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Sarah Silverman to Star on New HBO Comedy Pilot

18 December 2014 9:45 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Sarah Silverman has signed on to star in a comedy with HBO, an individual with knowledge of the deal told TheWrap.

The untitled project focuses on a Silverman portraying an honest woman dealing with a midlife crisis.

In addition to starring, Silverman will executive produce the comedy. Lucy Prebble (“Secret Diary of a Call Girl”) will write the pilot and executive produce with Silverman, Ash Atalla (“Trollied,” “Cuckoo”), Silverman’s manager Amy Zvi and Dan Hine (“Cuckoo”).

The comedy reunites Silverman and HBO after the network decided not to move forward last year with “People in New Jersey,” a series »

- Alicia Banks

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Rob Riggle and Anne Heche join Topher Grace in musical One Shot

16 December 2014 8:17 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Rob Riggle and Anne Heche have joined the cast of musical One Shot.

The comedy film follows the story of a failed Broadway singer who is now a production stage manager.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Topher Grace stars as the manager, who is forced to try and save the production on opening night by rounding up his crazy cast and crew before disaster strikes.

Broadway star Taye Diggs and 'N Sync singer Jc Chasez also star.

Riggle has previously appeared in Modern Family, 21 Jump Street and Dumb and Dumber To.

Heche's past projects include Men in Trees, Hung and Donnie Brasco. »

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Interstellar becomes fourth movie to earn $100 million from IMAX

16 December 2014 7:39 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following the news yesterday’ that it had crossed the $600 million mark worldwide, Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar also joins a very lucrative club now that it has passed $100 million from IMAX screenings alone.

Interstellar is still being screened in IMAX until the end of the year, but the movie has now joined Avatar, Gravity and The Dark Knight Rises (also directed by Nolan) to pass $100 from IMAX screenings alone.

More than an hour of Interstellar was shot specifically for IMAX.

Featuring in the cast of Interstellar are Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises), Jessica Chastain (The Help), Michael Caine (Inception), Mackenzie Foy (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn), Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games), Casey Affleck (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3), John Lithgow (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Bill Irwin (Lady in the Water), David Gyasi (Cloud Atlas), Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream »

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Interstellar blasts past $600 million at the global box office

15 December 2014 8:35 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It may have missed out on top spot at the North American box office, but Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic Interstellar has now blasted past the $600 million mark worldwide, having banked $621.8 million to date. Of that figure, $166.8 million comes from its domestic run, along with an impressive $455 million from international markets.

Interstellar is Nolan’s fourth-highest grossing film after The Dark Knight Rises ($1.084 billion), The Dark Knight ($1.003 billion) and Inception ($825.5 million).

Featuring in the cast of Interstellar are Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises), Jessica Chastain (The Help), Michael Caine (Inception), Mackenzie Foy (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn), Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games), Casey Affleck (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3), John Lithgow (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Bill Irwin (Lady in the Water), David Gyasi (Cloud Atlas), Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream), David Oyelowo (The Butler) and Matt Damon »

- Gary Collinson

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Casting Net: Jason Biggs, Ashley Tisdale claim lead roles in 'Drive, She Said'

5 December 2014 7:27 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Jason Biggs and Ashley Tisdale have been cast as the leads of Drive, She Said. The story follows an unconfident, expectant father (Biggs) who takes a job chauffeuring prostitutes (Tisdale, Janet Montgomery, Bria Murphy). Husband and wife team Joe Syracuse and Lisa Addario wrote and directed the film, which was inspired by Syracuse's experience driving call girls around La. Jenny Mollen, Adrian Voo, and Steven Weber also star. [THR] • Chris Pratt is in early negotiations for Magnificent Seven. Antoine Fuqua is directing the remake, which stars Denzel Washington. The 1960 film for which its based followed seven gunmen who defend a Mexican village from outlaws. »

- C. Molly Smith

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‘Burn Notice’s Alona Tal Joins Musical ‘One Shot’

5 December 2014 12:05 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Burn Notice, Cult, and Supernatural alum Alona Tal has joined the cast of Topher Grace’s movie musical One Shot. Grace stars as a failed star turned stage manager who must wrangle the eccentric cast and crew of a new production to save the show’s opening night. Tal will play KT, the ex-girlfriend and star of the show. Taye Diggs, Jc Chasez, and Broadway thesp Lesli Margherita also star in the backstage musical, which director Isaac Rentz is shooting in Mexico City from a script by Gerry De Leon and Greg Lisi. Daniel Posada and Jason Tamasco are producing for Mexico-based Dark Factory Entertainment with Alex Garcia of Ag Studio.

