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Listen: ‘Morning Show’ Star Mark Duplass Reveals He Was ‘Nervous’ Working With Reese Witherspoon

Mark Duplass is a man of many hats — he’s a writer, director, producer and actor. One of his most high-profile gigs in front of the camera as of late is Chip Black, Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon’s producer boss on “The Morning Show,” the Apple TV Plus series about a morning news show that […]
Tags: News, Podcasts, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Mark Duplass, Billy Crudup, The Morning Show

‘Room 104’ Season 4 Trailer: Dave Bautista and Jillian Bell Check in for the Final Season of This Wild Anthology Stories

HBO and the Duplass Brothers have been delivering some wild, trippy, hilarious, scary, and weird stories in the late night half-hour anthology series Room 104. Each season features new episodes which all take place in the same titular room of a typical American chain motel, but they’re all remarkably different, each with a different plot, tone, and even time period, featuring various characters having all sorts of experiences. Now the anthology series is coming to an end, and if the Room 104 se...
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HBO’s Room 104 Season 4 Trailer & Episode Details Released

HBO’s Room 104 Season 4 Trailer & Episode Details Released HBO has released the Room 104 Season 4 trailer as well as new episode details ahead of the fourth and final season premiere on Friday, July 24. You can check out the trailer in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(fu...
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Mark Duplass Is Ready To Face His Blog-Rock Past

If you’re feeling any guilt about quarantine-induced creative inertia, take heart: Mark Duplass finds himself “weirdly thriving” at the moment and he feels kinda guilty about that too. “The inherent privilege of where I'm at is so obvious and ridiculous,” the wildly prolific 43-year old writer/actor/director says at the beginning of our Zoom call, “so … More »
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Mark Duplass: How Lynn Shelton’s Work Showed ‘Both the Sadness and Joy of Life’

Lynn Shelton had an unrivaled allegiance to the Seattle film community and to Washington state. Most people trying to make their way in independent film would move their ass down to Los Angeles, but Lynn never forgot where she came from. She would drive down in her Kia Soul and stay in our guesthouse or […]
Tags: News, Washington, Los Angeles, Seattle, Lynn, Kia Soul, Mark Duplass, Lynn Shelton, Humpday

Marc Maron Pays Tribute to Lynn Shelton on WTF Podcast

Marc Maron pays tribute to Lynn Shelton on WTF Podcast This weekend brought the saddening news that indie filmmaker Lynn Shelton (Sword of Trust) died at the age of 54, and now frequent collaborator and partner Marc Maron (Maron) is paying tribute to Shelton on the latest episode of his podcast WTF with Marc Maron, which can be listened to in the player below. RELATED: Beloved Indie Filmmaker Lynn Shelton Dies at Age 54 Maron’s decade-long podcast has received rave reviews from critics ove...
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TV Bits: ‘Masters of the Universe’, ‘After Life’, ‘Yellowstone’, ‘Project Blue Book’, ‘Fuller House’, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: CBS has renewed – and canceled – several shows. Kevin Smith gives an update on his Masters of the Universe series. Ricky Gervais’ After Life gets a third season at Netflix. Watch a trailer for Yellowstone season 3. Peacock signs a deal with Apple. History has canceled Project Blue Book and Knightfall. Hey, remember Quibi? They’re still around, and still picking up new shows! Fuller House is ending. Let us all bow our heads. Room 104 is ending with season 4. The Smas...
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Indie Director Lynn Shelton Died Too Soon, but Her ‘Touchy Feely’ Sensibility Lives On (Opinion)

It’s always terrible to lose a filmmaker, but it’s especially tragic when the creator in question is just starting to hit her stride. When I say that about director Lynn Shelton, it’s not meant to diminish the work she’d done — nine features, ranging from “Humpday” to “Laggies,” and more than 40 TV episodes, including […]
Tags: Opinion, Marc Maron, Mark Duplass, Lynn Shelton, Humpday

Beloved Indie Filmmaker Lynn Shelton Dies at Age 54

Beloved Indie Filmmaker Lynn Shelton Dies at Age 54 It is with great sadness that (via Deadline) must report the untimely passing of filmmaker and indie darling Lynn Shelton at age 54 from a rare blood disorder. She began her career as an editor before transitioning to directing with the low budget indie We Go Way Back, which won the Grand Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature at the 2006 Slamdance Film Festival. She broke out with her 2008 comedy Humpday, starring Mark Duplass...
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Lynn Shelton, Director of ‘Humpday’, ‘Mad Men’ and ‘GLOW’, Has Died at 54

