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New Line Plans 'One Plus One' Adaptation

8 hours ago | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

New Line Cinema has acquired the rights to Jojo Moyes' new best-selling novel One Plus One for a feature adaptation, with the author set to write the screenplay adaptation herself.

The plot follows a single mother with two children, one who is constantly harassed by bullies at school, while the other is a math prodigy. When an amazing academic opportunity opens up on the other side of the country, the mother embarks on a road trip with her children, with the help of her eccentric billionaire employer.

The book was published in the U.K. in February before debuting in the U.S. last month, where it opened at the #11 spot on the New York Times best-sellers list. The story has been compared to cinematic hits such as Little Miss Sunshine, About a Boy and Bridget Jones's Diary.

The project doesn't have a director or producers attached at this time, »

- MovieWeb

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Don Pardo, Longtime Saturday Night Live Announcer, Dead at 96

18 August 2014 8:22 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Veteran television and radio announcer Dominick “Don” Pardo, best known as the voice of Saturday Night Live, has died. He was 96.

Pardo passed away Monday evening, an NBC rep confirms to TVLine.

Pardo retired from NBC in 2004, but continued to provide the introductions for SNL — most recently, pre-recording them from his home in Arizona. He had only missed one season of SNL — the show’s seventh — giving him a longer tenure than even Lorne Michaels (who stepped away for five seasons).

“I can’t imagine the show without [Don],” Michaels once said, “and as long as he’s there, I stay young. »

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Leslie Bibb Joins CBS' The Odd Couple

18 August 2014 10:56 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The Odd Couple continues to flesh out its supporting cast, adding Popular vet Leslie Bibb in a recurring role, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Photos Fall TV Preview: Your Guide to 50+ New Shows

The actress, whose recent credits include arcs on Fox’s The Following and NBC’s About a Boy, will play Casey, the professional model sister of Emily (series regular Lindsay Sloane). When it comes to men, Casey is all about the now and not looking for a complicated relationship.

The multi-cam remake, which is set to bow at midseason, follows two mismatched roommates: the messy Oscar Madison (Matthew Perry »

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The Blacklist Season 2 Premiere Photos: Are Liz and Red On the Run?

18 August 2014 8:17 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The freshman finale of The Blacklist left us with plenty of unanswered questions — and from the looks of it, Season 2 will pose even more.

NBC has released a handful of photos from the drama’s Season 2 premiere (airing Sept. 22 at 10/9c), and there’s a whooooole lot that we need cleared up.

Among the head-scratchers:

* What could be inside not one, but two important-looking envelopes?

* Where are Liz and Red currently laying low? On one hand, the duo is sitting in plain sight on the front »

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Chuck's Ryan McPartlin Set to Woo Kate Walsh on NBC's Bad Judge

15 August 2014 7:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Chuck alum Ryan McPartlin has snagged himself yet another life-saving role.

Photos Fall TV Preview: Your Guide to What’s New!

McPartlin will recur on NBC’s upcoming comedy Bad Judge as Billy the Fireman, our sister site Deadline reports. And because men in uniform always get the girl, Billy will be a love interest for Kate Walsh’s Rebecca — though he might find himself at odds with new series regular Ryan Hansen, who’s also a love interest for Rebeeca (aka the luckiest judge ever).

But seriously, I wasn’t kidding about McPartlin’s knack for playing life savers. »

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About a Boy Arranges Amazing Playdate for Marcus in Season 2

14 August 2014 2:00 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Marcus will find himself in a new crowd when About a Boy returns for its second season — not that he really had an “old” crowd.

Related NBC Fall Schedule: Premiere Dates Set for The Voice, Parenthood’s Farewell Run, The Blacklist and More

Jacob Hopkins — who voices the titular character on Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball — will guest-star on the NBC comedy’s Oct. 14 season premiere as Eddie, the leader of Marcus’ new group, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Eddie is described as being a year older than Marcus, and less “dweeby,” which has us worried that he »

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Fall TV 2014: Find Out Premiere Dates For New and Returning Shows

11 August 2014 6:15 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Soon enough the weather will get a bit cooler, the kids will head back to school, and ice cream will no longer feel like an unacceptable lunch option. Yup -- summer is (unofficially) coming to a close before we know it.

