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9 items from 2016


First Look at Emma Stone, Steve Carell in Sports Biopic ‘Battle of the Sexes’

13 April 2016 1:03 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Fox Searchlight has released a preview photo of its upcoming sports drama “Battle of the Sexes.”

Starring Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs, the film will document the tennis players’ highly publicized 1973 exhibition match — which was dubbed the Battle of the Sexes — along with the personal battles they were facing off the tennis courts. The famed competition sparked a global conversation, when at 29, the No. 2 ranked King beat the 55-year-old retired former Wimbledon champion Riggs.

See below the first look.

Battle of the Sexes” also stars Sarah Silverman,who will play World Tennis magazine founder Gladys Heldman. Heldman also helped organize female tennis players into a women’s only circuit when they felt they weren’t receiving pay that equaled that of their male counterparts. Alan CummingAndrea Riseborough, Elisabeth Shue, Eric Christian OlsenNatalie Morales,Austin Stowell, Wallace Langham and Jessica McNamee are also set to star. »

- Alyssa Sage

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‘Battle Of The Sexes’ First Look: Emma Stone & Steve Carell star

13 April 2016 11:57 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Battle Of The Sexes first look: Principal photography starts on the tennis biopic revolving around the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

Thanks to Fox, we have our Battle Of The Sexes First Look, the brand new tennis-themed movie that will star Emma Stone and Steve Carell as Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

The film has just started principal photography, and will screen sometime next year. The biopic will be directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine) from a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy (The Full Monty). Here’s the official synopsis as provided by the studio. You can see how Stone and Carell shape up in our Battle Of The Sexes first look below.

The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the Battle Of The Sexes »

- Paul Heath

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‘Battle of the Sexes’ First Look: See Emma Stone and Steve Carell in All Their ’70s Glory (Photo)

13 April 2016 11:43 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Battle of the Sexes,” about the historic tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, has finally begun principal photography in Los Angeles, and this first look shows Emma Stone and Steve Carell decked out as the famous athletes, in all their 1970s glory. The movie costars Elisabeth Shue, Sarah Silverman, Alan Cumming, Andrea Riseborough, Eric Christian Olsen, Natalie Morales, Austin Stowell, Wallace Langham, Jessica McNamee, Mickey Sumner and Bill Pullman. The film by directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, who made “Little Miss Sunshine,” depicts the 1973 tennis match between world No. 1 Billie Jean King and ex-champion Bobby »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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The Larry Sanders Show: HBO to Rerun Late Comedian's Series

25 March 2016 2:37 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The Wrap reports that not long before his death on March 24, 2016, Garry Shandling and HBO had reached a deal to bring The Larry Sanders Show back to the premium channel. The report quotes Sony Pictures Television chairman Steve Mosko as saying, "I loved Garry. We were fulfilling his wishes to see the show move to HBO."

A comedy, The Larry Sanders show provided a peek behind the scenes at a late-night talk show. Shandling starred in the title role. The cast also includes: Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn, Penny Johnson Jerald, Janeane Garafalo, Linda Doucett, Megan Gallagher, Sid Newman, Bob Odenkirk, Scott Thompson, Jeremy Piven and Kathryn Harrold.

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- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Garry Shandling: Hollywood Remembers Comedian & ‘Larry Sanders’ Creator-Star

25 March 2016 1:01 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Update with reactions from Jim Carrey and Wallace Langham: Garry Shandling, who died Thursday in Los Angeles at 66, was known best by many as the creator and star of the long-running HBO series The Larry Sanders Show, rightly considered one of history’s landmark comedy series. But Shandling had an illustrious career in Hollywood in both TV and film after his beginnings on the stand-up circuit and then being invited to guest host on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny… »

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Garry Shandling: Hollywood Remembers Comedian & ‘Larry Sanders’ Creator-Star

25 March 2016 1:01 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Update with reactions from Jim Carrey and Wallace Langham: Garry Shandling, who died Thursday in Los Angeles at 66, was known best by many as the creator and star of the long-running HBO series The Larry Sanders Show, rightly considered one of history’s landmark comedy series. But Shandling had an illustrious career in Hollywood in both TV and film after his beginnings on the stand-up circuit and then being invited to guest host on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny… »

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Garry Shandling's The Larry Sanders Show Will Return to HBO

25 March 2016 9:55 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

As fans and friends celebrate the life and work of legendary comedian Garry Shandling, who died unexpectedly on Thursday, HBO has announced it will bring back reruns of his Emmy-winning series The Larry Sanders Show. Entertainment Weekly confirms that the series will run on HBO and its streaming platforms in the foreseeable future, though no specific timetable has been announced yet. Running from 1992–98, Larry Sanders also costarred Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham, Rip Torn, Janeane Garofalo and Penny Johnson Jerald, and the show's writers included Judd Apatow and Modern Family creator Steven Levitan. Tambor, Torn and Langham were among the longtime »

- Lanford Beard, @lanfordbeard

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Kathy Griffin Pays Tribute to Garry Shandling, the Friend She Spent One Last Sunday with: 'I'll Miss Our Talks'

24 March 2016 2:25 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Garry Shandling is being mourned by his close friends after the star of The Larry Sanders Show died Thursday at 66. Kathy Griffin, who spent time with Shandling and Better Call Saul's Bob Odenkirk on Sunday, shared a photo of the three comedians together. "Sunday, my longtime friend Garry Shandling was here, making every1 laugh. I loved him. I'll miss our talks the most," Griffin wrote on Twitter. Odenkirk added: "I can't believe this. Very sad to say goodbye so abruptly." In a statement to People, Griffin shared more about the late comedian. "I'm crushed. That man, made me laugh. »

- Aaron Couch

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Garry Shandling Dies at 66

24 March 2016 1:55 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Garry Shandling has died at 66, People confirms. The Larry Sanders Show star was born in Chicago and raised in Arizona. In his early 20s, Shandling moved to Los Angeles and worked in advertising before selling a script he'd written for Sanford and Son. He went on to write more for the NBC sitcom as well as an episode of Welcome Back, Kotter. In 1986, his sitcom It's Garry Shandling's Show premiered on Showtime. The series - which ran for four seasons on Showtime and re-aired on Fox - was one of the first sitcoms to break the fourth wall and »

- Patrick Gomez, @PatrickGomezLA

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