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Bruce Jenner Interview Highlights Transgender TV Series Boom

13 hours ago | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Bruce Jenner’s disclosure in a heavily promoted ABC News interview that he is in the midst of transitioning to a female gender identity comes at a time when TV has heightened interest in transgender life stories.

ABC Family took advantage of the natural tie-in to promote its upcoming docu series “Becoming Us” during Friday’s two-hour “20/20″ special featuring Diane Sawyer’s interview with Jenner, the Olympian and former “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star.

“Becoming Us” revolves around a teenage boy grappling with his father’s transition to a woman. The series premieres June 8 and hails from Ryan Seacrest Prods.

The Discovery Life channel earlier this month launched the unscripted series “The Girls Next Door.” The series focuses on four women in Kansas City, Mo., who are beginning to live openly as transgender. Conveyor Media has produced five hourlong episodes.

Discovery Life’s larger sibling, TLC, is preparing to »

- Cynthia Littleton

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Win Passes To The Advance Screening of The D Train In St. Louis

23 April 2015 2:25 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Be the first in St. Louis to see the upcoming comedy The D Train.

All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That’s about to change – if he can convince Oliver Lawless (Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who’s now the face of a national Banana Boat ad campaign, to show up with him to their class reunion.

A man on a mission, Dan travels from Pittsburgh to La and spins a web of lies to recruit Lawless. But he gets more than he bargains for as the unpredictable Lawless proceeds to take over his home, career, and entire life.

Showcasing Jack Black and James Marsden’s most intoxicating performances to date, D Train serves up the question: how far would you go to be popular? Co-starring Kathryn Hahn and Jeffrey Tambor.

The D Train Hits Theaters May 8th.

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Win A Pair of Tickets To The Los Angeles Premiere of The D Train Starring Jack Black

22 April 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Los Angeles Geeks!

Would you like to attend the premiere of The D Train starring Jack BlackJames Marsden, Kathryn Hahn and Jeffrey Tambor?

Well, you’re in luck! Wamg is giving away a pair of tickets to the upcoming Los Angeles screening and we’d love for you to go!

Date: April 27Th

Be the first to see IFC Films’ latest movie before it hits theaters on May 8th.

Plus we also have for the winner a special gift from Banana Boat.

All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That’s about to change – if he can convince Oliver Lawless (Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who’s now the face of a national Banana Boat ad campaign, to show up with him to their class reunion.

A man on a mission, Dan travels from Pittsburgh to La and spins »

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Win Passes to An Advance Screening of The D Train

20 April 2015 2:00 AM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

Enter here for your chance to win passes to an advance screening of The D Train starring James Marsden and Jack Back.

For your chance to receive two (2) complimentary passes to see an advance screening of The D Train at the AMC Forum 30 in Sterling Heights, Michigan on Wednesday, April 29th at 7:00Pm, just look for the “giveaway” box further down on this page.

There you’ll be directed to a variety of methods by which you can enter the contest. You’ll be asked to provide a valid email address, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter, and Tweet the contest. That’s it. That’s all you have to do to enter. We’ll contact you to let you know if you’ve won one of the pairs of passes that we have. But hurry, because the contest ends at 12:00Am on Friday morning, »

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‘The Normal Heart,’ ‘Black-ish,’ ‘Transparent’ to Be Celebrated at Television Academy Honors

15 April 2015 10:22 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The Television Academy announced its honorees for this year’s Television Academy Honors, a list that includes Ryan Murphy‘s HBO film “The Normal Heart,” the ABC comedy “Black-ish” and Jeffrey Tambor‘s Amazon series “Transparent.” The annual ceremony, which takes place at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills on May 27 and will be hosted by Dana Delaney, honors programs that have used the power of television to shift cultural acceptance and influence the hearts and minds of the viewer. “These winning programs have made such a positive impact on society and everyone involved deserves to be commended on their significant contribution. »

- Tim Kenneally

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2015 Summer Movies Heading To Your Local Cinemas

13 April 2015 2:37 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The middle of Spring actually means a new selection of summer blockbusters to look forward to, and with a ton of big-budget films slated to come out within the next few months and beyond, the summer of 2015 looks like one to remember.

