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11 stars of classic '90s teen movies: Where are they now?

24 January 2015 1:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Charlie Lyne's documentary Beyond Clueless harks back to the classic teen movies that shaped the '90s.

Featuring narration from The Craft's Fairuza Balk (and with clips of Robin Tunney, Devon Sawa and co), it made us feel a sudden pang of nostalgia and sent us on our own trip down memory lane to find out where they - and the rest of the '90s teen movie crew - are now.

So, here are 11 stars from some of our favourite '90s teen movies, and what they've gone on to do since:

1. Devon Sawa - Idle Hands (1999)

Dreamy Devon Sawa starred as lazy stoner Anton Tobias - who turns mass murderer after his hand becomes possessed - in the horror comedy Idle Hands.

He went on to play teenage prophet of doom Alex Browning in Final Destination (2000), and appeared as similarly unstable Stan in Eminem's controversial music »

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Emmy Rossum on Sinking Her Teeth in Early Film Role and ‘Shameless’ Lessons

16 January 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

As wild child Fiona Gallagher on “Shameless,” which returns for its fifth season this month, Emmy Rossum has shown off some serious comedic chops along with dramatic flair. But it was her singing voice that would land her a role in “Songcatcher,” a first mention in Variety — and take her to the Sundance Film Festival.

Did you see this review when it ran?

I remember how excited I was to see my name in Variety. I remember the picture, too, because I don’t remember it having been taken. It was one of those candid moments when I was methoding. I always really liked it because it was taken at a moment when I wasn’t trying to look like anything.

How did you get the part?

I was singing in the Metropolitan Opera children’s chorus, from age 7 to 13. The producers making “Songcatcher” came to the opera to audition young singers. »

- Debra Birnbaum

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Emmy Rossum on Sinking Her Teeth in Early Film Role and ‘Shameless’ Lessons

16 January 2015 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

As wild child Fiona Gallagher on “Shameless,” which returns for its fifth season this month, Emmy Rossum has shown off some serious comedic chops along with dramatic flair. But it was her singing voice that would land her a role in “Songcatcher,” a first mention in Variety — and take her to the Sundance Film Festival.

Did you see this review when it ran?

I remember how excited I was to see my name in Variety. I remember the picture, too, because I don’t remember it having been taken. It was one of those candid moments when I was methoding. I always really liked it because it was taken at a moment when I wasn’t trying to look like anything.

How did you get the part?

I was singing in the Metropolitan Opera children’s chorus, from age 7 to 13. The producers making “Songcatcher” came to the opera to audition young singers. »

- Debra Birnbaum

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27 Things We Learned From Clint Eastwood’s Mystic River Commentary

12 January 2015 8:00 AM, PST | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

Clint Eastwood‘s latest film, American Sniper, opens wide this week on its way to some possible (and probable) Oscar nominations, and while I haven’t seen it yet I hope it’s a return to quality filmmaking. It’s been some time since he’s directed a truly engrossing and entertaining film, and one of his last was 2003’s Mystic River. The film, adapted from Dennis Lehane’s bestselling novel, is a Boston-set crime story involving three men who were once childhood friends. It’s a tale of loss, revenge and secret pains, and a major part of its dramatic effect is due to the three leads. Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon and Tim Robbins deliver stand-out performances, and it’s the latter two who recorded a commentary track for the film. Eastwood doesn’t appear all that interested in the idea of commentaries judging by his numerous home video releases. Keep »

- Rob Hunter

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Jack Black’s new show The Brink to air on HBO this summer

10 January 2015 1:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It’s been a while since we have seen Jack Black on the screen, but that is set to change this year as HBO has announced that the actor’s new 10-episode show The Brink will air this summer, with a cast that also includes Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption) and Pablo Schreiber (The Wire) and a host of others including Sin City’s Carla Gugino and The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi.

Created by Roberto Benabib and Kim Benabib, the epic dark comedy series focuses on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate, desperate men, Here’s the official synopsis…

When a rogue general seizes control of Pakistan and its nuclear arsenal, the fate of the world rests on the shoulders of three improbable Americans: Secretary of State Walter Larson (Robbins), lowly Foreign Service officer Alex Talbot (Black) and ace Navy fighter pilot Zeke Tilson (Schreiber). From »

- Scott J. Davis

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Bob's Burgers Has Been Renewed For Season 6

9 January 2015 12:50 PM, PST | BuzzSugar | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Fox renews the Emmy-winning Bob's Burgers for its sixth season - HitFix This Walking Dead character may be in the spinoff - HuffPost Entertainment Catch up on Girls before the new season premieres - Vulture Find out which classic '80s movie is getting a sequel - Moviefone This Ant-Man trailer spoof is pretty hilarious - Cracked What you missed on the 100th episode of Parenthood - BuddyTV Jack Black and Tim Robbins's comedy will hit HBO this Summer - Splitsider 30 reasons why Delena is the best part of Tvd - The Vampire Diaries Lena Dunham cracks up Jimmy Fallon with a one-liner - Popsugar Celebrity »

- Kelsey-Kennick

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'Game of Thrones' Season Five Premiere to Spill Blood in April

9 January 2015 5:59 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

As half the nation is shrouded by below-freezing temperatures, HBO promised this week that "winter is coming" in the middle of April: Game of Thrones will return for its fifth season on April 12th. HBO tweeted the show's premiere date on Thursday, adding that acclaimed comedies Veep and Silicon Valley will also come back on the same day to bring some levity to what promises to be another bloody season in Westeros.

