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Maggie Q Has 'Purely Sexual' Relationship with Uma Thurman in New Film: She's 'a Great Kisser'

Maggie Q Has 'Purely Sexual' Relationship with Uma Thurman in New Film: She's 'a Great Kisser'
Uma Thurman is getting some intimate praise from one of her new costars.

Maggie Q, who plays Thurman’s love interest in the new comedy The Con Is On, told Lapalme Magazine‘s summer issue that she “had a blast” on set.

“I look at everything in my job as — just part of my job. [My] character is a Russian billionaire’s wife who’s gay. She does whatever she wants and nobody crosses her. So she has an extramarital affair with Uma [Thurman] — who, by the way, is a great kisser,” she told the outlet, according to PageSix.

Q, 39, added that
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Leonardo DiCaprio, Alyssa Milano and Joshua Jackson Among TV Stars' First Onscreen Crushes

Today's TV stars are wowing and wooing audiences with their talent, good looks and charm, but before they reigned over the small screen, they also had crushes on television actors. Some of them shared their first onscreen crushes with The Hollywood Reporter during a massive supporting actors' class photo shoot.

"I was obsessed with Leonardo DiCaprio," Cleopatra Coleman (The Last Man on Earth) told THR.

"Not current Leo DiCaprio, but Growing Pains Leo DiCaprio, I think that's probably what it was," Maggie Q (Designated Survivor) said.

"It was Alyssa Milano on Who's the Boss?" D'...
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13 Reasons Why: You Have Seen Coach Rick Before, and Here's Where

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Netflix's 13 Reasons Why has expanded its cast list for season two, and there are many faces that will seem familiar. Coach Rick, Liberty High's "beloved" coach, has a face we have definitely seen before. He is played by Australian actor Ben Lawson.

Lawson is no stranger to working on TV shows. Most recently, he worked with Kiefer Sutherland on ABC's ill-fated Designated Survivor, and his IMDb lists over 40 credits to his name! He has worked with a ton of strong female leads, from Katherine Heigl on the CBS series Doubt to fellow Netflix actor Krysten Ritter on the series Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23.

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In addition to being a phenomenal actor, Lawson also has an active social media life. You can follow him on Instagram, where he posts pictures of puppies, costars, and even his parents. Lawson's Twitter feed is equal
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13 Reasons Why: You Have Seen Coach Rick Before, and Here's Where

Image Source: Netflix

Netflix's 13 Reasons Why has expanded its cast list for season two, and there are many faces that will seem familiar. Coach Rick, Liberty High's "beloved" coach, has a face we have definitely seen before. He is played by Australian actor Ben Lawson.

Lawson is no stranger to working on TV shows. Most recently, he worked with Kiefer Sutherland on ABC's ill-fated Designated Survivor, and his IMDb lists over 40 credits to his name! He has worked with a ton of strong female leads, from Katherine Heigl on the CBS series Doubt to fellow Netflix actor Krysten Ritter on the series Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23.

Image Source: ABC

In addition to being a phenomenal actor, Lawson also has an active social media life. You can follow him on Instagram, where he posts pictures of puppies, costars, and even his parents. Lawson's Twitter feed is equal
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Designated Survivor: Season Three? Should the Cancelled ABC Series Be Saved?

As it stands right now, President Tom Kirkman is stepping down tonight. ABC has cancelled the Designated Survivor TV show so there won't be a third season on the alphabet network. However, there are efforts afoot to find the series a new home. Would you watch Designated Survivor on another channel?A political thriller, Designated Survivor stars Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace. The conspiracy drama series centers on Tom Kirkman (Sutherland). After an attack on Capitol Hill wipes out the line of succession, this Hud Secretary becomes President of the United States. In Designated Survivor, season two, President Kirkman is on the hunt for the terrorists who destroyed the Capitol, even as he handles the daily Oval Office crises. The Designated Survivor series debuted
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Designated Survivor: Season Two Viewer Votes

How well does President Kirkman preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States in the second season of the Designated Survivor TV show on ABC? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether the TV show Designated Survivor is cancelled or renewed for season three. Unfortunately, most of us do not live in Nielsen households. Because many viewers feel frustration when their viewing habits and opinions aren't considered, we'd like to offer you the chance to rate all the Designated Survivor season two episodes below. An ABC political drama, Designated Survivor stars Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace. The conspiracy thriller series centers on Tom Kirkman (Sutherland). After an attack on Capitol Hill
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Designated Survivor: Netflix Considering Saving Cancelled ABC TV Show

Could Designated Survivor be moving to Netflix? According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming service is considering picking up the cancelled ABC TV show for a third season.As reported earlier, ABC has cancelled the political drama after two seasons. The cast includes Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace.Read More…
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Netflix could save Designated Survivor following cancellation at ABC

Last week, ABC announced a number of TV cancellations, including the Kiefer Sutherland-headlined political conspiracy drama Designated Survivor.

