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Matthew Broderick Cast as Katrina's 'Brownie' in Next American Crime Story

23 February 2017 12:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Erstwhile Ferris Bueller Matthew Broderick has closed a deal to star opposite Annette Bening in American Crime Story‘s Katrina-themed second season on FX, TVLine has learned.

Broderick will portray Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema) Director Michael D. Brown aka “Brownie”), who was in charge of the federal disaster response to Hurricane Katrina. He joins a cast that also includes Annette Bening, who is set to play Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco.

RelatedAmerican Horror Story Season 7 Theme Is 2016 Election, Ryan Murphy Reveals

Season 2 of the critically acclaimed series won’t launch until 2018, network boss John Landgraf told reporters at the »

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Big Little Lies Review

17 February 2017 9:24 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

The big screen is no stranger to adaptations of popular novels. After all, awards season is often littered with films based on bestselling books. However, novels don’t often find their way to television, at least not in the way that Liane Moriarty’s 2014 thriller Big Little Lies does. Yet, we now live in a brave new world wherein television is often more risk savvy and adventurous than film, regularly venturing into territory it had once rarely dared to attempt.

As viewers continue to embrace anthologies, abbreviated seasons and short-term event series, Big Little Lies is simply an extension of this ongoing trend. Now, HBO subscribers are treated to a new “limited series” that faithfully adapts Moriarty’s complex tale into a seven-episode arc featuring a host of major Hollywood stars filling out the main roles, acclaimed filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club) behind the camera and television icon David E. Kelley »

- Robert Yaniz Jr.

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‘The Leftovers’ Season 3 Trailer: One of the Best Shows on TV Returns More Nihilistic Than Ever

17 February 2017 8:38 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

HBO has released a new teaser for the final season of its cult hit “The Leftovers,” and it’s every bit as provocative as the show’s explosive second season.

The third and final season of the wrenching drama heads down under. Series creator Damon Lindelof (“Lost”) told Entertainment Weekly of the decision: “Australia is the end the world geographically, and our show is about the end of the world emotionally.” “The Leftovers” is based on a book by series co-creator Tom Perrotta, whose previous novel inspired Alexander Payne’s “Election.”

Read More: 2017: The Year of ‘The Leftovers’… Plus 9 Other, Less Exciting TV Shows To Look Forward To

The final teaser arrives with a Mature Content warning, as we catch harrowing glimpses of fiery deaths, angry mobs, crucifixions, and a tear-stained Laurie (Amy Brenneman). Kevin (Justin Theroux) looks anxiously over at Carrie Coon (Nora Durst) as she tucks in »

- Jude Dry

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‘The Leftovers’ Season 3 Trailer: One of the Best Shows on TV Returns More Nihilistic Than Ever

17 February 2017 8:38 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

HBO has released a new teaser for the final season of its cult hit “The Leftovers,” and it’s every bit as provocative as the show’s explosive second season.

The third and final season of the wrenching drama heads down under. Series creator Damon Lindelof (“Lost”) told Entertainment Weekly of the decision: “Australia is the end the world geographically, and our show is about the end of the world emotionally.” “The Leftovers” is based on a book by series co-creator Tom Perrotta, whose previous novel inspired Alexander Payne’s “Election.”

Read More: 2017: The Year of ‘The Leftovers’… Plus 9 Other, Less Exciting TV Shows To Look Forward To

The final teaser arrives with a Mature Content warning, as we catch harrowing glimpses of fiery deaths, angry mobs, crucifixions, and a tear-stained Laurie (Amy Brenneman). Kevin (Justin Theroux) looks anxiously over at Carrie Coon (Nora Durst) as she tucks in »

- Jude Dry

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Et Obsessions: ‘Doubt,’ Reese Witherspoon on ‘Big Little Lies’ and ‘The Good Wife’ Spinoff

13 February 2017 10:40 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Here at Et, we’re obsessed with a lot of things -- and for the week of Feb. 13 to Feb. 19, this is what we’re most excited about:

