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Bill Clinton on Donald Trump’s Campaign: ‘Let Him Burn Himself Out’

5 hours ago | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance Friday night at the after-party for a special screening of Barry Levinson‘s “Rock the Kasbah” in East Hampton, New York. And it’s no surprise that press in attendance were eager to get the former president’s thoughts on Gop frontrunner Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden. When asked how he thought Trump’s campaign was going, Clinton told Showbiz411: “I think we should let him burn himself out.” Also Read: Jimmy Fallon to Join Caitlyn Jenner, Hillary Clinton on 'Ellen' Premiere Week On Biden potentially jumping into the Democratic presidential race against Hillary Clinton, »

- Joseph Kapsch

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Michelle Pfeiffer reunites with The Family co-star Robert De Niro in HBO's Bernie Madoff movie

22 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Robert De Niro's HBO movie about the Bernie Madoff scandal is getting a major star-power boost with the addition of his Family co-star Michelle Pfeiffer.

The Wizard of Lies will dramatise the rise and fall of the jailed financier, who pulled off the largest Ponzi scheme in Us history.

De Niro is producing the project and will also play Bernie opposite Michelle Pfeiffer as the investor's wife Ruth.

HBO says that The Wizard of Lies will shed light on the "destruction" of Madoff on his victims and his own family.

Alessandro Nivola of American Hustle and Doll & Em is attached to play Bernie and Ruth's late son Mark Madoff.

Director Barry Levinson is adapting Diana B Henriques's book for the small screen.

HBO's television movies comes at the same time as ABC develops a miniseries based on the Madoff scandal, to star Richard Dreyfuss as Bernie and Blythe Danner as his wife Ruth. »

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Bill Murray rocks another trailer for Rock The Kasbah

22 hours ago | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Every once in awhile, all a movie really needs to do is cut Bill Murray loose and let him do his thing. Granted, we've gotten quite a bit of that lately, but come on... Is anyone really complaining? Barry Levinson seems to have done something similar for his latest film Rock The Kasbah, in which Murray tries to get back to being a legitimate music manager when he finds an incredible voice during a... Read More »

- Billy Donnelly

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New Trailer For Bill Murray’s Rock The Kasbah Arrives

28 August 2015 11:56 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

In July, Bill Murray rocked Hall H with his first-ever appearance at Comic Con. Now comes this brand new trailer for Open Road Films’ Rock The Kasbah.

A has-been rock manager from Van Nuys, California stumbles upon a once-in-a-lifetime voice in a remote Afghan cave in Rock the Kasbah, a dramatic comedy inspired by stranger-than-fiction, real-life events and directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson.

Richie Lanz (Bill Murray), dumped and stranded in war-torn Kabul by his last remaining client (Zooey Deschanel), discovers Salima Khan (Leem Lubany), a Pashtun teenager with a beautiful voice and the courageous dream of becoming the first woman to compete on national television in Afghanistan’s version of “American Idol.”

Richie partners with a savvy hooker (Kate Hudson), a pair of hard-partying war profiteers (Danny McBride and Scott Caan) and a hair-trigger mercenary (Bruce Willis) and, braving dangerous cultural prejudices, manages his new protégée into becoming the “Afghan Star. »

- Michelle McCue

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Michelle Pfeiffer reunites with Robert De Niro in HBO's Madoff film 'Wizard of Lies'

28 August 2015 9:52 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Michelle Pfeiffer has joined the cast of "Wizard of Lies," HBO's upcoming movie about the Bernie Madoff scandal. She'll be playing Ruth Madoff, wife to Robert De Niro's Bernie, and mother to Alessandra Nivola's Mark, in a film directed by Barry Levinson. This is the fourth film to feature both Pfeiffer and De Niro, though only the second in which they'll have any kind of meaningful interaction. They were largely in separate parts of "Stardust" and "New Year's Eve," though they played husband and wife in 2013's "The Family." It will also be Pfeiffer's first TV role since an uncredited cameo in an episode of husband David E. Kelley's "Picket Fences." »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Michelle Pfeiffer Cast in HBO’s Bernie Madoff Flick ‘Wizard of Lies’

