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Octavia Spencer On Swimming In Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Shape Of Water’ & What Diversity Means In Hollywood

Octavia Spencer On Swimming In Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Shape Of Water’ & What Diversity Means In Hollywood
Even before Octavia Spencer won the best supporting actress Oscar for 2011’s The Help, she managed a hard-worked career that many actresses would envy: Consistent character parts on long-running TV series, read ABC’s Ugly Betty, Comedy Central’s Halfway Home, and TNT’s Raising the Bar, and parts in an array of movies from Martin Lawrence’s Blue Streak to Joe Wright’s The Soloist to the Will Smith movie Seven Pounds. Back in the ’90s, she cut her teeth as a production…
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Komen Chicago To Illuminate The City In Pink For 20th Anniversary And Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Susan G. Komen Chicago is gearing up for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and its 20th Anniversary, and this year it plans to go big.

Leading up to the non-profit’s Ignite the Fight Gala presented by Wintrust, Komen Chicago will turn the city pink with a bridge lighting and a day full of festivities.

Hosted by Mario Lopez, Emmy-winning host of “Extra,” the Ignite the Fight Gala presented by Wintrust on Oct. 21 is the anchor of the festivities, and those interested in celebrating beyond the “main event” can take part in a Rosé 3K Wine Walk with City Winery Chicago Riverwalk as well as the Raising the Bar Gala After Party hosted by Indistry TV at The Virgin Hotel Chicago. The events will celebrate the profound impact that Komen Chicago has made throughout the city over the past 20 years, and will raise funds to enable the organization to continue funding
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Directors' Trademarks: James Cameron

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Directors’ trademarks is a series of articles that examines the “signatures” that filmmakers leave behind in their work. This month, we’re looking at the trademark style and calling signs of James Cameron as director.

In college, James Cameron decided that he wanted to be a screenwriter. He switched from majoring in Physics to majoring in English, before eventually deciding to drop out and raise money to start his career. During that time, he worked many odd jobs, until he was finally inspired by Star Wars in 1977 to start his career in the film industry. In the early 1980’s he first worked as a miniature model builder at Roger Corman studios, demonstrating a talent for creating innovative special effects. Over time, he became a production designer, and special effects director. In 1981, he was a special effects director for the film Piranha II: The Spawning. Numerous production delays cost the original director his job,
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Sonos Playbase Review: Raising The Bar For Audio From Under Your TV

Being able to actually hear the audio of your favorite television show, film, music or video game inarguably adds a deeper dimension to the experience. Sonos Playbase, the latest product from venerable sound system manufacturer Sonos, is a readymade device that can provide a quality experience in a convenient package. > Buy Sonos Playbase The compact […]

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‘I’m Very Proud of This Show’: Shannen Doherty Takes It Back to Her 90210 Days in ’90s #Tbt Photo

‘I’m Very Proud of This Show’: Shannen Doherty Takes It Back to Her 90210 Days in ’90s #Tbt Photo
Not only did Beverly Hills, 90210 make a huge impact on the life of series star Shannen Doherty, but she recognizes the influence it had on the generation of young people who tuned in weekly.

In the spirit of #Tbt on Thursday, Doherty, 45, shared a photo of herself and costar Jason Priestley from the ’90s when the duo starred on the drama.

“This is a true #tbt. #beverlyhills90210 is to this day the biggest tv show of its kind I worked on. A true iconic show that reached and touched not only young people, but bridged the gap to their parents.
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Director & Producer Onir wins award for ‘Raising the Bar’

Film-maker Onir has been riding on a high currently, with his recent TEDx Talk, his upcoming – Shab & now winning the prestigious Hollywood International independent Documentary Awards, November 2016 Edition for his Indo- Australian Documentary called ‘Raising The Bar’. The film was premiered at Indian Film Festival Melbourne in August 2016.

Raising The Bar is a beautiful and authentic insight into human potential, and society’s influence on all of us,” said Cate Sayers, Founder and Director of e.motion21.

With an overwhelming support from the local community in Australia, e.motion21 brought a group of 60 youths with Down Syndrome and their care givers, to India. The documentary captures the lives of 6 of these Indian and Australian children/youth with Down’s Syndrome who met at the World Down Syndrome Congress, In Chennai. The documentary was shot in Melbourne, Kolhapur, Delhi, Agra & Chennai.

The film has been produced by Cate Sayers from emotions 21, Mitu Bhowmik,
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Former Sony Exec Andrew Gumpert Moves to Paramount (Exclusive)

After exiting as the head of Sony Pictures' business affairs group just weeks ago, Andrew Gumpert has landed at Paramount as the studio's COO. Long-standing COO Frederick Huntsberry will depart Paramount after 10 years at the studio.

Gumpert, one of the most respected dealmakers in Hollywood, was an 11-year Sony veteran, most recently serving as the studio's president of worldwide business affairs and operations.

