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‘Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show’ Review

17 hours ago | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Features: J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Ronald D. Moore, Damon Lindelof, Bill Prady, Hart Hanson, Jane Espenson, Jonathan Nolan | Written and Directed by Des Doyle

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show is the first ever, feature length documentary film to highlight the fascinating world of U.S. television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. These people are responsible for creating, writing and overseeing every element of production on one of the United State’s biggest exports – television drama and comedy series. The film shows audiences the huge amount of work that goes into making sure their favourite TV series airs on time as well as the many challenges that showrunners have to overcome to make sure a new series makes it onto the schedules at all.

I watch a lot of television. Probably unhealthy amounts actually, but that isn’t important right now. The point I am »

- Richard Axtell

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The Reason Interstellar Was Dumbed Down By Christopher Nolan

22 hours ago | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

I.m still not sure I completely understand Christopher Nolan.s Inception. And I.m not just talking about the spinning top. The whole thing raised questions that haven.t yet been answered. So yeah, when I hear that Nolan.s experimenting with worm holes and galaxy hopping for his upcoming Interstellar, I.m a little worried that I won.t be able to keep up on an initial viewing. Apparently, the director feels my pain. In a recent interview with THR in preparation for the release of Interstellar, Christopher Nolan explains how he felt like he had to simplify some of the larger concepts brought to him by theoretical physicist Kip Thorne and his own brother, Jonathan Nolan, for the original Interstellar screenplay draft. Nolan talks at length about the science of Interstellar with the trade magazine, and admits: Kip's research into the mathematical possibility of wormholes, the fact »

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Blast Off With New TV Spots For Christopher Nolan's Interstellar

22 October 2014 6:16 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

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The Superstar Behind 'Interstellar''s Amazing Science (Video)

22 October 2014 2:25 PM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Producer Lynda Obst, who developed the project for years at Paramount with Steven Spielberg and writer Jonathan Nolan (who showed the script to his brother Chris when Spielberg eventually stepped aside), was introduced to Thorne 30 years ago when Carl Sagan set them up on a blind date. Sagan eventually married her Cinematheque Ball seatmate Ann Druyan ("Cosmos") and Obst used Thorne as a consultant on "Contact." This time, Thorne became so involved with "Interstellar" that he became an executive producer. Thorne is also close friends with another famous genius astrophysicist, "Theory of Everything" subject Stephen Hawking (Enzio Cilenti plays him in the movie), and makes sure to hang with him for a few days at least once a year. When I asked Thorne if he's on Twitter, he laughed and said, "I spend my time solving equations." What he did for "Interstellar" is to use those equations to make the visual. »

- Anne Thompson

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Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey Talk Interstellar Secrets, Sci-Fi Ambitions, and CG Hurdles in Lengthy Interview

22 October 2014 12:11 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

The release of Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic Interstellar is finally within arm’s reach, and as the date looms closer we’re starting to hear much more from Nolan himself and his impressive cast about how the project came together, the experience of making it, and the extent to which Nolan grounded the space-centered film in reality.  All of this and more is touched on during a lengthy roundtable interview with Nolan, Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, and Anne Hathaway in the latest issue of THR, and we’ve taken the liberty of gathering up some of the highlights from the fascinating and somewhat revealing conversation. Hit the jump to see what they had to say about Nolan’s long-standing fascination with sci-fi, his first meeting with McConaughey, tackling large-scale CG effects, and more.  The film opens in 70mm IMAX and 35mm on November 5th and everywhere else on November 7th. »

- Adam Chitwood

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IMAX, Warner Bros. Pictures Invite UK Fans To Experience Interstellar Through Oculus Rift

22 October 2014 7:26 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Warner Bros. Pictures has partnered with IMAX on a first-of-its-kind Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 (DK2) experience for Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated film Interstellar, which will be available free of charge for any fan who queues at the BFI IMAX for one day only on Friday October 24, ahead of the film’s IMAX release on November 7.

Following huge fanfare here in the U.S., where it launched earlier this month, the Oculus Rift DK2 will transport users into the breathtaking universe from the film’s Endurance ship, giving UK fans a virtual first look at the new film through an incredibly immersive experience.

