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Zoey Deutch and Boyfriend Avan Jogia Breakup After 5 Years Together

13 January 2017 6:37 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It looks like one of young Hollywood's favorite couples have called it quits. E! News has exclusively learned that Zoey Deutch and boyfriend Avan Jogia have "amicably" broken up after over five years together. While the details on what caused them to split remain unknown, a source tells us that "they broke up 4 months ago and remain friends." Deutch, 22, and Jogia, 24, first made headlines as a possible couple back in 2012 when they attended the Kids' Choice Awards together. Their romance was quickly proven to be true when they became inseparable in the following years. Jogia, who is best known for his role in Victorious, and Deutch, who can currently be seen opposite James Franco and »

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Michael Fassbender and Carmen Ejogo featured on new Alien: Covenant image

13 January 2017 4:45 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thanks to Empire, we’ve got a new image from Ridley Scott’s hotly-anticipated sci-fi horror Alien: Covenant, which features Michael Fassbender’s android Walter alongside Carmen Ejogo’s as-yet-unrevealed character. Check it out here…

See Also: Interview: Ridley Scott on revisiting the Alien franchise with Prometheus and Alien: Covenant

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in Alien with Alien: Covenant, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with Prometheus — and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world — whose sole inhabitant is the “synthetic” David (Michael Fassbender), survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.

Alien: Covenant is set for release on May 19th, 2017 and is penned by Michael Green, »

- Gary Collinson

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James Franco to Star In and Executive Produce ‘High School Lover,’ His Second Lifetime Movie

13 January 2017 11:30 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Back in June, James Franco starred in the remake of the 1996 slasher “Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?” for Lifetime. The film was something that traditional Lifetime movie audiences weren’t used to seeing, but it seemed to have worked out well for Franco and the network.

Now, the ever busy filmmaker is set to star in and executive produce his second Lifetime film, “High School Lover.” Not much is known about the TV movie, only that it will debut February 4. The first image, which you can see above, was also released.

Read More: ‘Beaches’ Remake Trailer: Idina Menzel Belts ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’ in Lifetime Promo

Additionally, Lifetime also announced a handful of other projects that they will be debuting and producing this year.

Currently in pre-production is “Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland,” a movie from Suzanne de Passe which follows the iconic singer’s final years. It will star Navi, »

- Liz Calvario

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Lifetime’s New Original Movies Include Viola Davis, James Franco, Michael Jackson

13 January 2017 11:30 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Lifetime has unveiled its latest slate of original movies, and they include not only the return of James Franco but the debut of Viola Davis.

“High School lover,” executive produced by James Franco, stars Franco as the father of a high school student (Paulina Singer) who falls in love with a much older man (François Arnaud). Papa Franco must intervene before the crush turns into a dangerous obsession. Jerell Rosales directs from a script written by Amber Coney (“Mother May I Sleep With Danger?”) and Jessica Dube. “High School Lover” will premiere Feb. 4.

Britney Ever After,” starring Natasha Bassett as Britney Spears, will cover the pop star’s rise and fall and rise again. It is produced by Asylum Entertainment for Lifetime. Steve Michaels, Jonathan Koch and Joan Harrison are executive producers. Leslie Libman (“Manson’s Lost Girls”) directs from a script from Anne-Marie Hess. “Britney Ever After” will debut Feb. 18.

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- Oriana Schwindt

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‘Moonlight’ Star Andre Holland Joins Viola Davis in Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ (Exclusive)

13 January 2017 11:10 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Andre Holland is in negotiations to join Viola Davis in the New Regency’s heist thriller “Widows,” directed by Steve McQueen.

Cynthia Erivo, known for Broadway’s “The Color Purple” revival, is also on board.

Gone Girl” screenwriter and novelist Gillian Flynn will write the script with McQueen.

Based on the 1983 British miniseries about a caper gone wrong, the story follows four armed robbers who are killed in a failed heist attempt, leaving their widows to finish the job.

The film will be produced by McQueen, and Iain Canning and Emile Sherman of See-Saw Films, who teamed with McQueen on “Shame” and also produced the best picture Oscar-winner “The King’s Speech.” Film4 is co-financing with New Regency.

The movie marks McQueen’s first feature since winning the best picture Academy Award for “12 Years a Slave” in 2014.

