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Valene Kane playing Jyn Erso’s mother in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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We’ve known for a while that Mads Mikkelsen is playing Galen Erso, the father of Felicity Jones’ Jyn Erso, in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and now we know who’s playing her mother too, with actress Valene Kane (The Fall) revealing that she’s set to portray Lyra Erso in December’s Anthology movie.

“I grew up watching Stars Wars and I didn’t believe it was happening until I was filming in Iceland,” said Kane in an interview with told Belfast Live. “[The film] has a really edgy independent vibe.”

Given that Kane shot her scenes in Iceland (and the fact she’s four years younger than Felicity Jones), we can assume that she’ll feature in flashback scenes with a young Jyn Erso and will presumably only have a minor role in the film.

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- Gary Collinson

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Lucasfilm releases final part of Go Rogue stop-motion animated series for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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With Force Friday just a few days away and a new wave of Star Wars merchandise set to invade stores around the globe, Lucasfilm has released the fourth and final part of its ‘Go Rogue’ stop-motion animated series for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In this final chapter, the Rebels must rely on their wits, courage and building skills to rescue one of their own from Director Krennic and escape with the Lego building instructions, as the fate of the Galaxy hangs in the balance. Check it out below and be sure to watch part one, part two and part three if you missed them…

From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, »

- Amie Cranswick

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Compact, Synchronicity team for 'Una' screenwriter's '9 Deaths'

22 September 2016 3:19 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Crime drama marks Olivier award-winning playwright David Harrower’s second feature.

John McKay’s Compact Pictures and Scotland/Us based production outfit Synchronicity Films are teaming to develop 9 Deaths, the next feature from Una screenwriter David Harrower.

Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn-starring Una [pictured] premiered at Telluride and will have a competition debut at the upcoming BFI London Film Festival. Benedict Andrews directed the sex abuse drama from Scottish playwright Harrower’s debut feature script, an adaptation of his own play Blackbird, which garnered him an Olivier award.

Harrower’s second feature, 9 Deaths, follows the son of a local crime family who must choose between leading his clan in an escalated gang war and his freedom. The film will be comprised of nine segments, in each of which a character will die.

Weekend co-producer Claire Mundell will produce for Synchronicity and John McKay will produce for Compact. The pair are re-teaming after collaborating on 2013 Karen Gillan-starring »

- tom.grater@screendaily.com (Tom Grater)

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Rooney Mara To Star in Brady Corbet’s ‘Vox Lux’ With Original Music By Sia

21 September 2016 11:52 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After her outstanding performance in already one of the most buzzed about movies this fall, Benedict Andrews’ “Una” which premiered at this year’s Telluride Film Festival, Rooney Mara has lined up her next project.

The actress is set to star in the pop-star drama “Vox Lux” directed by Brady Corbet. The film will chronicle the rise of singer Celeste to superstardom, while looking at cultural evolutions of the 21st century through her eyes. It will take place from 1999 to present day and feature original songs by singer-songwriter Sia.

Production for “Vox Lux” will begin in February and be shot on 65mm large format and screened in 70mm. The picture will be produced by Christine Vachon and David Hinojosa of Killer Films and Brian Young of Three Six Zero Entertainment.

Read More: ‘Una’ Exclusive Clip: Watch Rooney Mara Hunt Down Ben Mendelsohn In One Of The Fall’s Most Exciting »

- Liz Calvario

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Robin Hood: Origins Gets Fifty Shades Star Jamie Dornan

19 September 2016 5:39 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Nine months after Jamie Foxx came aboard to play Little John in Lionsgate's Robin Hood: Origins, the cast keeps growing with Jamie Dornan. The Fifty Shades of Grey star is in final negotiations to play Will Scarlett, one of Robin Hood's band of merry men, who is also married to Maid Marian (Eve Hewson). Production is scheduled to begin this coming January in Budapest.

The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Will Scarlett is one of Robin Hood's band of merry men, who is described as a "hot-headed wearer of fine clothes." He is also said to be the best swordsman, and in this version of the story, he is married to Maid Marian, but finds out that she is in love with Robin Hood. It isn't known if other classic Robin Hood characters such as Friar Tuck, the Sheriff of Nottingham or Alan-a-Dale will show up, but this version of the »

- MovieWeb

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Five Embarrassing Emmy Errors That Went Viral

19 September 2016 2:58 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Sunday’s Primetime Emmy Awards were favorably reviewed, with host Jimmy Kimmel getting praise for keeping the show light and nicely paced.

