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How to Get Away with Murder Round Table: Who Will Win?

Will Laurel win the case against her father?

On How to Get Away with Murder Season 4 Episode 10, Laurel's mother returned to her life, but does she want to help win the case?

Below, TV Fanatics Whitney Evans, Jasmine Blu, and Justin Carreiro discuss all of the big twists, and what's coming next. 

Laurel's mother is headed to see her daughter. Why was she calling Dominick?

Whitney: I have no idea. Was she in on the plan with Jorge? Was she keeping tabs on Laurel? I guess we will see how this plays out over the rest of the season! And can I just say the casting on this show is always incredible? We've got Esai Morales, Jimmy Smits and now Lolita Davidovich!

Jasmine: Holy crap, I have no idea! What's the relation between Dominick and the Castillo family because I'm starting to wonder if it goes deeper than we know.
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‘The Wire’ Alum Michael K. Williams Joins ‘Superfly’ Remake

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Michael K. Williams has joined the cast of the “Superfly” remake from Sony, an individual with knowledge of the project tells TheWrap. Williams will play Scatter. Director X is directing based off a script by Alex Tse. Additionally, Esai Morales is joining the cast in the role of Adalberto. The original blaxploitation crime drama, which was directed by Gordon Parks Jr. and starred Ron O’Neal as Priest, followed an African American cocaine dealer who tries to secure one more deal before getting out of the business for good. Also Read: Sony Pushes 'Barbie' Release Date to May 2020 Williams and Morales join a...
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Michael K. Williams, Esai Morales Set To Co-Star In ‘Superfly’ Remake

Exclusive: The Wire alum Michael K. Williams has signed on to play Scatter in the Director X-helmed Superfly redo from Sony, which will bow in theaters June 15. Esai Morales has also come onboard to play Adalberto. The Alex Tse-penned script is based on the 1972 original blaxploitation crime drama, which followed African American cocaine dealer who tries to secure one more deal before getting out of the business. Williams and Morales joins Trevor Jackson, Jason…
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SAG-aftra President Gabrielle Carteris Talks State of the Union

On the eve of the SAG Awards, SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris acknowledges that the spotlight is shining particularly brightly on the union’s 160,000 members.

The Jan. 21 ceremonies at the Shrine Auditorium mark the first time the SAG Awards have an emcee, with Kristen Bell tapped to handle hosting duties at a show that will feature all female presenters. Carteris admits that those choices were quite deliberate at a time of profound change for women in the entertainment industry.

“Having Kristen Bell as the first host really speaks to our show evolving,” Carteris says. “She’s wonderful. And we had been starting to talk about doing all-female presenters since last year so it’s serendipity that it happened for this show.”

Carteris, who succeeded the late Ken Howard as president nearly two years ago, says current discussions with her fellow leaders have been particularly dynamic amid the need for profound change.

“Our recent
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SAG-aftra President Gabrielle Carteris Talks State of the Union

On the eve of the SAG Awards, SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Carteris acknowledges that the spotlight is shining particularly brightly on the union’s 160,000 members.

The Jan. 21 ceremonies at the Shrine Auditorium mark the first time the SAG Awards have an emcee, with Kristen Bell tapped to handle hosting duties at a show that will feature all female presenters. Carteris admits that those choices were quite deliberate at a time of profound change for women in the entertainment industry.

“Having Kristen Bell as the first host really speaks to our show evolving,” Carteris says. “She’s wonderful. And we had been starting to talk about doing all-female presenters since last year so it’s serendipity that it happened for this show.”

Carteris, who succeeded the late Ken Howard as president nearly two years ago, says current discussions with her fellow leaders have been particularly dynamic amid the need for profound change.

