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The Seattle Times
Your guide to the blockbuster summer movies of 2016animals stay home in their Manhattan apartment building. Idris Elba, you guys.
Your guide to the blockbuster summer movies of 2016
The Seattle Times / Posted an hour ago
animals stay home in their Manhattan apartment building. Idris Elba, you guys. The third installment in this franchise’s J.J. Abrams reboot (this time directed by Justin Lin) introduces a new villain. Elsewhere on the space front, “The Space... Read more
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Variety
‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ New Photos Show Off Ship, Vintage Helmet“Star Wars” movies and moving away from the helmets used in “Star Wars: A Force
‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ New Photos Show Off Ship, Vintage Helmet
Variety / Posted 2 hours ago
“Star Wars” movies and moving away from the helmets used in “Star Wars: A Force Awakens.” “Force Awakens” was directed by J.J. Abrams. Last year, Abrams’ longtime friend Greg Grunberg told the Washington Post that Abrams regrets not sitting in the... Read more
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indieWIRE
Why Movie Theaters Are Healthier Than You Think (Podcast)Animation a Sexy Buy Mindy Kaling on Why Moving to Hulu Has Made 'The Mindy Pr
Why Movie Theaters Are Healthier Than You Think (Podcast)
indieWIRE / Posted 2 hours ago
Animation a Sexy Buy Mindy Kaling on Why Moving to Hulu Has Made 'The Mindy Project' More Emmy-Worthy Than Ever J.J. Abrams Tells Young Female Filmmakers To Trust Their Own Voices Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Gets Compared To Famous Films in... Read more
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/Film
Mark Hamill Heads to Star Wars Celebration, a Death Star Fire Pit, and New Star Wars Land DetailsDaisy’s was a great female character, which was good. But I think in the castin
Mark Hamill Heads to Star Wars Celebration, a Death Star Fire Pit, and New Star Wars Land Details
/Film / Posted 2 hours ago
Daisy’s was a great female character, which was good. But I think in the casting department, and very much [director] J.J. [Abrams] and [producer] Kathy Kennedy, they were incredibly aware that they didn’t want to make a film without a black... Read more
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Salon.com
Failing the “DuVernay Test”: 6 signs your on-screen black character is a tired stereotypething the two have in common is melanin, if this weren’t always the story. For
Failing the “DuVernay Test”: 6 signs your on-screen black character is a tired stereotype
Salon.com / Posted 3 hours ago
thing the two have in common is melanin, if this weren’t always the story. For instance, let’s examine “Felicity.” In the J.J. Abrams-produced drama, our curly-haired protagonist gets to have complicated relationships with two men: Ben (Scott... Read more
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/Film
'The Family Fang' Jason Bateman Interviewsomebody like a Steven Spielberg did that for years. There’s not a ton of filmm
'The Family Fang' Jason Bateman Interview
/Film / Posted 4 hours ago
somebody like a Steven Spielberg did that for years. There’s not a ton of filmmakers today that occupy that space. I mean, J.J. Abrams is certainly doing it. David O. Russell has been doing it lately. The Coen Brothers have been making great movies... Read more
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The Hindu
10 Cloverfield Lane reviewtook place before/ after/ around Snow White and the Huntsman last week and now
10 Cloverfield Lane review
The Hindu / Posted 5 hours ago
took place before/ after/ around Snow White and the Huntsman last week and now we have 10 Cloverfield Lane, which producer J.J. Abrams calls a spiritual successor to 2008’s Cloverfield. 10 Cloverfield Lane starts with Michelle having an argument... Read more
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Philly.com
This summer: It's the attack of the reboot blockbusterof the final frontier, Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) and crew find themselves stran
This summer: It's the attack of the reboot blockbuster
Philly.com / Posted 5 hours ago
of the final frontier, Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) and crew find themselves stranded on an inhospitable planet in the third J.J. Abrams-produced reboot and the 13th Trek movie overall. Jason Bourne (July 29) Matt Damon, claiming he "remembers... Read more
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examiner.com
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is No. 1 in movie digital sales/rentals againmovies rented through traditional TV outlets.) In the blockbuster sci-fi sequel
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is No. 1 in movie digital sales/rentals again
examiner.com / Posted 14 hours ago
movies rented through traditional TV outlets.) In the blockbuster sci-fi sequel “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (directed by J.J. Abrams), it is 30 years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, and the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo... Read more
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New Kerala
'10 Cloverfield Lane': A manipulated horror ( - newkerala.com #55688never satiating, "10 Cloverfield Lane", is a horror film with a sensationally f
'10 Cloverfield Lane': A manipulated horror ( - newkerala.com #55688
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
never satiating, "10 Cloverfield Lane", is a horror film with a sensationally fabled narrative. A near-sequel to producer J.J. Abrams' 2008 release "Cloverfield", this one bears virtually no formulaic or stylistic resemblance to its... Read more
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indieWIRE
J.J. Abrams Tells Young Female Filmmakers To Trust Their Own VoicesAs one of the busiest and most in demand filmmakers working today, J.J. Abrams
J.J. Abrams Tells Young Female Filmmakers To Trust Their Own Voices
indieWIRE / Posted yesterday
As one of the busiest and most in demand filmmakers working today, J.J. Abrams had much to share with a new generation of storytellers at the fifth annual Archer Film Festival in Los Angeles, a festival that exclusively serves to empower young female... Read more
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11 News Houston
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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First Coast News
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
First Coast News / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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KTVB Boise
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
KTVB Boise / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WCNC Charlotte / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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USA Today
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
USA Today / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for
For the Record: Guess who's back? Carly's back!
