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Taraji P. Henson ('Empire') vs. Viola Davis ('Htgawm'): Who'll win tight Golden Globes race?'

19 November 2015 3:05 PM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Last year Gold Derby predicted that Viola Davis would win the Golden Globe for Best TV Drama Actress for the breakout first season of ABC's "How to Get Away with Murder," but she ended up being bested by Ruth Wilson ("The Affair"). Can newly crowned Emmy champ Davis now win for Season 2, or might TV's newest sensation Taraji P. Henson ("Empire") claim the trophy instead? Hurry -- make your own predictions for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift certificate. It's fun and easy, so get started by scrolling down to predict who will win the Globe for Best TV Drama Actress. -Break- 'Empire,' 'Game of Thrones' lead Golden Globes predictions, but what about 'Outlander'? According to exclusive Gold Derby odds that are derived from the predictions made by our Editors (website staff editors), Top 24 Users (the two dozen folks who did the best predicting last year's »

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The Affair: Season Two Ratings

17 November 2015 11:41 AM, PST | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Last season despite some very low ratings, Showtime renewed The Affair for a second season.  The numbers grew over the course of the season and the drama hit a new high in its season finale. Will the ratings continue to climb or will they fall? Will the show be cancelled or renewed for a third season? Stay tuned.

The Affair follows the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between two troubled married people -- a New York City schoolteacher/novelist and a young waitress. The story is told separately, through different people's perspectives and biased memories. The show stars Dominic West, Maura Tierney, Ruth Wilson, and Joshua Jackson.



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Holy Crap, The Affair Just Revealed the Father of Alison's Baby and It Changes Everything

15 November 2015 8:00 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Everything you think you knew was true on The Affair? Every theory you've come up with? Forget about it. Of course, that's just the nature of the show, with its four point of views and four storytellers. Details, big and small, change. Memories are adjusted. Secrets are kept...even from the audience. And in tonight's episode, one of the Showtime drama's biggest mysteries was finally answered as the father of Alison's (Ruth Wilson) baby was finally revealed. No, it wasn't her current husband Noah (Dominic West) Or her ex-husband Cole (Joshua Jackson). It was Scotty Lockhart (Colin Donnell), Cole's troublemaker brother whose murder is the show's central mystery. But wait, »

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'The Affair' season two: Will it fall victim to Golden Globes curse?

11 November 2015 2:41 PM, PST | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

In 2013 "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and star Andy Samberg won Golden Globes for the first season of this Fox laffer but both were shockingly snubbed the following year. With that in mind, will last year's big winner on the drama side -- "The Affair" and headliner Ruth Wilson -- follow this same unfortunate trajectory with the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for its second season? -Break- 'Outlander' heartthrob Sam Heughan skyrockets in Golden Globes predictions As Gold Derby contributor Riley Chow notes in our TV forum, the rise and fall of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" at the Globes is hardly an oddity. Other examples include: "Felicity" winning Drama Actress (Keri Russell) and being nominated for Drama Series in 1998, then being shut out for its remaining four years; "Deadwood" winning Drama Actor (Ian McShane) and getting a Drama Series nomination in 2004, then being ignored...' »

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Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman begin 'How To Talk To Girls At Parties' shoot

10 November 2015 3:58 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

“Punks and aliens” feature from director John Cameron Mitchell [pictured] also stars Alex Sharp.

Sci-fi romance How To Talk To Girls At Parties, starring Elle Fanning (Maleficent), Tony Award-winning Alex Sharp (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and Nicole Kidman, has begun principal photography in the UK, where it will shoot for six weeks.

Directed by John Cameron Mitchell (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Shortbus), the film is based on a short story by Neil Gaiman (Coraline) from his collection “Fragile Things”.

The screenplay has been written by Philippa Goslett (Little Ashes) with Mitchell. Kidman reunites with Mitchell, who directed her Oscar-nominated performance in Rabbit Hole (2010).

The cast also includes Ruth Wilson (The Affair), Matt Lucas (Bridesmaids) and Joanna Scanlan (The Invisible Woman).

The story centres on a shy teenage punk in 1970s London (Sharp) who falls for an alien girl (Fanning) whose race plans a showdown with humans.

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Casting: Wilson, Hauer, Shepherd, Beals, James

3 November 2015 9:14 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

How To Talk To Girls At Parties

Ruth Wilson, Jessica Plummer, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp and Matt Lucas have joined the cast of John Cameron Mitchell's "How To Talk To Girls At Parties" at A24. The film is based on a short story by Neil Gaiman while Howard Gertler, Iain Canning and Emile Sherman are producing.

