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Broadway Review: Allison Janney, Corey Hawkins Lead ‘Six Degrees Of Separation’

When Six Degrees of Separation opened off-Broadway, and then on, late in 1990, we thought the genius of John Guare’s excoriating comedy lay in the perfect way it captured a moment in a particular subset of American culture. We were wrong. On the evidence of the spectacular revival that opened tonight at the Ethel Barrymore […]

Broadway Review: Allison Janney, Corey Hawkins Lead ‘Six Degrees Of Separation’

When Six Degrees of Separation opened off-Broadway, and then on, late in 1990, we thought the genius of John Guare’s excoriating comedy lay in the perfect way it captured a moment in a particular subset of American culture. We were wrong. On the evidence of the spectacular revival that opened tonight at the Ethel Barrymore […]

Disney’s Live-Action ‘The Lion King’ Gets 2019 Release Date

SHARE TWEET 0 With Beauty and the Beast having firmly crossed the $1 billion mark at the box office, Disney is ready to date another live-action remake of one of its 90s animated classics. We learned a few months ago that the studio was moving full-speed ahead on a live-action The Lion King, and now […]

No, Zoe Saldana Probably Didn’t Reveal the ‘Avengers 4’ Title

SHARE TWEET 0 Because people always want to know what’s next with Marvel, fans are eager to find out what Avengers 4 will be called even though Marvel could call it anything and those fans would still see it opening night. It could be called Avengers: You’re Adopted and Your Parents Hate You, and it […]

Clint Eastwood to Direct Patriotic Real Life Heroism Tale, Again

We’ve had ‘American Sniper,’ ‘Sully,’ and now ‘The 15:17 to Paris.’ Hot off American Sniper’s (2014) adaptation of US navy Seal Chris Kyle’s memoir and the depiction of Chesley Sullenberg’s water landing in the more controlled Sully (2016), Clint Eastwood’s true-life American tales will go from a duo to a trio with his next film. As […]

Michael Mann & Michael De Luca Set Miniseries On Mark Bowden Tet Offensive Book ‘Hue 1968’

EXCLUSIVE: Michael Mann and Michael De Luca have acquired rights to Hue 1968, and they will shape as an event eight- to 10-hour miniseries Mark Bowden’s kaleidoscopic account of the Tet Offensive that became the turning point of American involvement in the Vietnam War. Bowden’s books have been catnip for Hollywood, and his Black Hawk […]

Post-Infinity War MCU Will Be “Very, Very Different,” Plus A Look At The Future Of Marvel Movies

With the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 press junket happening this week in Los Angeles, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige has been participating in numerous interviews talking about the future of the company’s films. We’ve collected a few choice quotes below, including Feige talking about how the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be “very, very different” after […]

TV One Expands Morning News Show, Adds Viola Davis EP’d Investigative Series

TV One will expand its morning news, current affairs, and lifestyle lineups, the network announced at its Upfront presentation today. NewsOne Now will be renamed Black America Today and expands to a two-hour format, joined by a daily lifestyle talker in late 3Q17. Academy Award Winner Viola Davis will exec produce a new investigative series and […]

Melissa Benoist & Julia Garner To Co-Star In ‘Waco’ Event Series For Par Network

Supergirl star Melissa Benoist and Julia Garner (Grandma) have been tapped as leads opposite Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch in Waco, the six-part event series that will be part of the inaugural slate launching Viacom’s Paramount Network in January 2018. Produced by Weinstein Television, the series — based on the true story of the 51-day standoff in Waco, […]

‘Phoenix Forgotten’ Blurs the Line Between Fact and Fiction

Director Justin Barber tells his own ‘X-Files’ Story inspired by real-life events. On Thursday, March 13, 1997 a strange event occurred in the nighttime skies of Phoenix, Arizona. According to thousands of eyewitnesses, a triangular formation of lights were seen in the sky. Some reported seeing stationary lights hovering over Phoenix, which was later identified […]