Gumpert, who was honored in 2015 with The Hollywood Reporter's Raising the Bar Award at its annual Power Lawyers event, began his dealmaking career at the entertainment law firm Hill Wynne Troop...
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6 Things We Learned About Telefonica’s Movistar Plus Series

San Sebastian — Movistar Plus, the pay-tv arm of Spain’s Telefonica, one of Europe’s biggest telcos, held a round table Saturday at the San Sebastian festival to present its first six original TV series.

Six things we learned about the series, which confirm Movistar Plus as one of the key drivers, with Sky and France’s Canal Plus, of higher-end premium drama production in Europe:

1. Netflix, HBO Et Al…Beware

Netflix, HBO or any other digital platform which launches in Spain looks set to face formidable opposition. At the round table, Domingo Corral, Movistar Plus’ original production director, confirmed that the company has 20 series in development. They will begin to be made available on Movistar Plus’ linear Series channel and Yomvi catch-up/pay-per-view service from September 2017, kicking off with “La Zona,” by brothers Jorge and Alberto Sanchez-Cabezudo.

Luis Miguel Gilperez, president of Telefonica España, recently announced that Telefonica
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Homicide: Life on the Street: Actor Jon Polito Dies at 65

We regret to report actor Jon Polito has died at the age of 65. He leaves behind his husband Darryl Armbruster. Director John McNaughton broke the news on Facebook, today. The pair first worked together on Homicide: Life on the Street, on which Polito played Detective Steve Crosetti. The crime procedural TV series drama ran for seven seasons on NBC, from 1993 to 1999.Mr. Polito played Judge Dominick Ventimiglia, on the Raising the Bar TV show, which was cancelled in 2009, after two seasons on TNT. Recent TV series work includes an episode of TNT's Major Crimes in July; an episode of IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang! in June; and a return to Modern Family as Earl Chambers, in March of this year. His other recent TV
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Homicide's Jon Polito Dead at 65

Homicide's Jon Polito Dead at 65
Jon Polito, whose myriad TV credits included the role of Det. “Steve” Crosetti on NBC’s Homicide: Life on the Street, died on Thursday. He was 65.

Director John McNaughton shared the news via Facebook, saying: “Very sad to learn that my dear friend and collaborator, Jon Polito, has passed away…. Jon and I worked together in TV starting with episodes of Homicide: Life on the Street, some pilots and Masters of Horror. He appeared in over 100 films, countless TV episodes and on Broadway. Jon was a born actor and will be deeply missed by his legion of friends, fans, family
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Shannen Doherty Looks Back on the 90210 Storyline That Foreshadowed Her Real-Life Cancer Battle

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Shannen Doherty Looks Back on the 90210 Storyline That Foreshadowed Her Real-Life Cancer Battle
Shannen Doherty is reliving her past - in a sense. The former Beverly Hills, 90210 star opened up to Entertainment Tonight on Tuesday and spoke of how her character Brenda's storyline foreshadowed her real-life battle with breast cancer. "I remember that episode because it really meant a lot to me," Doherty said of the episode where her character had to undergo a biopsy for a lump found in her breast. "Back then I was a kid, man, I thought that I was invincible, I thought I was going to live forever."Since Doherty, 45, exclusively revealed to People in August that she had been battling breast cancer,
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Jason Priestley Shows His Support for Shannen Doherty Amid Cancer Battle: 'Shannen's a Strong Kid and a Tough Fighter'

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Jason Priestley Shows His Support for Shannen Doherty Amid Cancer Battle: 'Shannen's a Strong Kid and a Tough Fighter'
Jason Priestley thinks his Beverly Hills, 90210 costar Shannen Doherty is "incredibly brave" for publicly sharing her battle with cancer. "What she did the other day, shaving her head and posting the pictures and everything, that was incredibly brave," Priestly told Entertainment Tonight at the Raising The Bar to End Parkinson's fundraiser benefiting the Michael J. Fox Foundation at Laurel Point in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Doherty announced her diagnosis with breast cancer last year, and recently shared an emotional series of photos of shaving her head. Although Priestley says that he hasn't been in touch with his former costar directly,
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Mark-Paul Gosselaar Joins Fox's Baseball-Themed Drama Pilot Pitch

Mark-Paul Gosselaar Joins Fox's Baseball-Themed Drama Pilot Pitch
Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Franklin & Bash) is stepping up to the plate as the male lead in the Fox pilot Pitch.

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The baseball drama from Dan Fogelman (Galavant) and Mark Singer stars Kylie Bunbury (Twisted) as Ginny, the first female pitcher hired by the major leagues.

Per our sister site Deadline, Gosselaar will play ladies’ man Mike Lawson, a future Hall of Fame catcher who shares an undeniable spark with Ginny despite his skepticism regarding her hire.