The story follows a shy teenage punk rocker in 1970s suburban London, and his two closest friends. One night they all sneak into a party where they meet a group of intensely attractive, otherworldly girls; at first they think they're from a cult, but eventually come to realize the girls are literally aliens with nefarious plans. [Source: Deadline]

Ashes in the Snow

Jonah Hauer-King and Bel Powley ("Diary Of A Teenage Girl") have come onboard Marius Markevicius' World War II drama "Ashes In The Snow" in the leading roles. Ben York Jones »

- Garth Franklin

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It's Girls' Night Out at the Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year Awards

3 November 2015 5:20 PM, PST | | See recent Popsugar news »

It was all about celebrating strong female talent at the Harper's Bazaar Women of the Year Awards in London on Tuesday night. In the wake of her promotional rounds for Steve Jobs, British icon honoree Kate Winslet had the company of the film's director, Danny Boyle. Meanwhile, Sienna Miller took home the best British actress award for her roles in Burnt, Mississippi Grind, and American Sniper. Nicole Kidman - who had a sweet outing with husband Keith Urban just last month - shared fun moments with Ruth Wilson and former costar Ian McKellen and received the theatre icon award for her recent work in Photograph 51. Ellie Goulding was also recognized for the success of her single "Love Me Like You Do," which went No. 1 in 29 countries. Keep reading to see more highlights from the star-studded evening. »

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Jessica Plummer Joins Cast Of ‘How To Talk To Girls At Parties’ Opposite Nicole Kidman – Afm

3 November 2015 5:34 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Jessica Plummer has joined the cast of John Cameron Mitchell’s How To Talk To Girls At Parties, opposite Ruth Wilson, Nicole Kidman, Elle Fanning and Matt Lucas. Indie distrib A24 is releasing the picture domestically, which is based on a short story by Neil Gaiman and also stars Alex Sharp — a recent Tony award winner for The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time. Gaiman is exec-producing. Producers are Howard Gertler (Mitchell's Shortbus) and Iain… »

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Kate Hudson and Ruth Wilson Discuss Whether True Love Means Farting in Your Partner’s Face

30 October 2015 6:13 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Is the moment of true love when two people say "I do"? Is it when they say "I love you"? Or is it when they fart in each other's presence? The Late Late Show With James Corden brought together an esteemed assembly of panelists, including Kate Hudson, The Affair's Ruth Wilson, and a non-bro Billy Eichner to discuss this most universal of questions: Do farts equal love? »

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This week’s new film events

30 October 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Aesthetica Short Film Festival | Leeds International Film Festival | French Film Festival | Into Film Festival

Culture is king at this classy festival, now in its fifth year. Like its host magazine, it’s a survey of what is hot, or just plain interesting, across the broad sweep of visual arts. So as well as categories such as drama, comedy or documentary, there are also selections in fashion, advertising, music video and experimental – within which you might find anyone from Ruth Wilson (in Eleanor) to Ai Weiwei (The Sand Storm). There are also speakers and industry sessions for the professional end of the clientele, and screenings take place in a variety of interesting venues around the city.

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Casting: Dormer, Kranz, Lind, Wilkinson, Mishler

29 October 2015 8:34 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

In Darkness

"Game of Thrones" actress Natalie Dormer will star in Anthony Byrne's thriller "In Darkness" with production slated to begin early next year. Dormer co-wrote the film with Byrne while Ed Skrein and Stacy Martin are co-starring.

Dormer will play a blind musician who gets pulled into London's dark underbelly after she hears a murder committed in the apartment above her. As she gets embroiled in this violent and murky world, it appears she is out of her depth - until it becomes apparent she has been following her own path of revenge. [Source: Variety]


Fran Kranz, Adam Goldberg, Kat Foster, Nicky Whelan, Harry Hamlin, Andrew J West, Sheryl Lee, Pat Healy, Eric Ladin, Luis Geardo Mendez and Steve Agee have all joined the cast of Karl Mueller's indie feature "Rebirth" for Netflix, one of several low budget indie features the streaming service is behind.

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Tom Wilkinson Joining Cast Of ‘The Titan’- Afm

28 October 2015 4:44 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive– Tom Wilkinson is joining the cast of Lennart Ruff’s The Titan. Wilkinson joins the previously announced Sam Worthington and Ruth Wilson in the elevated sci-fi feature being produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones' Automatik, Ben Pugh and Rory Aitken's 42 and Arash Amel. Lennart Ruff directs the project, based on a original story by Amel (Grace Of Monaco). Max Hurwitz (Hell On Wheels) has written the screenplay. Set in a not too distant future, the story tracks the… »

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9 TV shows you must watch this week: Supergirl, Catastrophe, X Factor live shows

25 October 2015 3:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Autumn nights may be getting colder and darker, but thankfully, 'tis the season of brilliant television. And trust us, there's no let up this week - from the first new-look X Factor live shows, to the return of excellent hit comedies Catastrophe and Detectorists.

1. Scream Queens - Monday, 10pm on E4

It's Halloween week, so what better way to mark the occasion by watching a bunch of horror movie clichés screaming their lungs out and being as catty as an Apprentice contestant?

Jamie Lee Curtis stars in this hilariously camp horror anthology series which also contains a who's-who of young stars from Emma Roberts to Lea Michele to Nick Jonas. Even Ariana Grande isn't safe in this Mean Girls vs Midsomer Murders madness.