From the new Mad Max (which is already on our end-of -year top ten list event though we haven’t yet seen it) to Avengers, Poltergeists, male strippers, talking teddy bears, and a reboot of the Jurassic Park franchise, this summer’s trips to the theaters will be jam-packed with sequels and new tales. From May 1st right through to the end of August, some of the movies on our list could wind up on year-end “best of” lists or even receive some Oscar talk by December.

Grab your calendar, because Wamg has a rundown of this summer’s films we’re most excited about, so check them out below! »

- Movie Geeks

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Brian Grazer Claims More Arrested Development Is On The Way

7 April 2015 10:33 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Following the return of the Bluth family to our screens with 2013’s Netflix-backed revival of Arrested Development, things have been awfully quiet. There has been mild chatter of the company wanting more, but nothing concrete has emerged about a new batch of episodes of the spin-off movie that the fourth series was initially supposed to set up. Now producer Brian Grazer has spoken on Grantland’s B.S. Report to suggest more is headed our way at last. “I love Arrested Development, but it was never a huge thing,” Grazer says. “But people are loyal to it, and we’re going to do another 17 episodes. So stay tuned for Arrested Development.” And that’s all he says. No dates, no comment from creator Mitch Hurwitz or any of the cast, nada. Not even a loose seal. Still, Grazer has often been a big cheerleader for more from the show, talking about »

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'Tangled' & 'Groundhog Day' Musicals Planned for the Stage

3 April 2015 4:03 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Two wildly different movies will be getting stage musical adaptations in the near future, with a Broadway version of the 1993 comedy classic Groundhog Day being developed, while Disney Parks is making a Tangled musical for their Disney Cruise Lines. The Groundhog Day musical is being developed by composer-lyricist Tim Minchin, director Matthew Warchus, choreographer Peter Darling and set and costume designer Rob Howell, the team behind the current Broadway adaptation of the 1996 movie Matilda. They will all collaborate on the play's book with Danny Rubin, who came up with the original Groundhog Day story and co-wrote the screenplay with director Harold Ramis.

Scott Rudin will produce the play with Andre Ptaszysnki's Whistle Pig Productions and Columbia Stage Live. The original movie centered on a weatherman (Bill Murray) who is assigned to cover the Groundhog Day ceremony in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, where he gets caught in a time loop and is »

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Orange Is the New Black's Lea DeLaria Reveals Diabetes Diagnosis - and a 50-Lb. Weight Loss

3 April 2015 7:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

When Orange Is the New Black star Lea DeLaria made an appearance at a New York event Thursday night, she was dramatically thinner than when we last saw her in season 2 of the Netflix show. And the brash, fun-loving comic revealed the key to her weight loss while holding on to her fierce sense of humor. "What you need to do is, first contract diabetes. Two, take the medication that they give you for diabetes," she told People at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center's annual dinner at Cipriani Wall Street, which honored award-winning Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor and »

- Sara Hammel

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First poster and trailer for The D Train starring Jack Black and James Marsden

2 April 2015 3:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The first trailer has arrived online for Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel’s hit Sundance comedy The D Train starring Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn and Jeffrey Tambor. Check it out below, along with the poster and official synopsis…

All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That’s about to change – if he can convince Oliver Lawless (Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who’s now the face of a national Banana Boat ad campaign, to show up with him to their class reunion. A man on a mission, Dan travels from Pittsburgh to La and spins a web of lies to recruit Lawless. But he gets more than he bargains for as the unpredictable Lawless proceeds to take over his home, career, and entire life. Showcasing Jack Black and James Marsden’s most intoxicating performances to date, D Train »

- Gary Collinson

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Trailer for Jack Black's The D Train Comedy

