story of a young woman who must travel from Pennsylvania to New York City in order to termi......

 2021-01-23 17:28 

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'Promising Young Woman' Director Emerald Fennell On Her Movie About "Appearances Being Deceptive" - Contenders Film...

The idea for Emerald Fennell's debut movie Promising Young Woman came to her in a single image: while a seemingly drunk woman is being bothered by a man, she turns the tables by suddenly sitting up......

 2021-01-23 17:06 

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'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' Team On The Power Of Music: "The Blues Is America" - Contenders Film...

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom entered the awards race with impressive credentials. One of two films last year featuring the late Chadwick Boseman, George C. Wolfe's Netflix film also reunites star Viola......

 2021-01-23 16:55 

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How 'The Midnight Sky' Grounded Big Sci-Fi With Survival Stakes - Contenders Film...

The Midnight Sky is a big science fiction film from Netflix that feels all too relatable in telling a human story of survival as humans try to leave planet Earth after it has been rendered uninhabi......

 2021-01-23 16:52 

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Kenneth Branagh To Play British PM Boris Johnson In Sky Drama 'This Sceptred Isle'...

Henry V star Kenneth Branagh is to play British Prime Minister in Sky drama This Sceptred Isle. The project first emerged as part of a deal between The Trip director Michael Winterbottom and Freman......

 2021-01-23 16:44 

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Aaron Sorkin & Stars On 'The Trial Of The Chicago 7's "14-Year Collision Course" With Current Events - Contenders Film...

If there is one film this season that seems to be increasingly relevant by the day it is Netflix's The Trial of the Chicago 7, and that became abundantly clear after a conversation with writer-dire......

 2021-01-23 15:30 

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Deadline's Contenders Film Kicks Off Today - Watch The Livestream...

Deadline's signature Contenders event has come a long way since it started over a decade ago. Designed then—and now—as a kind of one-stop shop for industry awards voters, it is packed with clips an......

 2021-01-23 14:51 

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Larry King Remembered: Tributes To "History-Making" Broadcaster & "Masterful" Interviewer...

Tributes have been paid to Larry King, the legend of American television and radio, who died on Saturday just weeks after being hospitalized with coronavirus. He was 87. CNN President Jeff Zucker l......

 2021-01-23 13:21 

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Larry King Dies: Giant Of American Television Was 87...

Larry King, the iconic and multi-award winning U.S. television host, has died at the age of 87. King's death was announced on his Twitter page on Saturday morning by Ora Media, the studio and......

 2021-01-23 05:07 

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Political Violence And Post-Trump Race Debate Dominate 'Real Time With Bill Maher'...

Bill Maher opened Friday's Real Time with a round of applause for "a semi-peaceful transition of power." Maher also applauded the arrival of a new administration and the comic pos......

 2021-01-23 04:55 

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Facebook Logs Out Users Across The US And Europe In Widespread Outage...

Users were automatically logged off Facebook Friday night in the middle of sessions, sparking a wave of confusion and inquiries from the affected. The Downdetector.com website, which tracks outages......

 2021-01-23 03:33 

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Los Angeles Covid-19 Update: At Current Pace, It Will Likely Take "Well Into 2022" To Vaccine Enough People To Stop Virus, Says Health Official...

There was good news and bad news on the LA Covid-19 front on Friday. On the one hand, the key numbers were down virtually across the board. On the other hand, with virus variants worrying officials......

 2021-01-23 03:11 

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NBCSN Sports Channel To Be Shuttered, With Events On The Move To USA Network, Peacock...

NBC Universal will shut down sports channel NBCSN by the end of the year, with several prominent events most notably, the National Hockey League to USA Network sent to other propert......

 2021-01-23 02:19 

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'A Quiet Place Part II' On The Move Again In Release Shuffle By Paramount Pictures...

Paramount is again moving the release date for A Quiet Place Part II. Now, the horror/thriller sequel will bow wide on September 17, 2021. The new date is the fourth for the film's opening. P......

