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Mark Wahlberg to Star in Paramount’s ‘Instant Family’

23 hours ago | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Mark Wahlberg is set to star in the Paramount comedy “Instant Family,” sources confirm to Variety.

Daddy’s Home” helmer Sean Anders is helming.

Anders and Brian Burns, the writing duo behind the “Daddy’s Home” series, wrote “Instant Family” and will produce alongside Wahlberg and Steve Levinson. Paramount is fast-tracking the project and aims to start shooting next year.

The film is about a couple who decide to start a family and adopt through the foster-care system, only to find themselves raising three wild kids who have no interest in being parented. »

- Justin Kroll

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Here's the Complete List of 2017's Exciting Emmy Winners

20 September 2017 12:36 PM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The 2017 Emmy nominations hinted at some spectacular actors and shows taking home important awards, and now a few of them have already won big. Alexis Bledel had an exciting win for The Handmaid's Tale, and American Horror Story: Roanoke's superb makeup effects were also acknowledged at the Creative Arts Emmys a few days before the big event. At the Emmys on Sunday night, actors like John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Laura Dern, and more snagged trophies for their incredible talents. In fact, the night included a number of historic wins, like Donald Glover's win for outstanding directing in a comedy series (he's the first black person to do so) and Lena Waithe's win for outstanding writing for a comedy series (she's the first black woman to take home the award). Take a look at all the winners below! Outstanding Drama Series The Handmaid's Tale Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series Elisabeth Moss, »

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British Actress Claire Foy Cast As Lisbeth Salander In Director Fede Alvarez’s The Girl In The Spider’S Web

18 September 2017 7:28 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

British actress Claire Foy was nominated for an Emmy for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s brilliant series “The Crown.”

The Netflix drama earned 13 nominations at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards, including Ms. Foy for Best Lead Actress in a drama series. John Lithgow won the 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Prime Minister Winston Churchill .

Shooting has finished on Season 2, which will debut later this year.

It was announced last week that the coveted role of Lisbeth Salander has been set: Sony Pictures Entertainment has confirmed that the studio has tapped Claire Foy to portray the heroine in The Girl in the Spider’s Web.

The new installment of Sony Pictures’ Millennium franchise – based on the worldwide literary phenomenon originated by Stieg Larsson and continued by David Lagercrantz – will commence production in January in Berlin and Stockholm, and the »

- Michelle Hannett

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Emmys 2017 Acceptance Speeches: Were Certain Winners Cut Off Too Soon? Analyzing the Numbers

18 September 2017 6:06 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

One of the more eyebrow-raising moments of the 69th annual Emmy Awards came when Sterling K. Brown, accepting the award for Best Actor in a Drama (the first time the Emmy had gone to an African-American man since Andre Braugher in 1998, whom Brown name-checked), was cut off mid-speech. It’s a pattern familiar to those who watch awards shows, especially given that the award was one of the last of the night. But exactly how long had Brown been talking at that point? And how did the length of his speech compare to others of the evening?

IndieWire crunched the numbers and has the answers. We clocked the runtimes for each acceptance speech (as hosted on CBS’s official YouTube page), beginning our timer with the first word or “Ummmm” spoken into the microphone, listing them in ascending order of length. There’s no explicit pattern to why a speech »

- Liz Shannon Miller

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Lessons Learned From The 2017 Emmy Awards Season

18 September 2017 1:15 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

What you are looking at is pure, unadulterated joy. The image accompanying this story finds Lena Waithe dancing her ass off at Netflix‘s post-Emmy party in Hollywood. She was at the center of the dance floor. Throwing her Emmy up in the air to cheers from everyone in the room. And if you were in her shoes you would have been just as euphoric. Waithe became the first African-American woman to win a Comedy Series writing Emmy for her now classic episode “Thanksgiving” from “Master of None.”

Throw in the two wins for “Black Mirror: San Junipero” (including an unexpected writing trophy) and it didn’t matter that “Stranger Things” was shut out or only John Lithgow took home a statue for “The Crown.” Netflix topper Ted Sarandos and stars such as Jeffrey Tambor, Dave Chappelle, James Corden as well as some familiar Netflix faces made sure the party »

- Gregory Ellwood

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The Furniture: Beatriz at Dinner in a Tacky Muted Mansion

18 September 2017 11:10 AM, PDT | FilmExperience | See recent FilmExperience news »

"The Furniture," by Daniel Walber, is our weekly series on Production Design. You can click on the images to see them in magnified detail.

Beatriz at Dinner is a film of climaxes, moments of outrage that burst through the veneer of respectability cultivated by the rich and amoral. Beatriz (Salma Hayek), overwhelmed with disgust at a picture of Doug (John Lithgow) and the body of a recently-murdered rhinoceros, throws his phone at him and storms out. Laughing at her principles, he looks at his hosts and asks, “Does she get out much?”

