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Go, Girl! Jennifer Aniston Set to Star as the First Female Potus in Netflix's First Ladies

Go, Girl! Jennifer Aniston Set to Star as the First Female Potus in Netflix's First Ladies
Jennifer Aniston has been elected commander-in-chief . . . in Netflix's new comedy series, First Ladies, that is. The former Friends actress will play Beverly Nicholson alongside Tig Notaro as the first female president of the United States. Notaro (One Mississippi) will play Aniston's wife, and therefore the first lady, Kasey. The series is co-written by Notaro and Stephanie Allynne, and "promises to show that behind every great woman is another great woman," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Aniston, Notaro, and Allynne are also set to co-produce the political comedy along with Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Jessica Elbaum, and Betsy Koch. Chris Henchy will serve as executive producer. No word yet on when the show will debut, but you can already count us in!
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Selena Gomez and Justin Theroux Are Rebounding Together Despite Her Friendship With Jennifer Aniston

They started out as friends. Now, Life & Style has learned, Justin Theroux and Selena Gomez's relationship has taken an unexpected turn into something more serious. "They've known each other for years through their manager," a source explains. "Initially, they leaned on each other for emotional support after going through messy breakups." Justin announced his split from wife Jennifer Aniston in February while Selena parted ways — again — with pop star Justin Bieber in March. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) In recent weeks, though, "they've become closer than ever," says the source. "It's turned into something more than friendship." Despite a 21-year age difference, says an insider, "Selena and Justin are falling for each other." Friends think that’s a mistake — and warn that if Justin and Selena become a full-fledged couple, it will end badly. Selena, Justin and Jen all share the same manager, Aleen Keshishian — and Jen, who views Selena
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Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt Could Soon Be Having a Baby Together: "They're Ready"

"I want to have it all," Jennifer Aniston declared in 2006 about juggling a career and a family. "The women that inspire me are the ones who have careers and children; why would I want to limit myself? I’ve never in my life said I didn’t want to have children. I did and I do and I will!" Well, here we are more than a decade later, and Jen is ready to make that happen — with Brad Pitt! "The two have grown closer over the last couple of years," a friend of the duo recently told In Touch Weekly. "His marriage [to Angelina Jolie] fell apart, then her marriage to [Justin Theroux] ended. During that difficult time, Brad and Jen reconnected. It’s like destiny brought them together, and I can definitely see them having a child together." Of course, Brad is already a father of six, and admitted that
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What’s the best Comedy Series Emmy winner of 2000s: ’30 Rock’, ‘Friends’, ‘The Office,’ ‘Arrested Development’ … ? [Poll]

What’s the best Comedy Series Emmy winner of 2000s: ’30 Rock’, ‘Friends’, ‘The Office,’ ‘Arrested Development’ … ? [Poll]
With Emmy season upon us and the Best Comedy Series category in flux, it’s time to look back on past sitcoms that took home television’s highest honor. The 2000s included multiple multi-camera comedies being awarded, but it also ushered in the era of single-camera series. All of the Best Comedy Series winners of the 2000s have long been regarded as some of the best TV comedies of the modern era, but which is your favorite? Look back on each winner and then vote in our poll below.

Will & Grace” (2000) — After largely ignoring “Will & Grace” for its first season, Emmy voters fell head over heels for Season 2 in 2000. Not only did the show win Comedy Series that year but it also took home both supporting prizes, for Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally. The groundbreaking sitcom about a gay man and his neurotic best friend was nominated for
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Have Reached a Stalemate in Their Heated Divorce Battle

Will these two give it a rest already? It feels like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been at each other's throats every step of the way following their 2016 split, and sadly, it doesn't appear as if things are going to get better any time soon. The former couple is simply unable to move past two core issues — and it’s keeping their divorce in an awkward holding pattern. While both Brad and Angelina are "eager to get on with their new and separate lives," according to Life & Style, they have yet to do so. "Brad keeps telling friends that they’re inches away from signing off on an agreement," another source said, "but then a new wrinkle develops." Question is, what are those core issues? Unsurprisingly, one of them is custody over their six children — Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 11, and twins Vivienne and Knox, both 9. "Brad’s goal
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Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro to play lesbian presidential couple in First Ladies

Netflix has announced that Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro are set to star in the political comedy First Ladies, which will see Aniston portraying the first female President of the United States, and Notaro as her wife, the First Lady.

Written by Notaro and her real-life wife Stephanie Allynne, the logline for the film reads: “When Beverly and Kasey Nicholson move into the White House, they’ll prove that behind every great woman… is another great woman.”

The deal extends Notaro’s relationship with Netflix, which has her comedy special Tig Notaro Happy to Be Here set to debut on May 22nd. She is also attached to direct Ellen DeGeneres’ Netflix comedy special.

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First Ladies is being produced by Aniston, Notaro and Allynne, along with Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum and Betsy Koch of Gloria Sanchez Productions.

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Jennifer Aniston & Tig Notaro To Star In The Netflix Original Film ‘First Ladies’

Netflix has just announced a new original film, and it’s a political comedy with a twist.

