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Ten Best: Break-up Revenge Films

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Seduced by dreams of making it big, song-writer Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her singer boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine) move to New York to pursue their passion for music. However, when Dave rejects her for the fame and fortune of a big solo contract, Gretta finds herself alone and far from home. Seeking comfort in the arms of dear friend Steve (James Corden), Gretta and Steve end up drinking spirits in his apartment before deciding to drunk-dial Dave. With Steve on keyboard and Gretta singing down the phone and playing guitar, her voicemail makes Dave realise that he made a huge mistake in letting her go.

To celebrate Begin Again being released on DVD and Blu-ray from 10th November, we’ve decided to explore other break-up revenge scenes found in movies.

1. My Super Ex-Girlfriend

A star studded cast including Rainn Wilson (The Us Office), Luke Wilson (Old School) and Uma Thurman »

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Curtis Lepore To “Part Ways” From Rainn Wilson’s Vine-Related TV Show

27 October 2014 8:01 AM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

On October 21st, Rainn Wilson announced Hollywood and Vine, a TV comedy starring five popular Vine personalities. Immediately after he unveiled the project, Wilson received backlash for his decision to cast Curtis Lepore, who was convicted of assault and accused of rape earlier this year. Less than a week later, Wilson has changed his mind. The man best known for his role in The Office has removed Lepore from Hollywood and Vine. In January, Lepore (who has more than six million followers on Vine) was accused of rape by his ex-girlfriend, fellow Viner Jessi Smiles. One month later, Lepore plead guilty to a lesser charge of felony assault, and the rape charges were dropped. Since then, Lepore has continued to thrive on Vine; he has added more than two million new followers in the past eight months. Thanks to his continued popularity, Lepore was considered as one of the stars of Hollywood and Vine, »

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Rainn Wilson Show Drops Vine Star Curtis Lepore After Outcry

25 October 2014 12:22 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Rainn Wilson's production company will no longer be working with a controversial Vine star.  Wilson's SoulPancake has dropped Curtis Lepore from its in-development comedy series Hollywood and Vine after a backlash over Lepore having been charged with rape.  Read more Vine Star Caught Shouting Gay Slur "After much consideration, the decision was made with Curtis Lepore to mutually part ways on SoulPancake's television project featuring Vine stars," Wilson wrote Oct. 24 on Facebook. "We felt this was the best decision for everyone involved. We wish Curtis all the best in all his future endeavors." SoulPancake had announced Monday

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Vine Star Curtis Lepore Dropped From Rainn Wilson Show After Backlash

25 October 2014 11:05 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Just days after announcing his casting, Rainn Wilson and his SoulPancake banner have dropped Vine personality Curtis Lepore from their upcoming comedy series “Hollywood and Vine.”

The new show features an ensemble cast of stars from the popular video platform, including Lepore, Jerry Purpdrank, Lele Pons, Simone Shepherd and Christian DelGrosso, as they try to make it in mainstream Hollywood.

“After much consideration, the decision was made with Curtis Lepore to mutually part ways on SoulPancake’s television project featuring Vine stars,” Wilson, who’s producing the series, posted on Facebook. “We felt this was the best decision for everyone involved. We wish Curtis all the best in all his future endeavors.”

Lepore was charged at the beginning of the year with raping his ex-girlfriend and fellow Vine star Jessi Smiles. As part of a deal he pleaded not guilty to a lesser charge of felony assault and was given »

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Rainn Wilson Drops Vine Star From Comedy After Outcry Over Assault Charges

25 October 2014 10:23 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Rainn Wilson has dropped Vine video star Curtis Lepore from his new scripted series. Earlier in the week Wilson announced comedy “Hollywood and Vine,” noting that it would feature five popular video creators from the six-second video platform. Produced by Wilson's SoulPancake, the series was set to star Jerry Purpdrank, Lele Pons, Simone Shepherd, Christian DelGrosso, and Lepore. There was a huge outcry at the selection of Lepore after it was learned that he had a rape charge involving by his ex-girlfriend, fellow Vine star Jessi Smiles, at the beginning of the year. The charges were later reduced to felony assault. »

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Why TLC quickly ditched 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo'