Besides ending his run on Cinemax’s “The Knick,” Holland had himself a »

- Justin Kroll

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Bryan Cranston, Jessica Biel and Giovanni Ribisi Star In Kanye West-Themed Soap Opera On ‘The Late Late Show’

13 January 2017 10:35 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

In August of last year, “Late Late Show” host James Corden parodied Kanye West’s “Fade” music video with Corden making snarky comments while Teyana Taylor dances, turns into a cat embraces her husband Iman Shumpert while surrounded by sheep. Now, Corden goes back to the Kanye well with a new segment: “The Bold and the Lyrical,” a fictional soap opera featuring Kanye lyrics as dialogue. The segment stars actors Bryan Cranston, Jessica Biel, Giovanni Ribisi, Reggie Watts and Corden himself and follows a wedding gone awry. Watch “The Bold and the Lyrical” below.

Read More: ‘Sneaky Pete’ Trailer: Bryan Cranston Is a Ruthless Gangster in Amazon Series

Both Bryan Cranston and Giovanni Ribisi star in the new Amazon series “Sneaky Pete,” about a a con man who assumes the identity of his cellmate after being released from prison. Last year, Jessica Biel co-starred in the thriller “A Kind of Murder, »

- Vikram Murthi

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Bryan Cranston, Jessica Biel and Giovanni Ribisi Star In Kanye West-Themed Soap Opera On ‘The Late Late Show’

13 January 2017 10:35 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

In August of last year, “Late Late Show” host James Corden parodied Kanye West’s “Fade” music video with Corden making snarky comments while Teyana Taylor dances, turns into a cat embraces her husband Iman Shumpert while surrounded by sheep. Now, Corden goes back to the Kanye well with a new segment: “The Bold and the Lyrical,” a fictional soap opera featuring Kanye lyrics as dialogue. The segment stars actors Bryan Cranston, Jessica Biel, Giovanni Ribisi, Reggie Watts and Corden himself and follows a wedding gone awry. Watch “The Bold and the Lyrical” below.

Read More: ‘Sneaky Pete’ Trailer: Bryan Cranston Is a Ruthless Gangster in Amazon Series

Both Bryan Cranston and Giovanni Ribisi star in the new Amazon series “Sneaky Pete,” about a a con man who assumes the identity of his cellmate after being released from prison. Last year, Jessica Biel co-starred in the thriller “A Kind of Murder, »

- Vikram Murthi

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Us Briefs: Melissa Wohl to head FilmRise sales

12 January 2017 11:51 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Wohl most recently served as senior vice-president of worldwide distribution at Content Media and will spearhead sales on 16-24 new theatrical titles this year and digital releases.

She will also represent the Brooklyn-based film and television distribution company at markets and festivals throughout the year.

Danny Fisher, Jack Fisher, and Alan Klingenstein founded FilmRise, whose releases include Harry & Snowman and upcoming James Franco thriller The Vault.

Abramorama founder Richard Abramowitz has brought on Karol Martesko-Fenster and Evan Saxon as executive vice-president and COO, and West Coast head of acquisitions and business development, respectively.High Octane Pictures has acquired international sales rights to Stif Entertainment’s horror title Dead Story, which according to the film’s representatives generated more than three million YouTube trailer hits in the run-up to the January 20 Us VOD release. Kelsey Deanne and Chase Austin star and Jason Mcroberts and Sunil Tripuraneni produced.Syfy Films has set a March 17 theatrical, VOD and digital »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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‘The Neon Demon’: Nicolas Winding Refn to Release Vinyl Compilation Inspired by the Film

11 January 2017 1:40 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Nicolas Winding Refn has announced the release of “The Wicked Die Young,” a vinyl compilation inspired by “The Neon Demon,” his recent horror thriller starring Elle Fanning and Christina Hendricks.

“The Wicked Die Young” will be released on April 14 via Milan Records, and it will provide an insight into the sounds that inspired the film.

Read More: James Franco Interviews Nicolas Winding Refn: His ‘Extreme’ Career, Cocaine and the ‘Ritualistic Witchcraft’ of ‘Neon Demon’

The compilation spans disco, punk and electro, and features tracks by Giorgio Moroder, Sparks, Suicide, Electric Youth, Dionne Warwick and others. It also includes music by Refn’s previous collaborator Cliff Martinez, who has scored the writer/director past three films, as well as his son Julian Winding, who contributed to “Only God Forgives” and “The Neon Demon.”

