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‘Alpha Girls’ Drama Series Based On Book In Works At TriStar TV From Cathy Schulman & Margaret Nagle

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Exclusive: TriStar Television is developing Alpha Girls, a Silicon Valley drama series based on Julian Guthrie’s praised new book, Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley’s Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime.

The rights deal, orchestrated by producer Cathy Schulman, is said to be TriStar TV’s biggest since TriStar Pictures President Hannah Minghella added oversight of the TV unit in January. Margaret Nagle (The Good Lie) will pen the adaptation for what is being eyed as an ongoing TV series. Schulman executive produces; Guthrie serves as a co-producer.

Schulman’s Welle Entertainment originally landed the rights to the nonfiction book by Guthrie, a New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize nominee, in 2017 in a bidding war that included Amazon, Universal and Smokehouse, among others.

Alpha Girls, released in May by the Crown Publishing Group, tells the true story of four
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Teen Choice Awards 2019: The Complete Winners List

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Teen Choice Awards 2019: The Complete Winners List
Avengers: Endgame” and The CW’s “Riverdale” dominated Fox’s Teen Choice Awards on Sunday, winning four awards each.

The two-hour event hosted by “Pretty Little Liars” star Lucy Hale and YouTuber David Dobrik was broadcast live from Hermosa Beach, California, and featured a massive surf-and-sand dance number that set the tone.

Taylor Swift accepted the inaugural Icon Award and took a moment to applaud the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team not only for winning the World Cup, but “also taking a historic stand in terms of gender equality, gender pay gap.”

Also Read: 21 New Summer TV Shows Ranked by Premiere Viewers: From 'BH90210' to 'Bring the Funny' (Updating)

The Jonas Brothers received the Decade Award, recognizing their evolution over the past 10 years.

Avengers: Endgame: was a big winner in the action film category, scoring Choice Movie, Choice Actor for Robert Downey Jr., Choice Actress
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Teen Choice Awards 2019: See the Complete List of Winners

Teen Choice Awards 2019: See the Complete List of Winners
There were plenty of surfboards to go around to celebrate the 2019 Teen Choice Awards.

For weeks, fans voted both online and via social media for their favorite celebrities, movies, TV shows, songs and more to win. On Sunday, the results were presented, for the first time ever, at Hermosa Beach, California, to honor those that came out on top.

Pretty Little LiarsLucy Hale and YouTuber David Dobrik co-hosted the live show, which included performances from OneRepublic, Mabel and Jordan McGraw and Sarah Hyland.

Check out the full list of winners below. (Winners are bolded.)


Choice Action Movie

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Cole Sprouse on How ‘Riverdale’ Transformed Him From Disney Child Star to Leading Man

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Cole Sprouse on How ‘Riverdale’ Transformed Him From Disney Child Star to Leading Man
Most child actors don’t thrive in Hollywood past puberty. Cole Sprouse opted out on his own terms. The 2005 hit Disney Channel sitcom “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody” turned Cole and his twin brother, Dylan, into the Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen of their generation. But after the series and its spinoff wrapped, Cole was ready for something new.

In 2011, Sprouse enrolled as a freshman at NYU. Over the next four years, he regained his anonymity, took photography classes, majored in archaeology and landed an entry-level job at a small laboratory in Brooklyn. “I was bagging artifacts,” says Sprouse, who is now 27. “And I got a call from my manager, who begged me to come back and audition for pilot season.” Sprouse made a deal. “If I don’t book anything, then I’m not going to do this anymore,” he recalls telling his manager. “And I gave her
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Riverdale's Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart Split After Almost 2 Years of Dating

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It's a sad day for Riverdale fans. Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart have broken up after almost two years of dating, Us Weekly confirms. While there are no details on why they split, they were reportedly "spotted keeping their distance" when they attended Entertainment Weekly's Comic-Con party with the rest of their costars on Saturday. The publication adds that Cole was later overheard telling a friend that he and Lili split.

Lili and Cole, who play love interests Jughead and Betty on the hit CW series, have been very private about their romance since they first started in 2017, but they did hit the red carpet together on a few occasions including at this year's Met Gala and Cole's Five Feet Apart movie premiere.
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Justin Baldoni Developing ‘It Ends With Us’ Romance Movie

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“Jane the Virgin” Star Justin Baldoni is adapting Colleen Hoover’s romance novel “It Ends With Us” for film through his Wayfarer Entertainment company.