Tal next stars in Amazon Studios’ upcoming Hand of God from helmer Marc Forster. She recently hit the big screen in Broken City opposite Mark Wahlberg. She’s repped by Innovative Artists and McKeon Myones Entertainment.

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- Jen Yamato

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Johnny Ray Gill, Alona Tal Join Topher Grace in 'One Shot' (Exclusive)

5 December 2014 10:36 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Johnny Ray Gill and Alona Tal are joining Topher Grace in One Shot, a musical about a failed Broadway singer. The indie film, shooting this month in Mexico City, is helmed by music video director Isaac Rentz from a script by Gerry De Leon and Greg Lisi. The comedy centers on a failed Broadway singer who works as a production manager (Grace). On opening night, he must save the production by wrangling his eccentric cast and crew before they cause havoc. Taye Diggs and J.C. Chasez also star. Tal will play KT, the ex-girlfriend and co-worker of Chasez’s character,

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Dark Factory ramps up slate

4 December 2014 1:05 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: The producers behind Mexico-based Dark Factory have mapped an ambitious road ahead after securing a Sundance world premiere berth for their first English-language production, Reversal.

Daniel Posada and Jason Tamasco are preparing a February start on 100 Cries, the horror follow-up from Reversal (pictured) director Jm Cravioto.

Paradigm represents domestic rights to 100 Cries, a re-imagining of Ramón Obón’s 1965 Mexican horror classic 100 Cries Of Terror that will feature a Us cast.

The project is part of Dark Factory’s slate of Us productions that will shoot in Mexico and receive marketing support to a global audience.

Next to go after 100 Cries will be The Boondoogle, a previously announced title that Dark Factory has now come on to finance and produce and will also shoot in 2015 after Nala Films withdrew from its financing position.

Steve Carr is attached to direct The Boondoogle and Rob Riggle and Thomas Lennon are attached to star and wrote the most recent draft from »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Max Landis announces new short film Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling about “Triple H’s entire career”

2 December 2014 7:58 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Max Landis – screenwriter of Chronicle – has four, yes four movies dropping in 2015. Me Him Her starring Haley Joel Osment and Geena Davis, Victor Frankenstein starring Daniel Radcliffe and James McAvoy, American Ultra starring Kristen Stewart and Topher Grace and Mr Right starring Anna Kendrick, Anson Mount and Sam Rockwell.

But it seems Landis isn’t satisfied with just four movies being released next year. In fact there is a fifth in development called Wrestling Isn’t Wrestling. It’s a short film and is being dubbed a kind of sequel to his early short parody film The Death and Return of Superman, which he wrote and directed in 2011 and cameoed the likes of Elijah Wood and Mandy Moore.

Landis made the announcement via a video and spoke exclusively to /Film about what to expect:

“It’s a Death/Return style retelling of 20 years of wrestling storyline. It’s fully actually crazy… »

- Gavin Logan

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Interstellar crosses half a billion at the global box office

1 December 2014 4:57 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Despite being the first Christopher Nolan film since 2002’s Insomnia not to take top spot at the box office in the States, the sci-fi epic Interstellar is enjoying a solid run around the world, with the filming crossing the half billion barrier this past weekend. Having grossed $147.1 million domestically and $395.2 million from international markets, Interstellar is currently sitting on $542.3 million worldwide, making it Nolan’s fourth biggest hit behind The Dark Knight Rises, The Dark Knight and Inception.