24 October 2014 7:33 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Why TLC quickly ditched “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” Quick and decisive action was the only choice TLC had to make, says Josef Adalian, because it’s better to be safe than sorry. Plus, if the facts of the situation change, TLC could easily un-cancel the show. Still, “Honey Boo Boo’s” ratings have declined recently, and its loss won’t really hurt TLC. Mama June’s 20-year-old daughter Chickadee claims she was also victimized by the same child molester TMZ reports that Anna Cardwell, Aka Chickadee, who is married with a child, says she was also molested, at age 8, by the child molester whom Mama June is allegedly dating. Rainn Wilson drops the Vine star who was accused of raping his ex-girlfriend Vine star Curtis Lepore was announced earlier this week as starring in Wilson’s Vine-inspired scripted series “Hollywood and Vine.” Click Read Full Post For More Watch »

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Rainn Wilson -- Drops Vine Criminal From TV Show

24 October 2014 5:39 PM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Rainn Wilson has just 86'd a controversial Vine star he signed to a TV deal earlier this week ... after getting trashed online for hiring a criminal.TMZ broke the story ... Curtis Lepore pled no contest to felony assault after he was initially charged with raping his ex-girlfriend and fellow Viner, Jessi Smiles.Rainn chose Curtis as 1 of 5 Vine stars whose lives would be chronicled on his upcoming show "Hollywood and Vine."But relentless online outrage »

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Tom Hanks' 'Bachelor Party' is the latest movie-to-tv remake

21 October 2014 6:40 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Tom Hanks' “Bachelor Party” is the latest movie-to-tv remake ABC has ordered a “comedy anthology series” based on the raunchy 1984 film, co-created by Regis Philbin’s daughter, J.J. Philbin. The “Bachelor Party” series will focus on three couples: "one about to get married, another recently divorced and a third just falling in love.” Toys ‘R Us yanks “Breaking Bad” action figures following a Florida mom’s complaints "Let's just say, the action figures have taken an indefinite sabbatical,” Toys ‘R Us said in a statement, following pressure from a Florida mom who gathered 8,000 signatures. Tina Fey recalls casting Jan Hooks on “30 Rock,” says: “Jan should have had a bigger career ... as big as Rob Schneider's f*cking career" “We needed to cast Jane Krakowski's estranged Florida dirtbag mother, and I thought, My God, do you think we could get Jan Hooks?” Fey recalled on Monday night, adding »

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Rainn Wilson Will Produce TV Comedy About Five Vine Stars

21 October 2014 2:42 PM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Rainn Wilson loves keeping his finger on the pulse of new media. As such, the founder of multimedia company SoulPancake and former star of The Office is producing the aptly-titled Hollywood and Vine, a new television comedy starring five celebrities from Vine. Hollywood and Vine will follow the lives of Lele Pons, Jerry Purpdrank, Simone Shepherd, Curtis Lepore, and Christian DelGrosso as they try to move from social media fame to mainstream Hollywood. In real life, these five Viners have built a massive following (they collectively boast over 30 million followers and 5 billion views) around the comedic shorts they upload to the six-second video site. Sometimes they even collaborate on the clips, as you can see in this Vine from DelGrosso and Lepore featuring fellow Viner Josh Peck. “We believe this show is going to be the first to celebrate these amazing, talented Viners in an authentic way and bring their »

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Have 'The Walking Dead' fans become numb to all the atrocities?

20 October 2014 6:39 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Have “The Walking Dead” fans become numb to all the atrocities? "'The Walking Dead' has always lived in uncharted television territory, and you can’t say that viewers weren’t warned that this season was determined to go even further beyond Thunderdome,” says Jeff Labrecque, adding: "But is it too far? And is 'The Walking Dead' getting a free pass because its explicit depictions of violence are framed within a zombiefied landscape?” “The Real World" Season 30 is going with a "Skeletons” format The Chicago-set "Real World: Skeletons" will feature "skeletons" from the housemates’ past, who move in to "drum up secrets and dark memories.” “Gossip Girl’s” Penn Badgley will romance Mary-Louise Parker on NBC’s “The Slap” He’ll play her much-younger boyfriend on the NBC miniseries about a   slap gone wrong. Click Read Full Post For More Ryan Murphy was wrong to claim he's »

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Cara Silverman, Film Editor of Romantic Comedies, Dies at 54

1 October 2014 3:04 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Cara Ruth Silverman, a film editor whose specialty was youth-oriented romantic comedies including “He’s Just Not That Into You,” has died. She was 54.

Some of the highlights of her career were Parker Posey launcher “Party Girl,” gay tale “Jeffrey,” “Permanent Midnight,” HBO series “Tell Me You Love Me,” Shana Feste’s “The Greatest” and “Super,” with Rainn Wilson, Liv Tyler and Ellen Page.

