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‘Hamilton': Celebs Voice Mixed Reactions, From ‘Magical’ to ‘Dangerously’ Omits ‘Realities of Slavery’

The filmed version of Broadway’s smash hit “Hamilton” is drawing both praise and criticism, with some showering it with compliments of artistic “genius” and others noting the liberties taken with the total truth of the time.The July 3 debut on Disney+ of the musical, written, composed by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, is set in the late 1700s and tells the story of one of America’s Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton, at a time when the new nation was wrought with slavery, social inequity and...
Tags: News, Entertainment, Obama, Disney, America, Barack Obama, Gay, New York Times, Broadway, Miranda, Alex, Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Roxane Gay, Josh Gad


‘Mulan’ Director Niki Caro to Helm Amblin’s ‘Beautiful Ruins’

Mulan director Niki Caro has found her next project. The filmmaker has signed on with Amblin Partners to direct Beautiful Ruins, a social satire of Hollywood based on the New York Times bestseller written by Jess Walter. Niki Caro is heading from ancient China to 1960s Italy with her next project, Beautiful Ruins. Variety reports that the Mulan director has closed a deal with Amblin Partners to direct a Beautiful Ruins movie based on the bestselling novel by Jess Walter published in 2012. Ca...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, Drama, China, New York Times, Italy, Adaptation, Richard Burton, Walter, Amblin Partners, Caro, Niki Caro, Amblin Entertainment, Ligurian Sea, Jess Walter


‘Cursed’ Trailer: Katherine Langford is Sent on a Magical Quest

Netflix has released a new trailer for Cursed, which dives into how terrible and sexy and terribly sexy the Arthurian YA fantasy series is. Based on the book by Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler, Cursed reimagines Nimue (played by 13 Reasons Why star Katherine Langford), the fabled Lady of the Lake, as the one who is chosen to wield the sword of legend. But of course, since this is a YA fantasy series, Cursed also reimagines all the Arthurian figures of old as young, sexy, shirtless models. Watch th...
Tags: Television, Movies, Bbc, Netflix, Tom Wheeler, New York Times, Wheeler, Merlin, Lake, Miller, Arthur, Frank Miller, Lady of the Lake, Langford, Carden, Peter Mullan


CS Video: Director Rod Lurie on The Outpost, Plus Exclusive Clip!

CS Video: Director Rod Lurie on The Outpost, Plus Exclusive Clip! ComingSoon.net had the opportunity to chat with The Outpost director Rod Lurie on his upcoming war drama which will be making its debut in theaters and on VOD on Friday, July 3. In addition, CS has an exclusive clip from the film featuring star Scott Eastwood. You can check out the interview and the exclusive clip below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAuto...
Tags: Movies, Movie News, Rod Lurie, Screen Media, Videos


Watch: Fascinating Short Doc Asks 'Who The F*ck Is Jeffrey Gurian?'

"I didn't feel like I would ever accomplish anything." Who the heck is this guy?! Watch this short doc and find out! Who The F*ck Is Jeffrey Gurian? is a fascinating short film about a guy named Jeff Gurian - a fixture in the comedy world for the last 40 years. "From Dangerfield to Burle to Dice, Jeffrey has written for them. He has made films, written multiple books… He accomplished all of this while also running his own cosmetic dentistry practice. The contradiction of his two professions ...
Tags: New York, Movies, New York Times, Short Film, Dangerfield, To Watch, Jeffrey Gurian, Jeff Gurian, Burle, Dice Jeffrey


DC & Mayim Bialik Team for Flash Middle Grade Anthology Graphic Novel

DC & Mayim Bialik team for Flash middle grade anthology graphic novel DC Comics has announced that it’s partnering up with The Big Bang Theory alum Mayim Bialik for a new middle-grade anthology graphic novel entitled Flash Facts centered on the publisher’s iconic speedster, which is set to hit shelves in early 2021! RELATED: Michael Keaton in Talks for The Flash Movie as Batman! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefres...
Tags: Comics, Movies, Dc Comics, New York Times, Dc, The Flash, Michael Keaton, Mayim Bialik, Bialik, Science Technology Engineering, ComingSoon, Dustin Hansen, Michael Northrop, Comic Book News, Goldstein Daley, Flash Facts