Featuring in the cast of Interstellar are Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises), Jessica Chastain (The Help), Michael Caine (Inception), Mackenzie Foy (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn), Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games), Casey Affleck (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3), John Lithgow (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Bill Irwin (Lady in the Water), David Gyasi (Cloud Atlas), Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream »

- Gary Collinson

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Casting Net: John C. Reilly signs on for 'Les Cowboys'

25 November 2014 6:53 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• John C. Reilly will star in Les Cowboys alongside Finnegan Oldfield and Francois Damiens. The film marks the feature debut of Rust and Bone scribe Thomas Bidegain. Bidegain co-wrote the script with Noé Debré. The story follows a father (Damiens) who, along with his son (Oldfield), goes in search for his missing daughter; she disappears after beginning to date a young, Muslim fundamentalist man. They turn to American headhunter (Reilly) for help. [Variety] • Sam Trammell (The Fault in Our Stars) has signed on for Three Generations. Gaby Dellal is directing the film, which stars Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning, and Susan Sarandon. »

- C. Molly Smith

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Broadway’s Lesli Margherita Joins ‘One Shot'; Eddie Marsan Cast In ‘The Blunderer’ Adaptation

24 November 2014 6:07 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Olivier Award-winning stage star Lesli Margherita has joined Taye Diggs and Topher Grace in One Shot, the movie musical about a failed performer-turned-stage manager (Grace) struggling to keep his latest show from imploding on opening night. Broadway and West End vet Margherita will play Brandy, a brassy resident chorus girl who makes a bet with the flamboyant Malcolm (Diggs) to see who’ll bed a hunky new cast member first. Margherita is currently on Broadway in Matilda as Matilda’s mother Mrs. Wormwood, a role she originated for the NYC cast. She won an Olivier for her turn in the Gypsy Kings musical Zorro and nabbed an Ovation Award for her performance in Kiss Me Kate in La. TV credits include Fame L.A.; she’s repped by Hartig/Hilepo Agency and Velocity Entertainment Partners.

Eddie Marsan (Filth, War Horse, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) has joined Patrick Wilson, »

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Nsync alum Jc Chasez joins cast of Topher Grace musical 'One Shot'

21 November 2014 2:51 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Hot on the heels of the news that Topher Grace and Taye Diggs will star in an upcoming film musical entitled One Shot, the production's added another big name. According to Deadline, *Nsync veteran Jc Chasez has signed on to play a bad guy, the star of the stage musical within the film who sleeps with the ex-girlfriend of Grace's character, a production manager who has to pull together an eccentric cast and crew for the musical's opening night. »

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‘Nsync’s Jc Chasez Cast In Topher Grace Movie Musical

21 November 2014 1:11 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: Topher Grace’s musical comedy One Shot has added another crooner to its cast. Singer-songwriter and record producer Jc Chasez, a founding member of the seminal boy band *Nsync, will join Grace and Taye Diggs in the film about a failed Broadway performer turned stage manager who must wrangle the eccentric cast and crew of a new play to save the show’s opening night.

Grace is starring as said stage manager in addition to producing the indie film, which shoots next month in Mexico City. Chasez will play Grace’s nemesis, the star of the musical play within the movie who sleeps with his ex-girlfriend. Isaac Rentz is directing from a script by Gerry De Leon and Greg Lisi. Daniel Posada and Jason Tamasco are also producing One Shot for Mexico-based Dark Factory Entertainment with Alex Garcia of Ag Studio.