This, of course, is a central irony of Miguel Arteta and Mike White’s tightly-wound send-up of American wealth. Doug is the CEO of Rife Worldwide, an internationally-reviled real estate firm. He’s a Trumpian nightmare of toxic masculinity and unbridled capitalism, breaking laws and displacing communities as a best business practice. And so when he asks this question, »

- Daniel Walber

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‘Netflix Is a Joke’: Those Mysterious Billboards Are Finally Revealed in Cheeky New Ad — Watch

18 September 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The mystery behind an ad campaign that gave many Angelenos pause on their daily commutes has been solved. Billboards bearing the slogan ‘Netflix Is a Joke’ in plain black and white  delighted some and confused others, it turns out it was all part of a PR stunt to promote the streaming sit’e new comedy specials. In a new trailer, which premiered at the Emmys last night, America’s favorite stand-ups popped up in iconic scenes from Netflix original dramas. Jerry Seinfeld sits down in the Oval Office for a chat with Frank Underwood, Ellen Degeneres has some harsh truths for John Lithgow’s Winston Churchill, and Chris Rock incites a walk out at Litchfield penitentiary by riling up the ladies of “Orange is the New Black.” There’s even a brief Dave Chappelle sighting, in case you haven’t had enough of him yet.

Read More:Emmys 2017 Winners and Losers: Donald Glover, »

- Jude Dry

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‘Netflix Is a Joke’: Those Mysterious Billboards Are Finally Revealed in Cheeky New Ad — Watch

18 September 2017 8:01 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The mystery behind an ad campaign that gave many Angelenos pause on their daily commutes has been solved. Billboards bearing the slogan ‘Netflix Is a Joke’ in plain black and white  delighted some and confused others, it turns out it was all part of a PR stunt to promote the streaming sit’e new comedy specials. In a new trailer, which premiered at the Emmys last night, America’s favorite stand-ups popped up in iconic scenes from Netflix original dramas. Jerry Seinfeld sits down in the Oval Office for a chat with Frank Underwood, Ellen Degeneres has some harsh truths for John Lithgow’s Winston Churchill, and Chris Rock incites a walk out at Litchfield penitentiary by riling up the ladies of “Orange is the New Black.” There’s even a brief Dave Chappelle sighting, in case you haven’t had enough of him yet.

Read More:Emmys 2017 Winners and Losers: Donald Glover, »

- Jude Dry

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Emmys winners 2017: the full list

17 September 2017 11:14 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

With the absence of Game of Thrones, the 69th Emmy Awards were wide open. Find out who won what with our updated list of winners

The Handmaid’s Tale makes history on politically charged night

Why The Handmaid’s Tale and SNL did not deserve their wins

Jonathan Banks, Better Call Saul

Michael Kelly, House of Cards

John Lithgow, The Crown – Winner

David Harbour, Stranger Things

Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us

Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

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- Lanre Bakare in Los Angeles

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Emmys 2017 Winners and Losers: Donald Glover, Laura Dern, and Women’s Stories All Dominated

17 September 2017 9:23 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Lots of statues were handed out during the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, a night filled with big triumphs and only a few major disappointments. It was an exciting night for diversity, an exciting night for women in front of the camera as well as behind the scenes, and an exciting night for fans of Donald Glover. Below are some of the notable winners and losers from the evening, including one cameo that didn’t do anyone any favors.

Winner: “Veep”

People were unsure how the frequent Emmy powerhouse might perform, since the news about it ending with Season 7 came out after nominations voting had closed. The answer: as well as usual, with star Julia Louis-Drefyus breaking records for with her historic sixth win for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy.

Loser: Sean Spicer

His cameo during Stephen Colbert’s opening monologue only highlighted how brutal Melissa McCarthy’s Emmy-winning »

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Sean Spicer Makes a Surprise Appearance, Plus 15 More Times the Emmys Got Political

17 September 2017 8:58 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

With Donald Trump in the White House and Stephen Colbert hosting the show, it’s no surprise this year’s Emmy Awards took a turn for the political. Acceptance speeches, the show’s opener and the bits in between — they all talked Trump, in terms both obvious and subtle. (Also, a former member of his administration showed up.)

See all the notable moments below.

1. It started off early.Like, in the opening monologue early. Host Stephen Colbert acknowledged that Trump must be watching the show, and addressed him directly: “I’ll look forward to the tweets.”

2. Ted Cruz’s porn »

- Diana Pearl

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Emmys: ‘This Is Us’ Beat by ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ in Key Categories, but Scores Acting Wins

17 September 2017 8:38 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Broadcast’s big shut-out in the major dramatic Emmy races continues, as not even NBC’s breakout “This Is Us” could top critical darling “The Handmaid’s Tale” from streaming service Hulu to take the drama series trophy. However, “This Is Us” did come out on top in lead dramatic actor and guest actor categories.

Nominated for 10 awards overall, “This Is Us” was the first broadcast show to be up for the drama series statue since 2011 (when “The Good Wife” was on the ballot for CBS). Had it won, it would have been the first broadcast drama to win since 2006 (when Fox’s “24” beat “The Sopranos” and three other broadcast titles). Furthermore, it would have marked the first NBC drama to win since “The West Wing” won its fourth consecutive Emmy in 2003.

