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  1. ‘Orphan Black’ Season 5 Episode 1 Unveiled At PaleyFest: Cast & EPs On Clone Club’s Fate, Evil Rachel

    03.24 / 06:48 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of the season 5  first episode of Orphan Black. That deafening roar coming from the Dolby Theatre tonight on Hollywood Blvd was the packed house completely ecstatic that they were about to watch the first episode of Orphan Black‘s final season, two and a half months ahead of its June 10 premiere. And while Emmy winner Tatiana Maslany, the Orphan Black cast and EPs Graeme Manson and John Fawcett kept their deconstruction of the&…
  2. Seth Meyers Warns Donald Trump To Stop Stealing ‘SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ Bits

    03.24 / 05:43 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Seth Meyers opened his NBC late night show with a strong message for President Donald Trump: “I didn’t mind when you talked dirty with Billy Bush, or told Russia to hack Hillary’s emails. But when you start stealing bits from Weekend Update anchor. It is on!” The longtime ‘Weekend Update’ anchor on Saturday Night Live was referencing an interview Trump did Wednesday night with Time magazine, which published Thursday morning, in which Trump defended…
  3. ‘Casting JonBenet’ Trailer: Director Kitty Green Revisits Murder Case Using Local Talent

    03.24 / 03:40 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    “It was the biggest thing to happen to Boulder in a very long time.” From the opening remarks to Netflix’s newly released trailer for Casting JonBenet, the documentary-hybrid of the murder of 6-year-old beauty pageant darling JonBenet Ramsey, directed by Kitty Green. Netflix picked up worldwide rights to pic, ahead of its world premier at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, and will release it April 28. Its is a sly and stylized exploration of the sensational murder of t…
  4. Hollywood Groups Laud New Bill To Have POTUS Appoint Copyright Chief

    03.24 / 02:34 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    A bill introduced in Congress today that would give Donald Trump and all future presidents the authority to appoint the head of the U.S. Copyright Office has received the endorsement of the DGA and MPAA. The post currently is appointed by the Librarian of Congress. The Register of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017 would require that the head of the Copyright Office, known as the Register of Copyrights, to be nominated by the president and subject …
  5. Sony Update: New Candidate Emerges In Former Fox Exec Tony Vinciquerra

    03.24 / 01:27 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    EXCLUSIVE: With Jim Gianopulos getting closer to a deal to run Paramount and the town all abuzz with who might come into the vice-chair role below him, we are hearing a bit more about the Sony Pictures executive job. A new candidate is emerging in Tony Vinciquerra, a highly capable executive and the senior adviser for technology, media and telecom sectors at TPG Capital. He, of course, also is the former chairman of Fox Networks Group, with a history rich in…
  6. Broadway Review: ‘Miss Saigon’ Returns, ‘Copter & Caddie Intact; Glittering ‘New Yorkers’

    03.24 / 01:27 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    The lumbering whirlibird with the dragonfly eyes and the glittering Cadillac have returned to Broadway, possibly, to steal a phrase from that other big revival down the street, back where they belong. Produced by Cameron Mackointosh, Miss Saigon landed here in 1991 with a record-breaking $32 million in the bank. But as fans of Babe Ruth learned on April 8, 1974, records are made for breaking, and this season the Bette Midler-led revival of Hello, Dolly! is playing …
  7. AMPTP To Stuntwomen: If You See Something, Say Something

    03.24 / 01:27 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Although she’s neck-deep in negotiations for a new WGA contract, AMPTP president Carol Lombardini wasn't too busy Wednesday to fire off a letter to veteran stuntwoman Julie Johnson, who's been fighting a one-woman campaign to put an end to sexual harassment of stuntwomen and to stop the long-running practice of stuntmen doubling for actresses. In January, Johnson, the former stunt coordinator on the Charlie's Angels TV show, met privately with SAG-AFTRA…
  8. Amy Pascal Wins Auction For Laura Dave Novel ‘Hello, Sunshine’; Author Scripting With ‘Spotlight’

    03.24 / 01:27 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    EXCLUSIVE: Amy Pascal just took the hot book du jour off the market. She is finalizing a deal for Hello, Sunshine, a novel by Laura Dave. The author will adapt it with her husband, Oscar-winning Spotlight scribe Josh Singer. Pascal will produce with Rachel O’Connor. The logline: Sunshine Mackenzie is a lifestyle guru for the modern age, beloved by millions who tune into her YouTube cooking show, and scour her website for recipes and wisdom in how to live a perfect…
  9. Emily Hampshire To Star In Indie ‘Never Saw It Coming’

    03.24 / 00:18 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    EXCLUSIVE: Emily Hampshire has landed the lead role in Never Saw It Coming, a suspense thriller to be directed by Gail Harvey based on Lindwood Barclay’s 2013 novel. Shooting is set to start next week in Sudbury, Ontario. Hampshire, who more than holds her own alongside the likes of Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara and Chris Elliott in the Pop comedy series Schitt’s Creek, will star as Keisha Ceylon, an opportunistic psychic who finds herself too much in the middle of …
  10. Will Sasso Joins ‘The Burning Woman’; Adrian Glynn McMorra Boards ‘Volition’

    03.24 / 00:18 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Canadian actor and comedian Will Sasso has been added to the cast of The Burning Woman, joining Christina Hendricks, Aaron Paul, Sienna Miller, and Jacki Weaver in the thriller helmed by Jake Scott. Brad Ingelsby wrote the script that follows a woman who, after the disappearance of her daughter, is left to raise her young grandson. Scott Free Productions’ Ridley Scott, Kevin Walsh and Mike Pruss are producing. Sasso, who plays Curly in the The Three Stooges reboot, can…
  11. WGA Contract Talks Coming Down To Wire