 2021-01-23 00:28 

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Gregory Sierra Dies: 'Sanford And Son' And 'Barney Miller' Star Was 83...

Gregory Sierra, who was a key part of two major 1970s sitcoms as Julio Fuentes on Sanford and Son and Sgt. Miguel "Chano" Amenguale on Barney Miller, has died. He was 83. Sierra died Ja......

 2021-01-22 23:13 

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Newsom Administration Won't Disclose Key Covid-19 Shutdown Data, According to Report...

California on Monday recorded by far the highest number of Covid-19 deaths it has seen over the course of the pandemic. But the shocking loss of 764 lives may not have been the biggest virus-relate......

 2021-01-22 22:50 

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DDO Artists Agency Launches Diversity And Inclusion Initiative Run By Agent Irene Cabrera...

Legit agent Irene Cabrera will head a new diversity and inclusion initiative at DDO Artists Agency to identify, recruit, develop and retain clients representing groups that have been traditionally ......

 2021-01-22 21:47 

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Unpaid 'Please Give Me You' Crewmembers File Wage Claims After Indie Film Was Shut Down For Covid Scare...

More than 30 unpaid crewmembers on the indie film Please Give Me You have filed wage claims with the California Labor Commissioner's office after the production was shut down last month when its fi......

 2021-01-22 21:45 

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'America's Most Wanted' Returns To Fox With Elizabeth Vargas As Host...

EXCLUSIVE: A signature Fox program, America's Most Wanted, is coming back to the network with a new season, set to launch in March. Emmy-winning journalist Elizabeth Vargas will succeed John ......

 2021-01-22 21:30 

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Robert Kirkman's Animated Series 'Invincible' Gets Premiere Date On Amazon...

Amazon has set a spring premiere date for Robert Kirkman's adult animated series Invincible. The hour-long series from The Walking Dead creator will premiere Friday, March 26, 2021, exclusive......

 2021-01-22 20:15 

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Cable Network NBCSN To Go Dark By Year-End, With Live Events Shifting To Peacock, USA...

In the latest sign of the media industry's rethink of the traditional pay-TV bundle, NBCUniversal will wind down the operations of its sports cable outlet NBCSN by the end of the year. Live e......

 2021-01-22 20:00 

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Sundance Film Festival 2021: 'Genius: Aretha' Star Cynthia Erivo, Ral Castillo, & More Jurors Unveiled...

With less than two months to go before Genius: Aretha finally hits the small screen, the Oscar nominee who is portraying the Queen of Soul is hitting this year's Sundance Film Festival as one of th......

 2021-01-22 19:58 

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Scoot McNairy Signs With UTA...

EXCLUSIVE: Scoot McNairy, star of Netflix's Narcos: Mexico, has signed with UTA. The agency has signed the actor in all areas of representation. He was previously with WME. McNairy is currently fil......

 2021-01-22 19:41 

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'Lost' Showrunners Damon Lindelof & Carlton Cuse Remember Mira Furlan...

One of the most memorable American roles of Croatian actress Mira Furlan, who died Jan. 20 at the age of 65, was on the hugely popular and acclaimed ABC drama series Lost. In 20 episodes of the sho......

 2021-01-22 19:14 

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Cancellations/Renewals Scorecard: TV Shows Ended Or Continuing In 2020-21 Season...

Here is Deadline's list of renewals and cancellations for TV series on broadcast, cable and streaming services from August 2020 to present (excluding syndicated shows). First-year series are ......

 2021-01-22 19:00 

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'SNL': John Krasinski Returns To Host Following Covid Cancellation With Dan Levy & Regina King Also Set For Hosting Debuts...

Saturday Night Live returns on January 30 with five consecutive new shows and is handing hosting debuts to a trio of multihyphenate stars. John Krasinski, Dan Levy and Regina King are the first thr......