Users will sit down, strap in, and travel in the film’s Endurance spacecraft in zero gravity with a custom Oculus Rift DK2, the first time an Oculus experience like this has been made available for the general public to attend.

The first 200 visitors through the door »

- Michelle McCue

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More New Footage In Latest Interstellar TV Spots

20 October 2014 2:50 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

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. Directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy), a script based on the combination of an original idea by Nolan and an existing script by Jonathan Nolan. The cast includes: Matthew McConaughey (“Magic Mike”), Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables”), Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Bill Irwin (“Rachel Getting Married”), John Lithgow (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”), Casey Affleck (“Gone Baby Gone”), David Gyasi (“Cloud Atlas”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Mackenzie Foy (“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Parts 1 and 2”) Timothée Chalamet (TV’s “Homeland”), Topher Grace (“Spider-Man 3”), David Oyelowo (“Jack Reacher”), Ellen Burstyn (“The Exorcist”), and Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”.The film will be released in IMAX® and 35mm theaters »

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New 'Interstellar' Pictures and Trailers, Explore the Movie Nolan Says is About 'What it Means to be a Dad'

17 October 2014 8:20 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Come November 7, one of the most anticipated movies of 2014 will be hitting theaters. In fact, it most likely is the most anticipated movie of the year for most as Christopher Nolan offers up Interstellar, his first movie since ending his Batman trilogy with The Dark Knight Rises and I think we're all quite interested in seeing what life after Batman is like for the director that seems to be able to merge thoughtful filmmaking with big budget features. In speaking with Entertainment Weekly recently, Nolan's wife and producing partner, Emma Thomas, said of Interstellar, "I do not think Chris could have or would have made this film 12 years ago when we didn't have kids... Whenever I read that Chris' films are 'unemotional,' I don't agree, but I do find this one to be more emotional. And a lot of it has to do with Matthew's performance." Matthew McConaughey stars »

- Brad Brevet

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Christopher Nolan Says 'Interstellar' Is About "What It Means To Be A Dad”; Plus Check Out New Pics

17 October 2014 6:20 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

“I do not think Chris[topher Nolan] could have or would have made this film 12 years ago when we didn’t have kids,” the director's wife and producing partner Emma Thomas tells Entertainment Weekly. “Whenever I read that Chris’ films are ‘unemotional,’ I don’t agree, but I do find this one to be more emotional.”  While "Interstellar" is likely proffering apocalyptic themes about humanity, Jessica Chastain says she unlocked the film's mystery via an unlikely source. “One day, I noticed this girl. She was really shy and sweet. I went up to her, and she told me her name. And she was Chris’ daughter,” Chastain recalled. “All of the clues fell into place. You had to be a little bit of a detective, and when I figured it out, I was incredibly moved: 'Interstellar' is a letter to his daughter.” And while Nolan won't come right out and say it, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Interstellar TV Spot #8 May Be The Greatest TV Spot Of All Time

17 October 2014 3:04 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Official Synopsis - 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 - Directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy), a script based on the combination of an original idea by Nolan and an existing script by Jonathan Nolan. The cast includes: Matthew McConaughey (“Magic Mike”), Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables”), Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Bill Irwin (“Rachel Getting Married”), John Lithgow (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”), Casey Affleck (“Gone Baby Gone”), David Gyasi (“Cloud Atlas”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Mackenzie Foy (“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Parts 1 and 2”) Timothée Chalamet (TV’s “Homeland”), Topher Grace (“Spider-Man 3”), David Oyelowo (“Jack Reacher”), Ellen Burstyn (“The Exorcist”), and Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”.The film will be released »

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Kneel Before Nolan! New Interstellar Stills