“First Ladies,” tells the story of the first female President of the United States, played by Jennifer Aniston and her wife, the First Lady, played by veteran comedian Tig Notaro. The Netflix Original will be written by Notaro and her real-life fiancée Stephanie Allynne. Notaro will be wearing many hats on the project, also serving as a producer.
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Jennifer Aniston to play first female president in Netflix's First Ladies

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Hail to the Chief! Netflix has announced that Jennifer Aniston will star as the first female President of the United States alongside Tig Notaro as the First Lady. Here's the official logline for the new feature: First Ladies is a political comedy about America’s first female President and her wife, The First Lady. When Beverly and Kasey Nicholson move into the White House, they’ll... Read More...
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Go, Girl! Jennifer Aniston Set to Star as the First Female Potus in Netflix's First Ladies

Jennifer Aniston has been elected commander-in-chief . . . in Netflix's new comedy series, First Ladies, that is. The former Friends actress will play Beverly Nicholson alongside Tig Notaro as the first female president of the United States. Notaro (One Mississippi) will play Aniston's wife, and therefore the first lady, Kasey. The series is co-written by Notaro and Stephanie Allynne, and "promises to show that behind every great woman is another great woman," according to The Hollywood Reporter. Aniston, Notaro, and Allynne are also set to co-produce the political comedy along with Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Jessica Elbaum, and Betsy Koch. Chris Henchy will serve as executive producer. No word yet on when the show will debut, but you can already count us in!
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Jennifer Aniston Is Potus, Tig Notaro First Lady in Netflix Movie Comedy

Jennifer Aniston Is Potus, Tig Notaro First Lady in Netflix Movie Comedy
She’s with her. And vice versa.

Jennifer Aniston is the President of the United States, and Tig Notaro will play her wife, in First Ladies, a movie in the works at Netflix.

Penned by Notaro and Stephanie Allynne, the political comedy follows Beverly and Kasey Nicholson — America’s first female President and her wife — as they move into the White House and prove that “behind every great woman… is another great woman.”

Notaro, Allynne and Aniston are all producers on the project, alongside Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum and Betsy Koch. Chris Henchy is Ep.

Notaro’s small
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Jennifer Aniston, Tig Notaro First Same Sex White House Couple In Netflix Film Comedy ‘First Ladies’

Breaking: Netflix has set Jennifer Aniston to play the U.S. president, and Tig Notaro her first lady in First Ladies, a political comedy being written by Notaro and Stephanie Allynne, based on their original pitch. This one’s not your usual White House comedy. First Ladies is a political comedy about America's first female President and her wife, The First Lady. When Beverly and Kasey Nicholson move into the White House, they'll prove that behind every great woman… is…
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‘First Ladies’: Netflix Film Casts Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro as Wives in the White House

‘First Ladies’: Netflix Film Casts Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro as Wives in the White House
Jennifer Aniston will play the first female and lesbian President of the United States in an upcoming Netflix film. Announced Friday, “First Ladies” is the brainchild of Tig Notaro and her wife/former “One Mississippi” co-star Stephanie Allynne. They are now at work on the script, and Notaro will star opposite the “Friends” Emmy-winner as Flotus.

“When Beverly and Kasey Nicholson move into the White House, they’ll prove that behind every great woman… is another great woman,” reads the political comedy’s official synopsis. Aniston, Notaro, and Allynne will all co-produce, along with Oscar-winning writer Adam McKay (“The Big Short”), his longtime Gary Sanchez Productions partner Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum (“Bachlorette”) and veteran Notaro collaborator Betsy Koch (“Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted”).

In 2013, Elbaum — Ferrell’s former assistant — came up with the idea for Gloria Sanchez Productions, a spinoff company created to tell women’s stories, which will oversee “First Ladies.
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Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro to Star in Netflix Political Comedy ‘First Ladies’

Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro to Star in Netflix Political Comedy ‘First Ladies’
Following a competitive bidding war, Netflix has acquired the hot package “First Ladies,” with Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro attached to star.

The political comedy is being written by Notaro and Stephanie Allynne, based on their original pitch. The story follows America’s first female president (Aniston) and her wife, the first lady (Notaro). When Beverly and Kasey Nicholson move into the White House, they’ll prove that behind every great woman… is another great woman.

Notaro, Allynne, and Aniston are producing along with Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum, and Betsy Koch for Gloria Sanchez Productions. Chris Henchy is exec producing.

The package expands Notaro’s relationship with Netflix, as her original comedy special “Tig Notaro Happy to Be Here” will debut on the streaming service on May 22. Notaro is also set to direct Ellen DeGeneres’ upcoming Netflix original comedy special.

As for Aniston, the pic marks her second recent collaboration with the studio,
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Jennifer Aniston, Tig Notaro to Play President and First Lady in Netflix Feature Comedy

Jennifer Aniston, Tig Notaro to Play President and First Lady in Netflix Feature Comedy
Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro are moving into the White House.

The actress and comic will topline the Netflix original film “First Ladies,” a political comedy about a female president (Aniston) and her same-sex first lady (Notaro).

Based on a pitch from Notaro and Stephanie Allynne, the film follows characters Beverly and Kasey Nicholson. The women take the highest office in the land and “prove that behind every great woman … is another great woman,” a synopsis said.