The news was somewhat surprising, as the show had been expected to receive a season three renewal; although live ratings weren’t particularly strong, its delayed viewing numbers were impressive, and it had been profitable for the network thanks to its international distribution deal with Netflix.

Well, according to Deadline, it seems that Netflix may come to the series’ rescue, with producers eOne in talks with the streaming giant about picking up the thriller for a third season. However, the site notes that one sticking block may be the fact that Netflix rival Hulu has the Us VOD rights to the first two seasons, something which the parties are looking to untangle.

Designated Survivor sees Sutherland as Thomas Kirkman, a politician who suddenly finds himself elevated to the position of President
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Designated Survivor: Season Three? eOne in Talks to Save Cancelled ABC Series

Is there a chance for Designated Survivor? Deadline reports eOne is shopping the cancelled ABC TV show to other outlets for a third season.As reported earlier, has cancelled the political drama after two seasons. The cast includes Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace.Read More…
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‘Designated Survivor': Netflix Is in Talks to Pick Up ABC Drama After Cancellation

“Designated Survivor” may survive after all.

Netflix is in very early talks with producer eOne to get the Kiefer Sutherland-led drama picked up by the streaming service less than a week after it was canceled by ABC, an insider with knowledge of the discussion tells TheWrap.

The political thriller was one of many broadcast TV shows to get the ax last Friday during a pre-upfronts bloodbath, with the Disney-owned network also canceling “Ten Days in the Valley,” “Quantico,” “Alex, Inc.,” “The Crossing,” “Deception,” “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World,” and “Marvel’s Inhumans.”

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To-date, the ongoing Season 2 has averaged a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49, which is the core demographic for broadcast primetime advertisers, which includes a week of delayed viewing for episodes old enough to tally. That puts it near the top of the
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Designated Survivor: Why Was the ABC TV Show Cancelled?

Why did Designated Survivor have to go? Recently, Variety speculated on the reasons why ABC cancelled the TV show after two seasons.The political drama centers on Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), a low-level cabinet member who becomes President of the United States after a massive attacked on the capitol. The cast also includes Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace.Read More…
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Designated Survivor: Season Two Ratings

Despite surviving severe showrunner shuffle in season one, ABC renewed its Designated Survivor TV show for second season. In the wake of the departures of Amy Harris, Jon Harmon Feldman, and Jeff Melvoin, Keith Eisner has taken the reins of the political drama. Can this veteran of The Good Wife, Law & Order, and Gilmore Girls earn the Nielsen ratings needed to keep it on the air? Will Designated Survivor be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. *See update below.A political conspiracy thriller, Designated Survivor stars Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace. The ABC TV series centers on Tom Kirkman (Sutherland). After an attack on Capitol Hill wipes out the line of succession, this Hud Secretary becomes President of the United States.
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Designated Survivor

Network: ABC Episodes: 43 (hour)Seasons: TwoTV show dates: September 21, 2016 -- May 16, 2018Series status: CancelledPerformers include: Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, Lamonica Garrett, Tanner Buchanan, Kal Penn, and Maggie Q.TV show description: This political thriller series follows what happens when an unlikely person becomes the leader of the free world.Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) is a lower-level Cabinet member, the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. He’s the “designated survivor” to the current administration, an individual in the presidential line of succession who is at a distant and secure location when the President and the country's other top leaders are gathered at a single location.Read More…
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Designated Survivor: Cancelled; No Season Three for ABC TV Show

Designated Survivor has not survived, sadly. Today, it was revealed that ABC has cancelled the TV show after two seasons.The political drama centers on Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), a low-level cabinet member who becomes President of the United States after a massive attacked on the capitol. The cast also includes Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace.Read More…
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‘Quantico,’ ‘Designated Survivor’ Canceled by ABC

ABC has canceled dramas “Quantico” and “Designated Survivor.”