1 April 2015 4:09 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

IFC Films just unveiled the trailer for the Sundance hit "The D Train," starring Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn, Mike White, and Jeffrey Tambor. Check it out below. Plot: All his life, Dan Landsman (Black) has never been the cool guy. That's about to change - if he can convince Oliver Lawless (Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who's now the face of a national Banana Boat ad campaign, to show up with him to their class reunion. A man on a mission, Dan travels from Pittsburgh to La and spins a web of lies to recruit Lawless. But he gets more than he bargains for as the unpredictable Lawless proceeds to take over his home, career, and entire life. The new movie is written and directed by Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel. It's set to hit theaters on May 8th. Trailer: »

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Jack Black's D-Train Trailer Rides Online

1 April 2015 1:33 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

The presence of Jack Black and the prominence of the letter D might, at a casual glance, lead to you to expect a reteaming with Kyle Gass and a follow-up to The Pick Of Destiny. The D-Train is about a reunion of the school variety, however, with Black tenaciously trying to secure James Marsden's involvement. Here's the new trailer for the feel-bad comedy.Yes Man writers Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel have stepped up to direct this one, which finds Black chairing the committee of a middle American high school's reunion. Desperate for the acceptance and acclaim he never got in his yoot, our hero sees his chance to shine by convincing the guy voted most popular (Marsden) to attend.Trouble is, the one-time hotshot is now a failed actor primarily working in adverts who has no real desire to parade around his old school. So Black’s »

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Jack Black and James Marsden star in The D Train trailer

1 April 2015 1:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jack Black and James Marsden star in a new trailer for The D Train.

The comedy follows Dan (Black), a man eager for popularity who finds himself organising his high school reunion.

Desperate for the night to be a success, Dan tries to convince the most popular guy from school Oliver Lawless (Marsden) to attend the evening.

Dan travels to La to persuade the national advert star, but finds himself regretting his decision when Oliver takes over his life.

The D Train also stars Kathryn Hahn, Jeffrey Tambor and School of Rock's Mike White.

The film is released in the Us on May 8, with a UK date not yet announced. »

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First Trailer For The D Train Has Arrived – Stars Jack Black And James Marsden

31 March 2015 2:12 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The first trailer for the Sundance hit The D Train is here. The comedy stars Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn and Jeffrey Tambor.

All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That’s about to change – if he can convince Oliver Lawless (Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who’s now the face of a national Banana Boat ad campaign, to show up with him to their class reunion.

A man on a mission, Dan travels from Pittsburgh to La and spins a web of lies to recruit Lawless. But he gets more than he bargains for as the unpredictable Lawless proceeds to take over his home, career, and entire life.

Showcasing Jack Black and James Marsden’s most intoxicating performances to date, The D Train serves up the question: how far would you go to be popular?

Jarrad Paul and »

- Melissa Thompson

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Take a ride on ‘The D Train’ and watch Sundance trailer starring Jack Black

31 March 2015 12:08 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

We fell in love with the raunchy R-rated romp The D-Train at this year’s Sundance. Starring Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn, Jeffrey Tambor, and Mike White, the film features Black as the self-appointed head to his high school’s alumni association bent on getting the former most popular kid in school (Marsden) to attend their high school reunion so that the event can be a success.

J.R. Kinnard said this about The D-Train in his Sundance review:

The D Train starts as a predictable buddy-comedy, only to swerve into a completely unexpected direction.  It’s a movie that might have lived comfortably in the ‘80s, alongside other raunchy R-rated comedies that never forgot to bring a little heart.  Jack Black continues to evolve as a comedic actor, learning when to turn on his persona and when to disappear into character.  The writing is sharp, smart, and determined to give us something unpredictable. »

- Brian Welk

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Jack Black Stages A High School Reunion In First Trailer For The D Train

31 March 2015 10:57 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The last time Jack Black attempted a school union of sorts, it involved banding together a group of talented kids to win the coveted Battle of the Bands for cult comedy School of Rock. On this occasion, his efforts all revolve around luring James Marsden’s popular jock back for a class reunion in Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel’s upcoming comedy, The D Train.