‘The Comey Rule’ Release Date Bumped Up to Air Before the 2020 Election

Last week, we got our first glimpse at the upcoming Showtime political drama miniseries The Comey Rule. Based on former FBI director James Comey‘s book A Higher Loyalty, the miniseries focuses on Russia’s manipulation of the United States election process in 2016 and the investigation into the Trump presidency that followed after evidence pointed to collusion between his campaign higher-ups and Russian operatives. Much of the drama in The Comey Rule comes from the contentious relationship betwe...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Russia, Fbi, United States, New York Times, Showtime, Cbs, Donald Trump, True Story, Viacom, Political, James Comey, Ray, Trump, United States of America


The Morning Watch: A ‘Ghostbusters II’ Retrospective, ‘Da 5 Bloods’ Scene Breakdown & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, watch as Ghostbusters II director Ivan Reitman reminisces about making the sequel with writer and co-star Dan Aykroyd. Plus, listen as director Spike Lee breaks down a scene from his recent war drama Da 5 Bl...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, New York Times, Spike-Lee, Vietnam, Ghostbusters, Martin Luther King Jr, Lee, Dan-Aykroyd, Weta Workshop, Ivan Reitman, Video Of The Day, Frodo Baggins, Lord-of-the-Rings, Ghostbusters Ii, The Morning Watch


Should We Be Looking at Unemployment Numbers Differently?

The New York Times recently ran an article regarding unemployment titled: Don’t Cheer Too Soon. Keep an Eye on the Core Jobless Rate. The piece suggests we should look at unemployment numbers somewhat differently. The author of the article, Jed Kolko, is a well-respected economist who is currently the Chief Economist at Indeed, the world’s […]
Tags: Radio, New York Times, Jed Kolko, Market Information, real estate San Jose


Alicia Keys to Host Nickelodeon’s Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special

Alicia Keys to Host Nickelodeon’s Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special Nickelodeon’s heralded Nick News marks its return with a special hour-long presentation Kids, Race and Unity: A Nick News Special, premiering Monday, June 29, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT). Hosted by global superstar Alicia Keys, the program will amplify the voices and experiences of Black children across the country amid current events. The special will feature the leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement answering questions f...
Tags: TV, Movies, Cbs News, India, Africa, New York Times, Alicia Keys, TV News, Black, Nickelodeon, PAUL, Wynn, Nashville Tenn, Medford, Peabody, ALICIA


The Alienist Season 2 Premiere Date Moves Up a Week

The Alienist Season 2 premiere date moves up a week TNT has officially changed the premiere date for the upcoming second season of The Alienist: Angel of Darkness. Originally scheduled for a July 26 premiere, the Emmy Award-winning period drama series is now expected to make its return a week earlier on July 19 with two episodes airing back-to-back every Sunday at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The date announcement also came with the released of a new teaser which you can check out below, featuring new foot...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, New York, Movies, New York Times, TV News, TNT, Marcus, Sara, Melanie, John Moore, Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, Douglas Smith, Dakota Fanning


In ‘Mr. Jones,’ director Agnieszka Holland tells the true story of the reporter who exposed Stalin’s famine in Ukraine

Filmmaker Agnieszka Holland says she thought she had finished, at least for the moment, making movies with the kind of weight and sorrow of some of her most acclaimed work. At 71, the Polish expatriate had made several films set in the Holocaust, such AS “Europa, Europa,” for which she earned an Academy Award nomination for best adapted screenplay, or “In Darkness,” which was nominated for the Oscar for best foreign film. Other movies focused on the soul-crushing nature of life under the totalit...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, London, Movies, Congress, France, La, Sport, Ukraine, Prague, Things To Do, Soccer, George Orwell, New York Times, Poland, Moscow


‘Cursed’ Trailer: Katherine Langford is the One True Queen in Netflix’s New Fantasy Series