Baldoni announced Monday that he had optioned the project on his Instagram account. “It Ends With Us” first published in 2016 and follows a young woman through the tumultuous stages of an abusive relationship. After moving to the city of Boston after college, she decides to start her own business as a florist only to fall in love with a young neurosurgeon.

The novel has been translated into more than twenty foreign languages and has sold over a million copies worldwide. The book was voted the best romance novel of 2016 by Goodreads.

Baldoni made his feature film directorial debut earlier this year with “Five Feet Apart,” which was released by CBS Films and Lionsgate and went on to become CBS Films’ third highest grossing film of all
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Home Entertainment: ‘Five Feet Apart’ Digital Review

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Taking a leaf out of The Fault In A Stars’ tear-jerking teen playbook, Five Feet Apart is the latest young-adult drama to tug at our heart-strings, a largely absorbing romantic tale about two people living with terminal Cf (cystic fibrosis) who fall in love in hospital.

Haley Lu Richardson is Stella Grant, a seventeen-year-old living with Cf, confined to an American treatment room. She largely governs herself, carefully, meticulously arranging her med cart, creating lists in a hand-written form in a notebook while pounding away on a keyboard creating apps in her room, and also constantly updating her followers on her condition and treatment with social video posts on YouTube. She meets Cole Sprouse’s fellow Cf sufferer Will, a rebellious artist who has been fortunate to land himself a spot on a drug trial. The two find an immediate attraction between them, a spark igniting and eventually,
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Win Five Feet Apart on DVD

To mark the release of Five Feet Apart on 15th July, we’ve been given 3 copies to give away on DVD.

Stella Grant (Haley Lu Richardson) is every bit a seventeen-year-old… she’s attached to her laptop and loves her best friends. But unlike most teenagers, she spends much of her time living in a hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control – all of which is put to the test when she meets an impossibly charming fellow patient named Will Newman (Cole Sprouse).

There’s an instant flirtation, though restrictions dictate that they must maintain a safe distance between them. As their connection intensifies, so does the temptation to throw the rules out the window and embrace that attraction. Further complicating matters is Will’s potentially dangerous rebellion against his ongoing medical treatment. Stella gradually inspires Will to live life to the fullest,
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‘Knives Out’ Trailer: Rian Johnson Tells a Wild Murder Mystery With Chris Evans

‘Knives Out’ Trailer: Rian Johnson Tells a Wild Murder Mystery With Chris Evans
Rian Johnson heads back to his murder mystery roots in the first trailer for Lionsgate’s fall drama “Knives Out.” Johnson got his start in the genre with his breakout 2005 neo-noir “Brick” before taking on more ambitious studio projects like “Looper” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Before Johnson embarks on a new “Star Wars” project, he’s returned to smaller scale filmmaking, albeit with a star-studded cast.

Knives Out” centers around a family gathering gone horribly wrong when the family’s patriarch (Christopher Plummer) dies. Daniel Craig and Lakeith Stanfield play two detectives who arrive at the family home to investigate the death, only to discover no shortage of twisted family secrets. The cast also includes Chris Evans, in his first big screen role since saying goodbye to Captain America in “Avengers; Endgame” earlier this year, plus Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Ana de Armas, Toni Collette, and Don Johnson.
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Universal’s Judd Apatow-Pete Davidson Comedy Adds Trio

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Universal’s Judd Apatow-Pete Davidson Comedy Adds Trio
Exclusive: Universal’s Judd Apatow-directed Pete Davidson comedy has added three more to its cast: Moises Arias, Lou Wilson and Derek Gaines.

They join Oscar winner Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Maude Apatow, Pamela Adlon and Davidson in the untitled film, which is written by Apatow, Davidson and Dave Sirus, directed by Apatow, and has a June 19, 2020 release date.

Apatow is also producing for his Apatow Productions banner with Barry Mendel. Universal Senior Evp Production Erik Baiers is overseeing on behalf of the studio.

Arias starred on Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana for 77 episodes as Rico, and starred in such movies as Nacho Libre, Despicable Me 2, Ben-Hur, Pitch Perfect 3 and Five Feet Apart. He is repped by Kazarian/Measures/Ruskin & Associates and Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light Llp.

