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Steven Soderbergh Reveals 2 Versions Of HBO Project ‘Mosaic’

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Logan Lucky” races into cinemas today, with Steven Soderbergh firing on all cylinders for his hugely enjoyable heist comedy. But as always, the director is shifting gears for his next effort, the HBO project “Mosaic.” The project, which has been kept under wraps for quite some time, stars Garrett Hedlund and Sharon Stone, with Ed Solomon (“Men in Black,” “Charlie’s Angels“) writing the script for the story that will allow users to pursue different narrative paths, utilizing a new state-of-the-art app.

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Bruce Forsyth, Legendary British Entertainer, Dies at 89

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Legendary British entertainer and television personality Bruce Forsyth has died at the age of 89, it was announced Friday by his manager Ian Wilson.

A statement from Wilson said: “It is with great sadness that the Forsyth family announce that Sir Bruce passed away this afternoon, peacefully at his home surrounded by his wife Wilnelia and all his children.”

The popular variety entertainer, who was a mainstay of British television from the 1970s onwards, made his television debut at age 14 singing and dancing on a talent show. He became a household name in the U.K. in the late 1950s after being invited to take over from comedian Tommy Trinder as host of television variety show “Sunday Night at the London Palladium” in 1958.

In the 1970s he proved popular as a gameshow host, fronting the long-running “The Generation Game” for the BBC before moving to rival broadcaster ITV to host another long-running gameshow, “Play »


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Malcolm-Jamal Warner to Guest Star on Showtime Comedy ‘White Famous’ (Exclusive)

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A “Cosby Show” alum is moving on to Showtime. Malcolm-Jamal Warner will guest star on the upcoming comedy “White Famous,” TheWrap has exclusively learned. The new show stars “Saturday Night Live” alum Jay Pharoah as a rising comedian. Warner will be playing Nelson Youngblood, an icon in the African-American community and a moral compass. Also Read: Wrong Black Guy: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Addressed as Malcolm-Jamal Warner at TCA Warner has been making the rounds in Hollywood over the past few years with major roles in “American Crime Story” and the upcoming series “Ten Days in the Valley” on ABC. He also had a recurring. »


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Gotham Casts New Villain and Friend for Bruce

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Gotham is getting a couple of new faces for Season 4 according to TVLine, which reports that Marina Benedict and Benjamin Stockham will join the cast this year.

Benedict is set to play Cherry, the owner of a fight club in The Narrows a.k.a Gotham's most dangerous neighborhood. This fight club will

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Stephen King Has Confidence in JJ Abrams for Castle Rock

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There is no questioning the fact that Stephen King is one of the most prolific authors of our time, having written countless masterpieces over the years. If you doubt the validity of the aforementioned statement, just take a moment to allow your memory to remind you of how many of King’s books have been adapted for the big screen and become classics. Start with films like Pet Cemetary, The Shining, The Shawshank Redemption, and Misery for starters. There are some Stephen King fans that have not been happy with the way Hollywood has translated his novels into film, but nevertheless,

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BBC Acquires ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’ for the U.K.

17 August 2017 4:01 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The BBC has acquired FX’s anthology series “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” for the U.K. The second season of “American Crime Story” will air on BBC Two in 2018.

The channel also aired the show’s award-winning first season, “The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” which was widely acclaimed by British critics. The follow-up, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace,” follows the events surrounding the death of the legendary fashion designer in the summer of 1997. Edgar Ramirez stars as Versace, with Oscar-winner Penelope Cruz (pictured) playing Donatella Versace, Darren Criss as serial killer Andrew Cunanan and Ricky Martin as Versace’s partner, Antonio D’Amico.

“With ‘The People vs. O.J. Simpson,’ the brilliant Ryan Murphy and his team crafted a unique and utterly compelling television event which managed to get the nation talking once more about one of the biggest cases in history,” said Sue Deeks, head »


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Honey, RuPaul’s Drag Race Contestants Trixie Mattel and Katya Are Getting Their Own Viceland Show, Honey

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On the shimmering stiletto heels of RuPaul’s Drag Race scoring eight Emmy nominations comes the news that two of Drag Race’s most beloved contestants are getting their own show. Drag isn’t so niche anymore. Viceland — interestingly, not Logo — has announced plans for a “hilarious hybrid of late-night, daytime, and advice shows” hosted by Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova, who both appeared on season seven of the show (Katya also went on to appear in All-Stars). »


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A Porn Site Offers to Give Sense8 a Third Season, With the Climax It Deserves

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Netflix canceled its globe-trotting, LGBTQ-friendly, very sexy drama Sense8 earlier this year, then apologized, then promised to wrap things up with a two-hour special. But according to the people who run the porn website xHamster, things don’t have to climax and finish so quickly. The site reached out to creators Lana and Lilly Wachowski with an offer to produce a third season of Sense8. »


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BBC Commissions New Drama Series From ‘Wolf Hall’ Writer, ‘Victoria’ Producer

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The BBC has commissioned two new eight-part drama series for its flagship channel BBC One, the pubcaster announced Friday.

“The Three,” based on a trilogy of novels by Sarah Lotz and described as an international conspiracy thriller with a supernatural edge, has been adapted by Peter Straughan. Straughan won a BAFTA and was Oscar-nominated for his screenplay for the 2011 adaptation of John Le Carre’s “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” and was Emmy-nominated for 2015’s “Wolf Hall.”

Executive produced by Kate Sinclair and George Faber of The Forge, “The Three” sees a crash investigator with the NTSB in Washington under pressure to find out what caused four plane crashes in four different countries all on the same day. At the center of the mystery are three children who each miraculously survived one of the crashes while rumors circulate of a fourth child survivor.

