Amma Asante to direct a movie about a Soviet engineer executed for being a spy

According to Deadline, British actor and filmmaker Amma Asante has signed on to direct an adaptation of David E. Hoffman’s The Billion Dollar Spy. The movie will be about Adolf Tolkachev, the former chief engineer of the Soviet Union’s Research Institute Of Radio Engineering. During the Cold War, Tolkachev lost faith…

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According to Deadline, British actor and filmmaker Amma Asante has signed on to direct an adaptation of David E. Hoffman’s The Billion Dollar Spy. The movie will be about Adolf Tolkachev, the former chief engineer of the Soviet Union’s Research Institute Of Radio Engineering. During the Cold War, Tolkachev lost faith…

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Trent Reznor says the next Nine Inch Nails EP is coming by the end of June

Last June, Trent Reznor announced that 2016's Not The Actual Events would be the first in a new trilogy of EPs, with the series continuing on to that summer’s Add Violence EP. Reznor had initially suggested that the final EP in the trilogy would come out by the end of 2017 or in early 2018, but Spin is now reporting…

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Last June, Trent Reznor announced that 2016's Not The Actual Events would be the first in a new trilogy of EPs, with the series continuing on to that summer’s Add Violence EP. Reznor had initially suggested that the final EP in the trilogy would come out by the end of 2017 or in early 2018, but Spin is now reporting…

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Vince Staples cancels “fuck off” campaign, will donate money to the Michelle Obama Library

Earlier this month, Vince Staples fired an orbital laser of passive-aggressive snark with a GoFundMe page for people who haven’t liked his recent shows, saying he’d “shut the fuck up forever” if he could raise $2 million in donations. Or, as he put it: “Get off of my dick, or fund my lifestyle; the choice is yours.”…

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Earlier this month, Vince Staples fired an orbital laser of passive-aggressive snark with a GoFundMe page for people who haven’t liked his recent shows, saying he’d “shut the fuck up forever” if he could raise $2 million in donations. Or, as he put it: “Get off of my dick, or fund my lifestyle; the choice is yours.”…

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Ava DuVernay is heading to Apokolips to direct a New Gods movie for Warner Bros.

Fresh off of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay is heading back to space for another wild sci-fi adventure—and this one is also sort of a superhero movie. According to Deadline, she’s going to direct a movie for Warner Bros. based on DC Comics’ New Gods, a line of weird space deities created for comic book icon Jack…

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Fresh off of A Wrinkle In Time, Ava DuVernay is heading back to space for another wild sci-fi adventure—and this one is also sort of a superhero movie. According to Deadline, she’s going to direct a movie for Warner Bros. based on DC Comics’ New Gods, a line of weird space deities created for comic book icon Jack…

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They’re redoing The Grudge again, this time with an American setting

The J-horror craze that swept the United States after the release of The Ring faded fairly quickly, but not before bringing us The Grudge, a remake of Japanese horror movie Ju-on: The Grudge. The American remake was produced by Sam Raimi and starred Sarah Michelle Gellar, and it’s probably best remembered for…

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The J-horror craze that swept the United States after the release of The Ring faded fairly quickly, but not before bringing us The Grudge, a remake of Japanese horror movie Ju-on: The Grudge. The American remake was produced by Sam Raimi and starred Sarah Michelle Gellar, and it’s probably best remembered for…

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Willy Wonka’s Mike Teavee was on Jeopardy! and didn’t mention his chocolate adventure

Jeopardy! fans are well-versed in what makes for a good anecdote during the contestant introductions, since we’ve all suffered through too many boring stories about how someone’s spouse proposed in a weird way or how they’re a teacher and they like to play Jeopardy! with the kids in their class, but one contestant on…

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Jeopardy! fans are well-versed in what makes for a good anecdote during the contestant introductions, since we’ve all suffered through too many boring stories about how someone’s spouse proposed in a weird way or how they’re a teacher and they like to play Jeopardy! with the kids in their class, but one contestant on…

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Madonna is going to direct another movie

It’s been a few years, but Deadline is reporting that Madonna is about to return to her first and greatest love: directing feature films. Just 10 years after Filth And Wisdom (which wasn’t so good) and seven years after W.E. (which also wasn’t so good), Madonna has signed on to direct a movie for MGM called Taking

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It’s been a few years, but Deadline is reporting that Madonna is about to return to her first and greatest love: directing feature films. Just 10 years after Filth And Wisdom (which wasn’t so good) and seven years after W.E. (which also wasn’t so good), Madonna has signed on to direct a movie for MGM called Taking

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