 2021-01-22 18:59 

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Tom Brokaw To Retire From NBC News After 55 Years With The Network...

Tom Brokaw will retire from NBC News after 55 years with the network. He made the announcement in a statement on Friday. "During one of the most complex and consequential eras in American his......

 2021-01-22 18:28 

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'The Torture Letters' Director Laurence Ralph Meditates On America's History Of Racially-Motivated Police Brutality & His Hope For Change With Oscar-Contending Animated Short...

After publishing his book The Torture Letters in January of 2020, Laurence Ralph decided to adapt it into an animated short—reckoning in both cases with systemic racism in America, in hopes that so......

 2021-01-22 18:24 

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Warner Bros. Names Blake Bryant Communications Head Of Global Brands & Experiences...

PR and marketing veteran Blake Bryant has been named Head of Communications for Warner Bros. Global Brands and Experiences. He will report to Pam Lifford, President, Global Brands and Experiences a......

 2021-01-22 18:12 

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Fox Corp. Taps Former Disney+Hotstar Exec Varun Narang As Chief Product Officer...

Varun Narang, former chief product officer at India-based streaming service Disney+Hotstar, has been appointed to the same role at Fox Corp. Reporting to Chief Technology Officer and President of D......

 2021-01-22 18:09 

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More 2021 Q1 Release Date Fallout As Disney Pushes 'The King's Man', 'Bob's Burgers' & 'Ron's Gone Wrong'...

In the wake of MGM, Universal and Sony making major Q1 release date changes to their theatrical schedule yesterday, Disney is pushing a few of its 20th Century Studios releases to deeper in the cal......

 2021-01-22 18:05 

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2020-21 TV Cancellations & Renewals For Broadcast, Cable Streaming...

Here is Deadline's list of renewals and cancellations for TV series on broadcast, cable and streaming services from August 2020 to present (excluding syndicated shows), with new series in bol......

 2021-01-22 18:00 

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'Walker' Debut Gives The CW Its Best Thursday Viewership Since 2018...

The CW's series premiere of Walker drew a 0.4 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic and 2.43 million viewers Thursday, sparking the network's most watched Thursday primetime since 2018......

 2021-01-22 18:00 

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'Turner & Hooch': Matt Hamilton, Paul Campbell & Cristina Rosato Join Disney+ Reboot As Recurring...

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Hamilton (The Actress Diaries), Paul Campbell (Battlestar Galactica) and Cristina Rosato (Little Italy) are set for recurring roles in Turner & Hooch, Disney+'s reboot of the c......

 2021-01-22 17:45 

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Bravo, Discovery, HBO Max & Netflix Named Top Networks To Work With During Pandemic, According To Non-Scripted Producers...

NPACT, the trade body that represents non-scripted producers, has eschewed its annual network-ranking survey this year, instead asking producers to name the best partner during the Covid-19 crisis.......

 2021-01-22 17:38 

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'Help! I Wrecked My House' Renewed For Season 2 By HGTV...

Relief is on the way for all distraught homeowners whose do-it-yourself projects have gone terribly wrong. HGTV has renewed Help! I Wrecked My House, starring home renovation expert Jasmine Roth, f......

 2021-01-22 17:30 

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"This Has Gone Way Too Far": 'The Social Dilemma' Director Jeff Orlowski On Dangers Of Social Media...

Of all the responses to his film The Social Dilemma, director Jeff Orlowski treasures one reaction above many. "[Author] George R.R. Martin tweeted that The Social Dilemma was the scariest movie he......

 2021-01-22 17:15 

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Bob Avian Dies: 'Dreamgirls' Producer, Broadway Choreographer & Michael Bennett Collaborator Was 83...

Bob Avian, the dancer-turned-choreographer who played an integral role in such pivotal Broadway musicals as A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls, Company, Follies and Miss Saigon, died of cardiac arrest yeste......

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