Straughan said the story “looks at how fear and paranoia can affect society on a global level, while interrogating the effects of trauma on ordinary lives.” »


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‘Game of Thrones': Nikolaj Coster-Waldau Teases Final Season Filming Start Date

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The cast of “Game of Thrones” is set to start filming the final season of the hit HBO series in October, according to actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. “You get the scripts a month before we start shooting, or six weeks, and then you know what’s going to happen that season,” the actor who plays Jaime Lannister told Collider. “But, I don’t know what’s going to happen next season. We go back in October, so maybe in the next few weeks, we’ll get the scripts and I’ll find out. I’m very curious.” According to the publication, »


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Ash vs Evil Dead Season 3: What We Know So Far

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The Evil Dead franchise remains popular in the present, so it should come as no surprise to learn that there has been a fair amount of interest in a fourth movie for some time. However, when Sam and Ivan Raimi were making a sequel, they were unsure about how they were going to get the funding needed to make a movie, which is why they decided to make a TV show instead. The result is Ash vs Evil Dead, which is a TV show on Starz that is still centered around Ash Williams but set 30 years after the events

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MoviePass Is Going to Face Some Hurdles and AMC Theaters is One of Them

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It’s hard to know which side to take when discussing the MoviePass vs. AMC theaters debate. In truth it’s not something that really bothers people that don’t go to theaters that often, but it’s very easy to compare this current struggle to that of the old movie stores vs. the Redbox and Netflix. In other words, MoviePass is attempting to start up a bargain deal that would allow moviegoers to purchase a subscription that would allow them to go see a movie a day for less than $10 per month. That sounds like the bargain of a lifetime, right? The

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Big Brother 19's Elena: "This House Plays Like a Bunch of Wussies"

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Double evictions can shake up the Big Brother house and this season is long overdue for a power shift. All the pieces were in place Thursday: perpetual target Cody was definitely going to be the first evictee (and he went out like a boss) and Elena -- already on shaky ground -- swiping Alex's $5,000

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Kim Kardashian To Co-Host ‘Live With Kelly And Ryan’ This Month

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Kim Kardashian West is set to co-host Live With Kelly and Ryan with her pal Ryan Seacrest on Monday, August 28, stepping in for Kelly Ripa. This will be Kardashian's first time co-hosting with Seacrest and her second time co-hosting on the show, after having teamed up with Kelly Ripa for a day in 2012. Actor Eric Dane and country singer and TV personality Kellie Pickler will be the duo’s guests during the hour, along with Extreme Pumpkin Carver Tom Nardone. Kardashian… »

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WWE SummerSlam: The New Day Is Ready for the Usos

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When it comes to defending their Smackdown Live Tag Team Championships, The New Day says bring it on.

The upbeat trio, made up of Kofi Kingston, Big E and Xavier Woods, will put their titles (and their pride) on the line when they face off against the Usos this Sunday at WWE's SummerSlam. While a

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You're The Worst: Where Are Jimmy and Gretchen Headed in Season 4?

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Sometimes You're the Worst delivers on its name in bigger and more awful ways than we ever expected. That's especially true in the case of Jimmy (Chris Geere) and Gretchen's (Aya Cash) breakup at the end of Season 3.

"They're not together anymore," showrunner Stephen Falk told TV Guide at the

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Baller Wives’

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Baller Wives is a new VH1 reality series that follows the lives of the wives and girlfriends of professional football players who are in the National Football League. Starring in the show is Miko and Brent Grimes, Kelly and Julius Jones, Aja and Channing Crowder, Stacey and Chris Chambers, Kijafa and Michael Vick, and Jeniva and Asante Samuel. Three other cast members who will feature throughout the series are Crystal, Miko, and Emmaly. Viewers get an insight into their relationships, luxury lifestyles and home lives. The show, which is based in Miami, premiered on August 14, 2017. Here are five

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Steve Bannon Exits As Donald Trump’s Chief Strategist, Returns To Breitbart As “Populist Hero”

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2Nd Update: Well, that didn’t take long. Hours after news broke that chief strategist is leaving the Trump administration, Breitbart announced that he is returning to the alt-right outlet as executive chairman — the post he held from 2012-16 before joining Donald Trump’s campaign. Breitbart.com’s headline on its Bannon story calls him a “populist hero.” "The populist-nationalist movement got a lot stronger today," Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow said in the… »

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Something's Killing Me Host Bd Wong on the Show's Shocking Real-Life Medical Mysteries

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Something's Killing Me is a show for anyone who appreciates that the truth is sometimes stranger than fiction.

Hln's new docuseries, which is hosted by Emmy-nominated actor Bd Wong, is gripping the way both Dateline and House are. On the show, which airs Sundays at 9/8c, doctors and scientists rac ...

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Summer Late-Night Ratings: Stephen Colbert Grows Total Viewers Lead, Gains Ground on Jimmy Fallon in Key Demo

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As the summer begins to wind down, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” has shown no signs of slowing down in the ratings.

According to Nielsen data from May 25 to Aug. 13, Colbert is averaging a 0.53 rating in the key adults 18-49 demographic and 3.38 million viewers per episode. “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” is averaging a 0.66 rating and 2.59 million viewers for the same time period.

At the conclusion of the standard September-May season, Colbert was averaging a 0.58 and 3.195 million viewers compared to Fallon’s 0.81 and 3.173 million. That means that Colbert has grown approximately 6% in total viewers while dropping approximately 9% in the key demo. Fallon, on the other hand, is down approximately 18% in total viewers and 19% in the key demo. While it is not uncommon for shows to experience a ratings drop off in the summertime, Colbert has made impressive gains.

Back in May, Colbert edged out Fallon in total viewers by just 0.69%. Now, Colbert »


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