Tilda Swinton & Alan Cumming Feature Docs Eye Funding At Sheffield Doc/Fest

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Feature documentaries from stars including Tilda Swinton and Alan Cumming as well as producers such as Searching For Sugarman’s John Battsek and Shooting Bigfoot’s Morgan Matthews are some of the high-profile projects searching for funding at this year…

Hollywood Tweets On Bailed Weinstein: “We Were All Silent For So Long”

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Refresh for updates After months of scandal and decades of alleged criminality, Harvey Weinstein’s initial day in court came and went pretty quickly Friday. But not so fast, Harvey: Hollywood isn’t letting you slip away so quietly.
“H…

Alan Cumming Sings Of American No-Know-How In Latest Jordan Roth Video

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Broadway producer Jordan Roth is schooling us with another episode of his mostly-animated The Birds and the BS, the kids show for adults that routinely features some of Broadway’s biggest voices.
This time around: Alan Cumming. The subject: The American Dream.
The cartoon Cumming stops by the show to refute Roth’s suggestion that the American Dream has “shriveled up like a xenophobic raisin in the sun.”
Not so, counters the former Cabaret emcee. These days, you don’t even…

Alan Cumming Praises CBS For ‘Instinct’ Gay Lead Character In Trump Era – TCA

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Instinct star Alan Cumming was effusive in his praise of CBS for “having the courage” to put on its schedule a procedural crime drama in which his lead character is gay.
“I applaud everyone at CBS for having the courage to put that on, in the climate that might not be the best time to do it,”  Cumming said at the show’s TCA winter press tour panel, describing today’s climate as one in which “the President is actively condoning, by his silence, violence and persecution…

CBS Orders Crime Drama Pilot Starring Alan Cumming, Craig Turk Legal Drama

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CBS has given pilot orders to two projects featuring key auspices from the network’s praised legal drama The Good Wife — crime drama Killer Instinct, starring and executive produced by The Good Wife cast member Alan Cumming, and Perfect Citizen, a legal drama written and executive produced by former Good Wife executive producer Craig Turk. Both projects hail from CBS TV Studios.
Killer Instinct (fka Dr. Death) was written by Michael Rauch based on the upcoming book of the…