RelatedShawn Ashmore Joins ABC’s Conviction Pilot, Alongside Hayley Atwell

Gosselaar,
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New promo for Marvel’s Agent Carter season 2

ABC has released a new promo for the second season of Marvel’s Agent Carter, which sees Hayley Atwell’s Peggy heading to Hollywood. Check it out here…

See Also: Lyndsy Fonseca to return for Agent Carter season 2’s Dancing with the Stars crossover

Marvel’s “Agent Carter” returns for a second season of adventure and intrigue, starring Hayley Atwell in the titular role of the unstoppable secret agent for the Ssr (Strategic Scientific Reserve). Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet. But even as she discovers new friends, a new home — and perhaps even a new love — she’s about to find out that the bright lights of the post-war Hollywood mask a more sinister threat to everyone she is sworn to protect.
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Lyndsy Fonseca to return for Agent Carter season 2’s Dancing with the Stars crossover

Having been absent from the official cast list of Agent Carter season 2, Entertainment Weekly has revealed that Lyndsy Fonseca will reprise the role of Angie Martinelli in the second season of the Marvel show, albeit as part of a musical song-and-dance dream sequence that will cross over with the U.S. TV series Dancing with the Stars.

“Episode 8 ends with a cliffhanger where Peggy and Jarvis [James D’Arcy] get in big trouble and are knocked out,” states Agent Carter executive producer Michele Fazekas. “Episode 9 begins with a dream sequence that starts in black and white.”

Following the black and white sequence, everything then turns into color for “a full-on Broadway musical dance number” which has been choreographed by Louis van Amstel (Dancing with the Stars) and features an original song from lyricist David Zippel and composer Christopher Lennertz, as well as appearances from a host of pros from Dancing with the Stars.
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First clip from the season 2 premiere of Marvel’s Agent Carter

With its premiere set for January 19th, ABC has released the first clip from the second season of Marvel’s Agent Carter, which features Hayley Atwell’s Peggy alongside James D’Arcy’s Edwin Jarvis; check it out here…

See Also: Poster for Agent Carter season 2

Marvel’s “Agent Carter” returns for a second season of adventure and intrigue, starring Hayley Atwell in the titular role of the unstoppable secret agent for the Ssr (Strategic Scientific Reserve). Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet. But even as she discovers new friends, a new home — and perhaps even a new love — she’s about to find out that the bright lights of the post-war Hollywood mask a more sinister threat to everyone she is sworn to protect.
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Poster for Marvel’s Agent Carter season 2

Thanks to IGN, we’ve got a look at the poster for season two of Marvel’s Agent Carter, featuring the returning Hayley Atwell as Peggy…

See Also: Agent Carter gets new season 2 promos

Marvel’s “Agent Carter” returns for a second season of adventure and intrigue, starring Hayley Atwell in the titular role of the unstoppable secret agent for the Ssr (Strategic Scientific Reserve). Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet. But even as she discovers new friends, a new home — and perhaps even a new love — she’s about to find out that the bright lights of the post-war Hollywood mask a more sinister threat to everyone she is sworn to protect.

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Agent Carter gets a new season 2 promo

Lights! Camera! Carter! With a little over a month to go before Hayley Atwell’s Peggy Carter returns to the small screen, ABC has released a new promo for season two of Agent Carter, which we have for you here…

See Also: Check out the previous Agent Carter season 2 promos here, here and here

Marvel’s “Agent Carter” returns for a second season of adventure and intrigue, starring Hayley Atwell in the titular role of the unstoppable secret agent for the Ssr (Strategic Scientific Reserve). Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet. But even as she discovers new friends, a new home — and perhaps even a new love — she’s about to find out that the bright lights of the post-war Hollywood mask a
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Peggy is back in new promo for Marvel’s Agent Carter season 2

Ahead of its premiere on January 5th, ABC has released a new promo for the second season of Agent Carter, which we have for you right here…

See Also: Check out the previous Agent Carter season 2 promos here and here

Marvel’s “Agent Carter” returns for a second season of adventure and intrigue, starring Hayley Atwell in the titular role of the unstoppable secret agent for the Ssr (Strategic Scientific Reserve). Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet. But even as she discovers new friends, a new home — and perhaps even a new love — she’s about to find out that the bright lights of the post-war Hollywood mask a more sinister threat to everyone she is sworn to protect.

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New promo for Marvel’s Agent Carter season 2

ABC has released a new promo for the second season of Marvel’s Agent Carter, which sees Hayley Atwell’s Peggy Carter embarking on a new adventure; check it out here…

See Also: First Agent Carter season 2 teaser trailer released

Marvel’s “Agent Carter” returns for a second season of adventure and intrigue, starring Hayley Atwell in the titular role of the unstoppable secret agent for the Ssr (Strategic Scientific Reserve). Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet. But even as she discovers new friends, a new home — and perhaps even a new love — she’s about to find out that the bright lights of the post-war Hollywood mask a more sinister threat to everyone she is sworn to protect.

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