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Free Screenings of Megan Leavey for Military Personnel at Regal Theaters on May 30th

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Bleecker Street & Ld Entertainment have joined forces with At&T Thanks, Regal Cinemas and to bring the true life story, Megan Leavey, directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite to service members ahead of the June 9, 2017 nationwide release of the film.

At&T Thanks, Regal Cinemas and will generously sponsor over 190 screenings of the film on May 30th as part of National Military Appreciation Month at participating Regal Cinemas. Active and retired service members will be invited to attend a free screening of the film in advance through At&T Thanks and Regal Cinemas. will facilitate ticket fulfillment.

Tickets will be available starting Monday, May 22, 2017 at For a list of participating locations, please visit

Tyler Dinapoli, President of Marketing, Media and Research for Bleecker Street, said, “We’re proud to work with At&T Thanks, Regal Cinemas and MovieTickets. »

- Tom Stockman

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Cancelled or Renewed? Status of NBC TV Shows

20 May 2017 11:08 AM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Below, you'll find a list of NBC's recent/current/upcoming primetime TV shows and their present status. To see a series' ratings, click the links in the middle column.Shows include America's Got Talent, American Ninja Warrior, Aquarius, The Awesome Show, Better Late Than Never, The Biggest Loser, The Blacklist, Blindspot, The Brave, The Carmichael Show, Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon, The Celebrity Apprentice, Champions, Chicago Fire, Chicago Justice, Chicago Med, Chicago Pd, Common Sense, Dateline NBC, Emerald City, Ellen’s Game of Games, First Dates, Food Fighters, For God and Country, Game Of Silence, Genius Junior, Gone, The Good Place, Great News, Grimm, The Handmade Project, Heartbeat, Hollywood Game Night, I Can Do That, The Island, Last Comic Standing, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: True Crime, Law & Order: You the Jury, Little Big Shots, Little Big Shots: Forever Young, Man With A Plan, Maya »


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Common, Mykelti Williamson Join Michelle Monaghan’s Drama ‘Saint Judy’

17 May 2017 11:13 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Common, Mykelti Williamson, and Leem Lubany have joined the cast of Michelle Monaghan’s independent drama “Saint Judy,” which has started shooting in Los Angeles.

Previously announced cast members include Alfred Molina, Alfre Woodard, Gabriel Bateman, Ben Schnetzer, Waleed Zuaiter, Kevin Chapman, Aimee Garcia, and Peter Krause.

Cannonball Productions is producing “Saint Judy,” which centers on the story of Judy Wood, a single mother in her mid-30’s who began work in immigration law and represented an Afghani immigrant who had been persecuted for opening up a school for girls in her home country. By winning the case, Wood single-handedly changed the law of asylum nationwide, allowing women to be designated a protected class.

Sean Hanish (“Return to Zero”) is helming the feature. Cannonball principals Paul Jaconi-Biery and Hanish are producing with Kelly Kahl, Molina, Gabriela Lugo, and Jaime Surenkamp as executive producers. Derek Beamer is co-producer.

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- Dave McNary

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Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common, Clive Owen join 'Three Seconds'

17 May 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Bloom to kick off pre-sales on action-thriller in Cannes.

Bloom has launched talks with international buyers here on action-thriller Three Seconds with a reconfigured cast of Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Common and Clive Owen.

Andrea Di Stefano directs the story based on the Swedish bestseller by Anders Roslund and Börge Hellström.

Thunder Road PicturesBasil Iwanyk and Erica Lee are producing alongside Wayne Marc Godfrey, Robert Jones, Mark Lane, James Harris and Ollie Madden of The Fyzz Facility, which is now financing the project and represents Us rights.

Thunder Road’s Jonathan Fuhrman and Magnolia Entertainment’s Shelley Browning serve as executive producers.  

Matt Cook adapted the screenplay with revisions by Rowan Joffé and Alex Garland with current revisions by Distefano.

Three Seconds follows a reformed criminal and former special ops soldier who goes undercover for the FBI on a mission to bust a Polish drug gang.