Watch out, King Arthur – watch the Queen conquer in the new Frank Miller and Tom Wheeler fantasy series Cursed. A reimagining of the classic Arthurian tale, Cursed stars Katherine Langford (13 Reasons Why) as Nimue, the fabled Lady of the Lake who is chosen to wield the sword of legend. Netflix has released a new Cursed trailer for the YA fantasy series, which is set to debut on the streaming platform next month. Watch the Cursed trailer below. Cursed Trailer The first official teaser f...
Tags: Television, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Tom Wheeler, New York Times, Merlin, Arthur, Frank Miller, Lady of the Lake, Langford, Carden, Action/Adventure, TV Trailer, Nimue, Katherine Langford


Dopesick: Michael Keaton to Star in Hulu Limited Series

Dopesick: Michael Keaton to Star in Hulu Limited Series Hulu has announced a straight-to-series order for Dopesick from Emmy Award-winning writer Danny Strong (Empire, Recount, Game Change). The eight-episode limited series will star Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Michael Keaton (Birdman, Spotlight, Morbius) and will be directed by Academy Award-winning director Barry Levinson (Paterno, Rain Man). The project, based on the New York Times bestselling book of the same name by Bet...
Tags: TV, Movies, Keira Knightley, Virginia, America, Star, New York Times, TV News, Warren, Streaming, DEA, Hulu, Michael Keaton, Barry Levinson, Golden Globe, Keaton


His & Hers: Jessica Chastain Nabs TV Rights to Alice Feeney’s New Thriller Novel

His & Hers: Jessica Chastain nabs TV rights to Alice Feeney’s new thriller novel According to Deadline, two-time Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain has successfully acquired the TV rights to author Alice Feeney’s thriller novel titled His & Hers through her Freckle Films banner. Chastain will be developing the series adaptation alongside Kristen Campo and Endeavor Content. “The last three years have been such a wonderful whirlwind and I’m still pinching myself,”  Feeney said in a statement. “I’m...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, UK, TV, Movies, Bbc, New York Times, TV News, Anna, Jack, Feeney, Campo, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Chastain, Simon Kinberg, Jack Harper, Michael Showalter


PowerSite Pro Profile: A Stamford, CT Single Property Website

We are excited to present this PowerSite Pro single property Website: 1117westoverroad.com Marketed by Berkshire Hathaway REALTOR® Thomas Vozzella, the property is a five-bedroom home in Stamford, Connecticut. Using our new PowerSite Pro platform Thomas has added: lots of high definition photos a detailed description a bio including contact information. Thomas has spent 18 years in real estate sales, marketing and office management experience, and always places the customer...
Tags: Real Estate, Marketing, Radio, New York Times, Berkshire Hathaway, Thomas, Stamford, Fairfield County, Stamford Connecticut, AgencyLogic, Single Property Website, YouTube Vimeo, Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn, Embedded Google, Thomas Vozzella, Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate


The One and Only Ivan Set for Disney+ Streaming Debut

The One and Only Ivan set for Disney+ streaming debut It’s been two years since Disney’s film adaptation of The One and Only Ivan wrapped production and as audiences wonder which films will make their theatrical release dates and which are pushed back amidst the global pandemic, the studio has elected to set the film for a Disney+ debut on August 21. RELATED: Percy Jackson: Logan Lerman Open to Return as a New Character in the Disney+ Series PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: Maleficent, Movies, Disney, New York Times, Streaming, Bob, Ruby, Helen Mirren, Stella, Danny DeVito, Mike White, Ivan, Golden Globe, Eleanor Matsuura, Christopher Robin, Orient Express


‘The Hate U Give’ is Available to Rent for Free on Digital Platforms as Protests Supporting Black Lives Matter Continue

