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Jerry Lewis Max Rose panned: Cannes Film Festival 2013 Jerry Lewis and Charles Chaplin both made comedies. What else do they have in common? One possible answer: Claire Bloom, Chaplin’s Limelight "discovery" (Bloom had already been featured in the 1948 British drama The Blind Goddess) and Lewis’ leading lady in Max Rose. (Photo: Jerry Lewis in Max Rose.) Jerry Lewis’ first movie since Funny Bones (1995), Max Rose was screened yesterday at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. Written and directed by Daniel Noah, whose previous directorial effort was the little-seen 2001 thriller Twelve, Max Rose stars the 87-year-old Lewis in the title role: a former jazz pianist who, following the death of his wife (Claire Bloom), discovers that his marriage may have been less than ideally monogamous. Max Rose: Jerry Lewis’ ‘best script in 40 years’ — critics, however, considerably less impressed At the 2013 Cannes press conference, Jerry Lewis called Max Rose the “best script I read in 40 years, »
- Zac Gille
According to TVLine, Bates -- who is nearing a final deal to join the cast -- will play Jessica Lange's character's best friend ... who eventually becomes her worst enemy. Yep, Kathy Bates and Jessica Lange will face off on your TVs.
Request for confirmation from FX was not immediately returned.
In other casting news ...
- Chris Harnick
Warehouse 13 is preparing to open its doors again — in an all-new timeslot.
The Syfy series is set to launch the second half of its fourth season on Monday, April 29 at 10/9c.
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The Warehouse premiere picks up immediately where the midseason finale left off, with Artie infecting the team with the Black Orchid Artifact’s deadly ‘Sweating Sickness.’
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• Despite the Netflix CEO referring to Arrested Development‘s upcoming revival as a “one-off” and “non-repeatable” during a Monday conference call, »
- Megan Masters
3 items from 2013
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