But don't fret! That also means that we can get back to our regularly scheduled programming when it comes to TV, as many of our favorite shows return and some hot new ones make their debuts. But there's so many! And there are some changes! So, if you're not sure when your beloved programs are set to come back into your lives, look no further than this handy schedule.

Sunday, September 7th

Football Night in America (NBC 7pm)

Sunday Night Football (NBC 8pm)

"Utopia" (Fox 8pm)

"Boardwalk Empire" (HBO 9pm)

Tuesday, September 9th

"Sons of Anarchy" (FX 10pm)

Wednesday, September 10th

"Hell's Kitchen" (Fox 8pm)

Thursday, September 11th

Thursday Night Football (CBS 8pm)

Monday, »

- Alana Altmann

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CBS TV Studios Names Drama Development Pair

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

CBS TV Studios has named two new drama development execs.

Meghan Lyvers (pictured right) comes to the Eye as senior VP of drama development. Brianna Bennett (pictured left) has signed on as VP of drama development.

The appointments fill the void at the studio left in June when Beth Miyares left to join Fox Broadcasting as senior VP of drama development.

Film and TV vet Lyvers was most recently a development exec at the Television 360 arm of Management 360, where she helped shepherd projects for clients including Michael Chiklis, Christina Applegate, Brad Garrett, Taye Diggs and Marc Forster.

Before Television 360, Lyvers worked for Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal’s Tribeca Prods. as veep of production and development. She helped launch the Tribeca film fest and worked on such pics as “About a Boy,” “Meet the Fockers” and “Analyze That,” as well as the Tribeca-produced CBS cop drama »

- Variety Staff

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Cancelled or Renewed? Status of NBC TV Shows

28 July 2014 12:48 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | 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 A to Z, A.D., About a Boy, Allegiance, America'€.s Got Talent, American Dream Builders, American Ninja Warrior, Aquarius, Believe, Betty White'€.s Off Their Rockers, Bad Judge, The Biggest Loser, The Blacklist, Camp, The Celebrity Apprentice, Chicago Fire, Chicago Pd, Community, Constantine, Crisis, Crossbones, Crossing Lines, Dateline NBC, Dracula, Emerald City, Food Fighters, Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls, Grimm, Growing Up Fisher, Hannibal, Heroes, Hollywood Game Night, Ironside, Last Comic Standing, Law & Order: Svu, Marry Me, The Michael J. Fox Show, The Million Second Quiz, Mission Control, Mr. Robinson, The Mysteries of Laura, The Night Shift, Odyssey, One Big Happy, Parenthood, Parks and Recreation, Revolution, Running Wild with Bear Grylls, Saturday Night Live, Sean Saves the World, »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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#SDCC14: On Day 3 (July 26) Vamp Out with True Blood, The Vampire Diaries, Salem, Ahs: Coven, Constantine, Grimm, Sin City, Lovecraft, Twin Peaks, and More!

12 July 2014 5:59 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Day 3 of Sdcc '14 marks the end of an era with "True Blood's" last panel. It's joined by fellow fangers "The Vampire Diaries," the witches of "Salem" and "Ahs: Coven," "Grimm," Sin City, "Constantine," Troma, and lots more.

Per usual, we have the horror highlights along with info on a few other panels that should be of general interest (plus a couple of things for the kids). Be sure to visit the official 2014 San Diego Comic-Con website for the full lineup.

Day 3: Saturday, July 26, 2014

10 Am - The Simpsons

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons-no gifts please-with creator Matt Groening, executive producer Al Jean, supervising director Mike Anderson, and director for life David Silverman. Topics include the new Treehouse of Horror, Simpsorama, a visit from Homer Simpson and much, much more.

Saturday July 26, 2014 10:00am - 10:45am - Ballroom 20

10 Am - Idw: Summer Blockbusters!

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- Debi Moore

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Comic-Con 2014 Schedule for Saturday, July 26th

12 July 2014 11:52 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

San Diego Comic-Con has released the full schedule of events for Saturday, July 26, following the Thursday and Friday schedules that were released the past two days. You can clickHere to view the lineup in its entirety, which includes numerous comic book panels and events, but we have pulled out all of the movie, DVD and TV-related panels for your convenience.