The red carpet featured some spectacular styles and the acceptance speeches were heartfelt. However, the ceremony was not without its gaffes, and of course, those commenting on social media took notice.

Below is a list of some of the more cringe-worthy moments from Emmy Sunday.

Word Game of Thrones

If only Kit Harington’s name was as easy to spell as his character’s, Jon Snow.

The “Game of Thrones” star was nominated for the best supporting actor in a drama award. When it was the time for his name to come up, the on-air graphic misspelled his last name. It’s Harington with only one “r,” not two. “Thrones” fans were not happy to see Harington snubbed twice in one night: first by the mistake, and second by the Academy (“Bloodline’s” Ben Mendelsohn took »

- Joshua Terry and Lawrence Yee

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Emmys 2016: The Best and Worst Moments, from Great Speeches to ‘Stranger Things’

19 September 2016 2:36 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards didn’t lure in a larger audience than last year’s record-low viewership number. In fact, the ABC telecast dipped even further. Despite peak TV producing more great television than ever before, viewers haven’t been warming to the Emmys. Blame “too much TV” or a confusing September air date, but even though TV’s biggest night hasn’t been pulling in the same stats as yesteryear, the actual production has been, well, peaking.

Last Week’S Episode: ‘Star Trek’: Will There Ever Be Another TV Show Like It?

Jimmy Kimmel did a fine job with his monologue. The speeches were on point, and there were plenty of surprise winners to keep everyone in the Microsoft Theater and watching at home on the edge of their seats. These key elements make up the foundation of any great awards show, making the 2016 Emmys a ceremony to remember. »

- Ben Travers

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Emmys 2016: The Best and Worst Moments, from Great Speeches to ‘Stranger Things’

19 September 2016 2:36 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards didn’t lure in a larger audience than last year’s record-low viewership number. In fact, the ABC telecast dipped even further. Despite peak TV producing more great television than ever before, viewers haven’t been warming to the Emmys. Blame “too much TV” or a confusing September air date, but even though TV’s biggest night hasn’t been pulling in the same stats as yesteryear, the actual production has been, well, peaking.

Last Week’S Episode: ‘Star Trek’: Will There Ever Be Another TV Show Like It?

Jimmy Kimmel did a fine job with his monologue. The speeches were on point, and there were plenty of surprise winners to keep everyone in the Microsoft Theater and watching at home on the edge of their seats. These key elements make up the foundation of any great awards show, making the 2016 Emmys a ceremony to remember. »

- Ben Travers

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68th Primetime Emmy Award Winners List

19 September 2016 1:44 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Last night was the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, where the television academy takes the time to recognize some of the greatest accomplishments in the industry for the past season. Not surprisingly, the show that came out on top this year was none other than Game of Thrones, a show that seemingly only gets stronger and stronger as time goes on (despite the absence of source material at this point).

This also marked the year that Game of Thrones surpassed Frasier for the record total of Emmys won during a show run. Frasier previously held the record with 37 wins, and with two seasons left, Game of Thrones has secured the title with 38 wins, a record it's sure to barrel over over the course of the next couple seasons.

Below is the list of nominees and winners for several major categories at this year's Emmys!

Outstanding Drama Series

The Americans

Better Call Saul »

- Joseph Medina

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Memo to Distributors: Buy These Tiff 2016 Movies

19 September 2016 11:53 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

This year’s Toronto International Film Festival was another dense program filled with lots of new films in need of distribution. Fortunately, many of the highlights — from awards season heavyweights like “Jackie,” which went to Fox Searchlight, to smaller-scale crowdpleasers like “Tramps,” a Netflix acquisition — are guaranteed to find audiences beyond the Tiff arena. And most buyers agreed that this was, generally speaking, a pretty healthy year. Nevertheless, as the festival came to a conclusion, several great movies in the lineup remained homeless. Here are some of the ones that IndieWire wants to bring to the attention of all the buyers out there. We hope they’re paying attention.

See MoreThe 2016 IndieWire Tiff Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During the Festival

Boundaries

With her underrated debut film “Sarah Prefers to Run,” Chloé Robichaud made one of the best coming-of-age stories in recent years. For her follow-up, the Québécois writer-director widened her focus, »

- Indiewire Staff

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Una Review

19 September 2016 11:27 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Una attempts to distinguish itself from the substantial pack of films that attack similar themes by way of director Benedict Andrews’ morally distorting lens and David Harrower’s emotionally labyrinthian adaptation of his Tony Award winning source material, Blackbird. The film’s ability to refrain from getting tripped-up by overly respecting its subject matter to a fault is its most invaluable asset. In order for this story and its hefty, yet delicate topic to leave the necessary unflinching and unforgettable impression, one mustn’t be afraid to toe the line. For Harrower, Andrews the rest of the cast and crew, blurring the divide was child’s play, even if it meant stomping on a few heels along the way.

