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West Wing Star Says Aaron Sorkin Would Never Have Been Allowed to Write Character as 'Racist' as Donald Trump

13 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Aaron Sorkin created some of the most iconic political leaders and players in pop culture history in his acclaimed show The West Wing - but would he ever have imagined a character like presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump? Bradley Whitford, who played White House Deputy Chief of Staff Josh Lyman for seven seasons on the NBC series, doesn't think so. "It's terrible writing," the 56-year-old actor recently told People. "Look, our show had a progressive democratic point of view, and the fakest thing about our show was that we had rational Republicans written in to be the opposition." But Whitford, »

- Dave Quinn, @NineDaves

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‘Masters of Sex’ Creator Michelle Ashford on the Art of Showrunning (Emmy Video)

27 June 2016 5:28 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

“This is the weirdest, most fascinating relationship.” That was Michelle Ashford’s immediate response to the biography of pioneering sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson, whose complex working and romantic partnership spanned 30 years.

With producing partner Sarah Timberman, Ashford brought the book to HBO and FX, but also to brand-new Showtime executive David Nevins, who immediately grasped the possibilities. Sure, the subject of sex was a lure for a premium cable programmer, but “not in the way you might think,” Ashford said. “He understood that the idea of looking at sex through a scientific lens would be weird, fascinating and fresh. It was not about showing perfect bodies. He knew that if we do sex, it was at least unusual enough to make people say they’d never seen sex like that before.”

Ashford initially believed Season 1 would parallel a year in the life of Masters and Johnson, but »

- Anne Thompson

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‘Masters of Sex’ Creator Michelle Ashford on the Art of Showrunning (Emmy Video)

27 June 2016 5:28 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

“This is the weirdest, most fascinating relationship.” That was Michelle Ashford’s immediate response to the biography of pioneering sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson, whose complex working and romantic partnership spanned 30 years.

With producing partner Sarah Timberman, Ashford brought the book to HBO and FX, but also to brand-new Showtime executive David Nevins, who immediately grasped the possibilities. Sure, the subject of sex was a lure for a premium cable programmer, but “not in the way you might think,” Ashford said. “He understood that the idea of looking at sex through a scientific lens would be weird, fascinating and fresh. It was not about showing perfect bodies. He knew that if we do sex, it was at least unusual enough to make people say they’d never seen sex like that before.”

Ashford initially believed Season 1 would parallel a year in the life of Masters and Johnson, but »

- Anne Thompson

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Mom: William Fichtner to Be Season Four Regular

27 June 2016 2:43 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

[caption id="attachment_51525" align="aligncenter" width="590"] William Fichtner added as series regular for the fourth season of the Mom TV show on CBS. (Featureflash Photo Agency/ Shutterstock.com)[/caption]

William Fichtner has been promoted as a series regular for the upcoming fourth season of the Mom TV show on CBS. He plays Bonnie's (Allison Janney) boyfriend Adam, a former stuntman who now uses a wheelchair. Fichtner played Carl Hickman during the first two seasons of the Crossing Lines TV series, which was cancelled after one season on NBC. Netflix later picked up the show for a second and third season.

TV Line's Charlie Mason reported the news in an exclusive. Mom season four premieres Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 9:00pm Et/Pt. The series stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney.

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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With ‘Mom,’ Chuck Lorre Finally Earned His Stripes as One of TV’s Top Auteurs

27 June 2016 2:40 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Comedy mastermind Chuck Lorre was an auteur all along. It just took “Mom” to make you realize it.

The CBS comedy, starring Allison Janney and Anna Faris as a mother and daughter both in recovery, is by far the most personal of Lorre’s career. The creator behind shows such as “Grace Under Fire,” “Dharma & Greg,” “Two and a Half Men” and “The Big Bang Theory” has been open about his own path to sobriety, a topic that is central to “Mom.”

“Broken people trying to repair their lives, I can relate to that,” Lorre recently told IndieWire. “I know a lot of people that can relate to the comedy in the repair business of a person’s life. I think we’re all in the process of doing a little mending.”

Lorre is still best known for “Two and a Half Men” and “The Big Bang Theory,” two megahits »

- Michael Schneider

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With ‘Mom,’ Chuck Lorre Finally Earned His Stripes as One of TV’s Top Auteurs

27 June 2016 2:40 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Comedy mastermind Chuck Lorre was an auteur all along. It just took “Mom” to make you realize it.

The CBS comedy, starring Allison Janney and Anna Faris as a mother and daughter both in recovery, is by far the most personal of Lorre’s career. The creator behind shows such as “Grace Under Fire,” “Dharma & Greg,” “Two and a Half Men” and “The Big Bang Theory” has been open about his own path to sobriety, a topic that is central to “Mom.”

