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CTV News
Steven Spielberg, Mark Rylance team up for trio of films"Ready Player One," a science-fiction thriller due out next year, Rylance has s
Steven Spielberg, Mark Rylance team up for trio of films
CTV News / Posted yesterday
"Ready Player One," a science-fiction thriller due out next year, Rylance has signed up to star as Pope Pius IX in the Tony Kushner-scripted "The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara." But first, Rylance stars in "The BFG" (out July 1), Spielberg's... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Super Senior: Mimi Bairdcompany has picked up the rights and Mimi says part of the movie will be filmed
Super Senior: Mimi Baird
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted yesterday
company has picked up the rights and Mimi says part of the movie will be filmed here in Woodstock. Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner is writing the screenplay. "It's going to be as authentic as the book is and they have given their word on it,"... Read more
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Washington City Paper
All the Way, Reviewed: This production often feels like an all-night cram session before the final exam.after alienating much of his own party though that commitment. Like Steven Spie
All the Way, Reviewed: This production often feels like an all-night cram session before the final exam.
Washington City Paper / Posted 4 days ago
after alienating much of his own party though that commitment. Like Steven Spielberg’s film Lincoln (scripted by playwright Tony Kushner and released the same year All the Way was first performed), it wades through the sordid dealings and queasy... Read more
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J Weekly
Spielberg to direct film about Jewish couple’s fight to regain sonsecretly being baptized. The script for “The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara” wa
Spielberg to direct film about Jewish couple’s fight to regain son
J Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
secretly being baptized. The script for “The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara” was written by Tony Award-winning playwright Tony Kushner based on the nonfiction book by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Kertzer. The 1997 book tells the story of a... Read more
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Mashable
Patti Smith to Ethan Hawke: You 'have the worst f*cking job in the world'got an Oscar for Lincoln, Hawke said, but he had all the tools to get to that g
Patti Smith to Ethan Hawke: You 'have the worst f*cking job in the world'
Mashable / Posted 15 days ago
got an Oscar for Lincoln, Hawke said, but he had all the tools to get to that golden statue. "Give me Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner, a part like Lincoln and the best master craftsmen of every profession, and I’ll do a pretty good job, too,"... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Patti Smith Explains Why Acting "Is the Worst F---ing Job in the World" | Tribeca Film Festival 2016size. “They give him an Oscar for [Daniel Day Lewis in Lincoln] because he was
Patti Smith Explains Why Acting "Is the Worst F---ing Job in the World" | Tribeca Film Festival 2016
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
size. “They give him an Oscar for [Daniel Day Lewis in Lincoln] because he was great in it. But give me Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner, a part like Lincoln and the best master craftsmen of every profession, and I’ll do a pretty good job too. But... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Austin Pendleton’s best rolecut it down and tighten it up. In addition to his teaching, Pendletown is curr
Austin Pendleton’s best role
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 16 days ago
cut it down and tighten it up. In addition to his teaching, Pendletown is currently directing a workshop of a new play by Tony Kushner (“Angels in America”). RECORD STORE DAY WON’T BE QUITE THE SAME IN NILES Saturday is National Record Store... Read more
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/Film
Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara Reunites Mark Rylance and Steven Spielbergafter being secretly baptized by a family servant. The film was said to reteam
Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara Reunites Mark Rylance and Steven Spielberg
/Film / Posted 18 days ago
after being secretly baptized by a family servant. The film was said to reteam Spielberg with Lincoln and Munich writer Tony Kushner, and now the project will have another reunion for the director as well. Mark Rylance, who just won an Oscar... Read more
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Evening Standard
Mark Rylance to star in Steven Spielberg’s next filminternational scandal at the time, Mortara went on to become a priest in the Au
Mark Rylance to star in Steven Spielberg’s next film
Evening Standard / Posted 18 days ago
international scandal at the time, Mortara went on to become a priest in the Augustinian order. Award-winning screenwriter Tony Kushner, who won an Oscar for Lincoln, has written the script. Spielberg is expected to start work on the new film... Read more
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IGN
Spielberg Sets Next Film Before Indiana Jones 5Sandwiched between Ready Player One and Indiana Jones 5. Adapted by Tony Kushn
Spielberg Sets Next Film Before Indiana Jones 5
IGN / Posted 18 days ago
Sandwiched between Ready Player One and Indiana Jones 5. Adapted by Tony Kushner (Lincoln, Munich) from the David Kertzer novel of the same name, The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara will slide into Spielberg's schedule before Indiana Jones V. A... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Steven Spielberg to Tackle 'The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' as Next FilmMark Rylance is set to star and Tony Kushner, who worked on 'Lincoln' and 'Muni
Steven Spielberg to Tackle 'The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' as Next Film
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 18 days ago
Mark Rylance is set to star and Tony Kushner, who worked on 'Lincoln' and 'Munich,' wrote the script. Steven Spielberg will tackle his long-gestating religious period drama The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara after he wraps Ready Player One, setting... Read more
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Variety