Silverman had been quite busy in 2014, editing the USA Network telepic “Divide & Conquer,” with Diane Farr; the musical romantic comedy “There’s Always Woodstock,” starring Katey Segal, Brittany Snow, Jason Ritter and Rumer Willis; an episode of ABC miniseries “The Assets”; and finally “Songbyrd,” the pilot of a series from Universal that did not get picked up.

Silverman started her career with the bang, editing the indie romantic comedy sensation “Party Girl,” starring a young Parker Posey, in 1995.

Before becoming a full-fledged editor she worked on »

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Cara Silverman, Film Editor of Romantic Comedies, Dies at 54

1 October 2014 3:04 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Cara Ruth Silverman, a film editor whose specialty was youth-oriented romantic comedies including “He’s Just Not That Into You,” has died. She was 54.

Some of the highlights of her career were Parker Posey launcher “Party Girl,” gay tale “Jeffrey,” HBO telepic “Permanent Midnight,” HBO series “Tell Me You Love Me,” Shana Feste’s “The Greatest” and “Super,” with Rainn Wilson, Liv Tyler and Ellen Page.

Silverman had been quite busy in 2014, editing the USA Network telepic “Divide & Conquer,” with Diane Farr; the musical romantic comedy “There’s Always Woodstock,” starring Katey Segal, Brittany Snow, Jason Ritter and Rumer Willis; an episode of ABC miniseries “The Assets”; and finally “Songbyrd,” the pilot of a series from Universal that did not get picked up.

Silverman started her career with the bang, editing the indie romantic comedy sensation “Party Girl,” starring a young Parker Posey, in 1995.

Before becoming a full-fledged editor she »

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TVLine Items: Wallenda Walks Chicago, Big View Ratings, Dig Delay and More

16 September 2014 12:04 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The King of the Highwire is headed to Chicago.

Discovery Channel will air Skyscraper Live With Nik Wallenda on Nov. 2 (at 7 pm Et/4 pm Pt) as the tightrope walker attempts to make his way across the Windy City’s skyline at night time — sans a net or harness.

Related Fall TV Spectacular: Exclusive Scoop and Photos on 42 Returning Favorites!

NBC NewsWillie Geist, Natalie Morales and The Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore will host.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* The View‘s Season 18 debut on Monday — with a revamped panel and new set — drew 3.9 million total viewers, »

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Lionsgate to Unleash Cooties Next January with New Ending

10 September 2014 | Horror Asylum | See recent Horror Asylum news »

Despite a positive response at Sundance earlier this year we've all been wondering just where and when we would be catching Jonathan Miliot and Cary Murnion's new horror comedy 'Cooties'. The feature was picked up by Lionsgate and we were expecting a speedy roll out. But now it seems, at least according to producer and star Elijah Wood ('Maniac', 'Grand Piano'), that the project is actually getting a new ending and will hopefully be appearing in theatres at some point in January 2015. The actor revealed the details in a recent interview with Twitch confirming that 'we ended up getting some more money to make a new ending, which we're really excited about'. Wood stars alongside Rainn Wilson ('The Office'), Alison Pill ('Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'), Jack McBrayer ('30 Rock') and Nasim Pedrad. Whilst Miliot and Murnion helm from »

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Lionsgate's Version of Cooties Will Include a Brand New Ending

9 September 2014 11:32 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

As we reported back in January, Lionsgate contracted horror-comedy Cooties after its premiere at Sundance, taking control of North American distribution for the film. But the version that sees release from the label won't quite be the same as the one screened at Sundance. Read on!

In an interview with Twitch Film at the Toronto Fan Expo, producer/star Elijah Wood spilled the beans about the last-minute change, which he says makes the film better than it previously was.

"Off of the pickup from Lionsgate, which was always the home we had hoped for, we ended up getting some more money to make a new ending, which we're really excited about," said Wood. "We only had so much money, and the ending we made we weren't always that happy with so we got to make a new ending, and we're psyched. I'm excited for people to see it; it's really funny. »

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Release Details for Zombie Film ‘Cooties’

9 September 2014 10:42 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Elementary school teachers deal with the occasional little monster, but in Cooties, a faculty faces an army of disobedient, hungry zombie children that are wilder than any human troublemaker. Lionsgate acquired Cooties after it premiered at Sundance early this year and in a recent interview, the film’s star and producer Elijah Wood revealed when we can expect to see the movie released.