2. Catastrophe - Tuesday, 10pm on Channel 4

It only feels like yesterday since Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney's messed-up romcom began, and we're being spoiled rotten »

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Neil Cross Talks "Luther" Fourth Series

23 October 2015 4:41 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

The new two-part "Luther" special isn't slated to air for a little while yet, but today Empire has spoken with show creator and producer Neil Cross to talk about the new episodes and the return of Idris Elba to one of his most iconic characters.

The third series ended on some fairly major events, and Cross says that what we last saw was the end of 'Chapter One' while this fourth series will be the beginning of 'Chapter Two' and sees the inclusion of Rose Leslie to the cast as Luther goes on the hunt for a cannibal killer. Cross indicates that he thought the third series was the end for the character:

"I honestly thought we were done - and I thought being done would be like finishing a novel, that accidentally catching an episode on repeat would be like looking at a photograph of friends I used to »

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The Affair Cast Reveals Whose Real-Life Point of Views They'd Like to See

18 October 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The Affair tells the story of, well, an affair, now from the four perspectives of the people involved. There's Noah (Dominic West) and Alison (Ruth Wilson), the adulterers and their soon-to-be former spouses Helen (Maura Tierney) and Cole (Joshua Jackson). Last season told the story from just Noah and Alison's point of views, season two added Cole and Alison. The actors have a lot of experience dealing with versions of the truth through various points of view, so we had to ask: Whose real-life point of view would they like to see? "Oh wow, that's a good question," Wilson told us. "Vivienne Westwood, I quite like her. She's quite a legend. Do you know who she is? She's got quite an »

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Everybody Loves Helen—But Will The Affair Change That?

16 October 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The Affair is full of moving parts, shifting views and sometimes drastically different versions of your favorite characters. But one thing remains the same: Maura Tierney's Helen is basically the best. "Yeah, Helen's probably the best character on the show," Ruth Wilson told E! News when asked if there was another character on the show she'd like to play. She also cited Oscar and Scotty as interesting characters. "I think all the baddies...but probably Maura's. It's a strong female role, it's interesting." Ask any fan of The Affair and nine times out of 10 they'll respond that Helen is their favorite character, but that prospect isn't really daunting for Tierney, who »

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Ruth Wilson Weighs In on 'The Affair': "Memory Is an Unreliable Beast"

15 October 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Ruth Wilson isn’t entirely sure what she thinks about marriage, especially after being involved in a broken one on TV. The Affair star, who won a Golden Globe for her role as grief-stricken Alison Bailey in the Showtime drama, wonders whether the cultural construct has become antiquated. “We’re upholding these institutions, and I’m not sure that they work anymore,” she tells The Hollywood Reporter. “The Ashley Madison website that got hacked — 37 million people were signed on to an infidelity site," she continues. "It kind of suggests that infidelity happens an awful lot. We treat it

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Let Joshua Jackson Explain How to Watch The Affair and Stop Worrying About the Truth

15 October 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

The Affair introduced some new things this season: full-frontal male nudity, new characters, and oh yeah, two new point of views. We're now seeing Noah's side of the story, Alison's story, Cole's perspective and Helen's version of what's happening. So which is the truth? "I don't know. I used to think mine was more truthful 'cause everyone does, they're written more three-dimensionally, your own version, so they always feel more truthful. But I don't know," Ruth Wilson told E! News News at The Affair's PaleyFest New York panel. "You keep sort of playing other versions or your version becomes ridiculous… I don't know, I think mine is, for my character, is the »

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Joshua Jackson and Co. Talk About The Affair’s Added POVs

14 October 2015 9:11 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

In this season of Showtime's The Affair, the story is told from four perspectives — two more than in last season, meaning we're getting deeper inside the mind of Cole (Joshua Jackson) than ever before. "The best way to approach the show is with the idea that none of the characters are lying to you," Jackson said Monday, before the show's PaleyFest panel. "They may be lying to themselves — but everybody thinks that the story they're telling is the truth, even though we all have a tendency, to varying degrees, to remember ourselves either slightly better or slightly worse than we were."The Affair's most recent episode saw Cole's character pay a visit to his estranged wife, Alison (Ruth Wilson), from both Alison's and Cole's perspectives. In hers, he was verging on threatening; in his, he was seeking closure. Which one was closer to the truth? "From the internal perspective »

- Heather Schwedel

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The Cast of ‘The Affair’ Can’t Imagine How You Can Possibly Watch the Show With Your Spouse

14 October 2015 12:02 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

After claiming the Golden Globes for Best Drama and Best Actress for its inaugural season, Showtime's hit series "The Affair" is back on the air with double (!) the perspectives. This Tuesday, the cast members, Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Joshua Jackson, Maura Tierney, Josh Stamberg, and Julia Goldani Telles, as well as the show's creator Sarah Treem came together for a panel at the Paley Center for Media as part of PaleyFest. They shed light on the show's controversial subject material, its bold structure, and its trajectory as the second season heats up. Read More: Review: 'The Affair' Season 2 Episode 2 Reveals Even More Sides to The Story The series looks at an affair from the dueling perspectives of a frustrated novelist (West) and a waitress (Wilson), who is grieving over the death of her child. More than just being about infidelity, however, "The Affair" is an exploration of truth »

- Tarek Shoukri

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