Mark Rylance to Reteam With Steven Spielberg in ‘The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara’Spielberg would shoot the film in the first quarter of 2017 after he finishes p
Mark Rylance to Reteam With Steven Spielberg in ‘The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara’
Variety / Posted 18 days ago
Spielberg would shoot the film in the first quarter of 2017 after he finishes production on “Ready Player One.” Tony Kushner is penning the script. The story of a young Jewish boy in Bologna, Italy in 1858 who, having been secretly baptized, is... Read more
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The China Post
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrantssongwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Ke
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants
The China Post / Posted 22 days ago
songwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, in consultation with playwright Tony Kushner. The year's recipient is announced every Feb. 22, the anniversary of the late senator's birth. "Hamilton"... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speechsongwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Ke
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speech
Daily Herald / Posted 22 days ago
songwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, in consultation with playwright Tony Kushner. The year's recipient is announced every Feb. 22, the anniversary of the late senator's birth. "Hamilton"... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speechsongwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy’s sister, Ambassador Jean Ke
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speech
Manila Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
songwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy’s sister, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, in consultation with playwright Tony Kushner. The year’s recipient is announced every Feb. 22, the anniversary of the late senator’s birth. “Hamilton”... Read more
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NBC New York
'Hamilton' Creator Celebrates Immigrants in Kennedy Prize Speechsongwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Ke
'Hamilton' Creator Celebrates Immigrants in Kennedy Prize Speech
NBC New York / Posted 22 days ago
songwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, in consultation with playwright Tony Kushner. The year's recipient is announced every Feb. 22, the anniversary of the late senator's birth. "Hamilton"... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speechsongwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Ke
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speech
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 22 days ago
songwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, in consultation with playwright Tony Kushner. The year's recipient is announced every Feb. 22, the anniversary of the late senator's birth. "Hamilton"... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speechsongwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Ke
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speech
WSMV Nashville / Posted 23 days ago
songwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, in consultation with playwright Tony Kushner. The year's recipient is announced every Feb. 22, the anniversary of the late senator's birth. "Hamilton"... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speechsongwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Ke
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speech
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 days ago
songwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, in consultation with playwright Tony Kushner. The year's recipient is announced every Feb. 22, the anniversary of the late senator's birth. "Hamilton"... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speechsongwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Ke
Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates immigrants in prize speech
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 23 days ago
songwriting. The prize was established by Kennedy's sister, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, in consultation with playwright Tony Kushner. The year's recipient is announced every Feb. 22, the anniversary of the late senator's birth. "Hamilton"... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
“Angels in America" in Springfield, at Clark StateThe AIDS epidemic struck the world without warning in the 1980s. Another blinds
“Angels in America" in Springfield, at Clark State
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 24 days ago
The AIDS epidemic struck the world without warning in the 1980s. Another blindside came when playwright Tony Kushner captured the way people — homosexual and straight — dealt with it at the time with his 1993 drama masterpiece “Angels in America: A... Read more
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/Film
Denzel Washington Directing Fences Adaptationcollaborate, but at the moment, he’s giving Fences the big screen treatment, wi
Denzel Washington Directing Fences Adaptation
/Film / Posted 25 days ago
collaborate, but at the moment, he’s giving Fences the big screen treatment, with the help of Angels in America playwright Tony Kushner. Kushner, who also wrote Munich and Lincoln, is an associate producer on the project. Filming will begin in... Read more
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Variety
Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby Reprising Roles in ‘Fences’ Movie AdaptationCory, and younger brother Gabriel — an ex-soldier who suffered an injury to the
Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby Reprising Roles in ‘Fences’ Movie Adaptation
Variety / Posted 26 days ago
Cory, and younger brother Gabriel — an ex-soldier who suffered an injury to the head that caused him psychological damage. Tony Kushner is polishing Wilson’s script. Production starts this month. Williamson, who is repped by Paradigm Talent Agency... Read more
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Op-Ed News
As NY primary approaches, Clinton and Sanders separate, somewhat, on Israelin the world, and it compares Hamas to ISIS frequently. Clinton has a high-pro
As NY primary approaches, Clinton and Sanders separate, somewhat, on Israel
Op-Ed News / Posted 27 days ago
in the world, and it compares Hamas to ISIS frequently. Clinton has a high-profile downtown surrogate: playwright Tony Kushner is supporting her and defends her appearance at AIPAC. He appeared on Chris Hayes's MSNBC show, and Hayes... Read more

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