Unfortunately, “This Is Us” didn’t fare much better in most of the other seven categories in which it was nominated, either »

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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Breaks the Emmy Awards Streaming Barrier, One of Several Records Shattered This Year

17 September 2017 8:34 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The streaming TV biz passed the ultimate Emmy threshold on Sunday night, as Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” made history.

“Handmaid’s Tale” picked up the win for outstanding drama series, which represents the first time a streaming service had one won of the top Emmy series prizes. It was just four years ago, in 2013, that Netflix became the first streaming platform to win an Emmy, as “House of Cards” picked up a handful of victories.

“Streaming has arrived, and we’re here to say what a wonderful journey,” said “Handmaid’s Tale” executive producer Warren Littlefield. Added exec producer Bruce Miller: “The way Hulu handled our show, they were bold and behind us and committed to making something interesting.”

The fact that Hulu was the first to land a top Emmy series prize, rather than Netflix, is a bit surprising, as Netflix came into this year’s »

- Michael Schneider

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Emmys 2017 Snubs and Surprises

17 September 2017 8:17 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Award winners have been announced, and with the names read from envelopes on stage comes a new wave of discussion. No longer are people speculating about whether or not “This Is Us” will break broadcast’s shut-out streak in the drama series race or which powerhouse limited series cast, “Big Little Lies” or “Feud” will clean up in acting awards. Now that the answers are in, attention turns to the snubs and surprises of the 2017 Emmys.

Snub: “Feud” lost all of its major races, from writing and director, to actresses supporting and lead, to supporting actor and of course the overall limited series race. It lost all of those races to HBO’s “Big Little Lies.” While there were discussions and concerns that competing co-stars could split the vote for both “Lies” and “Feud” in the actress categories, “Lies” prevailed with Laura Dern taking supporting actress over her co-star Shailene Woodley, as »

- Danielle Turchiano

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Emmys 2017: The Complete Winners List

17 September 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Outstanding Drama Series

The Handmaid’s Tale

Better Call Saul

The Crown

House of Cards

Stranger Things

This Is Us

Westworld

Outstanding Comedy Series

Veep

Atlanta

Black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Limited Series

Big Little Lies

Fargo

Feud: Bette and Joan

The Night Of

Genius

Outstanding Television Movie

Black Mirror: San Junipero

Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Sherlock: The Lying Detective (Masterpiece)

The Wizard of Lies

Outstanding Lead Actor in »

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Emmys: ‘Big Little Lies,’ ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘SNL’ Dominate

17 September 2017 5:34 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Saturday Night Live” and “Big Little Lies” dominated early Sunday at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.

Kate McKinnon and Alec Baldwin took home best supporting comedy actress and actor awards for their work on the NBC comedy franchise, which also won for best variety sketch program. But the “SNL” influence was present even before awards began being handed out.

In the highlight of Stephen Colbert’s monologue, the night’s host introduced a surprise guest — former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. In a reference to Melissa McCarthy’s popular “SNL” parody of him, Spicer wheeled a podium onstage. Colbert set Spicer up for a gag about the show’s ratings.

Calling back to his claims regarding Trump’s inauguration viewership, Spicer declared Sunday’s “the biggest audience to witness an Emmys period both in person and around the world!”

Accepting the variety-sketch award, series creator Lorne Michaels referenced the political climate that has powered the show »

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The Crown's John Lithgow Wins Emmy for Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

17 September 2017 5:27 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The votes are in: John Lithgow won the 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Netflix’s period drama  The Crown.

Lithgow beat out a tough field of nominees including Westworld‘s Jeffrey Wright, Homeland‘s Mandy Patinkin, This Is UsRon Cephas Jones, House of CardsMichael Kelly, Better Call Saul’s Jonathan Banks and Stranger ThingsDavid Harbour. And he offered congratulations to all of  them in his acceptance speech, saying, “I feel so lucky to have won this in the company of my fellow nominees.”

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John Lithgow Wins the Emmy for Supporting Actor in a Drama

17 September 2017 5:21 PM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

John Lithgow (The Crown) won the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series on Sunday.

He beat out Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul), Mandy Patinkin (Homelandn), Michael Kelly (House of Cards), David Harbour (Stranger Things), Ron Cepha Jones (This Is Us) and Jeffrey Wright (Westworld).

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'Transformers: The Last Knight' Comes Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

12 September 2017 4:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (animated; voices: Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, Thomas Middleditch, Jordan Peele, Kristen Schaal; rated PG) The Mummy (action-adventure-horror; Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Courtney B. Vance, Russell Crowe; rated PG-13) It Comes at Night (horror-thriller; Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo; rated R) Beatriz at Dinner (comedy-drama; Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton, Chloe Sevigny; rated...

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'Transformers: The Last Night' Comes Home; Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

12 September 2017 4:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (animated; voices: Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, Thomas Middleditch, Jordan Peele, Kristen Schaal; rated PG) The Mummy (action-adventure-horror; Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Courtney B. Vance, Russell Crowe; rated PG-13) It Comes at Night (horror-thriller; Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo; rated R) Beatriz at Dinner (comedy-drama; Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton, Chloe Sevigny; rated...

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