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One Day She'll Darken: Connie Nielsen Joins TNT Limited Series

Connie Nielsen is coming to TNT. Deadline reports the Good Wife star has joined the network's upcoming limited series One Day She'll Darken.From writer Sam Sheridan and director Patty Jenkins, the drama "tells the incredible story of Fauna Hodel (India Eisley) who was given away at birth. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets to her past, she follows a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Hollywood gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel (Jefferson Mays), a man involved in the darkest Hollywood debauchery." Chris Pine, Yul Vazquez, Justin Cornwell, Dylan Smith, Jay Paulson, and Golden Brooks also star.Read More…
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‘One Day She’ll Darken’: Connie Nielsen Cast In Patty Jenkins’ TNT Series

Connie Nielsen (Wonder Woman) has been tapped for a key role opposite Chris Pine in One Day She’ll Darken, TNT's limited drama series directed by Patty Jenkins. Written by Sam Sheridan, One Day She'll Darken tells the incredible story of Fauna Hodel (India Eisley) who was given away at birth. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets to her past, she follows a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Hollywood gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel (Jefferson Mays)…
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Cast and plot details for Patty Jenkins and Chris Pine’s One Day She’ll Darken announced

Back in July it was announced that Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins will be reuniting with star Chris Pine for the drama series One Day She’ll Darken, and now TNT has announced details of the story and the remainder of the cast.

Set to join Pine in the cast of the six-episode series are India Eisley (Underworld Awakening), Jefferson Mays (Law & Order: Svu), both of whom have secured lead roles, along with Yul Vazquez (Last Flag Flying), Justin Cornwell (Training Day), Dylan Smith (Maze Runner: The Death Cure), Jay Paulson (Mad Men) and Golden Brooks (Girlfriends).

Deadline reports that the series will tell the story of “Fauna Hodel (Eisley) who was given away at birth. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets to her past, she follows a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Hollywood gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel (Mays), a man involved in the darkest Hollywood debauchery.
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TVLine Items: Facinelli Polices S.W.A.T., Adelstein Joins Imposters and More

TVLine Items: Facinelli Polices S.W.A.T., Adelstein Joins Imposters and More
Supergirl alum Peter Facinelli is (business) suiting back up at CBS with a recurring role on the upcoming drama S.W.A.T.

The actor — who played CEO Maxwell Lord on the aforementioned superhero series — will portray Michael Plank, a confident, powerful businessman who also volunteers as a civilian police commissioner and head of the police board, our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedS.W.A.T. Promotes David Lim to Regular

Facinelli’s other TV credits include American Odyssey, Damages and Nurse Jackie.

S.W.A.T. premieres Thursday, Nov. 2 at 10/9c on CBS.

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* Imposters co-creator Paul Adelstein will
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One Day She'll Darken: TNT Confirms Additional Casting for Chris Pine Series

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One of TNT's new series has some new company. Recently, the network announced India Eisley (pictured, left), Yul Vazquez (pictured, right), Jefferson Mays, Justin Cornwell, Dylan Smith, Jay Paulson, and Golden Brooks have joined One Day She'll Darken.From executive producer Chris Pine and writer Sam Sheridan, the drama "tells the incredible story of Fauna Hodel who was given away at birth. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets to her past, she follows a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Hollywood gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel, a man involved in the darkest Hollywood debauchery."Read More…
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‘One Day She’ll Darken’: India Eisley, Jefferson Mays Set As Leads; Five More Cast In TNT Series

TNT is rounding out the cast for its new six-episode drama series One Day She’ll Darken. India Eisley (Underworld Awakening, Look Away), Jefferson Mays (The Americans, Law & Order: Svu) are set as leads opposite Chris Pine, along with Yul Vazquez (Last Flag Flying), Justin Cornwell (Training Day), Dylan Smith (Maze Runner: The Death Cure), Jay Paulson (Mad Men) and Golden Brooks (Girlfriends). Written by Sam Sheridan, One Day She’ll Darken tells the incredible story of…
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Kevin Kline Wins Best Actor in a Play at 2017 Tony Awards

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Kevin Kline Wins Best Actor in a Play at 2017 Tony Awards
Kevin Kline just added a new trophy to his collection.