“Our recent
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Ozark: Season Two; Janet McTeer (Marvel's Jessica Jones) Joins Netflix Series

Janet McTeer is staying on Netflix. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Jessica Jones star has joined season two of Ozark.The drama stars Jason Bateman as a Chicago financial advisor who has been quietly laundering money for a drug kingpin and must quickly uproot his family and move the operation to The Ozarks after his partner is caught cheating the business. The cast also includes Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner, Julia Garner, Jordana Spiro, Jason Butler Harner, Esai Morales, Peter Mullan and Lisa Emery.Read More…
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Sundance 2018 Ushers In the Age of Independent TV With Indie Episodics Line-Up

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Sundance 2018 Ushers In the Age of Independent TV With Indie Episodics Line-Up
At the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, TV is invading the schedule in a whole new way. The Park City film fest has previously dabbled in what’s possible on the small screen, but this year marks the launch of the Indie Episodics section — which will spotlight TV pilots that mostly lack mainstream distribution.

The selections include “America to Me,” a new docu-series by “Hoop Dreams” director Steve James; as well as “The Mortified Guide,” a screen adaptation of the popular stage show “Mortified,” spotlighting the most embarrassing true stories of adolescence. There’s also “This Close,” showcasing star/creators Josh Feldman and Shoshannah Stern (both of whom are deaf), and “Franchesca,” featuring digital star and “The Nightly Show” writer/contributor Franchesca Ramsey.

This marks a major change for Sundance, and a renewed commitment to independent television. While Sundance has featured TV programming since the premiere of “Top of the Lake” in
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Ozark: Jason Bateman on His Hopes for Season Two of the Netflix Series

What's next for Ozark? Recently, star Jason Bateman spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about season two of the Netflix TV show.The drama stars Jason Bateman as a Chicago financial advisor who has been quietly laundering money for a drug kingpin, must quickly uproot his family and move the operation to The Ozarks, after his partner is caught cheating the business. The cast also includes Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner, Julia Garner, Jordana Spiro, Jason Butler Harner, Esai Morales, Peter Mullan and Lisa Emery.Read More…
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‘Mars’ Season 2 Trailer: The Red Planet Looks More Fun Than Trump’s America

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‘Mars’ Season 2 Trailer: The Red Planet Looks More Fun Than Trump’s America
National Geographic has released the trailer for Season 2 of the event series “Mars,” executive produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard. The new episodes take place on a newly colonized planet, and frankly, the technologically impressive settings and state of adventure look ideal compared to the political mess of paranoia here on Earth.

Season 2 picks up several years into the future after the Daedalus crew, a group of carefully selected astronauts, finished building the ultimate colony on Mars called Olympus Town. The new episodes, set to premiere in Spring 2018, examines the impact that humans would have on the Red Planet.

Produced by Imagine Entertainment and RadicalMedia, “Mars” also examines the potential consequences that the planet would have on humans, such as the scientific and personal detriments. Through scripted drama, special effects, and documentary sequences, National Geographic continues to transport audiences to a different world with scientifically literate programming.

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‘One On One’ Documentary Shows Puerto Rico School Before The Storm

‘One On One’ Documentary Shows Puerto Rico School Before The Storm
Esai Morales is urging his fellow Academy members to watch One on One, a short documentary about a school in rural Puerto Rico that turned around its dropout rate thanks to the tireless work of local activist Nilda Prieto. "This is a school in crisis," he said in a trailer for the film, which he hopes will get some Oscar consideration. Filmed before Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, the Antonio Badillo Hernandez middle school may now be months away from reopening its…
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Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and More to Appear in Telethon for Disaster Relief on NBC, Univision and Telemundo

Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and More to Appear in Telethon for Disaster Relief on NBC, Univision and Telemundo
For the first time in history, Spanish-language channels Univision and Telemundo are joining forces for a star-studded telethon to benefit those affected by the recent natural disasters in the southern United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and areas throughout the Caribbean.

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One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert for Disaster Relief will air on both networks on Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at 8/7c. NBC will also begin to broadcast the telethon in English at 10 pm.

Part of the event will take place in Los Angeles, which will host performances by Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato,
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Rebecca Damon Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA Exec VP Over Matthew Modine

Rebecca Damon Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA Exec VP Over Matthew Modine
SAG-aftra convention delegates have re-elected Rebecca Damon to a two-year term as executive vice president of the performers union over Matthew Modine.