San Diego Comic-Con has released the full schedule of events for Saturday, July 26, following the Thursday and Friday schedules that were released the past two days. You can clickHere to view the lineup in its entirety, which includes numerous comic book panels and events, but we have pulled out all of the movie, DVD and TV-related panels for your convenience.

Saturday, July 26

The Simpsons

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Simpsons-no gifts please-with creator Matt Groening, executive producer Al Jean, supervising director MikeAnderson, and director for life David Silverman. »

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TV Review: ‘Seed’

11 July 2014 7:30 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A skirt-chasing Peter Pan type discovers he’s a father several times over thanks to sperm donations. Yes, that’s the gist of “Seed,” a CW summer comedy that’s essentially the illegitimate Canadian child of “About a Boy” and the Vince Vaughn movie “Delivery Man,” plus, oh, the DNA from about a dozen others. Networks can be cut some slack as they cast about for inexpensive programming, and while the show is cheery enough, it’s still pretty tempting to throw out this baby with the bathwater.

Harry (Adam Korson) is working at a bar – and dealing with a lady who doesn’t know when to leave – when 9-year-old Billy (William Ainscough) shows up at his doorstep, informing him that he’s his bio dad. This act of curiosity is not well received by Billy’s two moms (Stephanie Anne Mills, »

- Brian Lowry

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Watch: Reese Witherspoon in First Trailer for Jean-Marc Vallée's 'Wild'

10 July 2014 10:45 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Happy Trails. Fox Searchlight has debuted a lovely trailer for Jean-Marc Vallée's Wild, a drama adapted from Cheryl Strayed's book of the same name, starring Reese Witherspoon as a woman who takes a 1,100-mile solo hike as a way to recover from a loss and rekindle her own life. I had a feeling this might be kind of like Reese Witherspoon's 127 Hours, an adventure about one woman who endures the challenges of mother nature, and learns lots of life lessons along the way. This has somewhat of that feel, but goes to a few different places, thanks to tender filmmaking from Jean-Marc Vallée, who last made Dallas Buyers Club. Here's the first official trailer for Jean-Marc Vallée's Wild, in high def on Apple (via YouTube): Wild is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club, The Young Victoria), written by Nick Hornby (An Education, About a Boy, »

- Alex Billington

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First Poster For Witherspoon’s ‘Wild’

9 July 2014 11:25 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Based on a novel of the same name, Wild recounts the story of Cheryl Strayed, the book’s author who decided to walk  thousand miles to escape hardships at home. I guess you could say she “Strayed” really far…or not. Jean-Marc Vallee, fresh off Dallas Buyer’S Club, directs Reese Witherspoon in the lead role. Strayed’s memoir is an international best seller and has received man critical plaudits.

The poster itself is very striking, mostly for its simplicity. The expansive landscape comes to life in a photograph that is either not, or not noticeably, Photoshopped. Interesting enough, the screenplay was written by novelist Nick Hornby who most will know from the likes of About A Boy and High Fidelity.

Wild is released in the Us on 5th December 2014 and in the UK on 23rd January 2015. It stars Reese Witherspoon, Gaby Hoffman, Laura Dern and Michiel Huisman.

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- Luke Ryan Baldock

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A Long Way Down | Review

9 July 2014 1:30 PM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Lost in Translation: Chaumeil’s English Language Debut a Wretched Operation

While his 2010 feature debut, Heartbreaker, which starred Vanessa Paradis and Romain Duris, managed to breathe an essence of effervescent charm into an already overproduced narrative, director Pascal Chaumeil followed up with the execrable Dany Boon rom-com Un Plan Parfait. Somehow, he’s managed to top the ineptitude of that with his first dip into English language with A Long Way Down. Butchering its Nick Hornby based source material (the author behind such works that would become films like High Fidelity, About a Boy, and An Education), the end result is an aggravating chore to sit through, a series of awkward and falsely staged interactions, leaving one to sift through multiple ironies in relation to the end product and the unintentionally apt title.

