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John Oliver Celebrates His THR Cover With Jimmy Fallon

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"You're on the cover of a giant, giant magazine!" Fallon said when the HBO star appeared on "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday.

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Tribeca: 'Intramural' Writer, Director on Improvising 'Epic Tales of Glory'

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The indie sports comedy stars "Saturday Night Live's" Kate McKinnon, Jay Pharaoh and Beck Bennett alongside "Twilight" alum Nikki Reed.

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Intrigue Bites Into Korean Series for U.S. remake

Variety - 11 hours 27 min ago
More South Korean formats set for Stateside adaptation
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‘An Act of God,’ Based on a David Javerbaum Book, Gears Up for Broadway

Variety - 11 hours 29 min ago
Producer Jeffrey Finn (“Seminar,” “Scandalous,” “Dead Accounts”) will shepherd new play “An Act of God” to Broadway, where the show — based on David Javerbaum’s book “The Last Testament: A Memoir By God” — aims to open in 2015. Creative team for the stage incarnation has not yet been set, with an actor still to... Read more »
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'An Act of God' to Strike Broadway

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The new play by Emmy-winning former "Daily Show with Jon Stewart" writer David Javerbaum is based on his critically acclaimed book, "The Last Testament: A Memoir by God."

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China's Wanda Group Eyeing IPO for Cinema Chain

Feedburner - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 23:09

The country's largest movie theater chain, Wanda Cinema Line, plans to raise $325 million in a listing on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.

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Sony Classics Picks Up Cannes-Bound Hockey Doc 'Red Army'

Feedburner - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 22:26

Filmmaker Gabe Polsky looks at the Soviet Union's famed hockey team in the documentary, which will premiere as a Special Screening at the festival.

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Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Russian Hockey Doc ‘Red Army’

Variety - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 21:54
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American, Eastern European and Asian rights to “Red Army,” on the heels of the sports documentary being tapped for the Cannes Film Festival’s Special Screening Section. The film, directed by Gabe Polsky, centers on the Red Army hockey team from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov and... Read more »
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Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’ Suit Dismissed — For Now

Variety - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 21:43
A federal judge has tossed out Quentin Tarantino’s copyright infringement suit against Gawker for linking to a copy of his unproduced screenplay, “The Hateful Eight.” But U.S. District Court Judge John F. Walter has also allowed Tarantino to refile the case by May 1. Tuesday’s ruling found that attorneys for Tarantino had failed to adequately... Read more »
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David Foster Wallace Estate Disavows Jason Segel-Jesse Eisenberg Biopic

Variety - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 21:27
David Foster Wallace’s estate is displeased with the upcoming “The End of the Tour,” starring Jason Segel as the late author, and has disavowed the biopic. “The David Foster Wallace Literary Trust, David’s family, and David’s longtime publisher Little, Brown and Company wish to make it clear that they have no connection with, and neither... Read more »
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Tribeca Film Review: ‘Gabriel’

Variety - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 21:20
Rory Culkin's electrifying performance as a mentally disturbed young man dominates Lou Howe's debut.
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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000′ Reboot May Come Online in Not-Too-Distant Future

Variety - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 21:07
On the heels of the 25th anniversary of its premiere, the cult comedy series “Mystery Science Theater 3000″ may be rebooted in the not-too-distant future. Show creator-writer-producer Joel Hodgson, who hosted the sci-fi series from 1988–1993, told Wired that he plans to revive the show online this spring. “MST3K” was cancelled in 1999 after 11... Read more »
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Broadway Review: ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ Starring Neil Patrick Harris

Variety - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 21:00
Harris channels Iggy Pop and Lou Reed by way of the Ramones, not to mention his inner Rockette, in this spectacular revival of the 1998 musical.
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Theater Review

Feedburner - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 21:00

Neil Patrick Harris reigns as the transgender East Berlin rocker who lands on the New York stage via a Kansas trailer park in John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's cult musical.

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Disney Planning Movie Based on ‘It’s a Small World’

Variety - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:56
Disney is ramping up a movie version of its venerable “It’s a Small World” theme park ride with Jon Turteltaub directing. Jared Stern is writing the script and will produce with Turteltaub and “The Lego Movie”  producer Dan Lin. The ride was created by WED Enterprises and debuted at the New York World’s Fair in... Read more »
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Film Review: ‘Love & Engineering’

Variety - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:49
Tonislav Hristov skewers the nerd herd in this alternately funny and painful look at the gender divide.
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NFL Star Pat Tillman Shooter, Close Army Friend Reconciled in Emotional ESPN Doc

Feedburner - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:49

In a groundbreaking episode of "Outside the Lines," two of the Army Rangers who were present when the former Arizona Cardinals player was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan spoke to each other for the first time on Tuesday.

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Quentin Tarantino's Gawker Lawsuit Dismissed But Can Be Refiled

Feedburner - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:45

A judge grants the website's motion to dismiss the suit over the leaked "Hateful Eight" script because the director "failed to adequately plead facts establishing direct infringement" by people who clicked on the link.

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‘Arrested Development’s’ Mitch Hurwitz Signs Multi-Year Deal with Netflix

Variety - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:41
Mitch Hurwitz and Netflix have inked a multi-year production deal, furthering the relationship that brought new episodes of the writer-producer’s “Arrested Development” to the Internet TV outlet last year. While there were short-lived rumors that there would be more “Arrested Development” episodes after the first batch’s debut, this deal will allow Emmy winner Hurwitz  to produce, develop and... Read more »
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Netflix Signs Mitch Hurwitz to Multi-Year Deal, Plots New Series

Feedburner - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:32

The streamer is reteaming with the "Arrested Development" creator, who will create and produce new originals.

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