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Posted by | January 31, 2018
Film News Roundup: Chrissy Metz to Star in Faith-Based Movie ‘The Impossible’

In today’s film news roundup, Chrissy Metz gets a feature gig, “Los Angeles Overnight” gets a release date, and TriCoast starts an art-house label. CASTING “This Is Us” star Chrissy...

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Posted by | January 31, 2018
‘All the Money in the World’s’ Stacy Martin Joins Natalie Portman in ‘Vox Lux’

Stacy Martin, who recently appeared as J. Paul Getty’s assistant in Sony’s “All the Money in the World,” has joined Natalie Portman and Jude Law in Bold Films’ “Vox Lux.”...

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Posted by | January 31, 2018
L.A. Times Business Editor To Return To Work Thursday After Suspension, Management Shakeup

Kimi Yoshino, the Los Angeles Times business editor unceremoniously suspended last week without a public explanation, is returning to work Thursday. Yoshino, a well-regarded editor, had been suspended by former...

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Posted by | January 31, 2018
Rose McGowan Responds to Weinstein’s Rape Claim Denial: ‘The Gaslighting Will No Longer Be Tolerated’

Rose McGowan has responded to Harvey Weinstein’s denial that he raped the actress at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. The disgraced producer issued a statement through his attorney on Tuesday, describing...

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Posted by | January 31, 2018
CBS Orders Multi-Cam Comedy Pilot From ‘9JKL,’ ‘Last Man on Earth’ Scribes

CBS has given a pilot order to a multi-camera comedy that hails from Tim McAuliffe and Austen Earl, Variety has learned. The untitled series follows a young married couple whose evenings have...

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Posted by | January 31, 2018
Animation Exec Katie Krentz Signs Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

Veteran animation executive Katie Krentz has signed an overall deal with CBS Television Studios. It is the first such agreement for Krentz, who recently wrapped a five-year tenure at Cartoon...

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Posted by | January 31, 2018
‘Riverdale’ Star KJ Apa to Lead Romantic Comedy ‘The Last Summer’

“Riverdale” star KJ Apa has been signed to lead the ensemble cast for Gulfstream Pictures’ romantic comedy “The Last Summer.” Gulfstream principal Bill Bindley is directing from a script he...

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Posted by | January 31, 2018
‘Queer Eye’ Star on Reboot: ‘Helping People is Never Going to Get Old’

An iconic TV series known for its eye-popping makeovers just got one of its own. On Feb. 7, Netflix will unveil eight new one-hour episodes of “Queer Eye” — a...

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Posted by | January 31, 2018
Charlie Walk Placed on Leave by Republic Records After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Republic Records Group president Charlie Walk has been placed on leave in the wake of sexual-misconduct allegations against him in a bombshell open letter posted Monday by Life Lab founder...

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Posted by | January 31, 2018
‘NCIS: New Orleans’ Actress Shalita Grant to Leave Show (EXCLUSIVE)

Shalita Grant, who plays Sonja Percy on “NCIS: New Orleans,” is leaving the drama, Variety has learned exclusively. Sources say the departure is amicable and mutually agreed upon between the...

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