One cold New Year’s Eve in London, four depressed people meet on a rooftop they »

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Reese Witherspoon Goes Hiking on First Poster for 'Wild' Adaptation

9 July 2014 12:13 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

Last fall, we got an early first look at Reese Witherspoon in the adaptation of Wild, based on Cheryl Strayed's bestselling novel of the same name. The film hails from Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallée, and it sounds like we might be getting a trailer soon, because the first poster has just been unveiled. It's a simple teaser that looks like it could be something akin to Cast Away or 127 Hours as Witherspoon plays a woman who decides to hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail all by herself in an effort to leave her self-destructive life and depression behind her. It's a likely Oscar contender. Look below! Here's the first poster for Jean-Marc Vallée's Wild from Imp Awards: Wild is directed by Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club, The Young Victoria), written by Nick Hornby (An Education, About a Boy, High Fidelity) and »

- Ethan Anderton

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Reese Witherspoon hits the road alone in new 'Wild' poster

9 July 2014 11:20 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

It's been nearly a decade since Reese Witherspoon picked up a Best Actress Oscar for "Walk the Line," but her recent renaissance (kicked off by her supporting turn in "Mud") could culminate in more Oscar attention. "Wild," from "Dallas Buyers Club" director Jean-Marc Vallée, is no doubt hoping to be a strong contender in the category. Based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail," the film depicts Strayed's (Witherspoon) staggering, life-changing 1,100-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail, during which she recalls her troubled early life. "Wild's" new poster highlights the Strayed's isolation amid some vivid natural beauty. Check it out here: "Wild" also stars Gaby Hoffmann, Michiel Huisman, Charles Baker, Kevin Rankin and Laura Dern. Novelist Nick Hornby ("High Fidelity," "About a Boy") wrote the script. Vallée, of course, directed both "Dallas" stars Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto to Oscar glory last year. »

- Dave Lewis

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The Televerse #149 – ’30 Rock’ with Jennifer Armstrong

8 July 2014 10:29 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

With no pilots or finales for once, we get a bit of a breather this week on the podcast. First we take a look at some reality and comedy, before Sean wraps up his Network Report Card series by talking through a difficult year for NBC. Then we dive into the genre and drama offerings, with previews of The Strain and The Bridge season two, and we wrap up the podcast by welcoming critic and author Jennifer Armstrong to the DVD Shelf to help break down the modern comedy classic 30 Rock.

Our Week in Reality and Comedy (13:10-28:13): Rising Star, Sytycd, Wilfred, Adventure Time

Sean’s Network Report Card (28:32-38:24): NBC- About a Boy

Our Week in Genre and Drama (39:22-1:06:13): Preview The Strain, Preview The Bridge s2, True Blood, Dominion, Rectify, The Leftovers

DVD Shelf (1:10:13-end): »

- Kate Kulzick

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Boyhood | Review

8 July 2014 10:00 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

About a Boy: Linklater’s Unique Experiment a Mostly Enjoyable Endeavor

An experience that is as enhanced by the aura of its experimental nature as it is sometimes hindered by it, Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, a film shot in 39 days over the course of 12 years, has long been gathering a sort of mythic anticipation. The result is a unique and unprecedented experience, and one that may not quite live up to its expectation or even some other far superior titles from Linklater’s own recent filmography. That said, with nearly a three hour running time and daunting shoot, he has created a seamless portrait of childhood, adolescence and parenting that is at times arresting and aggravatingly uninteresting. And just as we watch its engaging cast members grow before our eyes, so do we see Linklater’s own craft as a director and screenwriter transform as well.

We meet Mason »

- Nicholas Bell

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Exclusive Interview: Pierce Brosnan and Toni Collette talk A Long Way Down!

8 July 2014 5:57 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

To make a movie that is about four people who just happen to attempt suicide on the same day - and become best friends over the strange coincidence - work, you have to organize a topnotch cast. For A Long Way Down, which is based on the novel by Nick Hornsby, director Pascal Chaumeil has done just that: Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette (who has worked in Hornsby territory before with About A Boy), Imogen Poots and "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul play the lost souls who find »

- Eric Walkuski

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