As the protests supporting the Black Lives Matter movement continue across the country, more and more people are looking for movies and shows to watch that address the root issues of that movement. (And no, The Help is not exactly the best available option.) Studios and filmmakers are making some particularly relevant movies free to rent, and it’s hard to get more relevant than 2018’s The Hate U Give, which involves the police shooting an unarmed black man, and what happens when the officer’s n...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Drama, Dwayne Johnson, Selma, New York Times, Adaptation, Black Lives Matter, Ava Duvernay, 20th Century Fox, Starr, Amandla Stenberg, Pete, Khalil, Anthony Mackie, Peter Sciretta


Amandla Stenberg’s The Hate U Give Now Streaming Free!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Amandla Stenberg’s The Hate U Give now streaming free! As unified protests continue throughout the country for the Black Lives Matter movement and the abolition of systematic racism, director George Tillman Jr. took to Twitter to reveal that his 2018 drama film The Hate U Give is now available to rent for free on all digital platforms in the U.S. The Amandla Stenberg-led film joins Ava DuVernay’s Selma and Warner Bros.’ Just Mercy in hopes of providing something that cou...
Tags: Movies, America, Fox, Selma, New York Times, Regina Hall, Ava Duvernay, Starr, Amandla Stenberg, Lisa, Khalil, Movie News, Stenberg, George Tillman Jr, Angela Thomas, Russell Hornsby


Babies Have Gone Missing in New The Alienist Season 2 Promo 

Babies have gone missing in new The Alienist Season 2 promo TNT has released the extended promo for the upcoming second season of their Emmy Award-winning period drama series The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, featuring new footage of the trio’s mysterious missing babies case. The series is scheduled to make its return on Sunday, July 26. Check out the video below! RELATED: The Alienist: Angel of Darkness Trailer & Premiere Date Released! A turn-of-the-century murder mystery that traverses bot...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, New York, Movies, New York Times, TV News, TNT, Marcus, Sara, Melanie, John Moore, Daniel Brühl, ComingSoon, Douglas Smith, Ted Levine


HBO Max’s ‘Looney Tunes Cartoons’ Don’t Give Guns to Elmer Fudd and Yosemite Sam

The launch of WarnerMedia’s new streaming service HBO Max came with a load of Looney Tunes Cartoons, a reboot of the classic Warner Bros. animated shorts that used to play in movie theaters until they became a staple of kids cartoon programming on syndicated television. The new Looney Tunes Cartoons are an impressive, delightful throwback to the timeless comedic spirit of those original shorts, but there’s one element of the classic cartoons that will not be making a comeback. The new Looney Tu...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, United States, Animation, New York Times, Warner Bros, Warner Brothers, Looney Tunes, Yosemite Sam, Elmer Fudd, Fudd, Johnny Ryan, WarnerMedia, HBO Max, Looney Tunes Cartoons


NYT: Editorial de senador Cotton no cumplía con estándares

NUEVA YORK (AP) — Una controversial carta abierta escrita por el senador republicano Tom Cotton, en la que defendía el uso de las tropas federales para apaciguar las protestas, no cumplía con los estándares del New York Times, afirmó el periódico el jueves.El Times reportó que hizo una revisión de cómo fue que el artículo “Desplieguen las Tropas” que escribió Cotton llegó a ser publicada en la edición impresa y por internet.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Ap, New York Times, Tom Cotton, El Times, Nueva York


‘Normal is over,’ and agents need to lean on technology

"Million Dollar Listing" star Ryan Serhant said Tuesday that during a period of crisis, agents should turn to everything from Instagram to phone calls.
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, Instagram, Marketing, Social Media, Radio, New York Times, Agent, Select, Pandemic, Ryan Serhant, Million Dollar Listing, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic, Tiger King


Ryan Serhant: ‘We need to stand with the Black community’

The "Million Dollar Listing" star said during Inman Connect Now that Americans need to proactively fight racism.
Tags: Technology, Instagram, Radio, New York Times, Bravo, Agent, Black Lives Matter, Social Justice, Industry News, Select, News Brief, Ryan Serhant, Million Dollar Listing, Coronavirus, Inman Connect Now, Connect Now