Kline took home the award for best actor in a play at this year’s Tony Awards for his role in Present Laughter.

Present Laughter follows a successful and self-obsessed comedy actor Garry Essedine (Kline) as he prepares to travel for a touring commitment in Africa.

The actor looked sleek in a classic black tux as he took the stage to accept the award, where he thanked his wife and children for their support.

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2017 Tony Nominations Revealed: Bette Midler, Cate Blanchett & More

2017 Tony Nominations Revealed: Bette Midler, Cate Blanchett & More
While Hamilton dominated Broadway theater in 2016, this year's Tony nominations are more evenly distributed.

The 71st annual Tony Awards nominations were unveiled on Tuesday morning live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Announced by Jane Krakowski and Hamilton alum Christopher Jackson, the honorees were led by Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 with 12 nominations, including Best Musical and Best Leading Actor for Josh Groban's role in the War and Peace-inspired story.

Related: Kristen Bell Shares Dax Shepard's Hilarious Review of 'Hamilton' After Seeing the Musical for the First Time

Dear Evan Hansen landed nine nominations, two of which were for Best Musical and Best Leading Actor (Ben Platt of Pitch Perfect). The stage adaptation of Groundhog Day and the 9/11 musical, Come From Away, rounded out the Best Musical noms.

Bette Midler also scored a Best Leading Actress nomination for her performance in Hello, Dolly! -- her
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Bette Midler, Josh Groban and Dear Evan Hansen Among 2017 Tony Awards Nominees

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Bette Midler, Josh Groban and Dear Evan Hansen Among 2017 Tony Awards Nominees
They’re the toughest tickets to get right now on Broadway. And on Tuesday morning, seats to Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, Dear Evan Hansen and Hello Dolly! just got that much harder — as all three shows scored top nominations in their respective categories for the 2017 Tony Awards.

Jane Krakowski and Hamilton alum Christopher Jackson announced the candidates Tuesday morning, live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 — the Josh Groban-led musical inspired by a 70-page section of War and Peace — led the new musical nominations with 12 in total,
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The Early History of One Actor Playing A Shit Ton of Roles In A Single Film

Containing multitudes is a time-honored cinematic tradition.

Sure, featuring a single actor as more than one character in your movie smells a bit like a gimmick—but at the end of the day, it’s an efficient and often effective means of showcasing the versatility of a performer. And that can hardly be faulted. We caught a whiff of it with Split this year, though McAvoy might be disqualified for being a Legion of One rather than a cast with a shared face. Personally, I had no idea the trend cast such a wide-reaching historical net — I’d stupidly assumed it was something made possible by the advent of modern makeup and digital tech. Again, stupidly.

Be it gimmick or something more nuanced (or both!) — it’s particularly fascinating that it has such a long standing history as a marketing device. Film quality aside, the main draw is often the performative tour-de-force itself. Some
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‘Front Page’ Revival Adds Holland Taylor, Dylan Baker & Robert Morse To Ink-Stained Cast

A starry list of stage and screen vets, several with marquee-quality drawing power from roles on popular TV shows, have joined the cast of The Front Page, the Scott Rudin-mounted revival with already-announced headliners Nathan Lane, John Slattery, Jefferson Mays and Sherie Rene Scott. Fresh to the bill are Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men) and Robert Morse (Mad Men), along with Dylan Baker (The Good Wife, The Americans) and Patricia Conolly, Halley Feiffer, Dann…
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New Law And Order Svu Season 17,Episode 14 Official Spoilers,Description Hit The Net

