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‘Ready Player One’ has pushed the combined grosses of Spielberg’s films past $10 billion at the worldwide box office, unadjusted for inflation. Steven Spielberg has become the first member of the $10 billion directors’ club. With his latest film, Ready Player One, approaching $500 million at the global box office, Spielberg’s pics have grossed a
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Gabe Polsky follows his acclaimed feature documentary directorial debut ‘Red Army’ with a dynamic exploration of what separates our greatest athletes from all the rest. We’ve barely made it through the first quarter of 2018, but an early contender for the best documentary feature Oscar has emerged: Gabe Polsky‘s In Search of Greatness, a dynamic
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At the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday night, Lopez and his wife Kristen Anderson-Lopez collected the best original song honor for “Remember Me” from the animated film ‘Coco,’ meaning he’s now bagged at least two coveted awards from each of the fields of television (Emmy), music (Grammy), film (Oscar), and theater (Tony). With his latest
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The studio is cementing its relationship with the ‘Bridesmaid’ and ‘Spy’ director after launching Feig’s Netflix unscripted comedy ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale.’ Lionsgate on Thursday unveiled a first-look deal with Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig and his producing partner Jessie Henderson to co-produce scripted and unscripted series and formats for the
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The Will Ferrell-produced scripted series launched in November. CBS All Access is one-for-one with its first original comedy. The subscription video on demand platform has renewed No Activity, the Will Ferrell-produced scripted series. Co-created and starring Patrick Brammall, the CBS Television Studios comedy celebrates the mundane and follows two low-level cops, two criminals who are
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The Marvel and Disney superhero movie lands in North American theaters Feb. 16. Filmmaker Ryan Coogler’s critically acclaimed Black Panther continues its historic run-up into theaters, outpacing all previous movies released in the first quarter in terms of advance ticket sales on market leader Fandango. The tentpole, from Disney and Marvel studios, is beating out
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Kate McKinnon brought back her Hillary Clinton impression while Leslie Jones took on Michelle Obama. Cecily Strong reprised her impression of First Lady Melania Trump—who is reportedly a fan of the impression—in a sketch that gathered multiple First Ladies to commiserate. Getting ready to attend the State Of The Union address, Strong’s Melania gave herself
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Chile’s ‘A Fantastic Woman,’ nominated for the best foreign language film, also stars trans actress Daniela Vega. Oscar nods for women and minorities drew many of the headlines in Tuesday’s nominations, but this year’s Academy Awards also mark a breakthrough for transgender filmmakers. Yance Ford, the director of the documentary Strong Island and a trans man,
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The production firm will work with the distributor of hits such as ‘Shopping Monsters’ and ‘1001 Nights.’ Bouchra Rejani’s French production company WeMake has signed a first-look deal with Turkey’s Global Agency, the international distributor behind formats The Married Game, Shopping Monsters and Wardrobe Wars. Former Shine France COO Rejani was in charge of strategic development of hits
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The 88-year-old comedy icon, a key figure in ‘Mrs. Maisel,’ says the pressure was too great to maintain the quality of his first NBC variety show. With the Golden Globes celebrating their 75th anniversary today, few might remember which comedy legend was the awards’ very first “best TV star” back in 1961. That honor went
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The late-night host is set to return as emcee of the ceremony taking place March 4. Jimmy Kimmel is ready for Academy duty once again, returning to host the 90th edition of the annual ceremony to be held on March 4. In the first teaser for Kimmel’s upcoming hosting gig, the late-night host expressed his
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