Bloom’s Alex Walton said: “In Escobar: Paradise Lost, Andrea »

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Common, Mykelti Williamson, Others Round Out Cast Of Indie Feature ‘Saint Judy’

17 May 2017 9:23 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Academy Award-winning musician and actor Lonnie Rashid Lynn, better known as the rapper Common, and Fences‘ co-star Mykelti Williamson has signed onto the indie feature film Saint Judy for director/producer Sean Hanish. Others that have not been announced are Leem Lubany (Rock the Kasbah), Ben Schnetzer (Goat), Waleed Zuaiter (London Has Fallen) and Aimee Garcia (Fox's Lucifer). Others already reported to be in the film are Alfred Molina, Michelle Monaghan, Alfre Woodard… »

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Cannes: Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Joel Kinnaman to Star in Action Thriller ‘Three Seconds’

17 May 2017 9:03 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Robocop” star Joel Kinnaman and Oscar-nominated actors Rosamund Pike and Clive Owen are set to star in action thriller “Three Seconds” for Basil Iwanyk’s Thunder Road Pictures and The Fyzz Facility. Bloom has boarded the project to handle international sales and will introduce it to buyers at the Cannes Film Festival. Rapper-turned-actor Common also stars.

Directed by Andrea Di Stefano, whose last film was “Escobar: Paradise Lost” with Benicio Del Toro, “Three Seconds” stars Kinnaman as a reformed criminal and former special ops soldier, working undercover for crooked FBI handlers to infiltrate the Polish mob’s drug trade in New York, who must return to prison to protect his identity as a mole and earn his freedom to return to his wife and daughter.

“In ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost,’ Andrea Di Stefano delivered a taut, suspenseful film,” said Bloom’s Alex Walton. “Andrea has collaborated with our elite production group »

- Robert Mitchell

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Get Cast on NBC’s Unscripted Comedy ‘Common Sense’

11 May 2017 1:30 PM, PDT | | See recent Backstage news »

Do you live in or around Los Angeles and possess strong opinions about, well, anything? NBC wants you for its new unscripted comedy, “Common Sense.” Here’s the casting breakdown: NBC, All3Media America, and Doron Ofir Casting are seeking duos and trios of real, everyday people with strong opinions and a hilarious sense of humor to share their thoughts about the events of the week for their new series “Common Sense.” The half-hour series will air weekly and will cover all topics “from the politically charged to the ridiculous.” Prospective talent must be between 16–80 years in age, and willing to share their views on-camera. If that sounds like you, you can apply for the gig right here! And if not, we’ve surely got something for you in Backstage's casting calls! »

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Montclair Review: ‘Megan Leavey’ is an Ambitious, Restrained War Drama

10 May 2017 5:34 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Side-stepping the more explicit aspects of war, the biopic Megan Leavey focuses on the story of a woman who finds a higher calling, though not of a religious variety. A wild child from a broken Rockland County home, she ultimately finds the kind of camaraderie she’d been missing in her upbringing through a canine. Played masterfully by Kate Mara, Leavey is an aimless young woman who leaves a dead-end daycare job, deadbeat mom Jackie (Edie Falco), and life behind to join the Marines. Despite the discipline instilled, she still finds ways of returning to her old self, including one drunken night in which public urination lands her a reassignment to the K9 unit under the command of Gunny Martin (Common), the kind of tough love commander who tells it like it is while providing mentorship to those that ask.

After some time in the kennel, Leavey aspires to work »

- John Fink

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Judy Greer Talks Directing for the First Time and How to Find a Story to Tell

5 May 2017 12:50 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

First time filmmakers often struggle to assemble a noteworthy cast, especially if they’re working with a limited budget and a small-concept, character-driven script.

Not so for Judy Greer, whose directorial debut, “A Happening of Monumental Proportions,” which premieres at the Bentonville Film Festival Friday in Arkansas, features an enviable roster of high-profile names, from Allison Janney and Jennifer Garner to Common and Bradley Whitford.

“I had never worked with Bradley, I’d never met him, and he’d always been someone as an actor I’d wanted to work with my entire career,” says Greer, who stars in the Fxx series “Archer” and in the upcoming summer release, “War for the Planet of the Apes.” “I was like, f**k it, I’m putting him in my movie because if I can’t work with him as an actor I’m putting him in as a director.”