Coming off its second season, “Designated” Survivor starred Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, a man who became president in the series premiere after a catastrophic bombing killed the majority of the country’s leaders. While the FBI worked to get to the bottom of who was really to blame for the bombing, Kirkman worked on rebuilding the country. In the second season, a year after he took office, he was still searching for the mastermind of the attack while dealing with new threats on their soil and abroad.The series also starred Paulo Costanzo,
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Designated Survivor: Is the ABC TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three on ABC?

Vulture Watch How long will President Kirkman preside over our long, national nightmare? Is the Designated Survivor TV show cancelled or renewed for a third season on ABC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Designated Survivor season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  What's This TV Show About? A political thriller airing on the ABC television network, Designated Survivor stars Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace. The conspiracy drama series centers on Tom Kirkman (Sutherland). After an attack on Capitol Hill wipes out the line of succession, this Hud Secretary becomes President of the United States.
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Movie Review – The Con is On (2018)

The Con is On, 2018.

Directed by James Oakley.

Starring Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Maggie Q, Stephen Fry, Alice Eve, Sofia Vergara, and Crispin Glover.

Synopsis:

In an effort to avoid paying off a massive gambling debt to a notorious mobster in England, a couple flees to Los Angeles and hatch a jewel theft plot.

Development hell is a term for a project – be it film, video game, television show, or pretty much anything – that remains in development for a long time, whether it’s in pre-production, or even films that started shooting and just never get released. Deadpool was in development for more than 10 years from the moment a production deal was announced to the release of the final film, as early as 2004 New Line Cinema attempted to make a Deadpool movie with Ryan Reynolds in the title role. Film fans rejoiced when earlier this year the first trailer for
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movies by or about women opening Us/Can from Fri May 04

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Tully

Charlize Theron stars as a new mother overwhelmed by baby care who bonds with her night nanny (Mackenzie Davis). Written by Diablo Cody. (male director)

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Angels Wear White [pictured]

Vivian Qu writes and directs this drama about how a teenaged girl (Vicky Chen) and a tween (Meijun Zhou) react when one of them suffers a sexual assault.

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Rbg

Julie Cohen and Betsy West direct this documentary biography of pioneering judicial activist and Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

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Everything Else

Natalia Almada writes and directs this drama about a woman (Adriana Barraza) who reawakens herself to life in her 60s.

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The Desert Bride

Cecilia Atán and Valeria Pivato direct and cowrite this adventure drama about a woman (Paulina García) whose life is upended when her job is threatened.

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Altered Perception

Kate Rees Davies directs
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Designated Survivor: Season Three? Kiefer Sutherland Believes the ABC TV Show Will Be Renewed

Designated Survivor is nearing the end of its second season, but will it get a third? Recently, star Kiefer Sutherland spoke with Digital Spy about the future of the ABC TV show.The political drama follows Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), a lower-level Cabinet member who ends up becoming the President of the United States after an attack on Washington D.C. The cast also includes Adan Canto, Lamonica Garrett, Kal Penn, Maggie Q, Malik Yoba, Paulo Costanzo, Zoe McLellan, Ben Lawson, Tanner Buchanan, and Mckenna Grace.Read More…
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Watch an exclusive clip from The Con is On starring Uma Thurman, Tim Roth and Alice Eve

Ahead of its release on May 4th, we’ve got an exclusive clip from the star-studded caper comedy The Con is On starring Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Maggie Q, Parker Posey, Alice Eve and Sofia Vergara. The clip features Uma Thurman and Tim Roth discussing the best way to bump into Roth’s character’s ex-wife (Alice Eve) by casually crashing their car. Check it out here…

This stylish, star-studded caper comedy stars Uma Thurman (Kill Bill franchise) as Harriet and Tim Roth (The Hateful Eight) as Peter, a con-artist couple cooking up a jewel-theft scam in L.A. to pay off sexy gangster Irina (played by Maggie Q). Having squandered Irina’s loot one drunken night, Harriet and Peter escape to Hollywood, where they plot to steal a priceless jewel from Peter’s loopy ex-wife (Alice Eve) to repay the debt. The dazzling cast also includes Parker Posey (Superman Returns
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