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Recently, NBC delivered the new,official synopsis/description for their upcoming "Law And Order: Special Victims Unit" episode 14 of season 17. The episode is entitled, "Nationwide Manhunt," and it turns out that we're going to see some very interesting stuff go down as 2 Chicago P.D. detectives make their way onto the scene to help take down two killers that have escaped, because they helped get them convicted in the first place, and more. In the new, 14th episode press release: Chicago P.D. detectives Lindsay (guest star Sophia Bush) and Dawson (guest star Jon Seda) are going to join the Svu in the hunt for two escaped murderers (returning guest stars Dallas Roberts and Jefferson Mays) they helped to convict. It stars: Mariska Hargitay, Kelli Giddish, Ral Esparza and Peter Scanavino. Guest stars feature: Andy Karl and Anna Deavere Smith.
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Tony Awards: Alex Sharp, Ruthie Ann Miles and Richard McCabe win for Broadway debuts

Three performers -- Alex Sharp, Richard McCabe and Ruthie Ann Miles -- won Tony Awards for their Broadway debut. These victories put them in a freshman club that now has 90 members.  -Break- Sharp, who won for his portrayal of socially awkward genius Christopher Boone in "Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," is the fifteenth Best Actor (Play) champ to take home the trophy for his first time on Broadway. He joins: Paul Scofield for "A Man for All Seasons" (1962); Cliff Gorman for "Lenny" (1972); John Kani and Winston Ntshona (joint nomination) for "Sizwe Banzi is Dead/The Island" (1975); Tom Conti for "Whose Life is it Anyway?" (1979); Harvey Fierstein for "Torch Song Trilogy" (1983); Jeremy Irons for "The Real Thing" (1984); Ralph Fiennes for "Hamlet" (1995); Stephen Dillane for "The Real Thing" (2000); Jefferson Mays for "I Am My Own W..."
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2015 Grammys winners: The complete list

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2015 Grammys winners: The complete list
Complete list of winners and nominees of the 2014 Grammy Awards, held in Los Angeles at the Staples Center on Sunday February 8. Winners will be updated as they're announced during the telecast and pre-telecast. Record Of The Year “Fancy,” Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli Xcx “Chandelier,” Sia **Winner** “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith “Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift “All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor Album Of The Year **Winner** “Morning Phase,” Beck “Beyoncé,” Beyoncé “X,” Ed Sheeran “In The Lonely Hour,” Sam Smith “Girl,” Pharrell Williams Song Of The Year “All About That Bass,” Kevin Kadish & Meghan Trainor, songwriters (Meghan Trainor) “Chandelier,” Sia Furler & Jesse Shatkin, songwriters (Sia) “Shake It Off,” Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift) **Winner** “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” James Napier, William Phillips & Sam Smith, songwriters (Sam Smith) “Take Me To Church,” Andrew Hozier-Byrne, songwriter (Hozier) Best New Artist Iggy Azalea Bastille Brandy Clark
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New Law And Order Svu Season 16,Episode 8 Spoiler Promo Clip Hit The Net

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Last night, NBC served up the new promo/spoiler clip (below) for their upcoming "Law And Order: Svu" episode 8 of season 16, and it appears to be quite drama-filled and interesting as a reporter woman that's clearly caught up in an abusive relationship, refuses to leave the situation, and more. The episode is aptly titled, "Spousal Privilege." In the new, 8th episode official plotline: "A domestic-violence dispute involving a sportscaster and his girlfriend, will get exposed on security-camera footage from a parking garage, but the girlfriend will be reluctant to get herself some legal help because she doesn't want to lose her family. Guest stars feature: Chad Coleman as A.J. Martin ,David Dinkins as Judge Chet Baker, Megan Good as Paula ,Jefferson Mays as M.E. Rudnick, Hoda Kotb as Herself ,Leslie Odom Jr. as Reverend Curtis Scott and Elizabeth Marvel as Counselor Rita Calhoun. Episode 8 is scheduled to air on Wednesday night,
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New Law And Order Svu Season 16,Episode 8 Official Spoilers,Plotline Revealed By NBC