28 August 2015 9:08 AM, PDT | backstage.com | See recent Backstage news »

HBO’s “Wizard of Lies” has found its new star in Michelle Pfeiffer. The film centered on swindler Bernie Madoff’s infamous Ponzi scheme will feature Robert De Niro as Madoff and Backstage cover star Alessandro Nivola as his older son Mark Madoff. Pfeiffer will play his on-screen wife, Ruth. Directed by Oscar winner and De Niro collaborator Barry Levinson (“Wag the Dog,” “Rain Man”) and produced by Tribeca Film Festival co-founder Jane Rosenthal, “Wizard of Lies” is based on the book of the same name by New York Times writer Diana Henriques. John Burnham Schwartz, Sam Baum, and Sam Levinson will pen the screenplay. The film has been on cinephiles’ radar since 2011 and Pfeiffer’s recent casting has invigorated the upcoming project. Stay tuned for more updates! Inspired by this post? Check out our audition listings! »

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Rock The Kasbah (2015) Movie Trailer 2: Bill Murray Combs Desert For New Talent

28 August 2015 6:45 AM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

Rock The Kasbah Trailer 2. Barry Levinson‘s Rock The Kasbah (2015) movie trailer stars Bill MurrayDanny McBrideZooey Deschanel, and Bruce WillisRock The Kasbah‘s plot synopsis: “A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan […] »

- Marco Margaritoff

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Michelle Pfeiffer Joins HBO Movie About Bernie Madoff and We Want to Make Her a Permanent TV Fixture

28 August 2015 6:16 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

If you, like all of us here, have had dreams about Michelle Pfeiffer doing TV, well, Your Dream Is About To Come True! Pfeiffer will star opposite Robert De Niro in Wizard of Lies, the new HBO movie about Bernie Madoff. Pfeiffer, who played De Niro's wife in The Family, will play Ruth Madoff to his Bernie Madoff in the HBO film from Barry Levinson. The movie is described as a look behind the scenes of Bernie Madoff's huge Ponzi scheme—how it was perpetrated on the public, the destruction left in its wake and the toll it took on families everywhere, including Madoff's. It's based on Wizard of Lies by Diana Henriques with additional source material from Truth and Consequences by Laurie Sandell. Levinson »

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HBO recruits Michelle Pfeiffer to join Robert De Niro for Bernie Madoff film

28 August 2015 1:06 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Variety is reporting that Michelle Pfeiffer is one of the new recruits to the cast of HBO FilmsBernie Madoff film Wizard of Lies, alongside Robert De Niro.

Barry Levinson (Rain Man) has been hired to direct the film, which is based on the New York Times bestseller from author Diana Henriques, Wizard of Lies, as well as Laurie Sandell’s Truth and Consequences, both of which tell the true story of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme and how it impacted its victims and their families.

As well as adding Pfeiffer, who will play Ruth Madoff, Alessandro Nivola (A Most Violent Year) has also joined the cast of the film as Mark Madoff.

Expect to see Wizard of Lies in 2016.

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- Scott J. Davis

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Robert De Niro’s Wizard of Lies Has Grabbed Michelle Pfeiffer, As Well As Some Momentum

28 August 2015 12:23 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Michelle Pfeiffer has signed up to join Robert De Niro for HBO Films' long-awaited Bernie Madoff movie, Wizard of Lies, the network announced Thursday. The project, which saw some initial buzz in 2011, has been moving at a glacial pace, but the addition of Pfeiffer is a welcome sign things are finally picking up. Pfeiffer will play De Niro's onscreen wife, Ruth Madoff, and they'll be joined by Alessandro Nivola, who will take a turn as Madoff's older son, Mark. (That is what you call picture-perfect casting — even before all the makeup!) The story follows Madoff's infamous Ponzi scheme; Barry Levinson will direct, based on Diana Henriques's book of the same name, as well as Laurie Sandell's Truth and Consequences. Sam Baum, Sam Levinson, and John Burnham Schwartz are attached as writers for the script. Other production details, most notably with regard to timeline, are unavailable at the moment. »

- Sean Fitz-Gerald

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Pfeiffer To Play Ruth Madoff

27 August 2015 6:54 PM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

Michelle Pfeiffer has joined the cast of HBO Films' "Wizard of Lies," about the Bernie Madoff scandal.

