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‘Lion’ Nabs Best International Film At Evening Standard British Film Awards

Riding a wave of critical acclaim as Oscar season ramps up, The Weinstein Company’s Lion, starring Dev Patel and directed by Garth Davis, received the Award for "Best International Film" at the London Evening Standard British film awards. Show More Summary

World’s Biggest YouTuber Vows To Delete Channel Citing Traffic, Race-Based Complaints About Video Service

He said he’d delete his YouTube channel upon reaching 50 million subscribers and today PewDiePie, the world’s most popular Youtuber, has vowed to follow through with that threat. The Swedish-born, UK-based gamer and comedian, whose real...Show More Summary

Simon Fuller’s XIX Entertainment Making English-Language Version Of Scandi Teen Hit ‘Shame’

Simon Fuller's XIX Entertainment is making an English-language version of hit Scandi teen drama Shame (Skam) for American and Canadian audiences. The show, which debuted on Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation platforms in 2015, uses narratives...Show More Summary

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Trailer: Spidey Swings Into Action

We told you how fantastic Spider-Man: Homecoming looked last summer after Marvel’s Hall H-dominating presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, but you’ve had to take our word for it since then. At last however you can see a bit for yourself via the film’s first trailer, which premiered on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Show More Summary

Pete Hammond’s Notes On The Season: AFI Narrows The Race; ‘La La’ Hits L.A.; Jeff Bezos Throws A Party ‘By The Sea’; Tom Ford Chows Down

A weekly column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit There was much anticipation surrounding today’s release of the American Film Institute’s Top 10 Movies Of The Year list, as it has often come close to what eventually...Show More Summary

Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Big Fan’ Game Show Sets Debut Date With Matthew McConaughey

Big Fan, ABC’s celebrity-packed game show from Jimmy Kimmel and  Banijay Studios North America, will premiere Monday, January 9 at 10 pm ET, immediately following The Bachelor, ABC says. The first two celebrity guests will be Matthew...Show More Summary

Leonardo DiCaprio Meets Donald Trump, Snags Follow-Up And Twitter Snarks

Fairly easy global warming prediction: Late-night comics will take at least some shots tonight at yesterday’s meeting between green-minded Leonardo DiCaprio and climate-skeptic Donald Trump to discuss environmentally clean jobs. On the...Show More Summary

‘Timeless’: Annie Wersching Set To Recur On NBC Time Travel Drama Series

24 alumna Annie Wersching has booked a recurring role on NBC’s new time travel drama series Timeless. From Eric Shipke and Shawn Ryan, Timeless centers on a mysterious criminal who steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past. Show More Summary

Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine Docu Series Set For HBO: ‘Defiant Ones’ Bows Next Year

The Defiant Ones, a four-part documentary series from director Allen Hughes about the unlikely partnership between music legends Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, will debut on HBO in 2017, HBO has announced. "The Defiant Ones has everything you expect in a great story – drama and humor, tragedy and triumph," said Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. Show More Summary

Mark Jackson Joins Seth MacFarlane’s Fox Series ‘Orville’

British actor Mark Jackson has been cast as a series regular opposite Seth MacFarlane in Orville, his 13-episode straight-to-series hourlong comedic drama for Fox. Set 300 years in the future, the series follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar fleet. Show More Summary

President Obama To Make Final ‘The Daily Show’ Appearance As President Next Week

With just over a month to go before he hands the keys to the executive mansion off to Donald Trump, Barack Obama will be making his last appearance as President on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah for a lengthy interview taking place at The White House. Show More Summary

‘Interrogation’ Director Vetri Maaran Details Sensitivity To On-Screen Violence: India’s Oscar Entry

An Indian writer/director previously known for romantic drama Aadukalam and 2007’s Ruthless Man, Vetri Maaran brought his latest film, Interrogation, to this year’s Venice Film Festival, where it was met with a warm response and wasShow More Summary

‘The Band’s Visit’, Based On The 2007 Israeli Film, Is The Season’s Best New Musical – Review

Some shows are so full of heart and so overflowing with integrity — of talent, of skill and of purpose – that a critic is torn between singing its praises from the rooftops and wanting to protect something rare and fragile. Even when,...Show More Summary

‘Lion’ Director Garth Davis On His Journey Through Saroo Brierley’s Life & Rooney Mara’s Magnetic Humanity

An Australian director known for Top Of The Lake, Garth Davis has made an impression this season with The Weinstein Company's Lion, his feature film debut. Based on Saroo Brierley's incredible true story as captured in his memoir, A Long Way Home, Lion follows 5-year-old Saroo, who is separated from his family in India. Show More Summary

CAA Exploring TV Scripted Operation With Former ABC Boss Paul Lee

CAA has been kicking the tires of a potential scripted series production/distribution entity with former ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee. Word of the discussions first surfaced in October. Two months later, the venture continues to be in exploratory stages, with no deals in place and no backing for the potential operation. Show More Summary

John Glenn: Politicians, Celebrities And Peers Pay Tribute Following Astronaut’s Death

“Godspeed, John Glenn,” said to Glenn by fellow astronaut Scott Carpenter as Glenn was about to launch inside the Friendship 7 spacecraft which took him into orbit, became forever associated with the first American to orbit the earth. Show More Summary

Big Beach Taps Robin Schwartz To Head TV Division

Veteran television executive Robin Schwartz is joining Big Beach as head of the company’s TV division. Based in Los Angeles, Schwartz will work closely with company founders Marc Turtletaub and Peter Saraf in creating series that Big Beach produces. Show More Summary

Judge Dismisses Ed Asner Suit Vs. Actors’ Equity; Small L.A. Theaters Must Pay Minimum Wage

A federal judge in Los Angeles has dismissed a lawsuit that would have prevented Actors’ Equity from requiring small L.A.-based theater companies that sign its contract to pay their actors at least minimum wage.   The suit, whose lead...Show More Summary

Wesley Snipes’ Debut Novel Lands At HarperCollins Imprint For 2017

Wesley Snipes is adding author to his résumé: The Blade actor’s first novel, a supernatural thriller called Talon Of God, has landed at HarperCollins’ imprint Harper Voyager. The book, co-authored with Ray Norman, will be published in...Show More Summary

Comedy Starring Bojana Novakovic In Works At CBS From Working Title TV

CBS is developing a multi-camera comedy co-written, executive produced and starring actress Bojana Novakovic (Rake). The project hails from Working Title TV, a joint venture between NBCU International Studios, which is overseen by Michael...Show More Summary

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