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Audra Mcdonald To Reprise Billie Holiday Role For Tv Special

18th December 2014

Actress Audra Mcdonald is set to reprise her role as legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in a Tv special of hit Broadway show Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill.MCDonald won her sixth Tony Award...

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Jennifer Lopez Lands New Year's Eve Tv Special

12th December 2014

Superstar Jennifer Lopez has landed her very own Tv concert special on New Year's Eve (31Dec14).Fans of the On The Floor hitmaker will get to see behind the scenes of her first ever world tour...

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Rick Springfield Joins True Detective Cast

11th December 2014

Singer/actor Rick Springfield is heading back to Tv for a mystery role in the second season of hit miniseries True Detective.The Jessie's Girl hitmaker and General Hospital star took to Twitter.com on Wednesday (10Dec14) and...

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The Normal Heart Sequel In The Works

11th December 2014

The Normal Heart scribe Larry Kramer has confirmed he is in the process of writing a sequel to the acclaimed Aids drama.The Tv adaptation of Kramer's Tony Award-winning play was praised by critics after its...

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'Boardwalk Empire' Team Reassembles For Hbo Rock And Roll Series

By Michael West | 3rd December 2014

Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter are teaming up with Rolling Stones legend Mick Jagger for a new untitled rock and roll series for HBO. The drama series will feature a cast including Bobby Cannavale, Ray...

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Kurt Cobain's Daughter Signs On As Executive Producer Of New Documentary

25th November 2014

Kurt Cobain's daughter has signed on to executive produce the first completely authorised documentary about the tragic Nirvana rocker.Oscar-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen, the man behind the Rolling Stones' Crossfire Hurricane documentary, wrote, produced and directed...

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'Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck' Documentary Coming To Hbo Next Year

By Stephanie Chase | 25th November 2014

HBO have announced they will be airing the first ever 'authorised' documentary on late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Entitled ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’, the film has been directed and produced by Brett Morgen, who...

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Rachel Mcadams & Taylor Kitsch Confirmed For True Detective

24th November 2014

Rachel Mcadams and Taylor Kitsch have been confirmed as Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn's castmates in the second season of True Detective.Hbo bosses in America announced the news on Monday (24Nov14), revealing production on the...

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Fascinating Fact: 4479179

24th November 2014

Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney is set to tackle the Church of Scientology in a documentary inspired by Lawrence Wright's controversial book Going Clear. The Taxi to the Dark Side director has teamed up with bosses...

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Benicio Del Toro And Martin Scorsese To Produce Hernando Cortes Tv Series

19th November 2014

Benicio Del Toro is teaming up with Martin Scorsese to executive produce a Tv series about Spanish conquistador Hernando Cortes.The Traffic star and the Oscar-winning director are developing a project called Cortes through America's Hbo...

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Westworld Tv Series Is A Go For Sir Anthony Hopkins

18th November 2014

A star-studded Tv series adaptation of cult 1973 film Westworld has been given the greenlight by bosses at U.S. cable network Hbo.Sir Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden will head up the cast...

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Sons Of Anarchy Sex Montage Angers Parents Television Council

18th November 2014

Sons Of Anarchy producers have angered officials at America's Parents Television Council by screening a graphic sex montage featuring star Charlie Hunnam.The episode of the motorcycle drama, which aired on the Fx network last Tuesday...

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The Things They Say: 4467298

17th November 2014

"The most fun thing about being pregnant is having those mom hormones flowing around. You're more present in your body and it's making me a better mother for Milo. You become more like a child....

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Meryl Streep To Play Wannabe Opera Diva

22nd October 2014

Meryl Streep has been cast to play wannabe opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins in a new biopic.The Oscar winner will star in a film called Florence, which is based on the true story of New...

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Trailblazing Hbo To Launch Streaming Video Service In 2015

By Michael West | 16th October 2014

Ever keen to get involved in forward-thinking, innovative television, HBO has announced it will launch a streaming video service in 2015 that will not require users to have a cable or satellite subscription. Essentially, it...

