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‘Blade Runner 2049’ Actor Dave Bautista Joins Jaime Foxx In Animated Film ‘Groove Tails’

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Exclusive: Dave Bautista, of Blade Runner 2049 and Guardians of the Galaxy, will lend his voice in multiple roles on the animated action-comedy Groove Tails, which has Jamie Foxx starring and producing. It’s set in a world where mice engage in a competitive street dance competition. How to Train Your Dragon and Kung Fu Panda 2 animator Cameron Hood is attached to direct the project. Johnny Mack developed the story and wrote the first draft of the script with the most… »


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Vanessa Hudgens & Annaleigh Ashford Board Jennifer Lopez-Starring Film ‘Second Act’

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High School musical alumna Vanessa Hudgens and Masters of Sex actress Annaleigh Ashford have joined Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini in the romantic comedy Second Act, from STXfilms. Peter Segal is attached to direct the pic, which Stx and Lopez, put together, based on an idea by Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Justin Zackham, both of whom drafted the screenplay. Said to be along the lines of Lopez’s previous rom-com, Maid In Manhattan, and classic comedy Working Girl, the pic… »


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‘Gotham’s Cory Michael Smith Joins ‘First Man’s Space Crew

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Exclusive: Cory Michael Smith is set to play astronaut Roger Chaffee in Damien Chazelle's upcoming Universal astronaut pic First Man.  Chaffee was one of the astronauts in the Apollo program serving as capsule communicator for the Gemini 3 & Gemini 4 missions. In 1967, he died in a fire along with fellow astronauts Virgil (Gus) Grissom and Edward H. White II during a pre-launch test for the Apollo 1 mission at what was then the Cape Kennedy Air Force Station Launch… »


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Frank Grillo, Jamie Bell To Topline ‘Donnybrook’; Yolonda Ross Joins ‘Out Of Blue’

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Kingdom star Frank Grillo has been tapped to star in brawl film Donnybrook, along with Fantastic Four‘s Jamie Bell, Margaret Qualley (The Leftovers), and James Badge Dale (Only The Brave). From writer and director Tim Sutton, the film is an adaptation Frank Bill's 2013 noir novel of the same name. Described as a backwoods version of Fight Club meets No Country For Old Men, the story follows a man, in order to support his family, competes in the Donnybrook, a legendary… »


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Peter Thiel-Backed Legal Startup Offers $100,000 To Women With Weinstein Claims

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Peter Thiel-backed startup Legalist is offering a $100,000 “bounty” to anyone who comes forward with legal claims against Harvey Weinstein. The company is extending the financial assistance any woman with what it deems a “valid sexual harassment claim” against the disgraced mogul, who has faced waves of allegations of sexual harassment and abuse spanning three decades. The latest Thiel-Weinstein news comes on the heels of Charles Harder’s exit as Harvey Weinstein’s… »


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Harvey Weinstein Resigns From TWC Board As Termination Ratified In Meeting

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company today as his brother Bob Weinstein and the other board members voted to ratify the October 8 termination of the company co-founder. Deadline has learned also that talks are ongoing in finding a resolution to the now ex-co-chair’s standing with the company, of which he owns 23%. This comes four days after Bob Weinstein said the company wasn’t for sale and it’s business as usual at TWC, and a… »


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‘Almost Friends’ Acquired By Gravitas Ventures; Grasshopper Picks Up Iranian Drama ‘Ava’

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There were a couple of acquisitions announced this Am. Gravitas Ventures has partnered to acquire U.S. and Canadian rights to Almost Friends, a romantic comedy from writer-director Jake Goldberger (Life of a King). And Grasshopper Film acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Ava, the drama from debut Iranian filmmaker Sadaf Foroughi Freddie Highmore (The Good Doctor) leads the cast of Almost Friends, which will have a day-and-date release of Nov. 17 theatrically and on… »


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‘Upgraded’: Ale Damiani To Helm Fox International Productions’ Latino Comedy

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Fox International Productions has set Ale Damiani to direct Latino comedy Upgraded, a wish-fulfillment story written by Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman. Damiani made the sci-fi short-film M.A.M.O.N., a satirical critique of the U.S. president’s immigration policies that gained an international following after it was released last year (see the video below, featuring a robot Donald Trump). Upgraded revolves around two uncool high school boys from Mexico who, while… »


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Msm Nabs ‘The Needle And The Damage Done’ About Nation’s Opiod Epidemic

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Exclusive: Peter Guber and Mike Tollin's Msm has optioned the rights to journalist Paul Solotaroff's in-depth account of the fentanyl epidemic which is currently devastating the suburban communities of New England. The article delves into a local DEA bureau chief's relentless pursuit to fight the war on drugs. Published yesterday in Men’s Journal, the 8,000-word piece is titled “The Needle and the Damage Done.” It will be developed as a one-hour drama designed for cable… »


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Brad Pankosky, Allison Schwartz Promoted to Agents At Paradigm

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Brad Pankosky and Allison Schwartz have been promoted to agents at Paradigm. Pankosky who was both Talent Coordinator and an assistant in Paradigm Beverly Hills to Chairman and CEO Sam Gores, has been named upped to an agent in the talent department. Schwartz, who was assistant to Theatrical Literary Department Head Jack Tantleff in Paradigm's New York office, now becomes a literary agent. Pankosky, in collaboration with client Stephanie Koenig's team, most recently… »