The actress will play Ruth Madoff. It was previously announced that Robert De Niro is playing Bernie Madoff.

De Niro is an executive producer on the film, alongside director Barry Levinson. Alessandro Nivola (of HBO's "Doll & Em") will play Mark Madoff.

Photos: Michelle Pfeiffer

"Wizard of Lies" will focus on Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme, specifically "how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and Madoff’s ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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Michelle Pfeiffer Joins Robert De Niro in HBO Films’ Bernie Madoff Project

27 August 2015 2:53 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

More big names have joined HBO FilmsBernie Madoff project, Variety has learned.

Michelle Pfeiffer will play Ruth Madoff and Alessandro Nivola will play Mark Madoff in “Wizard of Lies.” Robert De Niro is attached to play Madoff himself in the film that promises to look behind the scenes at the former investment adviser’s massive Ponzi scheme — including how it was perpetrated on the public and the trail of destruction it left in its wake, both for the victims and his own family.

It was also announced that Barry Levinson, who received Emmy nominations for helming HBO Films’ TV movies “Phil Spector” and “You Don’t Know Jack,” will direct the film.

“Wizard of Lies” is based on New York Times author Diana Henriques’ 2012 book of the same name, with additional source material from Laurie Sandell’s “Truth and Consequences.” Levinson and De Niro are exec producing along with Jane Rosenthal and Berry Welsh. »

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'Rock the Kasbah' Trailer #2 Sends Bill Murray to Afghanistan

27 August 2015 1:56 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the first trailer released back in June, Open Road Films, via Yahoo! Movies, has debuted the second trailer for their upcoming road adventure Rock the Kasbah. Bill Murray stars as rock manager Richie Lanz, who finds the best voice he's ever heard in the most unexpected of places: Afghanistan. This dramatic comedy is inspired by stranger-than-fiction, real-life events and directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson.

Richie Lanz (Bill Murray), dumped and stranded in war-torn Kabul by his last remaining client (Zooey Deschanel), discovers Salima Khan (Leem Lubany), a Pashtun teenager with a beautiful voice and the courageous dream of becoming the first woman to compete on national television in Afghanistan's version of American Idol. Richie partners with a savvy hooker (Kate Hudson), a pair of hard-partying war profiteers (Danny McBride and Scott Caan) and a hair-trigger mercenary (Bruce Willis) and, braving dangerous cultural prejudices, manages his new prot&#233g »

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‘Rock The Kasbah’ Trailer: Music Manager Bill Murray Represents The U.S. In Afghanistan – And Wants 20%

27 August 2015 1:40 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Here’s the first full trailer for Barry Levinson’s pic starring Bill Murray as a washed-up — except in his mind — music manager who finds a potential career savior in an unexpected place. After he is dumped in Afghanistan by his only remaining client (Zooey Deschanel), Richie Lanz makes a discovery. Local teenager Salima Khan (Leem Lubany) has a stellar voice — “She’s the best I ever heard,” Lanz raves — and wants to be the first woman to compete on the Afghan version of A… »

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‘Rock the Kasbah’ Trailer: Bill Murray Goes to War for New Talent

27 August 2015 1:30 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Thanks to the first trailer, people knew a little bit about Rock the Kasbah earlier this year. Then Bill Murray showed up to Comic Con to promote the Barry Levinson movie. After the actor walked around Hall H doing karaoke before the panel, and spent a bunch of time roaming the aisles afterwards to shake […]

The post ‘Rock the Kasbah’ Trailer: Bill Murray Goes to War for New Talent appeared first on /Film. »

- Russ Fischer

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Rock the Kasbah Trailer: Bill Murray Rocks the Something Something