The 46-year-old Danish filmmaker has been releasing his “Refn Presents” series through Milan Records since 2015, including the scores to “Old Boy, »

- Yoselin Acevedo

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Nicolas Winding Refn’s ‘The Avenging Silence’: Read the Epic & Violent Crime Saga’s Synopsis

11 January 2017 7:17 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Last year, director Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest film “The Neon Demon,” about an aspiring model (Elle Fanning) whose beauty and youth generate intense jealousy within the industry, opened to polarizing reviews and a poor box office performance, grossing a little over $3 million from a $7 million budget. But the director clearly isn’t discouraged from future projects and is set to produce a remake of the giallo film “What Have You Done To Solange?” and expressed interest in a Batgirl movie. But his next project will be large scale crime drama entitled “The Amazing Silence,” which he described on his Twitter as “Ian Fleming + William Burroughs + N W R = The Avenging Silence.”

Dear Friends … More to come but for now Ian Fleming + William Burroughs + N W R = The Avenging Silence pic.twitter.com/IVV72236SX

Nicolas Winding Refn (@NicolasWR) August 14, 2016

Read More: Nicolas Winding Refn Talks Sex, Ryan Gosling and »

- Vikram Murthi

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Review Round-Up: ‘Sausage Party’ & ‘Bad Moms’

11 January 2017 2:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Sausage Party

Stars: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, James Franco, Bill Hader, Salma Hayek, David Krumholtz, Danny McBride, Edward Norton, Paul Rudd | Directed by Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon

The groceries at Shopwell’s live their lives by a code that helps them stay peaceful and happy until it’s time for them to leave the comfort of the supermarket and head for “the great beyond”. However, after a botched trip to the great beyond leaves one sausage named Frank and his companion Bun stranded, their lives become a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store…

I was really, really, looking forward to Sausage Party, I truly was. I enjoy a good gross out comedy as much as the next person – maybe more so, given how many I’ve seen – but Rogen’s latest, »

- Phil Wheat

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Easter Egg Countdown - Spider-Man 2 (video)

10 January 2017 7:57 AM, PST | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

With the ol' webhead returning to the big screen this year with Spider-man: Homecoming, we take a look at another of his previous jaunts, courtesy of director Sam Raimi. Often lauded as the best of the Spidey films, 2004's Spider-man 2 certainly holds up as an enjoyable and thrilling adaptation of the character. Starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, and Alfred Molina (Doc... Read More »

- Paul Shirey

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Stephen Elliott’s ‘After Adderall’ To Close 2017 Slamdance Film Festival

9 January 2017 6:04 PM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Stephen Elliott’s After Adderall, a non-documentary account of what happens when James Franco enters your life, will close this year’s Slamdance festival in Park City, Utah, on January 26. Elliott’s The Adderall Diaries, an offbeat blend of addiction memoir and true crime story, was a critical darling and bestseller in 2009. The 2015 James Franco-starring movie version, which debuted at that year’s Tribeca Film Festival, not so much. In After Adderall, Elliott directs a… »

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Alien: Covenant Photo Has a Bloody, Battle-Scarred Katherine Waterston

9 January 2017 12:10 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

2017 is absolutely jam-packed with sequels to many of Hollywood's most bankable and beloved franchises, but Alien: Covenant is quickly climbing the ladder and becoming one of the most anticipated movies of the year. We recently got to see the first trailer for Ridley Scott's upcoming installment of the Alien franchise, which promises to be a return-to-form, scary space adventure. Now, a new image of Katherine Waterston's character Daniels has been released and falls right in line with the theme of terror for Alien: Covenant.

The photo was released by USA Today as part of a preview of the "must see" movies coming out this year. Following the release of the first trailer, it is pretty safe to say that Alien: Covenant now falls into that category. This new picture shows Daniels, who is one of the crewmembers of the colony ship Covenant, and she appears to be having a pretty rough day. »

- MovieWeb

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The Ripley-Esque Daniels Gears Up For A Firefight In Latest Pic For Alien: Covenant

9 January 2017 7:15 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

With pulse rifle in hand, Katherine Waterston’s character fends off an off-screen nasty in the latest pic for Alien: Covenant, Ridley Scott’s upcoming horror-thriller set to bring his prequel series closer to the original Alien lore.

One element that’s instrumental in such a creative process, according to reports, is Waterston’s Daniels, a passenger on board the Covenant ship who becomes embroiled in a desperate fight for survival once the shit hits the fan. The Xenomorphs are back, back, back, and below you’ll find Katherine Waterston channeling one Ellen Ripley as she prepares to open fire.