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- Malina Saval

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Chrissy Teigen, Demi Lovato, Justin Timberlake and Other Celebs Who've Embraced Their Memes

4 May 2017 2:24 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Chrissy Teigen got emotional on TV. Demi Lovato has a secret twin. And we can guess what is Justin Timberlake's favorite month. Sometimes when celebs spur viral memes, they just go ahead and own it. Chrissy Teigen: At the 2015 Golden Globes, Chrissy's husband John Legend and Common won an award for Best Original Song for "Glory" from the Selma soundtrack. The model and Lip Sync star's reaction was, well, just look at it. "Sorry I don't practice my cry face okay," she tweeted. "It's been 5 minutes and I'm a meme." Ryan Gosling: In 2013, a Scottish filmmaker named Ryan McHenry used the Vine app to create a parody »

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Judy Greer Goes Behind the Camera: Why Hollywood’s Most Beloved Co-Star Finally Directed Her Very Own Film

4 May 2017 10:38 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The summer of 2015 could have been the summer of Judy Greer, with the long-time character actress snagging roles in massive tentpole features like “Jurassic World,” “Ant-Man,” the “Entourage” movie and “Tomorrowland,” but what stood out most about Greer’s turns in those blockbusters was just how little they did to capitalize on her talent or charms. In three of those films, Greer was cast as a mostly ancillary mother character, while “Entourage” didn’t even bother to give her role a name (she was just “Casting Director”).

Instead of offering the actress, a two-decade veteran of the industry who has worked in both film and television, a chance to make a well-earned splash on a giant scale, she was mostly pushed to the background. That was nothing new for Greer, but even as she’s struggled from a phenomenon described by Scott Meslow of The Week (which asked, “How did »

- Kate Erbland

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Get Out, Logan, The Lego Batman Movie and more movies to watch at home in May!

2 May 2017 11:08 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Get Out, Logan, The Lego Batman Movie and more movies to watch at home in May!Get Out, Logan, The Lego Batman Movie and more movies to watch at home in May!Zachary Dent5/2/2017 1:08:00 Pm

If you missed out on some of this year's biggest hits when they were in theatres this month, you won't have to look any further than the Cineplex Store! We're highlighting 5 of the new films being added to the store in May! Also this month, rent any 4 titles from the Cineplex Store, and get 400 bonus Scene points. For more details, click here! Also be sure to check out our weekly Movie for a Loonie deal! Each week, we select a title that is available to rent for 1 dollar (or a redemption of 100 Scene points)! For more details, click here! xXx: Return of Xander Cage 

Available to buy on May 2nd (Get 2x the »

- Zachary Dent

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‘A Happening of Monumental Proportions’ Clip: Judy Greer’s Directorial Debut Features Every Actor on Planet Earth — Watch

2 May 2017 9:28 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Beloved character actress and national treasure Judy Greer would naturally apply the go big or go home mentality to her directorial debut.

A Happening of Monumental Proportions” is a film that stars, among others, Common, Bradley Whitford, Allison Janney, Anders Holm, John Cho, Katie Holmes, and Jennifer Garner, which would probably be enough to get people in a theater, but it also happens to have a pretty hilarious, intriguing premise.

Read More: What ‘The Judy Greer Effect’ Tells Us About Hollywood’s Roles for Women

Taking place over the course of one fateful Career Day, an unassuming elementary school is thrown into turmoil when a dead body is discovered. As the bumbling administrators attempt to hide the corpse, Daniel Crawford (Common) finds himself in the middle of all of it when, after being unceremoniously fired, he heads to his daughter’s school to speak about a job he no longer has. »

- Allison Picurro

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18,000 Canadian Hockey Fans Belt Out ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ When Anthem Singer’s Mic Fails

1 May 2017 9:06 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

The competition was on between the Anaheim Ducks and Edmonton Oilers once the puck dropped, but Canadian hockey fans didn’t hesitate to pick up singing the “Star-Spangled Banner” when technical problems arose.

Before game three of the Western Conference Second Round in the NHL playoffs on Sunday, country singer Brett Kissel’s microphone malfunctioned. However, the 18,000 Oilers supporters at Rogers Place stepped up and sang every word of the American national anthem in a moving moment.

“Mic didn’t work for the anthems tonight @RogersPlace. But no worries,” Kissel tweeted afterwards. “The best singers & fans are in #OilCountry.”

The »

- Stephanie Petit

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All the Top Contenders for the Co-Host Spot on Live — Before Ryan Seacrest Got the Job

1 May 2017 8:15 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

One year after Michael Strahan left his co-host seat vacant on Live, we finally have his official replacement: Ryan Seacrest.