The Alienist Season 2 Promos Highlight Dakota Fanning’s Sara Howard

The Alienist Season 2 promos highlight Dakota Fanning’s Sara Howard TNT has released new promos for the upcoming second season of their Emmy Award-winning period drama series The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, featuring new footage which gives highlight to the trio’s new mission and to Dakota Fanning’s character Sara Howard. The series is scheduled to make its return on Sunday, July 26. Check out the video below! Sara Howard knows her place…putting men in theirs. Binge the Emmy Award-winning ...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, New York, Movies, New York Times, TV News, TNT, Marcus, Sara, Melanie, John Moore, Sara Howard, Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans, ComingSoon


Mike Mitchell to Helm We’re Not From Here for Columbia Pictures

Mike Mitchell to helm We’re Not From Here for Columbia Pictures Columbia Pictures has acquired the rights to Geoff Rodkey’s sci-fi middle-grade novel We’re Not From Here from Will Gluck’s Olive Bridge Entertainment and has landed Mike Mitchell (The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part) to helm a film adaptation of the project, according to Deadline. RELATED: The School for Good and Evil: Paul Feig to Direct Netflix Movie Adaptation First published in 2019 by Crown Books, the New York Times bestse...
Tags: Movies, Disney, New York Times, Sony, Dreamworks Animation, Alvin, Mars, Paul Feig, Sony Pictures, Will Gluck, Mitchell, Michael J Fox, Kung Fu Panda, Peter Rabbit, Columbia Pictures, Rob Schneider


How Did This Get Made: A Conversation With Al Ruddy, Producer of ‘The Godfather,’ ‘Megaforce,’ and ‘Ladybugs’

This week, the gang at How Did This Get Made? covered Megaforce (1982), an over-the-top action film directed by famed stuntman, Hal Needham.  The first person I got in contact with was Megaforce ’s producer, Al Ruddy. But unfortunately, he replied, “I’m participating in a German-produced documentary on the film currently and with my other projects, I simply have no spare time.” I thanked him for the quick reply and then assumed we’d never cross paths again. But less than 24 hours af...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Movies, Interviews, California, America, Features, New York Times, Bellevue, Marvin, Manhattan, Marlon Brando, Mario, Jack Warner, Evans, Bob


‘The Blue Afternoon That Lasted Forever’: ‘A Quiet Place’ Producers Team Up With ‘Robopocalypse’ Author for Sci-Fi Movie

Paramount Pictures has picked up a new sci-fi film from the producers of A Quiet Place. Daniel H. Wilson‘s spec script The Blue Afternoon That Lasted Forever has been picked up by Paramount, with A Quiet Place producers Andrew Form and Brad Fuller set to produce under their Fully Formed Entertainment banner. Variety reports that A Quiet Place producers Andrew Form and Brad Fuller are teaming up with Daniel H. Wilson, who is best known for writing the New York Times bestseller Robopocalypse, ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Michael Bay, Sci-fi, Nasa, New York Times, Sony, Paramount Pictures, Paramount, Wilson, John Krasinski, Eric, Marie, Brad-Fuller, Andrew-Form, Screenwriting


FX Renews Always Sunny for Season 15, Greenlights AHS Spinoff

FX Renews Always Sunny for Season 15, Greenlights AHS Spinoff Deadline is reporting that FX has renewed It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia for a record-breaking Season 15, becoming the longest-running live-action comedy series. Additionally, the network has officially greenlit Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story spinoff anthology series American Horror Stories, as well as renewing Better Things for Season 5 and The Weekly for Season 2. RELATED: Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations Miniseries in...
Tags: TV, Movies, Los Angeles, New York Times, TV News, Charles Dickens, Philadelphia, Hulu, Sam, Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story, FX, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, ComingSoon, Pamela Adlon, Eric Schrier


Yalitza Aparicio Recalls Racism She Experienced After ‘Roma’ Oscar Nomination

Aparicio penned a New York Times op-ed about how the phenomenon of "Roma" changed her life, and the world.
Tags: News, Entertainment, New York Times, Roma, Aparicio, Yalitza Aparicio



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