16 October 2014 12:55 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Official Synopsis - 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 - Directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy), a script based on the combination of an original idea by Nolan and an existing script by Jonathan Nolan. The cast includes: Matthew McConaughey (“Magic Mike”), Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables”), Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Bill Irwin (“Rachel Getting Married”), John Lithgow (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”), Casey Affleck (“Gone Baby Gone”), David Gyasi (“Cloud Atlas”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Mackenzie Foy (“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Parts 1 and 2”) Timothée Chalamet (TV’s “Homeland”), Topher Grace (“Spider-Man 3”), David Oyelowo (“Jack Reacher”), Ellen Burstyn (“The Exorcist”), and Michael Caine (“The Cider House »

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Head to Space with Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway in 7 New Interstellar Images

16 October 2014 11:59 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

A collection of new Interstellar images from director Christopher Nolan’s upcoming sci-fi epic have landed online, hot on the heels of some pretty interesting comments from Nolan himself saying the film marks a specifically unique entry in his filmography.  Nolan wrote the screenplay for Interstellar based on a previous draft by his brother, Jonathan Nolan (The Dark Knight), and the story finds a crew of astronauts led by Matthew McConaughey setting off into deep space in order to find a new planet that might be habitable.  There seems to be plenty of culturally relevant themes at play here, as Interstellar’s Earth is one that has been rendered uninhabitable after years of pollution and destruction at the hands of, well, us.  Most interestingly, though, is the fact that Nolan is essentially telling a father/daughter story, and I’m curious to see how he grounds the film with this strong emotional center. »

- Adam Chitwood

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‘The Illusionist’ And ‘Westworld’ Are Heading To Television

16 October 2014 7:59 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Westworld, the movie set way in the future which we first heard rumblings for in 2013, has been given a full series order at Warner Bros. Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Miranda Otto and Jeffrey Wright are set to feature in the show, which is to be produced by J.J. Abrams and Jonah Nolan. The series will be based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 original set within a futuristic amusement park which sees it’s robots revolt.

CBS TV Studios and Yari Film Group are also looking to bring Neil Burger’s 2006 movie The Illusionist, which starred Edward Norton and Paul Giamatti, to the small screen. The period set show will see it’s original movie-set location moved from Vienna to New York, and will revolve around a renowned magician who returns home after a decade in prison to find his wife married to the crime boss who framed him. »

- Paul Heath

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In Nolan We Trust! Awesome New Interstellar Stills

15 October 2014 2:13 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

Official Synopsis - 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 - Directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy), a script based on the combination of an original idea by Nolan and an existing script by Jonathan Nolan. The cast includes: Matthew McConaughey (“Magic Mike”), Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables”), Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Bill Irwin (“Rachel Getting Married”), John Lithgow (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes”), Casey Affleck (“Gone Baby Gone”), David Gyasi (“Cloud Atlas”), Wes Bentley (“The Hunger Games”), Mackenzie Foy (“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Parts 1 and 2”) Timothée Chalamet (TV’s “Homeland”), Topher Grace (“Spider-Man 3”), David Oyelowo (“Jack Reacher”), Ellen Burstyn (“The Exorcist”), and Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”.The film will be released »

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Warner Bros. Reveal Their Massive Upcoming Release Slate

15 October 2014 2:08 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Today, Warner Bros. officially laid down the gauntlet to Marvel as they announced and named a whole bunch of movies which they’re intending to release all of the way up to 2020. The list of films obviously contain quite a few DC titles, and the big news to come out of the announcement, made by Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara at the Time Warner Investor Day, Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, was that a movie based on The Flash is set for 2018, starring Ezra Miller (The Perks Of Being A Wallflower), and Jason Momoa will officially play Aquaman in a stand-alone film in the same year.

Before all of that though, the WB will release Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice and David Ayer’s Suicide Squad in 2016, a solo Wonder Woman movie starring Gal Gadot in 2017 and Justice League: Part One in the same year, which will be directed by Zack Snyder. »

- Paul Heath

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Warner Bros. Pictures Announces Upcoming Super Hero And Harry Potter Spinoff Films

15 October 2014 11:58 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Today at a Time Warner investors meeting, Warner Bros.’ Chairman and CEO Kevin Tsujihara outlined an aggressive content strategy for the Studio aimed at increasing profits while “doubling down on outstanding content, working with the best talent and maintaining the culture that makes Warner Bros. so great.”