Wilson starred as Lucas Wiley in the CBS Studios/Funny or Die comedy series American Vandal
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The Curse Of La Llorona to Haunt Blu-ray & DVD This August

If you missed The Curse of La Llorona in theaters, you can summon The Weeping Woman from the comforts of your own home when the film is released on Blu-ray and DVD beginning August 6th (following its digital release on July 16th). Ahead of the film's home media release, we have a look at the cover art and full list of special features, including deleted scenes.

Check out the press release and cover art (via Home Theater Forum) below for the full release details, and in case you missed it, read Heather Wixson's SXSW review of The Curse of La Llorona.

Press Release: If you don’t know her name, you will when “The Curse of La Llorona” arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital. From New Line Cinema and producer James Wan, “The Curse of La Llorona” brings the iconic Latin American legend to terrifying life in an original horror film,
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‘Five Feet Apart’ Scribes Mikki Daughtry & Tobias Iaconis To Adapt ‘Nightbooks’ Feature For Netflix

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‘Five Feet Apart’ Scribes Mikki Daughtry & Tobias Iaconis To Adapt ‘Nightbooks’ Feature For Netflix
Exclusive: Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis, the screenwriting duo behind the recently released Five Feet Apart and Warner BrosThe Curse of La Llorona, have signed on to pen the screenplay for Netflix’s film adaptation of the children’s fantasy-horror book, Nightbooks, by author J. A. White. The pic is being produced by Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert of Ghost House Pictures and Mason Novick and Michelle Knudsen of Mxn Entertainment.

The tale follows Alex, a boy obsessed with scary stories, who is trapped by a witch in her modern, magical New York City apartment. His original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping him safe as he desperately tries to find a way out of this twisted place.

Daughtry and Iaconis were also recently tapped to pen a feature based on the social media sensation Esther the Wonder Pig. They are repped by Verve, Lit Entertainment Group, and McKuin Frankel.
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‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Riverdale,’ ‘Aladdin’ Top 2019 Teen Choice Award Nominations

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‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Riverdale,’ ‘Aladdin’ Top 2019 Teen Choice Award Nominations
The nominations for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards have been revealed, and voting has opened for the top movies, TV shows and music that has dominated the last year.

“Avengers: Endgame” and “Aladdin” are the top contenders in the movie category with nine and five nods, respectively. In TV, “Riverdale,” “The Flash” and “Shadowhunters” each received four nominations. Still hot off the release of “Old Town Road,” up-and-coming rapper Lil Nax X made a splash with five nods, followed by Post Malone with four.

Voting is open now through June 25, and the show airs live on Sunday, Aug. 11, on Fox at 8 p.m. Et.


Choice Action Movie

Ant-Man and the Wasp

“Avengers: Endgame”


Captain Marvel

“Men in Black: International”

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Choice Action Movie Actor

Chris Evans – “Avengers: Endgame”

Chris Hemsworth – “Avengers: Endgame,” “Men in Black: International

John Cena – “Bumblebee

Paul Rudd – “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” “Avengers: Endgame
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MTV Movie & TV Awards Winners: The Complete List

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The MTV Movie & TV Awards returned to television Monday, with host Zachary Levi and a number of pop culture favorites.

Dominating this year’s nominations with four apiece were front runners “Avengers: Endgame,” which took home the evening’s best movie award, and “Game of Thrones,” which won best show. The Oscar-nominated documentary “Rbg” also scored four nods but was overtaken by the evening’s best documentary winner “Surviving R. Kelly.”

This year’s show also featured three new categories: reality royalty (“Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta”), most meme-able moment (“The Bachelor”) and best real-life hero (Ruth Bader Ginsburg) in addition to the show’s new tradition — started in 2017 — which refrains from separating nominees by gender.

Additionally, Dwayne Johnson was honored with the Generation Award, and Jada Pinkett Smith took home the Trailblazer Award.

See the full list of winners below.

Best Movie

“Avengers: Endgame” (Winner)


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
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MTV Movie and TV Awards winners 2019: Full list of winners and nominees in every category

MTV Movie and TV Awards winners 2019: Full list of winners and nominees in every category
The 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards were presented on Monday night, June 17, during a ceremony held at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, and hosted by Zachary Levi. So who were the big winners? Scroll down for the complete list, updating live as they’re announced.

MTV has been giving out their fan-voted Golden Popcorn trophies since 1992, when James Cameron‘s blockbuster “Terminator 2: Judgment Day” was awarded Best Movie. For more than two decades these kudos only considered achievements on the big screen, but in 2017 TV shows were added to the mix. Now there are separate categories for Best Movie, Best Performance in a Movie, Best Show and Best Performance in a Show, while other categories mix all achievements together.