    03.24 / 00:18 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Negotiations for a new WGA film and TV contract are coming down to the wire. The talks, which started March 13, were scheduled to conclude Saturday, though they can be extended if progress is being made. The current contract doesn't expire until May 1, so there's plenty of time to make a deal. If negotiations stall, however, the leadership of the WGA East and WGA West would most likely ask members for strike authorization. Such a vote, which would almost certainly…
  12. No. 13 ‘Batman V. Superman’ Box Office Profits – 2016 Most Valuable Movie Blockbuster Tournament

    03.23 / 23:02 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    When it comes to evaluating the financial performance of top movies, it isn't about what a film grosses at the box office. The true tale is told when production budgets, P&A, talent participations and other costs collide with box office grosses and ancillary revenues from VOD to DVD and TV. To get close to that mysterious end of the equation, Deadline is repeating our Most Valuable Blockbuster tournament, using data culled by seasoned and trusted sources. Batman V.…
  13. Amazon Near Pickups Of Comedy Pilots From Michael Patrick King, George Saunders & Diarra Kilpatrick

    03.23 / 23:02 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    EXCLUSIVE: I hear Amazon Studios is finalizing deals for pilot orders to three single-camera comedy projects, Love You More, from former Sex and the City showrunner Michael Patrick King, which stars Bridget Everett; the genre-bending Sea Oak, from short-story writer George Saunders; and the Detroit-set The Climb, starring and written by Diarra Kilpatrick, from the Mark Gordon Co. The current pilot season at Amazon, home of such original comedy series as Transparent and…
  14. London Attack: Capital Carries On Amid New Reality

    03.23 / 23:02 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Sadly, the sort of deadly attack that hit London yesterday has become an all-too familiar occurrence throughout Europe in the past few years, from Paris to Nice and Berlin to Brussels — and even came one year to the day after bombings in the latter city killed 35 people. In the wake of some of these incidents, many public gathering sites, including cinemas, opted to or were urged to close while suspects were still on the loose and authorities and communities struggled…
  15. Amy Schumer Says Bye-Bye To ‘Barbie’

    03.23 / 23:02 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Amy Schumer won’t be doing the Barbie movie at Sony Pictures after all. The comic actress had been attached in December to star in a PG-rated live-action film based on the venerable Mattel doll. But the production plan ahead of the pic’s targeted June 2018 release date didn’t mesh with her schedule, so the two have parted ways. "Sadly, I'm no longer able to commit to Barbie due to scheduling conflicts,” Schumer said in a statement today. “The film has so much …
  16. ‘Being Mary Jane’ Casts Raney Branch; Falk Hentschel Joins ‘The Alienist’

    03.23 / 23:02 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Raney Branch (Bones, The Originals) has booked a key recurring role opposite Gabrielle Union on BET’s popular drama series Being Mary Jane. Created by The Game's Mara Brock Akil, Being Mary Jane follows the sometimes disastrous personal and professional life of news anchor Mary Jane Paul (Union). Branch will play Aaliyah Luckett, an up-and-coming force of nature. Aaliyah is a junior PR associate with the network’s brand strategy firm, and she’s been tasked with…
  17. No. 14 ‘The Conjuring 2’ Box Office Profits – 2016 Most Valuable Movie Blockbuster Tournament

    03.23 / 21:55 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    When it comes to evaluating the financial performance of top movies, it isn't about what a film grosses at the box office. The true tale is told when production budgets, P&A, talent participations and other costs collide with box office grosses and ancillary revenues from VOD to DVD and TV. To get close to that mysterious end of the equation, Deadline is repeating our Most Valuable Blockbuster tournament, using data culled by seasoned and trusted sources. The Conjuring…
  18. Jason Hall’s Directorial Debut ‘Thank You For Your Service’ Secures Late October Date

    03.23 / 21:55 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Universal will release DreamWorks Pictures' Thank You For Your Service, about a group of U.S. soldiers who battle PTSD upon their return from Iraq, on October 27. Pic marks the directorial debut of American Sniper scribe Jason Hall and is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by David Finkel, which Hall adapted. It centers on a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war&…
  19. Steve Carell, Amy Schumer, Nicole Kidman In Rebecca Miller’s ‘She Came To Me’

    03.23 / 21:55 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    Steve Carell, Amy Schumer and Nicole Kidman are attached to She Came To Me, the next film to be directed by Rebecca Miller. Miller and Damon Cardasis' banner Round Films will produce with OddLot Entertainment's Gigi Pritzker and Rachel Shane. Miller wrote the script. Pic is described as a comedic drama set in the world of contemporary opera and tug boats, that cuts into the layer cake of American society with wit and heart. Miller most recently wrote and directed …
  20. Sofia Vergara, Karl Urban, & Andy Garcia To Topline Bobby Moresco’s ‘Bent’

    03.23 / 21:55 deadline.com Deadline.com - Lifestyle
    AMBI Media Group/ Deadly Codes Productions’ revenge thriller Bent has tapped Karl Urban, Sofia Vergara, and Andy Garcia as leads in the film, written and directed by Bobby Moresco. Based on characters created by Joseph O'Donnell, the pic is set to begin filming in Rome this month. It's follows Danny Gallagher (Urban), a shamed and discredited narcotics detective who, upon his release from prison, makes plans to seek revenge on the accuser who framed him and killed …