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Krisel To Direct A “Sesame Street” Movie

  Jonathan Krisel (“Baskets,” “Portlandia”) is set to direct a live-action Sesame Street musical currently in the works at Warner Bros. Pictures and Sesame Workshop. Shawn Levy (“Stranger Things”) and Michael Aguilar (“Kidding”) are producing the film which Krisel will direct from a script by Chris Galletta. Mike Rosolio wrote …

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Sesame Street Movie Gets Portlandia Director Jonathan Krisel

The Sesame Street Movie just became one major step closer to reality. Warner Bros. has reportedly tapped Portlandia director and creator Jonathan Krisel to helm the movie based on the long-running and popular children’s series. The script is currently being polished by Chris Galletta, who wrote the most recent draft …

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‘Kinky Boots’ To End Broadway Run In The Spring After Five Years & Six Tonys

These boots were made for Broadway, and that’s just where they’ll be — until the spring. Producers Daryl Roth and Hal Luftig said today that Kinky Boots, which won six Tony Awards including Best Musical in 2013, will close on April 7. When the final curtain falls, it will have …

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First Trailer: “Holmes and Watson”

  Sony Pictures has premiered the first trailer for the comedy “Holmes & Watson” starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. Ferrell will play the famed sleuth and Reilly is his Dr. Watson in this humorous take on the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’ classic mysteries. The film also stars Hugh …

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Holmes & Watson Trailer Has Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly on the Case

The first trailer for Holmes & Watson has finally arrived. Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly haven’t appeared in a movie together as a lead duo in over a decade. The last time it happened? 2008’s Step Brothers, which has since attained its status as a comedy classic. And let’s …

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Terrence Howard Drops Harsh Words on Marvel Over Iron Man 2 Firing

Back in 2008, nobody could have predicted the astronomical success of the upcoming decade’s films that would make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Still, when Iron Man was released that year, it was clear right away that Marvel was onto something special. Building from that classic superhero film by director …

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‘Blue Bloods’ Season 9 Debut Hints How Amy Carlson’s Role Really Killed

  SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about tonight’s Blue Bloods Season 9 premiere on CBS. In a bloody season opener tonight bookended by murdered headless bodies, the return of Blue Bloods also cut deeper into what really happened in the abrupt death of Amy Carlson’s character last year. “First …

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MoviePass Is Uncancelling Some Accounts

  It has been a while since beleaguered movie subscription service MoviePass made headlines, but today they’re back in the news with a nasty surprise for lapsed users of the service. An email sent out to some former subscribers says that those who canceled their MoviePass subscription instead of opting …

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Gal Gadot Joins “Death on the Nile”

  “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot has joined the cast of Kenneth Branagh’s Agatha Christie adaptation “Death on the Nile” which has been set up at 20th Century Fox. Beyond the return of Branagh as detective Hercule Poirot, Gadot is the first cast member set and will play the main …

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Deadpool 2 Is Getting a PG-13 Rerelease This Christmas

Believe it or not, it sounds like Deadpool 2 is getting a PG-13 release later this year. Fox scored a home run earlier this summer with the highly-anticipated sequel and it looks like they’re doing just about anything they can to squeeze everything out of that cash cow while they …

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[Watch] Samantha Bee Slams “Powerful White Dudes Who Yelled At Rape Survivors”

Samantha Bee doesn’t have a Full Frontal show to do tonight, but that didn’t stop her from weighing in about Thursday’s wild SCOTUS confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh. You know, the one where Christine Ford testified before the Judiciary Committee that Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick sexually assaulted her when …

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Kathleen Kennedy Renews Lucasfilm Contract

Giving a big middle finger to internet trolls, Kathleen Kennedy has renewed her contract and will remain the president of Lucasfilm for another three years, taking her through 2021. Kennedy became chief of Lucasfilm in 2012 after Disney purchased the company from George Lucas for $4 billion, and has overseen …

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First Trailer: Showtime’s “Black Monday”

Showtime has released the first promo trailer for its new ten-episode comedy series “Black Monday” starring and executive produced by “Avengers” star Don Cheadle and co-starring Andrew Rannells and Regina Hall. Black Monday refers to October 19th 1987, the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. To …

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Fred Savage to Reprise Princess Bride Role in Deadpool 2 PG-13 Rerelease

Earlier this morning, 20th Century Fox played sly and announce a new Deadpool movie. They didn’t give a title, nor were they forthcoming with what this is actually going to be. It will hit theaters on December 21, taking the old release slot once held by Alita: Battle Angel, which …

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Fox Planning PG-13 Deadpool 2 Theatrical Release

In a surprising turn of events, Fox is reportedly releasing a more kid-friendly version of Deadpool 2 this year. Along with announcing a slew of release date changes, the studio also announced plans to release an untitled Deadpool film this December. Don’t get too excited, though. While we know Fox …

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