The film’s indelible visuals, shocking narrative and impassioned characters scream with the creative skill and wisdom of a battle-hardened veteran behind the camera, surely not the work expected from a first time director. »

- Joseph Falcone

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Emmys: Here's the Complete List of 2016's Big Winners

19 September 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

The nominee list for the 2016 Emmys was full of heavy hitters, and the show itself did not disappoint. Game of Thrones took home some major awards (though sadly none for the actors), and Veep nailed the comedy side. Meanwhile, we couldn't be happier for Rami Malek and Tatiana Maslany! Take a look below for the full list of winners. Related Stories:The Heartbreaking Reason Julia Louis-Dreyfus Cried Through Her Emmys SpeechKate McKinnon Gets Adorably Tongue-Tied While Accepting Her First Emmy AwardSterling K. Brown Grabs His First Emmy Win, Simultaneously Steals Our HeartWatch Tatiana Maslany Accept Her Hard-Earned Emmy Award With an Endearing SpeechRami Malek Perfectly Quotes Mr. Robot During His Emmys Acceptance Speech Outstanding Drama Series Game of Thrones Outstanding Comedy Series Veep Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series Rami Malek, Mr. Robot Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series Jeffrey Tambor, »

- Maggie Pehanick

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Emmys 2016 winners: The full list

19 September 2016 2:21 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Just last night, the TV Oscars, the Emmys were dished out in a lavish ceremony in Los Angeles. Game of Thrones was the big winner on the night, once again, bagging the top drama prize for the second year in a row (the show’s total number of awards now stands at 38), while Veep did the same in the comedy award. Mr Robot, Orphan Black and even Downton Abbey also received gongs, including one for our own Dame Maggie Smith. She picked up the award for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, playing Violet Crawley in the show.

Here are the winners in full.

Outstanding drama series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Game of Thrones – Winner!

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr Robot

Outstanding comedy series

Black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Transparent

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Veep – Winner!

Outstanding lead actor in a drama

Kyle Chandler, »

- Paul Heath

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Full list of winners from the Emmy Awards 2016, Game of Thrones sets record for most Emmy wins in history

19 September 2016 1:49 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It was another great night for HBO at the 2016 Emmy Awards, with Game of Thrones and Veep winning Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Comedy Series for the second consecutive year.

Game of Thrones won a further two awards (Directing and Writing), pushing the show’s total Emmy haul to 38 and topping the previous record of 37 set by Frasier.

FX’s limited series The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story picked up the most awards on the night, taking home five in total including Outstanding Limited Series, while Veep and Transparent won two apiece.

Check out a full list of winners here…

Drama Series

The Americans

Better Call Saul

Downton Abbey

Winner: Game of Thrones

Homeland

House of Cards

Mr. Robot

Comedy Series

Black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Transparent

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Winner: Veep

Lead Actress, Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

Taraji P. Henson, »

- Gary Collinson

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Emmys Winners and Losers: ‘Game of Thrones’ Broke Records & Amazon is On Fire, But What About ‘Fargo’?

18 September 2016 11:03 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

“FX” – Winner

Not only did “The People v. O.J. Simpson” wrack up the second most wins of any program, but the network more than doubled its total Emmys from last year — moving from eight to 18. That was almost enough to topple HBO (undoubtedly FX Networks President John Landgraf’s goal) and a number made all the sweeter by Louie Anderson’s win for Supporting Actor in “Baskets” to kick off Sunday’s ceremony. But still…

Fargo” and “The Americans” – Losers

Not everything went the way of FX. With “Fargo” and “The People v. O.J. Simpson” almost always competing against each other, the network was bound to lose with one of them (and we knew all along “Fargo” was going to draw the short straw). But Noah Hawley’s acclaimed limited series couldn’t even win when “American Crime Story” was out of the picture. That other “American Crime” show beat »

- Ben Travers

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Variety’s TV Critics Dish on 2016’s Emmy Winners: Did the TV Academy Get It Right?