As part of his presentation, Tsujihara announced a bold expansion of the industry’s broadest theatrical slate, built around the largest, most important global franchises.

Warner Bros. Pictures will release three Lego-branded films over the next four years, building upon the enormous success of this year’s “The Lego Movie” ($468 million worldwide box office), starting with “Ninjago” in 2016, directed by Charlie Bean and produced by Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

Batman will take a star turn in “The Lego Batman Movie” in 2017, directed by Chris McKay, and the sequel, “The Lego Movie 2,” will debut in 2018.

The Studio will release three pictures, »

- Michelle McCue

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23 movies currently being turned into TV shows

15 October 2014 10:19 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

From Big and Uncle Buck to Shutter Island and Rush Hour, here are 23 films that are getting the television treatment...

You can blame the huge success of Fargo for this. Hollywood, even before that, had been moving more and more to exploiting movie properties on the small screen. But since Fargo married up critical acclaim to a good audience? All bets are off.

Here are 23 - count 'em! - currently in differing stages of production...

Big

The film: Earning Tom Hanks his first Oscar nomination, the beloved 1988 comedy drama Big saw him as Josh Baskin who, courtesy of a Zoltar machine, turns into an adult. Romance, work, and playing on a big piano follow.

The TV show: Big is set to be a half hour comedy show from 20th Century Fox Television. Kevin Biegel and Mike Royce are executive producing and writing, and Big the TV show is set to »

- louisamellor

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DC Universe Movie Slate Revealed, Including Justice League, Wonder Woman & Green Lantern

15 October 2014 9:56 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

This summer, Warner Bros. set aside release dates for a batch of unknown DC films in an effort to create a shared cinematic universe for its superheroes, similar to Marvel and Disney’s comic book structure. Since that time, fans have wondered which superheroes will get their own films and in what order they will be released and now the wait is over, as Warner Bros. has confirmed the titles to fill those empty release dates.

Here’s the list of 10 confirmed DC films in the order that they will come out:

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” directed by Zack Snyder (2016) “Suicide Squad,” directed by David Ayer (2016) “Wonder Woman,” starring Gal Gadot (2017) “Justice League Part One,” directed by Zack Snyder, with Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams reprising their roles (2017) “The Flash,” starring Ezra Miller (2018) “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa (2018) “Shazam” (2019) “Justice League Part Two,” directed by Zack Snyder (2019) “Cyborg, »

- Derek Anderson

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HBO to Launch Standalone Over-the-Top Service in U.S. Next Year

15 October 2014 7:52 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

In a bold surprise, HBO plans to launch a stand-alone over-the-top service in the U.S. next year, CEO Richard Plepler confirmed Wednesday.

“This will be transformative for our company,” Plepler said during his presentation at Time Warner’s Investor Day confab. Noting that there are now about 10 million households in the U.S. that are broadband-only, he declared: “It is time to remove all barriers to those who want HBO.”

Plepler didn’t offer many details and warned the crowd of Wall Street analysts that they wouldn’t be able to answer too many questions because of proprietary concerns. He said the plan was to “work with current partners and explore models with new partners.”

Plepler emphasized that the company’s experience with the HBO Go authenticated service and its fast uptake among millennial viewers has encouraged them to take the groundbreaking step of offering the HBO/Cinemax cluster as a stand-alone service. »

- Cynthia Littleton

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New Spoiler Filled TV Spots For Chris Nolan's Interstellar

15 October 2014 6:58 AM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

"Every hour on that planet will be seven years back on Earth.” And there we have it -- this explains why Coop's daughter ages into Jessica Chastain over the course of the film. Her scenes won't be set after the events of the space mission, but will occur simultaneously in some very Inception-like time bending shenanigans. 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. Directed and co-written by Christopher Nolan (“Inception,” “The Dark Knight” Trilogy), a script based on the combination of an original idea by Nolan and an existing script by Jonathan Nolan. The cast includes: Matthew McConaughey (“Magic Mike”), Anne Hathaway (“Les Miserables”), Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Bill Irwin (“Rachel Getting Married”), John Lithgow (“Rise of the Planet of the Apes »

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