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Recently,NBC released the new,official synopsis/spoilers for their upcoming "Law And Order: Svu" episode 8 of season 16. The episode is entitled, "Spousal Privilege," and it turns out that we're going to see a victim of domestic violence get quite apprehensive in seeking legal help over fear of messing up her family, and more. In the new, 8th episode press release: "A domestic-violence dispute involving a sportscaster and his girlfriend, is going to get uncovered on security-camera footage from a parking garage, but the girlfriend is going to be reluctant to seek legal help because she doesn't want her family to break apart." Guest stars feature: Chad Coleman as A.J. Martin ,David Dinkins as Judge Chet Baker, Megan Good as Paula ,Jefferson Mays as M.E. Rudnick, Hoda Kotb as Herself ,Leslie Odom Jr. as Reverend Curtis Scott and Elizabeth Marvel as Counselor Rita Calhoun. Episode 8 is set to air on Wednesday night,
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Watch: What America Means To 21 Playwrights in Hal Hartley's 'My America'

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Watch: What America Means To 21 Playwrights in Hal Hartley's 'My America'
Director Hal Hartley ("Simple Men," "The Unbelievable Truth" ) brings us "My America," a film that compiles monologues from 21 playwrights about the collective American identity. Read More: Fandor to Exclusively Stream World Premiere of Hal Hartley's 'My America' The monologues are written by some of America's most renowned playwrights, including Neil Labute, Danny Hoch, Dan Dietz and Marcus Gardley, and are read by actors including Jefferson Mays and Kathleen Chalfant, plus Hartley regular Thomas Jay Ryan. Check out the trailer for the film below, which will be available on Fandor on the Fourth of July. 
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Fandor to Exclusively Stream World Premiere of Hal Hartley's 'My America'

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Fandor has announced that it has the exclusive world premiere stream of Hal Hartley's latest film, "My America." Based on a collection of 21 monologues commissioned by Centerstage, the State Theater of Maryland, "My America" is a meditative piece that contemplates the current psychological fabric of American society. The monologues are written by some of the theater's most acclaimed playrights, including Neil Labute, Danny Hoch, Dan Dietz and Marcus Gardley, while the cast boasts names such as Jefferson Mays, Kathleen Chalfant and Thomas Jay Ryan. "I owe a large part of both my career and critical eye to Hal Hartley," said longtime producer Ted Hope, now CEO of Fandor. "So it is a true joy to host the exclusive premiere of Hal’s latest film." Read More: SXSW: Ted Hope Talks About His Plans for Fandor and How It Will Save Indie Film The decision to premiere "My America" via a streaming platform,
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Bryan Cranston

Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston and Sophie Okonedo won Tony Awards for their Broadway debut. These victories put them in a freshman club that now has 87 members.  -Break- Bryan Cranston on adding a Tony Award to his mantel in press room (Video) Cranston, who won for his portrayal of Lyndon Johnson in "All the Way" is the fourteenth Best Actor (Play) champ to take home the trophy for his first-time on Broadway. He joins: Paul Scofield for "A Man for All Seasons" (1962); Cliff Gorman for "Lenny" (1972); John Kani and Winston Ntshona (joint nomination) for "Sizwe Banzi is Dead/The Island" (1975); Tom Conti for "Whose Life is it Anyway?" (1979); Harvey Fierstein for "Torch Song Trilogy" (1983); Jeremy Irons for "The Real Thing" (1984); Ralph Fiennes for "Hamlet" (1995); Stephen Dillane for "The Real Thing" (2000); Jefferson Mays for "I Am My Own Wife" (2004); Ri...
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Tony Awards Recap: 'Gentleman's Guide,' 'Hedwig,' Bryan Cranston & Audra McDonald Win Big

The 68th Tony Awards on Sunday, hosted by Hugh Jackman, took place at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, where the best of the stage were honored.

Tony Awards Recap

A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder picked up steam leading up to Tony night. At the end of the show, the musical, which follows a destitute man looking to remove the eight ahead of him inline for a title, won four awards Sunday. Gentleman’s Guide won for best musical, book of a musical, director and costume design.

How I Met Your Mother actor Neil Patrick Harris, who has previously been a favorite Tony host, picked up his first award – best lead actor in a musical – for starring in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Hedwig won for best musical revival, and Harris’ costar Lena Hall won best featured actress in a musical.

Jessie Mueller beat out
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