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How Sean Spicer’s Surprise Emmys Cameo Came To Be, And What He’s Doing For An Encore

“Sht, this is like a fcking press conference,” former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer joked last night to a group of Deadline staffers after his cameo to kick off the Primetime Emmy Awards. “It’s been a crazy night,” he said at Netflix’s post-Emmys bash. It certainly was. Show More Summary

Sony Pictures Worldwide Lands Package Based On Dan Simmons ‘Summer of Night’ Fright Novel

EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has stepped up to buy a package based on the Dan Simmons horror novel Summer of Night. Mexican helmer Isaac Ezban is set to direct a script by Ben Poole, and Ehren Kruger & Daniel Bobker are producing. Show More Summary

Laura Ingraham Officially Debuting Fox News Show On October 30; ‘Hannity’ To Take On Maddow At 9 PM

Sean Hannity is moving to 9 PM to take on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow directly starting next week in anticipation of Fox New Channel debuting a Laura Ingraham's new show on the day before Halloween. "We are delighted to unveil this new primetime...Show More Summary

‘Avatar’ Characters Going Vegan In Sequel? James Cameron Invests In Pea Protein Facility

Canadian native James Cameron and his wife Suzy Amis Cameron just started Verdient Foods, Inc., a new pulse food processing facility in Saskatchewan that will become the largest organic pea protein fractionation plant in North America. Show More Summary

Deadline To Launch The Contenders London Event Showcasing Film Awards Prospects

Modeled after Deadline’s successful The Contenders event in Los Angeles, the inaugural The Contenders London has been set to take place October 6 in the British capital. The all-day affair will showcase top awards prospects of the film...Show More Summary

Jedediah Bila Is Leaving ‘The View’

Jedediah Bila, a conservative voice on ABC’s daytime talker The View, is leaving the show. Bila announced her departure Monday during the broadcast and said today would be her last day (to gasps heard in audience). She didn’t give a specific reason for her departure but said she is writing a book and is working on other projects. Show More Summary

‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Scribe Simon Beaufoy Signs With WME

EXCLUSIVE: WME has signed the illustrious writer/producer Simon Beaufoy, who until several months ago had been repped in the U.S. by the late agent Susan Landau. Beaufoy in the last two decades has won Oscars, Golden Globes, WGA and other awards for such films as The Full Monty, Slumdog Millionaire, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and 127 Hours. Show More Summary

‘Power’: Larenz Tate Upped To Series Regular For Season 5 Of Starz Series

Game of Silence and House of Lies alum Larenz Tate, who recurred in four episodes of Season 4 of Starz’s hit drama series Power, has been promoted to series regular for Season 5. Tate plays Councilman Rashad Tate, a city councilman from Jamaica Queens. Power follows James "Ghost" St. Show More Summary

‘I, Tonya’ To Close Hamptons Film Festival As Lineup Set

I, Tonya, the Margot Robbie-starring movie about the Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan figure-skating scandal that just premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and scored a big distribution deal from Neon and 30West, is headed to the Hamptons. Show More Summary

TV Academy Confuses RuPaul With Rickey Minor In Tweet

Oops. It’s happened again. The TV Academy last night confused RuPaul Charles, two-time Emmy-winning host of RuPaul’s Drag Race, with Rickey Minor, who won his first Emmy for musical direction for Taking The Stage: African American Music...Show More Summary

Mariah Carey’s ‘Mariah’s World’ Not Returning For Second Season On E!

There will be no second season for Mariah Carey’s E! docuseries Mariah’s World. The decision is not a surprise. E! had indicated the docuseries would run only for the eight-episode order. “E!’s Mariah’s World was an eight-part event that chronicled her 2016 world tour,” a network spokesperson said in a statement. Show More Summary

Australian Court Dismisses Murdoch-led Challenge To CBS Bid For Ten Network

CBS appears poised to win Ten Network Holdings after Australia’s Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the sale raised by Fox co-Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch and entrepreneur Bruce Gordon. The nation’s No. 3 broadcaster filedShow More Summary

London Film Festival Adds Pics From John Woo, Alex Gibney, Venice Winners

The BFI London Film Festival has added four titles to its lineup, including three fresh from the Venice Film Festival and one that heads to New York at the end of this month. Alex Gibney’s No Stone Unturned will screen in LFF’s Debate strand. Show More Summary

‘Hollywood Darlings’ Renewed For Season 2 By Pop

Pop has picked up a second season of hit comedy Hollywood Darlings set to begin production this fall. Starring Jodie Sweetin, Christine Lakin and Beverley Mitchell, Hollywood Darlings follows real-life friends who are bonded by a sisterhood only they can share — former child stars who grew up in the '90s limelight. Show More Summary

Disney’s ‘Frozen’, ‘Angels In America’ And Hal Prince: Gerard & Roth On The New Broadway Season

EXCLUSIVE: Deadline theater critic Jeremy Gerard and Jujamcyn Theatres president Jordan Roth discuss the hottest topics on the Rialto, the only precondition being: no holds barred. GERARD: Welcome to the new season, Mr. Mogul, with the Boss, the Mouse and the Angels in your bullpen. Show More Summary

Emmys 2017: The Good, The Bad, The Trumpy

The first Emmy Awards since a ratings-obsessed reality-TV star became our nation’s Commander-in-Chief predictably turned into a Donald Trump love-to-hate fest. For three hours, stars and showrunners blasted away at Trump during Sunday’s...Show More Summary

Emmy Awards Ratings Hit Low On Trump Bashing Night; ‘Sunday Night Football’ Dips

Right near the beginning of the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards last night, host Stephen Colbert hauled former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer out on-stage to declared that the CBS broadcast show would have "the largest audience...Show More Summary

Iran Pulls Filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof’s Passport As Award-Winner Returns Home

The passport of award-winning A Man Of Integrity and Manuscripts Don’t Burn filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof has been confiscated by officials in Tehran. The incident occurred upon Rasoulof’s return to Iran on Friday evening, international film critics’ association FIPRESCI said in a statement posted to its website. Show More Summary

‘Good Omens’: David Tennant, Michael Sheen Suit Up For Amazon – First Photo

Principal photography has begun in London on Amazon’s fantasy drama Good Omens. Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the six-part series stars Michael Sheen as angel Aziraphale and David Tennant as demon Crowley. Check out the first on-set photo of the duo above. Show More Summary

Emmy Winner ‘Big Little Lies’ Closer To Season 2, HBO Boss “Hopeful” For More ‘The Night Of’, Teases “Great” ‘Veep’ Finale

Even before Big Little Lies swept the Emmy awards with 8 wins, including all five it was nominated for on the main telecast, the acclaimed HBO limited series had been gaining steam toward a second installment. The main obstacle had been...Show More Summary

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