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‘The Kindergarten Teacher’ Maggie Gyllenhaal On What It Means To Make A “Feminine Movie” — Sundance Studio

“I'm interested in what it means to make a feminine movie—and that's different I guess from feminist, or maybe it isn't,” Maggie Gyllenhaal said yesterday, sitting down with writer/director Sara Colangelo to discuss The KindergartenShow More Summary

‘The Catcher Was A Spy’ Star Paul Rudd On The Enigmatic Moe Berg: “I Can’t Believe He Existed” — Sundance Studio

Coming to Sundance a number of years ago with The Sessions—which picked up the festival’s Audience Award and a Special Jury Prize for ensemble acting—director Ben Lewin is back at the fest this year with an entirely different film, spy...Show More Summary

Government Shutdown: Hollywood, Beltway Speak Out On Stand-Off

The federal government shutdown – aka the Trump Shutdown or the Schumer Shutdown, depending on your perspective – continues apace, as Senators head into yet another day of talking, arm-twisting and finger-pointing as they work to strike...Show More Summary

Sundance Respect Rally Start Delayed Due To Weather & Traffic

The respect rally at the Sundance Film Festival today will start later than scheduled due to big traffic jams in and around Park City. Organizers and law enforcement inform Deadline that the Jane Fonda, Common and Gloria Allred-led gathering...Show More Summary

‘Assassination Nation’ Teaser: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, But It Might Be On Instagram

Sam Levinson returns to Sundance for his second feature film Assassination Nation, a wild ride that tells the story of how one town lost its mind when a provocateur starts posting details from the private digital lives of everyone in the small town of Salem. Show More Summary

Jane Fonda Talks Time’s Up, Sundance Docu & Her Fifth Act – Sundance Studio

“The Time’s Up campaign that was launched January 1 changes a lot of the landscape for women in the entertainment business,” said Jane Fonda at the Sundance Film Festival this week of the movements that have emerged in recent months to fight sexual harassment, sexual assault and gender inequity in Hollywood. Show More Summary

How First Time Sundance Director Idris Elba Packed Lessons From His Life Into Jamaican Crime Tale ‘Yardie’

To make his directorial debut on an adaptation of Yardie, the 1992 Victor Headley novel about the collision of Jamaican culture in London, Idris Elba put into it many of the pieces of his life and career. The career spans his seminal...Show More Summary

Terry Crews Talks Sundance Relevance, Today’s Respect Rally & Changing America

"Equality is more opportunities for everyone because the more people who can play, the more successful everyone gets," says Terry Crews of the era of the #MeToo movement and Time's Up. "The more people who can enter the story, the more...Show More Summary

Gloria Allred & Marta Kauffman On Respect Rally, Sundance Docu & Justice

"To be able to be in Sundance in Park City at that rally on the anniversary, to be before this group of women and men, to speak at this Respect Rally at a time when it's so important, is very exciting," says Gloria Allred of today'sShow More Summary

Heart Disease Expert In Sundance Docu ‘The Game Changers’ Begs To Differ With White House Doctor Over Donald Trump’s Health

One of the country's most prominent cardiologists is disputing White House physician Dr. Ronny L. Jackson's assertion that President Trump is in "excellent" health. "First of all, he's not in perfect health," Dr. Dean Ornish told Deadline...Show More Summary

Michael Wolff To Bill Maher: ‘Fire And Fury’ Has “Incendiary” Unsolved Secret

Could there possibly be anything left unsaid or unreported about Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury? Yes, says the author, and it’s “incendiary.” On that, Wolff and his critics are likely to agree. Wolff, a guest on tonight’s Real Time with...Show More Summary

TV News Pundits Plotz As Senate Vote Flops, Signaling Government Shutdown

Senate Republicans failed to win over enough Dems to reach 60 votes in a last ditch deal to avoid a government shutdown at midnight Friday. Democrats and Republicans in Congress had raced against time to pass a budget resolution/assign...Show More Summary

Fired Fox Exec Sues Company Alleging Sexual Harassment By Executive Coach

A longtime Fox executive who was fired last year is suing the company and Jack Zwissig, an executive coach hired to work her, alleging that he sexually harassed her. Denise Stilwell claims Zwissig told her she “needed to lift her skirt,”...Show More Summary

Tom Petty Family Calls For Opioid Discussion After Coroner Reports Drug Overdose Was Cause Of His Death

The wife and daughter of rocker Tom Petty said today that they hope revelations that he died of a drug overdose will spark further discussion on the country’s opioid crisis. Petty’s death in October at age 66 shocked the world, as he had just completed a major tour, including prominent dates at the Hollywood Bowl. Show More Summary

Fox Orders Three Pilots: Comedies ‘Our People’ & ‘Rel’; Musical Drama ‘Mixtape’

Fox has ordered its first pilots of the season — Our People, a single-camera comedy from Lee Daniels and Modern Family executive producer Vali Chandrasekaran; multi-camera comedy Rel starring Lil Rey Howrey and executive produced byShow More Summary

Tastemaking Studio Executive & Producer Allison Shearmur Dies At Age 54

In a shockingly sad development, Allison Shearmur has died at age 54. Shearmur served high level executive stints at Paramount and Lionsgate and shepherded and exec produced The Hunger Games franchise and more recently was a producer on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and the upcoming Han Solo spinoff film. MORE

Tim Doyle 1970s Family Comedy Gets ABC Pilot Order

ABC has kicked off the traditional pilot season with an order to an untitled single-camera comedy from former Last Man Standing showrunner Tim Doyle and ABC Studios. Written and executive produced by Doyle, the untitled comedy is set...Show More Summary

Makeready Wins Auction For James Frey Novel ‘Katerina’ As Simon & Schuster Imprint Scout Press Wins Pub Rights

EXCLUSIVE: Following its sale to the Simon & Schuster imprint Scout Press, the James Frey novel Katerina has been pre-emptively acquired in a film rights deal by Brad Weston’s Makeready. Frey will write the script and be executive producer. Show More Summary

Weinstein Company Pulls ‘War With Grandpa’, ‘The Upside’ & ‘Mary Magdalene’ Off Release Schedule

While the Weinstein Company deals with a few internal matters, it has pulled three films from their 2018 release dates — likely in anticipation of the company changing hands. Robert De Niro-Christopher Walken starrer The War with Grandpa...Show More Summary

Dorothy Malone Dies: Oscar Winner, ‘Peyton Place’ Star Was 92

Dorothy Malone, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in Written on the Wind and starred as matriarch Constance MacKenzie on 1960s TV series Peyton Place, has died. Malone died Friday morning in Dallas of natural causes, her manager, Burt Shapiro confirmed to Deadline. Show More Summary

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