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Lights Go Out On Broadway For James Gandolfini

Broadway will dim its lights on Wednesday (June 26, 2013) in tribute to actor James Gandolfini, the Tony award nominee who died in Italy last week aged 51. The Broadway League announced that theatre marquees...

Mike Tyson's Undisputed Truth Show Picked Up For Tv Special

Former boxing champ-turned-actor Mike Tyson's one-man stage show has landed him his first Tv special.His Undisputed Truth show is to be filmed by Hbo Films for a broadcast later this year (13). The project will...

John Legend Developing New Tv Comedy

R&B star John Legend is developing a new Tv comedy series.The Green Light hitmaker has teamed up with Gossip Girl writer/producer Austin Winsberg for the untitled project, which will be centred around music managers and...

James Gandolfini Dead At 51

Actor James Gandolfini has died during a trip to Italy, according to multiple reports.The 51-year-old The Sopranos star allegedly suffered a massive heart attack. He was in Italy to attend the Taormina Film Festival...

Liv Tyler To Make Small Screen Debut In The Leftovers

Liv Tyler is heading to Tv for the first time to star opposite Jennifer Aniston's fiance Justin Theroux in an adaptation of the 2011 novel The Leftovers.The actress will reportedly play a woman targeted by...

Curb Your Enthusiasm (For Smashing Up Cars) Jeff Garlin Is Arrested!

Curb Your Enthusiasm star Jeff Garlin has been arrested for allegedly smashing a couple's car window following a heated argument over a parking space in Los Angeles. The 51-year-old actor, who plays Larry David's long-serving...

Steven Spielberg: 'Lincoln Almost Became A Tv Movie'

Movie mogul Steven Spielberg was almost forced to release his Oscar-winning epic Lincoln as a Tv film after struggling to win support from executives at major movie studios.The director had even entered talks with bosses...

Spielberg: What Happens When Several Megabudget Films Flop?

With Hollywood studios investing mostly in big blockbuster productions, some of them costing $250 million or more, the time may be approaching when several of them flop, causing an implosion in the movie industry, Steven...

Critics And Public Agree On Season's Top Shows

For once the nation's leading critics and the public at large were seemingly in agreement. The CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory, television's highest-rated comedy series, won the Critics Choice award for best comedy Monday...

Game Of Thrones Season 3 Finale Is Most Pirated Tv Episode

Game Of Thrones has landed a dubious honour - the popular series' season three finale has become the most pirated Tv episode of all time.Website bosses at TorrentFreak.com noted that the drama's latest episode, which...

Christina Ricci To Play Lizzie Borden

Christina Ricci is taking on the infamous role of accused axe-murderer Lizzie Borden in a new Tv drama.The Addams Family star will tackle the lead role in a new small screen biopic of Borden, who...

Wga Names Sopranos Best-written Series Ever

The HBO gang drama The Sopranos has been named the best-written U.S. TV series in history in a list of the top 101 shows selected by the Writers Guild of America. Seinfeld ranked No. 2....

Liberace Movie A Hit For Hbo

Aided by solid reviews earlier in the week at the Cannes Film Festival, where it participated in the competition, director Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra produced the highest ratings for an HBO original movie in...

Rob Lowe Suffered For His Craft In Behind The Candelabra

Rob Lowe suffered for his art while filming new Tv movie Behind The Candelabra because the tape used to give the actor a superficial brow lift gave him migraines.The former The West Wing star underwent...

Soderbergh Put His Candelabra "Rushes" On The Web

reaking new ground in film production, Steven Soderbergh used the Internet to keep his cast and crew apprised of what he was up to during the shooting of Behind the Candelabra. At a news conference...

Michael Douglas Breaks Down In Tears At Cannes Film Festival

Michael Douglas was overcome with emotion as he promoted his new movie Behind The Candelabra at the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday (21May13).The actor, who plays flamboyant pianist Liberace in the drama, cried as he...

Michael Douglas Stuns As Liberace In 'Behind The Candelabra' [Trailer & Pictures]

Michael Douglas as Liberace in Behind The CandelabraSteven Soderbergh lands in sunny Cannes this week with his HBO movie Behind the Candelabra, a biopic of the flamboyant pianist Liberace, played by Michael Douglas. The American...

Lena Dunham Spearheading New York City Hospital Fundraiser

Girls creator Lena Dunham is spearheading a fundraiser to benefit a mental health facility in a New York City hospital.The writer/actress, who was diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder (Ocd) as a young girl, will take...

When Lena Dunham Met Sarah Jessica Parker At The Met Ball [Pictures]

What could possibly happen should Lena Dunham ever meet her hero Sarah Jessica Parker? That's what fans of the Girls star have asked themselves over the past year, but the waiting is finally up: the...

Dwayne Johnson Reteams With Mark Wahlberg For Tv Show

Dwayne Johnson is eyeing a move to the small screen after signing up for a new Tv series with his Pain & Gain co-star Mark Wahlberg.The wrestler-turned-actor will play the lead role in the new...

Hbo Go Won't Go It Alone

HBO's Game of Thrones may have become the most pirated television series of 2012. HBO GO passcodes may have become valuable currency among subscsribers' family and friends. And an HBO fan may have set up...

John Legend Producing Gritty Tv Drama

Singer/songwriter John Legend is set to tap into his personal experiences of the music industry for a new U.S. Tv series.The Get Lifted hitmaker has teamed with producer/director Tony Krantz to develop and executive produce...

Steven Soderbergh's Behind The Candelabra To Compete For Palme D'or At Cannes

Director Steven Soderbergh will bow out of the movie industry with a bang - his Liberace biopic Behind The Candelabra has been nominated for the top prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.The movie, starring...

Robert De Niro's Film About His Late Father Picked Up

Robert De Niro's new film about his late father has been snapped up by bosses at cable Tv network Hbo.The movie star is the producer of filmmaker Perri Peltz's documentary, The Education of Dee Dee...

Analysts Disagree About Future Of Netflix

Two financial analysts issued widely divergent views of Netflix's potential on Monday. B. Riley & Co. analyst Eric Wold noted that while Netflix has a clear lead in streaming -- mostly TV reruns, older movies,...

Cnn Ratings Heat Up For Anthony Bourdain Series

TV chef Anthony Bourdain's new series on CNN, Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, debuted on Sunday with 747,000 viewers of whom 282,000 were in the 25-54 age group, the demo advertisers prize when it comes to...

The Bible: Already Out On Home Video

In what is perhaps the fastest turn-around from TV series to home-video release in history, 20th Century Fox Home Video has released the History Channel's 10-hour miniseries The Bible on DVD ($59.95) and Blu-ray Disc...

Nora Ephron's Son To Make Documentary About Her Life

Late filmmaker Nora Ephron is to be the subject of a new Tv documentary created by her journalist son.Jacob Bernstein is to direct and co-produce Hbo movie Everything Is Copy, an "intimate portrait" of the...

Christopher Abbott Abruptly Leaves 'Girls' After "Issues" With Lena Dunham

Just when things were hotting up between Christopher Abbott's character Charlie and Allison Williams' Marnie on HBO series Girls, the actor has abruptly left the series due to issues he was having with creator Lena...

Game Of Thrones Piracy? Hbo Exec Says, Who Cares?

One day after Britain's Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT) spoke out against the extensive pirating of HBO's Game of Thrones -- it reportedly was the most illegally downloaded TV series of 2012 -- the head...

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