Indeed, if those rumors are on point, Alien: Covenant will introduce Waterston as Ripley’s mother, neatly dovetailing her arc with that of Scott’s 1979 classic. It’s a comparison that Waterston herself has addressed in the past – and one that she will likely be quizzed about right up until »

- Michael Briers

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New Alien: Covenant image released, Katherine Waterston acknowledges similarities between Daniels and Ripley

9 January 2017 2:00 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

USA Today recently shared a new image of Alien: Covenant star Katherine Waterston entrenched in battle.

Waterston also acknowledges the similarities between Daniels and original heroine Ripley, stating: “You don’t really know what you’re made of until you’re tested. They are both able to somehow think clearly in really shocking, unimaginable scenarios. It’s fun to play someone who can thrive in that chaos.”

See Also: Interview: Ridley Scott on revisiting the Alien franchise with Prometheus and Alien: Covenant

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in Alien with Alien: Covenant, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with Prometheus — and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, »

- Robert Kojder

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Camilla Belle Honored at 2017 Art of Elysium Gala: "Thank You, Mom"

8 January 2017 3:19 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

As awards season heats up, some of Hollywood's finest gathered for a slightly different cause.  In honor of the Art of Elysium's 10th annual gala, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Nick Jonas, Kristen Bell, James Franco and more famous faces stepped out at Red Studios in Los Angeles Saturday night for an event designed by the evening's honored "Visionary," Stevie Wonder.  During the black tie affair, which was designed to mirror Wonder's vision of "heaven," attendees enjoyed a ballet performance featuring blind dancers while he performed at the piano backed by an orchestra. Legend was announced as next year's "Visionary" while Camilla Belle was also granted »

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Amber Heard Steps Out at Two Public Events Amid Continued Legal Drama With Ex Johnny Depp: Pics

8 January 2017 6:49 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Amber Heard had a busy day of appearances on Saturday amid her on-going legal battle with her ex Johnny Depp.

Watch: Amber Heard Claims Johnny Depp Is Delaying Final Divorce Proceedings: 'I Want My Life Back'

The Justice League star first attended W magazine’s It Girls Luncheon in a printed cutout dress. Later that evening, Heard stepped out in a stunning beaded blush gown for The Art of Elysium presents Stevie Wonder’s Heaven event. 

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Other stars in attendance included Ashlee Simpson, Ali Larter, Rumer Willis, Chrissy Teigen, James Franco, Hailey Baldwin, Kristen Bell, and more.

Heard has been keeping a low profile lately, amid her on-going divorce proceedings with actor Johnny Depp.

Just when their divorce was seemingly finalized, Depp’s lawyer, Laura Wasser, filed court documents in late December 2016, requesting that Heard pay $100,000 toward legal fees for Depp.

The 30-year-old actress released a statement following the request, claiming Depp’s »

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Keegan-Michael Key Joins Fox’s ‘Predator’ Reboot

6 January 2017 10:29 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Keegan-Michael Key is joining “Moonlight” star Trevante Rhodes, Boyd Holbrook and Olivia Munn on Fox’s “The Predator,” a reboot of the “Predator” alien action franchise that launched in 1987.

Shane Black is directing from a script by Fred Dekker. John Davis, Joel Silver, and Lawrence Gordon — who produced the original — are producing. Fox has already slotted “The Predator” for a Feb. 9, 2018 opening.

Plot details are under wraps other than the usual plot of an extraterrestrial monster facing off against earthlings. “Narcos” star Holbrook replaced Benicio del Toro to become the first major casting, announced in October, and Rhodes came on board this week.

The original was directed by John McTiernan and starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, and Jesse Ventura as commandos attempting to rescue hostages while being stalked in a jungle in Central America by a fearsome extra-terrestrial, played by Kevin Peter Hall.

Key is best known for the Comedy »

- Dave McNary

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The 24 Most Anticipated New TV Shows of 2017

5 January 2017 10:49 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Television in 2017 needs Jon Stewart, and that’s exactly who they’re going to get. We could also use a “Young Pope,” more than a few messages addressed, “Dear White People,” and why not throw in a little porn to boot?

Yes? We get all of that? And more? Ok, great! Looks like it’s going to be one helluva year.

Read More: The 17 Netflix Original Series To Be Excited About in 2017

While many were busy saying goodbye to 2016, IndieWire was already looking ahead to 2017 — specifically, to all the great television on the way. In the gallery above (or click here), we’ve picked 24 of our most anticipated new shows expected to hit this year, and even now we’re still pretty astounded at the onslaught of intriguing titles headed our way.

Jon Stewart, Steven Soderbergh, David Simon, Todd Field, the Duplass brothers, Sarah Polley, Marti Noxon, Dee Rees and so many more prominent producers, »

- Ben Travers

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