10 items from 2013
So You Think You Can Dance is boogying back to Fox in a big way this summer.
Season 10 of the network’s competition series is set to launch with a two-night event showcasing the audition rounds on both Tuesday, May 14 (8/7c) and Wednesday, May 15 (9 pm).
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Emmy nominee Cat Deeley will return to host, with Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy taking their traditional spots at the judges’ table. Guest judges this season, meanwhile, will include Minnie Driver, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Wayne Brady, Stephen “tWitch” Boss and Adam Shankman.
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- Megan Masters
The film industry lost several greats this week — exploitation director Jess Franco and film critic god Roger Ebert. While Hoop Dreams filmmaker Steve James reassures Ebert audiences that he will be finishing his documentary on the Chicago Sun-Times writer — based on Ebert's 2011 memoir Life Itself — news about another late film favorite has surfaced. Hollywood trailblazer Nora Ephron passed away last summer, and THR reports that the screenwriter/producer/director will be the subject of an "intimate portrait" developed by her son, journalist Jacob Bernstein. He'll direct and coproduce Everything Is Copy, which is being planned for release through HBO. The Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail filmmaker is usually associated with her...
- Alison Nastasi
Late filmmaker Nora Ephron, who died last summer at age 71, will soon have her life and career memorialized on HBO. The cable network is planning to make a documentary about Ephron, EW has confirmed. The Hollywood Reporter first announced the news.
Ephron’s son Jacob Bernstein (also son of famed Washington Post Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein, to whom Ephron was married for four years) will direct and co-produce the documentary, which HBO describes as “an intimate portrait” of his mother.” The film will be called Everything is Copy, a lesson taught to Ephron by her mother, who also used her »
- Emily Rome
Writer/filmmaker Nora Ephron will be the subject of a documentary that's currently being developed by HBO. The project, "Everything Is Copy," promises to deliver "an intimate portrait" of the acclaimed writer/director, who died last June at age 71 of pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia. Also read: Nora Ephron's Son Explains Mother's Decision to Keep Quiet About Illness Ephron's son, Jacob Bernstein, is directing and co-producing the project, with Nick Hooker co-directing. Matt Parker and Carly Hugo ("Bachelorette," "Higher Ground") are producing, with "Vanity Fair" editor Graydon Carter serving as executive producer/producer. Bernstein, »
- Tim Kenneally
Last summer, sad news hit Hollywood with the sudden passing of Sleepless in Seattle director and When Harry Met Sally writer Nora Ephron. Though she won't be making anymore films, her legacy will live on in cinema for years to come. In addition, the life of Ephron will also be getting the film treatment thanks to HBO. According to THR, the cable network is working with Ephron's son, journalist Jacob Bernstein, to create an intimate documentary portrait of his mother which he will direct and co-produce. The film will be called Everything is Copy, based on something Ephron had taught her son at an early age. More below! if you don't know Bernstein, he wrote an amazing piece on his mother for The New York Times called Nora Ephron's Final Act. It's certainly a tearjerker, and it's easy to see how a documentary could capture the passion within that article, »
- Ethan Anderton
Almost a year after she passed away in June at the age of 71, Ephron herself is the subject of a movie, THR reports. HBO announced plans this week for a documentary about the celebrated writer.
Led by Ephron's son, Jacob Bernstein, the film will be called "Everything is Copy" and chronicle Ephron's life. Bernstein has signed on to direct and co-produce the film, with Nick Hooker also co-directing. Past HBO producers Matt Parker and Carly Hugo have signed on to producer as well. Vanity Fair's Graydon Carter will oversee the project as executive producer.
Ephron, who died of complications from myelodysplasia, worked on numerous films and made her mark with her witty writing and captivating movies. Ephron penned the screenplays for films such as "Heartburn," "You've Got Mail, »
- The Huffington Post
The late Nora Ephron is getting the documentary treatment at HBO. Ephron's son, journalist Jacob Bernstein, is developing what is being billed as an intimate portrait of his mother, the acclaimed writer/director known for such films as When Harry Met Sally …, Sleepless in Seattle and You've Got Mail. He will direct and co-produce the project, titled Everything Is Copy, which was a lesson that her mother, also a self-reflective screenwriter, had taught her early on. Photos: From 'When Harry Met Sally' to 'Sleepless in Seattle': 11 Movies From Nora Ephron's Celebrated Career Nick Hooker will join Bernstein as a
- Lacey Rose
The two-day annual Women in the World summit, to be held in New York on April 4 and 5, will feature such female icons as Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Ambassador Susan E. Rice and Diane von Furstenberg, among others. Tom Hanks, currently starring on Broadway in Nora Ephron's final play "Lucky Guy" will offer a celebratory tribute to Ephron, famed screenwriter (and fairweather director) of films such as “Sleepless in Seattle” and “You’ve Got Mail,” and a woman-in-the-world if there ever was one, who died in June 2012 after a difficult trudge through leukemia. He plays ‘80s New York Post journalist Mike McAlaray, who nabbed a Pulitzer Prize for his indicting spotlights on police corruption in the city. The play, which opened March 1 to warm reviews and strong audience turnout, was written about movingly by Ephron's son Jacob Bernstein in the Nyt: "On Sunday, one of the nurses arrived to give »
- Ryan Lattanzio
It's Sunday afternoon — your last chance to read all that stuff you meant to read last week before Monday brings a new deluge of things you will want to read. Below, some of our recommendations: "Nora Ephron's Final Act" by Jacob Bernstein (The New York Times Magazine): Ephron's son on why she kept her terminal illness a secret and sickness's role in her last play. "How Disney Bought Lucasfilm — and Its Plans for Star Wars" by David Leonard (Bloomberg Businessweek): A play-by-play of Disney CEO Robert Iger's decision to acquire Star Wars, and George Lucas's decision to let him. "Still Abiding After 15 Years: The Laid-Back World of Big Lebowski Worship" by Ashley Fetters (The Atlantic): A look at some of the people who really put the "cult" in this particular cult movie. "Choking on the Splinters" by Alex Pappademas (Grantland): "Loser" is either twenty »
- Andre Tartar,Caroline Bankoff
A new account of Nora Ephron’s last days has been published by her son, New York Times contributor Jacob Bernstein. In “Nora Ephron’s Final Act,” Bernstein narrates the secret decline of his mother’s health, from her first myelodysplastic syndrome diagnosis to her last moments of consciousness, which was marked by both still-sharp jokes and crossword puzzles and hallucinations. He remains in awe of his mother's diligent self-sufficiency amidst various cancer treatments, noting that she wrote 100 blog posts, two plays and two books (which actually contain clues of her health status) and directed a movie. Ephron recovered
- Ashley Lee
10 items from 2013
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