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Steve Mcqueen Tips Unknown Actor For Success In New Tv Drama

16th October 2014

Filmmaker Steve Mcqueen has tipped an unknown actor for success after casting him as the lead in his new Tv drama Codes Of Conduct.American-born Devon Terrell, who was raised in Australia, will make his screen...

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Hbo Announces Launch Of Online Streaming Service Next Year

By Ed Biggs | 16th October 2014

Television network HBO have announced that they are to launch a stand-alone online streaming service from next year. The network unveiled the potentially game-changing move on Wednesday.Michelle Fairley, a cast member of HBO's 'Game of...

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Fascinating Fact: 4401299

8th October 2014

A new James Brown documentary produced by Sir Mick Jagger and directed by Alex Gibney is set to be broadcast on America's Hbo cable channel later this month (Oct14). Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James...

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Tom Hanks To Executive Produce Veteran's Day Concert Event For Tv

2nd October 2014

Actor Tom Hanks has teamed with executives at U.S. cable network Hbo to present an all-star concert, which will be televised on America's Veteran's Day next month (11Nov14).The Captain Phillips star will executive produce the...

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Fascinating Fact: 4383953

23rd September 2014

Screenwriter/actress Lena Dunham is turning documentary maker to spotlight the work of a gay-friendly bespoke tailoring firm in Brooklyn, New York. The Girls star will serve as an executive producer on Three Suits, which will...

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Vince Vaughn Joins Farrell For True Detective Series

23rd September 2014

Vince Vaughn will join Colin Farrell for the second season of hit Tv drama True Detective.Hbo bosses confirmed the news on Tuesday (23Sep14) and announced Justin Lin will direct the first two episodes. Production...

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Beyonce And Jay Z Releasing Short Film Trilogy For Concert Special

15th September 2014

Beyonce and Jay Z are releasing a short film trilogy to accompany their Hbo concert special, which will debut in America later this month (Sep14).The married superstars just wrapped their On the Run tour on...

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Jay Z Sparks Rumours Beyonce Is Pregnant With Second Child With Lyric Change

14th September 2014

Rapper Jay Z has sparked rumours his wife Beyonce is pregnant with their second child by reportedly changing the lyrics to his track Beach is Better during a concert in France on Friday (12Sep14).The 99...

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Fascinating Fact: 4369501

12th September 2014

Nicki Minaj stunned Beyonce's French fans on Friday night (12Sep14) when she appeared onstage with her pal at the first of two On the Run Tour shows in Paris. Minaj and Beyonce teamed up to...

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Rachel Mcadams In 'True Detective 2' Talks & Other Cast Rumours

By Elinor Cosgrave | 7th September 2014

Rachel McAdams is rumoured to be in talks with the makers of the second series of True Detective. The 35-year-old Canadian actor is not the only star reportedly being considered and other names in the...

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Flight Of The Conchords Duo To Return For Tv Mini-series

3rd September 2014

Flight Of The Conchords star Jemaine Clement is heading back to the small screen.New Zealand duo Jemaine Clement and Bret MCKenzie wrapped a two-season run of their cult comedy series on America's Hbo network in...

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Tv Bosses Planning Shutter Island Series

25th August 2014

A Tv series based on Martin Scorsese's hit film Shutter Island is reportedly in development by bosses at American network Hbo.Executives are planning to bring Scorsese on board to direct the pilot for Ashecliffe, which...

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Julia Roberts And Husband To Be Honoured

19th August 2014

Actress Julia Roberts and her cameraman husband Danny Moder are set to receive Humanitarian Awards at the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network Respect Awards later this year (14).The Erin Brockovich star and Moder will...

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Creative Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 [Pictures]

By Lenny Barksdale | 19th August 2014

The stars stepped out onto the red carpet for one of the glitziest ceremonies of awards season: the Creative Primetime Emmys.Having previously won for NBC's political drama 'The West Wing' as White House press secretary...

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Beyonce And Jay Z's Joint Tour Grosses $100 Million

6th August 2014

Beyonce and Jay Z's joint summer tour has grossed more than $100 million (£59 million), despite reports of poor ticket sales.The hip-hop supercouple's On the Run Tour ends its U.S. leg on Wednesday (06Aug14) in...

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