Why We’re Obsessed With ‘Imposters

Now in its second week, Bravo’s new scripted series tells the story of a con artist named Maddie (Inbar Lavi), whose unwitting victims (Ron Heaps, Enlisted’s Parker Young, who promises to Et that he’ll be shirtless before the end of the first season, and Marianne Rendon) decide to track her down. What starts off as a game of cat and mouse quickly turns into a road trip comedy as Ezra, Richard and Jules all learn to bond, but also try their hand at some small-time cons. “But we’re not very good at it,” Heaps says of his character’s adventures, while adding that the show is full of intrigue, heartbreak and surprise, the biggest »

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The Edge of Seventeen

11 February 2017 2:54 PM, PST | Trailers from Hell | See recent Trailers from Hell news »

The Edge of Seventeen

Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD

Universal Studios Home Entertainment

2016 / Color / 1:85 widescreen / 105 min. / Street Date February 14, 2017 / 34.98

Starring – Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick, Haley Lu Richardson, Blake Jenner, Hayden Szeto, Alexander Calvert.

Cinematography- Doug Emmett

Film Editor – Tracey Wadmore-Smith

Original Music – Atti Övarsson-

Produced by – James L. Brooks, Kelly Fremon Craig, Julie Ansell, Richard Sakai

Written and Directed by – Kelly Fremon Craig

Teen comedies can be annoying, but every year seems to bring a good one. What work nicely are thoughtful movies that acknowledge the modern problems of teens in such a highly sexualized world, and place the sexual aspects in a non-exploitative context. I have been entertained and moved by Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Broderick in Election, Ellen Page in Juno and Thomas Mann and Olivia Cooke in Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. This year’s The Edge of Seventeen is a bright writing-directing »

- Glenn Erickson

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Big Little Lies Review: Moms Fight Dirty in HBO's Wicked (Good) Miniseries

6 February 2017 6:00 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

It’s tempting to take one look at the multimillion-dollar homes and luxury cars the characters have in Big Little Lies, and ask: “How can these people have any problems?” But as one character says, “You can’t make a perfect world. No matter what, s—t happens.”

S—t most certainly does happen in the star-studded HBO miniseries (debuting Sunday, Feb. 19 at 9/8c), including a grisly homicide that sends shockwaves through the seaside community of Monterey, California. But the great thing about Big Little Lies is: The murder is almost beside the point. The vicious battle for power and »

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Lady Gaga Addresses Rumors Beyoncé Might Join Her Super Bowl Halftime Performance

2 February 2017 1:02 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Beyoncé taking the Super Bowl stage for the third time in her hometown of Houston, Texas, would certainly be fitting, but don't be so sure Lady Gaga will "Telephone" her friend for the show.

Lady Gaga answered questions about her upcoming halftime performance during a pre-Super Bowl press conference on Thursday, where she addressed fans who may have given a recent Instagram she shared a little too much thought.

Watch: Lady Gaga Shows Off Crazy Toned Abs in Cropped 'Super Bowl 2017' Tee, Cartwheels With Mom in End Zone

"Houston, you are beautiful. »

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Poll: What’s Your Favorite Election Movie?

17 January 2017 4:38 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

On Friday, President-elect Donald Trump will officially be inaugurated, capping off an election cycle that almost seems stranger than fiction.

And there are plenty of movies that can attest to how crazy an election cycle truly can be. From Reese Witherspoon’s star turn in “Election” to the Oscar-winning biographical drama “Milk,” Hollywood has offered up several perspectives on the political circus.

Which movie following an election is your favorite? Were you inspired by the journalists in “All the President’s Men,” or do you prefer the classic Cold War thriller “The Manchurian Candidate”?

Weigh in below. Don’t see your favorite on the list? There are plenty of election-based movies, and we couldn’t include them all, so let us know in the comments! And check out Variety‘s Owen Gleiberman’s list of his top election movies.

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- Variety Staff

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