The vote took place Friday on the opening day of the biennial SAG-aftra National Convention in Los Angeles at the Universal Sheraton. The four-day event is closed to the news media.

The exec VP slot is the second-highest elected post in SAG-aftra and shall act in the place of the president if the president is absent.

Damon has been in the exec VP post since April, 2016, succeeding Gabrielle Carteris in the slot. Carteris became president after Ken Howard died, serving the final 16 months of his term and was re-elected in August over Esai Morales and three other candidates. Damon has also been serving as acting president of the New York local since Mike Hodge passed away last month.

“It is my honor to continue to serve the members of SAG-aftra as executive vice president and
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Exclusive: ‘Htgawm’ Star Karla Souza Talks Season 4's Shocking Revelation & Exploring Laurel’s Dark Side

Exclusive: ‘Htgawm’ Star Karla Souza Talks Season 4's Shocking Revelation & Exploring Laurel’s Dark Side
Warning: Spoiler alert! Do not proceed if you haven’t watched Thursday’s season four premiere of How to Get Away With Murder. If you have, you may continue…

How to Get Away With Murder is setting up what's sure to be another season of jaw-dropping twists and turns.

In Tuesday’s season four premiere episode, titled “I’m Going Away,” the story picks up following Wes’ (Alfred Enoch) tragic death last season. Annalise (Viola Davis) sets out to pick up the pieces of her shattered life, but not everyone is ready to move on.

Laurel (Karla Souza), who is still pregnant with Wes’ baby (at the beginning of the episode!), becomes obsessed with finding out what really happened to him the night he died and taking down her own father, who we learned in the season three finale ordered the hit on Wes.

Et talked to Souza about Laurel’s dramatic evolution and how her complicated
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Gabrielle Carteris Elected President of SAG-aftra

After a heated election for union leadership, Gabrielle Carteris—best known for her “Beverly Hills, 90210” fame—has been re-elected as president of SAG-aftra for a two-year term. Carteris, who is a member of the Unite for Strength slate, handily beat opposition competitor Esai Morales of the Membership First slate. Carteris won by roughly 64 percent. “I am deeply humbled that our members have entrusted me with the privilege and honor of continuing to lead our great union,” Carteris said in a statement, “During the campaign, I pledged to work every day to protect and empower our SAG-aftra members, and I will keep that commitment. I look forward to listening to all of our members, not just those who voted for me.” During the tempestuous campaign, Esai and independent candidate, Pete Antico, lobbed passionate accusations of incompetence and neglect towards Carteris. In the aftermath of a recently ratified film and TV contract,
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Martin Sheen Receives Most Votes for SAG-aftra National Board

Martin Sheen Receives Most Votes for SAG-aftra National Board
Martin Sheen has received the most votes of the 40 Los Angeles candidates seeking election to the SAG-aftra national board, winning a four-year term with 5,803 votes.

Sheen, whose most famous role was as the U.S. President on “The West Wing,” was one of 15 winners announced Thursday night as union members opted for high-profile names. They also re-elected presidential candidates Esai Morales with 5,705 votes and Gabrielle Carteris with 4,567 to four-year terms.

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A quartet of new high-profile candidates — Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Matthew Modine, Abigail Spencer, and Regina King — were also among the winners. King, who has won two Emmys for “American Crime,” received the third-highest vote total with 5,153.

Most of the attention has been on the presidential race with current president Carteris being re-elected as head of the Unite for Strength ticket over a challenge from Membership First’s Morales. King and Spencer are part of Unite for Strength while Modine and Thomas
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Gabrielle Carteris Re-Elected as SAG-aftra President