Chasez dabbled in acting with guest starring roles »

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Casting Net: Penelope Cruz signs on for 'Zoolander 2'

20 November 2014 6:02 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

• Penelope Cruz will star opposite Ben Stiller in Zoolander 2. Stiller is directing from a script by Justin Theroux, and will produce alongside Stuart Cornfeld for Red Hour. Will Ferrell and Owen Wilson are rumored to be reprising their roles as Mugatu and Hansel, respectively. [Deadline] • Mel Gibson and Andrew Garfield are in talks for the World War II drama Hacksaw Ridge. Gibson would direct the film with Garfield in the role of Private First Class Desmond T. Doss, a war hero who won the Congressional Medal of Honor, two Bronze Stars, and three Purple Hearts. Doss saved 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa, »

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Taye Diggs Will Play a Flamboyant Actor in Comedy Musical 'One Shot'

20 November 2014 1:27 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Taye Diggs will join Topher Grace in a new film musical comedy titled "One Shot," for Brillstein Entertainment, Dark Factory Entertainment and Ag Studios. To be directed by music video director Isaac Rentz, from a script penned by Gerry De Leon and Greg Lisi, the story centers on a failed Broadway singer-turned-production manager (played by Grace) who, on opening night, must save the production by wrangling his eccentric cast and crew before chaos ensues. Diggs will play a character named Malcolm, a flamboyant actor. That's all we know about the character thus far. Grace is co-producing the film, by the way. Production is set to begin in December in Mexico City. And if »

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Taye Diggs Joins Topher Grace Musical Comedy ‘One Shot’

20 November 2014 12:00 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Topher Grace’s backstage musical comedy One Shot is getting a Broadway vet in Taye Diggs. The singer-actor has joined the cast of the indie film, about a failed star turned stage manager (Grace) who must wrangle the eccentric cast and crew of a new production to save the show’s opening night. Isaac Rentz is directing from a script by Gerry De Leon and Greg Lisi; Grace, who’s currently in theaters in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, is also producing.

Diggs will play Malcolm, a flamboyant member of the production. Diggs of course got his start originating the character of Benny in 1996′s Tony-winning Rent, a role he reprised in 2005 when the musical was adapted into a film by Sony and Chris Columbus. By then he was well into a film and TV career with How Stella Got Her Groove Back, The Wood, The Best Man, and a run »

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Topher Grace and Taye Diggs to Star in Musical 'One Shot'

20 November 2014 11:33 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Topher Grace and Taye Diggs are tuning up to star in the musical One Shot. The film, packaged by Brillstein Entertainment’s Jai Khanna, will be fully financed by Dark Factory Entertainment and Ag Studios, and will begin production in December in Mexico City. Music video director Isaac Rentz will helm from a script by Gerry De Leon and Greg Lisi. The comedy centers on a failed Broadway singer turned production manager (Grace) who, on opening night, must save the production by wrangling his eccentric cast and crew before they cause havoc. Diggs will play the role of Malcolm, a flamboyant

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Read Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar prequel comic Absolute Zero

19 November 2014 7:13 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thanks to Wired, a seven-page prequel comic to Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic Interstellar has arrived online for our reading pleasure. Entitled ‘Absolute Zero’, the the “lost chapter” has been written by Nolan with art from Sean Gordon Murphy and explore’s Dr. Mann’s earlier Lazarus mission to find a hospitable planet for humanity…

Read the full comic over at Wired.

Interstellar is out now, with a cast that includes Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises), Jessica Chastain (The Help), Mackenzie Foy (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn), Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games), Casey Affleck (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3), John Lithgow (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Bill Irwin (Lady in the Water), David Gyasi (Cloud Atlas), Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream), David Oyelowo (The Butler) and Matt Damon (Elysium).

Check out our reviews of Interstellar here and »

- Gary Collinson

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More Footage From "Interstellar"

13 November 2014 1:54 PM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek more new footage including an IMAX featurette, supporting director Christopher Nolan's science fiction feature "Interstellar", starring Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain and Anne Hathaway:

The new film will "...travel the globe to bring to the screen the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered 'wormhole' to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

"'Interstellar' details the toll climate change has taken on agriculture, with corn the last crop to be cultivated.

"The scientists embark on a journey through a worm hole into other dimensions in search of somewhere other crops can be grown...".

"Interstellar" also stars Anne Hathaway, Bill Irwin, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Wes Bentley, Mackenzie Foy, Timothée Chalamet, Topher Grace, David Oyelowo, Ellen Burstyn and Michael Caine.

The film is being produced by Emma Thomas and Lynda Obst, »

- Michael Stevens

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