“Broken people trying to repair their lives, I can relate to that,” Lorre recently told IndieWire. “I know a lot of people that can relate to the comedy in the repair business of a person’s life. I think we’re all in the process of doing a little mending.”

Lorre is still best known for “Two and a Half Men” and “The Big Bang Theory,” two megahits »

- Michael Schneider

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Wild West Adds Allison Janney & Michael Kenneth Williams To ‘F Is For Family’, Gets ‘Undeniable With Joe Buck’ Renewal

24 June 2016 5:24 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Allison Janney and Michael Kenneth Williams have joined the second season cast of Netflix animated series F Is For Family, from Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Television and Gaumont Television. Created by Bill Burr and Emmy winner Michael Price (The Simpsons) F Is For Family follows the Murphy family in the 1970s — a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside and bring a gun to the airport. Janney and Williams join a cast that includes Burr, Laura Dern, Justin Long, and… »

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How Emmys Hopefuls Tracee Ellis Ross and Constance Wu Revived the Sitcom Mom

22 June 2016 10:08 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Rainbow Johnson (Tracee Ellis Ross) bans hate speech at her children’s school by taking to the barricades. She punches through a banner and chants into a megaphone, protesting in a shirt that reads “She-ro,” and although her passion proves too intense—she tosses a brick through a parked car’s window—her gesture of triumph is perfect. Tilting her head back in exultation, Ross emerges as the unsung star of Kenya Barris’ “Black-ish,” and the emblem of a sitcom character reborn: I am mother. Hear me roar.

Along with ABC counterpart Constance Wu, of Nahnatchka Khan’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” Ross, as the successful surgeon and mother of four, adapts the most familiar figure in American television—see: Carol Brady, Clair Huxtable, Roseanne—to the medium’s modern age, in which single ladies—see: Liz Lemon, Leslie Knope, Hannah Horvath—lately seem to attract the most attention. In part, »

- Matt Brennan

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Oscar Winner Ellen Burstyn Inks With ICM Partners

20 June 2016 3:20 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Exclusive: Ellen Burstyn, the Oscar, Tony and Emmy winner who has been on a great TV role roll of late on the likes of Netflix’s House Of Cards and as Allison Janney’s mom on CBS’ Mom, has signed with ICM Partners. Burstyn became only the third woman in history to win the Tony Award and the Academy Award in the same year, for her work in Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year on Broadway and in Martin Scorsese's Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, which earned her the Best… »

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Oscar Winner Ellen Burstyn Inks With ICM Partners

20 June 2016 3:20 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Ellen Burstyn, the Oscar, Tony and Emmy winner who has been on a great TV role roll of late on the likes of Netflix’s House Of Cards and as Allison Janney’s mom on CBS’ Mom, has signed with ICM Partners. Burstyn became only the third woman in history to win the Tony Award and the Academy Award in the same year, for her work in Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year on Broadway and in Martin Scorsese's Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, which earned her the Best… »

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Trailer for Tim Burton's 'Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children'

20 June 2016 10:08 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"You were born to protect us." Fox has unveiled the first official trailer for Tim Burton's latest film, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, adapted from Ransom Riggs' best-selling novel of the same name. This film feels a bit like Tim Burton's X-Men, featuring numerous children with special powers living in a home for the gifted. Eva Green plays Miss Peregrine, who oversees the "home for peculiar children". Samuel L. Jackson plays the villain known as Barron. This first trailer introduces most of the ensemble cast, including Asa Butterfield, Lauren McCrostie, Pixie Davies, Cameron King, twins Thomas & Joseph Odwell, Allison Janney, Judi Dench and Ella Purnell. I'm certainly intrigued! This looks fun. Here's the first trailer for Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, from YouTube: When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. »

- Alex Billington

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The Delightfully Creepy Trailer For Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children Will Stick With You All Day

20 June 2016 8:30 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Tim Burton has courteously brought one of the coolest, creepiest Ya books to life in the new trailer for Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children, and it looks like he nailed it. The movie tells the story of Jake (Asa Butterfield), who discovers an unusual orphanage on an island home to children with extraordinary abilities and their caretaker, Miss Peregrine (Eva Green). Samuel L. Jackson, Allison Janney, and Kim Dickens round out the cast of the movie that shows what X-Men might have looked like with a Burton-esque twist. Watch the trailers, and see all the other books getting the film treatment this year. »

- Quinn Keaney

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Miss Peregrine Trailer #2 Enters Tim Burton's Strange New World

20 June 2016 7:56 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

20th Century Fox has released a brand new trailer for&#160Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children! From the man who brought us Edward Scissorhands, Big Fish and Alice in Wonderland comes a spooky new family adventure that is unlike anything we've ever seen before. This will be an unforgettable motion picture experience! Get ready to step into the magical world of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, which is in theaters this fall.