27 August 2015 12:46 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

In Barry Levinson's Rock the Kasbah, Bill Murray plays a cantankerous, on-the-outs record producer who insists he's still got it. (He doesn't.) It's sort of a play on his 1970s SNL character Jerry Aldini. Murray accidentally becomes a talent scout for Afghanistan's version of American Idol and goes on one of those wacky trips during which he experiences zany antics and eventually an epiphany. The movie also features Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride, and Bruce Willis. No word yet if the shareef don't like it.Murray also appeared in Darlene Love's new video for "Forbidden Nights." The legendary wall-of-sound singer has a new album, Introducing Darlene Love, coming out in September. It features Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Webb, Linda Perry, and Steven Van Zandt. The video also features appearances by Springsteen, Costello, Van Zandt, Joan Jett, David Letterman, and Paul Shaffer. It's a pretty spectacular video. »

- Greg Cwik

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New trailer for Rock the Kasbah starring Bill Murray

27 August 2015 12:08 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A new trailer has arrived online for director Barry Levinson’s upcoming comedy Rock the Kasbah which sees Bill Murray lead a cast that includes Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride, Scott Caan and Bruce Willis. Check it out below after the official synopsis…

A has-been rock manager from Van Nuys, California stumbles upon a once-in-a-lifetime voice in a remote Afghan cave in Rock the Kasbah, a dramatic comedy inspired by stranger-than-fiction, real-life events and directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson. Richie Lanz (Bill Murray), dumped and stranded in war-torn Kabul by his last remaining client (Zooey Deschanel), discovers Salima Khan (Leem Lubany), a Pashtun teenager with a beautiful voice and the courageous dream of becoming the first woman to compete on national television in Afghanistan’s  version of “American Idol.”  Richie partners with a savvy hooker (Kate Hudson), a pair of hard-partying war profiteers (Danny McBride and Scott Caan »

- Gary Collinson

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HBO’s ‘Wizard Of Lies’ Madoff Movie A Go With Michelle Pfeiffer, Alessandro Nivola Joining Robert De Niro; Barry Levinson To Direct

27 August 2015 11:46 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Wizard of Lies, HBO Films’ long-gestating Bernie Madoff movie, starring Robert De Niro as the disgraced financier, is going ahead with a lead cast and a director. Joining De Niro, who plays Madoff, are Michelle Pfeiffer as his wife, Ruth Madoff, and Alessandro Nivola as Madoff’s older son Mark Madoff, who committed suicide. Barry Levinson, who directed the HBO Films movie You Don’t Know Jack about another controversial figure, Jack Kevorkian (played by Al Pacino), is set… »

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Watch: Bill Murray Kate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride And More 'Rock The Kasbah' In New Trailer

27 August 2015 10:58 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Everybody loves Bill Murray, but even his immense charm couldn't save the disastrous reception to Cameron Crowe's "Aloha" earlier this year. There isn't much buzz around "Rock The Kasbah" at the moment either, but maybe this new trailer will turn things around? Read More: Interview: Barry Levinson Talks Going The Horror Route With Eco-Thriller 'The BayKate Hudson, Zooey Deschanel, Danny McBride, Scott Caan, Leem Lubany, Arian Moayed and Bruce Willis join Murray in Barry Levinson's latest film, apparently inspired by real events, about washed up music manager who discovers the next big thing in Kabul. Here's the official synopsis:  A has-been rock manager from Van Nuys, California stumbles upon a once-in-a-lifetime voice in a remote Afghan cave in Rock the Kasbah, a dramatic comedy inspired by stranger-than-fiction, real-life events and directed by Oscar winner Barry Levinson. Richie Lanz (Bill Murray), dumped and stranded in war-torn Kabul by. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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'Rock The Kasbah' trailer arrives

27 August 2015 3:19 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

If you have been paying attention to this corner of the site recently you will know that Bill Murray plays a washed-up rock manager who champions a Pashtun teen in her bid to win Afghanistan’s version of American Idol.

Open Road has dropped the first official trailer to the film, featuring a gallon of trademark wry Murray expressions and eye-rolls.

Zooey Deschanel, Leem Lubany, Kate Hudson, Danny McBride, Scott Caan and Bruce Willis also star. Barry Levinson directed from Mitch Glazer.

Rock The Kasbah opens in the Us on October 23. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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