Before Game of Thrones launches its fifth season, fans can check out the final two episodes of Season »

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HBO series The Brink starring Jack Black and Tim Robbins hits this summer

9 January 2015 4:41 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

You may recall a show by the name of The Brink that was set to star Jack Black and Tim Robbins on HBO. It's been some time since we've received news about it but rest assured it's coming, and it's been announced that it's coming this summer. The 10-episode political satire will also star Pablo Schreiber (The Wire) and follow three individuals as they attempt to navigate through a geopolitical crisis and avoid World War III. Here's the »

- Sean Wist

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The Brink: HBO Series Debuts Summer 2015

8 January 2015 11:13 PM, PST | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

HBO has released some additional information about their new comedy, The Brink. Starring Jack Black, Tim Robbins, and Pablo Schreiber, the 10 episode season will debut some time next summer.

Here's their press release:

New Comedy Series The Brink, Starring Jack Black, Tim Robbins And Pablo Schreiber, Debuts This Summer, Exclusively On HBO

Jerry Weintraub, Roberto Benabib And Jay Roach Executive Produce

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Producers of HBO’s The Brink Dismiss Fears of Attack, Offense

8 January 2015 9:20 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Reporters on Thursday pressed the producers of HBO's upcoming political satire The Brink on whether the show would be offensive or spark any sort of attack from an extremist group, as Brink is set in Pakistan and features a plot about a potential world war. At the end of December, Pakistan slammed Homeland for its portrayal of the country, and earlier this week, the French weekly Charlie Hebdo suffered a tragic attack over its political cartoons. Variety and Deadline both reported that producers and stars from the show said "no" to such lines of questioning, with a certain air of fearlessness, at an HBO Television Critics Association panel.The dark comedy — which stars Jack Black, Tim Robbins, and Pablo Schreiber as Americans trying to contain a rogue general and Pakistan's nuclear arsenal — premieres this summer. "We made it for entertainment value," said executive producer Jerry Weintraub, according to Variety. »

- Sean Fitz-Gerald

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Producers of HBO’s ‘The Brink’ Dismiss Fear of Attack Over Middle East Setting

8 January 2015 6:39 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Producers and stars of HBO’s “The Brink” were asked Thursday whether they are concerned that the terrorism theme of their upcoming comedy would make them a potential target of an extremist group in the wake of the deadly attack in Paris on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hedbo.

The answer was a defiant no.

“We made it for entertainment value,” exec producer Jerry Weintraub said during HBO’s presentation at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena. “No fear on this stage.”

Weintraub emphasized the importance of Hollywood creatives asserting their right to free speech, even in the face of threats. Reporters during the session noted that Showtime’s portrayal of politics in Pakistan during the fourth season of “Homeland” was criticized by many in that nation. “Brink” is also set in Pakistan.

When asked how he thinks “they” will react to his satirical political series, Weintraub turned the question around. »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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HBO's 'The Brink': What the Jack Black, Tim Robbins Comedy Isn't ('The Daily Show') and What It Is

8 January 2015 6:11 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Created by Roberto and Kim Benabib, and executive produced by Jerry Weintraub, Roberto Benabib and Jay Roach, HBO's "The Brink" stars Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Aasif Mandvi and Pablo Schreiber (most recently quite memorable as Pornstache on "Orange is the New Black") as part of an ensemble caught up in geopolitical turmoil on a global scale.  Read More: Watch: HBO Sneaks 'Westworld,' 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 in Annual Ad HBO has labeled "The Brink" a dark comedy, but bleak would be more accurate -- the first two episodes screened for critics are tonally on a level with "Dr. Strangelove." This, it turns out, is not a coincidence, as the cast and producers revealed at the winter TCA press tour today. The creators got inspired by a museum trip. Roberto Benabib, who wrote the pilot with his brother Kim, credited the initial inspiration for "Brink" to visiting »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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TCA press tour preview: Hello 'Better Call Saul,' goodbye 'Mad Men' & 'Parks and Rec'

7 January 2015 8:45 AM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

We're about 15 minutes from the start of the winter 2015 Television Critics Association press tour, or TCA for short. If you've been following me for a while, you know all the ins and outs of press tour. If you haven't, the primer that I published again back in the summer is still very useful(*). (*) Tweeting a link to that primer last night led a fellow TCA member to unearth this picture of me inadvertently photobombing a young, unknown Jennifer Lawrence, back when she played Bill Engvall's daughter on a short-lived TBS sitcom. Press tour is a strange place, man. I actually won't be there for the tour's first few days, or its last few, as I'm trying to cut down the amount of time I'm away from my family, but Fienberg will be there today, and for virtually the entire tour (look for coverage on his blog), and I wanted »

- Alan Sepinwall

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