Many notable names have passed away due to complications from coronavirus, but today brings the shocking and unexpected news of indie film and television director Lynn Shelton dying at 54 years old from other complications. The filmmaker worked on everything from mumblecore indie movies like Humpday and Your Sister’s Sister to hit television shows like Mad Men and GLOW, and sadly she unexpectedly died yesterday from a previously unidentified blood disorder. Comedian and actor Marc Maron, who...
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HBO Max Reveals New Premiere Dates For ‘Adventure Time’, ‘Doom Patrol’, ‘Search Party’, and More

HBO Max is launching soon – we’re talking this month, people. And as we inch closer to the debut, much of the new streaming service remains shrouded in mystery. Thankfully, HBO seems to have realized they better put the pedal to the metal, and have released a whole slew of premiere dates for their upcoming original programming. HBO Max launches May 27, and the service is already looking beyond that to the months ahead. HBO just sent out a blast full of premiere dates for their summer program...
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Mark Duplass Set to Helm A Horse Walks Into a Bar Adaptation

Mark Duplass set to helm A Horse Walks Into a Bar adaptation It’s been eight years since Mark Duplass (The Morning Show) sat in the director’s chair on a feature-length work and now he’s found his next project in the upcoming adaptation of David Grossman’s A Horse Walks Into a Bar, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: HBO’s Anthology Series Room 104 Ending With Season 4 Written by Grossman and published in the US in 2017, the novel centers on a stand-up comic as he reveals the dee...
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HBO’s Anthology Series Room 104 Ending With Season 4

HBO’s Anthology series Room 104 ending with Season 4 HBO has officially renewed The Duplass Brothers’ anthology series Room 104 for fourth and final 12-episode season which is scheduled to make its premiere on Friday, July 24. Following suit with the first three seasons, the final installment will also feature an entirely different ensemble cast led by Logan Miller (Escape Room), and Jillian Bell (Brittany Runs a Marathon) along with MCU star Dave Bautista and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Melissa...
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‘Room 104’ to End After Season 4 on HBO

The HBO anthology series “Room 104” will conclude after its upcoming fourth season. The premium cabler revealed the new season would be the last in announcing the season premiere date Monday. The 12-episode fourth and final season of “Room 104” will bow on HBO on July 24 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. Created by Mark and […]
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Jeffrey Dean Morgan & Hilarie Burton To Host Friday Night In for AMC

Jeffrey Dean Morgan & Hilarie Burton to host Friday Night In for AMC While AMC may not be able to finish the latest season of the long-running zombie favorite The Walking Dead, the network is partnering with star Jeffrey Dean Morgan and his wife Hilarie Burton (Lethal Weapon) for a new talk series entitled Friday Night In with the Morgans, according to TVLine. RELATED: AMC Unable to Complete The Walking Dead Season 10 The talk show, which is set to premiere next Friday, will see the couple...
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Mark Duplass on Fighting Anxiety and Helping Other Filmmakers During Quarantine

Mark Duplass is keeping regular office hours while self-quarantining in his Los Angeles home. “I’ve written a rewrite of a feature film that I have in development. That wasn’t too hefty. That was good. That broke the seal for me that was like, ‘Oh, you’re going to be able to write in this emotionally fragile, […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Jay Duplass, Tribeca Film Festival, Mark Duplass, The Morning Show, Coronavirus

The Duplass Brothers Want to Help Indie Filmmakers Whose Premieres Were Cancelled by Coronavirus

While major studios have the resources to debut their theatrical releases early on digital and streaming platforms amid the nationwide shutdown of movie theaters due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, indie filmmakers are being left without an audience for their small films. Typically, film festivals give these indie films the exposure they need to build up an audience or critical acclaim. But with film festivals cancelling left and right, indie films are the ones that suffer the most. However...
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Indian Film Festival Los Angeles to Open With Imtiaz Ali Evening

The Indian Film Festival Los Angeles will kick off not with a new film, but what is billed as An Evening With Imtiaz Ali, the writer-director of such films as “Jab We Met” and “Rockstar.” He will be joined for an onstage conversation with filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. A screening of Ali’s 2014 film “Highway” will […]
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Horse Girl Trailer: First Look at Alison Brie’s New Netflix Film 

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Horse Girl Trailer: First look at Alison Brie’s new Netflix film Netflix has released the official trailer for their upcoming drama film titled Horse Girl featuring Alison Brie’s Sarah as her simple life changes when she suddenly finds it difficult to maintain her grip on reality. The film will have its world premiere on January 27 at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and will be available for streaming on February 7, exclusively on Netflix. Check out the video in the player...
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Duplass Brothers Set First-Look Deal at HBO (EXCLUSIVE)

Brothers Mark and Jay Duplass have inked a four-year first-look deal at HBO, Variety has learned exclusively. The deal further extends the relationship between the brothers’ company, Duplass Brothers Productions (DBP), and the premium cabler, as they were previously under an overall deal at HBO. They currently produce the HBO anthology series “Room 104,” which debuted […]
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The 10 Scariest Movie Scenes of the Decade