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
defense. (That's his signature move now, right? Making other countries pay for stuff is to Trump what lens flares are to J.J. Abrams.) Don't call it the Trump Doctrine, though. "It won't be the Trump Doctrine because in life you have to be... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Whitney Houston Doc in the Works From Oscar Winner Kevin Macdonaldmany measures she had the greatest voice of the last 50 years," said Macdonald,
Whitney Houston Doc in the Works From Oscar Winner Kevin Macdonald
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
many measures she had the greatest voice of the last 50 years," said Macdonald, who recently directed the pilot episode of J.J. Abrams' science fiction thriller series 11.22.63. "She changed the way pop music was sung - bringing it back full circle... Read more
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Variety
Entertainment Education: Schools On The Moveof courtesy syracuse dept. of VPA Sarah Lawrence College Yonkers, N.Y. The c
Entertainment Education: Schools On The Move
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
of courtesy syracuse dept. of VPA Sarah Lawrence College Yonkers, N.Y. The college, whose notable graduates include J.J. Abrams and new SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris, combines the experience of a liberal arts college with the vast... Read more
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Daily Mail
Evan Rachel Wood and Anthony Hopkins film Westworldnew TV thriller series is being created by Lisa Joy and Dark Knight and Interst
Evan Rachel Wood and Anthony Hopkins film Westworld
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
new TV thriller series is being created by Lisa Joy and Dark Knight and Interstellar co-writer Jonathan Nolan - with J.J. Abrams on board as an executive producer. Not a romantic western: Westworld - which also stars Ed Harris, Thandie... Read more
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Breitbart
Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards Swept by Anti-SJW Authors — Again!Century Fox) (S) Star Wars: The Force Awakens written by Lawrence Kasdan, J. J
Sci-Fi’s Hugo Awards Swept by Anti-SJW Authors — Again!
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
Century Fox) (S) Star Wars: The Force Awakens written by Lawrence Kasdan, J. J. Abrams, and Michael Arndt, directed by J.J. Abrams (Lucasfilm Ltd.; Bad Robot Productions; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) DRAMATIC PRESENTATION (SHORT FORM)... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Daisy Ridley in Talks to Star in Holocaust Drama 'The Lost Wife'and putting together financing. Ridley recently signed on to star in Marielle
Daisy Ridley in Talks to Star in Holocaust Drama 'The Lost Wife'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
and putting together financing. Ridley recently signed on to star in Marielle Heller’s Kolma, which Force Awakens helmer J.J. Abrams is producing for Paramount. She will reprise her role as Rey in the next Star Wars outing, Episode VIII, which... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Daisy Ridley in Talks to Star in Marc Forster's Holocaust Drama 'The Lost Wife'and putting together financing. Ridley recently signed on to star in Marielle
Daisy Ridley in Talks to Star in Marc Forster's Holocaust Drama 'The Lost Wife'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
and putting together financing. Ridley recently signed on to star in Marielle Heller’s Kolma, which Force Awakens helmer J.J. Abrams is producing for Paramount. She will reprise her role as Rey in the next Star Wars outing, Episode VIII, which... Read more
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Variety
‘Star Wars’ Actress Daisy Ridley to Star in Drama ‘The Lost Wife’Wars” franchise. She recently signed on to star in the remake of the Israeli pi
‘Star Wars’ Actress Daisy Ridley to Star in Drama ‘The Lost Wife’
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
Wars” franchise. She recently signed on to star in the remake of the Israeli pic “Kolma” with “The Force Awakens” director J.J. Abrams producing and Marielle Heller directing. Robbie Brenner is producing “The Lost Wife,” based on the book by... Read more
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Wired News
Cantina Talk: Episode VIII Will Be Weirdrevival of the old Expanded Universe, here is a nice roundup of stories from th
Cantina Talk: Episode VIII Will Be Weird
Wired News / Posted 3 days ago