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The most nominated films this year were the superhero blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame” and the documentary “Rbg” with four bids apiece.
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MTV Movie and TV Awards predictions 2019: Complete odds in all categories led by ‘Avengers,’ ‘Riverdale’ and more

MTV Movie and TV Awards predictions 2019: Complete odds in all categories led by ‘Avengers,’ ‘Riverdale’ and more
“Avengers: Endgame” is tied as the most nominated film at the MTV Movie and TV Awards with four bids, and we think it’ll win all of them when the awards air on June 17: Best Movie, Best Hero (Robert Downey Jr.), Best Villain (Josh Brolin) and Best Fight (Captain America vs. Thanos). That’s according to the combined predictions of hundreds of Gold Derby users who have given us their forecasts here in our predictions center. Do you agree that the Marvel blockbuster will achieve a clean sweep?

These awards are decided by MTV fans voting online, so popularity counts for a lot, and it’s hard to get more popular than “Endgame,” which is the second-biggest moneymaker of all time domestically not accounting for inflation ($826 million), and the second-biggest worldwide too ($2.73 billion). In the last 13 years no movie has won without grossing at least $100 million at the domestic box office,
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‘Five Feet Apart’ Blu-Ray Review: Doesn’t Rise Above Cliches

As one of the five senses, touching is a vital component in one’s day-to-day life. However, some people are physically incapable of touching others and are therefore barred from the pleasures that can come from it. This limitation is something director Justin Baldoni sought to explore in Five Feet Apart, a romantic drama about two […]

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Watch at Home: Tales from Captain Marvel's City, Mother

Nathaniel R giving you the heads up on what's available to you now to screen at home.

New on DVD/Blu-Ray

Captain Marvel - The year's second biggest hit, and less of a prequel of Avengers Endgame than we were expecting given Carol Danvers itty-bitty part in that ensemble behemoth, is now available in a physical copy if you're into those. Also out today: the hit indie The Mustang starring Belgium's golden perfection Matthias Schoenaerts, the sci-fi drama Captive State, and the romantic drama Five Feet Apart.

Notable iTunes 99¢ Deals

It's a weak week this time for those special deals with not much in the way of exciting pictures. But if you've never seen David Cronenberg's masterful Dead Ringers (1988) or the lesbian indie classic The Watermelon Woman (1996) now is as good a time as any.

New to Streaming

[Laughing] Oh this is surreal!

Tales of the City (2019) on Netflix

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Will Noah Centineo be the next heartthrob to win Breakthrough Performance at the MTV Movie and TV Awards?

The MTV Movie and TV Awards are voted on by fans online, which is usually good news for teen idols with passionate fan bases. This year that could benefit Noah Centineo, the 23-year-old heartthrob who appeared on “The Fosters” for three years but broke through in 2018 and 2019 thanks to the Netflix rom-coms “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” “Sierra Burgess is a Loser” and “The Perfect Date.” He’s nominated for Best Breakthrough Performance for “All the Boys.” Is he bound to win?

Lots of young heartthrobs have won this award in the past, including James Van Der Beek (“Varsity Blues”), Orlando Bloom (“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”), Zac Efron (“Hairspray”) and Robert Pattinson (“Twilight”). And the fact that Centineo has had such success on a platform like Netflix might also help him since that streaming service has such a wide reach and
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Lionsgate Fourth Quarter Revenue Falls Below Wall Street Expectations

Lionsgate reported revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter on Thursday that fell shy of Wall Street expectations, as the film business experienced a 20% decline in revenue in 2018.

The film and TV company reported a net loss of $159 million, or a loss of 72 cents per share, after reporting earnings of 41 cents per-share during the same period a year ago. Wall Street analysts tracked by Yahoo Finance had forecast Lionsgate would report a loss of 6 cents per-share. The company said that when adjusted, however, it was per-share earnings of 11 cents.

Revenue for the quarter was $914 million, a decline compared with the same period a year ago, during which Lionsgate generated revenue of $1.04 billion. Analysts expected revenue to hit $949.44 million in the quarter.

Also Read: Lionsgate Hires Former Warner Bros. Executive Lynn Whitney to Head Worldwide Paid Media

“We’ve completed a very active and productive fiscal 2019 in which we set in place
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