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Gabrielle Carteris Re-Elected as SAG-aftra President
Former “Beverly Hills, 90210” actress Gabrielle Carteris has been re-elected as president of SAG-aftra, the union announced Thursday night. Jane Austin was also voted in as secretary-treasurer, they will both serve two-year terms. Out of 144,000 eligible voters, Carteris received 14,674 votes, with Esai Morales receiving 8,145 votes, Pete Antico receiving 4,114 votes, Robert B. Martin, Jr., receiving 1,207 votes and Marilyn Monrovia receiving 715 vote, according to a statement from SAG-aftra. Also Read: SAG-aftra Members Approve New Film and TV Contract “I’m deeply humbled that our members have entrusted me with the privilege and honor of continuing to lead our great union,” Carteris said. “During.
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Gabrielle Carteris Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA President

Gabrielle Carteris Re-Elected SAG-AFTRA President
SAG-aftra President Gabrielle Carteris has been re-elected easily to a two-year term by members of the performers union.

Results were announced Thursday evening by the performers union, which sent out about 144,000 ballots to members with 28,988 voting. Jane Austin, the current SAG-aftra secretary-treasurer, was also re-elected.

Carteris, who was named by the national board last year to replace Ken Howard, fended off spirited challenges from national board member Esai Morales, stuntman Pete Antico, and independents Robert B. Martin, Jr. and Marilyn Monrovia.

Carteris received 14,674 votes, with Morales receiving 8,145 votes and Antico taking 4,114 votes. Martin received 1,207 votes and Monrovia took 715. Austin also had an easy victory with 15,312 votes while challengers Jason George received 10,953 votes and Chuck Slavin received 2,248 votes.

The campaign for the presidency was particularly acrimonious with allegations of election fraud, mishandling of the recent contract negotiations, and issues arising from the 2012 SAG-aftra merger and the 2000 commercials strike.

Carteris is best known for her role as Andrea Zuckerman in
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As SAG-aftra Presidential Race Comes to a Close, Here’s a Brief Recap

Tomorrow, SAG-aftra, the nation’s largest union for media artists, will announce the results of what has been a lively and, at times, tense election for union leadership. Incumbent Gabrielle Carteris, representing Unite for Strength, is running against Membership First’s Esai Morales and independent candidates Pete Antico, Robert B. Martin Jr., and Marilyn Monrovia. On the heels of a new film and television contract, escalating campaign rhetoric has moved between passionate and accusatory. Running for re-election as Unite for Strength’s candidate, Carteris’ platform is focusing on what her supporters see as accomplishments for the union during her service, from unifying the union’s previously separated healthcare plans and expanding tax incentives for filming, to toting new contract earnings. Morales with the opposition slate, Membership First, is running a campaign that attempts to harness the frustrations of an inner-union political culture that some members have grown to resent. With
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SAG-aftra Election Ending Bitterly With 2000 Strike Still in Dispute

Voting is ending for a particularly acrimonious SAG-aftra presidential election with results due to be announced as early as Thursday afternoon.

The counting of the ballots, with about a quarter of the 144,000 dues-current members expected to vote, will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday.

The contest has featured accusations of election fraud and bungling the recent contract negotiations (made by Esai Morales and Membership First); negligence on safety issues and allowing massive staff salaries (made by independent stuntman Pete Antico); and Membership First’s alleged incompetence in the 2008 negotiations and its long opposition to the SAG-aftra merger (made by the Unite for Strength faction headed by current president Gabrielle Carteris).

The divisions within SAG-aftra run deep and have existed for the past two decades. Remarkably, the two main factions — the moderate-leaning Unite for Strength and the self-styled progressives of Membership First — have managed to revive the debate over the six-month commercials strike in 2000. Supporters of the
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The Top Five Esai Morales Movie Roles of His Career

Esai Morales is an American actor of Puerto Rican descent who was born in New York on October 1, 1962. He started his acting career in the theatres of New York and he also has some small television parts in his early career. The television series he is best known for are playing Joseph Adama in the science-fiction series ‘Caprica’ and the role of LL Tony Rodriguez on ‘NYPD Blue. Other television series he has appeared in include ‘American Family, a PBS drama, and a Showtime series called ‘Resurrection Blvd.’. In addition to his television work, Esai Morales has had

The Top Five Esai Morales Movie Roles of His Career
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