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Syfy Wire
Monday, 3 Dec 2018 

How Lucasfilm Sued The Guy Who Made The Stormtrooper Helmets... And Lost

If there's one thing Lucasfilm has always been known for, it's creating some of the most iconic stories, characters, and properties in the history of pop culture. If there's something else the Star Wars engine has always been known for, it's lawsuits.
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Space.com
Monday, 3 Dec 2018 

A Dangerous Alien Illness Rises On Latest 'Mars' Episode

Episode 4 of National Geographic's "Mars" shows just how dangerous an outbreak on the Red Planet could be.
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Slash Film
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Don't Expect The Del Toro Pinocchio Adaptation To Be Family Friendly

The stop-motion Guillermo del Toro Pinocchio adaptation headed to Netflix is going to be political, and not for the whole family.
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Slash Film
Monday, 3 Dec 2018 

Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina Season 2 Trailer Reveals Premiere Date

Get ready, witches: the Chilling Adventures of Sabrina season 2 trailer reveals the show will return to Netflix much sooner than expected.
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Syfy Wire
Monday, 3 Dec 2018 

Doctor Who Just 'Reversed The Polarity' Of The Show’s Most Famous Catchphrase

If you started watching Doctor Who in the 21st century (which is most of us!) you probably think the most famous catchphrases of the show are “Geronimo!,” “Allons-y!,” or, the biggest meme-maker of them all: “Wibbly Wobbly, Timey-Wimey.”
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BBC
1 hr 56 min ago

Roma: Netflix Film Showered With Critics' Awards As Oscars Race Heats U...

The black-and-white drama is named the best film of the year in a string of US critics' awards.
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Variety
1 hr 16 min ago

'Power' Shuts Down Production After Crew Member Killed

The Starz series “Power” has shut down production after an on-set accident led to the death of a production assistant early Monday morning. Pedro Jimenez, 63, was setting up traffic cones for a shoot in Brooklyn at approximately 4:20 AM ET when he was struck by a 2006 Ford Explorer, with the driver remaining at […]
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Variety
3 hr 19 min ago

From 'The Favourite' To 'Green Book': Oscar Contenders Jockey...

They may be triumphs of filmmaking, but 2018’s crop of awards season contenders have been a mixed bag when it comes to box office returns. Sadly, that’s become something of a tradition — as much a staple of the Oscar race as Peggy Siegal luncheons or Meryl Streep. Last year’s best picture nominees had the […]
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Variety
3 hr 41 min ago

Studio 54 Co-Creator Ian Schrager Wants To 'Set The Record Straight'...

In the 1970s, Studio 54 was the epicenter of New York nightlife. With wildly theatrical sets, a guest list of celebs, and jet-setters that included everyone from Andy Warhol to Grace Jones, and a pulsating disco beat, the nightclub helped define the Me Decade. But its reign was short lived. In 1980, founders Steve Rubell […]
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Variety
1 hr 49 min ago

Tom DeLonge Paranormal Series 'Strange Times' In Development At TBS...

Former Blink-182 member Tom DeLonge left the hugely successful band in 2015 in part to explore other opportunities, including his interest in aliens and the paranormal. His passion resulted in the acclaimed graphic novel, “Strange Times,” which is now being turned into a series for TBS. The series, which Variety can exclusively announce is being […]
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Variety
6 hr 5 min ago

Tim Roth, Gaspar Noe Join Thierry Fremaux At Cannes Festival Cinema Week

BUENOS AIRES — Kicking off with the Cannes Festival’s Palme d’Or winner, Hirokazu Kor-eda’s “Shoplifters,” and framing  multiple Cannes winners, the 10th Cannes Festival Cinema Week will feature a masterclass by Tim Roth, before a projection of “Reservoir Dogs,” and a presentation by Gaspar Noé of his Directors’ Fortnight hit “Climax.” Curated and M.C-ed by […]
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BBC
6 hr 21 min ago

Ant McPartlin Set To Return To TV Hosting In January For BGT

McPartlin is expected to return to his TV work next month - 10 months after his drink-driving crash.
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Deadline Hollywood
4 hr 49 min ago

Patrick Stewart's 'Star Trek' Series, 'Mayans M.C.' & 'Why...

On Star Trek: The Next Generation, Patrick Stewart's Capt. Jean-Luc Picard was well known for telling his first officer to "make it so.” Well, it seems that the California Film Commission has followed the Enterprise commander's order to the lucrative letter in its latest round of small screen tax credits allocations. First announced on August 4 that The X-Men franchise alum would be back as Picard on a new CBS All Access expansion of the Trekverse, the "New Star Trek…
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Variety
7 hr 7 min ago

Ventana Sur: Picture Tree Intl. Closes France, Japan. Mexico On "Ever After"...

