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Luke Wilson in talks to join Will Smith's NFL concussion drama

11 October 2014 7:27 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Luke Wilson has been attached to act alongside Will Smith in an untitled NFL football concussion drama.

Wilson is in talks to play NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in the movie, which also stars Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha Raw and Paul Reiser, reports The Wrap.

David Morse and Arliss Howard are also said to be nearing deals to join the Ridley Scott-produded movie which will see Peter Landesman in the directors chair.

Based on Jeanne Marie Laskas' GQ article 'Game Brain', the drama tells the story of Dr. Bennet Omalu (Smith), a forensic neuropathologist who was the first to discover chronic traumatic encephalopathy (Cte) in NFL football players.

Wilson can be seen in Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig's drama The Skeleton Twins. The actor was previously in HBO series Enlightened, which was cancelled in 2013 after two seasons.

Smith will soon be seen in Focus, »

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Luke Wilson in Talks to Play NFL's Roger Goodell in Will Smith's Football Concussion Film

11 October 2014 4:09 AM, PDT | | See recent Worst Previews news »

Luke Wilson (Idiocracy) is in negotiations to play NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in Sony's upcoming football concussion movie, which stars Will Smith and produced by Ridley Scott. The movie has yet to get a title. In addition to the two actors, the cast also includes David Morse, Arliss Howard, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, Gugu Mbatha Raw and Paul Reiser. Peter Landesman (Parkland) is directing the movie, which is based on the GQ article "Game Brain." Smith is set to star as Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (Cte) in a professional football player and brought awareness to the public. As he blows the whistle on player injuries, Omalu's quest humanizes the price paid by professional athletes in impact sports . and the political, cultural and corporate interests that fuel the business of pro sports. »

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Luke Wilson in Talks to Play NFL's Roger Goodell in Will Smith's Football Concussion Movie (Exclusive)

9 October 2014 6:01 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Luke Wilson is in negotiations to play NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in Sony's untitled football concussion movie, which stars Will Smith and is being produced by Ridley Scott, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Additionally, David Morse and Arliss Howard have closed deals to join the ensemble, which includes Alec Baldwin, Albert BrooksGugu Mbatha Raw and Paul Reiser. A representative for Sony had no comment on Wilson's casting. Also read: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Pens Long Letter to League Owners: We Did Not See Ray Rice Video Peter Landesman is directing the movie, which is based on the GQ article “Game. »

- Jeff Sneider

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Do you know what Hasn't happened on 'True Blood'? Take EW's quiz

22 August 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | - PopWatch | See recent - PopWatch news »

On Sunday, True Blood will meet true death after seven seasons of surprises, sex, surprising sex, and more supernatural beings than most shows could even attempt to incorporate. So to look back at all the craziness that vampires, werewolves, shifters, witches, fairies, and more brought to the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, here’s  a quiz comparing some of the most outrageous True Blood moments. Can you tell which of the four options is a lie?


A. Sam shifted into a horse to fight a centaur.

B. Sam shifted into a bull to kill a maenad.

C. Sam shifted »

- Samantha Highfill

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10 Minutes With 80s Icon Debra Winger at the Provincetown Film Festival

26 June 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

If you were watching films in the 80s, chances are, you're a fan of Debra Winger. A relative unknown (save for her appearance as Wonder Girl in the "Wonder Woman" TV series), Winger kicked off the decade with a trifecta of hits -- "Urban Cowboy" (1980), "An Officer and a Gentleman" (1982) and "Terms of Endearment" (1983) -- that made her a major Hollywood force in the short span of three years. Unfortunately for cinemagoers, that is no longer the case. Fortunately for Winger, that's of her own doing and not because Hollywood stopped fielding her offers. At 40, after a slew of commercial and art house successes, Winger stopped considering parts altogether, favoring a quieter life with her husband (Arliss Howard, who directed her in "Big Bad Love") and three children. She still acts from time to time on projects she's especially passionate about, such as Jonathan Demme's "Rachel Getting Married" and HBO's show "In. »

- Nigel M Smith

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Blu-ray Review: Recent TV Releases Include ‘True Detective,’ ‘Masters of Sex’

22 June 2014 12:42 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Chicago – “Game of Thrones” is over and you’ve already binged “Orange is the New Black,” what are you supposed to do now? There are a few interesting new programs this season – FX’s “Tyrant” & “The Strain,” HBO’s “The Leftovers,” CBS’s “Extant,” and a few more – but it’s also a great time to catch up what you may have missed with new Blu-ray and DVD releases. There are five TV-to-Blu-ray releases this month that might warrant a look.

The top of the pile is also the best program of 2014 to date, a show that has really redefined the year in that it’s already used as a watermark (“Sure, Fargo and The Americans were great but they were no True Detective.”) With fantastic performances from Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, HBO has wasted no time in getting the wildly acclaimed “True Detective” on Blu-ray and DVD a »

- (Adam Fendelman)

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‘True Blood: The Complete Sixth Season’ DVD Review

31 May 2014 11:50 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

It always feels strange when we know that a TV show is coming to an end.  Much like with Dexter and its final season we know season seven of True Blood is the conclusion of the tale of Sookie Stackhouse and Bill the Vampire, but will we miss them? In preparation for the start of the new season, True Blood: The Complete Sixth Season is being released on DVD and Blu-ray and I guess the question to be answered in this review has to be if season six leads us into the final season on a high, or did it show signs of a show nearing a natural death? Or a true death as the vamps would call it.

True Blood: The Complete Sixth Season begins where the last ended, with Bill seemingly a Vampire God, Alcide a new pack master and Warlow seemingly ready to claim Sookie as his. »

- Paul Metcalf

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Win True blood Season 6 on Blu-ray

29 May 2014 12:00 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

To mark the release of True Blood Season 6 on 2nd June, we’ve been given 5 copies to give away on Blu-ray.

The season opens with the Authority in flames and TruBlood in short supply. As Bill comes to terms with his newfound powers after emerging reincarnated from a pool of blood, humans are in open conflict with vampires like never before. Meanwhile, Sookie (Anna Paquin; X-Men) and Jason (Ryan Kwanten; Home and Away) must steel themselves for an encounter with their parents’ killer: the mysterious and ancient Warlow.

Newcomers are welcomed to Louisiana – some human, some not so human. Governor Truman Burrell (Arliss Howard; Jurassic Park, Moneyball) is a politician who after some time of being extremely patient is now prepared to strike against what he believes to be the greatest threat to Louisiana: all of vampire-kind. His daughter, Willa (Amelia Rose Blaire; Royal Pains) is smart and ambitious, but »

- Competitions

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Jurassic World brings in Vincent D'Onofrio to play the villain

28 February 2014 7:23 AM, PST | | See recent JoBlo news »

Deadline and Variety are reporting Vincent D'Onofrio (Men In Black, "Law and Order: Criminal Intent") has signed on to star as the villain in Jurassic World. Plot details aren't available, but we can safely assume he's not playing a T-Rex or Velociraptor; perhaps some jerky corporate type comparable to the one Arliss Howard played in The Lost World? Or maybe he'll be an unsavory hunter or gamekeeper? Let the speculation run rampant. D'Onofrio has experience playing unlikable »

- Eric Walkuski

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