Month: January 2018

‘Ava’ and ‘Never Steady, Never Still’ nabbed the most nominations in film categories. Netflix’s Anne With an E, the adaptation of Anne of Green Gables, grabbed a field-leading 13 nominations for the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards on Tuesday. And Sadaf Forughi’s Ava, a coming-of-age drama set in Iran and Kathleen Hepburn’s Never Steady, Never Still,
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Jonathan Glassner (‘Stargate SG-1’) will executive produce the 10-episode series about the lone survivor of a race who discovers she has a mysterious supernatural power with him. NBCUniversal International Networks on Tuesday unveiled the acquisition of The Outpost, a new, original series executive produced by Dean Devlin (Stargate) and Jonathan Glassner (Stargate SG-1), for the Syfy
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As it expanded nationwide, ‘The Post’ ranked second with $23.4 million. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle maintained the top spot at the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row, corralling an estimated $35.4 million as the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend unfolded. Steven Spielberg’s The Post posted solid numbers as it expanded nationwide into
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“Claims of anonymous accusers who have NOT gone to law enforcement are not credible,” the A&E co-hosts write in a Monday letter that takes aim at the Church of Scientology. Leah Remini and Mike Rinder have released a lengthy statement on the sexual misconduct and assault accusations being leveled against Oscar-winning filmmaker and prominent Scientology defector
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Morgan Freeman, Kumail Nanjiani and THR contributor Kareem Abdul Jabbar gathered to honor the excellence of black actors, writers and producers in the entertainment industry during the non-televised portion of the NAACP’s Image Awards. The NAACP Image Awards held the first part of its annual event honoring outstanding people of color in the fields of
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‘Get Out’ Courtesy of Universal Pictures The 49th NAACP Image Awards are being handed out over two nights, Sunday and Monday, in Pasadena. Black-ish star Anthony Anderson returns as host of Monday’s ceremony, which airs live on TV One (a one-hour preshow airs before the live ceremony). Special honors will go to the surviving 1968
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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ crumbled 91 percent in its second weekend in China, earning just $2.4 million — a shocking flameout for 2017’s biggest global film. Dwane Johnson’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle roared into China over the weekend, racking up a strong $40 million. The Sony tentpole finally toppled runaway Chinese hit The
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‘Marcia Clark Investigates the First 48’ and ‘Grace vs. Abrams,’ which will both examine legal cases, are set to premiere in March. A&E is beefing up its unscripted slate with three of TV’s biggest legal personalities. Marcia Clark, Nancy Grace and Dan Abrams have nabbed new series at the network, both of them examining famous
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‘Jane’ wins Audience Choice Prize and is also recognized for Philip Glass’ score. Yance Ford’s documentary film Strong Island, which recounts the murder of the director’s brother and the effect it had on his family, claimed three prizes at the 11th annual Cinema Eye Honors, which were announced Jan. 11 in New York. It not only
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The streamer has also picked up the second installment of British drama series ‘National Treasure’ and a sequel to documentary ‘March of the Penguins.’ The doctors of County General Hospital have found a new home.  Hulu has nabbed the exclusive streaming rights to ER, bringing the entire classic medical drama to streaming for the first time. 
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Screengrab/The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Late-night hosts took President Trump to task for comments he made Thursday, when the president reportedly questioned why the U.S. would want to admit more people from “shithole countries” during a meeting with lawmakers about a proposed bipartisan deal on immigration. The deal would have changed rules affecting immigrants
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Jason Clarke, Daniel Kaluuya, Zoe Kazan, Frances McDormand, Laurie Metcalf, Kumail Nanjiani, Sam Rockwell, Ray Romano, Saoirse Ronan and Allison Williams also will introduce their nominated films at the Jan. 21 awards show. A slew of awards season familiar faces — including Mary J. Blige, Jason Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Holly Hunter, Daniel Kaluuya, Zoe Kazan,
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The medical drama centered on the famous hospital hales from ‘Emerald City’ scribe David Schulner. NBC is moving forward with its untitled medical drama set at Bellevue Hospital. The network’s third drama order of the season, and its first in the always popular medical genre, comes from writer/executive producer David Schulner, Universal Television and Pico
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“At the end of the day, we feel very comfortable continuing with Carter in the show,” said Nancy Daniels of the reality star appearing on the ‘Trading Spaces’ reboot. TLC is defending Trading Spaces star Carter Oosterhouse amid sexual assault allegations. The network’s president and general manager Nancy Daniels told reporters at the Television Critics Association
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