BUENOS AIRES — — Germany’s Picture Tree Intl, has clinched an impressive clutch of early major territory pre-sales – taking in France, Japan and Mexico – on Carolina Hellsgård’s “Ever After,” a feminist zombie road-movie thriller also acquired for the U.S. in a deal revealed on the cusp of Ventana Sur. In the newest announcements, […]
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Deadline Hollywood
4 hr 24 min ago

'The Highwaymen': Netflix Reveals Date & First Look For Kevin Costner-Woody...

Netflix has released a first look image of John Lee Hancock’s Netflix film The Highwaymen, which it will launch on March 29, 2019. Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson lead cast in the anticipated feature about a pair of police officers who come out of retirement to catch infamous outlaws Bonnie & Clyde. The outlaws made headlines. The lawmen made history. From director John Lee Hancock,
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"The airplane stays up because it doesn't have the time to fall." - Orville Wright
December 10, 2018   Ancient China -- Since the beginning of time, mankind has looked up at birds (and to a lesser extent bugs) and marveled at their ability to soar across the sky. Humans...
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Variety
23 hr 51 min ago

Michael Che Ribs Academy Over Kevin Hart Controversy On 'SNL'

Kevin Hart may have alienated some in Hollywood over his recently resurfaced homophobic tweets, but that didn’t stop “Weekend Update” co-host Michael Che from cracking some jokes in support of Hart on Dec. 8’s “Saturday Night Live.” After briefly recapping that Hart stepped down from hosting the Oscars after the 2011 tweets came to light, […]
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Deadline Hollywood
20 hr 21 min ago

'Flash'-'Arrow'-'Supergirl' DC Crossover Review: Bring...

How tough is Gotham City on tourists? That’s the lesson that awaits three out-of-town superheroes — Green Arrow, Supergirl and the Flash — as they  (and The CW network) all test their luck in Batman’s hometown in a three-night superhero crossover event that begins tonight on The Flash (8 EST/PST). The CW has made an annual tradition of these epic crossover events and this year’s edition brings together the title heroes from three of the network’s five live-action DC Comics…
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Variety
9 hr 23 min ago

Netflix Orders 'Queen Sono,' Its First African Original Series

Netflix has ordered its first African original series, a drama about a secret agent who fights crime while dealing with crises in her personal life. “Queen Sono” stars veteran South African actress Pearl Thusi, who tweeted in an emotional video Monday that she “cannot wait for…every woman on this continent, and actually on this planet, to […]
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BBC
19 hr 56 min ago

I'm A Celebrity: Harry Redknapp Wins ITV Series

"My grandkids will be jumping around the living room now," the football manager says after winning.
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Variety
18 hr 49 min ago

IFFAM: Erik Matti Hatches Plans For 'On The Job' Franchise

Filipino director Erik Matti is known for his eclectic body of work that includes “Honor Thy Father” and “Seklusyon.” His 2013 effort, “On The Job” travelled widely and won several awards including two at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, and was nominated for an SACD Prize at the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. Matti is at […]
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Variety
21 hr 13 min ago

'Crazy Rich Asians' Honored At Unforgettable Awards: 'One Movie Every 25 Years Is Just Not...

Fresh on the heels of its Golden Globe nomination, “Crazy Rich Asians” was the talk of the evening at Kore Asian Media’s 17th annual Unforgettable Awards. Saturday’s event, which celebrates Asian-American trailblazers and their achievements in the entertainment industry, honored a host of Asian actors, directors and influencers, including “Crazy Rich Asians” director Jon M. […]
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Variety
18 hr 49 min ago

IFFAM: Erik Matti Hatches Plans For 'On The Job' Franchise

Filipino director Erik Matti is known for his eclectic body of work that includes “Honor Thy Father” and “Seklusyon.” His 2013 effort, “On The Job” travelled widely and won several awards including two at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, and was nominated for an SACD Prize at the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight. Matti is at […]
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Deadline Hollywood
15 hr 44 min ago

New York Film Critics Online: 'Roma' Named Best Picture, Alfonso Cuaron Takes Best Director

The New York Film Critics Online posted their winners Sunday with Roma taking Best Picture and Alfonso Cuaron winning Best Director. Can You Ever Forgive Me?, which follows the story of author and literary forger Lee Israel, was also a big winner with the online critics group with Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant winning Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor respectively. The Best Actor honor went to Ethan Hawke for First Reformed and Regina King continues her…
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Deadline Hollywood
8 hr 54 min ago

'Quantico' Star Pearl Thusi To Lead 'Queen Sono', Netflix's First African Original...

Quantico star Pearl Thusi is to star in Queen Sono – Netflix's first African original series. Thusi, who starred as series regular Dayana Mampasi in the ABC drama, is set to play a highly trained spy in a South African agency in the series. Created by director Kagiso Lediga, who worked with Thusi in dark romantic comedy Catching Feelings, and exec producer Tamsin Andersson, who produced Catching Feelings and Lediga's coming-of-age adventure Wizard, the series will see…
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BBC
11 hr 37 min ago

Ship Artist James Brereton Bounces Back After Stroke

James Brereton, who has sold his work for thousands of pounds, had to stop painting in 2015.