For the film, Black will step into the shoes of Dan Landsman, the chairman of his former high school tasked with organizing the aforementioned reunion event. Clutching at straws, our protagonist believes the best way to trumpet excitement for the reunion is to ensure washed-up actor Oliver Lawless (Marsden) makes an appearance, a man he believes to be his “best friend.” Awkwardness and hilarity ensue.

Written and directed by Paul and Mogel, The D Train doesn’t necessarily scream originality, but given the comedy’s ensemble cast, »

- Michael Briers

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'D Train' Trailer Starring Jack Black & James Marsden

31 March 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In Tenacious D, Jack Black exudes enough confidence for an entire nation. That notion is turned on it's head in The D Train, which finds the often boisterous comedian taking on the more reserved role of a former high school loser who never made it with the ladies. We have the first trailer and poster for this Sundance hit. The comedy also stars James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn and Jeffrey Tambor.

All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That's about to change -&#160if&#160he can convince Oliver Lawless (James Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who's now the face of a national Banana Boat ad campaign, to show up with him to their class reunion. A man on a mission, Dan travels from Pittsburgh to La and spins a web of lies to recruit Lawless. But he gets more than he »

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Jack Black Stages a High School Reunion in The D Train Trailer

31 March 2015 9:58 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

IFC Films has released The D Train trailer online. The indie dramedy stars Jack Black as a desperate man trying to organize a high school reunion who courts a former classmate (James Marsden) in the hopes that his celebrity may be enough to draw in other alums. For a film that stars Jack Black and James Marsden as well as Kathryn Hahn and Jeffrey Tambor, the premise is remarkably low stakes even though the film presents its premise as outrageous. However, in his review from Sundance, our critic Ruffus said the film’s “dry comedic tone allows for a variety of subject matters from sexuality and success, to the “every man’s” desire to make their dreams come true, and failing on the way.” So perhaps this trailer has really smoothed off the edges to present what could easily be an episode of Modern Family. Check out The D Train trailer and poster below. »

- Matt Goldberg

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Watch: Jack Black And James Marsden Ride 'The D Train' In First Trailer For The Indie Comedy

31 March 2015 9:27 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Going back to face the people you went to high school with can often serve as a moment to reckon with your life's accomplishments, and for Dan Landsman (Jack Black), he's ready to prove he's more than just the butt of the joke. But will people ride "The D Train" and will his grand scheme to make his school reunion memorable work? We'll find out soon with the first trailer for the film landing today. James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn, Jeffrey Tambor, Mike White, and Kyle Bornheimer co-star in the Jarrad Paul- and Andrew Mogel-written-and-directed comedy, which premiered earlier this year at Sundance (but missed making our schedule). Here's the official synopsis:  All his life, Dan Landsman (Jack Black) has never been the cool guy. That’s about to change – if he can convince Oliver Lawless (Marsden), the most popular guy from his high school who’s now the »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Variety and PBS SoCal to Air Emmy Edition of ‘Variety Studio: Actors on Actors’

27 March 2015 11:39 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Variety and PBS SoCaL will air the eighth installment of “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors,” the publication’s awards-season video series. The latest in the series will feature conversations between television actors who are contending for Emmy Awards.

“Some of the most brilliant and compelling names in television have gathered together to engage in one-on-one discussions about the art of acting,” said Claudia Eller, co-editor-in-chief of Variety. “With the success from our series debut in December 2014, we are excited to bring the Emmy Edition of ‘Variety Studio: Actors on Actors’ to the distinguished viewers of PBS.”

The Emmys edition will feature actors Kerry Washington, Jimmy Kimmel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jeffrey Tambor, Taraji P. Henson, Mindy Kaling, Conan O’Brien, Jessica Lange, Uzo Aduba, Gina Rodriguez, Michael Sheen, Jamie DornanIlana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and many more.

Filming will take place on March 28 and 29 in Hollywood. »

- Variety Staff

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