revival of the old Expanded Universe, here is a nice roundup of stories from the Star Wars universe that actually exists.J.J. Abrams Says Too Much About Rey’s Parents Source: Abrams himself during a public appearance Probability of Accuracy:... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'Fargo' Creator Noah Hawley Signs First-Look Film Deal With 20th Century Foxshe in 2011. Among the projects she oversaw were the upcoming comedy Keeping Up
'Fargo' Creator Noah Hawley Signs First-Look Film Deal With 20th Century Fox
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
she in 2011. Among the projects she oversaw were the upcoming comedy Keeping Up With the Joneses, starring Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis, and the award-winning documentary He Named Me Malala. Before that, she was an exec at J.J. Abrams' Bad... Read more
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Darien News-Review
‘Fargo’ Creator Noah Hawley Signs Overall Film Deal With 20th Century FoxShe began at Parkes+MacDonald as a creative executive in 2011. Prior to Parkes
‘Fargo’ Creator Noah Hawley Signs Overall Film Deal With 20th Century Fox
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
She began at Parkes+MacDonald as a creative executive in 2011. Prior to Parkes+MacDonald, Kittay spent five years at J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot, where she worked on hit movies such as “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,” “Star Trek,” “Super 8”... Read more
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Variety
Noah Hawley Signs First-Look Deal With Foxdocumentary “He Named Me Malala” at Fox Searchlight. She began at Parkes+MacDon
Noah Hawley Signs First-Look Deal With Fox
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
documentary “He Named Me Malala” at Fox Searchlight. She began at Parkes+MacDonald in 2011. Kittay spent five years at J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot where she worked on “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,” “Super 8,” “Stark Trek” and “Cloverfield”... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Fargo’ Creator Noah Hawley Signs Overall Film Deal With 20th Century FoxShe began at Parkes+MacDonald as a creative executive in 2011. Prior to Parkes
‘Fargo’ Creator Noah Hawley Signs Overall Film Deal With 20th Century Fox
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
She began at Parkes+MacDonald as a creative executive in 2011. Prior to Parkes+MacDonald, Kittay spent five years at J.J. Abrams‘ Bad Robot, where she worked on hit movies such as “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,” “Star Trek,” “Super 8”... Read more
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/Film
Clint Eastwood's Sully Shot on IMAX Cameras, Almost Entirelytitle role, but some interesting new details about the movie have just surfaced
Clint Eastwood's Sully Shot on IMAX Cameras, Almost Entirely
/Film / Posted 4 days ago
title role, but some interesting new details about the movie have just surfaced. While filmmakers like Christopher Nolan, J.J. Abrams, and Zack Snyder have dabbled with shooting parts of their feature films on IMAX cameras, it will be Clint... Read more
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Sun Star
Actors in Time’s most influentialunique aspect of the Time 100 is that descriptions are written by their peers.
Actors in Time’s most influential
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
unique aspect of the Time 100 is that descriptions are written by their peers. In the case of Miranda, director J.J. Abrams wrote the piece about him. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens director said of Miranda: “Knowing the man,... Read more
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IGN
George Lucas Says This Character Is Actually the Narrator of Star Warscourse, R2-D2 being the narrator of Star Wars isn't the only theory floating ar
George Lucas Says This Character Is Actually the Narrator of Star Wars
IGN / Posted 6 days ago
course, R2-D2 being the narrator of Star Wars isn't the only theory floating around about the popular space opera. J.J. Abrams recently stoked the fire by offering cryptic comments about Rey's parents. Michael Passalacqua is a freelance... Read more
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/Film
Diary of a Teenage Girl Helmer to Tackle Gay Rights DramaIt is a great week to be Marielle Heller. Just days after we heard she’d be tea
Diary of a Teenage Girl Helmer to Tackle Gay Rights Drama
/Film / Posted 7 days ago
It is a great week to be Marielle Heller. Just days after we heard she’d be teaming up with J.J. Abrams and Daisy Ridley for Kolma, the Diary of a Teenage Girl helmer has added another promising project to her to-do list. She’ll write and direct a... Read more
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