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America Ferrera, Gabrielle Union & Others Share Stories Of Sexual Abuse & Harassment

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Since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke and the #metoo campaign took off over the weekend, more celebrities — and countless others — have shared their stories of sexual abuse and harassment on social media. Facebook says more than 12 million people have discussed the hashtag. Among them is Superstore star America Ferrera, who revealed the “shame and guilt” of having been assaulted by a grown man when she was 9 years old. <a… »


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Mary Elizabeth Winstead & Common To Star In ‘All About Nina’ From Eva Vives

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Exclusive: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Oscar-winner Common are set to star in the semi-autobiographical dark comedy, All About Nina, the directorial debut film from screenwriter Eva Vives (Raising Victor Vargas). The story follows Nina Geld (Winstead), a bracingly funny and blisteringly provocative stand-up comedian whose career is taking off, but whose personal life is a near-complete disaster. To escape a difficult ex and to prepare for a prospectively life-changing… »


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One To Watch: The Incredible Underdog Story Of Beulah Koale, Star Of ‘Thank You For Your Service’ & ‘Hawaii Five-o’

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This will start an occasional look at emerging artists, their struggle for the big break, and how they make the most of the opportunity. In the coming weeks you will see the work of Beulah Koale, a young actor of Samoan descent who was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. He just became a regular cast member in Hawaii Five-o, and stars with Miles Teller in Thank You For Your Service, the Jason Hall-directed fact-based war drama about a group of U.S. soldiers who… »


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The Scaramucci Post Pulls “How Many Jews” Holocaust Poll After Twitter Torching

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The shortest-tenured White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is back in headlines again, and not in a good way – again. This time it’s over a poll put up on his The Scaramucci Post, launched after Scaramucci’s 10-day tenure as President Donald Trump’s chief media massage-er. The poll asked how many Jews were killed in the Holocaust, with multiple-choice options ranging from “Less than 1 million” to “More than 5 million.” It was pulled as it was closing in… »


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Reese Witherspoon Says She Was Sexually Assaulted By Director At Age 16

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Reese Witherspoon revealed during a speech to introduce honoree Laura Dern at Elle’s Women In Hollywood event last night that she has experiences multiple instances of harassment and sexual assault during her career in Hollywood — including an assault by a male director when she was 16 years old. The admission come as women in Hollywood and elsewhere are coming forward with their experiences in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Witherspoon, with her daughter Ava… »


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‘No Greater Love,’ First Doc Directed By Active Duty Soldier In Combat, Picked Up By Atlas

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No Greater Love, pegged as the first documentary directed by an active duty soldier in combat, was picked up for U.S. theatrical distribution by Atlas Distribution Company. The doc will be released on Veteran’s Day this year on Nov. 10. No Greater Love depicts the deployment of the "No Slack" Battalion to Afghanistan through the lens of Army Chaplain, Justin Roberts. The combat footage for No Greater Love was shot by the director/producer Army Chaplain while deployed with… »


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TV Azteca, Keshet Team For Super Series; Acorn Looks ‘Straight Forward’ – Mipcom

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TV Azteca and Keshet International are joining forces in a deal to co-develop and produce an original Spanish-language super series to air on TV Azteca. It will be developed under the Ki banner and co-produced with TV Azteca in-house. The plan is to launch the 60-episode series next year. Ki is handling global sales. Joshua Mintz, Deputy President for TV Azteca, and Kelly Wright, VP Distribution and New Business at Ki, will oversee development. TV Azteca is the… »


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Netflix Plans 80 Movies In 2018, Up From Eight In Current Quarter; “People Will Start Seeing The Potential”

16 October 2017 5:17 PM, PDT

Aiming for a level of output not seen since the two-reeler silent movie days, Netflix plans to put out a new original movie on average every four and a half days in 2018, for an eye-popping total of 80 releases, content chief Ted Sarandos said after today’s release of third-quarter earnings. That level compares with eight in the quarter that ended September 30, Sarandos said. His brief comments came during a 40-minute video conversation between a single analysts and the… »


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Cher Dances Her Way Into ‘Mamma Mia!’ Sequel

16 October 2017 5:14 PM, PDT

The Abba movie musical sequel Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! has added the legendary Cher to the cast. The Oscar-winning actress has been posting tweets teasing her involvement in the film. Details about her role have been kept under wraps, but the single-named icon took to Twitter to post lyrics to Abba’s “Fernando” and tweeted “Just went through two dance numbers. Everyone’s great” leading us to believe that she was rehearsing for the Ol Parker-directed Universal movie… »


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‘Better Call Saul’s Michael Mando Joins Jesse Eisenberg In ‘The Hummingbird Project’

16 October 2017 5:10 PM, PDT

Exclusive: Michael Mando, currently part of the main cast for AMC’s Better Call Saul, has been cast in Kim Nguyen’s drama, The Hummingbird Project, along with previously announced Jesse Eisenberg, Salma Hayek, and Alexander Skarsgard. The film follows New York native cousin, Vincent and Anton, who are players in the high-stakes game of High Frequency Trading, with a dream to build a fiber-optic cable straight between Kansas and New Jersey, making them millions. Nguyen… »


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