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Production timing is unclear, as streaming darling Aniston will shoot an Apple original streaming series this fall with Reese Witherspoon.

Oscar winner Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum and Betsy Koch are producing the project for Gloria Sanchez Productions, along with Notaro and Allynne. Chris Henchy will executive produce.

“First Ladies” is Notaro’s latest
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Jennifer Aniston to play Us president in Netflix comedy 'First Ladies'

Jennifer Aniston to play Us president in Netflix comedy 'First Ladies'
Tig Notaro writing screenplay with Stephanie Allynne; Adam McKay, Will Ferrell among producers.

Jennifer Aniston will play the president of the United States in Netflix political comedy First Ladies, which will depict a fictional tale of the first lesbian couple to take residence in the White House.

The film is based on an idea from Us standup comic Tig Notaro, who will play the first lady. She pitched the idea with Stephanie Allynne (In A World…) and the pair will write the screenplay.

The story will focus on American’s fictional first female president and her wife.

Notaro and Allynne
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Selena Gomez and Justin Theroux Are More Than Just Friends: "They've Become Closer Than Ever" (Exclusive)

They started out as friends. Now, Life & Style has exclusively learned, Justin Theroux and Selena Gomez's relationship has taken an unexpected turn into something more serious. Not only have they gotten incredibly close, but sources also said that the pair FaceTime and text late at night! And their chats are strictly professional — Justin and Selena talk about how they both love children and want to be parents one day. "They've known each other for years through their manager," a source explains to Life & Style. "Initially, they leaned on each other for emotional support after going through messy breakups." Justin announced his split from wife Jennifer Aniston in February while Selena parted ways — again — with pop star Justin Bieber in March. (Photo Credit: Getty Images) In recent weeks, though, "they've become closer than ever," says the source. "It's turned into something more than friendship." Despite a 21-year age difference, says an insider,
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Jennifer Aniston to Play First Female President in Netflix's 'First Ladies'

Jennifer Aniston to Play First Female President in Netflix's 'First Ladies'
Jennifer Aniston will play America's first female president in Netflix's First Ladies, with One Mississippi's Tig Notaro starring as her wife.

The political comedy centers on Beverly and Kasey Nicholson, America’s first female President and her wife, the First Lady, in a story that promises to show that behind every great woman is another great woman.

Notaro and Stephanie Allynne are writing the feature based on their original pitch.

Aniston, Notaro and Allynne are producing, along with Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum and Betsy Koch for Gloria Sanchez Productions. Chris Henchy will exec produce.

First Ladies continues ...
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Saban Films Acquires Us Rights to Supernatural Thriller Between Worlds, Starring Nicolas Cage

It wasn’t too long ago that news broke out of Sundance that Saban Films had acquired Lizzie, and now the company has obtained the Us distribution rights to a new supernatural thriller starring Nicolas Cage called Between Worlds.

Press Release: Los Angeles – Saban Films, who has been one of the most active U.S. distributors on the Croisette this week, has acquired U.S. distribution rights to writer/director Maria Pulera’s supernatural thriller Between Worlds which stars Nicolas Cage, Penelope Mitchell, Franka Potente, and Hopper Penn. Eric Banoun and David Hillary produced alongside Pulera via their company Rise Up, LLC. Saban Films is planning a day-and-date theatrical/VOD release.

Between Worlds follows Joe (Cage), a down-on-his-luck truck driver haunted by the memory of his deceased wife and child. He meets Julie (Potente) a spiritually gifted woman who enlists Joe in a desperate effort to find the lost soul of her comatose daughter,
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Selena Gomez and Justin Theroux FaceTime and Text Late at Night (Exclusive)

More than friends? Selena Gomez and Justin Theroux have been getting extremely close lately, but sources exclusively told Life & Style that they actually talk more behind closed doors than they let on. "They FaceTime and text late at night," the source revealed. "[They] have intimate conversations about where they're going in life and their career goals." Selena even praises Justin — who recently got divorced from Jennifer Aniston — for his writing and acting. "She was a huge fan of his HBO series The Leftovers," the source claimed. And Justin — who is 21 years her senior — has been giving her advice. "Justin's encouraged her to use her gifts as a singer more," the source told Life & Style. "And given her tips on how to negotiate the acting world." (Photo Credit: Getty Images) But don't be fooled, Selena and Justin's talks aren't just focused on their professional lives. "They've even discussed how they adore
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Have Reached a Stalemate in Their Vicious Divorce Battle (Exclusive)

Will these two give it a rest already? It feels like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been at each other's throats every step of the way following their 2016 split, and sadly, it doesn't appear as if things are going to get better any time soon. The former couple is simply unable to move past two core issues — and it’s keeping their divorce in an awkward holding pattern Life & Style has exclusively learned from an inside source that while both Brad and Angelina are "eager to get on with their new and separate lives," they have yet to do so. "Brad keeps telling friends that they’re inches away from signing off on an agreement," another source says, "but then a new wrinkle develops." Question is, what are those core issues? Unsurprisingly, one of them is custody over their six children — Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 11, and twins Vivienne and Knox,
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