18 September 2016 10:21 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

It was a weird night at the Emmys. Although frontrunners “The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” “Veep,” and “Game Of Thrones” won the major awards, individual honors in acting and specific callouts for writing and directing went in unexpected directions. Sometimes, those were pleasant surprises, and otherwise, not so much. Last week, Variety critics delivered their favorites and predictions; below, Maureen Ryan and Sonia Saraiya go through the winners, chronologically, and weigh in on whether or not the Academy made the right call. The full winners’ list, including all the nominees, is right here.

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Louie Anderson, “Baskets

Sonia Saraiya: Anderson wasn’t my choice, but it was really hard to not be happy for him.

Maureen Ryan: As it turned out, I was incredibly happy that Anderson won. It clearly meant so much to him, and it’s really common (and nice!) for »

- Sonia Saraiya and Maureen Ryan

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2016 Emmy Winners: And the Awards Go To....

18 September 2016 10:08 PM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

It was a night of firsts and sweeps.

Find out who won their first Emmys and what shows swept the awards, because we have every single winner from all three Emmy ceremonies below!

Jimmy Kimmel did an awesome job hosting, and even managed to point out all of the annoying gluten free stars in the audience after passing out Pb&J sandwiches his mom made. And he hoped nobody was allergic to nuts! 

Congrats to all the winners. How many surprised you by the way things turned out? FX proved that there may be too much television to choose from, but what they're putting out there is of the great variety.

HBO offered up repeats with Game of Thrones and Veep, Keeping The Americans from a Best Drama win, but Rami Malek got the best actor win, even if we were also cheering heartily for Matthew Rhys. And our girl »

- Carissa Pavlica

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Emmy Awards: HBO Battles FX, Surprises Abound, and Plenty of Trump Jokes

18 September 2016 9:40 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

HBO, accustomed to being the undisputed Emmys champ in recent years, found itself in the unusual position of sharing the title Sunday night. FX Networks earned six awards at the Primetime Emmys, matching HBO’s tally for the evening. FX’s surge came largely on the back of anthology series “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” the evening’s most honored show.

Counting last weekend’s Creative Arts Emmys, HBO held onto the top spot, thanks to another record-breaking haul for “Game of Thrones.” The best drama series winner passed “Frasier” as the most decorated scripted series in Emmy history, with 38 wins. With 12 Emmys this year, the show tied its record from 2015 for most wins by a show in a single season.

The HBO-fx split was one of several surprises Sunday night, among them Rami Malek of USA’s “Mr. Robot” winning the award for best actor — his first nomination in the show’s »

- Daniel Holloway

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'Game of Thrones' & 'Veep' repeated, yet this was a surprising Emmy night

18 September 2016 9:09 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Sipowicz and Simone, together again! Franz and Smits, together again! Sipowicz and Simone, together again! Dennis Franz, coming out of retirement, maybe?!?!?! Dennis Franz saying "Ipsa this!" 23 years after TV viewers first met Andy Sipowicz?!?!!? What, you want me to talk about the actual Emmy results, rather than the unexpected and wonderful reunion of my beloved NYPD Blue  that occurred right before the end of the telecast? Okay, fine. Though Frranz and Smits' appearance to present the final award — Outstanding Drama Series, to Emmy steamroller Game of Thrones, which tied its own record from last year for the most Emmys for a series in a single year with 12 (many of them presented last week at the Creative Arts Emmy ceremonies) — provided one last surprising and delightful moment in an Emmy telecast largely full of them. Yes, GoT mostly dominated for its uneven but at times brilliant sixth season. Yes, FX's The People v. »

- Alan Sepinwall

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‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ Repeat Top Wins, But Fresh Faces Give Emmys A Huge Makeover

18 September 2016 8:50 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Peak TV finally got the Primetime Emmy Awards that it deserves.

Sure, “Game of Thrones” and “Veep” repeated their wins Sunday in the top drama and comedy series categories (giving HBO its second year of winning both). And legends like Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jeffrey Tambor continued their trophy dominance.

But underneath that, a whole new generation of fresh faces picked up their first-ever Emmys on Sunday night. Actors and actresses that seemed like long-shots just a few years ago were instead embraced by a large voting body that appears ready to embrace the new talent earning raves in this new golden era of Peak TV. Superstars and newbies alike hit the stage, and even the surprise winners were hard to argue.

Read More: Emmys 2016: Full Winners List

Rami Malek, Tatiana Maslany, Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown, Courtney B. Vance, Kate McKinnon and Ben Mendelsohn were just some of the »

- Michael Schneider

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