(This article is part of our Best of the Decade series.) Fear is a complex emotion, and filmmakers use a variety of tricks to induce it. There are many ways to scare audiences, from bogeymen jumping out while violins screech to slow, gut-churning dolly shots leading up to horrific visuals. Fear can be a creeping sense of dread, a shock to the heart, or a terrifying realization. Ranking the scariest movie scenes of the decade meant paying homage to the myriad ways fear presents itself, whether ...
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Mark Duplass talks Chip's big reveal in 'The Morning Show' season 1 finale

Warning: This article contains spoilers about the season 1 finale of The Morning Show. And in the end… it was Chip. In the season 1 finale of The Morning Show, the show's beige-loving executive producer (played by Mark Duplass) revealed that he was the one who leaked the Mitch story to the New York Times, all in the name of saving Alex's job. And then he punched Mitch (Steve Carell) in the face. It was a roller coaster of a finale that ended with Chip losing his job and Alex (Jennifer ...
Tags: News, New York Times, Chip, Alex, Mitch, Mark Duplass, Duplass, Mitch Steve Carell, Alex Jennifer Aniston, Bradley Reese Witherspoon

Leftist Bullying Works

Opinion Leftist Bullying Works – iStock-wildpixel USA – -( Chick-fil-A's disappointing decision to discontinue donations to “controversial” Christian charities is emblematic of the power of political correctness and the bullying left that drives it. If the previously stalwart Chick-fil-A folds, who is left standing to fight? Tireless, intolerant LGBTQ activists bombarded the restaurant chain with protests and accusations about it being “anti-gay.” The gist of its sin is that i...
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Stephen King loves Apple's 'The Morning Show' despite the scathing reviews from critics

Stephen King praised Apple's new TV series "The Morning Show" on Twitter on Sunday. He called it "instantly moving" and "professionally made." Critics have not been as kind and the show has a 59% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. "The Morning Show" — Apple's flagship launch series for its new streaming platform, Apple TV Plus — has been lambasted by TV critics and has a 59% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes. That didn't stop legendary horror au...
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Netflix Exec: ‘We’d Rethink Our Entire Investment in Georgia’ if Heartbeat Bill Stands

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos vowed to “rethink” the company's investments in Georgia if the state's recently passed ban on abortions past the point where a fetal heartbeat can be detected is not ultimately struck down by the courts.“We have many women working on productions in Georgia, whose rights, along with millions of others', will be severely restricted by this law,” Sarandos said in a statement provided to CNBC Tuesday. “It’s why we will work with the ACLU and oth...
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3 production companies boycott Georgia after abortion ban

ATLANTA (AP) — Executives from three production companies say they won’t film in Georgia because of the state’s “heartbeat” abortion ban. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports they include David Simon of Blown Deadline, Christine Vachon of Killer Films and Mark Duplass of Duplass Brothers Productions. The boycotts aren’t likely to have an immediate effect because the […]
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‘Paddleton’ Stars Ray Romano and Mark Duplass Get Personal About Their New Netflix Movie [Interview]

One of the favorites among audiences and critics alike out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival was the made-for-Netflix dramedy Paddleton , starring (and co-written by) Mark Duplass and Ray Romano as neighbors and best friends Michael and Andy, who aren’t really great at expressing feelings but are forced to do so when Michael is diagnosed with terminal cancer and makes the decision early on that he wants to die via assisted suicide with Andy’s help. And somehow Duplass and director/co-...
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Sundance 2019 Awards Go to ‘Clemency’, ‘One Child Nation’, ‘The Souvenir’ and More

Another Sundance Film Festival has come to an end, bringing with it a whole new slate of films that will either be obsessed over for the following year, or consigned to the badlands of VOD. The festival ended with awards going to films such as One Child Nation, The Souvenir, the documentary Knock Down the House, and more. See the full list of Sundance 2019 awards below. I had a blast at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and I also managed to see almost none of the movies that took home awa...
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Mark Duplass, Katie Aselton Seek Buyer or Renter for San Fernando Valley Property (EXCLUSIVE)

An unassuming but still luxurious residence in the unpretentious Valley Village area of L.A.’s sprawling San Fernando Valley, owned by 2018 Emmy-winning Hollywood polymath Mark Duplass and actress Katie Aselton, has come for sale at $1.995 million. The house is alternatively available as a fully furnished rental at $10,000 per month. A co-star in the […]
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Sundance Film Review: ‘Paddleton’

A movie about cancer has no right to be as consistently amusing as “Paddleton” — a triumph for which credit should be spread around, even if it most deservedly goes to Ray Romano. As a bachelor whose best friend is facing his final days, Romano infuses this otherwise downcast material with regular doses of humor, […]
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