Longtime Live host Kelly Ripa introduced her new co-host to audiences on Monday morning, thanking both her viewers for their patience and the string of substitute co-hosts (including Carrie Ann Inaba, Common, Dwyane Wade, Kevin Hart and more) for stepping in.

Seacrest may have nabbed the gig, but it was a long road — one filled with endless guesses and rumors — to get there. Here, the names that got the most traction throughout the year-long search. 

1. Anderson Cooper

“When Regis left, »

- Lindsay Kimble

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Suicide Squad VFX breakdowns for Enchantress, Incubus and Diablo

23 April 2017 5:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The visual effects wizards at ImageworksVFX have released two VFX breakdown videos for last year’s hit DC supervillain ensemble Suicide Squad, which showcase their work on the Enchantress, as well as the climactic showdown between her brother Incubus and Diablo; check them out here…

It feels good to be bad…Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren’t picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it’s every man for himself?

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- Gary Collinson

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Prime 1 Studio’s Suicide Squad Joker collectible statue unveiled

21 April 2017 5:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Sideshow and Prime 1 Studio have revealed their upcoming Joker statue which is based on the Jared Leto incarnation of the Clown Prince of Crime from last year’s supervillain team-up Suicide Squad. The DC collectible is limited to 750 pieces and is available to pre-order now, priced at $974.99.; take a look here…

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Sideshow and Prime 1 Studio are proud to present The Joker from Suicide Squad Movie (2016). The Joker is an extreme and infamously formidable psychopathic criminal from Gotham City, being at the very top of the city’s criminal underworld, and greatly feared by other crime bosses. Devoid of empathy or pity for anybody, he takes part in his wicked schemes either by intimidation or fraud. The Joker does, however, adore his girlfriend and partner in crime Harley Quinn, doing his utmost to rescue her from the Suicide Squad and clutches of Amanda Waller, with eventual success. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Rihanna Wore a $8,480 Gucci Outfit to Coachella, Plus More Insanely Expensive Looks Seen in the Desert

17 April 2017 10:03 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

When you’re heading to a three-day music festival in the middle of the California desert, one would think to pack sensible separates and comfortable, well-ventilated shoes for all concert-going activities. But instead stars choose fashion over function, wearing some of the most over-the-top pieces imaginable (like sequin bras, snakeskin mini skirts and furry coats). And the price tags are even harder to believe.

We spotted some ridiculously expensive sunglasses (#practical), custom bedazzled jackets (it was 90° in Indio, California, over the weekend) and more remarkably pricey pieces that we’re bringing to your attention below.

Rihanna attended Coachella wearing head-to-toe »

- Colleen Kratofil

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Rihanna's Space Glam Coachella Outfit is Everything -- See the Pic!

16 April 2017 1:17 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Rihanna came to slay Coachella.

The "Work" singer shared her weekend look from the Indio, California, festival via Instagram on Saturday, and reminded us why we love her.

Watch: Selena Gomez and The Weeknd Are the Cutest Couple at Travis Scott's Coachella Set

Channeling sexy alien glam, RiRi rocked a full length sparkling mesh body suit, topped with ripped jean shorts and tank top scrawled with, "Common sense is not that common."

"I can't go home yet, cuz enough people ain't seen my outfit," the 29-year-old singer captioned her pic.

News: Rihanna Recreates Iconic 'Psycho' Shower Scene on 'Bates Motel'

The outfit may be from Gucci's Fall 2017 runway, but the swagger is all Rihanna.

Also at Coachella was Lady Gaga, who stepped in to replace Beyoncé as a headliner. Check out her killer performance at the first weekend of the festival in this video.


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The Predator’s Sterling K. Brown “Still Very Much Interested” In Green Lantern Corps

14 April 2017 5:56 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

To say that Sterling K. Brown currently has his hand in a lot of projects may read as something of an understatement – hot off a scene-stealing performance in The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Brown secured key roles across The Predator and Marvel’s Black Panther origin story, two films that are currently brewing in production ahead of their respective 2018 launch dates.

As two of the more high-profile properties in development, it tees up an exciting 12 months for the actor, but Sterling K. Brown has already staked a claim for another project: Green Lantern Corps. The cosmic origin story of Hal Jordan and John Stewart has made serious headway over at Warner Bros. in the past few months alone, after the studio drafted in David Goyer and Justin Rhodes to pen a treatment of the script.

That means WB is yet to fire up the casting process in earnest, »

- Michael Briers

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