From visionary director Tim Burton and based upon the best-selling novel, comes a strange new wonderful universe of unique characters that is unlike anything ever put on the big screen. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake realizes that safety is an illusion, and danger lurks in the form of powerful, »

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New Trailer: "Miss Peregrine's Home..."

20 June 2016 7:13 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Having first teased it a few months ago, 20th Century Fox how now released the full trailer for Tim Burton's "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children".

Based upon the best-selling novel by Ransom Riggs, the story follows a young boy who discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times - and a secret refuge populated by residents with unusual abilities.

As danger lurks in the form of powerful, hidden enemies, he must learn who can be trusted, and who he really is. Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O'Dowd, Ella Purnell, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp, with Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson star in the film which opens September 30th.

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- Garth Franklin

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The new trailer for Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is the most Tim Burton thing you’ll see

20 June 2016 6:36 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

We’ve got a new look at the latest trailer and some fancy character posters for Tim Burton’s latest film, Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. The movie is based on the best-selling novel by Ransom Riggs and stars Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O’Dowd, Ella Purnell, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp, with Judi Dench and […]

The post The new trailer for Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is the most Tim Burton thing you’ll see appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

- Jon Lyus

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Brand New Trailer for 'Miss Peregrine’S Home For Peculiar Children' is Here!!

20 June 2016 6:19 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

20th Century Fox has released a Brand New trailer for Miss Peregrine’S Home For Peculiar Children! The film stars Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Chris O’Dowd, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp, Ella Purnell, with Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake realizes that safety is an illusion, and danger lurks in the form of powerful, hidden enemies. Jake must figure out who is real, who can be trusted, and who he really is.

Have a look at the trailer below and let us know what you think.

Miss Peregrine’S Home For Peculiar Children »

- Kellvin Chavez

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A new trailer for ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ has arrived

20 June 2016 6:16 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

20th Century Fox have debuted a brand new trailer for the upcoming Tim Burton film, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. The film will open in cinemas from September 30th, 2016 in both the UK and Us.

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake realizes that safety is an illusion, and danger lurks in the form of powerful, hidden enemies. Jake must figure out who is real, who can be trusted, and who he really is.

Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Allison Janney, Terence Stamp, Rupert Everett, Judi Dench and Samuel L. Jackson all star in the upcoming movie. Check out the brand new trailer below. »

- Paul Heath

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Eva Green Oversees ‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’ in New Trailer

20 June 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

While his previous feature Big Eyes wasn’t quite a return to form for director Tim Burton, it did signal there was promise to be had after a streak of Johnny Depp-led misfires. For his next film he’s found the ideal leading lady in Eva Green, and now a new full-length trailer has landed for Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children ahead of a release this September

Scripted by Jane Goldman, adapting a Ransom Riggs-penned novel, the story concerns Jacob, a 16-year-old visiting his recently-deceased grandfather’s home in Wales. While there, he discovers the abandoned remains of an orphanage he was told about as a child.  Also starring Asa Butterfield, Chris O’Dowd, Ella Purnell, Allison Janney, Rupert Everett, Terence Stamp, Judi Dench, and Samuel L. Jackson, check out the new trailer below, along with a batch of character posters (with a specific one reigning »

- Jordan Raup

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New trailer for Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

20 June 2016 4:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following last week’s character posters [check them out here], 20th Century Fox has now debuted a new trailer for Tim Burton’s upcoming fantasy adventure Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children; watch it below after the official synopsis…

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans different worlds and times, he finds a magical place known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. But the mystery and danger deepen as he gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers…and their powerful enemies. Ultimately, Jake discovers that only his own special “peculiarity” can save his new friends.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is set for release on September 30th, with a cast that includes Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Chris O’Dowd, Allison Janney, Terence Stamp, Kim Dickens, »

- Amie Cranswick

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8 Miss Peregrine Posters Introduce the Peculiar Children

17 June 2016 12:14 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in March, 20th Century Fox released the first trailer for their upcoming adaptation Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, based on the beloved book by Ransom Riggs. We haven't seen anything else from this adaptation since then, but today we have eight new posters, which give us a closer look at the main characters. With the movie set for release on September 30, the second trailer is hopefully just around the corner.

These posters debuted on Twitter, featuring Eva Green as Miss Peregrine, Asa Butterfield as Jake, Ella Purnell as Emma, Cameron King as Millard, Lauren McCrostie as Olive, The Odwell Brothers as The Peculiar Twins, Pixie Davies as Bronwyn and Samuel L. Jackson as Barron. We'll have to wait and see if posters are released for the rest of the cast members, including Allison Janney, Finlay MacMillan, Justin Davies, O-Lan Jones and Cameron Greco. It's possible that this adaptation »

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