At Toronto’s Fan Expo 2014, Twitch’s Jason Gorber got a chance to chat with Elijah Wood, who gave the following status update on the release of Cooties:

“The status is hopefully January of next year. It definitely won’t be this year, it’ll be after the first of the year, and we’re looking at January, but we’re still waiting to see from Lion’s Gate where they feel like it’s going to sit.”

Wood also mentioned that after being picked up by Lionsgate, »

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Adam Arkin ‘Masters’ the Segue Between Acting and Directing

29 August 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“Action!” the word is said quietly but emphatically, and the cast and crew on the set of “Masters of Sex” jump into motion. The man behind the video monitor is longtime actor Adam Arkin, and it’s clear he commands respect from the director’s chair. Sitting behind him are two of the show’s executive producers, Michelle Ashford and Sarah Timberman — and they’re taking a literal backseat to Arkin’s subtle direction of the show’s second-season finale, skedded to air Sept. 28.

“For a show like ‘Masters’ that is so performance-based, where there’s so much subtext and nuance involved, Adam makes for an ideal director,” explained Timberman. “As an actor himself, he thinks about material from the inside out, so I think the cast felt enormously comfortable in his hands.”

While still expanding his already lengthy resume with the occasional acting gig, Arkin’s been steadily building »

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Participant Media’s Pivot To Air Rainn Wilson’s SoulPancake Sketches

25 August 2014 9:24 AM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Rainn Wilson’s coming back to TV, except this time it’s through his YouTube channel SoulPancake. Participant Media’s Pivot television channel, which launched on August 1, 2013, will air segments of Wilson’s SoulPancake starting August 25, 2014. Separated into six 15-minute clips, “Mixtape by SoulPancake” will package together several of Wilson’s sketches, including “Metaphysical Milkshake,” “Science of Happiness,” “Art Attack,” and “Stories From the Street.” With over 1.3 million subscribers, Wilson’s SoulPancake channel is one of the most popular on YouTube, probably because it’s odder than most. Combining Wilson’s sense of humor with normally taboo topics (like religion and poverty), the channel’s not afraid to ask some of life’s harder questions. In the series “Metaphysical Milkshake,” for example, Wilson essentially “kidnaps” interviewees (like colleague Mindy Kaling from The Officeor Tesla founder Elon Musk) into the back of his 1970s van to discuss philosophical topics with them »

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Rainn Wilson’s SoulPancake YouTube Series Will Pivot to Cable TV

22 August 2014 2:49 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Weirdness has a new home on TV: Participant Media’s Pivot will air segments from Rainn Wilson’s “SoulPancake” webseries exclusively starting Monday, Aug. 25.

Pivot will air “Mixtape by SoulPancake” at 8:30 p.m. Eastern on Mondays, starting next week. The TV program will repackage the YouTube show, produced by and starring Wilson (NBC’s “The Office”), into six 15-minute clips. Sketches are to include “Metaphysical Milkshake,” “Science of Happiness,” “Stories From the Street” and “Art Attack.”

In each episode of “Mixtape by SoulPancake,” Wilson forces people into the back of his 1970s van to converse about philosophical topics. Interviewees have included Mindy Kaling (“The Mindy Project,” “The Office”); Joseph Gordon-Levitt (“Inception,” Pivot’s “HitRecord on TV”); Serj Tankian from the band System of a Down; comedian Russell Brand; and Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and Space X.

Pivot, which launched nationally Aug. 1, 2013, is aimed at a millennial audience with a mix of original series, »

- Todd Spangler

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First Look at Jeffrey Reddick's Good Samaritan

20 August 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Final Destination creator Jeffrey Reddick's new short film, which he both wrote and directed, Good Samaritan, will be playing as part of this year's Screamfest L.A. film festival; and right now we have a couple of new stills for you! Dig 'em!

The film stars Toby Hemingway (pictured; Black Swan, The Covenant) and Rainn Wilson ("The Office," Super, House of 1000 Corpses). Based on the Hit List winning feature, Good Samaritan tells of Nathan Rome (Hemingway), an agoraphobic who videotaped a man get fatally beaten while numerous bystanders watched and didn't intervene.

The short opens with Nathan being interviewed by George Reed (Wilson), a conservative talk show host who blasts Nathan for his inaction. George points out that two of the other witnesses have died mysteriously and cryptically ponders if Nathan might be next. Nathan is convinced the other deaths were accidents. But after George shreds his morality on national TV, »

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